Essays about: "pesticides"

Showing result 16 - 20 of 180 essays containing the word pesticides.

  1. 16. Möjligheter för hållbar rapsodling genom samodling med baljväxter

    University essay from SLU/Department of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Emma Johansson; [2019]
    Keywords : kvävefixering; kvävedynamik; näring; gödsel; pesticider; diversifiering;

    Abstract : Raps är den tredje mest odlade grödan i Sverige, med många ändamål som gör den värdefull för mänskligt bruk. Samtidigt är raps en gröda som kräver mycket insatser i form av mineralkvävegödsel och pesticider. I höstraps är särskilt kvävehushållningen under våren ett problematiskt moment. READ MORE

  2. 17. Summer cover crops after harvest of early potatoes control seed weeds

    University essay from SLU/Department of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Amanda Ahlqvist; [2019]
    Keywords : cover crops; buckwheat; Fagopyrum esculentum; sudangrass; Westerwoldisch ryegrass; crimson clover; Persian clover; seed weeds; weed management; marigold; tagetes; early potatoes; potatoes;

    Abstract : To reduce pesticides and find greener alternatives for weed management in crop production has been a big issue worldwide. In Sweden, the Board of Agriculture has developed grants for farmers who use e.g. cover crops and new and greener strategies (e. READ MORE

  3. 18. Phenolic compounds in Fagopyrum sp. grains (buckwheat) : profile, bioactivity and effect of processing

    University essay from SLU/Department of Molecular Sciences

    Author : Agnes Wahlsten; [2019]
    Keywords : Buckwheat; Fagopyrum esculentum; Fagopyrum tartari- cum; rutin; quercetin; total phenolic content; gluten-free; functional foods; antioxidants;

    Abstract : This study aimed to investigate the health benefits related to chemical com-pounds found in buckwheat cultivars. Factors influencing the presence of bioactive compounds with assumed health effects were examined. Two spe-cies of buckwheat, Fagopyrum esculentum (common buckwheat) and Fag-opyrum Tartaricum (tartary buckwheat) were evaluated. READ MORE

  4. 19. Determining the primary energy demand and greenhouse gas emission of carrots : Comparing organic and conventional small scale carrot production and supply in Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Energy and Technology

    Author : Isac Jazin Jareborg; [2019]
    Keywords : LCA; GWP; CED; value chain; agriculture;

    Abstract : This study assessed the environmental performance of organic and conventional carrots produced and supplied in Sweden, as well as mapping out and describing the local carrot production and supply in Sweden to lay the roundwork for a decision support, primarily aimed at Swedish farmers and consumers. A life cycle assessment (LCA) methodology with the system boundary from carrot cultivation to consumer gate and a functional unit (FU) of 1 kg of carrots at the farm was applied, using the LCA software SimaPro 8. READ MORE

  5. 20. Livscykelanalys av svenskproducerad trindsäd

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Energy and Technology

    Author : Sanna Krüger Persson; [2019]
    Keywords : baljväxter; miljöpåverkan; humankonsumtion; livsmedel;

    Abstract : Svenskproducerad trindsäd analyserades med hjälp av metoden livscykelanalys (LCA) för att undersöka produktionens miljöpåverkan samt identifiera de delar av produktionen som bidrar mest till miljöpåverkan. Trindsäd är baljväxter som odlas fram till mogen skörd, dvs de tröskas när de är torra. READ MORE