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Learning about forest ownership and management issues in Europe while travelling: The Travellab approach

Feliciano, D. M., Blagojević, D., Boehling, K., Hujala, T., Lawrence, A., Lidestav, G., Ludvig, A., Turner, T., Weiss, G. & Zivojinovic, I., 1 Feb 2019, In : Forest Policy and Economics. 99, p. 32-42 11 p.

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forest ownership
forest management
ownership
learning
researchers
4 Citations (Scopus)
teleost
rainbow
Oncorhynchus mykiss
Genes
Modulation
7 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Logging and soil nutrients independently explain plant trait expression in tropical forests

Both, S., Riutta, T., Paine, C. E. T., Elias, D. M. O., Chino, R., Jain, A., Johnson, D., Kritzler, U. H., Kuntz, M., Majalap-Lee, N., Mielke, N., Pillco, M. X. M., Ostle, N. J., Teh, Y. A., Malhi, Y. & Burslem, D. F. R. P., Mar 2019, In : New Phytologist. 221, 4, p. 1853-1865 13 p.

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soil nutrients
tropical forests
logging
Soil
old-growth forests
2 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term marginal abatement cost curves of non-CO2 greenhouse gases

Harmsen, M. J. H. M., van Vuuren, D. P., Nayak, D. R., Hof, A. F., Höglund-Isaksson, L., Lucas, P. L., Nielsen, J. B., Smith, P. & Stehfest, E., 1 Sep 2019, In : Environmental Science & Policy. 99, p. 136-149 14 p.

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abatement cost
marginal costs
greenhouse gas
mitigation
costs
5 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Long-term organic farming on a citrus plantation results in soil organic carbon recovery

Novara, A., Pulido, M., Rodrigo-Comino, J., Di Prima, S., Smith, P., Gristina, L., Giminez-Morera, A., Terol, E., Salesa, D. & Keesstra, S., 2019, In : Cuadernos de Investigación Geográfica. 45, 1, p. 271-286 16 p.

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organic farming
plantation
organic carbon
management
study conditions
1 Citation (Scopus)

Long-term vegetation change in Scotland's native forests

Hester, A. J., Britton, A. J., Hewison, R. L., Ross, L. C. & Potts, J. M., 1 Jul 2019, In : Biological Conservation. 235, p. 136-146 11 p.

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Scotland
vegetation
pollution control
climate
forest types
1 Citation (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Low Citrate Synthase Activity Is Associated with Glucose Intolerance and Lipotoxicity

Alhindi, Y., Vaanholt, L. M., Al-Tarrah, M., Gray, S. R., Speakman, J. R., Hambly, C., Alanazi, B. S., Gabriel, B. M., Lionikas, A. & Ratkevicius, A., 3 Mar 2019, In : Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism. 2019, 14 p., 8594825.

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Citrate (si)-Synthase
citrate (si)-synthase
Glucose Intolerance
glucose
mice
2 Citations (Scopus)

Maladapted Prey Subsidize Predators and Facilitate Range Expansion

Urban, M. C., Scarpa, A., Travis, J. M. J. & Bocedi, G., Oct 2019, In : The American Naturalist. 194, 4, p. 590-612 23 p.

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range expansion
predator
predators
subsidies
gene flow
27 Citations (Scopus)

Matching policy and science: Rationale for the '4 per 1000 - soils for food security and climate' initiative

Soussana, J. F., Lutfalla, S., Ehrhardt, F., Rosenstock, T., Lamanna, C., Havlík, P., Richards, M., Wollenberg, E., Chotte, J. L., Torquebiau, E., Ciais, P., Smith, P. & Lal, R., May 2019, In : Soil and Tillage Research. 188, p. 3-15 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

food security
soil organic carbon
climate
carbon sinks
organic carbon

Measured and modelled effect of land‐use change from temperate grassland to Miscanthus on soil carbon stocks after 12 years

Holder, A. J., Clifton-Brown, J., Rowe, R., Robson, P., Elias, D., Dondini, M., McNamara, N. P., Donnison, I. S. & McCalmont, J. P., Oct 2019, In : Global Change Biology. Bioenergy. 11, 10, p. 1173-1186 14 p.

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Miscanthus
soil carbon
carbon sinks
soil organic carbon
land use change

Measurement of N2O emissions over the whole year is necessary for estimating reliable emission factors

Shang, Z., Abdalla, M., Kuhnert, M., Albanito, F., Zhou, F., Xia, L. & Smith, P., 20 Dec 2019, In : Environmental Pollution. 259, 113864.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fertilizers
Crops
Soils
Soil
Vegetables

Metrics of biomass, live-weight gain and nitrogen loss of ryegrass sheep pasture in the 21st century

Shepherd, A., Hartman, M. D., Fitton, N., Horrocks, C. A., Dunn, R. M., Hastings, A. & Cardenas, L. M., 1 Oct 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 685, p. 428-441 14 p.

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twenty first century
sheep
pasture
Biomass
Nitrogen
10 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Microbiota Depletion Impairs Thermogenesis of Brown Adipose Tissue and Browning of White Adipose Tissue

Li, B., Li, L., Li, M., Lam, S. M., Wang, G., Wu, Y., Zhang, H., Niu, C., Zhang, X., Liu, X., Hambly, C., Jin, W., Shui, G. & Speakman, J. R., 5 Mar 2019, In : Cell Reports. 26, 10, p. 2720-2737 18 p.

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White Adipose Tissue
Brown Adipose Tissue
Thermogenesis
Microbiota
Tissue

Migratory passerine birds in Britain carry Phytophthora ramorum inoculum on their feathers and “feet” at low frequency

Dadam, D., Siasou, E., Woodward, S. & Clark, J. A., 9 Dec 2019, In : Forest Pathology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phytophthora ramorum
passerine
feather
feathers
United Kingdom
1 Downloads (Pure)

Mitigation potential and environmental impact of centralized versus distributed BECCS with domestic biomass production in Great Britain

Albanito, F., Hastings, A., Fitton, N., Richards, M., Martin, M., Mac Dowell, N., Bell, D., Taylor, S. C., Butnar, I., Li, PH., Slade, R. & Smith, P., Oct 2019, In : Global Change Biology. Bioenergy. 11, 10, p. 1234-1252 19 p.

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Carbon capture
pollution control
bioenergy
Environmental impact
biomass production

Mixed support for state maintaining risky personality traits in yellow-bellied marmots

Petelle, M. B., Martin, J. G. A. & Blumstein, D. T., Apr 2019, In : Animal Behaviour. 150, p. 177-188 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Marmota
aggression
safety
body condition
life history trait
2 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Modelling biological N fixation and grass-legume dynamics with process-based biogeochemical models of varying complexity

Fitton, N., Bindi, M., Brilli, L., Chicota, R., Dibari, C., Fuchs, K., Huguenin-Elie, O., Klumpp, K., Lieffering, M., Lüscher, A., Martin, R., McAuliffe, R., Merbold, L., Newton, P., Rees, R. M., Smith, P., Topp, C. F. E. & Snow, V., May 2019, In : European Journal of Agronomy. 106, p. 58-66 9 p.

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fixation
legumes
grass
grasses
modeling
1 Citation (Scopus)

Modelling greenhouse gas emissions and mitigation potentials in fertilized paddy rice fields in Bangladesh

Begum, K., Kuhnert, M., Yeluripati, J. B., Ogle, S., Parton, W. J., Williams, S. A., Pan, G., Cheng, K., Ali, M. A. & Smith, P., 1 May 2019, In : Geoderma. 341, p. 206-215 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

greenhouse gas emissions
Bangladesh
paddy field
paddies
greenhouse gas
2 Citations (Scopus)

Modelling of Reactive Black 5 decolourization in the presence of heavy metals by the newly isolated Pseudomonas aeruginosa strain Gb30

Louati, I., Hadrich, B., Nasri, M., Belbahri, L., Woodward, S. & Mechichi, T., 1 Jun 2019, In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 126, 6, p. 1761-1771 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Remazol black B
Heavy Metals
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Coloring Agents
Textile Industry
4 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

"More crop per drop": Exploring India's cereal water use since 2005

Kayatz, B., Harris, F., Hillier, J., Adhya, T. K., Dalin, C., Nayak, D., Green, R. F., Smith, P. & Dangour, A. D., 10 Jul 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 673, p. 207-217 11 p.

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cereal
water footprint
Crops
water use
crop

Multi–model evaluation of nitrous oxide emissions from an intensively managed grassland

Fuchs, K., Merbold, L., Buchmann, N., Bretscher, D., Brilli, L., Fitton, N., Topp, C. F. E., Klumpp, K., Lieffering, M., Martin, R., Newton, P. C. D., Rees, R. M., Rolinski, S., Smith, P. & Snow, V., 18 Dec 2019, In : Journal of geophysical research-Biogeosciences.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

nitrous oxide
grassland
greenhouse gas
management practice
climate
3 Citations (Scopus)

Negative synergistic effects of land-use legacies and climate drive widespread oak decline in evergreen Mediterranean open woodlands

Moreno-Fernández, D., Ledo, A., Martín-Benito, D., Cañellas, I. & Gea-Izquierdo, G., 15 Jan 2019, In : Forest Ecology and Management. 432, p. 884-894 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

woodlands
woodland
Quercus
land use
climate

New records of the rare deep-water alga Sebdenia monnardiana (Rhodophyta) and the alien Dictyota cyanoloma (Phaeophyceae) and the unresolved case of deep-water kelp in the Ionian and Aegean Seas (Greece)

Küpper, F. C., Tsiamis, K., Johansson, N. R., Peters, A. F., Salomidi, M., Manousakis, L., Kallergis, M., Graham, M. H., Kinlan, B., Mystikou, A., Žuljević, A., Nikolić, V., Gerakaris, V., Katsaros, C. & Panayiotidis, P., Dec 2019, In : Botanica Marina. 62, 6, p. 577–586 10 p.

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algae
Sebdenia
Dictyota
Phaeophyceae
Aegean Sea
4 Citations (Scopus)

Nitrogen Surplus Benchmarks for Controlling N Pollution in the Main Cropping Systems of China

Zhang, C., Ju, X., Powlson, D., Oenema, O. & Smith, P., 18 Jun 2019, In : Environmental Science & Technology. 53, 12, p. 6678-6687 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cropping practice
Pollution
Nitrogen
pollution
nitrogen
2 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Nonequivalent lethal equivalents: Models and inbreeding metrics for unbiased estimation of inbreeding load

Nietlisbach, P., Muff, S., Reid, J. M., Whitlock, M. C. & Keller, L. F., Feb 2019, In : Evolutionary Applications. 12, 2, p. 266-279

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Inbreeding
inbreeding
inbreeding depression
Population Genetics
population genetics
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estuarine sediments
estuarine sediment
detritus
Sediments
Degradation
Environmental Health
Meat
Scotland
Meat Products
Qualitative Research
2 Citations (Scopus)

Numerical response of a mammalian specialist predator to multiple prey dynamics in Mediterranean farmlands

Mougeot, F., Lambin, X., Rodriguez-Pastor, R., Romairone, J. & Luque-Larena, J-J., Sep 2019, In : Ecology. 100, 9, 14 p., e02776.

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numerical response
Mustela
agricultural land
predator
predators

On the Effects of Acid Pre-treatment on the Elemental and Isotopic Composition of Lightly- and Heavily-calcified Marine Invertebrates

Kazanidis, G., Bourgeois, S. & Witte, U. F. M., Jun 2019, In : Ocean Science Journal. 54, 2, p. 257-270 14 p.

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isotopic composition
invertebrate
acid
carbonate
trophic level
3 Citations (Scopus)

Ontogenetic deepening of Northeast Atlantic fish stocks is not driven by fishing exploitation

Baudron, A. R., Pecl, G., Gardner, C., Fernandes, P. G. & Audzijonyte, A., 2019, In : PNAS. 116, 7, p. 2390-2392 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fishing
ecological phenomena
fish
artifact
deep water

Ontogenetic Variation in Movements and Depth Use, and Evidence of Partial Migration in a Benthopelagic Elasmobranch

Thorburn, J., Neat, F., Burrett, I., Henry, L-A., Bailey, D. M., Jones, C. S. & Noble, L. R., 25 Sep 2019, In : Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 7, 14 p., 353.

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Open Access
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mark-recapture studies
philopatry
migratory behavior
electronics
age structure
3 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Open randomised trial of the (Arabin) pessary to prevent preterm birth in twin pregnancy with health economics and acceptability: STOPPIT-2-a study protocol

Norman, J. E., Norrie, J., Maclennan, G., Cooper, D., Whyte, S., Burley, S. C., Smith, J. B. E., Shennan, A., Robson, S. C., Thornton, S., Kilby, M. D., Marlow, N., Stock, S. J., Bennett, P. R. & Denton, J., Feb 2019, In : BMJ Open. 8, 12, e026430.

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Pessaries
Twin Pregnancy
Premature Birth
Economics
Health

Ophiostoma tsotsi and Ophiostoma quercus associated with Platypus cylindrus F. (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in cork oak stands in Tunisia

Bellahirech, A., Inácio, M. L., Woodward, S., Ben Jamâa, M. L. & Nóbrega, F., 28 Feb 2019, In : Forest Pathology. 49, 1, 5 p., e12482.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Ophiostoma
Platypus
Quercus suber
Ophiostomatales
Tunisia
1 Citation (Scopus)

Oxidative stress and mitochondrial responses to stress exposure suggest that king penguins are naturally equipped to resist stress

Stier, A., Schull, Q., Bize, P., Lefol, E., Haussmann, M., Roussel, D., Robin, J-P. & Viblanc, V. A., 12 Jun 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 12 p., 8545 .

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Spheniscidae
Corticosterone
Oxidative Stress
Antioxidants
Glucocorticoids
3 Citations (Scopus)

Paleoenvironmental conditions and organic matter accumulation in Upper Paleozoic organic-rich rocks in the east margin of the Ordos Basin, China

Li, Y., Wang, Z., Gan, Q., Niu, X. & Xu, W., 15 Sep 2019, In : Fuel. 252, p. 172-187 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biological materials
Deposits
Rocks
Minerals
Gases
2 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Participatory planning and decision support for ecosystem based fisheries management of the west coast of Scotland

Nielsen, K. N., Baudron, A. R., Fallon, N. G., Fernandes, P. G., Rahikainen, M. & Aschan, M., Mar 2019, In : Fisheries Research. 211, p. 59-68 10 p.

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Open Access
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fishery management
fisheries management
stakeholders
Scotland
stakeholder
3 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Patterns of satellite tagged hen harrier disappearances suggest widespread illegal killing on British grouse moors

Murgatroyd, M., Redpath, S. M., Murphy, S. G., Douglas, D. J. T., Saunders, R. & Amar, A., 19 Mar 2019, In : Nature Communications. 10, 8 p., 1094.

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Crime
England
Satellites
Mortality
wildlife
4 Downloads (Pure)

Phytophthora cactorum (Lebert & Cohn) J. Schröt as causal agent of dieback of chestnut and apple trees in Macedonia

Risteski, M., Woodward, S., Ježić, M., Rusevski, R., Kuzmanovska, B. & Sotirovski, K., 2019, In : Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Section: Natural, Mathematical and Biotechnical Sciences. 40, 1, p. 93-103 11 p.

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Phytophthora cactorum
Macedonia
dieback
Castanea
apples
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Plastic but repeatable: rapid adjustments of mitochondrial function and density during reproduction in a wild bird species

Stier, A., Bize, P., Hsu, B-Y. & Ruuskanen, S., Nov 2019, In : Biology Letters. 15, 11, 20190536.

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Social Adjustment
wild birds
Respiratory Rate
Plastics
Birds
2 Downloads (Pure)

Potential carbon loss from Scottish peatlands under climate change

Ferretto, A., Brooker, R., Aitkenhead, M., Matthews, R. & Smith, P., Oct 2019, In : Regional Environmental Change. 19, 7, p. 2101-2111 11 p.

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blanket bog
peatland
climate change
carbon
carbon balance

Potential yield challenges to scale-up of Zero Budget Natural Farming

Smith, J., Yeluripati, J., Smith, P. & Nayak, D., 17 Dec 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Nature Sustainability.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Budgets
Agriculture
Nitrogen fixation
budget
farming systems
7 Downloads (Pure)

Predictable changes in fish school characteristics due to a tidal turbine support structure

Williamson, B., Fraser, S., Williamson, L., Nikora, V. & Scott, B., Oct 2019, In : Renewable Energy. 141, p. 1092-1102 11 p.

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Fish
Turbines
Animals
Turbomachine blades
Agglomeration

Predicting intervention priorities for wildlife conflicts

Baynham-Herd, Z., Redpath, S., Bunnefeld, N. & Keane, A., 28 Aug 2019, In : Conservation Biology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wildlife
stakeholders
economic incentives
logit analysis
developed countries
3 Downloads (Pure)

Pressure and temperature effects on deep‐sea hydrocarbon‐degrading microbial communities in subarctic sediments

Perez Calderon, L. J., Gontikaki, E., Potts, L. D., Shaw, S., Gallego, A., Anderson, J. A. & Witte, U., Jun 2019, In : MicrobiologyOpen. 8, 6, 11 p., e00768.

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Hydrocarbons
Pressure
Temperature
Petroleum Pollution
Bacterial Structures
5 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Proteomic comparison of selective breeding and growth hormone transgenesis in fish: Unique pathways to enhanced growth

Causey, D. R., Kim, J-H., Stead, D. A., Martin, S. A. M., Devlin, R. H. & Macqueen, D. J., 10 Feb 2019, In : Journal of Proteomics. 192, p. 114-124 11 p.

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Open Access
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Gene Transfer Techniques
Proteomics
Fish
Growth Hormone
Fishes
1 Downloads (Pure)

QTL-seq reveals a major root-knot nematode resistance locus on chromosome 11 in rice (Oryza sativa L.)

Lahari, Z., Ribeiro, A., Talukdar, P., Martin, B., Heidari, Z., Gheysen, G., Price, A. H. & Shrestha, R., 1 Jul 2019, In : Euphytica. 215, 117.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Chromosomes, Human, Pair 11
Meloidogyne graminicola
root-knot nematodes
quantitative trait loci
Oryza sativa

Quantifying the contribution of immigration to population dynamics: a review of methods, evidence and perspectives in birds and mammals

Millon, A., Lambin, X., Devillard, S. & Schaub, M., Dec 2019, In : Biological Reviews. 94, 6, p. 2049-2067 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Population dynamics
Mammals
Emigration and Immigration
Population Dynamics
Birds

Quantifying the impact of a brood parasite on crows

Trinder, C., Apr 2019, Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology, 15, Practice #2 [online] 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

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protected area
naturalness
public spending
mental health
ecological impact
2 Citations (Scopus)

Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) urea cycle and polyamine synthesis gene families show dynamic expression responses to inflammation

Clark, T. C., Tinsley, J., Macqueen, D. J. & Martin, S. A. M., Jun 2019, In : Fish & Shellfish Immunology. 89, p. 290-300 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyamines
polyamines
urea
rainbow
Urea