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Modelling of energy consumption in wheat production using neural networks: case study in Canterbury province, New Zealand
(World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, 2010)
An artificial neural network (ANN) approach was used to model the energy consumption of wheat production. This study was conducted over 35,300 hectares of irrigated and dry land wheat fields in Canterbury in the 2007-2008 ...
Some external costs of dairy farming in Canterbury
(Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2006)
Intensification of agricultural practices is occurring in Canterbury. Dairy farm conversions continue with land use increasing 132% since 1995. Current concerns emanate predominantly from issues of water quantity and ...
Evaluating nature's services on Canterbury arable farmland: a summary of results for farmers participating in this research project
(Lincoln University. Bio-Protection Research Centre, 2005-10)
The importance of ES or nature’s services is now very well established and ES have been demonstrated to be of very high economic value. However, intensification of agriculture in the last century has resulted in the ...
Canterbury strategic water study
Canterbury has 58% of all water allocated for consumptive use in New Zealand, and 70% of the nation’s irrigated land. Water is highly valued by the regional community for a variety of economic, environmental and social ...