Scotland's Rural College

  • EH9 3JG Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

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1996

Variation within fields of potentially available nitrogen using the hot KCL technique

Fisher, NM., McTaggart, IP. & Hoad, SP., Dec 1996, PR134 ed. Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board. 45 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

nitrogen
methodology
potassium chloride
spring barley
sampling
1999

Assessment of infertility in winter wheat varieties in 1997/98 Recommended List and National List trials

Hoad, SP., W J Angus & Cranstoun, DAS., Jul 1999, PR193 ed. Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board. 33 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

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winter wheat
ears
florets
seed set
Scotland

A variety approach to improving grain yield and quality in spring barley

Hoad, SP. & Cranstoun, DAS., Sep 1999, PR199 ed. Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board. 36 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

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spring barley
grain yield
malting
grain quality
Scotland
2000

Heath monitoring prior to the introduction of cattle, Birsay Moors, Orkney

Hamilton, A., 2000, Edinburgh: RSPB, Reserves Ecology. 17 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

1 Downloads (Pure)

Management of cereal root systems

Hoad, SP., G Russell, Bingham, IJ. & M E Lucas, May 2000, RR 43 ed. Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board. 67 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

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root systems
rooting
lodging
soil
nitrogen
2001

Vegetation and regeneration baseline survey, Corrimony RSPB reserve

Hamilton, A., 2001, Edinburgh: RSPB, Reserves Ecology. 35 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

2004
1 Downloads (Pure)

Root system management in winter wheat: practices to increase water and nitrogen use

Hoad, SP., G Russell, P S Kettlewell & M Belshaw, Nov 2004, PR351 ed. Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board. 143 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

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winter wheat
root systems
nitrogen
water
ears
2006
3 Downloads (Pure)

SAC Cereal Recommended List for 2007

Cranstoun, DAS. & Hoad, SP., Dec 2006, SRUC. 16 p. (SAC Cereal Recommended List for 2007)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
File
5 Downloads (Pure)

The Barley Growth Guide

Bingham, IJ., Hoad, SP., Spink, J. H., Blake, J. & Foulkes, J., 2006, Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board. 28 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
File
winter barley
barley
spring barley
crops
wheat
2007
2 Downloads (Pure)

SAC Cereal Recommended List for 2008

Cranstoun, D. & Hoad, SP., Dec 2007, SRUC. 22 p. (SAC Cereal Recommended List for 2008)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
File
2008
1 Downloads (Pure)

SAC Cereal Recommended List for 2009

Cranstoun, DAS. & Hoad, SP., Dec 2008, SRUC. 21 p. (SAC Cereal Recommended List for 2009)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
File
2009

Blending of wheat for Resilience, Improved Distilling quality and Greater Environmental Stability (BRIDGES)

Hoad, SP., Adrian C Newton, J Stuart Swanston & Roger Baird, May 2009, PR452 ed. Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board. 23 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

wheat
winter barley
malting
spring barley
purity
1 Downloads (Pure)

SAC Cereal Recommended List for 2010

Cranstoun, DAS. & Hoad, SP., Dec 2009, SRUC. 22 p. (SAC Cereal Recommended List for 2010)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
File
5 Downloads (Pure)

Understanding ergot risk in spring barley

Oxley, SJP., Havis, ND. & Hoad, SP., Aug 2009, PR457 ed. Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board. 37 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

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ergot
spring barley
flowering
signs and symptoms (plants)
Appaloosa
2010
1 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
honors and awards
new variety
plant breeding
farmers
market value

SAC Cereal Recommended List for 2011

Cranstoun, DAS. & Hoad, SP., Dec 2010, SRUC. 25 p. (SAC Cereal Recommended List for 2011)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
File
2011

SAC Cereal Recommended List for 2012

Cranstoun, DAS. & Hoad, SP., Dec 2011, SRUC. 25 p. (SAC Cereals Recommended List for 2012)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
File
2012
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Desk study to evaluate contributory causes of the current yield plateau in wheat and oilseed rape

Bingham, IJ., Hoad, SP., Ben Lang, Haidee Philpott, Ron Stobart, Jane Thomas , Barnes, AP., Ball, BC., Stuart Knight & Simon Kightley, Nov 2012, PR502 ed. Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board. 226 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

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Brassica napus
plateaus
wheat
agronomy
weather
3 Downloads (Pure)

Establishing best practice for estimation of Soil N Supply

Hoad, SP., Daniel Kindred, Stuart Knight , Pete Berry, Roger Sylvester-Bradley, Damian Hatley, Nathan Morris & Charlotte White, Apr 2012, PR490 ed. Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board. 214 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

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nitrogen
soil
prediction
crops
autumn
1 Downloads (Pure)

Scottish Recommended List for Cereals 2013

Hoad, SP., Dec 2012, SRUC. 5 p. (Scottish Recommended List for Cereals 2013)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
File

Working Together for Sustainable Estate Communities

Glass, J., McMorran, R. & McKee, A., Sep 2012, Centre for Mountain Studies, Perth College UHI.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

twenty first century
mountain
project
2013

Scottish Recommended List for Cereals 2014

Hoad, SP., Dec 2013, SRUC. 5 p. (Scottish Recommended List for Cereals 2014)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
File
2014

Adaptive winter wheat populations: development, genetic characterisation and application.

Girling, R. D., Döring, T., Cousins, J., Creissen, H. E., Crowley, O., Fish, L., Fradgley, N., Griffiths, S., Haigh, Z., Howlett, S., Jones, H. E., Knapp, S., Pearce, B. D., Pearce, H., Snape, J., Stobart, R., Winkler, L., Whitley, A. & Wolfe, M. S., 2014, Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board. 198 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
winter wheat
field experimentation
malting
agronomic traits
breads

Scottish Recommended List for Cereals 2015

Hoad, SP., Dec 2014, SRUC. 5 p. (Scottish Recommended List for Cereals 2015)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
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2015

Cost-effectiveness of greenhouse gas mitigation measures for agriculture: a literature review

MacLeod, M., Eory, V., Gruere, G. & Lankoski, J., 1 Aug 2015, Paris: OECD. 73 p. (OECD Food, Agriculture and Fisheries Papers; no. 89)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
literature review
greenhouse gas
agriculture
cost
environmental policy

Scottish Recommended List for Cereals 2016

Hoad, SP., Dec 2015, SRUC. 5 p. (Scottish Recommended List for Cereals 2016)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
File

Tayside beaver socio-economic impact study: Scottish Natural Heritage Commissioned Report No. 805

Hamilton, A. & Moran, D., 2015, Scottish Natural Heritage. (Scottish Natural Heritage Commissioned Report; no. 805)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
economic impact
catchment
cost
tourism
reintroduction
2016

Cereal varieties: summer 2016 update - winter wheat, winter barley and spring barley. SRUC Cereal Variety Update 2016

Hoad, SP., Jun 2016, 15 p. (SRUC Technical Pages)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
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methane
greenhouse gas
ruminant
probiotics
meat
5 Downloads (Pure)

SRUC Scottish Recommended Lists for Cereals 2017

Hoad, SP., Dec 2016, SRUC. 5 p. (Scottish Recommended Lists for Cereals 2017)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
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The impact of diversity of ownership scale on social, economic and environmental outcomes: Exploration and case studies

Thomson, S., Moxey, A., Wightman, A., McKee, A., Miller, D., Brodie, E., Glass, J., Hopkins, J., Matthews, K., Mcmorran, R. & Bryce, R., Mar 2016, Scottish Government Social Research.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

2017
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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

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barley
genome
winter
malt
germplasm
2 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
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economics
naturalness
artifact
mountain
land

Cereal varieties: summer 2017 update - winter wheat, winter barley and spring barley. SRUC Cereal Variety Update 2017

Hoad, SP., Jun 2017, 16 p. (SRUC Technical Pages)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

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Open Access
ferric phosphate
metaldehyde
methiocarb
molluscicides
biopesticides

Greenhouse gas emissions from aquaculture: a life cycle assessment of three Asian systems

Robb, D. HF., MacLeod, M., Hasan, M. R. & Soto, D., 1 Sep 2017, Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. 94 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access

Scottish Recommended Lists for Cereals 2018

Hoad, SP., Dec 2017, 5 p. (Scottish Recommended Lists for Cereals 2018)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

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Open Access
Tobacco rattle virus
free-living nematodes
field experimentation
potatoes
Pratylenchus

Tail docking - are the effects longer lasting than a short sharp shock?

Sandercock, DA., Jul 2017, Scotland's Rural College (SRUC). 1 p. (PIGe:newsletter)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
File
2018

After Brexit: 10 key questions for rural policy in Scotland

Atterton, J., Copus, A., Glass, J., Liddon, A., De Lima, P., McCracken, D., Moxey, A., Philip, L., Shortall, S. & Shucksmith, M., Jan 2018, Newcastle.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
referendum
rural community
EU
agriculture
economy
1 Downloads (Pure)

Cereal varieties: summer 2018 update - winter wheat, winter barley and spring barley. SRUC Cereal Variety Update 2018

Hoad, SP., Jun 2018, 13 p. (SRUC Technical Pages)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
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stakeholder
policy
consultation
quality assurance
timescale

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

Review of the effectiveness of current community ownership mechanisms and of options for supporting the expansion of community ownership in Scotland

McMorran, R., Lawrence, A., Glass, J., Hollingdale, J., McKee, A., Campbell, D. & Combe, M., 2018, Scottish Land Commission.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
community
commissioned research
act
sales
empowerment
1 Downloads (Pure)

Scottish Recommended Lists for Cereals 2019

Hoad, SP., Dec 2018, SRUC. 5 p. (Scottish Recommended Lists for Cereals 2019)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

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Open Access
economic impact
biodiversity
wage
land management
moor