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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Genetics of alternative definitions of feed efficiency in grazing lactating dairy cows
The objective of this study was to estimate genetic parameters for measures of energy conversion efficiency (ECE), energy balance (EB), net energy intake (NEI), net energy of lactation (NEL) and body weight (BW), within ...
Resilient Productivity-Performance Constraints in New Zealand Road Maintenance and Rehabilitation Projects
Road pavement maintenance and rehabilitation contractors (RPMRCs) face challenges inherent in performance-based rewards which seek to maximize tax dollar through whole-of-life best value in the project delivery process. ...
Modelling nutrients flow for outdoor pig farms: effect of stochasticity
This paper first briefly describes a nutrient partitioning model for outdoor pig farms. The model uses input parameters that are commonly available on outdoor pig farms. The mechanistic and dynamic model simulates both ...
Challenges in Managing Residential Earthquake Insurance: A Post-Disaster Review
This paper examined the challenges associated with the management of the dual EQC-private insurance model offered in New Zealand after the Canterbury earthquake disasters. A mixed-methods approach comprising survey and ...
Understanding the nature of media scandals in light of recent revelations in New Zealand's political life
The nature of media scandals is considered in light of the numerous scandals that have recently dominated New Zealand’s political life. These media scandals have centred on two individuals: rightwing blogger Cameron Slater ...
Kei roto i te whare on housing
(ST PAUL ST Gallery, AUT, 2016-03-10)