The AFBI Repository: Recent submissions

  • Rodrigues, Leonor; Hardy, Brieuc; Huyghebeart, Bruno; Fohrafellner, Julia; Fornara, Dario; Barancikova, Gabriela; Barcena, Teresa G.; De Boever, Maarten; Di Bene, Claudia; Feiziene, Dalia; Kaetterer, Thomas; Laszlo, Peter; O'Sullivan, Lilian; Seitz, Daria; Leifeld, Jens (Wiley, 2021-09-20)
    The role of soils in the global carbon cycle and in reducing GHG emissions from agriculture has been increasingly acknowledged. The ‘4 per 1000’ (4p1000) initiative has become a prominent action plan for climate change ...
  • Hjortaas, Monika J.; Fringuelli, Elena; Monjane, Aderito L.; Mikalsen, Aase B.; Jonassen, Christine M.; Savage, Paul D. (MDPI, 2021-08-06)
    Pancreas disease (PD) and sleeping disease (SD), caused by an alphavirus, are endemic in European salmonid aquaculture, causing significant mortality, reduced growth and poor flesh quality. In 2010, a new variant of salmonid ...
  • Creissen, Henry E.; Jones, Philip J.; Tranter, Richard B.; Girling, Robbie D.; Jess, Stephen; Burnett, Fiona J.; Gaffney, Michael; Thorne, Fiona S.; Kildea, Steven (Wiley, 2021-05-02)
    BACKGROUND Arable crops in temperate climatic regions such as the UK and Ireland are subject to a multitude of pests (weeds, diseases and vertebrate/invertebrate pests) that can negatively impact productivity if not ...
  • Faulkner, Dermot V.; Cantley, Lynne M.; Walker, Matthew; Crooks, Steven (Taylor & Francis, 2016-05-20)
    The parent compound florfenicol (FF) is a broad-spectrum antibacterial compound licensed in the UK for use in cattle, pigs and the aquaculture industry. The analysis of porcine tissues in this study demonstrates that ...
  • Rippey, Brian; Campbell, Julie; McElarney, Yvonne; Thompson, James; Gallagher, Mary (Elsevier, 2021-05-25)
    It is important for lake management and policy to estimate the timescale of recovery from long-term P release from sediment after a reduction in the external load. To provide a scientific basis for this, a condensed model ...
  • Villellas, Jesus; Ehrlén, Johan; Crone, Elizabeth E.; Csergő, Anna Mária; Garcia, Maria B.; Laine, Anna-Liisa; Roach, Deborah A.; Salguero-Gómez, Roberto; Wardle, Glenda M.; Childs, Dylan Z.; Elderd, Bret D.; Finn, Alain; Munné-Bosch, Sergi; Bachelot, Benedicte; Bódis, Judit; Bucharova, Anna; Caruso, Christina M.; Catford, Jane A.; Coghill, Matthew; Compagnoni, Aldo; Duncan, Richard P.; Dwyer, John M.; Ferguson, Aryana; Fraser, Lauchlan H.; Griffoul, Emily; Groenteman, Ronny; Hamre, Liv Norunn; Helm, Aveliina; Kelly, Ruth; Laanisto, Lauri; Lonati, Michele; Münzbergová, Zuzana; Nuche, Paloma; Olsen, Siri Lie; Oprea, Adrian; Pärtel, Meelis; Petry, William K.; Ramula, Satu; Rasmussen, Pil U.; Enri, Simone Ravetto; Roeder, Anna; Roscher, Christiane; Schultz, Cheryl; Skarpaas, Olav; Smith, Annabel L.; Tack, Ayco J.M.; Töpper, Joachim Paul; Vesk, Peter A.; Vose, Gregory E.; Wandrag, Elizabeth; Wingler, Astrid; Buckley, Yvonne M. (Wiley, 2021-08-05)
    Genetic differentiation and phenotypic plasticity jointly shape intraspecific trait variation, but their roles differ among traits. In short-lived plants, reproductive traits may be more genetically determined due to ...
  • Bakre, Abhijeet A.; Duffy, Catherine; Abdullah, Hani’ah; Cosby, S. Louise; Tripp, Ralph A. (Frontiers Media, 2012-09-03)
    Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) or measles virus (MeV) infection modifies host responses through small non-coding RNA (sncRNA) expression. We show that RSV or MeV infection of neuronal cells induces sncRNAs including ...
  • Lopez Corrales, Jesús; Cwiklinski, Krystyna; De Marco Verissimo, Carolina; Dorey, Amber; Lalor, Richard; Jewhurst, Heather; McEvoy, Amanda; Diskin, Michael; Duffy, Catherine; Cosby, S. Louise; Keane, Orla M.; Dalton, John Pius (Elsevier, 2021-07-06)
    Fasciolosis, a global parasitic disease of agricultural livestock, is caused by the liver fluke Fasciola hepatica. Management and strategic control of fasciolosis on farms depends on early assessment of the extent of ...
  • 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 ...
  • McElarney, Yvonne; Rippey, Brian; Miller, Claire; Allen, Michelle; Unwin, Antony (Royal Irish Academy, 2021-04-29)
    The long-term response of chlorophyll-a (chl-a) to changing lake water nutrient concentrations and increasing water temperature was investigated in Lough Neagh, a large, hypereutrophic lake in Northern Ireland. Trends ...
  • Bakshy, K.; Heimeier, D.; Schwartz, J.C.; Glass, E.J.; Wilkinson, S.; Skuce, Robin A.; Allen, Adrian; Young, J.; McClure, J.C.; Null, D.J.; Hammond, J.A.; Smith, T.P.L.; Bickhart, D.M. (Elsevier, 2021-03-06)
    The addition of cattle health and immunity traits to genomic selection indices holds promise to increase individual animal longevity and productivity, and decrease economic losses from disease. However, highly variable ...
  • Cabezas-Garcia, Edward H.; Lowe, Denise; Lively, Francis O. (MDPI, 2021-06-01)
    The present review compared features of the UK system for predicting energy requirements in beef cattle with a number of feeding systems developed from research institutes consortiums around the world. In addition, energy ...
  • O'Rourke, Sharon M.; Foy, Robert H.; Watson, Catherine J.; Gordon, Alan Wesley; Higgins, Suzanne; Vadas, Peter A. (Wiley, 2021-07-12)
    Minimizing slurry phosphorus (P) losses in runoff requires careful management in the context of both soil P surpluses and changing patterns in rainfall. Increasing the time interval between slurry application and the first ...
  • Patterson, John; Sahle, Biruk; Gordon, Alan Wesley; Archer, John E.; Yan, Tianhai; Grant, Nicholas William; Ferris, Conrad P. (Wiley, 2021-05)
    Grass silage is the predominant conserved forage offered to ruminant livestock within Northern Ireland (NI) when housed. This study involved the analysis of a dataset (n = 76,452 samples) comprising silage samples from ...
  • Kobayashi, Nobuyuki; Hou, Fujiang; Tsunekawa, Atsushi; Yan, Tianhai; Tegegne, Firew; Tassew, Asaminew; Mekuriaw, Yeshambel; Mekuriaw, Shigdaf; Hunegnaw, Beyadglign; Mekonnen, Wondimeneh; Ichinohe, Toshiyoshi (AAAP, 2021-01-01)
    Objective: Portable laser methane detectors (LMDs) may be an economical means of estimating CH4 emissions from ruminants. We validated an LMD-based approach and then used that approach to evaluate CH4 emissions from ...
  • O'Hare, Anthony; Balaz, Daniel; Wright, David M.; McCormick, Carl; McDowell, Stanley W.J.; Trewby, Hannah; Skuce, Robin A.; Kao, Rowland r. (Public Library of Science, 2021-06-25)
    For single host pathogens, pathogen genetic data have been transformative for understanding the transmission and control of many diseases, particuarly rapidly evolving RNA viruses. However garnering similar insights where ...
  • Liu, Jingjing; Ellies-Oury, Marie-Pierre; Chriki, Sghaier; Legrand, Isabelle; Pogorzelski, Grzegorz; Wierzbicki, Jerzy; Farmer, Linda J.; Troy, Declan; Polkinghorne, Rod; Hocquette, Jean-Francois (Elsevier, 2020-05-19)
    This study evaluated the contributions of sensory traits to overall liking in Europe. Perceptions by untrained consumers of tenderness, juiciness, flavor liking and overall liking were determined using the Meat Standards ...
  • 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 ...
  • Kleinman, P.J.; Sharpley, A.N.; Buda, A.R.; Easton, Z.M.; Lory, J.A.; Osmond, D.L.; Radcliffe, D.E.; Nelson, N.O.; Veith, T.L.; Doody, Donnacha (Wiley, 2017-11-01)
    Over the past 20 yr, there has been a proliferation of phosphorus (P) site assessment tools for nutrient management planning, particularly in the United States. The 19 papers that make up this special section on P site ...
  • 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 ...