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2018

New mastitis phenotypes suitable for genomic selection in meat sheep and their genetic relationships with udder conformation and lamb live weights

McLaren, A., Kaseja, K., Yates, J., Mucha, S., Lambe, NR. & Conington, JE., 26 Mar 2018, In : Animal. 12, 12, p. 2470 - 2479 10 p.

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sheep meat
udders
marker-assisted selection
genetic relationships
mastitis

Nitrous oxide emissions increase exponentially when optimum nitrogen fertilizer rates are exceeded in the North China plain

Song, X., Liu, M., Ju, X., Gao, B., Su, F., Chen, X. & Rees, RM., 6 Nov 2018, In : Environmental Science & Technology. 52, 21, p. 12504 - 12513 10 p.

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nitrous oxide
fertilizer
nitrogen
plain
rate
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Not all risks are equal

Milne, CE., Liu, J. & Butler, A., 1 Jun 2018, In : International Journal of Agricultural Management.

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health
farmer
industry
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Not just fat: investigating the proteome of cetacean blubber tissue

Kershaw, JL., Botting, CH., Brownlow, A. & Hall, AJ., 1 Sep 2018, In : Conservation Physiology. 6, 1, 15 p.

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blubber
proteome
lipids
adipose tissue
proteins
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Not one Brexit: how local context and social processes influence policy analysis

Ge, J., Polhill, JG., Matthews, KB., Miller, DG. & Spencer, M., 17 Dec 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 12, 31 p., e0208451.

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social process
farm
major event
system model
industrialization
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Nurse sow strategies in the domestic pig: I. Consequences for selected measures of sow welfare

Schmitt, O., Baxter, EM., Boyle, LA. & O'Driscoll, K., 10 Jul 2018, In : Animal. 13, 3, p. 580-589 10 p.

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nurses
sows
swine
piglets
litters (young animals)

Nurse sow strategies in the domestic pig: II. Consequences for piglet growth, suckling behaviour and sow nursing behaviour

Schmitt, O., Baxter, EM., Boyle, LA. & O'Driscoll, K., 11 Jul 2018, In : Animal. 13, 3, p. 590-599 10 p.

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breast feeding
nurses
suckling
litters (young animals)
sows
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On farm evaluation of a novel mechanical cervical dislocation device for poultry

Martin, JE., Sandilands, V., Sparrey, J., Baker, L. & McKeegan, DEF., 10 Jan 2018, In : Animals. 8, 1, 15 p., 10.

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cervical dislocation
poultry
farms
broiler chickens
vertebrae

Optimising ex situ genetic resource collections for European livestock conservation

de Oliveira Silva, R., Vosough Ahmadi, B., Hiemstra, SJ. & Moran, D., 11 Dec 2018, In : Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics. 136, 1, p. 63 - 73 11 p.

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gene banks
genetic resources
livestock
breeds
mathematical models

Organochlorine contaminants and reproductive implication in cetaceans: a case study of the common dolphin

Murphy, S., Law, R. J., Deaville, R., Barnett, J., Perkins, M. W., Brownlow, A., Penrose, R., Davison, NJ., Barber, J. L. & Jepson, P. D., Aug 2018, Marine Mammal Ecotoxicology: Impacts of Multiple Stressors on Population Health. Fossi, M. C. & Panti, C. (eds.). Academic Press, p. 3-38

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

cetacean
dolphin
organochlorine
PCB
pollutant

Peptide supplementation to nutrient-adequate diets enhanced internal egg quality during storage in hens at peak production

Olukosi, OA., Xiao, WW. & Jia, J., 30 Mar 2018, In : Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 98, 5, p. 1850-1855

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egg quality
storage quality
Ovum
hens
peptides
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Perception vs practice: Farmer attitudes towards and uptake of IPM in Scottish spring barley

Stetkiewicz, S., Bruce, A., Burnett, FJ., Ennos, RA. & Topp, CFE., 26 May 2018, In : Crop Protection. 112, p. 96 - 102 7 p.

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farmers' attitudes
spring barley
integrated pest management
farmers
agronomists
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Periparturient behavior and physiology: further insight into the farrowing process for primiparous and multiparous sows

Ison, SH., Jarvis, S., Hall, SA., Ashworth, CJ. & Rutherford, KMD., 12 Jun 2018, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 5, 122, 15 p., 122.

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Pain
Parturition
Hydrocortisone
Swine
C-Reactive Protein

Perspectives on Prosociality and Business Activity

Whitfield, CW., 24 Nov 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearchpeer-review

Business activity
Nature
Cultural evolution
Prosocial behavior
Market forces

Plant genetic resources for food and agriculture: opportunities and challenges emerging from the science and information technology revolution

Halewood, M., Chiurugwi, T., Hamilton, RS., Kurtz, B., Marden, E., Welch, E., Michiels, F., Mozafari, J., Sabran, M., Patron, N., Kersey, P., Bastow, R., Dorius, S., Dias, S., McCouch, S. & Powell, W., 23 Jan 2018, In : New Phytologist. 217, 4, p. 1407 - 1419 13 p.

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genetic resource
information technology
sustainable development
agriculture
food

Population structure of red clover ecotypes collected from Europe and Asia

Jones, C., De Vega, J., Lloyd, D., Hegarty, M., Ayling, S., Powell, W. & Skøt, L., 26 Apr 2018, Breeding Grasses and Protein Crops in the Era of Genomics. Brazauskas, G., Statkeviciute, G. & Jonaviciene, K. (eds.). Springer, p. 20-26 7 p.

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Trifolium pratense
ecotypes
population structure
introgression
geographical distribution
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Predicting global killer whale population collapse from PCB pollution

Desforges, J-P., Hall, A., McConnell, B., Rosing-Asvid, A., Barber, J. L., Brownlow, A., De Guise, S., Eulaers, I., Jepson, P. D., Letcher, R. J., Levin, M., Ross, P. S., Samarra, F., Víkingson, G., Sonne, C. & Dietz, R., 28 Sep 2018, In : Science. 361, 6409, p. 1373-1376 4 p.

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Killer Whale
Polychlorinated Biphenyls
Population
Reproduction
Mammals

Prediction of intramuscular fat content and shear force in Texel lamb loins using combinations of different X-ray computed tomography (CT) scanning techniques

Clelland, N., Bunger, L., McLean, KA., Knott, S., Matthews, K. & Lambe, NR., 6 Mar 2018, In : Meat Science. 140, p. 78 - 85 8 p.

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Texel
intramuscular fat
loins
computed tomography
shears
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Pre-weaning environmental enrichment increases piglets' object play behaviour on a large scale commercial pig farm

Yang, C-H., Ko, H-L., Hofmann, LS., Llonch, L., Manteca, X., Camerlink, I. & Llonch, P., 14 Feb 2018, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 202, p. 7 - 12 6 p.

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play activities
environmental enrichment
piglets
weaning
farms

Proportion of sewage sludge to soil influences the survival of Salmonella Dublin and Escherichia coli

Ellis, S., Tyrrel, S., O'Leary, E., Richards, K., Griffiths, BS. & Ritz, K., 27 Jan 2018, In : Clean - Soil, Air, Water. 46, 4, p. 1 - 7 7 p., 1800042.

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soil
sludge
microcosm
salmonella
sewage sludge

Qualitative comparison of BVDV control programmes in Europe to substantiate freedom from infection

van Roon, A., Santmann, I., Graham, D., More, S., Nielen, M., van Duijn, L., Mercat, M., Fourichon, C., Madouasse, A., Gethmann, J., Sauter-Louis, C., Frossling, J., Lindberg, A., Correia-Gomes, C., Gunn, GJ., Henry, MK. & van Schaik, G., Nov 2018, p. 141. 1 p.

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Reducing the consumer attitude-behaviour gap in animal welfare: the potential role of 'nudges'

Vigors, B., 5 Dec 2018, In : Animals. 8, 12, p. 232-254 23 p.

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consumer attitudes
farmed animal species
animal welfare
consumer behavior
consumer preferences

Relationship between metabolic status and behavior in dairy cows in week 4 of lactation

van Hoeij, RJ., Kok, A., Bruckmaier, RM., Haskell, MJ., Kemp, B. & van Knegsel, ATM., 26 Jul 2018, In : Animal. 13, 3, p. 640-648 9 p.

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dairy cows
lactation
cows
somatotropin
dry matter intake
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Reliably colonising broiler chickens with Campylobacter spp. using a litter-based method

Sandilands, V., Whyte, F., Williams, LK., Wilkinson, TS., Sparks, NHC. & Humphrey, TJ., 21 Sep 2018, In : British Poultry Science. 59, 6, p. 698 - 702 5 p.

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Campylobacter
broiler chickens
cecum
sowing
chickens

Research on interventions to manage land markets and limit the concentration of land ownership elsewhere in the world

Glass, J., Bryce, R., Combe, M., Hutchison, N., Price, M. F., Schulz, L. & Valero, D. E., Mar 2018, Scotland: Scottish Land Commission.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportResearch

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land market
landownership
ownership
land
world
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Retailers' promotions: What role do they play in household food purchases by degree of deprivation?

Revoredo-Giha, C., Akaichi, F. & Leat, PMK., 14 May 2018, In : British Food Journal. 120, 5, p. 1028 - 1045 18 p.

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Retailers
Deprivation
Purchase
Household
Food

Review of the effectiveness of current community ownership mechanisms and of options for supporting the expansion of community ownership in Scotland

McMorran, R., Lawrence, A., Glass, J., Hollingdale, J., McKee, A., Campbell, D. & Combe, M., 2018, Scottish Land Commission.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportResearch

Open Access
community
commissioned research
act
sales
empowerment

Risk assessment of E.coli survival up to the grazing exclusion period after dairy slurry, cattle dung and biosolids application to grassland

Ashekuzzaman, SM., Richards, K., Ellis, S., Tyrrel, S., O'Leary, E., Griffiths, BS., Ritz, K. & Fenton, O., 10 Jul 2018, In : Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 2, 34.

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biosolids
cattle manure
risk assessment
dairies
grasslands

Risk factors associated with time to first clinical case of Bacterial Kidney Disease (BKD) in farmed Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar L.) in New Brunswick, Canada

Boerlage, A., Elghafghuf, A., Stryhn, H., Sanchez, J. & Hammell, K. L., 1 Jan 2018, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 149, p. 98-106

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bacterial disease
risk factor
fish
hazard
mortality
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Risks and opportunities of increasing yields in organic farming: a review

Roos, E., Mie, A., Wivstad, M., Salomon, E., Johansson, B., Gunnarsson, S., Wallenbeck, A., Hoffmann, R., Nilsson, U., Sundberg, C. & Watson, CA., 27 Feb 2018, In : Agronomy for Sustainable Development. 38, 2, 21 p., 14.

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organic production
farm profitability
adverse effects
pest control
animal welfare
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Robustness and sensitivity of a blueprint for on-farm estimation of dairy cow energy balance

Thorup, VM., Chagunda, MGG., Fischer, A., Weisbjerg, MR. & Friggens, NC., 5 Apr 2018, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 101, 7, p. 6002 - 6018 17 p.

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energy balance
dairy cows
cows
farms
Holstein

Role of wildlife in the epidemiology of Mycobacterium bovis

Fox, NJ., Hutchings, MR. & Barrow, P., 2018, Bovine Tuberculosis. CABI Publishing, p. 93-107 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearch

Mycobacterium bovis
epidemiology
wildlife
host range
indirect contact

Scottish Recommended Lists for Cereals 2019

Hoad, SP., Dec 2018, SRUC. 5 p. (Scottish Recommended Lists for Cereals 2019)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportResearchpeer-review

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Sensitivity of the integrated Welfare Quality® scores to changing values of individual dairy cattle welfare measures

de Graaf, S., Bart, A., Buijs, S., Andreasen, S., de Boyer des Roches, A., Haskell, MJ., Kirchner, M., Mounier, L., Radeski, M., Winckler, C., Bijttebier, J., Lauwers, L., Verbeke, W. & Tuyttens, F., 1 May 2018, In : Animal Welfare. 27, 2, p. 157 - 166 10 p.

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dairy cattle
thirst
methodology
lameness
dairy farming

Sex differences in basal hypothalamic anorectic and orexigenic gene expression and the effect of quantitative and qualitative food restriction

Caughey, SD., Wilson, PW., Mukhtar, N., Brocklehurst, S., Reid, A., D'Eath, RB., Boswell, T. & Dunn, IC., 29 May 2018, In : Biology of Sex Differences. 9, 1, 20.

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gender differences
chickens
gene expression
fast growing strains
neuropeptides
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Short- and long-term effects of conventional and artificial rearing strategies on the health and performance of growing lambs

Belanche, A., Cooke, J., Jones, E., Worgan, HJ. & Newbold, CJ., 17 Aug 2018, In : Animal. 13, 4, p. 740-749

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artificial rearing
long term effects
lambs
finishing
weaning

Signatures of selection in admixed dairy cattle in Tanzania

Cheruiyot, E. K., Bett, R. C., Amimo, J. O., Zhang, Y., Mrode, RA. & Mujibi, F. DN., 19 Dec 2018, In : Frontiers in Genetics. 9, 607.

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Tanzania
dairy cattle
taurine
cattle
crossbreds

Simulating the impact of carbon taxes on greenhouse gas emission and nutrition in the UK

Revoredo-Giha, C., Chalmers, N. & Akaichi, F., 8 Jan 2018, In : Sustainability. 10, 1, p. 134 - 152 19 p.

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pollution tax
nutrition
greenhouse gas
nutrient
carbon
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Social network properties predict chronic aggression in commercial pig systems

Foister, S., Doeschl-Wilson, A., Roehe, R., Arnott, G., Boyle, L. & Turner, SP., 4 Oct 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 10, 18 p., e0205122.

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social networks
aggression
swine
risk groups
animal welfare
Open Access
economic impact
biodiversity
wage
land management
moor

Sow free farrowing behaviour: experiential, seasonal and individual variation

King, RL., Baxter, EM., Matheson, SM. & Edwards, SA., 24 Aug 2018, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 208, p. 14 - 21 8 p.

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farrowing
sows
piglets
farrowing pens
farrowing crates

Spatially explicit estimation of heat stress-related impacts of climate change on the milk production of dairy cows in the United Kingdom

Fodor, N., Foskolos, A., Topp, CFE., Moorby, JM., Pasztor, L. & Foyer, CH., 8 May 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 5, 18 p., e0197076.

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United Kingdom
heat stress
milk production
dairy cows
climate change

Stakeholders' perception of the relevance of water and sediment connectivity in water and land management

Smetanová, A., Paton, E. N., Maynard, CM., Tindale, S., Fernandez-Getino, A. P., Marquez Perez, M. J., Bracken, L., Le Bissonais, Y. & De Keesstra, S., Jun 2018, In : Land Degradation and Development. 29, 6, p. 1833-1844 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

land management
water management
stakeholders
connectivity
Sediments

Stepwise cis-regulatory changes in ZCN8 contribute to maize flowering-time adaptation

Guo, L., Wang, X., Zhao, M., Huang, C., Li, C., Li, D., Yang, C. J., York, A. M., Xue, W., Xu, G., Liang, Y., Chen, Q., Doebley, J. F. & Tian, F., 13 Sep 2018, In : Current Biology. p. 3005-3015 11 p.

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Zea mays
Florigen
Genes
flowering
corn
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Bovine Viral Diarrhea Viruses
Seroepidemiologic Studies
Antibodies
Sample Size
Statistical Distributions
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Supporting human nutrition in Africa through the integration of new and orphan crops into food systems: Placing the work of the African Orphan Crops Consortium in context

Dawson, ID., Hendre, P., Powell, W., Sila, D., McMullin, S., Simons, T., Revoredo-Giha, C., Odeny, D. A., Barnes, AP., Graudal, L., Watson, CA., Hoad, SP., Burnett, FJ., Muchugi, A., Roshetko, J. M., Hale, I. L., Van Deynze, A., Mayes, S., Kindt, R., Prabhu, R. & 5 others, Cheng, S., Xu, X., Guarino, L., Shapiro, H. & Jamnadass, R., Feb 2018, Working Paper No. 276 ed., World Agroforestry United Nations, 42 p.

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human nutrition
food crops
crops
Sub-Saharan Africa
hunger

Supporting UK malting barley with improved market intelligence on grain skinning

Hoad, S., Gilchrist, A., Glacken, L., Sladden, J., Crawford, CE. & Christie, A., Mar 2018, PR592 ed. Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board. 52 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportResearch

skinning
malting barley
markets
hulls
malting
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Survival of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis in retail pasteurised milk

Gerrard, ZE., Swift, BMC., Botsaris, G., Davidson, RS., Hutchings, MR., Huxley, JN. & Rees, CED., 9 Mar 2018, In : Food Microbiology. 74, p. 57 - 63 7 p.

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Mycobacterium avium
pasteurized milk
paratuberculosis
milk
somatic cells

SusSheP - how to increase sustainability and profitability of European sheep production

Morgan-Davies, C., Creighton, P., Boman, I. A., Blichfeldt, T., Krogenaes, A., Lambe, NR., Wall, E., Padiou, T., Diskin, M., Meade, K. G., McHugh, N., Druart, X. & Fair, S., 2018, p. 251.

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profitability
sheep
labor
production technology
carbon
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Temperament and dominance relate to feeding behaviour and activity in beef cattle: implications for performance and methane emissions

Llonch, P., Somarriba, M., Duthie, C-A., Troy, SM., Roehe, R., Rooke, JA., Haskell, MJ. & Turner, SP., 2 Apr 2018, In : Animal. 12, 12, p. 2639 - 2648 10 p.

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temperament
beef cattle
dominance (genetics)
methane
feeding behavior