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Understanding kiwifruit management using causal mapping
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2006-09)
Causal mapping was used to document how the 36 participating kiwifruit orchardists described and explained the management of their orchards. This approach asks the participants to identify the factors which are important ...
Understanding approaches to sheep / beef production in New Zealand: report on first qualitative interviews of ARGOS sheep / beef participants
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2006-02)
Sheep/beef farmers comprise a diverse group of individuals with a variety of perspectives on and approaches to sustainable production. This diversity is the product of a broad range of social, cultural, economic, and ...
New Zealand farmers and wetlands
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2006-11)
This research focuses on how New Zealand farmers approach the management of wetlands and waterways on their farms, and was funded by a Fish & Game New Zealand Research Scholarship, in association with the Agriculture ...
Diversity and abundance of birds in New Zealand kiwifruit orchards
Both introduced and native bird species play important ecological and social roles in production landscapes. Economic benefits stem from birds that control pasture and crop pests, and many farmers and growers appreciate ...