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Evaluating nature's services on Canterbury arable farmland: a summary of results for farmers participating in this research project
(Lincoln University. Bio-Protection Research Centre, 2005-10)
The importance of ES or nature’s services is now very well established and ES have been demonstrated to be of very high economic value. However, intensification of agriculture in the last century has resulted in the ...
Detection of Listeria species in fresh produces samples from different retail shops in Canterbury, New Zealand
(Openventio Publishers, 2016-12)
Aim: This study investigates the prevalence of Listeria spp. in fresh produce sold in the Canterbury region of New Zealand. Background: L. monocytogenes is a common pathogenic bacterium that can be present and grow on fresh ...
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 ...
Total value of irrigation land in Canterbury
(Lincoln University. AERU, 2012-09)
The purpose of this report is to provide CDC with the ability to estimate the total benefits for Canterbury and New Zealand from irrigation scenarios under the implementation of the Canterbury Water Strategy. This report ...
Canterbury strategic water study
Canterbury has 58% of all water allocated for consumptive use in New Zealand, and 70% of the nation’s irrigated land. Water is highly valued by the regional community for a variety of economic, environmental and social ...
Determination and modelling of energy consumption in wheat production using neural networks : "A case study in Canterbury Province, New Zealand"
(Lincoln University, 2011)
New Zealand farmers practice a form of 'industrialised‘ agriculture that relies on relatively high inputs of fossil fuels, not only to power machinery directly but also for manufacturing artificial fertilizers and agrichemicals ...