Scotland's Rural College

  • EH9 3JG Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

Research Output 1985 2020

2019

Impact of polymorphisms at the PRNP locus on the performance of dairy goats reared under low-input pastoral farming systems

Vouraki, S., Gelasakis, A. I., Ekateriniadou, L. V., Banos, G. & Arsenios, G., 1 May 2019, In : Small Ruminant Research. 174, p. 77-82 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dairy goats
udders
farming systems
genetic polymorphism
loci
1 Citation (Scopus)
15 Downloads (Pure)

Improving grass silage production with Controlled Traffic Farming (CTF): agronomics, system design and economics

Hargreaves, PR., Peets, S., Chamen, WCT., White, DR., Misiewicz, PA. & Godwin, RJ., 15 Apr 2019, In : Precision Agriculture. 20, 2, p. 260-277 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
controlled traffic systems
grass silage
traffic
economics
silage
6 Downloads (Pure)

Increased grain density of spring barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) is associated with an increase in grain nitrogen

Hoyle, AH., Brennan, M., Jackson, G. & Hoad, SP., Sep 2019, In : Journal of Cereal Science. 89, 102797.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
spring barley
Hordeum
Hordeum vulgare
Density (specific gravity)
Nitrogen

Individual variation of enrichment use in finishing pigs with one point source item and the impact on tail biting outcome

Chou, J-Y., D'Eath, R. B., Sandercock, DA. & O'Driscoll, K., 15 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press).

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

finishing
tail
swine

Infrared thermography of agonistic behaviour in pigs

Boileau, A., Farish, M., Turner, SP. & Camerlink, I., Oct 2019, In : Physiology and Behavior. 210, 112637.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Agonistic Behavior
Swine
Temperature
Hot Temperature
Controlled Environment

In sink-limited spring barley crops, light interception by green canopy does not need protection against foliar disease for the entire duration of grain filling

Bingham, IJ., Young, C., Bounds, P. & Paveley, N. D., 1 Jun 2019, In : Field Crops Research. 239, p. 124-134 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

foliar diseases
spring barley
filling period
canopy
duration

Integrated disease management of barley

Newton, A. C., Creissen, H. E., Havis, N. & Burnett, F., 26 Nov 2019, Achieving sustainable cultivation of barley. Fox, G. P. & Li, C. (eds.). Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing, Vol. 74. 30 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

disease control
barley
good agricultural practices
lesions (plant)
malting
1 Citation (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Integrating a newly developed BAC-based physical mapping resource for Lolium perenne with a genome-wide association study across a L. perenne European ecotype collection identifies genomic contexts associated with agriculturally important traits

Harper, J., De Vega, J., Swain, S., Heavens, D., Gasior, D., Thomas, A., Evans, C., Lovatt, A., Lister, S., Thorogood, D., Skot, L., Hegarty, M., Blackmore, T., Kudrna, D., Byrne, S., Asp, T., Powell, W., Fernandez-Fuentes, N. & Armstead, I., 8 May 2019, In : Annals of Botany. 123, 6, p. 977-992 16 p., mcy230.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
bacterial artificial chromosomes
physical chromosome mapping
ecotypes
Lolium
Lolium perenne
Open Access
File
food
China
trend
food consumption
food supply

Investigation into the issues associated with large scale and concentrated landownership in Scotland

Glenn, S., MacKessack-Leitch, J., Pollard, K., Glass, J. & McMorran, R., 20 Mar 2019, Scottish Land Commission. 63 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
agrarian reform
rural development
experience
determinants

Investigation of relationship between vitamin D status and reproductive fitness in Scottish hill sheep

Zhou, PZ., McEvoy, TG., Gill, A. C., Lambe, NR., Morgan-Davies, C., Hurst, E., Sargison, ND. & Mellanby, R. J., 4 Feb 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1162.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
vitamin D
Scottish Blackface
ewes
25-hydroxycholecalciferol
sheep
soil gas
greenhouse gases
greenhouse gas emissions
agricultural soils
Gas emissions
1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Just the tonic! Legume biorefining for alcohol has the potential to reduce Europe’s protein deficit and mitigate climate change

Lienhardt, T., Black, K., Saget, S., Costa, M., Chadwick, D., Rees, RM., Williams, M., Spillane, C., Iannetta, P., Walker, G. & Styles, D., Sep 2019, In : Environment International. 130, 11 p., 104870.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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alcohol
wheat
footprint
climate change
protein

Karakterisering af konventionelle slagtekyllinger med gait score 2 i forhold til mobilitet, adfærd, smerte, morfologi og patologi

Translated title of the contribution: Factors underlying gait score 2 in conventional broilers: mobility, behaviour, pain indicators, morphology and leg pathologyTahamtani, F., Herskin, M. S., Foldager, L., Murrell, J., Sandercock, D. & Riber, A., 20 Nov 2019, 7 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
File

Killer whale genomes reveal a complex history of recurrent admixture and vicariance

Foote, A. D., Martin, M. D., Louis, M., Pacheco, G., Robertson, K. M., Sinding, M-H. S., Amaral, A. R., Baird, R. W., Baker, C. S., Ballance, L., Barlow, J., Brownlow, A., Collins, T., Constantine, R., Dabin, W., Dalla Rosa, L., Davison, N. J., Durban, J. W., Esteban, R., Ferguson, S. H. & 15 others, Gerrodette, T., Guinet, C., Hanson, M. B., Hoggard, W., Matthews, C. J. D., Samarra, F. I. P., de Stephanis, R., Tavares, S. B., Tixier, P., Totterdell, J. A., Wade, P., Excoffier, L., Gilbert, M. T. P., Wolf, J. B. W. & Morin, P. A., Jul 2019, In : Molecular Ecology. 28, 14, p. 3427-3444 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Killer Whale
Orcinus orca
vicariance
whale
genome
1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Knowledge sharing, problem solving and professional development in a Scottish Ecosystem Services Community of Practice

Metzger, M., Dick, J., Gardner, A., Bellamy, C., Blackstock, K., Brown, C., Chisholm, R., Cochrane, P., Drewitt, J., Gimona, A., Hester, A., Mathieson, S., Nijnik, M., McVittie, A., Petr, M., Smith, R. & Smith, M., 20 Jul 2019, In : Regional Environmental Change. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
ecosystem service
learning
student
policy

Land reform in Scotland: history, law and policy

Combe, M. (ed.), Glass, J. (ed.) & Tindley, A. (ed.), 2019, (Accepted/In press) Edinburgh University Press. (Scotland's Land Futures)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Learning or evaluating? Towards a negotiation-of-meaning approach to learning in transition governance

Beers, PJ., Turner, JA., Rijswijk, K., Williams, T., Barnard, T. & Beechener, S., Aug 2019, In : Technological Forecasting and Social Change. 145, p. 229-239

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

governance
innovation
learning
learning process
monitoring

Linking arable cropping and livestock production for efficient recycling of N and P

Watson, CA., Topp, CFE. & Ryschawy, J., 2019, Agroecosystem Diversity: Reconciling Contemporary Agriculture and Environmental Quality. Lemaire, G., Carvalho, P. C. D. F., Kronberg, S. & Recous, S. (eds.). Academic Press, p. 169-188

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

livestock production
recycling
livestock
crops
farms

Linking farmer and beekeeper preferences with ecological knowledge to improve crop pollination

Breeze, T. D., Boreux, V., Cole, L. J., Dicks, L., Klein, A-M., Pufal, G., Balzan, M., Bevk, D., Bortolotti, L., Petanidou, T., Mand, M., Pinto, M. A., Scheper, J., Stanisavljević, L., Stavrinides, M. C., Tscheulin, T., Varnava, A. & Kleijn, D., 29 Oct 2019, In : People and Nature.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
beekeepers
pollination
farmers
crops
pollinating insects
Open Access
deer
spatial data
land use
public
14 Downloads (Pure)

Lysine supply is a critical factor in achieving sustainable global protein economy

Leinonen, I., Iannetta, PPM., Rees, RM., Russell, W., Watson, CA. & Barnes, AP., 24 Apr 2019, In : Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 3, 27.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
lysine
proteins
agricultural land
land use
animal proteins
4 Downloads (Pure)

Mapping the H2 resistance effective against Globodera pallida pathotype Pa1 in tetraploid potato

Strachan, S. M., Armstrong, M. R., Kaur, A., Wright, K. M., Lim, T. Y., Baker, K., Jones, J., Bryan, G., Blok, V. & Hein, I., Apr 2019, In : TAG. Theoretical and applied genetics. Theoretische und angewandte Genetik. 132, 4, p. 1283-1294 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Tetraploidy
Solanum tuberosum
Chromosomes, Human, Pair 5
Genes
Genome

Maternal versus artificial rearing shapes the rumen microbiome having minor long-term physiological implications

Belanche, A., Yáñez-Ruiz, D. R., Detheridge, A. P., Griffith, G. W., Kingston-Smith, A. H. & Newbold, C. J., Nov 2019, In : Environmental Microbiology. 21, 11, p. 4360-4377 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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artificial rearing
Microbiota
Rumen
milk
rearing

Measuring the degree of integration in the dairy products market in Malawi

Chalmers, N., Revoredo-Giha, C. & Jumbe, C., 20 Feb 2019, In : Social Sciences. 8, 2, 66.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Malawi
market
regime
equilibrium model
transaction costs

Measuring the economic effectiveness of place advertising in China

Whitfield, CW. & Wen, C., Dec 2019, In : Place Branding and Public Diplomacy. 15, 4, p. 257-273 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tourist expenditure
China
Economics
Communication
P value

Measuring the unmeasurable? A method to quantify adoption of Integrated Pest Management practices in temperate arable farming systems

Creissen, H. E., Jones, P. J., Tranter, R. B., Girling, R. D., Jess, S., Burnett, F. J., Gaffney, M., Thorne, F. S. & Kildea, S., Dec 2019, In : Pest Management Science. 75, 12, p. 3144-3152 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

integrated pest management
farming systems
methodology
farmers
pest management
14 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Microplastics in marine mammals stranded around the British coast: ubiquitous but transitory?

Nelms, SE., Barnett, J., Brownlow, A., Davison, NJ., Deaville, R., Galloway, TS., Lindeque, PK., Santillo, D. & Godley, BJ., 31 Jan 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1075.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
marine mammal
coast
animal
pollution
cause of death

Mineral status, metabolism and performance of dairy heifers receiving a combined trace element bolus and out-wintered on perennial ryegrass, kale or fodder beet

Atkins, N., Bleach, E., Mackenzie, S., Hargreaves, PR. & Sinclair, L., 11 Nov 2019, In : Livestock Science. 103865.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

forage beets
Lolium
kale
Beta vulgaris
dairy heifers
6 Downloads (Pure)

Mitigating nitrous oxide emissions by precision management from agricultural soils

Rees, RM., Maire, JM., Florence, A., Cowan, N., Skiba, U. M., van der Weerden, T. & Ju, X., 2 Dec 2019, In : Frontiers of Agricultural Science and Engineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
pollution control
Nitrous Oxide
agricultural soils
nitrous oxide
Soil
2 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Modelling biological N fixation and grass-legume dynamics with process-based biogeochemical models of varying complexity

Fitton, N., Bindi, M., Brilli, L., Cichota, R., Dibari, C., Fuchs, K., Huguenin-Elie, O., Klumpp, K., Lieffering, M., Lüscher, A., Martin, R., McAuliffe, R., Merbold, L., Newton, P., Rees, RM., Smith, P., Topp, CFE. & Snow, V., May 2019, In : European Journal of Agronomy. 106, p. 58-66 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
fixation
grass
modeling
grassland
fertilizer

Modelling nutrient cycles in agriculture and their environmental impacts

Sykes, AS., Topp, CFE. & Rees, RM., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Assessing the environmental impact of agriculture. Weidema, B. (ed.). Cambridge: Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited: Series in Agricultural Science, 69 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

environmental impact
agriculture
modeling
livestock
greenhouse gas
6 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
respiratory tract diseases
feeding behavior
calves
monitoring
anti-infective agents
1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Multi-host disease management: the why and the how to include wildlife

Portier, J., Ryser-Degiorgis, M-P., Hutchings, MR., Monchâtre-Leroy, E., Richomme, C., Larrat, S., van der Poel, W. HM., Dominguez, M., Linden, A., Tavares Santos, P., Warns-Petit, E., Chollet, J-Y., Cavalerie, L., Grandmontagne, C., Boadella, M., Bonbon, E. & Artois, M., 14 Aug 2019, In : BMC Veterinary Research. 15, 295.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
wildlife diseases
Disease Management
Disease Outbreaks
wildlife
disease control

Multi-step tail biting outbreak intervention protocols for pigs housed on slatted floors

Chou, JY., O'Driscoll, K., D'Eath, RB., Sandercock, DA. & Camerlink, I., 20 Aug 2019, In : Animals. 9, 8, 582.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Disease Outbreaks
Tail
tail
Swine
swine

My personal journey on the pathway of resilience

Skerratt, S., 22 Sep 2019, The Positioning and Making of Female Professors. Murray, R. & Mifsud, D. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., p. 133-153 21 p. (Palgrave Studies in Gender and Education).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

resilience
marginality
community
university teacher
justice
4 Citations (Scopus)

Nature commodification: ‘a necessary evil’? An analysis of the views of environmental professionals on ecosystem services-based approaches

Martin-Ortega, J., Mesa-Jurado, M. A., Pineda-Vazquez, M. & Novo, P., Jun 2019, In : Ecosystem Services. 37, 11 p., 100926.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Commodification
environmental assessment
ecosystem service
ecosystem services
Ecosystem
4 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Nematodes in a polar desert reveal the relative role of biotic interactions in the coexistence of soil animals

Caruso, T., Hogg, I. D., Nielsen, U. N., Bottos, E. M., Lee, C. K., Hopkins, DW., Cary, S. C., Barrett, J. E., Allan Green, T. G., Storey, B. C., Wall, D. H. & Adams, B. J., 2019, In : Communications biology. 2, 63.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
deserts
Nematoda
soil
animals
soil food webs
3 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Nitrogen use efficiency and nitrous oxide emissions from five UK fertilised grasslands

Cardenas, LM., Bhogal, A., Chadwick, DR., McGeough, K., Misselbrook, T., Rees, RM., Thorman, RE., Watson, CJ., Williams, JR., Smith, KA. & Calvet, S., 15 Apr 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 661, p. 696 - 710 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
nutrient use efficiency
nitrous oxide
grasslands
calcium ammonium nitrate
dicyandiamide
4 Citations (Scopus)

Non-additive responses of soil C and N to rice straw and hairy vetch (Vicia villosa roth L) mixtures in a paddy soil

Zhou, G., Cao, W., Bai, J., Xu, C., Zeng, N., Gao, S. & Rees, RM., 1 Mar 2019, In : Plant and Soil. 436, 1-2, p. 229-244 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

straw
rice
soil
global warming
greenhouse gas
1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Not all saponins have a greater antiprotozoal activity than their related sapogenins

Ramos-Morales, E., Lyons, L., de la Fuente, G., Braganca, R. & Newbold, C. J., Jul 2019, In : FEMS Microbiology Letters. 366, 13, fnz144.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Sapogenins
Saponins
Rumen
1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Novel picornavirus in lambs with severe encephalomyelitis

Forth, L. F., Scholes, S. F. E., Pesavento, P. A., Jackson, K., Mackintosh, A., Carson, A., Howie, F., Schlottau, K., Wernike, K., Pohlmann, A., Höper, D. & Beer, M., May 2019, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 25, 5, p. 963-967 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Picornaviridae
Encephalomyelitis
Metagenomics
Encephalitis
Neurologic Manifestations

Novel statistical methods to improve analysis of laser methane detector data

Brocklehurst, S., Hargreaves, PR. & March, MD., Apr 2019, Proceedings of the British Society of Animal Science: Animal Science Fit for the Future. 1 ed. Vol. 10. 1 p. 157. (Advances in Animal Biosciences).

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

laser
methane
diet
livestock
respiration

Nutritional strategies to reduce methane emissions from cattle: effects on meat eating quality and retail shelf life of loin steaks

Richardson, I., Duthie, C-A., Hyslop, JJ., Rooke, JA. & Roehe, R., Jul 2019, In : Meat Science. 153, p. 51-57 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

loins (meat cut)
steaks
methane
shelf life
nitrates
1 Citation (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Odour conditioning of positive affective states: rats can learn to associate an odour with being tickled

Bombail, V., Jerome, N., Lam, H., Muszlak, S., Meddle, S. L., Lawrence, AB. & Nielsen, B. L., 12 Jun 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 6, e0212829.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
conditioned behavior
Odors
Rats
odors
rats
18 Downloads (Pure)

Opportunities and challenges for real-time management (RTM) in extensive livestock systems

Waterhouse, A., Holland, JP., McLaren, A., Arthur, R., Duthie, C-A., Kodam, S. & Wishart, HM., Aug 2019, Precision Livestock Farming '19. Proceedings of the European Conference in Precision Livestock Farming.. O'Brien, B., Hennessy, D. & Shalloo, L. (eds.). p. 20-26 7 p. 155

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

Open Access
File
time management
livestock
sensors (equipment)
information management
collars

Oxygen regulates nitrous oxide production directly in agricultural soils

Song, X., Ju, X., Topp, CFE. & Rees, RM., 5 Nov 2019, In : Environmental Science & Technology. 53, 21, p. 12539-12547 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nitrous Oxide
agricultural soils
nitrous oxide
Soil
Oxygen
1 Citation (Scopus)

Perception and partnership: Developing forest resilience on private estates

Bowditch, E., McMorran, R., Bryce, R. & Smith, M., Feb 2019, In : Forestry Policy and Economics. 99, p. 110-122 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

upland region
ecosystem approach
private land
landownership
capacity building

Performance, longevity and financial impacts of removing productive ewes early from mountain flocks

Wishart, HM., Morgan-Davies, C., Waterhouse, A. & McCracken, DI., 2019, Book of Abstracts of the 70th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. S. C. (ed.). Wageningen Academic Publishers, Vol. 25. p. 428 1 p.

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

economic impact
ewes
flocks
mountains
culling (animals)