Essays about: "Food Security and over population"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 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. Mapping Sweden’s regional food strategies : An analysis of resilience and food security

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Amanda Stenberg; [2021]
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    Abstract : Global changes such as climate change and population growth, and unexpected shocks and stresses such as natural disasters, and economic and political crises, are factors leading to an increased pressure on the food system. In order to approach these issues, the concept of resilience may be used, looking at how well the system is able to withstand and adapt to changes over time and provide food security during such crises. READ MORE

  4. 4. Relating the impacts of regenerative farming practices to soil health and carbon sequestration on Gotland, Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Soil and Environment

    Author : Laerke Daverkosen; Alena Holzknecht; [2021]
    Keywords : regenerative agriculture; soil health; carbon sequestration; Gotland Sweden ;

    Abstract : Land degradation, greenhouse gas emissions and biodiversity loss through agriculture are some of the greatest challenges we are facing today. Fertile and productive soils are the basis of life on this planet and need to be protected and restored to support a growing population and lower negative impacts of climate change. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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