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Oxalate content and calcium binding capacity of tea and herbal teas
Thirty-two commercially available teas consisting of green, oolong and black teas were bought from supermarkets in Christchurch, New Zealand in June 2001. Fifteen herbal teas were also purchased at the same time. The soluble ...
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 ...
Computational modelling of turbulent velocity structures for an open channel flow using Karhunen-Loeve expansion
(World Scientific Publishing Company, 2007)
This paper develops an analytical two-part covariance kernel from velocity correlations across a two-dimensional (vertical and flow directions) Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) flow field. This will form the basis of a ...
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 ...
The greatest story never told’: 140 years of Orangeism in Canterbury
The Loyal Orange Institution (LOI) began in Canterbury in 1864 with a small group of Irishmen. The LOI gained a strong public presence in Canterbury, especially through its parades and also its social functions in small ...
Measuring sustainable forest management in Tierra del Fuego, Argentina
(Taylor & Francis and Haworth Press Inc, 2007)
The Tierra del Fuego government has a statutory responsibility to ensure that Nothofagus forests are sustainably used. To provide strategies to maximize the forest's sustainable benefits for society, this research develops ...
Use of a GnRH agonist (leuprolide) to suppress rut-associated events in farmed male red deer (Cervus elaphus)
(Lincoln University, 2006-08)
This study examined the effectiveness of leuprolide, a GnRH agonist, for suppressing some of the rut-associated events in farmed male red deer that cause problems for management of these animals.
Lamb liveweight gain on kura clover-ryegrass and white clover-ryegrass swards at two levels of soil fertility
Temporal and spatial variation in the performance of white clover (Trifolium repens L.) is viewed as potential limitation to reliance on this legume in temperate grasslands. One alternative is kura clover (Trifolium ambiguum ...
Songbird cheaters pay a retaliation cost: evidence for auditory conventional signals
(The Royal Society, 2001-10-07)
Conventional signals impose costs on senders through receiver retaliation rather than through investment in signal production. While several visual conventional signals have been described (mainly ‘badges of status’), ...