Scotland's Rural College

  • EH9 3JG Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

Research Output

2018

The madness of microbiome: attempting to find consensus "best practice" for 16S microbiome studies

Pollock, J., Glendinning, L., Wisedchanwet, T. & Watson, M., 2 Feb 2018, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 84, 7, e02627-17.

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The quantitative principles of animal growth

Filipe, J., Leinonen, I. & Kyriazakis, I., 31 Jan 2018, Feed Evaluation Science. Moughan, P. & Hendriks, W. (eds.). Wageningen: Wageningen Academic Publishers

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The role of agricultural intensification in Brazil's Nationally Determined Contribution on emissions mitigation

de Oliveira Silva, R., Barioni, LG., Pellegrino, GQ. & Moran, D., 3 Feb 2018, In : Agricultural Systems. 161, p. 102-112 11 p.

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The translation of animal welfare research into practice: the case of mixing aggression between pigs

Peden, RSE., Turner, SP., Boyle, LA. & Camerlink, I., 10 Mar 2018, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 204, p. 1 - 9 9 p.

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The use of biogeochemical models to evaluate mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions from managed grasslands

Sándor, R., Ehrhardt, F., Brilli, L., Carozzi, M., Recous, S., Smith, P., Snow, V., Soussana, J-F., Dorich, CD., Fuchs, K., Fitton, N., Gongadze, K., Klumpp, K., Liebig, M., Martin, R., Merbold, L., Newton, PCD., Rees, RM., Rolinski, S. & Bellocchi, G., 12 Jun 2018, In : Science of the Total Environment. 642, p. 292 - 306 15 p.

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The use of infrared thermography for detecting digital dermatitis in dairy cattle: What is the best measure of temperature and foot location to use?

Harris-Bridge, G., Young, L., Handel, I., Farish, M., Mason, C., Mitchell, MA. & Haskell, MJ., 28 May 2018, In : Veterinary Journal. 237, p. 26 - 33 8 p.

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Towards on-farm pig face recognition using convolutional neural networks

Hansen, MF., Smith, M. L., Smith, LN., Salter, MG., Baxter, EM., Farish, M. & Grieve, B., 21 Mar 2018, In : Computers in Industry. 98, p. 145 - 152 8 p.

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Transformation in a changing climate: a research agenda

Fazey, I., Moug, P., Allen, S., Beckmann, K., Blackwood, D., Bonaventura, M., Burnett, K., Danson, M., Falconer, R., Gagnon, A. S., Harkness, R., Hodgson, A., Holm, L., Irvine, K. N., Low, R., Lyon, C., Moss, A., Moran, C., Naylor, L., O'Brien, K. & 4 others, Russell, S., Skerratt, S., Rao-Williams, J. & Wolstenholme, R., 3 Apr 2018, In : Climate and Development. 10, 3, p. 197-217 21 p.

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29 Citations (Scopus)

Traumatic tooth shortening in commercial piglets: Effects on gross tooth pathology and mRNA markers of inflammation and pain.

Sinclair, ARL., D'Eath, RB., Brunton, PJ., Prunier, A. & Sandercock, DA., 12 Sep 2018.

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Twenty-five years of the binary power law for characterizing heterogeneity of disease incidence

Madden, L. V., Hughes, G., Moraes, W. B., Xu, X. M. & Turechek, W. W., 1 Jun 2018, In : Phytopathology. 108, 6, p. 656-680 25 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

TYPLEX® Chelate, a novel feed additive, inhibits Campylobacter jejuni biofilm formation and cecal colonization in broiler chickens

Khattak, FM., Paschalis, V., Green, M., Houdijk, JGM., Soultanas, P. & Mahdavi, J., 1 Apr 2018, In : Poultry Science. 97, 4, p. 1391 - 1399 9 p.

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UAV-based approaches for crop parameter retrievals

Florence, A., Hoad, SP., Rees, RM., Revill, A., MacArthur, A. & Williams, M., 5 Nov 2018.

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Understanding sustainability in Scotland's uplands

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

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Use of different wood types as environmental enrichment to manage tail biting in docked pigs in a commercial fully-slatted system

Chou, J-Y., D'Eath, RB., Sandercock, DA., Waran, N., Haigh, A. & O'Driscoll, K., 7 Apr 2018, In : Livestock Science. 213, p. 19 - 27 9 p.

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Using citizen science to improve the knowledge of tick distribution in Scotland

Ribeiro, R., Eze, JI., Gilbert, L., Gunn, GJ., Macrae, A., Duncan, A., Reeves, A. & Auty, HK., 3 Dec 2018.

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Using CT scanning to simultaneously breed UK slaughter lambs for improved carcass and meat quality

Lambe, NR., McLaren, A., Clelland, N., Kaseja, K., Boon, S. & Bunger, L., Feb 2018, p. 295.

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Using qualitative behaviour assessment (QBA) to explore the emotional state of horses and its association with human-animal relationship

Minero, M., Dalla Costa, E., Dai, F., Canali, E., Barbieri, S., Zanella, A., Pascuzzo, R. & Wemelsfelder, F., 16 Apr 2018, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 204, p. 53 - 59 7 p.

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Using technology to improve animal welfare: 3D cameras can detect lowered tail posture and give early warning of tailbiting in pigs

D'Eath, RB., Jack, MC., Futro, A., Talbot, D., Zhu, Q., Barclay, D. & Baxter, EM., Jun 2018, p. 52. 1 p.

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Value landscapes and their impact on public water policy preferences

Schulz, C., Martin-Ortega, J. & Glenk, K., Nov 2018, In : Global Environmental Change. 53, p. 209 - 224 16 p.

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Variant O89 O-antigen of E.coli is associated with group 1 capsule loci and multidrug resistance

Harris, S., Piotrowska, MJ., Goldstone, RJ., Qi, R., Foster, G., Dobrindt, U., Madec, J-Y., Valat, C., Rao, FV. & Smith, DGE., 31 Aug 2018, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 9, AUG, 17 p., 2026.

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Waves of endemic foot-and-mouth disease in eastern Africa suggest feasibility of proactive vaccination approaches

Casey-Bryars, M., Reeve, R., Bastola, U., Knowles, N. J., Auty, H., Bachanek-Bankowska, K., Fowler, V. L., Fyumagwa, R., Kazwala, R., Kibona, T., King, A., King, D. P., Lankester, F., Ludi, A. B., Lugelo, A., Maree, F. F., Mshanga, D., Ndhlovu, G., Parekh, K., Paton, D. J. & 7 others, Perry, B., Wadsworth, J., Parida, S., Haydon, D. T., Marsh, T. L., Cleaveland, S. & Lembo, T., 6 Aug 2018, In : Nature Ecology and Evolution. 2, 9, p. 1449-1457 9 p.

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Welfare risks of repeated application of on-farm killing methods for poultry

Martin, JE., Sandercock, DA., Sandilands, V., Sparrey, J., Baker, L., Sparks, NHC. & McKeegan, DEF., 15 Mar 2018, In : Animals. 8, 3, p. 39 - 52 14 p., 39.

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What is needed to improve sheep productivity in EU and Turkey?

Beltran de Heredia, I., Ruiz, R. J., Morgan-Davies, C., Dwyer, CM., Keady, T. W. J., Carta, A., Gavojdian, D., Ocak, S., Corbiere, F. & Gautier, JM., 2018, Book of Abstracts of the 69th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. Wageningen: Wageningen Academic Publishers, Vol. 24. p. 211

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Wheat Ear Sterility Project (WESP)

Hoad, SP., Berry, S., Bequain, C., Dodds, M., Flatman, E., Freeman, C., Granger, R., Jack, P., Laurie, D. A., Simmonds, J., Uauy, C. & Wilson, GW., Sep 2018, PR599 ed. Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board. 105 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Which factors influence farmers' intentions to adopt nutrient management planning?

Daxini, A., O'Donoghue, C., Ryan, M., Buckley, C., Barnes, AP. & Daly, K., 27 Jul 2018, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 224, p. 350 - 360 11 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

WTI and Brent futures pricing structure

Scheitrum, DP., Carter, CA. & Revoredo-Giha, C., 26 Apr 2018, In : Energy Economics. 72, p. 462 - 469 8 p.

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2017

Accounting for the assimilative capacity of water systems in Scotland

Novo, P., 26 Jul 2017, In : Water. 9, 8, p. 559 - 571 13 p.

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A comparison of farm-level greenhouse gas calculators in their application on beef production systems

Sykes, AJ., Topp, CFE., Wilson, RM., Reid, G. & Rees, RM., 22 Jun 2017, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 164, p. 398 - 409 12 p.

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Adaptation, resilience and CAP reform: a comparison of crofts and livestock farms in Scotland

Sutherland, L-A., Hopkins, J., Toma, L., Barnes, AP. & Matthews, K., 26 Jul 2017, In : Scottish Geographical Journal. 133, 3-4, p. 192 - 213 22 p.

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Advances in wheat breeding techniques

Bentley, A. & Mackay, I., 31 Oct 2017, Achieving sustainable cultivation of wheat: Breeding, quality traits, pests and diseases. Langdridge, P. (ed.). 1 ed. London: Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing, Vol. 1. p. 53-76 24 p.

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A genome wide analysis of key genes controlling diastatic power activity in UK barley (DPGENES)

Hoad, SP., Joanne Russell, Mark Looseley, Micha Bayer, Hazel Bull, Luke Ramsay, William Thomas, Allan Booth, Jenny Morris, Pete Hedley, Linde Hess & James Brosnan, Oct 2017, PR583 ed. Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board. 20 p.

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Aggressive behaviour at regrouping is a poor predictor of chronic aggression in stable social groups

Turner, SP., Nevison, IM., Desire, S., Camerlink, I., Roehe, R., Ison, SH., Farish, M., Jack, MC. & D'Eath, RB., 10 Feb 2017, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 191, p. 98 - 106 9 p.

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A meta-analysis of cortisol concentration, vocalization, and average daily gain associated with castration in beef cattle

Canozzi, MEA., Mederos, A., Manteca, X., Turner, SP., McManus, C., Zago, D. & Barcellos, JOJ., 20 Jul 2017, In : Research in Veterinary Science. 114, p. 430 - 443 14 p.

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Analysis of bovine viral diarrhoea virus: Biobank and sequence database to support eradication in Scotland

Russell, GC., Grant, DM., Lycett, S., Bachofen, C., Caldow, GL., Burr, PD., Davie, K., Ambrose, N., Gunn, GJ. & Zadoks, RN., 6 Apr 2017, In : Veterinary Record. 180, 18, p. 447 - 452 6 p.

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Analysis of single nucleotide polymorphisms variation associated with important economic and computed tomography measured traits in Texel sheep

Garza Hernandez, D., Mucha, S., Banos, G., Kaseja, K., Moore, KL., Lambe, NR., Yates, J. & Bunger, L., 17 Oct 2017, In : Animal. 12, 5, p. 915 - 922 8 p.

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An assessment of factors controlling N2O and CO2 emissions from crop residues using different measurement approaches

Badagliacca, G., Ruisi, P., Rees, RM. & Saia, S., 13 Apr 2017, In : Biology and Fertility of Soils. 53, 5, p. 1 - 8 8 p.

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An empirical analysis of U.K. milk contract prices 2004-2016

Costa-Font, M. & Revoredo-Giha, C., 26 Nov 2017, In : Agribusiness. 34, 1, p. 112 - 141 30 p.

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Animal health and greenhouse gas intensity: the paradox of periparturient parasitism

Houdijk, JGM., Tolkamp, BJ., Rooke, JA. & Hutchings, MR., 18 May 2017, In : International Journal for Parasitology. 47, 10-11, p. 633 - 641 9 p.

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Animal health surveillance in Scotland in 2030: using scenario planning to develop strategies in the context of 'Brexit'

Boden, LA., Auty, HK., Reeves, A., Rydevik, G., Bessell, P. & McKendrick, IJ., 27 Nov 2017, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 4, 201

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A novel astrovirus associated with encephalitis and ganglionitis in domestic sheep

Pfaff, F., Schlottau, K., Scholes, S., Courtenay, A., Hoffmann, B., Hoper, D. & Beer, M., 22 Feb 2017, In : Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. 64, 3, p. 677 - 682 6 p.

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Application of Free Choice Profiling to assess the emotional state of dogs housed in shelter environments

Arena, L., Wemelsfelder, F., Messori, S., Ferri, N. & Barnard, S., 24 Jun 2017, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 195, p. 72 - 79 8 p.

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Applying a 'value landscapes approach' to conflicts in water governance: the case of the Paraguay-Parana Waterway

Schulz, C., Martin-Ortega, J., Ioris, AAR. & Glenk, K., 25 Mar 2017, In : Ecological Economics. 138, p. 47 - 55 9 p.

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A prospective cohort study of digital cushion and corium thickness. Part 1: Associations with body condition, lesion incidence, and proximity to calving

Newsome, RF., Green, MJ., Bell, NJ., Bollard, NJ., Mason, CS., Whay, HR. & Huxley, JN., 21 Apr 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 6, p. 4745 - 4758 14 p.

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A prospective cohort study of digital cushion and corium thickness. Part 2: Does thinning of the digital cushion and corium lead to lameness and claw horn disruption lesions?

Newsome, RF., Green, MJ., Bell, NJ., Bollard, NJ., Mason, CS., Whay, HR. & Huxley, JN., 21 Apr 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 6, p. 4759 - 4771 13 p.

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