Scotland's Rural College

  • EH9 3JG Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

Research Output 1985 2020

2018
3 Citations (Scopus)
risk perception
food
communication
effect
waste reduction
3 Downloads (Pure)
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kale
liveweight gain
sowing date
dry matter intake
body condition
1 Citation (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

The equine gastrointestinal microbiome: impacts of age and obesity

Morrison, PM., Newbold, CJ., Jones, E., Worgan, H. J., Grove-White, D. H., Dugdale, A. H., Barfoot, C., Harris, P. A. & Argo, C. M., 7 Dec 2018, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 9, 13 p., 3017.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Horses
Metabolome
Obesity
Phenotype
Bacteroidetes

The expansion and changing cropping pattern of rapeseed production and biodiesel manufacturing in Poland

Klepacka, AM., Florkowski, WJ. & Revoredo-Giha, C., 5 Oct 2018, In : Renewable Energy. 133, p. 156 - 165 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

biodiesel
rapeseed
cropping systems
Poland
manufacturing
2 Citations (Scopus)

The feasibility of using low density marker panels for genotype imputation and genomic prediction of crossbred dairy cattle of East Africa

Aliloo, H., Mrode, R., Okeyo, AM., Ni, G., Goddard, ME. & Gibson, JP., 1 Aug 2018, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 101, 10, p. 9108 - 9127 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Eastern Africa
dairy cattle
crossbreds
genomics
prediction

The impact of modelling and pooled data on the accuracy of genomic prediction in small holder dairy data

Mrode, R., Aliloo, H., Strucken, EM., Coffey, MP., Ojango, J., Mujibi, D., Gibson, JP. & Okeyo, M., Feb 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

1 Citation (Scopus)

The interaction between behavioural traits and demographic and management factors in German Shepherd dogs

Friedrich, J., Arvelius, P., Strandberg, E., Polgar, Z., Wiener, P. & Haskell, MJ., 5 Dec 2018, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 211, p. 67-76 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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German Shepherd
demographic statistics
dogs
lifestyle
Sweden
63 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

The madness of microbiome: attempting to find consensus "best practice" for 16S microbiome studies

Pollock, J., Glendinning, L., Wisedchanwet, T. & Watson, M., 2 Feb 2018, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 84, 7, e02627-17.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Microbiota
rRNA Genes
Practice Guidelines

The potential for Nitrogen-fixing crops to deliver foraging resources for insect pollinators

Cole, LJ., Robertson, DA., Harrison, W., Baddeley, JA., Walker, RL. & Watson, CA., 2018, In : Aspects of Applied Biology. 138, p. 107 112 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

pollinating insects
foraging
Trifolium incarnatum
nitrogen
crops

The quantitative principles of animal growth

Filipe, J., Leinonen, I. & Kyriazakis, I., 31 Jan 2018, Feed Evaluation Science. Moughan, P. & Hendriks, W. (eds.). Wageningen: Wageningen Academic Publishers

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

animal growth
production technology
mathematical models
breeds
nutrigenomics
6 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

The role of agricultural intensification in Brazil's Nationally Determined Contribution on emissions mitigation

de Oliveira Silva, R., Barioni, LG., Pellegrino, GQ. & Moran, D., 3 Feb 2018, In : Agricultural Systems. 161, p. 102-112 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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agricultural intensification
deforestation
mitigation
livestock farming
development strategy
19 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

The translation of animal welfare research into practice: the case of mixing aggression between pigs

Peden, RSE., Turner, SP., Boyle, LA. & Camerlink, I., 10 Mar 2018, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 204, p. 1 - 9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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animal welfare
translation (genetics)
aggression
swine
industry
9 Citations (Scopus)
11 Downloads (Pure)

The use of biogeochemical models to evaluate mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions from managed grasslands

Sándor, R., Ehrhardt, F., Brilli, L., Carozzi, M., Recous, S., Smith, P., Snow, V., Soussana, J-F., Dorich, CD., Fuchs, K., Fitton, N., Gongadze, K., Klumpp, K., Liebig, M., Martin, R., Merbold, L., Newton, PCD., Rees, RM., Rolinski, S. & Bellocchi, G., 12 Jun 2018, In : Science of the Total Environment. 642, p. 292 - 306 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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greenhouse gas
mitigation
grassland
animal
grazing
4 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

The use of infrared thermography for detecting digital dermatitis in dairy cattle: What is the best measure of temperature and foot location to use?

Harris-Bridge, G., Young, L., Handel, I., Farish, M., Mason, C., Mitchell, MA. & Haskell, MJ., 28 May 2018, In : Veterinary Journal. 237, p. 26 - 33 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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thermography
dermatitis
dairy cattle
image analysis
lameness
15 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

Towards on-farm pig face recognition using convolutional neural networks

Hansen, MF., Smith, M. L., Smith, LN., Salter, MG., Baxter, EM., Farish, M. & Grieve, B., 21 Mar 2018, In : Computers in Industry. 98, p. 145 - 152 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Face recognition
Farms
Animals
Neural networks
Computer aided manufacturing
22 Citations (Scopus)

Transformation in a changing climate: a research agenda

Fazey, I., Moug, P., Allen, S., Beckmann, K., Blackwood, D., Bonaventura, M., Burnett, K., Danson, M., Falconer, R., Gagnon, A. S., Harkness, R., Hodgson, A., Holm, L., Irvine, K. N., Low, R., Lyon, C., Moss, A., Moran, C., Naylor, L., O'Brien, K. & 4 others, Russell, S., Skerratt, S., Rao-Williams, J. & Wolstenholme, R., 3 Apr 2018, In : Climate and Development. 10, 3, p. 197-217 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

climate
social science and humanities
art
social science
social justice

Traumatic tooth shortening in commercial piglets: Effects on gross tooth pathology and mRNA markers of inflammation and pain.

Sinclair, ARL., D'Eath, RB., Brunton, PJ., Prunier, A. & Sandercock, DA., 12 Sep 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Tooth
Pathology
Inflammation
Pain
Messenger RNA
1 Citation (Scopus)

Twenty-five years of the binary power law for characterizing heterogeneity of disease incidence

Madden, L. V., Hughes, G., Moraes, W. B., Xu, X. M. & Turechek, W. W., 1 Jun 2018, In : Phytopathology. 108, 6, p. 656-680 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
disease incidence
sampling
plant diseases and disorders
data analysis
synthesis
4 Citations (Scopus)

TYPLEX® Chelate, a novel feed additive, inhibits Campylobacter jejuni biofilm formation and cecal colonization in broiler chickens

Khattak, FM., Paschalis, V., Green, M., Houdijk, JGM., Soultanas, P. & Mahdavi, J., 1 Apr 2018, In : Poultry Science. 97, 4, p. 1391 - 1399 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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feed additives
Campylobacter jejuni
chelates
biofilm
broiler chickens

UAV-based approaches for crop parameter retrievals

Florence, A., Hoad, SP., Rees, RM., Andrew Revill, Alasdair MacArthur & Mathew Williams, 5 Nov 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

crops
plant breeding
crop yield
weather
seasonal variation
1 Citation (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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methane
livestock
parasites
dry matter intake
helminths

Understanding sustainability in Scotland's uplands

Glass, J., Feb 2018, Managing Upland Resources: New Approaches for Rural Environmentalists. Mansfield, L. (ed.). Whittles Publishing

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Resource management
Sustainability
Scotland
Land management
Resources
7 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Use of different wood types as environmental enrichment to manage tail biting in docked pigs in a commercial fully-slatted system

Chou, J-Y., D'Eath, RB., Sandercock, DA., Waran, N., Haigh, A. & O'Driscoll, K., 7 Apr 2018, In : Livestock Science. 213, p. 19 - 27 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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environmental enrichment
tail
swine
lesions (animal)
Picea
2 Downloads (Pure)

Using citizen science to improve the knowledge of tick distribution in Scotland

Ribeiro, R., Eze, JI., Gilbert, L., Gunn, GJ., Macrae, A., Duncan, A., Reeves, A. & Auty, HK., 3 Dec 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
File
Scotland
Ticks
citizen
science
website

Using CT scanning to simultaneously breed UK slaughter lambs for improved carcass and meat quality

Lambe, NR., McLaren, A., Clelland, N., Kaseja, K., Boon, S. & Bunger, L., Feb 2018, p. 295.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

carcass quality
computed tomography
meat quality
slaughter
lambs
2 Citations (Scopus)
21 Downloads (Pure)

Using qualitative behaviour assessment (QBA) to explore the emotional state of horses and its association with human-animal relationship

Minero, M., Dalla Costa, E., Dai, F., Canali, E., Barbieri, S., Zanella, A., Pascuzzo, R. & Wemelsfelder, F., 16 Apr 2018, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 204, p. 53 - 59 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Horses
Farms
Animal Behavior
Leisure Activities
Principal Component Analysis

Using technology to improve animal welfare: 3D cameras can detect lowered tail posture and give early warning of tailbiting in pigs

D'Eath, RB., Jack, MC., Futro, A., Talbot, D., Zhu, Q., Barclay, D. & Baxter, EM., Jun 2018, p. 52. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

2 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Value landscapes and their impact on public water policy preferences

Schulz, C., Martin-Ortega, J. & Glenk, K., Nov 2018, In : Global Environmental Change. 53, p. 209 - 224 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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water
water economics
household survey
economic development
river basin

Variant O89 O-antigen of E.coli is associated with group 1 capsule loci and multidrug resistance

Harris, S., Piotrowska, MJ., Goldstone, RJ., Qi, R., Foster, G., Dobrindt, U., Madec, J-Y., Valat, C., Rao, FV. & Smith, DGE., 31 Aug 2018, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 9, AUG, 17 p., 2026.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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O Antigens
Multiple Drug Resistance
Capsules
Escherichia coli
Polysaccharides
15 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Waves of endemic foot-and-mouth disease in eastern Africa suggest feasibility of proactive vaccination approaches

Casey-Bryars, M., Reeve, R., Bastola, U., Knowles, N. J., Auty, H., Bachanek-Bankowska, K., Fowler, V. L., Fyumagwa, R., Kazwala, R., Kibona, T., King, A., King, D. P., Lankester, F., Ludi, A. B., Lugelo, A., Maree, F. F., Mshanga, D., Ndhlovu, G., Parekh, K., Paton, D. J. & 7 others, Perry, B., Wadsworth, J., Parida, S., Haydon, D. T., Marsh, T. L., Cleaveland, S. & Lembo, T., 6 Aug 2018, In : Nature Ecology and Evolution. 2, 9, p. 1449-1457 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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foot and mouth disease
vaccination
foot-and-mouth disease
Eastern Africa
livestock
3 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Welfare risks of repeated application of on-farm killing methods for poultry

Martin, JE., Sandercock, DA., Sandilands, V., Sparrey, J., Baker, L., Sparks, NHC. & McKeegan, DEF., 15 Mar 2018, In : Animals. 8, 3, p. 39 - 52 14 p., 39.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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poultry
farms
neck
birds
European Union

What is needed to improve sheep productivity in EU and Turkey?

Beltran de Heredia, I., Ruiz, R. J., Morgan-Davies, C., Dwyer, CM., Keady, T. W. J., Carta, A., Gavojdian, D., Ocak, S., Corbiere, F. & Gautier, JM., 2018, Book of Abstracts of the 69th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. Wageningen: Wageningen Academic Publishers, Vol. 24. p. 211

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

lambs
Turkey (country)
sheep
farmers
dairy sheep

Wheat Ear Sterility Project (WESP)

Hoad, SP., Berry, S., Bequain, C., Dodds, M., Flatman, E., Freeman, C., Granger, R., Jack, P., Laurie, D. A., Simmonds, J., Uauy, C. & Wilson, GW., Sep 2018, PR599 ed. Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board. 105 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

ears
wheat
genotyping
quantitative trait loci
screening
10 Citations (Scopus)

Which factors influence farmers' intentions to adopt nutrient management planning?

Daxini, A., O'Donoghue, C., Ryan, M., Buckley, C., Barnes, AP. & Daly, K., 27 Jul 2018, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 224, p. 350 - 360 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Farmers
Influence factors
Planning
Nutrients
Perceived behavioral control
4 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

WTI and Brent futures pricing structure

Scheitrum, DP., Carter, CA. & Revoredo-Giha, C., 26 Apr 2018, In : Energy Economics. 72, p. 462 - 469 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Futures pricing
Structural breaks
Pricing
Benchmark
Commodities
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Accounting for the assimilative capacity of water systems in Scotland

Novo, P., 26 Jul 2017, In : Water. 9, 8, p. 559 - 571 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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ecosystem service
water footprint
land management
arsenic
water treatment
2 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

A comparison of farm-level greenhouse gas calculators in their application on beef production systems

Sykes, AJ., Topp, CFE., Wilson, RM., Reid, G. & Rees, RM., 22 Jun 2017, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 164, p. 398 - 409 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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production system
greenhouse gas
farm
mitigation
carbon footprint
2 Citations (Scopus)

Adaptation, resilience and CAP reform: a comparison of crofts and livestock farms in Scotland

Sutherland, L-A., Hopkins, J., Toma, L., Barnes, AP. & Matthews, K., 26 Jul 2017, In : Scottish Geographical Journal. 133, 3-4, p. 192 - 213 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Scotland
livestock
farms
subsidies
farmers

Advances in wheat breeding techniques

Bentley, A. & Mackay, I., 31 Oct 2017, Achieving sustainable cultivation of wheat: Breeding, quality traits, pests and diseases. Langdridge, P. (ed.). 1 ed. London: Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing, Vol. 1. p. 53-76 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

breeding methods
wheat
genetic improvement
breeding
selection intensity
8 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
sustainability
food
soil
soil quality
organic farming
9 Downloads (Pure)

A genome wide analysis of key genes controlling diastatic power activity in UK barley (DPGENES)

Hoad, SP., Joanne Russell, Mark Looseley, Micha Bayer, Hazel Bull, Luke Ramsay, William Thomas, Allan Booth, Jenny Morris, Pete Hedley, Linde Hess & James Brosnan, Oct 2017, PR583 ed. Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board. 20 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

File
barley
genome
winter
malt
germplasm
6 Citations (Scopus)

Aggressive behaviour at regrouping is a poor predictor of chronic aggression in stable social groups

Turner, SP., Nevison, IM., Desire, S., Camerlink, I., Roehe, R., Ison, SH., Farish, M., Jack, MC. & D'Eath, RB., 10 Feb 2017, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 191, p. 98 - 106 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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aggression
lesions (animal)
swine
avoidance behavior
skin lesions
4 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
livestock
decision making
economics
agriculture
livestock farming
4 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

A meta-analysis of cortisol concentration, vocalization, and average daily gain associated with castration in beef cattle

Canozzi, MEA., Mederos, A., Manteca, X., Turner, SP., McManus, C., Zago, D. & Barcellos, JOJ., 20 Jul 2017, In : Research in Veterinary Science. 114, p. 430 - 443 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Castration
Hydrocortisone
Meta-Analysis
Pain
Orchiectomy
3 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Analysis of bovine viral diarrhoea virus: Biobank and sequence database to support eradication in Scotland

Russell, GC., Grant, DM., Lycett, S., Bachofen, C., Caldow, GL., Burr, PD., Davie, K., Ambrose, N., Gunn, GJ. & Zadoks, RN., 6 Apr 2017, In : Veterinary Record. 180, 18, p. 447 - 452 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Untranslated Regions
Bovine Viral Diarrhea Viruses
Bovine viral diarrhea virus
Scotland
Databases
1 Citation (Scopus)

Analysis of single nucleotide polymorphisms variation associated with important economic and computed tomography measured traits in Texel sheep

Garza Hernandez, D., Mucha, S., Banos, G., Kaseja, K., Moore, KL., Lambe, NR., Yates, J. & Bunger, L., 17 Oct 2017, In : Animal. 12, 5, p. 915 - 922 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Texel
computed tomography
single nucleotide polymorphism
sheep
economics
11 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

An assessment of factors controlling N2O and CO2 emissions from crop residues using different measurement approaches

Badagliacca, G., Ruisi, P., Rees, RM. & Saia, S., 13 Apr 2017, In : Biology and Fertility of Soils. 53, 5, p. 1 - 8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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crop residue
Cambisol
plant residue
greenhouse gas
gas
3 Citations (Scopus)

An empirical analysis of U.K. milk contract prices 2004-2016

Costa-Font, M. & Revoredo-Giha, C., 26 Nov 2017, In : Agribusiness. 34, 1, p. 112 - 141 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Milk
Empirical analysis
Market factors
Contract manufacturing
Dairy