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The biology of magpies (Gymnorhina spp.) in New Zealand
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1968)
During the 1860s and 1870s the early settlers in New Zealand experienced insect plagues, especially armies of caterpillars, which created havoc amongst their crops (Drummond, 1907). Although some native birds were regarded ...
Benchmarking and management behaviours of top sheep and beef cattle farmers
(Lincoln University, 2001)
The aim of this dissertation was to gain an insight into the use of benchmarking in the current management practices of top performing sheep and beef cattle farmers in the South Island of New Zealand. The more specific ...
The flying Kiwi: travel as a cultural icon
(University of Surrey. School of Management., 2006-06)
In international tourism studies little attention has been paid to how different types of travel are portrayed in tourists' home countries, despite the fact that travel experiences are often culturally determined. Tourism ...
Parasitic Hymenoptera as biocontrol agents against Calliphoridae causing ovine myiasis (flystrike) in New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 2000)
Braconid and encyrtid species of Hymenoptera that parasitise larval Diptera have been identified as having potential for use as biocontrol agents in pest management systems that control flystrike in New Zealand. Four ...
An econometric study of the New Zealand pig-meat market
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1981)
This thesis describes an econometric investigation of the New Zealand, pig-meat market over the period 1969 to 1979. The objective of the study is to provide policy-makers within the pig industry with a model of their ...
New Zealand Diptera: no. 2 - Mycetophilidæ
(New Zealand Institute, 1895)
Classification and description of several New Zealand species of the Mycetophilidae.
New Zealand Diptera: no. 3 - Simulidæ
(New Zealand Institute, 1895)
Description of a New Zealand species of the Simulidae.
Studies of soil development and distribution in the eastern hill country, central South Island, New Zealand
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1984)
Hill country in eastern South Island has potential for increased primary production. Reconnaissance surveys have delineated the soil resource into broadly defined mapping units. The objectives of this study were to establish ...
The response of agricultural prices to a change of the New Zealand exchange rate
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1977)
The objective of this thesis is to establish the response of agricultural prices to changes of the New Zealand exchange rate. Following an outline of the theory of exchange rate changes a brief history of the use of exchange ...
An analysis of the interdependence of costs and prices and their effects on the agricultural sector
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1976)
In recent years the agricultural sector in New Zealand has been faced with rising input prices and apart from the commodity price booms in the 1973 and 1974 seasons, prices received have been insufficient to maintain an ...