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Seed vigour, seedling vigour and seedling establishment of Lotus pedunculatus cav. cv. grasslands maku
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1984)
Initial establishment of Maku lotus at two South Island high country sites was 4.0 and 2.7% compared with about 20% for white clover (Trifolium repens cv. Grasslands Huia) and birdsfoot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus cv. ...
Studies of the establishment of subterranean clover (Trifolium subterraneum L.) and the rate of breakdown of hardseededness
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1987)
The object of first experiment was undertaken to determine the best time of subterranean clover (Trifolium subterraneum) sowing in autumn. The effect of dates (6 February, 4 March, 27 March and 9 April) of sowing, irrigation ...
Enhancing seed quality in the female spinach (Spinacia oleracea L.) parent line : A thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy at Lincoln University
(Lincoln University, 2019)
Hybrid spinach (Spinacia oleraceae L.) seeds are produced in New Zealand for export. However, some seed lots fail to meet contracted germination standards. Several factors that may be responsible for seed germination and ...
Effect of sowing date on forage rape seed quality
(Agronomy Society of New Zealand, 2017)
New Zealand produced forage rape (Brassica napus L.) seed lots usually have a germination of ≥ 90% but can differ markedly in seed vigour. Abiotic stress during seed development can reduce seed vigour, and changing sowing ...
Maximising the subterranean clover content on a summer-dry Wairarapa hill-country farm through grazing management
(New Zealand Grassland Association, 2019-11-04)
Tokaroa Farm is a 608-ha sheep and beef farm, in the Wairarapa. Paddock slopes range from flat to steep (>25°) with a predominance of gentler north facing slopes and steeper south facing slopes. Annual rainfall is 810 mm ...
Hydrothermal time germination models for radiata pine (Pinus radiata D. Don)
(Cambridge University Press, 2009-08)
The objective of this study was to fit a hydrothermal germination model to germination data for a seedlot of radiata pine (Pinus radiata D. Don). Seeds were incubated for 50 d at constant temperatures and water potentials ...