Essays about: "Department of Agriculture"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 229 essays containing the words Department of Agriculture.

  1. 1. Ett bidrag till utvärdering av träds hantering av ett framtida urbant klimat : en studie av vatten- och torkstress påverkan på tillväxt hos Prunus avium, Prunus mahaleb och Prunus padus

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Elin Rowicki; [2020]
    Keywords : Prunus; träd; klimat; urban miljö; torkstress; vattenstress; sekundärtillväxt;

    Abstract : Vid Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet Alnarp pågår ett forskningsexperiment där Anna Levinsson, Björn Wiström, Tobias Emilsson och Henrik Sjöman undersöker utvecklingen hos träd som utsätts för vatten- eller torkstress. Syftet är att utvärdera arter som kan hantera framtidens klimat, vilket förväntas innehålla fler perioder av torka och översvämningar. READ MORE

  2. 2. Assessing the potential for vertical urban agriculture for multi-storey buildings : a case study of the proposed Culture Casbah development in Rosengård, Malmö

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Francisco Javier Valerio Trujillo; [2020]
    Keywords : urban agriculture; well-being; sustainable development; urban ecological infrastructure; food security; densification; urban ecology infrastructure; community gardens;

    Abstract : This thesis proposes the use of urban agriculture as a tool to address three global challenges related to population growth in cities; densification, climate change and health risk by studying the history and benefits of urban agriculture, it is possible to understand the benefits in better integrating urban agriculture into new urban infrastructure, particularly in high-density housing areas. These benefits include; better living conditions, reduced food transportation, stormwater management and strong links between communities. READ MORE

  3. 3. The effect of Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and biostimulating algae extract on establishment, growth and development of Vitis vinifera : a field study conducted in Sweden

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

    Author : Hanna Silwer; [2020]
    Keywords : Arbuscular mycorrhiza; biostimulator; crop physiology; mineral fertilizers; precision farming; Vitis vinifera;

    Abstract : About 23% of total global net anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) come from agricultural and forestry related activities. One of the largest contributors of GHG is the usage of nitrogen (N) and phosphorous (P) fertilizers, causing eutrophication and contributing to global warming. READ MORE

  4. 4. Effects of Microwave and Enzyme Treatments on the Softness of Barley Kernels

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

    Author : Ilias Nikolakakis; [2020]
    Keywords : food engineering; livsmedelsteknik; Agriculture and Food Sciences; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The present master thesis was performed in cooperation with the company “Aventure AB”. The company’s R&D department envisioned a new yoghurt-based product able to decrease the blood glucose levels after a meal. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mervärdesstrategier i svensk tomatodling

    University essay from SLU/Department of Work Science, Business Economics, and Environmental Psychology

    Author : Sebastian Stotzer; [2020]
    Keywords : mervärde; tomat; strategi; fallstudie; producentorganisation; närodlat; värdeadderad; trädgårdsföretag;

    Abstract : Som en konsekvens av högre produktionskostnader behöver svenska tomatproducenter erbjuda mervärden för att vara konkurrenskraftiga, det vill säga skapa egenskaper som värderas högt av konsument och som differentierar tomaterna från importerade tomater som till exempel närhet till konsument, produktförädling, miljömässiga värden, smak och utseende. Denna studie utgår från intervjuer med svenska tomatodlare och handlar om hur olika odlare arbetar med mervärdesstrategier i svensk tomatodling. READ MORE