Essays about: "indigenous cattle"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 essays containing the words indigenous cattle.

  1. 1. Estimating the effective population size of Swedish native cattle : understanding the demographic trajectories of indigenous Swedish cattle breeds

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

    Author : Dolapo Adepoju; [2022]
    Keywords : Swedish native cattle; effective population size; genetic drift; cattle demographic trajectories; native cattle conservation;

    Abstract : The indigenous cattle populations are on the decline globally with the continuous improvement of genetic gains in commercial breeds. Due to their unique adaptive features to the local ecosystem, traditional cattle breeds are pools of valuable genetic resources that could help combat the impact of climate change in the near future. READ MORE

  2. 2. Characterization of bovine milk from indigenous species from Sri Lanka

    University essay from SLU/Department of Molecular Sciences

    Author : Jonathan Skager; [2022]
    Keywords : Milk; total proteolysis; protein profile; capillary electrophoresis; fluorescence; indigenous cattle; Jersey cattle; Friesian cattle; Sri Lanka;

    Abstract : Sri Lanka is a country in south Asia that from the beginning of the 21st century, until 2016 almost doubled their quantity in milk import, this to meet their national market demand for dairy products. The country is divided into different agroecological zones, which are the up-country, mid-country, and the lowlands. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Political Economy of Deforestation of the Northwestern Colombian Amazon

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för biologisk grundutbildning (BIG); Stockholms universitet/Stockholm Resilience Centre

    Author : Paula Andrea Sanchez Garcia; [2021]
    Keywords : Amazon; Colombia; power dynamics; political economy; hegemony;

    Abstract : The Amazon has experienced rapid forest loss in the past decades due to the growing colonization, infrastructure development and commercial agriculture expansion. Understanding the underlying social, political and economic drivers of deforestation is key to curb deforestation of the Amazon basin. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cowlonialism : Colonialism, cattle and landscapes in 16th century New Spain

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Franklin de Jesús Martínez Martínez; [2020]
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    Abstract : Cattle are not endemic to the American continent. Nevertheless, they are present and thrive in many landscapes, all the way from Canada to Argentina. READ MORE

  5. 5. Framtidsutsikter för pastoralism på Kenyanska betesmarker

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Zebastian Cederblad; [2019]
    Keywords : Kenya; ; kenyanska betesmarker; pastoralism; zebu; boskap; landfragmentering; klimatförändringar;

    Abstract : Pastoralism är ett system där majoriteten av en individs inkomst och mat kommer från boskapsdjur. Boskapsdjurens huvudsakliga matkälla är naturligt växande bete. Pastoralism kan delas in i tre huvudtyper; nomadisk, transhuman och stillasittande. I Kenya finns variationer av alla tre. READ MORE