Search for dissertations about: "farming"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 263 swedish dissertations containing the word farming.

  1. 1. On Textile Farming : Seeds as Material for Textile Design

    Author : Svenja Keune; Delia Dumitrescu; Högskolan i Borås; []

    Abstract : Presently, designing with living systems such as insects, fungi and bacteria has become an area of extended interest, proposing collaborative processes of designing and manufacturing - as a solution for symbiotic ways of living. On the scale of the interior, modern systems for interior gardening, combining both functional, e.g. READ MORE

  2. 2. On Textile Farming : Living Indoors

    Author : Svenja Keune; Chiara Colombi; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : Textil och mode generell ; Textiles and Fashion General ;

    Abstract : Horticultural practices are increasingly entering the private realm due to the popularity of urban gardening, indoor gardening systems, and architectural propositions to join living spaces for people and vegetable cultivation in order to promote more resilient and sustainable ways of living. While new research into symbiotic processes between living organisms and their ability to sense and reason triggers new works of art, culture, design, and architecture, the organisation of indoor plants remains mainly unaffected. READ MORE

  3. 3. Intensive fish cage farming : impacts, resource demands and increased sustainability trough integration

    Author : Max Troell; Stockholms universitet; []

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  4. 4. Changing the risk at the margin : Smallholder farming and public policy in developing countries

    Author : Camilla Andersson; Jesper Stage; Ing-Marie Gren; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Smallholder farming; Public policy; Informal risk strategies; Microcredit; Opium eradication; Development economics; Food policy; Economics; Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of a summary and four self-contained papers. Paper [I] examines whether the implementation of a social safety net programme in Ethiopia has affected the value, risk and composition of farmers‟ crop portfolios. READ MORE

  5. 5. Zoom in on the precision livestock farming

    Author : Keni Ren; Johannes Karlsson; Hibo Li; Matti Pastell; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; precision livestock farming; computer vision; sensor fusion; object tracking; real-time location system; animal behaviour; machine learning;

    Abstract : Global attention to the welfare of zoo animals and livestock results in stronger legislation and higher pressure for achieving higher standards of animal welfare. Monitoring and understanding animal behaviour can assist in optimising the welfare of zoo and livestock animals. READ MORE