Scotland's Rural College

  • EH9 3JG Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

Research Output 1985 2020

2017
6 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling genetic and nongenetic variation of feed efficiency and its partial relationships between component traits as a function of management and environmental factors

Lu, Y., Vandehaar, MJ., Spurlock, DM., Weigel, KA., Armentano, LE., Staples, CR., Connor, EE., Wang, Z., Coffey, M., Veerkamp, RF., de Haas, Y. & Tempelman, RJ., 1 Jan 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 1, p. 412-427 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Dairying
Milk
feed conversion
environmental factors
Parity
6 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Modelling spatial and inter-annual variations of nitrous oxide emissions from UK cropland and grasslands using DailyDayCent

Fitton, N., Datta, A., Cloy, JM., Rees, RM., Topp, CFE., Bell, M., Cardenas, LM., Williams, J., Smith, K., Thorman, R., Watson, CJ., McGeough, KL., Kuhnert, M., Hastings, A., Anthony, S., Chadwick, D. & Smith, P., 7 Sep 2017, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 250, p. 1 - 11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
nitrous oxide
annual variation
grassland
modeling
clay soil
1 Citation (Scopus)

Modelling tree growth to determine the sustainability of current off-take from miombo woodland: a case study from rural villages in Malawi

Green, E. L., Eigenbrod, F., Schreckenberg, K. & Willcock, S., 1 Mar 2017, In : Environmental Conservation. 44, 1, p. 66-73 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Malawi
Ecosystems
Sustainable development
woodland
village
17 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

More tail lesions among undocked than tail docked pigs in a conventional herd

Lahrmann, HP., Busch, ME., D'Eath, RB., Forkman, B. & Hansen, CF., 15 Mar 2017, In : Animal. 11, 10, p. 1825 - 1831 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
lesions (animal)
tail
herds
swine
tail docking
25 Citations (Scopus)
90 Downloads (Pure)

Moving ahead from food-related behaviours: an alternative approach to understand household food waste generation

Diaz-Ruiz, R., Costa-Font, M. & Gil, JM., 27 Oct 2017, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 172, p. 1140 - 1151 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
food
environmental values
consumption behavior
metropolitan area
waste management

Nitrogen and phosphorus losses from legume-supported cropping

Williams, M., Pappa, V. A. & Rees, R., 2017, Legumes in Cropping Systems. Murphy-Bokern, D., Stoddard, FL. & Watson, C. A. (eds.). CABI International, p. 37-54 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
Fabaceae
Phosphorus
Nitrogen
legumes
phosphorus
4 Citations (Scopus)

Nitrogen isotopic fractionation as a biomarker for nitrogen use efficiency in ruminants: a meta analysis

Cantalapiedra-Hijar, G., Dewhurst, RJ., Cheng, L., Cabrita, ARJ., Fonseca, AJM., Noziere, P., Makowski, D., Fouillet, H. & Ortigues-Marty, I., 29 Dec 2017, In : Animal. 12, 9, p. 1827 - 1837 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
isotope fractionation
nutrient use efficiency
meta-analysis
ruminants
biomarkers
2 Citations (Scopus)

Nuclear reprocessing-related radiocarbon (14C) uptake in UK marine mammals

Tierney, KM., Muir, GKP., Cook, GT., Heymans, JJ., MacKinnon, G., Howe, JA., Xu, S., Brownlow, A., Davison, NJ., ten Doeschate, M. & Deaville, R., 8 Jul 2017, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 124, p. 43 - 50 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
marine mammal
stranding
porpoise
harbor
predator
7 Citations (Scopus)

On a unified theory of development: new institutional economics & the charismatic leader

Meador, JE. & Skerratt, S., 27 May 2017, In : Journal of Rural Studies. 53, p. 144 - 155 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
institutional economics
theory formation
leader
rural development
economic theory
15 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Opportunities and future directions for visual soil evaluation methods in soil structure research

Guimaraes, RML., Lamande, M., Munkholm, LJ., Ball, BC. & Keller, T., 21 Feb 2017, In : Soil and Tillage Research. 173, p. 104 - 113 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
soil structure
soil
evaluation method
soil fauna
vigor
6 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

Opportunities for exercise during pullet rearing, Part I: Effect on the musculoskeletal characteristics of pullets

Casey-Trott, TM., Korver, DR., Guerin, MT., Sandilands, V., Torrey, S. & Widowski, TM., 31 Mar 2017, In : Poultry Science. 96, 8, p. 2509 - 2517 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
pullets
exercise
rearing
bones
cages
6 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Opportunities for exercise during pullet rearing, Part II: Long-term effects on bone characteristics of adult laying hens at the end-of-lay

Casey-Trott, TM., Korver, DR., Guerin, MT., Sandilands, V., Torrey, S. & Widowski, TM., 31 Mar 2017, In : Poultry Science. 96, 8, p. 2518 - 2527 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
pullets
laying hens
long term effects
exercise
rearing

Optimising the measurement of antimicrobial resistance for use in epidemiology

Humphry, RW., Evans, J., Webster, C., Tongue, SC., Innocent, G. & Gunn, GJ., Mar 2017, p. 144 - 149. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Optimising use of labour at lambing time on outdoor sheep farms

Morgan-Davies, C. & Robertson, I., Apr 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Optimizing the use of curative late blight fungicides

Maloney, K., Havis, ND., Cooke, D., Loake, G. & Bain, RA., May 2017, p. 127 - 132. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

1 Citation (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Pancreatic PYY but not PPY expression is responsive to short-term nutritional state and the pancreas constitutes the major site of PYY mRNA expression in chickens

Reid, AMA., Wilson, PW., Caughey, SD., Dixon, LM., D'Eath, RB., Sandilands, V., Boswell, T. & Dunn, IC., 8 Jul 2017, In : General and Comparative Endocrinology. 252, p. 226 - 235 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Peptide YY
Pancreatic Polypeptide
Pancreas
Chickens
Messenger RNA
12 Citations (Scopus)

Patterns of antimicrobial resistance in Streptococcus suis isolates from pigs with or without streptococcal disease in England between 2009 and 2014

on behalf of the BRADP1T Consortium, 1 Aug 2017, In : Veterinary Microbiology. 207, p. 117-124 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Streptococcus suis
antibiotic resistance
England
Swine
minimum inhibitory concentration
3 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Pea cultivar and wheat residues affect carbon/nitrogen dynamics in pea-triticale intercropping: a microcosms approach

Scalise, A., Pappa, VA., Gelsomino, A. & Rees, RM., 21 Mar 2017, In : Science of the Total Environment. 592, p. 436 - 450 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
triticale
intercropping
peas
nitrous oxide
wheat
5 Citations (Scopus)

Performance of Leishmania PFR1 recombinant antigen in serological diagnosis of asymptomatic canine leishmaniosis by ELISA

Ledesma, D., Berriatua, E., Thomas, MC., Bernal, LJ., Ortuna, M., Benitez, C., Egui, A., Papasouliotis, K., Tennant, B., Chambers, J., Infante, JJ. & Lopez, MC., 23 Oct 2017, In : BMC Veterinary Research. 13, 304

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Leishmaniasis
Leishmania
Canidae
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Dogs
2 Downloads (Pure)

Phenotypic and genetic parameters for selected production and reproduction traits of Mpwapwa cattle in low-input production systems

Chawala, AR., Banos, G., Komwihangilo, DM., Peters, A. & Chagunda, MGG., 5 May 2017, In : South African Journal of Animal Science. 47, 3, p. 307 - 319 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
production technology
lactation
milk yield
cattle
calving interval

Phenotyping tools for genomic selection to reduce mastitis in Texel sheep

McLaren, A., Apr 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Physical location of black carbon in grassland soil and its implication for SOM modelling

Miller, G., Rees, RM., Griffiths, BS., Sohi, SP., Garnett, MH., Ascough, PL. & Cloy, JM., Sep 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

1 Citation (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Physiological traits determining yield tolerance of wheat to foliar diseases

van den Berg, F., Paveley, ND., Bingham, IJ. & van den Bosch, F., 10 Oct 2017, In : Phytopathology. 107, 12, p. 1468 - 1478 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
foliar diseases
filling period
wheat
cultivars
disease resistance

Piglets exhibit no overt behavioural indicators of pain in the short and long term after tooth resection

Sinclair, AS., Renouard, A., Tallet, C. & Sandercock, DA., 13 Mar 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

5 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Planting exotic relatives has increased the threat posed by Dothistroma septosporum to the Caledonian pine populations of Scotland

Piotrowska, MJ., Riddell, C., Hoebe, PN. & Ennos, RA., 10 Nov 2017, In : Evolutionary Applications. 11, 3, p. 350 - 363 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Dothistroma
Scotland
Pinus
planting
blight
2 Citations (Scopus)

Playful pigs: evidence of consistency and change in play depending on litter and developmental stage

Brown, SM., Peters, R., Nevison, IM. & Lawrence, AB., 28 Sep 2017, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 198, p. 36 - 43 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
litters (young animals)
weaning
developmental stages
swine
play activities
8 Downloads (Pure)

Potato disease detection using a UAV equipped with commercial off-the-shelf digital cameras

Gibson-Poole, S., Humphris, S., Toth, I. K. & Hamilton, A., 2017. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
File
disease detection
cameras
potatoes
Pectobacterium carotovorum
seed tubers

Potential for Controlled Traffic Farming (CTF) in grass silage production: agronomics, system design and economics

Hargreaves, PR., Peets, S., Chamen, WCT., White, DR., Misiewicz, PA. & Godwin, RJ., Jul 2017, In : Advances in Animal Biosciences. 8, 2, p. 776 - 781 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

35 Citations (Scopus)
37 Downloads (Pure)

Precision Agriculture Technologies positively contributing to GHG emissions mitigation, farm productivity and economics

Balafoutis, A., Beck, B., Fountas, S., Vangeyte, J., van der Wal, T., Soto-Embodas, I., Gomez-Barbero, M., Barnes, AP. & Eory, V., 31 Jul 2017, In : Sustainability. 9, 8, p. 1 - 7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
precision agriculture
greenhouse gas emissions
economics
farms
greenhouse gases

Predicting the combined efficacy of host resistance and fungicides

Ritchie, F., Bain, RA., Lees, A., Boor, T. & Paveley, N., May 2017, p. 139 - 146. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

19 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Priorities for research in soil ecology

Eisenhauer, N., Antunes, PM., Bennett, AE., Birkhofer, K., Bissett, A., Bowker, MA., Caruso, T., Chen, B., Coleman, DC., de Boer, W., de Ruiter, P., DeLuca, TH., Frati, F., Griffiths, BS., Hart, MM., Hattenschwiler, S., Haimi, J., Heethoff, M., Kaneko, N., Kelly, LC. & 12 others, Leinaas, HP., Lindo, Z., Macdonald, C., Rillig, MC., Ruess, L., Scheu, S., Schmidt, O., Seastedt, TR., van Straalen, NM., Tiunov, AV., Zimmer, M. & Powell, JR., 13 May 2017, In : Pedobiologia. 63, p. 1 - 7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
ecology
soil
ecosystem service
ecosystem
soil management

Professional training in organic food production: a cross-country experience

Guine, R., Costa, D., Correia, P., Costa, C., Correia, H., Castro, M., Guerra, L., Seeds, C., Coll, C., Radics, L., Arslan, M., Soylu, S., Tothova, M., Toth, P. & Basile, S., 5 Jun 2017, In : International Journal of Information and Learning Technology. 34, 3, p. 259 - 273 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

food
experience
agriculture
distance learning
participation
16 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Protest responses and willingness to accept: ecosystem services providers' preferences towards incentive-based schemes

Villanueva, AJ., Glenk, K. & Rodriguez-Entrena, M., 16 Feb 2017, In : Journal of Agricultural Economics. 68, 3, p. 801-821

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
service provider
protest
incentive
incidence
farmer
3 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Pseudopregnancy and aseasonal breeding in dairy goats - genetic basis of fertility and impact on lifetime productivity

Desire, S., Mucha, S., Coffey, MP., Mrode, R., Broadbent, J. & Conington, JE., 1 Dec 2017, In : Animal. 12, 9, p. 1799 - 1806 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
pseudopregnancy
kidding
dairy goats
genetic correlation
milk yield
2 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

Qualitative Behaviour Assessment of horses exposed to short-term emotional treatments

Hintze, S., Murphy, E., Bachmann, I., Wemelsfelder, F. & Wurbel, H., 28 Jun 2017, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 196, p. 44 - 51 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
horses
plastic bags
animal welfare
animals
grooming (animal behavior)
6 Citations (Scopus)
36 Downloads (Pure)

Quality of life and adolescents' communication with their significant others (mother, father, and best friend): the mediating effect of attachment to pets

Marsa-Sambola, F., Williams, J., Muldoon, J., Lawrence, AB., Connor, M. & Currie, C., 20 Feb 2017, In : Attachment and Human Development. 19, 3, p. 278 - 297 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
quality of life
father
adolescent
communication
mediation

Quantifying the effects of cuttlebones and an abrasive beak blunting object on beak shape and pecking force in two breeds of laying hens

Morrissey, KLH., Widowski, TM., Brocklehurst, S. & Sandilands, V., Apr 2017, p. 21 - 22. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

3 Citations (Scopus)

Ramularia leaf spot: a newly important threat to barley production

McGrann, GRD. & Havis, ND., 28 Apr 2017, In : Outlooks on Pest Management. 28, 2, p. 65 - 69 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

leaf spot
Ramularia
barley
lesions (plant)
Dothideomycetes
1 Citation (Scopus)

Randomised controlled trial to evaluate the effect of foot trimming before and after first calving on subsequent lameness episodes and productivity in dairy heifers

Mahendran, SA., Huxley, JN., Chang, Y-M., Burnell, M., Barrett, DC., Whay, HR., Blackmore, T., Mason, CS. & Bell, NJ., 17 Jan 2017, In : The Veterinary Journal. 220, p. 105 - 110 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dairy heifers
lameness
calving
Foot
Randomized Controlled Trials
14 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Rearing system affects prevalence of keel-bone damage in laying hens: a longitudinal study of four consecutive flocks

Casey-Trott, TM., Guerin, MT., Sandilands, V., Torrey, S. & Widowski, TM., 21 Mar 2017, In : Poultry Science. 96, 7, p. 2029 - 2039 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
keel bone
longitudinal studies
laying hens
flocks
rearing
1 Citation (Scopus)

Refinement of passive nematode recovery from cotton growing high clay content Australian vertisols

Knox, O. G. G. & Griffiths, B. S., 1 Mar 2017, In : Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 48, 3, p. 316-325 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vertisol
Vertisols
nematode
cotton
clay

Relationships of cellular immune-associated traits with health, fertility and production in dairy cows

Denholm, SJ., McNeilly, TN., Banos, G., Coffey, MP., Russell, GC., Bagnall, A., Mitchell, MC. & Wall, E., Apr 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

5 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Relative emissions intensity of dairy production systems: employing different functional units in life-cycle assessment

Ross, SA., Topp, CFE., Ennos, RA. & Chagunda, MGG., 10 Feb 2017, In : Animal. 11, 8, p. 1381 - 1388 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
functional unit (life cycle assessment)
emissions factor
life cycle assessment
milk production
production technology

Report of the Control Strategies Subgroup meeting on 17 May 2017

Bain, RA. & Kennedy, C., May 2017, p. 195 - 202. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Reproductive management (including impacts of prenatal stress on offspring development)

Dwyer, CM., 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. 131 - 152 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

6 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Responses of rice paddy micro-food webs to elevated CO2 are modulated by nitrogen fertilization and crop cultivars

Hu, Z., Zhu, C., Chen, X., Bonkowski, M., Griffiths, BS., Chen, F., Zhu, J., Hu, S., Hu, F. & Liu, M., 17 Jul 2017, In : Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 114, p. 104 - 113 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
paddies
food webs
carbon dioxide
Nematoda
cultivars
3 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Scottish farmers' intentions to afforest land in the context of farm diversification

Hopkins, J., Sutherland, L-A., Ehlers, M-H., Matthews, K., Barnes, AP. & Toma, L., 28 Jan 2017, In : Forest Policy and Economics. 78, p. 122 - 132 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
agricultural land
farmers
forestry
woodlands
farm forestry

Scottish Recommended Lists for Cereals 2018

Hoad, SP., Dec 2017, 5 p. (Scottish Recommended Lists for Cereals 2018)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

File
1 Citation (Scopus)

Social and economic aspects of aquatic animal health

Adam, KE. & Gunn, GJ., 1 Apr 2017, In : Revue Scientifique et Technique de I'OIE. 36, 1, p. 323 - 329 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
animal health
aquaculture
economics
trade regulations
animal source protein