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An investigation of the susceptibility of varieties of lucerne, Medicago sativa L., to the nematode Ditylenchus dipsaci (Kuhn)
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1971)
The results of testing lucerne for resistance to the stem nematode Ditylenchus dipsaci are recorded. A major part of the study was given to perfecting a technique for growing lucerne seedlings for inoculation with nematodes. ...
A study of some factors affecting the growth of grasses introduced into hill pastures on sunny aspects in North Canterbury
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1977)
Grass and legume seedlings were planted to form legume and legume-grass swards on north-facing hill slopes at two sites in North Canterbury. At Hunua “College Glutinosa” lucerne and "Grasslands Nui" perennial ryegrass or ...
A rearing method and some biological studies of the weevil Sitona humeralis Stephens (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Canterbury
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1978)
A rearing method was developed to facilitate the study of the soil inhabiting stages of Sitona weevils, with particular reference to s. humeralis in Canterbury. Consideration is given to the physical requirements of both ...