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An agronomic evaluation of subterranean clover cultivars
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1969)
The permanent pasture based on a grass-clover association and utilised in situ by grazing stock is the basis of New Zealand's chief primary industries. Although white clover is the main legume species used for this purpose ...
A management study of light land farming in Canterbury, New Zealand
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1967)
By far the greatest proportion of the 1,150,000 acres of light land in Canterbury is found on the Canterbury Plain. This plain, originally covered by "low tussock" and of easy contour, was enticing to the early pioneers ...
The effect of defoliation on the regrowth and leaf area index of lucerne
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1966)
In recent years, much agricultural research has been directed towards maximizing pasture and crop yields. The determination of yield through the growth and development of the forage crop plant is very complex. It involves ...
A study of growth in lucerne in response to defoliation
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1963)
In many areas lucerne has become increasingly important as a forage crop. In the past lucerne was used largely as a hay or silage crop. The result is that research has been concentrated mainly on aspects of management which ...
Sulphur nutrition of the grass component on a tussock grassland soil
(Canterbury Agricultural College, University of New Zealand, 1960)
The study undertaken was carried out in the montane tussock grassland region which in the South Island comprises some six million acres. Field trials were established at Mt Somers, Mid Canterbury. This study attempts to ...