Essays about: "Organic food"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 327 essays containing the words Organic food.

  1. 1. Integrating horticultural and arable crops : a sustainable way to increase vegetable production in Scania?

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

    Author : Stina Helena Mortensen; [2022]
    Keywords : Horticulture; agriculture; vegetables; crop rotation; crop sequence; diversification; integration; ecosystem services; farmers’ attitudes;

    Abstract : Modern arable production is associated with a highly homogenous landscape with few cultivated species and is relying heavily on external chemical inputs. Intensive vegetable production, on the other hand, is associated with environmental costs such as increased risk of nutrient leaching and loss of soil organic matter. READ MORE

  2. 2. Investigating the Fluxes of Radio-Cesium (137Cs) in Sweden : Investigating the Fluxes of Radio-Cesium (137Cs) in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Hammad Masood; [2022]
    Keywords : Chernobyl incident; Sweden; radio-cesium; contamination; terrestrial environment; quatic environment;

    Abstract : Technological advancement and the quest for power have gradually contaminated our environment, as industrialization, agriculture, and nuclear activities progressed. In the year 1986, a terrible nuclear incident occurred in Ukraine, in which the nuclear reactor exploded. READ MORE

  3. 3. Freshwater bivalves with ecosystem engineering traits : The biodeposition rate of A. anatina and U. tumidus

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa, natur- och teknikvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Gullstrand Tova; [2022]
    Keywords : Freshwater bivalves; biodeposition rate; A. anatina; U. tumidus; faeces; pseudofaeces; duck mussel; swollen river mussel; Sötvattensmusslor; biodepositionshastighet; A. anatina; U. tumidus; avföring; pseudoavföring; allmän dammussla; spetsig målarmussla;

    Abstract : Freshwater bivalves of the family Unionidae have filter-feeding traits that alter freshwater ecosystems on several trophic levels. Filtration of organic and inorganic particulates in the water column transform matter through the mussel’s egestion before it is sequestered in the sediment, making it available as food for benthic invertebrates. READ MORE

  4. 4. Bearbetningsmetoders påverkan på markorganismers aktivitet i jorden : i perenna odlingar samt i odlingssystem med mellangrödor

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

    Author : Jenny Olofsson; [2021]
    Keywords : markorganismer; respiration; organiskt material; odlingsmetoder; biologiska processer; kemiska processer och fysikaliska processer; perenna odlingssystem; mellangrödor; klimatförändringar; microbial activity; respiration; organic matter; soil tillage methods; biological processes; chemical processes and physical processes; perennial crops; conservation agriculture; intermediate crops; climate change;

    Abstract : Klimatförändringarna, som både påverkat och påverkar vår planet, kräver att mänskliga aktiviteter förändras till mer resurssnåla och systemeffektiva processer. I dessa processer bör markens bördighet vara det centrala, eftersom en bördig mark kan generera stabila skördar och bidra till en långsiktigt hållbar matförsörjning. READ MORE

  5. 5. Microplastics In Ringed Seals From The Baltic Sea - Method development regarding the detection of microplastics in the digestive tract contents of marine mammals

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Examensarbeten i biologi

    Author : Nicola Parfitt; [2021]
    Keywords : Biology and Life Sciences;

    Abstract : Plastic pollution is a severe global problem and every year approximately 368 million tons of plastic is produced. Both terrestrial and marine environments are impacted and hundreds of species affected. READ MORE