Essays about: "Agriculture and Food Sciences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 205 essays containing the words Agriculture and Food Sciences.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. A Case Study to develop and test GIS/SDSS methods to assess the production capacity of a Cocoa Site in Trinidad and Tobago

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Pritam Kumarsingh; [2021]
    Keywords : geography; GIS; MCA; Fuzzy; AHP; cocoa; SDSS; crop; management; climate; soil; agriculture; production; LGP; Trinidad; Tobago; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Pritam Kumarsingh A Case Study to develop and test GIS/SDSS methods to assess the production capacity of a Cocoa Site in Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago has achieved world-wide affirmation for its unique fine and flavour cocoa (Theobroma cacao). This classification of cocoa commands price premiums on the global market. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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