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View the latest scientific publications exploring dryland pastures research.

Scientific Publications

View the latest scientific publications exploring dryland pastures research.

2016-2018

2018

Cyriac, D., Hofmann, R., Stewart, A., Puthigae, S., Winefield, C., Moot. D.J. 2018. Intraspecific differences in long-term drought tolerance in perennial ryegrass. PlosOne (Submitted). DOI: 0.1371/journal.pone.0194977.
Fields, R.L., Moot, D.J., Sedcole, J., R. Barrell, G.K. 2018. Recovery of ovulation rate in ewes following their removal from an oestrogenic lucerne forage. Animal Production Science XX: XXX-XXX. DOI: 10.1071/AN17586
Fields, R.L., Barrell, G., Gash, A., Zhao, J., Moot, D.J. 2018. Alfalfa coumestrol content in response to development stage, fungi, aphids and cultivar. Agronomy Journal 110(3): 910-921. DOI: 10.2134/agronj2017.09.0535.
Jauregui, J., Mills, A., Black, D.B., Wigley, K., Ridgway, H., Moot D.J. 2018. Yield components of lucerne were affected by sowing date and inoculation treatment. European Journal of Agronomy (Submitted).
Wigley, K., Ridgway, H., Ballard, R., Moot, D.J. 2018. Investigating aluminium tolerance of Sinorhizobium meliloti strains to improve lucerne nodulation. Crop and Pasture Science (Submitted).

 

2017

landscape Cranston, L.M., Kenyon, P.R., Fields, R.J., Moot, D.J. Corner-Thomas, R.A., Kemp, P.D. Morris, S.T. 2017. Lucerne with a high coumesterol content is not a suitable feed for ewes just before and during the early breeding period. Journal of New Zealand Grasslands 79: 61-66.
landscape Lewis, T.R., Lucas. R.J., Hofmann, R.W., Moot, D.J. 2017. Tolerance of newly sown cocksfoot-clover pastures to the herbicide imazethpyr. Journal of New Zealand Grasslands 79: 173-180.
Orchard, S., Standish, R., Dickie, I., Renton, M., Walker, C., Moot. D.J., Ryan, M.H. 2017. Fine root endophytes under scrutiny: a review of the literature on arbuscule-producing fungi recently suggested to belong to Mucoromycotina. Mycorrhiza 27(7): 619-638. DOI 10.1007/s00572-017-0782-z
Wigley K., Moot. D.J., Wakelin, S. A., Laugraud A., Bond C., Seth, K., Ridgway, H. 2017. Diverse bacterial taxa inhabit root nodules of lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) in New Zealand pastoral soils. Plant and Soil Science 420 (1-2): 253-262.

 

2016

Monk, S., Moot, D.J., Belgrave, B.R., Rolston, M.P., Caradus, J.R. 2016. Availability of seed for hill country adapted forage legumes. In: E.R. Thom (ed). Setting a profitable and resilient future for NZ Hill Country farming. Proceedings of the NZGA Hill Country Symposium held 12-13 April 2016. Grassland Research & Practice Series No. 16. Millennium Hotel, Rotorua: New Zealand Grassland Association, 257-267.
Nori, H., Moot, D.J., Black, A.D. 2016. Leaf appearance of annual clovers responds to photoperiod at emergence. European Journal of Agronomy 72: 99-106.
Oliveira, J.S. Moot, D.J., Brown, H.E., Gash, A. 2016. An explanation of yield differences in three potato cultivars. Agronomy Journal 108: 1434-1446
Pollock, K.M., Moot, D.J. 2016. Productivity and composition of perennial lupin pastures in response to six growing rates, lime application and lupin type at Glenmore Station, Lake Tekapo. Journal of New Zealand Grasslands 78: 139-147. (Conference presentation, PDF 3.6 MB)
Sharifiamina, S, Moot, D.J., Bloomberg, M. 2016. Calculating "Hydrothermal time" to quantify seed germination of tall fescue. Journal of New Zealand Grasslands 78: 163-168. (Conference presentation, PDF 0.7 MB)
Ta, H.T., Teixeira, E.I., Moot, D.J. 2015 Impact of autumn (fall) dormancy on growth and development of seedling lucerne. Journal of New Zealand Grasslands 78: 169-176. (Conference presentation, PDF 1.0 MB)
Wigley, K., Wakelin,  S.A., Moot, D.J., Hammond, S., Ridgway, H.J. 2016. Measurements of carbon utilization by single bacterial species in sterile soil: insights into Rhizobium spp. Journal of Applied Microbiology 121: 495-505.

2014 - 2015

 
2015
 
Berenji, S. Moot, D.J. Moir, J.L. Ridgway, H.J. 2015. Lucerne dry matter and N-fixation, when sown with and without lime and inoculant. Journal of New Zealand Grasslands 77: 109-105.
Black,A.D., Moir, J.L. 2015. Dry matter and sheep production of four dryland tall fescue-clover pastures 4-6 years after establishment. Journal of New Zealand Grasslands 77, 117-122. (Conference presentation, PDF 0.4 MB).
Lucas, R.J., Mills, A., Wright, S., Black, A.D., Moot, D.J. 2015. Selection of sub clover cultivars for New Zealand dryland pastures. Journal of New Zealand Grasslands 77: 203-210.
Mills, A., Lucas, R.J., Moot, D.J. 2015. ‘MaxClover’ Grazing Experiment: II. Sheep live-weight production from six grazed dryland pastures over eight years. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research 58: 57-77.
Mills, A., Lucas, R. J., Moot, D.J. (2015). Erratum: 'MaxClover' grazing experiment II. Sheep liveweight production from six grazed dryland pastures over 8 years. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research.
Moot, D.J., Hargreaves, J., Brown, H.E., Teixeira, E.I. 2015. Calibration of the APSIM-Lucerne model for Grasslands Kaituna lucerne crops grown in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research 58(2): 190-202.
Nori, H., Moot, D.J., Black, A.D. 2015. Dry matter yield and radiation use efficiency of four autumn sown top flowering annual clovers. Journal of New Zealand Grasslands 77: 185-193.
Nori, H., Monks, D.P., Moot, D.J. 2015. Seed development of arrowleaf, balansa, gland and Persian clover. Journal of New Zealand Grasslands 77: 195-202.
Sim, R.E., Moot, D.J., Brown, H.E., Teixeira, E.I. 2015. Soil water extraction patterns of lucerne were affected by soil water supply and crop transpiration demand. Plant and Soil (In Press).
Sim, R.E., Moot, D.J., Brown, H.E., Teixeira, E.I. 2015. Sowing date affected shoot and root biomass accumulation of lucerne during establishment and subsequent regrowth season. European Journal of Agronomy 68: 69-77.
Wigley, K., Liu, W.Y.Y., Khumalo, Q., Moot, D.J., Brown, D.S., Ridgway, H.J. 2015. Effectiveness of three inoculation methods for lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) in two Canterbury soils. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research 58(3): 292-301.
Black, A.D., Ryan-Salter, T.P., Liu, W.Y.Y., Moot, D.J., Hill, G.D., Andrews, M. 2015. Bradyrhizobia with a distinct nodA gene nodulate Lupinus polyphyllus in New Zealand soils. In: Duranti, M. (ed.). Proceedings of the XIV Lupin Conference, ‘Developing lupin into a major and sustainable food and feed source. 21-26 June 2015, Milan, Italy. p 45-48.
Black, A.D., Ryan-Salter, T.P., Loxton, G., Moot, D.J. 2015. Liveweight gain of young sheep grazing perennial lupin-cocksfoot pasture compared with pure lucerne pasture. In: Duranti, M. (ed.). Proceedings of the XIV Lupin Conference, ‘Developing lupin into a major and sustainable food and feed source. 21-26 June 2015, Milan, Italy. p 32-35.
Black, A.D., Ryan-Salter, T.P., Moot, D.J., Loxton, G. 2015. Merino lamb and wool production from a commercial stand of perennial lupin (Lupinus polyphyllus) on a high country farm in New Zealand. In: Duranti, M. (ed.). Proceedings of the XIV Lupin Conference, ‘Developing lupin into a major and sustainable food and feed source. 21-26 June 2015, Milan, Italy. p 36.
Moir, J.L., Jordan, P.R., Moot, D.J. 2015. Aluminium sensitivity and phosphorus response of twelve forage legumes grown in an acid upland New Zealand soil. In: Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Plant-Soil Interactions at Low pH. October 18 - 23, 2015, Dubrovnik, Croatia : XXX-XXX.
Whitley, A.E., Moir, J.L., Moot, D.J. 2015 A field survey of aluminium toxicity in New Zealand upland soils varying in parent material and climate. In: Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Plant-Soil Interactions at Low pH. October 18 - 23, 2015, Dubrovnik, Croatia : XXX-XXX.


2014

 
Anderson, D., Anderson, L., Moot, D.J. and Ogle, G.I. 2014. Integrating lucerne (Medicago sativa ) into a high country merino system. Proceedings of the New Zealand Grassland Association 76: 29-34.
Andreucci, M.P., Moot, D.J. and Black, A.D. 2014. Quantifying growth and development of bulb turnips. European Journal of Agronomy, 55, 1-11.
Berenji, S., Ridgway, H. and Moot, D.J. 2014. Strain diversity of rhizobia occupying lucerne and Caucasian clover nodules in high country soil in New Zealand. In: Gupta V.V.S.R., Unkovich, M., Kaiser, B.N. (eds.). N2 fixation: reaping the benefits of basic and applied research. Proceedings of the 17th Australian Nitrogen Fixation Conference, Waite Precinct, Urrbrae, South Australia. p 105-107. (Poster PDF 0.7 MB).
Black, A.D., Harvey, A.J., Moir, J.L. and Moot, D.J. 2014a. Caucasian clover responses to fertiliser, lime and rhizobia inoculation at Lake Heron Station, Canterbury. Proceedings of the New Zealand Grassland Association 76: 105-109. (Conference presentation)
Black, A.D., Loxton, G., Ryan-Salter, T.P. and Moot, D.J. 2014b. Sheep performance on perennial lupins over three years at Sawdon Station, Lake Tekapo. Proceedings of the New Zealand Grassland Association 76: 35-39. (Conference presentation)
Mills, A., Lucas, R.J. and Moot, D.J. 2014a. ‘MaxClover’ Grazing Experiment: I. Annual yields, botanical composition and growth rates of six dryland pastures over nine years. Grass and Forage Science 70: 557-570.
Mills, A., Lucas, R.J. and Moot, D.J. 2014b. ‘MaxClover’ Grazing Experiment. II. Sheep liveweight production from six grazed dryland pastures over eight years. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research 58: 57-77.
Moir, J.L. and Moot, D.J. 2014. Medium-term soil pH and exchangeable aluminimum response to liming at three high country locations. Proceedings of the New Zealand Grassland Association 76: 41-45.
Moot, D.J. 2014. A review of recent research and extension on dryland lucerne in New Zealand. Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production 74: 86-93. (Conference presentation)
Moot, D.J. and Pollock, K.M. 2014. Perennial lupin establishment and yield when sown at five different rates at Glenmore Station, Lake Tekapo. Proceedings of the New Zealand Grassland Association 76: 53-59. (Conference presentation)
Nori, H., Moot, D.J. and Black, A.D. 2014. Thermal time requirements for germination of four annual clover species. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research 57: 30-37.
Nori, H., Moot, D.J., Monks, D.P., Black, A.D. and Lucas, R.J. 2014. Reproductive development of four top flowering annual clovers. Crop & Pasture Science 65: 388-399.
Oliveira, J.S., Moot, D.J. and Brown, H.E. 2014. Seed potato physiological age and crop establishment. Agronomy New Zealand 44: 85-93. (Conference presentation)
Roux, M., Leask, S.K. and Moot, D.J. 2014. Yield and composition of lucerne stands in Central Otago after different winter grazing and weed control treatments. Proceedings of the New Zealand Grassland Association 76: 89-96. (Conference presentation)
Ryan-Salter, T.P., Black, A.D., Andrews, M. and Moot, D.J. 2014. Identification and effectiveness of rhizobial strains that nodulate Lupinus polyphyllus. Proceedings of the New Zealand Grassland Association 76: 61-65.
Wigley, K., Lui, W., Moot, D.J., Ridgway, H. 2014. Nodulation frequency of a naturalised rhizobia in lucerne and its effect on dry matter production. In: Gupta V.V.S.R., Unkovich, M., Kaiser, B.N. (eds.). N2 fixation: reaping the benefits of basic and applied research. Proceedings of the 17th Australian Nitrogen Fixation Conference, Waite Precinct, Urrbrae, South Australia. p 73-74.

2012 - 2013

 
2013
 
Black, A.D. and Murdoch, H.M. 2013. Yield and water use of a ryegrass/white clover sward under different nitrogen and irrigation regimes. Proceedings of the New Zealand Grassland Association 75: 157-163.
Black, D.B.S. and Moot, D.J. 2013. Autumn establishment of lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) inoculated with four different carriers of Ensifer meliloti at four sowing dates. Proceedings of the New Zealand Grassland Association 75: 137-144.
Brown, H. E., Jamieson, P. D., Brooking, I. R., Moot, D. J. and Huth, N. I. 2013. Integration of molecular and physiological models to explain time of anthesis in wheat. Annals of Botany 112: 1683-1703.
Kosgey, J.R., Moot, D.J., Fletcher, A.L., McKenzie, B.A. 2013. Dry matter accumulation and post-silking N economy of 'stay-green' maize (Zea mays L.) hybrids. European Journal of Agronomy 51: 43-52.
Mohammed Yusoff, M., McKenzie, B. A., Moot, D.J., Hill, G.D, 2013. Dry matter accumulation and nutritive value of winter forage crops sown in Canterbury on different dates. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research 56: 309-321.
Mohammed Yusoff, M., Moot, D.J., McKenzie, B.A. and Hill, G.D. 2013. Quantification of vegetative development of faba bean, oats, and Italian ryegrass. Crop and Pasture Science 63 (12): 1097-1105.
Moot, D.J. and van Duivenboden, R. 2013. Attributes of lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) for wastewater applications. In: G. Gielen and M. Dennis (Eds.). 'Water - what is it worth?' Proceedings of the 2013 New Zealand Land Treatment Collective Conference, 28-30 March 2013. Blenheim, Marlborough Convention Centre. 181-187.
Nangul, A., Moot, D.J., Brown, D. and Ridgway, H.J. 2013. Nodule occupancy by Rhizobium leguminosarum strain WSM1325 following inoculation of four annual Trifolium species in Canterbury, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research 56 (3): 215-223.

 

2012

Andreucci, M.P., Black, A.D., Moot, D.J. 2012. Cardinal temperatures and thermal time requirements for germination of forage brassicas. Agronomy New Zealand 42: 181-191.
Berenji, S., Moot, D.J., Moir, J.L. 2012. Lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) dry matter, root growth and nodulation in response to lime and phosphorus in an acid, high country soil in New Zealand. In: I. Yunusa (ed.). "Capturing Opportunities and Overcoming Obstacles in Australian Agronomy". Proceedings of the 16th Australian Agronomy Conference 2012, University of New England, Armidale, NSW The Regional Institute Ltd.
Brown, H.E., Jamieson, P.D., Moot, D.J. 2012. Predicting the transpiration of lucerne. European Journal of Agronomy 43: 9-17.
Khumalo, Q., Moot, D.J., Wigley, K. 2012. Yield, final population and emergence of seed treated lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) sown on five dates. In: C. Harris (ed.). Proceedings of the Inaugural Australian Legume Symposium. William Angliss Conference Centre, 8-9 February 2012. Tooborac: The Australian Grasslands Association. pp. 58-60.
Lucas, R.J. 2012a. Grasses at Ashley Dene. In: R. J. Lucas, N. Gow and A. Nichol (eds). Ashley Dene Lincoln University Farm: the first 100 years. Christchurch: Lincoln University, 88-89.
Lucas, R.J. 2012b. Soil fertility and pasture legumes at Ashley Dene. In: R. J. Lucas, N. Gow and A. Nichol (eds). Ashley Dene Lincoln University Farm: the first 100 years. Christchurch: Lincoln University, 38-39.
Lucas, R.J. 2012c. Ashley Dene before sheep. In: R. J. Lucas, N. Gow and A. Nichol (eds). Ashley Dene Lincoln University Farm: the first 100 years. Christchurch: Lincoln University, 9.
Lucas, R.J., Mills, A., Moot, D.J. 2012. The history of lucerne at Ashley Dene. In: R. J. Lucas, N. Gow and A. Nichol (eds). Ashley Dene Lincoln University Farm: the first 100 years. Christchurch: Lincoln University, 94-97.
Mills, A. and Moot, D.J. 2012. Limits to pasture production. In: R. J. Lucas, N. Gow and A. Nichol (eds). Ashley Dene Lincoln University Farm: the first 100 years. Christchurch: Lincoln University, 130-133.
Mohammad Yusoff, M., McKenzie, B.A.,  Moot, D.J., Hill, G.D. 2012. Dry matter accumulation of faba bean sown at different sowing dates in Canterbury. Agronomy New Zealand 42: 43-51.
Mohammad Yusoff, M., Moot, D.J., McKenzie, B.A., Hill, G.D. 2012. Quantification of vegetative development of faba bean, oats, and Italian ryegrass. Crop & Pasture Science 63: 1097-1105.
Moot, D.J. 2012a. Perennial ryegrass - saint of sinner for New Zealand pastures? Primary Industry Management 16(1): 28-32, 36.
Moot, D.J. 2012b. An overview of dryland legume research in New Zealand. Crop and Pasture Science 63: 726–733.
Moot, D. J. and Mills, A. 2012. Modern lucerne management. In: R. J. Lucas, N. Gow and A. Nichol (eds). Ashley Dene Lincoln University Farm: the first 100 years. Christchurch: Lincoln University, 116-119.
Moot, D.J., Pollock, K.M., Lewis, B. 2012. Plant population, yield and water use of lucerne sown in autumn at four sowing rates. Proceedings of the New Zealand Grassland Association 74: 97-102.
Moot, D.J., Teixeira, E.I., Brown, H.E. 2012. Alfalfa. In: P. Steduto, T.C. Hsiao, E. Fereres, D. Raes (Eds.). Crop Yield Response to Water. FAO Irrigation & Drainage Paper No. 66. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations. 212-219.
Nori, H., Black, A.D., Moot, D.J. 2012. Vegetative development of four annual clovers. In: I. Yunusa (ed.). "Capturing Opportunities and Overcoming Obstacles in Australian Agronomy". Proceedings of the 16th Australian Agronomy Conference 2012, 14-18 October 2012, University of New England, Armidale, NSW The Regional Institute Ltd.
Nori, H., Black, A.D., Moot, D.J. 2012. Vegetative development of four annual clovers. In: I. Yunusa (ed.). "Capturing Opportunities and Overcoming Obstacles in Australian Agronomy". Proceedings of the 16th Australian Agronomy Conference 2012, 14-18 October 2012, University of New England, Armidale, NSW The Regional Institute Ltd.
Oliveira, J., Moot, D.J., Brown, H.E., Gash, A., Sinton, S. 2012. Sprout development of seed potato tuber after different storage conditions. Agronomy New Zealand 42: 53-58.
Pollock, K.M. 2012. Climate change at Ashley Dene. In: R. J. Lucas, N. Gow and A. Nicol (eds). Ashley Dene Lincoln University Farm: the first 100 years. Christchurch: Lincoln University, 116.
Ryan-Salter, T.P., Black, A.D. 2012 Yield of Italian ryegrass mixed with red clover and balansa clover. Proceedings of the New Zealand Grassland Association 74: 201-208.
Scott, W.R. 2012. Brassicas at Ashley Dene. In: R. J. Lucas, N. Gow and A. Nicol (eds). Ashley Dene Lincoln University Farm: the first 100 years. Christchurch: Lincoln University, 90-91.
Sim, R.E, Moot, D.J., Brown, H.E., Teixeira, E.I. 2012a. Development, growth and water extraction of seedling lucerne grown on two contrasting soil types. In: I. Yunusa (Ed.). "Capturing Opportunities and Overcoming Obstacles in Australian Agronomy". Proceedings of the 16th Australian Agronomy Conference 2012, University of New England, Armidale, NSW The Regional Institute Ltd.
Sim, R.E., Moot, D.J., Brown, H.E., Teixeira, E.I. 2012b. Growth and root:shoot dry matter partitioning in seedling lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) differ with sowing date and water availability. In: Proceedings of the 6th International Crop Science Congress, 6-10 August 2012, Bento Goncalves, RS, Brazil. International Crop Science Society.
Stevens, D.R., Thompson, B.R., Carruthers, A., Wall, A.J., Casey, M.J., Phiskie, R., Young, P., Moot, D.J. 2012. Understanding the role of spring grazing of lucerne in the Central Otago environment. Proceedings of the New Zealand Grassland Association 74: 69-75.
Wigley, K., Moot, D.J., Khumalo, Q., Mills, A. 2012. Establishment of lucerne (Medicago sativa) sown on five dates with four inoculation treatments. Proceedings of the New Zealand Grassland Association 74: 91-96.
Ates, S., Lucas, R.J. And Edwards, G.R. 2012. Effects of stocking rate and closing date on subterranean clover populations and dry matter production in dryland sheep pastures. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research, 56, 22-36.

2010 - 2011


2011
 
Chakwizira, E. Moot D.J., Scott W.R., Fletcher, A.L., Maley, S. 2011. Leaf development, radiation interception and radiation-use efficiency of kale crops supplied with different rates of banded or broadcast phosphorus fertiliser. Crop and Pasture Science 62: 840-847.
Moot D.J. 2011. Perennial ryegrass – saint or sinner in temperate dairy systems? Proceedings of the South African Large Herds Association Conference, East London 6-8 June 2011. 63-72.
Teixiera E.I., Brown H.E., Moot D.J., Menkeen E. 2011. Growth and phenological development patterns differ between seedling- and regrowth-stage in lucerne crops (Medicago sativa L.). European Journal of Agronomy 35 (1): 47-55.
Varella, A., Moot D.J., Pollock, K.M., Peri, P.L., Lucas, R.J. 2011. Do light and alfalfa responses to cloth and slatted shade represent those measured under an agroforestry system? Agroforestry Systems 81: 157-173.

2010

Ates, S., Tongel, M.O., Moot, D.J. 2010. Annual herbage production increased 40% when subterranean clover was over-drilled into grass dominant dryland pasture. Proceedings of the New Zealand Grassland Association 72: 3-10.
Brown, H.E., Moot D.J., Teixiera E.I., Meenken E.D. 2010. Flowering time of seedling and regrowth lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) crops. Proceedings of Agro2010 the XIth Congress of European Society of Agronomy in Montpellier, France 29 August 29- 3 September. pp 565-566.
Chakwizira, E., Moot, D.J., Scott, W.R., Fletcher, A. 2010. Establishment and dry matter production of kale supplied with different rates of banded or broadcast phosphorous (P) fertiliser. Australasian Dairy Science Symposium Vol 4. G.R. Edwards, R.H. Bryant (Eds.) pp. 311-316. (National Dairy Alliance: Lincoln University, Christchurch).
Kearney, J., Moot D.J., Pollock, K.M. 2010. On-farm comparison of pasture production in relation to rainfall in Central Otago. Proceedings of the New Zealand Grassland Association 72: 121-126.
Kosgey, J.R., Moot, D.J., McKenzie, B.A., Fletcher A.L. 2010. Yield and N concentration of ‘stay-green’ maize hybrids under different N fertiliser regimes. Proceedings of Agro2010 the XIth Congress of European Society of Agronomy in Montpellier, France August 29 - Sept 03. 563-564.
Lucas, R.J. Smith, M.C., Jarvis, P., Mills, A., Moot, D.J. 2010. Nitrogen fixation by subterranean and white clovers in dryland cocksfoot pastures. Proceedings of the New Zealand Grassland Association 72: 141-146.
Mills, A. and Moot D.J. 2010. Annual dry matter, metabolisable energy and nitrogen yields of six dryland pastures six and seven years after establishment. Proceedings of the New Zealand Grassland Association 72: 177-183.
Mills, A. and Moot, D.J. 2010. Nitrogen yields from sown pasture components in cocksfoot based pastures in a temperate environment. Proceedings of Agro2010 the XIth Congress of European Society of Agronomy in Montpellier, France August 29- Sept 03. 563-564.
Moir, J. and Moot D.J. 2010. Soil pH, exchangeable aluminium and lucerne yield responses to lime in a South Island high country soil. Proceedings of the New Zealand Grassland Association 72: 191-196.
Monks D., Moot, D.J. 2010. Vegetative and reproductive development of balansa clover. Proceedings of the New Zealand Grassland Association 72: 203-206.
Monks, D., Moot, D.J., Scott, W.R. 2010. Photoperiod affects the flowering time of field sown balansa clover. Crop and Pasture Science; 61: 639-644.
Moot, D.J., Mills, A., Pollock, K.M. 2010. Natural resources for Canterbury agriculture. Proceedings of the New Zealand Grassland Association 72: IX-XVII.
Teixiera, E. Hargreaves, J. Brown, H.E., Moot, D.J. 2010. Simulating perennial crops with the APSIM plant module - a study with lucerne. In: Dove, H. (Ed). Food Security from Sustainable Agriculture. Proceedings of the 15th Australian Agronomy Society Conference, 15-18 November 2010, Lincoln, New Zealand.

2008 - 2009

 

2009 

Black, A.D. Laidlaw, A.S. Moot, D.J. O’Kiely, P. 2009. Comparative growth and management of white and red clovers. Irish Journal of Agricultural and Food Research 48: 149-166.
Brown, H.E. Moot, D.J., Fletcher, A.L., Jamieson, P.D. 2009. A framework for quantifying water extraction and water stress responses of perennial lucerne. Crop and Pasture Science 60: 785-794.
Kosgey, J, Moot D.J., McKenzie, B.A., Fletcher, A. 2009. Leaf area development in maize cultivars of different stay green rating. Agronomy New Zealand 39: 15-22.
Lonati, M., Moot, D.J., Aceto, P., Cavellero, A., Lucas, R.J. 2009. Thermal time requirements for germination, emergence, and seedling development of adventive legume and grass species. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research 52: 1-13.
Martini, Y. McKenzie, B.A. Moot, D.J., Hill, G.D., de Ruiter, J.M. 2009. Dry matter accumulation of oats sown at five different sowing dates. Agronomy New Zealand 39: 71-80.
Mills, A., Moot, D.J., Jamieson, P.D. 2009. Quantifying the effect of nitrogen on productivity of cocksfoot (Dactylis glomerata L.) pastures. European Journal of Agronomy 30: 63-69.
Monks, D. P. Saddat, K.E. Moot, D.J. 2009. Cardinal temperatures and thermal time requirements for germination of annual and perennial temperate pasture species. Agronomy New Zealand 39: 95-110.
Monks, D.P., Moot, D.J., Brown, H.E., Teixiera, E.I. 2009. APSIM_Lucerne validation in the temperate climate of New Zealand. In: Cao, W.; White, J.W.; Wang, E. (Eds). Crop modelling and decision support. pp 265-270. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer.
Teixiera, E.I., Moot, D.J., Brown, H.E. 2009. Modeling seasonality of dry matter partitioning and root maintenance respiration in lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) crops. Crop and Pasture Science 60: 778-784.
Teixiera, E.I., Moot, D.J., Brown, H.E., Monks, D.P. 2009. Modelling shoot and root biomass of lucerne crops. New insights on the seasonality of lucerne of dry matter partitioning and root maintenance respiration. In: Cao, W.; White, J.W.; Wang, E. (Eds). Crop modeling and decision support. pp 109-115. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer.
Tonmukayakul, N, Moot, D.J. Mills, A. 2009. Spring water use efficiency of six dryland pastures in Canterbury. Agronomy New Zealand 39: 81-94.
Chakwizira, E., Moot, D.J., Scott, W.R. Fletcher, A. 2009. Effect of rate and method of phosphorous application on the growth and development of ‘Pasja’ crops. Proceedings of the New Zealand Grassland Association 71: 101-106.
Sonego, M. Peruch, L.A.M., Lichtemberg, L.A., Moot, D.J. 2009. Banana cultivars suitable for organic systems in the subtropics of Brazil. In: Proceedings of the XVIII International Meeting of ACORBAT, 10-14 November 2008, Guayaquil, Ecuador.
Sonego, M. Peruch, L.A.M., Moot, D.J. 2009. Temperature and rate of leaf production in banana crops in subtropical environment. In: Proceedings of the XVIII International Meeting of ACORBAT, 10-14 November 2008, Guayaquil, Ecuador.

  

2008

Avery, D., Avery F., Ogle, G., Wills, B.J., Moot, D.J. 2008. Adapting farm systems to a drier future. Proceedings of the New Zealand Grassland Association 70: 13-18.
Mills, A., Smith, M.C., Lucas, R.J. Moot, D.J. 2008. Dryland pasture yields and botanical composition over 5 years under sheep grazing in Canterbury. Proceedings of the New Zealand Grassland Association 70: 37-44.
Moot, D.J. Brown, H.E., Pollock, K., Mills, A. 2008. Yield and water use of temperate pastures in summer dry environments. Proceedings of the New Zealand Grassland Association 70: 51-57.
Fasi, V., Mills, A. Moot, D.J., Scott, W.R., Pollock, K. 2008. Establishment, annual yield and nitrogen response of eight perennial grasses in a high country environment. Proceedings of the New Zealand Grassland Association 70: 123-130.
Fletcher, A.L., Moot, D.J., Stone, P. 2008. Radiation use efficiency and leaf photosynthesis of sweet corn in response to phosphorus in a cool temperate climate. European Journal of Agronomy 29: 88-93.
Fletcher, A.L., Moot, D.J., Stone, P. 2008. Solar radiation interception and canopy expansion of sweet corn in response to phosphorus. European Journal of Agronomy 29: 80-87.
Monks D.P., Moot D.J. 2008. Thermal time requirements for leaf appearance of 'Frontier' balansa clover. Proceedings of the XXI International Grasslands Congress, Hohhot, China. 2: 63.
Monks, D.P., Moot, D.J. Smith, M.C., Lucas, R.J. 2008. Grazing management for regeneration of balansa clover in a cocksfoot pasture. Proceedings of the New Zealand Grassland Association 70: 233-238.
Mills, A. Smith, M.C., Moot, D.J. 2008. Sheep liveweight production from lucerne, cocksfoot or ryegrass based pastures. In: Unkovich, M. (Ed). Global Issues, Paddock Action. Proceedings of the 14th Australian Agronomy Conference, 21-25 September 2008, Adelaide, South Australia. Australian Society of Agronomy.
Teixiera, E.I. Moot, D.J., Brown, H.E. 2008. Lucerne management optimization – new insights from experimentation and modelling. In: Unkovich, M. (Ed). Global Issues, Paddock Action. Proceedings of the 14th Australian Agronomy Conference, 21-25 September 2008, Adelaide, South Australia. Australian Society of Agronomy.
Teixiera E.I., Moot D.J., Brown H.E. 2008. Defoliation frequency and season affected radiation use efficiency and dry matter partitioning to roots of lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) crops. European Journal of Agronomy 28: 103-111.

2006 - 2007

 

2007

Black, A.D. Lucas, R.J., Moot, D.J., Sedcole, RJ. 2007. Liveweight gains of lambs from Caucasian clover/ryegrass and white clover/ryegrass pastures on soils of low and high fertility. Grass and Forage Science 62(2): 225-238.
Fletcher, A.L., Moot, D.J. 2007. Estimating solar radiation in New Zealand using air temperatures. New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticultural Science 35: 147-157.
Peri, P.L. Lucas, R.J. and Moot, D.J. 2007. Dry matter production, morphology and nutritive value of Dactylis glomerata growing under different light regimes. Agroforestry Systems 70: 63-79.
Peri, P.L., Moot, D.J., Jarvis, P., McNeill, D.L., and Lucas, R.J. 2007. Morphological, anatomical and physiological changes of orchardgrass leaves grown under fluctuating light regimes. Agronomy Journal 99: 1502-1513.
Teixiera, E.I. Moot, D.J., Brown, H.E., Fletcher, A.L. 2007. The dynamics of lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) yield components in response to defoliation frequency. European Journal of Agronomy. 26(4): 394-400.
Teixiera, E.I. Moot, D.J., Mickelbart, M.V. 2007. Seasonal patterns of root C and N reserves of lucerne crops (Medicago sativa L.) grown in a temperate climate were affected by defoliation regime. European Journal of Agronomy. 26(1): 10-20.
Teixiera E.I., Moot, D.J., Brown H.E., Pollock K. 2007. How does defoliation management impact on yield, canopy forming processes and light interception of lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) crops. European Journal of Agronomy  27(1): 154-164.

 

2006

Black, A.D. Moot, D.J. Lucas, R.J. 2006. Development and growth characteristics of Caucasian and white clover seedlings compared with perennial ryegrass. Grass and Forage Science 61(4): 442-453.
Black, A.D. Moot, D.J. Lucas, R.J. 2006. Spring and autumn establishment of Caucasian and white clovers with different sowing rates of perennial ryegrass. Grass and Forage Science 61(4): 430-441.
Brown, H.E., Moot, D.J., Lucas, R.J. and Smith, M. 2006. Sub clover, cocksfoot and lucerne combine to improve dry stock production. Proceedings of the New Zealand Grassland Association. 68: 109-115.
Brown, H.E. Moot, D.J., and Jamieson, P.D. 2006. An alternative method for simulating crop water use. In: Turner N.C., Acuna T. (Eds). Groundbreaking Stuff. Proceedings of the 13th Australian Agronomy Conference. 10-14 September 2006 Perth, Western Australia. Australian Society of Agronomy.
Brown, H.E., Moot, D.J., Teixiera, E. 2006. Radiation use efficiency and biomass partitioning of lucerne (Medicago sativa) in a temperate climate. European Journal of Agronomy 25(4): 319-327.
Fletcher, A. Moot, D.J. 2006. Phenological development and frost risk of ‘Challenger’ sweet corn (Zea mays) in response to phosphorous. New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticultural Science 34(4): 393-402.
Fletcher, A. Moot, D.J. and Stone, P. 2006. The effect of fertiliser P on crop biomass production, partitioning and quality in ‘Challenger’ sweet corn. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research 57(11): 1213-1219.
Gillespie, B.J., Lucas, R.J., Moot, D.J., Edwards, G.R. 2006. Can topdressing with salt increase over-sowing success and pasture quality on steep, south facing slopes in hill country pastures? Proceedings of the New Zealand Grassland Association 68: 349-353.
Martin, R.J. Stevens, D.R., Thomas, S.M., Zyskowski, R., Moot, D.J., Fraser, T.J. 2006. Improving water use efficiency on irrigated dairy farms in Canterbury. Proceedings of the New Zealand Grassland Association. 68: 155-160.
Mills, A. Moot, D.J. and McKenzie, B.A. 2006. Cocksfoot pasture production in relation to environmental variables. Proceedings of the New Zealand Grassland Association. 68: 89-94. 
Peri, P.L. Moot, D.J. McNeil. 2006. Validation of a canopy photosynthesis model for cocksfoot pastures grown under different light regimes. Agroforestry Systems 67(3): 259-272.
Power, D.R., Pollock, K.M., Lucas, R.J., and Moot, D.J. 2006. Clover species cover on summer dry hill country in Central Otago. Proceedings of the New Zealand Grassland Association. 68: 343-347.
Rabeendraan, N. Jones, E.E. Moot, D.J., Stewart, A. 2006. Biocontrol of Sclerotinia lettuce drop by Coniothyrium minitans Trichoderma hamatum. Biological Control 39(3): 352-362.
Sonego, M., Peruch, L.A.M., Lichtemberg, L.A., Moot, D.J., Nesi, C.N. 2006. Bunch weight of 21 genotypes in an organic system in the state of Santa Catarina, Brazil. In: Proceedings of the XVII International Meeting of the Association for Co-operation in research on bananas for the Caribbean and Tropical America, 15-20 October, 2006, Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil. 557-561.
Sonego, M., Peruch, L.A.M., Lichtemberg, L.A., Moot, D.J. 2006. Effects of Hurricane Catarina on 21 Banana Genotypes, in the state of Santa Catarina, Brazil. In: Proceedings of the XVII International Meeting of the Association for Co-operation in research on bananas for the Caribbean and Tropical America, 15-20 October, 2006, Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil. p 414.
Teixeira, E.I. Moot, D.J. Mickelbart, M., Brown, H.E. 2006. Seasonal changes in root dry matter and N content of lucerne crops under contrasting defoliation regimes. In: Turner N.C., Acuna T. (Eds). Groundbreaking Stuff. Proceedings of the 13th Australian Agronomy Conference. 10-14 September 2006 Perth, Western Australia. Australian Society of Agronomy.
Teixeira, E.I. Moot, D.J. Fletcher, A.L. 2006. Lucerne canopy expansion in spring was affected by the level of winter root reserves. In: Turner N.C., Acuna T. (Eds). Groundbreaking Stuff. Proceedings of the 13th Australian Agronomy Conference. 10-14 September 2006 Perth, Western Australia. Australian Society of Agronomy.

2005 & Prior

 

2005

Brown, H.E., Moot, D.J. Pollock, K.M. 2005. Herbage production, persistence, nutritive characteristics and water use of perennial forages over 6 years on a Wakanui silt loam. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Science. 48(4): 423-439.
Brown, H.E., Moot, D.J., Teixeira, E.I. 2005. The components of lucerne (Medicago sativa) leaf area index respond to temperature and photoperiod in a temperate environment. European Journal of Agronomy 23(4): 348-358.
Peri, P.L.; Moot, D.J.; McNeil, D.L.; A.C. 2005. Modelling photosynthetic efficiency (alpha) for the light-response curve of cocksfoot leaves grown under different temperate field conditions. European Journal of Agronomy. 22(3): 277-292.

 

Pre 2005

Ayaz, S. Moot, D.J., McKenzie, B.A., Hill, G.D. and McNeil, D.L. 2004. The use of the principal axis model to examine individual plant harvest index in four grain legumes. Annals of Botany 94(3): 385-392.
Peri, P.L.; Moot, D.J.; McNeil, D.L. 2003. An integrated model for predicting maximum net photosynthetic rate of cocksfoot (Dactylis glomerata) leaves in silvopastoral systems. Agroforestry Systems. 58(3): 173-183.
Peri, P.L.; Moot, D.J.; McNeil, D.L. 2003. A canopy photosynthesis to predict dry matter production of cocksfoot pastures under varying temperature, nitrogen and water regimes. Grass and Forage Science. 58(4): 416-430.
Peri, P.L.; Moot, D.J.; McNeil, D.L.; Lucas, R.J. 2003. Modelling net photosynthetic rate of field-grown cocksfoot leaves to account for regrowth duration. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research 46(2): 105-115.
Gray, C.W., Moot, D.J., McLaren, R.G. and Reddecliffe, T. 2002. Effect of nitrogen fertiliser on cadmium concentrations in durum wheat (Triticum turgidum) grain. New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticultural Science 30(4): 291-299.
Peri, P.L., Moot D.J., McNeil, D.L., Varella, A.C. and Lucas, R.J. 2002. Modelling net photosynthetic rate of field-grown cocksfoot leaves under different nitrogen, water and temperature regimes. Grass and Forage Science 57(1): 61-71.
Peri, P.L., McNeil, D.L., Moot D.J., Varella, A.C. and Lucas, R.J. 2002. Net photosynthetic rate of cocksfoot leaves under continuous and fluctuating shade in the field. Grass and Forage Science 57(2): 157-170.
Robertson, M.J. Watkinson, A.R., Kirkegaard, J.A., Holland, J.F., Cawley, S. Potter, T.D., Burton, W., Walton, G.H., Moot, D.J., Wratten, N., Farre, I., Asseng, S. 2002. Environmental and genotypic control of time to flowering in canola and Indian mustard. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research 53(7): 793-809.
Moot, D.J., Scott, W.R., Roy, A.M., Nicholls, A.C. 2000. Base temperature and thermal time requirements for germination and emergence of temperate pasture species. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research 43(1): 15-25.
Sonego, M., Moot, D.J., Jamieson, P.D., Martin, R.J. and Scott, W.R. 2000. Apical development in oats predicted by leaf stage. Field Crops Research 65(1): 79-86.
Bandara, G.D., Whitehead, D. Mead, D.J. and Moot, D.J. 1999. Effects of pruning and understory vegetation on crown development, biomass increment and above-ground carbon partitioning in Pinus radiata D. Don trees growing at a dryland agroforestry site. Forest Ecology and Management 124(2/3): 241-254.
Moot, D.J., Wilson, D.R. and McNeil, D.R. 1997. Validation of the principal axis model (PAM) and its application to genotype selection in field pea (Pisum sativumL.) crops. Annals of Botany 79(6): 651-656.
Moot, D.J. 1997. Theoretical analysis of yield of field pea (Pisum sativum L.) crops using frequency distributions for individual plant performance. Annals of Botany 79(4): 429-437.
Moot, D.J., Henderson, A.H., Porter, J.R. and Semenov, M.A. 1996. Temperature, CO2 and the growth and development of wheat: changes in the mean and variability of growing conditions. Climatic Change 33(3): 351-368.
Moot, D.J., Jamieson, P.D., Henderson, A.L., Ford, M.A., and Porter, J.R. 1996. Rate of change in harvest index during grain-filling of wheat. Journal of Agricultural Science, Cambridge 126(4): 387-395.
Moot, D.J. and McNeil, D.L. 1995. Yield components, harvest index and plant type in relation to yield differences in field pea genotypes. Euphytica 86(1): 31-40.
Moot, D.J. and Every, D. 1990. A comparison of bread baking, falling number, a-amylase assay and visual method for the assessment of pre-harvest sprouting in wheat. Journal of Cereal Science 11(3): 225-234.
Moot, D.J.1993. Harvest index variability within and between field pea (Pisum sativum L.) crops. PhD Thesis, Lincoln University. pp 262.

 

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