Essays about: "Cereal"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 118 essays containing the word Cereal.

  1. 1. Sustainability effects of introducing legumes in traditional cropping systems : an experimental case study in Swedish context

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Jakob Rönnholm Håkansson; Ulrik Bergsland; [2019]
    Keywords : cropping system; legumes; optimization; profitability; sustainability;

    Abstract : The agricultural sector of the world faces a growing food demand because of a growing world population. To support this growing demand, it could be necessary that agricultural production increases, this increase in production must be achieved sustainably. READ MORE

  2. 2. Evaluating effects of preventive actions to reduce wild boar damage in the agricultural landscape

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies

    Author : Matilda Söderqvist; [2019]
    Keywords : Sus scrofa; wild boar; wildlife damage; agricultural damage; crop damage; preventive actions; fencing; protective hunting; directed feeding;

    Abstract : The population of wild boar (Sus scrofa) is increasing dramatically in Sweden and all over Europe and cause an extensive amount of damage in agricultural landscapes. The economic losses for farmers due to damages are leading to intense conflicts between different stakeholders, particularly hunters and farmers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Bevattning av spannmål : en ekonomisk analys

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Isabell Gilbertsson; [2019]
    Keywords : bevattning; spannmål; investering; lönsamhet;

    Abstract : Den senaste tidens klimatförändring har bidragit till ett ökat intresse för bevattning av spannmål bland svenska lantbrukare. Det finns dock osäkerheter kring hur lönsamt det är att bevattna spannmål och syftet med denna studie är därför att ge nya insikter i bevattningens ekonomi för att stödja jordbrukares beslutfattande relaterat till bevattning av spannmål. READ MORE

  4. 4. Examining the competitive abilities of cornflower (Centaurea cyanus) in a growth chamber experiment.

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för ekologi, miljö och geovetenskap

    Author : Emil Karlsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Centaurea cyanus; Papaver rhoeas; Avena sativa; Cornflower; Growth chamber; Plant competition; Plant ecology; LAI; Root biomass; Root length; Biomass; Dry weight; Interspecific competition; Blåklint; Kärlväxter; Konkurrensförmåga; Ekologi;

    Abstract : Competition between different species (interspecific competition) is an important factor to consider when estimating population trends, geographic distributions, and management options of species. Many historically common vascular plant species found in agricultural environments have been negatively affected by changes in community composition and in turn, changes in competition pressures. READ MORE

  5. 5. Analysis of mixed-linkage (1-3, 1-4)-β-D-glucan in Swedish cereal cultivars and bread

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för naturvetenskap och teknik

    Author : Thea Björklund; [2019]
    Keywords : β-glucan; dietary fibers; cereals; rye; wheat; Swedish cultivars.;

    Abstract : β-glucans are unavailable carbohydrates and a dietary fiber that cannot be readily metabolized by our own bodies’ enzymes in the gastrointestinal tract. They are instead metabolized by our microbiota in the large intestine, were they have multiple health benefits. They help with keeping the microbiota in balance and regulating our immune system. READ MORE