Welcome to the May 2007 newsletter from the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of Aarhus.

In this issue you can learn the naked truth about mink births, read about how to get more fruit on fruit trees and find out about the potential for organic potted plants, among other subjects.

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The naked truth about mink births

Ground-breaking movie shots of mink births reveal that there is potential for producing more mink kits.

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News from UN regarding the global climate

The UN Climate Panel will soon publish its new report on climate changes. Research professor Jørgen E. Olesen from the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences at the University of Aarhus has, together with thousands of other scientists worldwide, collected available knowledge on the subject.

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Organic potted plants maybe on the way

If scientists at the University of Aarhus could have their way, organic potted plants would be available in the future.

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Common sense makes best sense

Good husbandry is still the best trick in the book: Common sense is the best tool for organic farmers.

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Break branches and get more fruit

Put your pruning shears back in your pocket and instead use your hands to break branches on your fruit trees. The method produces a higher fruit yield according to experience gained at the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences at the University of Aarhus.

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Biological protection against fungal diseases in plants

Scientists use nature’s own remedies to combat plant diseases.

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Spotlight on plant light requirements

Gardeners can save on lighting in greenhouses and thereby protect both their finances and the environment.

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