Search for dissertations about: "thesis on coffee"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 55 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on coffee.

  1. 1. Coffee and gene interaction. The effect on methionine and lipid metabolism

    Author : Elisabeth Strandhagen; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; coffee; homocysteine; cholesterol; folate; pyridoxine; MTHFR; APOE; gene; polymorphism; interaction;

    Abstract : Background: Different dietary factors influence the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), most likely in an interaction with genetic polymorphisms. The knowledge about such interactions is insufficient. Some observational studies have shown an association between coffee and CHD, others have not. Coffee consumption affects some CHD risk factors, e. READ MORE

  2. 2. Does Voluntary Governance Work? : Insights from Specialty Coffee

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Finlay Macgregor; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; regulatory governance; sustainability science; voluntary governance; certification; disclosure; sustainability reporting; coffee; Reglering och styrning; hållbarhetsvetenskap; frivillig reglering; certifiering; rapportering; kaffe;

    Abstract : Agricultural businesses contribute to sustainability problems, but they are also increasingly central to the effort to develop solutions. One way of moving toward sustainability is through regulatory governance. In this thesis, I analyze a tool of regulatory governance called voluntary market-based regulatory initiatives. READ MORE

  3. 3. Costa Rican coffee and bananas A social-ecological study of management practices and their effects on the environment

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University

    Author : Angelina Sanderson Bellamy; Stockholms universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Costa Rica; coffee; banana; production system; pesticides; organic; conventional; Rainforest Alliance certification; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi; Marine Ecotoxicology; marin ekotoxikologi;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the variability in management practices on coffee and banana farms in an attempt to identify practices that reduce the environmental impact of export crop production. Different banana production systems are studied to determine their level of environmental impact. READ MORE

  4. 4. Genetic polymorphisms in breast cancer in relation to risk and prognosis

    University dissertation from Department of Oncology, Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Erika Bågeman; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; age at diagnosis; breast cancer; polymorphism; CYP1A2; IGF1; GSTM1; CYP2C9; CYP2C8; coffee; GSTT1; ER; parity;

    Abstract : Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women living in Sweden and the second most common cancer in the rest of the world. The risk of developing breast cancer is modified by environment, lifestyle, genetics and a combination of these factors. READ MORE

  5. 5. Colletotrichum spp. associated with anthracnose disease on coffee in Vietnam and on some other major tropical crops

    University dissertation from ; Dept. of Plant Protection Biology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

    Author : Phuong Nguyen; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2010]

    Abstract : The genus Colletotrichum consists of many economically important pathogenic fungi on a broad range of host plants world-wide. They cause significant economic losses to tropical crops: fruits, cereals, grasses, vegetables, etc., due to diseases at different stages of plant development. READ MORE