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Harvest index variability within and between field pea (Pisum sativum L.) crops
(Lincoln University, 1993)
The association between individual plant performance and seed yield variability within and between field pea crops was investigated. In 1988/89 six F8 genotypes with morphologically distinct characteristics were selected ...
The ecological effects of new roads : a literature review
(New Zealand Department of Conservation, 1998-06)
The brief was as follows: 1. identify and critically assess the impacts (during construction and use) of new roads on the natural environment, habitats and species in protected areas; 2. identify ways of mitigating impacts ...
Maintenance of key tree species
(New Zealand Department of Conservation, 2002-03)
Structure and canopy tree species regeneration requirements in indigenous forests, Westland, New Zealand
This report reviews the literature on regeneration requirements of main canopy tree species in Westland. Forests managed for production purposes have to be harvested in an ecologically sustainable way; to maintain their ...
Relationship between microbial community properties and nitrogen mineralisation in soils after amendment with two forms of nitrogen
Microbial diversity in soils is considered important for maintaining sustainability of agricultural production systems. However, the links between microbial diversity and ecosystem processes are not well understood. This ...
Development of an isolate-specific marker for tracking Phaeomoniella chlamydospora infection in grapevines
(Mycological Society of America, 2005)
Petri disease causes decline of grapevines worldwide. The grapevine endophyte Phaeomoniella chlamydospora is the most important fungal pathogen associated with this disease. Epidemiological studies of this pathogen have ...
Analysing international tourist flows to estimate energy use associated with air travel
(Channel View Publications, 2002)
Tourism is a major global industry and air travel is an increasingly vital component of international tourism. This paper examines the neglected relationship between tourism and aviation with regard to global environmental ...
Energy use in the New Zealand tourism sector
(Lincoln University, 2002)
Energy use associated with tourism has rarely been studied, despite a potentially considerable contribution to global or national energy demand and concomitant greenhouse gas emissions. In New Zealand, tourism constitutes ...
The carbon footprint of domestic tourism
This report provides an analysis of domestic tourism in New Zealand, its carbon footprint and the potential for reducing carbon dioxide emissions. The analysis is based on the DTS (Domestic Tourism Study) data provided by ...
Tourism and transport in New Zealand : implications for energy use
(Lincoln University. Tourism Recreation Research and Education Centre, 2001-07)
Securing and conserving our long term future is the number one objective of the recently released New Zealand Tourism Strategy (2001). Previous research showed that an essential impediment to achieving sustainable tourism ...