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Photo: Drishya Nair

2020.09.28 | PhD defense, Agro

Can the nitrification inhibitor DMPP effectively reduce nitrous oxide emissions and nitrate leaching from maize cultivated in dairy farms?

During her PhD studies, Drishya Nair investigated the potential of nitrification inhibitor DMPP to mitigate nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions and nitrate (NO3-) leaching from maize cultivated in sandy soils.

Bina Bhattarai

2020.09.28 | PhD defense, Agro

Structural diversity and biological activity of naturally occurring benzoxazinoids in plants

PhD defence, Monday 28 September 2020. Bina Bhattarai.

Juvenile root-knot nematodes in microscope. Photo: AU Flakkebjerg

2020.09.10 | Research, Agro, DCA

Plants may be able to defend each other

Can plants share defence mechanisms with each other? Researchers from the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University will investigate this in a new project, to which the Villum Foundation has granted DKK 1.98 million. DKK.

Photo: Jesper Rais, AU Foto.

2020.09.29 | DCA, Agro

The importance of beef to climate, land use and nutrition

An article in the scientific journal ”Foods” describes various Danish dietary patterns and their impact on carbon footprint, land use and nutrition, focusing on the importance of beef in various dietary patterns. The article is based on an analysis of the production of different beef products as well as the total climate impact of the entire…

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2020.09.08 | Research, Agro, DCA

More plant species in the grassland provide food for pollinating insects

According to new research from Aarhus University, it is possible to both ensure a high and stable yield as well as increase the biodiversity and abundance of pollinating insects in grasslands with the right mix of different plant species and by adapting the frequency of cuttings.

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