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New breeding strategy to increase the export of Danish grasses

The best properties from three well-known grasses will be united in new grass varieties. With significantly enhanced performance and high robustness, such grasses will pave the way for Danish export of new varieties that are prepared for future climate and the demand for more biomass.

New breeding strategy to increase the export of Danish grasses The best properties from three well-known grasses will be united in new grass varieties. With significantly enhanced performance and high robustness, such grasses will pave the way for Danish export of new varieties that are prepared for future climate and the demand for more biomass.

Researchers from Aarhus University and University of Copenhagen map death trap genes

Genes from a plant that lures insect pests to their deaths can be used to breed resistant crops. Genes from a plant that lures insect pests to their deaths can be used to breed resistant crops.  

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Large research grants, awards, etc.

New professor in crop genetics and genomics

Torben Asp has been appointed Professor MSO in Crop Genetics at the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University. The appointment is effective as of 1 May 2017. 

Super grass to increase cow milk production and reduce methane emissions

A research team is working on optimising grass species that will reduce cow burps, thus reducing greenhouse gas emissions – in addition to increasing cow milk production.

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