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2020

A critical analysis of the potential for EU Common Agricultural Policy measures to support wild pollinators on farmland

Cole, LJ., Kleijn, D., Dicks, L., Stout, J., Potts, S., Albrecht, M., Balzan, M., Bartomeus, I., Bebeli, P., Bevk, D., Biesmeijer, J., Chlebo, R., Dautartė, A., Emmanouil, N., Hartfield, C., Holland, J., Holzschuh, A., Knoben, N., Kovács-Hostyánszki, A., Mandelik, Y. & 13 others, Panou, H., Paxton, R., Petanidou, T., Pinheiro de Carvalho, M., Rundlöf, M., Sarthou, J-P., Stavrinides, M., Suso, M., Szentgyörgyi, H., Vaissière, B., Varnava, A., Zemeckis, R. & Scheper, J., Apr 2020, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 57, 4, p. 681-694 14 p.

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Collateral benefits of targeted supplementary feeding on demography and growth rate of a threatened population

Fenn, S., Bignal, E. M., Trask, A. E., McCracken, DI., Monaghan, P. & Reid, J. M., 24 Jul 2020, In : Journal of Applied Ecology.

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Factors affecting ewe longevity on sheep farms in three European countries

McLaren, A., McHugh, N., Lambe, NR., Pabiou, T., Wall, E. & Boman, I. A., Aug 2020, In : Small Ruminant Research. 189, 106145.

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2019

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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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., Dec 2019, In : People and Nature. 1, 4, p. 562-572

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2018

Assessment of circadian rhythm of activity combined with random regression model as a novel approach to monitoring sheep in an extensive system

Sarout, BNM., Waterhouse, A., Duthie, C-A., Poli, CHEC., Haskell, MJ., Berger, A. & Umstatter, C., 28 Jun 2018, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 207, p. 26 - 38 13 p.

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Effect of biochar produced from different biomass sources and at different process temperatures on methane production and ammonia concentrations in vitro

Cabeza, I., Waterhouse, A., Sohi, S. & Rooke, JA., 2 Jan 2018, In : Animal Feed Science and Technology. 237, p. 1 - 7 7 p.

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2017

Ecosystem-based solutions for disaster risk reduction: lessons from European applications of ecosystem-based adaptation measures

McVittie, A., Cole, LJ., Wreford, A., Sgobbi, A. & Yordi, B., 27 Dec 2017, In : International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 32, p. 42 - 54 13 p.

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Estimating demographic contributions to effective population size in an age-structured wild population experiencing environmental and demographic stochasticity

Trask, AE., Bignal, EM., McCracken, DI., Piertney, SB. & Reid, JM., 3 Jul 2017, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 86, 5, p. 1082 - 1093 12 p.

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Impacts of farmers' management styles on income and labour under alternative extensive land use scenarios

Morgan-Davies, C., Wilson, R. & Waterhouse, A., 24 May 2017, In : Agricultural Systems. 155, p. 168 - 178 11 p.

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Impacts of using a precision livestock system targeted approach in mountain sheep flocks

Morgan-Davies, C., Lambe, NR., Wishart, H., Waterhouse, A., Kenyon, F., McBean, D. & McCracken, DI., 5 Dec 2017, In : Livestock Science. 208, p. 67 - 76 10 p.

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Liveweight loss associated with handling and weighing of grazing sheep

Wishart, H., Morgan-Davies, C., Stott, AW., Wilson, R. & Waterhouse, A., 20 Jun 2017, In : Small Ruminant Research. 153, p. 163 - 170 8 p.

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Professional training in organic food production: a cross-country experience

Guine, R., Costa, D., Correia, P., Costa, C., Correia, H., Castro, M., Guerra, L., Seeds, C., Coll, C., Radics, L., Arslan, M., Soylu, S., Tothova, M., Toth, P. & Basile, S., 5 Jun 2017, In : International Journal of Information and Learning Technology. 34, 3, p. 259 - 273 15 p.

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Worm control in livestock: bringing science to the field

Kenyon, F., Hutchings, F., Morgan-Davies, C., van Dijk, J. & Bartley, DJ., 21 Jul 2017, In : Trends in Parasitology. 33, 9, p. 669 - 677 9 p.

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2016

Automated monitoring of urination events from grazing cattle

Misselbrook, T., Fleming, H., Camp, V., Umstatter, C., Duthie, C-A., Nicoll, L. & Waterhouse, A., 18 Jun 2016, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 230, p. 191 - 198 8 p.

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Designing training in organic farming on a multinational basis

Guiné, R. P. F., Costa, D. V. T. A., Correia, P. M. R., Costa, C. A., Correia, H. E., Castro, M., Guerra, L. T., Seeds, C., Coll, C., Radics, L., Arslan, M., Soylu, S., Tothova, M., Toth, P. & Basile, S., 7 Mar 2016, In : International Journal of Information and Learning Technology. 33, 2, p. 99-114 16 p.

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Evidence of the phenotypic expression of a lethal recessive allele under inbreeding in a wild population of conservation concern

Trask, AE., Bignal, EM., McCracken, DI., Monaghan, P., Piertney, SB. & Reid, JM., 21 Mar 2016, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 85, 4, p. 879 - 891 13 p.

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Genetic aspects of conformation in dairy goats

Mucha, S., McLaren, A., Mrode, R., Coffey, MP., Rus, M., Broadbent, J. & Conington, JE., 1 Feb 2016, In : Goat Veterinary Society Journal. 32, p. 37 - 43 7 p.

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Making the best of both worlds: Can high-resolution agricultural administrative data support the assessment of High Nature Value farmlands across Europe?

Lomba, A., Strohbach, M., Jerrentrup, JS., Dauber, J., Klimek, S. & McCracken, DI., 13 Aug 2016, In : Ecological Indicators. 72, p. 118 - 130 13 p.

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Nitrate and inhibition of ruminal methanogenesis: microbial ecology, obstacles and opportunities for lowering methane emissions from ruminant livestock

Yang, C., Rooke, JA., Cabeza, I. & Wallace, RJ., 12 Feb 2016, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 7, 132

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Restocking extensive mountain areas with young ewes - does origin matter?

Morgan-Davies, C., Morgan-Davies, J., Beaton, I., Kyle, J., Waterhouse, A. & McCracken, DI., 2016, In : Small Ruminant Research. 137, p. 99 - 108

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The co-benefits of biodiversity conservation programmes on wider ecosystem services

Austin, Z., McVittie, A., McCracken, DI., Moxey, A., Moran, D. & White, PCL., 29 Jun 2016, In : Ecosystem Services. 20, p. 37 - 43 7 p.

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Viability of the Happy Factor TM targeted selective treatment approach on several sheep farms in Scotland

McBean, D., Nath, M., Lambe, NR., Morgan-Davies, C. & Kenyon, F., 2016, In : Veterinary Parasitology. 218, p. 22 - 30 9 p.

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2015

Cattle responses to a type of virtual fence

Umstatter, C., Morgan-Davies, J. & Waterhouse, A., 2015, In : Rangeland Ecology & Management. 68, p. 100 - 107 8 p.

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EID and other technological advances in small ruminant research

Morgan-Davies, C., Wishart, H., Lambe, NR., Kenyon, F., McBean, D., Waterhouse, A. & McCracken, DI., 2015, In : International Animal Health Journal. 2, 4, p. 64 - 67 4 p.

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Estimating the costs and benefits of adapting agriculture to climate change

Wreford, A., Moran, D., Moxey, A., Evans, KA., Fox, NJ., Glenk, K., Hutchings, MR., McCracken, DI., McVittie, A., Mitchell, MA., Topp, CFE. & Wall, E., 2015, In : EuroChoices. 14, 2, p. 16 - 23 8 p.

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Integrating quantitative and qualitative data in assessing the cost-effectiveness of biodiversity conservation programmes

Austin, Z., McVittie, A., McCracken, DI., Moxey, A., Moran, D. & White, PCL., 2015, In : Biodiversity and Conservation. 24, 6, p. 1359 - 1375 17 p.

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Riparian buffer strips: their role in the conservation of insect pollinators in intensive grassland systems

Cole, LJ., Brocklehurst, S., Robertson, D., Harrison, W. & McCracken, DI., 15 Dec 2015, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 211, p. 207 - 220 14 p.

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The effects of different farm environments on the performance of Texel sheep

McLaren, A., Brotherstone, S., Lambe, NR., Conington, JE., Mrode, R. & Bunger, L., 2015, In : Animal. 9, 10, p. 1624 - 1634 11 p.

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2014

Characterisation of extensive beef cattle systems: disparities between opinions, practice and policy

Morgan-Davies, J., Morgan-Davies, C., Pollock, ML., Holland, JP. & Waterhouse, A., 2014, In : Land Use Policy. 38, p. 707 - 718 12 p.

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Does diverse grazing behavior of suckler cows have an impact on predicted methane emissions?

Ricci, P., Umstätter, C., Holland, J. P. & Waterhouse, A., Mar 2014, In : Journal of Animal Science. 92, 3, p. 1239-1249 11 p.

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Effect and mode of action of the Texel muscling QTL (TM-QTL) on carcass traits in purebred Texel lambs

Macfarlane, JM., Lambe, NR., Matika, O., Johnson, PL., Wolf, BT., Haresign, W., Bishop, SC. & Bunger, L., 2014, In : Animal. 8, 7, p. 1053 - 1061 9 p.

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Effect of the Texel muscling QTL (TM-QTL) on spine characteristics in purebred Texel lambs

Donaldson, CL., Lambe, NR., Maltin, CA., Knott, S. & Bunger, L., 2014, In : Small Ruminant Research. 117, 1, p. 34 - 40 7 p.

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Electronic bolus design impacts on administration

Hentz, F., Umstatter, C., Gilaverte, S., Prado, OR., Silva, CJA. & Monteiro, ALG., 21 Nov 2014, In : Journal of Animal Science. 92, p. 2686 - 2692 7 p.

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Improving the science-policy dialogue to meet the challenges of biodiversity conservation: having conversations rather than talking at one-another

Young, JC., Waylen, KA., Sarkii, S., Albon, S., Bainbridge, I., Balian, E., Davidson, J., Edwards, D., Fairley, R., Margerison, C., McCracken, DI., Owen, R., Quine, C., Stewart-Roper, C., Thompson, D., Tinch, R., van den Hove, S. & Watt, A., 2014, In : Biodiversity and Conservation. 23, 2, p. 387 - 404 18 p.

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Mapping and monitoring High Nature Value farmlands: challenges in European landscapes

Lomba, A., Guerra, C., Alonso, J., Honrado, JP., Jongman, R. & McCracken, DI., 2014, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 143, p. 140 - 150 11 p.

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Safe guarding pollinator populations in an intensive grassland landscape

Cole, LJ., Harrison, B., Robertson, D. & McCracken, DI., 2014, In : The Glasgow Naturalist. 26, 1, p. 25 - 28 4 p.

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2013

Can the location of cattle be managed using broadcast audio cues?

Umstatter, C., Brocklehurst, S., Ross, DW. & Haskell, MJ., Jul 2013, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 147, 1-2, p. 34 - 42 9 p.

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Policy reform and agricultural land abandonment in the EU

Renwick, A., Jansson, T., Verburg, PH., Revoredo-Giha, C., Britz, W., Gocht, A. & McCracken, DI., Jan 2013, In : Land Use Policy. 30, 1, p. 446 - 457 12 p.

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Reduced sheep grazing and biodiversity: a novel approach to selecting and measuring biodiversity

Pollock, ML., Holland, JP., Morgan-Davies, C., Morgan-Davies, J. & Waterhouse, A., Jul 2013, In : Rangeland Ecology & Management. 66, 4, p. 387 - 400 14 p.

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2012

Characterisation of farmers' responses to policy reforms in Scottish hill farming areas

Morgan-Davies, C., Waterhouse, A. & Wilson, R., Feb 2012, In : Small Ruminant Research. 102, 2-3, p. 96 - 107 12 p.

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Improving the farmland biodiversity value of riparian buffer strips: conflicts and compromises

McCracken, DI., Cole, LJ., Harrison, W. & Robertson, D., 2012, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 41, 2, p. 355 - 363 9 p.

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Interactions between profit and welfare on extensive sheep farms

Stott, AW., Vosough Ahmadi, B., Dwyer, CM., Kupiec, B., Morgan-Davies, C., Milne, CE., Ringrose, S., Goddard, P., Phillips, K. & Waterhouse, A., 2012, In : Animal Welfare. 21(S1), p. 57 - 64 8 p.

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