Gwyddorau Biolegol, Amgylcheddol a Gwledig / Biological, Environmental & Rural Sciences

 

The Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) was formed in April 2008 from the former Institute of Biological Sciences (IBS), Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research (IGER) and Institute of Rural Studies (IRS).

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  • Creer, Simon; Deiner, Kristy; Frey, Serita; Porazinska, Dorota; Taberlet, Pierre; Thomas, W. Kelley; Potter, Caitlin; Bik, Holly M. (2016-09-01)
    The past 100 years of ecological research has seen substantial progress in understanding the natural world and likely effects of change, whether natural or anthropogenic. Traditional ecological approaches underpin such ...
  • Mullins, Rachel B; McKeown, Niall; Sauer, W. H. H.; Shaw, Paul (2018-07-31)
    The South African (SAF) yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) fishery represents a potential example of misalignment between management units and biological processes. The SAF fishery spans an operational stock with a boundary ...
  • Humphreys, Michael; Doonan, John; Boyle, Roger; Camargo-Rodriguez, Anyela; Marley, Christina; Williams, Kevin; Farrell, Markku; Brook, Jason; Gasior, Dagmara; Loka, Dimitra; Collins, Rosemary; Marshall, Athole; Allen, Debra; Yadav, Rattan; Dungait, Jennifer A. J.; Murray, Philip J.; Harper, John (2018-08-01)
    The incorporation of new sophisticated phenotyping technologies within a crop improvement programme allows for a plant breeding strategy that can include selections for major root traits previously inaccessible due to the ...
  • Jones, Robert (2018-07-31)
    B chromosomes (Bs) are enigmatic additional elements in the genomes of thousands of species of plants, animals, and fungi. How do these non-essential, harmful, and parasitic chromosomes maintain their presence in their ...
  • Rubio-Perez, Carlota; Guney, Emre; Aguilar, Daniel; Piñero, Janet; Garcia-Garcia, Javier; Iadarola, Barbara; Sanz, Ferran; Fernandez-Fuentes, Narcís; Furlong, Laura I.; Oliva, Baldo (2017-12-01)
    Understanding relationships between diseases, such as comorbidities, has important socio-economic implications, ranging from clinical study design to health care planning. Most studies characterize disease comorbidity using ...
  • Lensink, Marc F.; Velankar, Sameer; Kryshtafovych, Andriy; Huang, Shen-you; Schneidman-Duhovny, Dina; Sali, Andrej; Segura, Joan; Fernandez-fuentes, Narcis; Viswanath, Shruthi; Elber, Ron; Grudinin, Sergei; Popov, Petr; Neveu, Emilie; Lee, Hasup; Baek, Minkyung; Park, Sangwoo; Heo, Lim; Rie Lee, Gyu; Seok, Chaok; Qin, Sanbo; Zhou, Huan-xiang; Ritchie, David W.; Maigret, Bernard; Devignes, Marie-Dominique; Ghoorah, Anisah; Torchala, Mieczyslaw; Chaleil, Raphaël A. G.; Bates, Paul A.; Ben-Zeev, Efrat; Eisenstein, Miriam; Negi, Surendra S.; Weng, Zhiping; Vreven, Thom; Pierce, Brian G.; Borrman, Tyler M.; Yu, Jinchao; Ochsenbein, Françoise; Guerois, Raphaël; Vangone, Anna; Rodrigues, João P. G. L. M.; Van Zundert, Gydo; Nellen, Mehdi; Xue, Li; Karaca, Ezgi; Melquiond, Adrien S.j.; Visscher, Koen; Kastritis, Panagiotis L.; Bonvin, Alexandre M. J. J.; Xu, Xianjin; Qiu, Liming (2016-09-20)
    We present the results for CAPRI Round 30, the first joint CASP‐CAPRI experiment, which brought together experts from the protein structure prediction and protein–protein docking communities. The Round comprised 25 targets ...
  • Emenyeonu, Lorretha; Croxford, Adam; Wilkinson, Michael (2018-08-01)
    Seed shipments, silos and storage houses often contain weed seeds or seeds of restricted crops such as undeclared genetically modified (GM) varieties. Random sub-sampling is the favoured approach to detect unwanted biological ...
  • Hegarty, Matthew; McElhinney, Nicola; Ham, Emily; Potter, Charly; Winton, Clare Louise; McMahon, Robert (2017-12-22)
    The Dartmoor National Park is home to ponies free-living alongside cattle and sheep. In 2015, Natural England requested evidence supporting the claimed value of these ponies to the biodiversity, tradition and culture of ...
  • McMahon, Robert; Debbonaire, Aliyah; McEwan, Neil; Nash, Deborah; Davies-Morel, Mina; Winton, Clare Louise; Blackmore, Tina; Hegarty, Matthew (2015)
    In order to understand the within and between herd diversity in the Upland Hill ponies of Wales and their relationships to their pedigree relatives and other native pony breeds a preliminary examination of a small sample ...
  • Zhou, Ji; Tardieu, Francois; Pridmore, Tony; Doonan, John; Reynolds, Daniel; Hall, Neil; Griffiths, Simon; Cheng, Tao; Zhu, Yan; Wang, Xiu'e; Jiang, Dong; Ding, Yanfeng (2018-07-13)
    With the development of remote sensing, robotics, computer vision and artificial intelligence, plant phenomics research has been developing rapidly in recent years. Here, we first introduced a concise history of this ...
  • da Costa, Ricardo; Simister, Rachael; Roberts, Luned; Timms-Taravella, Emma; Cambler, Arthur; Corke, Fiona; Han, Jiwan; Ward, Richard; Buckeridge, Marcos; Gomez, Leonardo D; Bosch, Maurice (2018-07-25)
    • Background and Aims The cultivation of dedicated biomass crops, including miscanthus, on marginal land provides a promising approach to reduce dependency on fossil fuels. However, little is known about the impact of ...
  • Foskolos, Andreas; Moorby, Jonathan (2018-08-02)
    The increased nitrogen (N) use efficiency in cattle farming is proposed as a key action to improve N management and reduce the environmental impact of cattle farming systems. Most attention has been given to lactating cow ...
  • Ambrosio Leal Dutra, Caio; Neves, Maria Alice; Griffith, Gareth; Reck, Mareus A.; Clasen, Lina A.; Dentinger, Bryn T. M. (2018-07-31)
    The genus Parapterulicium was first introduced to accommodate two Brazilian species of coralloid fungi with affinities to Pterulaceae (Agaricales). Despite the coralloid habit and the presence of skeletal hyphae, other ...
  • Moreau, Carol; Hofer, Julie Margareth; Eléouët, Morgane; Sinjushin, Andrey; Ambrose, Mike; Skøt, Kirsten; Blackmore, Tina; Swain, Martin; Hegarty, Matthew; Balanza, Vincent; Ferrándiz, Cristina; Ellis, T. H. Noel (2018-07-05)
    Pea (Pisum sativum) is one of relatively few genetically amenable plant species with compound leaves. Pea leaves have a variety of specialized organs: leaflets, tendrils, pulvini and stipules, which enable the identification ...
  • Sánchez-Martín, Javier; Canales, Francisco J.; Tweed, John; Lee, Michael R. F.; Rubiales, Diego; Gómez-Cadenas, Aurelio; Arbona, Vincent; Mur, Luis; Prats, Elena (2018-07-31)
    Although often investigated within the context of plant growth and development and/or seed composition, plant lipids have roles in responses to environment. To dissect changes in lipid and fatty acid composition linked to ...
  • Kipling, Richard (Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing, 2018-07-18)
    Climate change poses many challenges to European grasslands, from droughts, heat waves and changing precipitation patterns in the south, to warmer winters and wetter summers in the north and increasing frequency of extreme ...
  • Cauchoix, M.; Chow, P. K. Y; van Horik, J. O.; Atance, C. M.; Barbeau, E. J.; Barragan-Jason, G.; Bize, P.; Boussard, A.; Buechel, S. D.; Cabirol, A.; Cauchard, L.; Claidière, N.; Dalesman, Sarah; Devaud, J. M.; Didic, M.; Doligez, B.; Fagot, J.; Fichtel, C.; Henke-von der Malsburg, J.; Hermer, E.; Huber, L.; Huebner, F.; Kappeler, P. M.; Klein, S.; Langbein, J.; Langley, E. J. G.; Lea, S. E. G.; Lihoreau, M.; Lovlie, H.; Matzel, L. D.; Nakagawa, S.; Nawroth, C.; Oesterwind, S.; Sauce, B.; Smith, E.; Sorato, E.; Tebbich, S.; Wallis, L. J.; Whiteside, M. A.; Wilkinson, A.; Chaine, A. S.; Morand-Ferron, J. (2018-09-26)
    Behavioural and cognitive processes play important roles in mediating an individual's interactions with its environment. Yet, while there is a vast literature on repeatable individual differences in behaviour, relatively ...
  • Chapman, Stephen; Paget, Caroline; Johnson, Giles; Schwartz, Jean-Marc (2015-06-30)
    Cells of the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii cultured in the presence of acetate perform mixotrophic growth, involving both photosynthesis and organic carbon assimilation. Under such conditions, cells exhibit a reduced ...
  • Stiles, William; Styles, David; Chapman, Stephen; Esteves, Sandra; Bywater, Angela; Melville, Lynsey; Silkina, Alla; Lupatsch, Ingrid; Grünewald, Claudio Fuentes; Lovitt, Robert; Chaloner, Tom; Bull, Andy; Morris, Chris (2018-07-21)
    Managing organic waste streams is a major challenge for the agricultural industry. Anaerobic digestion (AD) of organic wastes is a preferred option in the waste management hierarchy, as this process can generate renewable ...

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