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Resilience, risk and entrepreneurship
(International Food and Agribusiness Management Association, 2016-05-01)
Farmers worldwide face an increasingly turbulent environment. Successful farmers are those that adapt to shifts in the environment to capture the opportunities from such disturbance and outperform those who do not adapt. ...
Potential for bioenergy generation and nutrient recycling in horticultural production systems in New Zealand
(International Society for Horticultural Science, 2016)
Renewable energy can be produced from a number of sources, including plant biomass. One of the most efficient technologies to generate bioenergy from plant biomass is on-farm anaerobic digestion (AD) producing biogas. ...
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 ...
Hill country pastures in the southern North Island of New Zealand: an overview
The 4 million ha of hill country pastures in New Zealand grow mostly on steep slopes and soils of naturally low soil fertility. Pastures are based on approximately 25 exotic species introduced within the last 130 years ...