Scotland's Rural College

  • EH9 3JG Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

Research Output 1985 2020

2018
2 Citations (Scopus)
24 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Horses
Farms
Animal Behavior
Leisure Activities
Principal Component Analysis

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.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

3 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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water
water economics
household survey
economic development
river basin

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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O Antigens
Multiple Drug Resistance
Capsules
Escherichia coli
Polysaccharides
16 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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foot and mouth disease
vaccination
foot-and-mouth disease
Eastern Africa
livestock
4 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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poultry
farms
neck
birds
European Union

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

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

lambs
Turkey (country)
sheep
farmers
dairy sheep

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

ears
wheat
genotyping
quantitative trait loci
screening
11 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Farmers
Influence factors
Planning
Nutrients
Perceived behavioral control
5 Citations (Scopus)
15 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Futures pricing
Structural breaks
Pricing
Benchmark
Commodities
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Accounting for the assimilative capacity of water systems in Scotland

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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ecosystem service
water footprint
land management
arsenic
water treatment
3 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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production system
greenhouse gas
farm
mitigation
carbon footprint
2 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Scotland
livestock
farms
subsidies
farmers

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.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

breeding methods
wheat
genetic improvement
breeding
selection intensity
8 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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sustainability
food
soil
soil quality
organic farming
9 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

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barley
genome
winter
malt
germplasm
7 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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aggression
lesions (animal)
swine
avoidance behavior
skin lesions
5 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
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livestock
decision making
economics
agriculture
livestock farming
4 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Castration
Hydrocortisone
Meta-Analysis
Pain
Orchiectomy
3 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Untranslated Regions
Bovine Viral Diarrhea Viruses
Bovine viral diarrhea virus
Scotland
Databases
1 Citation (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Texel
computed tomography
single nucleotide polymorphism
sheep
economics
11 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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crop residue
Cambisol
plant residue
greenhouse gas
gas
3 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Milk
Empirical analysis
Market factors
Contract manufacturing
Dairy
Open Access
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Microbial Sensitivity Tests
Ampicillin
Population
Parasitology
Nalidixic Acid
3 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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greenhouse gases
animal health
methane
parasitism
nitrous oxide
5 Downloads (Pure)

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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stakeholder
livestock
surveillance
animal health
planning
27 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Domestic Sheep
Encephalitis
Sheep
Metagenomics
Spinal Nerve Roots
4 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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7 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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water
stakeholder
agroindustry
social justice
waterway
12 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Dermis
Cohort Studies
Prospective Studies
Incidence
Hoof and Claw
9 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Hoof and Claw
Dermis
Horns
Cohort Studies
Prospective Studies
12 Citations (Scopus)
17 Downloads (Pure)

A quantitative analysis of attitudes and behaviours concerning sustainable parasite control practices from Scottish sheep farmers

Jack, C., Hotchkiss, E., Sargison, ND., Toma, L., Milne, CE. & Bartley, DJ., 14 Feb 2017, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 139, Part B, p. 134 - 145 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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anthelmintics
quantitative analysis
control methods
farmers
sheep
12 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Are there trade-offs in valuation with respect to greenhouse gas emissions, origin and food miles attributes?

Akaichi, F., Nayga, RM. J. & Nalley, LL., 1 Feb 2017, In : European Review of Agricultural Economics. 44, 1, p. 3 - 31 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Greenhouse gas emissions
Trade-offs
Food
Willingness-to-pay
Substitution
3 Downloads (Pure)

A review of the social, economic and environmental benefits and constraints linked to wild land in Scotland

McVittie, A., Bryce, R., Glass, J., Woolvin, A., Carver, S., Fisher, M., McMorran, R. & Sedee, C., 2017, Scottish Natural Heritage. 109 p. (Commissioned Report; no. 919)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
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economics
naturalness
artifact
mountain
land
39 Citations (Scopus)

A revised family-level classification of the Polyporales (Basidiomycota)

Justo, A., Miettinen, O., Floudas, D., Ortiz-Santana, B., Sjökvist, E., Lindner, D., Nakasone, K., Niemelä, T., Larsson, K-H., Ryvarden, L. & Hibbett, D. S., Sep 2017, In : Fungal Biology. 121, 9, p. 798-824 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyporales
Basidiomycota
taxonomy
new family
taxonomic revisions
1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

A simulation modelling study of water pollution caused by outwintering of cows

McGechan, MB., Barnes, AP., Fychan, R. & Marley, CL., 26 Sep 2017, In : Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 142, p. 397 - 405 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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water pollution
modeling
simulation
weather
pollution
34 Citations (Scopus)
5 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
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pasture
productivity
crop
simulation
grassland
10 Citations (Scopus)
1 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
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
4 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
5 Citations (Scopus)
17 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

Behavioural and physiological changes following tail injury in pigs: an insight from the FareWellDock project

Di Giminiani, P., Sandercock, DA., Malcolm, E., Leach, M. & Edwards, SA., 13 Mar 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Bentley abstract: Pain management in livestock: understanding the views of producers and veterinarians

Rutherford, KMD., Thompson, C. & Ison, S., Mar 2017, p. 198. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

2 Downloads (Pure)

Blowfly strike in sheep: self-help surveillance for shepherds is unsustainable

Tongue, SC., Duncan, A., Vipond, J., Stocker, P. & Gunn, GJ., 24 Jan 2017, In : Veterinary Record. 180, 11

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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flystrike
sheep
monitoring
Lucilia sericata
farmers
2 Citations (Scopus)

Breeding for pig welfare: opportunities and challenges

Turner, SP., Camerlink, I., Baxter, EM., D'Eath, RB., Desire, S., Roehe, R. & Spinka, M. (ed.), 2017, Advances in Pig Welfare: Herd and Flock Welfare. Spinka, M. (ed.). Woodhead Publishing, p. 399 - 414 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

7 Citations (Scopus)

British Escherichia coli O157 in Cattle Study (BECS): to determine the prevalence of E. coli O157 in herds with cattle destined for the food chain

Henry, MK., Tongue, SC., Evans, J., Webster, C., McKendrick, IJ., Morgan, M., Willett, A., Reeves, A., Humphry, RW., Gally, DL., Gunn, GJ. & Chase-Topping, ME., 19 Sep 2017, In : Epidemiology and Infection. 145, 15, p. 3168 - 3179 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Escherichia coli O157
Food Chain
Scotland
Wales
England
6 Citations (Scopus)

Campylobacter pinnipediorum sp. nov., isolated from pinnipeds, comprising Campylobacter pinnipediorum subsp. pinnipediorum subsp. nov. and Campylobacter pinnipediorum subsp. caledonicus subsp. nov.

Gilbert, MJ., Miller, WG., St. Leger, J., Chapman, MH., Timmerman, AJ., Duim, B., Foster, G. & Wagenaar, JA., 20 Jun 2017, In : International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 67, 6, p. 1961 - 1968 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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new subspecies
Campylobacter
seals
new species
Scotland

Cereal varieties: summer 2017 update - winter wheat, winter barley and spring barley. SRUC Cereal Variety Update 2017

Hoad, SP., Jun 2017, 16 p. (SRUC Technical Pages)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

File
9 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Changes in field dose-response curves for demethylation inhibitor (DMI) and quinone outside inhibitor (QoI) fungicides against Zymoseptoria tritici, related to laboratory sensitivity phenotyping and genotyping assays.

Blake, J., Gosling, P., Fraaije, B., Burnett, FJ., Knight, S., Kildea, S. & Paveley, N., 24 Oct 2017, In : Pest Management Science. 74, 2, p. 302 - 313 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Mycosphaerella graminicola
quinones
genotyping
dose response
fungicides