Interesting reading from external sources

Here are some articles that have informed some of our discussions. However we do not necessarily agree, validate or support the information found on these websites.

General websites: https://fcrn.org.uk/ A collection of interesting articles and views on food systems managed by a team at Oxford University https://macaulay.webarchive.hutton.ac.uk/agfor_toolbox/try_it.html Agroforestry forum hosted by the Macaulay Land Use Research Institute Interesting projects: https://ec.europa.eu/eip/agriculture/en/find-connect/projects/diverfarming-crop-diversification-and-low-input An EU wide project on diversification of crops and low input systems https://www.theccc.org.uk The UK Committee on Climate Change provides I independent advice to the UK government on building a low-carbon economy and preparing for climate change Scientific articles: https://journals.plos.org/plosgenetics/article? id=10.1371/journal.pgen.1005846 Scientific article on the genetic influence on the rumen in cattle and their production of methane https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1046202317300440?via%3Dihub Scientific article on the microbiome of cattle and effects on methane


Bovine Host Genetic Variation Influences Rumen Microbial Methane Production with Best Selection Criterion for Low Methane Emitting and Efficiently Feed Converting Hosts Based on Metagenomic Gene Abundance

https://journals.plos.org/plosgenetics/article?id=10.1371/journal.pgen.1005846

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