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An investigation into the body temperature, respiration rate, pulse rate and skin temperature of dairy cows under New Zealand conditions, and a review of existing knowledge on animal climatology with particular reference to cattle : thesis submitted in part fulfilment of the degree M. Agric. Sci.
(Massey University, 1951)
Domestication of animals had only to begin before it became evident to man that some shelter from heat, cold and other environmental extremes was desirable for the animals as well as himself. Down through the ages end ...
The influence of plane of nutrition on the breeding behaviour of two-tooth ewes : a thesis submitted for the degree of Master of Agricultural Science
(Massey University, 1950)
A study of kemp variation in the fleeces of Cheviot ewes : a thesis presented at Massey Agricultural College in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Agricultural Science in the University of New Zealand
(Massey University, 1959)
The Cheviot and its crosses are becoming increasingly important as a hill country sheep in New Zealand. The popularity of the breed is based primarily on its fertility, mothering ability and hardiness. However, its wool, ...
The role of clover as a factor affecting the summer decline in the vitamin A potency of New Zealand butterfat : being a thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Agricultural Science of the University of New Zealand, Massey Agricultural College, March 1955
(Massey University, 1955)
Prior to 1913 it was generally assumed that all fats had similar nutritive values and that their only function in the diet was to supply energy. In that year, however, McCollum and Davis (1) of Wisconsin, found in agreement ...
Studies on carotenoid metabolism : being a thesis submitted to the University of New Zealand in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy
(Massey University, 1957)
Studies on various aspects of carotenoid metabolism have been carried out in the Biochemistry Department now for a number of years. A considerable fillip was given this work in 1954 with the return of Dr. W.A. McGillivray ...
Efficiency in production of butter : being an investigation into certain factors affecting the economic aspects of technical efficiency of butter factories operating in New Zealand, with special reference to the1949/50 season : a thesis presented to the University of New Zealand in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy
(Massey University, 1956)
New Zealand's economy is dependent on dairying as a source of national income to a very marked degree, for more than one-third of the country's total export income is derived from this source. Of the total whole milk ...
Physiological investigations on regeneration from bulb scale leaves of Lilium speciosum Thun. : thesis presented for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, University of New Zealand
(Massey University, 1954)
During the past twenty years a vast amount of research work has been carried out on the culture of plant tissues or organs excised from parent bodies. Haberlandt's (53) theories in 1902 on the possibility of procuring ...
A study of changes in the thickness and chemical composition of the skin of sheep during growth and after shearing : being a thesis presented in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of M. Agr. Sc., Massey Agricultural College, University of New Zealand
(Massey University, 1954)
This study reports on the development of a stochastic dynamic model to simulate a pastoral sheep enterprise. The event driven model was constructed using the iconic simulation package, ExtendTM. Events corresponded to the ...