Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences
The Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences represents a land-based philosophy including research and teaching in:
Nutrition and health, soil and physical sciences, applied mathematics, statistics and computational modelling, biochemistry and cell biology, microbiology, toxicology, agronomy and plant science, food science, horticulture, viticulture and oenology, farm management, ecology, conservation and plant pathology.
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Effect of changes of diet upon digestion in the rumen of the sheep : Thesis submitted for M. Agr. Sc. [Master of Agricultural Science] and Honours, University of New Zealand (Canterbury Agricultural College, University of New Zealand, 1947)The alimentary canal of the ruminant is specialised in ways which serve to digest the plant materials on which these herbivores live. The most remarkable development is the rumen and reticulum, a divertculum of the stomach, ...
Lime investigations on four Canterbury soil types : The correlation of laboratory determined lime requirements with field responses and the relation of differential reactions obtained to the buffer capacity of the soils as expressed by their organic and inorganic colloidal content : Thesis presented for M. Agr. Sc. [Master of Agricultural Science] and Honours (Canterbury Agricultural College, University of New Zealand, 1939)It is the aim of this investigation to determine the lime requirement of samples from four Canterbury soil types, using the method mentioned above as modified by G. Mitchell (and to correlate the results obtained, with ...
A critical study of the wool survey technique and its use in flock improvement : Thesis for M. Agr. Sc. [Master of Agricultural Science] and Honours, University of New Zealand [Lincoln College] (Canterbury Agricultural College, University of New Zealand, 1948)The present thesis briefly describes survey technique, and certain data which bear on the soundness of the method of approach have been analysed. The results of wool survey work on a number of Canterbury farms covering ...
(Wiley, 2021-10-10)We describe a novel suction plate experiment that uses large, repacked soil cores comprising clasts and a fine-textured matrix to accurately measure the water retention curve of rock fragments (RFs) of high and low porosity. ...
(Canterbury Agricultural College, University of New Zealand, 1930)Objective: To collect comprehensive information on Red Clover and so be able to define the best type for selection.