Essays about: "farmers"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1598 essays containing the word farmers.

  1. 1. Virus yellows in sugar beets in Sweden and Europe

    University essay from SLU/Dept. Of Plant Biology

    Author : Alma Gustavsson Ruus; [2020]
    Keywords : virus yellows; BYV; BMYV; BChV; BWYV; sugar beet; Myzus persicae; green peach aphid; Aphis fabae; black bean aphid; neonicotinoids;

    Abstract : This thesis describes virus yellows in sugar beets and converse both older and new knowledge about the viruses, vector and host relations and the control measures against the disease. The aim is to explore new potential control measures and to predict how the disease may affect agriculture in the future. READ MORE

  2. 2. Efforts for eutrophication mitigation on the Santa Lucía River Basin: farmers’ experiences, attitudes and motivations

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Juan Hordenana; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Eutrophication; Mitigation; Best Management Practices; Farmers; BMP adoption;

    Abstract : Anthropogenic eutrophication has become an issue of foremost importance in water bodies all around the globe. Nutrients coming from agricultural activities have been identified as one main contributor to this problem. Technologies and inovations (Best Management Practices, BMPs) have been designed for mitigating agricultural impact on water bodies. READ MORE

  3. 3. Fälten där livet utspelar sig : en studie av jordbrukets sociala och kulturella betydelser på Västbanken

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Amanda Björksell; [2020]
    Keywords : jordbruk; Palestina; Västbanken; orientalism; identitet; klassificering; olivträd;

    Abstract : Jordbruket är en praktik som i 10 000 år har format samhällens struktur och utveckling. Jordbruket ger försörjning för enskilda hushåll men är även en viktig ekonomisk faktor för många länder. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Resistant E. coli isolated from smallholder pig farms in Lira, Uganda

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Kristin Selling; [2020]
    Keywords : Escherichia coli; E. coli; antibiotic resistance; Pig; Swine; Uganda; Africa;

    Abstract : Uganda is an East African country with a fast-growing population and has one of the world’s lowest gross domestic product per capita. Most of the population live in rural areas and agriculture is the country’s most important source of income. READ MORE