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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 review of the use of chicory plantain red clover and white clover in a sward mix for increased sheep and beef production
(NZ Grassland Association, 2015)
Many farmers are sowing mixed swards containing chicory (Cichorium intybus), plantain (Plantago lanceolata), red clover (Trifolium pratense) and white clover (T. repens) (hereafter termed herb and clover mix). This herb ...
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 ...