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The Danish figures are almost always below the standard values listed in the Renewable Energy Directive.

2015.08.21 | DCA

Revised figures for the carbon footprint of growing wheat and oilseed rape for biofuel

Scientists at Aarhus University have updated the figures for the impact on the climate of growing wheat and oilseed rape for biofuels.

New strains of the disease yellow rust are arriving in Europe from the Himalaya region. Photo: Mogens Støvring Hovmøller

2015.07.03 | DCA

Invasions out of centre of diversity increase the risk of disease epidemics in wheat

Scientists have found that strains of the wheat pathogen causing severe yellow rust epidemics in Europe have their origin in the centre of diversity in the Himalayan region. This disease can have a great impact on wheat production in Europe, including organic crop production in Denmark.


Mon 07 Sep
09:00-17:00 | University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany
Conference: Perennial Biomass Crops for a Resource Constrained World
European biomass research is the focus of ‘Perennial Biomass Crops for a Resource Constrained World’ to be held on 7 – 10 September 2015 at the University of Hohenheim in Germany.
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