Scotland's Rural College

  • EH9 3JG Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

Research Output 1976 2020

2017

To make cultivar resistance durable spray fungicide

Carolan, K., Bain, RA., Lees, A., Cooke, D., Ritchie, F. & Paveley, N., May 2017, p. 237 - 238. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

7 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Trained-user opinion about Welfare Quality® measures and integrated scoring of dairy cattle welfare

de Graaf, S., Ampe, B., Winckler, C., Radeski, M., Mounier, L., Kirchner, MK., Haskell, MJ., van Eerdenburg, FJCM., Boyer des Roches, A., Andreasen, SN., Bijttebier, J., Lauwers, L., Verbeke, W. & Tuyttens, FAM., 29 May 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 8, p. 6376 - 6388 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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dairy cattle
herds
lameness
dairy farming
1 Citation (Scopus)

Understanding adolescents' categorisation of animal species

Connor, M. & Lawrence, AB., 30 Aug 2017, In : Animals. 7, 9, p. 65 - 80 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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animals
wild animals
farmed animal species
animal welfare
pets
9 Downloads (Pure)

Understanding and application of learning theory in UK-based equestrians

Brown, SM. & Connor, M., 7 Nov 2017, In : Anthrozoös. 30, 4, p. 565 - 579 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Learning
Aptitude
Terminology
Horses
Punishment
4 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Understanding effects of multiple farm management practices on barley performance

Nkurunziza, L., Chongtham, IR., Watson, CA., Marstorp, H., Oborn, I., Bergkvist, G. & Bengtsson, J., 28 Jul 2017, In : European Journal of Agronomy. 90, p. 43 - 52 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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farm management
barley
farms
biomass
nitrogen
2 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Up-regulation of IGF-1 in the frontal cortex of piglets exposed to an environmentally enriched arena

Brown, SM., Peters, R. & Lawrence, AB., 24 Feb 2017, In : Physiology and Behavior. 173, p. 285 - 292 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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environmental enrichment
piglets
brain
litters (young animals)
swine

Use of different wood types as enrichment to reduce tail biting in pigs managed on fully-slatted floors

Chou, JYC., Haigh, A., D'Eath, RB., Sandercock, DA., Waran, N. & O'Driscoll, K., 27 Jun 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

tail
swine
ears
Picea
posture
9 Citations (Scopus)

Use of genotype x environment interaction model to accommodate genetic heterogeneity for residual feed intake, dry matter intake, net energy in milk, and metabolic body weight in dairy cattle

Yao, C., de los Campos, G., VandeHaar, MJ., Spurlock, DM., Armentano, LE., Coffey, MP., de Haas, Y., Veerkamp, RF., Staples, CR., Connor, EE., Wang, Z., Hanigan, MD., Tempelman, RJ. & Weigel, KA., 18 Jan 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, p. 2007 - 2016 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dry matter intake
dairy cattle
feed intake
milk
body weight
1 Citation (Scopus)

Use of the optical disector in canine mammary simple and complex carcinomas

Santos, M., Dias-Pereira, P., Correia-Gomes, C., Marcos, R., de Matos, A., Rocha, E. & Lopes, C., 6 Jun 2017, In : Acta Pathologica, Microbiologica et Immunologica Scandinavica (APMIS). 125, 9, p. 833 - 839 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Canidae
Breast
Carcinoma
Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms
3 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Valence of facial cues influences sheep learning in a visual discrimination task

Bellegarde, LGA., Erhard, HW., Weiss, A., Boissy, A. & Haskell, MJ., 6 Nov 2017, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 4, 188.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Cues
Sheep
Learning
Discrimination (Psychology)
Fast Foods
10 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Variants in the 3'UTR of the ovine Acetyl-Coenzyme A Acyltranferase 2 gene are associated with dairy traits and exhibit differential allelic expression

Miltiadou, D., Hager-Theodorides, AL., Symeou, S., Constantinou, C., Psifidi, A., Banos, G. & Tzamaloukas, O., 16 Jun 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 8, p. 6285 - 6297 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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acetyl coenzyme A
acyltransferases
3' untranslated regions
dairies
sheep
2 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Voluntary monitoring systems for pig health and welfare in the UK: comparative analysis of prevalence and temporal patterns of selected non-respiratory post mortem conditions

Correia-Gomes, C., Eze, JI., Borobia-Belsue, J., Tucker, AW., Sparrow, D., Strachan, D. & Gunn, GJ., 18 Jul 2017, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 146, p. 1 - 9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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dermatitis
pericarditis
Scotland
Northern Ireland
milk
4 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Vulnerability of the British swine industry to classical swine fever

Porphyre, T., Correia-Gomes, C., Chase-Topping, ME., Gamado, K., Auty, HK., Hutchinson, I., Reeves, A., Gunn, GJ. & Woolhouse, MEJ., 22 Feb 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 42992.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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vulnerability
viral disease
industry
resource allocation
virus
11 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Weather influences feed intake and feed efficiency in a temperate climate

Hill, DL. & Wall, E., Mar 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 3, p. 2240-2257

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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temperate zones
feed conversion
weather
feed intake
cows
2 Downloads (Pure)

Weeds in organic fertility-building leys: aspects of species richness and weed management

Döring, TF., Storkey, J., Baddeley, JA., Collins, RP., Crowley, O., Howlett, SA., Jones, HE., McCalman, H., Measures, M., Pearce, H., Roderick, S., Watson, CA. & Wolfe, MS., 1 Dec 2017, In : Organic Farming. 3, 1, p. 51 - 65 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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weed control
weeds
species diversity
biomass
legumes
1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Weight gain and resistance to gastrointestinal nematode infections in two genetically diverse groups of cattle

Hoglund, J., Hessle, A., Zaralis, K., Arvidsson-Segerkvist, K. & Athanasiadou, S., 24 Nov 2017, In : Veterinary Parasitology. 249, p. 88 - 91 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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nematode infections
gastrointestinal nematodes
weight gain
fecal egg count
body weight
3 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

What do we know about decision support systems for landscape and environmental management? A review and expert survey within EU research projects

Zasada, I., Piorr, A., Novo, P., Villanueva, AJ. & Valanszki, I., 9 Oct 2017, In : Environmental Modelling and Software. 98, p. 63 - 74 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Environmental management
Decision support systems
Agriculture
Specifications
European Union
11 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Worm control in livestock: bringing science to the field

Kenyon, F., Hutchings, F., Morgan-Davies, C., van Dijk, J. & Bartley, DJ., 21 Jul 2017, In : Trends in Parasitology. 33, 9, p. 669 - 677 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Livestock
Practice Guidelines
Parasitic Diseases
Anthelmintics
Agriculture
2016
14 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

A comparative nitrogen balance and productivity analysis of legume and non-legume supported cropping systems: the potential role of biological nitrogen fixation

Iannetta, PPM., Young, M., Bachinger, J., Bergkvist, G., Doltra, J., Lopez-Bellido, RJ., Monti, M., Pappa, VA., Reckling, M., Topp, CFE., Walker, RL., Rees, RM., Watson, CA., James, EK., Squire, GR. & Begg, GS., 21 Nov 2016, In : Frontiers in Plant Science. 7, 1700

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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nitrogen balance
nitrogen fixation
cropping systems
legumes
forage
6 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

A comparison of methane emissions from beef cattle measured using methane hoods with those measured using respiration chambers

Troy, SM., Duthie, C-A., Ross, DW., Hyslop, JJ., Roehe, R., Waterhouse, A. & Rooke, JA., Jan 2016, In : Animal Feed Science and Technology. 211, p. 6 - 4 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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beef cattle
methane
breathing
nitrates
diet
4 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

A farm level approach to explore farm gross margin effects of soil organic carbon management

Glenk, K., Shrestha, S., Topp, CFE., Sanchez, B., Iglesias, A., Dibari, C. & Merante, P., 22 Nov 2016, In : Agricultural Systems. 151, p. 33 - 46 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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soil organic carbon
farms
input costs
carbon sinks
crop yield
14 Citations (Scopus)

A global analysis of CYP51 diversity and azole sensitivity in Rynchosporium commune

Brunner, PC., Stefansson, TS., Fountaine, J., Richina, V. & McDonald, BA., 8 Mar 2016, In : Phytopathology. 106, 4, p. 355 - 361 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Azoles
Alleles
vpr Genes
Ascomycota
Pseudogenes
17 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Agri-environmental diversification: linking environmental, forestry and renewable energy engagement on Scottish farms

Sutherland, L-A., Toma, L., Barnes, AP., Matthews, KB. & Hopkins, J., 30 Jul 2016, In : Journal of Rural Studies. 47, A, p. 10 - 20 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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renewable energy
forestry
diversification
farm
farmer
31 Citations (Scopus)

A modeling study on mitigation of N2O emissions and NO3 leaching at different agricultural sites across Europe using LandscapeDNDC

Molina-Herrera, S., Haas, E., Klatt, S., Kraus, D., Augustin, J., Magliulo, V., Tallec, T., Ceschia, E., Ammann, C., Loubet, B., Skiba, U., Jones, SK., Brummer, C., Butterbach-Bahl, K. & Kiese, R., 22 Feb 2016, In : Science of the Total Environment. 553, p. 128 - 140 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mitigation
leaching
modeling
nitrogen
grassland
2 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

Analysis of allelic imbalance in rice hybrids under water stress and association of asymmetrically expressed genes with drought-response QTLs

Ereful, NC., Liu, L-Y., Tsai, E., Kao, S-M., Dixit, S., Mauleon, R., Malabanan, K., Thomson, M., Laurena, A., Lee, D., Mackay, I., Greenland, A., Powell, W. & Leung, H., 2016, In : Rice. 9, 50, 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Allelic Imbalance
Drought
Droughts
Dehydration
water stress
4 Downloads (Pure)

Analysis of choice inconsistencies in on-line choice experiments: impact on welfare measures

Colombo, S., Glenk, K. & Rocamora-Montiel, B., Apr 2016, In : European Review of Agricultural Economics. 43, 2, p. 271 - 302 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Inconsistency
Choice experiment
Welfare measures
Willingness-to-pay
Environmental valuation

Analysis of rumen microbial community in cattle through the integration of metagenomic and network-based approaches

Wang, H., Zheng, H., Browne, F., Roehe, R., Dewhurst, R. J., Engel, F., Hemmje, M. & Walsh, P., 2016, 2016 Ieee International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (Bibm).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

7 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

An approach to holistically assess (dairy) farm eco-efficiency by combining Life Cycle Analysis with Data Envelopment Analysis models and methodologies

Soteriades, AD., Faverdin, P., Moreau, S., Charroin, T., Blanchard, M. & Stott, AW., 29 Apr 2016, In : Animal. 10, 11, p. 1899 - 1910

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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eco-efficiency
life cycle assessment
dairy farming
data analysis
environmental impact

A network analysis of methane and feed conversion genes in the rumen microbial community

Browne, F., Wang, H., Zheng, H., Roehe, R., Dewhurst, R. J. & Walsh, P., 2016, 2016 Ieee International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (Bibm).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

An ex-ante economic appraisal of Bluetongue virus incursions and control strategies

Fofana, A., Toma, L., Moran, D., Gunn, GJ., Szmaragd, C. & Stott, AW., 2016, In : Journal of Agricultural Science. 154, 1, p. 118 - 135

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Bluetongue virus
economic valuation
Scotland
vaccination
bluetongue
2 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Application of a handheld Pressure Application Measurement device for the characterisation of mechanical nociceptive thresholds in intact pig tails

Di Giminiani, P., Sandercock, DA., Malcolm, EM., Leach, MC., Herskin, MS. & Edwards, SA., 12 Jul 2016, In : Physiology and Behavior. 165, p. 119 - 126 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Tail
Swine
Pressure
Equipment and Supplies
Body Regions
1 Citation (Scopus)

Applied animal behaviour science and animal welfare: seeking the best balance between our science and its application

Lawrence, A. B., 2016, Animals and Us: 50 Years and More of Applied Ethology. Brown, J., Seddon, Y. & Appleby, M. (eds.). Wageningen Academic Publishers, p. 133-152 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
Animal Welfare
Animal Behavior
animal behavior
animal welfare
exercise
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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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haplotypes
livestock
Simmental
population dynamics
chromosomes
22 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

A review of pain assessment in pigs

Ison, SH., Clutton, RE., Di Giminiani, P. & Rutherford, KMD., 28 Nov 2016, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 3, p. 8 - 5 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
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Pain Measurement
Swine
Moral Obligations
Pain
Mastitis
17 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

A review of the rural-digital policy agenda from a community resilience perspective

Roberts, E., Anderson, BA., Skerratt, S. & Farrington, J., 6 May 2016, In : Journal of Rural Studies. 54, p. 372 - 385 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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rural development
rural policy
information and communication technology
service provision
capacity building
17 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

A review of visual soil evaluation techniques for soil structure

Emmett-Booth, JP., Forristal, PD., Fenton, O., Ball, BC. & Holden, NM., 4 Oct 2016, In : Soil Use and Management. 32, 4, p. 623 - 634 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
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soil structure
soil
texture
soil management
sampling
8 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Assessing the potential for Bluetongue virus 8 to spread and vaccination strategies in Scotland

Bessell, PR., Searle, KR., Auty, HK., Handel, IG., Purse, BV. & de C Bronsvoort, BM., 13 Dec 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 38940

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Bluetongue
Bluetongue virus
Scotland
Sheep
Vaccination
37 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Assessing uncertainties in land cover projections

Alexander, P., Prestele, R., Verburg, PH., Arneth, A., Baranzelli, C., Batista E Silva, F., Brown, C., Butler, A., Calvin, K., Dendoncker, N., Doelman, JC., Dunford, R., Engstrom, K., Eitelberg, D., Fujimori, S., Harrison, PA., Hasegawa, T., Havlik, P., Holzhauer, S., Humpenoder, F. & 18 others, Jacobs-Crisioni, C., Jain, AK., Krisztin, T., Kyle, P., Lavalle, C., Lenton, T., Liu, J., Meiyappan, P., Popp, A., Powell, T., Sands, RD., Schaldach, R., Stehfest, E., Steinbuks, J., Tabeau, A., van Meijl, H., Wise, MA. & Rounsevell, MDA., 20 Aug 2016, In : Global Change Biology. 23, 2, p. 767 - 781 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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land cover
climate
land use
mitigation
economics
1 Citation (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Assessment of agricultural crops and natural vegetation in Scotland for energy production by anaerobic digestion and hydrothermal liquefaction

Biller, P., Lawson, D., Madsen, RB., Becker, J., Iverson, BB. & Glasius, M., 13 Dec 2016, In : Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery. 7, 4, p. 1 -

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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liquefaction
crop
vegetation
biomass
bioenergy
8 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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temperament
observational studies
beef cattle
methane
creatine kinase
58 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

A survey of decision-making approaches for climate change adaptation: Are robust methods the way forward?

Dittrich, R., Wreford, A. & Moran, D., 2016, In : Ecological Economics. 122, p. 79 - 89

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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decision making
climate change adaptation
method
cost
analysis
4 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

A survey of sow management at farrowing in the UK

Ison, SH., Jarvis, S. & Rutherford, KMD., 1 Aug 2016, In : Animal Welfare. 25, 3, p. 309 - 319 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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farrowing
sows
farmers
piglets
gilts
20 Citations (Scopus)

Automated monitoring of urination events from grazing cattle

Misselbrook, T., Fleming, H., Camp, V., Umstatter, C., Duthie, C-A., Nicoll, L. & Waterhouse, A., 18 Jun 2016, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 230, p. 191 - 198 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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urination
urine
grazing
monitoring
cattle
13 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

Behavioural, brain and cardiac responses to hypobaric hypoxia in broiler chickens

Martin, JE., Christensen, K., Vizzier-Thaxton, Y., Mitchell, MA. & McKeegan, DEF., 23 Apr 2016, In : Physiology and Behavior. 163, p. 25 - 36 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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atmospheric pressure
hypoxia
broiler chickens
electroencephalography
brain
11 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Behavioural adaptation to a short or no dry period with associated management in dairy cows

Kok, A., van Hoeij, RJ., Tolkamp, BJ., Haskell, MJ., van Knegsel, ATM., de Boer, IJM. & Bokkers, EAM., 7 Nov 2016, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 186, p. 7 - 15 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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dry period (lactation)
dairy cows
calving
cows
early lactation
10 Citations (Scopus)
24 Downloads (Pure)

Behavioural differences between weaner pigs with intact and docked tails

Paoli, MA., Lahrmann, HP., Jensen, T. & D'Eath, RB., 1 May 2016, In : Animal Welfare. 25, 2, p. 287 - 296 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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feeder pigs
tail
swine
posture
tail docking

Bioassay-guided isolation and purification of phytochemicals with anti-parasitic properties from Cissus ruspolii

Tolossa, K., Fry, SC., Athanasiadou, S., Loake, GJ. & Houdijk, JGM., Mar 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

94 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Bovine host genetic variation influences rumen microbial methane production with best selection criterion for low methane emitting and efficiently feed converting hosts based on metagenomic gene abundance

Roehe, R., Dewhurst, RJ., Duthie, C-A., Rooke, JA., McKain, N., Ross, DW., Hyslop, JJ., Waterhouse, A., Freeman, TC., Watson, M. & Wallace, RJ., 2016, In : PLoS Genetics. 12, 2, p. 3 - 9 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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methane production
selection criteria
methane
rumen
genetic variation
4 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)

Building sustainable smallholder cooperatives in emerging market economies: findings from a five-year project in Kenya

Meador, JE., O'Brien, DJ., Cook, ML., Grothe, G., Werner, L., Diang'a, D. & Savoie, RM., 11 Jul 2016, In : Sustainability. 8, 7, p. 656 - 671 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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Kenya
Emerging market economies
Smallholders
Patronage
Relative weight