Research Archive

Department of Agricultural Sciences

Research Archive

Department of Agricultural Sciences

 

The Department of Agricultural Sciences consists of animal science, plant science and farm management and agribusiness staff members.

The range of research conducted is quite extensive including: conversion of forests into pasture, alternative dryland pasture species, grain legume agronomy, sustainability in farming systems, nitrogen fixation and nitrogen cycling, shelter on dairy farms, economic viability of NZ farming systems, animal nutrition, immunology etc.

Recent Submissions

  • Patil, Swapnil; Brennan, Margaret; Mason, Susan L.; Brennan, Charles (MDPI, 2016-06)
    Cereal food products are an important part of the human diet with wheat being the most commonly consumed cereal in many parts of the world. Extruded snack products are increasing in consumer interest due to their texture ...
  • Munakamwe, Z.; McKenzie, Bruce A.; Hill, G. D. (Bentham Open, 2013)
    Two trials were conducted on a Templeton silt loam soil at Lincoln University, New Zealand (43 ° 38' S, 172 ° 28' E.) in 2007/08. The aim was to compare the competitive ability of different pea canopy architectures as ...
  • Covacevich, N. (Lincoln University, 1991)
    Thirty environments resulting from the combination of five soil fertility regimes, three stocking rates and two grazing methods were imposed on multi-species mixtures overdrilled into hawkweed-dominated short tussock ...
  • Brown, H. E.; Huth, N. I.; Holzworth, D. P.; Teixeira, E. I.; Zyskowski, R. F.; Hargreaves, J. N. G.; Moot, Derrick J. (Elsevier B.V., 2014-12)
    The Plant Modelling Framework (PMF) is a software framework for creating models that represent the plant components of farm system models in the agricultural production system simulator (APSIM). It is the next step in the ...
  • Brown, H. E.; Jamieson, P. D.; Brooking, I. R.; Moot, Derrick J.; Huth, N. I. (Oxford University Press (OUP) on behalf of the Annals of Botany Company, 2013-12)
    Background and Aims - A model to predict anthesis time of a wheat plant from environmental and genetic information requires integration of current concepts in physiological and molecular biology. This paper describes the ...

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