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Modeling soil processes: Review, key challenges, and new perspectives
(Soil Science Society of America, 2016-05-13)
The remarkable complexity of soil and its importance to a wide range of ecosystem services presents major challenges to the modeling of soil processes. Although major progress in soil models has occurred in the last decades, ...
Model selection on solid ground: Rigorous comparison of nine ways to evaluate Bayesian model evidence
(AGU Publications, 2014-12-19)
Bayesian model selection or averaging objectively ranks a number of plausible, competing conceptual models based on Bayes' theorem. It implicitly performs an optimal trade-off between performance in fitting available data ...
Understanding the creation and use of polar weather and climate information
(American Meteorological Society, 2017-01)
The aim of the second PPP-SERA meeting was to identify some of the foundational socioeconomic questions, gaps, and research needs for improving the interface between weather and climate data production, forecast services ...
Development of a tomato/root knot nematode bioassay to screen beneficial microbes
(New Zealand Plant Protection Society (Inc.), 2009)
In common with other root knot nematodes Meloidogyne hapla is a serious plant pest. A rapid screening system for candidate microbes that benefit plant growth is a first step to developing screening bioassays in ...
Examination of Trichoderma phylogenies derived from ribosomal DNA sequence data
(Cambridge University Press, 2000-01)
Ribosomal DNA sequences were assessed for their usefulness in distinguishing among Trichoderma isolates and for their robustness in resolving their phylogenetic relationships. DNA sequences from the D2 region of the 28S ...
Bioprotection of Acacia mangium using Trichoderma in Malaysia
(New Zealand Plant Protection Society Incorporated., 2010-03)
In Sarawak, Acacia mangium seedlings were inoculated with 50 different Trichoderma isolates obtained from a wide variety of healthy plants in the Planted Forest Zone. The best Trichoderma isolates were selected after 10 ...
Variable effect of Trichoderma bio-inoculants on ectomycorrhizal colonisation of Pinus radiata seedlings
(Lincoln University, 2006-07)
The effect of Trichoderma inoculation on ECM growth and colonisation was investigated in both a pot experiment and in a dual plate bioassay.
An inventory of community-led and non-governmental organisations and initiatives in post-earthquake Canterbury (to September 2013)
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Environment, Society and Design., 2013-09)
The impact of the Canterbury earthquake sequence of 2010-12 and its aftermath has been enormous. This inventory lists some of the thousands of community-led groups and initiatives across the region that have developed or ...
Wine purchasing: Planned or unplanned behaviour
(Lincoln University, 2014-06)
This exploratory research examines the planned and unplanned wine purchasing behaviour of consumers across four nations and identifies the factors that influence whether wine is a planned or unplanned purchase. A structured ...
Battle of the nations: Consumer perceptions of wine origins
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine whether purchasers identify a wine’s country of origin and what their perceptions are of products originating from various wine producing nations. Design/methodology/approach: ...