Scotland's Rural College

  • EH9 3JG Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

Research Output 1976 2020

2019
6 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

BrAPI - an application programming interface for plant breeding applications

Selby, P., Abbeloos, R., Backlund, J. E., Basterrechea Salido, M., Bauchet, G., Benites-Alfaro, O., Birkett, C., Calaminos, V. C., Carceller, P., Cornut, G., Vasques Costa, B., Edwards, J. D., Finkers, R., Gao, S. Y., Ghaffar, M., Glaser, P., Guignon, V., Hok, P., Kilian, A., König, P. & 30 others, Lagare, J. E. B., Lange, M., Laporte, M-A., Larmande, P., LeBauer, D., Lyon, D., Marshall, D., Matthews, D., Milne, I., Mistry, N., Morales, N., Mueller, L., Neveu, P., Papoutsoglou, E., Pearce, B., Perez-Masias, I., Pommier, C., Ramirez-Gonzalez, R. H., Rathore, A., Raquel, A. M., Raubach, S., Rife, T., Robbins, K., Rouard, M., Sarma, C., Scholz, U., Sempéré, G., Shaw, P., Simon, R. & Soldevilla, N., 15 Oct 2019, In : Bioinformatics (Oxford, England). 35, 20, p. 4147-4155 9 p., btz190.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Application programming interfaces (API)
Breeding
Programming
Specifications
Plant Breeding
26 Downloads (Pure)

Breeders’ views on the production of new and orphan crops in Africa: a survey of constraints and opportunities

Dawson, ID., Barnes, AP., Jamnadass, R., Danquah, E., Mumm, R. H., Hoad, SP., Burnett, FJ., Hale, I., Mausch, K., Hendre, P., Powell, W. & Revoredo-Giha, C., May 2019, Working Paper No. 296 ed., World Agroforestry United Nations, 46 p.

Research output: Working paper

Open Access
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crops
plant breeders
genetic improvement
healthy diet
crop production
1 Citation (Scopus)

Can community interventions change resilience? Fostering perceptions of individual and community resilience in rural places

Markantoni, M., Steiner, AA. & Meador, JE., 15 Mar 2019, In : Community Development Journal. 50, 2, p. 238-255 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

resilience
community
local participation
rural community
enabling state
1 Citation (Scopus)

Causes of mortality and lesions observed post mortem in European moles (Talpa europaea) in Cornwall, south-west England: Disease in wildlife or exotic species

Simpson, V. R., Davison, N. J. & Dagleish, M. P., Feb 2019, In : Journal of Comparative Pathology. 167, p. 18-25 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Talpa europaea
wildlife diseases
lesions (animal)
England
Parasitic Diseases
13 Downloads (Pure)

Cereal varieties: summer 2019 update - winter wheat, winter barley and spring barley. SRUC Cereal Variety Update

Hoad, SP., Jun 2019, 14 p. (SRUC Technical Pages)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
File
agricultural soils
agricultural soil
soil properties
soil property
Soils
Open Access
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Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli
enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli
Dietary Proteins
Microbiota
pig

Characterising the biophysical, economic and social impacts of soil carbon sequestration as a greenhouse gas removal technology

Sykes, AJ., MacLeod, M., Eory, V., Rees, RM., Payen, FP., Myrgiotis, VM., Williams, M., Sohi, S., Hillier, J., Moran, D., Manning, D., Goglio, P., Seghetta, M., Williams, A. G., Harris, J., Dondini, M., Walton, J., House, J. & Smith, P., 18 Sep 2019, In : Global Change Biology.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Carbon Sequestration
social impact
greenhouse gases
economic impact
Social Change
4 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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Animal Welfare
communication (human)
animal welfare
Communication
farmers
11 Downloads (Pure)

Clinical, pathological, and laboratory diagnoses of diseases of harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena), live stranded on the Dutch and adjacent coasts from 2003 to 2016

van Elk, C. E., van de Bildt, M. WG., van Run, P. RWA., Bunskoek, P., Meerbeek, J., Foster, G., Osterhaus, A. DME. & Kuiken, T., 30 Oct 2019, In : Veterinary Research. 50, 17 p., 88.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Phocoena
Phocoena phocoena
Clinical Laboratory Techniques
disease diagnosis
Aspergillosis
Astragalus sinicus
Astragalus
paddy soils
milk
straw
Open Access
farm
agriculture
nutrient use efficiency
nitrogen
analysis
1 Citation (Scopus)
willingness to pay
consumer preferences
cognition
Willingness-to-pay
Conjoint analysis
2 Citations (Scopus)
22 Downloads (Pure)

Compendium of 4,941 rumen metagenome-assembled genomes for rumen microbiome biology and enzyme discovery: Comprehensive resource of cow rumen genomes and a database of predicted proteins.

Stewart, R., Auffret, MD., Warr, A., Walker, A., Roehe, R. & Watson, M., 2 Aug 2019, In : Nature Biotechnology. 37, p. 953-961 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Metagenome
Protein Databases
Microbiota
Rumen
Enzymes
1 Citation (Scopus)
9 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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conceptual framework
ecosystem
soil
health
landscape ecology
1 Citation (Scopus)

Conservation contracts for supplying Farm Animal Genetic Resources (FAnGR) conservation services in Romania

Wainwright, W., Glenk, K., Akaichi, F. & Moran, D., 1 Jun 2019, In : Livestock Science. 224, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

animal genetic resources
Romania
germplasm conservation
farmed animal species
rare breeds
3 Downloads (Pure)

Considering appropriate replication in the design of animal social network studies

Smith, LA., Swain, DL., Innocent, GT., Nevison, I. & Hutchings, MR., 10 May 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 7208.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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social networks
social behavior
animals
cattle
testing
35 Downloads (Pure)

Contributions of biodiversity to the sustainable intensification of food production: Thematic study for The State of the World's Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture

Dawson, ID., Attwood, S., Park, S. E., Jamnadass, R., Powell, W., Sunderland, T., Kindt, R., McMullin, S., Hoebe, PN., Baddeley, JA., Staver, C., Vadez, V., Carsan, S., Roshetko, J. M., Amri, A., Karamura, E., Karamura, D., Paulo, V. B., Hossain, M. E., Phillips, M. & 7 others, Kumar, A., Lilleso, J-P. B., Benzie, J., Sabastian, G. E., Ekesa, B., Ocimati, W. & Graudal, L., 1 Jun 2019, CA4003EN ed. Rome, Italy: Food and Agriculture Organisation. 42 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
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food production
biodiversity
agriculture
production technology
pollinators
soil emission
Calibration
calibration
Soils
prediction
4 Citations (Scopus)
17 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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nutrition information
organic foods
auctions
animal welfare
meat

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

Open Access
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straw
agricultural land
fertilizer
crop
soil
14 Downloads (Pure)

Current situations of animal data recording, dairy improvement infrastructure, human capacity and strategic issues affecting dairy production in sub-Saharan Africa

Opoola, O., Mrode, R., Banos, G., Ojango, J., Banga, C., Simm, G. & Chagunda, M. G. G., Jul 2019, In : Tropical Animal Health and Production. 51, 6, p. 1699-1705 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Africa South of the Sahara
Livestock
Breeding
Milk
Capacity Building
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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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biorefining
life cycle assessment
coproducts
alcohols
legumes
Dairy products
Labels
food
dairy product
Food
6 Downloads (Pure)

Denominators for national estimates of antimicrobial use may not work for herds

Humphry, RW., Henry, MK., Reeves, A., Correia-Gomes, C., Tongue, SC., Smith, R. & Gunn, GJ., Jul 2019. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
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anti-infective agents
herds
Demography
demographic statistics
Population
2 Downloads (Pure)

Desirable BUGS in models of infectious diseases

Auzenbergs, M., Correia-Gomes, C., Economou, T., Lowe, R. & O'Reilly, K. M., Dec 2019, In : Epidemics. 29, 100361.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Communicable Diseases
Markov Chains
Software
Linear Models
Monte Carlo Method

Detecting temporal changes in the extent of High Nature Value farmlands: the case-study of Entre-Douro-e-Minho Region, Portugal

Lomba, Â., Buchadas, A., Corbelle-Rico, E., Jongman, R. & McCracken, DI., 18 Dec 2019, In : Landscape and Urban Planning. 195, 103726.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

agricultural land
nature conservation
farming system
European Union
persistence
2 Citations (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

Open Access
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Lactams
Carbapenems
Enterobacteriaceae
beta-Lactamases
Escherichia coli
1 Citation (Scopus)

Detection of Neospora caninum DNA in cases of bovine and ovine abortion in the South-West of Scotland

Bartley, P. M., Guido, S., Mason, C., Stevenson, H., Chianini, F., Carty, H., Innes, E. A. & Katzer, F., Jun 2019, In : Parasitology. 146, 7, p. 979-982 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neospora
abortion (animals)
Neospora caninum
Scotland
Sheep
4 Downloads (Pure)

Determining priority welfare issues for cats in the United Kingdom using expert consensus

Rioja-Lang, F., Bacon, H., Connor, M. & Dwyer, CM., 2 Nov 2019, In : Veterinary Record Open. 6, 1, e000365.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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United Kingdom
Consensus
Cats
cats
Pain Management
10 Downloads (Pure)

Developing sustainable management methods for clubroot

Burnett, FJ., Boor, T., Dussart, F. & Smith, J., Mar 2019, Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board. 75 p. (Project Report No. 608)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
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disease severity
methodology
varietal resistance
crackers
mentoring
1 Citation (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

Development and quality of barley husk adhesion correlates with changes in caryopsis cuticle biosynthesis and composition

Brennan, M., Hedley, P. E., Topp, CFE., Morris, J., Ramsay, L., Mitchell, S., Shepherd, T., Thomas, W. & Hoad, SP., 24 May 2019, In : Frontiers in Plant Science. 10, 672.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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hulls
adhesion
skinning
barley
biosynthesis
16 Downloads (Pure)

Development and validation of a multiplex fluorescent microsphere immunoassay assay for detection of porcine cytokines

Hall, SA., Ison, SH., Owles, C., Coe, J., Sandercock, DA. & Zanella, AJ., 2019, In : MethodsX. 6, p. 1218-1227 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Microspheres
Immunoassay
Assays
Swine
Cytokines
5 Downloads (Pure)

Development of a fixed list of terms for the Qualitative Behavioural Assessment of shelter dogs

Arena, L., Wemelsfelder, F., Messori, S., Ferri, N. & Barnard, S., 4 Oct 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 10, e0212652.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Animals
Surgical Instruments
Dogs
dogs
Health
1 Citation (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Differentially expressed mRNAs, proteins and miRNAs associated to energy metabolism in skeletal muscle of beef cattle identified for low and high residual feed intake

Carvalho, E. B., Gionbelli, M. P., Rodrigues, R. TS., Bonilha, S. FM., Newbold, C. J., Guimarães, S. EF., Silva, W., Verardo, L. L., Silva, F. F., Detmann, E. & Duarte, M. S., 17 Jun 2019, In : BMC Genomics. 20, 1, 501.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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MicroRNAs
Energy Metabolism
Skeletal Muscle
Messenger RNA
Proteins
2 Citations (Scopus)

Dissection of ramularia leaf spot disease by integrated analysis of barley and Ramularia collo-cygni transcriptome responses

Sjokvist, E., Lemcke, R., Kamble, M., Turner, F., Blaxter, M., Havis, N. H. D., Lyngkjær, M. F. & Radutoiu, S., 1 Feb 2019, In : Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 32, 2, p. 176-193 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

leaf spot
Ramularia
Cygnus
Hordeum
Transcriptome

Does consumption of symbolic narrative facilitate the formation of brand community?

Whitfield, C., 7 Jun 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Brand community

Does size really matter? Sustainable development outcomes from different scales of land ownership

Thomson, S., Glass, J. & McMorran, R., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Land Reform in Scotland: History, Law and Policy - Scotland's Land. Combe, M., Glass, J. & Tindley, A. (eds.). Edinburgh University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

12 Downloads (Pure)

Drone technology: enhancing potato trials analysis

Gibson-Poole, S., 30 Jan 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
File
Eristalis tenax
potatoes
precision agriculture
complement
growing season

Economic valuation of ecosystem goods and services: a review for decision makers

Tinch, R., Beaumont, N., Sunderland, T., Ozdemiroglu, E., Barton, D., Bowe, C., Borger, T., Burgess, P., Cooper, N., Faccioli, M., Failler, P., Gkolemi, I., Kumar, R., Longo, A., McVittie, A., Morris, J., Park, J., Ravenscroft, N., Schaafsma, M., Vause, J. & 1 others, Ziv, G., 2019, In : Journal of Environmental Economics and Policy. 8, 4, p. 359-378

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Decision maker
Economic valuation
Ecosystem
Economic theory
Advocacy

Effectiveness of biofumigant crops for the management of PCN in GB

Back, M., Barker, A. & Evans, KA., 2019, R476 ed. Agricultural And Horticultural Development Board (AHDB). 137 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access

Effect of antibiotic treatments on dairy cow methane production, milk yield and dry matter intake

Hargreaves, PR., March, MD. & Dewhurst, RJ., 9 Apr 2019, Proceedings of the British Society of Animal Science: Animal Science Fit for the Future. 1 ed. Vol. 10. 1 p. 85. (Advances in Animal Biosciences).

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

methane production
dry matter intake
methane
milk yield
dairy cows
1 Citation (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
blood chemistry
egg quality
stocking rate
tryptophan
hens

Effect of replacing soybean meal with urea or encapsulated nitrate with or without elemental sulfur on nitrogen digestion and methane emissions in feedlot cattle

Rebelo, L., Cabeza Luna, I., Messana, J., Araujo, R., Simioni, T., Granja-Salcedo, Y., Vito, E., Lee, C., Lee, C., Teixeira, I., Rooke, JA. & Berchielli, T., 1 Nov 2019, In : Animal Feed Science and Technology. 257, 114293.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

feedlots
methane
soybean meal
nonprotein nitrogen
sulfur
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

Empirical and dynamic approaches for modelling the yield and N content of European grasslands

Dellar, M., Topp, CFE., Pardo, G., del Prado, A., Fitton, N., Holmes, D., Banos, G. & Wall, E., 1 Dec 2019, In : Environmental Modelling and Software. 122, 104562.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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grassland
modeling
Dynamic models
climatic region
Nitrogen
4 Downloads (Pure)

Energy profiling of dairy cows from routine milk mid-infrared analysis: Energy Profiling From MIR Spectra

Smith, SL., Denholm, SJ., Coffey, MP. & Wall, E., Dec 2019, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 102, 12, p. 11169-11179 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Energy Intake
Milk
dairy cows
milk
prediction
Open Access

Epidemiology of clubroot disease and pathogenic variation among isolates of Plasmodiophora brassicae from oilseed rape growing in Europe

Zamani-Noor, N., Diederichsen, E., Wallenhammar, A-C., Cordsen-Nielsen, G., Orgeur, G., Konradyova, V., Dussart, F., Smith, J. & Jedryczka, M., 29 Mar 2019, Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology. Vol. 41. p. 491-492

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

Plasmodiophora brassicae
pathotypes
Brassica napus
epidemiology
virulence
6 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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soil emission
crop
biogeochemistry
uncertainty analysis
agricultural ecosystem