Scotland's Rural College

  • EH9 3JG Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

Research Output

2018

Evaluation of farmer participatory extension programmes

Knook, J., Eory, V., Brander, M. & Moran, D., 26 Apr 2018, In : The Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension. 24, 4, p. 309 - 325 17 p.

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Evaluation of PCR primers targeting the groEL gene for the specific detection of Streptococcus agalactiae in the context of aquaculture

Leigh, WJ., Zadoks, RN., Jaglarz, A., Costa, JZ., Foster, G. & Thompson, KD., 22 May 2018, In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 125, 3, p. 666 - 674 9 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of reference lactation length in Chios dairy sheep

Basdagianni, Z., Sinapis, E. & Banos, G., 26 Apr 2018, In : Animal. 13, 1, p. 1 - 7 7 p.

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Evaluation of reticuloruminal pH measurements from individual cattle: sampling strategies for the assessment of herd status

Jonsson, N. N., Kleen, J. L., Wallace, R. J., Andonovic, I., Michie, C., Farish, M., Mitchell, MA., Duthie, C-A., Jensen, D. B. & Denwood, M. J., 14 Nov 2018, In : Veterinary Journal. 243, p. 26 - 32 7 p.

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Exploring management practices and attitudes towards biosecurity of small-scale poultry and pig keepers

Correia-Gomes, C., Auty, HK., Henry, MK., Sparks, NHC. & Gunn, GJ., Nov 2018, p. 112. 1 p.

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Facial expression as a potential measure of both intent and emotion

Camerlink, I., Coulange, E., Farish, M., Baxter, EM. & Turner, SP., 4 Dec 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 9 p., 17602.

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Factors influencing farmer willingness to reduce aggression between pigs

Peden, RSE., Akaichi, F., Camerlink, I., Boyle, LA. & Turner, SP., 22 Dec 2018, In : Animals. 9, 1, p. 6-24 19 p.

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Factors influencing the prevalence of animal cruelty during adolescence

Connor, M., Currie, C. & Lawrence, AB., 30 Apr 2018, In : Journal of Interpersonal Violence. April, p. 1-24

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Farmers' spending on variable inputs tends to maximise crop yields, not profit

Reader, MA., Revoredo-Giha, C., Lawrence, RJ., Hodge, ID. & Lang, BGA., 1 Jun 2018, In : International Journal of Agricultural Management. 7, 1, p. 1 - 11 11 p.

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Fat accretion measurements strengthen the relationship between feed conversion efficiency and nitrogen isotopic discrimination while rumen microbial genes contribute little

Meale, SJ., Auffret, MD., Watson, M., Morgavi, DP., Cantalapiedra-Hijar, G., Duthie, C-A., Roehe, R. & Dewhurst, RJ., 1 Mar 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 7 p., 3854.

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Financial and N2O effects of soil management measures on arable farms in Scotland

Shrestha, S., Eory, V. & Topp, CFE., 2018, Aspects of Applied Biology: Soil Improvement: Impact of Management Practices on Soil Function and Quality . Association of Applied Biologists, Vol. 140. p. 83-88

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Financial vulnerability of dairy farms challenged by Johne's disease to changes in farm payment system

Shrestha, S., Vosough Ahmadi, B., Barratt, AS., Thomson, SG. & Stott, AW., 18 Dec 2018, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 5, 9 p., 316.

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First isolation of Brucella pinnipedialis and detection of Brucella antibodies from bearded seals (Erignathus barbatus)

Foster, G., Nymo, IH., Kovacs, KM., Beckmen, KB., Brownlow, AC., Baily, JL., Dagleish, MP., Muchowski, J., Perrett, LL., Tryland, M., Lydersen, C., Godfroid, J., McGovern, B. & Whatmore, AM., 22 Mar 2018, In : Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 128, 1, p. 13 - 20 8 p.

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Food supply and bioenergy production within the global cropland planetary boundary

Henry, RC., Engström, K., Olin, S., Alexander, P., Arneth, A. & Rounsevell, MDA., 22 Mar 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 3, e0194695.

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Forensic use of the genomic relationship matrix to validate and discover livestock pedigrees

Moore, KL., Vilela, C., Kaseja, K., Mrode, R. & Coffey, MP., 20 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Animal Science. 97, 1, p. 35-42 8 p.

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From welcome culture to welcome limits? Uncovering preference changes over time for sheltering refugees in Germany

Liebe, U., Meyerhoff, J., Kroesen, M., Chorus, C. & Glenk, K., 1 Aug 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 8, p. 1 - 6 6 p., 0199923.

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Frontiers in climate smart food systems: outlining the research space

Whitfield, S., Challinor, AJ. & Rees, RM., 31 Jan 2018, In : Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 2, 2.

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Genetic profile of scrapie codons 146, 211 and 222 in the PRNP gene locus in three breeds of dairy goats

Vouraki, S., Gelasakis, AI., Alexandri, P., Boukouvala, E., Ekateriniadou, LV., Banos, G. & Arsenos, G., 7 Jun 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 6, 7 p., 0198819.

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Genome-based discovery of polyketide-derived secondary metabolism pathways in the barley pathogen Ramularia collo-cygni

Dussart, F., Douglas, R., Sjokvist, E., Hoebe, PN., Spoel, SH. & McGrann, GRD., 20 Jul 2018, In : Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 31, 9, p. 962 - 975 14 p.

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Genome-wide association analyses based on a multiple-trait approach for modeling feed efficiency

Lu, Y., Vandehaar, MJ., Spurlock, DM., Weigel, KA., Armentano, LE., Connor, EE., Coffey, MP., Veerkamp, RF., de Haas, Y., Staples, CR., Wang, Z., Hanigan, MD. & Tempelman, RJ., 1 Feb 2018, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 101, 4, p. 3140 - 3154 15 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)

Genome-wide associations of immune-associated traits in dairy cows

Denholm, SJ., McNeilly, TN., Coffey, MP., Russell, GC., Banos, G., Tolkamp, A., Coe, JE., Bagnall, A., Mitchell, MC. & Wall, E., Feb 2018.

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Genome-wide patterns of homozygosity provide clues about the population history and adaptation of goats

Bertolini, F., Cardoso, T. F., Marras, G., Nicolazzi, E. L., Rothschild, M. F., Amills, M. & AdaptMap consortium, 19 Nov 2018, In : Genetics Selection Evolution. 50, 1, p. 59

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Genomic diversity and population structure of three autochthonous Greek sheep breeds assessed with genome-wide DNA arrays

Michailidou, S., Tsangaris, G., Fthenakis, GC., Tzora, A., Skoufos, I., Karkabounas, SC., Banos, G., Argiriou, A. & Arsenos, G., 25 Jan 2018, In : Molecular Genetics and Genomics. 293, 3, p. 753 - 768 16 p.

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Geostatistical models using remotely-sensed data predict savanna tsetse decline across the interface between protected and unprotected areas in Serengeti, Tanzania

Lord, JS., Torr, SJ., Auty, HK., Brock, PM., Byamunga, M., Hargrove, JW., Morrison, LJ., Mramba, F., Vale, GA. & Stanton, MC., 15 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 55, 4, p. 1997 - 2007 11 p.

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Getting down to the plant level: potato trials analysis using a uav equipped with un-modified and modified commercial off-the-shelf digital cameras

Gibson-Poole, S., Fenton, BF., Griffin-Walker, RD. & Hamilton, A., 28 Feb 2018, p. 231-236. 6 p.

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Grain legume yields are as stable as other spring crops in long-term experiments across northern Europe

Reckling, M., Döring, TF., Bergkvist, G., Stoddard, FL., Watson, CA., Seddig, S., Chmielewski, F-M. & Bachinger, J., 2 Nov 2018, In : Agronomy for Sustainable Development. 38, 6, 10 p., 63.

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Grand challenges in sustainable intensification and ecosystem services

Firbank, LG., Attwood, S., Eory, V., Gadanakis, Y., Lynch, JM., Sonnino, R. & Takahashi, T., 28 Mar 2018, In : Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 2, 7.

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Histological assessment of β-amyloid precursor protein immunolabelled rectal biopsies aids diagnosis of equine grass sickness

Jago, R. C., Scholes, S., Mair, T. S., Pearson, G. R., Pirie, R. S., Handel, I., Milne, E. M., Coyle, F. & Mcgorum, B. C., Jan 2018, In : Equine Veterinary Journal. 50, 1, p. 22-28 7 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Host-specific differences in the response of cultured macrophages to Campylobacter jejuni capsule and O-methyl phosphoramidate mutants

Kim, S., Vela, A., Clohisey, SM., Athanasiadou, S., Kaiser, P., Stevens, MP. & Vervelde, L., 9 Jan 2018, In : Veterinary Research. 49, 10 p., 3.

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Identification, comparison and validation of robust rumen microbial biomarkers for methane emissions using diverse Bos taurus breeds and basal diets

Auffret, MD., Stewart, R., Dewhurst, RJ., Duthie, C-A., Rooke, JA., Wallace, RJ., Freeman, TC., Snelling, TJ., Watson, M. & Roehe, R., 9 Jan 2018, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 8, 15 p., 2642.

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Identification and rapid mapping of a gene conferring broad-spectrum late blight resistance in the diploid potato species Solanum verrucosum through DNA capture technologies

Chen, X., Lewandowska, D., Armstrong, M. R., Baker, K., Lim, T. Y., Bayer, M., Harrower, B., McLean, K., Jupe, F., Witek, K., Lees, A. K., Jones, J. D., Bryan, G. J. & Hein, I., 1 Jun 2018, In : Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 131, 6, p. 1287-1297 11 p.

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Identifying urine patches on intensively managed grassland using aerial imagery captured from remotely piloted aircraft systems

Maire, J., Gibson-Poole, S., Cowan, N., Reay, DS., Richards, KG., Skiba, U., Rees, RM. & Lanigan, GJ., 25 Apr 2018, In : Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 2, 10.

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Immune-associated traits measured in milk as proxies for blood serum measurements in dairy cows

Denholm, SJ., McNeilly, TN., Coffey, MP., Russell, G., Banos, G. & Wall, E., Apr 2018.

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Immune-associated traits measured in milk of Holstein-Friesian cows as proxies for blood serum measurements

Denholm, SJ., McNeilly, TN., Banos, G., Coffey, MP., Russell, GC., Bagnall, A., Mitchell, MC. & Wall, E., 29 Aug 2018, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 101, 11, p. 10248 - 10258 11 p.

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Impact of genetic selection for increased cattle resistance to bovine tuberculosis on disease transmission dynamics

Raphaka, K., Sanchez-Molano, E., Tsairidou, S., Anacleto, O., Glass, EJ., Woolliams, JA., Doeschl-Wilson, A. & Banos, G., 1 Oct 2018, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 5, 14 p., 237.

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Impact on Scottish crops if the molluscicide metaldehyde is withdrawn

Evans, KA. & Burnett, FJ., 2018, PHC2018/02 ed. Plant Health Centre. 8 p.

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In-field assessment of an arabinoxylan polymer on disease control in spring barley

Ratsep, J., Havis, ND., Loake, GJ., Walters, DR. & McGrann, GRD., 30 Mar 2018, In : Crop Protection. 109, p. 102 - 109 8 p.

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Influencing factors and incentives on the intention to adopt precision agricultural technologies within arable farming systems

Barnes, AP., Soto, I., Eory, V., Beck, B., Balafoutis, AT., Sanchez, B., Vangeyte, J., Fountas, S., van der Wal, T. & Gomez-Barbero, M., 26 Dec 2018, In : Environmental Science and Policy. 93, p. 66 - 74 9 p.

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Integrated control of potato late blight: predicting the combined efficacy of host resistance and fungicides

Ritchie, F., Bain, RA., Lees, A., Boor, T. & Paveley, N., 25 May 2018, In : Plant Pathology. 67, 8, p. 1784 - 1791 8 p.

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Integrated farm management for sustainable agriculture: lessons for knowledge exchange and policy

Rose, D., Sutherland, W., Barnes, AP., Borthwick, FA., Ffoulkes, C., Moorby, J., Nicholas-Davies, P., Hall, C., Twining, S. & Dicks, L., 19 Dec 2018, In : Land Use Policy. 81, p. 834 - 842 9 p.

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Inter-individual differences in contamination profiles as tracer of social group association in stranded sperm whales

Schnitzler, JG., Pinzone, M., Autenrieth, M., van Neer, A., IJsseldijk, LL., Barber, JL., Deaville, R., Jepson, P., Brownlow, A., Schaffeld, T., Thome, J-P., Tiedemann, R., Das, K. & Siebert, U., 19 Jul 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, p. 3 - 6 4 p., 10958.

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Introgression of exotic Cervus (nippon and canadensis) into red deer (Cervus elaphus) populations in Scotland and the English Lake District

Smith, SL., Senn, HV., Perez-Espona, S., Wyman, MT., Heap, E. & Pemberton, JM., 22 Jan 2018, In : Ecology and Evolution. 8, 4, p. 2122 - 2134 13 p.

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Invited review: Genomic selection for small ruminants in Europe and other developed countries: How applicable for the rest of the world?

Mrode, R., Tarekegn, GM., Mwacharo, JM. & Djikeng, A., 2018, In : Animal. 12, 7, p. 1333 - 1340 8 p.

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IPM practices on arable farms in the UK and Ireland

Creissen, H. E., Tranter, R. B., Jones, P. J., Burnett, F., Jess, S., Girling, R. D., Gaffney, M., Thorne, F. S. & Kildea, S., 2018, Proceedings Crop Production in Northern Britain . p. 9-10 2 p.

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