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The effect of spring grazing management on yield, animal liveweight gain and root reserves of lucerne (Medicago sativa L.).
(Lincoln University, 2011)
Lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) is a common pasture legume grown in New Zealand. Rotational grazing is recommended for ensuring stand production and persistence. However, during lambing set stocking ewes and lambs is the ...
Water extraction and use of seedling and established dryland lucerne crops
(Lincoln University, 2014)
The main aim of this research was to refine best management practices for dryland lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) crops in relation to crop water extraction. To do this, dryland lucerne was established at Lincoln University, ...
Effect of cool season grazing on lucerne production and aphid populations
(New Zealand Grassland Association., 1979)
In a P-year Wairau lucerne trial, plots were grazed on a 3- or 6- weekly rotation; Half of each plot was hard grazed in June to control overwintering aphids. In the second year a spring/autumn spraying was applied. June ...
Pasture and forage options for S.I. hill and high country
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Department of Agricultural Sciences, 2011-11-01)
The Lees Valley Farmer’s Group (LVFG) was formed in January 2005 to discuss agronomic issues related to the intensification of Lees Valley and similar farm types throughout the South Island. The initial project terminated ...
Dryland pasture research
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Department of Agricultural Sciences, 2012-01)
This report presents the results of dryland pastoral research at Lincoln University. It includes a practical guide to on-farm management for direct grazed lucerne stands which implements current recommendations. It also ...
The effects of management for aphid control on lucerne production and persistence : a dissertation submitted in partial fulfilment of Bachelor of Agricultural Science Honours in the University of Canterbury [Lincoln College]
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1979)
In the second year of a two year grazing management trial on Wairau Lucerne, plots were grazed under a 3 or 6 weekly rotation. Half of each plot was nard grazed in June to control over wintering aphids. In the spring/autumn ...