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An empirical analysis of the cost of rearing dairy heifers from birth to first calving and the time taken to repay these costs.
Rearing quality dairy heifers is essential to maintain herds by replacing culled cows. Information on the key factors influencing the cost of rearing under different management systems is, however, limited and many farmers ...
Pasture damage from spot-sprayed herbicides
(Caxton Press, 2017)
Spot-spraying weeds in pastures enables the use of herbicide that would be too harmful to pasture if boom-sprayed. However, some herbicides are more damaging than others. To quantify this damage, a range of spot-spraying ...
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 ...
Papillomaviruses in dogs and cats