INIAP has the mission to improve sustainable agricultural production in Ecuador through scientific research, the development, validation, and transference of innovative technologies. Many accessions and technologies from around the world are evaluated on the 13 Research Facilities located to cover the diversity in soils and climate that characterise the Ecuadorean environment.
Enteric fermentation is a digestive process by which carbohydrates are broken down by microorganisms into simple molecules for absorption into the bloodstream of an animal.
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There is growing evidence that greenhouse gas emissions from human activity contribute to climate change. Many people blame modern farming practices for accelerating this - agriculture produces between 16.8 and 32.2 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. But could agriculture also hold some solutions to climate change?Research for Geenpeace
International by the University of Aberdeen, in the UK, analyses the
contribution of modern farming to human-induced climate change. The main