Essays about: "for and against ecology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 82 essays containing the words for and against ecology.

  1. 1. No-till grain legume production in organic farming : constraints, possibilities and potential agronomic practice

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Crop Production Ecology

    Author : Zuzanna Chetnik; [2020]
    Keywords : no-till; conservation tillage; cover crops; intercropping; organic farming; grain legumes;

    Abstract : Today’s agriculture is often specialised, and relies on pesticides, synthetic fertiliser and tillage. Tillage, especially ploughing, has shown to have a negative impact on climate, soil health and -biodiversity. An alternative is no-tillage, a practice that leaves the soil almost undisturbed except for minimal impact during sowing. READ MORE

  2. 2. Resistensutveckling i våtarv mot ALS-herbicider i norra Europa

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Crop Production Ecology

    Author : Marie Björs; [2020]
    Keywords : ALS-inhiberande herbicider; kemisk ogräsbekämpning; ogräskontroll; resistens; Stellaria media; våtarv;

    Abstract : Våtarv (Stellaria media (L.) Vill.) är ett annuellt (ettårigt) örtogräs som växer på åkermarker i större delen av världen. Ogräset har låga krav på växtplatsen och kan orsaka skördeförluster i de flesta odlingssystem. READ MORE

  3. 3. The co-operative housing 'fix' : a case study on an emerging co-operative housing sector in Helsinki, Finland

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Daisy Margaret Charlesworth; [2020]
    Keywords : co-operative housing; eco-modernism; urban sustainability; urban governance; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to growing critical scholarship investigating co-operative housing projects in relation to their wider socio-political and institutional contexts. It goes beyond normative questions of whether co-operative housing projects are sustainable, or not. READ MORE

  4. 4. Responses to President Trump's rumoured executive order on research publication policy : Tracing stakeholder relationships positioned against USA Open Access policy developments

    University essay from

    Author : Martin Colclough; [2020]
    Keywords : Open access; Scholarly communication; Boundary objects; Twitter; Trump;

    Abstract : This study examines stakeholder relationships in the context of rumours of a forthcoming American Open Access mandate which surfaced in December 2019. Empirical material was gathered through the social media network Twitter, and through a data collection exercise of article-length documents on the subject. READ MORE

  5. 5. Ekosystemtjänster i gräsmarker

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Anna Pettersson; [2020]
    Keywords : gräsmarker; SUPER-G; ekosystemtjänster; biologisk mångfald; matproduktion; rekreation; kolinlagring;

    Abstract : The interest in the importance of grasslands in Europe has been addressed by the EU project SUPER-G, whose objective is to increase the productivity of grasslands while also exploring how these lands contribute to other types of ecosystem services, i.e. various benefits that humans receives from nature. READ MORE