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Exploring multi-objective trade-offs in the design space of a waste heat recovery system

Mokhtar, M., Burns, S., Ross, DW. & Hunt, I., 17 Mar 2017, In : Applied Energy. 195, p. 114 - 124 11 p.

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Waste heat utilization
Clustering algorithms
Evolutionary algorithms
Waste heat
Visualization
11 Citations (Scopus)
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pollinating insects
habitats
Syrphidae
Bombus
butterflies
4 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Exploring the role of small-scale livestock keepers for national biosecurity - the pig case

Correia-Gomes, C., Henry, MK., Auty, HK. & Gunn, GJ., 15 Jun 2017, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 145, p. 7 - 15 9 p.

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biosecurity
livestock
swine
questionnaires
Scotland
3 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Exposure of harbour seals (Phoca vitulina) to Brucella in declining populations across Scotland

Kershaw, JL., Stubberfield, EJ., Foster, G., Brownlow, A., Hall, AJ. & Perrett, LL., 20 Sep 2017, In : Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 126, 1, p. 13 - 23 11 p.

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Phoca vitulina
Brucella
seals
Scotland
seroprevalence
3 Citations (Scopus)

Extending the durability of cultivar resistance by limiting epidemic growth rates

Carolan, K., Helps, J., van den Berg, F., Bain, RA., Paveley, N. & van den Bosch, F., 20 Sep 2017, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 284, 1863

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durability
virulence
avirulent strains
cultivars
disease control programs
11 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Face-based perception of emotions in dairy goats

Bellegarde, LGA., Haskell, MJ., Duvaux-Ponter, C., Weiss, A., Boissy, A. & Erhard, HW., 31 Mar 2017, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 193, p. 51 - 59 9 p.

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Goats
Emotions
Ear
Facial Expression
Posture
1 Citation (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Financial evaluation of Holstein Friesian strains within composite and housed UK dairy systems

March, MD., Shalloo, L., Roberts, DJ. & Ryan, W., 28 Mar 2017, In : Livestock Science. 200, p. 14 - 22 9 p.

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genetic merit
dairies
Holstein
profitability
milk prices
5 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Food restriction reduces neurogenesis in the avian hippocampal formation

Robertson, B-A., Rathbone, L., Cirillo, G., D'Eath, RB., Bateson, M., Boswell, T., Wilson, PW., Dunn, IC. & Smulders, TV., 6 Dec 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 16, 16

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neurogenesis
hippocampus
chickens
broiler breeders
corticosterone

Food security in rural Uganda: assessing latent effects of microfinance on pre-participation

Meador, J. & Fritz, A., 2017, In : Development in Practice. 27, 3, p. 340-353 14 p.

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microfinance
Uganda
food security
additional income
food
20 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)

Food waste and losses in primary production: qualitative insights from horticulture

Beausang, C., Hall, C. & Toma, L., 25 Aug 2017, In : Resources, Conservation and Recycling. 126, p. 177 - 185 9 p.

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horticulture
primary production
food
farm
loss
16 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Forage quality declines with rising temperatures, with implications for livestock production and methane emissions

Lee, M. A., Davis, A. P., Chagunda, M. GG. & Manning, P., 26 Mar 2017, In : Biogeosciences. 14, 6, p. 1403-1417 15 p.

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livestock farming
forage quality
livestock production
methane production
methane
5 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Four azoles’ profile in the control of Septoria, yellow rust and brown rust in wheat across Europe

Jorgensen, LN., Matzen, N., Hansen, JG., Semaskiene, R., Korbas, M., Danielewicz, J., Glazek, M., Maumene, C., Rodemann, B., Weigand, S., Hess, M., Blake, J., Clark, B., Kildea, S., Batailles, C., Ban, R., Havis, ND. & Treikale, O., 16 Nov 2017, In : Crop Protection. 105, p. 16 - 27 12 p.

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Septoria
azoles
leaf rust
tebuconazole
wheat
1 Citation (Scopus)
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Fungicide sensitivity of Dothistroma septosporum isolates in the UK

Piotrowska, MJ., Ennos, RA., Riddell, C. & Hoebe, PN., 6 Apr 2017, In : Forest Pathology. 47, 2, e12314.

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Dothistroma
fungicide
fungicides
fungicide resistance
blight
1 Citation (Scopus)

Gamma interferon responses to proteome-determined specific recombinant proteins in cattle experimentally- and naturally-infected with paratuberculosis

Hughes, V., McNair, J., Strain, S., Barry, C., McLuckie, J., Nath, M., Caldow, G. & Stevenson, K., 29 Apr 2017, In : Research in Veterinary Science. 144, p. 244 - 253 10 p.

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paratuberculosis
proteome
interferon-gamma
recombinant proteins
Mycobacterium avium
10 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Genetic characterization of dog personality traits

Ilska-Warner, J., Haskell, MJ., Blott, SC., Sanchez-Molano, E., Polgar, Z., Lofgren, SE., Clements, DN. & Wiener, P., 7 Jun 2017, In : Genetics. 206, 2, p. 1101 - 1111 11 p.

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dogs
heritability
genetic variance
questionnaires
breeds
3 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)

Genetic parameters of Visual Image Analysis primal cut carcass traits of commercial prime beef slaughter animals

Moore, KL., Mrode, R. & Coffey, MP., 15 Mar 2017, In : Animal. 11, 10, p. 1653 - 1659 7 p.

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carcass characteristics
slaughter
beef
image analysis
animals
3 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

Genome-wide association study of conformation and milk yield in mixed-breed dairy goats

Mucha, S., Mrode, R., Coffey, MP., Kizilaslan, M., Desire, S. & Conington, JE., 28 Dec 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 101, 3, p. 2213 - 2225 13 p.

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dairy goats
single nucleotide polymorphism
milk yield
udders
legs
10 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Genomic data illuminates demography, genetic structure and selection of a popular dog breed

Wiener, P., Sanchez-Molano, E., Clements, DN., Woolliams, JA., Haskell, MJ. & Blott, SC., 14 Aug 2017, In : BMC Genomics. 18, 609

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dog breeds
demography
genomics
inbreeding
Labrador Retriever
52 Citations (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)

Genomic prediction unifies animal and plant breeding programs to form platforms for biological discovery

Implementing Genomic Selection in CGIAR Breeding Programs Workshop Participants, 2017, In : Nature Genetics. 49, 9, p. 1297 - 1303 7 p.

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Breeding
Genetic Engineering
Costs and Cost Analysis
Population
Plant Breeding
5 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Genomic regions underlying susceptibility to bovine tuberculosis in Holstein-Friesian cattle

Raphaka, K., Matika, O., Sanchez-Molano, E., Mrode, R., Coffey, MP., Riggio, V., Glass, EJ., Woolliams, JA., Bishop, SC. & Banos, G., 23 Mar 2017, In : BMC Genetics. 18, 27

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Bovine Tuberculosis
Phenotype
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
Skin Tests
Autopsy
13 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Global diversity of desert hypolithic cyanobacteria

Lacap-Bugler, D. C., Lee, K. K., Archer, S., Gillman, L. N., Lau, M. C. Y., Leuzinger, S., Lee, C. K., Maki, T., McKay, C. P., Perrott, J. K., de Los Rios-Murillo, A., Warren-Rhodes, K. A., Hopkins, D. W. & Pointing, S. B., 16 May 2017, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 8, 867.

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Cyanobacteria
Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphisms
Proteobacteria
Rhodospirillales
Acidobacteria
3 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

Hens vary their vocal repertoire and structure when anticipating different types of reward

McGrath, N., Dunlop, R., Dwyer, CM., Burman, O. & Phillips, CJC., 8 Jul 2017, In : Animal Behaviour. 130, p. 79 - 96 18 p.

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dust bathing
hens
vocalization
Gallus gallus
animal behavior
3 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Herd-specific random regression carcass profiles for beef cattle after adjustment for animal genetic merit

Englishby, TM., Moore, KL., Berry, DP., Coffey, MP. & Banos, G., 7 Mar 2017, In : Meat Science. 129, p. 188 - 196 9 p.

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genetic merit
animal genetics
beef cattle
herds
finishing
3 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

How to make complexity look simple? Conveying ecosystems restoration complexity for socio-economic research and public engagement

Martin-Ortega, J., Glenk, K. & Byg, A., 28 Jul 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 7, p. 4 - 3

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ecosystem
socioeconomics
restoration
public
peatland
4 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)
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hulls
adhesion
barley
flowering
fruits
17 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Hydrolysis of phytate to its lower esters can influence the growth performance and nutrient utilization of broilers with regular or super doses of phytase

Beeson, LA., Walk, CL., Bedford, MR. & Olukosi, OA., 16 Feb 2017, In : Poultry Science. 96, 7, p. 2243 - 2253 11 p.

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nutrient utilization
phytases
phytic acid
growth performance
hydrolysis
10 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Identifying cost-competitive greenhouse gas mitigation potential of French agriculture

Pellerin, S., Bamiere, L., Angers, D., Beline, F., Benoit, M., Butault, J-P., Chenu, C., Colnenne-David, C., De Cara, S., Delame, N., Doreau, M., Dupraz, P., Faverdin, P., Garcia-Launay, F., Hassouna, M., Henault, C., Jeuffroy, M-H., Klumpp, K., Metay, A., Moran, D. & 5 others, Recous, S., Samson, E., Savini, I., Pardon, L. & Chemineau, P., 1 Sep 2017, In : Environmental Science and Policy. 77, p. 130 - 139 10 p.

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greenhouse gas
mitigation
agriculture
cost
agricultural emission
3 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)
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food
European Union
tea
European Commission
coffee
3 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Impact of subclinical mastitis on greenhouse gas emissions intensity and profitability of dairy cows in Norway

Gülzari, SO., Vosough Ahmadi, B. & Stott, AW., 27 Nov 2017, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 150, p. 19 - 29 11 p.

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emissions factor
greenhouse gas emissions
somatic cell count
profitability
mastitis
13 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Impacts of 120 years of fertilizer addition on a temperate grassland ecosystem

Kidd, J., Manning, P., Simkin, J., Peacock, S. & Stockdale, E., 28 Mar 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 3, p. 5 - 5 1 p.

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fertilizer
hay
experiment
grassland
organic carbon
2 Citations (Scopus)

Impacts of farmers' management styles on income and labour under alternative extensive land use scenarios

Morgan-Davies, C., Wilson, R. & Waterhouse, A., 24 May 2017, In : Agricultural Systems. 155, p. 168 - 178 11 p.

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labor
income
livestock
land use
farmers
8 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)

Impacts of using a precision livestock system targeted approach in mountain sheep flocks

Morgan-Davies, C., Lambe, NR., Wishart, H., Waterhouse, A., Kenyon, F., McBean, D. & McCracken, DI., 5 Dec 2017, In : Livestock Science. 208, p. 67 - 76 10 p.

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precision agriculture
ewes
flocks
livestock
mountains
2 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Implementation of a method to visualize noise-induced hearing loss in mass stranded cetaceans

Morell, M., Brownlow, A., McGovern, B., Raverty, SA., Shadwick, RE. & Andre, M., 6 Feb 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 41848

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Noise-Induced Hearing Loss
Pilot Whales
Noise
Cochlea
Inner Ear
3 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

Improving model prediction of soil N2O emissions through Bayesian calibration

Myrgiotis, V., Williams, M., Topp, CFE. & Rees, RM., 27 Dec 2017, In : Science of the Total Environment. 624, p. 1467 - 1477 11 p.

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soil emission
calibration
agricultural ecosystem
prediction
soil
4 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Improving the antiprotozoal effect of saponins in the rumen by combination with glycosidase inhibiting iminosugars or by modification of their chemical structure

Ramos-Morales, E., de la Fuente, G., Nash, R. J., Braganca, R., Duval, S., Bouillon, M. E., Lahmann, M. & Newbold, CJ., 8 Sep 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 9, e0184517.

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Glycoside Hydrolases
Rumen
Saponins
Stevia
Succinic Acid
4 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)
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Saimiri sciureus
Saimiri
zoos
catering
research facilities
1 Citation (Scopus)
11 Downloads (Pure)
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bovine viral diarrhea
economic impact
economics
certification
economic analysis
7 Citations (Scopus)
14 Downloads (Pure)

Integrated metagenomic analyses of the rumen microbiome of cattle reveals key biological mechanisms associated with methane traits

Wang, H., Zheng, H., Browne, F., Roehe, R., Dewhurst, RJ., Engel, F., Hemmje, M., Lu, X. & Walsh, P., 9 Jun 2017, In : Methods. 124, p. 108 - 119 12 p.

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methane
rumen
cattle
genes
methane production
1 Citation (Scopus)

Investigations of the nutritive value of meals of double-low rapeseed and its influence on growth performance of broiler chickens

Olukosi, OA., Kasprzak, MM., Kightley, S., Carre, P., Wiseman, J. & Houdijk, JGM., 11 Jul 2017, In : Poultry Science. 96, 9, p. 3338 - 3350 13 p.

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rapeseed
growth performance
nutritive value
broiler chickens
metabolizable energy
15 Citations (Scopus)

Isolation and gene flow in a speciation continuum in newts

Pabijan, M., Zieliński, P., Dudek, K., Stuglik, M. & Babik, W., 1 Nov 2017, In : Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 116, p. 1-12 12 p.

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Salamandridae
Gene Flow
salamanders and newts
Reproductive Isolation
gene flow
3 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Liveweight loss associated with handling and weighing of grazing sheep

Wishart, H., Morgan-Davies, C., Stott, AW., Wilson, R. & Waterhouse, A., 20 Jun 2017, In : Small Ruminant Research. 153, p. 163 - 170 8 p.

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grazing
sheep
body weight
commercial farms
feeding level
61 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Losses, inefficiencies and waste in the global food system

Alexander, P., Brown, C., Arneth, A., Finnigan, J., Moran, D. & Rounsevell, MDA., 16 Feb 2017, In : Agricultural Systems. 153, p. 190 - 200 11 p.

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nutrient requirements
consumer behavior
energy
proteins
biomass
5 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Mitigating nitrous oxide and manure-derived methane emissions by removing cows in response to wet soil conditions

van der Weerden, TJ., Laurenson, S., Vogeler, I., Beukes, PC., Thomas, SM., Rees, RM., Topp, CFE., Lanigan, G. & de Klein, CAM., 21 Jun 2017, In : Agricultural Systems. 156, p. 126 - 138 13 p.

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nitrous oxide
methane
soil quality
grazing
cows
2 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

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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porpoise
ecotype
contact zone
ancestry
body size
5 Citations (Scopus)

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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chlorine isotope
Dechlorination
hydrogen isotope
Chlorine
dechlorination
6 Citations (Scopus)

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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Dairying
Milk
feed conversion
environmental factors
Parity
6 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

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., 7 Sep 2017, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 250, p. 1 - 11 11 p.

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nitrous oxide
annual variation
grassland
modeling
clay soil
1 Citation (Scopus)

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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Malawi
Ecosystems
Sustainable development
woodland
village
16 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

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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lesions (animal)
tail
herds
swine
tail docking
21 Citations (Scopus)
81 Downloads (Pure)

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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food
environmental values
consumption behavior
metropolitan area
waste management