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Microbial factors associated with the natural suppression of take-all wheat in New Zealand : a thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philiosophy at Lincoln University, Canterbury, New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 2009)
Take-all, caused by the soilborne fungus, Gaeumannomyces graminis var. tritici (Ggt), is an important root disease of wheat that can be reduced by take-all decline (TAD) in successive wheat crops, due to general and/or ...
Noninvasive recovery and detection of possum Trichosurus vulpecula DNA from bitten bait interference devices (WaxTags)
The brushtail possum is a major agricultural and ecological pest in New Zealand. A novel noninvasive DNA sampling tool for detecting its presence (WaxTags, or WT) was tested. DNA was recovered from saliva left on WT, and ...