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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 ...
Economics objective synthesis report
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2009-11)
New Zealand farmer and orchardist attitude and opinion survey 2008 : characteristics of organic, modified conventional (integrated) and organic management, and of the sheep/beef, horticulture and dairy sectors
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2009-07)
The core of the ARGOS research design is a longitudinal panel study of New Zealand farms (including orchards in the case of the kiwifruit sector). Panels of 12 farms were selected to represent conventional, integrated and ...
Uptake of 1080 by watercress and puha – culturally important plants used for food
This research was aimed at examining the uptake and persistence of 1080 in two plants of cultural importance, puha, (Sonchus spp.) and watercress (Nasturtium microphyllum/officinale). The work was carried out between ...
Nutritional and toxicological studies on New Zealand mutton bird meat (Puffinus griseus) : a thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science at Lincoln University
(Lincoln University, 2009)
New Zealand mutton bird or tītī (Puffinus griseus and order procellariiformes) nest in New Zealand during the summer months, migrate to the northern hemisphere during May and return in September. Their eggs are laid during ...
The Natural Step environmental management system performance : an evaluation of eight organisations in Canterbury, New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Environment Society and Design Division, 2009-05)
A qualitative evaluation of the performance of The Natural Step (TNS) implemented by eight Canterbury based organisations was undertaken. An evaluative framework containing a series of questions was formulated to facilitate ...
How to harness the full potential of integrated catchment management as a pathway to sustainability
(Lincoln University. LEaP., 2009-07)
One of the objectives of the Lincoln Ventures (LVL) led Foundation for Research Science and Technology funded research programme is to identify challenges for integrated catchment management (ICM) in New Zealand under ...
A re-evaluation of potential rodenticides for aerial control of rodents
Rodent control is carried out extensively in New Zealand to protect the native fauna and flora. This review outlines the advantages and disadvantages of different rodenticides as alternatives to sodium fluoroacetate (1080), ...
Sodium fluoroacetate (compound 1080) uptake by Puha, a culturally-important food plant
(Lincoln University. Bio-Protection & Ecology Division, 2009-01)
Sodium fluoroacetate (Compound 1080) is a key tool in the control of possums, and the most extensively used vertebrate pesticide in New Zealand (Livingstone 1994; Morgan 1994a, b; Thomas 1994; Gillies and Pierce 1999; ...
Managerial factors in primary production: data from a sample of New Zealand farmers with an emphasis on experience as a factor in success
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness & Economics Research Unit, 2009-05)
This report presents the data collected from a postal survey of a wide ranging sample of all types of New Zealand farmers. The survey schedule was designed to collect information enabling models to be developed explaining ...