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Food or sex: which would you choose? Pollinator-prey conflict and reproductive assurance in New Zealand Drosera
(Lincoln University, 2009)
This is the first study to test the possibility that autonomous selfing in carnivorous plants functions as a mechanism to reduce the pollinator-prey conflict by reducing pollen-limitation. Carnivorous plants can rely on ...
The monitor farms programme : a case study in Canterbury
(Lincoln University, 2001)
The monitor farms programme is an industry-funded extension methodology, which takes a whole farm approach, using a business view of farming. As such it is a worthy complement to the one-to-one consultancy. Financial surveys ...
Canterbury’s irrigation water resources
(South Island Dairy Event (SIDE)., 2003)
With 58% of all water allocated for consumptive use in New Zealand, and 70% of the nation’s irrigated land, Canterbury is already critically dependent on water resource development in the form of irrigation and stock ...
Restoring what? : a socio-cultural exploration of ecological restoration in Christchurch and Canterbury
(Lincoln University, 2002)
The environmental issues we face today are caused by a historical conceptual separation of nature from culture. In Aotearoa New Zealand, and more specifically Christchurch and Canterbury, one of these issues is a depletion ...
The fate of lead in soils contaminated with lead shot
(Lincoln University, 2002)
A study of the interactions between lead (Pb) shot and the soil, and the fate of Pb at shooting ranges was conducted in order to address the lack of research on these issues at the current time. Surveys of the spatial and ...
Making large scale community water enhancement projects a reality
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2002)
This report has been written to convey the experiences that I have enjoyed and the lessons I have learned in eight years involvement in large scale community water enhancement project promotions. In the early 80's with ...
Smallholding in the Selwyn District
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2005-12)
Although the economic benefits to the primary sector of biotechnology are recognised, they have not to date been measured. This report begins to fill this gap in our understanding by estimating the economic contribution ...
A comparison of the economics of dairy farming between the regions: Southland, Canterbury, West Coast
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2002-11)
The objective of this project is to provide a comparison of financial performance for owner operated dairy farms in Canterbury, Southland, and the West Coast.
An assessment of the economic costs of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis in the Canterbury / Westland Region of New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2001-09)
This research report is of a cost of illness study of multiple sclerosis in the Canterbury / Westland region. It outlines the economic costs of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis to the people with the condition, those ...
The benefits of water storage to irrigation
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2009)
Irrigation and water storage has long been touted as a potential for improvements in productivity in dryland East Coast areas. Reports date back to the 1880's discussing the benefits water would bring to farmlands. Currently ...