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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., 2019, In : International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability. 17, 3, p. 205-218

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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., Jul 2019, In : Tropical Animal Health and Production. 51, 6, p. 1337-1344 8 p.

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Tanzania
dairy farming
farming systems
farmers
feed requirements
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Framework for estimating indirect costs in animal health using time series analysis

Barratt, AS., Rich, K. M., Eze, JI., Porphyre, T., Gunn, GJ. & Stott, AW., 18 Jun 2019, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 6, 190.

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animal health
foot-and-mouth disease
time series analysis
animal diseases
Foot-and-Mouth Disease

Genetic and genomic dairy cattle evaluations in developing countries

Mrode, RA., 4 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press) Advances in Breeding of Dairy Cattle. van der Werf, J. & Pryce, J. (eds.). Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing

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breeding value
sires
dairy cattle
developing countries
farmers
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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., Jun 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 mapping in a diverse spring barley collection reveals the presence of QTL hotspots and candidate genes for root and shoot architecture traits at seedling stage

Abdel-Ghani, A. H., Sharma, R., Wabila, C., Dhanagond, S., Owais, S. J., Duwayri, M. A., Al-Dalain, S. A., Klukas, C., Chen, D., Lübberstedt, T., von Wirén, N., Graner, A., Kilian, B. & Neumann, K., 23 May 2019, In : BMC Plant Biology. 19, 1, 216.

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spring barley
chromosome mapping
quantitative trait loci
shoots
genome

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

Genome-wide diversity and demographic dynamics of Cameroon goats and their divergence from east African, north African, and Asian conspecifics

Tarekegn, G., Wouobeng, P., Simo Jaures, K., Mrode, RA., Edea, Z., Liu, B., Zhang, W., Okeyo, M., Dessie, T., Tesfaye, K., Strandberg, E., Berglund, B., Mutai, C., Osama, S., Tassew Wolde, A., Birungi, J., Djikeng, A. & Meutchieye, F., 19 Apr 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 4, e0214843.

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Cameroon
Mitochondrial DNA
Goats
demographic statistics
Genes
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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.

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agricultural soil
soil
nitrification
rate
soil nitrogen
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Identification of rumen microbial genes involved in pathways linked to appetite, growth and feed conversion efficiency in cattle

Lima, J., Auffret, M., Stewart, R. D., Dewhurst, RJ., Duthie, C-A., Snelling, T. J., Walker, A. W., Freeman, T. C., Watson, M. & Roehe, R., 8 Aug 2019, In : Frontiers in Genetics. 10, 701.

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Microbial Genes
Rumen
Appetite
Microbiota
Growth

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
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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
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Increased grain density of spring barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) is associated with an increase in grain nitrogen

Hoyle, AH., Brennan, M., Jackson, G. & Hoad, SP., 29 Jun 2019, In : Journal of Cereal Science. 89, 102797.

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spring barley
Hordeum
Hordeum vulgare
Density (specific gravity)
Nitrogen

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).

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finishing
tail
swine

Infrared thermography of agonistic behaviour in pigs

Boileau, A., Farish, M., Turner, SP. & Camerlink, I., 30 Jul 2019, In : Physiology and Behavior. 112637.

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Agonistic Behavior
Swine
Temperature
Hot Temperature
Controlled Environment

In sink-limited spring barley crops, light interception by green canopy does not need protection against foliar disease for the entire duration of grain filling

Bingham, IJ., Young, C., Bounds, P. & Paveley, N. D., 1 Jun 2019, In : Field Crops Research. 239, p. 124-134

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foliar diseases
spring barley
filling period
canopy
duration

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., 24 Jun 2019, In : Annals of Botany. 123, 6, p. 977-992 16 p.

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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

Just the tonic! Legume biorefining for alcohol has the potential to reduce Europe’s protein deficit and mitigate climate change

Lienhardt, T., Black, K., Saget, S., Costa, M., Chadwick, D., Rees, RM., Williams, M., Spillane, C., Iannetta, P., Walker, G. & Styles, D., 18 Jun 2019, In : Environment International. 130, 11 p., 104870.

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alcohol
wheat
footprint
climate change
protein

Killer whale genomes reveal a complex history of recurrent admixture and vicariance

Foote, A. D., Martin, M. D., Louis, M., Pacheco, G., Robertson, K. M., Sinding, M-H. S., Amaral, A. R., Baird, R. W., Baker, C. S., Ballance, L., Barlow, J., Brownlow, A., Collins, T., Constantine, R., Dabin, W., Dalla Rosa, L., Davison, N. J., Durban, J. W., Esteban, R., Ferguson, S. H. & 15 others, Gerrodette, T., Guinet, C., Hanson, M. B., Hoggard, W., Matthews, C. J. D., Samarra, F. I. P., de Stephanis, R., Tavares, S. B., Tixier, P., Totterdell, J. A., Wade, P., Excoffier, L., Gilbert, M. T. P., Wolf, J. B. W. & Morin, P. A., Jul 2019, In : Molecular Ecology. 28, 14, p. 3427-3444

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Killer Whale
Orcinus orca
vicariance
whale
genome

Knowledge sharing, problem solving and professional development in a Scottish Ecosystem Services Community of Practice

Metzger, M., Dick, J., Gardner, A., Bellamy, C., Blackstock, K., Brown, C., Chisholm, R., Cochrane, P., Drewitt, J., Gimona, A., Hester, A., Mathieson, S., Nijnik, M., McVittie, A., Petr, M., Smith, R. & Smith, M., 20 Jul 2019, In : Regional Environmental Change. 12 p.

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ecosystem service
learning
student
policy

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

Learning or evaluating? Towards a negotiation-of-meaning approach to learning in transition governance

Beers, PJ., Turner, JA., Rijswijk, K., Williams, T., Barnard, T. & Beechener, S., Aug 2019, In : Technological Forecasting and Social Change. 145, p. 229-239

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

governance
innovation
learning
learning process
monitoring

Linking arable cropping and livestock production for efficient recycling of N and P

Watson, CA., Topp, CFE. & Ryschawy, J., 2019, Agroecosystem Diversity: Reconciling Contemporary Agriculture and Environmental Quality. Lemaire, G., Carvalho, P. C. D. F., Kronberg, S. & Recous, S. (eds.). Academic Press, p. 169-188

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livestock production
recycling
livestock
crops
farms
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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
marketing
centrism
satire
country of origin
peer review
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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., Jun 2019, In : Ecosystem Services. 37, 11 p., 100926.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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

Non-additive responses of soil C and N to rice straw and hairy vetch (Vicia villosa roth L) mixtures in a paddy soil

Zhou, G., Cao, W., Bai, J., Xu, C., Zeng, N., Gao, S. & Rees, RM., 1 Mar 2019, In : Plant and Soil. 436, 1-2, p. 229-244 16 p.

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straw
rice
soil
global warming
greenhouse gas

Not all saponins have a greater antiprotozoal activity than their related sapogenins

Ramos-Morales, E., Lyons, L., de la Fuente, G., Braganca, R. & Newbold, C. J., Jul 2019, In : FEMS Microbiology Letters. 366, 13, fnz144.

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Sapogenins
Saponins
Rumen
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Novel picornavirus in lambs with severe encephalomyelitis

Forth, L. F., Scholes, S. F. E., Pesavento, P. A., Jackson, K., Mackintosh, A., Carson, A., Howie, F., Schlottau, K., Wernike, K., Pohlmann, A., Höper, D. & Beer, M., May 2019, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 25, 5, p. 963-967 5 p.

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Picornaviridae
Encephalomyelitis
Metagenomics
Encephalitis
Neurologic Manifestations

Novel statistical methods to improve analysis of laser methane detector data

Brocklehurst, S., Hargreaves, PR. & March, MD., Apr 2019, Proceedings of the British Society of Animal Science: Animal Science Fit for the Future. 1 ed. Vol. 10. 1 p. 157. (Advances in Animal Biosciences).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearchpeer-review

laser
methane
diet
livestock
respiration

Nutritional strategies to reduce methane emissions from cattle: effects on meat eating quality and retail shelf life of loin steaks

Richardson, I., Duthie, C-A., Hyslop, JJ., Rooke, JA. & Roehe, R., Jul 2019, In : Meat Science. 153, p. 51-57 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

loins (meat cut)
steaks
methane
shelf life
nitrates

Odour conditioning of positive affective states: rats can learn to associate an odour with being tickled

Bombail, V., Jerome, N., Lam, H., Muszlak, S., Meddle, S. L., Lawrence, AB. & Nielsen, B. L., 12 Jun 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 6, e0212829.

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conditioned behavior
Odors
Rats
odors
rats

Performance evaluation of highly admixed Tanzanian smallholder dairy cattle using SNP derived kinship matrix

Mujibi, F. DN., Rao, J., Agaba, M., Nyambo, D., Cheruiyot, E. K., Kihara, A., Zgang, Y. & Mrode, RA., 26 Apr 2019, In : Frontiers in Genetics. 10, 22 p., 375.

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Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
Tanzania
Guernsey
Milk
Infant Nutritional Physiological Phenomena

Placing Rwanda’s agriculture boom: trust, women empowerment and policy impact in maize agricultural cooperatives

Meador, JE. & O'Brien, D. J., 26 Jul 2019, In : Food Security.

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Rwanda
agricultural cooperative
smallholder
empowerment
Agriculture

Prediction of enteric methane production, yield and intensity of beef cattle using an intercontinental database

van Lingen, H., Niu, M., Kebreab, E., Valadares Filho, S., Rooke, JA., Duthie, C-A., Schwarm, A., Kreuzer, M., Hynd, P., Caetano, M., Eugène, M., Martin, C., McGee, M., O'Kiely, P., Hünerberg, M., McAllister, T., Berchielli, T., Messana, J., Peiren, N., Chaves, A. & 14 others, Charmley, E., Cole, A., Hales, K., Lee, S-S., Berndt, A., Reynolds, C., Crompton, L., Bayat, A-R., Yáñez-Ruiz, D., Yu, Z., Bannink, A., Dijkstra, J., Casper, D. & Hristov, A., 17 Jun 2019, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 283, 19 p., 106575.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

methane production
beef cattle
forage
methane
prediction

Prediction of methane emissions in sheep using computed tomography (CT) measurements of rumen volume

Lambe, NR., Miller, G. A., McLean, KA., Gordon, J. & Dewhurst, RJ., Apr 2019, p. 152.

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Prioritising support for cost effective rare breed conservation using multi-criteria decision analysis

Wainwright, W., Vosough Ahmadi, B., McVittie, A., Simm, G. & Moran, D., 11 Apr 2019, In : Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 7, 110.

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rare breeds
multi-criteria decision making
breeds
farmed animal species
animal genetic resources

Reaching rural: identifying implicit social networks in community development programmes

Meador, JE., May 2019, In : Journal of Rural Studies. 68, p. 285-295

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social network
community development
rural development
social capital
human capital