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2019

Does size really matter? Sustainable development outcomes from different scales of land ownership

Thomson, S., Glass, J. & McMorran, R., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Land Reform in Scotland: History, Law and Policy - Scotland's Land. Combe, M., Glass, J. & Tindley, A. (eds.). Edinburgh University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Genetic and genomic dairy cattle evaluations in developing countries

Mrode, RA., 27 Sep 2019, Advances in Breeding of Dairy Cattle. van der Werf, J. & Pryce, J. (eds.). Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

breeding value
sires
dairy cattle
developing countries
farmers

Integrated disease management of barley

Newton, A. C., Creissen, H. E., Havis, N. & Burnett, F., 26 Nov 2019, Achieving sustainable cultivation of barley. Fox, G. P. & Li, C. (eds.). Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing, Vol. 74. 30 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

disease control
barley
good agricultural practices
lesions (plant)
malting

Linking arable cropping and livestock production for efficient recycling of N and P

Watson, CA., Topp, CFE. & Ryschawy, J., 2019, Agroecosystem Diversity: Reconciling Contemporary Agriculture and Environmental Quality. Lemaire, G., Carvalho, P. C. D. F., Kronberg, S. & Recous, S. (eds.). Academic Press, p. 169-188

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livestock production
recycling
livestock
crops
farms

Modelling nutrient cycles in agriculture and their environmental impacts

Sykes, AS., Topp, CFE. & Rees, RM., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Assessing the environmental impact of agriculture. Weidema, B. (ed.). Cambridge: Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited: Series in Agricultural Science, 69 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

environmental impact
agriculture
modeling
livestock
greenhouse gas

My personal journey on the pathway of resilience

Skerratt, S., 22 Sep 2019, The Positioning and Making of Female Professors. Murray, R. & Mifsud, D. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., p. 133-153 21 p. (Palgrave Studies in Gender and Education).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

resilience
marginality
community
university teacher
justice

Statistical methods for plant breeding

Mackay, IM., Piepho, H-P. & Garcia, A., 2019, Handbook of Statistical Genetics. Balding, D., Moltka, I. & Marioni, J. (eds.). 4 ed. Wiley, p. 501-530 30 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

plant breeding
statistical analysis
animal breeding
animals
genotype
2018

Delivering perennial new and orphan crops for resilient and nutritious farming systems

Dawson, I. K., McMullin, S., Kindt, R., Muchugi, A., Hendre, P., Lillesø, J-P. B. & Jamnadass, R., 27 Nov 2018, The Climate-Smart Agriculture Papers. Rosenstock, T., Nowak, A. & Girvetz, E. (eds.). Springer International Publishing, p. 113-125 13 p. (The Climate-Smart Agriculture Papers).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
farming systems
crops
climate change
Food and Agriculture Organization
food crops

Modelling potato growth

Leinonen, I., Chen, H., Taylor, JA. & Wale, S. (ed.), 2018, Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Potatoes: Volume 2: Production and Storage, Production and Sustainability. Wale, S. (ed.). Cambridge, UK: Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited: Series in Agricultural Science, Vol. 2.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Citations (Scopus)

Organochlorine contaminants and reproductive implication in cetaceans: a case study of the common dolphin

Murphy, S., Law, R. J., Deaville, R., Barnett, J., Perkins, M. W., Brownlow, A., Penrose, R., Davison, NJ., Barber, J. L. & Jepson, P. D., Aug 2018, Marine Mammal Ecotoxicology: Impacts of Multiple Stressors on Population Health. Fossi, M. C. & Panti, C. (eds.). Academic Press, p. 3-38

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

cetacean
dolphin
organochlorine
PCB
pollutant
3 Citations (Scopus)

Piglet mortality and morbidity: Inevitable or unacceptable?

Baxter, E. M. & Edwards, S. A., 1 Jan 2018, Advances in Pig Welfare. Spinka, M. (ed.). Elsevier Inc., p. 73-100 28 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

morbidity
piglets
Morbidity
Mortality
death

Population structure of red clover ecotypes collected from Europe and Asia

Jones, C., De Vega, J., Lloyd, D., Hegarty, M., Ayling, S., Powell, W. & Skøt, L., 26 Apr 2018, Breeding Grasses and Protein Crops in the Era of Genomics. Brazauskas, G., Statkeviciute, G. & Jonaviciene, K. (eds.). Springer, p. 20-26 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Trifolium pratense
ecotypes
population structure
introgression
geographical distribution
13 Citations (Scopus)

Positive welfare: What does it add to the debate over pig welfare?

Lawrence, A. B., Newberry, R. C. & Špinka, M., 2018, Advances in Pig Welfare. Elsevier Inc., p. 415-444 30 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Animal Welfare
animal welfare
Swine
swine
Animal Husbandry

Role of wildlife in the epidemiology of Mycobacterium bovis

Fox, NJ., Hutchings, MR. & Barrow, P., 2018, Bovine Tuberculosis. CABI Publishing, p. 93-107 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Mycobacterium bovis
epidemiology
wildlife
host range
indirect contact
6 Citations (Scopus)

Sow welfare in the farrowing crate and alternatives

Baxter, E. M., Andersen, I. L. & Edwards, S. A., 2018, Advances in Pig Welfare. Spinka, M. (ed.). Elsevier Inc., p. 27-72 45 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

farrowing crates
sows
piglets
Genetic Selection
Mothers

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

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
2017

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
2 Citations (Scopus)

Breeding for pig welfare: opportunities and challenges

Turner, SP., Camerlink, I., Baxter, EM., D'Eath, RB., Desire, S., Roehe, R. & Spinka, M. (ed.), 2017, Advances in Pig Welfare: Herd and Flock Welfare. Spinka, M. (ed.). Woodhead Publishing, p. 399 - 414 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Genetic Solutions

Dominik, S., Smith, J., Conington, JE., Daetwyler, H., Olesen, I., Bunter, K., Ferguson, D. (ed.), Lee, C. (ed.) & Fisher, A. (ed.), 2017, Advances in Sheep Welfare. Ferguson, D., Lee, C. & Fisher, A. (eds.). Woodhead Publishing, Vol. 1. p. 107 - 130 24 p.

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29 Citations (Scopus)

Grain legume production and use in European agricultural systems

Watson, CA., Reckling, M., Preissel, S., Bachinger, J., Bergkvist, G., Kuhlman, T., Lindstrom, K., Nemecek, T., Topp, CFE., Vanhatalo, A., Zander, P., Murphy-Bokern, D., Stoddard, FL. & Sparks, DL. (ed.), 2017, Advances in Agronomy. Sparks, DL. (ed.). Elsevier Academic Press, Vol. 144. p. 235 - 303 69 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Greenhouse gas sources and sinks

Cloy, JM., Smith, KA., DellaSala, DA. (ed.) & Goldstein, MI. (ed.), 2017, Encyclopedia of the Anthropocene. DellaSala, DA. & Goldstein, MI. (eds.). Oxford, UK: Elsevier Academic Press, Vol. 2. p. 391 - 400 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

greenhouse gas
climate change
atmosphere
nitrous oxide
industrialization
1 Citation (Scopus)

Mitigating hunger in pregnant sows

D'Eath, RB., Jarvis, S., Baxter, EM., Houdijk, JGM. & Spinka, M. (ed.), 2017, Advances in Pig Welfare: A Volume in Herd and Flock Welfare. Spinka, M. (ed.). Oxford, UK: Elsevier Academic Press, p. 199 - 234 36 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Nitrogen and phosphorus losses from legume-supported cropping

Williams, M., Pappa, V. A. & Rees, R., 2017, Legumes in Cropping Systems. Murphy-Bokern, D., Stoddard, FL. & Watson, C. A. (eds.). CABI International, p. 37-54 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
Fabaceae
Phosphorus
Nitrogen
legumes
phosphorus

Reproductive management (including impacts of prenatal stress on offspring development)

Dwyer, CM., Ferguson, D. (ed.), Lee, C. (ed.) & Fisher, A. (ed.), 2017, Advances in Sheep Welfare. Ferguson, D., Lee, C. & Fisher, A. (eds.). Woodhead Publishing, Vol. 1. p. 131 - 152 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Sustainable intensification of agriculture: impacts on sustainable soil management

Rees, RM., Griffiths, BS., McVittie, A., Ginzky, H. (ed.), Dooley, E. (ed.), Heuser, IL. (ed.), Kasimbazi, E. (ed.), Markus, T. (ed.) & Qin, T. (ed.), 2017, International Yearbook of Soil Law and Policy 2017. Ginzky, H., Dooley, E., Heuser, IL., Kasimbazi, E., Markus, T. & Qin, T. (eds.). Springer, Vol. 2. p. 7 - 16 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2016

Analysis of rumen microbial community in cattle through the integration of metagenomic and network-based approaches

Wang, H., Zheng, H., Browne, F., Roehe, R., Dewhurst, R. J., Engel, F., Hemmje, M. & Walsh, P., 2016, 2016 Ieee International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (Bibm).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

A network analysis of methane and feed conversion genes in the rumen microbial community

Browne, F., Wang, H., Zheng, H., Roehe, R., Dewhurst, R. J. & Walsh, P., 2016, 2016 Ieee International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (Bibm).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Applied animal behaviour science and animal welfare: seeking the best balance between our science and its application

Lawrence, A. B., 2016, Animals and Us: 50 Years and More of Applied Ethology. Brown, J., Seddon, Y. & Appleby, M. (eds.). Wageningen Academic Publishers, p. 133-152 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
Animal Welfare
Animal Behavior
animal behavior
animal welfare
exercise

Hunger associated with restricted feeding systems

Tolkamp, BJ., D'Eath, RB. & Phillips, CJC. (ed.), 2016, Nutrition and the Welfare of Farm Animals. Phillips, CJC. (ed.). Springer International Publishing, Vol. 16. p. 11 - 27 17 p.

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Invigorating the new rural economy. Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Atterton, J., Shucksmith, M. (ed.) & Brown, DL. (ed.), 2016, Routledge International Handbook of Rural Studies. Shucksmith, M. & Brown, DL. (eds.). London, UK: Routledge, p. 165 - 180 16 p.

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Phosphorus metabolism and transportation in the intestine

Olukosi, OA., Walk, CL. (ed.), Kuhn, I. (ed.), Stein, HH. (ed.), Kidd, MT. (ed.) & Rodehutscord, M. (ed.), 2016, Phytate Destruction - Consequences for Precision Animal Nutrition. Walk, CL., Kuhn, I., Stein, HH., Kidd, MT. & Rodehutscord, M. (eds.). Wageningen, Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers, p. 179 - 190 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Citations (Scopus)

Pioneers of applied ethology

Newberry, RC. & Sandilands, V., 2016, Animals and Us: 50 Years and More of Applied Ethology. Brown, J., Seddon, Y. & Appleby, M. (eds.). Wageningen Academic Publishers, p. 51-76 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
Ethology
animal behavior
Animals
Veterinary medicine
Research
2015

Auditing beef cow herd reproduction

Caldow, G., Riddell, I. & Cockcroft, PD. (ed.), 2015, Bovine Medicine. Cockcroft, PD. (ed.). John Wiley & Sons Ltd., p. 501 - 505 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Citations (Scopus)

Diagnosis of Ramularia collo-cygni and Rhynchosporium spp. in barley

Havis, ND., Fountaine, JM., Gorniak, K., Paterson, L., Taylor, JMG. & Lacomme, C. (ed.), 2015, Plant Pathology: Techniques and Protocols, Methods in Molecular Biology. Lacomme, C. (ed.). New York, USA: Springer Science & Business Media, p. 29 - 36 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Evaluating land quality for carbon storage, greenhouse gas emissions and nutrient leaching

Cloy, JM., Ball, BC., Shepherd, TG., Ball, BC. (ed.) & Munkholm, LJ. (ed.), 2015, Visual Soil Evaluation: Realising Potential Crop Production with Minimum Environmental Impact. Ball, BC. & Munkholm, LJ. (eds.). Wallingford, UK: CABI Publishing, p. 103 - 121 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Influence of major genes on meat quality

Lambe, NR., Krzecio-Nieczyporuk, E., Kocwin-Podsiadhla, M., Bunger, L., Przybylski, W. (ed.) & Hopkins, D. (ed.), 2015, Meat Quality: Genetic and Environmental Factors. Przybylski, W. & Hopkins, D. (eds.). Boca Raton, USA: CRC Press, p. 287 - 332 46 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

9 Citations (Scopus)

Piglet mortality: causes and prevention

Edwards, SA., Baxter, EM. & Farmer, C. (ed.), 2015, The Gestating and Lactating Sow. Farmer, C. (ed.). Wageningen, Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers, p. 253 - 278 26 p.

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Reduction of yield gaps and improvement of ecological function through local-to-global applications of visual soil assessment

McKenzie, DC., Pulido Moncado, MA., Ball, BC., Ball, BC. (ed.) & Munkholm, LJ. (ed.), 2015, Visual Soil Evaluation: Realising Potenial Crop Production with Minimum Environmental Impact. Ball, BC. & Munkholm, LJ. (eds.). Wallingford, UK: CABI Publishing, p. 31 - 48 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

5 Citations (Scopus)

Rural governance in the new EU Member States: the experience of the Polish LEADER+ Pilot Programme (2004-2008)

Furmankiewicz, M., Kniec, W., Atterton, J., Bucek, J. (ed.) & Ryder, A. (ed.), 2015, Governance in Transition. Bucek, J. & Ryder, A. (eds.). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer Geography, p. 133 - 153 21 p.

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The expanding discipline and role of Visual Soil Evaluation

Ball, BC., Munkholm, LJ., Ball, BC. (ed.) & Munkholm, LJ. (ed.), 2015, Visual Soil Evaluation; Realising Potential Crop Production with Minimum Environmental Impact. Ball, BC. & Munkholm, LJ. (eds.). Wallingford, UK: CABI Publishing, p. 142 - 153 12 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)

What defines ecosystem service-based approaches?

Martin-Ortega, J., Jorda-Capdevila, D., Glenk, K., Holstead, KL., Martin-Ortega, J. (ed.), Ferrier, RC. (ed.), Gordon, IJ. (ed.) & Khan, S. (ed.), 2015, Water Ecosystem Services - A Global Perspective. Martin-Ortega, J., Ferrier, RC., Gordon, IJ. & Khan, S. (eds.). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, p. 3 - 13 11 p.

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2014
4 Citations (Scopus)

Air: Greenhouse gases from agriculture

Rees, RM., Flack, S., Maxwell, K., Mistry, A. & Van Alfen, NK. (ed.), 2014, Encyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems. Van Alfen, NK. (ed.). San Diego, USA: Elsevier Academic Press, p. 293 - 304 12 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Choice modelling research in environmental and resource economics

Adamowicz, WL., Glenk, K., Meyerhoff, J., Hess, S. (ed.) & Daly, A. (ed.), 2014, Handbook of Choice Modelling. Hess, S. & Daly, A. (eds.). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, p. 661 - 674 14 p.

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35 Citations (Scopus)

Costs of resistance in plants: from theory to evidence

Cipollini, D., Walters, DR., Voelckel, C., Voelckel, C. (ed.) & Jander, G. (ed.), 2014, Annual Plant Reviews, Insect-Plant Interactions. Voelckel, C. & Jander, G. (eds.). Oxford, UK: Wiley Blackwell, Vol. 47. p. 263 - 308 46 p.

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herbivores
ecology
tissues
chemical defenses
trophic levels

Induced Resistance for Plant Defence

Walters, DR., et, A., Walters, DR. (ed.), Newton, AC. (ed.) & Lyon, GD. (ed.), 2014, Induced Resistance for Plant Defence. Walters, DR., Newton, AC. & Lyon, GD. (eds.). Oxford, UK: Wiley Blackwell, p. 1 - 352 352 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Induced resistance in crop protection: the future, drivers and barriers

Lyon, GD., Newton, AC., Walters, DR., Walters, DR. (ed.), Newton, AC. (ed.) & Lyon, GD. (ed.), 2014, Induced Resistance for Plant Defense: A Sustainable Approach to Crop Protection. Walters, DR., Newton, AC. & Lyon, GD. (eds.). Oxford, UK: Wiley Blackwell, p. 316 - 325 10 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Microbial induction of resistance to pathogens

Walters, DR., Bennett, AE., Walters, DR. (ed.), Newton, AC. (ed.) & Lyon, GD. (ed.), 2014, Induced Resistance for Plant Defense: A Sustainable Approach to Crop Protection. Walters, DR., Newton, AC. & Lyon, GD. (eds.). Oxford, UK: Wiley Blackwell, p. 149 - 170 22 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Microbiology of fresh eggs

Sparks, NHC., Batt, CA. (ed.) & Tortorello, ML. (ed.), 2014, Encyclopedia of Food Microbiology. Batt, CA. & Tortorello, ML. (eds.). New York, USA: Elsevier Academic Press, Vol. 2. p. 610 - 616 7 p.

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Productivity potentials of the global land resource for cropping and grazing

Mueller, L., Schindler, U., Ball, BC., Smolentseva, E., Sychev, VG., Shepherd, TG., Qadir, M., Helming, K., Behrendt, A., Eulenstein, F., Mueller, L. (ed.), Saparov, A. (ed.) & Lischeid, G. (ed.), 2014, Novel Management and Assessment Tools for Monitoring and Management of Land and Water Resources in Agricultural Landscapes of Central Asia. Mueller, L., Saparov, A. & Lischeid, G. (eds.). Springer International, p. 115 - 142 28 p.

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