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Mixing of porpoise ecotypes in southwestern UK waters revealed by genetic profiling

Fontaine, MC., Thatcher, O., Ray, N., Piry, S., Brownlow, A., Davison, NJ., Jepson, P., Deaville, R. & Goodman, SJ., 1 Mar 2017, In : Royal Society Open Science. 4, 160992

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Modeling 3D-CSIA data: Carbon, chlorine, and hydrogen isotope fractionation during reductive dechlorination of TCE to ethene

Van Breukelen, B. M., Thouement, H. A. A., Stack, P. E., Vanderford, M., Philp, P. & Kuder, T., Sep 2017, In : Journal of Contaminant Hydrology. 204, p. 79-89 11 p.

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Modeling genetic and nongenetic variation of feed efficiency and its partial relationships between component traits as a function of management and environmental factors

Lu, Y., Vandehaar, MJ., Spurlock, DM., Weigel, KA., Armentano, LE., Staples, CR., Connor, EE., Wang, Z., Coffey, M., Veerkamp, RF., de Haas, Y. & Tempelman, RJ., 1 Jan 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 1, p. 412-427 16 p.

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Modelling spatial and inter-annual variations of nitrous oxide emissions from UK cropland and grasslands using DailyDayCent

Fitton, N., Datta, A., Cloy, JM., Rees, RM., Topp, CFE., Bell, M., Cardenas, LM., Williams, J., Smith, K., Thorman, R., Watson, CJ., McGeough, KL., Kuhnert, M., Hastings, A., Anthony, S., Chadwick, D. & Smith, P., 1 Dec 2017, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 250, p. 1 - 11 11 p.

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Modelling tree growth to determine the sustainability of current off-take from miombo woodland: a case study from rural villages in Malawi

Green, E. L., Eigenbrod, F., Schreckenberg, K. & Willcock, S., 1 Mar 2017, In : Environmental Conservation. 44, 1, p. 66-73 8 p.

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More tail lesions among undocked than tail docked pigs in a conventional herd

Lahrmann, HP., Busch, ME., D'Eath, RB., Forkman, B. & Hansen, CF., 15 Mar 2017, In : Animal. 11, 10, p. 1825 - 1831 7 p.

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Moving ahead from food-related behaviours: an alternative approach to understand household food waste generation

Diaz-Ruiz, R., Costa-Font, M. & Gil, JM., 27 Oct 2017, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 172, p. 1140 - 1151 12 p.

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Nitrogen isotopic fractionation as a biomarker for nitrogen use efficiency in ruminants: a meta analysis

Cantalapiedra-Hijar, G., Dewhurst, RJ., Cheng, L., Cabrita, ARJ., Fonseca, AJM., Noziere, P., Makowski, D., Fouillet, H. & Ortigues-Marty, I., 29 Dec 2017, In : Animal. 12, 9, p. 1827 - 1837 11 p.

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Nuclear reprocessing-related radiocarbon (14C) uptake in UK marine mammals

Tierney, KM., Muir, GKP., Cook, GT., Heymans, JJ., MacKinnon, G., Howe, JA., Xu, S., Brownlow, A., Davison, NJ., ten Doeschate, M. & Deaville, R., 8 Jul 2017, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 124, p. 43 - 50 8 p.

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On a unified theory of development: new institutional economics & the charismatic leader

Meador, JE. & Skerratt, S., 27 May 2017, In : Journal of Rural Studies. 53, p. 144 - 155 12 p.

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Opportunities and future directions for visual soil evaluation methods in soil structure research

Guimaraes, RML., Lamande, M., Munkholm, LJ., Ball, BC. & Keller, T., 21 Feb 2017, In : Soil and Tillage Research. 173, p. 104 - 113 10 p.

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Opportunities for exercise during pullet rearing, Part I: Effect on the musculoskeletal characteristics of pullets

Casey-Trott, TM., Korver, DR., Guerin, MT., Sandilands, V., Torrey, S. & Widowski, TM., 31 Mar 2017, In : Poultry Science. 96, 8, p. 2509 - 2517 9 p.

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Opportunities for exercise during pullet rearing, Part II: Long-term effects on bone characteristics of adult laying hens at the end-of-lay

Casey-Trott, TM., Korver, DR., Guerin, MT., Sandilands, V., Torrey, S. & Widowski, TM., 31 Mar 2017, In : Poultry Science. 96, 8, p. 2518 - 2527 10 p.

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Pancreatic PYY but not PPY expression is responsive to short-term nutritional state and the pancreas constitutes the major site of PYY mRNA expression in chickens

Reid, AMA., Wilson, PW., Caughey, SD., Dixon, LM., D'Eath, RB., Sandilands, V., Boswell, T. & Dunn, IC., 8 Jul 2017, In : General and Comparative Endocrinology. 252, p. 226 - 235 10 p.

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Patterns of antimicrobial resistance in Streptococcus suis isolates from pigs with or without streptococcal disease in England between 2009 and 2014

on behalf of the BRADP1T Consortium, 1 Aug 2017, In : Veterinary Microbiology. 207, p. 117-124 8 p.

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Pea cultivar and wheat residues affect carbon/nitrogen dynamics in pea-triticale intercropping: a microcosms approach

Scalise, A., Pappa, VA., Gelsomino, A. & Rees, RM., 21 Mar 2017, In : Science of the Total Environment. 592, p. 436 - 450 15 p.

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Performance of Leishmania PFR1 recombinant antigen in serological diagnosis of asymptomatic canine leishmaniosis by ELISA

Ledesma, D., Berriatua, E., Thomas, MC., Bernal, LJ., Ortuna, M., Benitez, C., Egui, A., Papasouliotis, K., Tennant, B., Chambers, J., Infante, JJ. & Lopez, MC., 23 Oct 2017, In : BMC Veterinary Research. 13, 304

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Phenotypic and genetic parameters for selected production and reproduction traits of Mpwapwa cattle in low-input production systems

Chawala, AR., Banos, G., Komwihangilo, DM., Peters, A. & Chagunda, MGG., 5 May 2017, In : South African Journal of Animal Science. 47, 3, p. 307 - 319 13 p.

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Physiological traits determining yield tolerance of wheat to foliar diseases

van den Berg, F., Paveley, ND., Bingham, IJ. & van den Bosch, F., 10 Oct 2017, In : Phytopathology. 107, 12, p. 1468 - 1478 11 p.

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Planting exotic relatives has increased the threat posed by Dothistroma septosporum to the Caledonian pine populations of Scotland

Piotrowska, MJ., Riddell, C., Hoebe, PN. & Ennos, RA., 10 Nov 2017, In : Evolutionary Applications. 11, 3, p. 350 - 363 14 p.

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Playful pigs: evidence of consistency and change in play depending on litter and developmental stage

Brown, SM., Peters, R., Nevison, IM. & Lawrence, AB., 28 Sep 2017, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 198, p. 36 - 43 8 p.

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Priorities for research in soil ecology

Eisenhauer, N., Antunes, PM., Bennett, AE., Birkhofer, K., Bissett, A., Bowker, MA., Caruso, T., Chen, B., Coleman, DC., de Boer, W., de Ruiter, P., DeLuca, TH., Frati, F., Griffiths, BS., Hart, MM., Hattenschwiler, S., Haimi, J., Heethoff, M., Kaneko, N., Kelly, LC. & 12 others, Leinaas, HP., Lindo, Z., Macdonald, C., Rillig, MC., Ruess, L., Scheu, S., Schmidt, O., Seastedt, TR., van Straalen, NM., Tiunov, AV., Zimmer, M. & Powell, JR., 13 May 2017, In : Pedobiologia. 63, p. 1 - 7 7 p.

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Professional training in organic food production: a cross-country experience

Guine, R., Costa, D., Correia, P., Costa, C., Correia, H., Castro, M., Guerra, L., Seeds, C., Coll, C., Radics, L., Arslan, M., Soylu, S., Tothova, M., Toth, P. & Basile, S., 5 Jun 2017, In : International Journal of Information and Learning Technology. 34, 3, p. 259 - 273 15 p.

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Protest responses and willingness to accept: ecosystem services providers' preferences towards incentive-based schemes

Villanueva, AJ., Glenk, K. & Rodriguez-Entrena, M., 16 Feb 2017, In : Journal of Agricultural Economics. 68, 3, p. 801-821

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Pseudopregnancy and aseasonal breeding in dairy goats - genetic basis of fertility and impact on lifetime productivity

Desire, S., Mucha, S., Coffey, MP., Mrode, R., Broadbent, J. & Conington, JE., 1 Dec 2017, In : Animal. 12, 9, p. 1799 - 1806 8 p.

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Qualitative Behaviour Assessment of horses exposed to short-term emotional treatments

Hintze, S., Murphy, E., Bachmann, I., Wemelsfelder, F. & Wurbel, H., 28 Jun 2017, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 196, p. 44 - 51 8 p.

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Quality of life and adolescents' communication with their significant others (mother, father, and best friend): the mediating effect of attachment to pets

Marsa-Sambola, F., Williams, J., Muldoon, J., Lawrence, AB., Connor, M. & Currie, C., 20 Feb 2017, In : Attachment and Human Development. 19, 3, p. 278 - 297 20 p.

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Ramularia leaf spot: a newly important threat to barley production

McGrann, GRD. & Havis, ND., 28 Apr 2017, In : Outlooks on Pest Management. 28, 2, p. 65 - 69 5 p.

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Randomised controlled trial to evaluate the effect of foot trimming before and after first calving on subsequent lameness episodes and productivity in dairy heifers

Mahendran, SA., Huxley, JN., Chang, Y-M., Burnell, M., Barrett, DC., Whay, HR., Blackmore, T., Mason, CS. & Bell, NJ., 17 Jan 2017, In : The Veterinary Journal. 220, p. 105 - 110 6 p.

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Rearing system affects prevalence of keel-bone damage in laying hens: a longitudinal study of four consecutive flocks

Casey-Trott, TM., Guerin, MT., Sandilands, V., Torrey, S. & Widowski, TM., 21 Mar 2017, In : Poultry Science. 96, 7, p. 2029 - 2039 11 p.

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Refinement of passive nematode recovery from cotton growing high clay content Australian vertisols

Knox, O. G. G. & Griffiths, B. S., 1 Mar 2017, In : Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 48, 3, p. 316-325 10 p.

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Relative emissions intensity of dairy production systems: employing different functional units in life-cycle assessment

Ross, SA., Topp, CFE., Ennos, RA. & Chagunda, MGG., 10 Feb 2017, In : Animal. 11, 8, p. 1381 - 1388 8 p.

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Responses of rice paddy micro-food webs to elevated CO2 are modulated by nitrogen fertilization and crop cultivars

Hu, Z., Zhu, C., Chen, X., Bonkowski, M., Griffiths, BS., Chen, F., Zhu, J., Hu, S., Hu, F. & Liu, M., 17 Jul 2017, In : Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 114, p. 104 - 113 10 p.

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Scottish farmers' intentions to afforest land in the context of farm diversification

Hopkins, J., Sutherland, L-A., Ehlers, M-H., Matthews, K., Barnes, AP. & Toma, L., 28 Jan 2017, In : Forest Policy and Economics. 78, p. 122 - 132 11 p.

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Spatially explicit demand for afforestation

Sagebiel, J., Glenk, K. & Meyerhoff, J., 12 Feb 2017, In : Forest Policy and Economics. 78, p. 190 - 199 10 p.

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Species-dependent response to the influence of adaptation length during assay for metabolisable energy of cereal grains employing the difference method

Olukosi, OA., Adedokun, SA. & Agboola, JO., 24 Jun 2017, In : Animal Feed Science and Technology. 231, p. 111 - 118 8 p.

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Sustainable intensification of Brazilian livestock production through optimized pasture restoration

de Oliveira Silva, R., Barioni, LG., Hall, JAJ., Moretti, AC., Veloso, RF., Alexander, P., Crespolini, M. & Moran, D., 20 Feb 2017, In : Agricultural Systems. 153, p. 201 - 211 11 p.

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Tail docking and biting: painful consequences

Sandercock, DA., Di Giminiani, P., Edwards, S. & Valros, A., 5 Feb 2017, FareWellDock Consortium 1 p.

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Tail posture predicts tail biting outbreaks at pen level in weaner pigs

Lahrmann, HP., Hansen, CF., D'Eath, RB., Busch, ME. & Forkman, B., 13 Dec 2017, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 200, p. 29 - 35 7 p.

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The assessment of landscape expressivity: a free choice profiling approach

Harding, SP., Burch, SE. & Wemelsfelder, F., 23 Jan 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 1, e0169507.

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The contribution of previous lameness events and body condition score to the occurrence of lameness in dairy herds: a study of two herds

Randall, LV., Green, MJ., Green, LE., Chagunda, MGG., Mason, C., Archer, SC. & Huxley, JN., 23 Nov 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 101, 2, p. 1311 - 1324 14 p.

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The effect of dietary addition of nitrate or increase in lipid concentrations, alone or in combination, on performance and methane emissions of beef cattle

Duthie, C-A., Troy, SM., Hyslop, JJ., Ross, DW., Roehe, R. & Rooke, JA., 13 Jul 2017, In : Animal. 12, 2, p. 280 - 287 8 p.

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The effect of microbial challenge on the intestinal proteome of broiler chickens

O'Reilly, EL., Burchmore, RJ., Sparks, NHC. & Eckersall, PD., 30 May 2017, In : Proteome Science. 15, 10.

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The effect of post-farrowing ketoprofen on sow feed intake, nursing behaviour and piglet performance

Ison, SH., Jarvis, S., Ashworth, CJ. & Rutherford, KMD., 2 Jun 2017, In : Livestock Science. 202, p. 115 - 123

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The genetic and biological basis of feed efficiency in mid-lactation Holstein dairy cows

Hardie, LC., VandeHaar, MJ., Tempelman, RJ., Weigel, KA., Armentano, LE., Wiggans, GR., Veerkamp, RF., de Haas, Y., Coffey, MP., Connor, EE., Hanigan, MD., Staples, C., Wang, Z., Dekkers, JCM. & Spurlock, DM., 23 Aug 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 11, p. 9061 - 9075 15 p.

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The genetics of antibody response to paratuberculosis in dairy cattle

Pritchard, TC., Mrode, R., Coffey, MP., Bond, K. & Wall, E., 10 May 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 7, p. 5541 - 5549 9 p.

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The genomic architecture of mastitis resistance in dairy sheep

Banos, G., Bramis, G., Bush, SJ., Clark, EL., McCulloch, MB., Smith, J., Schulze, G., Arsenos, G., Hume, DA. & Psifidi, A., 16 Aug 2017, In : BMC Genomics. 18, 624, 624.

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The greenhouse gas abatement potential of productivity improving measures applied to cattle systems in a developing region.

Salmon, GR., Marshall, K., Tebug, SF., Missohou, A., Robinson, T. & MacLeod, M., 27 Sep 2017, In : Animal. 12, 4, p. 844 - 852 9 p.

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The impact of divergent breed types and diets on methane emissions, rumen characteristics and performance of finishing beef cattle

Duthie, C-A., Haskell, MJ., Hyslop, JJ., Waterhouse, A., Wallace, RJ., Roehe, R. & Rooke, JA., 22 Feb 2017, In : Animal. 11, 10, p. 1762 - 1771 10 p.

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The influence of experience on contest assessment strategies

Camerlink, I., Turner, SP., Farish, M. & Arnott, G., 3 Nov 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 14492

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