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2020

A global database of soil nematode abundance and functional group composition

van den Hoogen, J., Geisen, S., Wall, D. H., Wardle, D. A., Traunspurger, W., de Goede, R. G. M., Adams, B. J., Ahmad, W., Ferris, H., Bardgett, R. D., Bonkowski, M., Campos-Herrera, R., Cares, J. E., Caruso, T., de Brito Caixeta, L., Chen, X., Costa, S. R., Creamer, R., da Cunha E Castro, J. M., Dam, M. & 54 others, Djigal, D., Escuer, M., Griffiths, B. S., Gutiérrez, C., Hohberg, K., Kalinkina, D., Kardol, P., Kergunteuil, A., Korthals, G., Krashevska, V., Kudrin, A. A., Li, Q., Liang, W., Magilton, M., Marais, M., Martín, J. A. R., Matveeva, E., Mayad, E. H., Mzough, E., Mulder, C., Mullin, P., Neilson, R., Nguyen, T. A. D., Nielsen, U. N., Okada, H., Rius, J. E. P., Pan, K., Peneva, V., Pellissier, L., da Silva, J. C. P., Pitteloud, C., Powers, T. O., Powers, K., Quist, C. W., Rasmann, S., Moreno, S. S., Scheu, S., Setälä, H., Sushchuk, A., Tiunov, A. V., Trap, J., Vestergård, M., Villenave, C., Waeyenberge, L., Wilschut, R. A., Wright, D. G., Keith, A. M., Yang, J. I., Schmidt, O., Bouharroud, R., Ferji, Z., van der Putten, W. H., Routh, D. & Crowther, T. W., 26 Mar 2020, In : Scientific data. 7, 1, 1 p., 103.

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Characterising the biophysical, economic and social impacts of soil carbon sequestration as a greenhouse gas removal technology

Sykes, AJ., MacLeod, M., Eory, V., Rees, RM., Payen, FP., Myrgiotis, VM., Williams, M., Sohi, S., Hillier, J., Moran, D., Manning, D., Goglio, P., Seghetta, M., Williams, A., Harris, J., Dondini, M., Walton, J., House, J. & Smith, P., Mar 2020, In : Global Change Biology. 26, 3, p. 1085-1108 24 p.

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Managing riparian buffer strips to optimise ecosystem services: A review

Cole, LJ., Stockan, J. & Helliwell, R., 1 Apr 2020, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 106891.

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Microbiomics of Namib Desert habitats

Cowan, D. A., Hopkins, D. W., Jones, B. E., Maggs-Kölling, G., Majewska, R. & Ramond, J. B., 1 Jan 2020, In : Extremophiles. 24, 1, p. 17-29 13 p.

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Mitigating nitrous oxide emissions from agricultural soils by precision management

Rees, RM., Maire, JM., Florence, A., Cowan, N., Skiba, U. M., van der Weerden, T. & Ju, X., 2 Mar 2020, In : Frontiers of Agricultural Science and Engineering. 7, 1, 75-80.

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Review: Ruminal microbiome and microbial metabolome: effects of diet and ruminant host

Newbold, C. J. & Ramos-Morales, E., Mar 2020, In : Animal. 14, S1, p. s78-s86

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Review: Early life predisposing factors for biting in pigs

Prunier, A., Averos, X., Dimitrov, I., Edwards, S., Hillman, E., Holinger, M., Ilieski, V., Leming, R., Tallet, C., Turner, SP., Zupan, M. & Camerlink, I., Mar 2020, In : Animal. 14, 3, p. 570-587

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Selected fungal natural products with antimicrobial properties

Jakubczyk, D. & Dussart, F., 18 Feb 2020, In : Molecules. 25, 4, p. 911 911.

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Spatial dimensions of stated preference valuation in environmental and resource economics: methods, trends and challenges

Glenk, K., Johnston, RJ., Meyerhoff, J. & Sagebiel, J., 1 Feb 2020, In : Environmental and Resource Economics. 75, 2, p. 215-242 28 p.

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2019

A critical review of the impacts of cover crops on nitrogen leaching, net greenhouse gas balance and crop productivity

Abdalla, M., Hastings, A., Cheng, K., Yue, Q., Chadwick, D., Espenberg, M., Truu, J., Rees, RM. & Smith, P., Aug 2019, In : Global Change Biology. 25, 8, p. 2530-2543 14 p.

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Economic valuation of ecosystem goods and services: a review for decision makers

Tinch, R., Beaumont, N., Sunderland, T., Ozdemiroglu, E., Barton, D., Bowe, C., Borger, T., Burgess, P., Cooper, N., Faccioli, M., Failler, P., Gkolemi, I., Kumar, R., Longo, A., McVittie, A., Morris, J., Park, J., Ravenscroft, N., Schaafsma, M., Vause, J. & 1 others, Ziv, G., 2019, In : Journal of Environmental Economics and Policy. 8, 4, p. 359-378

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Exploring the landscape of livestock ‘Facts’

Salmon, G. R., MacLeod, M., Claxton, J. R., Pica Ciamarra, U., Robinson, T., Duncan, A. & Peters, A. R., 31 Oct 2019, In : Global Food Security. 100329.

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Livestock genomics for developing countries - African examples in practice

Marshall, K., Gibson, J. P., Mwai, O., Mwacharo, J. M., Haile, A., Getachew, T., Mrode, R. & Kemp, S. J., 24 Apr 2019, In : Frontiers in Genetics. 10, APR, 297.

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Quantifying carbon for agricultural soil management: from the current status toward a global soil information system

Paustain, K., Collier, S., Baldock, J., Burgess, R., Creque, J., DeLonge, M., Dungait, JA., Ellert, B., Frank, S., Goddard, T., Govaerts, B., Grundy, M., Henning, M., Izaurralde, R. C., Madaras, M., McConkey, B., Porzig, E., Rice, C., Searle, R., Seavy, N. & 3 others, Skalsky, R., Mulhern, W. & Jahn, M., 2 Nov 2019, In : Carbon Management. 10, 6, p. 567-587 21 p.

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Refugia and anthelmintic resistance: concepts and challenges

Hodgkinson, J. E., Kaplan, R. M., Kenyon, F., Morgan, E. R., Park, A. W., Paterson, S., Babayan, S. A., Beesley, N. J., Britton, C., Chaudhry, U., Doyle, S. R., Ezenwa, V. O., Fenton, A., Howell, S. B., Laing, R., Mable, B. K., Matthews, L., McIntyre, J., Milne, C. E., Morrison, T. A. & 5 others, Prentice, J. C., Sargison, N. D., Williams, D. J. L., Wolstenholme, A. J. & Devaney, E., Aug 2019, In : International Journal for Parasitology: Drugs and Drug Resistance. 10, p. 51-57 7 p.

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Review: Soil compaction and controlled traffic farming in arable and grass cropping systems

Antille, DL., Peets, S., Galambošová, J., Botta, GF., Rataj, V., Macak, M., Tullbery, JN., Chamen, WCT., White, DR., Misiewicz, PA., Hargreaves, PR., Bienvenido, JF. & Godwin, RJ., 2019, In : Agronomy Research. 17, 3, p. 653-682 30 p.

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Review of pig health and welfare surveillance data sources in England and Wales

Smith, RP., Correia-Gomes, C., Williamson, S., Marier, EA., Gilson, D. & Tongue, SC., 2019, In : Veterinary Record. 184, 11, 349.

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Reviews and syntheses: Review of causes and sources of N2O emissions and NO3 leaching from organic arable crop rotations

Hansen, S., Frøseth, R., Stenberg, M., Stalenga, J., Olesen, J. E., Krauss, M., Radzikowski, P., Doltra, J., Nadeem, S., Torp, T., Pappa, AV. & Watson, CA., 17 Jul 2019, In : Biogeosciences. 16, 14, p. 2795-2819 25 p.

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Speed breeding orphan crops

Chiurugwi, T., Kemp, S., Powell, W. & Hickey, LT., Mar 2019, In : Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 132, 3, p. 607-616

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Sustainability of feeding plant by-products: a review of the implications for ruminant meat production

Salami, S. A., Luciano, G., O'Grady, M. N., Biondi, L., Newbold, C. J., Kerry, J. P. & Priolo, A., May 2019, In : Animal Feed Science and Technology. 251, p. 37-55 19 p.

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The role of genetics in mainstreaming the production of new and orphan crops to diversify food systems and support human nutrition

Dawson, IK., Powell, W., Hendre, P., Bancic, JB., Hickey, JM., Kindt, R., Hoad, SP., Hale, I. & Jamnadass, R., Oct 2019, In : New Phytologist. 224, 1, p. 37-54 18 p.

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2018

Addressing global ruminant agricultural challenges through understanding the rumen microbiome: past, present and future

Huws, SA., Creevey, C., Oyama, LB., Mizrahi, I., Denman, SE., Popova, M., Munoz-tamayo, R., Forano, E., Waters, SM., Hess, M., Tapio, I., Smidt, H., Krizsan, S., Yanez-Ruiz, DR., Belanche, A., Guan, LL., Gruninger, RJ., McAllister, T., Newbold, J., Roehe, R. & 17 others, Dewhurst, RJ., Snelling, TJ., Watson, M., Suen, G., Hart, E., Kingston-Smith, A., Scollan, N., Do Prado, RM., Pilau, E., Mantovani, HC., Attwood, GT., Edwards, JE., McEwan, N., Morrison, S., Mayorga, O., Elliott, C. & Morgavi, DP., 25 Sep 2018, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 9, p. 21-61 33 p.

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Can genomics deliver climate-change ready crops?

Varshney, RK., Singh, VK., Kumar, A., Powell, W. & Sorrells, ME., 1 Oct 2018, In : Current Opinion in Plant Biology. 45, Pt B, p. 205 - 211 7 p.

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Evaluation of farmer participatory extension programmes

Knook, J., Eory, V., Brander, M. & Moran, D., 26 Apr 2018, In : The Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension. 24, 4, p. 309 - 325 17 p.

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Invited review: Genomic selection for small ruminants in Europe and other developed countries: How applicable for the rest of the world?

Mrode, R., Tarekegn, GM., Mwacharo, JM. & Djikeng, A., 2018, In : Animal. 12, 7, p. 1333 - 1340 8 p.

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Marginal abatement cost curves for agricultural climate policy: state-of-the-art, lessons learnt and future potential

Eory, V., Pellerin, S., Garcia, GC., Lehtonen, H., Licite, I., Mattila, H., Lund-Sorensen, T., Muldowney, J., Popluga, D., Strandmark, L. & Schulte, R., 3 Feb 2018, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 182, p. 705 - 716 12 p.

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Mitigating agricultural diffuse pollution: uncovering the evidence base of the awareness-behaviour-water quality pathway

Okumah, M., Chapman, P. J., Martin-Ortega, J. & Novo, P., 24 Dec 2018, In : Water. 11, 1, p. 29 - 47 19 p.

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Modelling feedbacks between human and natural processes in the land system

Robinson, D. T., Di Vittorio, A., Alexander, P., Arneth, A., Barton, C. M., Brown, D. G., Kettner, A., Lemmen, C., O'Neill, B. C., Janssen, M., Pugh, T. AM., Rabin, S. S., Rounsevell, M., Syvitski, J. P., Ullah, I. & Verburg, P. H., 26 Jun 2018, In : Earth System Dynamics. 9, 2, p. 895-914 20 p.

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Plant genetic resources for food and agriculture: opportunities and challenges emerging from the science and information technology revolution

Halewood, M., Chiurugwi, T., Hamilton, RS., Kurtz, B., Marden, E., Welch, E., Michiels, F., Mozafari, J., Sabran, M., Patron, N., Kersey, P., Bastow, R., Dorius, S., Dias, S., McCouch, S. & Powell, W., 23 Jan 2018, In : New Phytologist. 217, 4, p. 1407 - 1419 13 p.

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Risks and opportunities of increasing yields in organic farming: a review

Roos, E., Mie, A., Wivstad, M., Salomon, E., Johansson, B., Gunnarsson, S., Wallenbeck, A., Hoffmann, R., Nilsson, U., Sundberg, C. & Watson, CA., 27 Feb 2018, In : Agronomy for Sustainable Development. 38, 2, 21 p., 14.

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Survey of dry cow management on UK commercial dairy farms

Fujiwara, M., Haskell, M. J., Macrae, A. I. & Rutherford, K. MD., 7 Sep 2018, In : Veterinary Record. 183, 9, 8 p., 297.

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Twenty-five years of the binary power law for characterizing heterogeneity of disease incidence

Madden, L. V., Hughes, G., Moraes, W. B., Xu, X. M. & Turechek, W. W., 1 Jun 2018, In : Phytopathology. 108, 6, p. 656-680 25 p.

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2017

Critical review of the impacts of grazing intensity on soil organic carbon storage and other soil quality indicators in extensively managed grasslands

Abdalla, M., Hastings, A., Chadwick, DR., Jones, DL., Evans, CD., Jones, MB., Rees, RM. & Smith, P., 6 Nov 2017, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 253, p. 62 - 81 20 p.

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Impact of maternal stress and nutrition on behavioural and physiological outcomes in young lambs

Rooke, JA., Arnott, G., Dwyer, CM. & Rutherford, KMD., 1 Nov 2017, In : Animal Welfare. 26, 4, p. 403 - 415 13 p.

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Improving global integration of crop research

Reynolds, MP., Braun, HJ., Cavalieri, AJ., Chapotin, S., Davies, WJ., Ellul, P., Feuillet, C., Govaerts, B., Kropff, MJ., Lucas, H., Nelson, J., Powell, W., Quilligan, E., Rosegrant, MW., Singh, RP., Sonder, K., Tang, H., Visscher, S. & Wang, R., 28 Jul 2017, In : Science. 357, 6349, p. 359 - 360 2 p.

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Integrating livestock health measures into marginal abatement cost curves

MacLeod, M. & Moran, D., 10 Aug 2017, In : OIE Scientific and Technical Review. 36, 1, p. 97 - 104 8 p.

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Invited review: a position on The Global Livestock Environmental Assessment Model (GLEAM)

MacLeod, M., Vellinga, T., Opio, C., Alessandra, F., Tempio, G., Henderson, B., Makkar, H., Mottet, A., Robinson, T., Steinfeld, H. & Gerber, P., 9 Aug 2017, In : Animal. 12, 2, p. 383 - 397 15 p.

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Invited review: Large-scale indirect measurements for enteric methane emissions in dairy cattle: a review of proxies and their potential for use in management and breeding decisions

Negussie, E., de Haas, Y., Dehareng, F., Dewhurst, RJ., Dijkstra, J., Gengler, N., Morgavi, DP., Soyeurt, H., van Gastelen, S., Yan, T. & Biscarini, F., 1 Feb 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 4, p. 2433 - 2453 21 p.

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Precision Agriculture Technologies positively contributing to GHG emissions mitigation, farm productivity and economics

Balafoutis, A., Beck, B., Fountas, S., Vangeyte, J., van der Wal, T., Soto-Embodas, I., Gomez-Barbero, M., Barnes, AP. & Eory, V., 31 Jul 2017, In : Sustainability. 9, 8, p. 1 - 7 7 p.

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Social and economic aspects of aquatic animal health

Adam, KE. & Gunn, GJ., 1 Apr 2017, In : Revue Scientifique et Technique de I'OIE. 36, 1, p. 323 - 329 7 p.

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Soil protistology rebooted: 30 fundamental questions to start with

Geisen, S., Mitchell, E., Bonkowski, M., Wilkinson, D., Adl, S., Lara, E., Brown, M., Fiore-Donno, AM., Heger, T., Jassey, V., Krashevska, V., Ekelund, F., Lahr, D., Anderson, OR., Bass, D., Belbahri, L., Berney, C., Blandenier, Q., Charman, D., Chatzinotas, A. & 27 others, Clarholm, M., Dunthorn, M., Feest, A., Fernandez-Parra, L., Foissner, W., Fournier, B., Griffiths, BS., Hajek, M., Helder, J., Jousset, A., Koller, R., Kumar, S., La Terza, A., Lamentowicz, M., Singer, D., Marcisz, K., Mazei, Y., Mulot, M., Payne, R., Ronn, R., Santos, S., Seppey, C., Smirnov, A., Spiegel, F., Winding, A., Gentekaki, E. & Walochnik, J., 13 Apr 2017, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 111, p. 94 - 103 10 p.

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The evidential basis of decision making in plant disease management

Hughes, G., 10 May 2017, In : Annual Review of Phytopathology. 55, p. 41 - 59 19 p.

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2016

A review of pain assessment in pigs

Ison, SH., Clutton, RE., Di Giminiani, P. & Rutherford, KMD., 28 Nov 2016, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 3, p. 8 - 5 2 p.

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A review of the rural-digital policy agenda from a community resilience perspective

Roberts, E., Anderson, BA., Skerratt, S. & Farrington, J., 6 May 2016, In : Journal of Rural Studies. 54, p. 372 - 385 14 p.

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A review of visual soil evaluation techniques for soil structure

Emmett-Booth, JP., Forristal, PD., Fenton, O., Ball, BC. & Holden, NM., 4 Oct 2016, In : Soil Use and Management. 32, 4, p. 623 - 634 12 p.

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Building sustainable smallholder cooperatives in emerging market economies: findings from a five-year project in Kenya

Meador, JE., O'Brien, DJ., Cook, ML., Grothe, G., Werner, L., Diang'a, D. & Savoie, RM., 11 Jul 2016, In : Sustainability. 8, 7, p. 656 - 671 16 p.

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Challenges and priorities for modelling livestock health and pathogens in the context of climate change

Ozkan, S., Vitali, A., Lacetera, N., Amon, B., Bannink, A., Bartley, DJ., Blanco-Penedo, I., de Haas, Y., Dufrasne, I., Elliott, J., Eory, V., Fox, NJ., Garnsworthy, PC., Gengler, N., Hammami, H., Kyriazakis, I., Leclere, D., Lessire, F., MacLeod, M., Robinson, TP. & 14 others, Ruete, A., Sandars, DL., Shrestha, S., Stott, AW., Twardy, S., Vanrobays, M-L., Vosough Ahmadi, B., Weindl, I., Wheelhouse, N., Williams, AG., Williams, HW., Wilson, AJ., Ostergaard, S. & Kipling, RP., 29 Jul 2016, In : Environmental Research. 151, p. 130 - 144 15 p.

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Current available strategies to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions in livestock systems: an animal welfare perspective

Llonch, P., Haskell, MJ., Dewhurst, RJ. & Turner, SP., 13 Jul 2016, In : Animal. 11, 2, p. 274 - 284 11 p.

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Epigenetics and developmental programming of welfare and production traits in farm animals

Sinclair, KD., Rutherford, KMD., Wallace, JM., Brameld, JM., Stoger, R., Alberio, R., Sweetman, D., Gardner, DS., Perry, VEA., Adam, CL., Ashworth, CJ., Robinson, JE. & Dwyer, CM., 21 Jul 2016, In : Reproduction, Fertility and Development. 28, 10, p. 1443 - 1478 36 p.

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