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Grazing duration studies on lucerne/grass mixtures
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1989)
Mixtures of WL 320 lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) with Matua prairie grass (Bromus willdenowii Kunth) or Maru phalaris (Phalaris aquatica L.) were compared with pure lucerne over a one and half year period. Two grazing ...
Effect of row width and plant population density on yield and quality of maize (Zea mays) silage
(Lincoln University, 2017-03-27)
The study reported in this thesis was conducted during 2015/2016 at Lincoln University, New Zealand, to investigate the effect of row width and plant population density on yield and nutritive quality of maize silage (Pioneer ...
Simulated grazing of lucerne
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1972)
Over recent years, there has been a considerable increase in the area of lucerne grown in New Zealand, particularly that used for grazing. The total for conservation and grazing increased from 19,000 ha in 1947 to about ...
Determining sources of variation in yield assessments of fodder beet crops in New Zealand: How many samples are needed?
(Agronomy Society of New Zealand, 2015)
The rapid increase in the area of fodder beet grazed and sold in the South Island of New Zealand has brought to attention the need for improved yield assessment methods. As a precision planted crop with variable germination ...