Published articles co-authored by AFBI staff – August 2021

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Aubry, A.

Reyne, M., Aubry, A., Emmerson, M., Marnell, F., Reid, N.  2021.  Conservation efforts fail to halt the decline of the regionally endangered Natterjack toad (Epidalea calamita) in Ireland.  Biological Conservation, 261, Article No. 109228


Ball, E., Mulvenna, C.

Oster, M., Reyer, H., Keiler, J., Ball, E., Mulvenna, C., Ponsuksili, S., Wimmers, K.  2021.  Comfrey (Symphytum spp.) as a feed supplement in pig nutrition contributes to regional resource cycles.  Science of the Total Environment, 796, Article No. 148988


Balta, I., Linton, M., Kelly, C., Corcionivoschi, N. 

Balta, I., Marcu, A., Linton, M., Kelly, C., Stef, L., Pet, I., Ward, P., Pircalabioru, G.G., Chifirius, C., Gundogdu, O., Callaway, T., Corcionivoschi, N.  2021.  The in vitro and in vivo anti-virulent effect of organic acid mixtures against Eimeria tenella and Eimeria bovis. Scientific Reports, 11 (1), Article No. 16202


Brown, A.J., Scoley, G., Browne, A., Morrison, S. 

Brown, A.J., Scoley, G., O’Connell, N., Robertson, J., Browne, A., Morrison, S.  2021.  Pre-weaned calf rearing on northern Irish dairy farms: Part 1. a description of calf management and housing design.  Animals,11 (7), Article No. 1954


Dalzell, J.J.

Warnock, N.D., Atcheson, E., McCoy, C., Whiteside, L., Dalzell, J.J.  2021.  Highly divergent neuropeptide – non-coding RNA regulatory networks underpin variant host-finding behaviours in Steinernema species infective juveniles.  International Journal for Parasitology, 57 (9), pp. 693-698


Fringuelli, E., Savage, P.

Hjortaas, M.J., Fringuelli, E., Monjane, A.L., Mikalsen, A.B., Jonassen, C.M., Savage, P., Sindre, H.  2021.  Emergence of salmonid alphavirus genotype 2 in Norway—molecular characterization of viral strains circulating in Norway and Scotland.  Viruses, 13 (8), Article No. 1556


Greig, A., Wu, Z. 

Greig, A., Wu, Z.  2021.  The impacts of a reduction in British meat and dairy consumption on Northern Ireland’s agri-food sector.  Local Economy


Hanna, R.E.B.

Ramasamy, P., Krishnakumar, R., Rekha, R., Vaseeharan, B., Saraswathi, K., Raj, M., Hanna, R.E.B., Brennan, G.P., Dayanithi, G., Vijayakumar, S.  2021.  Bio-fabrication of human amniotic membrane zinc oxide nanoparticles and the wet/dry HAM dressing membrane for wound healing.  Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 9, Article No. 695710


Holland, J.

Holland, J., Brown, J.L., MacKenzie, K., Neilson, R., Piras, S., McKenzie, B.M.  2021.  Over winter cover crops provide yield benefits for spring barley and maintain soil health in northern Europe.  European Journal of Agronomy, 130, Article No. 126363


Johnston, C.R., McPolin, B., Livingstone, D., Walsh, L.R.

Johnston, C.R., McPolin, B., Livingstone, D., Walsh, L.R.  2021.  Can SRC willow provide a practical, economically and environmentally sustainable solution for balancing the objectives of the water-energy-production nexus in agriculture?  European Biomass Conference and Exhibition Proceedings, pp. 94-98


Kelly, R.

Villellas, J., Ehrlén, J., Crone, E.E., Csergo, A.M., Garcia, M.B., Laine, A.-L., Roach, D.A., Salguero-Gomez, R., Wardle, G.M., Childs, D.Z., Elderd, B.D., Finn,A., Munne-Bosch, S., Bachelot, B., Bodis, J., Bucharova, A., Caruso, C.M., Catford, J.A., Coghill, M., Compagnoni, A., Duncan, R.P., Dwyer, J.M., Ferguson, A., Fraser, L.H., Griffoul, E., Groenteman, R., Hamre, L.N., Helm, A., Kelly, R., Laanisto, L., Lonati, M., Munzbergova, Z., Nuche, P., Olsen,S.L., Oprea, A., Partel, M., Petry, W.K., Ramula, S., Rasmussen, P.U., Enri, S.R., Roeder, A., Roscher, C., Schultz, C., Skarpaas, O., Smith, A.L., Tack, A.J.M., Topper, J.P., Vesk, P.A., Vose, G.E., Wandrag, E., Wingler, A., Buckley, Y.M.  2021.  Phenotypic placticity masks range-wide genetic differentiation for vegetative but not reproductive traits in a short-lived plant.  Ecology Letters


Kennedy, R.J., Rosell, R., Allen, M. 

Kennedy, R.J., Rosell, R., Allen, M.  2021.  Some observations on the behaviour of lake-dwelling brown trout in lower lough erne.  Biology and Environment, 121B (1), pp. 1-8


Lyons, G.A., Cathcart, A., Frost, J.P., Wills, M., Johnston, C., Ramsey, R.

Lyons, G.A., Cathcart, A., Frost, J.P., Wills, M., Johnston, C., Ramsey, R., Smyth, B.  2021.  Review of two mechanical separation technologies for the sustainable management of agricultural phosphorus in nutrient-vulnerable zones.  Agronomy, 11 (5), Article No. 836


McRoberts, W.C.

Neill, H.R., Gill, C.I.R., McDonald, E.J., McRoberts, W.C., Pourshahidi, L.K.  2021.  The future is bright: Biofortification of common foods can improve vitamin D status.  Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition.


Muns, R.

Camp Montoro, J., Solà-Oriol, D., Muns, R., Gasa, J., Llanes, N., Manzanilla, E.G.  2021.  High levels of standardized ileal digestible amino acids improve feed efficiency in slow-growing pigs at late grower-finisher stage.  Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition


Murchie, A.K.

O’Hanlon, R., Ryan, C., Choiseul, J., Murchie, A.K., Williams, C.D.  2021.  Catalogue of pests and pathogens of trees on the Island of Ireland.  Biology and Environment, 121B (1), pp. 21-45


Olagunju, K.O.

Oyetunde-Usman, Z., Ogunpaimo, O.R., Olagunju, K.O., Ambali, O.I., Ashagidigbi, W.M.  2021.  Welfare Impact of Organic Fertilizer Adoption: Empirical Evidence From Nigeria.  Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems, 5, Article No. 691667


Olagunju, K.O.

Olagunju, K.O., Feng, S., Patton, M.  2021.  Dynamic relationships among phosphate rock, fertilisers and agricultural commodity markets: Evidence from a vector error correction model and Directed Acyclic Graphs.  Resources Policy, 74, Article No. 102301


Patterson, J.D., Allen, M.

Patterson, J.D., Allen, M., Gilliland, T.J.  2021.  Impact of fertiliser nitrogen type and harvest timing on grass yield and quality for silage.  Meeting The Future Demands For Grassland Production. Proceedings Of The 28th General Meeting Of The European Grassland Federation, Helsinki, Finland, 19-22 October 2020, pp. 127-129


Patterson, J.D., Archer, J.E., Yan, T., Grant, N., Ferris, C.P. 

Patterson, J.D., Sahle, B., Archer, J.E., Yan, T., Grant, N., Ferris, C.P.  2021.  Grass silage quality on Northern Ireland farms between 1998 and 2017.  Meeting The Future Demands For Grassland Production. Proceedings Of The 28th General Meeting Of The European Grassland Federation, Helsinki, Finland, 19-22 October 2020, pp. 203-205


Yan, T.

Angelidis, A.E., Crompton, L., Misselbrook, T., Yan, T., Reynolds, C.K., Stergiadis, S.  2021.  Equations to predict nitrogen outputs in manure, urine and faeces from beef cattle fed diets with contrasting crude protein concentration.  Journal Of Environmental Management, 295, Article No. 113074


Yan, T.

Cui, X., Wang, Z., Tan, Y., Chang, S., Zheng, H., Wang, H., Yan, T., Guru, T., Hou, F.  2021.  Selenium Yeast Dietary Supplement Affects Rumen Bacterial Population Dynamics and Fermentation Parameters of Tibetan Sheep (Ovis aries) in Alpine Meadow.  Frontiers in Microbiology, 12, Article No. 663945