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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Weakly haemolytic variants of Brachyspira hyodysenteriae newly emerged in Europe belong to a distinct subclade with unique genetic properties

Card, R. M., La, T., Burrough, E. R., Ellis, R. J., Nunez-Garcia, J., Thomson, J. R., Mahu, M., Phillips, N. D., Hampson, D. J., Rohde, J. & Tucker, A. W., 7 Mar 2019, In : Veterinary Research. 50, 1, p. 21 21.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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2018

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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Applying a process-based livestock model to predict spatial variation in agricultural nutrient flows in Scotland

Leinonen, I., Eory, V. & MacLeod, M., 23 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 209, p. 180 - 189 10 p.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cereal yield gaps across Europe

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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