Scotland's Rural College

  • EH9 3JG Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

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2020
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The wild species genome ancestry of domestic chickens

Lawal, R. A., Martin, S. H., Vanmechelen, K., Vereijken, A., Silva, P., Al-Atiyat, R. M., Aljumaah, R. S., Mwacharo, J. M., Wu, D-D., Zhang, Y-P., Hocking, P. M., Smith, J., Wragg, D. & Hanotte, O., 12 Feb 2020, In : BMC Biology. 18, 1, 13.

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Toward New Ecologically Relevant Markers of Health for Cetaceans

Derous, D., ten Doeschate, M., Brownlow, A., Davison, NJ. & Lusseau, D., 28 May 2020, In : Frontiers in Marine Science. 7, 367.

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Towards country-specific nitrous oxide emission factors for manures applied to arable and grassland soils in the UK

Thorman, R. E., Nicholson, F. A., Topp, CFE., Bell, M., Cárdenas, L. M., Chadwick, D. R., Cloy, JM., Misselbrook, T. H., Rees, RM., Watson, C. J. & Williams, J. R., 12 May 2020, In : Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 4, 62.

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Towards next generation “smart” tandem catalysts with sandwiched mussel-inspired layer switch

Wei, W., Thakur, V. K., Chew, Y. M. J. & Li, S., 18 May 2020, In : Materials Today Chemistry. 17, 100286.

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Transcriptome changes underlie alterations in behavioral traits in different types of chicken

Chen, S., Yan, C., Xiang, H., Xiao, J., Liu, J., Zhang, H., Wang, J., Liu, H., Zhang, X., Ou, M., Chen, Z., Li, W., Turner, S. P. & Zhao, X., 20 May 2020, In : Journal of Animal Science. 98, 6, p. 1-10 skaa167.

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Transferring the impacts of pilot-scale studies to other scales: Understanding the role of non-biophysical factors using field-based irrigation studies

Nicholas, G., Srinivasan, M. S., Beechener, S., Foote, J., Robson-Williams, M. & FitzHerbert, S., 30 Apr 2020, In : Agricultural Water Management. 233, 106075.

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Trough half empty – pregnant sows are fed under half of their ad libitum intake

Read, E., Baxter, E., Farish, M. & D'Eath, R., 1 May 2020, In : Animal Welfare. 29, 2, p. 151-162 12 p.

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Understanding and quantifying carbon cycling in managed grasslands through model-data fusion

Myrgiotis, VM., Clement, R., Jones, SK., Keane, B., Lee, M., Levy, P. E., Rees, RM., Skiba, U. M., Smallman, T. L., Toet, S., Williams, M. & Blei, E., 4 May 2020, p. 4984. 1 p.

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Uninsured by choice? A choice experiment on long term care insurance

Akaichi, F., Costa-Font, J. & Frank, R., May 2020, In : Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 173, p. 422-434 13 p.

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Unravelling selection signatures in a single dog breed suggests recent selection for morphological and behavioural traits

Friedrich, J., Talenti, A., Strandberg, E., Haskell, MJ. & Wiener, P., 14 Apr 2020, In : Genetics and Genomics Next.

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Using animal‐mounted sensor technology and machine learning to predict time-to-calving in beef and dairy cows

Miller, G. A., Mitchell, MA., Barker, ZE., Giebel, K., Codling, E., Amory, J., Michie, C., Davison, C., Tachtatzis, C., Andonovic, I. & Duthie, C-A., Jun 2020, In : Animal. 14, 6, p. 1304-1312 9 p.

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Using genome resequencing to investigate racial structure, genetic diversity, sexual reproduction and hybridisation in the pine pathogen Dothistroma septosporum

Ennos, R., Sjokvist, E. S., Piotrowska, MJ., Riddell, C. & Hoebe, PN., Jun 2020, In : Fungal Ecology. 45, 100921.

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Using machine learning techniques to estimating feed intake from feeding behaviour and liveweight in finishing beef steers

Bowen, J. M., Davison, C., Michie, C. & Duthie, C-A., 30 Mar 2020.

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Vertisols and Cambisols had contrasting short term GHGs responses to crop residues management

Badagliacca, G., Rees, RM., Giambalvo, D. & Saia, S., 14 May 2020, In : Plant, Soil and Environment. 66, 5, p. 222-233

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Welfare assessment and husbandry practices of working horses in Fiji

Fröhlich, N., Sells, P. D., Sommerville, R., Bolwell, C. F., Cantley, C., Martin, J. E., Gordon, S. J. G. & Coombs, T., 28 Feb 2020, In : Animals. 10, 3, 392.

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Welfare from weaning to fattening – Aggression

Turner, SP., 12 Mar 2020, Animal Welfare in Practice: Pigs. Camerlink, I. (ed.). Sheffield: 5m Publishing, p. 114-115 2 p.

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Where do social-media users get their plant health information? Results from the twittersphere

Meador, J. & Creissen, H. E., 25 Feb 2020, Proceedings Crop Production in Northern Britain 2020. p. 111-116 6 p.

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WHO’S WALKING WHO? THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PULLING ON LEAD AND PET DOG WELFARE IN THE UK AND IRELAND

Townsend, L., Dixon, LM., Chase-Topping, M. & Buckley, L., Jul 2020. 1 p.

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Xylanase and xylo- oligosaccharide prebiotic improve the growth performance and concentration of potentially prebiotic oligosaccharides in the ileum of broiler chickens

Craig, AC., Khattak, FM., Hastie, P., Bedford, M. R. & Olukosi, OA., Feb 2020, In : British Poultry Science. 61, 1, p. 70-78 9 p.

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2019

A case of cutaneous toxigenic Corynebacterium ulcerans likely acquired from a domestic dog

Othieno, R., Mark, K., Etherson, M., Foster, G., Murray, S., Kalima, P., Fry, N., Cameron, C. & Strachan, J., 3 Jun 2019, In : Access Microbiology. 5 p.

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Achieving environmentally sustainable livestock production

Leinonen, I., 7 Jan 2019, In : Sustainability. 11, 1, 5 p., 246.

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A cost-benefit analysis of afforestation as a climate change adaptation measure to reduce flood risk

Dittrich, R., Ball, T., Wreford, A., Moran, D. & Spray, C. J., 11 Nov 2019, In : Journal of Flood Risk Management. 12, 4, e12482.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

A critical review of the impacts of cover crops on nitrogen leaching, net greenhouse gas balance and crop productivity

Abdalla, M., Hastings, A., Cheng, K., Yue, Q., Chadwick, D., Espenberg, M., Truu, J., Rees, RM. & Smith, P., Aug 2019, In : Global Change Biology. 25, 8, p. 2530-2543 14 p.

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Advantages of social skills for contest resolution

Camerlink, I., Turner, SP., Farish, M. & Arnott, G., 29 May 2019, In : Royal Society Open Science. 6, 5, 181456.

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A first look at the relationship between skin lesions and cortisol levels in stable groups of pregnant sows

Lagoda, M., O'Driscoll, K., Marchewka, J., Foister, SF., Turner, SP. & Boyle, L. A., 5 Aug 2019, p. 326.

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A knowledge driven mutual information-based analytical framework for the identification of rumen metabolites

Wang, M., Zheng, H., Wang, H., Dewhurst, R. J. & Roehe, R., Nov 2019, Proceedings - 2019 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine, BIBM 2019. Yoo, I., Bi, J. & Hu, X. T. (eds.). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 255-260 6 p. 8983182. (Proceedings - 2019 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine, BIBM 2019).

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A multi-kingdom study reveals the plasticity of the rumen microbiota in response to a shift from non-grazing to grazing diets in sheep

Belanche, A., Kingston-Smith, A. H., Griffith, G. W. & Newbold, C. J., 11 Feb 2019, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 10, 17 p., 122.

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Analysis of genome-wide DNA arrays reveals the genomic population structure and diversity in autochthonous Greek goat breeds

Michailidou, S., Tsangaris, G. T., Tzora, A., Skoufos, I., Banos, G., Argiriou, A. & Arsenos, G., 12 Dec 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 12, e0226179.

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Angiosperm symbioses with non-mycorrhizal fungal partners enhance N acquisition from ancient organic matter in a warming maritime Antarctic

Hill, P. W., Broughton, R., Bougoure, J., Havelange, W., Newsham, K. K., Grant, H., Murphy, D. V., Clode, P., Ramayah, S., Marsden, K. A., Quilliam, R. S., Roberts, P., Brown, C., Read, D. J., DeLuca, T. H., Bardgett, R. D., Hopkins, DW. & Jones, D. L., Dec 2019, In : Ecology Letters. 22, 12, p. 2111-2119 9 p.

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Animal-mounted sensor technology to predict ‘time to calving’ in beef and dairy cows

Miller, G. A., Mitchell, MA., Barker, ZE., Giebel, K., Codling, E., Amory, J. & Duthie, C-A., 2019.

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Animal personality in the management and welfare of pigs

O'Malley, C., Turner, SP., D'Eath, RB., Steibel, J., Bates, R., Ernst, C. & Siegford, J., Sep 2019, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 218, 104821.

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An investigation into the effectiveness of compressed straw blocks in reducing abnormal behaviour in growing pigs

Haigh, A., Yun-Chou, J. & O'Driscoll, K., 1 Nov 2019, In : Animal. 13, 11, p. 2576-2585 10 p.

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A parsimonious software sensor for estimating the individual dynamic pattern of methane emissions from cattle

Munoz-Tamayo, R., Ramirez Agudelo, JF., Dewhurst, RJ., Miller, G., Vernon, T. & Kettle, H., Jun 2019, In : Animal. 13, 6, p. 1180-1187 8 p.

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A Phylogeny-aware Feature Ranking for Classification of Cattle Rumen Microbiome

Wassan, J. T., Zheng, H., Wang, H., Browne, F., Walsh, P., Manning, T., Dewhurst, R. & Roehe, R., Nov 2019, Proceedings - 2019 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine, BIBM 2019. Yoo, I., Bi, J. & Hu, X. T. (eds.). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1900-1906 7 p. 8983040. (Proceedings - 2019 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine, BIBM 2019).

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Artificial rearing affects piglets pre-weaning behaviour, welfare and growth performance

Schmitt, O., O'Driscoll, K., Boyle, L. & Baxter, EM., Jan 2019, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 210, p. 16-25 10 p.

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Artificial rearing affects the emotional state and reactivity of pigs post-weaning

Schmitt, O., O'Driscoll, K., Baxter, EM. & Boyle, LA., 1 Nov 2019, In : Animal Welfare. 28, 4, p. 433-442 10 p.

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A single dose of fat-based energy supplement to light birth weight pigs shortly after birth does not increase their survival and growth

Schmitt, OS., Baxter, EM., Lawlor, P. G., Boyle, LA. & O'Driscoll, K., 9 May 2019, In : Animals. 9, 5, 227.

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Assessing cetacean body condition: Is total lipid content in blubber biopsies a useful monitoring tool?

Kershaw, J. L., Brownlow, A., Ramp, C. A., Miller, P. J. O. & Hall, A. J., 6 Sep 2019, In : Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. 29, S1, p. 271-282 12 p.

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A study of traveller horse owners' attitudes to horse care and welfare using an equine body condition scoring system

Rowland, M., Coombs, T. & Connor, M., 12 Apr 2019, In : Animals. 9, 4, 162.

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Automated Object Tracking for Animal Behaviour Studies

Manning, T., Somarriba, M., Roehe, R., Turner, S., Wang, H., Zheng, H., Kelly, B., Lynch, J. & Walsh, P., Nov 2019, Proceedings - 2019 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine, BIBM 2019. Yoo, I., Bi, J. & Hu, X. T. (eds.). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1876-1883 8 p. 8983195. (Proceedings - 2019 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine, BIBM 2019).

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A web survey application of real choice experiments

Liebe, U., Glenk, K., von Mayer-Hofer, M. & Spiller, A., Dec 2019, In : Journal of Choice Modelling. 33, 100150.

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A wetland ecosystem service assessment tool: development and application in a tropical peatland in Uganda

Langan, C., Farmer, J., Rivington, M., Novo, P. & Smith, J. U., Aug 2019, In : Ecological Indicators. 103, p. 434-445 12 p.

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Bacterial community composition and diversity respond to nutrient amendment but not warming in a maritime Antarctic soil

Newsham, K. K., Tripathi, B. M., Dong, K., Yamamoto, N., Adams, J. M. & Hopkins, D. W., Nov 2019, In : Microbial Ecology. 78, 4, p. 974-984 11 p.

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Behavioural responses of dairy calves to temperature and wind.

Bell, DJ., Haskell, MJ., Macrae, A. I., Mitchell, MA., Jennings, A. & Mason, CS., Aug 2019, Proceedings of the 53rd Annual Congress of the ISAE.

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Behaviour of isolated piglets before and after tooth clipping, grinding or sham-grinding

Sinclair, A. RL., Tallet, C., Renouard, A., Brunton, P. J., D'Eath, R. B., Sandercock, DA. & Prunier, A., Aug 2019. 1 p.

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Beyond 'hobby farming': towards a typology of non-commercial farming

Sutherland, L-A., Barlagne, C. & Barnes, AP., Sep 2019, In : Agriculture and Human Values. 36, 3, p. 475-493 19 p.

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Biotic interactions are an unexpected yet critical control on the complexity of an abiotically driven polar ecosystem

Lee, C. K., Laughlin, D. C., Bottos, E. M., Caruso, T., Joy, K., Barrett, J. E., Brabyn, L., Nielsen, U. N., Adams, B. J., Wall, D. H., Hopkins, D. W., Pointing, S. B., McDonald, I. R., Cowan, D. A., Banks, J. C., Stichbury, G. A., Jones, I., Zawar-Reza, P., Katurji, M., Hogg, I. D. & 4 others, Sparrow, A. D., Storey, B. C., Allan Green, T. G. & Cary, S. C., 15 Feb 2019, In : Communications Biology. 2, 62.

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BrAPI - an application programming interface for plant breeding applications

Selby, P., Abbeloos, R., Backlund, J. E., Basterrechea Salido, M., Bauchet, G., Benites-Alfaro, O., Birkett, C., Calaminos, V. C., Carceller, P., Cornut, G., Vasques Costa, B., Edwards, J. D., Finkers, R., Gao, S. Y., Ghaffar, M., Glaser, P., Guignon, V., Hok, P., Kilian, A., König, P. & 30 others, Lagare, J. E. B., Lange, M., Laporte, M-A., Larmande, P., LeBauer, D., Lyon, D., Marshall, D., Matthews, D., Milne, I., Mistry, N., Morales, N., Mueller, L., Neveu, P., Papoutsoglou, E., Pearce, B., Perez-Masias, I., Pommier, C., Ramirez-Gonzalez, R. H., Rathore, A., Raquel, A. M., Raubach, S., Rife, T., Robbins, K., Rouard, M., Sarma, C., Scholz, U., Sempéré, G., Shaw, P., Simon, R. & Soldevilla, N., 15 Oct 2019, In : Bioinformatics (Oxford, England). 35, 20, p. 4147-4155 9 p., btz190.

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