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Researcher: Steinbauer, MJ (Dr Martin Steinbauer)

Fields of Research

Forest health and pathology
Crop and pasture protection (incl. pests, diseases and weeds)
Forestry sciences
Invertebrate biology
Behavioural ecology
Evolutionary biology
Horticultural crop protection (incl. pests, diseases and weeds)

Research Objectives

Other plant production and plant primary products
Hardwood plantations
Softwood plantations
Wood, wood products and paper
Assessment and management of freshwater ecosystems
Environmentally sustainable plant production
Native forests
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A note on manna feeding by ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae); Journal of Natural History
Causes and Consequences of Host Expansion by Mnesampela privata; Journal of Chemical Ecology
Changes in eucalypt architecture and the foraging behaviour and development of Amorbus obscuricornis (Hemiptera:Coreidae); Bulletin of Entomological Research
Defensive Secretions of Amorbus-Obscuricornis (Westwood), A-Rubiginosus (Guerin-Meneville) and Gelonus-Tasmanicus (Leguillou) (Hemiptera, Coreidae); Journal of Australian Entomological Society
Effects of Formalin Treatment and Dung Consistency on Hatching and Establishment of Larvae of Onthophagus-Taurus (Schreber), Bubas-Bison (L) and Onitis-Belial (F) (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae); Journal of Australian Entomological Society
Eucalypt Architecture, Foliar Quality and the Behaviour and Development of Amorbus obscuricornis; New Zealand and Australian Entomological Societies First Joint Scientific Conference
Factors Influencing Susceptibility of Eucalypts to Damage by the Eucalyptus Leaf Beetle, Chrysophtharta bimaculata; New Zealand and Australian Entomological Societies First Joint Scientific Conference
Field observations of dispersion, mating and development of Amorbus obscuricornis (Westwood) (Hemiptera: Coreidae); Australian Journal of Entomology
Formalin-treatment of pupae of Copris hispanus L. (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) as a basis for release from quarantine; Journal of Australian Entomological Society
Larval trapping as a means of sampling Paropsina (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Chrysomelinae) from Eucalyptus forests; The Coleopterists Bulletin
Life history and behavioural traits of Mnesampela privata that exacerbate population responses to eucalypt plantations: Comparisons with Australian and outbreak species of forest geometrid from the Northern Hemisphere; Austral Ecology
Monoterpenes and epicuticular waxes help female Autumn Gum Moth differentiate between waxy and glossy Eucalyptus and leaves of different ages; Journal of Chemical Ecology
Notes on Psaltoda Moerens (Germar) (Hempitera: Cicadidae) in Tasmania; Australian Entomologist
Notes on extra-phytophagous food sources of Gelonus Tasmanicus (Le Guillou) (Hemiptera: Coreidae) and Dindymus Versicolor (Herrich-Schaffer) (Hemiptera: Pyrrhocoridae); Australian Entomologist
Oviposition preference of a Eucalyptus herbivore and the importance of leaf age on interspecific host choice; Ecological Entomology
Oviposition responses of autumn gum moth: changes in epicuticular waxes used as an indicator of leaf age?; The Eleventh International Symposium of Insect-Plant Relationships
Oviposition responses of Autumn Gum Moth: Changes in epicuticular waxes used as an indicator of leaf age? ; 11th International Symposium on Insect-Plant Relationships (SIP11)
Revision of the genus Acantholybas Breddin (Hemiptera: Coreidae); Annals Entomology Society of the Americas
Seasonal fluctuations in bodyweight, lipid content and the starvation-longevity of Amorbus obscuricornis (Westwood) and Gelonus tasmanicus (Le Guillou) (Hemiptera : Coreidae); Australian Journal of Entomology
The incidence and relative abundance of Amorbus obscuricornis and Gelonus tasmanicus (Hemiptera : Coreidae) in southern Tasmania and their performance on selected Eucalyptus species; Australian Journal of Zoology
The insecticidal and repellent activity of Schinus molle L. (Anacardiaceae) against Drosophila melanogaster Meigen (Diptera: Drosophilidae) and Tribolium confusum Jacquelin du Val (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae); General and Applied Entomology
Xenoencyrtus Hemipterus (Girault) (Hymenoptera, Encyrtidae), an Egg Parasitoid of Coreidae (Hemiptera) in Tasmania; Journal of Australian entomological Society

Research Projects

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