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2015

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.

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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.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Nationally appropriate mitigation actions for the dairy sector in Malawi: needs and opportunities

Arakelyan, I. & Moran, D., 2015, Handbook of Climate Change Adaptation. Filho, W. L. (ed.). Springer Berlin Heidelberg, p. 1861-1882 22 p.

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1 Citation (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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14 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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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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7 Citations (Scopus)

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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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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9 Citations (Scopus)
2014

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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4 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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9 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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43 Citations (Scopus)

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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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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5 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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2 Citations (Scopus)

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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Simple field measurements for measurement and assessment of grassland quality

Mueller, L., Behrendt, A., Shepherd, TG., Schindler, U., Ball, BC., Khudyaev, S., Kaiser, T., Dannowski, R., 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. 199 - 222 24 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Soil phosphorus management in organic cropping systems: From current practices to avenues for a more efficient use of P resources

Nesme, T., Colomb, B., Hinsinger, P. & Watson, C. A., 1 Nov 2014, Organic Farming, Prototype for Sustainable Agricultures. Springer Netherlands, Vol. 9789400779273. p. 23-45 23 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)

The Muencheberg Soil Quality Rating for assessing the quality of global farmland

Mueller, L., Schindler, U., Shepherd, TG., Ball, BC., Smolentseva, E., Pachikin, K., Hu, C., Hennings, V., Sheudsen, AK., Behrendt, A., Eulenstein, F., Dannowski, R., 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. 235 - 248 14 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Topical application of inducers for disease control

Tayeh, C., Siah, A., Randoux, B., Halama, P., Walters, DR., Reignault, P., 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. 193 - 231 39 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Unlocking rural innovation in the North East of England: the role of innovation connectors

Hubbard, C. & Atterton, J., 2014, Innovation and Modernising the Rural Economy. Paris, France: OECD Rural Policy Reviews, p. 95 - 112 18 p.

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2013

Aquaculture and ecosystem services: reframing the environmental and social debate

Baulcomb, C., Wratten, S. (ed.), Sandhu, H. (ed.), Cullen, R. (ed.) & Costanza, R. (ed.), 2013, Ecosystem Services in Agricultural and Urban Landscapes. Wratten, S., Sandhu, H., Cullen, R. & Costanza, R. (eds.). Wiley Blackwell, p. 58 - 82 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

4 Citations (Scopus)

Caracterisation au champ de la structure des horizons de surface des sols cultives

Boizard, H., Ball, BC., Shepherd, G., Roger-Estrade, J., Baize, D. (ed.), Duval, O. (ed.) & Richard, G. (ed.), 2013, Les Sols et Leurs Structures: Observations a Differentes Echelles. Baize, D., Duval, O. & Richard, G. (eds.). Versailles, France: Editions Quae, p. 119 - 129 11 p.

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Connecting the Green and Brown Worlds: Allometric and Stoichiometric Predictability of Above- and Below-Ground Network

Mulder, C., Ahrestani, FS., Bahn, M., Bohan, DA., Bonkowski, M., Griffiths, BS., Guicharnaud, R. A., Kattge, J., Krogh, PH., Lavorel, S., Lewis, OT., Mancinelli, G., Naeem, S., Peñuelas, J., Poorter, H., Reich, PB., Rossi, L., Rusch, GM., Sardans, J., Wright, I. J. & 2 others, Woodward, G. (ed.) & Bohan, DA. (ed.), 2013, Advances in Ecological Research: Ecological Networks in an Agricultural World. Woodward, G. & Bohan, DA. (eds.). Elsevier Academic Press, Vol. 49. p. 69 - 175 107 p.

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55 Citations (Scopus)

Greenhouse gas emissions

Cloy, JM., Smith, KA., Elias, SA. (ed.), Marshall, S. (ed.), Goldstein, M. (ed.) & et, A. (ed.), 2013, Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences. Elias, SA., Marshall, S., Goldstein, M. & et, A. (eds.). Elsevier Academic Press, p. 1 - 11 11 p.

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Induced resistance for plant disease control: challenges for the future

Walters, DR., Wurms, KV. (ed.), Popay, AJ. (ed.), Bell, N. L. (ed.) & Jaspers, MV. (ed.), 2013, Utilising Plant Defence for Pest Control. Wurms, KV., Popay, AJ., Bell, NL. & Jaspers, MV. (eds.). Christchurch, NZ: New Zealand Plant Protection Society

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Litter decomposition and nutrient release in miombo savanna woodlands of central Zimbabwe

Wuta, M., Rees, RM., Furley, PA., Nyamadzawo, G., Perrault, C. (ed.) & Bellamy, L. (ed.), 2013, Savannas: Climate, Biodiversity and Ecological Significance. Perrault, C. & Bellamy, L. (eds.). Nova Science Publishers Inc., p. 1 - 24 24 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Precision agriculture and its use in dairy systems

Chagunda, MGG., Ross, DW., Roberts, DJ. & Martins, CE. (ed.), 2013, Alternativas para Producao Sustentavel do Leite na Amazonia. Martins, CE. (ed.). Brasilia, Brazil: Embrapa, p. 167 - 184 18 p.

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Spiritual aspects of sustainable soil management

Ball, BC., Lal, R. (ed.) & Stewart, BA. (ed.), 2013, Advances in Soil Science Series: Principles of Sustainable Soil Management in Agroecosystems. Lal, R. & Stewart, BA. (eds.). Boca Raton, USA: CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, p. 257 - 284 28 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Use of computed tomography (CT) in a longitudinal body composition study in pigs fed different diets

Lambe, NR., Wood, JD., McLean, KA., Walling, G., Whitney, H., Jagger, S., Fullarton, P., Cesaro, G., Maltin, CA., Bayntun, J., Glasbey, CA., Bunger, L., Maltin, CA. (ed.), Craigie, C. (ed.) & Bunger, L. (ed.), 2013, Farm Animal Imaging Dublin 2012. Maltin, CA., Craigie, C. & Bunger, L. (eds.). Edinburgh, UK: Quality Meat Scotland, p. 24 - 28 5 p.

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2012

Approaches to breed for improved weed suppression in organically grown cereals

Hoad, SP., N O Bertholdsson, D Neuhoff & O Koepke, 2012, Organic Crop Breeding. Lammerts van Bueren, E. T. & Myers, J. R. (eds.). John Wylie & Sons Ltd., p. 61-76

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Approaches to monitoring HNV farming: EU framework and country examples

Peppiette, Z., Benzler, A., McCracken, DI., Beaufoy, G., Oppermann, R., Oppermann, R. (ed.), Beaufoy, G. (ed.) & Jones, G. (ed.), 2012, High Nature Value Farming Systems in Europe. 35 European Countries: Experiences and Perspectives. Oppermann, R., Beaufoy, G. & Jones, G. (eds.). Ubstadt-Weiher, Germany: Verlag Regionalkultur, p. 502 - 516 15 p.

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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.

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9 Citations (Scopus)

Brucella ceti and Brucella pinnipedialis infections in marine mammals

Godfroid, J., Nymo, IH., Tryland, M., Cloeckaert, A., Jauniaux, T., Whatmore, AM., Moreno, E., Foster, G., Aguirre, AA. (ed.) & Ostfield, RS. (ed.), 2012, New Directions in Conservation Medicine. Aguirre, AA. & Ostfield, RS. (eds.). Oxford University Press, p. 257 - 269 13 p.

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Developing rural social enterprise: the relevance of context

Skerratt, S., Farmer, J. (ed.), Hill, C. (ed.) & Munoz, S. (ed.), 2012, Community Co-production. Social Enterprise in Remote and Rural Communities. Farmer, J., Hill, C. & Munoz, S. (eds.). Northampton, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, p. 24 - 46 23 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

European approaches to and interpretations of multifunctional agriculture

Ronningen, K., Renwick, A., Burton, R., Almas, R. (ed.) & Campbell, H. (ed.), 2012, Rethinking Agricultural Policy Regimes. Almas, R. & Campbell, H. (eds.). Bingley, UK: Emerald, p. 73 - 98 26 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Impacts of agriculture upon greenhouse gas budgets

Cloy, JM., Rees, RM., Smith, KA., Goulding, KWT., Waterhouse, A., Chadwick, D., Hester, RE. (ed.) & Harrison, RM. (ed.), 2012, Environmental Impacts of Modern Agriculture. Hester, RE. & Harrison, RM. (eds.). Cambridge, UK: Environmental Science & Technology: Royal Society of Chemistry, Vol. 34. p. 57 - 82 26 p.

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Induced resistance as a management tool

Walters, DR., Gullino, ML. (ed.), Katan, J. (ed.) & Garibaldi, A. (ed.), 2012, Fusarium Wilts of Greenhouse Vegetable and Ornamental Crops. Gullino, ML., Katan, J. & Garibaldi, A. (eds.). p. 101 - 107 7 p.

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Rural economic transformations in the UK and US

Atterton, J., Bryden, J., Johnston, T., Shucksmith, M. (ed.), Brown, D. (ed.), Shortall, S. (ed.), Vergunst, J. (ed.) & Warner, M. (ed.), 2012, Rural Transformations and Rural Policies in the UK and US. Shucksmith, M., Brown, D., Shortall, S., Vergunst, J. & Warner, M. (eds.). New York, USA: Routledge, p. 117 - 137 21 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Socially entrepreneurial skills and capabilities in a rural context

Munoz, S., Steinerowski, A., Farmer, J. (ed.), Hill, C. (ed.) & Munoz, S. (ed.), 2012, Community Co-production - Social Enterprises in Remote Rural Communities. Farmer, J., Hill, C. & Munoz, S. (eds.). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, p. 75 - 92 18 p.

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The food crisis and the changing nature of Scottish agricultural policy discourse

Midgley, A., Renwick, A., Almas, R. (ed.) & Campbell, H. (ed.), 2012, Rethinking Agricultural Policy Regimes. Almas, R. & Campbell, H. (eds.). Bingley, UK: Emerald, p. 123 - 146 24 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

The need to shift rural community development from projects towards resilience: international implications of findings in Scotland

Skerratt, S., Sjoblom, S. (ed.), Andersson, K. (ed.), Marsden, S. (ed.) & Skerratt, S. (ed.), 2012, Sustainability and Short-Term Policies. Improving Governance in Spatial Policy Interventions. Sjoblom, S., Andersson, K., Marsden, S. & Skerratt, S. (eds.). Farnham, UK: Ashgate Publishing Limited, p. 127 - 152 26 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
2011

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.

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Comparative evaluation of different techniques for aflatoxin detoxification in poultry feed and its effect on broiler performance

Mahmood, T., Pasha, TN., Khattak, FM. & Torres-Pacheco, I. (ed.), 2011, Agricultural and Biological Sciences: Aflatoxins - Detection, Measurement and Control. Torres-Pacheco, I. (ed.). InTech, p. 237 - 250 14 p.

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Developing and validating measures of temperament in livestock

Turner, SP., Gibbons, JM., Haskell, MJ., Inoue-Murayama, M. (ed.), Kawamura, S. (ed.) & Weiss, A. (ed.), 2011, From Genes to Animal Behaviour. Inoue-Murayama, M., Kawamura, S. & Weiss, A. (eds.). Tokyo, Japan: Springer, p. 201 - 224 24 p.

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Developing a Sustainability Assessment Tool for Upland Estates

Glass, J., Scott, A. & Price, M. F., 2011, The Changing Nature of Scotland. Edinburgh: The Stationery Office, 4 p.

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Environmental challenge and animal agency

Spinka, M., Wemelsfelder, F., Appleby, MC. (ed.), Mench, JA. (ed.), Olsson, A. (ed.) & Hughes, BO. (ed.), 2011, Animal Welfare. Appleby, MC., Mench, JA., Olsson, A. & Hughes, BO. (eds.). Wallingford, UK: CABI Publishing, p. 27 - 43 17 p.

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Genetic Selection

Hocking, PM., D'Eath, RB., Kjaer, JB., Appleby, MC. (ed.), Mench, JA. (ed.), Olsson, IAS. (ed.) & Hughes, BO. (ed.), 2011, Animal Welfare. Appleby, MC., Mench, JA., Olsson, IAS. & Hughes, BO. (eds.). Wallingford, UK: CABI Publishing

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Halting farmland biodiversity declines: a way forward

McCracken, DI., Midgley, A., Marrs, SJ. (ed.), Foster, S. (ed.), Hendrie, C. (ed.), Mackey, EC. (ed.) & Thompson, DBA. (ed.), 2011, The Changing Nature of Scotland. Marrs, SJ., Foster, S., Hendrie, C., Mackey, EC. & Thompson, DBA. (eds.). Edinburgh, UK: The Stationery Office, p. 299 - 314 16 p.

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Health, wellbeing and community involvement of older people in rural Scotland

Farmer, J., Munoz, S., Steinerowski, A., Bradley, S. & Le, Q. (ed.), 2011, Health and Wellbeing: A Social and Cultural Perspective. Le, Q. (ed.). New York, USA: Nova Science Publishers Inc., p. 127 - 142 16 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)