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Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Research Archive

Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences

 

The Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences represents a land-based philosophy including research and teaching in:

Nutrition and health, soil and physical sciences, applied mathematics, statistics and computational modelling, biochemistry and cell biology, microbiology, toxicology, agronomy and plant science, food science, horticulture, viticulture and oenology, farm management, ecology, conservation and plant pathology.

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  • Gao, Jingrong; Brennan, Margaret A.; Mason, Susan L.; Brennan, Charles S. (Hindawi Publishing Corporation and Wiley Periodicals, 2017)
    Sugar is a main ingredient of muffins and other baked products, so removal or reduction of sucrose negatively affects product appearance, texture, and mouthfeel. The aim of this study was to investigate the colour, textural ...
  • Wigley, Kathryn; Owens, Jennifer; Trethewey, Jason A. K.; Ekanayake, Dinanjana; Roten, Rory; Werner, Armin (New Zealand Grassland Association, 2017)
    Reducing the amount of nitrogen (N) fertiliser applied to dairy pastures down to agronomically optimised levels would have positive economic and environmental results. The ability of commercially available optical sensors ...
  • Curran, Timothy J.; Perry, G. L. W.; Wyse, Sarah . V.; Alam, Md (MDPI, 2018-06)
    In the wildland-urban interface, the imperative is often to protect life and property from destructive fires, while also conserving biodiversity. One potential tool for achieving this goal is the use of green firebreaks: ...
  • Tao, J.; Zhou, Huitong; Gong, Hua; Yang, Z.; Ma, Q.; Cheng, Paul; Ding, W.; Li, Y.; Hickford, Jonathan G. H. (Elsevier on behalf of International Goat Association, 2017-09)
    The keratin-associated protein KAP6-1 gene (KRTAP6-1) was investigated for its effect on wool traits in Chinese Tan sheep. Two previously identified KRTAP6-1 variants (A and B) and two newly identified KRTAP6-1 variants ...
  • Littlejohn, C. P.; Curran, Timothy J.; Hofmann, Rainer; Wratten, Stephen D. (Solutions Journal, 2015-05)
    The need to mitigate the effects of climate change has resulted in some governments setting mandates to attain targets for bioenergy production. Recently, there has been concern that the large-scale use of first-generation ...

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