Scotland's Rural College

  • EH9 3JG Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

Research Output 1964 2020

45 Citations (Scopus)

Associations between response to handling and growth and meat quality in frequently handled Bos taurus beef cattle

Turner, SP., Navajas, EA., Hyslop, JJ., Ross, DW., Richardson, RI., Prieto, N., Bell, M., Jack, MC. & Roehe, R., 2011, In : Journal of Animal Science. 89, 12, p. 4239 - 4248 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

temperament
beef cattle
meat quality
cattle
finishing
10 Citations (Scopus)

Associations between the presence of virulence determinants and the epidemiology and ecology of zoonotic Escherichia coli

O'Reilly, KM., Low, CJ., Denwood, MJ., Gally, DL., Evans, J., Gunn, GJ., Mellor, DJ., Reid, SWJ. & Matthews, L., 2010, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 76, p. 8110 - 8116 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

59 Citations (Scopus)

Associations of DNA markers with meat quality traits in pigs with emphasis on drip loss

Otto, G., Roehe, R., Looft, H., Thoelking, L., Knap, PW., Rothschild, MF., Plastow, GS. & Kalm, E., 2007, In : Meat Science. 75, p. 185 - 195 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

Associations of polymorphisms of the ovine prion protein gene with growth, carcass, and computerized tomography traits in Scottish Blackface lambs

Sawalha, RM., Brotherstone, S., Man, WYN., Conington, JE., Bunger, L., Simm, G. & Villanueva, B., 2007, In : Journal of Animal Science. 85, p. 632 - 640 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Associations of PrP genotypes with live weight and slaughter traits in an experimental flock of Swaledale sheep in Great Britain

Man, WYN., Brotherstone, S., Merrell, BG., Murray, WA. & Villanueva, B., 2006, In : Animal Science. 82, p. 607 - 614 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Associative effects of ensiling mixtures of sweet sorghum and alfalfa on nutritive value, fermentation and methane characteristics

Zhang, SJ., Chaudhry, AS., Osman, A., Shi, CQ., Edwards, GR., Dewhurst, RJ. & Cheng, L., 2015, In : Animal Feed Science and Technology. 206, p. 29 - 38

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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sweet sorghum
silage making
silage
methane
alfalfa
9 Citations (Scopus)

Asssessment and improvement of the efficiency of nitrogen use on commercial dairy farms

Roberts, DJ., Leach, KA. & Goldie, J., 2007, In : International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability. 5, p. 295 - 304 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Citations (Scopus)

A step-wise process of decision-making under uncertainty when implementing environmental policy

Knights, AM., Culhane, F., Hussain, SS., Papadopoulou, KN., Piet, GJ., Raakaer, J., Rogers, SI. & Robinson, LA., 15 Mar 2014, In : Environmental Science and Policy. 39, p. 56 - 64 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

environmental policy
ecosystem approach
decision making
interdisciplinary approach
ecosystem management
50 Citations (Scopus)

A stochastic model simulating pathogen-specific mastitis control in a dairy herd

Ostergaard, S., Chagunda, MGG., Friggens, NC., Bennedsgaard, TW. & Klaas, IC., 2005, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 88, p. 4243 - 4257 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)

A structural equation model of the factors influencing British consumers' behaviour toward animal welfare

Toma, L., McVittie, A., Hubbard, C. & Stott, AW., 2011, In : Journal of Food Products Marketing. 17, 2-3, p. 261 - 278 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

consumer behavior
chicken meat
animal welfare
purchasing
consumer surveys
1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

A study of associations between gastric ulcers and the behaviour of finisher pigs

Rutherford, KMD., Thompson, CS., Thomson, JR., Lawrence, AB., Nielsen, EO., Busch, ME., Haugegaard, S. & Sandoe, P., 29 Mar 2018, In : Livestock Science. 212, p. 45 - 51 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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stomach ulcers
swine
stomach
posture
walking

A study of mastitis bacteria and herd management practices to identify their relationship to high somatic cell counts in bulk tank milk.

Fenlon, DR., Logue, DN., Gunn, J. & Wilson, J., 1995, In : British Veterinary Journal. 151, p. 17 - 25 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

A study of the changes in the bioactivity of essential oils used singly and as mixtures in aromatherapy

Lis-Balchin, M., Deans, SG. & Hart, S., 1997, In : Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. 3, p. 249 - 255 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A study of the effect of grouping piglets and changing sow location on suckling behviour and performance

Wattanakul, W., Stewart, AH., Edwards, SA. & English, PR., 1997, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

A study of the variability of commercial peppermint oils using antimicrobial and pharmacological parameters

Lis-Balchin, M., Deans, SG. & Hart, S., 1997, In : Medical Science Research. 24, p. 309 - 311 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Downloads (Pure)

A study of traveller horse owners' attitudes to horse care and welfare using an equine body condition scoring system

Rowland, M., Coombs, T. & Connor, M., 12 Apr 2019, In : Animals. 9, 4, 162.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Horses
body condition
horses
Practice Management
horsemanship
3 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

A sum of incidentals or a structural problem? The true nature of food waste in the metropolitan region of Barcelona

Diaz-Ruiz, R., Costa-Font, M., Lopez-i-Gelats, F. & Gil, JM., 17 Oct 2018, In : Sustainability. 10, 10, 19 p., 3730.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
food
stakeholder
food supply
conceptual framework
2 Citations (Scopus)

A survey of dairy herd rations in aberdeenshire

Thompson, J. K., Gelman, A. L., Warren, R. W. & Petchey, A. M., Jan 1972, In : Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 23, 1, p. 21-28 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

nutrient deficiencies
dairy herds
Minerals
Food
Phosphorus
58 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

A survey of decision-making approaches for climate change adaptation: Are robust methods the way forward?

Dittrich, R., Wreford, A. & Moran, D., 2016, In : Ecological Economics. 122, p. 79 - 89

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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decision making
climate change adaptation
method
cost
analysis

A survey of Phalaris minor in the Indian rice-wheat system

Franke, AC., McRoberts, N., Marshall, G., Malik, RK., Singh, SP. & Nehra, AS., 2002, In : Experimental Agriculture. 39, p. 253 - 265 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

A survey of rotaviruses in sheep in Scotland.

Snodgrass, D. R., Herring, J. A., Linklater, K. A. & Dyson, D. A., 16 Apr 1977, In : The Veterinary Record. 100, 16, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

A survey of sow management at farrowing in the UK

Ison, SH., Jarvis, S. & Rutherford, KMD., 1 Aug 2016, In : Animal Welfare. 25, 3, p. 309 - 319 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
farrowing
sows
farmers
piglets
gilts
11 Citations (Scopus)

A survey of the hybridisation status of Cervus deer species on the island of Ireland

Smith, SL., Carden, RF., Coad, B., Burkitt, T. & Pemberton, JM., 2014, In : Conservation Genetics. 15, 4, p. 823 - 835 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Cervus
Cervus elaphus
Ireland
deer
hybridization
13 Citations (Scopus)

A survey of the incidence of the Bromus species as weeds of winter cereals in England, Wales, and parts of Scotland.

Cussans, GW., Cooper, FB., Davies, DHK. & Thomas, MR., 1994, In : Weed Research. 34, p. 361 - 368 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Asynchronus embryo transfer increases muscle fibre number in fetal sheep at day 110 of gestation

Maxfield, EK., Sinclair, KD., Tregaskes, LD., Christensen, M., Broadbent, PJ., Robinson, JJ. & Maltin, C., 1996, In : Theriogenology. 45, p. 1 - 3 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

A systematic approach to identifying key parameters and processes in agroecosystem models

Myrgiotis, V., Rees, RM., Topp, CFE. & Williams, M., 26 Dec 2017, In : Ecological Modelling. 368, p. 344 - 356 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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agricultural ecosystem
sensitivity analysis
calibration
parameter
alternative agriculture

A systematic review of the environmental impacts of GM crop cultivation as reported from 2006 to 2011

Knox, OGG., Hall, C., McVittie, A., Walker, RL. & Knight, B., Jun 2013, In : Food and Nutrition Sciences. 4, p. 28 - 44 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
systematic review
environmental impact
innovation adoption
production economics
genetic engineering
18 Citations (Scopus)

A technique for the sequential isolation of RNA and DNA from embryos developed for screening for viruses.

Woodall, CJ., Mylne, MJA., McKelvey, WAC. & Watt, NJ., 1994, In : Journal of Virological Methods. 46, p. 263 - 274 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Citations (Scopus)

A terminal sire selection index for UK beef cattle

Amer, PR., Crump, RE. & Simm, G., 1998, In : Animal Science. 67, p. 445 - 454 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

A test for price integration in the EC lamb market

Hobbs, JE., Gordon, DV. & Kerr, WA., 1993, In : Journal of Agricultural Economics. 44(1), p. 126 - 134 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)
40 Citations (Scopus)

A theory of associating food types with their postingestive consequences

Yearsley, JM., Villalba, J., Gordon, I., Kyriazakis, I., Speakman, JR., Tolkamp, BJ., Illius, AW. & Duncan, A., 2006, In : The American Naturalist. 167, p. 705 - 716 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

A thermal time analysis of ageing of maize (Zea mays L.) seed can account for reduced germination in hot moist soil

Muthukuda Arachchi, DH., Naylor, REL. & Bingham, IJ., 1999, In : Field Crops Research. 63, p. 159 - 167 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Citations (Scopus)

A time‐course study of the effect of sulphur on glucosinolates in oilseed rape (Brassica napus) from the vegetative stage to maturity

Booth, E. J., Walker, K. C. & Griffiths, D. W., 1991, In : Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 56, 4, p. 479-493 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glucosinolates
Brassica napus
glucosinolates
Sulfur
vegetative growth
5 Downloads (Pure)

A time-series of methane and carbon dioxide production from dairy cows during a period of dietary transition

Lee, MA., Todd, A., Sutton, MA., Chagunda, MGG., Roberts, DJ. & Rees, RM., 30 Sep 2017, In : Cogent Environmental Science. 3, 1385693.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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methane
time series analysis
dairy cows
carbon dioxide
greenhouse gases
10 Citations (Scopus)

Atopobacter phocae gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel bacterium isolated from common seals.

Lawson, PA., Foster, G., Falsen, E., Ohlen, M. & Collins, MD., 2000, In : International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 50, p. 1755 - 1760 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

60 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

A trade off between mlo resistance to powdery mildew and increased susceptibility of barley to a newly important disease, Ramularia leaf spot

McGrann, GRD., Stavrinides, A., Russell, J., Corbitt, MM., Booth, A., Chartrain, L., Thomas, WTB. & Brown, JKM., 2014, In : Journal of Experimental Botany. 65, 4, p. 1025 - 1037 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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leaf spot
Ramularia
powdery mildew
barley
alleles

A transaction list analysis of quality, traceability & animal welfare issues in UK beef retailing

Hobbs, JE., 1996, In : British Food Journal. p. 16 - 26 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Attainment of puberty and response to superovulation in performance tested Simmental heifers

Tregaskes, LD., Broadbent, PJ., Hutchinson, JSM., Roden, JA. & Dolman, DF., 1996, In : Animal Science. 63

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Attitudes and values of Scottish Farmers: 'Yeoman' and 'entrepeneur' as factors, not distinct types

Austin, EJ., Deary, IJ., Gibson, GJ., McGregor, MJ. & Dent, JB., 1996, In : Rural Sociology. 61, p. 464 - 474 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Attitudes of farmers and veterinarians towards pain and the use of pain relief in pigs

Ison, SH. & Rutherford, KMD., 2014, In : The Veterinary Journal. 202, 3, p. 622 - 627 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
farmers' attitudes
analgesia
veterinarians
pain
swine

Attitudes to farm animal welfare

Austin, EJ., Deary, IJ., Edwards-Jones, G. & Arey, D., 2005, In : Journal of Individual Differences. 26, p. 107 - 120 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Citations (Scopus)

Attitudes to farm animal welfare: Factor structure and personality correlates in farmers and agriculture students

Austin, E. J., Deary, I. J., Edwards-Jones, G. & Arey, D., 1 Sep 2005, In : Journal of Individual Differences. 26, 3, p. 107-120 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Animal Welfare
Domestic Animals
Agriculture
Personality
Students
5 Citations (Scopus)
25 Downloads (Pure)

Attitudes towards the use of insect-derived materials in Scottish salmon feeds

Popoff, M., MacLeod, M. & Leschen, W., 17 May 2017, In : Journal of Insects as Food and Feed. 3, 2, p. 131 - 138 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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salmon
insects
fish meal
consumer attitudes
insect larvae

Attractiveness of host plant volatiles to sweet potato butterfly, Acraea acerata (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae)

Hitimana, N., McKinlay, RG. & Hunter, EA., 2000, In : Vegetable Crops Research Blletin. 52, p. 25 - 30 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A tutorial and comprehensive bibliography on the identification of foreign bodies found in food.

Lewis, DF., 1993, In : Food Structure. 12, p. 365 - 378 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

74 Citations (Scopus)

A typology of dairy farmer perceptions towards climate change

Barnes, AP. & Toma, L., 2011, In : Climate Change. p. 507 - 522 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Auditing beef cow herd reproduction

Caldow, G., Riddell, I. & Cockcroft, PD. (ed.), 2015, Bovine Medicine. Cockcroft, PD. (ed.). John Wiley & Sons Ltd., p. 501 - 505 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

A unified approach to model selection using the likelihood ratio test

Lewis, F., Butler, A. & Gilbert, L., 2010, In : Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 2, 2, p. 155 - 162 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

inflation
test
tick
simulation
comparison
25 Citations (Scopus)

Automated gas chromatographic analysis system for micrometeorological measurements of trace gas fluxes

Arah, JRM., Crichton, IJ., Smith, KA., Clayton, H. & Skiba, U., 1994, In : Journal of Geophysical Research. 99(D8), p. 16593 - 16598 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle