Essays about: "crop sequence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 essays containing the words crop sequence.

  1. 1. Integrating horticultural and arable crops : a sustainable way to increase vegetable production in Scania?

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

    Author : Stina Helena Mortensen; [2022]
    Keywords : Horticulture; agriculture; vegetables; crop rotation; crop sequence; diversification; integration; ecosystem services; farmers’ attitudes;

    Abstract : Modern arable production is associated with a highly homogenous landscape with few cultivated species and is relying heavily on external chemical inputs. Intensive vegetable production, on the other hand, is associated with environmental costs such as increased risk of nutrient leaching and loss of soil organic matter. READ MORE

  2. 2. Analyses of circular DNA molecules in the leafhopper Psammotettix alienus for identification of viruses and plasmids

    University essay from SLU/Dept. Of Plant Biology

    Author : Jeremiah Sigalla; [2019]
    Keywords : blue dwarf disease; leafhopper; phylogenetic analysis; psammotettix alienus; rolling circle amplification; wheat blue dwarf phytoplasma; wheat dwarf disease; wheat dwarf virus;

    Abstract : Microorganisms often depend on vectors for transmission. A single vector may carry different species of microorganisms such as fungi, bacteria and viruses. In Sweden, leafhoppers of the species Psammotettix alienus are known as a vector of wheat dwarf virus, but they may be carriers of other microorganisms as well. READ MORE

  3. 3. Molecular detection and characterization of begomoviruses from Burkina Faso and Nicaragua

    University essay from SLU/Dept. Of Plant Biology

    Author : Suneel Sekhar Rachapudi; [2019]
    Keywords : geminivirus; begomovirus; Calopogonium mosaic virus; Bean golden mosaic virus; Phaseolus vulgaris; polymerase chain reaction; rolling circle amplification;

    Abstract : Agriculture plays a major role in the economy of countries in Africa and America. Viruses have emerged as major plant pathogens during the last few decades on agriculturally important field crop plants. The genus Begomovirus belongs to the family Geminiviridae, which is the largest family of plant-infecting viruses. READ MORE

  4. 4. To bean or not to bean : a study about farmers’ resources and their decision to grow broad beans

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Emil Månsson; Jenny Öhlin; [2019]
    Keywords : legume; broad bean; decision-making; resources; innovation;

    Abstract : Climate change and sustainability is discussed all over the world. In Sweden, as well as in many other countries worldwide, the food and agricultural system is one of the most important industries. It is both affected by and affecting climate change. READ MORE

  5. 5. Hur ökar vi användningen av svenskodlad trindsäd som proteinfoder?

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

    Author : Fredrik Olofsson; Mårten Johansson; [2018]
    Keywords : Svenska proteingrödor; åkerböna; lupin; foderärt;

    Abstract : Protein är en livsavgörande komponent i ett fodermedel för animalieproduktion. I Sverige idag är de proteinmedel som används i inblandningen av foder i huvudsak rapskaka (17 % av den totala inblandningen i sålda fodermedel) och soja (10 % av totalen). Trindsäd,förutom soja, står endast för 2 % av ingredienserna av färdigfoder. READ MORE