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2020.09.30 |

Plants can reduce nitrous oxide emissions from flooded grasslands

Nitrous oxide emissions increase significantly when grasslands are flooded repeatedly, according to new research from the Soil Biology Group, Wageningen University, and the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University. The researchers found that certain plant species can help mitigate nitrous oxide emissions in flooded grasslands.

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2020.09.30 |

The importance of climate change for productivity and water consumption in global croplands

Researchers from the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University, in collaboration with researchers from China and Japan, have investigated how efficiently crops around the world use water as a resource for improved productivity and lower environmental impact in a future affected by climate change

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2020.09.30 |

Anti-resistance strategies are important in the fight against Septoria

Fungicide resistance in Septoria in winter wheat is spreading across Europe, and researchers from Aarhus University have found a pattern in the spread by examining samples from different northern European countries. Samples from Denmark and Sweden show that over the past approximately 10 years there has been a large increase in resistance to the…

Photo: Ingeborg Frøsig Pedersen

2020.09.28 |

When the green solution is dirty

During her PhD studies, Ingeborg Frøsig Pedersen researched the mechanisms affecting plant availability of phosphorus in cattle slurry.

Photo: Nils Onnen

2020.09.28 |

Water erosion risk assessment in agricultural landscapes utilizing UAV sensing and spatially distributed modelling

During his PhD studies, Nils Onnen investigated soil erosion on an annual national level and runoff generation controlled by temporal and spatial changes of soil surface conditions on a plot level.

Photo: Drishya Nair

2020.09.28 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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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