Scotland's Rural College

  • EH9 3JG Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

Research Output 1985 2020

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

artificial rearing
weaning
weanlings
swine
testing
16 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Artificial selection for improved energy efficiency is reaching its limits in broiler chickens

Tallentire, C. W., Leinonen, I. & Kyriazakis, I., 1 Dec 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 1168.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Birds
Chickens
Animal Husbandry
Animal Welfare
Energy Intake
11 Citations (Scopus)

As assessment of genetic doversity within and between populations of Phalaris minor using ISSR markers

McRoberts, N., Sinclair, W., McPherson, A., Franke, AC., Saharan, RP., Malik, RK., Singh, S. & Marshall, G., 2005, In : Weed Research. 45, p. 431 - 439 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

A science of friendly pigs: carving a conceptual space for addressing animals as sentient beings

Wemelsfelder, F., Birke, LIA. (ed.) & Hockenhull, J. (ed.), 2012, Crossing boundaries: Investigating human-animal relationships. Birke, LIA. & Hockenhull, J. (eds.). The Hague, Netherlands: Brill Publishers, p. 223 - 251 29 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Ascorbic acid concentration in avian tissues in embryogenesis and early postnatal ontogenesis

Kuchmistova, E., Lisenko, S., Surai, PF. & Speake, BK., 1997, In : Biologichesky Vestnik. 1, p. 30 - 39 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A seedling bioassay for screening putative Fusarium oxysporum f.sp.lini resistant somaclonal lines of linseed.

Marshall, G. & Courduries, P., 1994, In : Natural Fibres. 38, p. 27 - 28 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Citations (Scopus)

A simple procedure for assessing soil structural, rooting and surface conditions.

Ball, BC. & Douglas, JT., 2003, In : Soil Use and Management. 19, p. 50 - 56 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

A simplified classification of land-type zones to assist the integration of biodiversity objectives in land-use policies

Pienkowski, MW., Bignal, EM., Galbraith, CA., McCracken, DI., Stillman, RA., Boobyer, MG. & Curtis, DJ., 1996, In : Biological Conservation. 75, p. 11 - 25 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

75 Citations (Scopus)

A simplified method for estimating soil compaction

O'Sullivan, MF., Henshall, JK. & Dickson, JW., 1999, In : Soil and Tillage Research. 49, p. 325 - 335 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

A simulation modelling study of water pollution caused by outwintering of cows

McGechan, MB., Barnes, AP., Fychan, R. & Marley, CL., 26 Sep 2017, In : Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 142, p. 397 - 405 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
water pollution
modeling
simulation
weather
pollution
8 Citations (Scopus)

A simulation model operating with daily weather data to explore silage and haymaking opportunities in climatically different areas of Scotland

McGechan, MB. & Cooper, G., 1995, In : Agricultural Systems. 48(3), p. 315 - 343 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Citations (Scopus)

A simulation study of crop growth and development under climate change

Peiris, DR., Crawford, JW., Grashoff, C., Jefferies, RA., Porter, JR. & Marshall, B., 1996, In : Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 79, p. 271 - 288 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Birth Weight
birth weight
piglets
Swine
Fats

A slacks-based Data Envelopment Analysis framework to identify differences in sustainability patterns between four contrasting dairy systems

Soteriades, AD., Faverdin, P., March, MD. & Stott, AW., Apr 2014, p. 87 - 94. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2 Citations (Scopus)

A social perspective on food waste: To what extent consumers are aware of their own food waste?

Díaz-Ruiz, R., Costa-Font, M. & Gil, JM., 2015, Envisioning a future without food waste and food poverty: Societal challenges. San-Epifanio, LE. & De Ronables Scheifler, M. (eds.). Wageningen Academic Publishers, p. 157-164

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

food
food chain
recycling
consumption behavior
food consumption
12 Citations (Scopus)

A space occupancy model for the vegetation succession that occurs on set-aside

Warren, JM. & Topping, CJ., 1999, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 72, p. 119 - 129 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A spatial rainfall simulator for crop production modeling in southern Africa

Wright, J., Smith, J. & Glasbey, C., 2000, In : Mathematical and Computer Modelling. p. 1459 - 1466 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Citations (Scopus)

Aspects of the productivity of forage legumes in Northern Europe

Halling, MA., Topp, CFE. & Doyle, CJ., 2004, In : Grass and Forage Science. 59, p. 331 - 344 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

68 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

Assembly of 913 microbial genomes from metagenomic sequencing of the cow rumen

Stewart, RD., Auffret, MD., Warr, A., Wiser, AH., Press, MO., Langford, KW., Liachko, I., Snelling, TJ., Dewhurst, RJ., Walker, AW., Roehe, R. & Watson, M., 28 Feb 2018, In : Nature Communications. 9, 870.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
rumen
cows
genome
carbohydrate metabolism
cattle
6 Citations (Scopus)
21 Downloads (Pure)

Assessing and managing intensification in smallholder dairy systems for food and nutrition security in Sub-Saharan Africa

Chagunda, MGG., Mwangwela, A., Mumba, C., dos Anjos, F., Kawonga, BS., Hopkins, R. & Chiwona-Kartun, L., 2015, In : Regional Environmental Change. 16, 8, p. 2257 - 2267 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Sub-Saharan Africa
dairy breeds
dairies
nutrition
livelihood

Assessing beef carcass tissue weights using computed tomography spirals of primal cuts

Navajas, EA., Glasbey, CA., Fisher, AV., Ross, DW., Hyslop, JJ., Richardson, RI., Simm, G. & Roehe, R., 2009, In : Meat Science. 84, p. 30 - 38 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Assessing cattle personality and welfare in dairy cattle through activity monitors: fear and social behaviours

MacKay, RD., van Reenen, K. & Haskell, MJ., Aug 2014, p. 27. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

25 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing consumers' willingness to pay for different units of organic milk: evidence from multi-unit auctions

Akaichi, F., Nayga, RM. & Gil, JM., Dec 2012, In : Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics. 60, 4, p. 469 - 494 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

auctions
willingness to pay
milk
organic foods
organic production
62 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing economic and social pressure for the control of bovine viral diarrhoea virus

Stott, AW., Gunn, GJ., Saatkamp, HW. & Humphry, RW., 2005, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 72, p. 149 - 162 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing leg health in chickens using a force plate and gait scoring: how many birds is enough?

Sandilands, V., Brocklehurst, S., Sparks, NHC., Baker, L., McGovern, R., Thorp, B. & Pearson, D., 2011, In : Veterinary Record. 168, p. 77 - 82 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gait
legs
chickens
birds
flocks

Assessing linseed (Linum usitatissimum L.) resistance to Alternaria linicola (Groves & Skolko) using a detached cotyledon assay.

Evans, N., McRoberts, N., Hitchcock, D. & Marshall, G., 1996, In : Annals of Applied Biology. 127, p. 263 - 271 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing nitrogen and phosphorus efficiency at farm and catchment scale using nutrient budgets

Domberg, P., Edwards, AC., Sinclair, AH. & Chalmers, NA., 2000, In : Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 80, p. 1946 - 1952 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing pig body language: agreement and consistency between pig farmers, veterinarians, and animal activists

Wemelsfelder, F., Hunter, AE., Paul, ES. & Lawrence, AB., Oct 2012, In : Journal of Animal Science. 90, 10, p. 3652 - 3665 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

nonverbal communication
Kinesics
activists
Veterinarians
veterinarians
2 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Assessing retail market competition for multi-aquaculture products

Fofana, A. & Jaffry, S., 2015, In : Journal of Economic Studies. 42, 3, p. 462 - 476 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Market competition
Salmon
Retail market
Aquaculture
Market power

Assessing soil organic matter changes in an organically managed long-term crop rotation experiment

Cloy, JM., Rees, RM., Drewer, J., Helfrich, M., Ball, BC., Buckingham, S., Topp, CFE., Walker, RL., Watson, CA. & Mayer, C., 2015, Aspects of Applied Biology. Association of Applied Biologists, Vol. 128. p. 111 - 118 8 p.

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

14 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing the consequences of an incursion of a vector-borne disease I. Identifying feasible incursion scenarios for bluetongue in Scotland

Gubbins, S., Szmaragd, C., Burgin, L., Wilson, A., Volkova, V., Gloster, J. & Gunn, GJ., 2010, In : Epidemics. 2, 3, p. 148 - 154 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

vector-borne diseases
bluetongue
Bluetongue virus
Scotland
serotypes
17 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing the consequencies of an incursion of a vector-borne disease. II. Spread of bluetongue in Scotland and impact of vaccination

Szmaragd, C., Gunn, GJ. & Gubbins, S., 2010, In : Epidemics. 2, 3, p. 139 - 147 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bluetongue
Ceratopogonidae
Disease Vectors
Scotland
Vaccination
19 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing the consumer perception of the term 'organic': a citizens' jury approach

Barnes, AP., Vergunst, P. & Topp, CFE., 2009, In : British Food Journal. 111, p. 155 - 164 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
7 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing the ecological significance of molecular diversity in natural plant populations

McRoberts, N., Finch, RP., Sinclair, WT., Meikle, A., Marshall, G., Squire, G. & McNicol, J., 1999, In : Journal of Experimental Botany. 50, p. 1635 - 1645 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Assessing the economic impact of vaccine availability when controlling foot and mouth disease outbreaks

Porphyre, T., Rich, KM. & Auty, HK., 13 Mar 2018, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 5, 47

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Foot and mouth disease
Economic impact
Vaccine
Vaccination
Costs
11 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing the effects of land management and catchment hydrology on well water quality in a designated Nitrate Vulnerable Zone

Trabada-Crende, F. & Vinten, AJA., 1998, In : Agricultural Systems. 57, p. 523 - 540 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing the effects of land use on temporal change in well water quality in a designated nitrate vulnerable zone

Vinten, AJA. & Dunn, SM., 2001, In : The Science of the Total Environment. 265, p. 253 - 268 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Assessing the greenhouse gas mitigation effect of removing bovine trypanosomiasis in Eastern Africa

MacLeod, M., Eory, V., Wint, W., Shaw, A., Gerber, PJ., Cecchi, G., Mattioli, R., Sykes, A. & Robinson, T., 18 May 2018, In : Sustainability. 10, 5, p. 1633 - 1647 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
bovine trypanosomiasis
emissions factor
greenhouse gases
Eastern Africa
cattle production
1 Citation (Scopus)

Assessing the influence of rotation design on the N, P, K balance of organic cropping systems

Smith, L., Tarsitano, D., Topp, CFE., Jones, SK., Gerrard, C., Pearce, B. & Williams, A., May 2015, Aspects of Applied Biology. Aspects of Applied Biology, Vol. 128. p. 157 - 164 8 p.

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

8 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Assessing the potential for Bluetongue virus 8 to spread and vaccination strategies in Scotland

Bessell, PR., Searle, KR., Auty, HK., Handel, IG., Purse, BV. & de C Bronsvoort, BM., 13 Dec 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 38940

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Bluetongue
Bluetongue virus
Scotland
Sheep
Vaccination

Assessing the productivity function of soils

Mueller, L., Schindler, U., Mirschel, W., Shepherd, TG., Ball, BC., Helming, K., Rogasik, J., Eulenstein, F., Wiggering, H. & Lichtfouse, E. (ed.), 2011, Sustainable Agriculture: Volume 2. Lichtfouse, E. (ed.). UK: Springer, Vol. 2. p. 743 - 760 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

76 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing the productivity function of soils: a review

Mueller, L., Schindler, U., Mirschel, W., Shepherd, TG., Ball, BC., Helming, K., Rogasik, J., Eulenstein, F. & Wiggering, H., 2010, In : Agronomy for Sustainable Development. 30, 3, p. 601 - 614 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing the sensitivity of modelled estimates of N2O emissions and yield to input uncertainty at a UK cropland experimental site using the DailyDayCent model

Fitton, N., Datta, A., Smith, K., Williams, JR., Hastings, A., Kuhnert, M., Topp, CFE. & Smith, P., 2014, In : Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 99, 1-3, p. 119 - 133 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

crop yield
climate
soil
uncertainty analysis
fertilizer application
3 Downloads (Pure)

Assessing the spatial distribution of Ixodes ricinus in Scotland using a Bayesian approach

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
File
Ixodes ricinus
Scotland
spatial distribution
tick
ticks
4 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing the welfare challenges to out-wintered pregnant suckler cows

Morgan, CA., McIlvaney, K., Dwyer, CM. & Lawrence, AB., 2009, In : Animal. p. 1167 - 1174 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

201 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing the 'whole animal': a free-choice - profiling approach

Wemelsfelder, F., Hunter, EA., Mendl, MT. & Lawrence, AB., 2001, In : Animal Behaviour. 62, p. 209 - 220 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Assessing uncertainties in crop and pasture ensemble model simulations of productivity and N2O emissions

Ehrhardt, F., Soussana, J-F., Bellocchi, G., Grace, P., McAullife, R., Recous, S., Sandor, R., Smith, P., Snow, V., Migliorati, MDA., Basso, B., Bhatia, A., Brilli, L., Doltra, J., Dorich, CD., Doro, L., Fitton, N., Giacomini, SJ., Grant, B., Harrison, MT. & 20 others, Jones, SK., Kirschbaum, MUF., Klumpp, K., Laville, P., Leonard, J., Liebig, M., Lieffering, M., Martin, R., Massad, RS., Meier, E., Merbold, L., Moore, AD., Myrgiotis, V., Newton, P., Pattey, E., Rolinski, S., Sharp, J., Smith, WN., Wu, L. & Zhang, Q., 28 Oct 2017, In : Global Change Biology. 24, 2, p. e603 - e616

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
pasture
productivity
crop
simulation
grassland
37 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Assessing uncertainties in land cover projections

Alexander, P., Prestele, R., Verburg, PH., Arneth, A., Baranzelli, C., Batista E Silva, F., Brown, C., Butler, A., Calvin, K., Dendoncker, N., Doelman, JC., Dunford, R., Engstrom, K., Eitelberg, D., Fujimori, S., Harrison, PA., Hasegawa, T., Havlik, P., Holzhauer, S., Humpenoder, F. & 18 others, Jacobs-Crisioni, C., Jain, AK., Krisztin, T., Kyle, P., Lavalle, C., Lenton, T., Liu, J., Meiyappan, P., Popp, A., Powell, T., Sands, RD., Schaldach, R., Stehfest, E., Steinbuks, J., Tabeau, A., van Meijl, H., Wise, MA. & Rounsevell, MDA., 20 Aug 2016, In : Global Change Biology. 23, 2, p. 767 - 781 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
land cover
climate
land use
mitigation
economics