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Impacts of climate change on livestock and possible adaptations: a case study of the United Kingdom

Wreford, A. & Topp, CFE., Feb 2020, In : Agricultural Systems. 178, 102737.

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Information graphs incorporating predictive values of disease forecasts

Hughes, G., Reed, J. & McRoberts, N., 20 Mar 2020, In : Entropy. 22, 3, 361.

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Interpreting insect declines: seven challenges and a way forward

Didham, R. K., Basset, Y., Collins, C. M., Leather, S. R., Littlewood, N. A., Menz, M. H. M., Müller, J., Packer, L., Saunders, M. E., Schönrogge, K., Stewart, A. J. A., Yanoviak, S. P. & Hassall, C., 4 Mar 2020, In : Insect Conservation and Diversity. 13, 2, p. 103-114 12 p.

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Isolating the effect of soil properties on agricultural soil greenhouse gas emissions under controlled conditions

Miller, G. A., Rees, RM., Griffiths, BS. & Cloy, JM., 1 Apr 2020, In : Soil Use and Management. 36, 2, p. 285-298 14 p.

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Juvenile harbor porpoises in the UK are exposed to a more neurotoxic mixture of polychlorinated biphenyls than adults

Williams, R. S., Curnick, D. J., Barber, J. L., Brownlow, A., Davison, N. J., Deaville, R., Perkins, M., Jobling, S. & Jepson, P. D., 15 Mar 2020, In : Science of the Total Environment. 708, 134835.

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Keel bone fractures induce a depressive-like state in laying hens

Armstrong, E., Rufener, C., Toscano, M., Eastham, J., Guy, J., Sandilands, V., Boswell, T. & Smulders, T., 20 Feb 2020, In : Scientific Reports. 10, 3007.

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Lean and keen: Microbial activity in soils from the Maritime Antarctic

Hopkins, D. W., Dennis, P. G., Rushton, S. P., Newsham, K. K. & O'Donnell, T. G., 26 Mar 2020, In : European Journal of Soil Science. p. 1-19

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Levels of Polychlorinated Biphenyls Are Still Associated with Toxic Effects in Harbor Porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) Despite Having Fallen below Proposed Toxicity Thresholds

Williams, R. S., ten Doeschate, M., Curnick, D. J., Brownlow, A., Barber, J. L., Davison, NJ., Deaville, R., Perkins, M. W., Jepson, P. D. & Jobling, S., 18 Feb 2020, In : Environmental Science & Technology. 54, 4, p. 2277-2286 10 p., 2277-2286.

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Livestock grazing impacts components of the breeding productivity of a common upland insectivorous passerine: Results from a long-term experiment

Malm, L. E., Pearce-Higgins, J. W., Littlewood, N. A., Karley, A. J., Karaszewska, E., Jaques, R., Pakeman, R. J., Redpath, S. M. & Evans, D. M., 31 May 2020, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. p. 1-10

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Management of rice straw with relay cropping of Chinese milk vetch improved double-rice cropping system production in southern China

Zhou, X., Liao, Y., Rees, RM., Cao, W., Nie, J. & Li, M., 15 May 2020, In : Journal of Integrative Agriculture. 19, p. 2-14

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Mineral status, metabolism and performance of dairy heifers receiving a combined trace element bolus and out-wintered on perennial ryegrass, kale or fodder beet

Atkins, N., Bleach, E., Mackenzie, S., Hargreaves, PR. & Sinclair, L., Jan 2020, In : Livestock Science. 231, 103865.

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Multi-model evaluation of nitrous oxide emissions from an intensively managed grassland

Fuchs, K., Merbold, L., Buchmann, N., Bretscher, D., Brilli, L., Fitton, N., Topp, CFE., Klumpp, K., Lieffering, M., Martin, R., Newton, P. CD., Rees, RM., Rolinski, S., Smith, P. & Snow, V., Jan 2020, In : Journal of Geophysical Research. 125, 1, e2019JG005261.

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Needle-free electrospinning of nanofibrillated cellulose and graphene nanoplatelets based sustainable poly (butylene succinate) nanofibers

Neibolts, N., Platnieks, O., Gaidukovs, S., Barkane, A., Thakur, V. K., Filipova, I., Mihai, G., Zelca, Z., Yamaguchi, K. & Enachescu, M., 20 Jun 2020, In : Materials Today Chemistry. 17, 100301.

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Net benefits of smallholder dairy cattle farms in Senegal can be significantly increased through the use of better dairy cattle breeds and improved management practices

Marshall, K., Salmon, G. R., Tebug, S., Juga, J., MacLeod, M., Poole, J., Baltenweck, I. & Missohou, A., 18 Jun 2020, In : Journal of Dairy Science.

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Nitrogen fertiliser interactions with urine deposit affect nitrous oxide emissions from grazed grasslands

Maire, JM., Krol, D., Pasquier, D., Cowan, N. J., Skiba, U. M., Rees, RM., Reay, D. S., Lanigan, G. J. & Richards, K. G., 1 Mar 2020, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 290, 106784.

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Nuclear Magnetic Resonance to Detect Rumen Metabolites Associated with Enteric Methane Emissions from Beef Cattle

Bica, R., Palarea-Albaladejo, J., Kew, W., Uhrin, D., Pacheco, D., Macrae, A. & Dewhurst, RJ., 27 Mar 2020, In : Scientific Reports. 10, 5578.

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Perinatal mortality in 23 beef herds in Orkney: Incidence, risk factors and aetiology

Norquay, R., Orr, J., Norquay, B., Ellis, K. A., Mee, J. F., Reeves, A., Scholes, S. & Geraghty, T., 21 Feb 2020, In : Veterinary Record. 105536.

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Phenomics and its potential impact on livestock development in low-income countries: Innovative applications of emerging related digital technology

Mrode, R., Dzivenu, C. E., Marshall, K., Chagunda, M. G. G., Muasa, B. S., Ojango, J. & Okey, A. M., 1 Apr 2020, In : Animal Frontiers. 10, 2, p. 6-11 6 p.

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Police involvement, characteristics and outcomes of place of safety referrals in the Scottish Highlands

Eze, JI. & Simpson, S., 24 Feb 2020, In : BJPsych Bulletin.

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Policy and practice certainty for effective uptake of diffuse pollution practices in a light-touch regulated country

Knook, JK., Dynes, R., Pinxterhuis, I., de Klein, C. A. M., Eory, V., Brander, M. & Moran, D., 1 Feb 2020, In : Environmental Management. 65, 2, p. 243-256 14 p.

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Policy Instruments for Environmental Public Goods: Interdependencies and Hybridity

Blackstock, K., Novo, P., Byg, A., Creaney, R., Juarez Bourke, A., Maxwell, J., Tindale, S. J. & Waylen, K. A., 12 May 2020, In : Land Use Policy. 104709.

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Population structure and genetic diversity in red clover (Trifolium pratense L.) germplasm

Jones, C., De Vega, J., Lloyd, D., Hegarty, M., Ayling, S., Powell, W. & Skøt, L., 20 May 2020, In : Scientific Reports. 10, 1, 8364.

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Predicting the shear value and intramuscular fat in meat from Nellore cattle using Vis-NIR spectroscopy

de Nadai Bonin, M., da Luz e Silva, S., Bünger, L., Ross, D., Dias Feijó, G. L., da Costa Gomes, R., Palma Rennó, F., de Almeida Santana, M. H., Marcondes de Rezende, F., Vinhas Ítavo, L. C., de Novais, F. J., Surita, L. M. A., de Nadai Bonin, M., Filgueira Pereira, M. W. & Ferraz, J. B. S., May 2020, In : Meat Science. 163, 108077.

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Pre-weaning socialization and environmental enrichment affect life-long response to regrouping in commercially-reared pigs

Ko, H. L., Chong, Q., Escribano, D., Camerlink, I., Manteca, X. & Llonch, P., 26 May 2020, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 229, 105044.

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Prioritization of Farm Animal Welfare Issues Using Expert Consensus

Rioja-Lang, F. C., Connor, M., Bacon, H. J., Lawrence, A. B. & Dwyer, C. M., 10 Jan 2020, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 6, 495.

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Quantifying uncertainty and bridging the scaling gap in the retrieval of leaf area index by coupling Sentinel-2 and UAV observations

Revill, A., Florence, A., MacArthur, A., Hoad, SP., Rees, RM. & Williams, M., 6 Jun 2020, In : Remote Sensing. 12, 11, 20 p., 1843.

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Re-designing organic grain legume cropping systems using systems agronomy

Reckling, M., Bergkvist, G., Watson, CA., Stoddard, F. & Bachinger, J., Jan 2020, In : European Journal of Agronomy. 112, 13 p., 125951.

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Regional land use efficiency and nutritional quality of protein production

Leinonen, I., Iannetta, P. PM., MacLeod, M., Rees, RM., Russell, W., Watson, CA. & Barnes, AP., 8 Jun 2020, In : Global Food Security. 26, 100386.

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Relationship between specific weight of spring barley and malt quality

Hoyle, AH., Brennan, M., Pitts, N., Jackson, G. E. & Hoad, SP., 21 May 2020, In : Journal of Cereal Science. 95, 103006.

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Resistance to change: AMR gene dynamics on a commercial pig farm with high antimicrobial usage

Pollock, J., Muwonge, A., Hutchings, MR., Mainda, G., Bronsvoort, B. M., Gally, D. & Corbishley, A., 3 Feb 2020, In : Scientific Reports. 10, 1708.

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Revisiting the Determinants of Pro‐Environmental Behaviour to Inform Land Management Policy: A Meta‐Analytic Structural Equation Model Application

Okumah, M., Martin-Ortega, O., Novo, P. & Chapman, P. J., 30 Apr 2020, In : Land. 9, 5, p. 1-36 135.

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Rickets in Scottish blackface lambs on five South West Scotland farms

Hurst, E., Henderson, K., Stevenson, H., Schwarz, T., Scholes, S., Carty, H., Mason, C. & Mellanby, R. J., 15 Mar 2020, In : Veterinary Record Case Reports. 8, 1, e001008.

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RNA-seq Reveals Differentially Expressed Genes between Two indica Inbred Rice Genotypes Associated with Drought-Yield QTLs

Ereful, N. C., Liu, L-Y., Greenland, A., Powell, W., Mackay, I. & Leung, H., 28 Apr 2020, In : Agronomy. 10, 5, 621.

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Root ethylene mediates rhizosphere microbial community reconstruction when chemically detecting cyanide produced by neighbouring plants

Chen, Y., Bonkowski, M., Shen, Y., Griffiths, B. S., Jiang, Y., Wang, X. & Sun, B., 18 Jan 2020, In : Microbiome. 8, 1, 4.

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Short-chain fatty acids and ceca microbiota profiles in broilers and turkeys in response to diets supplemented with phytase at varying concentrations, with or without xylanase

González-Ortiz, G., Olukosi, O. A., Jurgens, G., Apajalahti, J. & Bedford, M. R., Apr 2020, In : Poultry Science. 99, 4, p. 2068-2077 10 p.

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Smart bilayer polymer reactor with cascade/non-cascade switching catalyst characteristics

Wei, W., Xiao, P., Thakur, V. K., Chianella, I. & Li, S., 6 May 2020, In : Materials Today Chemistry. 17, 100279.

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Socio-ecological factors determine crop performance in agricultural systems

Nkurunziza, L., Watson, CA., Öborn, I., Smith, H. G., Bergkvist, G. & Bengtsson, J., 6 Mar 2020, In : Scientific Reports. 10, 4232.

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Sow behaviour and piglet weight gain after late cross-fostering in farrowing crates and pens

King, RL., Matheson, SM., Baxter, EM. & Edwards, SA., 8 Apr 2020, In : Animal. 3, p. 1-11 11 p.

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Spectral entropy of early-life distress calls as an iceberg indicator of chicken welfare

Herborn, K., McElligott, A., Mitchell, MA., Sandilands, V., Bradshaw, B. & Asher, L., 24 Jun 2020, In : Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 17, 167, 20200086.

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Streptococcus caledonicus sp. Nov., isolated from sheep

Foster, G., Kirchner, M., Muchowski, J., Duggett, N., Randall, L., Knight, H. I. & Whatmore, A. M., 11 Mar 2020, In : International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 70, 4, p. 2611-2615 5 p., 004081.

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Sustainable tetra pak recycled cellulose / Poly(Butylene succinate) based woody-like composites for a circular economy

Platnieks, O., Barkane, A., Ijudina, N., Gaidukova, G., Thakur, V. K. & Gaidukovs, S., 30 May 2020, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 270, 122321.

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