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Achieving environmentally sustainable livestock production

Leinonen, I., 7 Jan 2019, In : Sustainability. 11, 1, 5 p., 246.

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system change
livestock farming
Agriculture
conversion of production
Beef

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., 7 Apr 2019, In : Global Change Biology.

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greenhouse gases
cover crops
leaching
nitrogen
crops
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A multi-kingdom study reveals the plasticity of the rumen microbiota in response to a shift from non-grazing to grazing diets in sheep

Belanche, A., Kingston-Smith, A. H., Griffith, G. W. & Newbold, C. J., 11 Feb 2019, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 10, 122.

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Microbiota
Rumen
Sheep
Diet
Fermentation

Artificial rearing affects the emotional state and reactivity of pigs post-weaning

Schmitt, O., O'Driscoll, K., Baxter, EM. & Boyle, LA., 14 Mar 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Animal Welfare.

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artificial rearing
weaning
weanlings
swine
testing

Behaviour of isolated piglets before and after tooth clipping, grinding or sham-grinding

Sinclair, A. RL., Tallet, C., Renouard, A., Brunton, P. J., D'Eath, R. B., Sandercock, DA. & Prunier, A., 15 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press). 1 p.

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grinding
piglets
teeth
litters (young animals)
ears

Beyond 'hobby farming': towards a typology of non-commercial farming

Sutherland, L-A., Barlagne, C. & Barnes, AP., 28 Mar 2019, In : Agriculture and Human Values.

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recreation
farming systems
farmers
farms
Scotland

Biotic interactions are an unexpected yet critical control on the complexity of an abiotically driven polar ecosystem

Lee, C. K., Laughlin, D. C., Bottos, E. M., Caruso, T., Joy, K., Barrett, J. E., Brabyn, L., Nielsen, U. N., Adams, B. J., Wall, D. H., Hopkins, D. W., Pointing, S. B., McDonald, I. R., Cowan, D. A., Banks, J. C., Stichbury, G. A., Jones, I., Zawar-Reza, P., Katurji, M., Hogg, I. D. & 4 othersSparrow, A. D., Storey, B. C., Allan Green, T. G. & Cary, S. C., 15 Feb 2019, In : Communications biology. 2, 62.

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Ecosystem
Biota
Structural Models
Biodiversity
Proxy

Breeders’ views on the production of new and orphan crops in Africa: a survey of constraints and opportunities

Dawson, ID., Barnes, AP., Jamnadass, R., Danquah, E., Mumm, R. H., Hoad, SP., Burnett, FJ., Hale, I., Mausch, K., Hendre, P., Powell, W. & Revoredo-Giha, C., May 2019, Working Paper No. 296 ed., World Agroforestry United Nations, 46 p.

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crops
plant breeders
genetic improvement
healthy diet
crop production

Causes of mortality and lesions observed post mortem in European moles (Talpa europaea) in Cornwall, south-west England: Disease in wildlife or exotic species

Simpson, V. R., Davison, N. J. & Dagleish, M. P., Feb 2019, In : Journal of Comparative Pathology. 167, p. 18-25 8 p.

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Talpa europaea
wildlife diseases
lesions (animal)
England
Parasitic Diseases

Citizens’ and farmers’ framing of ‘positive animal welfare’ and the implications for framing positive welfare in communication

Vigors, B., 4 Apr 2019, In : Animals. 9, 4, p. 147 22 p.

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Animal Welfare
communication (human)
animal welfare
Communication
farmers

Comparing results of ranking conjoint analyses, best worst scaling, and discrete choice experiments in a non-hypothetical context 

Yangui, A., Akaichi, F., Costa-Font, M. & Maria, G. J., Apr 2019, In : Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics. 63, 2, p. 221-246 26 p.

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willingness to pay
consumer preferences
cognition
Willingness-to-pay
Conjoint analysis

Conceptual framework underpinning management of soil health - supporting site-specific delivery of sustainable agro-ecosystems

Stockdale, EA., Griffiths, BS., Hargreaves, PR., Bhogal, A., Crotty, FV. & Watson, CA., May 2019, In : Food and Energy Security. 8, 2, 18 p., e00158.

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conceptual framework
ecosystem
soil
health
landscape ecology

Conservation contracts for supplying Farm Animal Genetic Resources (FAnGR) conservation services in Romania

Wainwright, W., Glenk, K., Akaichi, F. & Moran, D., 26 Mar 2019, In : Livestock Science. 224, p. 1-9 9 p.

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animal genetic resources
Romania
germplasm conservation
farmed animal species
rare breeds
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Considering appropriate replication in the design of animal social network studies

Smith, LA., Swain, DL., Innocent, GT., Nevison, I. & Hutchings, MR., 10 May 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 7208.

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social networks
social behavior
animals
cattle
testing

Contributions of biodiversity to the sustainable intensification of food production: Thematic study for The State of the World's Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture

Dawson, ID., Attwood, S., Park, S. E., Jamnadass, R., Powell, W., Sunderland, T., Kindt, R., McMullin, S., Hoebe, PN., Baddeley, JA., Staver, C., Vadez, V., Carsan, S., Roshetko, J. M., Amri, A., Karamura, E., Karamura, D., Paulo, V. B., Hossain, M. E., Phillips, M. & 7 othersKumar, A., Lilleso, J-P. B., Benzie, J., Sabastian, G. E., Ekesa, B., Ocimati, W. & Graudal, L., May 2019, CA4003EN ed. Rome, Italy: Food and Agriculture Organisation. 42 p.

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food production
biodiversity
agriculture
production technology
pollinators

Crop straw incorporation interacts with N fertilizer on N2O emissions in an intensively cropped farmland

Xu, C., Han, X., Ru, S., Cardenas, LM., Rees, RM., Wu, D., Wu, W. & Meng, F., 23 Jan 2019, In : Geoderma. 341, p. 129-137 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

straw
agricultural land
fertilizer
crop
soil

Current situations of animal data recording, dairy improvement infrastructure, human capacity and strategic issues affecting dairy production in sub-Saharan Africa

Opoola, O., Mrode, R., Banos, G., Ojango, J., Banga, C., Simm, G. & Chagunda, M. G. G., 3 Apr 2019, In : Tropical Animal Health and Production.

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Africa South of the Sahara
Livestock
Breeding
Milk
Capacity Building

Detection of extended‐spectrum β‐lactam, AmpC and carbapenem resistance in Enterobacteriaceae in beef cattle in Great Britain in 2015

Velasova, M., Smith, RP., Lemma, F., Horton, R. A., Duggett, N., Evans, J., Tongue, SC., Anjum, M. F. & Randall, L., 1 Apr 2019, In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 126, 4, p. 1081-1095 15 p.

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Lactams
Carbapenems
Enterobacteriaceae
beta-Lactamases
Escherichia coli

Development and quality of barley husk adhesion correlates with changes in caryopsis cuticle biosynthesis and composition

Maree Brennan, Pete E Hedley, Topp, CFE., Jenny Morris, Luke Ramsay, Steve Mitchell, Tom Shepherd, William T B Thomas & Hoad, SP., 24 May 2019, In : Frontiers in Plant Science. 10, 672.

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hulls
adhesion
skinning
barley
biosynthesis

Does size really matter? Sustainable development outcomes from different scales of land ownership

Thomson, S., Glass, J. & McMorran, R., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Land Reform in Scotland: History, Law and Policy - Scotland's Land. Combe, M., Glass, J. & Tindley, A. (eds.). Edinburgh University Press

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Effect of antibiotic treatments on dairy cow methane production, milk yield and dry matter intake

Hargreaves, PR., March, MD. & Dewhurst, RJ., 9 Apr 2019, Proceedings of the British Society of Animal Science: Animal Science Fit for the Future. 1 ed. Vol. 10. 1 p. 85. (Advances in Animal Biosciences).

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methane production
dry matter intake
methane
milk yield
dairy cows
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Effect of different levels of tryptophan on productive performance, egg quality, blood biochemistry, and caecal microbiota of hens housed in enriched colony cages under commercial stocking density

Khattak, FM. & Helmbrecht, A., 1 May 2019, In : Poultry Science. 98, 5, p. 2094-2104 11 p., pey562.

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blood chemistry
egg quality
stocking rate
tryptophan
hens

Environmentally Sustainable Livestock Production

Leinonen, I. (ed.), 2019, MDPI.

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Estimating the soil N2O emission intensity of croplands in northwest Europe

Myrgiotis, VM., Williams, M., Rees, RM. & Topp, CFE., 18 Apr 2019, In : Biogeosciences. 16, 8, p. 1641-1655 bg-2018-490.

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soil emission
crop
biogeochemistry
uncertainty analysis
agricultural ecosystem
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Exploratory study of the effects of intra-uterine growth retardation and neonatal energy supplementation of low birth-weight piglets on their post-weaning cognitive abilities

Schmitt, OS., O'Driscoll, K. & Baxter, EM., 1 May 2019, In : Animal Cognition. 22, 3, p. 373-385 13 p.

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Aptitude
Low Birth Weight Infant
Weaning
Swine
Reward

Exploring temporality in socio-ecological resilience through experiences of the 2015-16 El Niño across the Tropics

Whitfield, S., Beauchamp, E., Boyd, D., Burslem, D., Byg, A., Colledge, F., Cutler, M., Didena, M., Dougill, A., Foody, G., Godbold, J., Hazenbosch, M., Hirons, M., Speranza, C., Jew, E., Lacambra, C., Mkwambisi, D., Moges, A., Morel, A., Morris, R. & 8 othersNovo, P., Rueda, M., Smith, H., Solan, M., Spencer, T., Thornton, A., Touza, J. & White, P., 1 Mar 2019, In : Global Environmental Change. 55, p. 1-14

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climate
learning
ecosystem response
historical perspective
vulnerability

Farmer perceptions of legumes and their functions in smallholder farming systems in east Africa

Muoni, T., Barnes, AP., Öborn, I., Watson, CA., Bergkvist, G., Shiluli, M. & Duncan, A. J., 27 Apr 2019, In : International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability.

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small-scale farming
Eastern Africa
legumes
farming systems
farmers
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Farmer perceptions of pig aggression compared to animal-based measures of fight outcome

Peden, RSE., Camerlink, I., Boyle, L. A., Akaichi, F. & Turner, SP., 10 Jan 2019, In : Animals. 9, 1, p. 22 - 37 16 p., 22.

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aggression
farmers
swine
animals
lesions (animal)
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Farmer-preferred traits in smallholder dairy farming systems in Tanzania

Chawala, AR., Banos, G., Peters, A. & Chagunda, MGG., 4 Feb 2019, In : Tropical Animal Health and Production.

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Tanzania
dairy farming
farming systems
farmers
feed requirements

Genetic evaluation of test day milk yields from smallholder dairy production systems in Kenya using genomic relationships: Genetic evaluation in smallholder dairy cattle

Ojango, JMK., Mrode, RA., Rege, JEO., Mujibi, F. DN., Strucken, EM., Gibson, J., Okeyo, M. & Mwai, O., 4 Apr 2019, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 102, 6, p. 5266-5278

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Kenya
genetic relationships
dairy cattle
milk yield
milk production

Genome-wide association studies pathway-based meta-analysis for residual feed intake in beef cattle

Duarte, D. A. S., Newbold, C. J., Detmann, E., Silva, F. F., Freitas, P. H. F., Veroneze, R. & Duarte, M. S., Apr 2019, In : Animal Genetics. 50, 2, p. 150-153 4 p.

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Genome-Wide Association Study
Meta-Analysis
methylcrotonoyl-CoA carboxylase
Methylmalonyl-CoA Decarboxylase
Aldehyde Oxidase

Genomic selection and use of molecular tools in breeding programs for indigenous and crossbred cattle in developing countries: current status and future prospects

Mrode, RA., Ojango, JMK., Okeyo, AM. & Mwacharo, JM., 9 Jan 2019, In : Frontiers in Genetics. 9, 694.

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marker-assisted selection
developing countries
crossbreds
genomics
cattle

Gross N transformation rates and related N2O emissions in Chinese and UK agricultural soils

Zhu, G., Song, X., Ju, X., Zhang, J., Muller, C., Sylvester-Bradley, R., Thorman, R., Bingham, IJ. & Rees, RM., 20 May 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 666, p. 176-186 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

agricultural soil
soil
nitrification
rate
soil nitrogen

Identification of the rumination in cattle using support vector machines with motion-sensitive bolus sensors

Hamilton, A., Davison, C., Tachtatzis, C., Andonovic, I., Michie, C., Ferguson, HJ., Somerville, L. & Jonsson, N. N., 7 Mar 2019, In : Sensors. 19, 5, 1165.

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rumination
sensors (equipment)
collars
cattle
ear tags

Impact of polymorphisms at the PRNP locus on the performance of dairy goats reared under low-input pastoral farming systems

Vouraki, S., Gelasakis, A. I., Ekateriniadou, L. V., Banos, G. & Arsenios, G., 1 May 2019, In : Small Ruminant Research. 174, p. 77-82 6 p.

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dairy goats
udders
farming systems
genetic polymorphism
loci

Improving grass silage production with Controlled Traffic Farming (CTF): agronomics, system design and economics

Hargreaves, PR., Peets, S., Chamen, WCT., White, DR., Misiewicz, PA. & Godwin, RJ., 15 Apr 2019, In : Precision Agriculture. 20, 2, p. 260-277 18 p.

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controlled traffic systems
grass silage
traffic
economics
silage

Individual variation of enrichment use in finishing pigs with one point source item and the impact on tail biting outcome

Chou, J-Y., D'Eath, R. B., Sandercock, DA. & O'Driscoll, K., 15 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press).

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearchpeer-review

finishing
tail
swine

Integrating a newly developed BAC-based physical mapping resource for Lolium perenne with a genome-wide association study across a L. perenne European ecotype collection identifies genomic contexts associated with agriculturally important traits

Harper, J., De Vega, J., Swain, S., Heavens, D., Gasior, D., Thomas, A., Evans, C., Lovatt, A., Lister, S., Thorogood, D., Skot, L., Hegarty, M., Blackmore, T., Kudrna, D., Byrne, S., Asp, T., Powell, W., Fernandez-Fuentes, N. & Armstead, I., 2 Feb 2019, In : Annals of Botany.

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bacterial artificial chromosomes
physical chromosome mapping
ecotypes
Lolium
Lolium perenne

Investigation into the issues associated with large scale and concentrated landownership in Scotland

Glenn, S., MacKessack-Leitch, J., Pollard, K., Glass, J. & McMorran, R., 20 Mar 2019, Scottish Land Commission. 63 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportResearchpeer-review

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agrarian reform
rural development
experience
determinants

Investigation of relationship between vitamin D status and reproductive fitness in Scottish hill sheep

Zhou, PZ., McEvoy, TG., Gill, A. C., Lambe, NR., Morgan-Davies, C., Hurst, E., Sargison, ND. & Mellanby, R. J., 4 Feb 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1162.

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vitamin D
Scottish Blackface
ewes
25-hydroxycholecalciferol
sheep

Land reform in Scotland: history, law and policy

Combe, M. (ed.), Glass, J. (ed.) & Tindley, A. (ed.), 2019, (Accepted/In press) Edinburgh University Press. (Scotland's Land Futures)

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

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Lysine supply is a critical factor in achieving sustainable global protein economy

Leinonen, I., Iannetta, PPM., Rees, RM., Russell, W., Watson, CA. & Barnes, AP., 24 Apr 2019, In : Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 3, 27.

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lysine
proteins
agricultural land
land use
animal proteins

Mapping the H2 resistance effective against Globodera pallida pathotype Pa1 in tetraploid potato

Strachan, S. M., Armstrong, M. R., Kaur, A., Wright, K. M., Lim, T. Y., Baker, K., Jones, J., Bryan, G., Blok, V. & Hein, I., Apr 2019, In : TAG. Theoretical and applied genetics. Theoretische und angewandte Genetik. 132, 4, p. 1283-1294 12 p.

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Tetraploidy
Solanum tuberosum
Chromosomes, Human, Pair 5
Genes
Genome

Measuring the unmeasurable? A method to quantify adoption of Integrated Pest Management practices in temperate arable farming systems

Creissen, H. E., Jones, P. J., Tranter, R. B., Girling, R. D., Jess, S., Burnett, F. J., Gaffney, M., Thorne, F. S. & Kildea, S., 29 Mar 2019, In : Pest Management Science.

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integrated pest management
farming systems
methodology
farmers
pest management

Microplastics in marine mammals stranded around the British coast: ubiquitous but transitory?

Nelms, SE., Barnett, J., Brownlow, A., Davison, NJ., Deaville, R., Galloway, TS., Lindeque, PK., Santillo, D. & Godley, BJ., 31 Jan 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1075.

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marine mammal
coast
animal
pollution
cause of death

Modelling biological N fixation and grass-legume dynamics with process-based biogeochemical models of varying complexity

Fitton, N., Bindi, M., Brilli, L., Cichota, R., Dibari, C., Fuchs, K., Huguenin-Elie, O., Klumpp, K., Lieffering, M., Lüscher, A., Martin, R., McAuliffe, R., Merbold, L., Newton, P., Rees, RM., Smith, P., Topp, CFE. & Snow, V., May 2019, In : European Journal of Agronomy. 106, p. 58-66 9 p.

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fixation
grass
modeling
grassland
fertilizer

Modelling nutrient cycles in agriculture and their environmental impacts

Sykes, AS., Topp, CFE. & Rees, RM., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Assessing the environmental impact of agriculture. Weidema, B. (ed.). Cambridge: Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited: Series in Agricultural Science, 69 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

environmental impact
agriculture
modeling
livestock
greenhouse gas

Nature commodification: ‘a necessary evil’? An analysis of the views of environmental professionals on ecosystem services-based approaches

Martin-Ortega, J., Mesa-Jurado, M. A., Pineda-Vazquez, M. & Novo, P., 25 Apr 2019, In : Ecosystem Services. 37, 11 p., 100926.

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Commodification
environmental assessment
ecosystem service
ecosystem services
Ecosystem

Nematodes in a polar desert reveal the relative role of biotic interactions in the coexistence of soil animals

Caruso, T., Hogg, I. D., Nielsen, U. N., Bottos, E. M., Lee, C. K., Hopkins, DW., Cary, S. C., Barrett, J. E., Allan Green, T. G., Storey, B. C., Wall, D. H. & Adams, B. J., 15 Feb 2019, In : Communications biology. 2, 63.

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deserts
Nematoda
soil
animals
soil food webs
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Nitrogen use efficiency and nitrous oxide emissions from five UK fertilised grasslands

Cardenas, LM., Bhogal, A., Chadwick, DR., McGeough, K., Misselbrook, T., Rees, RM., Thorman, RE., Watson, CJ., Williams, JR., Smith, KA. & Calvet, S., 9 Jan 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 661, p. 696 - 710 15 p.

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nutrient use efficiency
nitrous oxide
grasslands
calcium ammonium nitrate
dicyandiamide