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2019

The sensitivity of soil organic carbon pools to land management varies depending on former tillage practices

Miller, G., Rees, RM., Griffiths, BS., Ball, BC. & Cloy, JM., 1 Jun 2019, In : Soil and Tillage Research. 189, p. 236-242 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

land management
tillage
organic carbon
soil
particulate organic matter

To what extent is climate change adaptation a novel challenge for agricultural modellers?

Kipling, R. P., Topp, CFE., Bannink, A., Bartley, D. J., Blanco-Penedo, I., Cortignani, R., del Prado, A., Dono, G., Faverdin, P., Graux, I., Hutchings, NJ., Lauwers, L., Gulzari, Ş. Ö., Reidsma, P., Rolinski, S., Ruiz-Ramos, M., Sandars, D. L., Sándor, R., Schönhart, M., Seddaiu, G. & 4 others, Van Middelkoop, J., Shrestha, S., Weindl, I. & Eory, V., 29 Jul 2019, In : Environmental Modelling and Software. 120, 21 p., 104492.

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Climate change
agricultural modeling
Triangulation
Risk assessment
Agriculture

Understanding farmers’ intentions to follow a nutrient management plan using the theory of planned behaviour

Daxini, AD., Ryan, M., O'Donoghue, C. & Barnes, AP., Jun 2019, In : Land Use Policy. 85, p. 428-437

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

nutrient management
farmer
farmers
nutrient
management

Understanding farmer uptake of measures that support biodiversity and ecosystem services in the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)

Brown, C., Kovacs, E., Zinngrebe, Y., Albizua, A., Galanaki, A., Grammatikopoulou, I., Herzon, I., Marquardt, D., McCracken, DI., Olsson, J. & Villamayor-Tomas, S., 3 Jul 2019, Wallingford, UK: EKLIPSE Expert Working Group. Centre for Ecology & Hydrology. 60 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Common Agricultural Policy
ecosystem service
biodiversity
European Union
food

Understanding uncertainty in the carbon footprint of beef production

Sykes, AS., Rees, RM. & Topp, CFE., 19 Jun 2019, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 234, p. 423-435

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Carbon footprint
Beef
carbon footprint
greenhouse gas
Greenhouse gases

Uninsured by choice? A choice experiment on long term care insurance

Akaichi, F., Costa-Font, J. & Frank, R., 29 Jul 2019, In : Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.

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Long-term care insurance
Insurance
Choice experiment
Willingness-to-pay
Insurance premium
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Unpredictable chronic mild stress suppresses the incorporation of new neurons at the caudal pole of the chicken hippocampal formation

Gualtieri, F., Armstrong, E., Longmoor, G., D'Eath, RB., Sandilands, V., Boswell, T. & Smulders, T., 9 May 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 7129.

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Chickens
Hippocampus
Neurons
Neurogenesis
Pituitary Gland

Use of Raman microspectroscopy to predict malting barley husk adhesion quality

Brennan, M., McDonald, A. & Topp, CFE., 19 Jun 2019, In : Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 139, p. 587-590

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

malting barley
hulls
adhesion
Raman spectroscopy
fruits
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Using 3D imaging and machine learning to predict liveweight and carcass characteristics of live finishing beef cattle

Miller, G. A., Hyslop, JJ., Barclay, D., Edwards, A., Thompson, W. & Duthie, C-A., 1 May 2019, In : Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 3, 30.

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artificial intelligence
carcass characteristics
beef cattle
finishing
image analysis

Using a typology to understand farmers' intentions towards following a nutrient management plan

Daxini, AD., Ryan, M., O'Donoghue, C., Barnes, AP. & Buckley, C., Jul 2019, In : Resources, Conservation and Recycling. 146, p. 280-290 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

nutrient management
farmers
Ireland
income
agricultural policy

Using experimental data to evaluate the effectiveness of tail biting outbreak intervention protocol

Chou, J-Y., O'Driscoll, K., D'Eath, R. B., Sandercock, DA. & Camerlink, I., 15 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press). 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearchpeer-review

Using Qualitative Behaviour Assessment to investigate human-animal relationships in zoo-housed giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis)

Patel, F., Wemelsfelder, F. & Ward, S., 21 Jun 2019, In : Animals. 9, 6, 381.

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Giraffa camelopardalis
human-animal relations
zoos
Surgical Instruments
animals

Variation in individual feed intake profiles recorded in group-housed lambs

Wishart, HM. & Lambe, NR., 9 Apr 2019, Advances in Animal Biosciences: Animal Science Fit for the Future. 1 ed. Cambridge University Press, Vol. 10. p. 21 1 p.

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

lambs
feed intake
sheep
feed conversion
ear tags

Variation in light interception traits in European spring barley landraces

Florence, A., Ennos, RA., Hoad, SP. & Hoebe, PN., 5 Jul 2019, In : Field Crops Research. 241, 107549.

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spring barley
interception
barley
landraces
genetic variation

Weakened growth of cropland N2O emissions in China associated with nationwide policy interventions

Shang, Z., Zhou, F., Smith, P., Saikawa, E., Ciais, P., Chang, J., Tian, H., Del Grosso, S., Ito, A., Chen, M., Wang, Q., Bo, Y., Cui, X., Castaldi, S., Juszczak, R., Kasimir, A., Magliulo, V., Medinets, S., Medinets, V., Rees, RM. & 2 others, Wohlfahrt, G. & Sebbatini, S., 24 Jun 2019, In : Global Change Biology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Fertilizers
Soil testing
Nitrous Oxide
Irrigation
Agglomeration
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Welfare assessment of novel on-farm killing methods for poultry

Martin, J. E., Sandilands, V., Sparrey, J., Baker, L., Dixon, L. M. & McKeegan, D. E. F., 22 Feb 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 2, e0212872.

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Poultry
Birds
Armadillos
Electroencephalography
Equipment and Supplies
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What agricultural practices are most likely to deliver "sustainable intensification" in the UK?

Dicks, LV., Rose, DC., Ang, F., Aston, S., Birch, ANE., Boatman, N., Bowles, EL., Chadwick, D., Dinsdale, A., Durham, S., Elliott, J., Firbank, L., Humphreys, S., Jarvis, P., Jones, D., Kindred, D., Knight, SM., Lee, MRF., Leifert, C., Lobley, M. & 20 others, Matthews, K., Midmer, A., Moore, M., Morris, C., Mortimer, S., Murray, TC., Norman, K., Ramsden, S., Roberts, DJ., Smith, LG., Soffe, R., Stoate, C., Taylor, B., Tinker, D., Topliff, M., Wallace, J., Williams, P., Wilson, P., Winter, M. & Sutherland, WJ., Feb 2019, In : Food and Energy Security. 8, 1, e00148.

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farms
sustainable agricultural intensification
business organization
farming systems
business planning
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When to kill a cull: factors affecting the success of culling wildlife for disease control

Prentice, J., Fox, NJ., Hutchings, MR., White, P., Davidson, RS. & Marion, G., 29 Mar 2019, In : Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 16, 152, 20180901.

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culling
disease control
bovine tuberculosis
disease spread
metapopulation

Willingness to pay for improved irrigation water supply reliability: an approach based on probability density functions

Guerrero-Baena, M. D., Villanueva, AJ., Gomez-Limon, J. A. & Glenk, K., 20 May 2019, In : Agricultural Water Management. 217, p. 11-22 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

willingness to pay
probability density function
water supply
irrigation
water availability
2018
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Accuracy of genotype imputation in Labrador Retrievers

Friedrich, J., Antolin, R., Edwards, SM., Sanchez-Molano, E., Haskell, MJ., Hickey, JM. & Wiener, P., 5 Jul 2018, In : Animal Genetics. 49, 4, p. 303 - 311 9 p.

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Labrador Retriever
dogs
genotype
pedigree
genotyping
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A comparison of milk yields and methane production from three contrasting high-yield dairy cattle feeding regimes: cut-and-carry, partial grazing and total mixed ration

Cameron, L., Chagunda, MGG., Roberts, DJ. & Lee, MA., 2 Mar 2018, In : Grass and Forage Science. 73, 3, p. 789 - 797 9 p.

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cattle feeding
total mixed rations
methane production
dairy cattle
milk yield

Addressing global ruminant agricultural challenges through understanding the rumen microbiome: past, present and future

Huws, SA., Creevey, C., Oyama, LB., Mizrahi, I., Denman, SE., Popova, M., Munoz-tamayo, R., Forano, E., Waters, SM., Hess, M., Tapio, I., Smidt, H., Krizsan, S., Yanez-Ruiz, DR., Belanche, A., Guan, LL., Gruninger, RJ., McAllister, T., Newbold, J., Roehe, R. & 17 others, Dewhurst, RJ., Snelling, TJ., Watson, M., Suen, G., Hart, E., Kingston-Smith, A., Scollan, N., Do Prado, RM., Pilau, E., Mantovani, HC., Attwood, GT., Edwards, JE., McEwan, N., Morrison, S., Mayorga, O., Elliott, C. & Morgavi, DP., 25 Sep 2018, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 9, p. 21-61 33 p.

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ruminants
rumen
livestock
microorganisms
animal breeding

Addressing uncertainty in efficient mitigation of agricultural greenhouse gas emissions

Eory, V., Topp, CFE., Butler, A. & Moran, D., 30 Apr 2018, In : Journal of Agricultural Economics. 69, 3, p. 627 - 645 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

greenhouse gas
mitigation
abatement cost
cost analysis
cost

A framework for estimating society's economic welfare following the introduction of an animal disease: the case of Johne's disease

Barratt, AS., Arnoult, MH., Vosough Ahmadi, B., Rich, KM., Gunn, GJ. & Stott, AW., 6 Jun 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 6, 26 p., e0198436.

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welfare economics
animal diseases
paratuberculosis
herds
Scotland

After Brexit: 10 key questions for rural policy in Scotland

Atterton, J., Copus, A., Glass, J., Liddon, A., De Lima, P., McCracken, D., Moxey, A., Philip, L., Shortall, S. & Shucksmith, M., Jan 2018, Newcastle.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportResearch

Open Access
referendum
rural community
EU
agriculture
economy

A mechanistic hydro-epidemiological model of liver fluke risk

Beltrame, L., Dunne, T., Vineer, H. R., Walker, J. G., Morgan, E. R., Vickerman, P., McCann, C. M., Williams, D. J. L. & Wagener, T., 31 Aug 2018, In : Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 15, 145, 14 p.

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Fasciola hepatica
Liver
Parasitic Diseases
Climate Change
Weather
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A meta-analysis on the effects of climate change on the yield and quality of European pastures

Dellar, M., Topp, CFE., Banos, G. & Wall, E., 7 Jul 2018, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 265, p. 413 - 420 8 p.

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meta-analysis
pastures
climate change
shrubs
forbs
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Analysis of temporal fecal microbiota dynamics in weaner pigs with and without exposure to enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli

Pollock, J., Gally, DL., Glendinning, L., Tiwari, R., Hutchings, MR. & Houdijk, JGM., 3 Jul 2018, In : Journal of Animal Science. 96, 9, p. 3777 - 3790 14 p.

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Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli
Microbiota
Swine
Weaning
rRNA Genes
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Analysis of the rumen microbiome and metabolome to study the effect of an antimethanogenic treatment applied in early life of kid goats

Abecia, L., Martinez-Fernandez, G., Waddams, K., Martin-Garcia, AI., Pinloche, E., Creevey, CJ., Denman, SE., Newbold, CJ. & Yanez-Ruiz, DR., 9 Oct 2018, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 9, 2227.

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metabolome
kids (goats)
Otus
rumen
weaning

An innovative surveillance analysis tool for outcome-based comparison of freedom from infection in heterogeneous control programmes

Santmann, I., Fourichon, C., Madouasse, A., Mercat, M., More, S., Graham, D., Gethmann, J., Sauter-Louis, C., Frossling, J., Lindberg, A., Correia-Gomes, C., Gunn, GJ., Henry, MK., Nielen, M., van Roon, A., van Duijn, L. & van Schaik, G., Nov 2018, p. 142. 1 p.

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A potential new paradigm for exporters in Food & Drink branding

Whitfield, CW., 31 May 2018, p. 81. 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearchpeer-review

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Paradigm
Drinks
Branding
Exporters
Food

Applicant of Jungian Brand Archetypal Analysis to Assess the Distinctiveness of Beijing as A City Brand

Whitfield, CW., 31 Jul 2018.

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Applying a process-based livestock model to predict spatial variation in agricultural nutrient flows in Scotland

Leinonen, I., Eory, V. & MacLeod, M., 23 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 209, p. 180 - 189 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Scotland
spatial variation
livestock
phosphorus
nutrients

Applying soil health indicators to encourage sustainable soil use: the transition from scientific study to practical application

Griffiths, BS., Faber, J. & Bloem, J., 24 Aug 2018, In : Sustainability. 10, 9, 14 p., 3021.

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soil
bioindicator
ecosystem service
weather
health monitoring

Archaea are the predominant and responsive ammonia oxidizing prokaryotes in a red paddy soil receiving green manures

Gao, S., Chang, D., Zou, C., Cao, W., Gao, J., Huang, J., Bai, J., Zeng, N., Rees, RM. & Thorup-Kristensen, K., 11 Jun 2018, In : European Journal of Soil Biology. 88, p. 27 - 35 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

prokaryote
ammonia
soil
nitrification
bacterium

Are smallholder farmers willing to pay for a flexible balloon biogas digester? Evidence from a case study in Uganda

Kabyanga, M., Balana, BB., Mugisha, J., Walekhwa, PN., Smith, J. & Glenk, K., 3 Feb 2018, In : Energy for Sustainable Development. 43, p. 123 - 129 7 p.

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smallholder
biogas
willingness to pay
household
digester
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Artificial selection for improved energy efficiency is reaching its limits in broiler chickens

Tallentire, C. W., Leinonen, I. & Kyriazakis, I., 1 Dec 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 1168.

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Birds
Chickens
Animal Husbandry
Animal Welfare
Energy Intake
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Assembly of 913 microbial genomes from metagenomic sequencing of the cow rumen

Stewart, RD., Auffret, MD., Warr, A., Wiser, AH., Press, MO., Langford, KW., Liachko, I., Snelling, TJ., Dewhurst, RJ., Walker, AW., Roehe, R. & Watson, M., 28 Feb 2018, In : Nature Communications. 9, 870.

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rumen
cows
genome
carbohydrate metabolism
cattle

Assessing European wheat sensitivities to Parastagonospora nodorum necrotrophic effectors and fine-mapping the Snn3-B1 locus conferring sensitivity to the effector SnTox3

Downie, R., Bouvet, L., Furuki, E., Gosman, N., Gardner, K., Mackay, I., Campos Mantello, C., Mellers, G., Phan, H., Rose, G., Tan, K-C., Oliver, R. & Cockram, J., 4 Jul 2018, In : Frontiers in Plant Science. 9:881, 12 p.

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Pichia pastoris
Triticum
Hypochromic Anemia
loci
wheat

Assessing the economic impact of vaccine availability when controlling foot and mouth disease outbreaks

Porphyre, T., Rich, KM. & Auty, HK., 13 Mar 2018, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 5, 47

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Foot and mouth disease
Economic impact
Vaccine
Vaccination
Costs
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Assessing the greenhouse gas mitigation effect of removing bovine trypanosomiasis in Eastern Africa

MacLeod, M., Eory, V., Wint, W., Shaw, A., Gerber, PJ., Cecchi, G., Mattioli, R., Sykes, A. & Robinson, T., 18 May 2018, In : Sustainability. 10, 5, p. 1633 - 1647 15 p.

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bovine trypanosomiasis
emissions factor
greenhouse gases
Eastern Africa
cattle production

Assessment of circadian rhythm of activity combined with random regression model as a novel approach to monitoring sheep in an extensive system

Sarout, BNM., Waterhouse, A., Duthie, C-A., Poli, CHEC., Haskell, MJ., Berger, A. & Umstatter, C., 28 Jun 2018, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 207, p. 26 - 38 13 p.

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circadian rhythm
sheep
ewes
monitoring
sensors (equipment)

Association of milk MIR-derived body energy traits with fertility parameters in cows

Smith, SL., Coffey, MP. & Wall, E., Feb 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterResearchpeer-review

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Association of plasma microRNA expression with age, genetic background and functional traits in dairy cattle

Ioannidis, J., Sanchez-Molano, E., Psifidi, A., Donadeu, FX. & Banos, G., 28 Aug 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 12955.

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microRNA
genetic background
dairy cattle
genetic lines
cows

Associations between oxytocin receptor gene polymorphisms, empathy towards animals and implicit associations towards animals

Connor, M., Lawrence, AB. & Brown, SM., 14 Aug 2018, In : Animals. 8, 8, p. 140 - 149 10 p., 140.

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genetic polymorphism
receptors
single nucleotide polymorphism
animals
genes

A study of associations between gastric ulcers and the behaviour of finisher pigs

Rutherford, KMD., Thompson, CS., Thomson, JR., Lawrence, AB., Nielsen, EO., Busch, ME., Haugegaard, S. & Sandoe, P., 29 Mar 2018, In : Livestock Science. 212, p. 45 - 51 7 p.

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stomach ulcers
swine
stomach
posture
walking

A sum of incidentals or a structural problem? The true nature of food waste in the metropolitan region of Barcelona

Diaz-Ruiz, R., Costa-Font, M., Lopez-i-Gelats, F. & Gil, JM., 17 Oct 2018, In : Sustainability. 10, 10, 19 p., 3730.

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food
stakeholder
food supply
conceptual framework
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Automatic early warning of tail biting in pigs: 3D cameras can detect lowered tail posture before an outbreak

D'Eath, RB., Jack, MC., Futro, A., Talbot, D., Zhu, Q., Barclay, D. & Baxter, EM., 4 Apr 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 4, 7 p., 0194524.

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posture
cameras
tail
swine
computer vision

A web survey application of real choice experiments

Liebe, U., Glenk, K., von Mayer-Hofer, M. & Spiller, A., 31 Jul 2018, In : Journal of Choice Modelling.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Choice experiment
Web survey
Payment
Food consumption
Priming

B chromosomes are associated with redistribution of genetic recombination towards lower recombination chromosomal regions in perennial ryegrass

Harper, J., Phillips, D., Thomas, A., Gasior, D., Evans, C., Powell, W., King, J., King, I., Jenkins, G. & Armstead, I., 21 Mar 2018, In : Journal of Experimental Botany. 69, 8, p. 1861 - 1871 11 p.

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genetic recombination
Lolium perenne
crossing over
pollen
diploidy