Search for dissertations about: "homegarden"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the word homegarden.

  1. 1. Pests and pest controlling organisms across tropical agroecological landscapes in relation to forest and tree-cover

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences, Stockholm University

    Author : Debissa Lemessa; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; activity abundance; crop raiding; exclosure experiment; homegarden; leaf damage; predation; spatial scales; structural complexity; Plant Ecology; växtekologi;

    Abstract : A major challenge in agroecosystems is how to manage the systems so that it reduces crop pests and enhances natural pest control. This thesis investigates patterns of crop pests and top-down effects of birds and arthropod predators in relation to land-use composition across spatial scales. READ MORE

  2. 2. Recent transitions in Ethiopian homegarden agroforestry : driving forces and changing gender relations

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

    Author : Mersha Sahilu; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2013]

    Abstract : Homegarden agroforestry was a dominant land use practice in Southern Nations, Nationalities and People's Regional State (SNNPRS) Ethiopia until the 1990s. It has been known for its diversity, ecosystem balance and sustainability. READ MORE