Essays about: "sample thesis on agriculture"

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  1. 1. Time series analysis for spring barley phenology monitoring using Sentinel 2 – A case study of Southern-central Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Pavlos Aslanis; [2020]
    Keywords : spring barley; crop phenology; crop growth stages; TIMESAT; double logistic; threshold optimization; Sentinel 2; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Monitoring crop phenology at parcel scale aligns with the concept of precision agriculture (PA) and can provide invaluable information to agronomic management systems. Satellite time series data are commonly deployed for detecting crop growth stages, while the recent advancements in remote sensing (RS) technologies such as the launch of Sentinel 2 (S2) are providing unprecedented opportunities for crop monitoring. READ MORE

  2. 2. PUT YOUR MONEY WHERE YOUR MOUTH IS? A qualitative study investigating attitudes toward policy aimed at reducing meat consumption, especially a meat tax

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Daniel Burgos-Nyström; [2018-03-07]
    Keywords : beliefs; attitudes; meat tax; policy; cognitive dissonance; sustainable development;

    Abstract : In order to curb negative externalities from meat production and meat consumption policy measures have been investigated and were elaborated on by the Swedish board ofagriculture in 2013. Due to subsequent inaction despite increasing awareness of seriousconsequences for animal welfare, the environment and for human well-being caused by the meat industry, this thesis aims to investigate the grounds for political hesitancy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Optimization of Pulse Electric Field Treatment and Vacuum Impregnation for Reducing Freezing Injury of Thawed Rucola Leaves

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Livsmedelsteknik och nutrition (master)

    Author : Imelda Christiana Nyoto; [2018]
    Keywords : food engineering; livsmedelsteknik; Technology and Engineering; Agriculture and Food Sciences;

    Abstract : Freezing injuries usually take place in thawed plant-based food products. To reduce freezing injuries, Pulse Electric Field (PEF) treatment and Vacuum Impregnation (VI) of cryoprotectant were used before the freezing process. READ MORE

  4. 4. Lipase activity in Swedish raw milk

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Livsmedelsteknik och nutrition (master)

    Author : Julia Hartmann; [2018]
    Keywords : food technology; livsmedelsteknologi; raw milk; lipase activity; Technology and Engineering; Agriculture and Food Sciences;

    Abstract : Bovine milk contains several enzymes which can affect the quality of milk. One of these enzymes are lipases which hydrolyse the triacylglycerides in milk. In this process off-flavours, odour and product defects are generated. READ MORE

  5. 5. Drivers and hinders for a fossil-free energy system in the agriculture : a Swedish farmer perspective

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Energy and Technology

    Author : Justin Casimir; [2017]
    Keywords : renewable energy; diffusion of innovation; agriculture Sweden;

    Abstract : This master thesis looked at the factors supporting and hindering Swedish farmers to produce renewable energy at farms. The main source of data used in this project was a survey answered by 1497 Swedish farmers who were member of the Federation of Swedish Farmers during the winter 2015-2016. READ MORE