Essays about: "fertilization"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 195 essays containing the word fertilization.

  1. 1. Hybrid walnut : results from a five year field trial in southwest Sweden 2015-2020

    University essay from SLU/Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre

    Author : Stefan Juravle; [2020]
    Keywords : hybrid walnut; NG23; NG38; fertilization; fork; future crop tree; nurse trees;

    Abstract : A crossbreeding between american black walnut and Persian walnut lead to the development of a hybrid walnut (Juglans x intermedia). In a field trial from southwest Sweden have been tested the impact of different levels of nurse trees, fertilization and weed control on the early growth of two hybrid walnut varieties: NG23 and NG38. READ MORE

  2. 2. CRYOPRESERVATION OF HUMAN BLASTOCYSTS, A COMPARISON OF TWO VITRIFICATION AND WARMING KITS

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kvinnors och barns hälsa

    Author : Sara Ottersgård; [2020]
    Keywords : Irvine Scientific; Kitazato; human embryos; embryo development; blastocyst scoring;

    Abstract : Infertility is a widespread problem around the world, although the available treatment options constantly improve through research and methodological development. A common treatment option mainly for biologically caused infertility is in-vitro fertilization, where in a menstrual cycle multiple oocytes are stimulated to mature and are then fertilized in a laboratory. READ MORE

  3. 3. Influence of cropping and fertilization on soil pore characteristics in a long-term field study

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Soil and Environment

    Author : David Nimblad Svensson; [2020]
    Keywords : X-ray CT; soil structure; biopores; connectivity;

    Abstract : Soil porosity, pore size distribution and pore characteristics such as connectivity are important for a range of soil processes including ease of root growth and air and water transport. The pore structure is therefore an important part of soil fertility. READ MORE

  4. 4. Assessment of embryotoxicity of the antiandrogenic drugs flutamide and bicalutamide in zebrafish (Danio rerio)

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för farmaceutisk biovetenskap

    Author : Josefin Holmlund; [2020]
    Keywords : Antiandrogens; Androgen receptor inhibitors; Bicalutamide; Flutamide; Ecotoxicology; Environmental toxicity; Embryonic toxicity; Embryotoxicity; Zebrafish;

    Abstract : Introduction: Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer in Sweden and is often treated using antiandrogenic drug therapy. Two substances belonging to this class of pharmaceuticals are bicalutamide and flutamide. After excretion from the human body, the drug molecules enter the wastewater treatment plant (WWTP). READ MORE

  5. 5. The impact of agricultural credit on farm level technology adoption : the case of cacao production in post-conflict Colombia

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Andrés Bodensiek; [2020]
    Keywords : agricultural credit; cluster analysis; cacao farming; management practices; technology adoption; regression analysis;

    Abstract : The purpose of this master thesis is to investigate how access to credit in Colombia's cacao production affects technology adoption. Technology adoption is defined as management practices, considering that low crop quality and productivity are the main problems faced by cacao farmers in Colombia. READ MORE