Scotland's Rural College

  • EH9 3JG Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

Research Output 1964 2020

4 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Assessing the greenhouse gas mitigation effect of removing bovine trypanosomiasis in Eastern Africa

MacLeod, M., Eory, V., Wint, W., Shaw, A., Gerber, PJ., Cecchi, G., Mattioli, R., Sykes, A. & Robinson, T., 18 May 2018, In : Sustainability. 10, 5, p. 1633 - 1647 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
bovine trypanosomiasis
emissions factor
greenhouse gases
Eastern Africa
cattle production
1 Citation (Scopus)

Assessing the influence of rotation design on the N, P, K balance of organic cropping systems

Smith, L., Tarsitano, D., Topp, CFE., Jones, SK., Gerrard, C., Pearce, B. & Williams, A., May 2015, Aspects of Applied Biology. Aspects of Applied Biology, Vol. 128. p. 157 - 164 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

8 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Assessing the potential for Bluetongue virus 8 to spread and vaccination strategies in Scotland

Bessell, PR., Searle, KR., Auty, HK., Handel, IG., Purse, BV. & de C Bronsvoort, BM., 13 Dec 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 38940

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Bluetongue
Bluetongue virus
Scotland
Sheep
Vaccination

Assessing the productivity function of soils

Mueller, L., Schindler, U., Mirschel, W., Shepherd, TG., Ball, BC., Helming, K., Rogasik, J., Eulenstein, F., Wiggering, H. & Lichtfouse, E. (ed.), 2011, Sustainable Agriculture: Volume 2. Lichtfouse, E. (ed.). UK: Springer, Vol. 2. p. 743 - 760 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

78 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing the productivity function of soils: a review

Mueller, L., Schindler, U., Mirschel, W., Shepherd, TG., Ball, BC., Helming, K., Rogasik, J., Eulenstein, F. & Wiggering, H., 2010, In : Agronomy for Sustainable Development. 30, 3, p. 601 - 614 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
18 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing the resistance of potatoes to powdery scab (Spongospora subterranea (Wallr.) Lagerh.)

Wastie, R. L., Caligari, P. D. S. & Wale, S. J., 1 Mar 1988, In : Potato Research. 31, 1, p. 167-171 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spongospora subterranea
Solanum tuberosum
Soil
potatoes
Infection
6 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing the sensitivity of modelled estimates of N2O emissions and yield to input uncertainty at a UK cropland experimental site using the DailyDayCent model

Fitton, N., Datta, A., Smith, K., Williams, JR., Hastings, A., Kuhnert, M., Topp, CFE. & Smith, P., 2014, In : Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 99, 1-3, p. 119 - 133 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

crop yield
climate
soil
uncertainty analysis
fertilizer application
3 Downloads (Pure)

Assessing the spatial distribution of Ixodes ricinus in Scotland using a Bayesian approach

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
File
Ixodes ricinus
Scotland
spatial distribution
tick
ticks
5 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing the welfare challenges to out-wintered pregnant suckler cows

Morgan, CA., McIlvaney, K., Dwyer, CM. & Lawrence, AB., 2009, In : Animal. p. 1167 - 1174 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

205 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing the 'whole animal': a free-choice - profiling approach

Wemelsfelder, F., Hunter, EA., Mendl, MT. & Lawrence, AB., 2001, In : Animal Behaviour. 62, p. 209 - 220 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Assessing uncertainties in crop and pasture ensemble model simulations of productivity and N2O emissions

Ehrhardt, F., Soussana, J-F., Bellocchi, G., Grace, P., McAullife, R., Recous, S., Sandor, R., Smith, P., Snow, V., Migliorati, MDA., Basso, B., Bhatia, A., Brilli, L., Doltra, J., Dorich, CD., Doro, L., Fitton, N., Giacomini, SJ., Grant, B., Harrison, MT. & 20 others, Jones, SK., Kirschbaum, MUF., Klumpp, K., Laville, P., Leonard, J., Liebig, M., Lieffering, M., Martin, R., Massad, RS., Meier, E., Merbold, L., Moore, AD., Myrgiotis, V., Newton, P., Pattey, E., Rolinski, S., Sharp, J., Smith, WN., Wu, L. & Zhang, Q., 28 Oct 2017, In : Global Change Biology. 24, 2, p. e603 - e616

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
pasture
productivity
crop
simulation
grassland
37 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Assessing uncertainties in land cover projections

Alexander, P., Prestele, R., Verburg, PH., Arneth, A., Baranzelli, C., Batista E Silva, F., Brown, C., Butler, A., Calvin, K., Dendoncker, N., Doelman, JC., Dunford, R., Engstrom, K., Eitelberg, D., Fujimori, S., Harrison, PA., Hasegawa, T., Havlik, P., Holzhauer, S., Humpenoder, F. & 18 others, Jacobs-Crisioni, C., Jain, AK., Krisztin, T., Kyle, P., Lavalle, C., Lenton, T., Liu, J., Meiyappan, P., Popp, A., Powell, T., Sands, RD., Schaldach, R., Stehfest, E., Steinbuks, J., Tabeau, A., van Meijl, H., Wise, MA. & Rounsevell, MDA., 20 Aug 2016, In : Global Change Biology. 23, 2, p. 767 - 781 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
land cover
climate
land use
mitigation
economics
19 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of a bacterial 6-phytase in the diets of broiler chickens

Olukosi, OA., Kong, C., Fru-Nji, F., Ajuwon, KM. & Adeola, O., Aug 2013, In : Poultry Science. 92, 8, p. 2101 - 2108 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4-phytase
phytases
broiler chickens
diet
monocalcium phosphate
1 Citation (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Assessment of agricultural crops and natural vegetation in Scotland for energy production by anaerobic digestion and hydrothermal liquefaction

Biller, P., Lawson, D., Madsen, RB., Becker, J., Iverson, BB. & Glasius, M., 13 Dec 2016, In : Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery. 7, 4, p. 1 -

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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liquefaction
crop
vegetation
biomass
bioenergy

Assessment of an educational intervention on the knowledge of Indian vets to animal welfare and euthanasia

Rayner, EL., Otter, I., Bacon, H., Gamble, L., Walters, H. & Langford, FM., 2018, p. 85. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

euthanasia
animal
welfare
India
moral philosophy
24 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of archaeol as a molecular proxy for methane production in cattle

McCartney, C. A., Bull, I. D., Yan, T. & Dewhurst, R. J., Feb 2013, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 96, 2, p. 1211-1217

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

methane production
methane
methanogens
rumen
feces
1 Citation (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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circadian rhythm
sheep
ewes
monitoring
sensors (equipment)
3 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Assessment of completeness of reporting in intervention studies using livestock: an example from pain mitigation interventions in neonatal piglets

O'Connor, A., Anthony, R., Bergamasco, L., Coetzee, JF., Dzikamunhenga, RS., Johnson, AK., Karriker, LA., Marchant-Forde, JN., Martineau, GP., Millman, ST., Pajor, EA., Rutherford, KMD., Sprague, M., Sutherland, MA., von Borell, E. & Webb, SR., 2015, In : Animal. 10, 4, p. 660 - 670

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
Livestock
Animal Welfare
Pain
Guidelines
Aptitude
10 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of expert opinion: seasonal sheep preference and plant response to grazing

Pollock, ML., Legg, CJ., Holland, JP. & Theobald, CM., 2007, In : Rangeland Ecology & Management. 60, p. 125 - 135 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Assessment of GHG abatement cost in European agriculture via increasing the share of rotations with legumes

Dequiedt, B., Maire, J., Eory, V., Topp, CFE., Rees, RM., Zander, P., Reckling, M. & Shlaefke, N., Jun 2014, Aspects of Applied Biology. Aspects of Applied Biology, Vol. 125. p. 73 - 80 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Assessment of hatching traits of four different commercial broiler breeder strains: a comparison and its trends

Khattak, FM., Pasha, TN., Akram, M. & Usman, M., 2012, In : Pakistan Journal of Zoology. 44, 1, p. 297 - 299 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hubbard (chicken breed)
broiler breeders
hatching
Acer
chicks

Assessment of immediate and long-term changes in pain sensitivity following tail-docking in pigs

Di Giminiani, P., Sandercock, DA., Malcolm, EL., Leach, MC. & Edwards, SA., Sep 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Assessment of infertility in winter wheat varieties in 1997/98 Recommended List and National List trials

Hoad, SP., W J Angus & Cranstoun, DAS., Jul 1999, PR193 ed. Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board. 33 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

File
winter wheat
ears
florets
seed set
Scotland
31 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of rumen processes by selected-ion-flow-tube mass spectrometric analysis of rumen gases

Dewhurst, RJ., Evans, RT., Mottram, TT., Spanel, P. & Smith, D., Jun 2001, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 84, 6, p. 1438-1444

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rumen
gases
ions
rumen fluids
ammonia
10 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of sub-grouping behaviour in pigs housed at different group sizes

Turner, SP., Horgan, GW. & Edwards, SA., 2003, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 83, p. 291 - 302 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Assessment of tail sensitivity to mechanical stimulation before and shortly after tail resection in juvenile pigs

Di Giminiani, P., Malcolm, EL., Leach, MC., Herskin, MS., Sandercock, DA. & Edwards, SA., Nov 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

17 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of the global potential distribution of the predatory land planarian Artioposthia triangulata (Dendy) (Tricladida:Terricola) from ecoclimatic data.

Boag, B., Evans, KA., Yeates, GW., Johns, PM. & Neilson, R., 1995, In : New Zealand Journal of Zoology. 22, p. 311 - 318 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of the nutritive value of Calliandra calothyrsus: in sacco degradation and in vitro gas production in the presence of Quebracho tannins with or without Browse Plus

Salawu, MB., Acamovic, T., Stewart, CS., DeB Hovell, FD. & McKay, I., 1997, In : Animal Feed Science and Technology. 69, p. 219 - 232 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)
6 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of transmission rates and routes, and the implications for management

Caley, P., Marion, G., Hutchings, MR., Delahay, RJ. (ed.), Smith, GC. (ed.) & Hutchings, MR. (ed.), 2009, Management of Disease in Wild Mammals. Delahay, RJ., Smith, GC. & Hutchings, MR. (eds.). Springer, p. 31 - 52 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Assessment of winter hardiness of ryegrass cultivars using chlorophyll fluorescence analysis.

Drye, AM. & Bingham, IJ., 1994, In : Aberdeen Letters in Ecology. 7, p. 16 - 17 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment using sheep of the nutritive value of liquid potato feed and partially fried potato chips (french fries)

Rooke, JA., Moss, AR., Mathers, AI. & Crawshaw, RC., 1997, In : Animal Feed Science and Technology. 64, p. 243 - 256 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Citations (Scopus)

Assigning pedigree beef performance records to contemporary groups taking account of within-herd calving patterns

Crump, RE., Wray, NR., Thompson, R. & Simm, G., 1997, In : Animal Science. 65, p. 193 - 198 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)

Association between body composition of growing pigs determined by magnetic resonance imaging, deuterium dilution technique, and chemical analysis

Mohrmann, M., Roehe, R., Susenbeth, A., Baulain, U., Knap, PW., Looft, H., Plastow, GS. & Kalm, E., 2006, In : Meat Science. 72, p. 518 - 531 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Association between body energy content in the dry period and post calving production disease status in dairy cattle

Smith, GL., Friggens, NC., Ashworth, CJ. & Chagunda, MGG., 15 Feb 2017, In : Animal. 11, 9, p. 1590 - 1598 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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dry period (lactation)
energy content
dairy cattle
calving
cows
4 Citations (Scopus)

Association between digesta pH, body weight and nutrient utilization in chickens of different body weights and at different ages

Dono, ND., Sparks, NHC. & Olukosi, OA., 2014, In : Journal of Poultry Science. 51, 2, p. 180 - 184 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

nutrient utilization
digesta
chickens
body weight
birds
51 Citations (Scopus)

Association of HPA axis-related genetic variation with stress reactivity and aggressive behaviour in pigs

Murani, E., Ponsuksili, S., D'Eath, RB., Turner, SP., Kurt, E., Evans, G., Thoelking, L., Klont, R., Foury, A., Mormede, P. & Wimmers, K., 2010, In : BMC Genetics. 11, 74

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Swine
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
Pro-Opiomelanocortin
Weights and Measures
Hydrocortisone
4 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Association of lameness with milk yield and lactation curves in Chios dairy ewes

Gelasakis, A., Arsenos, G., Valergakis, GE. & Banos, G., 4 Feb 2015, In : Journal of Dairy Research. 82, 2, p. 193 - 199 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Chios (sheep breed)
lactation curve
dairy sheep
lameness
milk yield

Association of milk MIR-derived body energy traits with fertility parameters in cows

Smith, SL., Coffey, MP. & Wall, E., Feb 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

1 Citation (Scopus)
13 Downloads (Pure)

Association of plasma microRNA expression with age, genetic background and functional traits in dairy cattle

Ioannidis, J., Sanchez-Molano, E., Psifidi, A., Donadeu, FX. & Banos, G., 28 Aug 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 12955.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
microRNA
genetic background
dairy cattle
genetic lines
cows
24 Citations (Scopus)

Association of reduced selenium status in the aetiology of recurrent miscarriage

Nicoll, AE., Norman, J., Macpherson, A. & Acharya, U., 1999, In : British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 106, p. 1188 - 1191 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
temperament
observational studies
beef cattle
methane
creatine kinase
5 Citations (Scopus)

Association of the prion protein gene with individual tissue weights in Scottish blackface sheep

Sawalha, RM., Brotherstone, S., Lambe, NR. & Villanueva, B., 2008, In : Journal of Animal Science. 86, p. 1737 - 1746 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Citations (Scopus)

Associations between basal metabolic rate and reproductive performance in C57BL/6J mice

Johnston, SL., Souter, DM., Erwin, SS., Tolkamp, BJ., Yearsley, JM., Gordon, IJ., Illius, AW., Kyriazakis, I. & Speakman, JR., 2007, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 210, p. 65 - 74 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)
Bovine viral diarrhea virus
dairy herds
seroprevalence
beef
herds
25 Citations (Scopus)

Associations between fungal and abiotic leaf spotting and the presence of mlo alleles in barley

Makepeace, JC., Oxley, SJP., Havis, ND., Hackett, R., Burke, JI. & Brown, JKM., 2007, In : Plant Pathology. 56, p. 934 - 942 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Associations between lamb survival and prion protein genotype: analysis of data for ten sheep breeds in Great Britain

Gubbins, S., Thomas, E., Haresign, W., Bishop, SC., Villanueva, B. & Eglin, RD., 2009, In : BMC Veterinary Research. p. 1 - 8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Associations between oxytocin receptor gene polymorphisms, empathy towards animals and implicit associations towards animals

Connor, M., Lawrence, AB. & Brown, SM., 14 Aug 2018, In : Animals. 8, 8, p. 140 - 149 10 p., 140.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
genetic polymorphism
receptors
single nucleotide polymorphism
animals
genes