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2019

Does size really matter? Sustainable development outcomes from different scales of land ownership

Thomson, S., Glass, J. & McMorran, R., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Land Reform in Scotland: History, Law and Policy - Scotland's Land. Combe, M., Glass, J. & Tindley, A. (eds.). Edinburgh University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Modelling nutrient cycles in agriculture and their environmental impacts

Sykes, AS., Topp, CFE. & Rees, RM., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Assessing the environmental impact of agriculture. Weidema, B. (ed.). Cambridge: Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited: Series in Agricultural Science, 69 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

environmental impact
agriculture
modeling
livestock
greenhouse gas
2018

Understanding sustainability in Scotland's uplands

Glass, J., Feb 2018, Managing Upland Resources: New Approaches for Rural Environmentalists. Mansfield, L. (ed.). Whittles Publishing

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Resource management
Sustainability
Scotland
Land management
Resources
2017
2 Citations (Scopus)

Breeding for pig welfare: opportunities and challenges

Turner, SP., Camerlink, I., Baxter, EM., D'Eath, RB., Desire, S., Roehe, R. & Spinka, M. (ed.), 2017, Advances in Pig Welfare: Herd and Flock Welfare. Spinka, M. (ed.). Woodhead Publishing, p. 399 - 414 16 p.

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Nitrogen and phosphorus losses from legume-supported cropping

Williams, M., Pappa, V. A. & Rees, R., 2017, Legumes in Cropping Systems. Murphy-Bokern, D., Stoddard, FL. & Watson, C. A. (eds.). CABI International, p. 37-54 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
Fabaceae
Phosphorus
Nitrogen
legumes
phosphorus

Sustainable intensification of agriculture: impacts on sustainable soil management

Rees, RM., Griffiths, BS., McVittie, A., Ginzky, H. (ed.), Dooley, E. (ed.), Heuser, IL. (ed.), Kasimbazi, E. (ed.), Markus, T. (ed.) & Qin, T. (ed.), 2017, International Yearbook of Soil Law and Policy 2017. Ginzky, H., Dooley, E., Heuser, IL., Kasimbazi, E., Markus, T. & Qin, T. (eds.). Springer, Vol. 2. p. 7 - 16 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2016

Analysis of rumen microbial community in cattle through the integration of metagenomic and network-based approaches

Wang, H., Zheng, H., Browne, F., Roehe, R., Dewhurst, R. J., Engel, F., Hemmje, M. & Walsh, P., 2016, 2016 Ieee International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (Bibm).

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A network analysis of methane and feed conversion genes in the rumen microbial community

Browne, F., Wang, H., Zheng, H., Roehe, R., Dewhurst, R. J. & Walsh, P., 2016, 2016 Ieee International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (Bibm).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2014
4 Citations (Scopus)

Air: Greenhouse gases from agriculture

Rees, RM., Flack, S., Maxwell, K., Mistry, A. & Van Alfen, NK. (ed.), 2014, Encyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems. Van Alfen, NK. (ed.). San Diego, USA: Elsevier Academic Press, p. 293 - 304 12 p.

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2013
1 Citation (Scopus)

Litter decomposition and nutrient release in miombo savanna woodlands of central Zimbabwe

Wuta, M., Rees, RM., Furley, PA., Nyamadzawo, G., Perrault, C. (ed.) & Bellamy, L. (ed.), 2013, Savannas: Climate, Biodiversity and Ecological Significance. Perrault, C. & Bellamy, L. (eds.). Nova Science Publishers Inc., p. 1 - 24 24 p.

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Precision agriculture and its use in dairy systems

Chagunda, MGG., Ross, DW., Roberts, DJ. & Martins, CE. (ed.), 2013, Alternativas para Producao Sustentavel do Leite na Amazonia. Martins, CE. (ed.). Brasilia, Brazil: Embrapa, p. 167 - 184 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2012

Approaches to monitoring HNV farming: EU framework and country examples

Peppiette, Z., Benzler, A., McCracken, DI., Beaufoy, G., Oppermann, R., Oppermann, R. (ed.), Beaufoy, G. (ed.) & Jones, G. (ed.), 2012, High Nature Value Farming Systems in Europe. 35 European Countries: Experiences and Perspectives. Oppermann, R., Beaufoy, G. & Jones, G. (eds.). Ubstadt-Weiher, Germany: Verlag Regionalkultur, p. 502 - 516 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Impacts of agriculture upon greenhouse gas budgets

Cloy, JM., Rees, RM., Smith, KA., Goulding, KWT., Waterhouse, A., Chadwick, D., Hester, RE. (ed.) & Harrison, RM. (ed.), 2012, Environmental Impacts of Modern Agriculture. Hester, RE. & Harrison, RM. (eds.). Cambridge, UK: Environmental Science & Technology: Royal Society of Chemistry, Vol. 34. p. 57 - 82 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2011

Developing a Sustainability Assessment Tool for Upland Estates

Glass, J., Scott, A. & Price, M. F., 2011, The Changing Nature of Scotland. Edinburgh: The Stationery Office, 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

sustainability
land management
resource
method

Halting farmland biodiversity declines: a way forward

McCracken, DI., Midgley, A., Marrs, SJ. (ed.), Foster, S. (ed.), Hendrie, C. (ed.), Mackey, EC. (ed.) & Thompson, DBA. (ed.), 2011, The Changing Nature of Scotland. Marrs, SJ., Foster, S., Hendrie, C., Mackey, EC. & Thompson, DBA. (eds.). Edinburgh, UK: The Stationery Office, p. 299 - 314 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2010

Improving bioavailability of phosphate rock for organic farming

Edwards, AC., Walker, RL., Maskell, P., Watson, CA., Rees, RM., Stockdale, EA., Knox, OGG. & Lichtfouse, E. (ed.), 2010, Genetic engineering, biofertilisation, soil quality and organic farming. Lichtfouse, E. (ed.). Springer, p. 99 - 117 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The biodiversity potential of riparian margins in intensively managed grasslands

Cole, LJ., McCracken, DI., Robertson, D., Harrison, W., Runas, J. (ed.) & Dahlgren, T. (ed.), 2010, Grassland Biodiversity - Habitat Types, Ecological Processes and Environmental Impacts. Runas, J. & Dahlgren, T. (eds.). Hauppauge, USA: Nova Science Publishers Inc.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2009

Moorland management with livestock - the effect of policy change on upland grazing, vegetation and farm economics

Gardner, SM., Waterhouse, A., Critchley, CNR., Bonn, A. (ed.), Allott, T. (ed.), Hubacek, K. (ed.) & Stewart, J. (ed.), 2009, Drivers of environmental change in uplands. Bonn, A., Allott, T., Hubacek, K. & Stewart, J. (eds.). Abingdon, UK: Routledge, p. 186 - 208 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

12 Citations (Scopus)

Use of meat quality information in breeding programmes

Simm, G., Lambe, NR., Bunger, L., Navajas, E., Roehe, R., Kerry, JP. (ed.) & Ledward, D. (ed.), 2009, Improving the sensory and nutritional quality of fresh meat. Kerry, JP. & Ledward, D. (eds.). Cambridge, UK: Woodhead Publishing, Vol. 16. p. 265 - 291 27 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2008

Social and economic implications of agroforestry for rural economic development in pemperate regions

Doyle, CJ., Waterhouse, A., Batish, DR. (ed.), Kohli, RK. (ed.), Jose, S. (ed.) & Singh, HP. (ed.), 2008, Ecological Basis of Agroforestry. Batish, DR., Kohli, RK., Jose, S. & Singh, HP. (eds.). Boca Raton, USA: CRC Press, p. 303 - 318 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The economics of sheep welfare

Milne, CE., Stott, AW., Santarossa, JM. & Dwyer, CM. (ed.), 2008, The Welfare of Sheep. Dwyer, CM. (ed.). Springer Science & Business Media, p. 325 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Use of meat quality information in breeding programmes

Lambe, NR., Bunger, L., Navajas, E., Roehe, R., Simm, G., Kerry, J. (ed.) & Ledward, D. (ed.), 2008, Improving the sensory and nutritional quality of fresh meat. Kerry, J. & Ledward, D. (eds.). Cambridge,UK: Woodend Publishing, p. 264 - 291 28 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2007

Factors affecting cultural landscapes: an overview

Dannebeck, S., Hoppe, A., Kuster, H., McCracken, DI., Kryzwinksi, K. (ed.), O'Connell, M. (ed.) & Kuster, H. (ed.), 2007, Cultural landscapes in Europe: fields of Demeter, haunts of PAN. Kryzwinksi, K., O'Connell, M. & Kuster, H. (eds.). Delmenhorst, Germany: Aschenbeck & Holstein, p. 47 - 54 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Isle of Islay, western Scotland

McCracken, DI., Bignal, E., Kryzwinksi, K. (ed.), O'Connell, M. (ed.) & Kuster, H. (ed.), 2007, Cultural landscapes in Europe: fields of Demeter, haunts of PAN. Kryzwinksi, K., O'Connell, M. & Kuster, H. (eds.). Delmenhorst, Germany: Aschenbeck & Holstein, p. 160 - 163 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Large-scale sustainable development of diverse cultural landscape ecosystems in Europe

Luick, R., Muhar, A., Wrbka, A., McCracken, DI., Kryzwinksi, K. (ed.), O'Connell, M. (ed.) & Kuster, H. (ed.), 2007, Cultural landscapes in Europe: fields of Demeter, haunts of PAN. Kryzwinksi, K., O'Connell, M. & Kuster, H. (eds.). Delmenhorst, Germany: Aschenbeck & Holstein, p. 67 - 76 10 p.

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The Breckland of East Anglia

McCracken, DI., Kryzwinksi, K. (ed.), O'Connell, M. (ed.) & Kuster, H. (ed.), 2007, Cultural landscapes in Europe: fields of Demeter, haunts of PAN. Kryzwinksi, K., O'Connell, M. & Kuster, H. (eds.). Delmenhorst, Germany: Aschenbeck & Holstein, p. 158 - 159 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The New Forest, southern England

McCracken, DI., Kryzwinksi, K. (ed.), O'Connell, M. (ed.) & Kuster, H. (ed.), 2007, Cultural landscapes in Europe: fields of Demeter, haunts of PAN. Kryzwinksi, K., O'Connell, M. & Kuster, H. (eds.). Delmenhorst, Germany: Aschenbeck & Holstein, p. 156 - 157 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2006

Hill farming and environmental objectives: conflict or consensus?

Morgan-Davies, C., Waterhouse, A., Smyth, K., Pollock, ML., Davison, R. (ed.) & Galbraith, CA. (ed.), 2006, Farming, Forestry and the Natural Heritage: Towards a More Integrated Future. Davison, R. & Galbraith, CA. (eds.). Edinburgh, UK: Scottish Natural Heritage, p. 249 - 254 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Managing the land - predicting the effect of management change on moorland vegetation, birds, economy and employment

Waterhouse, A., Johnson, S. (ed.) & Thompson, D. (ed.), 2006, Looking to the hills. Johnson, S. & Thompson, D. (eds.). Peterborough, UK: Joint Nature Conservation Committee, p. 8 - 11 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2005

Nature conservation value of European mountain farming systems

McCracken, DI., Huband, S., Huber, UM. (ed.), Bugmann, HKM. (ed.) & Reasoner, MA. (ed.), 2005, Global Change and Mountain Regions. Huber, UM., Bugmann, HKM. & Reasoner, MA. (eds.). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer, p. 573 - 582 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2004

Limits to sustaining productivity, product quality and animal welfare in forage-based dairy systems

Oldham, JD., Dewhurst, RJ., Luscher, A. (ed.), Jeangros, B. (ed.), Kessler, W. (ed.), Huguenin, O. (ed.), Lobsiger, M. (ed.), Miller, N. (ed.) & Suter, D. (ed.), 2004, Land Use Systems in Grassland Dominated Regions. Luscher, A., Jeangros, B., Kessler, W., Huguenin, O., Lobsiger, M., Miller, N. & Suter, D. (eds.). Zurich, Switzerland: VDF, Vol. 9. p. 867 - 875 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Productivity and profitability: The effects of farming practices on the prey of insectivorous birds

McCracken, DI., Bignal, EM., Blake, S., Foster, GN., van Emden, HF. (ed.) & Rothschild, M. (ed.), 2004, Insects and Birds Interactions. van Emden, HF. & Rothschild, M. (eds.). Andover, UK: Intercept Ltd, p. 75 - 87 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2003

Biochemistry of ensiling

Rooke, JA., Hatfield, RD., Buxton, DR. (ed.), Muck, RE. (ed.) & Harrison, JE. (ed.), 2003, Silage Science and Technology. Buxton, DR., Muck, RE. & Harrison, JE. (eds.). Wisconsin, USA: American Society of Agronomy, p. 95 - 139 45 p.

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Fatty acids and reproduction in the pig

Rooke, JA., Ferguson, EM., Sinclair, AG., Speake, BK., Garnsworthy, PC. (ed.) & Wiseman, J. (ed.), 2003, Recent Advances in Animal Nutrition 2003. Garnsworthy, PC. & Wiseman, J. (eds.). Northampton, UK: Nottingham University Press, p. 47 - 66 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Regulation of avian and mammalian sperm production by dietary fatty acids

Speake, BK., Surai, PF., Rooke, JA., De Vriese, SR. (ed.) & Christophe, AB. (ed.), 2003, Male Fertility and Lipid Metabolism. De Vriese, SR. & Christophe, AB. (eds.). Champaign, USA: AOCS Press, p. 96 - 117 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2002

Modelling changes in abundance of plant species under seasonal sheep grazing: a methodological study using expert knowledge

Pollock, ML., Legg, CJ., Hulbert, IAR., Bottarin, R. (ed.) & Tappeiner, U. (ed.), 2002, Interdisciplinary Mountain Research. Bottarin, R. & Tappeiner, U. (eds.). Berlin, Germany: Blackwell Verlag, p. 200 - 206 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Nutrition for conception and pregnancy

Robinson, JJ., Rooke, JA., McEvoy, TG., Freer, M. (ed.) & Dove, H. (ed.), 2002, Sheep Nutrition. Freer, M. & Dove, H. (eds.). Oxford, UK: CABI Publishing, p. 189 - 211 23 p.

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2001

Carbon and Nitrogen losses after ploughing out grass and grass-clover swards

O'Sullivan, MF., Vinten, AJA., Ball, BC., Rees, RM. (ed.), Ball, BC. (ed.), Campbell, CD. (ed.) & Watson, CA. (ed.), 2001, Sustainable management of soil organic matter.. Rees, RM., Ball, BC., Campbell, CD. & Watson, CA. (eds.). CABI Publishing, p. 142 - 149 8 p.

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Characterisation of Calluna vulgaris dominant moorland using remote sensing with Landsat TM

Robertson, D., Waterhouse, A., Holland, JP., Gooding, RF., Egan, S., Smith, A. & Buchreithner, (ed.), 2001, A decade of trans-European remote sensing co-operation.. Buchreithner (ed.). Rotterdam, Netherlands: Balkema, p. 377 - 382 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Interactions between elevated CO2 and N in soils

Martin-Olmedo, P., Grace, J., Rees, RM., Rees, RM. (ed.), Ball, BC. (ed.), Campbell, C. (ed.) & Watson, CA. (ed.), 2001, Sustainable Management of Soil Organic Matter. Rees, RM., Ball, BC., Campbell, C. & Watson, CA. (eds.). Oxford, UK: CABI Publishing, p. 316 - 323 8 p.

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Microbial responses to carbon and nitrogen deposition in the rhizosphere

Rees, RM. & Parker, J., 2001, Aspects of Applied Biology. Plant microbial interactions: Positive interactions in relation to crop production and utilisation.. Vol. 63. p. 19 - 27 9 p.

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N, P and K budgets for some UK organic farming systems - implications for sustainability

Fortune, S., Conway, JS., Philipps, L., Robinson, JS., Stockdale, EA., Watson, CA., Rees, RM. (ed.), Ball, BC. (ed.), Campbell, CD. (ed.) & Watson, CA. (ed.), 2001, Sustainable Management of Soil Organic Matter. Rees, RM., Ball, BC., Campbell, CD. & Watson, CA. (eds.). CABI Publishing, p. 286 - 293 8 p.

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Sustaining soil organic matter

Rees, RM., Ball, BC., Campbell, CD., Watson, CA., Rees, RM. (ed.), Ball, BC. (ed.), Campbell, CD. (ed.) & Watson, CA. (ed.), 2001, Sustainable management of soil organic matter. Rees, RM., Ball, BC., Campbell, CD. & Watson, CA. (eds.). CABI Publishing, p. 413 - 425 13 p.

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2000

Efficiency of nitrogen and energy use in contrasting dairy systems

Leach, KA. & Goldie, J., 2000, Aspects of Applied Biology. Systems for the new millenium.. Vol. 62. p. 245 - 252 8 p.

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Farmlands and Lowland Grasslands

McCracken, DI., Bain, C., Usher, MB. (ed.), Bain, C. (ed.) & Kerr, S. (ed.), 2000, Action for Scotland's Biodiversity. Usher, MB., Bain, C. & Kerr, S. (eds.). Edinburgh, UK: Scottish Biodiversity Group, p. 49 - 61 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Listeriosis

Low, JC. & Aitken, ID. (ed.), 2000, Sheep Diseases 3rd Edition. Aitken, ID. (ed.). Blackwell Scientific, p. 224 - 227 4 p.

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Studies of the nitrogen cycle on the southern edge of the Chinese loess plateau

Roelcke, M., Rees, RM., Shengxiu, L., Richter, J., Laflen, JM. (ed.), Tian, J. (ed.) & Huang, C. (ed.), 2000, Soil Erosion and Dryland Farming. Laflen, JM., Tian, J. & Huang, C. (eds.). London, UK: CRC Press, p. 103 - 119 17 p.

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