Essays about: "fruit"

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  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. Characterization of MITF gene in crayfish and their possible role in innate immunity

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Breeding and Genetics

    Author : Yaru Wen; [2020]
    Keywords : Microphthalmia-associated transcription factor; basic Helix-Loop-Helix Leucine Zipper; crayfish; Aphanomyces astaci; immunity;

    Abstract : Microphthalmia-associated transcription factor (MITF) is a tissue-specific transcription factor (TF), with a basic helix-loop-helix leucine zipper (bHLH-LZ) domain, which binds to the canonical E-box sequence (5’-CANNTG-3’) in the promoter region of target genes. In this study, the MITF-like protein was identified in the marbled crayfish (Procambarus virginalis). READ MORE

  4. 4. Tillståndet för skogar med bombmurkla, Sarcosoma globosum, i Uppsala län

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Mycology and Plant Pathology

    Author : Josefine Kyhlström Blomqvist; [2020]
    Keywords : bombmurkla; Sarcosoma globosum; fridlyst art; inventering; skogstillstånd; skyddad skog; granbarkborre; Uppsala län;

    Abstract : Bombmurklan, Sarcosoma globosum, är en skålsvamp som normalt växer under vårvintern i barrmatta samt i mossvegetation i äldre granskogar på väldränerad mark. I södra och mellersta Sverige förekommer arten ofta i blockig terräng på moränmark eller i sluttningar. READ MORE

  5. 5. Assessment of food losses and waste and related greenhouse gas emissions along a fresh apples value chain

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Energy and Technology

    Author : Oluwadamilola Oluwaseun Omoleye; [2020]
    Keywords : food loss and waste; apple loss; value chain; environmental impacts; GHG; emissions;

    Abstract : Reducing food waste is very important for food security and environmental issues. The aim of this study is to assess potential food losses and waste (FLW) along fresh apples value chain, related environmental impact (emissions), and identify applicable measures to reduce losses and waste. READ MORE