Search for dissertations about: "agricultural transformation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 57 swedish dissertations containing the words agricultural transformation.

  1. 1. Lipids in seeds of oat (Avena spp.), a potential oil crop : content, quality, metabolism, and possibilities for improvement

    University dissertation from ; Department of Plant Breeding, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

    Author : Svetlana Leonova; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : New oil crops with high yield and oil content are urgently needed. Oat is the only cereal that accumulates substantial amount of lipids in the endosperm. This gives it potential as an oil crop, which could address both nutritional and environmental concerns of modern society. READ MORE

  2. 2. Stewardship towards responsible management of pesticides : the case of Ethiopian agriculture

    University dissertation from ; Department of Urban and Rural Development, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

    Author : Tadesse Amera sahilu; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : This thesis examines pesticide use, practice and associated human health and environmental impacts in the Ethiopian Rift Valley. It uses participatory action research as a philosophy and methodology in order to understand the Ethiopian pesticide delivery system so as to bridge the gap amongst the main actors and create a space for dialogue. READ MORE

  3. 3. Development of Lepidium campestre into a new oil and catch crop

    University dissertation from ; Department of Plant Breeding, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

    Author : Emelie Ivarson; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : A growing world population and dwindling fossil oil reserves demand an increase in the world plant oil production. The possibility to increase the area of cultivated land is limited due to the shortage of arable land. Also, the possibility for increasing the oil content in the limited number of cultivated oil crops is restricted. READ MORE

  4. 4. Continuity or not? Family farming and agricultural transformation in 20th century Estonia

    University dissertation from Umeå : Ekonomisk historia

    Author : Hans Jörgensen; Olle Krantz; Sven Nordlund; Anu Mai Kõll; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic history; Estonia; agricultural transformation; family farms; private plots; co-operation; kolkhoz; sovkhoz; export markets; land reform; restitution; decollectivisation; subsistence farms; comparisons; Ekonomisk historia; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects Economic history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Ekonomisk historia; ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis explores the agrarian development in 20th Estonia and the role of family farming during three major agricultural transformations. It consists of four papers and an introductory chapter for which the common departure are the situation appearing in the Estonian farming landscape after the regained independence in 1991. READ MORE

  5. 5. Chemical speciation and transformation of mercury in contaminated sediments

    University dissertation from ; Department of Forest Ecology and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

    Author : Andreas Drott; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

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