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Margrethe Askegaard

Senior scientist

Agroecology and Environment
Research Centre Foulum
Blichers Allé
Postbox 50
DK-8830 Tjele




1980 MSc The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Copenhagen

2003 PhD in Plant Nutrition, The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University


My field of activity is within plant nutrition and cropping systems with focus on crop production, environment and management. Special emphasis is on:

  • Design and management of organic cereal and dairy crop rotations
  • Leaching of nitrogen and potassium
  • Use of catch crops to reduce leaching losses and optimize yields
  • Potassium dynamics in low-input cropping systems