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Methane gas emissions by enteric fermentation from cattle production in Kenyewa location of Kajiado county in Kenya: a study on potential climate change mitigation strategies

  title={Methane gas emissions by enteric fermentation from cattle production in Kenyewa location of Kajiado county in Kenya: a study on potential climate change mitigation strategies},
  author={Agnes N. Kimongo},
A research project submitted in partial fufilment of the requirements for the degree of master of arts in environmental planning and management in the department of geography and environmental studies, university of Nairobi 


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  • P. ThorntonM. Herrero
  • Medicine, Environmental Science
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 2010
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