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Understanding growth and development of lucerne crops (Medicago sativa L.) with contrasting levels of perennial reserves
(Lincoln University, 2006)
This research examined seasonal patterns of growth and development of lucerne crops grown with different levels of crown and taproot reserves in a cool temperate environment. The approach required derivation of explanatory ...
An integrated approach to inflow forecasting for reservoir management: The upper Waitaki
(Lincoln University, 1996)
In 1992 New Zealand experienced one of its worst electricity shortages in history. This was blamed on the drought of 1991/1992 and the management of the water stored in the hydro lakes. A review committee was set up by ...
Relationships between soil water retention and soil composition
(Lincoln University, 1991)
Relationships between soil water retention and physical composition have been examined in this study, using a database of two independent sets of soils from two regions in New Zealand: Canterbury in the South Island (Set ...
The ryegrass endophyte in a cool-moist environment
(Lincoln University, 1996)
The endophytic fungus (Acremonium lolii) of perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne) was studied in a field grazing experiment in a cool-moist environment, supplemented by more detailed glasshouse experiments on its interaction ...
Applying a land systems approach to describe and partition soil and forest variablility, Southern Mamaku Plateau, part of Kinleith Forest, New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 1999)
Kinleith Forest is a P. radiata dominated plantation forest situated on the edge of the Taupo Volcanic Zone in the central North Island, New Zealand. Approximately 35 000 ha of the forest is situated on the southern Mamaku ...
Role of mycorrhizae in rhizosphere processes and phosphorus dynamics
(Lincoln University, 2010-01)
The increased soil organic phosphorus (P) mineralization observed under trees compared to pasture has been attributed to the contrasting mycorrhizal associations of the two systems but to date, little work has been conducted ...
Assessment and management of hare impact on high-altitude vegetation
(New Zealand Department of Conservation, 1999-06)
Enhancement of the efficacy of the parasitoid, Microctonus hyperodae Loan (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) by provision of floral resources to improve biological control of its host, the Argentine stem weevil (Listronotus bonariensis) (Kuschel) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)
(Lincoln University, 2005)
In this study, conservation biological control principles were applied to increase the efficacy of Microctonus hyperodae Loan (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a parasitoid of the Argentine stem weevil (Listronotus bonariensis ...
Burrow competition between Chatham petrels and broad-billed prions : the effectiveness of burrow blockading as a management strategy
(New Zealand Department of Conservation, 1999-11)
The Chatham petrel (Pterodroma axillaris) is an endangered seabird endemic to the Chatham Islands, New Zealand. The breeding range is now restricted to Rangatira Island. Burrow competition between Chatham petrels and ...
Is New Zealand prepared for a major marine oil spill? An assessment of the New Zealand oil pollution contingency plan
(Lincoln University, 1990)
This study addresses the question of whether New Zealand is prepared to deal with a major oil spill in its coastal waters. To this end, the New Zealand Oil Pollution Contingency Plan was examined and analysed for its ...