Essays about: "fodder"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 77 essays containing the word fodder.

  1. 1. Bönsmyg i åkerböna : hur påverkas avkastning och skördekvalitet?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Emma Ryding; [2020]
    Keywords : bönsmyg; Bruchus rufimanus; åkerböna; Vicia faba; avkastning; kvalitet;

    Abstract : Bönsmygen (Bruchus rufimanus) uppmärksammades som skadegörare i åkerbönor (Vicia faba) i Sverige 2008 och sedan dess har förekomsten och spridningen av den ökat snabbt. Det saknas kännedom om bönsmygens betydelse och hur den ska bekämpas vilket gör den till ett potentiellt hot i det svenska jordbruket. READ MORE

  2. 2. Farmers’ perceptions on the effectiveness of push pull technology to control maize stem borer (Chilo Partellus) in Gatsibo District of Rwanda

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

    Author : Marthe Nezehose; [2019]
    Keywords : push pull technology; stem borer; desmodium; Napier grass; ecological interactions;

    Abstract : This case study investigated the perceptions of farmers and the historical effectiveness of push-pull technology to control the maize stem borer (Chilo Partellus) in Nyagihanga sector of Gatsibo District (Rwanda). The investigation was done in collaboration with Food for the Hungry/Rwanda, an organization operating in the mentioned region. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Journey of Resources : Archaeobotanical analysis of late Iron Age and medieval Sigtuna, Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Siri Pettersson; [2019]
    Keywords : agricultural history; archaeobotany; archaeology; continuity; ecology; grassland ecology; historical ecology; history; Iron Age; landscape management; land use; land use tradition; medieval period; middle ages; niche construction; paleoecology; plant ecology; Professorn; resource ecology; Sigtuna; traditional landscape management; Carex; Cyperaceae;

    Abstract : Traditional agriculture has played an important role in shaping the landscape for thousands of years. Agriculture and interactions between humans and their surroundings have changed since the beginning of historic time in Sweden, approximately 1000 years ago. READ MORE

  4. 4. What can be learnt from the 2018 drought and how to adapt Swedish agriculture to a changing climate? : an exploratory study with farmers from Mälardalen

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

    Author : Serafima Rende; [2019]
    Keywords : climate change adaptation; adaptability; socio-ecological systems; farming systems; drought; adaptive management;

    Abstract : In 2018, the unusually dry and hot summer caused large losses in agricul-tural production. Farmers in Mälardalen had to struggle all summer to gather enough animal fodder, working long hours but gaining little in return. READ MORE

  5. 5. Optimal configuration for a bio-solar-wind polygeneration system in Klintehamn

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM); KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Caroline Algarp; Astrid Svanfeldt; [2019]
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    Abstract : This project concentrates on the energy flows of Klintehamn and examines if it is possible for Klintehamn to be self-sufficient in the future. To reach this goal, the energy flows in Klintehamn must be analyzed. Subsequently, a new improved energy flow has been designed, where other renewable energy sources are included. READ MORE