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Department of Agroecology

Sustainable development through research in agroecosystems


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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.

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2019.09.27 | Agro

Danish students participate in an international competition

23-24 October, the European student competition BISC-E holds its first European final in Berlin. BISC-E, which is a competition in the field of bioeconomy, encourages students to take an interest in recycling of biological resources and development of bio-based products and processes. The Center for Circular Bioeconomy, which is part of Aarhus…

Wheat is one of the crops most threatened by drought and increase in temperature. Photo: Jens Bonderup Kjeldsen

2019.09.25 | Research

Climate change induced drought threatens the world's wheat production

In the coming years, a growing portion of the global wheat growing areas will be affected by drought and this will have serious consequences for the global food supply. It may lead to a significant reduction of the wheat harvest by the turn of the century. Even if global warming is limited to the 2 degrees as stipulated in the Paris Agreement of…

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2019.09.17 | People

Senior Scientist Gabor Lövei enters the Academy of Europe

Senior scientist Gabor Lövei is elected as a new member of the Academy of Europe, Academia Europaea in the field of organismic and evolutionary biology.


Fri 13 Dec
10:00-13:00 | Auditorium, AU Foulum, Blichers Allé 20, 8830 Tjele
PhD defence: Can we predict hydraulic parameters by spectroscopy or from basic soil properties?
Zampela Pittaki-Chrysodonta will defend her PhD on Friday 13 December 2019
Thu 19 Dec
13:00-15:30 | Auditorium, AU Flakkebjerg, Forsøgsvej 1, 4200 Slagelse
PhD defence: Mechanistic modelling to assess agronomic and environmental effects of precision agriculture technology in Denmark – possibilities and challenges
Jacob Gyldengren will defend his PhD on Thursday, 19 December 2019.
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.