Welcome to the institutional repository for Scotland’s Rural College. It contains a growing collection of research outputs produced by SRUC staff.
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.
To view the contents of the repository, use the "Browse" functions on the right to look for items by year, author or subject. Alternatively, for a quick search, use the search box on the right.Contribute your research
If you are an SRUC member and wish to add your research outputs, guidance on depositing and the electronic submission form is available here.
Please read the Deposit Licence Agreement before depositing.Policies
Policies relating to the SRUC Repository can be viewed here.Contact Us
If you have any queries or comments about this repository or its contents, please contact email@example.comFAQs
Select a community to browse its collections.
Comparative evaluation of commercially available supplementary sources of inorganic phosphorus in broiler feed (2016)The study was designed to compare the growth performance, digestibility and concentration of phosphorous (P) and calcium (Ca) in blood plasma, tibia bone and excreta in juvenile birds fed different commercially available ...
An assessment of factors controlling N2O and CO2 emissions from crop residues using different measurement approaches (2017)Management of plant residues plays an important role in maintaining soil quality and nutrient availability for plants and microbes. However, there is considerable uncertainty regarding the factors controlling residue ...
Herd-specific random regression carcass profiles for beef cattle after adjustment for animal genetic merit (2017)Abattoir data are an important source of information for the genetic evaluation of carcass traits, but also for on-farm management purposes. The present study aimed to quantify the contribution of herd environment to beef ...
(2017)Predictive systems in disease management often incorporate weather data among the disease risk factors, and sometimes this comes in the form of forecast weather data rather than observed weather data. In such cases, it is ...
Conservation Agriculture practices reduce the global warming potential of rainfed low N input semi-arid agriculture (2017)Conservation tillage and crop rotations improve soil quality. However, the impact of these practices on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and crop yields is not well defined, particularly in dry climates. A rainfed 2-year ...