Lee Aalders

Research Associate (Agricultural, veterinary and food sciences; Biological sciences; Environmental sciences)

Kirikiriroa/ Hamilton New Zealand


  • First report of Melodogyne fallax hosted by Trifolium repens (White clover): Implications for pasture and crop rotations in New Zealand
  • Pasture renewal on Bay of Plenty and Waikato dairy farms: Impacts on pasture performance post-establishment
  • Development of a tomato/root knot nematode bioassay to screen beneficial microbes
  • Host range assessment of Helicotylenchus pseudorobustus (Tylenchida: Hoplolaimidae) on pasture species
  • Introduced plant viruses and the invasion of a native grass flora
  • Microbial and nematode communities associated with potatoes genetically modified to express the antimicrobial peptide magainin and unmodified potato cultivars
  • Defining the biosecurity risk posed by transported soil: Effects of storage time and environmental exposure on survival of soil biota
  • Transportation of nonindigenous species via soil on international aircraft passengers' footwear
  • Variation in the incidence of Barley yellow dwarf virus and in the ability of Neotyphodium endophytes to deter feeding by aphids (Rhopalosiphum padi) on Australasian tall fescue
  • Investigation into the contrasting production of eight perennial clover cultivars in the first two years at field sites in in Waikato and Canterbury
  • Impacts of soil‐borne disease on plant yield and farm profit in dairying soils
  • Internal biosecurity between islands: Identifying risks on pathways to better manage biosecurity threats
  • Implications of grass–clover interactions in dairy pastures for forage value indexing systems. 5. Southland
  • Testing a new low-labour method for detecting the presence of Phasmarhabditis spp. in slugs in New Zealand
  • The potential of a New Zealand strain of Phasmarhabditis hermaphrodita for biological control of slugs
  • Impact of nitrification inhibitor application on the nematode community in dairy pasture soil
  • Plant parasitic nematode survival and detection to inform biosecurity risk assessment
  • Non-target effects of a carbamate and the proteins avidin and aprotinin on in vitro development of a bacterial feeding nematode
  • The value of sentinel plants for risk assessment and surveillance to support biosecurity
  • Developing risk management treatments for taro from the Pacific Islands
  • Botanical survey of perennial ryegrass-based dairy pastures in three regions of New Zealand: Implications for ryegrass persistence
  • First record of the root knot nematode, Meloidogyne minor in New Zealand with description, sequencing information and key to known species of Meloidogyne in New Zealand
  • Pests of non-indigenous organisms: Hidden costs of introduction [4]
  • Implications of grass–clover interactions in dairy pastures for forage indexing systems. 3. Manawatu
  • Relationships of plant traits and soil biota to soil functions change as nitrogen fertiliser rates increase in an intensively managed agricultural system
  • Defining the biosecurity risk posed by soil found on sea freight

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