Essays about: "fruit"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 259 essays containing the word fruit.

  1. 1. Sweden’s proposed excise tax on plastic bags -Using a stated preference method to evaluate outcomes

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Gustaf Johansson; Fredrik Söderlund; [2020-02-18]
    Keywords : Excise; environmental tax; plastic bags; stated preference; price elasticity of demand;

    Abstract : The 1st of May 2020, the Swedish government will implement an excise tax on plastic bags. Using a stated preference method, this paper explores the effects the excise tax will have on plastic bag consumption. The vast majority of plastic bags that are sold in Sweden are grocery store bags. READ MORE

  2. 2. Effect of temperature on plant growth and yield in everbearing strawberry Fragaria x ananassa, cv. Florentina

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

    Author : Denis Butare; [2020]
    Keywords : strawberry; ever-bearing; temperature; flower mapping; photoperiod; flowering; plant development; yield;

    Abstract : Strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa Duch.) growth and yield are under genetic control and regulated by environmental factors such as temperature and photoperiod. The major objective of this study was to determine the effects of temperature under short-day treatment on plant development and flowering in the ever-bearing strawberry cv. READ MORE

  3. 3. From harvest to end consumer: Consequence of the behaviour of "Generation Y " regarding food waste on the supply chain of fresh fruits and vegetables

    University essay from Jönköping University/IHH, Centre of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (CeLS); Jönköping University/IHH, Centre of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (CeLS)

    Author : Lena Nabernik; Mustafa Ahmed Khan; [2020]
    Keywords : food supply chain; fruits and vegetables; food waste; sustainability; generation y;

    Abstract : Food waste is a major issue from various perspectives. During the process from harvest to the end consumer, almost one-third of food produced is wasted. It is not just the wasted food during the process that is concerning, there are issues in sustainability related to food waste that need to be considered. READ MORE

  4. 4. Vårdprogram och underhållsplan för den historiska trädgården vid soldattorpet Rensmyran

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

    Author : Marita Bergström; [2020]
    Keywords : soldattorp; vårdprogram; underhållsplan; historisk trädgård; kulturmiljö;

    Abstract : Soldattorpet Rensmyran med anor från sent 1600-tal är beläget på landsbygden sydväst om Uppsala. Torpet Rensmyran drivs som fritidsjordbruk med en liten uppfödning av hästrasen Gotlandsruss. På hag- och åkermark förekommer bete. READ MORE

  5. 5. Evaluating the behaviour of probiotic Bacillus coagulans XY1 in fruit juices and survival during heat treatment

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk mikrobiologi

    Author : Viktoria Trulsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Fruit juice; Bacillus coagulans XY1; probiotic; storage stability; heat treatment; applied microbiology; teknisk mikrobiologi; Technology and Engineering; Agriculture and Food Sciences;

    Abstract : It has become more important for people worldwide to eat and drink products that offer us health- promoting benefits, which traditional foods do not possess. These kinds of products are called functional foods and have been fortified using vitamins, minerals or probiotics among others. READ MORE