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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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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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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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Ammonia and odour emissions from UK pig farms and nitrogen leaching from outdoor pig production: a review

Webb, J., Broomfield, M., Jones, SK. & Donovan, B., 1 Feb 2014, In : Science of the Total Environment. 470-471, p. 865 - 875 11 p.

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32 Citations (Scopus)

An ethological approach to determining housing requirements of gamebirds in raised laying units

Matheson, SM., Donbavand, JE., Sandilands, V., Pennycott, T. & Turner, SP., 2015, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 165, p. 17 - 24 8 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Animal welfare education - can MOOCs contribute?

MacKay, JRD., Langford, FM. & Waran, N., 2014, In : Veterinary Record. 175, i, p. 1 - 2 2 p.

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Application of near infrared reflectance spectroscopy to predict meat and meat products quality: a review

Prieto, N., Roehe, R., Lavin, P., Batten, G. & Andres, S., 2009, In : Meat Science. 83, 2, p. 175 - 186 12 p.

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332 Citations (Scopus)

Applying ethological and health indicators to practical animal welfare assessment

Wemelsfelder, F. & Mullan, S., 2014, In : OIE Scientific and Technical Review. 33, 1, p. 111 - 120 10 p.

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A review of Brucella sp. infection of sea mammals with particular emphasis on isolates from Scotland

Foster, G., MacMillan, AP., Godfroid, J., Howie, F., Ross, HM., Cloeckaert, A., Reid, RJ., Brew, S. & Patterson, IAP., 2002, In : Veterinary Microbiology. 90, 1-4, p. 563 - 580 18 p.

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116 Citations (Scopus)

A review of carbon and nitrogen processes in four soil nitrogen dynamics models

Wu, L. & McGechan, M. B., 1 Jan 1998, In : Journal of Agricultural and Engineering Research. 69, 4, p. 279-305 27 p.

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59 Citations (Scopus)

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 development and use of video image analysis (VIA) for beef carcass evaluation as an alternative to the current EUROP system and other subjective systems

Craigie, CR., Navajas, EA., Purchas, RW., Maltin, CA., Bunger, L., Hoskin, SO., Ross, DW., Morris, ST. & Roehe, R., Dec 2012, In : Meat Science. 92, 4, p. 307 - 318 12 p.

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36 Citations (Scopus)

A review of the evolution of viviparity in lizards: Structure, function and physiology of the placenta

Thompson, M. B. & Speake, B. K., 1 Mar 2006, In : Journal of Comparative Physiology B: Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology. 176, 3, p. 179-189 11 p.

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89 Citations (Scopus)

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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A review on yolk sac utilization in poultry

van der Wagt, I., de Jong, I. C., Mitchell, M. A., Molenaar, R. & van den Brand, H., Apr 2020, In : Poultry Science. 99, 4, p. 2162-2175 14 p.

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A review to inform understanding of the use of food safety messages on food labels

Hall, C. & Osses, F., Jul 2013, In : International Journal of Consumer Studies. 37, p. 422 - 432 11 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing the productivity function of soils: a review

Mueller, L., Schindler, U., Mirschel, W., Shepherd, TG., Ball, BC., Helming, K., Rogasik, J., Eulenstein, F. & Wiggering, H., 2010, In : Agronomy for Sustainable Development. 30, 3, p. 601 - 614 14 p.

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Assessment of completeness of reporting in intervention studies using livestock: an example from pain mitigation interventions in neonatal piglets

O'Connor, A., Anthony, R., Bergamasco, L., Coetzee, JF., Dzikamunhenga, RS., Johnson, AK., Karriker, LA., Marchant-Forde, JN., Martineau, GP., Millman, ST., Pajor, EA., Rutherford, KMD., Sprague, M., Sutherland, MA., von Borell, E. & Webb, SR., Apr 2016, In : Animal. 10, 4, p. 660 - 670

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A study of growth responses to nutrient inputs by modelling.

Whittemore, C. T., Dec 1976, In : The Proceedings of the Nutrition Society. 35, 3, p. 383-391 9 p.

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19 Citations (Scopus)

A systematic review of the environmental impacts of GM crop cultivation as reported from 2006 to 2011

Knox, OGG., Hall, C., McVittie, A., Walker, RL. & Knight, B., Jun 2013, In : Food and Nutrition Sciences. 4, p. 28 - 44 17 p.

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Biochar field testing in the UK: Outcomes and implications for use

Hammond, J., Shackley, S., Prendergast-Miller, M., Cook, J., Buckingham, S. & Pappa, V. A., 10 Apr 2013, In : Carbon Management. 4, 2, p. 159-170 12 p.

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31 Citations (Scopus)

Biochemistry of phytate and phytases: applications in monogastric nutrition

Olukosi, OA., Sep 2012, In : Biokemistri. 24(2), p. 58 - 63 6 p.

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Biological indicators of soil quality in organic farming systems

Stockdale, EA. & Watson, CA., 2009, In : Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. 24, 4, p. 308 - 318 11 p.

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Black dot (Colletotrichum coccodes): An increasingly important disease of potato

Lees, A. K. & Hilton, A. J., 1 Feb 2003, In : Plant Pathology. 52, 1, p. 3-12 10 p.

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64 Citations (Scopus)

Board invited review: The importance of the gestation period for welfare of calves: maternal stressors and difficult births

Arnott, G., Roberts, DJ., Rooke, JA., Turner, SP., Lawrence, AB. & Rutherford, KMD., Dec 2012, In : Journal of Animal Science. 90, 13, p. 5021 - 5034 14 p.

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23 Citations (Scopus)

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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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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Cattle trypanosomosis: the diversity of trypanosomes and implications for disease epidemiology and control

Auty, HK., Torr, SJ., Michoel, T., Jayaraman, S. & Morrison, LJ., 2015, In : Revue Scientifique et Technique de I'OIE. 34, 2, p. 587 - 598

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26 Citations (Scopus)

Causes of keel bone damage and their solutions in laying hens

Harlander-Matauschek, A., Rodenburg, TB., Sandilands, V., Tobalske, BW. & Toscano, MJ., Sep 2015, In : World's Poultry Science Journal. 71, 3, p. 461 - 472 12 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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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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Consistent individual behavioral variation: the difference between temperament, personality and behavioral syndromes

MacKay, JRD. & Haskell, MJ., 2015, In : Animals. 5, 3, p. 455 - 478 24 p.

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Control of paratuberculosis: Who, why and how. A review of 48 countries

Whittington, R., Donat, K., Weber, M. F., Kelton, D., Nielsen, S. S., Eisenberg, S., Arrigoni, N., Juste, R., Sáez, J. L., Dhand, N., Santi, A., Michel, A., Barkema, H., Kralik, P., Kostoulas, P., Citer, L., Griffin, F., Barwell, R., Moreira, M. A. S., Slana, I. & 57 others, Koehler, H., Singh, S. V., Yoo, H. S., Chávez-Gris, G., Goodridge, A., Ocepek, M., Garrido, J., Stevenson, K., Collins, M., Alonso, B., Cirone, K., Paolicchi, F., Gavey, L., Rahman, M. T., De Marchin, E., Van Praet, W., Bauman, C., Fecteau, G., McKenna, S., Salgado, M., Fernández-Silva, J., Dziedzinska, R., Echeverría, G., Seppänen, J., Thibault, V., Fridriksdottir, V., Derakhshandeh, A., Haghkhah, M., Ruocco, L., Kawaji, S., Momotani, E., Heuer, C., Norton, S., Cadmus, S., Agdestein, A., Kampen, A., Szteyn, J., Frössling, J., Schwan, E., Caldow, G., Strain, S., Carter, M., Wells, S., Munyeme, M., Wolf, R., Gurung, R., Verdugo, C., Fourichon, C., Yamamoto, T., Thapaliya, S., Di Labio, E., Ekgatat, M., Gil, A., Alesandre, A. N., Piaggio, J., Suanes, A. & De Waard, J. H., 13 Jun 2019, In : BMC Veterinary Research. 15, 1, 198.

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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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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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Diet selection by animals: theory and experimental design.

Emmans, G. C., Mar 1991, In : The Proceedings of the Nutrition Society. 50, 1, p. 59-64 6 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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Effects of global change during the 21st century on the nitrogen cycle

Fowler, D., Steadman, CE., Stevenson, D., Coyle, M., Rees, RM., Skiba, UM., Sutton, MA., Cape, JN., Dore, AJ., Vieno, M., Simpson, D., Zaehle, S., Stocker, BD., Rinaldi, M., Facchini, MC., Flechard, CR., Nemitz, E., Twigg, M., Erisman, JW., Butterbach-Bahl, K. & 1 others, Galloway, JN., 2015, In : Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 15, p. 13849 - 13893 45 p.

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Effects of vitamin E and selenium on the performance and immune status of ewes and lambs

Rooke, J. A., Robinson, J. J. & Arthur, J. R., 1 Jun 2004, In : Journal of Agricultural Science. 142, 3, p. 253-262 10 p.

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61 Citations (Scopus)

Eggshell pigments - from formation to deposition

Sparks, NHC., 2011, In : Avian Biology Research. 4, 4, p. 162 - 167 6 p.

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Energy evaluation of feeds and compounded diets for pigs - A review

Morgan, C. A. & Whittemore, C. T., Sep 1982, In : Animal Feed Science and Technology. 7, 4, p. 387-400 14 p.

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23 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental enrichment and practical applications for welfare in production agriculture

Dixon, LM., 2012, In : CAB Reviews. 7, 033, p. 1 - 18 18 p.

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Epidemiology of marine gill diseases in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) aquaculture: a review

Boerlage, AS., Ashby, A., Herrero, A., Reeves, A., Gunn, GJ. & Rodger, H. D., 29 May 2020, In : Reviews in Aquaculture. p. 1-20 20 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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Estimating resource use efficiencies in organic agriculture: a review of budgeting approaches used

Topp, C. F. E., Stockdale, E. A., Watson, C. A. & Rees, R. M., 1 Dec 2007, In : Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 87, 15, p. 2782-2790 9 p.

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22 Citations (Scopus)

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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Evaluation of linseed cultivars in England and Scotland

Froment, M. A., Cook, S. K. & Booth, E. J., 1 Dec 2000, In : Tests of Agrochemicals and Cultivars. 21, p. XXXVI-XXXVII

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Evaluation of the effects of synchronising the availability of N and energy on rumen function and production responses of dairy cows - a review

Cabrita, ARJ., Dewhurst, RJ., Abreu, JMF. & Fonseca, AJM., Feb 2006, In : Animal Research. 55, 1, p. 1-24

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32 Citations (Scopus)