Reports

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  • New SF6 tracer technique manual is published

    The SF6 tracer technique enjoys wide acceptance, but with a variety of implementations. This variety arises from different equipment and hardware designs, and variations in innovative hardware developments, as well as differences in experimental protocols...
  • Technical Training course in South Africa

    Technicians across Africa participate in a Global Research Alliance training course. The Global...
  • Greenfeed system is evaluated for New Zealand conditions

    Inventory and mitigation research of enteric CH4 emissions in New Zealand have been based mainly on the SF6 tracer technique. This technique is appropriate for estimating mean CH4 emissions from a group of animals, but...
  • Sandeep Kumar's work trainee placement at AgResearch proves successful

    Sandeep Kumar spent 6 months at AgResearch in Palmerston North, New Zealand with the aim of learning new methods for analysing next generation sequencing data (alignment, treeing, pyrosequencing data analysis, etc.) to...
  • Technical Manual on Respiration Chamber Designs

    The Technical Manual of Respiration Chamber Designs was identified as a priority project by the Livestock Research Group of the Global Research Alliance at its first meeting in 2010. The New Zealand government requested proposals in December 2010 for...
  • Professor Hong Di's GRASS Award exchange report

    Professor Di took up the GRASS Award in China between the 14 December 2011 and 3 March 2012. The main objective of his Fellowship was to conduct collaborative research on nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions from agricultural soils and the...
  • Cecile de Klein's GRASS exchange report is now available

    Dr Cecile de Klein has returned from her GRASS exchange in Europe.  During her 10 week exchange Cecile spent time in Ireland, the UK, the Netherlands and France visiting world experts to share knowledge and exchange research ideas about...
  • A technical manual on respiration chamber designs is now available

    The Technical Manual of Respiration Chamber Designs was identified as a priority project by the Livestock Research Group of the Global Research Alliance at its first meeting in 2010. The New Zealand government requested proposals in December 2010 for...
  • 2010/11 Intitial Priority Livestock Research Projects

    In October 2010, the Livestock Research Group of the Global Research Alliance identified an initial set of priority projects to assist international livestock GHG mitigation research efforts. MAF agreed to fund an initial phase for each...
  • Animal Variation Workshop NZ 2009

    Livestock Breeding for Greenhouse Gas Outcomes: The 3 day workshop workshop funded by MAF and PGgRc was held in Wellington, New Zealand on March 3-5 2009 under the auspices of LEARN. There was Twenty-nine participants from 7 countries in...