Essays about: "Food Security and over population"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 essays containing the words Food Security and over population.

  1. 1. Cereals as ‘leftover biomass’ : an analysis of Swedish cereal production from the perspective of feed-food competition

    University essay from SLU/Department of Molecular Sciences

    Author : Beatrice Tillgren; [2021]
    Keywords : feed-food competition; left-over biomass; low‐opportunity‐cost feedstuff; cereals; cereal quality; wheat; rye; barley; oats; Swedish cereal production;

    Abstract : In a time with climate change and a growing population it is important to use the arable land as effectively as possible to ensure food security and minimize environmental impacts. Currently, livestock production uses 70% of all agricultural land which highlights the competition between the usage of land for crops for feed rather than for human consumption. READ MORE

  2. 2. Regulation of Plant Defense Genes Against Bacterial Pathogens

    University essay from KTH/Proteinvetenskap

    Author : Jenny Sjöström; [2021]
    Keywords : plant defense; PTI; FLS2; SERK1; regulation; växtförsvar; PTI; FLS2; SERK1; reglering;

    Abstract : Sjukdom på grödor orsakad av bakterier kan bidra till ekonomiska förluster för bönder samt brist på mat, därför är det viktigt att utveckla nya hållbara sätt att motverka och behandla grödor mot bakterier. Idag är det mest vanliga tillvägagångssättet antibiotika men detta är inte hållbart p.g.a uppkomst av antibiotikaresistens. READ MORE

  3. 3. Zero Acreage Farming: Modular aeroponics system to grow globe tomatoes in household rooftops of Stockholm.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Rahul Kishorekumar; [2021]
    Keywords : Acreage farming; geoponics; urban resilience; sustainability; food system; climate change;

    Abstract : Climate change and rapid urbanization have caused several vulnerabilities for the global food system, and alternative farming methods are required to solve this ongoing crisis. Zero acreage farming can be a sustainable farming a to geoponics, as it is developing worldwide, and in Stockholm, this provides an opportunity to produce food year-round. READ MORE

  4. 4. Distribution Modelling of Gene Drive-Modified Mosquitoes and Their Effects on Wild Populations

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Bartlomiej Kolodziejczyk; [2020]
    Keywords : Geography; Geographical Information Systems; GIS; Physical Geography; Mosquito Distribution; Malaria Modelling; Gene Drives; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Emerging technologies have the potential to bring numerous new opportunities and solutions to the existing challenges, including addressing sustainable development goals (SDGs). Particular hopes are given to areas of the life that require our urgent action, these include but are not limited to medicine and food security. READ MORE

  5. 5. Hägnutnyttjande av gyllenhuvad lejontamarin (Leontopithecus Chrysomelas) och dess beteendebudget på Furuvik i Sverige

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Tobias Benn; [2020]
    Keywords : Gyllenhuvad lejontamarin; hägnutnyttjande; callitrichids; Leontopithecus Chrysomelas; beteendebudget; djurpark; vanlig lejontamarin; skogsskövling; fragmentering; population; primat;

    Abstract : The golden-headed lion tamarin (Leontopithecus Chrysomelas) is endemic to the Bahia region, Brazil. The estimated wild population is between 6 000-15 000 individuals and is declining. The species is classified as endangered due to fragmentation from deforestation. READ MORE