Essays about: "resilient orchards"

Found 2 essays containing the words resilient orchards.

  1. 1. Pathways to resilient apple orchards –Economic and ecological aspects of Integrated Pest and Pollination Management

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Stockholm Resilience Centre

    Author : Anne Sophie Dietrich; [2022]
    Keywords : Integrated pest and pollination management; integrated economic-ecological modelling; resilient orchards; path dependenc;

    Abstract : Apple orchards as social-ecological systems provide high value crops and habitat for a variety of species. Yields are influenced by pest control and pollination services, and profit-oriented management often motivates the use of inputs, e.g., pesticides, to complement or replace these services. READ MORE

  2. 2. Assessment of Functional AgroBiodiversity in Swedish apple orchards : Field trials and participatory action research

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

    Author : Michal Stranak; [2017]
    Keywords : biodiversity; functional agrobiodiversity; pest management; monitoring methods; apple; sustainability; agroecology; knowledge;

    Abstract : The rate of biodiversity loss has in the last decades increased by rates unseen in the history of the humankind. Agricultural intensification has been one of the main contributors to biodiversity loss. In modern agricultural production, the concentration of land devoted to single crops causes several challenges. READ MORE