Essays about: "barley"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 151 essays containing the word barley.

  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. Cropping systems with leys : analysis of a long-term experiment in Northern Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Crop Production Ecology

    Author : Elin Lindén; [2021]
    Keywords : yield; yield stability; crop rotation; cropping systems; ley; barley; long-term experiments;

    Abstract : Climate change affects agriculture all over the world and in the Northern hemisphere the change towards warmer temperatures is more rapid than other parts on the planet. As this progresses the need to produce food in a sustainable way and stabilize or increase yields is essential. READ MORE

  3. 3. Landscape factors influencing habitat and crop selection by wild boar in Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Cecilia Mwende Muthoka; [2021]
    Keywords : wild boar; habitats and crop selection; feeding stations; Q GIS; binary logistic model;

    Abstract : The wild boar population has increased rapidly during the last two decades in the southern and central parts of Sweden. This rise in population size has caused severe damages to agricultural fields through their foraging behavior. READ MORE

  4. 4. Combining biocontrol fungus Clonostachys rosea with chemical fungicides – for integrated management of Fusarium foot/root rot

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Mycology and Plant Pathology

    Author : Sebastian Bengtsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Biocontrol agent; Clonostachys rosea; Fusarium culmorum; Fusarium graminearum; prothioconazole; Proline; Fusarium foot root rot; ; Integrated pest management;

    Abstract : Fungal plant diseases have typically been controlled by the application of chemical pesticides. However, excessive use of chemical pesticides may produce undesirable side effects including fungicides tolerance in pathogens and environmental problems, if not handled correct. READ MORE

  5. 5. Japansk vaktel (Coturnix japonica) för äggproduktion : näringsbehov och utfodring

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Nutrition and Management

    Author : Sigrid Andersson; [2020]
    Keywords : japansk vaktel; Coturnix japonica; näringsbehov; utfordring; äggproduktion;

    Abstract : Det finns ingen samlad rekommendation om vad en äggläggande japansk vaktel har för näringsbehov eller vad den bör utfodras med. Den information som finns bygger delvis på uppskattningar gjorda på vaktlar i en annan ålder eller djur av annan art, som t.ex kalkon. READ MORE