Scotland's Rural College

  • EH9 3JG Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

Research Output 1985 2020

2018
2 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

Evaluation of farmer participatory extension programmes

Knook, J., Eory, V., Brander, M. & Moran, D., 26 Apr 2018, In : The Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension. 24, 4, p. 309 - 325 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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farmer
evaluation
agricultural sector
research planning
inclusion
1 Citation (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)
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Medicago
Lolium
Rumen
Diet
Poaceae
3 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of PCR primers targeting the groEL gene for the specific detection of Streptococcus agalactiae in the context of aquaculture

Leigh, WJ., Zadoks, RN., Jaglarz, A., Costa, JZ., Foster, G. & Thompson, KD., 22 May 2018, In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 125, 3, p. 666 - 674 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Streptococcus agalactiae
gene targeting
aquaculture
Streptococcus iniae
dairies
1 Downloads (Pure)

Evaluation of reference lactation length in Chios dairy sheep

Basdagianni, Z., Sinapis, E. & Banos, G., 26 Apr 2018, In : Animal. 13, 1, p. 1 - 7 7 p.

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Chios (sheep breed)
dairy sheep
lactation
milk yield
correlated responses
2 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Evaluation of reticuloruminal pH measurements from individual cattle: sampling strategies for the assessment of herd status

Jonsson, N. N., Kleen, J. L., Wallace, R. J., Andonovic, I., Michie, C., Farish, M., Mitchell, MA., Duthie, C-A., Jensen, D. B. & Denwood, M. J., 14 Nov 2018, In : Veterinary Journal. 243, p. 26 - 32 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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herds
cattle
ruminal acidosis
sampling
milking

Exploring management practices and attitudes towards biosecurity of small-scale poultry and pig keepers

Correia-Gomes, C., Auty, HK., Henry, MK., Sparks, NHC. & Gunn, GJ., Nov 2018, p. 112. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

stakeholder
policy
consultation
quality assurance
timescale
4 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

Facial expression as a potential measure of both intent and emotion

Camerlink, I., Coulange, E., Farish, M., Baxter, EM. & Turner, SP., 4 Dec 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 9 p., 17602.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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emotions
aggression
ears
swine
eyes
5 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Factors influencing farmer willingness to reduce aggression between pigs

Peden, RSE., Akaichi, F., Camerlink, I., Boyle, LA. & Turner, SP., 22 Dec 2018, In : Animals. 9, 1, p. 6-24 19 p.

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aggression
farmers
swine
animal welfare
stakeholders
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Factors influencing the prevalence of animal cruelty during adolescence

Connor, M., Currie, C. & Lawrence, AB., 30 Apr 2018, In : Journal of Interpersonal Violence. p. 1-24

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adolescence
animal welfare
pain
researchers
social problems
4 Downloads (Pure)

Farmers' spending on variable inputs tends to maximise crop yields, not profit

Reader, MA., Revoredo-Giha, C., Lawrence, RJ., Hodge, ID. & Lang, BGA., 1 Jun 2018, In : International Journal of Agricultural Management. 7, 1, p. 1 - 11 11 p.

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profits and margins
crop yield
farmers
crops
social benefit
1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Fat accretion measurements strengthen the relationship between feed conversion efficiency and nitrogen isotopic discrimination while rumen microbial genes contribute little

Meale, SJ., Auffret, MD., Watson, M., Morgavi, DP., Cantalapiedra-Hijar, G., Duthie, C-A., Roehe, R. & Dewhurst, RJ., 1 Mar 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 7 p., 3854.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Microbial Genes
Rumen
Nitrogen
Fats
Nitrates

Financial and N2O effects of soil management measures on arable farms in Scotland

Shrestha, S., Eory, V. & Topp, CFE., 2018, Aspects of Applied Biology: Soil Improvement: Impact of Management Practices on Soil Function and Quality . Association of Applied Biologists, Vol. 140. p. 83-88

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

soil management
Scotland
farms
cover crops
crop residue management
1 Downloads (Pure)

Financial vulnerability of dairy farms challenged by Johne's disease to changes in farm payment system

Shrestha, S., Vosough Ahmadi, B., Barratt, AS., Thomson, SG. & Stott, AW., 18 Dec 2018, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 5, 9 p., 316.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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paratuberculosis
dairy farming
farms
profits and margins
disease prevalence
2 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

First isolation of Brucella pinnipedialis and detection of Brucella antibodies from bearded seals (Erignathus barbatus)

Foster, G., Nymo, IH., Kovacs, KM., Beckmen, KB., Brownlow, AC., Baily, JL., Dagleish, MP., Muchowski, J., Perrett, LL., Tryland, M., Lydersen, C., Godfroid, J., McGovern, B. & Whatmore, AM., 22 Mar 2018, In : Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 128, 1, p. 13 - 20 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Brucella
antibodies
Chukchi Sea
Bering Sea
marine mammals
3 Citations (Scopus)

Food supply and bioenergy production within the global cropland planetary boundary

Henry, RC., Engström, K., Olin, S., Alexander, P., Arneth, A. & Rounsevell, MDA., 22 Mar 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 3, e0194695.

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Food supply
Food Supply
bioenergy
Food
Climate
1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Forensic use of the genomic relationship matrix to validate and discover livestock pedigrees

Moore, KL., Vilela, C., Kaseja, K., Mrode, R. & Coffey, MP., 20 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Animal Science. 97, 1, p. 35-42 8 p.

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pedigree
livestock
genomics
grandparents
animals
2 Citations (Scopus)

From welcome culture to welcome limits? Uncovering preference changes over time for sheltering refugees in Germany

Liebe, U., Meyerhoff, J., Kroesen, M., Chorus, C. & Glenk, K., 1 Aug 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 8, p. 1 - 6 6 p., 0199923.

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refugee
migrant
acceptance
asylum seeker
citizen
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Frontiers in climate smart food systems: outlining the research space

Whitfield, S., Challinor, AJ. & Rees, RM., 31 Jan 2018, In : Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 2, 2.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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food
climate
agriculture
climate change
famine
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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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scrapie
dairy goats
codons
Damascus (goat breed)
breeds
2 Citations (Scopus)
6 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Ramularia
Cygnus
polyketides
barley
metabolism
5 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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sheep breeds
population structure
breeds
genomics
genome
6 Citations (Scopus)
2 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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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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7 Citations (Scopus)
3 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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ecosystem service
biosphere
food
equity
trade-off
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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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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
7 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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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)
8 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
3 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

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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
8 Citations (Scopus)
28 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
7 Citations (Scopus)
3 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
11 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