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Grass can stave off pests that eat their roots with the aid of certain fungi. Photo: Colourbox

2015.10.06 |

Grass becomes more robust against root-feeding insects

The development of the first commercial grass plants carrying natural root protection against the infestation of pests will lead to a reduction in the use of pesticides and strengthen the Danish commercial seed production.

The Danish figures are almost always below the standard values listed in the Renewable Energy Directive.

2015.08.21 |

Revised figures for the carbon footprint of growing wheat and oilseed rape for biofuel

Scientists at Aarhus University have updated the figures for the impact on the climate of growing wheat and oilseed rape for biofuels.