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    Wageningen PhD theses

    This database contains bibliographic descriptions of all Wageningen University PhD theses from 1920 onwards. It is updated on a daily basis by WUR Library.

    Author abstracts and/or summaries are added to all descriptions. A link to the full text dissertation is added to the bibliographic description. In a few cases, no electronic version is available, mostly because of copyright issues.

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Livestock farming systems on South American native grasslands: when production meets conservation [PhD thesis]
Full text publicly available; under embargo until:2019-12-12
Modernel, Pablo \ 2018
Feeding Dar es Salaam: a symbiotic food system perspective [PhD thesis]
Wegerif, Marc C.A. \ 2017
agricultural society - rural society - farmers' markets - food products - agricultural products - supermarkets - rice - grain - tanzania - east africa
Eating insects: consumer acceptance of a culturally inappropriate food [PhD thesis]
Tan, Hui Shan Grace \ 2017
insects as food - food acceptability - consumer attitudes
A generic method to analyse yield gaps in feed-crop livestock systems [PhD thesis]
Linden, Aart van der \ 2017
animal production - fodder crops - livestock feeding - crop production - crop yield - crop ecology - quantitative analysis - beef production - farming systems
Selection for pure- and crossbred performance in Charolais [PhD thesis]
Vallée-Dassonneville, Amélie \ 2017
charolais - cattle - animal breeding - crossbreeding - crossbreds - selection - beef cattle - genomes - genetic parameters
Frontline health worker motivation in the provision of maternal and neonatal health care in Ghana [PhD thesis]
Aberese-Ako, Matilda \ 2016
health care workers - motivation - organizations - management - ghana - attitudes to work - patient care - health policy - ethnography - reproductive health - child health
Disentangling the domestic contract : understanding the everyday-life construction of acceptability -or non-acceptability- of keeping and killing animals for food [PhD thesis]
Nijland, Hanneke J. \ 2016
meat - vegetarians - vegetarianism - vegetarian diets - killing of animals - meat animals - meat production - households - environmental impact - sustainability - animal welfare - animal production - animal ethics - food - dairy cattle - beef cattle - pigs - poultry - broilers - hens
Feed sources for livestock: recycling towards a green planet [PhD thesis]
Zanten, Hannah van \ 2016
livestock - livestock feeding - feeds - resources - food wastes - leftovers - recycling - greenhouse gases - environmental impact - innovations - sustainable animal husbandry - animal production

cum laude graduation

Sustainability performance of soybean and beef chains in Latin America [PhD thesis]
Pashaei Kamali, Farahnaz \ 2015
business economics - beef production - soyabeans - economic production - agro-industrial chains - livestock enterprises - livestock economics - brazil - latin america
Mapping the impact of crossbreeding in smallholder cattle systems in Indonesia [PhD thesis]
Widi, T.S.M. \ 2015
cattle - cattle farming - small farms - crossbreeding - genetic effects - environmental impact - mixed farming - farming systems - animal production - indonesia
Decision support modeling for sustainable food logistics management [PhD thesis]
Soysal, M. \ 2015
logistics - food - food chains - food products - sustainability - supply chain management - decision support systems - quantitative analysis - food wastes - energy consumption - modeling
The role of psychological factors in the adoption of improved natural grassland by Brazilian cattle farmers in Biome Pampa [PhD thesis]
Rossi Borges, J.A. \ 2015
agricultural economics - farmers - grassland management - grassland improvement - farmers' attitudes - behavioural changes - attitudes - cattle - beef cattle - beef production - sustainable development - sustainability - pampas - brazil

The objective of the research was to explore factors determining cattle farmers' intention to adopt improved natural grassland in Brazil. The research was carried out in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, in the south of Brazil.

Clostridium perfringens sporulation, germination and outgrowth in food: a functional genomics approach [PhD thesis]
Xiao, Y. \ 2014
clostridium perfringens - bacterial spores - spore germination - sporulation - functional genomics
Islands of dairy in a sea of sugarcane: the future of family dairy farming in Brazil [PhD thesis]
Monteiro Novo, A.L. \ 2012
farming systems - sugarcane - dairy farming - small farms - intensification - brazil - sao paulo
Alternative use of grassland biomass for biorefinery in Ireland: a scoping study [PhD thesis]
O'Keeffe, S.M. \ 2010
grasslands - pastures - biomass production - silage making - livestock farming - irish republic - biorefinery - biobased economy
Explaining agricultural intensity at the European and global scale [PhD thesis]
Neumann, K. \ 2010
land use - livestock farming - intensive farming - intensification - mathematical models - geographical information systems - spatial distribution - temporal variation - europe - world

Op Europese schaal is een analyse gedaan om de ruimtelijke verdeling van vijf verschillende soorten dieren te verklaren. Locatiefactoren voor de aanwezigheid van: melkvee, vleesvee en schapen (herbivoren), alsmede varkens en pluimvee werden werden onderzocht en gebruikt om de ruimtelijke verdeling van de veedichtheid te karteren.

Will novel protein foods beat meat? : consumer acceptance of meat substitutes - a multidisciplinary research approach [PhD thesis]
Hoek, A.C. \ 2010
meat analogues - consumer attitudes - consumer behaviour - consumer preferences - plant proteins - sustainability - novel proteins
Flavor enhancement of food as a stimulant for food intake in elderly people [PhD thesis]
Essed, N.H. \ 2009
food intake - appetite - flavour enhancers - food consumption - eating - elderly - elderly nutrition - sensory evaluation
Exploring options for agricultural development : a case study in China [PhD thesis]
Zhong, J. \ 2008
land use - linear programming - rural development - cropping systems - livestock farming - farming systems - integrated pest management - oryza sativa - rice - jiangxi - china - technology assessment - nutrient management - modeling
Cost-effectiveness of Escherichia coli O157:H7 control in the beef chain [PhD thesis]
Vosough Ahmadi, B. \ 2007
cost effectiveness analysis - beef - food chains - escherichia coli - food contamination - decontamination - control - disease prevention - abattoirs - dairy farms - netherlands
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