New Zealand Journal of Ecology (1982) 5: 51- 58

Regeneration of Sub-Antarctic Plants on Campbell Island Following Exclusion of Sheep

Research Article
Colin D. Meurk 1,2
  1. Department of Botany, University of Otago, P.O. Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
  2. Present address: Grasslands Division, DSIR, Gore, New Zealand

Permanent transects, established in 1970 to monitor the effects of sheep grazing on subantarctic palatable and dominant plants, are assessed. Sheep have a detrimental effect on most species considered, but regeneration is vigorous on the sheep-free side of a fence-line dividing Campbell Island.