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13 Citations (Scopus)
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Opportunities and future directions for visual soil evaluation methods in soil structure research

Guimaraes, RML., Lamande, M., Munkholm, LJ., Ball, BC. & Keller, T., 21 Feb 2017, In : Soil and Tillage Research. 173, p. 104 - 113 10 p.

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soil structure
soil
evaluation method
soil fauna
vigor
6 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

Opportunities for exercise during pullet rearing, Part I: Effect on the musculoskeletal characteristics of pullets

Casey-Trott, TM., Korver, DR., Guerin, MT., Sandilands, V., Torrey, S. & Widowski, TM., 31 Mar 2017, In : Poultry Science. 96, 8, p. 2509 - 2517 9 p.

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pullets
exercise
rearing
bones
cages
6 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Opportunities for exercise during pullet rearing, Part II: Long-term effects on bone characteristics of adult laying hens at the end-of-lay

Casey-Trott, TM., Korver, DR., Guerin, MT., Sandilands, V., Torrey, S. & Widowski, TM., 31 Mar 2017, In : Poultry Science. 96, 8, p. 2518 - 2527 10 p.

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pullets
laying hens
long term effects
exercise
rearing
1 Citation (Scopus)
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Pancreatic PYY but not PPY expression is responsive to short-term nutritional state and the pancreas constitutes the major site of PYY mRNA expression in chickens

Reid, AMA., Wilson, PW., Caughey, SD., Dixon, LM., D'Eath, RB., Sandilands, V., Boswell, T. & Dunn, IC., 8 Jul 2017, In : General and Comparative Endocrinology. 252, p. 226 - 235 10 p.

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Peptide YY
Pancreatic Polypeptide
Pancreas
Chickens
Messenger RNA
11 Citations (Scopus)

Patterns of antimicrobial resistance in Streptococcus suis isolates from pigs with or without streptococcal disease in England between 2009 and 2014

on behalf of the BRADP1T Consortium, 1 Aug 2017, In : Veterinary Microbiology. 207, p. 117-124 8 p.

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Streptococcus suis
antibiotic resistance
England
Swine
minimum inhibitory concentration
3 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Pea cultivar and wheat residues affect carbon/nitrogen dynamics in pea-triticale intercropping: a microcosms approach

Scalise, A., Pappa, VA., Gelsomino, A. & Rees, RM., 21 Mar 2017, In : Science of the Total Environment. 592, p. 436 - 450 15 p.

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triticale
intercropping
peas
nitrous oxide
wheat
5 Citations (Scopus)

Performance of Leishmania PFR1 recombinant antigen in serological diagnosis of asymptomatic canine leishmaniosis by ELISA

Ledesma, D., Berriatua, E., Thomas, MC., Bernal, LJ., Ortuna, M., Benitez, C., Egui, A., Papasouliotis, K., Tennant, B., Chambers, J., Infante, JJ. & Lopez, MC., 23 Oct 2017, In : BMC Veterinary Research. 13, 304

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Leishmaniasis
Leishmania
Canidae
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Dogs
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Phenotypic and genetic parameters for selected production and reproduction traits of Mpwapwa cattle in low-input production systems

Chawala, AR., Banos, G., Komwihangilo, DM., Peters, A. & Chagunda, MGG., 5 May 2017, In : South African Journal of Animal Science. 47, 3, p. 307 - 319 13 p.

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production technology
lactation
milk yield
cattle
calving interval
1 Citation (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Physiological traits determining yield tolerance of wheat to foliar diseases

van den Berg, F., Paveley, ND., Bingham, IJ. & van den Bosch, F., 10 Oct 2017, In : Phytopathology. 107, 12, p. 1468 - 1478 11 p.

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foliar diseases
filling period
wheat
cultivars
disease resistance
4 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Planting exotic relatives has increased the threat posed by Dothistroma septosporum to the Caledonian pine populations of Scotland

Piotrowska, MJ., Riddell, C., Hoebe, PN. & Ennos, RA., 10 Nov 2017, In : Evolutionary Applications. 11, 3, p. 350 - 363 14 p.

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Dothistroma
Scotland
Pinus
planting
blight
2 Citations (Scopus)

Playful pigs: evidence of consistency and change in play depending on litter and developmental stage

Brown, SM., Peters, R., Nevison, IM. & Lawrence, AB., 28 Sep 2017, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 198, p. 36 - 43 8 p.

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litters (young animals)
weaning
developmental stages
swine
play activities
17 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Priorities for research in soil ecology

Eisenhauer, N., Antunes, PM., Bennett, AE., Birkhofer, K., Bissett, A., Bowker, MA., Caruso, T., Chen, B., Coleman, DC., de Boer, W., de Ruiter, P., DeLuca, TH., Frati, F., Griffiths, BS., Hart, MM., Hattenschwiler, S., Haimi, J., Heethoff, M., Kaneko, N., Kelly, LC. & 12 others, Leinaas, HP., Lindo, Z., Macdonald, C., Rillig, MC., Ruess, L., Scheu, S., Schmidt, O., Seastedt, TR., van Straalen, NM., Tiunov, AV., Zimmer, M. & Powell, JR., 13 May 2017, In : Pedobiologia. 63, p. 1 - 7 7 p.

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ecology
soil
ecosystem service
ecosystem
soil management

Professional training in organic food production: a cross-country experience

Guine, R., Costa, D., Correia, P., Costa, C., Correia, H., Castro, M., Guerra, L., Seeds, C., Coll, C., Radics, L., Arslan, M., Soylu, S., Tothova, M., Toth, P. & Basile, S., 5 Jun 2017, In : International Journal of Information and Learning Technology. 34, 3, p. 259 - 273 15 p.

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food
experience
agriculture
distance learning
participation
15 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Protest responses and willingness to accept: ecosystem services providers' preferences towards incentive-based schemes

Villanueva, AJ., Glenk, K. & Rodriguez-Entrena, M., 16 Feb 2017, In : Journal of Agricultural Economics. 68, 3, p. 801-821

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service provider
protest
incentive
incidence
farmer
3 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Pseudopregnancy and aseasonal breeding in dairy goats - genetic basis of fertility and impact on lifetime productivity

Desire, S., Mucha, S., Coffey, MP., Mrode, R., Broadbent, J. & Conington, JE., 1 Dec 2017, In : Animal. 12, 9, p. 1799 - 1806 8 p.

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pseudopregnancy
kidding
dairy goats
genetic correlation
milk yield
2 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Qualitative Behaviour Assessment of horses exposed to short-term emotional treatments

Hintze, S., Murphy, E., Bachmann, I., Wemelsfelder, F. & Wurbel, H., 28 Jun 2017, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 196, p. 44 - 51 8 p.

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horses
plastic bags
animal welfare
animals
grooming (animal behavior)
6 Citations (Scopus)
24 Downloads (Pure)

Quality of life and adolescents' communication with their significant others (mother, father, and best friend): the mediating effect of attachment to pets

Marsa-Sambola, F., Williams, J., Muldoon, J., Lawrence, AB., Connor, M. & Currie, C., 20 Feb 2017, In : Attachment and Human Development. 19, 3, p. 278 - 297 20 p.

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quality of life
father
adolescent
communication
mediation
3 Citations (Scopus)

Ramularia leaf spot: a newly important threat to barley production

McGrann, GRD. & Havis, ND., 28 Apr 2017, In : Outlooks on Pest Management. 28, 2, p. 65 - 69 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

leaf spot
Ramularia
barley
lesions (plant)
Dothideomycetes
1 Citation (Scopus)

Randomised controlled trial to evaluate the effect of foot trimming before and after first calving on subsequent lameness episodes and productivity in dairy heifers

Mahendran, SA., Huxley, JN., Chang, Y-M., Burnell, M., Barrett, DC., Whay, HR., Blackmore, T., Mason, CS. & Bell, NJ., 17 Jan 2017, In : The Veterinary Journal. 220, p. 105 - 110 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dairy heifers
lameness
calving
Foot
Randomized Controlled Trials
14 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Rearing system affects prevalence of keel-bone damage in laying hens: a longitudinal study of four consecutive flocks

Casey-Trott, TM., Guerin, MT., Sandilands, V., Torrey, S. & Widowski, TM., 21 Mar 2017, In : Poultry Science. 96, 7, p. 2029 - 2039 11 p.

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keel bone
longitudinal studies
laying hens
flocks
rearing
1 Citation (Scopus)

Refinement of passive nematode recovery from cotton growing high clay content Australian vertisols

Knox, O. G. G. & Griffiths, B. S., 1 Mar 2017, In : Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 48, 3, p. 316-325 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vertisol
Vertisols
nematode
cotton
clay
5 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Relative emissions intensity of dairy production systems: employing different functional units in life-cycle assessment

Ross, SA., Topp, CFE., Ennos, RA. & Chagunda, MGG., 10 Feb 2017, In : Animal. 11, 8, p. 1381 - 1388 8 p.

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functional unit (life cycle assessment)
emissions factor
life cycle assessment
milk production
production technology
4 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Responses of rice paddy micro-food webs to elevated CO2 are modulated by nitrogen fertilization and crop cultivars

Hu, Z., Zhu, C., Chen, X., Bonkowski, M., Griffiths, BS., Chen, F., Zhu, J., Hu, S., Hu, F. & Liu, M., 17 Jul 2017, In : Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 114, p. 104 - 113 10 p.

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paddies
food webs
carbon dioxide
Nematoda
cultivars
3 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Scottish farmers' intentions to afforest land in the context of farm diversification

Hopkins, J., Sutherland, L-A., Ehlers, M-H., Matthews, K., Barnes, AP. & Toma, L., 28 Jan 2017, In : Forest Policy and Economics. 78, p. 122 - 132 11 p.

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agricultural land
farmers
forestry
woodlands
farm forestry
10 Citations (Scopus)

Spatially explicit demand for afforestation

Sagebiel, J., Glenk, K. & Meyerhoff, J., 12 Feb 2017, In : Forest Policy and Economics. 78, p. 190 - 199 10 p.

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willingness to pay
afforestation
forest cover
land use change
European Union

Species-dependent response to the influence of adaptation length during assay for metabolisable energy of cereal grains employing the difference method

Olukosi, OA., Adedokun, SA. & Agboola, JO., 24 Jun 2017, In : Animal Feed Science and Technology. 231, p. 111 - 118 8 p.

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metabolizable energy
soybean meal
small cereal grains
barley
laying hens
18 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Sustainable intensification of Brazilian livestock production through optimized pasture restoration

de Oliveira Silva, R., Barioni, LG., Hall, JAJ., Moretti, AC., Veloso, RF., Alexander, P., Crespolini, M. & Moran, D., 20 Feb 2017, In : Agricultural Systems. 153, p. 201 - 211 11 p.

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livestock farming
pasture
agriculture
carbon sequestration
organic carbon

Tail docking and biting: painful consequences

Sandercock, DA., Di Giminiani, P., Edwards, S. & Valros, A., 5 Feb 2017, FareWellDock Consortium 1 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)

Tail posture predicts tail biting outbreaks at pen level in weaner pigs

Lahrmann, HP., Hansen, CF., D'Eath, RB., Busch, ME. & Forkman, B., 13 Dec 2017, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 200, p. 29 - 35 7 p.

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feeder pigs
posture
tail
animal injuries
swine
1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

The assessment of landscape expressivity: a free choice profiling approach

Harding, SP., Burch, SE. & Wemelsfelder, F., 23 Jan 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 1, e0169507.

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terminology
digital image
research and development
methodology
health
3 Citations (Scopus)

The contribution of previous lameness events and body condition score to the occurrence of lameness in dairy herds: a study of two herds

Randall, LV., Green, MJ., Green, LE., Chagunda, MGG., Mason, C., Archer, SC. & Huxley, JN., 23 Nov 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 101, 2, p. 1311 - 1324 14 p.

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dairy herds
lameness
body condition
herds
cows
8 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of dietary addition of nitrate or increase in lipid concentrations, alone or in combination, on performance and methane emissions of beef cattle

Duthie, C-A., Troy, SM., Hyslop, JJ., Ross, DW., Roehe, R. & Rooke, JA., 13 Jul 2017, In : Animal. 12, 2, p. 280 - 287 8 p.

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beef cattle
methane
nitrates
lipids
dietary fat
2 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

The effect of microbial challenge on the intestinal proteome of broiler chickens

O'Reilly, EL., Burchmore, RJ., Sparks, NHC. & Eckersall, PD., 2017, In : Proteome Science. 15, 10.

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Proteome
Chickens
Poultry
Growth
Birds
2 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

The effect of post-farrowing ketoprofen on sow feed intake, nursing behaviour and piglet performance

Ison, SH., Jarvis, S., Ashworth, CJ. & Rutherford, KMD., 2 Jun 2017, In : Livestock Science. 202, p. 115 - 123

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ketoprofen
farrowing
sows
piglets
feed intake
10 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

The genetic and biological basis of feed efficiency in mid-lactation Holstein dairy cows

Hardie, LC., VandeHaar, MJ., Tempelman, RJ., Weigel, KA., Armentano, LE., Wiggans, GR., Veerkamp, RF., de Haas, Y., Coffey, MP., Connor, EE., Hanigan, MD., Staples, C., Wang, Z., Dekkers, JCM. & Spurlock, DM., 23 Aug 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 11, p. 9061 - 9075 15 p.

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Holstein
feed conversion
dairy cows
lactation
feed intake
2 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

The genetics of antibody response to paratuberculosis in dairy cattle

Pritchard, TC., Mrode, R., Coffey, MP., Bond, K. & Wall, E., 10 May 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 7, p. 5541 - 5549 9 p.

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paratuberculosis
dairy cattle
milk
antibodies
enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
10 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

The genomic architecture of mastitis resistance in dairy sheep

Banos, G., Bramis, G., Bush, SJ., Clark, EL., McCulloch, MB., Smith, J., Schulze, G., Arsenos, G., Hume, DA. & Psifidi, A., 16 Aug 2017, In : BMC Genomics. 18, 624, 624.

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dairy sheep
mastitis
genomics
Chios (sheep breed)
milk
1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

The greenhouse gas abatement potential of productivity improving measures applied to cattle systems in a developing region.

Salmon, GR., Marshall, K., Tebug, SF., Missohou, A., Robinson, T. & MacLeod, M., 27 Sep 2017, In : Animal. 12, 4, p. 844 - 852 9 p.

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emissions factor
greenhouse gases
livestock
greenhouse gas emissions
food security
5 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

The impact of divergent breed types and diets on methane emissions, rumen characteristics and performance of finishing beef cattle

Duthie, C-A., Haskell, MJ., Hyslop, JJ., Waterhouse, A., Wallace, RJ., Roehe, R. & Rooke, JA., 22 Feb 2017, In : Animal. 11, 10, p. 1762 - 1771 10 p.

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beef cattle
methane
finishing
rumen
breeds
13 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of experience on contest assessment strategies

Camerlink, I., Turner, SP., Farish, M. & Arnott, G., 3 Nov 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 14492

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animals
Sus scrofa
aggression
decision making
swine
2 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

The influence of oil extraction process of different rapeseed varieties on the ileal digestibility of crude protein and amino acids in broiler chickens

Kasprzak, MM., Houdijk, JGM., Olukosi, OA., Appleyard, H., Kightley, SPJ., Carre, P. & Wiseman, J., 24 Mar 2017, In : Animal Feed Science and Technology. 227, p. 68 - 74 7 p.

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rapeseed meal
rapeseed
crude protein
broiler chickens
digestibility
6 Citations (Scopus)
16 Downloads (Pure)

The need for standardisation: exemplified by a description of the diversity, community structure and ecological indices of soil nematodes

Griffiths, BS., de Groot, GA., Laros, I., Stone, DG. & Geisen, S., 22 Dec 2017, In : Ecological Indicators. 87, p. 43 - 46 4 p.

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soil nematodes
standardization
community structure
Nematoda
soil
24 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

The nitrogen, carbon and greenhouse gas budget of a grazed, cut and fertilised temperate grassland

Jones, SK., Helfter, C., Anderson, M., Coyle, M., Campbell, C., Famulari, D., Di Marco, C., van Dijk, N., Tang, YS., Topp, CFE., Kiese, R., Kindler, R., Siemens, J., Schrumpf, M., Kaiser, K., Nemitz, E., Levy, PE., Rees, RM., Sutton, MA. & Skiba, UM., 24 Apr 2017, In : Biogeosciences. 14, 8, p. 2069 - 2088 20 p.

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greenhouse gas
grassland
nitrogen
carbon
net ecosystem exchange
4 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

The paradox of water abundance in Mato Grosso, Brazil

Schulz, C. & Ioris, AAR., 4 Oct 2017, In : Sustainability. 9, 10, p. 1796 - 1813 18 p.

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water
environmental history
ecological economics
civil society
public sector
20 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

The rumen microbiome as a reservoir of antimicrobial resistance and pathogenicity genes is directly affected by diet in beef cattle

Auffret, MD., Dewhurst, RJ., Duthie, C-A., Rooke, JA., Wallace, RJ., Freeman, TC., Stewart, R., Watson, M. & Roehe, R., 11 Dec 2017, In : Microbiome. 5, 159

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beef cattle
antibiotic resistance
rumen
pathogenicity
diet
5 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

The use of oral fluids to monitor key pathogens in porcine respiratory disease complex

Hernandez-Garcia, J., Robben, N., Magnee, D., Eley, T., Dennis, I., Kayes, SM., Thomson, JR. & Tucker, AW., 5 Apr 2017, In : Porcine Health Management. 3, 7.

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respiratory tract diseases
mouth
Porcine circovirus-2
swine
pathogens
7 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Trained-user opinion about Welfare Quality® measures and integrated scoring of dairy cattle welfare

de Graaf, S., Ampe, B., Winckler, C., Radeski, M., Mounier, L., Kirchner, MK., Haskell, MJ., van Eerdenburg, FJCM., Boyer des Roches, A., Andreasen, SN., Bijttebier, J., Lauwers, L., Verbeke, W. & Tuyttens, FAM., 29 May 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 8, p. 6376 - 6388 13 p.

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dairy cattle
herds
lameness
dairy farming
1 Citation (Scopus)

Understanding adolescents' categorisation of animal species

Connor, M. & Lawrence, AB., 30 Aug 2017, In : Animals. 7, 9, p. 65 - 80 16 p.

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animals
wild animals
farmed animal species
animal welfare
pets
6 Downloads (Pure)

Understanding and application of learning theory in UK-based equestrians

Brown, SM. & Connor, M., 7 Nov 2017, In : Anthrozoös. 30, 4, p. 565 - 579 15 p.

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Open Access
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Learning
Aptitude
Terminology
Horses
Punishment
4 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Understanding effects of multiple farm management practices on barley performance

Nkurunziza, L., Chongtham, IR., Watson, CA., Marstorp, H., Oborn, I., Bergkvist, G. & Bengtsson, J., 28 Jul 2017, In : European Journal of Agronomy. 90, p. 43 - 52 10 p.

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farm management
barley
farms
biomass
nitrogen