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2 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of fungicide treatment and Integrated Pest Management on barley yields: analysis of a long term field trials database

Stetkiewicz, S., Burnett, FJ., Ennos, RA. & Topp, CFE., 1 Apr 2019, In : European Journal of Agronomy. 105, p. 111-118 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

integrated pest management
fungicides
field experimentation
barley
disease severity
1 Citation (Scopus)

The nature and psychological impact of child/adolescent attachment to dogs compared with other companion animals

Muldoon, JC., Williams, JM., Lawrence, AB. & Currie, C., 4 Jan 2019, In : Society and Animals. 27, 1, p. 55-74 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

animal
well-being
adolescent
reciprocity
adolescence

The quality of barley husk-caryopsis adhesion is not correlated with caryopsis cuticle permeability

Brennan, M., Paterson, L., Baharudin, A. A. A., Stanisz-Migal, M. & Hoebe, PN., Dec 2019, In : Journal of Plant Physiology. 243, 153054.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hordeum
hulls
adhesion
Permeability
permeability

The Risk of Foot and Mouth Disease Transmission Posed by Public Access to the Countryside During an Outbreak

Auty, H., Mellor, D., Gunn, G. & Boden, L. A., 5 Nov 2019, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 6, 381.

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Foot-and-Mouth Disease
foot-and-mouth disease
disease transmission
Disease Outbreaks
fomites
3 Citations (Scopus)

The sensitivity of soil organic carbon pools to land management varies depending on former tillage practices

Miller, G., Rees, RM., Griffiths, BS., Ball, BC. & Cloy, JM., 1 Jun 2019, In : Soil and Tillage Research. 189, p. 236-242 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

land management
tillage
organic carbon
soil
particulate organic matter
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The value of Sentinel-2 spectral bands for the assessment of winter wheat growth and development

Revill, A., Florence, A., MacArthur, A., Hoad, SP., Rees, RM. & Williams, M., 31 Aug 2019, In : Remote Sensing. 11, 17, 19 p., 2050.

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growth and development
chlorophyll
wheat
leaf area index
winter

To what extent is climate change adaptation a novel challenge for agricultural modellers?

Kipling, R. P., Topp, CFE., Bannink, A., Bartley, D. J., Blanco-Penedo, I., Cortignani, R., del Prado, A., Dono, G., Faverdin, P., Graux, I., Hutchings, NJ., Lauwers, L., Gulzari, Ş. Ö., Reidsma, P., Rolinski, S., Ruiz-Ramos, M., Sandars, D. L., Sándor, R., Schönhart, M., Seddaiu, G. & 4 others, Van Middelkoop, J., Shrestha, S., Weindl, I. & Eory, V., Oct 2019, In : Environmental Modelling and Software. 120, 21 p., 104492.

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Climate change
agricultural modeling
Triangulation
Risk assessment
Agriculture
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Transcriptomics analysis of porcine caudal dorsal root ganglia in tail amputated pigs shows long-term effects on many pain-associated genes

Sandercock, DA., Barnett, M., Coe, J., Downing, A., Nirmal, A., Di Giminiani, P., Edwards, S. & Freeman, T., 18 Sep 2019, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 6, 27 p., 314.

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Spinal Ganglia
transcriptomics
long term effects
Tail
pain

Treatment of organic resources before soil incorporation in semi-arid regions improves resilience to El Niño, and increases crop production and economic returns

Smith, J., Nayak, D., Albanito, F., Balana, B., Black, H., Boke, S., Brand, A., Byg, A., Dinato, M., Habte, M., Hallett, P., Lemma Argaw, T., Mekuria, W., Moges, A., Muluneh, A., Novo, P., Rivington, M., Tefera, T., Vanni, M., Yakob, G. & 1 others, Phimster, E., 26 Jul 2019, In : Environmental Research Letters. 14, 8, 085004.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Arid regions
semiarid region
crop production
Crops
manure
1 Citation (Scopus)

Understanding farmers’ intentions to follow a nutrient management plan using the theory of planned behaviour

Daxini, AD., Ryan, M., O'Donoghue, C. & Barnes, AP., Jun 2019, In : Land Use Policy. 85, p. 428-437 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

nutrient management
farmer
farmers
nutrient
management

Understanding public views on a dam construction boom: the role of values

Schulz, C., Martin-Ortega, J. & Glenk, K., 27 Nov 2019, In : Water Resources Management.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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dam construction
Dams
dam
small scale hydropower
inland fishery

Understanding uncertainty in the carbon footprint of beef production

Sykes, AS., Rees, RM. & Topp, CFE., 10 Oct 2019, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 234, p. 423-435 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon footprint
Beef
carbon footprint
greenhouse gas
Greenhouse gases

Uninsured by choice? A choice experiment on long term care insurance

Akaichi, F., Costa-Font, J. & Frank, R., 29 Jul 2019, In : Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Long-term care insurance
Insurance
Choice experiment
Willingness-to-pay
Insurance premium
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Unpredictable chronic mild stress suppresses the incorporation of new neurons at the caudal pole of the chicken hippocampal formation

Gualtieri, F., Armstrong, E., Longmoor, G., D'Eath, RB., Sandilands, V., Boswell, T. & Smulders, T., 9 May 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 7129.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Chickens
Hippocampus
Neurons
Neurogenesis
Pituitary Gland
2 Citations (Scopus)

Use of Raman microspectroscopy to predict malting barley husk adhesion quality

Brennan, M., McDonald, A. & Topp, CFE., 19 Jun 2019, In : Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 139, p. 587-590 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

malting barley
hulls
adhesion
Raman spectroscopy
fruits
38 Downloads (Pure)

Using 3D imaging and machine learning to predict liveweight and carcass characteristics of live finishing beef cattle

Miller, G. A., Hyslop, JJ., Barclay, D., Edwards, A., Thompson, W. & Duthie, C-A., 1 May 2019, In : Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 3, 30.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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artificial intelligence
carcass characteristics
beef cattle
finishing
image analysis
2 Citations (Scopus)

Using a typology to understand farmers' intentions towards following a nutrient management plan

Daxini, AD., Ryan, M., O'Donoghue, C., Barnes, AP. & Buckley, C., Jul 2019, In : Resources, Conservation and Recycling. 146, p. 280-290 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

nutrient management
farmers
Ireland
income
agricultural policy

Using imperfect data in predictive mapping of vectors: a regional example of Ixodes ricinus distribution

Ribeiro, R., Eze, JI., Gilbert, L., Wint, G. R. W., Gunn, GJ., Macrae, A., Medlock, J. M. & Auty, HK., 14 Nov 2019, In : Parasites and Vectors. 12, 13 p., 536.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Ixodes
Uncertainty
Ticks
Decision Making
Deer

Using Qualitative Behaviour Assessment to investigate human-animal relationships in zoo-housed giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis)

Patel, F., Wemelsfelder, F. & Ward, S., 21 Jun 2019, In : Animals. 9, 6, 381.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Giraffa camelopardalis
human-animal relations
zoos
Surgical Instruments
animals
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Variation in light interception traits in European spring barley landraces

Florence, A., Ennos, RA., Hoad, SP. & Hoebe, PN., 1 Sep 2019, In : Field Crops Research. 241, 107549.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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spring barley
interception
barley
landraces
genetic variation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Weakened growth of cropland N2O emissions in China associated with nationwide policy interventions

Shang, Z., Zhou, F., Smith, P., Saikawa, E., Ciais, P., Chang, J., Tian, H., Del Grosso, S., Ito, A., Chen, M., Wang, Q., Bo, Y., Cui, X., Castaldi, S., Juszczak, R., Kasimir, A., Magliulo, V., Medinets, S., Medinets, V., Rees, RM. & 2 others, Wohlfahrt, G. & Sebbatini, S., Nov 2019, In : Global Change Biology. 25, 11, p. 3706-3719 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fertilizers
Soil testing
Nitrous Oxide
Irrigation
Agglomeration
2 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Welfare assessment of novel on-farm killing methods for poultry

Martin, J. E., Sandilands, V., Sparrey, J., Baker, L., Dixon, L. M. & McKeegan, D. E. F., 22 Feb 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 2, e0212872.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Poultry
Birds
Armadillos
Electroencephalography
Equipment and Supplies
4 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

What agricultural practices are most likely to deliver "sustainable intensification" in the UK?

Dicks, LV., Rose, DC., Ang, F., Aston, S., Birch, ANE., Boatman, N., Bowles, EL., Chadwick, D., Dinsdale, A., Durham, S., Elliott, J., Firbank, L., Humphreys, S., Jarvis, P., Jones, D., Kindred, D., Knight, SM., Lee, MRF., Leifert, C., Lobley, M. & 20 others, Matthews, K., Midmer, A., Moore, M., Morris, C., Mortimer, S., Murray, TC., Norman, K., Ramsden, S., Roberts, DJ., Smith, LG., Soffe, R., Stoate, C., Taylor, B., Tinker, D., Topliff, M., Wallace, J., Williams, P., Wilson, P., Winter, M. & Sutherland, WJ., Feb 2019, In : Food and Energy Security. 8, 1, e00148.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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farms
sustainable agricultural intensification
business organization
farming systems
business planning
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Livestock
interviews
livestock
Interviews
farmers
1 Citation (Scopus)

What can cetacean stranding records tell us? A study of UK and Irish cetacean diversity over the past 100 years

Coombs, E. J., Deaville, R., Sabin, R. C., Allan, L., O'Connell, M., Berrow, S., Smith, B., Brownlow, A., Doeschate, M. T., Penrose, R., Williams, R., Perkins, M. W., Jepson, P. D. & Cooper, N., 14 Oct 2019, In : Marine Mammal Science. 35, 4, p. 1527-1555 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stranding
cetacean
Phocoenidae
bycatch
dolphins
1 Citation (Scopus)
24 Downloads (Pure)

When to kill a cull: factors affecting the success of culling wildlife for disease control

Prentice, J., Fox, NJ., Hutchings, MR., White, P., Davidson, RS. & Marion, G., 29 Mar 2019, In : Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 16, 152, 20180901.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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culling
disease control
bovine tuberculosis
disease spread
metapopulation
2 Citations (Scopus)

Willingness to pay for improved irrigation water supply reliability: an approach based on probability density functions

Guerrero-Baena, M. D., Villanueva, AJ., Gomez-Limon, J. A. & Glenk, K., 20 May 2019, In : Agricultural Water Management. 217, p. 11-22 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

willingness to pay
probability density function
water supply
irrigation
water availability
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xylooligosaccharides
Prebiotics
xylanases
prebiotics
Oligosaccharides
2018
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Accuracy of genotype imputation in Labrador Retrievers

Friedrich, J., Antolin, R., Edwards, SM., Sanchez-Molano, E., Haskell, MJ., Hickey, JM. & Wiener, P., 5 Jul 2018, In : Animal Genetics. 49, 4, p. 303 - 311 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Labrador Retriever
dogs
genotype
pedigree
genotyping
2 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)
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cattle feeding
total mixed rations
methane production
dairy cattle
milk yield
3 Citations (Scopus)

Addressing uncertainty in efficient mitigation of agricultural greenhouse gas emissions

Eory, V., Topp, CFE., Butler, A. & Moran, D., 30 Apr 2018, In : Journal of Agricultural Economics. 69, 3, p. 627 - 645 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

greenhouse gas
mitigation
abatement cost
cost analysis
cost
2 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

A framework for estimating society's economic welfare following the introduction of an animal disease: the case of Johne's disease

Barratt, AS., Arnoult, MH., Vosough Ahmadi, B., Rich, KM., Gunn, GJ. & Stott, AW., 6 Jun 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 6, 26 p., e0198436.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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welfare economics
animal diseases
paratuberculosis
herds
Scotland
3 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

A mechanistic hydro-epidemiological model of liver fluke risk

Beltrame, L., Dunne, T., Vineer, H. R., Walker, J. G., Morgan, E. R., Vickerman, P., McCann, C. M., Williams, D. J. L. & Wagener, T., 31 Aug 2018, In : Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 15, 145, 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Fasciola hepatica
Liver
Parasitic Diseases
Climate Change
Weather
1 Citation (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

A meta-analysis on the effects of climate change on the yield and quality of European pastures

Dellar, M., Topp, CFE., Banos, G. & Wall, E., 7 Jul 2018, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 265, p. 413 - 420 8 p.

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meta-analysis
pastures
climate change
shrubs
forbs
2 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Analysis of temporal fecal microbiota dynamics in weaner pigs with and without exposure to enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli

Pollock, J., Gally, DL., Glendinning, L., Tiwari, R., Hutchings, MR. & Houdijk, JGM., 3 Jul 2018, In : Journal of Animal Science. 96, 9, p. 3777 - 3790 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli
Microbiota
Swine
Weaning
rRNA Genes
2 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Analysis of the rumen microbiome and metabolome to study the effect of an antimethanogenic treatment applied in early life of kid goats

Abecia, L., Martinez-Fernandez, G., Waddams, K., Martin-Garcia, AI., Pinloche, E., Creevey, CJ., Denman, SE., Newbold, CJ. & Yanez-Ruiz, DR., 9 Oct 2018, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 9, 2227.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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metabolome
kids (goats)
Otus
rumen
weaning
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
File
Scotland
spatial variation
livestock
phosphorus
nutrients

Applying soil health indicators to encourage sustainable soil use: the transition from scientific study to practical application

Griffiths, BS., Faber, J. & Bloem, J., 24 Aug 2018, In : Sustainability. 10, 9, 14 p., 3021.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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soil
bioindicator
ecosystem service
weather
health monitoring
2 Citations (Scopus)

Archaea are the predominant and responsive ammonia oxidizing prokaryotes in a red paddy soil receiving green manures

Gao, S., Chang, D., Zou, C., Cao, W., Gao, J., Huang, J., Bai, J., Zeng, N., Rees, RM. & Thorup-Kristensen, K., 11 Jun 2018, In : European Journal of Soil Biology. 88, p. 27 - 35 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

prokaryote
ammonia
soil
nitrification
bacterium
1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Are smallholder farmers willing to pay for a flexible balloon biogas digester? Evidence from a case study in Uganda

Kabyanga, M., Balana, BB., Mugisha, J., Walekhwa, PN., Smith, J. & Glenk, K., 3 Feb 2018, In : Energy for Sustainable Development. 43, p. 123 - 129 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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smallholder
biogas
willingness to pay
household
digester
15 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Artificial selection for improved energy efficiency is reaching its limits in broiler chickens

Tallentire, C. W., Leinonen, I. & Kyriazakis, I., 1 Dec 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 1168.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Birds
Chickens
Animal Husbandry
Animal Welfare
Energy Intake
62 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Assembly of 913 microbial genomes from metagenomic sequencing of the cow rumen

Stewart, RD., Auffret, MD., Warr, A., Wiser, AH., Press, MO., Langford, KW., Liachko, I., Snelling, TJ., Dewhurst, RJ., Walker, AW., Roehe, R. & Watson, M., 28 Feb 2018, In : Nature Communications. 9, 870.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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rumen
cows
genome
carbohydrate metabolism
cattle
4 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Assessing the economic impact of vaccine availability when controlling foot and mouth disease outbreaks

Porphyre, T., Rich, KM. & Auty, HK., 13 Mar 2018, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 5, 47

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Foot and mouth disease
Economic impact
Vaccine
Vaccination
Costs
4 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Assessing the greenhouse gas mitigation effect of removing bovine trypanosomiasis in Eastern Africa

MacLeod, M., Eory, V., Wint, W., Shaw, A., Gerber, PJ., Cecchi, G., Mattioli, R., Sykes, A. & Robinson, T., 18 May 2018, In : Sustainability. 10, 5, p. 1633 - 1647 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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bovine trypanosomiasis
emissions factor
greenhouse gases
Eastern Africa
cattle production
1 Citation (Scopus)

Assessment of circadian rhythm of activity combined with random regression model as a novel approach to monitoring sheep in an extensive system

Sarout, BNM., Waterhouse, A., Duthie, C-A., Poli, CHEC., Haskell, MJ., Berger, A. & Umstatter, C., 28 Jun 2018, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 207, p. 26 - 38 13 p.

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circadian rhythm
sheep
ewes
monitoring
sensors (equipment)
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Association of plasma microRNA expression with age, genetic background and functional traits in dairy cattle

Ioannidis, J., Sanchez-Molano, E., Psifidi, A., Donadeu, FX. & Banos, G., 28 Aug 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 12955.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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microRNA
genetic background
dairy cattle
genetic lines
cows
1 Citation (Scopus)

Associations between oxytocin receptor gene polymorphisms, empathy towards animals and implicit associations towards animals

Connor, M., Lawrence, AB. & Brown, SM., 14 Aug 2018, In : Animals. 8, 8, p. 140 - 149 10 p., 140.

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genetic polymorphism
receptors
single nucleotide polymorphism
animals
genes
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A study of associations between gastric ulcers and the behaviour of finisher pigs

Rutherford, KMD., Thompson, CS., Thomson, JR., Lawrence, AB., Nielsen, EO., Busch, ME., Haugegaard, S. & Sandoe, P., 29 Mar 2018, In : Livestock Science. 212, p. 45 - 51 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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stomach ulcers
swine
stomach
posture
walking
3 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

A sum of incidentals or a structural problem? The true nature of food waste in the metropolitan region of Barcelona

Diaz-Ruiz, R., Costa-Font, M., Lopez-i-Gelats, F. & Gil, JM., 17 Oct 2018, In : Sustainability. 10, 10, 19 p., 3730.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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food
stakeholder
food supply
conceptual framework
9 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

Automatic early warning of tail biting in pigs: 3D cameras can detect lowered tail posture before an outbreak

D'Eath, RB., Jack, MC., Futro, A., Talbot, D., Zhu, Q., Barclay, D. & Baxter, EM., 4 Apr 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 4, 7 p., 0194524.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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posture
cameras
tail
swine
computer vision