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Ranking NZ river values: application of the River Values Assessment System (RiVAS)
Many attempts over several decades have been made to develop priority lists of important rivers for different values (e.g., angling, kayaking, irrigation, native birds) in New Zealand. Apart from one or two of these most ...
Leadership and struggling students
(Education Leaders Forum Conference 2011, 2011-09)
Development of a conceptual framework for sustainability indicators used in structure planning
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Environment, Society and Design., 2010-05)
Structure Plans in New Zealand are a non‐statutory method of land use planning (Quality Planning, 2009). They do not have any explicit legal status or statutory effect unless provided for as part of a statutory planning ...
Rhizoctonia solani on potato in New Zealand: pathogen characterisation and identification of double-stranded RNA viruses that may affect their virulence
(Lincoln University, 2013)
Rhizoctonia solani is an economically important pathogen of potato in New Zealand, causing significant yield and quality reductions in potato crops. Rhizoctonia disease management relies heavily upon fungicide applications, ...
Hitting the right target: Taxonomic challenges for, and of, plant invasions
This paper explores how a lack of taxonomic expertise, and by implication a dearth of taxonomic products such as identification tools, has hindered progress in understanding andmanaging biological invasions. It also explores ...
Sustainability Trends in Key Overseas Markets to New Zealand and the KPI identification database
This report examines trends in consumer concerns regarding sustainability in key overseas markets for New Zealand. These trends affect what consumers buy and the premiums they will pay. The implications of these for New ...
The effect of landscape- and local-scale non-crop vegetation on arthropod pests and predators in vineyards
(Lincoln University, 2012)
Experiments were conducted to assess any influence of the landscape and local (‘field’ scale) non-crop vegetation on conservation biological control (CBC) via predation of insect pest eggs in vineyards. In the 19th Century, ...
Invasion success and impacts of Hieracium lepidulum in a New Zealand tussock grassland and montane forest
(Lincoln University, 2010)
Invasive species represent a major concern; they can result in serious ecological and economic losses and are recognised as one of the most serious threats to global species diversity. Plant invasions are of particular ...
A new pest management research facility: Scion’s large-scale precision track sprayer
(New Zealand Plant Protection Society (Inc), 2014)
A new large scale precision track sprayer has been developed and evaluated for spray deposition and pesticide application research under controlled conditions. The spray room is fitted with a 4 m wide electrically driven ...
Education employment linkages: objective two key informant interviews in regional communities
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2010-07-01)
This report documents findings from the Key Informant stage of Objective 2 (Regional Communities) of the Education Employment Linkages research project. In the last quarter of 2009, interviews were conducted with service ...