Essays about: "importance of agriculture"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 181 essays containing the words importance of agriculture.

  1. 1. Ungdomars perspektiv på landsbygd och lantbruk : en studie bland gymnasieelever i Sala kommun

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

    Author : Tilda Magnusson; [2020]
    Keywords : kognitiv karta; livsstil; landsbygd; lantbruk; mentimeter; ungdomar;

    Abstract : Framtida generationers uppfattning av landsbygden som plats att bo och arbeta på har en stor betydelse i debatten om framtidens livsmedelsproduktion, men också för Sveriges landsbygder. Kommande generationer måste ha ett intresse av att bo och arbeta på landsbygden om hela Sverige ska leva. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exploring methods for detecting maize plant density using Structure-from-Motion point clouds

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Albin Tveitan Käppi; [2020]
    Keywords : Physical Geography and Ecosystem analysis; Maize plant density; Structure from Motion; Unmanned Aerial Vehicles UAV ; Photogrammetry; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Sammanfattning Jordens befolkning förväntas öka de kommande årtiondena. Detta kan skapa osäkerhet kring livsmedelsförsörjning och kräver en mer produktiv livsmedelssektor samt metoder för att bedöma tillgång på livsmedel i förhållande till efterfrågan. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sustainability effects of introducing legumes in traditional cropping systems : an experimental case study in Swedish context

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Jakob Rönnholm Håkansson; Ulrik Bergsland; [2019]
    Keywords : cropping system; legumes; optimization; profitability; sustainability;

    Abstract : The agricultural sector of the world faces a growing food demand because of a growing world population. To support this growing demand, it could be necessary that agricultural production increases, this increase in production must be achieved sustainably. READ MORE

  4. 4. Unraveling diverse values of ecosystem services : A socio-cultural valuation using the Q-methodology in Messenia, Greece

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Stockholm Resilience Centre

    Author : Sofia Maniatakou; [2019]
    Keywords : socio-cultural valuation; ecosystem services; values; perceptions; Q-methodology; Messenia;

    Abstract : People perceive the importance of ecosystem services in different ways, depending on their values, beliefs and needs. This study provides a nuanced understanding of the multiple ways stakeholder groups perceive the benefits derived from hydrologic services in the surrounding area of the "Gialova" coastal wetland in Messenia, Greece. READ MORE

  5. 5. The role of groundwater in the inundation of a river-connected floodplain : case study of the river Silverån in southeast Sweden

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Stina Bång; [2019]
    Keywords : Groundwater flooding; Groundwater modeling; Flood modeling;

    Abstract : Fluvial flooding has long been recognized as one of the most frequently occurring natural disasters worldwide, with consequences as large economic losses from damages on infrastructure and agriculture, as well as severe impacts on human health. A less known and explored type of flooding is groundwater flooding. READ MORE