Essays about: "fruit"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 340 essays containing the word fruit.

  1. 1. Color and wing size: identifying targets of sexual selection in Drosophila melanogaster

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa, natur- och teknikvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Ellen Pääjärvi Våg; [2024]
    Keywords : Sexual selection; wing interference patterns; Drosophila melanogaster; visual signaling; sexuell selektion; vingmönster; bananfluga; visuell signalering;

    Abstract : This study explores the relationship between wing size, coloration, and reproductivesuccess in Drosophila melanogaster, fruit flies. Sexual selection, a key aspect ofevolutionary biology, often involves visual signaling as a means of displaying geneticinformation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Willingness to Pay for Externalities – Does Earmarking Taxes Matter?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Joel Eliasson; [2023-06-29]
    Keywords : Willingness to Pay; Environmental Beef Tax; Earmarking; Sweden; Contingent Valuation; Inferred Valuation; Payment Card Approach; Demand Curve;

    Abstract : This study explores the Willingness to Pay (WTP) for an environmental beef tax and the effects of revenue recycling mechanisms on WTP and beef consumption. It surveys students from Gothenburg University using a payment card approach, addressing literature gaps concerning the role of revenue recycling in environmental tax policy, behavioral economic factors affecting public perceptions, and potential biases in contingent valuation methods. READ MORE

  3. 3. Syntax-based Concept Alignment for Machine Translation

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för data- och informationsteknik

    Author : Arianna Masciolini; [2023-03-30]
    Keywords : computational linguistic; machine translation; concept alignment; syntax; dependency parsing; Universal Dependencies; Grammatical Framework;

    Abstract : This thesis presents a syntax-based approach to Concept Alignment (CA), the task of finding semantical correspondences between parts of multilingual parallel texts, with a focus on Machine Translation (MT). Two variants of CA are taken into account: Concept Extraction (CE), whose aim is to identify new concepts by means of mere linguistic comparison, and Concept Propagation (CP), which consists in looking for the translation equivalents of a set of known concepts in a new language. READ MORE

  4. 4. Unga tjejers perspektiv på den urbana närmiljön : promenadintervjuer med tjejer i åldern 8-12

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of People and Society

    Author : Anna Maria Sandberg; [2023]
    Keywords : Barnvänliga miljöer; stadsmiljö; tjejers perspektiv; miljöerbjudanden; rörelsefrihet; platsskapande; promenadintervjuer;

    Abstract : Det urbana landskapet har genomgått en stor förändring de senaste decennierna, och den ökade trafiken, förtätningen och rädslan för fulla gubbar begränsar barns rörelsefrihet idag. Möjligheten att röra sig fritt utgör tillsammans med tillgång till många miljöerbjudanden, grundstenarna i en barnvänlig miljö. READ MORE

  5. 5. Consumers’ willingness to pay for food safety attributes of nectarines : A discrete choice experiment in the Polokwane Municipality of Limpopo, South Africa

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Kgodisho Tshipidi Mashego; [2023]
    Keywords : Food safety attributes; willingness to pay; discrete choice experiments; conditional logit; nectarines;

    Abstract : Consumer concerns about food safety are growing, and there is an increasing demand for quality fruits and vegetables. As such, fruit control procedures and standards should be based on understanding consumers’ choices and preferences. READ MORE