Scotland's Rural College

  • EH9 3JG Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

Research Output 1985 2020

2017
8 Citations (Scopus)
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stoichiometry
topsoil
land use change
mineral
soil
6 Citations (Scopus)
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Characterisation of North American Brucella isolates from marine mammals

Whatmore, AM., Dawson, C., Muchowski, J., Perrett, LL., Stubberfield, E., Koylass, M., Foster, G., Davison, NJ., Quance, C., Sidor, IF., Field, CL. & St.Leger, J., 21 Sep 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 9, 0184758.

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Brucella
marine mammals
mammals
Delphinapterus leucas
Phocoenidae
18 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Characterization of short- and long-term mechanical sensitisation following surgical tail amputation in pigs

Di Giminiani, P., Edwards, SA., Malcolm, EM., Leach, MC., Herskin, MS. & Sandercock, DA., 6 Jul 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 4827

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amputation
tail
swine
pain
surgery
1 Citation (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Co-infection with Fasciola hepatica may increase the risk of Escherichia coli O157 shedding in British cattle destined for the food chain

Howell, AK., Tongue, SC., Currie, C., Evans, J., Williams, DJL. & McNeilly, TN., 7 Dec 2017, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 150, p. 70 - 76 7 p.

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Fasciola hepatica
Escherichia coli O157
Food Chain
Coinfection
Infection
7 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Combining slaughterhouse surveillance data with cattle tracing scheme and environmental data to quantify environmental risk factors for liver fluke in cattle

Innocent, GT., Gilbert, L., Jones, EO., McLeod, JE., Gunn, GJ., McKendrick, IJ. & Albon, SD., 8 May 2017, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 4, 65

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liver flukes
slaughterhouses
risk factors
monitoring
cattle
4 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Comparable cortisol, heart rate and milk let-down in nurse sows and non-nurse sows

Amdi, C., Moustsen, VA., Oxholm, LC., Baxter, EM., Sorensen, G., Eriksson, KB., Diness, LH., Nielsen, MF. & Hansen, CF., 22 Feb 2017, In : Livestock Science. 198, p. 174 - 181 8 p.

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milk ejection
nurses
cortisol
sows
heart rate
1 Citation (Scopus)

Comparative evaluation of commercially available supplementary sources of inorganic phosphorus in broiler feed

Khattak, FM., Shahzad, MA., Pasha, TN. & Saleem, G., 1 Dec 2017, In : The Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences. 26, 6, p. 1576 - 1581 6 p.

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inorganic phosphorus
broiler chickens
bones
diet
excreta
3 Citations (Scopus)

Comparing microbiotas in the upper aerodigestive and lower respiratory tracts of lambs

Glendinning, L., Collie, D., Wright, S., Rutherford, KMD. & McLachlan, G., 27 Oct 2017, In : Microbiome. 5, 145

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Microbiota
Respiratory System
Lung
Bacteria
Sheep
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Complex responses to movement-based disease control: when livestock trading helps

Prentice, JC., Marion, G., Hutchings, MR., McNeilly, TN. & Matthews, L., 11 Jan 2017, In : Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 14, 126, p. 5 - 2 2 p.

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Livestock
Virus Diseases
Basic Reproduction Number
Cattle Diseases
Paratuberculosis
7 Citations (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)

Compositional mixed modelling of methane emissions and ruminal volatile fatty acids from individual cattle and multiple experiments

Palarea-Albaladejo, J., Rooke, JA., Nevison, IM. & Dewhurst, RJ., 8 Jun 2017, In : Journal of Animal Science. 95, 6, p. 2467 - 2480 14 p.

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volatile fatty acids
methane
cattle
butyrates
concentrates
8 Citations (Scopus)

Conservation in the face of ambivalent public perceptions – the case of peatlands as ‘the good, the bad and the ugly’

Byg, A., Martin-Ortega, J., Glenk, K. & Novo, P., 9 Jan 2017, In : Biological Conservation. 206, p. 181 - 189 9 p.

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peatlands
peatland
wastelands
wilderness
conservation practices
34 Citations (Scopus)
19 Downloads (Pure)

Could consumption of insects, cultured meat or imitation meat reduce global agricultural land use?

Alexander, P., Brown, C., Arneth, A., Dias, C., Finnigan, J., Moran, D. & Rounsevell, MDA., 22 Apr 2017, In : Global Food Security. 15, p. 22 - 32 11 p.

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animal products
agricultural land
land use
meat
insects

Creating exportable consumer brands based on authenticity of place

Whitfield, CW., 31 May 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

42 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

Critical review of the impacts of grazing intensity on soil organic carbon storage and other soil quality indicators in extensively managed grasslands

Abdalla, M., Hastings, A., Chadwick, DR., Jones, DL., Evans, CD., Jones, MB., Rees, RM. & Smith, P., 6 Nov 2017, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 253, p. 62 - 81 20 p.

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soil quality
carbon sequestration
grazing
grassland
organic carbon
1 Citation (Scopus)
stranding
monitoring
porpoise
method
rate
1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)
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raw fruit
Scotland
fruits
nutritional adequacy
European Union
2 Citations (Scopus)

Detecting and managing new animal health threats: How vulnerable are we?

Correia-Gomes, C. & Auty, H. K., 15 Jul 2017, In : Veterinary Record. 181, 3, p. 65-66 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

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Determinants of sustainable innovation performance by smallholders dairy farmers in Malawi

Chindime, S., Kibwika, P. & Chagunda, MGG., 14 Sep 2017, In : Cogent Food and Agriculture. 3, 1379292.

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Malawi
dairies
farmers
credit
poverty
4 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Determination of stable reference genes for RT-qPCR expression data in mechanistic pain studies on pig dorsal root ganglia and spinal cord

Sandercock, DA., Coe, JE., Di Giminiani, P. & Edwards, SA., 28 Sep 2017, In : Research in Veterinary Science. 114, p. 493 - 501 9 p.

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Ubiquitin C
Spinal Ganglia
Peptide Elongation Factor 1
Spinal Cord
Glyceraldehyde-3-Phosphate Dehydrogenases
3 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Economic potential of flexible balloon biogas digester among smallholder farmers: a case study from Uganda

Kabyanga, M., Balana, BB., Mugisha, J., Walekhwa, PN., Smith, J. & Glenk, K., 29 Dec 2017, In : Renewable Energy. 120, p. 392 - 400 9 p.

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biogas
Uganda
households
farmers
case studies
6 Citations (Scopus)
59 Downloads (Pure)

Ecosystem-based solutions for disaster risk reduction: lessons from European applications of ecosystem-based adaptation measures

McVittie, A., Cole, LJ., Wreford, A., Sgobbi, A. & Yordi, B., 27 Dec 2017, In : International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 32, p. 42 - 54 13 p.

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disaster
ecosystem
land use
risk reduction
stakeholder
2 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of intra-articular administration of superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles (SPIONs) for MRI assessment of the cartilage barrier in a large animal model

Labens, R., Daniel, C., Hall, S., Xia, X-R. & Schwartz, T., 29 Dec 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 12, p. 1 - 2 2 p.

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Nanoparticles
Cartilage
Animal Models
Joints
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effect of manipulating animal stocking rate on the carbon storage capacity in a degraded desert steppe

Wang, Z., Han, G., Hao, X., Zhao, M., Ding, H., Li, Z., Wang, J., Hamilton, A., Liu, Y., Lata, A. & Hexige, B., 23 Oct 2017, In : Ecological Research. 32, 6, p. 1011 - 1009 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

steppe
carbon sequestration
desert
animal
sheep
10 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Effect of sodium butyrate on performance, immune status, microarchitecture of small intestinal mucosa and lymphoid organs in broiler chickens

Sikandar, A., Zaneb, H., Younus, M., Masood, S., Aslam, A., Khattak, F., Ashraf, S., Yousaf, M. S. & Rehman, H., 1 May 2017, In : Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences. 30, 5, p. 690-699 10 p.

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Butyric Acid
Intestinal Mucosa
intestinal mucosa
Chickens
broiler chickens

Effects of grain skinning on the malting performance of barley

Okoro, PO., Brennan, M., Bryce, J. H. J., Houston, K. K., Smith, P. P. & Hoad, SP., Sep 2017, p. 7-11.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

skinning
malting
barley
malt
extracts

Efficacy of fungicides to control early blight: results of EuroBlight experiments to calculate decimal ratings

Evenhuis, B., Nielsen, BJ., Bain, RA., Schepers, H. & Hausladen, H., May 2017, p. 109 - 114. 6 p.

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Endemic sheep and cattle diseases and greenhouse gas emissions

Bartley, DJ., Skuce, PJ., Zadoks, RN. & Macleod, M., Nov 2017, p. 253 - 255. 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Epidemics and control of early & late blight, 2015 & 2016 in Europe

Schepers, H., Hausladen, H., Hansen, JG., Bain, RA. & et, A., May 2017, p. 11 - 32. 22 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

Estimating demographic contributions to effective population size in an age-structured wild population experiencing environmental and demographic stochasticity

Trask, AE., Bignal, EM., McCracken, DI., Piertney, SB. & Reid, JM., 3 Jul 2017, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 86, 5, p. 1082 - 1093 12 p.

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effective population size
stochasticity
wild population
viability
inbreeding
6 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Estimating genetic and phenotypic parameters of cellular immune-associated traits in dairy cows

Denholm, SJ., McNeilly, TN., Banos, G., Coffey, MP., Russell, GC., Bagnall, A., Mitchell, MC. & Wall, E., 26 Jan 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 4, p. 1 - 2 2 p.

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dairy cows
T-lymphocytes
genetic traits
body weight
fetal death

Evaluating precision management of sheep in a hill farming system

Morgan-Davies, C., Lambe, NR., Waterhouse, A., Kenyon, F., McBean, D., Wishart, H., McLaren, A. & McCracken, DI., Jul 2017, p. 892. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

7 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

Evaluation of animal-based indicators for use in a welfare assessment protocol for sheep

Richmond, SE., Wemelsfelder, F., de Heredia, IB., Ruiz, R., Canali, E. & Dwyer, CM., 11 Dec 2017, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 4, 210

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sheep
animals
thirst
gait
posture
4 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Evaluation of probabilistic disease forecasts

Hughes, G. & Burnett, FJ., 14 Jul 2017, In : Phytopathology. 107, 10, p. 1136 - 1143 8 p.

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disease control
plant diseases and disorders
decision making
degradation
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ferric phosphate
metaldehyde
methiocarb
molluscicides
biopesticides
8 Citations (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)

Evaluation of the potential killing performance of novel percussive and cervical dislocation tools in chicken cadavers

Martin, JE., McKeegan, DEF., Sparrey, J. & Sandilands, V., 15 Mar 2017, In : British Poultry Science. 58, 3, p. 216 - 223 8 p.

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cervical dislocation
Cadaver
Birds
Chickens
chickens
9 Downloads (Pure)

Exploration of horizontal information transmission through social learning in juvenile Atlantic spotted dolphins (Stenella frontalis)

de Brabanter, GLB., Herzing, DL. & Jarvis, S., 1 Nov 2017, In : Animal Behavior and Cognition. 4, 4, p. 425 - 441 17 p.

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Stenella (dolphin)
dolphins
learning
foraging
information exchange
6 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Exploring multi-objective trade-offs in the design space of a waste heat recovery system

Mokhtar, M., Burns, S., Ross, DW. & Hunt, I., 17 Mar 2017, In : Applied Energy. 195, p. 114 - 124 11 p.

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Waste heat utilization
Clustering algorithms
Evolutionary algorithms
Waste heat
Visualization
11 Citations (Scopus)
45 Downloads (Pure)
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pollinating insects
habitats
Syrphidae
Bombus
butterflies
4 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Exploring the role of small-scale livestock keepers for national biosecurity - the pig case

Correia-Gomes, C., Henry, MK., Auty, HK. & Gunn, GJ., 15 Jun 2017, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 145, p. 7 - 15 9 p.

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biosecurity
livestock
swine
questionnaires
Scotland
3 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Exposure of harbour seals (Phoca vitulina) to Brucella in declining populations across Scotland

Kershaw, JL., Stubberfield, EJ., Foster, G., Brownlow, A., Hall, AJ. & Perrett, LL., 20 Sep 2017, In : Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 126, 1, p. 13 - 23 11 p.

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Phoca vitulina
Brucella
seals
Scotland
seroprevalence
3 Citations (Scopus)

Extending the durability of cultivar resistance by limiting epidemic growth rates

Carolan, K., Helps, J., van den Berg, F., Bain, RA., Paveley, N. & van den Bosch, F., 20 Sep 2017, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 284, 1863

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durability
virulence
avirulent strains
cultivars
disease control programs
11 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Face-based perception of emotions in dairy goats

Bellegarde, LGA., Haskell, MJ., Duvaux-Ponter, C., Weiss, A., Boissy, A. & Erhard, HW., 31 Mar 2017, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 193, p. 51 - 59 9 p.

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Goats
Emotions
Ear
Facial Expression
Posture
1 Citation (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Financial evaluation of Holstein Friesian strains within composite and housed UK dairy systems

March, MD., Shalloo, L., Roberts, DJ. & Ryan, W., 28 Mar 2017, In : Livestock Science. 200, p. 14 - 22 9 p.

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genetic merit
dairies
Holstein
profitability
milk prices

Foliar late blight development in the UK in relation to EuroBlight fungicide efficacy ratings

Bain, RA., Kennedy, C. & Kiltie, D., May 2017, p. 269 - 272. 4 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Food restriction reduces neurogenesis in the avian hippocampal formation

Robertson, B-A., Rathbone, L., Cirillo, G., D'Eath, RB., Bateson, M., Boswell, T., Wilson, PW., Dunn, IC. & Smulders, TV., 6 Dec 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 16, 16

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neurogenesis
hippocampus
chickens
broiler breeders
corticosterone
3 Downloads (Pure)

Food security in rural Uganda: assessing latent effects of microfinance on pre-participation

Meador, J. & Fritz, A., 2017, In : Development in Practice. 27, 3, p. 340-353 14 p.

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microfinance
Uganda
food security
additional income
food
21 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

Food waste and losses in primary production: qualitative insights from horticulture

Beausang, C., Hall, C. & Toma, L., 25 Aug 2017, In : Resources, Conservation and Recycling. 126, p. 177 - 185 9 p.

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horticulture
primary production
food
farm
loss
16 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Forage quality declines with rising temperatures, with implications for livestock production and methane emissions

Lee, M. A., Davis, A. P., Chagunda, M. GG. & Manning, P., 26 Mar 2017, In : Biogeosciences. 14, 6, p. 1403-1417 15 p.

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livestock farming
forage quality
livestock production
methane production
methane
5 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)

Four azoles’ profile in the control of Septoria, yellow rust and brown rust in wheat across Europe

Jorgensen, LN., Matzen, N., Hansen, JG., Semaskiene, R., Korbas, M., Danielewicz, J., Glazek, M., Maumene, C., Rodemann, B., Weigand, S., Hess, M., Blake, J., Clark, B., Kildea, S., Batailles, C., Ban, R., Havis, ND. & Treikale, O., 16 Nov 2017, In : Crop Protection. 105, p. 16 - 27 12 p.

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Septoria
azoles
leaf rust
tebuconazole
wheat
1 Citation (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Fungicide sensitivity of Dothistroma septosporum isolates in the UK

Piotrowska, MJ., Ennos, RA., Riddell, C. & Hoebe, PN., 6 Apr 2017, In : Forest Pathology. 47, 2, e12314.

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Dothistroma
fungicide
fungicides
fungicide resistance
blight