Essays about: "Cauliflower"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the word Cauliflower.

  1. 1. Gotländsk grönsaksodling : utvecklings- och tillväxtmöjligheter

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Soil and Environment

    Author : Linnea Persson; [2013]
    Keywords : Gotland; Sverige; svensk; grönsaksproduktion; trädgårdsgrödor; trädgårdsnäring;

    Abstract : A diet based on a bigger part of locally produced vegetables can contribute to decreasing environmental impact and improved health. In Gotland horticulture has increased more than in Sweden in total during the last 15 years. READ MORE

  2. 2. Healthier vegetables through temperature stress? : a review of Brassica oleracea

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

    Author : Anna Enocksson; [2013]
    Keywords : Health ; nutrition; quality; crucifers; Brassica oleracea ; broccoli; Brussels sprouts; cabbage; cauliflower antioxidants; kale; temperature; heat; antioxidants; phytochemicals;

    Abstract : The objective of this report is to present a review of the studies which has been carried out up to days date concerning how temperature affects vegetables physiologically when it comes to their health inducing as well as quality reducing features. The essay therefore starts off with defining what is meant by the terms health promoting and quality reducing features. READ MORE

  3. 3. Effect of patch heterogeneity on oviposition in two lepidopteran Brassica pests

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Tove Maria Nilsson; [2011]
    Keywords : Pieris brassicae; Plutella xylostella; Brassica oleracea; oviposition; host plant; egg distribution; patch heterogeneity;

    Abstract : The plant family of Brassicaceae is widespread around the world and many members of the family are important food and oil-seed crops. There are many insect pests specialized on brassicaceous crops and interactions between crop and pest are well studied. READ MORE

  4. 4. Olfactory response in caterpillars of Pieris rapae for host recognition

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Tomas Schön; [2011]
    Keywords : Pieris rapae; Brassicaceae; glucosinolate; volatiles; feeding preferences; food choice; caterpillar;

    Abstract : Plants interact with phytophagus insects through release of volatile chemical compounds. They can either function as a defense against herbivores by attracting predators and parasitoids, or they can act as an attractant for the herbivores themselves. READ MORE

  5. 5. Response to olfactory stimuli in gregarious Pieris brassicae caterpillars

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Louise Malmgren; [2011]
    Keywords : olfaction; olfactometer; caterpillar; host search; Pieris brassicae; Lepidoptera; Brassica oleracea; cauliflower; broccoli; cabbage; stimuli;

    Abstract : Insects search primarily to find food, egg-laying sites, resting sites or conspecifics. Understanding the search behaviour of insects at the point when they are not in contact with the host is relevant to for instance the control of pest species. READ MORE