Essays about: "jordbruksmaskiner"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 essays containing the word jordbruksmaskiner.

  1. 1. The Impact of Climate Change and Man on the Spatial Distribution of Wildfire Events : A GIS and Ranking System Approach

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för naturvetenskap, miljö och teknik

    Author : Stephanie Hurst; [2015]
    Keywords : Wildfire; Climate change; GIS; Ranking system; Human risk; skogsbrand; klimatförändringar; GIS; rankingsystem; mänsklig risk;

    Abstract : Wildfire is a destructive and devastating phenomenon experienced all around the world, which is predicted to increase in frequency and geographical range as climate change continues throughout the 21st century and beyond. This paper used a GIS approach to analyse the expected change in wildfire geographical range by 2050 using a Global Climate Model of the worst case scenario. READ MORE

  2. 2. A resource based view of productivity, firm growth and technical management tools : a case study of Swedish large-scale farms

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Hans Alvemar; [2015]
    Keywords : farm size; productivity; precision agriculture; resource-based view; RBV; farm management;

    Abstract : The past and ongoing structural change in Swedish agriculture has led to an increasing number of large-scale farms. The biological factors associated with large-scale farming operations may cause increasing variability, risk and reduced yields due to sub-optimal timing and management of field operations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Controlled traffic for grass silage production : an economic evaluation for dairy farmers

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Hans Alvemar; [2014]
    Keywords : CTF; controlled traffic farming; dairy cows; economy; forage; grass ley; silage;

    Abstract : The farm management system controlled traffic farming (CTF) aims to reduce soil compaction by restricting the field traffic from agricultural machinery to permanent traffic lanes. Literature and empirical findings show that soil compaction and field traffic from heavy machinery may affect crop growth negatively, reducing crop yields. READ MORE

  4. 4. Rural electrification using renewable energy resources - Case Study of Rayal, Nepal : Minor Field Study

    University essay from KTH/Tillämpad termodynamik och kylteknik; KTH/Tillämpad termodynamik och kylteknik

    Author : Madeleine Beck; Cecilia Schött; [2013]
    Keywords : energy poverty; HOMER; MFS; Nepal; renewable energy resources; rural electrification;

    Abstract : This study has been conducted as a Minor Field Study (MFS) and focuses on the electrification process of Rayal, a remote village in the Far Western Development Region of Nepal. The purpose of the study was to investigate the possibilities of providing electricity based on renewable energy resources to Rayal, both from a technical and a socio-economical point of view. READ MORE

  5. 5. Vem är det som kör egentligen? : maskinanvändande och könsroller inom lantbruket : en intervjustudie med kvinnliga lantbrukare

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

    Author : Stella Andermo; [2010]
    Keywords : jordbruksmaskiner; könsroller; kvinnliga lantbrukare; genus; intervjustudie; teknikanvändande; maskinkunskap;

    Abstract : In this report female farmers use of technical equipment is investigated. There is little research made on this subject in Sweden, therefore this report can be seen as an explorative study. Research makes it clear that machinery, throughout history and even today, has been seen as a male area. READ MORE