New Zealand Journal of Ecology (1989) 12: 132- 132

Biological control of vespulid wasps and other widespread pests of New Zealand biota

Conference Abstract
H. Moller  
  1. Ecology Division, DSIR, Nelson

The desirability of attempting biological control of widespread pests of the New Zealand biota is discussed. Some of the potential problems and exciting prospects are illustrated by an examination of the current attempt at biological control of German (Vespula germanica) and common (V. vulgaris) wasps.