Search for dissertations about: "AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1215 swedish dissertations containing the words AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES.

  1. 1. Recycling Filter Substrates used for Phosphorus Removal from Wastewater as Soil Amendments

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Victor Cucarella Cabañas; KTH.; [2009]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Compact filter; Filtra P; Phosphorus recycling; Polonite; Soil amendment; Sorption isotherms; FORESTRY; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES and LANDSCAPE PLANNING Soil science; SKOGS- och JORDBRUKSVETENSKAP samt LANDSKAPSPLANERING Markvetenskap; NATURAL SCIENCES Chemistry Inorganic chemistry Solution chemistry; NATURVETENSKAP Kemi Oorganisk kemi Lösningskemi; FORESTRY; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES and LANDSCAPE PLANNING Area technology Agricultural engineering; SKOGS- och JORDBRUKSVETENSKAP samt LANDSKAPSPLANERING Areell teknik Jordbruksteknik; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Water engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Vattenteknik; NATURAL SCIENCES Chemistry Environmental chemistry; NATURVETENSKAP Kemi Miljökemi;

    Abstract : This thesis studied the viability of recycling filter substrates as soil amendments after being used in on-site systems for phosphorus (P) removal from wastewater. Focus was put on the materials Filtra P and Polonite, which are commercial products used in compact filters in Sweden. READ MORE

  2. 2. Education for sustainable food consumption in home and consumer studies Lärande för hållbar matkonsumtion i hem- och konsumentkunskap

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Emmalee Gisslevik; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ekologiska livsmedel; Utbildning; Hem- och konsumentkunskap; Grundskolan; Läroplaner; Hållbar utveckling; Natural foods; Curricula; Education; Education; Elementary; Elementary schools; Home economics; Sustainable development; Education for sustainable development; Sustainable consumption; Sustainable food consumption; Compulsory school; Food;

    Abstract : Education as a means to enable sustainable food consumption has gained increasing recognition as a vital means to decrease current burdens upon both natural resources and human health. In response, the Swedish compulsory school subject of home and consumer studies, which positions education about food as core content, has been revised to incorporate in its national syllabus a perspective of sustainable development since 2011. READ MORE

  3. 3. Impact of horse-keeping on phosphorus (P) concentrations in soil and water

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Masud Parvage; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Agricultural sources contribute significantly to the high phosphorus (P) loads in water, causing eutrophication in many of Europe’s water bodies. Consequently, priority has been given to reducing P leakage from sources, including soils used for animal farming. READ MORE

  4. 4. Bioaugmentation for reduction of diffuse pesticide contamination

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Karin Önneby; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Pesticides and their residues frequently contaminate surface waters and groundwater so consequently there is a great need to identify methods and practices that reduce such contamination. This thesis examined the potential of a 'bioprophylactic' concept based on the hypothesis that diffuse contamination after application in the field can be significantly reduced if pesticides are degraded as rapidly as possible after the intended effect has been achieved. READ MORE

  5. 5. Felling Forests from Afar: Quantifying Deforestation Driven by Agricultural Expansion and International Trade

    University dissertation from ; Chalmers tekniska högskola; Gothenburg

    Author : Florence Pendrill; [2019]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Forest transitions; Land cover; Carbon footprints; Agriculture; Forestry; Carbon emissions; Land use; International trade; Deforestation;

    Abstract : Deforestation is a major source of human-caused greenhouse gas emissions and the largest threat to terrestrial biodiversity. Most forest loss is due to the expansion of agricultural land use increasingly driven by international demand for food, fuel and fibre. READ MORE