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Genetic and genomic analyses underpin the feasibility of concomitant genetic improvement of milk yield and mastitis resistance in dairy sheep

Banos, G., Clark, EL., Bush, S. J., Dutta, P., Bramis, G., Arsenos, G., Hume, DA. & Psifidi, A., 25 Nov 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 11, e0214346.

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dairy sheep
Dairies
Mastitis
genetic improvement
mastitis

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 proceedingChapter

breeding value
sires
dairy cattle
developing countries
farmers
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Genetic dissection of complex behaviour traits in German Shepherd dogs

Friedrich, J., Strandberg, E., Arvelius, P., Sánchez-Molano, E., Pong-Wong, R., Hickey, J., Haskell, MJ. & Wiener, P., 14 Oct 2019, In : Heredity. 123, 6, p. 746-758 13 p.

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Dissection
Dogs
Behavioral Research
Genetic Structures
Genome-Wide Association Study
1 Citation (Scopus)
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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 13 p.

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Kenya
genetic relationships
dairy cattle
milk yield
milk production

Genetic influences on intra-uterine growth retardation of piglet and management interventions for low birth weight piglets

Edwards, S. A., Matheson, SM. & Baxter, EM., 14 Nov 2019, Nutrition of Hyperprolific Sows. Libro Novus, p. 141-166

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Genetic parameters of colostrum traits in Holstein dairy cows

Soufleri, A., Banos, G., Panousis, N., Fletouris, D., Arsenos, G. & Valergakis, GE., Dec 2019, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 102, 12, p. 11225-11232 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

colostrum
Holstein
dairy cows
calving
total solids
1 Citation (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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spring barley
chromosome mapping
quantitative trait loci
shoots
genome
2 Citations (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 journalArticle

Genome-Wide Association Study
Meta-Analysis
methylcrotonoyl-CoA carboxylase
Methylmalonyl-CoA Decarboxylase
Aldehyde Oxidase
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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
2 Citations (Scopus)
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marker-assisted selection
developing countries
crossbreds
genomics
cattle
2 Citations (Scopus)

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 journalArticle

agricultural soil
soil
nitrification
rate
soil nitrogen
1 Citation (Scopus)

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 journalArticle

Appointments and Schedules
Equipment and Supplies
High Pressure Liquid Chromatography
Clinical Studies

High-starch diets alter equine faecal microbiota and increase behavioural reactivity

Bulmer, L. S., Murray, J. A., Burns, N. M., Garber, A., Wemelsfelder, F., McEwan, N. R. & Hastie, P. M., 9 Dec 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 18621.

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Microbiota
Starch
Horses
Diet
Bacteroidetes
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How can we assess positive welfare in ruminants?

Mattiello, S., Battini, M., De Rosa, G., Napolitano, F. & Dwyer, C., 2 Oct 2019, In : Animals. 9, 10, 27 p., 758.

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Ruminants
ruminants
farms
Animal Welfare
fleece
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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Microbial Genes
Rumen
Appetite
Microbiota
Growth
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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 animal breeding on GHG emissions and farm economics

MacLeod, M., Leinonen, I., Wall, E., Houdijk, JGM., Eory, V., Burns, JB., Vosough Ahmadi, B. & Gomez-Barbero, M., 17 Sep 2019, EUR 29844 EN ed. Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg: European Commission. 48 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
animal breeding
economics
farms
breeding

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 conferencePoster

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 journalArticle

dairy goats
udders
farming systems
genetic polymorphism
loci

Impacts of climate change on livestock and possible adaptations: a case study of the United Kingdom

Wreford, A. & Topp, CFE., 6 Dec 2019, In : Agricultural Systems. 178, 102737.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

United Kingdom
livestock
climate change
case studies
agriculture

Importance of health claims in the adoption of new breakfast cereal products in the UK

Costa-Font, M. & Revoredo-Giha, C., 17 Dec 2019, In : Nutrients. 11, 12, 3076.

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breakfast cereals
health claims
Breakfast
grain products
Health
1 Citation (Scopus)
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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., Sep 2019, In : Journal of Cereal Science. 89, 102797.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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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 conferenceAbstract

finishing
tail
swine
1 Citation (Scopus)

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 journalArticle

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 journalArticle

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 proceedingChapter

disease control
barley
good agricultural practices
lesions (plant)
malting
1 Citation (Scopus)
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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 journalArticle

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bacterial artificial chromosomes
physical chromosome mapping
ecotypes
Lolium
Lolium perenne
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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 report

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

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alcohol
wheat
footprint
climate change
protein

Juvenile harbor porpoises in the UK are exposed to a more neurotoxic mixture of polychlorinated biphenyls than adults

Williams, R. S., Curnick, D. J., Barber, J. L., Brownlow, A., Davison, N. J., Deaville, R., Perkins, M., Jobling, S. & Jepson, P. D., 18 Nov 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 708, 134835.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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porpoise
Polychlorinated Biphenyls
Ports and harbors
Polychlorinated biphenyls
PCB
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Karakterisering af konventionelle slagtekyllinger med gait score 2 i forhold til mobilitet, adfærd, smerte, morfologi og patologi

Translated title of the contribution: Factors underlying gait score 2 in conventional broilers: mobility, behaviour, pain indicators, morphology and leg pathologyTahamtani, F., Herskin, M. S., Foldager, L., Murrell, J., Sandercock, D. & Riber, A., 20 Nov 2019, 7 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

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1 Citation (Scopus)

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 journalArticle

Killer Whale
Orcinus orca
vicariance
whale
genome
1 Citation (Scopus)
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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., 1 Dec 2019, In : Regional Environmental Change. 19, 8, p. 2275-2286 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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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/ReportBook

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 journalArticle

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 proceedingChapter

livestock production
recycling
livestock
crops
farms
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Linking farmer and beekeeper preferences with ecological knowledge to improve crop pollination

Breeze, T. D., Boreux, V., Cole, L. J., Dicks, L., Klein, A-M., Pufal, G., Balzan, M., Bevk, D., Bortolotti, L., Petanidou, T., Mand, M., Pinto, M. A., Scheper, J., Stanisavljević, L., Stavrinides, M. C., Tscheulin, T., Varnava, A. & Kleijn, D., Dec 2019, In : People and Nature. 1, 4, p. 562-572

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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beekeepers
pollination
farmers
crops
pollinating insects
Open Access
deer
spatial data
land use
public
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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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lysine
proteins
agricultural land
land use
animal proteins
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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Tetraploidy
Solanum tuberosum
Chromosomes, Human, Pair 5
Genes
Genome
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Maternal versus artificial rearing shapes the rumen microbiome having minor long-term physiological implications

Belanche, A., Yáñez-Ruiz, D. R., Detheridge, A. P., Griffith, G. W., Kingston-Smith, A. H. & Newbold, C. J., Nov 2019, In : Environmental Microbiology. 21, 11, p. 4360-4377 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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artificial rearing
Microbiota
Rumen
milk
rearing

Measuring the degree of integration in the dairy products market in Malawi

Chalmers, N., Revoredo-Giha, C. & Jumbe, C., 20 Feb 2019, In : Social Sciences. 8, 2, 66.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Malawi
market
regime
equilibrium model
transaction costs

Measuring the economic effectiveness of place advertising in China

Whitfield, CW. & Wen, C., Dec 2019, In : Place Branding and Public Diplomacy. 15, 4, p. 257-273 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tourist expenditure
China
Economics
Communication
P value

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., Dec 2019, In : Pest Management Science. 75, 12, p. 3144-3152 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

integrated pest management
farming systems
methodology
farmers
pest management
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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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marine mammal
coast
animal
pollution
cause of death