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Construction of otherness in the CBS’s sitcom, the big bang theory
(Khate Sefid Publications, 2015-10-07)
The fact that TV enjoys a great number of viewers, many of whom are influenced by it is undeniably acknowledged. This paper analyses the successful American sitcom, The Big Bang Theory, and investigates the factor of ...
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 ...
Qualitative evaluations of new scientific concepts: Accurate, fast, easy and inexpensive
Evidence confirming the robustness of qualitative methodologies in marketing research is scarce. Instead, quantitative methodologies dominate publications in marketing journals, a stark contrast to other academic disciplines ...
Day 2 keynote 2: West meets east: Sharing and demonstration of supervisory strategies and skills- part 2
(Office of the Director of Social Welfare, Ministry of Social and Family Development, 2016-01-11)
Can we get more out of Net-Promoter Data?
Net-Promoter Score (NPS), a loyalty measure, is used extensively in commercial market research due to its simplicity of use and ease of understanding, despite criticism of the metric. Given the widespread use of NPS ...
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 ...
Faith-based social entrepreneurship: Towards an integrative framework
(New Zealand Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Research Centre, 2016-03-01)
The study of social entrepreneurship increasingly takes into consideration the multi-faceted context that generates and shapes it. Inspired and guided by the specific context of religion, faith-based organisations throughout ...
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 ...