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A history of grape production and winemaking in Canterbury, New Zealand 1840-2002
(Lincoln University. Farm and Horticultural Management Group, 2002)
Grapes were first planted in Canterbury in 1840, but commercial production only began in 1978. This research paper examines the history of grape and wine production in Canterbury. It considers the different factors ...
Dairy farmers as employers in Canterbury
(Lincoln University. Farm and Horticultural Management Group, 2004-03)
This study establishes base data and determines the actual staff management practices followed by a sample of dairy farmers in Canterbury. A person-centred approach was followed in which respondents were simply asked what ...
The effect of concurrent corticosteroid induced immuno-suppression and infection with the intestinal parasite Trichostrongylus colubriformis on food intake and utilization in both immunologically naïve and competent sheep
(Cambridge University Press, 2005-02)
The nutritional cost of both the acquisition and maintenance of immunity to gastro-intestinal nematodes was investigated using immunologically naïve 5-month-old lambs and immunologically competent 17-month-old ewes. Within ...
Instruments for internalising the environmental externalities in commercial fisheries : report to Ministry of Fisheries
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2000-07)
Commercial fisheries in New Zealand having significant environmental externalities are identified and a framework for comparative Environmental Impact Assessment is proposed. From this analysis and from a survey of ...
The origin and weed status of plants in Christchurch lawns
(Canterbury Botanical Society, 2005)
Christchurch, the second largest city in New Zealand, has varied natural environments including flood plains, sand dunes, wetlands, river banks, tidal estuaries and part of a volcanic crater rim (Christchurch City Council, ...
Man and nature: common priorities
(Guild of Professionals in the Landscape Industry, 2008)
The conference, Urban Biodiversity and Design: Implementing the Convention on Biological Diversity in Towns and Cities, was held at Erfurt, Germany, in May 2008. It attracted 400 participants from 50 countries, including ...
Perceptions of conservation and the Department of Conservation: interim findings from the 2008 Environmental Perceptions Survey
(Lincoln University. Environment Society and Design Division, 2008-06)
Sustaining the country : ideals, opportunities and imperatives for future rural landscapes
(Lincoln University, 2008-06)
Rural New Zealand is being transformed by a number of intersecting pressures and dynamics. Some are locally driven, but many are generated by changes taking place in the global economy. The 2007 State of the Environment ...
The South Island high country of New Zealand : landscape challenges and future management
(International Mountain Society and United Nations University, 2001-11)
"In this scarred country, this cold threshold land, The mountains crouch like tigers. By the sea Folk talk of them hid vaguely out of sight. But here they stand in massed solidity To seize upon the day and night horizon." ...