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A study of New Zealand wheats. IV. Effects of extreme temperature at different stages of development
(Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Zealand, 1970-11)
At different stages of development single-tillered plants of Hilgendorf 61 wheat growing in a glasshouse were subjected for 3 hr to -1°, -2°, +38°, or +40.5° c in the dark, preceded by a 2-day conditioning period. Applied ...
Progress in pasture plant physiology
(The New Zealand Society of Animal Production, 1967)
Some major achievements of pasture plant physiology are reviewed. Detailed study of growth patterns has provided an understanding of how grasses grow and how they persist in a grazed sward. Genetic variation for physiological ...
Maximising the subterranean clover content on a summer-dry Wairarapa hill-country farm through grazing management
(New Zealand Grassland Association, 2019-11-04)
Tokaroa Farm is a 608-ha sheep and beef farm, in the Wairarapa. Paddock slopes range from flat to steep (>25°) with a predominance of gentler north facing slopes and steeper south facing slopes. Annual rainfall is 810 mm ...
Grazing and soil fertility effect on naturalized annual clover species in New Zealand high country
(Elsevier on behalf of the Society for Range Management, 2016-11)
With a view to increasing rangeland pasture legume abundance, the herbage biomass and seedling recruitment of four New Zealand naturalized annual clover species (haresfoot clover Trifolium arvense L., suckling clover T. ...
Lucerne dry matter and N-fixation, when sown with or without lime and inoculant
(New Zealand Grassland Association, 2015-11)
This paper quantifies the effect of inoculation and lime on lucerne growth and nitrogen fixation over the establishment and following season. The field experiment at Ashley Dene, in Canterbury, had an initial soil pH of ...