Search for dissertations about: "Crop damage assessment"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Crop damage assessment.

  1. 1. Bird Species in Urban and Agricultural Landscapes Bird diversity patterns along an urbanisation gradient and crop damage caused by birds on the Deccan Plateau, India

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Manoj Ashokrao Kale; KTH.; [2014]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Bird assemblage structure; Forest-urban gradient; Scale-sensitive diversity; Crop depredation; Crop damage assessment; Deccan Plateau; India.; Mark- och vattenteknik; Land and Water Resources Engineering;

    Abstract : The major human activities that have transformed the Earth include agriculture and urbanization. The present study was conducted to contribute to a description of the effect on birds of urbanization and agriculture in an Indian region. READ MORE

  2. 2. Stopover Ecology of Mallards Where, when and how to do what?

    University dissertation from Växjö : Linnaeus University Press

    Author : Daniel Bengtsson; Linnéuniversitetet.; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Age characters; body condition; departure decision; effects of influenza A virus; habitat selection; mallard; movement; Ottenby Bird Observatory; stopover ecology; weather; wild birds; Ecology; Ekologi;

    Abstract : The mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) is the most numerous and widespread duck in the northern hemisphere and a model species in ecology and harvest management. Migration is a crucial life stage for many birds and understanding the drivers of migration has important implications for conservation biology and assessment of animal population responses to global changes. READ MORE

  3. 3. The influence of climate on ozone risk for vegetation

    University dissertation from Växjö : Linnaeus University Press

    Author : Jenny Klingberg; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; local climate; topography; nocturnal temperature inversions; ozone spring peak; passive diffusion sampler; AOT40; stomatal ozone flux; stomatal conductance; phytotoxic ozone dose; EMEP; MATCH; RCA3; climate change;

    Abstract : Ground-level ozone (O3) is a harmful air pollutant causing reduced crop yield and quality, reduced forest growth and negative effects on human health in large parts of the world. O3 is generally seen as a regional scale air pollution problem, but O3 concentration ([O3]) variation on a smaller geographical scale can be considerable. READ MORE