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  • Estimation of growth rate, production and age of the marine angiosperm Thalassia testudinum König 

    Patriquin, David (University of Puerto Rico, 1973)
    There is a linear relation between average growth rate and the average maximum leaf length of Thalassia stands. The ratio production-to-standing crop (wet weight including epiphytes) tends to be constant. New foliage leaves ...
  • "Migration" of blowouts in seagrass beds at Barbados and Carriacou, West Indies, and its ecological and geological implications 

    Patriquin, David (Elsevier Scientific Publishing Company, 1975)
    Blowouts are grass-free depressions within seagrass beds at Barbados and Carriacou and reported in the literature to be common elsewhere in the Caribbean region. They are typically crescent-shaped in plan view with the ...
  • Marine Resources of Kouchibouguac National Park: Extended Summary 

    Patriquin, David G.; Butler, C.R. (Applied Ocean Systems Ltd., Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, 1976-04-15)
    Kouchibouguac National Park is located on the east coast of New Brunswick, Canada It includes 25 kilometers of barrier islands/sand dunes which shelter three lagoons and face the Gulf of St. Lawrence on their seaward side. ...
  • Marine Resources of Kouchibouguac National Park 

    Patriquin, David G.; Butler, C.R. (Applied Ocean Systems Ltd., Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, 1976-04-15)
    Kouchibouguac National Park is located on the east coast of New Brunswick, Canada It includes 25 kilometers of barrier islands/sand dunes which shelter three lagoons and face the Gulf of St. Lawrence on their seaward side. ...
  • Salt marshes in Nova Scotia: a status report of the Saltmarsh Working Group 

    Hatcher, A.; Patriquin, David G. (Institute of Resource and Environmental Studies and Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, 1981-06-01)
    There are approximately 80,000 acres of salt marsh land in Nova Scotia of which approximately 43,000 acres have been dyked for agricultural use. Salt marsh lands have served as major producers of food in estuarine regions. ...
  • Demise of the garden of Acadia 

    Patriquin, David (DVL Publishing Inc., Liverpool, Nova Scotia, 1981-07)
    In the late 1970s, plans were being developed for construction of a tidal power barrage at the mouth of the Annapolis River. Much of the land by the river in that area was dyked and was used by farmers for grazing and ...
  • Faba bean: an alternative to soybean in Nova Scotia, Canada. 

    Patriquin, David G.; Burton, D. (Borkhauser Verlag: Basel, Boston, Stuttgart., 1982-01-01)
    For farmers in Nova Scotia who wish to be self-sufficient in animal feed, and in N fertilizer, the faba bean offers a number of advantages over soybean: (i) no special processing is required; (ii) nodulation is generally ...
  • Biological husbandry and the "nitrogen problem" 

    Patriquin, David G. (Biological Agriculture and Horticulture, 1986)
    Since 1978, the author has been conducting research into the theory and practice of biological husbandry in collaboration with a farmer who stopped using pesticides and mineral fertilizers in 1976. Eggs are exported from ...
  • The ecology of transition 

    Patriquin, David G. (COGnition (Eco-Farm & Garden), 1988)
    A popular account of scientific research on the processes involved in the transition of a mixed laying hen-grain farm In the Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia from conventional to organic management.
  • Seven case studies in sustainable agriculture 

    Patriquin, David G.; Edwards, L.; Gimby, M.; Jobin, P.; Sampson, R. (Science Council of Canada, Ottawa, 1991-05-24)
    Seven case studies of SA (sustainable agriculture) in Canada were conducted in the late fall/early winter of 1990/91. The primary objective was to provide examples of innovative SA practices that have been implemented by ...
  • Proceedings of the Bioregional Farmer/Scientist Workshop in Organic Agriculture (Maine & Maritime Provinces), 1988• 

    Schneider, G.; Poole, K.; Patriquin, David G. (Organic Crop Improvement Association of New Brunswick & Dalhousie University, 1991-06-15)
    Proceedings of a workshop
  • On-farm measurements of pH, electrical conductivity and nitrate in soil extracts for monitoring coupling and decoupling of nutrient cycles 

    Patriquin, David G.; Blaikie, H.; Patriquin, M.J.; Yang, C. (Biological Agriculture & Horticulture, 1993)
  • Evaluation of low external input, sustainable farming practices for livestock farms in Cumberland County 

    Patriquin, David G.; Hubbard, S.; Scott, J. (REAP-Cumberland, Shinimicas, Nova Scotia, 1993-06-01)
    Existing livestock systems in Cumberland Co. rely mainly on grass, clover and spring cereals for home grown forage and grain. There are well known limitations to these systems on the fragipan or basil till soils which ...
  • Preliminary observations of the status of shallow water reefs at Sandy Island, Carriacou, Grenada 

    Patriquin, David; Hunte, Wayne (1996-10-29)
    Sandy Island is an uninhabited cay lying off the west coast of Carriacou. Surrounded by clear waters and coral reefs, with an extensive white sand beach and quiet water on its south side and a palm canopy on the island, ...
  • The Oaks Experiments on Organic Management of Turf: Final Industry Report 

    Patriquin, David G.; Reid, D.A.; Walsh, B.D. (Edmonds Landscape and Construction Services Limited, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada., 1996-10-30)
    The Oaks experiments were designed to address practical questions about organic management of turfs (lawns, sports fields etc.), notably: (i) How do we use organic fertilizers and soil-building amendments on turf for maximum ...
  • Greenfacts Special Research Edition: The Oaks Experiments on Organic Management of Turf 

    Patriquin, David G.; Reid, D.A.; Walsh, B.D. (Edmonds Landscape and Construction Services Limited, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1998-01)
    This Greenfacts is a summary of a 380 page research report titled The Oaks Experiments on Organic Management of Turfs. The research report documents in detail the results of a four year project for developing an organic ...
  • Farms as ecosystems 

    Patriquin, David G. (University Extension Press, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, 1999)
    Organic farming provides ecosystem services as well as food. The weakest points of organic farming systems are limited use of livestock and declining genetic resources. Organic farming has special research and service ...
  • Reducing risks from E. coli 0157 on the organic farm 

    Patriquin, David G. (Canadian Centre for Sustainable Agriculture, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan., 2001)
    E.coli 0157 is a bacterial pathogen of the human intestinal tract which is carried in certain species of livestock and wildlife without ill effect. Such organisms are termed zoonotics. Various types of Campylobacter and ...
  • Systems for sustainable agriculture: approaches, tradeoffs and needs 

    Patriquin, David G. (Canadian Centre for Sustainable Agriculture, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 2001)
    All systems of agriculture practiced today can be seen as having a potential for improvement and contributing toward a more sustainable agriculture. The major differences in approach and in the types of services needed to ...
  • Can we stop the lobster going the way of the cod? 

    Corkett, Christopher J. (labeled ‘A brief submitted in 2006 to the Fisheries Resource Conservation Council (FRCC)’, 2006)
    This report is a response to the Fisheries Resource Conservation Council (FRCC)’s request for opinion on how to reduce risk and address problems in Atlantic Canada’s lobster fishery. See www.frcc-ccrh.ca for further details ...