Department of Agroecology

Sustainable development through research in agroecosystems

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Researchers from Aarhus University are developing a new tool for assessment of sustainability, using biorefineries as case studies. Photo: Jesper Rais

2018.06.08 | Agro

New tool to assess sustainability is underway

A new project at Aarhus University will develop a novel tool for assessing sustainability using biorefineries as case studies.

Glaciers crush rocks and stones to fine particles. The resulting glacial flour may possibly be used to optimise agricultural soil in Greenland. Photo: Janne Hansen

2018.06.06 | Agro

Can agricultural soil in Greenland be improved?

Researchers from the universities in Aarhus, Aalborg and Copenhagen are investigating if glacial flour can be used to optimise agricultural land in South Greenland.

It is crucial to be at the forefront with rapid and precise identification of particularly yellow and black rust in wheat, which is Europe's most important agricultural crop. Photo: Mogens Støvring Hovmøller.

2018.05.30 | Agro

Improved protection of European wheat against rust diseases is underway

A new European research project will develop a new early warning system to protect wheat against new races of rust.

Sowing depth, which can be controlled more precisely with the aid of new technology, is important for the seed's ability to germinate and the plant's possibilities for growth. The desired placement is the one on the left. Illustration: Agrointelli

2018.05.29 | Agro

Farmers can take good care of the soil using modern technology

A system-oriented and technological approach to agriculture can its sustainable development and contributes to food security in harmony with climate and the environment.

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