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Identification and effectiveness of rhizobial strains that nodulate Lupinus polyphyllus
(New Zealand Grassland Association, 2014)
Lupinus polyphyllus plants were heavily nodulated at 10 field sites sampled across the South Island. Twenty-two bacterial isolates from these nodules formed functional nodules on L. polyphyllus indicating that rhizobia ...
Which rhizobia nodulate which legumes in New Zealand soils?
(New Zealand Grassland Association, 2015)
Recent work which genotypically characterised rhizobia of native, crop and weed legumes in New Zealand and examined their cross-nodulation ability is reviewed and related to earlier work with focus on New Zealand pasture ...
Oxalate content of miner’s lettuce irrigated with water or fertilizer solutions
(Scientific Research Publishing Inc., 2016-11-24)
The total, soluble and insoluble oxalate contents of the small, large and cauline leaves and small and large stems of miner’s lettuce (Claytonia perfoliata ) plants which had been irrigated with tap water or a soluble ...
Urine patch area coverage of an intensively stocked dairy pasture
(Lincoln University., 2010-08)
The objective of this study was to develop a new method to quantify seasonal and annual urine patch area coverage under an intensive dairy farming system.
A synergistic mitigation technology for nitrate leaching and nitrous oxide emissions for pastoral agriculture
Report on a mitigation technology which is synergistic for the reduction of both NO3 leaching and N2O emissions and also for the improvement of pasture yield.
Sheep performance on perennial lupins at Sawdon Station, Lake Tekapo
A three-year trial compared the performance of Merino ewes grazing on a perennial lupin pasture with a control flock run predominantly on lucerne pastures at Sawdon Station, Lake Tekapo.
Survey of insect pests of stored grain in New Zealand
(New Zealand Plant Protection Society (Inc.), 2016)
Producers and processors of cereal grains in New Zealand were invited in August 2015 to submit grain samples to allow extraction and identification of any insect pest species present. Sixty grain samples were received, of ...
The study of rural change from a social scientific perspective: a literature review and annotated bibliography
(Lincoln University. Department of Social Science, Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport, 2009-07)
This publication comprises a review of two decades of literature (1989-2009) on the social science of rural change. It was constructed as an aid to research on the changing nature of Central Otago, South Island, New Zealand, ...
Growth and development of different lucerne cultivars
(Lincoln University, 2016-11-14)
This dissertation compared lucerne dry matter production from 10 genotypes in irrigated conditions at Lincoln University. First year yields averaged 10 t DM/ha for the establishment year with no differences found among culitvars.
Insect flower visitors of planted native species within the arable landscape on the Canterbury Plains, New Zealand
(New Zealand Plant Protection Society, 2018-07-26)
Almost all of the original native vegetation of Canterbury Plains has been replaced with an arable landscape of managed exotic vegetation. A previous study planted small areas of native trees on arable farms in 2013 to ...