Kevin Janni University of Minnesota

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Science of Smell Part 2 : Understanding the Generation and Chemistry of Odors

Publish Date: November 27, 2012

Odor chemistry is complex and still poorly understood. More than 75 odorous compounds, in varying proportions, have been identified in livestock manures. Knowing the chemical basis of odors derived from animal manure is helpful to understand how odor develops and what can be done to design and manage manure systems and avoid nuisance complaints.

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