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Department of Agroecology

Sustainable development through research in agroecosystems


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2020.01.20 | Research

Crops for the future climate

A flood can ruin a potato harvest in just 24 hours. However, by understanding the plant's defence mechanisms against flooding, it is possible to create more resistant crops that can withstand flooding. An international research team with the participation of Associate Professor Kim Hebelstrup from the Department of Agroecology, Aarhus University…

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2020.01.15 | Research

Acidified cattle slurry's effect on springtails investigated

Researchers at Aarhus University have investigated the effect of acidified cattle slurry on springtails - an indicator of soil quality.

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2019.12.13 | Agro

Research to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases from livestock manure

A new research project will develop strategies to reduce methane emissions from livestock manure in the entire chain from animal excretion to end of storage.

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2019.11.11 | Agro

Study shows: Moderate nitrous oxide emissions from perennial grass for future bio-refineries despite high N input

Perennial crops are being considered as a new source of biomass for bio-refineries and sustainable energy. A new study from Department of Agroecology has determined the emission of the greenhouse gas nitrous oxide.


Wed 22 Jan
10:00-13:00 | Lokale 8814-3075, Auditorium, AU Foulum, Aarhus Universitet
PhD defence: Greenhouse gasses from oilseed rape cultivation - evaluation and mitigation
Henrik Thers will defend his PhD on Wednesday 22 January 2020
Thu 23 Jan
10:00-13:00 | 8814-3075, Auditorium, AU Foulum, Aarhus Universitet
PhD defence: Reducing nitrate leaching using agricultural management policy maps: How to develop them?
Ioannis Varvaris will defend his PhD on Thursday 23 January 2020
Fri 31 Jan
09:00-17:00 | Copenhagen Plant Science Center (CPSC) Auditorium, Bülowsvej 21A, 1870 Frederiksberg
Biochar & Soil Workshop
Copenhagen University, the Technical University of Denmark, Roskilde University, the Nordic Biochar Network and Inbiom are glad to invite you to this workshop dedicated to the use of biochar in soils.