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A bio-economic model for cost analysis of alternative management strategies in beef finishing systems

Kamilaris, C., Dewhurst, RJ., Vosough Ahmadi, B., Crosson, P. & Alexander, P., 23 Sep 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Agricultural Systems.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bioeconomic models
cost analysis
finishing
beef
forage

A parsimonious software sensor for estimating the individual dynamic pattern of methane emissions from cattle

Munoz-Tamayo, R., Ramirez Agudelo, JF., Dewhurst, RJ., Miller, G., Vernon, T. & Kettle, H., Jun 2019, In : Animal. 13, 6, p. 1180-1187 8 p.

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Methane
Sensors
Time measurement
Beef
Bins
1 Citation (Scopus)
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Metagenome
Protein Databases
Microbiota
Rumen
Enzymes
1 Citation (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Conceptual framework underpinning management of soil health - supporting site-specific delivery of sustainable agro-ecosystems

Stockdale, EA., Griffiths, BS., Hargreaves, PR., Bhogal, A., Crotty, FV. & Watson, CA., May 2019, In : Food and Energy Security. 8, 2, 18 p., e00158.

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conceptual framework
ecosystem
soil
health
landscape ecology

Crop straw incorporation interacts with N fertilizer on N2O emissions in an intensively cropped farmland

Xu, C., Han, X., Ru, S., Cardenas, LM., Rees, RM., Wu, D., Wu, W. & Meng, F., 1 May 2019, In : Geoderma. 341, p. 129-137 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

straw
agricultural land
fertilizer
crop
soil
1 Citation (Scopus)

Data for life cycle assessment of legume biorefining for alcohol: Data article - refers to: Just the tonic! Legume biorefining for alcohol has the potential to reduce Europe's protein deficit and mitigate climate change, Environment International, Volume 130, September 2019, 104870

Lienhardt, T., Black, K., Saget, S., Costa, M., Chadwick, D., Rees, RM., Williams, M., Spillane, C., Iannetta, P., Walker, G. & Styles, D., Aug 2019, In : Data in Brief. 25, 104242.

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biorefining
life cycle assessment
coproducts
alcohols
legumes

Desirable BUGS in models of infectious diseases

Auzenbergs, M., Correia-Gomes, C., Economou, T., Lowe, R. & O'Reilly, K. M., 17 Oct 2019, In : Epidemics. 100361.

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Communicable Diseases
Markov Chains
Software
Linear Models
Monte Carlo Method
1 Citation (Scopus)

Detection of extended‐spectrum β‐lactam, AmpC and carbapenem resistance in Enterobacteriaceae in beef cattle in Great Britain in 2015

Velasova, M., Smith, RP., Lemma, F., Horton, R. A., Duggett, N., Evans, J., Tongue, SC., Anjum, M. F. & Randall, L., 1 Apr 2019, In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 126, 4, p. 1081-1095 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lactams
Carbapenems
Enterobacteriaceae
beta-Lactamases
Escherichia coli

Effects of the nitrification inhibitor DMPP (3,4-dimethylpyrazole phosphate) on gross N transformation rates and N2O emissions

Zhu, G., Ju, X., Zhang, J., Muller, C., Rees, RM., Thorman, R. & Sylvester-Bradley, R., Aug 2019, In : Biology and Fertility of Soils. 55, 6, p. 603-615 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nitrification
nitrification inhibitors
nitrous oxide
nitrification
inhibitor
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Estimating the soil N2O emission intensity of croplands in northwest Europe

Myrgiotis, VM., Williams, M., Rees, RM. & Topp, CFE., 18 Apr 2019, In : Biogeosciences. 16, 8, p. 1641-1655 15 p., bg-2018-490.

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soil emission
crop
biogeochemistry
uncertainty analysis
agricultural ecosystem

Exploring the attitudes of backyard poultry keepers to health and biosecurity

Correia-Gomes, C. & Sparks, NHC., 4 Nov 2019, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 174, 9 p., 104812.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

biosecurity
Poultry
poultry
Health
Birds

Exploring the longitudinal dynamics of herd BVD antibody test results using model-based clustering

Eze, JI., Innocent, G. T., Adam, KE., Huntley, SJ. & Gunn, GJ., 6 Aug 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 11353.

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bovine viral diarrhea
herds
antibodies
cattle
testing
1 Citation (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Farmer-preferred traits in smallholder dairy farming systems in Tanzania

Chawala, AR., Banos, G., Peters, A. & Chagunda, MGG., Jul 2019, In : Tropical Animal Health and Production. 51, 6, p. 1337-1344 8 p.

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Tanzania
dairy farming
farming systems
farmers
feed requirements
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Food waste in primary production: Milk loss with mitigation potentials

March, MD., Toma, L., Thompson, B. & Haskell, MJ., 12 Nov 2019, In : Frontiers in Nutrition. 6, 9 p., 173.

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food waste
primary productivity
Milk
milk
Food

Genetic analysis of novel phenotypes for farm animal resilience to weather variability

Sánchez-Molano, E., Kapsona, VK., Ilska-Warner, JJ., Desire, S., Conington, JE., Mucha, S. & Banos, G., 12 Nov 2019, In : BMC Genetics. 20, 84.

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Domestic Animals
Weather
Phenotype
Climate Change
Goats

Gross N transformation rates and related N2O emissions in Chinese and UK agricultural soils

Zhu, G., Song, X., Ju, X., Zhang, J., Muller, C., Sylvester-Bradley, R., Thorman, R., Bingham, IJ. & Rees, RM., 20 May 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 666, p. 176-186 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

agricultural soil
soil
nitrification
rate
soil nitrogen

HbA1c determination from HemaSpot™ blood collection devices: comparison of home prepared dried blood spots with standard venous blood analysis

Hall, JM., Fowler, CF., Barrett, F., Humphry, RW., Van Drimmelen, M. & MacRury, SM., 16 Aug 2019, In : Diabetic Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Appointments and Schedules
Equipment and Supplies
High Pressure Liquid Chromatography
Clinical Studies
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Identification of rumen microbial genes involved in pathways linked to appetite, growth and feed conversion efficiency in cattle

Lima, J., Auffret, M., Stewart, R. D., Dewhurst, RJ., Duthie, C-A., Snelling, T. J., Walker, A. W., Freeman, T. C., Watson, M. & Roehe, R., 8 Aug 2019, In : Frontiers in Genetics. 10, 701.

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Microbial Genes
Rumen
Appetite
Microbiota
Growth
1 Downloads (Pure)

Identification of the rumination in cattle using support vector machines with motion-sensitive bolus sensors

Hamilton, A., Davison, C., Tachtatzis, C., Andonovic, I., Michie, C., Ferguson, HJ., Somerville, L. & Jonsson, N. N., 7 Mar 2019, In : Sensors. 19, 5, 1165.

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rumination
sensors (equipment)
collars
cattle
ear tags
1 Citation (Scopus)
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Improving grass silage production with Controlled Traffic Farming (CTF): agronomics, system design and economics

Hargreaves, PR., Peets, S., Chamen, WCT., White, DR., Misiewicz, PA. & Godwin, RJ., 15 Apr 2019, In : Precision Agriculture. 20, 2, p. 260-277 18 p.

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controlled traffic systems
grass silage
traffic
economics
silage

Investigation of relationship between vitamin D status and reproductive fitness in Scottish hill sheep

Zhou, PZ., McEvoy, TG., Gill, A. C., Lambe, NR., Morgan-Davies, C., Hurst, E., Sargison, ND. & Mellanby, R. J., 4 Feb 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1162.

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vitamin D
Scottish Blackface
ewes
25-hydroxycholecalciferol
sheep
soil gas
greenhouse gases
greenhouse gas emissions
agricultural soils
Gas emissions
1 Citation (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Just the tonic! Legume biorefining for alcohol has the potential to reduce Europe’s protein deficit and mitigate climate change

Lienhardt, T., Black, K., Saget, S., Costa, M., Chadwick, D., Rees, RM., Williams, M., Spillane, C., Iannetta, P., Walker, G. & Styles, D., Sep 2019, In : Environment International. 130, 11 p., 104870.

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alcohol
wheat
footprint
climate change
protein

Linking farmer and beekeeper preferences with ecological knowledge to improve crop pollination

Breeze, T. D., Boreux, V., Cole, L. J., Dicks, L., Klein, A-M., Pufal, G., Balzan, M., Bevk, D., Bortolotti, L., Petanidou, T., Mand, M., Pinto, M. A., Scheper, J., Stanisavljević, L., Stavrinides, M. C., Tscheulin, T., Varnava, A. & Kleijn, D., 29 Oct 2019, In : People and Nature.

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beekeepers
pollination
farmers
crops
pollinating insects
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Lysine supply is a critical factor in achieving sustainable global protein economy

Leinonen, I., Iannetta, PPM., Rees, RM., Russell, W., Watson, CA. & Barnes, AP., 24 Apr 2019, In : Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 3, 27.

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lysine
proteins
agricultural land
land use
animal proteins

Mineral status, metabolism and performance of dairy heifers receiving a combined trace element bolus and out-wintered on perennial ryegrass, kale or fodder beet

Atkins, N., Bleach, E., Mackenzie, S., Hargreaves, PR. & Sinclair, L., 11 Nov 2019, In : Livestock Science. 103865.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

forage beets
Lolium
kale
Beta vulgaris
dairy heifers
2 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Modelling biological N fixation and grass-legume dynamics with process-based biogeochemical models of varying complexity

Fitton, N., Bindi, M., Brilli, L., Cichota, R., Dibari, C., Fuchs, K., Huguenin-Elie, O., Klumpp, K., Lieffering, M., Lüscher, A., Martin, R., McAuliffe, R., Merbold, L., Newton, P., Rees, RM., Smith, P., Topp, CFE. & Snow, V., May 2019, In : European Journal of Agronomy. 106, p. 58-66 9 p.

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fixation
grass
modeling
grassland
fertilizer
3 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Nitrogen use efficiency and nitrous oxide emissions from five UK fertilised grasslands

Cardenas, LM., Bhogal, A., Chadwick, DR., McGeough, K., Misselbrook, T., Rees, RM., Thorman, RE., Watson, CJ., Williams, JR., Smith, KA. & Calvet, S., 15 Apr 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 661, p. 696 - 710 15 p.

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nutrient use efficiency
nitrous oxide
grasslands
calcium ammonium nitrate
dicyandiamide
3 Citations (Scopus)

Non-additive responses of soil C and N to rice straw and hairy vetch (Vicia villosa roth L) mixtures in a paddy soil

Zhou, G., Cao, W., Bai, J., Xu, C., Zeng, N., Gao, S. & Rees, RM., 1 Mar 2019, In : Plant and Soil. 436, 1-2, p. 229-244 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

straw
rice
soil
global warming
greenhouse gas

Nutritional strategies to reduce methane emissions from cattle: effects on meat eating quality and retail shelf life of loin steaks

Richardson, I., Duthie, C-A., Hyslop, JJ., Rooke, JA. & Roehe, R., Jul 2019, In : Meat Science. 153, p. 51-57 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

loins (meat cut)
steaks
methane
shelf life
nitrates

Oxygen regulates nitrous oxide production directly in agricultural soils

Song, X., Ju, X., Topp, CFE. & Rees, RM., Nov 2019, In : Environmental Science & Technology. 53, p. 12539-12547

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nitrous Oxide
agricultural soils
nitrous oxide
Soil
Oxygen

Prediction of enteric methane production, yield and intensity of beef cattle using an intercontinental database

van Lingen, H., Niu, M., Kebreab, E., Valadares Filho, S., Rooke, JA., Duthie, C-A., Schwarm, A., Kreuzer, M., Hynd, P., Caetano, M., Eugène, M., Martin, C., McGee, M., O'Kiely, P., Hünerberg, M., McAllister, T., Berchielli, T., Messana, J., Peiren, N., Chaves, A. & 14 others, Charmley, E., Cole, A., Hales, K., Lee, S-S., Berndt, A., Reynolds, C., Crompton, L., Bayat, A-R., Yáñez-Ruiz, D., Yu, Z., Bannink, A., Dijkstra, J., Casper, D. & Hristov, A., 1 Nov 2019, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 283, 19 p., 106575.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

methane production
beef cattle
forage
methane
prediction
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Reduction of enteric methane emission in a commercial dairy farm by a novel feed supplement

Vranken, H., Suenkel, M., Hargreaves, PR., Chew, L. & Towers, E., 21 Jun 2019, In : Open Journal of Animal Sciences. 9, p. 286-296

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feed supplements
dairy farming
methane
Jersey
herds
1 Citation (Scopus)

Relationships between feeding behaviour, activity, dominance and feed efficiency in finishing beef steers

Haskell, MJ., Rooke, JA., Roehe, R., Turner, SP., Hyslop, JJ., Waterhouse, A. & Duthie, C-A., Jan 2019, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 210, p. 9-15 7 p.

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beef cattle
dominance (genetics)
feeding behavior
finishing
feed conversion
dairy farming
land use
biodiversity
feed rations
crops

Soil compaction effects on grassland silage yields and soil structure under different levels of compaction over three years

Hargreaves, PR., Baker, K. L., Graceson, A., Bonnett, S., Ball, BC. & Cloy, JM., Sep 2019, In : European Journal of Agronomy. 109, 125916.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

silage
soil compaction
soil structure
compaction
grasslands
7 Downloads (Pure)

STOC free: An innovative framework to compare probability of freedom from infection in heterogeneous control programmes

van Roon, A. M., Santman-Berends, I. M. G. A., Graham, D., More, S. J., Nielen, M., Madouasse, A., Mercat, M., Fourichon, C., Gethmann, J., Frössling, J., Lindberg, A., Correia-Gomes, C., Gunn, GJ., Sauter-Louis, C., Henry, MK., van Duijn, L. & van Schaik, G., 26 Apr 2019, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 6, 133.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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disease control programs
Bovine viral diarrhea virus
disease control
risk estimate
biosecurity

Syndromic surveillance by veterinary practitioners: a pilot study in the pig sector

Correia-Gomes, C., Henry, MK., Williamson, S., Irvine, R. M., Gunn, GJ., Woolfenden, N., White, M. EC. & Tongue, SC., May 2019, In : Veterinary Record. 184, 18, 556.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

veterinarians
swine
animal health
monitoring
industry
2 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of fungicide treatment and Integrated Pest Management on barley yields: analysis of a long term field trials database

Stetkiewicz, S., Burnett, FJ., Ennos, RA. & Topp, CFE., 1 Apr 2019, In : European Journal of Agronomy. 105, p. 111-118 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

integrated pest management
fungicides
field experimentation
barley
disease severity
3 Citations (Scopus)

The sensitivity of soil organic carbon pools to land management varies depending on former tillage practices

Miller, G., Rees, RM., Griffiths, BS., Ball, BC. & Cloy, JM., 1 Jun 2019, In : Soil and Tillage Research. 189, p. 236-242 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

land management
tillage
organic carbon
soil
particulate organic matter
2 Downloads (Pure)

The value of Sentinel-2 spectral bands for the assessment of winter wheat growth and development

Revill, A., Florence, A., MacArthur, A., Hoad, SP., Rees, RM. & Williams, M., 31 Aug 2019, In : Remote Sensing. 11, 17, 19 p., 2050.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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growth and development
chlorophyll
wheat
leaf area index
winter

Understanding uncertainty in the carbon footprint of beef production

Sykes, AS., Rees, RM. & Topp, CFE., 10 Oct 2019, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 234, p. 423-435 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon footprint
Beef
carbon footprint
greenhouse gas
Greenhouse gases
35 Downloads (Pure)

Using 3D imaging and machine learning to predict liveweight and carcass characteristics of live finishing beef cattle

Miller, G. A., Hyslop, JJ., Barclay, D., Edwards, A., Thompson, W. & Duthie, C-A., 1 May 2019, In : Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 3, 30.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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artificial intelligence
carcass characteristics
beef cattle
finishing
image analysis

Using imperfect data in predictive mapping of vectors: a regional example of Ixodes ricinus distribution

Ribeiro, R., Eze, JI., Gilbert, L., Wint, G. R. W., Gunn, GJ., Macrae, A., Medlock, J. M. & Auty, HK., 14 Nov 2019, In : Parasites and Vectors. 12, 13 p., 536.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Ixodes
Uncertainty
Ticks
Decision Making
Deer
1 Citation (Scopus)

Weakened growth of cropland N2O emissions in China associated with nationwide policy interventions

Shang, Z., Zhou, F., Smith, P., Saikawa, E., Ciais, P., Chang, J., Tian, H., Del Grosso, S., Ito, A., Chen, M., Wang, Q., Bo, Y., Cui, X., Castaldi, S., Juszczak, R., Kasimir, A., Magliulo, V., Medinets, S., Medinets, V., Rees, RM. & 2 others, Wohlfahrt, G. & Sebbatini, S., Nov 2019, In : Global Change Biology. 25, 11, p. 3706-3719 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fertilizers
Soil testing
Nitrous Oxide
Irrigation
Agglomeration
2018
2 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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cattle feeding
total mixed rations
methane production
dairy cattle
milk yield
2 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

A framework for estimating society's economic welfare following the introduction of an animal disease: the case of Johne's disease

Barratt, AS., Arnoult, MH., Vosough Ahmadi, B., Rich, KM., Gunn, GJ. & Stott, AW., 6 Jun 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 6, 26 p., e0198436.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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welfare economics
animal diseases
paratuberculosis
herds
Scotland
3 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

A mechanistic hydro-epidemiological model of liver fluke risk

Beltrame, L., Dunne, T., Vineer, H. R., Walker, J. G., Morgan, E. R., Vickerman, P., McCann, C. M., Williams, D. J. L. & Wagener, T., 31 Aug 2018, In : Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 15, 145, 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Fasciola hepatica
Liver
Parasitic Diseases
Climate Change
Weather
2 Citations (Scopus)

Archaea are the predominant and responsive ammonia oxidizing prokaryotes in a red paddy soil receiving green manures

Gao, S., Chang, D., Zou, C., Cao, W., Gao, J., Huang, J., Bai, J., Zeng, N., Rees, RM. & Thorup-Kristensen, K., 11 Jun 2018, In : European Journal of Soil Biology. 88, p. 27 - 35 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

prokaryote
ammonia
soil
nitrification
bacterium
60 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Assembly of 913 microbial genomes from metagenomic sequencing of the cow rumen

Stewart, RD., Auffret, MD., Warr, A., Wiser, AH., Press, MO., Langford, KW., Liachko, I., Snelling, TJ., Dewhurst, RJ., Walker, AW., Roehe, R. & Watson, M., 28 Feb 2018, In : Nature Communications. 9, 870.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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rumen
cows
genome
carbohydrate metabolism
cattle