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Research at Department of Agroecology

The Department of Agroecology carry out basic, strategic and applied research in issues regarding the interaction between 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 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 and other research institutions in Denmark and abroad as well as the agricultural industry and private companies.