Essays about: "Agriculture and Food Sciences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 220 essays containing the words Agriculture and Food Sciences.

  1. 1. Japanese Knotweed as an alternative material

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Industridesign

    Author : Beata Salonen Ripa; [2021]
    Keywords : Japanese knotweed; Reynoutria japonica; Fallopia japonica; Polygonum cuspidatum; invasive species; alternative material; eco friendly material; Arts and Architecture; Agriculture and Food Sciences; Biology and Life Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Japanese knotweed, or Parkslide in Swedish, is considered one of the world’s most invasive species. The aim of this project was to explore and investigate the possibility of utilizing this alternative material, and by doing so, help restrict and limit the expansion of the plant. READ MORE

  2. 2. Decolonial Resistance in Agriculture: The Role of Spirituality in the Work of Food Sovereignty Organizations in Mexico

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Milena Garbers; [2021]
    Keywords : food sovereignty; decolonial knowledges; spirituality; Indigenous knowledges; resistance; Mexico; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Recent decades have exposed the crisis inherent in the globalized agriculture system characterized by nature commodification, trade liberalization, corporatization and environmental destruction. The crisis is driven by a colonial and neoliberal-capitalist ideology grounded in the supposed universality of western knowledge. READ MORE

  3. 3. Alkaline Protein Extraction of Oat Bran and Oat Endosperm Flour - the Effect of pH during Extraction and Precipitation

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

    Author : Bella Nielsen; Alva Rodhe; [2021]
    Keywords : Oats; Protein; Alkaline extraction; Protein extraction; Plant-based proteins; Oat protein; Oat bran; Oat endosperm; Iso-electric precipitation; Food engineering; Technology and Engineering; Agriculture and Food Sciences;

    Abstract : An increased understanding of the negative impacts of animal-based proteins, on both environment and health, has led to a rise in the demand for plant-based proteins. To meet the demands, conventional crops must be efficiently utilized. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dynamics of net primary production and food availability in the aftermath of the 2004 and 2007 desert locust outbreaks in Niger and Yemen

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Emma Bylund; [2021]
    Keywords : geography; GIS; desert locust outbreak; NPP; food availability; livelihood zones; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The knowledge of desert locust plagues goes back to biblical times but it is just as relevant in 2020 with an ongoing outbreak in East Africa and the Middle East. The locusts pose a threat to agriculture, and by extent food availability, due to their high appetite, diverse diet and ability to migrate long distances in large swarms. READ MORE

  5. 5. Remote Sensing Based Pre-Season Yellow Rust Early Warning in Oromia, Ethiopia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Chinatsu Endo; [2021]
    Keywords : yellow rust; modeling; prediction; early warning; remote sensing; geography; geographical information systems; GIS; Agriculture and Food Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Yellow rust (Puccinia striiformis f. sp. Tritici) is a crop disease caused by a fungus that regularly infects wheat and causes yield loss in Ethiopia. The disease has a significant impact on the country’s crop production, food security, health, and socioeconomic well-being. READ MORE