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SRUC has a long history of delivering both strategic and applied research on a diverse range of land-based topics to a wide range of funders and stakeholders at a local, national and international level. Information on current research activity at SRUC, including staff, projects and publications is available via the research section of the SRUC website.
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(2016)The concept that postnatal health and development can be influenced by events that occur in utero originated from epidemiological studies in humans supported by numerous mechanistic (including epigenetic) studies in a ...
Ecosystem service indicators for grasslands in relation to ecoclimatic regions and land-use systems (Wageningen Academic Press, 04/09/2016)
(2016)A novel approach to pre-slaughter stunning of chickens has been developed in which birds are rendered unconscious by progressive hypobaric hypoxia. Termed Low Atmospheric Pressure Stunning (LAPS), this approach involves ...
(2017)Some scholars promote water governance as a normative concept to improve water resources management globally, while others conceive of it as an analytical term to describe the processes, systems and institutions around the ...
Genome-wide association studies of immune, disease and production traits in indigenous chicken ecotypes (2016)The majority of chickens in sub-Saharan Africa are indigenous ecotypes, well adapted to the local environment and raised in scavenging production systems. Although they are generally resilient to disease challenge, routine ...