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Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Research Archive

Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences

 

The Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences represents a land-based philosophy including research and teaching in:

Nutrition and health, soil and physical sciences, applied mathematics, statistics and computational modelling, biochemistry and cell biology, microbiology, toxicology, agronomy and plant science, food science, horticulture, viticulture and oenology, farm management, ecology, conservation and plant pathology.

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  • Smith, V. R.; Vink, C. J.; Cruickshank, Robert H.; Paterson, Adrian M. (British Arachnological Society, 2015)
    © 2015, British Arachnological Society. All Rights Reserved.Collecting trapdoor spiders (Idiopidae) for research is diffcult due to their deep, convoluted burrows and almost entirely fossorial life history. Digging idiopids ...
  • Dignam, B. E. A.; O'Callaghan, M.; Condron, Leo M.; Raaijmakers, J. M.; Kowalchuk, G. A.; Wakelin, S. A. (New Zealand Plant Protection Society (Inc.), 2015)
    © 2015 New Zealand Plant Protection Society (Inc.). Dynamic pathogen complexes can develop under pastures, thereby substantially reducing potential productivity. Suppression of such pathogen complexes is therefore of great ...
  • Wicaksono, Wisnu Adi (Lincoln University, 2016-11-30)
    Leptospermum scoparium or mānuka is a New Zealand native medicinal plant that produces an essential oil with antimicrobial properties. In other plants endophytic bacteria have key roles in plant growth, health and metabolite ...
  • Brown, H. E.; Huth, N. I.; Holzworth, D. P.; Teixeira, E. I.; Zyskowski, R. F.; Hargreaves, J. N. G.; Moot, Derrick J. (Elsevier B.V., 2014-12)
    The Plant Modelling Framework (PMF) is a software framework for creating models that represent the plant components of farm system models in the agricultural production system simulator (APSIM). It is the next step in the ...
  • Brown, H. E.; Jamieson, P. D.; Brooking, I. R.; Moot, Derrick J.; Huth, N. I. (Oxford University Press (OUP) on behalf of the Annals of Botany Company, 2013-12)
    Background and Aims - A model to predict anthesis time of a wheat plant from environmental and genetic information requires integration of current concepts in physiological and molecular biology. This paper describes the ...

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