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2019

Effects of the nitrification inhibitor DMPP (3,4-dimethylpyrazole phosphate) on gross N transformation rates and N2O emissions

Zhu, G., Ju, X., Zhang, J., Muller, C., Rees, RM., Thorman, R. & Sylvester-Bradley, R., Aug 2019, In : Biology and Fertility of Soils. 55, 6, p. 603-615 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Nitrification
nitrification inhibitors
nitrous oxide
nitrification
inhibitor

Empirical and dynamic approaches for modelling the yield and N content of European grasslands

Dellar, M., Topp, CFE., Pardo, G., del Prado, A., Fitton, N., Holmes, D., Banos, G. & Wall, E., 14 Oct 2019, In : Environmental Modelling and Software. 104562.

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grassland
modeling
Dynamic models
climatic region
Nitrogen

Energy profiling of dairy cows from routine milk mid-infrared analysis: Energy Profiling From MIR Spectra

Smith, SL., Denholm, SJ., Coffey, MP. & Wall, E., 3 Oct 2019, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 11 p.

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Energy Intake
Milk
dairy cows
milk
prediction

Environmentally Sustainable Livestock Production

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

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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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 15 p., bg-2018-490.

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soil emission
crop
biogeochemistry
uncertainty analysis
agricultural ecosystem

Estimation of indirect social genetic effects for skin lesion count in group-housed pigs by quantifying behavioral interactions

Angarita Barajas, B. K., Cantet, R. J. C., Wurtz, K., O'Malley, C., Siegford, J., Ernst, C., Turner, SP. & Steibel, J. P., 3 Sep 2019, In : Journal of Animal Science. 97, 9, p. 3658-3668 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Genetic Models
skin lesions
Swine
Skin
swine
7 Downloads (Pure)

Evaluating the efficacy of independent versus simultaneous management strategies to address ecological and genetic threats to population viability

Trask, A., Fenn, S., Bignal, E., McCracken, DI., Monaghan, P. & Reid, J., Oct 2019, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 56, 10, p. 2264-2273

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viability
inbreeding
translocation
inbreeding depression
conservation management

Evaluation of the nutritive value of legume alternatives to soybean meal for broiler chickens

Olukosi, OA., Walker, RL. & Houdijk, JGM., 27 Jun 2019, In : Poultry Science. 98, 11, p. 5778-5788 11 p., pez374.

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soybean meal
legumes
nutritive value
broiler chickens
digestibility
5 Downloads (Pure)

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

Explored and unexplored topics in mountain livestock farming scientific literature

Zuliani, A., Arsenos, G., Bernués, A., Cozzi, G., Dovc, P., Gauly, M., Holand, O., Martin, B., Morgan-Davies, C., Schneider, M. K. & Zollitsch, W., 2019, Book of Abstracts of the 70th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. S. C. (ed.). Wageningen Academic Publishers, Vol. 25. p. 614 1 p.

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

livestock
farming systems
mountains
landscape management
livelihood
2 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

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 others, Novo, 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 14 p.

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climate
learning
ecosystem response
historical perspective
vulnerability
5 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring the adoption of precision agricultural technologies: a cross regional study of EU farmers

Barnes, AP., Soto, I., Eory, V., Beck, B., Balafoutis, A., Sanchez, B., Vangeyte, J., Fountas, S., van der Wal, T. & Gomez-Barbero, M., Jan 2019, In : Land Use Policy. 80, p. 163 - 174 12 p.

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Agricultural technology
Regional studies
Farmers
Productivity
Nutrients

Exploring the longitudinal dynamics of herd BVD antibody test results using model-based clustering

Eze, JI., Innocent, G. T., Adam, KE., Huntley, SJ. & Gunn, GJ., 6 Aug 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 11353.

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bovine viral diarrhea
herds
antibodies
cattle
testing
1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

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 14 p.

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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)
1 Citation (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

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

Food waste prevention along the food supply chain: a multi-actor approach to identify effective solutions

Diaz-Ruiz, R., Costa-Font, M., López-i-Gelats, F. & Gil, J. M., Oct 2019, In : Resources, Conservation and Recycling. 149, p. 249-260 12 p.

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food supply
food
stakeholder
waste prevention
Supply chain
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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., 2019, Proceedings of the 2nd ISESSAH Conference 2018. Vol. 6. 18 p. 190. (Frontiers in Veterinary Science).

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

Open Access
File
Foot-and-Mouth Disease
Costs and Cost Analysis
Health
Animal Diseases
Disease Outbreaks
14 Citations (Scopus)

Genebank genomics highlights the diversity of a global barley collection

Milner, S. G., Jost, M., Taketa, S., Mazón, E. R., Himmelbach, A., Oppermann, M., Weise, S., Knüpffer, H., Basterrechea, M., König, P., Schüler, D., Sharma, R., Pasam, R. K., Rutten, T., Guo, G., Xu, D., Zhang, J., Herren, G., Müller, T., Krattinger, S. G. & 14 others, Keller, B., Jiang, Y., González, M. Y., Zhao, Y., Habekuß, A., Färber, S., Ordon, F., Lange, M., Börner, A., Graner, A., Reif, J. C., Scholz, U., Mascher, M. & Stein, N., 1 Feb 2019, In : Nature Genetics. 51, 2, p. 319-326 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Hordeum
Genomics
Potyviridae
Genome-Wide Association Study
Sample Size

Genetic and genomic dairy cattle evaluations in developing countries

Mrode, RA., 27 Sep 2019, Advances in Breeding of Dairy Cattle. van der Werf, J. & Pryce, J. (eds.). Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing

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

breeding value
sires
dairy cattle
developing countries
farmers
3 Downloads (Pure)

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 13 p.

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Kenya
genetic relationships
dairy cattle
milk yield
milk production

Genetic parameters of colostrum traits in Holstein dairy cows

Soufleri, A., Banos, G., Panousis, N., Fletouris, D., Arsenos, G. & Valergakis, GE., 25 Sep 2019, In : Journal of Dairy Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

colostrum
Holstein
dairy cows
calving
total solids

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
1 Citation (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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
1 Citation (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

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

HbA1c determination from HemaSpot™ blood collection devices: comparison of home prepared dried blood spots with standard venous blood analysis

Hall, JM., Fowler, CF., Barrett, F., Humphry, RW., Van Drimmelen, M. & MacRury, SM., 16 Aug 2019, In : Diabetic Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Appointments and Schedules
Equipment and Supplies
High Pressure Liquid Chromatography
Clinical Studies
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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 Mootral Ruminant© on methane emissions and performance on Dairy Cows in real farm conditions

Hargreaves, PR., Sunkel, M. & Towers, E., 5 Sep 2019, p. 126. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterResearchpeer-review

methane
ruminants
dairy cows
Jersey
farms

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

dairy goats
udders
farming systems
genetic polymorphism
loci
1 Citation (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

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., Sep 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).

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearchpeer-review

finishing
tail
swine

Infrared thermography of agonistic behaviour in pigs

Boileau, A., Farish, M., Turner, SP. & Camerlink, I., Oct 2019, In : Physiology and Behavior. 210, 112637.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

foliar diseases
spring barley
filling period
canopy
duration

Integrated disease management of barley

Newton, A. C., Creissen, H. E., Havis, N. & Burnett, F., 26 Nov 2019, Achieving sustainable cultivation of barley. Fox, G. P. & Li, C. (eds.). Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing, Vol. 74. 30 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearch

disease control
barley
good agricultural practices
lesions (plant)
malting

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., 8 May 2019, In : Annals of Botany. 123, 6, p. 977-992 16 p., mcy230.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
bacterial artificial chromosomes
physical chromosome mapping
ecotypes
Lolium
Lolium perenne

Introduction of new food products in China: Is there a trend towards healthier and safer products?

Costa-Font, M. & Revoredo-Giha, C., 13 Feb 2019, In : Social Sciences. 8, 2, 51.

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food
China
trend
food consumption
food supply

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

Open Access
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

Isolating the effect of soil properties on agricultural soil greenhouse gas emissions under controlled conditions

Miller, G. A., Rees, RM., Griffiths, BS. & Cloy, JM., 4 Oct 2019, In : Soil Use and Management.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

soil gas
greenhouse gases
greenhouse gas emissions
agricultural soils
Gas emissions
1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

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., Sep 2019, In : Environment International. 130, 11 p., 104870.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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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 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Killer Whale
Orcinus orca
vicariance
whale
genome
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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
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

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

livestock production
recycling
livestock
crops
farms
Open Access
deer
spatial data
land use
public