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European expert buyers’ perceptions of New Zealand agri-food products and businesses: An explanation of the theory of buyer-seller relationships and country of origin theory
(Politeknik Negeri Bandung, 2021-07-03)
With agrifood export earnings so pivotal to New Zealand (NZ)’s economy, understanding how expert buyers perceive the country’s agrifood products and businesses is imperative. This holds particularly true for the European ...
Performing weeds: Gardening, plant agencies and urban plant conservation
Private domestic gardens have been the site of diverse inquiry in both the social and natural sciences. Intersected by these inquiries this paper focuses on how 'weeds' are (re)constituted through gardening practices in ...
Variation in the ovine MYF5 gene and its effect on carcass lean meat yield in New Zealand Romney sheep
(Elsevier on behalf of American Meat Science Association, 2017-09)
© 2017 Elsevier Ltd Myogenic factor 5 (MYF5) plays an important role in regulating skeletal muscle, but to date there have been no reports on whether the gene is variable and whether this variation is associated with meat ...
The phytosanitary risks posed by seeds for sowing trade networks
(Public Library of Science, 2021-11-30)
When successful, the operation of local and international networks of crop seed distribution or “seed systems” ensures farmer access to seed and impacts rural livelihoods and food security. Farmers are both consumers and ...