Essays about: "farmland"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 150 essays containing the word farmland.

  1. 1. Molecular Characterization of High β-Glucan Lines in Oats

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Tillämpad biokemi

    Author : Abhinav Majumdar; [2022]
    Keywords : Applied biochemistry; Oats; β-Glucan; Dietary fibres; Arbinoxylan; Biology and Life Sciences;

    Abstract : Oats (Avena sativa) are part of the cereal whole grain family, and their production is on the rise for the past few years due to extensive research done on the health benefits it can provide to humans. ScanOats project in Sweden is one of the research groups across the world that has done extensive work on oats. READ MORE

  2. 2. Improving segmentation of agricultural patterns in aerial imagery using near-infrared images

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Jonathan Lindén; [2022]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Climate change and loss of biodiversity are currently two of the most imminent global threats caused in part by agricultural practices. With the rise of computer vision, the use of precision farming has become a viable technique to optimise food production. READ MORE

  3. 3. Effects of the new Swedish strategic Plan for CAP 2023-2027 on proportion of Cultivated Perennial Grasses in Uppsala : aggregate modelling of farmland allocation in Sweden using Positive Mathematical Programming

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Samuel Bäckelin; [2022]
    Keywords : agriculture; positive mathematical programming; agricultural policy; CAP;

    Abstract : Changes in compensations and subsidies in the new proposed Swedish strategic plan for CAP will alter farmers’ decisions on the allocation of arable land. This study estimates effects on allocation of cultivated perennial grasses as a result of the proposed abolishment of the current environmental compensation for the named crop. READ MORE

  4. 4. The importance of forest forage resources and a landscape perspective, managing bumblebees (Bombus) in Swedish forest-farmland

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och kvartärgeologi (INK)

    Author : Linda Dimrå; [2022]
    Keywords : Bombus; Forest; Vaccinium Myrtillus; Landcover change;

    Abstract : The Swedish forest has been transformed during the last hundred years, from semi-open forest of multiple tree species to dense production forest of mainly spruce and pine. This has led to alterations of species composition in the forest floor, reducing coverage of dwarf shrubs like Vaccinium myrtillus (European blueberry). READ MORE

  5. 5. Farming for future - Combining sustainable farming with sustainable housing in Skedala

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Maria Mikaela Ledin; [2021]
    Keywords : Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : The ecological footprint of mankind has made a large impact on the world and is one of the main reasons for climate change, which is now the greatest threat faced by humanity. The world’s population is getting larger and food production is running high to meet our needs. READ MORE