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Herbology and application technique

This research area is very centred on weed biology and weed management, including application technique and chemical and non-chemical management methods.  

We work with prevention and control of weeds in conventional and organic plant production systems with the aim of avoiding yield and quality reduction while still ensuring profitability and environmentally friendly management.  

Basic studies of the biology and dynamics of weed species in relation to agrarian land use as well as optimisation of effect and selectivity of herbicides are part of this research area that also includes application and drift of pesticides with various spraying equipment. 

We carry out policy support within this area, in particular with regard to supporting the Danish Environmental Protection Agency with efficiency assessments of pesticides that are to be approved.