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Are root exudation or rainfall on treated plants likely causes of pasture damage after wiper application of herbicides?
(Weeds Society of Western Australia, 2016-09-11)
Wiper application of herbicides to weeds sometimes causes damage to pasture plants, especially white clover, growing immediately under the wiped weeds. Two experiments were conducted to determine the potential for either ...
The effect of planting date on maize: Silage yield, starch content and leaf area
Four field experiments were established in the Waikato and Manawatu regions over two years to determine planting date (PD) influence on growth, silage yield (SY) and starch content of seven maize (Zea mays) hybrids. Silage ...
Building adaption for waste minimisation: Impact of policies
(Unitec Institute of Technology, 2015)
Improving aerial topdressing in New Zealand through particle ballistics modelling and accuracy trials
(Fertilizer & Lime Research Centre Massey University, 2016-06-01)
Fixed wing aircraft are utilised in New Zealand to apply dry bulk fertiliser on hill country farms. The fertiliser is most often applied manually as a blanket rate over the entire farm. Previous study indicates that this ...
The classification of hill country vegetation from hyperspectral imagery
(Fertilizer & Lime Research Centre, 2017-04-10)
Remotely sensed hyperspectral data provides the possibility to categorise and quantify the farm landscape in great detail, supplementing local expert knowledge and adding confidence to decisions. This paper examines the ...
Improving nutrient management on dairy farms in north west Tasmania
(Australian Society of Soil Science Incorporated, 2012)
Does incubating bagged soil cores prior to oven drying effect extractable nutrient concentrations?
(Australian Society of Soil Science Incorporated, 2012-07)