Sources, Sites and Components of Greenhouse Gases (GHGs) from Animal Agriculture in West Papua Province, Indonesia
International Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Analysis
Volume 4, Issue 5, October 2016, Pages: 121-126
Received: Jul. 22, 2016; Accepted: Aug. 5, 2016; Published: Sep. 2, 2016
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Deny A. Iyai, Departmentof Animal Production, Faculty of Animal Sciences, the State University of Papua, Jl. Gunung Salju, Amban. Manokwari, Papua Barat
Yubelince Y. Runtuboi, Department of Forest Conservancy, Faculty of Forestry, Papua University, Jl. Gunung Salju, Amban. Manokwari, Papua Barat
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Abstract
Environmental status of an area needs to be recognized with both locally and globally measureable indicators. Papua Barat has played important roles as carbon sink of the world with its forest cover. However, recently many areas are being converted for several functions. Agricultural function is a leading sector for the environmental degradation with emissions uncounted produced. Data collected from nine regencies compiled by West Papua province environmental department were accounted for. Quantifications were made to compute average emission resulted from large livestock, small livestock and poultry-manure production. Manure and slurry were the main sources of GHGs emissions, i.e. CO2, CH4 and N2O. The highest contribution was produced by poultry followed by large livestock and small livestock (p<0.01). In terms of poultry, broiler was the highest (p<0.05) compared to village chicken, egg poultry and duck. The three highest producing emissions are Manokwari, Kota Sorong and Sorong.
Keywords
Manure, Greenhouse Gases, Methane, West Papua
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Deny A. Iyai, Yubelince Y. Runtuboi, Sources, Sites and Components of Greenhouse Gases (GHGs) from Animal Agriculture in West Papua Province, Indonesia, International Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Analysis. Vol. 4, No. 5, 2016, pp. 121-126. doi: 10.11648/j.ijema.20160405.11
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