An article on apricot growing is among the free articles to be read in Royal Society of New Zealand online journals this month. Another deals with livestock diets and N2 emissions.
Four new issues of society journals are now online, with one feature article from each journal free to read until the end of the month.
- Why does the quality of apricot fruits vary even within the same tree? “Factors affecting fruit set and fruit quality along branch units of different apricot cultivars” by Jill Stanley features in the latest issue of the New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticultural Science.
- Can we reduce urine-derived N2O emissions by changing livestock diets? Gardiner et al. address the current research in the New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research: “Potential for forage diet manipulation in New Zealand pasture ecosystems to mitigate ruminant urine derived N2O emissions: a review”.
- ST Larned et al.’s “Water quality in New Zealand rivers: current state and trends” features in this month’s New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research.
- In the New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, DT Strong et al.’s “Petlab: New Zealand’s national rock catalogue and geoanalytical database” discusses the history, scope and future of this accessible data repository.