Essays about: "Pesticides"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 179 essays containing the word Pesticides.

  1. 1. Mapping Connectivity in the Swedish Agricultural Landscape

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Avdelningen för ekoteknik och hållbart byggande

    Author : William Franzén; [2020]
    Keywords : ; GIS; Circuitscape; Structural Connectivity; Agriculture; Landscape; Perennialization; Land use;

    Abstract : The changes that Swedish agriculture has undergone during the 20th century has resulted in strongly increased productivity, but at the cost of more intensive environmental impacts. One of these is loss of biodiversity, which is driven by, e.g., usage of pesticides and loss and fragmentation of habitats. READ MORE

  2. 2. The introduction of the Africanised honey bee: A stinging menace or a blessing of the Americas? : a comparison of the Brazilian and USA beekeeping experiences

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Jorge Antonio Moreno Reategui; [2020]
    Keywords : Beekeeping Social field; Africanised honey bee; qualitative and quantitative research methodology;

    Abstract : In 1956, Brazilian scientist Warwick Estevam Kerr, introduced queens of the African honey bee (AHB) from South Africa to breed with European honey bees (EHB) in order to improve honey production in Brazil. Some of the AHB swarmed by accident out of the experimental apiary, located in Rio Claro-São Paulo State, and started to spread. READ MORE

  3. 3. The possibilities of recycling wash water at Vidinge

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kemiteknik (CI)

    Author : Julia Mauritzson; [2020]
    Keywords : reuse; treatment; fresh-cut; water engineering; environmental engineering; avloppsteknik; vattenförsörjningsteknik; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Water is a resource of importance and with drier weather around the world, including Swe-den, there is a risk of too low levels of water to satisfy for instance households, animals and industries in the future. Fresh-cut fruit and vegetable industries are water intense and almost all process water is used in the washing process. READ MORE

  4. 4. Resilience and Adaptivity of EU Pesticides Law - Assessing Theory and Legal Capacity

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Henrik Jansson; [2019-08-09]
    Keywords : pesticides; agriculture; resilience; EU law; adaptive law;

    Abstract : The utilisation of pesticides within agriculture may contribute to a transgression of the ecological boundaries of the Earth. However, pesticides play an essential role in sustaining human welfare by providing food security. READ MORE

  5. 5. God grundvattenkvalitet?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Elvira Källberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Drinking water; pollution Bergaån; iron; manganese PFAS and pesticides; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Clean drinking water is a crucial part of a healthy society. During the last decades, a lot of emissions from different sources have put the drinking water sources that are used today at risk of pollution. READ MORE