Department of Agroecology

Sustainable development through research in agroecosystems


A combination of various measures can and should be used to control fungi in crops, such as septoria in wheat. Photo: Lise Nistrup Jørgensen

2018.03.02 | Agro

Prevention of resistant fungi can be approached from several angles

Chemical and biological solutions should go hand in hand in order to prevent development of resistance in pathogenic fungi. Using variety mixes can be part of the strategy – but cannot stand alone.

Knowledge of the soil's nitrogen status can contribute to optimising nutrient application. Photo: Colourbox

2018.02.15 | Agro

Saving money and protecting the environment

There are benefits for both the aquatic environment and farmer revenues by improving the basis for calculating nutrient surpluses.

Ole Green, Associate Professor at the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University, has won the Innovation Fund Denmark prize "Innovator of the Year 2018". Photo: Innovation fund Denmark

2018.01.27 | Agro

AU professor wins prize from Innovation Fund Denmark

Associate Professor Ole Green from the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University has been selected as ”Innovator of the Year 2018” by Innovation Fund Denmark.

The Departments of Agroecology, Molecular Biology and Genetics, and Food Science at Aarhus University will share knowledge about sustainable production systems and agroecology, breeding and genetics, and crop protection in an EU-funded Slovenian project. Photo: Janne Hansen

2018.01.24 | DCA

Knowledge boost from Aarhus University to Slovenia

Aarhus University is participating in a new project that aims to help set up a new centre of excellence regarding sustainable agriculture in Slovenia.


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