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Evaluation of perennial ryegrass cultivars for dairy production under different pasture management
(Lincoln University, 2017)
The main objective of this thesis was to evaluate perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.) cultivars for dairy production under different pasture management. Five experiments were conducted in Canterbury, New Zealand to ...
Effect of plantain (Plantago lanceolata L.) proportion in the diet on nitrogen use, milk production and behaviour of lactating dairy cows
(Lincoln University, 2017-02-07)
Expansion and intensification of dairy in pasture based systems whilst economic, creates environmental challenges through nitrate leaching and degradation of water quality. With pressure to reduce nitrate leaching and ...
The effect of alternative forage species and gibberellic acid on nitrate leaching
(Lincoln University, 2017-02-24)
Nitrogen (N) leaching from soil is a significant concern for intensively grazed forage-based systems because it can cause a decline in water quality. Urine patches are the main source of N leaching in these systems. In New ...