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Trends, over 14 years, in the ground cover on an unimproved western hill grazed by sheep, and associated trends in animal performance
(Walter de Gruyter GmbH, 2016-01-01)
The frequency of individual plant species at ground level and the species composition of the unimproved vegetation on a western hill farm, stocked with Scottish Blackface sheep, were monitored from 1995 to 2008. Performance ...
Hydrology and management of turloughs (temporary lakes) affect marsh fly (sciomyzidae: diptera) communities
Hydrology and management affect dipteran communities in wetlands and they, themselves, have the potential to influence prey communities. Turloughs are temporary lakes unique to Ireland. Their vegetation is ecotonal on a ...
Psychosocial intervention use in long-stay dementia care
(SAGE Publications, 2016-07-09)
The objective of this study was to develop a substantive grounded theory of staff psychosocial intervention use with residents with dementia in long-stay care. Becoming a person again emerged as the core category accounting ...
Genetic fingerprinting of salmon louse (lepeophtheirus salmonis) populations in the north-east atlantic using a random forest classification approach
(Springer Nature, 2018-01-19)
Caligid sea lice represent a significant threat to salmonid aquaculture worldwide. Population genetic analyses have consistently shown minimal population genetic structure in North Atlantic Lepeophtheirus salmonis, frustrating ...
Range expansion in an invasive small mammal: influence of life-history and habitat quality
(Springer Nature, 2012-04-18)
Invasive species pose a major threat to biodiversity but provide an opportunity to describe the processes that lead to changes in a species' range. The bank vole (Myodes glareolus) is an invasive rodent that was introduced ...
The role of private medical insurance in socio-economic inequalities in cancer screening uptake in ireland
The impact of a values-based supply chain (vbsc) on farm-level viability, sustainability and resilience: case study evidence
(MDPI AG, 2017-02-14)
The 'Agriculture of the Middle' (AotM) development paradigm emphasises that in order to survive, family farms must transition from a supply chain approach to a values-based supply chain (VBSC) approach, involving amendments ...
High level of treatment failure with commonly used anthelmintics on irish sheep farms
(Springer Nature, 2014-01-01)
Background: In 2013 a Technology Adoption Program for sheep farmers was established to encourage the implementation of best management practices on sheep farms in Ireland. There were 4,500 participants in this programme ...