Essays about: "organic farming"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 97 essays containing the words organic farming.

  1. 1. The Rowan Ranger Chicken Breed - a Suitable Alternative for the Organic Chicken Meat Industry

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Biologi

    Author : Louise Karlsson; [2016]
    Keywords : Behaviour; Broiler; Chicken; Organic Production; Rowan Ranger;

    Abstract : The only available broiler strain to use in organic chicken meat production, until recently, has been conventional fast growing broiler hybrids. The Rowan Ranger is a broiler strain that has a naturally slower growth rate which makes this strain suitable for organic farming, meeting the demands of KRAV without being subjected to a feed restriction. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sniglar i jordbruket : biologi och begränsning av skadeverkningar

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Fabian Ringdahl; [2016]
    Keywords : snigel; Deroceras reticulatum; Arion vulgaris; bekämpning; växtskydd; ekologi;

    Abstract : Sniglar anses vara skadedjur på höstsådda grödor i svenskt lantbruk. Syftet med denna litteraturstudie är att undersöka snigelns biologi, skadeverkningar och hur man bäst bekämpar dem. Ingen sådan sammanställning är gjord tidigare i Sverige vilket gör den här litteraturstudien unik. READ MORE

  3. 3. Organic Food Production Compared to Conventional Food Production : A Review of the Commodities Wheat, Milk and Beef in Sweden

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekologi; KTH/Industriell ekologi

    Author : Mona Date; Johanna Torstensson; [2016]
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    Abstract : The planetary boundaries show the negative impacts humankind has on the environment today. Through the concept of planetary boundaries it is possible to understand when a system will reach its limit by calculating the resilience of the system. READ MORE

  4. 4. Winegrowers’ motives and barriers to convert to organic farming in Pfalz and Rheinhessen, Germany

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Laura Siepmann; [2016]
    Keywords : Viticulture; five capitals framework; Systembolaget; sustainable development; Rhineland-Palatinate;

    Abstract : Agricultural practices play a crucial role when discussing sustainable development in the world. Organic farming is a possibility to increase the overall sustainability, because it balances the environmental, economic, social and productive spheres better than conventional farming. READ MORE

  5. 5. We are all victims of a crime we did not commit : Sustainable Development of Indigenous Agriculture - A Study in Western Samoa

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE)

    Author : Andreas Ludvigsson; [2016]
    Keywords : Sustainability; Sustainable Development; Sustainable Agriculture; Pacific; Samoa;

    Abstract : Western Samoa is one of the most vulnerable countries from climate changes due to itsgeographic location, and as agriculture is a main industry on the island, this sector isvulnerable to different risks such as tropical cyclones, heavy rainfall or droughts. Samoacould in theory be self-sufficient, but imports large quantities of processed foods whichis affecting the health of the population in a negative way. READ MORE