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Researcher: Hingston, AB (Mr Andrew Hingston)

Fields of Research

Invertebrate Biology
Environmental Management
Conservation and Biodiversity
Terrestrial Ecology
Biogeography and Phylogeography
Wildlife and Habitat Management
Behavioural Ecology
Population, Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics
Invasive Species Ecology
Biological Adaptation
Forestry Management and Environment
Population Ecology
Fish Pests and Diseases

Research Objectives

Control of Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species
Forest and Woodlands Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Native Forests
Urban and Industrial Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Hardwood Plantations
Control of Animal Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species in Forest and Woodlands Environments
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Remnant Vegetation and Protected Conservation Areas in Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Environments
Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity at Regional or Larger Scales
Forest and Woodlands Land Management
Ecosystem Assessment and Management

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A global test of the pollination syndrome hypothesis; Annals of Botany
A pictorial catalogue of insects collected from flowers of Eucalyptus globulus subsp. globulus in E. Tasmania
A Tasmanian researcher fears bumblebees may be turning garden plants into invasive pests
Affinities Between Southern Tasmanian Plants in Native Bee Visitor Profiles; Australian Journal of Zoology
Are introduced social bees a threat to the endangered swift parrot?; Birds Australia Members' Day & Annual General Meeting 2003
Are pollination syndromes useful predictors of floral visitors in Tasmania?; Austral Ecology
Bird assemblages in Tasmanian clearcuts are influenced by the age of eucalypt regeneration but not by distance from mature forest; Global Ecology and Conservation
Bumblebee invasion of native vegetation
Bumblebees could lead to ecological disaster: expert
Bumblebees easy about picking flowers
Bumblebees now firmly established in northern Tasmanian native vegetation
Bumblebees on the Australian Mainland?
Bumblebees turning plants into pests, researcher says
Bumblebees: a new threat to birds?
Bumblebees: their invasion and impact
Bumblebees: weeds with wings!
Co-occurrence of RNA viruses in Tasmanian-introduced bumble bees (Bombus terrestris) and honey bees (Apis mellifera); Apidologie
Data obtained from acoustic recording units and from field observer point counts of Tasmanian forest birds are similar but not the same; Australian Field Ornithology
Displacement of Tasmanian Native Megachilid Bees by the Recently Introduced Bumblebee Bombus Terrestris (Linnaeus, 1758) (Hymenoptera:Apidae); Australian Journal of Zoology
Does the introduced bumblebee, Bombus terrestris (Apidae), prefer flowers of introduced or native plants in Australia?; Australian Journal of Zoology
Does the introduction of bumblebees pose a threat to the Australian honey industry?; Australia's Honeybee News
Does the recently introduced bumblebee Bombus terrestris (Apidae) threaten Australian ecosystems?; Australian Journal of Ecology
Eucalypt flower production in the suburbs and bush: implications for the endangered Swift Parrot Lathamus discolor; Pacific Conservation Biology
Extent of invasion of Tasmanian native vegetation by the exotic bumblebee Bombus terrestris (Apoidea: Apidae); Austral Ecology
Floral visitors of Eucalyptus globulus subsp. globulus in eastern Tasmania; Tasforests
From clearfell coupe to old-growth forest: Succession of bird assemblages in Tasmanian lowland wet eucalypt forests; Forest Ecology and Management
Genetic pollution from farm forestry using eucalypt species and hybrids
Geographical Variation in Diversity and Specificity of Pollination Systems; Plant-Pollinator Interactions: From Specialization to Generalization
Have you seen a bumblebee?
How Extensively is the Bumblebee, Bombus Terrestris, Invading Tasmanian Native Vegetation; Feral Animals, Threatened Speicies and the Role of the Community. Conference Convened by the Threatened Species Network, Tasmania, Hobart, March 2005
How specialized is the plant-pollinator association between Eucalyptus globulus ssp. globulus and the swift parrot Lathamus discolor?; Austral Ecology
Impacts of logging on autumn bird populations in the southern forests of Tasmania; Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Inbreeding in the introduced Bumblebee Bombus terrestris causes uncertainty in predictions of impacts on native ecosystems; Ecological Management & Restoration
Introduced social bees reduce nectar availability during the breeding season of the swift parrot (Lathamus discolor); Pacific Conservation Biology
Is the exotic bumblebee Bombus terrestris really invading Tasmanian native vegetation?; Journal of Insect Conservation
Is the introduced Bumblebee (Bombus terrestris) assisting the naturalization of Agapanthus praecox ssp. orientalis in Tasmania?; Ecological Management & Restoration
Nectar Robbing in Epacris impressa (Epacridaceae) by the recently introduced Bumblebee Bombus terrestris (Apidae) in Tasmania; Victorian Naturalist
Observations of bumblebees in native vegetation - Request for information
Parrots, people and plants: urban tree removal and habitat loss for the endangered Swift Parrot, Lathamus discolor; Royal Society of Tasmania, Hobart. Papers and Proceedings
Persistence of mature-forest biodiversity elements in a production-forest landscape managed under a Regional Forest Agreement
Plant Communities of Mt Arthur, North-East Tasmania
Pollination Ecology of Eucalyptus globulus subsp. globulus and Eucalyptus nitens (Myrtaceae)
Pollination services provided by various size classes of flower visitors to Eucalyptus globulus ssp. globulus (Myrtaceae); Australian Journal of Botany
Pollinator activity can explain variation in outcrossing rates within individual trees; Austral Ecology
Pollinators in seed orchards of Eucalyptus nitens (Myrtaceae); Australian Journal of Botany
Pollinators of Eucalyptus regnans (Myrtaceae), the world's tallest flowering plant species; Australian Journal of Botany
Potential ecological impacts of the Eurasian bumblebee Bombus terrestris in Australia: assessing the assessment
Reproductive success of a colony of the introduced bumblebee Bombus terrestris (L.) (Hymenoptera : Apidae) in a Tasmanian National Park; Australian Journal of Entomology
Request for information: Observations of bumblebees in native gardens
Request for information: Observations of bumblebees in native vegetation
Request for information: Observations of bumblebees in native vegetation
Request for information: observations of bumblebees in native vegetation
Temporal and Spatial Variation in Abundances of Native Bee Species on an Altitudinal Gradient in Southern Tasmania; Australian Journal of Zoology
The impact of the large earth Bumblebee Bombus terrestris on Australian Ecosystems; 13th Congress of the International Union for the study of Social insects IUSSI Adelaide, Australia
The potential impact of the Large Earth Bumblebee Bombus terrestris (Apidae) on the Australian mainland: Lessons from Tasmania; The Victorian Naturalist
The short-term effects of fire and its intensity on avian abundance in Eucalyptus pulchella woodland; The Tasmanian Naturalist
The swift parrot, Lathamus discolor (Psittacidae), social bees (Apidae) and native insects as pollinators of Eucalyptus globulus ssp. globulus (Myrtaceae); Australian Journal of Botany
TURNER REVIEW No. 6. Genetic pollution of native eucalypt gene pools-identifying the risks; Australian Journal of Botany
Where City meets Bush . . . 'A guide to Our Local Bushland': Mt Nelson, Tolmans Hill, Sandy Bay; Mt Nelson and Lambert Gully Bushcare Groups

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision