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A study of some soil fertility problems in Canterbury
(Canterbury Agricultural College, University of New Zealand, 1959)
Most of the early work associated with improvement of soil fertility was confined to the relatively productive plains and other readily accessible regions. That these areas have been highly developed agriculturally may be ...
Farming under nitrate leaching limits: ‘A case study of the effects of meeting potential nitrate leaching limits in a Canterbury dairy farming situation’
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2013)
This report investigates the impact that altering the farm system of Singletree Dairies in mid Canterbury to achieve a predicted nitrogen leaching loss in Overseer of 24kgN/ha/year will have on both the operation management ...
Farmers'' perceptions of ECAN’s proposed, “good practice discharge allowance” in the Waimakariri sub region of Environment Canterbury’s (ECAN) district of New Zealand.
(Lincoln University, 2014)
Eutrophication is an excessive richness of nutrients in a lake or other body of water, frequently due to run-off from the land, which causes a dense growth of plant life. Eutrophication is generally stated as the main ...
Nitrogen fixation, soil quality and restoration trajectories in agricultural matrices of lowland Canterbury, New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 2017-11-03)
The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationships between nitrogen (N)-fixing plants, associated symbiotic bacteria and soil properties, and to evaluate the ecological role of native N-fixing plants in the ...