Scotland's Rural College

  • EH9 3JG Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

Research Output 1985 2020

2017
1 Citation (Scopus)

Gamma interferon responses to proteome-determined specific recombinant proteins in cattle experimentally- and naturally-infected with paratuberculosis

Hughes, V., McNair, J., Strain, S., Barry, C., McLuckie, J., Nath, M., Caldow, G. & Stevenson, K., 29 Apr 2017, In : Research in Veterinary Science. 144, p. 244 - 253 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

paratuberculosis
proteome
interferon-gamma
recombinant proteins
Mycobacterium avium

Genetic aspects of ewe longevity and fertility traits in Lleyn and Dorset sheep

McLaren, A., Kaseja, K., Moore, KL., Mucha, S., Boon, S. & Conington, JE., Apr 2017, p. 101. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

10 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Genetic characterization of dog personality traits

Ilska-Warner, J., Haskell, MJ., Blott, SC., Sanchez-Molano, E., Polgar, Z., Lofgren, SE., Clements, DN. & Wiener, P., 7 Jun 2017, In : Genetics. 206, 2, p. 1101 - 1111 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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dogs
heritability
genetic variance
questionnaires
breeds
3 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)

Genetic parameters of Visual Image Analysis primal cut carcass traits of commercial prime beef slaughter animals

Moore, KL., Mrode, R. & Coffey, MP., 15 Mar 2017, In : Animal. 11, 10, p. 1653 - 1659 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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carcass characteristics
slaughter
beef
image analysis
animals
1 Citation (Scopus)

Genetic Solutions

Dominik, S., Smith, J., Conington, JE., Daetwyler, H., Olesen, I., Bunter, K., Ferguson, D. (ed.), Lee, C. (ed.) & Fisher, A. (ed.), 2017, Advances in Sheep Welfare. Ferguson, D., Lee, C. & Fisher, A. (eds.). Woodhead Publishing, Vol. 1. p. 107 - 130 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

Genome-wide association study of conformation and milk yield in mixed-breed dairy goats

Mucha, S., Mrode, R., Coffey, MP., Kizilaslan, M., Desire, S. & Conington, JE., 28 Dec 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 101, 3, p. 2213 - 2225 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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dairy goats
single nucleotide polymorphism
milk yield
udders
legs
10 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Genomic data illuminates demography, genetic structure and selection of a popular dog breed

Wiener, P., Sanchez-Molano, E., Clements, DN., Woolliams, JA., Haskell, MJ. & Blott, SC., 14 Aug 2017, In : BMC Genomics. 18, 609

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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dog breeds
demography
genomics
inbreeding
Labrador Retriever
54 Citations (Scopus)
13 Downloads (Pure)

Genomic prediction unifies animal and plant breeding programs to form platforms for biological discovery

Implementing Genomic Selection in CGIAR Breeding Programs Workshop Participants, 2017, In : Nature Genetics. 49, 9, p. 1297 - 1303 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Breeding
Genetic Engineering
Costs and Cost Analysis
Population
Plant Breeding
5 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Genomic regions underlying susceptibility to bovine tuberculosis in Holstein-Friesian cattle

Raphaka, K., Matika, O., Sanchez-Molano, E., Mrode, R., Coffey, MP., Riggio, V., Glass, EJ., Woolliams, JA., Bishop, SC. & Banos, G., 23 Mar 2017, In : BMC Genetics. 18, 27

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Bovine Tuberculosis
Phenotype
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
Skin Tests
Autopsy
13 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Global diversity of desert hypolithic cyanobacteria

Lacap-Bugler, D. C., Lee, K. K., Archer, S., Gillman, L. N., Lau, M. C. Y., Leuzinger, S., Lee, C. K., Maki, T., McKay, C. P., Perrott, J. K., de Los Rios-Murillo, A., Warren-Rhodes, K. A., Hopkins, D. W. & Pointing, S. B., 16 May 2017, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 8, 867.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Cyanobacteria
Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphisms
Proteobacteria
Rhodospirillales
Acidobacteria
34 Citations (Scopus)

Grain legume production and use in European agricultural systems

Watson, CA., Reckling, M., Preissel, S., Bachinger, J., Bergkvist, G., Kuhlman, T., Lindstrom, K., Nemecek, T., Topp, CFE., Vanhatalo, A., Zander, P., Murphy-Bokern, D., Stoddard, FL. & Sparks, DL. (ed.), 2017, Advances in Agronomy. Sparks, DL. (ed.). Elsevier Academic Press, Vol. 144. p. 235 - 303 69 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Greenhouse gas emissions from aquaculture: a life cycle assessment of three Asian systems

Robb, D. HF., MacLeod, M., Hasan, M. R. & Soto, D., 1 Sep 2017, Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. 94 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access

Greenhouse gas sources and sinks

Cloy, JM., Smith, KA., DellaSala, DA. (ed.) & Goldstein, MI. (ed.), 2017, Encyclopedia of the Anthropocene. DellaSala, DA. & Goldstein, MI. (eds.). Oxford, UK: Elsevier Academic Press, Vol. 2. p. 391 - 400 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

greenhouse gas
climate change
atmosphere
nitrous oxide
industrialization
3 Citations (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)

Hens vary their vocal repertoire and structure when anticipating different types of reward

McGrath, N., Dunlop, R., Dwyer, CM., Burman, O. & Phillips, CJC., 8 Jul 2017, In : Animal Behaviour. 130, p. 79 - 96 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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dust bathing
hens
vocalization
Gallus gallus
animal behavior
3 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Herd-specific random regression carcass profiles for beef cattle after adjustment for animal genetic merit

Englishby, TM., Moore, KL., Berry, DP., Coffey, MP. & Banos, G., 7 Mar 2017, In : Meat Science. 129, p. 188 - 196 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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genetic merit
animal genetics
beef cattle
herds
finishing
3 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

How to make complexity look simple? Conveying ecosystems restoration complexity for socio-economic research and public engagement

Martin-Ortega, J., Glenk, K. & Byg, A., 28 Jul 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 7, p. 4 - 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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ecosystem
socioeconomics
restoration
public
peatland
4 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)
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hulls
adhesion
barley
flowering
fruits
17 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Hydrolysis of phytate to its lower esters can influence the growth performance and nutrient utilization of broilers with regular or super doses of phytase

Beeson, LA., Walk, CL., Bedford, MR. & Olukosi, OA., 16 Feb 2017, In : Poultry Science. 96, 7, p. 2243 - 2253 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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nutrient utilization
phytases
phytic acid
growth performance
hydrolysis
8 Downloads (Pure)
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cameras
potatoes
crops
tubers
Pectobacterium carotovorum
12 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Identifying cost-competitive greenhouse gas mitigation potential of French agriculture

Pellerin, S., Bamiere, L., Angers, D., Beline, F., Benoit, M., Butault, J-P., Chenu, C., Colnenne-David, C., De Cara, S., Delame, N., Doreau, M., Dupraz, P., Faverdin, P., Garcia-Launay, F., Hassouna, M., Henault, C., Jeuffroy, M-H., Klumpp, K., Metay, A., Moran, D. & 5 others, Recous, S., Samson, E., Savini, I., Pardon, L. & Chemineau, P., 1 Sep 2017, In : Environmental Science and Policy. 77, p. 130 - 139 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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greenhouse gas
mitigation
agriculture
cost
agricultural emission

Imagining the future: transferring knowledge to the next generation

Paton, LA., Pate, WL. & Milne, CE., Jul 2017, p. 1 - 11. 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

3 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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food
European Union
tea
European Commission
coffee
5 Downloads (Pure)

Impact of maternal stress and nutrition on behavioural and physiological outcomes in young lambs

Rooke, JA., Arnott, G., Dwyer, CM. & Rutherford, KMD., 1 Nov 2017, In : Animal Welfare. 26, 4, p. 403 - 415 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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ewes
lambs
nutrition
sheep
optimal nutrition
3 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Impact of subclinical mastitis on greenhouse gas emissions intensity and profitability of dairy cows in Norway

Gülzari, SO., Vosough Ahmadi, B. & Stott, AW., 27 Nov 2017, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 150, p. 19 - 29 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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emissions factor
greenhouse gas emissions
somatic cell count
profitability
mastitis
17 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Impacts of 120 years of fertilizer addition on a temperate grassland ecosystem

Kidd, J., Manning, P., Simkin, J., Peacock, S. & Stockdale, E., 28 Mar 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 3, p. 5 - 5 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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fertilizer
hay
experiment
grassland
organic carbon
2 Citations (Scopus)

Impacts of farmers' management styles on income and labour under alternative extensive land use scenarios

Morgan-Davies, C., Wilson, R. & Waterhouse, A., 24 May 2017, In : Agricultural Systems. 155, p. 168 - 178 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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labor
income
livestock
land use
farmers
8 Citations (Scopus)
15 Downloads (Pure)

Impacts of using a precision livestock system targeted approach in mountain sheep flocks

Morgan-Davies, C., Lambe, NR., Wishart, H., Waterhouse, A., Kenyon, F., McBean, D. & McCracken, DI., 5 Dec 2017, In : Livestock Science. 208, p. 67 - 76 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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precision agriculture
ewes
flocks
livestock
mountains
3 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Implementation of a method to visualize noise-induced hearing loss in mass stranded cetaceans

Morell, M., Brownlow, A., McGovern, B., Raverty, SA., Shadwick, RE. & Andre, M., 6 Feb 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 41848

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Noise-Induced Hearing Loss
Pilot Whales
Noise
Cochlea
Inner Ear
11 Citations (Scopus)

Improving global integration of crop research

Reynolds, MP., Braun, HJ., Cavalieri, AJ., Chapotin, S., Davies, WJ., Ellul, P., Feuillet, C., Govaerts, B., Kropff, MJ., Lucas, H., Nelson, J., Powell, W., Quilligan, E., Rosegrant, MW., Singh, RP., Sonder, K., Tang, H., Visscher, S. & Wang, R., 28 Jul 2017, In : Science. 357, 6349, p. 359 - 360 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
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crops
food crops
socioeconomics
farms
wheat
3 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)

Improving model prediction of soil N2O emissions through Bayesian calibration

Myrgiotis, V., Williams, M., Topp, CFE. & Rees, RM., 27 Dec 2017, In : Science of the Total Environment. 624, p. 1467 - 1477 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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soil emission
calibration
agricultural ecosystem
prediction
soil

Incorporating computed tomography based predictors of meat quality into a breeding program - breeding lambs for more taste less waste

Lambe, NR., McLean, KA., Gordon, J., Evans, D., Clelland, N. & Bunger, L., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

intramuscular fat
computed tomography
meat quality
lambs
breeding
4 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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Saimiri sciureus
Saimiri
zoos
catering
research facilities
1 Citation (Scopus)
11 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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bovine viral diarrhea
economic impact
economics
certification
economic analysis
7 Citations (Scopus)
15 Downloads (Pure)

Integrated metagenomic analyses of the rumen microbiome of cattle reveals key biological mechanisms associated with methane traits

Wang, H., Zheng, H., Browne, F., Roehe, R., Dewhurst, RJ., Engel, F., Hemmje, M., Lu, X. & Walsh, P., 9 Jun 2017, In : Methods. 124, p. 108 - 119 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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methane
rumen
cattle
genes
methane production

Integrating livestock health measures into marginal abatement cost curves

MacLeod, M. & Moran, D., 10 Aug 2017, In : OIE Scientific and Technical Review. 36, 1, p. 97 - 104 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

greenhouse gases
livestock
emissions factor
social benefit
disease control

Investigation of response to the novel object test in pigs in relation to tail biting phenotypes

Chou, J-Y., D'Eath, R. B., Sandercock, DA. & O'Driscoll, K., 7 Aug 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Investigations of the nutritive value of meals of double-low rapeseed and its influence on growth performance of broiler chickens

Olukosi, OA., Kasprzak, MM., Kightley, S., Carre, P., Wiseman, J. & Houdijk, JGM., 11 Jul 2017, In : Poultry Science. 96, 9, p. 3338 - 3350 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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rapeseed
growth performance
nutritive value
broiler chickens
metabolizable energy
7 Citations (Scopus)
31 Downloads (Pure)

Invited review: a position on The Global Livestock Environmental Assessment Model (GLEAM)

MacLeod, M., Vellinga, T., Opio, C., Alessandra, F., Tempio, G., Henderson, B., Makkar, H., Mottet, A., Robinson, T., Steinfeld, H. & Gerber, P., 9 Aug 2017, In : Animal. 12, 2, p. 383 - 397 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
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environmental assessment
livestock
Food and Agricultural Organization
food supply
data quality
38 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

Invited review: Large-scale indirect measurements for enteric methane emissions in dairy cattle: a review of proxies and their potential for use in management and breeding decisions

Negussie, E., de Haas, Y., Dehareng, F., Dewhurst, RJ., Dijkstra, J., Gengler, N., Morgavi, DP., Soyeurt, H., van Gastelen, S., Yan, T. & Biscarini, F., 1 Feb 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 4, p. 2433 - 2453 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
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methane
dairy cattle
breeding
rumen
infrared spectroscopy
15 Citations (Scopus)

Isolation and gene flow in a speciation continuum in newts

Pabijan, M., Zieliński, P., Dudek, K., Stuglik, M. & Babik, W., 1 Nov 2017, In : Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 116, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Salamandridae
Gene Flow
salamanders and newts
Reproductive Isolation
gene flow

Is the UK diet sustainable? Assessing the environmental impact, cost and nutritional quality of household food purchases

Wrieden, W. L., Leinonen, I., Barton, K. L., Halligan, J. & Goffe, L., 29 Sep 2017, Proceedings of the Nutrition Society: Irish Section Meeting, 21-23 June 2017, What governs what we eat?. OCE3 ed. Vol. 76. (Proceedings of the Nutrition Society).

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

environmental impact
diet
food
cost
greenhouse gas
2 Downloads (Pure)

Legume-based green manure crops

Baddeley, J. A., Pappa, V. A., Pristeri, A., Bergkvist, G., Monti, M., Reckling, M., Schläfke, N. & Watson, C. A., 2017, Legumes in Cropping Systems. Murphy-Bokern, D., Stoddard, FL. & Watson, C. A. (eds.). CABI International, p. 125-138 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
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Manure
green manures
Fabaceae
legumes
crops

Legumes in Cropping Systems

Murphy-Bokern, D., Stoddard, F., Watson, CA., Murphy-Bokern, D. (ed.), Stoddard, F. (ed.) & Watson, CA. (ed.), 2017, CABI Publishing.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

3 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Liveweight loss associated with handling and weighing of grazing sheep

Wishart, H., Morgan-Davies, C., Stott, AW., Wilson, R. & Waterhouse, A., 20 Jun 2017, In : Small Ruminant Research. 153, p. 163 - 170 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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grazing
sheep
body weight
commercial farms
feeding level
63 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Losses, inefficiencies and waste in the global food system

Alexander, P., Brown, C., Arneth, A., Finnigan, J., Moran, D. & Rounsevell, MDA., 16 Feb 2017, In : Agricultural Systems. 153, p. 190 - 200 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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nutrient requirements
consumer behavior
energy
proteins
biomass
1 Citation (Scopus)

Mitigating hunger in pregnant sows

D'Eath, RB., Jarvis, S., Baxter, EM., Houdijk, JGM. & Spinka, M. (ed.), 2017, Advances in Pig Welfare: A Volume in Herd and Flock Welfare. Spinka, M. (ed.). Oxford, UK: Elsevier Academic Press, p. 199 - 234 36 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

6 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Mitigating nitrous oxide and manure-derived methane emissions by removing cows in response to wet soil conditions

van der Weerden, TJ., Laurenson, S., Vogeler, I., Beukes, PC., Thomas, SM., Rees, RM., Topp, CFE., Lanigan, G. & de Klein, CAM., 21 Jun 2017, In : Agricultural Systems. 156, p. 126 - 138 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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nitrous oxide
methane
soil quality
grazing
cows
2 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Mixing of porpoise ecotypes in southwestern UK waters revealed by genetic profiling

Fontaine, MC., Thatcher, O., Ray, N., Piry, S., Brownlow, A., Davison, NJ., Jepson, P., Deaville, R. & Goodman, SJ., 1 Mar 2017, In : Royal Society Open Science. 4, 160992

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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porpoise
ecotype
contact zone
ancestry
body size
5 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling 3D-CSIA data: Carbon, chlorine, and hydrogen isotope fractionation during reductive dechlorination of TCE to ethene

Van Breukelen, B. M., Thouement, H. A. A., Stack, P. E., Vanderford, M., Philp, P. & Kuder, T., Sep 2017, In : Journal of Contaminant Hydrology. 204, p. 79-89 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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chlorine isotope
Dechlorination
hydrogen isotope
Chlorine
dechlorination