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9 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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posture
cameras
tail
swine
computer vision
3 Citations (Scopus)

B chromosomes are associated with redistribution of genetic recombination towards lower recombination chromosomal regions in perennial ryegrass

Harper, J., Phillips, D., Thomas, A., Gasior, D., Evans, C., Powell, W., King, J., King, I., Jenkins, G. & Armstead, I., 21 Mar 2018, In : Journal of Experimental Botany. 69, 8, p. 1861 - 1871 11 p.

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genetic recombination
Lolium perenne
crossing over
pollen
diploidy
1 Citation (Scopus)
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Beached bachelors: an extensive study on the largest recorded sperm whale Physeter macrocephalus mortality event in the North Sea

IJsseldijk, LL., van Neer, A., Deaville, R., Begeman, L., van de, B., van den Brand, JMA., Brownlow, A., Czeck, R., Dabin, W., ten Doeschate, M., Herder, V., Herr, H., IJzer, J., Jauniaux, T., Jensen, LF., Jepson, PD., Jo, WK., Lakemeyer, J., Lehnert, K., Leopold, MF. & 8 others, Osterhaus, A., Perkins, MW., Piatkowski, U., Prenger-Berninghoff, E., Pund, R., Wohlsein, P., Grone, A. & Siebert, U., 7 Aug 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 8, 20 p., 0201221.

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whale
stranding
sperm
mortality
animal
1 Citation (Scopus)
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Nippostrongylus
Dietary Proteins
Lactation
Mothers
Parturition
4 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Bovine telomere dynamics and the association between telomere length and productive lifespan

Seeker, LA., Ilska, JJ., Psifidi, A., Wilbourn, RV., Underwood, SL., Fairlie, J., Holland, R., Froy, H., Salvo-Chirnside, E., Bagnall, A., Whitelaw, B., Coffey, MP., Nussey, DH. & Banos, G., 24 Aug 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 12748.

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telomeres
leukocytes
cattle
heritability
livestock
2 Citations (Scopus)
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Brexit: How will UK agriculture fare?

Hubbard, C., Davis, J., Feng, S., Harvey, D., Liddon, A., Moxey, A., Ojo, M., Patton, M., Philippidis, G., Scott, C., Shrestha, S. & Wallace, M., 23 Aug 2018, In : EuroChoices. 17, 2, p. 19 - 26 8 p.

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farm
agriculture
income
import
computable general equilibrium analysis
3 Citations (Scopus)
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Can we breed cattle for lower bovine TB infectivity?

Tsairidou, S., Allen, A., Banos, G., Coffey, MP., Anacleto, O., Byrne, A. W., Skuce, R. A., Glass, E. J., Woolliams, J. A. & Doeschl-Wilson, AB., 7 Dec 2018, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 5, December, 8 p., 310.

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cattle breeds
bovine tuberculosis
pathogenicity
cattle
breeding
9 Citations (Scopus)

Cereal yield gaps across Europe

MACSUR, 1 Nov 2018, In : European Journal of Agronomy. 101, p. 109-120 12 p.

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cereal
barley
wheat
maize
corn
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Characterisation of the ruminal fermentation and microbiome in lambs supplemented with hydrolysable and condensed tannins

Salami, S., Valenti, B., Bella, M., Luciano, G., O'Grady, M., Kerry, J., Jones, E., Priolo, A. & Newbold, CJ., 10 Apr 2018, In : FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 94, 5, p. 1 - 9 9 p.

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proanthocyanidins
rumen fermentation
tannins
lambs
methanogens

Characterization of copy number variants in a large multibreed population of beef and dairy cattle using high-density single nucleotide polymorphism genotype data

Rafter, P., Purfield, DC., Berry, DP., Parnell, AC., Gormley, IC., Kearney, JF., Coffey, MP. & Carthy, TR., Oct 2018, In : Journal of Animal Science. 96, 10, p. 4112 - 4124 13 p.

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beef cattle
single nucleotide polymorphism
dairy cattle
genotype
animals
11 Citations (Scopus)
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Chinese cropping systems are a net source of greenhouse gases despite soil carbon sequestration

Gao, B., Huang, T., Ju, X., Gu, B., Huang, W., Xu, L., Rees, RM., Powlson, DS., Smith, P. & Cui, S., 17 Aug 2018, In : Global Change Biology. 24, 12, p. 5590 - 5606 17 p.

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soil carbon
carbon sequestration
cropping practice
greenhouse gas
soil
3 Citations (Scopus)

Citizen science evidence from the past century shows that Scottish rivers are warming

Pohle, I., Helliwell, R., Aube, C., Gibbs, S., Spencer, M. & Spezia, L., 23 Dec 2018, In : Science of the Total Environment. 659, p. 53 - 65 13 p.

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warming
river
air temperature
snow
melt
11 Citations (Scopus)

Community energy: entanglements of community, state and private sector

Creamer, E., Eadson, W., van Veelen, B., Pinker, A., Tingey, M., Braunholtz-Speight, T., Markantoni, M., Foden, M. & Lacey-Barnacle, M., 28 Jun 2018, In : Geography Compass. 12, 7, 16 p., 12378.

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private sector
energy
community
geography
participation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Comparison of NIRS and wet chemistry methods for the nutritional analysis of haylages for horses

Harris, PA., Nelson, S., Carslake, HB., Argo, CM., Wolf, R., Fabri, FB., Brolsma, KM., van Oostrum, MJ. & Ellis, AD., 4 Sep 2018, In : Journal of Equine Veterinary Science. 71, p. 13 - 20 8 p.

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haylage
near-infrared spectroscopy
chemistry
horses
ammonia
4 Citations (Scopus)
62 Downloads (Pure)

Consistency is key: interactions of current and previous farrowing system on litter size and piglet mortality

King, RL., Baxter, EM., Matheson, SM. & Edwards, SA., 3 May 2018, In : Animal. 13, 1, p. 180 - 188 9 p.

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farrowing
parity (reproduction)
litter size
piglets
crates
4 Citations (Scopus)

Copper and zinc sources and levels of zinc inclusion influence growth performance, tissue trace mineral content and carcass yield of broiler chickens

Olukosi, OA., van Kuijk, S. & Han, Y., 3 Jul 2018, In : Poultry Science. 97, 11, p. 3891 - 3898 8 p.

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carcass yield
mineral content
trace elements
growth performance
broiler chickens
3 Citations (Scopus)
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Mycobacterium avium
paratuberculosis
control methods
rabbits
cattle
1 Citation (Scopus)

Crossing boundaries for cetacean conservation: setting research priorities to guide management of harbour porpoises

IJsseldijk, LL., ten Doeschate, MTI., Davison, NJ., Grone, A. & Brownlow, AC., Sep 2018, In : Marine Policy. 95, p. 77 - 84 8 p.

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porpoise
cetacean
harbor
bycatch
noise pollution
2 Citations (Scopus)
13 Downloads (Pure)

Dairy cows under experimentally-induced Escherichia coli mastitis show negative emotional states assessed through Qualitative Behaviour Assessment

de Boyers des Roches, A., Lussert, A., Faure, M., Herry, V., Rainard, P., Durand, D., Wemelsfelder, F. & Foucras, G., 20 Jun 2018, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 206, p. 1 - 11 11 p.

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mastitis
dairy cows
Escherichia coli
remission
cows
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Dehorning and welfare indicators in beef cattle - a meta analysis

Canozzi, MEA., Mederos, A., Turner, SP., Manteca, X., McManus, C., Menegassi, SRO. & Barcellos, JOJ., 30 May 2018, In : Animal Production Science. 59, 5, p. 801-814

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Hydrocortisone
Meta-Analysis
Amputation
Pain
Local Anesthesia
2 Citations (Scopus)

Demographic quantification of carbon and nitrogen dynamics associated with root turnover in white clover

Scott, GD., Baddeley, JA., Watson, CA. & Robinson, D., 11 Jan 2018, In : Plant, Cell and Environment. 41, 9, p. 2045 - 2056 12 p.

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Trifolium repens
demographic statistics
carbon
cultivars
nitrogen
1 Citation (Scopus)

Diazotroph abundance and community structure are reshaped by straw return and mineral fertilizer in rice-rice-green manure rotation

Yang, L., Bai, J., Zeng, N., Zhou, X., Liao, Y., Lu, Y., Rees, RM., Nie, J. & Cao, W., 26 Dec 2018, In : Applied Soil Ecology. 136, p. 11-20 10 p.

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green manures
mineral fertilizers
straw
community structure
rice
4 Citations (Scopus)

Do community empowerment and enabling state policies work in practice? Insights from a community development intervention in rural Scotland

Markantoni, M., Steiner, A., Meador, JE. & Farmer, J., 6 Nov 2018, In : Geoforum. 97, p. 142 - 154 13 p.

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community development
empowerment
community
resilience
enabling state
4 Citations (Scopus)
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Early indicators of tail biting outbreaks in pigs

Wedin, M., Baxter, EM., Jack, MC., Futro, A. & D'Eath, RB., 30 Aug 2018, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 208, p. 7 - 13 7 p.

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tail
swine
posture
carcass condemnation
farmers
9 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

Early intervention with enrichment can prevent tail biting outbreaks in weaner pigs

Lahrmann, HP., Hansen, CF., D'Eath, RB., Busch, ME., Nielsen, JP. & Forkman, B., 23 Jun 2018, In : Livestock Science. 214, p. 272 - 277 6 p.

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feeder pigs
tail
haylage
ropes
straw
8 Citations (Scopus)

Early socialisation as a strategy to increase piglets' social skills in intensive farming conditions

Salazar, LC., Ko, H-L., Yang, C-H., Llonch, L., Manteca, X., Camerlink, I. & Llonch, P., 19 Jun 2018, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 206, p. 25 - 31 7 p.

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intensive farming
piglets
weaning
skin lesions
social behavior
7 Citations (Scopus)
13 Downloads (Pure)

Effect of biochar produced from different biomass sources and at different process temperatures on methane production and ammonia concentrations in vitro

Cabeza, I., Waterhouse, A., Sohi, S. & Rooke, JA., 2 Jan 2018, In : Animal Feed Science and Technology. 237, p. 1 - 7 7 p.

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biochar
methane production
ammonia
biomass
temperature

Effect of dietary fat to starch content on fecal microbiota composition and activity in dogs

Schauf, S., de la Fuente, G., Newbold, CJ., Salas-Mani, A., Torre, C., Abecia, L. & Castrillo, C., 27 Jul 2018, In : Journal of Animal Science. 96, 9, p. 3684 - 3698 15 p.

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dietary fat
starch
dogs
diet
xylan
5 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Effect of phytase on growth performance, phytate degradation and gene expression of myo-inositol transporters in the small intestine, liver and kidney of 21 day old broilers

Walk, CL., Bedford, MR. & Olukosi, OA., 12 Feb 2018, In : Poultry Science. 97, 4, p. 1155 - 1162 8 p.

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phytases
myo-inositol
phytic acid
transporters
small intestine
4 Citations (Scopus)
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whisky
malt
greenhouse gas emissions
byproducts
production technology
6 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of awareness on farmers' compliance with diffuse pollution mitigation measures: a conditional process modelling

Okumah, M., Martin-Ortega, J. & Novo, P., 22 Aug 2018, In : Land Use Policy. 76, p. 36 - 45 10 p.

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compliance
environmental management
management practice
modeling
water pollution
5 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of feed allowance and indispensable amino acid reduction on feed intake, growth performance and carcass characteristics of growing pigs

Schiavon, S., Bona, M. D., Carcò, G., Carraro, L., Bunger, L. & Gallo, L., 5 Apr 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 4, e0195645.

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carcass characteristics
growth performance
Swine
feed intake
Amino Acids
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Environmentally enriched pigs have transcriptional profiles consistent with neuroprotective effects and reduced microglial activity

Brown, SM., Bush, SJ., Summers, KM., Hume, DA. & Lawrence, AB., 17 May 2018, In : Behavioural Brain Research. 350, p. 6 - 15 10 p.

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Neuronal Plasticity
Neuroprotective Agents
Rodentia
Swine
RNA Sequence Analysis
1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)
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Medicago
Lolium
Rumen
Diet
Poaceae
2 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of PCR primers targeting the groEL gene for the specific detection of Streptococcus agalactiae in the context of aquaculture

Leigh, WJ., Zadoks, RN., Jaglarz, A., Costa, JZ., Foster, G. & Thompson, KD., 22 May 2018, In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 125, 3, p. 666 - 674 9 p.

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Streptococcus agalactiae
gene targeting
aquaculture
Streptococcus iniae
dairies
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Evaluation of reference lactation length in Chios dairy sheep

Basdagianni, Z., Sinapis, E. & Banos, G., 26 Apr 2018, In : Animal. 13, 1, p. 1 - 7 7 p.

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Chios (sheep breed)
dairy sheep
lactation
milk yield
correlated responses
1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Evaluation of reticuloruminal pH measurements from individual cattle: sampling strategies for the assessment of herd status

Jonsson, N. N., Kleen, J. L., Wallace, R. J., Andonovic, I., Michie, C., Farish, M., Mitchell, MA., Duthie, C-A., Jensen, D. B. & Denwood, M. J., 14 Nov 2018, In : Veterinary Journal. 243, p. 26 - 32 7 p.

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herds
cattle
ruminal acidosis
sampling
milking
4 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Facial expression as a potential measure of both intent and emotion

Camerlink, I., Coulange, E., Farish, M., Baxter, EM. & Turner, SP., 4 Dec 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 9 p., 17602.

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emotions
aggression
ears
swine
eyes
5 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Factors influencing farmer willingness to reduce aggression between pigs

Peden, RSE., Akaichi, F., Camerlink, I., Boyle, LA. & Turner, SP., 22 Dec 2018, In : Animals. 9, 1, p. 6-24 19 p.

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aggression
farmers
swine
animal welfare
stakeholders

Factors influencing the prevalence of animal cruelty during adolescence

Connor, M., Currie, C. & Lawrence, AB., 30 Apr 2018, In : Journal of Interpersonal Violence. p. 1-24

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adolescence
animal welfare
pain
researchers
social problems

Farmers' spending on variable inputs tends to maximise crop yields, not profit

Reader, MA., Revoredo-Giha, C., Lawrence, RJ., Hodge, ID. & Lang, BGA., 1 Jun 2018, In : International Journal of Agricultural Management. 7, 1, p. 1 - 11 11 p.

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profits and margins
crop yield
farmers
crops
social benefit
1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Fat accretion measurements strengthen the relationship between feed conversion efficiency and nitrogen isotopic discrimination while rumen microbial genes contribute little

Meale, SJ., Auffret, MD., Watson, M., Morgavi, DP., Cantalapiedra-Hijar, G., Duthie, C-A., Roehe, R. & Dewhurst, RJ., 1 Mar 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 7 p., 3854.

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Microbial Genes
Rumen
Nitrogen
Fats
Nitrates

Financial vulnerability of dairy farms challenged by Johne's disease to changes in farm payment system

Shrestha, S., Vosough Ahmadi, B., Barratt, AS., Thomson, SG. & Stott, AW., 18 Dec 2018, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 5, 9 p., 316.

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paratuberculosis
dairy farming
farms
profits and margins
disease prevalence
2 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

First isolation of Brucella pinnipedialis and detection of Brucella antibodies from bearded seals (Erignathus barbatus)

Foster, G., Nymo, IH., Kovacs, KM., Beckmen, KB., Brownlow, AC., Baily, JL., Dagleish, MP., Muchowski, J., Perrett, LL., Tryland, M., Lydersen, C., Godfroid, J., McGovern, B. & Whatmore, AM., 22 Mar 2018, In : Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 128, 1, p. 13 - 20 8 p.

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Brucella
antibodies
Chukchi Sea
Bering Sea
marine mammals
3 Citations (Scopus)

Food supply and bioenergy production within the global cropland planetary boundary

Henry, RC., Engström, K., Olin, S., Alexander, P., Arneth, A. & Rounsevell, MDA., 22 Mar 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 3, e0194695.

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Food supply
Food Supply
bioenergy
Food
Climate
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Forensic use of the genomic relationship matrix to validate and discover livestock pedigrees

Moore, KL., Vilela, C., Kaseja, K., Mrode, R. & Coffey, MP., 20 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Animal Science. 97, 1, p. 35-42 8 p.

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pedigree
livestock
genomics
grandparents
animals
1 Citation (Scopus)

From welcome culture to welcome limits? Uncovering preference changes over time for sheltering refugees in Germany

Liebe, U., Meyerhoff, J., Kroesen, M., Chorus, C. & Glenk, K., 1 Aug 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 8, p. 1 - 6 6 p., 0199923.

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refugee
migrant
acceptance
asylum seeker
citizen
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Frontiers in climate smart food systems: outlining the research space

Whitfield, S., Challinor, AJ. & Rees, RM., 31 Jan 2018, In : Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 2, 2.

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food
climate
agriculture
climate change
famine
4 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Genetic profile of scrapie codons 146, 211 and 222 in the PRNP gene locus in three breeds of dairy goats

Vouraki, S., Gelasakis, AI., Alexandri, P., Boukouvala, E., Ekateriniadou, LV., Banos, G. & Arsenos, G., 7 Jun 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 6, 7 p., 0198819.

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scrapie
dairy goats
codons
Damascus (goat breed)
breeds
2 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Genome-based discovery of polyketide-derived secondary metabolism pathways in the barley pathogen Ramularia collo-cygni

Dussart, F., Douglas, R., Sjokvist, E., Hoebe, PN., Spoel, SH. & McGrann, GRD., 20 Jul 2018, In : Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 31, 9, p. 962 - 975 14 p.

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Ramularia
Cygnus
polyketides
barley
metabolism