Search for dissertations about: "sustainable intensification"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 swedish dissertations containing the words sustainable intensification.

  1. 1. In the wake of the Green Revolution : Environmental and socioeconomic consequences of intensive rice agriculture - The Problems of weeds in Muda, Malaysia

    University dissertation from Lund University Press

    Author : Magnus Jirström; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1996]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; intensification; land degradation; rice agriculture; IPM integrated pest management ; Social geography; sustainable agriculture; Green Revolution; Socialgeografi;

    Abstract : The agricultural intensification strategies represented by the Green Revolution have since the mid-1960s had a very positive impact on food-grain production in Asia. Presently, however, a post-Green Revolution phase of declining growth in output and productivity is experienced in many of the areas where intensification took place. READ MORE

  2. 2. Explaining Agricultural Yield Gaps in Cameroon

    University dissertation from Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science, Lund University

    Author : Yengoh Genesis Tambang; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2013]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; agricultural management; agricultural production; Cameroon; crop suitability; food security; small-scale; sub-Saharan Africa; sustainable intensification; vulnerability; yield gaps;

    Abstract : Increasing food production is a key step towards attaining food security in Cameroon. For the last half century, increase in production has been achieved by bringing more land under cultivation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Natural enemies: Functional aspects of local management in agricultural landscapes

    University dissertation from Department of Biology, Lund University

    Author : Helena Hanson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Agricultural intensification; sustainable agriculture; land use; management intensity; landscape scale; ecosystem services; biological control; species trait; pesticides; predatory arthropods; parasitoids; pollen beetles;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Intensifieringen av jordbruket sedan 1950-talet har lett till en ökad matproduktion men också orsakat miljöproblem så som förlust av biologisk mångfald, jorderosion, övergödning, ökade utsläpp av växthusgaser samt föroreningar av bekämpningsmedel. Det är därför nödvändigt att utveckla ett mer hållbart jordbruk samtidigt som vi upprätthåller den globala matförsörjningen för en växande befolkning. READ MORE

  4. 4. Intensification of wood production in NW Russia's Komi Republic

    University dissertation from Department of Biology, Lund University

    Author : Vladimir Naumov; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Globally, countries with forests and woodlands make attempts to manage their resources in sustainable way. In the boreal biome this has resulted in several policy documents regulating forest planning and operations at multiple levels of governance. READ MORE

  5. 5. Intensifying Agricultural Water Management in the Tropics A cause of water shortage or a source of resilience?

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

    Author : Yihun Dile; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Water harvesting; Climate change; Climate variability; Multi criteria evaluation; SWAT; CN; sub-Saharan Africa; Upper Blue Nile; Lake Tana basin; naturresurshushållning; Natural Resources Management;

    Abstract : Frequent climatic shocks have presented challenges for rainfed agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa. Appropriate water management practices are among the solutions to the challenges. The role of water harvesting in achieving sustainable agricultural intensification and specified resilience was explored. READ MORE