Scotland's Rural College

  • EH9 3JG Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

Research Output 1976 2020

13 Citations (Scopus)
20 Downloads (Pure)

A quantitative analysis of attitudes and behaviours concerning sustainable parasite control practices from Scottish sheep farmers

Jack, C., Hotchkiss, E., Sargison, ND., Toma, L., Milne, CE. & Bartley, DJ., 14 Feb 2017, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 139, Part B, p. 134 - 145 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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anthelmintics
quantitative analysis
control methods
farmers
sheep
26 Citations (Scopus)

A quantitative real-time PCR assay for the detection of Ramularia collo-cygni from barley (Hordeum vulgare)

Taylor, JMG., Paterson, LJ. & Havis, ND., 2010, In : Applied Microbiology. 50, p. 493 - 499 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aquatic beetle population changes associated with recreating a trout fishery by liming a lake catchment

Foster, GN., 1991, In : Archiv fur Hydrobiologie. 122, p. 313 - 322 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

66 Citations (Scopus)

Arable plant communities as indicators of farming practice

Hawes, C., Squire, GR., Hallet, PD., Watson, CA. & Young, M., 2010, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 138, 1-2, p. 17 - 26 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

buried seeds
plant communities
farming systems
farms
agrochemicals
8 Citations (Scopus)

A rapid, inexpensive and quantitative procedure for assessing soil structure with respect to cropping

Koppi, AJ. & Douglas, JT., 1991, In : Soil Use and Management. 7, p. 52 - 56 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

80 Citations (Scopus)

Arbuscular fungal-induced alteration to root architecture in strawberry and induced resistance to the root pathogen Phytophthora fragariae

Atkinson, D., Norman, JR. & Hooker, JE., 1996, In : Plant and Soil. 185, p. 191 - 198 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arbuscular Mycorrhizal (AM) Symbiosis: A review of signalling and molecular aspects of root colonisation

Harrier, LA., 2000, In : Botanical Journal of Scotland. 52, p. 159 - 169 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Citations (Scopus)

Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi as components of sustainable soil-plant systems

Hooker, JE. & Black, KE., 1995, In : Critical Reviews in Biotechnology. 15, p. 201 - 212 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

59 Citations (Scopus)

Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi induced alteration to root longevity of poplar

Hooker, JE., Black, KE., Perry, RL. & Atkinson, D., 1995, In : Plant and Soil. 172, p. 327 - 329 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi-induced alteration to tree-root architecture and longevity

Hooker, JE. & Atkinson, D., 1996, In : Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science. 159, p. 229 - 234 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Citations (Scopus)

Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in low input agriculture

Atkinson, D., Baddeley, JA., Goicoechea, N., Green, J., Sanchez-Diaz, M., Watson, CA., Gianinazzi, S. (ed.), Schuepp, H. (ed.), Barea, JM. (ed.) & Haselwandter, K. (ed.), 2002, Mycorrhizal Technology in Agriculture. Gianinazzi, S., Schuepp, H., Barea, JM. & Haselwandter, K. (eds.). Switzerland: Birkhauser Verlag, p. 211 - 222 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

168 Citations (Scopus)

Arbuscular mycorrhizal induced changes to plant growth and root system morphology in Prunus cerasifera

Berta, G., Trotta, JE., Fusconi, A., Cardinale, F., Hooker, JE., Atkinson, D., Munro, M., Tisserant, B., Gianinazzi-Pearson, V. & Gianinazzi, S., 1995, In : Tree Physiology. 15, p. 281 - 293 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Arcanobacterium/Corynebacterium - like bacterial isolates from sheep

Foster, G., Ritchie, C., Cowie, R., Rusbridge, SM., Collins, DM. & Hoyles, L., 2001, In : Veterinary Record. 148 (9), p. 284 - 284 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Arcanobacterium haemolyticum in a badger (Meles meles)

Wragg, PN., Strugnell, BW., Whatmore, AM. & Foster, G., 2011, In : Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. p. 1234 - 1235 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arcanobacterium haemolyticum
Meles meles
badgers
abscess
zoonoses
18 Citations (Scopus)

Arcanobacterium hippocoleae sp. nov., from the vagina of a horse

Hoyles, L., Falsen, E., Foster, G., Rogerson, F. & Collins, MD., 2002, In : International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 52, p. 617 - 619 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)

Arcanobacterium pluranimalium sp. nov., isolated from porpoise and deer

Lawson, PA., Falsen, E., Foster, G., Eriksson, E., Weiss, N. & Collins, MD., 2001, In : International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 51, p. 55 - 59 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Archaea are the predominant and responsive ammonia oxidizing prokaryotes in a red paddy soil receiving green manures

Gao, S., Chang, D., Zou, C., Cao, W., Gao, J., Huang, J., Bai, J., Zeng, N., Rees, RM. & Thorup-Kristensen, K., 11 Jun 2018, In : European Journal of Soil Biology. 88, p. 27 - 35 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

prokaryote
ammonia
soil
nitrification
bacterium
54 Citations (Scopus)

Archaeal abundance in post-mortem ruminal digesta may help predict methane emissions from beef cattle

Wallace, RJ., Rooke, JA., Duthie, C-A., Hyslop, JJ., Ross, DW., McKain, N., Motta de Souza, S., Snelling, TJ., Waterhouse, A. & Roehe, R., 2014, In : Scientific Reports. 4, p. 2 - 5 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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digesta
beef cattle
methane
concentrates
diet
29 Citations (Scopus)

Archaeol - a biomarker for foregut fermentation in modern and ancient herbivorous mammals?

Gill, FL., Dewhurst, RJ., Dungait, JAJ., Evershed, RP., Ives, L., Li, CS., Pancost, RD., Sullivan, M., Bera, S. & Bull, ID., May 2010, In : Organic Geochemistry. 41, 5, p. 467-472

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

feces
fermentation
biomarker
mammal
coprolite

Are aggressiveness and social status of group housed sows predictable from observations of earlier behaviour?

Mendl, MT., 1993, In : Animal Production. 56, p. 9 -

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Are agricultural soils under a continental temperate climate susceptible to episodic reducing conditions and increased leaching of phosphorus?

Scalenghe, R., Edwards, AC., Barberis, E. & Ajmon-Marsan, F., 30 Apr 2012, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 97, p. 141 - 147 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

agricultural soil
leaching
phosphorus
soil
oxidation

Areas potentially at risk from the earthworm predator Artioposthia triangulata; the New Zealand flatworm

Evans, KA., Hughes, JM., Boag, B., Neilson, R. & Jones, HD., 1996, Proceedings Crop Protection in Northern Britain Conference 1996. The Association for Crop Protection in Northern Britain, p. 57-62

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

Are by-product feed systems appropriate for high producing dairy cows?

March, MD., Chagunda, MGG., Flockhart, JF. & Roberts, DJ., Aug 2015, p. 264. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

40 Citations (Scopus)

Are cows more likely to lie down the longer they stand?

Tolkamp, BJ., Haskell, MJ., Langford, FM., Roberts, DJ. & Morgan, CA., 2010, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 124, p. 1 - 10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Are enchytraeid worms (Oligochaeta) sensitive indicators of ammonia-N impacts on an ombrotrophic bog?

Prendergast-Miller, M., Cole, L., Standen, V., Rees, RM., Parker, J., Leith, I. & Sheppard, L., 2008, In : European Journal of Soil Biology. 44, p. 101 - 108 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

80 Citations (Scopus)

Are green islands red herrings? Significance of green islands in plant interactions with pathogens and pests

Walters, DR., McRoberts, N. & Fitt, BDL., 2008, In : Biological Reviews. 83, p. 79 - 102 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Citations (Scopus)

Are plants in the field already induced? Implications for practical disease control

Walters, DR., 2009, In : Crop Protection. 28, p. 459 - 465 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)
Ranking
Choice-based conjoint analysis
Choice sets
Conjoint analysis
Willingness-to-pay
1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Are smallholder farmers willing to pay for a flexible balloon biogas digester? Evidence from a case study in Uganda

Kabyanga, M., Balana, BB., Mugisha, J., Walekhwa, PN., Smith, J. & Glenk, K., 3 Feb 2018, In : Energy for Sustainable Development. 43, p. 123 - 129 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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smallholder
biogas
willingness to pay
household
digester

Are soil migratory nematode populations increasing? Implications for nematode management in crops

Evans, KA., Blackwell, A. & Stanley, KN., 2005, BCPC International Congress – Crop Science and Technology 2005. British Crop Protection Council, p. 873-878

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

1133 Citations (Scopus)

Are there social limits to adaptation to climate change?

Adger, WN., Dessai, S., Goulden, M., Hulme, M., Lorenzoni, I., Nelson, DR., Naess, LO., Wolf, J. & Wreford, A., 2008, In : Climate Change. p. 1 - 20 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
12 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Are there trade-offs in valuation with respect to greenhouse gas emissions, origin and food miles attributes?

Akaichi, F., Nayga, RM. J. & Nalley, LL., 1 Feb 2017, In : European Review of Agricultural Economics. 44, 1, p. 3 - 31 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Greenhouse gas emissions
Trade-offs
Food
Willingness-to-pay
Substitution

A review of behavioural factors involved in the development and continued performance of stereotypic behaviour in pigs.

Lawrence, AB. & Terlouw, EMC., 1993, In : Journal of Animal Science. 71, p. 2815 - 2825 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

114 Citations (Scopus)

A review of Brucella sp. infection of sea mammals with particular emphasis on isolates from Scotland

Foster, G., MacMillan, AP., Godfroid, J., Howie, F., Ross, HM., Cloeckaert, A., Reid, RJ., Brew, S. & Patterson, IAP., 2002, In : Veterinary Microbiology. 90, 1-4, p. 563 - 580 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Brucella
Scotland
mammals
infection
seals

A review of carbon and nitrogen processes in European soil nitrogen dynamics models

McGechan, MB., Wu, L., Shaffer, MJ. (ed.), Ma, L. (ed.) & Hansen, S. (ed.), 2001, Modelling Carbon and Nitrogen Dynamics for Soil Management. Shaffer, MJ., Ma, L. & Hansen, S. (eds.). Boca Raton, USA: Lewis Publishers, p. 103 - 171 69 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

18 Citations (Scopus)

A review of carcass conformation in sheep: assessment, genetic control and development

Nsoso, SJ., Young, MJ. & Beatson, PR., 2000, In : Small Ruminant Research. 35(2), p. 89 - 96 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

123 Citations (Scopus)

A review of farm-scale nutrient budgets for organic farms as a tool for management of soil fertility

Watson, CA., Bengtsson, H., Ebbesvik, M., Loes, AK., Myrbeck, A., Salomon, E., Schroder, J. & Stockdale, EA., 2002, In : Soil Use and Management. 18, p. 264 - 273 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

A review of pain assessment in pigs

Ison, SH., Clutton, RE., Di Giminiani, P. & Rutherford, KMD., 28 Nov 2016, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 3, p. 8 - 5 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
Pain Measurement
Swine
Moral Obligations
Pain
Mastitis

A review of research into machine stability on slopes

Hunter, AGM., 1992, In : The Agricultural Engineer. 47(2), p. 49 - 53 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A review of the biology and control of Phalaris minor Retz. (littleseed canarygrass) in wheat.

Singh, SP., Kirkwood, RC. & Marshall, G., 1999, In : Crop Protection. 18, p. 1 - 16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Citations (Scopus)

A review of the development and use of video image analysis (VIA) for beef carcass evaluation as an alternative to the current EUROP system and other subjective systems

Craigie, CR., Navajas, EA., Purchas, RW., Maltin, CA., Bunger, L., Hoskin, SO., Ross, DW., Morris, ST. & Roehe, R., Dec 2012, In : Meat Science. 92, 4, p. 307 - 318 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

carcass evaluation
beef carcasses
image analysis
joints (wood)
livestock and meat industry

A review of the potential of giant grasses for UK agriculture

Booth, EJ., Walker, KC. & Cook, PC., 2001, In : Aspects of Applied Biology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Citations (Scopus)

A review of the pre-oviposition behavior of the small cabbage white butterfly Pieris rapae (Lepidoptera:Pieridae)

Hern, A., Edwards-Jones, G. & McKinlay, RG., 1996, In : Annals of Applied Biology. 128, p. 349 - 371 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A review of the quality of environmental impact assessments in the Scottish forestry sector

Gray, I. & Edwards-Jones, G., 1998, In : Forestry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

A review of the rural-digital policy agenda from a community resilience perspective

Roberts, E., Anderson, BA., Skerratt, S. & Farrington, J., 6 May 2016, In : Journal of Rural Studies. 54, p. 372 - 385 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
rural development
rural policy
information and communication technology
service provision
capacity building
4 Downloads (Pure)

A review of the social, economic and environmental benefits and constraints linked to wild land in Scotland

McVittie, A., Bryce, R., Glass, J., Woolvin, A., Carver, S., Fisher, M., McMorran, R. & Sedee, C., 2017, Scottish Natural Heritage. 109 p. (Commissioned Report; no. 919)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
File
economics
naturalness
artifact
mountain
land
17 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

A review of visual soil evaluation techniques for soil structure

Emmett-Booth, JP., Forristal, PD., Fenton, O., Ball, BC. & Holden, NM., 4 Oct 2016, In : Soil Use and Management. 32, 4, p. 623 - 634 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
soil structure
soil
texture
soil management
sampling
19 Citations (Scopus)

A review to inform understanding of the use of food safety messages on food labels

Hall, C. & Osses, F., Jul 2013, In : International Journal of Consumer Studies. 37, p. 422 - 432 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Food Safety
Food
Food Handling
Foodborne Diseases
Cooking
40 Citations (Scopus)

A revised family-level classification of the Polyporales (Basidiomycota)

Justo, A., Miettinen, O., Floudas, D., Ortiz-Santana, B., Sjökvist, E., Lindner, D., Nakasone, K., Niemelä, T., Larsson, K-H., Ryvarden, L. & Hibbett, D. S., Sep 2017, In : Fungal Biology. 121, 9, p. 798-824 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyporales
Basidiomycota
taxonomy
new family
taxonomic revisions