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Several CBIO researchers presented their projects at the webinar on 1 Juli. Photo: Cecilie Ditte Christensen

2020.07.06 | DCA, Agro, Anis, Food

CBIO researchers present solutions for the green transition

The circular bioeconomy can provide green solutions to everything from animal feed to textiles. At a webinar on 1 July, several researchers from CBIO - Centre for Circular Bioeconomy at Aarhus University - presented their many research projects, which have the potential to solve some of the key challenges in the green transition.

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2020.06.26 | Research, DCA, Agro

Carrots can replace synthetic dyes in foods

A number of synthetic dyes in foods are suspected of having unwanted side effects especially for children. For this reason, over the past ten years, the EU has required products containing selected synthetic dyes to have clear warning labels on the packaging. This has resulted in a great demand for natural dyes worldwide. Now researchers from…

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2020.06.26 | Research, Agro, DCA

No side effects with mechanical control of root weeds in organic fields

A 4-year trial in Norway has highlighted the effect of various mechanical weeding methods against root weeds on organic fields. The team of researchers from Denmark, Norway and Sweden also investigated whether mechanical weed control, in addition to an effect on weeds, could also increase disease infestation, adversely affect soil structure or…

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2020.06.24 | Research, Agro, DCA

Glucose content in soil can be measured in a simple way

Researchers from the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University have investigated and documented the use of a simple and inexpensive method to measure the soil's glucose content in 18 different soils varying pH, clay and organic carbon contents.

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2020.06.19 | Research, Agro, DCA

Can nitrification inhibitors reduce greenhouse gas emissions and nitrogen leaching?

A one-year lysimeter study at the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University found that the nitrification inhibitor DMPP significantly reduced nitrous oxide emissions from manure applied to maize on a sandy soil.

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