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Research at Department of Agroecology

The Department of Agroecology carries out basic, strategic, and applied research on issues regarding the interaction among climate, soil, plants, animals, and people in agro-ecosystems with a focus on promoting health, sustainability and environmentally friendly production of food, feed, energy, and bio-based products.

The department's primary research areas are climate, soil fertility, bioenergy, life cycle assessment, integrated plant protection, aquatic environmental technologies, production systems, crop genetics, and biotechnology.

The department carries out both basic and applied research in collaboration with researchers from other departments at Aarhus University, other research institutions in Denmark, and abroad as well as the agricultural industry and private companies.