Essays about: "food related thesis"

Showing result 16 - 20 of 164 essays containing the words food related thesis.

  1. 16. 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. 17. Right-wing populism and climate change-related policymaking : A Quantitative Content Analysis of Discursive Influence on Global Governance

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Paul Vater; [2021]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the link between right-wing populist discourse and climate change-related policymaking in the European Union. Accordingly, it first reviews and examines previously conducted literature and theories regarding this research focus. READ MORE

  3. 18. Binuclear zinc transcription factors and the regulation of patulin biosynthesis in the filamentous Ascomycete Penicillium expansum

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Bioteknik (master)

    Author : Robert Hansen Jagrelius; [2021]
    Keywords : secondary fungal metabolism; penicillium expansum; patulin; binuclear zinc transcription factors; dimerization; deepcoil; Biology and Life Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis investigated the regulation of patulin production in Penicillium expansum in relation to fungal global regulators as well as the cluster-specific binuclear zinc transcription factor (BZTF) patL in silico. It also explored the state of BZTF research in filamentous ascomycetes fungi, and questioned if results in Saccharomyces cerevisiae can be freely translated to other taxonomic groups. READ MORE

  4. 19. Analysing the Consumption Motives of Plant-Based Food Alternatives: The underlying Benefit of Virtue Signalling

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Anika Albrecht; Svenja Lena Mauch; [2021]
    Keywords : vegan consumption; consumer behaviour; consumption motives; theory of planned behaviour; virtue signalling; vegan food alternatives; purchase intention; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Thesis Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine the underlying motivations of consumers’ intentions to purchase vegan food alternatives. In doing so, the thesis specifically focuses on studying virtue signalling as an additional benefit to environmental protection, animal welfare, and personal health that motivates consumers to choose plant-based food alternatives. READ MORE

  5. 20. Food recalls in the Food Supply Chain : A qualitative study of different product flows in a retail context

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Emma Lindberg; Therese Sohlin; [2021]
    Keywords : food recalls; product recalls; recall; product recall process; supply chain management; supply chain; food supply chain; product flows; product safety; food safety; food industry; food retailer; livsmedelsåterkallelser; produktåterkallelser; återkallelse; produktåterkallelse process; hantering av försörjningskedjan; försörjningskedja; livsmedelsförsörjningskedja; produktflöden; produktsäkerhet; livsmedelssäkerhet; livsmedelsindustrin; livsmedelsföretag ;

    Abstract : The issue of food scandals originating from unsafe food has in recent years caught the attention of the public. Consequently, the number of food recalls has increased, and food retailers and food producers are getting questioned regarding their ability to provide consumers with safe food products. READ MORE