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Langevin equations for landmark image registration with uncertainty
(Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, 2017)
In-situ optical density sensor
The present invention relates to optical measurement devices and systems, and methods of using these systems and devices, and more particularly but not exclusively it relates to a system and apparatus adapted to measure ...
Assessing the “user-friendliness” of biopesticides and their conventional pesticide counterparts: A “proof-of- concept” framework for comparing pesticide groups
(Caxton Press, 2017-08-08)
Biopesticides have a number of positive attributes compared with conventional pesticides but direct comparisons are difficult to achieve objectively. Therefore, an indexing method was developed and used to compare the ...
Is glyphosate-resistant ryegrass resistant to paraquat?
(Caxton Press, 2017)
Sequestration of herbicide into vacuoles is considered to be the main mechanism of resistance to both glyphosate and paraquat worldwide. In New Zealand, the first case of glyphosate resistance was found in ryegrass (Lolium) ...
Geostatistical determination of soil noise and soil phosphorus spatial variability
(Elsevier Masson, 2017-09-28)
This research studies the effect of stratifying soil samples to try and find a suitable depth to establish a geospatial relationship for a practical soil sampling grid in New Zealand hill country. Cores were collected from ...
Establishing a risk profile for New Zealand pastoral farms
In this paper, the risk profile of two pastoral production systems in New Zealand are examined. All farmers must manage and mitigate a multitude of risks. Traditionally, a farm budget is solely undertaken to satisfy a ...
A New Zealand National Outreach Program – Inspiring Young Girls in Humanitarian Engineering
(Penn State University, 2017-11-27)
Engineering Bacillus megaterium for production of functional intracellular materials
(BioMed Central, 2017-11-22)
Background: Over the last 10-15 years, a technology has been developed to engineer bacterial polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB) inclusions as functionalized beads, for applications such as vaccines, diagnostics and enzyme immobilization. ...