Essays about: "medicago sativa"

Found 4 essays containing the words medicago sativa.

  1. 1. Development of a Near Infrared Spectroscopy Model for Prediction of Fibre Compounds in Alfalfa

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk mikrobiologi

    Author : Christina Andersen; [2020]
    Keywords : alfalfa; lucerne; medicago sativa; green protein powder; NIR; near infrared spectroscopy; model development; matlab; PLS; partial least squares; PCA; principal component analysis; SNV; standard normal variate; fibre prediction; TDF; total dietary fibre; applied microbiology; teknisk mikrobiologi; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Background: This project investigates if it is possible to develop a calibration model from near infrared (NIR) spectroscopic measurements, for determination of the amount and type of fibre fractions within protein powder produced from the legume alfalfa, without performing wet experiments. Alfalfa is also known as Medicago sativa and lucerne, but is in this project further referred to as alfalfa. READ MORE

  2. 2. Phytoremediation of long-term PCB-contaminated soil: A greenhouse feasibility study.

    University essay from KTH/Mark- och vattenteknik

    Author : Jieyuan Wang; [2016]
    Keywords : PCBs; Phytoremediation; Risk assessment; Site-specific guideline;

    Abstract : Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are persistent organic pollutants, which were banned several decades ago but still exist in the environment, posing a threat to human health. Previously, joint sealants containing PCBs were used in construction. READ MORE

  3. 3. A sample preparation method for microbiological analysis of seeds

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Microbiology

    Author : John Bylund; [2013]
    Keywords : alfalfa; Escherichia coli; fenugreek; mung bean; Salmonella;

    Abstract : There have been several outbreaks of food poisoning linked to the consumption of raw sprouts. The two most common pathogens associated with sprout consumption are Salmo-nella spp and verocyto-toxin producing Escherichia coli. During sprouting the warm, humid and nutrient rich conditions are ideal for bacterial growth. READ MORE

  4. 4. Microsatellite marker-based genetic diversity analysis and developing synthetic varieties in Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.)

    University essay from SLU/Plant Breeding and Biotechnology (until 121231)

    Author : Maksatbek Amanov; [2012]
    Keywords : Alfalfa; genetic diversity; Kyrgyzstan; microsatellite; SSR; synthetic variety;

    Abstract : Cultivated alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) is an allogamous autotetraploid species with 2n = 4x = 32 chromosomes. Alfalfa is the most cultivated forage legume in the world mainly due to its wide adaptation to diverse environmental conditions and efficient nitrogen fixation ability. Kyrgyzstan is among the major alfalfa producing countries. READ MORE