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

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Quantitative cloud analysis using meteorological satellites = [Kwantitatieve analyse van wolken met meteorologische satellieten] [PhD thesis]
Feijt, A.J. \ 2000
clouds - quantitative analysis - satellites - satellite imagery - meteorology - meteorological instruments
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Bioeconomic modeling to support management and breeding of dairy cows in Costa Rica [PhD thesis]
Vargas Leitón, B. \ 2000
dairy farming - economic analysis - dairy cows - animal breeding - models - genotype environment interaction - costa rica
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Modelling of ammonia emissions from dairy cow houses [PhD thesis]
Monteny, G.J. \ 2000
milking parlours - cow housing - dairy cows - cubicles - ammonia - emission - acidification - environmental impact - simulation models - models
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Epidemiology of light leaf spot (Pyrenopeziza brassicae) on winter oilseed rape (Brassica napus) = De epidemiologie van 'light leaf spot' (Pyrenopeziza brassicae) in winterkoolzaad (Brassica napus) [PhD thesis]
Gilles, T. \ 2000
brassica napus var. oleifera - plant pathogenic fungi - pyrenopeziza brassicae - epidemiology
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Think big, start small : restricted room for manoeuvre by practitioners in socio-spatial planning of peripheral regions in Third World Countries [PhD thesis]
Ham, A. van den \ Veenstra, J. \ 2000
development studies - rural development - less favoured areas - development projects - development planning - poverty - basic needs - international cooperation - development aid - development - sustainability - resource management - management - developing countries - wealth distribution
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Bio-economic household modelling for agricultural intensification [PhD thesis]
Kruseman, G. \ 2000
agricultural households - sustainability - models - intensification - soil degradation - technology - assessment - policy - developing countries - mali
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Estimation of areal soil water content through microwave remote sensing [PhD thesis]
Oevelen, P.J. van \ 2000
soil water - estimation - measurement - soil texture - surface roughness - remote sensing
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Transport of reactive carriers and contaminants in groundwater systems : a dynamic competitive happening [PhD thesis]
Weerd, H. van de \ 2000
groundwater - groundwater pollution - water transfer - organic matter - adsorption - models
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Biochemistry and physiology of halorespiration by Desulfitobacterium dehalogenans [PhD thesis]
Pas, B.A. van de \ 2000
biodegradation - biological treatment - organic halogen compounds - microbial physiology - biochemistry - physiology
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Forestry for mitigating the greenhouse effect : an ecological and economic assessment of the potential of land use to mitigate CO2 emissions in the Highlands of Chiapas, Mexico [PhD thesis]
Jong, B.H.J. de \ 2000
land use - rain forests - land types - grasslands - agricultural land - degraded forests - carbon cycle - cycling - carbon dioxide - greenhouse effect - carbon - simulation models - systems analysis - mexico
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Effective food supply chains : generating, modelling and evaluating supply chain scenarios [PhD thesis]
Vorst, J.G.A.J. van der \ 2000
businesses - management - food supply - chains - foods - distribution - market competition - mathematical models - simulation - supply chain management - logistics

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The research described in this thesis aimed at ! obtaining insight into the applicability of the concept Supply Chain Management (SCM) in food supply chains (SCs) from a logistical point of view, and " finding an efficient and effective method to analyse and redesign the SC to improve SC performance. Via a multidisciplinary literature research the concept of SCM was defined and a generic list of SCM redesign principles was generated. Three case studies were used to devise a research method on the generation, modelling and evaluation of SC scenarios. Central elements in this method are ! the focus on the identification and management of the sources of uncertainties in SC decision making processes, and " the use of simulation and field tests to evaluate SC scenarios. A modelling framework was developed in this research that captures the relevant concepts of the SC system needed to adequately model and simulate the dynamic behaviour of food SCs. In each case study a new SC scenario could be identified that performed considerably better than the current scenario.

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Microperoxidase-8 : tuning of its catalysis and reactivity [PhD thesis]
Primus, J.L.A. \ 2000
peroxidases - catalysts - cytochromes
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People's practices : exploring contestation, counter-development, and rural livelihoods : ...cases from Muktinagar, Bangladesh [PhD thesis]
Huq, H. \ 2000
development studies - rural development - rural communities - sociology - ethnography - development - sustainability - intervention - people - participation - economic growth - bangladesh
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Scaling relations between structure and rheology of ageing casein particle gels [PhD thesis]
Mellema, M. \ 2000
casein - rheology - colloidal properties
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Static and dynamic properties of proteins adsorbed at liquid interfaces [PhD thesis]
Benjamins, J. \ 2000
colloidal properties - proteins - adsorption - foams - emulsions
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Agriculture and the environment: applied general equilibrium policy analyses for the Netherlands [PhD thesis]
Komen, M.H.C. \ 2000
agriculture - environment - agricultural policy - environmental policy - equilibrium theory - econometric models - economic analysis - netherlands
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Methane emissions from rice paddies : experiments and modelling [PhD thesis]
Bodegom, P.M. van \ 2000
oryza sativa - rice - paddy soils - methane - methane production - microbiology - soil biology - rhizosphere - systems analysis - simulation models

Abstract:
cum laude graduation (with distinction)

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Comparative performance analysis of agro-ecosystems [PhD thesis]
Bie, C.A.J.M. de \ 2000
land evaluation - land use - land types - geographical information systems - agricultural production - agroecosystems
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Computer-based studies on enzyme catalysis : from structure to activity [PhD thesis]
Ridder, L.O. \ 2000
enzymes - catalysts - structure activity relationships - chemistry - quantum theory
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Field-scale water flow and solute transport : SWAP model concepts, parameter estimation and case studies = [Waterstroming en transport van opgeloste stoffen op veldschaal] [PhD thesis]
Dam, J.C. van \ 2000
soil water - infiltration - seepage - hydraulic conductivity - models - ecohydrology
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