Essays about: "soil health"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 174 essays containing the words soil health.

  1. 1. Naturban : naturinspirerad gestaltning av en park längs Fyrisån i Uppsala

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Sara Lovisin; Josefin Vidén; [2022]
    Keywords : naturbaserade lösningar; mångfunktionell yta; resiliens; urbanekologi;

    Abstract : Städer ligger ofta i områden med en naturligt hög biologisk mångfald. De globala klimatförändringarna innebär en ökad förekomst av extremväder vilket tillsammans med storskaliga monokulturella landskap utgör ett hot mot den biologiska mångfalden. READ MORE

  2. 2. Integrating horticultural and arable crops : a sustainable way to increase vegetable production in Scania?

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

    Author : Stina Helena Mortensen; [2022]
    Keywords : Horticulture; agriculture; vegetables; crop rotation; crop sequence; diversification; integration; ecosystem services; farmers’ attitudes;

    Abstract : Modern arable production is associated with a highly homogenous landscape with few cultivated species and is relying heavily on external chemical inputs. Intensive vegetable production, on the other hand, is associated with environmental costs such as increased risk of nutrient leaching and loss of soil organic matter. READ MORE

  3. 3. Water Quality Assessment for Potential Recreational Use of the Hot Spring Mawira Sitima, Malawi

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Maja Skotte; Anna Skoglund; [2022]
    Keywords : hot spring; thermal spring; water quality; water quality monitoring; Malawi; bioindication; varm källa; vattenkvalitet; övervakningssystem; Malawi; bioindikation;

    Abstract : Mawira Sitima is a thermal spring located in the village Sitima outside of Liwonde,Malawi. The spring is used by many of the local villagers to take baths, play around and wash clothes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Microbial Carbonisation and its potential for on-farm composting : exploring reductive composting as an approach for regenerative agriculture

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

    Author : Ludwig Peter Stephan; [2022]
    Keywords : on-farm composting; reductive composting; regenerative agriculture; microbial carbonisation; mikrobielle carbonisierung; greenhouse gas emissions;

    Abstract : The search for agronomic solutions to the decline of soil health, open-ended nutrient cycles and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from agriculture, against the background of impending climate change, were motivations for this thesis. A composting trial on a Swedish farm was designed to find answers to the overarching research question of how feasible and climate-friendly on-farm composting using Microbial Carbonisation (MC) is, compared to conventional windrow composting (CC). READ MORE

  5. 5. Multi-Purpose Women Center for a Community in Kisarawe,Tanzania - Enhancing social resilience through architecture

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Katharina Frank; [2022]
    Keywords : Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : Architecture greatly influences people‘s lives regarding health, stability, and education and is crucial for economic and social development. This architectural thesis project aims to improve the living conditions of a marginalized community in a rural Tanzanian village, Kisarawe, through a design proposal. READ MORE