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Effect of manipulating animal stocking rate on the carbon storage capacity in a degraded desert steppe

Wang, Z., Han, G., Hao, X., Zhao, M., Ding, H., Li, Z., Wang, J., Hamilton, A., Liu, Y., Lata, A. & Hexige, B., 23 Oct 2017, In : Ecological Research. 32, 6, p. 1011 - 1009 1 p.

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Effect of sodium butyrate on performance, immune status, microarchitecture of small intestinal mucosa and lymphoid organs in broiler chickens

Sikandar, A., Zaneb, H., Younus, M., Masood, S., Aslam, A., Khattak, F., Ashraf, S., Yousaf, M. S. & Rehman, H., 1 May 2017, In : Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences. 30, 5, p. 690-699 10 p.

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Estimating demographic contributions to effective population size in an age-structured wild population experiencing environmental and demographic stochasticity

Trask, AE., Bignal, EM., McCracken, DI., Piertney, SB. & Reid, JM., 3 Jul 2017, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 86, 5, p. 1082 - 1093 12 p.

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Estimating genetic and phenotypic parameters of cellular immune-associated traits in dairy cows

Denholm, SJ., McNeilly, TN., Banos, G., Coffey, MP., Russell, GC., Bagnall, A., Mitchell, MC. & Wall, E., 26 Jan 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 4, p. 1 - 2 2 p.

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Evaluation of animal-based indicators for use in a welfare assessment protocol for sheep

Richmond, SE., Wemelsfelder, F., de Heredia, IB., Ruiz, R., Canali, E. & Dwyer, CM., 11 Dec 2017, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 4, 210

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Evaluation of probabilistic disease forecasts

Hughes, G. & Burnett, FJ., 14 Jul 2017, In : Phytopathology. 107, 10, p. 1136 - 1143 8 p.

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Evaluation of the potential killing performance of novel percussive and cervical dislocation tools in chicken cadavers

Martin, JE., McKeegan, DEF., Sparrey, J. & Sandilands, V., 15 Mar 2017, In : British Poultry Science. 58, 3, p. 216 - 223 8 p.

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Exploration of horizontal information transmission through social learning in juvenile Atlantic spotted dolphins (Stenella frontalis)

de Brabanter, GLB., Herzing, DL. & Jarvis, S., 1 Nov 2017, In : Animal Behavior and Cognition. 4, 4, p. 425 - 441 17 p.

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Exploring multi-objective trade-offs in the design space of a waste heat recovery system

Mokhtar, M., Burns, S., Ross, DW. & Hunt, I., 17 Mar 2017, In : Applied Energy. 195, p. 114 - 124 11 p.

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Exploring the role of small-scale livestock keepers for national biosecurity - the pig case

Correia-Gomes, C., Henry, MK., Auty, HK. & Gunn, GJ., 15 Jun 2017, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 145, p. 7 - 15 9 p.

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Exposure of harbour seals (Phoca vitulina) to Brucella in declining populations across Scotland

Kershaw, JL., Stubberfield, EJ., Foster, G., Brownlow, A., Hall, AJ. & Perrett, LL., 20 Sep 2017, In : Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 126, 1, p. 13 - 23 11 p.

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Extending the durability of cultivar resistance by limiting epidemic growth rates

Carolan, K., Helps, J., van den Berg, F., Bain, RA., Paveley, N. & van den Bosch, F., 20 Sep 2017, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 284, 1863

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Face-based perception of emotions in dairy goats

Bellegarde, LGA., Haskell, MJ., Duvaux-Ponter, C., Weiss, A., Boissy, A. & Erhard, HW., 31 Mar 2017, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 193, p. 51 - 59 9 p.

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Financial evaluation of Holstein Friesian strains within composite and housed UK dairy systems

March, MD., Shalloo, L., Roberts, DJ. & Ryan, W., 28 Mar 2017, In : Livestock Science. 200, p. 14 - 22 9 p.

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Food restriction reduces neurogenesis in the avian hippocampal formation

Robertson, B-A., Rathbone, L., Cirillo, G., D'Eath, RB., Bateson, M., Boswell, T., Wilson, PW., Dunn, IC. & Smulders, TV., 6 Dec 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 12, e0189158.

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Food security in rural Uganda: assessing latent effects of microfinance on pre-participation

Meador, J. & Fritz, A., 2017, In : Development in Practice. 27, 3, p. 340-353 14 p.

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Food waste and losses in primary production: qualitative insights from horticulture

Beausang, C., Hall, C. & Toma, L., 25 Aug 2017, In : Resources, Conservation and Recycling. 126, p. 177 - 185 9 p.

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Forage quality declines with rising temperatures, with implications for livestock production and methane emissions

Lee, M. A., Davis, A. P., Chagunda, M. GG. & Manning, P., 26 Mar 2017, In : Biogeosciences. 14, 6, p. 1403-1417 15 p.

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Four azoles’ profile in the control of Septoria, yellow rust and brown rust in wheat across Europe

Jorgensen, LN., Matzen, N., Hansen, JG., Semaskiene, R., Korbas, M., Danielewicz, J., Glazek, M., Maumene, C., Rodemann, B., Weigand, S., Hess, M., Blake, J., Clark, B., Kildea, S., Batailles, C., Ban, R., Havis, ND. & Treikale, O., 16 Nov 2017, In : Crop Protection. 105, p. 16 - 27 12 p.

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Fungicide sensitivity of Dothistroma septosporum isolates in the UK

Piotrowska, MJ., Ennos, RA., Riddell, C. & Hoebe, PN., 6 Apr 2017, In : Forest Pathology. 47, 2, e12314.

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Gamma interferon responses to proteome-determined specific recombinant proteins in cattle experimentally- and naturally-infected with paratuberculosis

Hughes, V., McNair, J., Strain, S., Barry, C., McLuckie, J., Nath, M., Caldow, G. & Stevenson, K., 29 Apr 2017, In : Research in Veterinary Science. 144, p. 244 - 253 10 p.

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Genetic characterization of dog personality traits

Ilska-Warner, J., Haskell, MJ., Blott, SC., Sanchez-Molano, E., Polgar, Z., Lofgren, SE., Clements, DN. & Wiener, P., 7 Jun 2017, In : Genetics. 206, 2, p. 1101 - 1111 11 p.

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Genetic parameters of Visual Image Analysis primal cut carcass traits of commercial prime beef slaughter animals

Moore, KL., Mrode, R. & Coffey, MP., 15 Mar 2017, In : Animal. 11, 10, p. 1653 - 1659 7 p.

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Genome-wide association study of conformation and milk yield in mixed-breed dairy goats

Mucha, S., Mrode, R., Coffey, MP., Kizilaslan, M., Desire, S. & Conington, JE., 28 Dec 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 101, 3, p. 2213 - 2225 13 p.

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Genomic data illuminates demography, genetic structure and selection of a popular dog breed

Wiener, P., Sanchez-Molano, E., Clements, DN., Woolliams, JA., Haskell, MJ. & Blott, SC., 14 Aug 2017, In : BMC Genomics. 18, 609

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Genomic prediction unifies animal and plant breeding programs to form platforms for biological discovery

Implementing Genomic Selection in CGIAR Breeding Programs Workshop Participants, 1 Sep 2017, In : Nature Genetics. 49, 9, p. 1297 - 1303 7 p.

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Genomic regions underlying susceptibility to bovine tuberculosis in Holstein-Friesian cattle

Raphaka, K., Matika, O., Sanchez-Molano, E., Mrode, R., Coffey, MP., Riggio, V., Glass, EJ., Woolliams, JA., Bishop, SC. & Banos, G., 23 Mar 2017, In : BMC Genetics. 18, 27

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Global diversity of desert hypolithic cyanobacteria

Lacap-Bugler, D. C., Lee, K. K., Archer, S., Gillman, L. N., Lau, M. C. Y., Leuzinger, S., Lee, C. K., Maki, T., McKay, C. P., Perrott, J. K., de Los Rios-Murillo, A., Warren-Rhodes, K. A., Hopkins, D. W. & Pointing, S. B., 16 May 2017, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 8, 867.

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Hens vary their vocal repertoire and structure when anticipating different types of reward

McGrath, N., Dunlop, R., Dwyer, CM., Burman, O. & Phillips, CJC., 8 Jul 2017, In : Animal Behaviour. 130, p. 79 - 96 18 p.

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Herd-specific random regression carcass profiles for beef cattle after adjustment for animal genetic merit

Englishby, TM., Moore, KL., Berry, DP., Coffey, MP. & Banos, G., 7 Mar 2017, In : Meat Science. 129, p. 188 - 196 9 p.

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How to make complexity look simple? Conveying ecosystems restoration complexity for socio-economic research and public engagement

Martin-Ortega, J., Glenk, K. & Byg, A., 28 Jul 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 7, p. 4 - 3

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Hydrolysis of phytate to its lower esters can influence the growth performance and nutrient utilization of broilers with regular or super doses of phytase

Beeson, LA., Walk, CL., Bedford, MR. & Olukosi, OA., 16 Feb 2017, In : Poultry Science. 96, 7, p. 2243 - 2253 11 p.

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Identifying cost-competitive greenhouse gas mitigation potential of French agriculture

Pellerin, S., Bamiere, L., Angers, D., Beline, F., Benoit, M., Butault, J-P., Chenu, C., Colnenne-David, C., De Cara, S., Delame, N., Doreau, M., Dupraz, P., Faverdin, P., Garcia-Launay, F., Hassouna, M., Henault, C., Jeuffroy, M-H., Klumpp, K., Metay, A., Moran, D. & 5 others, Recous, S., Samson, E., Savini, I., Pardon, L. & Chemineau, P., 1 Sep 2017, In : Environmental Science and Policy. 77, p. 130 - 139 10 p.

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Impact of subclinical mastitis on greenhouse gas emissions intensity and profitability of dairy cows in Norway

Gülzari, SO., Vosough Ahmadi, B. & Stott, AW., 27 Nov 2017, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 150, p. 19 - 29 11 p.

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Impacts of 120 years of fertilizer addition on a temperate grassland ecosystem

Kidd, J., Manning, P., Simkin, J., Peacock, S. & Stockdale, E., 28 Mar 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 3, p. 5 - 5 1 p.

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Impacts of farmers' management styles on income and labour under alternative extensive land use scenarios

Morgan-Davies, C., Wilson, R. & Waterhouse, A., 24 May 2017, In : Agricultural Systems. 155, p. 168 - 178 11 p.

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Impacts of using a precision livestock system targeted approach in mountain sheep flocks

Morgan-Davies, C., Lambe, NR., Wishart, H., Waterhouse, A., Kenyon, F., McBean, D. & McCracken, DI., 5 Dec 2017, In : Livestock Science. 208, p. 67 - 76 10 p.

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Implementation of a method to visualize noise-induced hearing loss in mass stranded cetaceans

Morell, M., Brownlow, A., McGovern, B., Raverty, SA., Shadwick, RE. & Andre, M., 6 Feb 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 41848

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Improving model prediction of soil N2O emissions through Bayesian calibration

Myrgiotis, V., Williams, M., Topp, CFE. & Rees, RM., 27 Dec 2017, In : Science of the Total Environment. 624, p. 1467 - 1477 11 p.

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Integrated metagenomic analyses of the rumen microbiome of cattle reveals key biological mechanisms associated with methane traits

Wang, H., Zheng, H., Browne, F., Roehe, R., Dewhurst, RJ., Engel, F., Hemmje, M., Lu, X. & Walsh, P., 9 Jun 2017, In : Methods. 124, p. 108 - 119 12 p.

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Investigations of the nutritive value of meals of double-low rapeseed and its influence on growth performance of broiler chickens

Olukosi, OA., Kasprzak, MM., Kightley, S., Carre, P., Wiseman, J. & Houdijk, JGM., 11 Jul 2017, In : Poultry Science. 96, 9, p. 3338 - 3350 13 p.

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Isolation and gene flow in a speciation continuum in newts

Pabijan, M., Zieliński, P., Dudek, K., Stuglik, M. & Babik, W., 1 Nov 2017, In : Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 116, p. 1-12 12 p.

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Liveweight loss associated with handling and weighing of grazing sheep

Wishart, H., Morgan-Davies, C., Stott, AW., Wilson, R. & Waterhouse, A., 20 Jun 2017, In : Small Ruminant Research. 153, p. 163 - 170 8 p.

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Losses, inefficiencies and waste in the global food system

Alexander, P., Brown, C., Arneth, A., Finnigan, J., Moran, D. & Rounsevell, MDA., 16 Feb 2017, In : Agricultural Systems. 153, p. 190 - 200 11 p.

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Mitigating nitrous oxide and manure-derived methane emissions by removing cows in response to wet soil conditions

van der Weerden, TJ., Laurenson, S., Vogeler, I., Beukes, PC., Thomas, SM., Rees, RM., Topp, CFE., Lanigan, G. & de Klein, CAM., 21 Jun 2017, In : Agricultural Systems. 156, p. 126 - 138 13 p.

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