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It seems that flowers can supply bees with substances that improve the bees' ability to withstand disease. Stock photo

2016.03.29 |

Help to honeybees from nature’s pharmacy

The flowers that honeybees visit can supply the bees with more than just food. It seems that the flowers are also capable of providing the busy insects with substances that help the bees to withstand disease.

The Danish method for analysing soil phosphorus needs improvement. Photo: Janne Hansen

2016.03.15 |

Soil phosphorus tests need to be improved

Scientists from Aarhus University have investigated one of the most common methods for analysing soil phosphorus in agricultural soils and recommend much-needed improvements.

Tommy Dalgaard has been appointed as professor and will give his inaugural lecture on 15 April 2016.

2016.03.04 |

New sustainability professor

Tommy Dalgaard from the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University has been appointed professor of agriculture and sustainable resource management.

There is a relation between the use of antibiotics and the appearance of genes for antibiotic resistance in the environment. Photo: Janne Hansen 

 
. Foto: Janne Hansen

2016.03.04 |

Antibiotics use affects the abundance of resistant bacteria in soil

The use of animal manure increases the soil content of antibiotic-resistant genes. However, this is not an irreversible situation.