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Risk and uncertainty
(Lincoln College and University of Canterbury. Centre for Resource Management., 1988-07)
This paper presents an overview of the risk literature, concentrating on general approaches to risk analysis and risk assessment. We believe that this is an essential first step towards the setting of guidelines or the ...
Non market valuation in New Zealand
(Lincoln University and University of Canterbury.Centre for Resource Management., 1988-07)
There is a demand for non-market valuation information in New Zealand which is likely to increase with current "more-market" policies. Information needs range from identifying non-market values, through methods for ...
Perceiving, conceiving, protecting and using New Zealand landscape systems
(Lincoln University and University of Canterbury. Centre for Resource Management., 1986)
The biogeography of New Zealand is summarised for its influence on current landscapes and conservation needs. The classification of terrain in New Zealand is historically summarised. The present changes in land use and ...
Horticulture in Akaroa County
(Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1981-05)
This report presents the results of a survey of horticultural activity in Akaroa County on Banks Peninsula. The survey was undertaken on behalf of the Canterbury Branch of the New Zealand Tree Crops Association with the ...
Energy use in New Zealand agricultural production
(Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1983-03)
This paper reports estimates of the energy used in New Zealand agricultural production up to the farm gate during the decade 1972-1981. As well as a description of total energy usage, the paper shows how the most important ...
Market evaluation: a systematic approach: frozen green sprouting broccoli
(Lincoln College. Agricultural and Economics Research Unit., 1980-12)
This paper presents, in Part One, a review of some basic marketing concepts involved in market and demand identification. The second part of the paper applies some of the concepts to a market evaluation of the prospects ...
Rural New Zealand : what next?
(Lincoln College. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1987)
This book is about what might lie ahead for rural New Zealand - its people, its resources and its institutions. In discussing issues and events surrounding people who produce, process and market New Zealand's food and ...
An analysis of alternative wheat pricing schemes
(Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1980-09)
The aim of this study was to measure, from an economic efficiency viewpoint, the impact of making the domestic wheat pricing scheme more responsive to changes in the world wheat price. This was done by distilling information ...
Gorse and goats : considerations for biological control of gorse
(Lincoln College. Agricultural and Economics Research Unit., 1987-01)
Recent proposals have been made to introduce biological agents to naturally regulate gorse (Ulex europaeus) in New Zealand (Hillcost-benefit analysis, 1986). Gorse is a serious scrub weed to both farmers and foresters, but ...
Productivity and income of New Zealand agriculture 1921-67
(Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1969)
This discussion paper updates the data on income and productivity for the New Zealand agricultural sector for the period 1921-1967 in the AERU research report titled: Productivity and income of New Zealand agriculture, 1921-67.