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It is imperative that wheat is climate-resilient. Photo: Janne Hansen

2018.12.25 | Agro

European wheat lacks climate resilience

European farmers need to take a new course with regard to ensuring climate-resilience of important crops such as wheat.

The effect of catch crops such as fodder radish can be predicted with the aid of models. Photo: Janne Hansen

2018.12.13 | Plantekongres

A computer model can effectively predict leaching from catch crops

Measurements and models agree: Reduced nitrogen leaching and improved nutrient availability are among the benefits of catch crops.

The cow's genetics and changes in her rumen flora can affect how much methane she emits. Photo: Janne Hansen

2018.12.11 | Cattle

Methane from cow burps can be reduced by a two-front approach

Combing a cow’s own genetics with strategies that target changes in her rumen flora may be able to reduce methane emissions more effectively than by only selecting for low methane-emitting cows.

Fri 25 Jan
10:00-13:00 | Canteen, Department of Food Science, Kirstinebjergvej 10, Aarhus University, 5792 Aarslev
PhD defence: Alternative management systems in organic vegetable production with less harmful impacts on soil and environment
Margita Hefner from the Department of Food Science will defend her PhD on Friday 25 January 2019
Mon 28 Jan
13:00-16:00 | Canteen, Department of Food Science, Kirstinebjergvej 10, Aarhus University, 5792 Aarslev
PhD defence: Can we train plants for climate change? Understanding the adaptive physiological and morphological responses of wheat to selected combinations of abiotic stress caused by climate change
Thayná Mendanha from the Department of Food Science will defend her PhD on Monday 28 January 2019.
Mon 04 Feb
14:00-21:00 | Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
Conference: Partnerships for a sustainable future
Join us when Aarhus University invites to a conference about UN's 17 sustainable development goals, focusing on developing sustainable solutions in collaboration between the university, public authorities and companies. The conference is aimed at public and private companies, researchers, students, organizations, foundations and everyone else who has an interest in UN's sustainable development goals. (in Danish only).
Fri 15 Feb
13:00-16:00 | Meeting room 2, AU Conference Centre, Building 1421, Frdrik Nielsens Vej, 8000 Aarhus C
PhD defence: Can beer producing barley survive against a newly established fungal pathogen in the field?
Manoj Kamble from the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics will defend his PhD on 15 February 2019