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The growth of lucerne following defoliation
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1970)
Much agricultural research has been directed towards maximizing pasture and crop yields. This has involved the identification of factors limiting growth and the formulation of management systems which will assist swards ...
The influence of gamma irradiation on dry seeds of lucerne, cv. Wairau
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1974)
Lucerne (Medioago sativa L. 2n=32) is one of the chief forage crop plants and has an increasing importance in the New Zealand farming system. The natural variability in lucerne is considerable. This is mainly because ...
Studies of Alfalfa mosaic virus in subterranean clover red leaf virus
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1978)
AMV was shown to be transmitted by sap, aphids and through lucerne seed but not by Cuscuta. Virus source and test plant influenced transmission frequency. Sap-inoculation tests showed that twenty species of plants were ...
An investigation into the absence of sulphur and phosphorus responses in the dryland lucerne at Ashley Dene
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1977)
In recent years, attention has been focussed on the efficient use of fertilisers in New Zealand. Superphosphate has become an expensive farm item as a result of continuing demand and higher production costs. In terms ...