Essays about: "crop protection"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 52 essays containing the words crop protection.

  1. 1. Plant phenology and climate change : possible effect on the onset of various wild plant species first flowering day in the UK

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Nigel Fox; [2019]
    Keywords : geography; GIS; plants; phenology; climate change; global warming; FFD; IPCC; Bluebell; Garlic mustard; Coltsfoot; Cuckooflower; United Kingdom; Woodland Trust; UK; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The IPCC states that the planet is significantly warming due to effects of climate change. This warming effect has consequences for phenological events. Many species cannot track rapid climate change, resulting in phenological mismatches. This study looks at an extreme weather event and the longer-term effects of climate change. READ MORE

  2. 2. Effects of within-field and landscape factors on Dasineura brassicae in winter oilseed rape cultivations in Skåne, southern Sweden : a field survey with a special approach to pesticide-free control zones

    University essay from SLU/Department of Plant Protection Biology

    Author : Emma Johansson; [2019]
    Keywords : Dasineura brassicae; brassica pod midge; Ceutorhynchus obstrictus; cabbage seedpod weevil; winter oilseed rape; rapeseed crop damages; pesticide-free control zones; withinfield factors; landscape factors;

    Abstract : Winter oilseed rape (Brassica napus) is the most common oilseed crop grown in the province of Skåne in southern Sweden, where this study was performed. B. napus is often associated with various insect pests. This study regards two of these; the cabbage seed weevil (Ceutorhynchus obstrictus) and the brassica pod midge (Dasineura brassicae). READ MORE

  3. 3. Växtskyddsstrategier för gotländska grönsaker : morot, potatis och lök

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

    Author : Lovisa Sjöstedt; [2019]
    Keywords : Allium cepa; Daucus carota; patogen; skadedjur; Solanum tuberosum;

    Abstract : I detta arbete redovisas litterära grunder om växtskydd för olika skadegörare och patogener för morot, potatis och lök. Dessutom redovisas olika växtskyddsstrategier som används idag av gotländska grönsaks- och rotfruktsodlare för att hantera de mest förekommande formerna av angrepp på morot, potatis och lök. READ MORE

  4. 4. How do African ElephantsUtilize the Landscape DuringWet Season? : A Habitat Connectivity Analysis for Sioma Ngwezi Landscape in Zambia

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi

    Author : Doubt Chibeya; [2019]
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    Abstract : How environmental factors influence distribution and persistence of African elephants(Loxodonta africana) is pertinent to policy makers and managers to formulate balanced plansfor different landuse types (i.e. wildlife management, forestry). READ MORE

  5. 5. Accounting for geographic basis risk in agricultural weather index insurance : how kriging prediction may improve protection against climate risk

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Daniel Leppert; [2019]
    Keywords : agricultural economics; geographic basis risk; weather index insurance; kriging; climate change;

    Abstract : Weather index insurance is a potential solution to a widely acknowledged problem of information asymmetries in agricultural crop insurance. Insurance where payouts depend on a weather index relies on accurate estimates of local weather, such as temperature and rainfall. READ MORE