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Leaf spot diseases in cereals are economically important to control. Photo: E. Fløistad, NIBIO

2017.05.03 | Agro, DCA, Crops

Decision-making tools tailor-made to local conditions are underway

Scientists from Aarhus University are collaborating with other European scientists on developing improved decision support tools that can help optimize disease control in the Nordic-Baltic region.

Ryegrass is a hardy weed and a challenge for farmers. Photo: Maurtizio Sattin

2017.04.27 | Agro, DCA, Crops

Unlocking the secrets of resistant weeds

How and why do weeds become resistant to herbicides? A new European project in which scientists from Aarhus University are participating aims to find answers to this question with the aim of developing efficient weed management strategies.

Researchers from Aarhus University are collaborating with researchers from other countries in the EU to develop robust and sustainable IPM strategies to control a pathogenic fungus. Photo: Janne Hansen

2017.04.18 | Agro, DCA, Crops

Keeping one step ahead of resistant fungi

European researchers are joining forces to keep tabs on the spread of resistance in the fungi that cause the wheat disease septoria tritici blotch and to develop control methods that can help reduce dependence on fungicides.

The aquatic environment can be protected from nitrogen leaching with the aid of measures such as biofilters. Photo: Janne Hansen

2017.03.31 | Agro, DCA, Nature, environment and climate, Crops, DCA Theme

Biofilters and mini-wetlands can reduce nitrogen leaching

New research results indicate that constructed wetlands with biofilters can be effective measures to reduce nitrogen emissions from field drains to the aquatic environment. The Ministry of Environment and Food of Denmark is supporting further research in the area.

Postdoc Tine Thach has won a Jeanie Borlaug Laube WIT Early Career Award.

2017.03.27 | Agro, DCA

International reward to promising wheat researcher from Aarhus University

Postdoc Tine Thach from the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University has been awarded the 2017 Jeanie Borlaug Laube Women in Triticum (WIT) Award.

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