Essays about: "nutrient allocation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the words nutrient allocation.

  1. 1. Reindeer induced changes in vegetation composition and plant traits on a tundra-forest border

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Femke Pijcke; [2019]
    Keywords : physical geography; ecosystem analysis; plant functional traits; nutrient allocation; grazing; reindeer; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) are the most common large herbivores in the arctic. With a habitat spreading over the entire circumpolar region, they can have a substantial effect on plant species composition and ecosystem processes and functions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Effects of cover crops and limiting resources on biomass allocation in Elymus repens (L.) Gould

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Crop Production Ecology

    Author : Ines Prieto; [2017]
    Keywords : elymus repens L. gould; couch grass; cover crops; competition; light; nutrients; weeds in organic farming; perennial weed;

    Abstract : Weed control has always been a major challenge in arable lands. Elymus repens (couch grass), a rhizomatous perennial grass, is a particularly problematic weed in both annual and perennial crops in temperate climates. E. repens is dominant particularly in farming systems with no or limited use of herbicides. READ MORE

  3. 3. RNA-Seq: Yellow Nutsedge (Cyperus esculentus) transcriptome analysis of lipid-accumulating tubers from early to late developmental stages

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

    Author : Axel Thieffry; [2014]
    Keywords : Cyperus esculentus; transcriptome; tubers; RNA-seq; bioinformatics;

    Abstract : Thanks to high amounts of starch and oil amassed in the parenchyma of its tubers, yellow nutsedge (Cyperus esculentus) stands as a unique plant species with regards to nutrient biosynthesis and accumulation in underground organs. In the last decades, understanding of enzymatic processes in lipid, starch and sugar pathways underwent great improvements. READ MORE

  4. 4. Effects of soil substrate and nitrogen fertilizer on biomass production of Acacia senegal and Acacia sieberiana in North Eastern Uganda

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Crop Production Ecology

    Author : Moses Otuba; [2012]
    Keywords : Acacia ; nitrogen; fertilizer; growth rate; biomass allocation;

    Abstract : A study on the effects of soil substrate and nitrogen fertilizer on the growth rate and biomass production of Acacia senegal and A. sieberiana in North Eastern Uganda was conducted between February and June, 2012. READ MORE

  5. 5. Vingårdar i Sverige! : farligt för miljön?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Soil and Environment

    Author : Fredrik Wirell; [2012]
    Keywords : svensk vinodling; näringsbalans; övergödning; miljöbelastning; vin; svenska vingårdar;

    Abstract : The future climate of Sweden is expected to become warmer in the future. This would be beneficial for vineyards and may lead to a greater area being allocated for wine production. The environmental impact concerning eutrophication from Swedish vineyards has not been evaluated before. READ MORE