Essays about: "plant"

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  1. 1. An attempt to promote ground-nesting bees in an urban landscape. Investigating the use of sand beds as a conservation effort.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Instiutionen för biologi och miljövetenskap

    Author : Bodil Mattson; [2024-02-16]
    Keywords : ground-nesting bees - pollinator conservation - sand beds – conservation in urban parks;

    Abstract : Pollinators provide crucial services for the ecosystems by pollinating around 80-90% of all plants. However, pollinating insects are declining worldwide which may cause a parallel decline in plant species leading to large biodiversity losses. READ MORE

  2. 2. A case study of SCADA implementation for small electrical producers in WideQuick

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för reglerteknik

    Author : David Karlsson; [2024]
    Keywords : Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The escalating demand for electricity requires the deployment of reliable, secure, and efficient energy production methods. This master thesis explores the utilization of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems in power plants to meet these requirements. READ MORE

  3. 3. Drought resistance of Ectomycorrhizal fungi in the Suillus genus

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Mycology and Plant Pathology

    Author : Patricia Salén; [2024]
    Keywords : Ectomycorrhiza; drought; Suillus;

    Abstract : Rising instances of drought are causing more tree seedling fatalities post-nursery outplanting. In the face of climate change, fostering resilient forestry practices is imperative for preserving the health and functionality of our forests. READ MORE

  4. 4. Riparian plant biodiversity and community composition of ditches and straightened streams : identifying key environmental drivers in a boreal forest setting

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Ecology and Management

    Author : Rasmus Staaf; [2024]
    Keywords : artificial waterways; riparian zone; novel ecosystems; ; forestry; ditch network maintenance; species richness; hill-diversity; drainage ditches; coarse woody debris; ditch cleaning; ecology;

    Abstract : Modified ecosystems are typically seen as degraded and having no ecological value. In many cases, the modification of the ecosystem was done more than 100 years ago and may have had time to recover and become a refugia for species that were once more common in the landscape. READ MORE

  5. 5. An Environmental and Health Benefit and Cost analysis of Renewable Energy in Nigeria : A comparison between the investment in solar energy plant and hydropower plant

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Institutionen för kultur och samhälle

    Author : Ruth Ashibuogwu; [2024]
    Keywords : Environment; Health; Solar Energy and Hydropower;

    Abstract : This study analyses the environmental and health benefits associated with the use of renewable energy sources, focusing on the costs and savings involved. The research employs a comprehensive cost-benefit analysis approach, comparing the costs associated with generating energy from a 10 megawatts solar energy power plant versus a 10 megawatt hydropower plant. READ MORE