Dr. Barbara Barratt

Principal Scientist

E: barbara.barratt@agresearch.co.nz


Barratt, B.I.P. (2009) A review of Access and Benefit-Sharing for biological control: what does it mean for New Zealand? . New Zealand Plant Protection, 62, 152-155.

Barratt, B.I.P. (2011) Assessing safety of biological control introductions. CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 6 1-12.
Barratt, B.I.P., Brodeur, J., Mason, P.G., Heimpel, G.E., Roy, H.E., van Lenteren, J.C., Beukeboom, L.W. & Werren, J.H. (2012) IOBC Global – Symposia at ICE. Biocontrol News and Information, 33, 31N-32N.

Barratt, B.I.P., Crook, K.E., Ferguson, C.M., Johnstone, P.D. & Malone, L.A. (2008) Developing a method for laboratory biosafety testing impacts of transgenic plants on non-target insects. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 128, 437-449.

Barratt, B.I.P., Dickinson, K.J.M., Freeman, C., Porter, S., Johnstone, P.D., Wing, J. & van Heezik, Y.M. (2015) Biodiversity of Coleoptera and other invertebrates in urban gardens: a case study in a New Zealand city. Insect Conservation and Diversity.

Barratt, B.I.P., Howarth, F.G., Withers, T.M., Kean, J. & Ridley, G.S. (2010) Progress in risk assessment for classical biological control. Biological Control, 52, 245–254.

Barratt, B.I.P., Oberprieler, R.G., Barton, D., Mouna, M., Stevens, M., Alonso-Zarazaga, M.A., Vink, C.J. & Ferguson, C.M. (2012) Could research in the native range, and non-target host range in Australia, have helped predict host range of the parasitoid Microctonus aethiopoides Loan (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a biological control agent introduced for Sitona discoideus Gyllenhal (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in New Zealand? Biocontrol, 57, 735-750.

Barratt, B.I.P., Todd, J.H., Burgess, E.P.J. & Malone, L.A. (2010) Developing biosafety risk hypotheses for invertebrates exposed to GM plants using conceptual food webs: a case study  with elevated triacylglyceride levels in ryegrass. Environmental Biosafety Research, 9, 163-179.

Barratt, B.I.P., Todd, J.H., Ferguson, C.M., Crook, K., Burgess, E.P.J., Barraclough, E.I. & Malone, L.A. (2013) Biosafety testing of genetically modified ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.) plants using a model for the optimum selection of test invertebrates. Environmental Entomology, 42, 820-830.

Barratt, B.I.P., Worner, S.P., Affeld, K., Ferguson, C.M., Barton, D.M., Bell, N.L. & Townsend, R.J. (2012) Biodiversity of indigenous tussock grassland sites in Otago, Canterbury and the Central North Island of New Zealand VI. Coleoptera biodiversity, community structure, exotic species invasion, and the effect of disturbance by agricultural development. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 42, 217-239.