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  • Gaughran, Aoibheann; Mullen, Enda; MacWhite, Teresa; Maher, Peter; Kelly, David J.; Kelly, Ruth; Good, Margaret; Marples, Nicola M. (PLOS ( Public Library of Science), 2021-09-03)
    Road ecology has traditionally focused on the impact of in-situ and functional roads on wildlife. However, road construction also poses a major, yet understudied, threat and the implications for key aspects of animal ...
  • Arnold, Mark E.; Courcier, Emily A.; Stringer, Lesley A.; McCormick, Carl M.; Pascual-Linaza, Ana V.; Collins, Shane F.; Trimble, Nigel A.; Ford, Tom; Thompson, Suzan; Corbett, David; Menzies, Frazer D. (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2021-01-28)
    A novel five year Test and Vaccinate or Remove (TVR) wildlife research intervention project in badgers (Meles meles) commenced in 2014 in a 100km2 area of Northern Ireland. It aimed to increase the evidence base around ...
  • Lahuerta-Marin, Angela; Milne, Georgina; McNair, James; Skuce, Robin; McBride, S.H.; Menzies, F.D.; McDowell, Stanley; Byrne, A.W.; Handel, I.G.; Bronsvoort, B.M. de C. (Elsevier, 2018-05-01)
    In the European Union, the recommended ante-mortem diagnostic methods for bovine tuberculosis (bTB) include the single intradermal cervical comparative tuberculin (SICCT) test and the interferon-gamma (IFN- g) test as ...
  • Krogh, M.A.; Hostens, M.; Salavati, M.; Grelet, C.; Sorensen, M.T.; Wathes, D.C.; Ferris, Conrad P.; Marchitelli, C.; Signorelli, F.; Napolitano, F.; Becker, F.; Larsen, T.; Matthews, E.; Carter, F.; Vanlierde, A.; Opsomer, G.; Gengler, N.; Dehareng, F.; Crowe, M.A.; Ingvartsen, K.L.; Foldager, L. (Elsevier, 2020-12-07)
    Both blood- and milk-based biomarkers have been analysed for decades in research settings, although often only in one herd, and without focus on the variation in the biomarkers that are specifically related to herd or diet. ...
  • Ramasamy, Palaniappan; Krishnakumar, Ramachandran; Rekha, Ravichandran; Vaseeharan, Baskaralingam; Saraswathi, K.; Raj, Mohan; Hanna, Robert E.B.; Brennan, Gerard P.; Dayanithi, Govindan; Vijayakumar, Sekar (Frontiers Media, 2021-07-28)
    The preparation of unique wet and dry wound dressing products derived from unprocessed human amniotic membrane (UP-HAM) is described. The UP-HAM was decellularized, and the constituent proteins were cross-linked and ...
  • Robinson, Luca; Liaw, Janie; Omole, Zahra; Xia, Dong; van Vliet, Arnoud H.M.; Corcionivoschi, Nicolae; Hachani, Abderrahman; Gundogdu, Ozan (Frontiers Media, 2021-06-29)
    The Type VI Secretion System (T6SS) has important roles relating to bacterial antagonism, subversion of host cells, and niche colonisation. Campylobacter jejuni is one of the leading bacterial causes of human gastroenteritis ...
  • Murchie, Archie K.; Hall, Carol E.; Gordon, Alan Wesley; Clawson, Sam (MDPI, 2018-02-02)
    Stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans, is a biting fly that can cause severe irritation to livestock resulting in reduced productivity. The most common method of monitoring S. calcitrans is through the use of sticky traps and ...
  • Amoroso, Ricardo O.; Pitcher, C. Roland; Rijnsdorp, Adriaan D.; McConnaughey, Robert A.; Parma, Ana M.; Suuronen, Petri; Eigaard, Ole R.; Bastardie, Francois; Hintzen, Niels T.; Althaus, Franziska; Baird, Susan Jane; Black, Jenny; Buhl-Mortensen, Lene; Campbell, Alexander B.; Catarino, Rui; Collie, Jeremy; Cowan Jr., James H.; Durholtz, Deon; Engstrom, Nadia; Fairweather, Tracey P.; Fock, Heino O.; Ford, Richard; Gálvez, Patricio A.; Gerritsen, Hans; Góngora, María Eva; González, Jessica A.; Hiddink, Jan G.; Hughes, Kathryn M.; Intelmann, Steven S.; Jenkins, Chris; Jonsson, Patrik; Kainge, Paulus; Kangas, Mervi; Kathena, Johannes N.; Kavadas, Stefanos; Leslie, Rob W.; Lewis, Steve G.; Lundy, Mathieu; Makin, David; Martin, Julie; Mazor, Tessa; Gonzalez-Mirelis, Genoveva; Newman, Stephen J.; Papadopoulou, Nadia; Posen, Paulette E.; Rochester, Wayne; Russo, Tommaso; Sala, Antonello; Semmens, Jayson M.; Silva, Cristina; Tsolos, Angelo; Vanelslander, Bart; Wakefield, Corey B.; Wood, Brent A.; Hilborn, Ray; Kaiser, Michel J.; Jennings, Simon (National Academy of Sciences, 2018-10-08)
    Bottom trawlers land around 19 million tons of fish and invertebrates annually, almost one-quarter of wild marine landings. The extent of bottom trawling footprint (seabed area trawled at least once in a specified region ...
  • Allen, Adrian; Skuce, Robin A.; Byrne, A.W. (Frontiers Media, 2018-06-05)
    Successful eradication schemes for bovine tuberculosis (bTB) have been implemented in a number of European and other countries over the last 50 years. However, the islands of Britain and Ireland remain a significant ...
  • Byrne, Andrew W.; Graham, Jordon; Brown, Craig; Donaghy, Aoibheann; Guelbenzu Gonzalo, Maria; McNair, James; Skuce, Robin A.; Allen, Adrian; McDowell, Stanley W.J. (Springer, 2017-12)
    Background: Bovine tuberculosis (bTB), caused by Mycobacterium bovis, remains a significant problem for livestock industries in many countries worldwide including Northern Ireland, where a test and slaughter regime has ...
  • Hubbard, Carmen; Davis, John; Feng, Siyi; Harvey, David; Liddon, Anne; Moxey, Andrew; Ojo, Mercy; Patton, Myles; Philippidis, George; Scott, Charles; Shrestha, Shailesh; Wallace, Michael (Wiley, 2018-08-23)
    There is little doubt that Brexit would have significant implications for UK agriculture, a sector with strong trade links to the EU and strong reliance on CAP income support. This article reports preliminary results from ...
  • Hubbard, Carmen; Davis, John; Feng, Siyi; Harvey, David; Liddon, Anne; Moxey, Andrew; Ojo, Mercy; Patton, Myles; Philippidis, George; Scott, Charles; Shrestha, Shailesh; Wallace, Michael (Wiley, 2018-08-23)
    There is little doubt that Brexit would have significant implications for UK agriculture, a sector with strong trade links to the EU and strong reliance on CAP income support. This article reports preliminary results from ...
  • Oster, Michael; Reyer, Henry; Ball, M. Elizabeth; Fornara, Dario; McKillen, John; Sorensen, Kristina Ulrich; Poulsen, Hanne Damgaard; Andersson, Kim; Ddiba, Daniel; Rosemarin, Arno; Arata, Linda; Sckokai, Paolo; Magowan, Elizabeth; Wimmers, Klaus (MDPI, 2018-06-01)
    Since phosphorus (P) is an essential element for life, its usage and application across agricultural production systems requires great attention. Monogastric species such as pigs and poultry can significantly contribute ...
  • Tsairidou, Smaragda; Allen, Adrian; Banos, Georgios; Coffey, Mike; Anacleto, Osvaldo; Byrne, Andrew W.; Skuce, Robin; Glass, Elizabeth J.; Woolliams, John A.; Doeschl-Wilson, Andrea B. (Frontiers Media, 2018-12-07)
    Host resistance and infectivity are genetic traits affecting infectious disease transmission. This Perspective discusses the potential exploitation of genetic variation in cattle infectivity, in addition to resistance, ...
  • Cassidy, Rachel; Thomas, Ian A.; Higgins, Alex J.; Bailey, John S.; Jordan, Phil (Elsevier, 2019-06-04)
    Agricultural fieldswith above optimumsoil phosphorus (P) are considered to pose risks to water quality and especially when those areas are coincident with hydrologically sensitive areas (HSAs) that focus surface ...
  • Adenuga, Adewale; Jack, Claire; McCarry, Ronan (MDPI, 2021-03-01)
    Land, as a factor of production, has a vital role within the agricultural sector compared with other sectors. However, in recent years, land mobility has become a significant issue around the world with increased ...
  • Rao, Juluri R.; Moore, John; Martin, Trevor; Nelson, David; Fleming, Colin (Scholars.Direct, 2020-10-24)
    Phytopathogens have beleaguered the island of Ireland since the 19th century great famine caused by the potato blight oomycete, Phytophthora infestans and in recent times by cohorts of serious bacterial wilt diseases such ...
  • Aprahamian, Miran W.; Evans, Derek W.; Briand, Cedric; Walker, Alan M.; McElarney, Yvonne; Allen, Michelle M. (Wiley, 2021-06-04)
    This study quantifies the processes involved in regulating the European eel population of Lough Neagh, a lake in Northern Ireland. The relationship between glass eel input and silver eel output for the 1923–1997 cohorts ...
  • Muhamad, Martini; Hornsby, Peter; Carmichael, Eugene; Zakaria, Muhammad; Seok, Yew Been; Mohamed, Saiful; Sharma, Shekhar (EDP Sciences, 2019-01-14)
    Optimised routes have been established to obtain high aspect ratio cellulose microfibrils derived from plant feedstocks, involving a combination of a chemical and mechanical treatment using a high pressure microfluidizer. ...
  • Liu, Xulei; Liu, Fuyao; Yan, Tianhai; Chang, Shenghua; Wanapat, Metha; Hou, Fujiang (MDPI, 2020-04-12)
    This study is targeted at evaluating whether C. deserticola addition promotes digestion, nitrogen and energy use, and methane production of sheep fed on fresh forage from alfalfa/tall fescue pastures. The sheep feeding ...