Big predators hunt faster

At high school I was a member of the ATC (Air Training Corp). We would meet each week at the Balclutha Primary School Hall where we would learn drill, information about planes and information about wilderness survival and first aid. Every fourth week we would go to the small-bore rifle…

Trace elements at the local dairy

I spent my childhood on a farm in Paretai  in South Otago. We were a few kilometres out of Balclutha, not far from Telford, which is now a campus of Lincoln University. Our farm was the only sheep farm in a dairy area. Our neighbours were dairy farmers, the kids…

In clover? PhD fellowship available

Interested in adaptation of rhizobia strains to different soil environments and to abiotic stress? The Department of Ecology at Lincoln University is advertising a three year scholarship (covering living costs and tuition fees). Particular interest will be on adaptation of strains to different soil environments and to abiotic stress. The…