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High-starch diets alter equine faecal microbiota and increase behavioural reactivity

Bulmer, L. S., Murray, J. A., Burns, N. M., Garber, A., Wemelsfelder, F., McEwan, N. R. & Hastie, P. M., 9 Dec 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 18621.

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Identification of rumen microbial genes involved in pathways linked to appetite, growth and feed conversion efficiency in cattle

Lima, J., Auffret, M., Stewart, R. D., Dewhurst, RJ., Duthie, C-A., Snelling, T. J., Walker, A. W., Freeman, T. C., Watson, M. & Roehe, R., 8 Aug 2019, In : Frontiers in Genetics. 10, 701.

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Identification of the rumination in cattle using support vector machines with motion-sensitive bolus sensors

Hamilton, A., Davison, C., Tachtatzis, C., Andonovic, I., Michie, C., Ferguson, HJ., Somerville, L. & Jonsson, N. N., 7 Mar 2019, In : Sensors. 19, 5, 1165.

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Immune modulation, growth performance, and nutrient retention in broiler chickens fed a blend of phytogenic feed additives

Pirgozliev, V., Mansbridge, S. C., Rose, S. P., Lillehoj, H. S. & Bravo, D., 1 Sep 2019, In : Poultry Science. 98, 9, p. 3443-3449 7 p.

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Impact of polymorphisms at the PRNP locus on the performance of dairy goats reared under low-input pastoral farming systems

Vouraki, S., Gelasakis, A. I., Ekateriniadou, L. V., Banos, G. & Arsenios, G., 1 May 2019, In : Small Ruminant Research. 174, p. 77-82 6 p.

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Importance of health claims in the adoption of new breakfast cereal products in the UK

Costa-Font, M. & Revoredo-Giha, C., 17 Dec 2019, In : Nutrients. 11, 12, 3076.

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Improving grass silage production with Controlled Traffic Farming (CTF): agronomics, system design and economics

Hargreaves, PR., Peets, S., Chamen, WCT., White, DR., Misiewicz, PA. & Godwin, RJ., 15 Apr 2019, In : Precision Agriculture. 20, 2, p. 260-277 18 p.

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Increased grain density of spring barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) is associated with an increase in grain nitrogen

Hoyle, AH., Brennan, M., Jackson, G. & Hoad, SP., Sep 2019, In : Journal of Cereal Science. 89, 102797.

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Infrared thermography of agonistic behaviour in pigs

Boileau, A., Farish, M., Turner, SP. & Camerlink, I., Oct 2019, In : Physiology and Behavior. 210, 112637.

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In sink-limited spring barley crops, light interception by green canopy does not need protection against foliar disease for the entire duration of grain filling

Bingham, IJ., Young, C., Bounds, P. & Paveley, N. D., 1 Jun 2019, In : Field Crops Research. 239, p. 124-134 11 p.

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Integrating a newly developed BAC-based physical mapping resource for Lolium perenne with a genome-wide association study across a L. perenne European ecotype collection identifies genomic contexts associated with agriculturally important traits

Harper, J., De Vega, J., Swain, S., Heavens, D., Gasior, D., Thomas, A., Evans, C., Lovatt, A., Lister, S., Thorogood, D., Skot, L., Hegarty, M., Blackmore, T., Kudrna, D., Byrne, S., Asp, T., Powell, W., Fernandez-Fuentes, N. & Armstead, I., 8 May 2019, In : Annals of Botany. 123, 6, p. 977-992 16 p., mcy230.

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Investigation of relationship between vitamin D status and reproductive fitness in Scottish hill sheep

Zhou, PZ., McEvoy, TG., Gill, A. C., Lambe, NR., Morgan-Davies, C., Hurst, E., Sargison, ND. & Mellanby, R. J., 4 Feb 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1162.

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Just the tonic! Legume biorefining for alcohol has the potential to reduce Europe’s protein deficit and mitigate climate change

Lienhardt, T., Black, K., Saget, S., Costa, M., Chadwick, D., Rees, RM., Williams, M., Spillane, C., Iannetta, P., Walker, G. & Styles, D., Sep 2019, In : Environment International. 130, 11 p., 104870.

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Killer whale genomes reveal a complex history of recurrent admixture and vicariance

Foote, A. D., Martin, M. D., Louis, M., Pacheco, G., Robertson, K. M., Sinding, M-H. S., Amaral, A. R., Baird, R. W., Baker, C. S., Ballance, L., Barlow, J., Brownlow, A., Collins, T., Constantine, R., Dabin, W., Dalla Rosa, L., Davison, N. J., Durban, J. W., Esteban, R., Ferguson, S. H. & 15 others, Gerrodette, T., Guinet, C., Hanson, M. B., Hoggard, W., Matthews, C. J. D., Samarra, F. I. P., de Stephanis, R., Tavares, S. B., Tixier, P., Totterdell, J. A., Wade, P., Excoffier, L., Gilbert, M. T. P., Wolf, J. B. W. & Morin, P. A., Jul 2019, In : Molecular Ecology. 28, 14, p. 3427-3444 18 p.

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Knowledge sharing, problem solving and professional development in a Scottish Ecosystem Services Community of Practice

Metzger, M., Dick, J., Gardner, A., Bellamy, C., Blackstock, K., Brown, C., Chisholm, R., Cochrane, P., Drewitt, J., Gimona, A., Hester, A., Mathieson, S., Nijnik, M., McVittie, A., Petr, M., Smith, R. & Smith, M., 1 Dec 2019, In : Regional Environmental Change. 19, 8, p. 2275-2286 12 p.

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Learning or evaluating? Towards a negotiation-of-meaning approach to learning in transition governance

Beers, PJ., Turner, JA., Rijswijk, K., Williams, T., Barnard, T. & Beechener, S., Aug 2019, In : Technological Forecasting and Social Change. 145, p. 229-239

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Linking farmer and beekeeper preferences with ecological knowledge to improve crop pollination

Breeze, T. D., Boreux, V., Cole, L. J., Dicks, L., Klein, A-M., Pufal, G., Balzan, M., Bevk, D., Bortolotti, L., Petanidou, T., Mand, M., Pinto, M. A., Scheper, J., Stanisavljević, L., Stavrinides, M. C., Tscheulin, T., Varnava, A. & Kleijn, D., Dec 2019, In : People and Nature. 1, 4, p. 562-572

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Lysine supply is a critical factor in achieving sustainable global protein economy

Leinonen, I., Iannetta, PPM., Rees, RM., Russell, W., Watson, CA. & Barnes, AP., 24 Apr 2019, In : Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 3, 27.

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Mapping the H2 resistance effective against Globodera pallida pathotype Pa1 in tetraploid potato

Strachan, S. M., Armstrong, M. R., Kaur, A., Wright, K. M., Lim, T. Y., Baker, K., Jones, J., Bryan, G., Blok, V. & Hein, I., Apr 2019, In : TAG. Theoretical and applied genetics. Theoretische und angewandte Genetik. 132, 4, p. 1283-1294 12 p.

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Maternal versus artificial rearing shapes the rumen microbiome having minor long-term physiological implications

Belanche, A., Yáñez-Ruiz, D. R., Detheridge, A. P., Griffith, G. W., Kingston-Smith, A. H. & Newbold, C. J., Nov 2019, In : Environmental Microbiology. 21, 11, p. 4360-4377 18 p.

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Measuring the degree of integration in the dairy products market in Malawi

Chalmers, N., Revoredo-Giha, C. & Jumbe, C., 20 Feb 2019, In : Social Sciences. 8, 2, 66.

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Measuring the economic effectiveness of place advertising in China

Whitfield, CW. & Wen, C., Dec 2019, In : Place Branding and Public Diplomacy. 15, 4, p. 257-273 17 p.

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Measuring the unmeasurable? A method to quantify adoption of Integrated Pest Management practices in temperate arable farming systems

Creissen, H. E., Jones, P. J., Tranter, R. B., Girling, R. D., Jess, S., Burnett, F. J., Gaffney, M., Thorne, F. S. & Kildea, S., Dec 2019, In : Pest Management Science. 75, 12, p. 3144-3152 9 p.

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Microplastics in marine mammals stranded around the British coast: ubiquitous but transitory?

Nelms, SE., Barnett, J., Brownlow, A., Davison, NJ., Deaville, R., Galloway, TS., Lindeque, PK., Santillo, D. & Godley, BJ., 31 Jan 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1075.

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Modelling biological N fixation and grass-legume dynamics with process-based biogeochemical models of varying complexity

Fitton, N., Bindi, M., Brilli, L., Cichota, R., Dibari, C., Fuchs, K., Huguenin-Elie, O., Klumpp, K., Lieffering, M., Lüscher, A., Martin, R., McAuliffe, R., Merbold, L., Newton, P., Rees, RM., Smith, P., Topp, CFE. & Snow, V., May 2019, In : European Journal of Agronomy. 106, p. 58-66 9 p.

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Multi-host disease management: the why and the how to include wildlife

Portier, J., Ryser-Degiorgis, M-P., Hutchings, MR., Monchâtre-Leroy, E., Richomme, C., Larrat, S., van der Poel, W. HM., Dominguez, M., Linden, A., Tavares Santos, P., Warns-Petit, E., Chollet, J-Y., Cavalerie, L., Grandmontagne, C., Boadella, M., Bonbon, E. & Artois, M., 14 Aug 2019, In : BMC Veterinary Research. 15, 295.

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Multilayer network analysis unravels haulage vehicles as a hidden threat to the British swine industry

Porphyre, T., Bronsvoort, B. M. D. C., Gunn, G. J. & Correia-Gomes, C., 27 Dec 2019, In : Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. 67, 3, p. 1-16

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Multi-step tail biting outbreak intervention protocols for pigs housed on slatted floors

Chou, JY., O'Driscoll, K., D'Eath, RB., Sandercock, DA. & Camerlink, I., 20 Aug 2019, In : Animals. 9, 8, 582.

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Nature commodification: ‘a necessary evil’? An analysis of the views of environmental professionals on ecosystem services-based approaches

Martin-Ortega, J., Mesa-Jurado, M. A., Pineda-Vazquez, M. & Novo, P., Jun 2019, In : Ecosystem Services. 37, 11 p., 100926.

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Nematodes in a polar desert reveal the relative role of biotic interactions in the coexistence of soil animals

Caruso, T., Hogg, I. D., Nielsen, U. N., Bottos, E. M., Lee, C. K., Hopkins, DW., Cary, S. C., Barrett, J. E., Allan Green, T. G., Storey, B. C., Wall, D. H. & Adams, B. J., 2019, In : Communications Biology. 2, 63.

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Nitrogen use efficiency and N2O and NH3 losses attributed to three fertiliser types applied to an intensively managed silage crop

Cowan, N., Levy, P., Moring, A., Simmons, I., Bache, C., Stephens, A., Marinheiro, J., Brichet, J., Song, L., Pickard, A., McNeill, C., McDonald, R., Maire, J., Loubet, B., Voylokov, P., Sutton, M. & Skiba, U., 13 Dec 2019, In : Biogeosciences. 16, 23, p. 4731-4745 15 p., 16.

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Nitrogen use efficiency and nitrous oxide emissions from five UK fertilised grasslands

Cardenas, LM., Bhogal, A., Chadwick, DR., McGeough, K., Misselbrook, T., Rees, RM., Thorman, RE., Watson, CJ., Williams, JR., Smith, KA. & Calvet, S., 15 Apr 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 661, p. 696 - 710 15 p.

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Non-additive responses of soil C and N to rice straw and hairy vetch (Vicia villosa roth L) mixtures in a paddy soil

Zhou, G., Cao, W., Bai, J., Xu, C., Zeng, N., Gao, S. & Rees, RM., 1 Mar 2019, In : Plant and Soil. 436, 1-2, p. 229-244 16 p.

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Not all saponins have a greater antiprotozoal activity than their related sapogenins

Ramos-Morales, E., Lyons, L., de la Fuente, G., Braganca, R. & Newbold, C. J., Jul 2019, In : FEMS Microbiology Letters. 366, 13, fnz144.

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Novel picornavirus in lambs with severe encephalomyelitis

Forth, L. F., Scholes, S. F. E., Pesavento, P. A., Jackson, K., Mackintosh, A., Carson, A., Howie, F., Schlottau, K., Wernike, K., Pohlmann, A., Höper, D. & Beer, M., May 2019, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 25, 5, p. 963-967 5 p.

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Nutritional strategies to reduce methane emissions from cattle: effects on meat eating quality and retail shelf life of loin steaks

Richardson, I., Duthie, C-A., Hyslop, JJ., Rooke, JA. & Roehe, R., Jul 2019, In : Meat Science. 153, p. 51-57 7 p.

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Odour conditioning of positive affective states: rats can learn to associate an odour with being tickled

Bombail, V., Jerome, N., Lam, H., Muszlak, S., Meddle, S. L., Lawrence, AB. & Nielsen, B. L., 12 Jun 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 6, e0212829.

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Oxygen regulates nitrous oxide production directly in agricultural soils

Song, X., Ju, X., Topp, CFE. & Rees, RM., 5 Nov 2019, In : Environmental Science & Technology. 53, 21, p. 12539-12547 9 p.

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Perception and partnership: Developing forest resilience on private estates

Bowditch, E., McMorran, R., Bryce, R. & Smith, M., Feb 2019, In : Forestry Policy and Economics. 99, p. 110-122 13 p.

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Performance evaluation of highly admixed Tanzanian smallholder dairy cattle using SNP derived kinship matrix

Mujibi, F. DN., Rao, J., Agaba, M., Nyambo, D., Cheruiyot, E. K., Kihara, A., Zgang, Y. & Mrode, RA., 26 Apr 2019, In : Frontiers in Genetics. 10, 22 p., 375.

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Phenotypic and genetic analysis of milk and serum element concentrations in dairy cows

Denholm, SJ., Sneddon, A. A., McNeilly, T. N., Bashir, S., Mitchell, M. C. & Wall, E., Dec 2019, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 102, 12, p. 11180-11192 13 p.

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Pig farmers’ willingness to pay for management strategies to reduce aggression between pigs

Peden, RSE., Akaichi, F., Camerlink, I., Boyle, L. & Turner, SP., 8 Nov 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 11, 22 p., e0224924.

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Placing Rwanda’s agriculture boom: trust, women empowerment and policy impact in maize agricultural cooperatives

Meador, JE. & O'Brien, D. J., Aug 2019, In : Food Security. 11, 4, p. 869-880 12 p.

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Population genetic structure of Microdochium majus and Microdochium nivale associated with foot rot of cereals in the Czech Republic and adaptation to penthiopyrad

Matusinsky, P., Scobodova, L. L., Havis, ND., Hess, M. & Tvaruzek, L., 8 Sep 2019, In : European Journal of Plant Pathology. 155, 1, p. 1-12 12 p.

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Post-glacial colonization of northern coastal habitat by bottlenose dolphins: A marine leading-edge expansion?

Nykänen, M., Kaschner, K., Dabin, W., Brownlow, A., Davison, N. J., Deaville, R., Garilao, C., Kesner-Reyes, K., Gilbert, M. T. P., Penrose, R., Islas-Villanueva, V., Wales, N., Ingram, S. N., Rogan, E., Louis, M. & Foote, A. D., 19 Sep 2019, In : Journal of Heredity. 110, 6, p. 662-674 13 p., esz039.

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Postmortem observations on rumen wall histology and gene expression and ruminal and caecal content of beef cattle fattened on barley-based rations: Postmortem ruminal findings in beef cattle

Jonsson, N. N., Ferguson, HJ., Koh-Tan, H. H. C., McCartney, C. A., Cernat, R. C., Strachan, E. M., Thomson, W., Snelling, T. J., Harvey, C. D., Andonovic, I., Michie, C. & Wallace, R. J., 26 Dec 2019, In : Animal. p. 1-14

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Prediction of enteric methane production, yield and intensity of beef cattle using an intercontinental database

van Lingen, H., Niu, M., Kebreab, E., Valadares Filho, S., Rooke, JA., Duthie, C-A., Schwarm, A., Kreuzer, M., Hynd, P., Caetano, M., Eugène, M., Martin, C., McGee, M., O'Kiely, P., Hünerberg, M., McAllister, T., Berchielli, T., Messana, J., Peiren, N., Chaves, A. & 14 others, Charmley, E., Cole, A., Hales, K., Lee, S-S., Berndt, A., Reynolds, C., Crompton, L., Bayat, A-R., Yáñez-Ruiz, D., Yu, Z., Bannink, A., Dijkstra, J., Casper, D. & Hristov, A., 1 Nov 2019, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 283, 19 p., 106575.

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