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Aarhus University

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Aarhus University is a research university located in Aarhus, Denmark, founded in 1928.

Research activities related to the potato industry include a.o.:
  • Phytophthora infestans research
  • Potato cultivation
  • Potato (protein) as animal feed
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Noticias de esta Compañia

The OptiClean project enhances the washing and polishing of root vegetables to reduce food waste by extending their shelf life, supported by Denmark's Green Development and Demonstration Programme.
Junio 24, 2024

OptiClean Research Initiative: Fighting Food Waste by optimizing the washing and cleaning of fresh root vegetables

The OptiClean initiative, supported by a DKK 5.5 million (USD 790,000) grant from Denmark's Green Development and Demonstration Programme (GUDP), aims to tackle the problem of half-rotten carrots in consumers’ vegetable drawers.
Researchers from Aarhus University are comparing greenhouse gas emissions from a conventional potato crop rotation on drained peat soil with the cultivation of reed canary grass for biomass production on undrained or poorly drained peat soil.
Julio 12, 2023

Peat soils in Denmark: Stop drainage and cultivate reed grass instead of potatoes, says agricultural emissions study

Drained peat soils in Denmark account for about one-third of agricultural greenhouse gas emissions.
New camera technology could revolutionise plastics recycling
Junio 04, 2023

Not just potatoes: Newtec investments in camera technology could revolutionise plastics recycling

A Danish trio of partners is developing super-high-resolution, hyperspectral cameras that can determine the chemical composition of plastic waste and the different additives. The technology will have a huge impact on future plastics recycling.
The potato late blight pathogen. (Courtesy: Jens Gronbech Hasen / EuroBlight)
Mayo 07, 2019

Potato Blight Trends in Europe: EuroBlight 2018 Results

EuroBlight is continuously examining the ongoing evolution of the European population of the potato late blight pathogen and now reports on the 2018 results. Approximately 1000 samples were genotyped from 22 countries.