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Can salt increase oversowing success on south facing hill country?
(Lincoln University, Agriculture Group., 2006-11)
Salt application is a tool for pasture management and improvement in the hill/high country that could be used together with other methods such as herbicides, seeding, sub-division, grazing management and fertiliser.
Strain diversity of rhizobia occupying lucerne and Caucasian clover nodules in New Zealand high country soil
A poster summarising a study that aims to quantify nodulation and genetic diversity of strains recovered from lucerne and Caucasian clover, grown in soils of low pH and high aluminium.
Dryland sheep systems in Canterbury and Marlborough
(International Farm Management Association, 2011-03-23)
Livestock production in New Zealand is based primarily on pasture and forage for all classes of ruminants (Waghorn and Clark, 2004). Increasingly, sheep and beef cattle are being confined to dry hill country and some ...
Thermal time requirements for leaf appearance of 'Frontier' balansa clover
Balansa clover (Trifolium michelianum Savi.) is an annual Mediterranean clover species which can be used in dryland pasture mixtures with white (T. repens) and subterranean clovers (T. subterraneum). The aim is to produce ...
Alfalfa coumestrol content in response to development stage, fungi, aphids, and cultivar
(American Society of Agronomy, 2018-03-29)
Coumestrol produced by alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) can reduce the ovulation rate of ewes. This study isolated agronomic factors that affect coumestrol levels in alfalfa. Fungal diseases explained most differences in ...
Cardinal temperatures and thermal time requirements for germination of annual and perennial temperate pasture species
(The Agronomy Society of New Zealand, 2009)
Cardinal temperatures (base (Tb), optimum (To) and maximum (Tm)) and thermal time (Tt) requirements for germination of 21 temperate annual and perennial grass, legume and weed species were calculated from incubator ...
Forage responses to lime and nitrogen fertiliser on land converted from pine forest to dryland pasture in Canterbury
(New Zealand Grassland Association., 2007)
A field trial was established to quantify the impacts of lime (0, 2.5, 5 and 10 t/ha) and nitrogen (N) fertiliser (0, 50, 100, 200 and 400 kg N/ha/year) addition on the dry matter (DM) production of a crop sequence of ...
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.
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 ...