Essays about: "hunting performance"

Found 4 essays containing the words hunting performance.

  1. 1. The inheritance of hunting traits in German hunting terriers

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health

    Author : Amelie Werneyer; [2018]
    Keywords : heritability; hunting dogs; terrier; hunting performance; behavior;

    Abstract : A convenient method for efficient and successful hunting – in accordance with the animal protection laws – is the service provided by hunting dogs. Approximately 12 000 – 18 000 years ago humans domesticated dogs for hunting purposes (Braastad & Bakken, 2002; Sablin & Khlopachev, 2002; Germonpré et al. 2008). READ MORE

  2. 2. Is predation performance of Pike (Esox lucius) affected by Oxazepam exposure?

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för ekologi, miljö och geovetenskap

    Author : Josefine Persson; [2015]
    Keywords : pharmaceuticals; ecological consequences; aquatic ecosystems; Oxazepam; Esox lucius;

    Abstract : Pharmaceutical contamination is increasing in the environment and the consequences this will bring are of growing concern. The highest contamination of pharmaceuticals can be found in aquatic ecosystems and the organisms of these systems are therefore of utmost importance to research in order to understand the ecological consequences of pharmaceutical contamination. READ MORE

  3. 3. Jaktprov hos brittiska stående fågelhundar

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

    Author : Louise Holm; [2013]
    Keywords : Hunting dogs; genetic parameters; breeding;

    Abstract : In 1996 a hunting test for British gun dogs was started in Sweden, based on a similar one al-ready in place in Norway. The aim of the new test was to describe the hunting ability of the dog and to use the results as a basis for selection. However, up to now, no genetic study of these data has been done. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hedge Hunting the Polar Bear: The Tactical and Strategic Value of Commodity Futures on Nordic Markets

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Victor Steien; Christian Wachtmeister; [2009]
    Keywords : Portfolio Diversification; Portfolio Optimization; Commodity Futures; Commodity Indices; GSCI;

    Abstract : Despite the fact that commodity futures have been trading for hundreds of years, it is only recently that the debate has begun about including these assets in conventional portfolios. Much of the attraction of commodities emerges from their potential to produce equity-like returns while having low or even negative correlation with equities and bonds, thus providing considerable diversification benefits. READ MORE