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  • The rheology of gel formed during the California Mastitis Test

    Xia, Sen (The University of Waikato, 2006)
    One of the most costly diseases in the dairy industry is mastitis, which is an inflammation of the mammary gland. Mastitis influences the quality of milk and therefore reduces financial returns to both the farmer and the ...
  • Rheology of the gel formed in the California Mastitis Test

    Verbeek, Casparus Johan R.; Xia, Stephen S.; Whyte, David (Cambridge University Press, 2008)
    The California Mastitis Test has previously been adapted for use in an inline, cow-side sensor and relies on the fact that the viscosity of the gel formed during the test is proportional to the somatic cell concentration. ...
  • Rhizobial denitrification: A review

    O'Hara, G.W.; Daniel, Roy M. (1985)
    The root-nodule bacteria, Rhizobium spp, in a symbiotic relationship with leguminous plants, make an important contribution to nitrogen input in soils. For this reason most research on rhizobia has as its aim a better ...
  • A rhizomic approach to tourism destination evolution and transformation

    Pavlovich, Kathryn (Elsevier, 2014-04)
    This paper critiques linear models of tourism destination evolution through exploring change as anti-hierarchical, self organising and locally inspired. Based upon the Deleuzian concept of networks as rhizomic, the ...
  • Rhodolith-bearing limestones as transgressive marker beds: fossil and modern examples from North Island, New Zealand

    Nalin, Ronald; Nelson, Campbell S.; Basso, Daniela; Massari, Francesco (Wiley, 2008)
    Rhodoliths are nodular structures composed mainly of the superimposed thalli of calcareous red algae. Because their development is controlled by an array of ecological parameters, rhodoliths are a valuable source of ...
  • Ribonucleases in bacterial toxin–antitoxin systems

    Cook, Gregory M.; Robson, Jennifer R.; Frampton, Rebekah A.; McKenzie, Joanna Leigh; Przybilski, Rita; Fineran, Peter C.; Arcus, Vickery L. (Elsevier, 2013)
    Toxin-antitoxin (TA) systems are widespread in bacteria and archaea and play important roles in a diverse range of cellular activities. TA systems have been broadly classified into 5 types and the targets of the toxins are ...
  • Richard Rolle, Emendatio vitae: Amendinge of Lyf, a Middle English translation, edited from Dublin, Trinity College, MS 432

    Kempster, John Hugh (The University of Waikato, 2007)
    Emendatio vitae was the most widely copied of all Richard Rolle’s writings in fourteenth and fifteenth-century England, and yet in modern scholarship this important work and its early audience have received comparatively ...
  • Riding the knowledge wave: An examination of recent work-based learning in New Zealand

    Piercy, Gemma Louise (2005)
    This paper offers insights into the policy environment within which work-based learning takes place. Since 1999, work-based learning in New Zealand has been reframed by a series of ‘third way’ policies implemented by the ...
  • Right action and the non-virtuous agent

    van Zyl, Liezl (Blackwell Publishing, 2010)
    According to qualified-agent virtue ethics, an action is right if and only if it is what a virtuous agent would characteristically do in the circumstances. I discuss two closely related objections to this view, both of ...
  • Right of Way: Cruise Tourism in Fiordland, New Zealand

    James, Susanna (University of Waikato, 2003)
    Coastal cruises to the spectacular fiords and the UNESCO World Heritage Area of Fiordland are an emerging market within the sector of cruise tourism to New Zealand. The Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA) is the governing ...
  • The right to life and law enforcement activities: The approrpriateness of a military response ot the problem of terrorism

    Chevalier-Watts, Juliet (Commonwealth Security Studies Laboratory, 2013)
    This paper considers the issue of the right to life in several lethal force cases heard in the European Court of Human Rights as a result of State activity in response to terrorist and armed activity. In light of extensive ...
  • Rights and property paradigms: Challenging the dominant construct hegemony

    Morrow, Karen; Grear, Anna (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2012)
    The interrelationship of (human) rights and property paradigms raises particularly profound questions when played out in respect of environmental claims. It is therefore no surprise that contributions to this edition invoke ...
  • Rights to water an indigenous right?

    Toki, Valmaine (University of Waikato, 2012)
    The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People ("the Declaration") was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in September 2007 with a majority of 143 states in favour. Since then Australia, New ...
  • 'Riot', 'Revolution' and 'Rape': The theatre relationship and performance breakdown

    Aitken, Vivienne Jane (University of Waikato, 2005)
    This thesis considers theories about the relationship between theatre makers and audience members in theatre – how this relationship is established and how it can break down. The thesis posits that the breakdown of a theatre ...
  • The riots in Ferguson, Missouri as a sequel of the movie ‘The Purge’ - Freedom of Speech in the Age of New Media

    Goltz, Nachshon (Sean) (2017)
    In the wake of the Supreme Court decisions in Stevenes v. US and Brown v. Entertainment, shielding animals cruelty depictions and violent video games under the freedom of speech, an invisible and dangerous line has been ...
  • Rip current dynamics on an embayed beach

    Gallop, Shari L. (The University of Waikato, 2009)
    Rip currents are fast, narrow currents which traverse the surf-zone in the seaward direction. The most important effect of rip currents is that they can pose a deadly hazard to beach-users. Rip currents and their interaction ...
  • The RIPE NCC internet measurement data repository

    McGregor, Anthony James; Alcock, Shane; Karrenberg, Daniel (Springer, 2010)
    This paper describes datasets that will shortly be made available to the research community through an Internet measurement data repository operated by the RIPE NCC. The datasets include measurements collected by RIPE NCC ...
  • Riperata kahutia: a woman of mana

    Nikora, Shelley Aroha (The University of Waikato, 2009)
    Riperata Kahutia is widely remembered as a leader in the history of Tūranganuiā- Kiwa, who fought to retain and repossess land during the difficult times of the 1860's. During this period of rapid social change and political ...
  • Ripping yarns: Science in Asia

    Barker, Miles (New Zealand Association of Science Teachers, 2010)
    The article explores the life and works of botanist Joseph Rock, historian Joseph Needham, and physicist J. C. Bose. Rock's expeditions and personality have become an enduring part of China's history which shows the notion ...
  • The rising public sector pay premium in the New Zealand labour market

    Gibson, John (2008-09)
    This note reports propensity score matching estimates of the public sector pay premium in New Zealand for each year from 2003 until 2007. Comparing with observably similar private sector workers shows that public sector ...