Mr Rhun Fychan

Mr Rhun Fychan

Research Scientist

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Forage and Silage Researcher

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SMARTsilage - improving silage efficiency in Wales
www.smartsilage.com 

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Jones, R, Fychan, A, Lloyd, JD & Evans, S 1996, Effect of Live System inoculant applied to maize silages. Contractor Report to Genus Animal Health - May 1996, Genus.
Jones, R, Fychan, A, Lloyd, JD, Evans, S & Davies, JSR 1996, Effect of Live System inoculant applied to grass silages. Contractor Report to Genus Animal Health - June 1996, Genus.
Fychan, A, Davies, DR & Merry, RJ 1996, Effect of inoculation of low sugar grass on fermentation quality, microbiology and aerobic stability of silage. Final Contractor Report to Zeneca Bio-Products - November 1996, AstraZeneca.
Jones, R, Fychan, A, Lloyd, JD & Evans, S 1996, Effect of Cultech experimental additives applied to maize silages. Contractor Report to Cultech Ltd - June 1996, Cultech.
Young, NE, Patey, R, Jones, R & Fychan, A 1995, Kale for conservation. IGER Technical Advisory Report, Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research.
Marley, CL, Fychan, R, Davies, JW, Scollan, ND, Richardson, I, Theobald, V, Genever, E, Forbes, AB & Sanderson, R 2014, 'Effects of chicory / ryegrass swards compared with ryegrass swards on the performance and carcass quality of grazing beef steers' PLoS One, vol 9 , no. 1, e86259. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0086259
Crotty, F, Fychan, R, Scullion, J, Sanderson, R & Marley, C 2014, 'Investigating the impact of ecosystem change within agriculture on the soil food web.' First Global Soil Biodiversity Initiative Conference, Dijon, France, 2014 - 2014, .
Crotty, F, Fychan, R, Benefer, C, Allen, D, Shaw, P & Marley, C 2014, 'Changing population patterns - when an alien pest becomes a problem at home? First recorded pest outbreak of the springtail Sminthurus viridis in Europe.' First Global Soil Biodiversity Initiative Conference, Dijon, France, 2014 - 2014, .
Marley, CL, Fychan, AR, Theobald, V, Cuttle, SP & Sanderson, R 2013, 'Effects of a winter or spring sowing date on soil nitrogen utilisation and yield of barley following a forage crop of red clover, lucerne or hybrid ryegrass' Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, vol 181, pp. 213-222. DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2013.10.006
Fychan, R, Scott, MB, Gordon, NM, Leyland, M, Sanderson, R & Marley, CL 2013, Effects of two different soil management treatments on forage yield, botanical and chemical composition. in Proceedings of the British Grassland Society 11th Research Conference, Dumfries, Scotland, UK : Science and Practice for Grass-based Systems. British Grassland Society, 11th British Grassland Society Research Conference, Dumfries, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2013.
Fychan, AR, Scott, MB, Davies, JW, Fleming, HR, Theobald, V, Sanderson, R & Marley, CL 2013, Effects of different soil treatments on the yield and nutritive value of perennial ryegrass. in Proceedings of the British Grassland Society 11th Research Conference, Dumfries, UK: Science and Practice for Grass-based Systems. British Grassland Society, 11th British Grassland Society Research Conference, Dumfries, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2013.
Marley, CL, Fychan, AR, Scott, MB, Davies, JW & Sanderson, R 2013, Yield, nitrogen and mineral content of chicory compared to perennial ryegrass, red clover or white clover over two harvest years. in À Helgadóttir & A Hopkins (eds), Proceedings of the 17th Symposium of the European Grassland Federation: The Role of Grasslands in a Green Future, Threats and Perspectives in Less Favoured Areas. vol. 18, Grassland Science in Europe, vol. 18, European Grassland Federation, Borgarnes, Iceland, pp. 249-251, 17th Symposium of the European Grassland Federation, Akureyri, Iceland, 2013.
Marley, CL, Fychan, AR, Scott, MB, Davies, JW & Sanderson, R 2013, Trace element content of chicory compared with perennial ryegrass, red clover or white clover over two harvest years. in À Helgadóttir & A Hopkins (eds), Proceedings of the 17th Symposium of the European Grassland Federation: The role of Grasslands in a Green Future, Threats and Perspectives in Less Favoured Areas. vol. 18, Grassland Science in Europe, vol. 18, European Grassland Federation, Borgarnes, pp. 252-253, 17th Symposium of the European Grassland Federation, Akureyri, Iceland, 2013.
Fychan, AR, Scott, MB, Davies, JW, Sanderson, R & Marley, CL 2013, The effects of sowing chicory in different ratios with ryegrass, either with or without red clover over two harvest years. in À Helgadóttir & A Hopkins (eds), Proceedings of the 17th Symposium of the European Grassland Federation: The Role of Grasslands in a Green Future, Threats and Perspectives in Less Favoured Areas. Grassland Science in Europe, vol. 18, European Grassland Federation, Borgarnes, Iceland, pp. 255-257, 17th Symposium of the European Grassland Federation, Akureyri, Iceland, 2013.
Fychan, AR, Davies, DR & Sanderson, R 2013, An evaluation of the effect of silage management practices on commercial farms in England and Wales on baled silage quality. in Proceedings of the 17th Symposium of the European Grassland Federation: The Role of Grasslands in a Green Future, Threats and Perspectives in Less Favoured Areas. vol. 18, Grassland Science in Europe, Borgarnes, Iceland, pp. 234-236.
Fychan, AR, Davies, JW, Scott, MB, Sanderson, R & Marley, CL 2013, The effect of different sowing ratios on the persistency of chicory within ryegrass or a ryegrass-red clover mix. in À Helgadóttir & A Hopkins (eds), Proceedings of the 17th Symposium of the European Grassland Federation: The Role of Grasslands in a Green Future, Threats and Perspectives in Less Favoured Areas. vol. 18, Grassland Science in Europe, vol. 18, European Grassland Federation, pp. 165-167, 17th Symposium of the European Grassland Federation, Akureyri, Iceland, 2013.
Crotty, FV, Fychan, AR, Scullion, J, Davies, JW, Scott, MB, Sanderson, R & Marley, CL 2013, How agricultural management impacts the soil food web: comparing the effects of two different soil management treatments. in Science and Practice for Grass-based Systems. 11th British Grassland Society Research Conference, Dumfries, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2013.
Crotty, FV, Fychan, AR, Scullion, J, Davies, JW, Scott, MB, Sanderson, R & Marley, CL 2013, How is the soil food web affected by management practices to promote high yielding and high quality grassland. in Ento '13 International Symposium and Annual National Science Meeting.: Thirty years of Thornhill & Alcock: The Evolution of Insect Mating Systems. Ento '13 International Symposium and Annual National Science Meeting, St Andrew's, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2013.
Crotty, FV, Fychan, AR, Scullion, J, Davies, JW, Scott, MB, Sanderson, R & Marley, CL 2013, Linking above ground management to below ground ecosystems: the effect of utilising alternative forages on the soil food web. in Soil Ecology Society: Biodiversity and Function in Soil. 14th Biennial Soil Ecology Society Meeting 2013, Camden, New Jersey, United States of America, 2013.
Davies, DR, Bakewell, EL & Fychan, A 2012, The benefits of adding a multi-strain homo-fermentative biological additive on the silage quality of a range of forage crops. in K Kuoppala, M Rinne & A Vanhatalo (eds), Proceedings of the XVI International Silage Conference. MTT Agrifood Research Finland, Helsinki, pp. 398-399, XVI International Silage Conference, Hameenlinna, Finland, 2012.
Fychan, A 2012, 'Lucerne, an underutilised forage', pp. 12, Forage Matters, Shepherd Publishing.
Fychan, A 2012, 'National baled silage survey: The results', pp. 2-3, Forage Matters, Summer Shepherd Publishing.
Marley, CL, Fychan, R, Gordon, NM, Leyland, M & Sanderson, R 2011, 'The effects of two different soil management treatments on forage dry matter, fermentation characteristics and silage quality during the first harvest year' 10th British Grassland Society Research Conference, Belfast, 2011 - 2011, .
Marley, CL, Fychan, R, Davies, JW, Sanderson, R, Genever, E & Forbes, AB 2011, 'Effects of chicory / perennial ryegrass swards compared with perennial ryegrass swards on gastro-intestinal parasites in grazing beef steers' 8th International Symposium for the Nutrition of Herbivores, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2011 - 2011, pp. 315-315. DOI: 10.1017/S2040470011002780
Marley, CL, Powell, HG, Scullion, J, Griffith, GW, Fychan, R, McCalman, HM & Smith, SP (ed.) 2011, 'The PROSOIL project - Promoting healthy soils in Wales', pp. 5-9, IBERS Knowledge-based Innovations, 4 Prifysgol Aberystwyth | Aberystwyth University, 01 September.
Winters, AL, Fychan, AR & Jones, R 2001, 'Effect of formic acid and a bacterial inoculant on the amino acid composition of grass silage and on animal performance' Grass and Forage Science, vol 56, no. 2, pp. 181-192. DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2494.2001.00265.x
Fraser, MD, Fychan, AR & Jones, R 2001, 'The effect of harvest date and inoculation on the yield, fermentation characteristics and feeding value of forage pea and field bean silages' Grass and Forage Science, pp. 218-230. DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2494.2001.00268.x
Fychan, A 2001, 'The potential of spring sown lupins for whole and grain production' British Grassland Society Forage Legumes Special Interest Group, Cirencester, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2001, .
Courtney, D, Chadwick, DR, Chapple, D, Duller, CJ, Evans, B, Fychan, A, Jones, R, Marley, C, McCalman, H, McLean, B, Middlemass, C, Minter, C, Morgan, CT & Tallowin, JRB 2001, Managing grassland on farms affected by foot and mouth. MAFF Final Working Group Report 2001, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
Fraser, M, Fychan, A & Jones, R 2000, 'Voluntary intake, digestibility and nitrogen utilization by sheep fed ensiled forage legumes' Grass and Forage Science, vol 55, no. 3, pp. 271-279. DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2494.2000.00225.x
Jones, R, Theodorou, MK, Merry, RJ, Adesogan, AT, Davies, DR, Dewhurst, RJ, Fraser, M, Fychan, A, Nash, RJ, Kingston-Smith, A, Salawa, MB, Winters, A, Theobald, V, Roberts, JE, Evans, ST, Davies, RJT, Leemans, D, Bakewell, EL, Lloyd, JD & Bollard, AL 2000, Conservation of alternative forage crops. Final report to the Milk Development Council (MDC) - June 2000, Milk Development Council.
Jones, EL, Jones, JE, Fychan, A, Bowling, PJ & Jones, R 1998, Whole-crop barley and oats undersown with Italian ryegrass-red clover as big bale silage in an organic system. in GPF Lane & JM Wilkinson (eds), Alternative Forages for Ruminants, RAC/BGS/BSAS/MGA Conference. Chalcombe, pp. 73-79.
Fychan, A & Jones, R 1998, Evaluation of Safeguard inoculant applied to grass silage and its effect of silage quality and animal performance. Contractor Report to Alltech UK - January 1998, Alltech Technical Publications.
Fychan, A, Roberts, JE & Jones, R 1998, Evaluation of Pharmor biological inoculant applied to grass silage. IGER Technical Report to Cultech Ltd - August 1998, Cultech.
Fychan, A & Jones, R 1998, Evaluation of IN-force inoculant applied to grass silage and its effect on silage quality and animal performance. Contractor Report to Cultech Ltd - January 1998, Cultech.
Fychan, A & Jones, R 1998, Evaluation of Encore High DM inoculant applied to high DM grass silage. Contractor Report to Encore Ltd - January 1998, Encore.
Fychan, A & Jones, R 1998, Evaluation of Encore Maize inoculation applied to maize silage. Contractor Report to Encore Ltd - January 1998, Encore.
Fychan, A & Jones, R 1998, Evaluation of Biotal ASG 15 inoculant and its effect on silage quality and beef performance. Contractor Report to Biotal Ltd, Cardiff - January 1998, Biotal.
Fychan, A, Roberts, JE & Jones, R 1998, Effect of wrapping round bale silage with either four or six layers of black film wrap on silage quality, microbiological activity, dry matter loss and animal performance. IGER Technical Report to Brithene Polythene Films, Leominster - December 1998, Brethine Polythene Films.
Fychan, A & Jones, R 1997, Evaluation of film wrap and its effect on baled silage. Contractor Report to Bonar Polythene Films - November 1997, Bonar Polythene Films.
Fychan, A, Davies, DR, Merry, RJ & Jones, R 1996, Evaluation of Ecobale and Zeneca experimental inoculant applied to baled silage and its effect on silage quality and animal production. Final Contractor Report to Zeneca Bio-Products - June 1996, AstraZeneca.
Fychan, A & Jones, R 1996, Evaluation of Circle-Active inoculant applied to grass silage and its effect on silage quality and animal production. Final Contractor Report to Encore Ltd - December 1996, Encore.
Fychan, A & Jones, R 1996, Evaluation of Agros inoculant applied to grass silage and its effect on silage quality and animal production. Contractor Report to Interprise Ltd - December 1996, Interprise.
Jones, R, Fychan, A, Lloyd, JD & Evans, S 1996, Effect of Silus inoculant applied to maize silage. Contractor Report to Interprise Ltd - December 1996, Interprise.
Jones, R, Fychan, A, Lloyd, JD & Evans, S 1996, Effect of Maizeall and Safeguard inoculants applied to maize silage. Contractor Report to Alltech UK - December 1996, Alltech Technical Publications.
McGechan, MB, Barnes, A, Fychan, R & Marley, C 2017, 'A simulation modelling study of water pollution caused by outwintering of cows' Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, vol 142, no. Part A, pp. 397-405. DOI: 10.1016/j.compag.2017.09.022
Marley, C, Fychan, R, Davies, J, Theobald, V, Scollan, N, Richardson, RI & Sanderson, R 2017, 'Stability, fatty acid composition and sensory properties of the M. Longissimus muscle from beef steers grazing either chicory / ryegrass or ryegrass' Animal. DOI: 10.1017/S1751731117001914P
Crotty, F, Fychan, R, Sanderson, R, Rhymes, J, Bourdin, F, Scullion, J & Marley, C 2016, 'Understanding the legacy effect of previous forage crop and tillage management on soil biology, after conversion to an arable crop rotation' Soil Biology and Biochemistry, vol 103, pp. 241-252. DOI: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2016.08.018
Crotty, F, Fychan, A, Benefer, C, Allen, D, Shaw, P & Marley, C 2016, 'First documented pest outbreak of the herbivorous springtail Sminthurus viridis (Collembola) in Europe: Outbreak of Sminthurus viridis in Europe' Grass and Forage Science, vol 71, no. 4, pp. 699–704. DOI: 10.1111/gfs.12235
Marley, C, Powell, H, Theobald, V, Davies, J, Scollan, N, Sanderson, R & Fychan, A 2016, Effects of feeding red clover compared to ryegrass silage to growing cattle out-wintered on kale. in Proceedings of the 26th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation.. Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research, pp. 406, 26th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation. Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research, Trondheim, Norway, 4-8 September. , Trondheim, , Norway, 2016.
Detheridge, A, Brand, G, Fychan, A, Crotty, F, Sanderson, R, Griffith, G & Marley, C 2016, 'The legacy effect of cover crops on soil fungal populations in a cereal rotation' Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, vol 228, pp. 49-61. DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2016.04.022
Marley, C, Theobald, V, Fychan, A, Thomas, B, Gethin, A, Scott, M, Sanderson, R & McCalman, H 2016, Utilising common vetch (Vicia sativa) as a source of forage protein for grazing ewes. in M Höglind, AK Bakken, KA Hovstad, E Kallioniemi, H Riley, H Steinshamnm & L Østrem (eds), The multiple roles of grassland in the European bioeconomy: Proceedings of the 26th General meeting of the European Grassland Federation., ref 2, Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research, Norway, pp. 516-518, Proceedings of the 26th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation, Trondheim, Norway, 2016.
Fychan, A, Leemans, D, Scott, M, Theobald, V, Sanderson, R & Marley, C 2016, Effect of mower/conditioner type during legume or grass harvesting on silage quality. in M Höglind, AK Bakken, KA Hovstad, E Kallioniemi, H Riley, H Steinshamnm & L Østrem (eds), The multiple roles of grassland in the European bioeconomy: Proceedings of the 26th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation., ref. 2, Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research, Norway, pp. 176-178, Proceedings of the 26th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation, Trondheim, Norway, 2016.
Fychan, A, Sanderson, R & Marley, C 2016, Effects of harvesting red clover/ryegrass at different stage of maturity on forage yield and quality. in M Höglind, AK Bakken, KA Hovstad, E Kallioniemi, H Riley, H Steinshamnm & L Østrem (eds), The multiple roles of grassland in the European bioeconomy: Proceedings of the 26th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation. Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research, Norway, pp. 323-325, Proceedings of the 26th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation, Trondheim, Norway, 2016.
Crotty, F, Fychan, R, Scullion, J, Sanderson, R & Marley, C 2015, 'Assessing the impact of agricultural forage crops on soil biodiversity and abundance' Soil Biology and Biochemistry, vol 91, pp. 119-126. DOI: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2015.08.036
Crotty, F, Fychan, R, Scullion, J, Sanderson, R & Marley, C 2015, 'Understanding the legacy effect of previous crop rotations on soil biology: Extended abstract' Improving Soil Health - Developing tools for land managers, Association of Applied Biologists, Marston, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2015 - 2015, .
Fychan, R, Crotty, F, Scott, M, Davies, J, Sanderson, R & Marley, C 2015, 'Effects of different forages on the yield and composition of cereals within a rotation: Extended abstract' Improving Soil Health - Developing tools for land managers, Association of Applied Biologists, Marston, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2015 - 2015, .
Crotty, F, Fychan, R, Scullion, J, Sanderson, R & Marley, C 2015, 'Linking legacy effects within crop rotations to the soil food web' Soil Ecology Society , Colorado Springs, United States of America, 2015 - 2015, .
Fychan, R, Crotty, F, Scullion, J, Sanderson, R & Marley, C 2015, 'Effects of forage species and sward-lifting on compacted soil' European Grassland Federation: Grassland and forages in high input dairy farms, Wageningen, Netherlands, 2015 - 2015, .
Detheridge, A, Scullion, J, Griffith, G, Marley, CL & Fychan, R 2015, A ground truthed DNA metabarcoding technique to determine fungal community structure in soils. in Proceedings of AAB Conference : Healthy Soils - Developing Tools for Land Managers. Association of Applied Biologists, Association of Applied Biologists Conference , United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2015.
Marley, C, Scott, M, Davies, J, Sanderson, R & Fychan, A 2015, 'The effects of cultivation date and method on the establishment of lucerne in the UK' Paper presented at Proceedings of the 18th Symposium of the European Grassland Federation, Wageningen, Netherlands, 2015 - 2015, pp. 256-258.
Crotty, FV, Fychan, AR, Scullion, J, Sanderson, R & Marley, CL 2014, The effects of agricultural forages on soil biology - linking the plant-soil-invertebrate ecosystem. in A Hopkins (ed.), EGF at 50: The Future of European Grasslands: Grassland Science in Europe. vol. 19, pp. 267-269, 25th EGF Conference, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2014.
Fychan, AR, Scott, MB, Davies, JW, Crotty, FV, Sanderson, R & Marley, CL 2014, Effects of previous cropping and establishment method on mineral concentration of whole-plant spring wheat. in A Hopkins (ed.), EGF at 50: The Future of European Grasslands: Grassland Science in Europe. vol. 19, pp. 404-406, 25th EGF Conference, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2014.
Marley, CL, Jones, HG, Theobald, V, Sanderson, R & Fychan, AR 2014, Evaluation of a home-grown crimped lupin and barley concentrate feed for finishing lambs. in A Hopkins (ed.), EGF at 50: The Future of European Grasslands: Grassland Science in Europe. vol. 19, Prifysgol Aberystwyth | Aberystwyth University, pp. 651-654.
Crotty, FV, Fychan, R, Theobald, VJ, Sanderson, R, Chadwick, DR & Marley, CL 2014, 'The Impact of Using Alternative Forages on the Nutrient Value within Slurry and Its Implications for Forage Productivity in Agricultural Systems' PLoS One, vol 9, no. 5, e97516, pp. 1-12. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0097516
Fraser, MD, Fychan, AR & Jones, R 2005, 'The effect of harvest date and inoculation on the yield and fermentation characteristics of two varieties of white lupin (Lupinus albus) when ensiled as a whole-crop' Animal Feed Science and Technology, vol 119, no. 3-4, pp. 307-322. DOI: 10.1016/j.anifeedsci.2004.12.015
Marley, CL, Fychan, AR, Jones, R, O'Mara, FP (ed.), Wilkins, RJ (ed.), 't Mannetje, L (ed.), Lovett, DK (ed.), Rogers, PAM (ed.) & Boland, TM (ed.) 2005, Condensed tannins in different varieties of Lotus corniculatus. in International Grassland Congress. pp. 246, XX International Grassland Conference, Dublin, Ireland, 2005.
Marley, CL, Fychan, AR & Jones, R 2005, Effect of variety and species on the chemical composition of Lotus when ensiled. in S Rae & M Park (eds), Silage production and utilisation: Proceedings of the XIVth International Silage Conference, a satellite workshop of the XXth International Grassland Congress, Belfast, Northern Ireland, July 2005.. Wageningen Academic Publishers, pp. 170.
Fychan, AR, Marley, CL, Fraser, MD, Jones, R, Park, RS (ed.) & Stronge, MD (ed.) 2005, Effect of feeding red clover, lucerne and kale silage on the voluntary intake and liveweight gain of growing lambs. in Silage production and utilisation. Micro-satellite of International Grassland Congress - incorporating the XIV International Silage Conference, Belfast 3-6 July 2005. Wageningen Academic Publishers, pp. 155-156, Silage production and utilisation. Micro-satellite of International Grassland Congress - incorporating the XIV International Silage Conference, Belfast, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2005.
Cardenas, LM, Vallejo, A, Chadwick, DR, Scholefield, D, Fychan, A, Marley, C & Jones, R 2005, 'Effect on soil N emissions of slurry application from sheep fed different diets' Paper presented at 2005 14th N-Workshop , Maastricht, Netherlands, 2005 - 2005, pp. 80.
Fraser, MD, Speijers, MHM, Theobald, VJ, Fychan, AR & Jones, R 2004, 'Production performance and meat quality of grazing lambs finished on red clover, lucerne or perennial ryegrass swards' Grass and Forage Science, pp. 345-356. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2494.2004.00436.x
Fraser, MD, Fychan, AR & Jones, R 2004, 'Evaluation of methods for storing small quantities of experimental silage' Small Ruminant Research, vol 54, no. 1-2, pp. 141-146. DOI: 10.1016/j.smallrumres.2003.11.003
Jones, R & Fychan, A 2004, Evaluation of Alltech Fireguard additive applied to whole crop wheat silage. Alltech Final Report 2004, Alltech Technical Publications.
Jones, R & Fychan, A 2004, Evaluation of Alltech Fireguard additive applied to maize silage. Alltech Final Report 2004, Alltech Technical Publications.
Marley, CL, Winters, AL, Fraser, MD, Fychan, AR & Jones, R 2003, 'The effect of sowing ratio and stage of maturity at harvest on yield, persistency and chemical composition of fresh and ensiled red clover/lucerne bi-crops' Grass and Forage Science, vol 58, no. 4, pp. 397-406. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2494.2003.00392.x
Fraser, MD, Haresign, W, Speijers, MHM, Theobald, VJ, Roberts, JE & Fychan, AR 2003, 'Ensiled legumes as a feed for store lambs' pp. 9.
Fraser, MD, Fychan, AR, Theobald, VJ & Jones, R 2003, 'Effect on meat quality of finishing lambs on red clover and lucerne' Paper presented at 7th British Grassland Society Research Conference, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2003 - 2003, pp. 61-62.
Marley, CL, Fraser, MD, Fychan, AR, Theobald, VJ & Jones, R 2003, 'The effect of legume forages on helminth parasites in grazing lambs' Paper presented at 7th British Grassland Society Research Conference, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2003 - 2003, pp. 43-44.
Fychan, AR, Marley, CL, Roberts, JE, Theobald, VJ & Jones, R 2003, Evaluation of Lotus varieties for yield and persistency when grown in the UK. in Proceedings of the 7th British Grassland Society (BGS) Research Conference, Aberystwyth, 1-3 September 2003. pp. 87-88, 7th British Grassland Society Research Conference, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2003.
Salawu, MB, Adesogan, AT, Fraser, MD, Fychan, AR & Jones, R 2002, 'Assessment of the nutritive value of whole crop peas and intercropped pea-wheat bi-crop forages harvested at different maturity stages for ruminants' Animal Feed Science and Technology, vol 96, pp. 43-53. DOI: 10.1016/S0377-8401(01)00329-7
Fraser, MD, Fychan, AR & Jones, R 2002, 'Evaluation of methods for storing small quantities of experimental silage' Paper presented at XIII International Silage Conference, Auchincruive, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2002 - 2002, pp. 402-403.
Fychan, AR, Theobald, VJ & Roberts, JE 2002, 'Yield and silage quality of red clover and lucerne stands' Paper presented at Proceedings XIII International Silage Conference, Scotland, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2002 - 2002, pp. 88-89.
Fychan, AR, Fraser, MD & Jones, R 2002, 'Effect of ensiling method on the quality of red clover and lucerne silage' Paper presented at XIII International Silage Conference, Auchincruive, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2002 - 2002, pp. 11-13.
Fychan, AR, Roberts, JE, Theobald, VJ & McConochie, HR 2002, Effect of ensiling lucerne with ryegrass. in LM Gechie & C Thomas (eds), Proceedings of the XIII International Silage Conference, Auchincruive, Scotland, 11-13 September 2002. pp. 90-91, XIII International Silage Conference, Auchincruive, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2002.
Fraser, MD, Winters, AL, Fychan, AR, Davies, DR & Jones, R 2001, 'The effect of harvest date and inoculation on the yield, fermentation characteristics and feeding value of kale silage' Grass and Forage Science, vol 56, no. 2, pp. 151-161. DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2494.2001.00262.x
Fychan, R, Marley, CL, Theobald, VJ, Roberts, JE, Sanderson, R & Jones, R 2009, The effects of sowing either spring or winter barley following red clover on nitrogen leaching from soil. in Proceedings of the British Grass Society 9th Research Conference. pp. p21, Proceedings of the BGS 9th Research Conference, 'Future Scenarios for Grassland Management', Harper Adams University College, Newport, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2009.
Fychan, AR, Sanderson, R, Theobald, VJ, Bakewell, EL & Davies, DR 2009, Grass silage quality from big bales wrapped with either standard or pre-stretched film. in GA Broderick, AT Adesogan, LW Bocher, KK Bolsen, FE Conteras-Govea, JH Harrison & RE Muck (eds), XV International Silage Conference. pp. 231-232, XV International Silage Conference, Wisconsin, United States of America, 2009.
Davies, DR, Fychan, AR, Theobald, V, Bakewell, EL, Scott, MB, Broderick, GA (ed.), Adesogan, AT (ed.), Bocher, LW (ed.), Bolsen, KK (ed.), Conteras-Govea, FE (ed.), Harrison, JH (ed.) & Muck, RE (ed.) 2009, Comparison of three additive treatments on crimped grain wheat and maize silage quality. in XV International Silage Conference. pp. 225-226, XV International Silage Conference, Wisconsin, United States of America, 2009.
Fychan, R, Marley, CL, Lewis, GG, Davies, DRW, Theobald, VJ, Jonesq, R & Abberton, MT 2008, Effects of feeding concentrate diets containing narrow-leaf lupin, yellow lupin or soya when compared with a control diet on the productivity of finishing lambs. in Lupins for Health and Wealth: Proceedings of the 12th International Lupin Conference 14 - 18 Sept. 2008, Freemantle, Western Australia. International Lupin Association, pp. 127-130, The 12th International Lupin Conference: Lupins for Health and Wealth, Fremantle, Australia, 2008.
Marley, CL, Davies, DR, Fisher, WJ, Fychan, R, Sanderson, R, Jones, R & Abberton, MT 2008, Effects of incorporating yellow lupins into concentrate diets compared with soya on milk production and milk composition when offered to dairy cows. in 'Lupins for Health and Wealth'. Proceedings of the 12th International Lupin Conference, Fremantle, Western Australia, 14-18th September 2008 . pp. 115-117, The 12th International Lupin Conference: Lupins for Health and Wealth, Fremantle, Australia, 2008.
Cardenas, LM, Chadwick, DR, Scholefield, D, Fychan, AR, Marley, CL, Jones, R, Bol, R, Well, R & Vallejo, A 2007, 'The effect of diet manipulation on nitrous oxide and methane emissions from manure application to incubated grassland soils' Atmospheric Environment, vol 41, no. 33, pp. 7096-7107. DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2007.04.055
Marley, CL, Fychan, R, Fraser, MD, Sanderson, R & Jones, R 2007, 'Effects of feeding different ensiled forages on the productivity and nutrient-use efficiency of finishing lambs' Grass and Forage Science, vol 62, no. 1, pp. 1-12. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2494.2007.00556.x
Fychan, AR, Marley, CL, Roberts, JE, Lewis, GG, Theobald, VJ, Jones, R, Hopkins, JJ (ed.), Duncan, AJ (ed.), McCracken, DI (ed.), Peel, S (ed.) & Tallowin, JRB (ed.) 2007, 'Effects of applying slurry on the yield of red clover, lucerne or hybrid ryegrass when cut for silage production' Paper presented at High Value Grasslands: providing biodiversity, a clean environment and premium products'. A joint BGS/BSAS/BES Conference, University of Keele, Staffordshire, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2007 - 2007, pp. 213-216.
Fychan, R, Marley, CL, Fraser, MD, Theobald, VJ, Jones, R, Hopkins, JJ (ed.), Duncan, AJ (ed.), McCracken, DI (ed.), Peel, S (ed.) & Tallowin, JRB (ed.) 2007, The effects of feeding different ensiled forages on the minerals excreted from growing lambs - implications for farm nutrient budgets. in High Value Grassland: providing biodiversity, a clean environment and premium products. British Grassland Society, pp. 217-220, High Value Grasslands: providing biodiversity, a clean environment and premium products'. A joint BGS/BSAS/BES Conference, University of Keele, Staffordshire, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2007.
Davies, DR, Fychan, AR & Jones, R 2007, Aerobic deterioration of silage: Causes and controls. in Proceedings of Alltech's 23rd Annual Symposium, The new energy crisis: food, feed or fuel?'. pp. 227-238.
Fychan, R, Marley, CL, Fraser, MD, Theobald, V & Jones, R 2007, The effects of feeding different ensiled forages on the minerals excreted from growing lambs - implications for farm nutrient budgets. in JJ Hopkins, AJ Duncan, DI McCracken, S Peel & JRB Tallowin (eds), High value grassland: providing biodiversity, a clean environment and premium products: Proceedings of the BGS/BES/BSAS Conference. vol. 38, British Grassland Society Occasional Symposium, no. 38, British Grassland Society, pp. 217-220.
Marley, C, Fychan, A, Roberts, JE, Theobald, V & Jones, R 2007, The effects of two different in-silo absorbents on the quantity of effluent produced when ensiling forage kale without wilting. in JJ Hopkins, AJ Duncan, DI McCracken, S Peel & JRB Tallowin (eds), High Value Grasslands: Providing Biodiversity a Clean Environment and Premium Products. British Grassland Society Symposium, British Grassland Society, pp. 269-272.
Davies, DR & Fychan, A 2007, 'Silage Management', pp. 54-55, Farmers Weekly, 27 April Reed Business Information.
Marley, CL, Fraser, MD, Roberts, JE, Fychan, AR & Jones, R 2006, 'Effects of legume forages on ovine gastrointestinal parasite development, migration and survival.' Veterinary Parasitology, vol 138, no. 3-4, pp. 308-317. DOI: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2006.02.001
Marley, CL, Fychan, AR & Jones, R 2006, 'Yield, persistency and chemical composition of Lotus species and varieties (birdsfoot trefoil and greater birdsfoot trefoil) when harvested for silage in the UK' Grass and Forage Science, vol 61, no. 2, pp. 134-145. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2494.2006.00516.x
Marley, CL, Fychan, AR, Fraser, MD, Roberts, JE, Lewis, GG, Theobald, VJ & Jones, R 2006, Effects of applying slurries from livestock fed on different forages or inorganic nitrogen on swards of hybrid ryegrass. in JM Moorby (ed.), Grassland as a Multifunctional Resource. pp. 51-52, 8th British Grassland Society Research Conference, Cirencester, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2006.
Fychan, AR, Marley, CL, Roberts, JE, Lewis, GG, Theobald, VJ & Jones, R 2006, Effects of red clover, lucerne or hybrid ryegrass on the yield of a subsequent crop of winter or spring barley. in 8th British Grassland Society Research Conference, 'Grassland as a Multifunctional Resource', Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester, 4-6 September 2006. pp. 3, 8th British Grassland Society Research Conference, Cirencester, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2006.
Marley, CL, Fychan, AR, Roberts, JE, Theobald, VJ & Jones, R 2006, The effects of an in-silo absorbent on the quantity of effluent produced when ensiling forage peas with and without wilting. in JM Moorby (ed.), 8th British Grassland Society Research Conference, 'Grassland as a Multifunctional Resource', Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester, 4-6 September 2006. British Grassland Society, pp. 51, 8th British Grassland Society Research Conference, Cirencester, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2006.
Marley, CL, Fraser, MD, Fychan, AR, Theobald, VJ & Jones, R 2005, 'Effect of forage legumes and anthelmintic treatment on the performance, nutritional status and nematode parasites of grazing lambs' Veterinary Parasitology, vol 131, no. 3-4, pp. 267-282. DOI: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2005.04.037
Fraser, MD, Fychan, AR & Jones, R 2005, 'Comparative yield and chemical composition of two varieties of narrow-leafed lupin (Lupinus angustifolius) when harvested as whole-crop, moist grain and dry grain' Animal Feed Science and Technology, vol 120, no. 1-2, pp. 43-50. DOI: 10.1016/j.anifeedsci.2004.12.014
Marley, C, McCalman, H, Fychan, R & Powell, H 2011, Annual Report on the PROSOIL project. Welsh Government.
Lee, MRF, Cabiddu, A, Hou, F, Niderkorn, V, Kim, EJ, Fychan, AR & Scollan, ND 2011, 'In vitro rumen simulated (RUSITEC) metabolism of freshly cut or wilted grasses with contrasting polyphenol oxidase activities' Grass and Forage Science, vol 66, no. 2, pp. 196-205. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2494.2010.00775.x
Marley, CL, Fychan, R, Davies, JW, Sanderson, R, Genever, E & Forbes, AB 2011, Effects of chicory / perennial ryegrass swards compared with perennial ryegrass swards on the faecal egg counts of grazing beef steers. in Advances in Animal Biosciences: Proceedings of the British Society of Animal Science and the Association of Veterinary Teaching and Research Work. Cambridge University Press, pp. 180-180, ASF/AVTR/BSAS/WPSA Annual Conference, 'Food Security - Challenges and Opportunities for Animal Science, Nottingham University, 2011. DOI: 10.1017/S204047001100001X
Marley, CL, Fychan, R, Davies, JW, Sanderson, R, Genever, E & Forbes, AB 2011, 'Effects of chicory/perennial ryegrass swards compared with perennial ryegrass swards on gastro-intestinal parasites in grazing beef steers' Paper presented at 8th International Symposium on the Nutrition of Herbivores (ISNH8), Aberystwyth, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2011 - 2011, pp. pp.315.
Lee, MRF, Gordon, N, Tweed, JKS, Theobald, VJ, Fychan, AR & Scollan, ND 2011, The influence of grass silages with contrasting polyphenol oxidase activity versus red clover on rumen ammonia and the flow of amino acids to the duodenum in beef steers. in Eighth International Symposium for the Nutrition of Herbivores, Aberystwyth.. Unknown Publisher, pp. 427-427, 8th International Symposium for the Nutrition of Herbivores, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2011.
Marley, C, Fychan, R, Gordon, N, Leyland, M, Theobald, V, Sanderson, R, Abberton, M & Theobald, VJ 2011, Effects of incorporating lupins compared with soya bean meal into concentrate diets on nitrogen and phosphorus partitioning and utilisation in dairy cows. in Lupin crops: an opportunity for today, a promise for the future. Proceedings of the 13th International Lupin Conference, Poznan´, Poland, 6-10 June 2011. International Lupin Association, Canterbury: New Zealand, pp. 31-31, The 13th International Lupin Conference “Lupin crops – an opportunity for today, a promise for the future”, Poznań, Poland, 2011.
Marley, CL, Fychan, R, Davies, JW & Sanderson, R 2011, The effects of chicory when sown with different combinations of ryegrass, either with or without red clover, on the nutritive value of harvested forage. in Proceedings of the British Grassland Society 10th Research Conference, 250-21st September 2011, Belfast, Northern Ireland. British Grassland Society, pp. 53-53, 10th British Grassland Society Research Conference, Belfast, 2011.
Marley, CL, Fychan, R, Gordon, N, Leyland, M & Sanderson, R 2011, The effects of two different soil management treatments on forage DM, fermentation characteristics and silage quality during the first harvest year. in Proceedings of the British Grassland Society 10th Research Conference, 250-21st September 2011, Belfast, Northern Ireland. British Grassland Society, pp. 127-127, 10th British Grassland Society Research Conference, Belfast, 2011.
Fychan, R, Leemans, DK, Theobald, V, Davies, DR, Sanderson, R & Marley, C 2011, The effects of chicory when ensiled alone or in combination with other forages on fermentation characteristics and silage quality. in Proceedings of the British Grassland Society 10th Research Conference, 20-21st September 2011, Belfast, Northern Ireland. British Grassland Society, pp. 51, 10th British Grassland Society Research Conference, Belfast, 2011.
Lee, MR, Gordon, N, Tweed, J, Theobald, V, Fychan, A & Scollan, N 2011, 'The potential of grass silage with contrating polyphenol oxidase activity versus red clover to protect C18 polyunsaturated fatty acid across the rumen of beef steers' Paper presented at Eighth International Symposium for the Nutrition of Herbivores (ISNH8), Aberystwyth, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2011 - 2011, pp. 426.
Fychan, A 2011, 'Bale shape matters', pp. 19, Forage Matters, 12 Shepherd Publishing.
Marley, CL, Fychan, R, Sanderson, R, Roberts, JE & Jones, R 2009, The effects of sowing either spring or winter barley following red clover, lucerne or hybrid ryegrass on soil nitrogen status. in Proceedings of the British Grassland Society 9th Research Conference, Harper Adams University College, Shropshire. British Grassland Society, pp. 53-53, Proceedings of the BGS 9th Research Conference, 'Future Scenarios for Grassland Management', Harper Adams University College, Newport, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2009.
Abberton, MT, Marley, CL, Fychan, AR & Mizen, KA 2009, Lupins in sustainable agriculture (LISA). DEFRA Link Final Report LK0950, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
Fychan, AR, Sanderson, R, Theobald, VJ, Bakewell, EL, Davies, DR, Broderick, GA (ed.), Adesogan, AT (ed.), Bocher, LW (ed.), Bolsen, KK (ed.), Conteras-Govea, FE (ed.), Harrison, JH (ed.) & Muck, RE (ed.) 2009, 'Grass silage quality from big bales wrapped with either white or black film' Paper presented at XV International Silage Conference, Wisconsin, United States of America, 2009 - 2009, pp. 233-234.
Fychan, AR, Marley, CL, Theobald, VJ, Roberts, JE & Jones, R 2009, 'The yield and chemical composition of three lupin varieties at harvest and ensiled as crimped grain' Paper presented at BGS 9th Research Conference, Harper Adams University College, 2009 - 2009, pp. 31-32.
Marley, CL, Fychan, AR, Theobald, VJ, Davies, DWR, Sanderson, R, Abberton, MT & Davies, DR 2009, 'The effect of incorporating either lupins or soya bean meal into concentrate diets when compared with a control concentrate diet on the performance and carcase characteristics of finishing lambs' 2009 British Society of Animal Science Annual Conference, Southport, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2009 - 2009, pp. 52.
Marley, CL, Fisher, WJ, Fychan, R, Sanderson, R, Abberton, MT & Davies, DR 2009, 'Dry matter intakes, milk yield and milk composition of dairy cows offered concentrate diets containing either yellow lupins or soya bean meal' pp. 151.
Marley, CL, Fychan, AR, Fraser, MD, Sanderson, R & Jones, R 2009, 'The effect of feeding ensiled alternative forages compared with ensiled ryegrass on excreta losses from growing lambs' 2009 British Society of Animal Science Annual Conference, Southport, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2009 - 2009, pp. 162.
Marley, CL, Fychan, AR, Theobald, V, Roberts, JE, Sanderson, R & Jones, R 2009, 'The effects of silage effluent from red clover, lucerne or ryegrass when applied to intact soil cores on the pH and total nitrogen concentrations of leachate and soil' Poster BGS 9th Research Conference, 'Future Scenarios for Grassland Management', 2009 - 2009, .
Fychan, R, Marley, CL, Theobald, VJ, Roberts, JE & Jones, R 2009, The effects of three lupin varieties on grain yield and composition, and the quality of the resulting crimped grain silage. in Proceedings of the BGS 9th Research Conference. pp. 31.