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Effect of different forms of farm dairy effluent, with and without animal urine, on nitrification, denitrification and N₂O emissions
(Lincoln University, 2018-03-05)
Nitrous oxide (N₂O) is one of the most important greenhouse gases. Agricultural soils are the largest source of N₂O emissions. In New Zealand, the application of farm dairy effluent (FDE) on pasture soils is the third ...
Anesthesia methods and the agroecology of Scaptomyza flava (Drosophilidae), a Brassicacae pest in New Zealand and associated parasitoid, Asobara nr. persimilis (Braconidae)
(Lincoln University, 2018-01-31)
A key pest of brassicas worldwide is the leaf-mining fly, Scaptomyza flava, the larvae of which can cause cosmetic damage leading to crop rejection by supermarkets/consumers. In climates where leafy salad brassicas are ...
Novel habitats, rare plants and root traits.
(Lincoln University, 2018-06-12)
The loss of native plant species through habitat loss has been happening in NZ since the arrival of humans. This is especially true in Canterbury where less than 1% of the lowland plains are believed to be covered in ...
Bio-control of the soil-borne pathogen Rhizoctonia solani of radish (Raphanus sativus L.) by Trichoderma species
(Lincoln University, 2018)
The soil-borne fungus Rhizoctonia solani is an important pathogen of Brassicae crops worldwide, including red vegetable radish (Raphanus sativus). However, the impact of R. solani on New Zealand radish production has not ...