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A systems approach to the economic evaluation of nitrogen fertiliser use in sheep farming enterprises
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1985)
An optimisation model is developed to evaluate the economic use of nitrogen fertiliser in sheep farming enterprises which depend on seasonal production of grass-legume pastures as the main source of feed. Nitrogen fertiliser ...
Economic evaluation of alternative stocking rates on North Island dairy farms : a thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Agricultural Science in the University of Canterbury [Lincoln College]
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1973)
There has been a large volume of research concentrated within the Dairy Industry relating individual cow performance under differing planes of nutrition, grazing intensities and management systems with various measures of ...
An economic evaluation of the use of herbicides in hill country pasture renovation in New Zealand : a thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Agricultural Science
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1988)
Non-arable New Zealand hill country pasture is characterised by a high proportion of low fertility grasses and weeds. This places limitations on their productive capacity. Aerial oversowing and topdressing has improved the ...