Essays about: "organic production"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 430 essays containing the words organic production.

  1. 1. Management practices’ effect on milk production, somatic cell count and mastitis in Swedish organic dairy farms

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Breeding and Genetics

    Author : Josefin Wingren; [2018]
    Keywords : organic dairy production; mastitis; somatic cell count; milk production; herd size; housing; management; milking routine;

    Abstract : The most common animal health problem in organic dairy production is mastitis. It is considered to be one of the most serious welfare problem in dairy production, as well as an economic problem as it often leads to a reduced milk yield and reduced profit. READ MORE

  2. 2. Biodiversity vs. consumption and agriculture : analysis of discourses from the European Community on its effort to halt biodiversity loss

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Carol Sencebé Condeso; [2018]
    Keywords : biodiversity; consumption; agriculture; sustainability; empowerment; European Commission;

    Abstract : Biodiversity has been in public agendas since the Río Conference in 1992, yet measures to improve it do not seem sufficient since it remains in a continuous negative status. Moreover,consumption and agriculture have been targeted as the practices that damage biodiversity the most. READ MORE

  3. 3. Nitrogen fixation by cyanobacteria associated to feathermosses : a comparison between Scots pine and Norway spruce stands

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Ecology and Management

    Author : Felicia Dahlgren Lidman; [2018]
    Keywords : boreal forest; pinus sylvestris; picea abies; acetylene reduction assay;

    Abstract : The limitations of available nutrients are strong in the boreal forest, especially of nitrogen (N). Due to slow mineralization rate of organic soil nitrogen, caused by low temperatures and acidic soils. Few organisms can fixate atmospheric nitrogen. Among those who have the ability there are some that are common in the boreal forest. READ MORE

  4. 4. Analysis of metatranscriptomes from an acidophilic electricity generating community treating acidic mining wastewaters

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för biologi och miljö (BOM)

    Author : Daniela Palma; [2018]
    Keywords : Acidophiles; extremophiles; MFC; metatranscriptomic; bioinformatics; electricity production; AMD.;

    Abstract : Human ́s constant need for metals requires unsustainable mining and refining of metalore. As a result, highly contaminated wastewaters are discharged in the environmentcompromising the nearby habitat together with all its life forms. READ MORE

  5. 5. Jämförande av lönsamhet mellan ekologisk och konventionell växtodling i Skåne

    University essay from SLU/Department of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Karl Gustafsson; Fredrik Jansson; [2018]
    Keywords : Ekologisk växtodling; reducerad jordbearbetning; ekonomisk kalkyl; kalkyl etableringsmetod;

    Abstract : Efterfrågan på ekologiska råvaror och produkter ökar årligen och det inhemska behovet överstiger utbudet. Arbetet visar på en fortsatt ökning av efterfrågan på ekologiska livsmedel i Sverige. READ MORE