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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The efficacy of paste baits containing micro-encapsulated zinc phosphide for the control of possums (Lincoln UniversityLincoln, New Zealand, 2000)This report summarises pen and field trials that investigated the efficacy of a new paste bait containing zinc phosphide (Zn₃P₂), for the control of the brushtail possum.
(Wiley on behalf of the Society of Chemical Industry, 2017-03-30)Fresh fruits and vegetables are nutritionally well-recognised as healthy components in diets. The microbiological foodborne outbreaks associated with the consumption of fresh produce have been increasing. Salmonella spp., ...
Metabolisable energy concentration in perennial ryegrass pastures: Multi-site analysis of effects of cultivar, nitrogen fertiliser and white clover content (New Zealand Grassland Association, 2018-11-13)To include metabolisable energy (ME) as a nutritive value factor for ryegrasses in the Forage Value Index (FVI) requires data for New Zealand cultivars on the effects of environmental and management ...
Distribution of Botryosphaeriaceae species and genotypes within a rootstock mother vine indicates multiple inoculum sources (Firenze University Press, 2014-12)Infected rootstock and scion cuttings by Botryosphaeriaceae fungi have been reported as major sources of infection for young grapevines. To investigate the potential infection pathways of Botryosphaeriaceae species within ...
Identification of members of the apple endomicrobiome with the potential to protect against European canker (Lincoln University, 2019)Apple (Malus domestica Borkh.) is a widely cultivated and important economic fruit crop in New Zealand (NZ). European canker, caused by the fungal pathogen Neonectria ditissima, is one of the most significant diseases of ...