Essays about: "Agriculture and Food Sciences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 281 essays containing the words Agriculture and Food Sciences.

  1. 1. The evolution of wetland restoration policy - A case study of Kristianstad Vattenrike

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för miljö- och klimatvetenskap (CEC)

    Author : Alexander Palmér; [2024]
    Keywords : Wetlands; Kristianstads Vattenrike; Collective action; Social norms; Policy attributes; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Social Sciences; Agriculture and Food Sciences;

    Abstract : Wetlands are vital for biodiversity, socio-ecological systems, and carbon sequestration, but they present a complex challenge in crafting effective conservation policies. This study investigates a successful case of wetland conservation policy, focusing on the notable achievements of Kristianstad Vattenrike. READ MORE

  2. 2. Effective soil organic carbon monitoring in perennial agriculture systems - Sampling protocol development and evaluation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Maja Holm; [2024]
    Keywords : Physical geography; ecosystem science; soil organic carbon; soil sampling; perennial crops; carbon sequestration; carbon farming; Kernza™; soil organic carbon stock; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Perennial agriculture systems are gaining ground as a more sustainable alternative to conventional annual agriculture, partly for their potential to increase the soil organic carbon (SOC) content. Carbon farming is another hot topic for SOC sequestration, as it creates economic incentives for farmers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Farming without animals? The outlook for Biocyclic Vegan Agriculture as an alternative approach to food production in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Kevin Edberg; [2023]
    Keywords : Sustainability Science; Biocyclic Vegan Agriculture; Multi-level Perspective; Sustainable transitions; Agri-food system; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Conventional agriculture and animal husbandry are leading causes of greenhouse gas emissions,environmental degradation, and biodiversity loss. Biocyclic Vegan Agriculture (BVA) is an approach that aims to address the concerns of modern agriculture and provide a sustainable and ethical alternative. READ MORE

  4. 4. The effect of high pressure homogenization on emulsions containing oat β-glucan : a study of viscosity, stability and molecular weight

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Livsmedelsteknik och nutrition (master)

    Author : Dominika Kiesling; [2023]
    Keywords : oat; β-glucan; high pressure homogenization; emulsion; stability; food technology; Agriculture and Food Sciences;

    Abstract : This master thesis project has been conducted in cooperation with Lantmännen AB who are producers of PromOat® - an oat β-glucan powder concentrate. The main objective of this thesis was to investigate the properties of emulsions containing PromOat® oat β-glucan, focusing on the viscosity, stability, and molecular weight before and after high pressure homogenization (HPH) at pressures of 100, 150 and 200 bars. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Impact of Oat and Fruit Consumption on Short-Chain Fatty Acid Production

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Livsmedelsteknik och nutrition (master)

    Author : Johanna Margaretha Schilder; [2023]
    Keywords : short-chain fatty acids; SCFAs; diet; gas chromatography; serum; mice; applied nutrition and food chemistry; Agriculture and Food Sciences;

    Abstract : This study explored the importance of short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs) in maintaining gut health and how different diets affect their levels. Blood plasma and serum samples from mice subjected to two intervention studies on oats and fruits were analysed to determine SCFA concentrations. READ MORE