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Factors influencing agro-environmental regulatory compliance behaviour on Canterbury dairy farms
(Lincoln University, 2016-12-02)
The Canterbury dairy industry has grown significantly in the past several decades in both the number of cows being milked and effective farming area. The industry has seen substantial growth in farm size, productivity and ...
Effect on nitrate leaching of plant N uptake in the perimeter of a urine patch
(Lincoln University, 2016-11-14)
Intensification of New Zealand’s grazed pasture systems over the past decade has brought focus upon the negative impacts of agriculture on the environment. The important issue of nitrate leaching losses is currently driving ...
Multi-scale analysis of carbon stocks and process indicators in the agro-ecosystem of Canterbury, New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 2016-05-31)
Increasing interest in characterising carbon dynamics in the agricultural landscape has been driven by the clear need for greenhouse gas mitigation strategies in response to global climate change. However, little quantitative ...
Detection of Listeria species in fresh produces samples from different retail shops in Canterbury, New Zealand
(Openventio Publishers, 2016-12)
Aim: This study investigates the prevalence of Listeria spp. in fresh produce sold in the Canterbury region of New Zealand. Background: L. monocytogenes is a common pathogenic bacterium that can be present and grow on fresh ...