Essays about: "farmers"

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  1. 1. Keys to business longevity : a study on knowledge transfer in family farm businesses

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Hanna Nyberg; [2020]
    Keywords : farm business; family business; knowledge conversion; knowledge creation; knowledge sharing; organizational knowledge; organizational learning; succession;

    Abstract : Why some companies fail before second generation while others survive through centuries is a fundamental puzzle for business research. Contradictory to most business sectors, the agricultural sector is characterized by being owned and driven by families over generations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Partners in crime – How cabbage seed weevil assists brassica pod midge in damaging pods of winter oilseed rape in fields in Southern Sweden : how is insect abundance related to crop damage?

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

    Author : Sarah Heithausen; [2020]
    Keywords : monitoring; Ceutorhynchus obstrictus; Dasineura brassica; Brassica napus; Integrated Pest Management; economic threshold; pan trap; sticky trap;

    Abstract : The brassica pod midge (Dasineura brassicae) has emerged as an important pest causing problems in Winter Oilseed Rape (WOSR) (Brassica napus ssp. napus) production in Southern Sweden during recent years. Adult female D. brassicae oviposit into WOSR pods. READ MORE

  3. 3. Finance and Mobile Money for Rural Development: The case of Smallholder Farmers in Haiti

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Anne Lobke Grootenhuis; [2020]
    Keywords : mobile money; smallholder farmers; rural finance; smallholder farmer finance; Haiti; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Globally, 500 million smallholder farmers require finance to secure a more productive, efficient, sustainable, and inclusive food system. Thus far, traditional financial services have been unsuccessful in reaching these farmers. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Bevattning i vallodling

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Soil and Environment

    Author : Gabriel Thor; [2020]
    Keywords : grovfoder; vattenbrist; torkstress; torka; bevattningsdamm; försommartorka;

    Abstract : Denna litteraturstudie handlar om hur bevattning påverkar vallens av-kastning. Det är ett viktigt ämne att diskutera efter den extrema sommaren 2018. Med klimatförändringarna är det troligt att säsongerna blir mera vari-erande, trots det måste grovfoderförsörjningen till våra lantbruksdjur säk-ras. READ MORE