Scotland's Rural College

  • EH9 3JG Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

Research Output 1985 2020

2018
4 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Genetic profile of scrapie codons 146, 211 and 222 in the PRNP gene locus in three breeds of dairy goats

Vouraki, S., Gelasakis, AI., Alexandri, P., Boukouvala, E., Ekateriniadou, LV., Banos, G. & Arsenos, G., 7 Jun 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 6, 7 p., 0198819.

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scrapie
dairy goats
codons
Damascus (goat breed)
breeds
2 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Genome-based discovery of polyketide-derived secondary metabolism pathways in the barley pathogen Ramularia collo-cygni

Dussart, F., Douglas, R., Sjokvist, E., Hoebe, PN., Spoel, SH. & McGrann, GRD., 20 Jul 2018, In : Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 31, 9, p. 962 - 975 14 p.

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Ramularia
Cygnus
polyketides
barley
metabolism
4 Citations (Scopus)

Genome-wide association analyses based on a multiple-trait approach for modeling feed efficiency

Lu, Y., Vandehaar, MJ., Spurlock, DM., Weigel, KA., Armentano, LE., Connor, EE., Coffey, MP., Veerkamp, RF., de Haas, Y., Staples, CR., Wang, Z., Hanigan, MD. & Tempelman, RJ., 1 Feb 2018, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 101, 4, p. 3140 - 3154 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dry matter intake
feed conversion
genome
energy
milk

Genome-wide associations of immune-associated traits in dairy cows

Denholm, SJ., McNeilly, TN., Coffey, MP., Russell, GC., Banos, G., Tolkamp, A., Coe, JE., Bagnall, A., Mitchell, MC. & Wall, E., Feb 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Genomic diversity and population structure of three autochthonous Greek sheep breeds assessed with genome-wide DNA arrays

Michailidou, S., Tsangaris, G., Fthenakis, GC., Tzora, A., Skoufos, I., Karkabounas, SC., Banos, G., Argiriou, A. & Arsenos, G., 25 Jan 2018, In : Molecular Genetics and Genomics. 293, 3, p. 753 - 768 16 p.

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sheep breeds
population structure
breeds
genomics
genome
6 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Geostatistical models using remotely-sensed data predict savanna tsetse decline across the interface between protected and unprotected areas in Serengeti, Tanzania

Lord, JS., Torr, SJ., Auty, HK., Brock, PM., Byamunga, M., Hargrove, JW., Morrison, LJ., Mramba, F., Vale, GA. & Stanton, MC., 15 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 55, 4, p. 1997 - 2007 11 p.

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savanna
national park
trypanosomiasis
wilderness area
vegetation
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Getting down to the plant level: potato trials analysis using a uav equipped with un-modified and modified commercial off-the-shelf digital cameras

Gibson-Poole, S., Fenton, BF., Griffin-Walker, RD. & Hamilton, A., 28 Feb 2018, p. 231-236. 6 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Grain legume yields are as stable as other spring crops in long-term experiments across northern Europe

Reckling, M., Döring, TF., Bergkvist, G., Stoddard, FL., Watson, CA., Seddig, S., Chmielewski, F-M. & Bachinger, J., 2 Nov 2018, In : Agronomy for Sustainable Development. 38, 6, 10 p., 63.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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long term experiments
Northern European region
legumes
crops
Lupinus
1 Citation (Scopus)
malting barley
filling period
ears
flowering
shade
3 Downloads (Pure)

Grand challenges in sustainable intensification and ecosystem services

Firbank, LG., Attwood, S., Eory, V., Gadanakis, Y., Lynch, JM., Sonnino, R. & Takahashi, T., 28 Mar 2018, In : Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 2, 7.

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ecosystem service
biosphere
food
equity
trade-off
6 Downloads (Pure)

Heterosis in cattle crossbreeding schemes in tropical regions: meta-analysis of effects of breed combination, trait type, and climate on level of heterosis

Bunning, H., Wall, E., Chagunda, MGG., Banos, G. & Simm, G., 20 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Animal Science. 97, 1, p. 29-34 6 p.

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body conformation
heterosis
meta-analysis
tropics
breeds
1 Citation (Scopus)

Host-specific differences in the response of cultured macrophages to Campylobacter jejuni capsule and O-methyl phosphoramidate mutants

Kim, S., Vela, A., Clohisey, SM., Athanasiadou, S., Kaiser, P., Stevens, MP. & Vervelde, L., 9 Jan 2018, In : Veterinary Research. 49, 10 p., 3.

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Campylobacter jejuni
Capsules
Macrophages
Chickens
Phagocytosis
11 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Identification, comparison and validation of robust rumen microbial biomarkers for methane emissions using diverse Bos taurus breeds and basal diets

Auffret, MD., Stewart, R., Dewhurst, RJ., Duthie, C-A., Rooke, JA., Wallace, RJ., Freeman, TC., Snelling, TJ., Watson, M. & Roehe, R., 9 Jan 2018, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 8, 15 p., 2642.

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Rumen
Methane
Biomarkers
Diet
Metagenomics
7 Citations (Scopus)

Identification and rapid mapping of a gene conferring broad-spectrum late blight resistance in the diploid potato species Solanum verrucosum through DNA capture technologies

Chen, X., Lewandowska, D., Armstrong, M. R., Baker, K., Lim, T. Y., Bayer, M., Harrower, B., McLean, K., Jupe, F., Witek, K., Lees, A. K., Jones, J. D., Bryan, G. J. & Hein, I., 1 Jun 2018, In : Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 131, 6, p. 1287-1297 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Solanum verrucosum
Solanum
Chromosome Mapping
Phytophthora infestans
Solanum tuberosum
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data analysis
farms
terminology
consultants
agricultural industry
3 Downloads (Pure)

Identifying urine patches on intensively managed grassland using aerial imagery captured from remotely piloted aircraft systems

Maire, J., Gibson-Poole, S., Cowan, N., Reay, DS., Richards, KG., Skiba, U., Rees, RM. & Lanigan, GJ., 25 Apr 2018, In : Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 2, 10.

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urine
aircraft
imagery
grassland
livestock

Immune-associated traits measured in milk as proxies for blood serum measurements in dairy cows

Denholm, SJ., McNeilly, TN., Coffey, MP., Russell, G., Banos, G. & Wall, E., Apr 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

3 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Immune-associated traits measured in milk of Holstein-Friesian cows as proxies for blood serum measurements

Denholm, SJ., McNeilly, TN., Banos, G., Coffey, MP., Russell, GC., Bagnall, A., Mitchell, MC. & Wall, E., 29 Aug 2018, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 101, 11, p. 10248 - 10258 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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blood serum
Holstein
cows
milk
haptoglobins
2 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Impact of genetic selection for increased cattle resistance to bovine tuberculosis on disease transmission dynamics

Raphaka, K., Sanchez-Molano, E., Tsairidou, S., Anacleto, O., Glass, EJ., Woolliams, JA., Doeschl-Wilson, A. & Banos, G., 1 Oct 2018, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 5, 14 p., 237.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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bovine tuberculosis
disease transmission
cattle
United Kingdom
selection intensity

Impact on Scottish crops if the molluscicide metaldehyde is withdrawn

Evans, KA. & Burnett, FJ., 2018, PHC2018/02 ed. Plant Health Centre. 8 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
ferric phosphate
metaldehyde
molluscicides
crops
crop losses
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relative abundance
methane
cattle
microbial community
bovine

In-field assessment of an arabinoxylan polymer on disease control in spring barley

Ratsep, J., Havis, ND., Loake, GJ., Walters, DR. & McGrann, GRD., 30 Mar 2018, In : Crop Protection. 109, p. 102 - 109 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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arabinoxylan
spring barley
polymers
disease control
fungicides
5 Citations (Scopus)
13 Downloads (Pure)

Influencing factors and incentives on the intention to adopt precision agricultural technologies within arable farming systems

Barnes, AP., Soto, I., Eory, V., Beck, B., Balafoutis, AT., Sanchez, B., Vangeyte, J., Fountas, S., van der Wal, T. & Gomez-Barbero, M., 26 Dec 2018, In : Environmental Science and Policy. 93, p. 66 - 74 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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precision agriculture
farming systems
farmers
economic investment
sustainable agriculture

Integrated control of potato late blight: predicting the combined efficacy of host resistance and fungicides

Ritchie, F., Bain, RA., Lees, A., Boor, T. & Paveley, N., 25 May 2018, In : Plant Pathology. 67, 8, p. 1784 - 1791 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Phytophthora infestans
fungicides
dosage
cultivars
blight
6 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Integrated farm management for sustainable agriculture: lessons for knowledge exchange and policy

Rose, D., Sutherland, W., Barnes, AP., Borthwick, FA., Ffoulkes, C., Moorby, J., Nicholas-Davies, P., Hall, C., Twining, S. & Dicks, L., 19 Dec 2018, In : Land Use Policy. 81, p. 834 - 842 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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farm management
sustainable agriculture
Wales
England
farming systems
1 Citation (Scopus)

Inter-individual differences in contamination profiles as tracer of social group association in stranded sperm whales

Schnitzler, JG., Pinzone, M., Autenrieth, M., van Neer, A., IJsseldijk, LL., Barber, JL., Deaville, R., Jepson, P., Brownlow, A., Schaffeld, T., Thome, J-P., Tiedemann, R., Das, K. & Siebert, U., 19 Jul 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, p. 3 - 6 4 p., 10958.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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tracer techniques
kinship
feeding preferences
Canary Islands
social structure
9 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Introgression of exotic Cervus (nippon and canadensis) into red deer (Cervus elaphus) populations in Scotland and the English Lake District

Smith, SL., Senn, HV., Perez-Espona, S., Wyman, MT., Heap, E. & Pemberton, JM., 22 Jan 2018, In : Ecology and Evolution. 8, 4, p. 2122 - 2134 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Cervus elaphus canadensis
Cervus nippon
Cervus elaphus
Scotland
introgression
6 Citations (Scopus)

Invited review: Genomic selection for small ruminants in Europe and other developed countries: How applicable for the rest of the world?

Mrode, R., Tarekegn, GM., Mwacharo, JM. & Djikeng, A., 18 Jan 2018, In : Animal. 12, 7, p. 1333 - 1340 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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small ruminants
marker-assisted selection
developed countries
breeds
developing countries

IPM practices on arable farms in the UK and Ireland

Creissen, H. E., Tranter, R. B., Jones, P. J., Burnett, F., Jess, S., Girling, R. D., Gaffney, M., Thorne, F. S. & Kildea, S., 2018, Proceedings Crop Production in Northern Britain . p. 9-10 2 p.

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

integrated pest management
Ireland
farms
farmers
growers
4 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Lateralization influences contest behaviour in domestic pigs

Camerlink, I., Menneson, S., Turner, SP., Farish, M. & Arnott, G., 14 Aug 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 9 p., 12116.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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swine
conflict management
animals
duration
Sus scrofa
10 Downloads (Pure)

Lessons learned from teaching multiple Massive Open Online Courses in veterinary education

MacKay, JRD., Paterson, J., Sandilands, V., Waran, NK., Lancaster, B. & Hughes, K., 10 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice. 6, 2, p. 22 - 40 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Teaching
education
animal
welfare
educational opportunity
4 Citations (Scopus)
13 Downloads (Pure)

Litter chemistry influences earthworm effects on soil carbon loss and microbial carbon acquisition

Zheng, Y., Wang, S., Bonkowski, M., Chen, X., Griffiths, BS., Hu, F. & Liu, M., 29 May 2018, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 123, p. 105 - 114 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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earthworms
chemistry
carbon
soil
corn stover
3 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Longitudinal changes in telomere length and associated genetic parameters in dairy cattle analysed using random regression models

Seeker, LA., Ilska, JJ., Psifidi, A., Wilbourn, RV., Underwood, SL., Fairlie, J., Holland, R., Froy, H., Bagnall, A., Whitelaw, B., Coffey, MP., Nussey, DH. & Banos, G., 13 Feb 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 2, 3 p., e0192864.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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telomeres
dairy cattle
leukocytes
genetic correlation
heritability
5 Citations (Scopus)

Long term benefits on social behaviour after early life socialization of piglets

Camerlink, I., Farish, M., D'Eath, RB., Arnott, G. & Turner, SP., 29 Oct 2018, In : Animals. 8, 11, p. 192 - 203 12 p., 192.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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social behavior
sows
piglets
weaning
teats

Long-term effects of piglet tooth resection on molecular markers of inflammation and pain in tooth pulp

Sinclair, ARL., D'Eath, RB., Brunton, PJ., Prunier, A. & Sandercock, DA., 28 Jun 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Tooth
Inflammation
Pain
Calcitonin
CXC Chemokines
3 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

MAGpy: a reproducible pipeline for the downstream analysis of metagenome-assembled genomes (MAGs)

Stewart, R. D., Auffret, M., Snelling, T. J., Roehe, R. & Watson, M., 10 Nov 2018, In : Bioinformatics. 3 p., bty905.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Metagenome
Genome
Computational Biology
Metagenomics
Databases
9 Citations (Scopus)
35 Downloads (Pure)

Marginal abatement cost curves for agricultural climate policy: state-of-the-art, lessons learnt and future potential

Eory, V., Pellerin, S., Garcia, GC., Lehtonen, H., Licite, I., Mattila, H., Lund-Sorensen, T., Muldowney, J., Popluga, D., Strandmark, L. & Schulte, R., 3 Feb 2018, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 182, p. 705 - 716 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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abatement cost
environmental policy
greenhouse gas
mitigation
cost

Measurement of antimicrobial usage & resistance

Humphry, RW., Sep 2018, SEFARI.

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

File

Microarray characterisation of gene expression profiles in caudal dorsal root ganglia after tail amputation in pigs

Sandercock, DA., Coe, J., Downing, A., Nirmal, A., Barnett, M., Freeman, T., Di Giminiani, P. & Edwards, S., 12 Sep 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Spinal Ganglia
Amputation
Transcriptome
Tail
Swine
2 Citations (Scopus)

Mitigating agricultural diffuse pollution: uncovering the evidence base of the awareness-behaviour-water quality pathway

Okumah, M., Chapman, P. J., Martin-Ortega, J. & Novo, P., 24 Dec 2018, In : Water. 11, 1, p. 29 - 47 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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water quality
policy strategy
best management practice
environmental issue
water pollution
9 Citations (Scopus)

Modelling feedbacks between human and natural processes in the land system

Robinson, D. T., Di Vittorio, A., Alexander, P., Arneth, A., Barton, C. M., Brown, D. G., Kettner, A., Lemmen, C., O'Neill, B. C., Janssen, M., Pugh, T. AM., Rabin, S. S., Rounsevell, M., Syvitski, J. P., Ullah, I. & Verburg, P. H., 26 Jun 2018, In : Earth System Dynamics. 9, 2, p. 895-914 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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modeling
conceptual framework
land
soil fertility
nonlinearity

Modelling interventions to mitigate production loss due to Fasciola hepatica in key UK cattle sectors

Tongue, SC., Correia-Gomes, C., Eze, IJ., Henry, MK., McCann, CM., Stott, AW. & Milne, CE., Nov 2018, p. 125. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Modelling potato growth

Leinonen, I., Chen, H., Taylor, JA. & Wale, S. (ed.), 2018, Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Potatoes: Volume 2: Production and Storage, Production and Sustainability. Wale, S. (ed.). Cambridge, UK: Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited: Series in Agricultural Science, Vol. 2.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Moving sheep towards improved surveillance design - a case of resistance

Stirling, JM., Tongue, SC., Murray, S., Evans, J., Webster, C., Reeves, A., Gunn, GJ., Horne, J. & Foster, G., Nov 2018, p. 346. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

1 Citation (Scopus)

MRSA spa type t899 from food animals in the UK

Sharma, M., AboOun, M., Nunez-Garcia, J., Rogers, J., Welchman, D., Teale, C., Anjum, M., Kearns, A., Pichon, B., Foster, G., Robb, A. & McMillan, M., 16 Jun 2018, In : Veterinary Record. 182, 24, p. 697-698 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Livestock
food animals
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Methicillin
livestock
3 Citations (Scopus)

My land? Your land? Scotland? - Understanding sectoral similarities and differences in Scottish land use visions

Valluri-Nitsch, C., Metzger, MJ., McMorran, R. & Price, MF., 15 Feb 2018, In : Regional Environmental Change. 18, 3, p. 803 - 816 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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land use
landownership
stakeholder
climate change
land
2 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)
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sheep meat
udders
marker-assisted selection
genetic relationships
mastitis
8 Citations (Scopus)

Nitrous oxide emissions increase exponentially when optimum nitrogen fertilizer rates are exceeded in the North China plain

Song, X., Liu, M., Ju, X., Gao, B., Su, F., Chen, X. & Rees, RM., 6 Nov 2018, In : Environmental Science & Technology. 52, 21, p. 12504 - 12513 10 p.

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nitrous oxide
fertilizer
nitrogen
plain
rate
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Not all risks are equal

Milne, CE., Liu, J. & Butler, A., 1 Jun 2018, In : International Journal of Agricultural Management. 7, 1, p. 1-9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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health
farmer
industry
6 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Not just fat: investigating the proteome of cetacean blubber tissue

Kershaw, JL., Botting, CH., Brownlow, A. & Hall, AJ., 1 Sep 2018, In : Conservation Physiology. 6, 1, 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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blubber
proteome
lipids
adipose tissue
proteins