Completed Methane Research

2010-13 Objectives


# Objective Objective Leader Timeframe
1.1 Feeding Microalgae Dr David Pacheco 2010-2011
1.2 Low Methane producing animals Dr John McEwan

2010-2013

1.3

Genomic identification of universal targets for methanogen inhibition

Dr Sinead Leahy

2010-2013
1.4 Enhanced discovery of methanogen - specific inhibitors Dr Ron Ronimus 2010-2013
1.5

Expression of vaccine target proteins

Dr Bryce Buddle 2010-2013
1.6   Identifying alternative hydrogen utilisers   Dr Gemma Henderson   2010-2013
1.7  Methane capture and utilisation from Dairy effluent Dr Rupert Craggs   2010-2011   

 

2013 - 2015 Objectives


A summary of the objectives  joint NZAGRC-PGgRc Mitigating Methane Emissions science programme follows:

# Objective Objective Leader Timeframe
 5.1 Breed low methane ruminants John McEwan 2013-2015
 5.2 Identifying low GHG feeds David Pacheco 2013-2015
 5.3  Vaccine Neil Wedlock & Art Subharat 2013-2015
 5.4 Identify inhibitors that reduce ruminant methane emissions Ron Ronimus 2013-2015
 5.5 Microbial genomics to underpin methane mitigation Eric Altermann & Sinead Leahy 2013-2015
 5.6 Microbiology to underpin methane mitigation Sandra Kittelmann & Peter Janssen 2013-2015
 5.7 Understanding the low methane rumen Mike Tavendale & Gemma Henderson 2013-2015
 5.8 Modelling rumen methane production  David Pacheco 2013-2015

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