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The role of soil organic matter in the sustainable management of the grass grub Costelytra zealandica (White) in Canterbury pastures
(Lincoln University, 1994)
Larvae of Costelytra zealandica (White) have historically been considered as important pests in New Zealand pastures. Control of this species has mainly been based on the green revolution paradigm. In recent years, this ...
A survey of coastal and marine birds at Bako National Park and Samunsam Wildlife Sanctuary, Sarawak
(Lincoln University. Bio-Protection & Ecology Division., 2002-07)
Biological control of onion white rot using Trichoderma harzianum
(Lincoln University, 2001)
The biological control of Sclerotium cepivorum, the causal agent of onion white rot, by Trichoderma harzianum and T. virens was studied in a glasshouse trial. T. Harzianum (isolates C52 and D73) and T. virens (isolate GV4) ...
Quantifying the economic value of ecosystem services on arable farmland: a bottom-up approach
(Lincoln University, 2007)
The study concerns the evaluation and quantification of the economic value of ecosystem services (ES) or nature's services in arable farmland. The importance of ES is now very well established and ES have been demonstrated ...
A review of the New Zealand goat industry
(Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1979-07)
The goat in New Zealand has long been an accepted but largely ignored animal. In recent years interest in the goat has revived. This is especially so in terms of mohair production, as a result of the current high prices ...
The carbon and nitrogen physiology of Achillea millefolium L. (Yarrow)
(Lincoln University, 1993)
Achillea millefolium (L.) in New Zealand has become an increasing problem on arable and horticultural land where selective control remains difficult to achieve. Patterns of carbon and nitrogen accumulation and use were ...
Development and validation of the marine benthic copepod Robertsonia propinqua as a bioindicator to monitor estuarine environmental health
(Lincoln University, 2008)
Studies in the USA have reported that species of meiobenthic copepods can be used as bioindicators of sediment-associated contaminants. The main objective of this research project was to develop and validate methods to ...
The development of a sequential sampling plan for management of stripe rust (Puccina striiformis West.) in winter wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1985)
Stripe rust caused by Puccinia striiformis West., was studied in three seasons between 1981 and 1984, on the susceptible wheat cv. Rongotea. A sample unit of the top three leaves on a W-shaped sample pattern provided the ...
Pest management of the New Zealand flower thrips Thrips obscuratus (Crawford) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) on stonefruit in Canterbury, New Zealand
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1988)
The New Zealand flower thrips (Thrips obscuratus (Crawford)) is an important pest of stonefruit during flowering and at harvest in New Zealand. The biology and control of this species formed the basis for this study. A ...
Aquatic plant decline in Lake Ellesmere : a case for macrophyte management in a shallow New Zealand lake
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1989)
The biology and ecology of aquatic Ellesmere, a shallow coastal lake submerged plants were studied in Lake in the South Island of New Zealand. The aim of the study was to understand previous declines of macrophytes in the ...