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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 ...
A New Zealand National Outreach Program – Inspiring Young Girls in Humanitarian Engineering
(Penn State University, 2017-11-27)
Stepping into one another's world: Apprenticeships - Transforming engineering technologist education in New Zealand
(Massey University, New Zealand, 2015-06-30)
The authors have been contracted to advise the Tertiary Education Commission on the viability of apprenticeship models to educate degree level engineering technologists. We have conducted a literature review of learning ...
Catalysing interdisciplinary research at Massey University
As the research environment in which Massey University operates shifts to prioritise high-impact research and interdisciplinary research, it is imperative that the University acts proactively to develop the necessary ...
Improved extension practices for sheep and beef farmers
(New Zealand Grassland Association Occasional Publication, 2016-04-14)
Innovation is critical for maintaining New Zealand’s competitive advantage in agriculture and central to this is farmer learning and practice change. Despite the importance of farmer learning, limited research has been ...
Effect of 10 years of organic dairy farming on weed populations
To determine whether converting to organic farming increases weed problems, a trial at Massey University in New Zealand split a dairy farm in half, with one half farmed conventionally for 10 years and the other half farmed ...
Female song occurs in songbirds with more elaborate female coloration and reduced sexual dichromatism
(Frontiers Media, 2016-03-15)
Elaborate plumages and songs in male birds provide classic evidence for Darwinian sexual selection. However, trait elaboration in birds is not gender-restricted: female song has recently been revealed as a taxonomically-widespread ...