Department of Agroecology

Sustainable development through research in agroecosystems


Integrated pest management is the way to go in order to protect minor crops against diseases, weeds and pests. Photo: Colourbox

2016.04.17 | DCA

Minor crops need major help to remain sustainable

The absence of viable plant protection solutions for minor crops costs more than one billion euros per year and impacts nine million hectares throughout Europe.

How the concept of sustainability is used in connection with biomass varies. Photo: Colourbox

2016.04.17 | DCA

Sustainability criteria for food and non-food biomass have been mapped

Production of biomass needs to be sustainable, but there are different definitions for sustainability criteria. Scientists at Aarhus University have reviewed how these definitions vary across different European countries.


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