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Charred malt from the Viking Age found at Hundborg in Denmark. Photo: Peter Steen Henriksen - National Museum of Denmark.

2020.12.16 |

New method may find Denmark's oldest beer

In a collaboration between researchers at the National Museum of Denmark and the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University in Flakkebjerg, it has been possible to develop a method for detecting malting of grain in charred barley grain from the prehistoric era. This makes it possible to prove whether beer was brewed as far back as in the…

From the left is wheat and from the right is spelt.
Photo: Colourbox

2020.12.16 |

New wheat mutant can teach us more about spelt

Researchers from the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University have by chance discovered a mutation that makes wheat speltoid.

Photo: Colourbox

2020.12.16 |

A bird’s eye view on potatoes

Researchers from Aarhus University have tested the use of satellite and drone imagery to predict and forecast nitrogen- and water need in potatoes grown in Denmark.

Photo: Muhammad Javaid Akhter

2020.12.11 |

PhD defence: Biology and management of Vulpia myuros-An emerging weed problem in Northern Europe

During his studies, Muhammad Javaid Akhter studied the biology and management of Vulpia myuros. Vulpia myuros is an emergent threat to arable farming in Denmark. The information on the weed biology is necessary to develop effective integrated management strategies against Vulpia myuros. Studying weed biology, Muhammad Javaid Akhter investigated…