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The influence of natural resource endowments on the economics of high country pastoral farming
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1984)
The study examines how high country pastoral enterprises might have their economic efficiency affected by differences in their land resources. Its approach is to make use of landform-soil classification of high country ...
Factors influencing agro-environmental regulatory compliance behaviour on Canterbury dairy farms
(Lincoln University, 2016-12-02)
The Canterbury dairy industry has grown significantly in the past several decades in both the number of cows being milked and effective farming area. The industry has seen substantial growth in farm size, productivity and ...
The carbon footprint of energy consumption in pastoral and barn dairy farming systems: A case study from Canterbury, New Zealand
Dairy farming is constantly evolving to more intensive systems of management, which involve more consumption of energy inputs. The consumption of these energy inputs in dairy farming contributes to climate change both with ...
Insect flower visitors in native plantings within the arable landscape of the Canterbury Plains : A dissertation submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Masters at Lincoln University
(Lincoln University, 2018)
This thesis investigates the value of native plantings for pollination services within the arable landscape of Mid-Canterbury, New Zealand. The vegetation of the Canterbury Plains is among the most heavily modified landscapes ...