Essays about: "agriculture researchers"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 35 essays containing the words agriculture researchers.

  1. 1. Polemics around genetically modified crops : understanding the “problematizations” by the researchers and farmers in India

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

    Author : Mayuri Kumari; [2020]
    Keywords : agriculture; problematization; WPR; discourse; GM debate; GM crops; farmers; agriculture researchers;

    Abstract : India is an agriculture based country where a big chunk of its population is employed in the agricultural sector. Despite significant improvements in food security mainly as a result of the Green revolution, farmers are still facing a list of problems. READ MORE

  2. 2. Utilizing geothermal heat and membrane distillation for sustainable greenhouse horticulture in Alberta, Canada: a multi-criteria analysis

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Naturresurser och hållbar utveckling

    Author : Rachael Gradeen; [2020]
    Keywords : Geothermal development; membrane distillation; EWF nexus; sustainable development; energy transition;

    Abstract : Growing populations are contributing to resource scarcity, making it ever more important for governments to address resource challenges in a holistic and integrated manner. Energy, water and food are examples of these critical resources, and the province of Alberta in Canada faces an interesting opportunity to tackle all three in tandem. READ MORE

  3. 3. Adoption of Digital Precision Agriculture Technology and Farm Data: A Case Study on Swedish Grain Farmers and On-Combine Near-Infrared Spectroscopy for Quality Measurement

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Innovationsteknik

    Author : Julia Stålhammar; Ludvig Dietmann; [2020]
    Keywords : Diffusion theory; innovation adoption; precision agriculture; near- infrared spectroscopy; grain value chain; agricultural cooperative; big farm data; Agriculture and Food Sciences; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The agricultural industry is going through immense changes due to the rapid growth of the global population and climate change, creating increased pressure on the food supply chain. The use of precision agriculture (PA) technologies have shown benefits that could help solve these challenges. READ MORE

  4. 4. Reimagining agriculture with perennial crops : a study on the diffusion of innovation and soil ecosystem services in the new perennial grain Kernza

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

    Author : Robin Meijer; [2020]
    Keywords : Intermediate Wheatgrass; Kernza; Thinopyrum Intermedium; perennial grain; polyculture; wheat; annual; microbial biomass; soil microbial community structure; PLFA; NLFA; sustainability; agroecology; ecological intensification; innovation;

    Abstract : Perennial crops have been identified as a pathway to implement ecological intensification, which in extent could make agriculture more socio-economically and ecologically sustainable. This is a master thesis in Agroecology – a growing scientific discipline that aims to investigate problems in the food system using a holistic and transdisciplinary approach, incorporating and integrating both natural and social sciences to transform the food system. READ MORE

  5. 5. From farm to petri dish: cell-based meat’s progress to market

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Matilda Dehlén; Matilda von Schéele; [2020]
    Keywords : Cellular agriculture; cell-based meat; cultured meat; R D; innovation; biotechnology; meat industry; intellectual property; strategic partnerships; strategic alliances.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Sustainability, population dynamics and health issues are some of the greater challenges the global society faces today. Meat consumption has emerged as one of the reasons behind the cause and effect of these challenges. READ MORE