Essays about: "crop protection"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 50 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. 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]
    Keywords : ;

    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

  4. 4. Blygrå rapsvivelns (Ceutorhynchus obstrictus) aktivitet i skånska rapsfält : dess påverkan på skador av skidgallmygga (Dasineura brassicae)

    University essay from SLU/Department of Plant Protection Biology

    Author : Karin Henriksson; [2019]
    Keywords : blygrå rapsvivel; skidgallmygga; höstraps; Ceutorhynchus obstrictus; Dasineura brassicae;

    Abstract : Höstraps är Sveriges mest odlade oljeväxt. Den har odlats som en avbrottsgröda för att förhindra jordburna sjukdomar och för dess oljerika frön, vilka vi använder i framställning av rapsolja och margarin. Idag odlas höstraps även för framställning av biobränsle. READ MORE

  5. 5. Human Urine : can it be applied as fertilizer in agricultural systems?

    University essay from Högskolan Kristianstad/Fakulteten för naturvetenskap

    Author : Julia Filling; [2018]
    Keywords : Ecosan; source separation; non-diluted urine; aurin; urine powder; organic fertilizers;

    Abstract : In cities today, vast amounts of nutrients are being wasted. Improvement in nutrient management within agriculture can contribute to a more sustainable society. Reusing nutrients in agriculture could aid in creating a more circular system, where organic fertilizers can be used instead of chemical fertilizers. READ MORE