Essays about: "fruit"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 249 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. FruitChain Revolution? - Trustworthiness of information along the physical fruit supply chain for Swedish actors importing fresh fruit from outside Europe and how Blockchain provides potential solutions

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Christian Bremer; Carl-Philip Lindqvist; [2019-07-02]
    Keywords : Blockchain technology; Trust; Fruit Supply Chain Management; Fruit Import;

    Abstract : MSc in Logistics and Transport Management.... READ MORE

  3. 3. Genotyping ethylene production genes Md-ACS1 and Md-ACO1 for markerassisted selection in apple

    University essay from SLU/Department of Plant Breeding (from 130101)

    Author : Johan Lundmark; [2019]
    Keywords : malus domestica; ripening; fruit firmness; shelf-life; storage; nordic; Baltic;

    Abstract : Texture, firmness and storability are among the most important traits for fruit quality in apple. Consumers are increasingly demanding apples with a “crispy texture”, and the market is offering a premium for a longer shelf life, which has as a result generated an increased interest from plant breeders to meet these demands. READ MORE

  4. 4. Total carbon sequestration during an entire rotation period of oil palm in northern Borneo

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Ecology and Management

    Author : Josefin Runesson; [2019]
    Keywords : oil palm; carbon balance; carbon sequestration; land use change; soil carbon; carbon credits;

    Abstract : Considerable amounts of carbon (C) has been lost from tropical forests as a result of continuous conversion of tropical forests into oil palm plantations. Therefore, a better understanding of the C budget and potential sequestration rate in oil palm plantations and how it compares to natural forests is needed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Solens betydelse för skörd i den ätliga trädgården

    University essay from SLU/Department of Agricultural Biosystems and Techology

    Author : Sandra Persson; [2019]
    Keywords : solljus; ljus; ljuskvalitet; fotobiologiska processer; ekologiska anpassningar; ätliga växter; ätliga perenner; ätlig trädgård; växtförslag;

    Abstract : New sustainable cultivation systems are on the rise where edible perennial plants play a central role. The interest in growing food for the household has increased, perhaps as an effect of increased distrust of food production and a desire to do something good in a climate-threatened world. READ MORE