Essays about: "food availability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 183 essays containing the words food availability.

  1. 1. Dynamics of net primary production and food availability in the aftermath of the 2004 and 2007 desert locust outbreaks in Niger and Yemen

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Emma Bylund; [2021]
    Keywords : geography; GIS; desert locust outbreak; NPP; food availability; livelihood zones; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The knowledge of desert locust plagues goes back to biblical times but it is just as relevant in 2020 with an ongoing outbreak in East Africa and the Middle East. The locusts pose a threat to agriculture, and by extent food availability, due to their high appetite, diverse diet and ability to migrate long distances in large swarms. READ MORE

  2. 2. How have the grocery shopping practices of university students in Jönköping been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic: A qualitative study

    University essay from Jönköping University/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Jönköping University/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Melanie Fijnheer; Aqsaa Bidiwala; [2021]
    Keywords : Practice theory; consumption; grocery shopping; COVID-19; pandemic; consumer behavior; university students; Jönköping;

    Abstract : With the COVID-19 pandemic taking over the world faster than anyone had anticipated and creating a ‘new normal’, consumers had to adapt and get used to these changes. The pandemic caused lockdowns in several parts of the world, where businesses, schools, and stores had to shut their doors, although essential stores such as grocery stores remained open. READ MORE

  3. 3. Direct and indirect effects of roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) herbivory on an island population of Chequered blue butterfly (Scolitantides orion).

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för biologisk grundutbildning

    Author : Alexandra Johansson; [2021]
    Keywords : Scolitantides orion; Chequered blue butterfly; oviposition; oviposition behaviour; Indirect and direct effects; herbivory;

    Abstract : Herbivory by ungulates is a known agent of disturbance in many ecological systems around the globe. At high abundances and through a selective foraging behaviour herbivory may inflict significant direct and indirect effects on local plant and animal communities. READ MORE

  4. 4. Vendor rating strategies to mitigate the effects of cereal supply variations : A case study at a manufacturing company in the food industry

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik, konst och samhälle

    Author : Johanna Marby; [2021]
    Keywords : Cereals; purchasing process; vendor rating;

    Abstract : Raw material of high quality and in sufficient quantities is of great importance to manufacturing companies. However, the availability of such raw material is often uncertain. One such important raw material is cereals because the consumption of food products containing cereals is very common. READ MORE

  5. 5. Difference in distribution between the White-tailed eagle and the Steller's sea eagle on their wintering grounds. : On Hokkaido, Japan.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för biologisk grundutbildning

    Author : Bruno Eusebi; [2021]
    Keywords : Haliaeetus; eagle; steller; sea; white; tailed; distribution; winter; japan; competition; food; resource; interaction;

    Abstract : The White-tailed eagle (H. albicilla) and the Steller's sea eagle (H. pelagicus) overwinter in the same region of Japan: North-western Hokkaido. READ MORE