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Should financial assets be a part of a farmer's investment portfolio? Some evidence from New Zealand
The study explores the potential for risk reduction by the diversification of farm asset portfolios.
Rapid, one-step DNA extraction for insect pest identification by using DNA barcodes
(Oxford University Press for Entomological Society of America, 2008-04-01)
Early detection of economically important insects is critical to preventing their establishment as serious pests. To accomplish this, tools for rapid and accurate species identifcation are needed. DNA barcoding, using short ...
Cost effectiveness and efficacy of multi-species pest control in New Zealand
Background: Possums are a major conservation pest and wildlife vector of Bovine Tb in NZ. In response to these issues, various agencies seek to maintain possum populations at low densities primarily using toxic baiting.
Trends in vertebrate pesticide use and new developments: NZ perspectives and international implications
Trends in vertebrate pesticide use and new developments.
The mechanics of duetting in a New Zealand endemic, the Kokako (Callaeas cinerea wilsoni): song at a snail's pace
(John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 2006-05)
New Zealand's endemic, duetting kokako (Callaeas cinerea wilsoni) produce one of the longest known bird songs (ca 30 s) and duets that differ strikingly from those of most duetters in their unusual length and non-repetitive ...
Ecological studies of Trichoderma-pathogen-plant interactions using four different fluorescent reporter systems
(Australian Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, 2009)
‘More than Tea makers’: How Orangewomen saved Orangeism in New Zealand
The Loyal Orange Institution (LOI) has been viewed as one of Ireland’s most controversial exports to the New World. To the general public, it is a male-dominated conservative organisation. This paper seeks to shatter that ...
Understanding restraint minimization policy in the context of social marketing
(American Marketing Association, 2007)
Purpose: identify target markets for restraint minimization (RM) policy, identify issues these markets consider in the decision of ‘purchasing’ RM policy; and examine the relationship between these issues and preference ...
Bird behaviour in vineyards: A review
(Lincoln University. Centre for Viticulture and Oenology, 2000)
Cost-effective management of bird pests is a major challenge for wine grape producers throughout New Zealand. The present situation is that considerable effort and money is being spent to reduce bird damage, yet few of the ...
Antioxidative Potentials of Some Thai Indigenous Vegetables and Fruits
Eleven Thai indigenous vegetables and fruits, commonly consumed in the Northeast region of Thailand were purchased at a local market, Surnin Province, Thailand. Edible parts such as buds (young leaves and shoots), leaves ...