Scotland's Rural College

  • EH9 3JG Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

Research Output 1976 2020

2016
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Genetic aspects of conformation in dairy goats

Mucha, S., McLaren, A., Mrode, R., Coffey, MP., Rus, M., Broadbent, J. & Conington, JE., 1 Feb 2016, In : Goat Veterinary Society Journal. 32, p. 37 - 43 7 p.

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dairy goats
profitability
herds
milk
6 Citations (Scopus)
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Genetic evaluation for bovine tuberculosis resistance in dairy cattle

Banos, G., Winters, M., Mrode, R., Mitchell, AP., Bishop, SC., Woolliams, JA. & Coffey, MP., 9 Dec 2016, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 2, p. 1272 - 1281 10 p.

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bovine tuberculosis
dairy cattle
skin tests
necropsy
heritability
7 Citations (Scopus)
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Genetic parameters of calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and potassium serum concentrations during the first eight days after calving in Holstein cows

Tsiamadis, V., Banos, G., Panousis, N., Kritsepi-Konstantinou, M., Arsenos, G. & Valergakis, GE., 2016, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 99, 7, p. 5535 - 5544 10 p.

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blood serum
calving
magnesium
Holstein
potassium

Genetic parameters of lamb survival for Dorset, Lleyn and Texel sheep

McLaren, A., Mucha, S., Kaseja, K., Moore, KL., Boon, S. & Conington, JE., Apr 2016.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)
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body conformation
dairy goats
milk yield
teats
lactation
5 Citations (Scopus)
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Genetic parameters of subclinical macromineral disorders and major clinical diseases in post parturient Holstein cows

Tsiamadis, V., Banos, G., Panousis, N., Kritsepi-Konstantinou, M., Arsenos, G. & Valergakis, GE., 7 Sep 2016, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 99, 11, p. 4 - 7 4 p.

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Holstein
cows
milk fever
parity (reproduction)
hypomagnesemia
7 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic variation in target-site resistance to pyrethroids and pirimicarb in Tunisian populations of the peach potato aphid, Myzus persicae (Sulzer) (Hemiptera Aphididae)

Charaabi, K., Boukhris-Bouhachem, S., Makni, M., Fenton, B. & Denholm, I., 1 Dec 2016, In : Pest Management Science. 72, 12, p. 2313-2320 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pirimicarb
Macrosiphum euphorbiae
Myzus persicae
pyrethrins
peaches
13 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Genome-wide association studies of immune, disease and production traits in indigenous chicken ecotypes

Psifidi, A., Banos, G., Matika, O., Desta, TT., Bettridge, J., Hume, DA., Dessie, T., Christley, R., Wigley, P., Hanotte, O. & Kaiser, P., 29 Sep 2016, In : Genetics Selection Evolution. 48, 74

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ecotypes
infectious diseases
fowl typhoid
fowl cholera
chickens
3 Citations (Scopus)
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Genomic analysis of companion rabbit Staphylococcus aureus

Holmes, MA., Harrison, EM., Fisher, EA., Graham, EM., Parkhill, J., Foster, G. & Paterson, GK., 10 Mar 2016, In : PLoS ONE. 11, 3, p. 5 - 8 4 p.

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Staphylococcus aureus
Rabbits
Infection
Genome
Virulence Factors
23 Citations (Scopus)
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Genomic application in sheep and goat breeding

Rupp, R., Mucha, S., Larroque, H., McEwan, J. & Conington, JE., 2016, In : Animal Frontiers. 6, 1, p. 39 - 44

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marker-assisted selection
genotyping
goats
genomics
sheep
4 Citations (Scopus)
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Genomic-based optimum contribution in conservation and genetic improvement programs with antagonistic fitness and productivity traits

Sanchez-Molano, E., Pong-Wong, R. & Banos, G., 24 Feb 2016, In : Frontiers in Genetics. 7, 25, p. 1 - 9

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genetic improvement
inbreeding depression
genomics
inbreeding
kinship
7 Citations (Scopus)

Germplasm dynamics: The role of ecotypic diversity in shaping the patterns of genetic variation in Lolium perenne

Blackmore, T., Thorogood, D., Skøt, L., McMahon, R., Powell, W. & Hegarty, M., 3 Mar 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 22603.

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39 Citations (Scopus)

Grain legume decline and potential recovery in European agriculture: a review

Zander, P., Amjath-Babu, TS., Preissel, S., Reckling, M., Bues, A., Schlafke, N., Kuhlman, T., Bachinger, J., Uthes, A., Stoddard, F., Murphy-Bokern, D. & Watson, CA., Jun 2016, In : Agronomy for Sustainable Development. 36, 20 p., 26.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Agriculture
legumes
agriculture
Recovery
Ecosystems
1 Citation (Scopus)
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Hedging effectiveness of European wheat futures markets: an application of multivariate GARCH models

Zuppiroli, M. & Revoredo-Giha, C., 17 Jun 2016, In : International Journal of Applied Management Science. 8, 2, p. 132 - 148 17 p.

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Wheat
Hedging effectiveness
Futures markets
Multivariate GARCH models
Hedging
16 Citations (Scopus)
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Histopathological characterization of tail injury and traumatic neuroma development after tail docking in piglets

Sandercock, DA., Smith, SH., Di Giminiani, PD. & Edwards, SA., 11 Jun 2016, In : Journal of Comparative Pathology. 155, 1, p. 40 - 49 10 p.

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tail docking
Neuroma
Tail
piglets
tail
8 Citations (Scopus)
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How do individuals and groups perceive wetland functioning? Fuzzy cognitive mapping of wetland perceptions in Uganda

Bosma, C., Glenk, K. & Novo, P., 28 Oct 2016, In : Land Use Policy. 60, p. 181 - 196 16 p.

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wetland
wetland management
stakeholder
bottom-up approach
regulatory framework
7 Citations (Scopus)
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Hull to caryopsis adhesion and grain skinning in malting barley: identification of key growth stages in the adhesion process

Hoad, SP., Brennan, M., Wilson, GW. & Cochrane, MP., 2016, In : Journal of Cereal Science. 68, p. 8 - 15

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skinning
taxonomic keys
malting barley
hulls
adhesion
39 Citations (Scopus)
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Human appropriation of land for food: the role of diet

Alexander, P., Brown, C., Arneth, A. & Finnigan, J., 30 Sep 2016, In : Global Environmental Change. 41, p. 88 - 98 11 p.

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diet
agricultural land
food
food production
land use

Hunger associated with restricted feeding systems

Tolkamp, BJ., D'Eath, RB. & Phillips, CJC. (ed.), 2016, Nutrition and the Welfare of Farm Animals. Phillips, CJC. (ed.). Springer International Publishing, Vol. 16. p. 11 - 27 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

26 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of hedonic evaluation on consumers' preferences for beef attributes including its enrichment with n-3 and CLA fatty acids

Baba, Y., Kallas, Z., Costa-Font, M., Gil, JM. & Realini, CE., Jan 2016, In : Meat Science. 111, p. 9-17

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Conjugated Linoleic Acids
Pleasure
consumer preferences
conjugated linoleic acid
beef
11 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)
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Survey data
Farmers
Crops
Structural equation model
Information transfer
21 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Implementation of genomic prediction in Lolium perenne (L.) breeding populations

Grinberg, N. F., Lovatt, A., Hegarty, M., Lovatt, A., Skøt, K. P., Kelly, R., Blackmore, T., Thorogood, D., King, R. D., Armstead, I., Powell, W. & Skøt, L., 12 Feb 2016, In : Frontiers in Plant Science. 7, 133.

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Lolium perenne
genomics
prediction
breeding
forage quality
11 Citations (Scopus)
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Improving interdisciplinary collaboration in bio-economic modelling for agricultural systems

Kragt, ME., Pannell, DJ., McVittie, A., Stott, AW., Vosough Ahmadi, B. & Wilson, P., 2016, In : Agricultural Systems. 143

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economics
interdisciplinary research
economic model
reward
social science
1 Citation (Scopus)

Income mobility and income inequality in Scottish agriculture

Allanson, P., Kasprzyk, K. & Barnes, AP., 14 Sep 2016, In : Journal of Agricultural Economics. 68, 2, p. 471 - 493 23 p.

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Income inequality
Income mobility
Farm income
Agriculture
Farm

Incorporating meat quality in sheep breeding programmes: potential of non-invasive technologies

Lambe, NR., Clelland, N., Roehe, R., McLean, KA., Gordon, J., Evans, D. & Bunger, L., 2016, p. 638.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

meat quality
computed tomography
sheep
breeding
sires
39 Citations (Scopus)
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Increasing beef production could lower greenhouse gas emissions in Brazil if decoupled from deforestation

de Oliveira Silva, R., Barioni, LG., Hall, JAJ., Folegatti Matsuura, M., Zanett Albertini, T., Fernandez, FA. & Moran, D., 2016, In : Nature Climate Change. 6, p. 493 - 497 5 p.

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deforestation
greenhouse gas
Brazil
cerrado
life cycle
12 Citations (Scopus)
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Infection strategy of Ramularia collo-cygni and development of Ramularia leaf spot on barley and alternative graminaceous hosts

Kaczmarek, M., Piotrowska, MJ., Fountaine, JM., Gorniak, K., McGrann, GRD., Armstrong, A., Wright, KM., Newton, AC. & Havis, ND., 6 Jun 2016, In : Plant Pathology. 66, 1, p. 45 - 55 11 p.

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leaf spot
Ramularia
Cygnus
alternative hosts
barley
9 Citations (Scopus)

Infectious canine hepatitis in red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) in wildlife rescue centres in the UK

Walker, D., Abbondati, E., Cox, AL., Mitchell, GBB., Pizzi, R., Sharp, CP. & Philbey, AW., 21 Mar 2016, In : Veterinary Record. 178, 17, p. 1 - 6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Infectious Canine Hepatitis
Central Nervous System Vasculitis
Kidney
Intranuclear Inclusion Bodies
Hepatomegaly
20 Citations (Scopus)

Insecticide resistance status of Myzus persicae in Greece: long-term surveys and new diagnostics for resistance mechanisms

Voudouris, C. C., Kati, A. N., Sadikoglou, E., Williamson, M., Skouras, P. J., Dimotsiou, O., Georgiou, S., Fenton, B., Skavdis, G. & Margaritopoulos, J. T., Apr 2016, In : Pest Management Science. 72, 4, p. 671-83 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

insecticide resistance
Myzus persicae
resistance mechanisms
Greece
neonicotinoid insecticides
36 Citations (Scopus)

Interaction matters: synergy between vermicompost and PGPR agents improves soil quality, crop quality and crop yield in the field

Song, X., Liu, M., Wu, D., Griffiths, BS., Jiao, J., Li, H. & Hu, F., 20 Jan 2016, In : Applied Soil Ecology. 89, p. 25 - 34 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

crop quality
plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria
vermicomposts
crop yield
soil quality

Investigation into the effects of 6-Benzylaminopurine and 1-Naphthaleneacetic acid concentrations on 3 micropropagated Begonia rex 'Fedor' explants

Rowe, O. & Gallone, A., Aug 2016, p. 131 - 144. 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Invigorating the new rural economy. Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Atterton, J., Shucksmith, M. (ed.) & Brown, DL. (ed.), 2016, Routledge International Handbook of Rural Studies. Shucksmith, M. & Brown, DL. (eds.). London, UK: Routledge, p. 165 - 180 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

23 Citations (Scopus)

Invited review: Phenotypes to genetically reduce greenhouse gas emissions in dairying

de Haas, Y., Pszczola, M., Soyeurt, H., Wall, E. & Lassen, J., 9 Dec 2016, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 2, p. 855 - 870 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

greenhouse gas emissions
methane
milk production
phenotype
dairy cattle
23 Citations (Scopus)
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In vivo formation of natural HgSe nanoparticles in the liver and brain of pilot whales

Gajdosechova, Z., Lawan, MM., Urgast, DS., Raab, A., Scheckel, KG., Lombi, E., Kopittke, PM., Loeschner, K., Larsen, EH., Woods, G., Brownlow, A., Read, FL., Feldmann, J. & Krupp, EM., 28 Sep 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 34361

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detoxification
whale
brain
selenium
biochemistry

Is cross-breeding with indigenous sheep breeds an option for climate-smart agriculture?

Wilkes, A., Barnes, AP., Batkhishig, B., Clare, A., Namkhainyam, B., Tserenbandi, Chuluunbaatar, N. & Namkhainyam, T., 28 Dec 2016, In : Small Ruminant Research. 147, p. 83 - 88 6 p.

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sheep breeds
flocks
agriculture
climate
livestock
21 Citations (Scopus)
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Key challenges and priorities for modelling European grasslands under climate change

Kipling, RP., Virkajarvi, P., Breitsameter, L., Curnel, Y., De Swaef, T., Gustavsson, A-M., Hennart, S., Hoglind, M., Jarvenranta, K., Minet, J., Nendel, C., Persson, T., Picon-Cochard, C., Rolinski, S., Sandars, DL., Scollan, ND., Sebek, L., Seddaiu, G., Topp, CFE., Twardy, S. & 3 others, Van Middelkoop, J., Wu, L. & Bellocchi, G., 31 May 2016, In : Science of the Total Environment. 566–567, p. 4 - 0 3 p.

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grassland
climate change
modeling
stakeholder
productivity
14 Citations (Scopus)
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Lameness in dairy heifers: impacts of hoof lesions present around first calving on future lameness, milk yield and culling risk

Randall, LV., Green, MJ., Chagunda, MGG., Mason, C., Green, LE. & Huxley, JN., 11 Sep 2016, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 133, p. 52 - 63 12 p.

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culling (animals)
dairy heifers
hooves
lameness
lesions (animal)
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life cycle analysis
wind turbine
carbon emission
turbine
electricity
16 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Linking bone development on the caudal aspect of the distal phalanx with lameness during life

Newsome, R., Green, MJ., Bell, NJ., Chagunda, MGG., Mason, CS., Rutland, CS., Sturrock, CJ., Whay, HR. & Huxley, JN., 6 Apr 2016, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 99, 6, p. 4512 - 4525 14 p.

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skeletal development
phalanges
lameness
locomotion
cows
4 Citations (Scopus)

Live and inactivated Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium stimulate similar but distinct transcriptome profiles in bovine macrophages and dendritic cells

Jensen, K., Gallagher, I. J., Kaliszewska, A., Zhang, C., Abejide, O., Gallagher, M. P., Werling, D. & Glass, E. J., 22 Mar 2016, In : Veterinary Research. 47, 1, 46.

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Salmonella enterica
dendritic cells
Transcriptome
Salmonella Typhimurium
transcriptome
7 Citations (Scopus)
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Hepatic Stellate Cells
Kupffer Cells
Hepatocytes
Endothelial Cells
Liver
19 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Long-term impact of sewage sludge application on soil microbial biomass: an evaluation using meta-analysis

Charlton, A., Sakrabani, R., Tyrrel, S., Rivas Casado, M., McGrath, SP., Crooks, B., Cooper, P. & Campbell, CD., 4 Aug 2016, In : Environmental Pollution. 219, p. 1201 - 1035 165 p.

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meta-analysis
sludge
biomass
soil
soil carbon
22 Citations (Scopus)

Low carbon governance: Mobilizing community energy through top-down support?

Markantoni, M., 17 Jun 2016, In : Environmental Policy and Governance. 26, 3, p. 155 - 169 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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governance
energy
community
renewable energy
study program

Major Histocompatilibility Complex (MHC) class II sequence polymorphism in long-finned pilot whale (Globicephala melas) from the North Atlantic

Monteiro, SS., Vingada, JV., Lopez, A., Pierce, GJ., Ferreira, M., Brownlow, A., Mikkelsen, B., Niemeyer, M., Deaville, RJ., Eira, C. & Piertney, S., 15 Jun 2016, In : Marine Biology Research. 12, 6, p. 595 - 607 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

whales
genetic polymorphism
loci
gene frequency
alleles
20 Citations (Scopus)

Making the best of both worlds: Can high-resolution agricultural administrative data support the assessment of High Nature Value farmlands across Europe?

Lomba, A., Strohbach, M., Jerrentrup, JS., Dauber, J., Klimek, S. & McCracken, DI., 13 Aug 2016, In : Ecological Indicators. 72, p. 118 - 130 13 p.

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agricultural land
control system
farming system
Common Agricultural Policy
European Union
13 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Management of agricultural soils for greenhouse gas mitigation: learning from a case study in NE Spain

Sanchez, B., Iglesias, A., McVittie, A., Alvaro-Fuentes, J., Ingram, J., Mills, J., Lesschen, JP. & Kuikman, PJ., 2016, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 170, p. 37 - 49 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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soil management
agricultural soil
management practice
greenhouse gas
mitigation
1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)
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Market structure
Malawi
Supply chain
Dairy sector
International cooperation
4 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Measuring community resilience: developing and applying a 'hybrid evaluation' approach

Steiner, A., Woolvin, M. & Skerratt, S., 13 Jun 2016, In : Community Development Journal. 53, 1, p. 99 - 118 20 p.

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Economics
13 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Method specific calibration corrects for DNA extraction method effects on relative telomere length measurements by quantitative PCR

Seeker, LA., Holland, R., Underwood, S., Fairlie, J., Psifidi, A., Ilska, JJ., Bagnall, A., Whitelaw, B., Coffey, MP., Banos, G. & Nussey, DH., 10 Oct 2016, In : PLoS ONE. 11 (10), e0164046

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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telomeres
Telomere
Calibration
quantitative polymerase chain reaction
calibration