Scotland's Rural College

  • EH9 3JG Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

Research Output 1964 2020

Article
1 Citation (Scopus)

Applying soil health indicators to encourage sustainable soil use: the transition from scientific study to practical application

Griffiths, BS., Faber, J. & Bloem, J., 24 Aug 2018, In : Sustainability. 10, 9, 14 p., 3021.

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soil
bioindicator
ecosystem service
weather
health monitoring
51 Citations (Scopus)

Applying the results of ecological studies to land-use policies and practices

McCracken, DI. & Bignal, EM., 1998, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 35, p. 961 - 967 7 p.

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35 Citations (Scopus)

Appropriate mathematical models for describing the complete lactation of dairy sheep

Pollott, GE. & Gootwine, E., 2000, In : Animal Science. 71, p. 197 - 207 11 p.

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22 Citations (Scopus)

Appropriateness of nutrient budgets for environmental risk assessment: a case study of outdoor pig production.

Watson, CA., Atkins, T., Bento, S., Edwards, AC. & Edwards, SA., 2003, In : European Journal of Agronomy. 20, p. 117 - 126 10 p.

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58 Citations (Scopus)

A practical approach to calculate sample size for herd prevalence surveys

Humphry, RW., Cameron, A. & Gunn, GJ., 2004, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 65, p. 173 - 188 16 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

A practical approach to detect ancestral haplotypes in livestock populations

Sanchez-Molano, E., Tsiokos, D., Chatziplis, D., Jorjani, H., Degano, L., Diaz, C., Rossoni, A., Schwarzenbacher, H., Seefried, F., Varona, L., Vicario, D., Nicolazzi, EL. & Banos, G., 24 Jun 2016, In : BMC Genetics. 17, 91

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haplotypes
livestock
Simmental
population dynamics
chromosomes
2 Citations (Scopus)

A predictive model of the extent of listerial contamination within damaged silage bales

Kelly, LA., Gibson, G., Gettinby, G., Donachie, W. & Low, JC., 2000, In : Quantitative Microbiology. 2, p. 171 - 188 18 p.

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13 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.

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Dermis
Cohort Studies
Prospective Studies
Incidence
Hoof and Claw
10 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.

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Open Access
File
Hoof and Claw
Dermis
Horns
Cohort Studies
Prospective Studies
13 Citations (Scopus)
20 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.

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anthelmintics
quantitative analysis
control methods
farmers
sheep
26 Citations (Scopus)

A quantitative real-time PCR assay for the detection of Ramularia collo-cygni from barley (Hordeum vulgare)

Taylor, JMG., Paterson, LJ. & Havis, ND., 2010, In : Applied Microbiology. 50, p. 493 - 499 7 p.

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Aquatic beetle population changes associated with recreating a trout fishery by liming a lake catchment

Foster, GN., 1991, In : Archiv fur Hydrobiologie. 122, p. 313 - 322 10 p.

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67 Citations (Scopus)

Arable plant communities as indicators of farming practice

Hawes, C., Squire, GR., Hallet, PD., Watson, CA. & Young, M., 2010, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 138, 1-2, p. 17 - 26 10 p.

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buried seeds
plant communities
farming systems
farms
agrochemicals
8 Citations (Scopus)

A rapid, inexpensive and quantitative procedure for assessing soil structure with respect to cropping

Koppi, AJ. & Douglas, JT., 1991, In : Soil Use and Management. 7, p. 52 - 56 5 p.

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80 Citations (Scopus)

Arbuscular fungal-induced alteration to root architecture in strawberry and induced resistance to the root pathogen Phytophthora fragariae

Atkinson, D., Norman, JR. & Hooker, JE., 1996, In : Plant and Soil. 185, p. 191 - 198 8 p.

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Arbuscular Mycorrhizal (AM) Symbiosis: A review of signalling and molecular aspects of root colonisation

Harrier, LA., 2000, In : Botanical Journal of Scotland. 52, p. 159 - 169 11 p.

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41 Citations (Scopus)

Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi as components of sustainable soil-plant systems

Hooker, JE. & Black, KE., 1995, In : Critical Reviews in Biotechnology. 15, p. 201 - 212 12 p.

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59 Citations (Scopus)

Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi induced alteration to root longevity of poplar

Hooker, JE., Black, KE., Perry, RL. & Atkinson, D., 1995, In : Plant and Soil. 172, p. 327 - 329 3 p.

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Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi-induced alteration to tree-root architecture and longevity

Hooker, JE. & Atkinson, D., 1996, In : Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science. 159, p. 229 - 234 6 p.

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168 Citations (Scopus)

Arbuscular mycorrhizal induced changes to plant growth and root system morphology in Prunus cerasifera

Berta, G., Trotta, JE., Fusconi, A., Cardinale, F., Hooker, JE., Atkinson, D., Munro, M., Tisserant, B., Gianinazzi-Pearson, V. & Gianinazzi, S., 1995, In : Tree Physiology. 15, p. 281 - 293 13 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Arcanobacterium/Corynebacterium - like bacterial isolates from sheep

Foster, G., Ritchie, C., Cowie, R., Rusbridge, SM., Collins, DM. & Hoyles, L., 2001, In : Veterinary Record. 148 (9), p. 284 - 284 1 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Arcanobacterium haemolyticum in a badger (Meles meles)

Wragg, PN., Strugnell, BW., Whatmore, AM. & Foster, G., 2011, In : Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. p. 1234 - 1235 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arcanobacterium haemolyticum
Meles meles
badgers
abscess
zoonoses
18 Citations (Scopus)

Arcanobacterium hippocoleae sp. nov., from the vagina of a horse

Hoyles, L., Falsen, E., Foster, G., Rogerson, F. & Collins, MD., 2002, In : International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 52, p. 617 - 619 3 p.

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22 Citations (Scopus)

Arcanobacterium pluranimalium sp. nov., isolated from porpoise and deer

Lawson, PA., Falsen, E., Foster, G., Eriksson, E., Weiss, N. & Collins, MD., 2001, In : International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 51, p. 55 - 59 5 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Archaea are the predominant and responsive ammonia oxidizing prokaryotes in a red paddy soil receiving green manures

Gao, S., Chang, D., Zou, C., Cao, W., Gao, J., Huang, J., Bai, J., Zeng, N., Rees, RM. & Thorup-Kristensen, K., 11 Jun 2018, In : European Journal of Soil Biology. 88, p. 27 - 35 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

prokaryote
ammonia
soil
nitrification
bacterium
54 Citations (Scopus)

Archaeal abundance in post-mortem ruminal digesta may help predict methane emissions from beef cattle

Wallace, RJ., Rooke, JA., Duthie, C-A., Hyslop, JJ., Ross, DW., McKain, N., Motta de Souza, S., Snelling, TJ., Waterhouse, A. & Roehe, R., 2014, In : Scientific Reports. 4, p. 2 - 5 4 p.

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digesta
beef cattle
methane
concentrates
diet
29 Citations (Scopus)

Archaeol - a biomarker for foregut fermentation in modern and ancient herbivorous mammals?

Gill, FL., Dewhurst, RJ., Dungait, JAJ., Evershed, RP., Ives, L., Li, CS., Pancost, RD., Sullivan, M., Bera, S. & Bull, ID., May 2010, In : Organic Geochemistry. 41, 5, p. 467-472

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

feces
fermentation
biomarker
mammal
coprolite

Are aggressiveness and social status of group housed sows predictable from observations of earlier behaviour?

Mendl, MT., 1993, In : Animal Production. 56, p. 9 -

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19 Citations (Scopus)

Are agricultural soils under a continental temperate climate susceptible to episodic reducing conditions and increased leaching of phosphorus?

Scalenghe, R., Edwards, AC., Barberis, E. & Ajmon-Marsan, F., 30 Apr 2012, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 97, p. 141 - 147 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

agricultural soil
leaching
phosphorus
soil
oxidation
40 Citations (Scopus)

Are cows more likely to lie down the longer they stand?

Tolkamp, BJ., Haskell, MJ., Langford, FM., Roberts, DJ. & Morgan, CA., 2010, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 124, p. 1 - 10 10 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Are enchytraeid worms (Oligochaeta) sensitive indicators of ammonia-N impacts on an ombrotrophic bog?

Prendergast-Miller, M., Cole, L., Standen, V., Rees, RM., Parker, J., Leith, I. & Sheppard, L., 2008, In : European Journal of Soil Biology. 44, p. 101 - 108 8 p.

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81 Citations (Scopus)

Are green islands red herrings? Significance of green islands in plant interactions with pathogens and pests

Walters, DR., McRoberts, N. & Fitt, BDL., 2008, In : Biological Reviews. 83, p. 79 - 102 24 p.

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46 Citations (Scopus)

Are plants in the field already induced? Implications for practical disease control

Walters, DR., 2009, In : Crop Protection. 28, p. 459 - 465 7 p.

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18 Citations (Scopus)
Ranking
Choice-based conjoint analysis
Choice sets
Conjoint analysis
Willingness-to-pay
2 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Are smallholder farmers willing to pay for a flexible balloon biogas digester? Evidence from a case study in Uganda

Kabyanga, M., Balana, BB., Mugisha, J., Walekhwa, PN., Smith, J. & Glenk, K., 3 Feb 2018, In : Energy for Sustainable Development. 43, p. 123 - 129 7 p.

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smallholder
biogas
willingness to pay
household
digester
1134 Citations (Scopus)

Are there social limits to adaptation to climate change?

Adger, WN., Dessai, S., Goulden, M., Hulme, M., Lorenzoni, I., Nelson, DR., Naess, LO., Wolf, J. & Wreford, A., 2008, In : Climate Change. p. 1 - 20 20 p.

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Open Access
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.

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Greenhouse gas emissions
Trade-offs
Food
Willingness-to-pay
Substitution

A review of behavioural factors involved in the development and continued performance of stereotypic behaviour in pigs.

Lawrence, AB. & Terlouw, EMC., 1993, In : Journal of Animal Science. 71, p. 2815 - 2825 11 p.

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18 Citations (Scopus)

A review of carcass conformation in sheep: assessment, genetic control and development

Nsoso, SJ., Young, MJ. & Beatson, PR., 2000, In : Small Ruminant Research. 35(2), p. 89 - 96 8 p.

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124 Citations (Scopus)

A review of farm-scale nutrient budgets for organic farms as a tool for management of soil fertility

Watson, CA., Bengtsson, H., Ebbesvik, M., Loes, AK., Myrbeck, A., Salomon, E., Schroder, J. & Stockdale, EA., 2002, In : Soil Use and Management. 18, p. 264 - 273 10 p.

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A review of research into machine stability on slopes

Hunter, AGM., 1992, In : The Agricultural Engineer. 47(2), p. 49 - 53 5 p.

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A review of the biology and control of Phalaris minor Retz. (littleseed canarygrass) in wheat.

Singh, SP., Kirkwood, RC. & Marshall, G., 1999, In : Crop Protection. 18, p. 1 - 16 16 p.

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A review of the potential of giant grasses for UK agriculture

Booth, EJ., Walker, KC. & Cook, PC., 2001, In : Aspects of Applied Biology.

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44 Citations (Scopus)

A review of the pre-oviposition behavior of the small cabbage white butterfly Pieris rapae (Lepidoptera:Pieridae)

Hern, A., Edwards-Jones, G. & McKinlay, RG., 1996, In : Annals of Applied Biology. 128, p. 349 - 371 23 p.

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A review of the quality of environmental impact assessments in the Scottish forestry sector

Gray, I. & Edwards-Jones, G., 1998, In : Forestry.

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40 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
12 Citations (Scopus)

A river water pollution model for assessment of best management practices for livestock farming

McGechan, MB., Lewis, DR. & Vinten, AJA., 2008, In : Biosystems Engineering. 99, p. 292 - 303 12 p.

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15 Citations (Scopus)

Arthrobacter nasiphocae sp. nov., from the common seal (Phoca vitulina)

Collins, MD., Hoyles, L., Foster, G., Falsen, E. & Weiss, N., 2002, In : International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 52, p. 569 - 571 3 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
18 Downloads (Pure)

Artificial rearing affects piglets pre-weaning behaviour, welfare and growth performance

Schmitt, O., O'Driscoll, K., Boyle, L. & Baxter, EM., Jan 2019, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 210, p. 16-25 10 p.

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artificial rearing
piglets
growth performance
weaning
lesions (animal)