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1989

Observations on germination and acetylcholinesterase activity in wheat seeds.

Molyneux, DE. & McKinlay, RG., 1989, In : Annals of Botany. 63, p. 81 - 86 6 p.

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Saltmarsh ponds—a preferred habitat for magnetotactic bacteria?

Sparks, N., Lloyd, J. & Board, R. G., Mar 1989, In : Letters in Applied Microbiology. 8, 3, p. 109-111

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Ecosystem
Bacteria
Water
Salts
Fresh Water
1988

Differential mortality of carabid beetles from potato fields to the insecticide demeton-S-methyl in the laboratory.

Dixon, PL. & McKinlay, RG., 1988, In : Aspects of Applied Biology. 17, p. 237 - 238 2 p.

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Effect of a range of spray adjuvants on fluroxypyr and metsulfuron-methyl activity on weeds in cereals.

Davies, DHK. & Hinchcliff, K., 1988, In : Aspects of Applied Biology. 18

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Effect of the novel ionophore tetronasin (ICI 139603) on ruminal microorganisms

Newbold, C. J., Wallace, R. J., Watt, N. D. & Richardson, A. J., Feb 1988, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 54, 2, p. 544-7 4 p.

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rumen microorganisms
Ionophores
ionophores
monensin
microorganism

Effects of the ionophores monensin and tetronasin on simulated development of ruminal lactic acidosis in vitro

Newbold, C. J. & Wallace, R. J., Dec 1988, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 54, 12, p. 2981-5 5 p.

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rumen development
Monensin
Lactic Acidosis
monensin
Ionophores

Insect pest control on potatoes.

McKinlay, RG., 1988, In : Outlook on Agriculture. 17, p. 30 - 34 5 p.

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Observations on the biology and distribution of the double dart moth (Graphiphora augur (Fabricius)) in Scotland, and on damage caused by the larvae to red raspberry.

Gordon, SC., McKinlay, RG., Riley, AM. & Osborne, P., 1988, In : Crop Research. 28, p. 157 - 167 11 p.

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Oxidation of Manganese and Formation of Mn(3)O(4) (Hausmannite) by Spore Coats of a Marine Bacillus sp.

Mann, S., Sparks, NH., Scott, GH. & de, V. J. EW., Aug 1988, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 54, 8, p. 2140-2143

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Open Access
Manganese
Spores
Bacillus
manganese
spore
coccolith
High resolution transmission electron microscopy
Transmission Electron Microscopy
Electron diffraction
diffraction

Spatial heterogeneity in yield-pest relationships for crop loss assessment.

Hughes, G. & McKinlay, RG., 1988, In : Ecological Modelling. 41, p. 67 - 73 7 p.

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Ultrastructure, morphology and organization of biogenic magnetite from sockeye salmon, Oncorhynchus nerka: implications for magnetoreception.

Mann, S., Sparks, NH., Walker, MM. & Kirschvink, JL., Nov 1988, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 140, p. 35-49

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Open Access
Ferrosoferric Oxide
magnetite
Oncorhynchus nerka
Salmon
ultrastructure

Yield responses to the use of herbicides in cereal crops; East of Scotland trials 1979-88.

Davies, DHK., 1988, In : Aspects of Applied Biology. 18

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1987

Structure, morphology and crystal growth of anisotropic magnetite crystals in magnetotactic bacteria

Sparks, N., Mann, S. & Blakemore, R. P., 22 Sep 1987, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 231, 1265, p. 477-487

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Ferrosoferric Oxide
magnetite
Crystallization
crystals
Bacteria
1986

An evaluation of the field performance of the progeny of plants regenerated from embryos of Hordeum vulgare cv. Golden Promise

Dunwell, J. M., Cornish, M. & Powell, W., 1986, In : Journal of Agricultural Science. 107, 3, p. 561-564 4 p.

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Antimicrobial defence of avian eggs.

Board, RG., Sparks, NHC. & Tranter, HS., Jan 1986, In : FEMS symposium - Federation of European Microbiological Societies.. 35, p. 82-96

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Genetical analysis of a barley mutant with reduced height and increased diastatic power

Ellis, R. P., Powell, W., Swanston, J. S. & Thomas, C. E., 1986, In : Journal of Agricultural Science. 106, 3, p. 619-621 3 p.

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Magnetotactic bacteria are widely distributed in sediments in the U.K.

Sparks, N., Courtaux, L., Mann, S. & Board, R. G., Dec 1986, In : FEMS Microbiology Letters. 37, 3, p. 305-308

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Open Access
Magnetic Fields
Photomicrography
Bacteria
Estuaries
Magnets

Natural antimicrobial systems and their potential in food preservation of the future.

Banks, J., Board, R. & Sparks, NH., Apr 1986, In : Biotechnology and Applied Biochemistry. 8, 2-3, p. 103-147

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Food preservation
Food Preservation
Animals
Cecropins
Phagosomes

Prediction of the true metabolizable energy concentration in forages for ruminants

Dewhurst, RJ., Webster, AJF., Wainman, FW. & Dewey, PJS., 1986, In : Animal Production.

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The habitat preferences of grassland spiders as identified using Detrended Correspondence Analysis (DECORANA).

Rushton, SP., Topping, CJ. & Eyre, MD., 1986, In : Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society. 7, p. 165 - 170 6 p.

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The measurement and interpretation of genotype by environment interaction in spring barley (Hordeum vulgare)

Powell, W., Caligari, P. D. S., Phillips, M. S. & Jinks, J. L., 1986, In : Heredity. 56, 2, p. 255-262 8 p.

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1985

Bacterial penetration of the recently oviposited shell of hens' eggs

Sparks, N., May 1985, In : Australian Veterinary Journal. 62, 5, p. 169-170

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Competitive effects in monocultures and mixtures of spring barley (Hordeum vulgare)

Powell, W., Caligari, P. D. S., Goudappel, P. H. & Thomas, W. T. B., 1985, In : Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 71, 3, p. 443-450 8 p.

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Cytological observation on the effects of pollen irradiation in diploid and polyploid crops

Borrino, E. M., Caligari, P. D. S., Powell, W., McNaughton, I. H. & Hayter, A. M., 1985, In : Heredity. 54, 2, p. 165-170 6 p.

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Genetical investigations into β-glucan content in barley

Powell, W., Caligari, P. D. S., Swanston, J. S. & Jinks, J. L., 1985, In : Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 71, 3, p. 461-466 6 p.

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Irradiated pollen selfs in cultivars of Hordeum vulgare

Powell, W. & Caligari, P. D. S., 1985, In : Heredity. 54, 2, p. 285-287 3 p.

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The effects of carbohydrate supplements on ruminal concentrations of ammonia in animals given diets of grass silage

Chamberlain, D. G., Thomas, P. C., Wilson, W., Newbold, C. J. & Macdonald, J. C., 1985, In : Journal of Agricultural Science. 104, 2, p. 331-340 10 p.

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Silage
grass silage
Poaceae
Rumen
Ammonia

The effects of major genes on quantitatively varying characters in barley 1. The gp erf locus

Powell, W., Thomas, W. T. B., Caligari, P. D. S. & Jinks, J. L., 1985, In : Heredity. 54, 3, p. 343-348 6 p.

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The effects of major genes on quantitatively varying characters in barley 2. The denso and daylength response loci

Powell, W., Caligari, P. D. S., Thomas, W. T. B. & Jinks, J. L., 1985, In : Heredity. 54, 3, p. 349-352 4 p.

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The usefulness and limitations of estimating the number of genes in a barley breeding programme

Powell, W. & Jinks, J. L., 1985, In : Journal of Agricultural Science. 105, 2, p. 285-290 6 p.

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The use of doubled haploids in barley breeding.: 3. an assessment of multivariate cross prediction methods

Powell, W., Caligari, P. D. S., McNicol, J. W. & Jinks, J. L., 1985, In : Heredity. 55, 2, p. 249-254 6 p.

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The use of doubled haploids in barley breeding. I. Comparison of H1 and H2 generations

Powell, W., Caligari, P. D. S., Jinks, J. L. & Hayter, A. M., 1985, In : Heredity. 54, 2, p. 261-266 6 p.

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The use of doubled haploids in barley breeding 2. An assessment of univariate cross prediction methods

Caligari, P. D. S., Powell, W. & Jinks, J. L., 1985, In : Heredity. 54, 3, p. 353-358 6 p.

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1984

An assessment of the hap initiator gene for haploid production in Hordeum vulgare

Powell, W. & Wood, W., 1984, In : Journal of Agricultural Science. 103, 1, p. 253-255 3 p.

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An investigation of genotype environment interactions in oat lines (Avena sativa) derived from composite populations

Powell, W. & Phillips, M. S., 1984, In : Heredity. 52, 2, p. 171-178 8 p.

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Cuticle, shell porosity and water uptake through hens’ eggshells

Sparks, N. & Board, RG., Jan 1984, In : British Poultry Science. p. 267-276

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Egg Shell
Porosity
egg shell
water uptake
porosity

Quantitatively varying characters in the second generation from an irradiated pollen cross in barley

Caligari, P. D. S., Powell, W. & Hayter, A. M., 1984, In : Heredity. 52, 3, p. 347-353 7 p.

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The chromosomal location of the dwarfing gene present in the spring barley variety golden promise

Thomas, W. T. B., Powell, W. & Wood, W., 1984, In : Heredity. 53, 1, p. 177-183 7 p.

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The effect of natural selection on composite cross populations of oats (Avena sativa) grown at contrasting sites in Scotland

Phillips, M. S. & Powell, W., 1984, In : Journal of Agricultural Science. 102, 2, p. 469-473 5 p.

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Variation in the agronomic characters of microspore-derived plants of hordeum vulgare CV. Sabarlis

Powell, W., Hayter, A. M., Wood, W., Dunwell, J. M. & Huang, B., 1984, In : Heredity. 52, 1, p. 17-23 7 p.

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1983

A note on the structure and iron‐binding properties of egg‐shell membranes

Sparks, N., Tranter, H. S. & Board, R. G., Jan 1983, In : British Poultry Science. 24, 1, p. 123-130

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Changes in structure of the limiting membrane and in oxygen permeability of the chicken egg integument during incubation

Sparks, N., Oct 1983, In : British Poultry Science. 24, 4, p. 537-547

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shell (molluscs)
chicken eggs
integument
Ovum
Chickens

The use of pollen irradiation in barley breeding

Powell, W., Caligari, P. D. S. & Hayter, A. M., 1983, In : Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 65, 1, p. 73-76 4 p.

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1980

Interfering with regular meiotic behaviour in Avena sativa as a method of incorporating the gene for mildew resistance from A. barbata

Thomas, H., Powell, W. & Aung, T., 1980, In : Euphytica. 29, 3, p. 635-640 6 p.

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On the frequency of introgression of the radiate (Tr) allele from Senecio squalidus L. into Senecio vulgaris L.

Marshall, D. F. & Abbott, R. J., Aug 1980, In : Heredity. 45, p. 133-135

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