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A case of cutaneous toxigenic Corynebacterium ulcerans likely acquired from a domestic dog

Othieno, R., Mark, K., Etherson, M., Foster, G., Murray, S., Kalima, P., Fry, N., Cameron, C. & Strachan, J., 3 Jun 2019, In : Access Microbiology. 5 p.

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Corynebacterium
Dogs
Skin
Diphtheria Toxoid
Diphtheria
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Advantages of social skills for contest resolution

Camerlink, I., Turner, SP., Farish, M. & Arnott, G., 29 May 2019, In : Royal Society Open Science. 6, 5, 181456.

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Aptitude
Wounds and Injuries
Costs and Cost Analysis
Animal Welfare
Socialization
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A multi-kingdom study reveals the plasticity of the rumen microbiota in response to a shift from non-grazing to grazing diets in sheep

Belanche, A., Kingston-Smith, A. H., Griffith, G. W. & Newbold, C. J., 11 Feb 2019, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 10, 122.

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Microbiota
Rumen
Sheep
Diet
Fermentation

A parsimonious software sensor for estimating the individual dynamic pattern of methane emissions from cattle

Munoz-Tamayo, R., Ramirez Agudelo, JF., Dewhurst, RJ., Miller, G., Vernon, T. & Kettle, H., Jun 2019, In : Animal. 13, 6, p. 1180-1187

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Methane
Sensors
Time measurement
Beef
Bins

Artificial rearing affects piglets pre-weaning behaviour, welfare and growth performance

Schmitt, O., O'Driscoll, K., Boyle, L. & Baxter, EM., Jan 2019, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 210, p. 16-25 10 p.

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artificial rearing
piglets
growth performance
weaning
lesions (animal)

Artificial rearing affects the emotional state and reactivity of pigs post-weaning

Schmitt, O., O'Driscoll, K., Baxter, EM. & Boyle, LA., 14 Mar 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Animal Welfare.

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artificial rearing
weaning
weanlings
swine
testing
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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.

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Birth Weight
birth weight
piglets
Swine
Fats
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A study of traveller horse owners' attitudes to horse care and welfare using an equine body condition scoring system

Rowland, M., Coombs, T. & Connor, M., 12 Apr 2019, In : Animals. 9, 4, 162.

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Horses
body condition
horses
Practice Management
horsemanship

A wetland ecosystem service assessment tool: development and application in a tropical peatland in Uganda

Langan, C., Farmer, J., Rivington, M., Novo, P. & Smith, J. U., Aug 2019, In : Ecological Indicators. 103, p. 434-445 12 p.

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peatlands
Uganda
peatland
ecosystem service
ecosystem services

Back to the future: rethinking the socioecological systems underlying high nature value farmlands

Lomba, Â., Moreira, F., Klimek, S., Jongman, R., Sullivan, C., Moran, J., Poux, X., Honrado, JP., Pinto-Correia, T., Plieninger, T. & McCracken, DI., 15 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment.

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farmland values
agricultural land
farming systems
farming system
low input agriculture

Bacterial community composition and diversity respond to nutrient amendment but not warming in a maritime Antarctic soil

Newsham, K. K., Tripathi, B. M., Dong, K., Yamamoto, N., Adams, J. M. & Hopkins, D. W., 15 Apr 2019, In : Microbial Ecology.

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bacterial communities
community composition
warming
soil bacteria
open-top chamber
1 Citation (Scopus)
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Beyond 'hobby farming': towards a typology of non-commercial farming

Sutherland, L-A., Barlagne, C. & Barnes, AP., Sep 2019, In : Agriculture and Human Values. 36, 3, p. 475-493

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recreation
farming systems
farmers
farms
Scotland

Biotic interactions are an unexpected yet critical control on the complexity of an abiotically driven polar ecosystem

Lee, C. K., Laughlin, D. C., Bottos, E. M., Caruso, T., Joy, K., Barrett, J. E., Brabyn, L., Nielsen, U. N., Adams, B. J., Wall, D. H., Hopkins, D. W., Pointing, S. B., McDonald, I. R., Cowan, D. A., Banks, J. C., Stichbury, G. A., Jones, I., Zawar-Reza, P., Katurji, M., Hogg, I. D. & 4 others, Sparrow, A. D., Storey, B. C., Allan Green, T. G. & Cary, S. C., 15 Feb 2019, In : Communications biology. 2, 62.

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Ecosystem
Biota
Structural Models
Biodiversity
Proxy

BrAPI - an application programming interface for plant breeding applications

Selby, P., Abbeloos, R., Backlund, J. E., Basterrechea Salido, M., Bauchet, G., Benites-Alfaro, O., Birkett, C., Calaminos, V. C., Carceller, P., Cornut, G., Vasques Costa, B., Edwards, J. D., Finkers, R., Gao, S. Y., Ghaffar, M., Glaser, P., Guignon, V., Hok, P., Kilian, A., König, P. & 30 others, Lagare, J. E. B., Lange, M., Laporte, M-A., Larmande, P., LeBauer, D., Lyon, D., Marshall, D., Matthews, D., Milne, I., Mistry, N., Morales, N., Mueller, L., Neveu, P., Papoutsoglou, E., Pearce, B., Perez-Masias, I., Pommier, C., Ramirez-Gonzalez, R. H., Rathore, A., Raquel, A. M., Raubach, S., Rife, T., Robbins, K., Rouard, M., Sarma, C., Scholz, U., Sempéré, G., Shaw, P., Simon, R. & Soldevilla, N., 23 Mar 2019, In : Bioinformatics (Oxford, England). p. 1-9 btz190.

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Application programming interfaces (API)
Breeding
Programming
Specifications
Plant Breeding

Can community interventions change resilience? Fostering perceptions of individual and community resilience in rural places

Markantoni, M., Steiner, AA. & Meador, JE., 15 Jan 2019, In : Community Development Journal. 50, 2, p. 238-255

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resilience
community
local participation
rural community
enabling state

Causes of mortality and lesions observed post mortem in European moles (Talpa europaea) in Cornwall, south-west England: Disease in wildlife or exotic species

Simpson, V. R., Davison, N. J. & Dagleish, M. P., Feb 2019, In : Journal of Comparative Pathology. 167, p. 18-25 8 p.

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Talpa europaea
wildlife diseases
lesions (animal)
England
Parasitic Diseases

Changes in the ileal, but not fecal, microbiome in response to increased dietary protein level and enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli exposure in pigs

Pollock, J., Hutchings, MR., Hutchings, K., Gally, D. & Houdijk, JGM., 19 Jul 2019, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology.

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Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli
enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli
Dietary Proteins
Microbiota
pig
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Citizens’ and farmers’ framing of ‘positive animal welfare’ and the implications for framing positive welfare in communication

Vigors, B., 4 Apr 2019, In : Animals. 9, 4, p. 147 22 p.

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Animal Welfare
communication (human)
animal welfare
Communication
farmers
1 Citation (Scopus)

Comparing results of ranking conjoint analyses, best worst scaling, and discrete choice experiments in a non-hypothetical context 

Yangui, A., Akaichi, F., Costa-Font, M. & Maria, G. J., Apr 2019, In : Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics. 63, 2, p. 221-246 26 p.

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willingness to pay
consumer preferences
cognition
Willingness-to-pay
Conjoint analysis
1 Citation (Scopus)
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Conceptual framework underpinning management of soil health - supporting site-specific delivery of sustainable agro-ecosystems

Stockdale, EA., Griffiths, BS., Hargreaves, PR., Bhogal, A., Crotty, FV. & Watson, CA., May 2019, In : Food and Energy Security. 8, 2, 18 p., e00158.

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conceptual framework
ecosystem
soil
health
landscape ecology

Conservation contracts for supplying Farm Animal Genetic Resources (FAnGR) conservation services in Romania

Wainwright, W., Glenk, K., Akaichi, F. & Moran, D., 1 Jun 2019, In : Livestock Science. 224, p. 1-9 9 p.

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animal genetic resources
Romania
germplasm conservation
farmed animal species
rare breeds
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Considering appropriate replication in the design of animal social network studies

Smith, LA., Swain, DL., Innocent, GT., Nevison, I. & Hutchings, MR., 10 May 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 7208.

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social networks
social behavior
animals
cattle
testing
2 Citations (Scopus)
nutrition information
organic foods
auctions
animal welfare
meat

Crop straw incorporation interacts with N fertilizer on N2O emissions in an intensively cropped farmland

Xu, C., Han, X., Ru, S., Cardenas, LM., Rees, RM., Wu, D., Wu, W. & Meng, F., 23 Jan 2019, In : Geoderma. 341, p. 129-137 9 p.

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straw
agricultural land
fertilizer
crop
soil
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Current situations of animal data recording, dairy improvement infrastructure, human capacity and strategic issues affecting dairy production in sub-Saharan Africa

Opoola, O., Mrode, R., Banos, G., Ojango, J., Banga, C., Simm, G. & Chagunda, M. G. G., Jul 2019, In : Tropical Animal Health and Production. 51, 6, p. 1699-1705 7 p.

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Africa South of the Sahara
Livestock
Breeding
Milk
Capacity Building

Data for life cycle assessment of legume biorefining for alcohol: Data article - refers to: Just the tonic! Legume biorefining for alcohol has the potential to reduce Europe's protein deficit and mitigate climate change, Environment International, Volume 130, September 2019, 104870

Lienhardt, T., Black, K., Saget, S., Costa, M., Chadwick, D., Rees, RM., Williams, M., Spillane, C., Iannetta, P., Walker, G. & Styles, D., 8 Aug 2019, In : Data in Brief. 25, 104242.

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biorefining
life cycle assessment
coproducts
alcohols
legumes

Detection of extended‐spectrum β‐lactam, AmpC and carbapenem resistance in Enterobacteriaceae in beef cattle in Great Britain in 2015

Velasova, M., Smith, RP., Lemma, F., Horton, R. A., Duggett, N., Evans, J., Tongue, SC., Anjum, M. F. & Randall, L., 1 Apr 2019, In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 126, 4, p. 1081-1095 15 p.

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Lactams
Carbapenems
Enterobacteriaceae
beta-Lactamases
Escherichia coli

Detection of Neospora caninum DNA in cases of bovine and ovine abortion in the South-West of Scotland

Bartley, P. M., Guido, S., Mason, C., Stevenson, H., Chianini, F., Carty, H., Innes, E. A. & Katzer, F., Jun 2019, In : Parasitology. 146, 7, p. 979-982 4 p.

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Neospora
abortion (animals)
Neospora caninum
Scotland
Sheep
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Development and quality of barley husk adhesion correlates with changes in caryopsis cuticle biosynthesis and composition

Brennan, M., Hedley, P. E., Topp, CFE., Morris, J., Ramsay, L., Mitchell, S., Shepherd, T., Thomas, W. & Hoad, SP., 24 May 2019, In : Frontiers in Plant Science. 10, 672.

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hulls
adhesion
skinning
barley
biosynthesis
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Development and validation of a multiplex fluorescent microsphere immunoassay assay for detection of porcine cytokines

Hall, SA., Ison, SH., Owles, C., Coe, J., Sandercock, DA. & Zanella, AJ., 17 May 2019, In : MethodsX. 6, p. 1218-1227

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Microspheres
Immunoassay
Assays
Swine
Cytokines
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Differentially expressed mRNAs, proteins and miRNAs associated to energy metabolism in skeletal muscle of beef cattle identified for low and high residual feed intake

Carvalho, E. B., Gionbelli, M. P., Rodrigues, R. TS., Bonilha, S. FM., Newbold, C. J., Guimarães, S. EF., Silva, W., Verardo, L. L., Silva, F. F., Detmann, E. & Duarte, M. S., 17 Jun 2019, In : BMC Genomics. 20, 1, 501.

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MicroRNAs
Energy Metabolism
Skeletal Muscle
Messenger RNA
Proteins
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Effect of different levels of tryptophan on productive performance, egg quality, blood biochemistry, and caecal microbiota of hens housed in enriched colony cages under commercial stocking density

Khattak, FM. & Helmbrecht, A., 1 May 2019, In : Poultry Science. 98, 5, p. 2094-2104 11 p., pey562.

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blood chemistry
egg quality
stocking rate
tryptophan
hens

Effects of the nitrification inhibitor DMPP (3,4-dimethylpyrazole phosphate) on gross N transformation rates and N2O emissions

Zhu, G., Ju, X., Zhang, J., Muller, C., Rees, RM., Thorman, R. & Sylvester-Bradley, R., Aug 2019, In : Biology and Fertility of Soils. 55, 6, p. 603-615

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Nitrification
nitrification inhibitors
nitrous oxide
nitrification
inhibitor
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Estimating the soil N2O emission intensity of croplands in northwest Europe

Myrgiotis, VM., Williams, M., Rees, RM. & Topp, CFE., 18 Apr 2019, In : Biogeosciences. 16, 8, p. 1641-1655 bg-2018-490.

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soil emission
crop
biogeochemistry
uncertainty analysis
agricultural ecosystem

Estimation of indirect social genetic effects for skin lesion count in group-housed pigs by quantifying behavioral interactions

Angarita Barajas, B. K., Cantet, R. J. C., Wurtz, K., O'Malley, C., Siegford, J., Ernst, C., Turner, SP. & Steibel, J. P., 3 Sep 2019, In : Journal of Animal Science. 97, 9, p. 3658-3668

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Genetic Models
skin lesions
Swine
Skin
swine
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Evaluating the efficacy of independent versus simultaneous management strategies to address ecological and genetic threats to population viability

Trask, A., Fenn, S., Bignal, E., McCracken, DI., Monaghan, P. & Reid, J., 25 Jun 2019, In : Journal of Applied Ecology.

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viability
inbreeding
translocation
inbreeding depression
conservation management

Evaluation of the nutritive value of legume alternatives to soybean meal for broiler chickens

Olukosi, OA., Walker, RL. & Houdijk, JGM., 27 Jun 2019, In : Poultry Science. pez374.

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soybean meal
legumes
nutritive value
broiler chickens
digestibility
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Exploratory study of the effects of intra-uterine growth retardation and neonatal energy supplementation of low birth-weight piglets on their post-weaning cognitive abilities

Schmitt, OS., O'Driscoll, K. & Baxter, EM., 1 May 2019, In : Animal Cognition. 22, 3, p. 373-385 13 p.

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Aptitude
Low Birth Weight Infant
Weaning
Swine
Reward
1 Citation (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Exploring temporality in socio-ecological resilience through experiences of the 2015-16 El Niño across the Tropics

Whitfield, S., Beauchamp, E., Boyd, D., Burslem, D., Byg, A., Colledge, F., Cutler, M., Didena, M., Dougill, A., Foody, G., Godbold, J., Hazenbosch, M., Hirons, M., Speranza, C., Jew, E., Lacambra, C., Mkwambisi, D., Moges, A., Morel, A., Morris, R. & 8 others, Novo, P., Rueda, M., Smith, H., Solan, M., Spencer, T., Thornton, A., Touza, J. & White, P., 1 Mar 2019, In : Global Environmental Change. 55, p. 1-14

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climate
learning
ecosystem response
historical perspective
vulnerability
3 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring the adoption of precision agricultural technologies: a cross regional study of EU farmers

Barnes, AP., Soto, I., Eory, V., Beck, B., Balafoutis, A., Sanchez, B., Vangeyte, J., Fountas, S., van der Wal, T. & Gomez-Barbero, M., Jan 2019, In : Land Use Policy. 80, p. 163 - 174 12 p.

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Agricultural technology
Regional studies
Farmers
Productivity
Nutrients

Exploring the longitudinal dynamics of herd BVD antibody test results using model-based clustering

Eze, JI., Innocent, G. T., Adam, KE., Huntley, SJ. & Gunn, GJ., 6 Aug 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 11353.

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bovine viral diarrhea
herds
antibodies
cattle
testing
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Farmer perceptions of legumes and their functions in smallholder farming systems in east Africa

Muoni, T., Barnes, AP., Öborn, I., Watson, CA., Bergkvist, G., Shiluli, M. & Duncan, A. J., 2019, In : International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability. 17, 3, p. 205-218

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small-scale farming
Eastern Africa
legumes
farming systems
farmers
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Farmer perceptions of pig aggression compared to animal-based measures of fight outcome

Peden, RSE., Camerlink, I., Boyle, L. A., Akaichi, F. & Turner, SP., 10 Jan 2019, In : Animals. 9, 1, p. 22 - 37 16 p., 22.

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aggression
farmers
swine
animals
lesions (animal)
1 Citation (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Farmer-preferred traits in smallholder dairy farming systems in Tanzania

Chawala, AR., Banos, G., Peters, A. & Chagunda, MGG., Jul 2019, In : Tropical Animal Health and Production. 51, 6, p. 1337-1344 8 p.

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Tanzania
dairy farming
farming systems
farmers
feed requirements
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Framework for estimating indirect costs in animal health using time series analysis

Barratt, AS., Rich, K. M., Eze, JI., Porphyre, T., Gunn, GJ. & Stott, AW., 18 Jun 2019, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 6, 190.

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animal health
foot-and-mouth disease
time series analysis
animal diseases
Foot-and-Mouth Disease
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Genetic evaluation of test day milk yields from smallholder dairy production systems in Kenya using genomic relationships: Genetic evaluation in smallholder dairy cattle

Ojango, JMK., Mrode, RA., Rege, JEO., Mujibi, F. DN., Strucken, EM., Gibson, J., Okeyo, M. & Mwai, O., Jun 2019, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 102, 6, p. 5266-5278

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Kenya
genetic relationships
dairy cattle
milk yield
milk production
1 Citation (Scopus)

Genome-wide association studies pathway-based meta-analysis for residual feed intake in beef cattle

Duarte, D. A. S., Newbold, C. J., Detmann, E., Silva, F. F., Freitas, P. H. F., Veroneze, R. & Duarte, M. S., Apr 2019, In : Animal Genetics. 50, 2, p. 150-153 4 p.

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Genome-Wide Association Study
Meta-Analysis
methylcrotonoyl-CoA carboxylase
Methylmalonyl-CoA Decarboxylase
Aldehyde Oxidase

Genome-wide diversity and demographic dynamics of Cameroon goats and their divergence from east African, north African, and Asian conspecifics

Tarekegn, G., Wouobeng, P., Simo Jaures, K., Mrode, RA., Edea, Z., Liu, B., Zhang, W., Okeyo, M., Dessie, T., Tesfaye, K., Strandberg, E., Berglund, B., Mutai, C., Osama, S., Tassew Wolde, A., Birungi, J., Djikeng, A. & Meutchieye, F., 19 Apr 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 4, e0214843.

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Cameroon
Mitochondrial DNA
Goats
demographic statistics
Genes

Gross N transformation rates and related N2O emissions in Chinese and UK agricultural soils

Zhu, G., Song, X., Ju, X., Zhang, J., Muller, C., Sylvester-Bradley, R., Thorman, R., Bingham, IJ. & Rees, RM., 20 May 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 666, p. 176-186 11 p.

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agricultural soil
soil
nitrification
rate
soil nitrogen

HbA1c determination from HemaSpot™ blood collection devices: comparison of home prepared dried blood spots with standard venous blood analysis

Hall, JM., Fowler, CF., Barrett, F., Humphry, RW., Van Drimmelen, M. & MacRury, SM., 16 Aug 2019, In : Diabetic Medicine.

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Appointments and Schedules
Equipment and Supplies
High Pressure Liquid Chromatography
Clinical Studies