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The effect of liveweight on ewe fertility
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1967)
The reproductive-performance of ewes is determined by ovulation and fertilisation rates and by the number of embryos which survive. However, many studies of the efficiency of reproduction or management concern traits which ...
The changing plant and tiller populations of timothy and meadow fescue swards. I. Plant survival and the pattern of tillering
(British Ecological Society, 1964-05)
In recent years several studies have increased our understanding of the growth and development of perennial herbage grasses. In particular, the production, life-history and development of individual tillers of single plants ...
A study of New Zealand wheats. II. Flower initiation and development
(Taylor & Francis on behalf of Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Zealand, 1965-05)
In a field experiment Hilgendorf wheat was found to initiate and produce ears earlier than Aotea, Arawa, and Cross Seven. Under controlled conditions none of the varieties tested showed an obligatory requirement for ...
A study of New Zealand wheats. I. Growth and yield characteristics
(Taylor and Francis on behalf of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 1965)
Growth and yield of New Zealand wheat varieties sown in May were examined critically during two growing seasons. Differences in plant number and particularly tiller survival led to a greater population of ears in Hilgendorf ...