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An investigation of problems associated with the inoculation of soybeans (Glycine max (L.) Merrill) with Rhizobium japonicum (Kirchner) Buchanan
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1965)
If soybeans are to have a place in New Zealand farming, system, they must be grown economically, in terms of yield produced and costs of production. Inoculation with rhizobia will no doubt help to achieve this aim if the ...
The influence of population and weeds, on the yield of fodder beet
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1964)
To achieve maximum crop yield, factors influencing growth must be identified, evaluated and limiting ones overcome. Limits to growth will be revealed by studying the crop in terms of its physiology, ecology and particularly ...
Progress in pasture plant physiology
(The New Zealand Society of Animal Production, 1967)
Some major achievements of pasture plant physiology are reviewed. Detailed study of growth patterns has provided an understanding of how grasses grow and how they persist in a grazed sward. Genetic variation for physiological ...
Flowering and seed production in "Tama" Westerwolds ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum Lam. var. Westerwoldicum)
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1969)
The production of seed in quality from a new herbage variety in the first step in making it available for use by farmers. This applies equally to “Tama” Westerworlds ryegrass, which is a new winter active annual variety ...
Growth of lucerne
(New Zealand Grassland Association., 1968)
There can be few other forage plants which have stimulated a greater volume of research work than lucerne. Although part of the reason for this sustained interest may be its great antiquity as a fodder plant, for ...
The use and application of ammonia fertilizer : A dissertation submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Post Graduate Diploma in Agricultural Science in the University of Canterbury [Lincoln College]
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1968)
A review is made of the literature on the world use and crop response to major fertilizers in general and to nitrogenous fertilizers in particular. The physical and chemical properties of ammonia and its behaviour in ...