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The importance of including soil carbon changes, ecotoxicity and biodiversity impacts in environmental life cycle assessments of organic and conventional milk in Western Europe
(Journal of Cleaner Production, 2019-01-04)
Estimates of soil carbon changes, biodiversity and ecotoxicity have often been missing from life cycle assessment based studies of organic dairy products, despite evidence that the impacts of organic and conventional ...
Environmental accounting of closed-loop maize production scenarios: Manure as fertilizer and inclusion of catch crops
(Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 2019-04-09)
The agri-food sector has moved towards a more linear production economy, partly caused by worldwide food demand. One clear example is the intensification of livestock production, with consequent manure-management and ...
Development of a modified plug-flow anaerobic digester for biogas production from animal manures
Traditional plug-flow anaerobic reactors (PFRs) are characterized by lacking a mixing system and operating at high total solid concentrations, which limits their applicability for several kinds of manures. This paper studies ...
A comparison of isolation methods for black fungi degrading aromatic toxins
The prevalence of black fungi in the order Chaetothyriales has often been underestimated due to the difficulty of their isolation. In this study, three methods which are often used to isolate black fungi are compared. ...
The rise of blockchain technology in agriculture and food supply chains
(Trends in Food Science and Technology, 2019-07-30)
Blockchain is an emerging digital technology allowing ubiquitous financial transactions among distributed untrusted parties, without the need of intermediaries such as banks. This article examines the impact of blockchain ...