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A study of the quality of artificial drainage under intensive dairy farming and the improved management of farm dairy effluent using 'deferred irrigation' : a thesis presented in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Soil Science, Institute of Natural Resources, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
(Massey University, 2005)
The last decade has been a period of great expansion and land use intensification for the New Zealand dairy farming industry with a 44% increase in national dairy cow numbers. Intensive dairy farming is now considered to ...
Transformation and loss of excretal nitrogen under winter management systems : a thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Soil Science at Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
(Massey University, 2007)
Excreta from cattle animals contain large amounts of nutrients, particularly nitrogen, which could lead to substantial gaseous losses of ammonia and nitrous oxide to the atmosphere, as well as nitrogen leaching. These ...