Addressing Global Ruminant Agricultural Challenges Through Understanding the Rumen Microbiome: Past, Present, and Future

The rumen is a complex ecosystem composed of anaerobic bacteria, protozoa, fungi, methanogenic archaea and phages. These microbes interact closely to breakdown plant material that cannot be digested by humans, whilst providing metabolic energy to the host and, in the case of archaea, producing metha...

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Main Authors: Sharon A. Huws, Christopher J. Creevey, Linda B. Oyama, Itzhak Mizrahi, Stuart E. Denman, Milka Popova, Rafael Muñoz-Tamayo, Evelyne Forano, Sinead M. Waters, Matthias Hess, Ilma Tapio, Hauke Smidt, Sophie J. Krizsan, David R. Yáñez-Ruiz, Alejandro Belanche, Leluo Guan, Robert J. Gruninger, Tim A. McAllister, C. Jamie Newbold, Rainer Roehe, Richard J. Dewhurst, Tim J. Snelling, Mick Watson, Garret Suen, Elizabeth H. Hart, Alison H. Kingston-Smith, Nigel D. Scollan, Rodolpho M. do Prado, Eduardo J. Pilau, Hilario C. Mantovani, Graeme T. Attwood, Joan E. Edwards, Neil R. McEwan, Steven Morrisson, Olga L. Mayorga, Christopher Elliott, Diego P. Morgavi
Format: Article
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2018-09-01
Series:Frontiers in Microbiology
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