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Mode of action of methylene bisthiocyanate on sapstain fungi of Pinus radiata
(Lincoln University, 2005)
Methylene bisthiocyanate (MBT) is the active ingredient of Sentry™, a common antisapstain product used for protection of export radiata pine logs. This research was carried out to advance the understanding of the mode of ...
Challenging a place myth: New Zealand's clean green image meets the biotechnology revolution
(Blackwell Publishing, 2005-06)
The 'clean green image' of New Zealand is a well-known example of what has been called a 'place myth'. But more recently, emerging alongside this place myth is an image that the government is trying to co-create of New ...
He Whenua Whakatipu: a draft sustainable development framework for Ngai Tahu landholders
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2005-02)
This paper outlines a draft sustainable development framework for Ngai Tahu landholders. The notion of sustainable development, by its very nature, is problematic. This is because there are so many criteria by which the ...
Nanotechnology : ethical and social issues : results from New Zealand focus groups
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 2005-12)
Smallholding in the Selwyn District
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2005-12)
Although the economic benefits to the primary sector of biotechnology are recognised, they have not to date been measured. This report begins to fill this gap in our understanding by estimating the economic contribution ...
The costs of footrot and the impact of the footrot gene-marker test in New Zealand : a report to the Sustainable Farming Fund
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 2005-03)
The Footrot Gene-marker Test (FGMT) programme has been funded by contributions from the Sustainable Farming Fund and the merino and mid-micron sheep industries to develop a tool for selecting footrot tolerant breeding ...
Effect of flower presentation method on parasitoid wasp survival
Reliable testing of the suitability of various flower species for natural enemies is an important step in developing a conservation biological control programme. Laboratory tests showed that the suitability of nine candidate ...
An object-oriented software framework for the farm-scale simulation of nitrate leaching from agricultural land uses – IRAP FarmSim
(Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand, 2005-12)
The purpose of this project is the creation of a framework that will allow the prediction of drainage flux and nitrate leaching from a whole farm taking into account a full range of agricultural activities. Ultimately, ...
Creating a professional identity: a draft professional practice document
(Lincoln University. Library, Teaching and Learning, 2005)
It is important for learning advisors to develop a professional identity, not only to assist us as practitioners, but also to safeguard and promote our status within our institutions. During 2003 and 2004, the Canterbury ...
Sketch maps: features and issues important for the management of ARGOS orchards and farms
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2005-08)
The primary objective of this research was to analyse sketch maps completed by ARGOS kiwifruit orchardists and sheep/beef farmers to find out what was important to their management of their properties, and compare production ...