Essays about: "Agriculture and Food Sciences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 204 essays containing the words Agriculture and Food Sciences.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Effects of Vacuum Impregnation with Various Substances in Combination with Pulsed Electric Field to Improve the Freezing Tolerance of Arugula Leaves

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

    Author : George Lukhava; [2021]
    Keywords : Food Engineering; Food Preservation; Pulsed Electric Fields; PEF; Vacuum Impregnation; VI; Arugula; Cryoptrotectant; Glycerol; Secondary Metabolites; Folic Acid; Folate; Folacin; Vitamin B1; Thiamine; Thiamin; Agriculture and Food Sciences;

    Abstract : As of 2020 an estimated number of 821 million people across the world are undernourished and that figure is expected to grow by 2 billion before the end of 2050 (United Nations Sustainable Development 2020). Despite this, every year over 1/3 of food produced globally is disposed of without consumption (Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition 2018), and the actual number might be much higher. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Missed Steak: A Study of the Value Added by Dynamic Best-before Labels

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Ernest Björklund; Mattias Letellier; [2020]
    Keywords : Best-before dates; Best-before labels; Consumer perceptions; Dynamic best- before; Food waste; Innovation; Mature industries; Meat; Technology; Value chains; Business and Economics; Agriculture and Food Sciences;

    Abstract : I mogna industrier prioriteras ofta verkningsgrad och processen snarare än själva produkten. Detta innebär att dessa industrier anpassar sig långsamt när de externa förhållandena skiftar. Exempel på sådan industri är Sveriges köttindustri. Denna präglas av stor klimatpåverkan, även stora mängder matsvinn. READ MORE

  4. 4. Blue biotechnology : its role in the future of food

    University essay from SLU/Department of Molecular Sciences

    Author : Andrea Lundh; [2020]
    Keywords : Aquaculture; blue biotechnology; aquatic resources; SDG; sustainable development goals; blue growth; zero hunger; food security; agenda 2030;

    Abstract : To provide healthy food and livelihoods to a growing population on Earth, while environmental issues becoming more adverse, as well as climate change becoming more critical, is one of today’s greatest challenges. By 2015 the United Nations come up with 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) to tackle global challenges as poverty, global hunger, climate resilience, population growth control, achieving food security, and promotion of sustainable agriculture. READ MORE

  5. 5. Resistant E. coli isolated from smallholder pig farms in Lira, Uganda

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Kristin Selling; [2020]
    Keywords : Escherichia coli; E. coli; antibiotic resistance; Pig; Swine; Uganda; Africa;

    Abstract : Uganda is an East African country with a fast-growing population and has one of the world’s lowest gross domestic product per capita. Most of the population live in rural areas and agriculture is the country’s most important source of income. READ MORE