Scotland's Rural College

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    United Kingdom

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2012

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)

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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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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Open Access
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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Open Access

Non CO2 greenhouse gas sources from managed and natural soils - fluxes and mitigation

Skiba, U., Rees, RM., Siong, J. & Sentian, J., 2012, In : Journal of Oil Palm and the Environment. 3, p. 107 - 113 7 p.

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No-till in northern, western and south-western Europe: a review of problems and opportunities for crop production and the environment

Soane, BD., Ball, BC., Arvidsson, J., Basch, G., Moreno, F. & Roger-Estrade, J., 2012, In : Soil and Tillage Research. 118, p. 66 - 87 22 p.

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Open Access
338 Citations (Scopus)

Status of dairy cow management and fertility in smallholder farms in Malawi

Banda, LJ., Kamwanja, LA., Chagunda, MGG., Ashworth, CJ. & Roberts, DJ., 2012, In : Tropical Animal Health and Production. 44, 4, p. 715 - 727 13 p.

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Open Access
24 Citations (Scopus)

Using soil and plant properties and farm management practices to improve the micronutrient composition of food and feed

Watson, CA., Oborn, I., Edwards, AC., Dahlin, AS., Eriksson, J., Lindstrom, BEM., Linse, L., Owens, K., Topp, CFE. & Walker, RL., 2012, In : Journal of Geochemical Exploration. 121, p. 15 - 24 10 p.

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Open Access
13 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Eggshell pigments - from formation to deposition

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

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Open Access
25 Citations (Scopus)

Livestock production and greenhouse gas emissions: defining the problem and specifying solutions

Moran, D. & Wall, E., 2011, In : Animal Frontiers. 1, 1, p. 19 - 25 7 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)
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Meta-analysis of the effects of dietary vitamin E supplementation on alpha-tocopherol concentration and lipid oxidation in pork

Trefan, L., Bunger, L., Bloom-Hansen, J., Rooke, JA., Salmi, B., Larzul, C., Terlouw, C. & Doeschl-Wilson, A., 2011, In : Meat Science. 87, 4, p. 305 - 314 10 p.

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Open Access
18 Citations (Scopus)
2010

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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Open Access
87 Citations (Scopus)

Models of biological nitrogen fixation of legumes. a review

Lu, Y., Wu, L., Baddeley, JA. & Watson, CA., 2010, In : Agronomy for Sustainable Development. 31, 1, p. 155 - 172 18 p.

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The application of food safety interventions in primary production of beef and lamb: a review

Adam, K. & Brulisauer, F., 2010, In : International Journal of Food Microbiology. 141, p. S43 - S52

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Open Access
20 Citations (Scopus)

The potential for increasing the concentrations of micronutrients relevant to human nutrition in meat, milk and eggs

Rooke, JA., Flockhart, JF. & Sparks, NHC., 2010, In : Journal of Agricultural Science. 148, 5, p. 603 - 614 12 p.

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Open Access
16 Citations (Scopus)
2009

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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Open Access
332 Citations (Scopus)

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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Open Access
20 Citations (Scopus)

Farmer perspectives and practices regarding water pollution control programmes in Scotland

Barnes, AP., Willock, J., Hall, C. & Toma, L., 2009, In : Agricultural Water Management. 96, 12, p. 1715 - 1722 8 p.

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Open Access
47 Citations (Scopus)

Nutritional consequencies on the outcome of parasitic challenges on small ruminants

Athanasiadou, S., Kyriazakis, I., Giannenas, I. & Papachristou, TG., 2009, In : Options Mediterraneenes. 85, p. 29 - 40 12 p.

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Role of fatty acids in energy provision during oocyte maturation and early embryo development

Sturmey, RG., Reis, A., Leese, HJ. & McEvoy, TG., 2009, In : Reproduction in Domestic Animals. 44, s3, p. 50 - 58 9 p.

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188 Citations (Scopus)
76 Downloads (Pure)

The impact of in utero nutritional programming on small ruminant performances

Ashworth, CJ., Dwyer, CM., McEvoy, TG., Rooke, JA. & Robinson, JJ., 2009, In : Options Mediterraneenes. 85, p. 337 - 349 13 p.

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Welfare of sheep: providing for welfare in an extensive environment

Dwyer, CM., 2009, In : Small Ruminant Research. 86, 1-3, p. 14 - 21 8 p.

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Open Access
37 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Metabolism of the viable mammalian embryo: Quietness revisited

Leese, H. J., Baumann, C. G., Brison, D. R., McEvoy, T. G. & Sturmey, R. G., 1 Dec 2008, In : Molecular Human Reproduction. 14, 12, p. 667-672 6 p.

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Open Access
154 Citations (Scopus)
2007

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)
2006

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)

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)

Factors affecting odd- and branched-chain fatty acids in milk: a review

Vlaeminck, B., Fievez, V., Cabrita, ARJ., Fonseca, AJM. & Dewhurst, RJ., Dec 2006, In : Animal Feed Science and Technology. 131, 3-4, p. 389-417

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429 Citations (Scopus)
2005

Review of attitudes and awareness in the agricultural industry to diffuse pollution issues

Merrilees, D. & Duncan, A., 3 May 2005, In : Water Science and Technology. 51, 3-4, p. 373-381 9 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

The role of crop rotations in determining soil structure and crop growth conditions

Ball, B. C., Bingham, I., Rees, R. M., Watson, C. A. & Litterick, A., Nov 2005, In : Canadian Journal of Soil Science. 85, 5, p. 557-577 21 p.

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Open Access
100 Citations (Scopus)
2004

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)

Laying hen welfare standards: A classic case of 'power to the people'

Savory, C. J., 1 Feb 2004, In : Animal Welfare. 13, SUPPL., p. S153-S158

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28 Citations (Scopus)

Priming the dairy cow for lactation: a review of dry cow feeding strategies

Friggens, NC., Andersen, JB., Larsen, T., Aaes, O. & Dewhurst, RJ., 2004, In : Animal Research. 53, 6, p. 453-473

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44 Citations (Scopus)
142 Citations (Scopus)
2003

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)
282 Citations (Scopus)

Regulation of nutrient uptake and metabolism in pre-elongation ruminant embryos.

Sinclair, K. D., Rooke, J. A. & McEvoy, T. G., 2003, In : Reproduction (Cambridge, England) Supplement. 61, p. 371-385 15 p.

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32 Citations (Scopus)

Reproduction in domestic ruminants V. Overview.

Robinson, J. J., 2003, In : Reproduction (Cambridge, England) Supplement. 61, p. 509-514 6 p.

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Review of the effect of ammonia and dust concentrations on broiler performance

Al Homidan, A., Robertson, J. F. & Petchey, A. M., 1 Sep 2003, In : World's Poultry Science Journal. 59, 3, p. 340-349 10 p.

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57 Citations (Scopus)
2002

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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Open Access
116 Citations (Scopus)
2000

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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1 Citation (Scopus)

Microbial protein supply from the rumen

Dewhurst, RJ., Davies, DR. & Merry, RJ., May 2000, In : Animal Feed Science and Technology. 85, 1-2, p. 1-21

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166 Citations (Scopus)
1999

Evaluation of the parameters needed to describe the overall growth, the chemical growth, and the growth of feathers and breast muscles of broilers

Gous, R. M., Moran, E. T., Stilborn, H. R., Bradford, G. D. & Emmans, G. C., Jun 1999, In : Poultry Science. 78, 6, p. 812-821 10 p.

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Open Access
141 Citations (Scopus)

Temporal control of feeding behaviour and its association with gastrointestinal function

Savory, C. J., 1 Apr 1999, In : Journal of Experimental Zoology. 283, 4-5, p. 339-347 9 p.

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21 Citations (Scopus)
1998

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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60 Citations (Scopus)
1991

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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Open Access
68 Citations (Scopus)
1982

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)
1976

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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Open Access
19 Citations (Scopus)