Mr Rhun Fychan

Mr Rhun Fychan

Research Scientist

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  • Managment of the team's experimental resorces and research
  • Agronomy, Soil and Silage research

Teaching

Publications

2017

Marley, C., Fychan, R., Davies, J., Theobald, V., Scollan, N., Richardson, R.I., 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 Cadair

2016

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 103 pp. 241-252. 10.1016/j.soilbio.2016.08.018 Cadair

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 71 (4) pp. 699–704. 10.1111/gfs.12235 Cadair

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. Proceedings of the 26th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation. 26th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation. Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research, Trondheim, Norway, 4-8 September. . Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research pp. 406. Cadair

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 228 pp. 49-61. 10.1016/j.agee.2016.04.022 Cadair

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., A. K. Bakken., K. A. 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. Proceedings of the 26th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation. Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research, Norway pp. 516-518. Cadair

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., A. K. Bakken., K. A. 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. Proceedings of the 26th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation. Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research, Norway pp. 176-178. Cadair

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., A. K. Bakken., K. A. 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. Proceedings of the 26th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation. Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research, Norway pp. 323-325. Cadair

2015

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 91 pp. 119-126. 10.1016/j.soilbio.2015.08.036 Cadair

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. Cadair

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. Cadair

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 . Cadair

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. Cadair

Detheridge, A., Scullion, J., Griffith, G., Marley, C.L., Fychan, R. 2015. A ground truthed DNA metabarcoding technique to determine fungal community structure in soils. Proceedings of AAB Conference : Healthy Soils - Developing Tools for Land Managers. Association of Applied Biologists Conference . Association of Applied Biologists Cadair

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. Proceedings of the 18th Symposium of the European Grassland Federation. Cadair

2014

Crotty, F.V., Fychan, A.R., Scullion, J., Sanderson, R., Marley, C.L. 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. 25th EGF Conference. pp. 267-269. Cadair

Fychan, A.R., Scott, M.B., Davies, J.W., Crotty, F.V., Sanderson, R., Marley, C.L. 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. 25th EGF Conference. pp. 404-406. Cadair

Marley, C.L., Jones, H.G., Theobald, V., Sanderson, R., Fychan, A.R. 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. Prifysgol Aberystwyth | Aberystwyth University pp. 651-654. Cadair

Crotty, F.V., Fychan, R., Theobald, V.J., Sanderson, R., Chadwick, D.R., Marley, C.L. 2014. The Impact of Using Alternative Forages on the Nutrient Value within Slurry and Its Implications for Forage Productivity in Agricultural Systems. PLoS One 9 (5) e97516 pp. 1-12. 10.1371/journal.pone.0097516 Cadair

Marley, C.L., Fychan, R., Davies, J.W., Scollan, N.D., Richardson, I., Theobald, V., Genever, E., Forbes, A.B., Sanderson, R. 2014. Effects of chicory / ryegrass swards compared with ryegrass swards on the performance and carcass quality of grazing beef steers. PLoS One 9 (1) e86259 10.1371/journal.pone.0086259 Cadair

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. Cadair

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. Cadair

2013

Marley, C.L., Fychan, A.R., Theobald, V., Cuttle, S.P., 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 181 pp. 213-222. 10.1016/j.agee.2013.10.006 Cadair

Fychan, R., Scott, M.B., Gordon, N.M., Leyland, M., Sanderson, R., Marley, C.L. 2013. Effects of two different soil management treatments on forage yield, botanical and chemical composition. Proceedings of the British Grassland Society 11th Research Conference, Dumfries, Scotland, UK : Science and Practice for Grass-based Systems. 11th British Grassland Society Research Conference. British Grassland Society Cadair

Fychan, A.R., Scott, M.B., Davies, J.W., Fleming, H.R., Theobald, V., Sanderson, R., Marley, C.L. 2013. Effects of different soil treatments on the yield and nutritive value of perennial ryegrass. Proceedings of the British Grassland Society 11th Research Conference, Dumfries, UK: Science and Practice for Grass-based Systems. 11th British Grassland Society Research Conference. British Grassland Society Cadair

Marley, C.L., Fychan, A.R., Scott, M.B., Davies, J.W., 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. Grassland Science in Europe, vol. 18 17th Symposium of the European Grassland Federation. European Grassland Federation, Borgarnes, Iceland pp. 249-251. Cadair

Marley, C.L., Fychan, A.R., Scott, M.B., Davies, J.W., 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. Grassland Science in Europe, vol. 18 17th Symposium of the European Grassland Federation. European Grassland Federation, Borgarnes pp. 252-253. Cadair

Fychan, A.R., Scott, M.B., Davies, J.W., Sanderson, R., Marley, C.L. 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 17th Symposium of the European Grassland Federation. European Grassland Federation, Borgarnes, Iceland pp. 255-257. Cadair

Fychan, A.R., Davies, D.R., Sanderson, R. 2013. An evaluation of the effect of silage management practices on commercial farms in England and Wales on baled silage quality. 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 , Borgarnes, Iceland pp. 234-236. Cadair

Fychan, A.R., Davies, J.W., Scott, M.B., Sanderson, R., Marley, C.L. 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. Grassland Science in Europe, vol. 18 17th Symposium of the European Grassland Federation. European Grassland Federation pp. 165-167. Cadair

Crotty, F.V., Fychan, A.R., Scullion, J., Davies, J.W., Scott, M.B., Sanderson, R., Marley, C.L. 2013. How agricultural management impacts the soil food web: comparing the effects of two different soil management treatments. Science and Practice for Grass-based Systems. 11th British Grassland Society Research Conference. Cadair

Crotty, F.V., Fychan, A.R., Scullion, J., Davies, J.W., Scott, M.B., Sanderson, R., Marley, C.L. 2013. How is the soil food web affected by management practices to promote high yielding and high quality grassland. 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. Cadair

Crotty, F.V., Fychan, A.R., Scullion, J., Davies, J.W., Scott, M.B., Sanderson, R., Marley, C.L. 2013. Linking above ground management to below ground ecosystems: the effect of utilising alternative forages on the soil food web. Soil Ecology Society: Biodiversity and Function in Soil. 14th Biennial Soil Ecology Society Meeting 2013. Cadair

2012

Davies, D.R., Bakewell, E.L., 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. XVI International Silage Conference. MTT Agrifood Research Finland, Helsinki pp. 398-399. Cadair

Fychan, A. 2012. Lucerne, an underutilised forage. Cadair

Fychan, A. 2012. National baled silage survey: The results. Cadair

2011

Lee, M.R.F., Cabiddu, A., Hou, F., Niderkorn, V., Kim, E.J., Fychan, A.R., Scollan, N.D. 2011. In vitro rumen simulated (RUSITEC) metabolism of freshly cut or wilted grasses with contrasting polyphenol oxidase activities. Grass and Forage Science 66 (2) pp. 196-205. 10.1111/j.1365-2494.2010.00775.x Cadair

Marley, C.L., Fychan, R., Davies, J.W., Sanderson, R., Genever, E., Forbes, A.B. 2011. Effects of chicory / perennial ryegrass swards compared with perennial ryegrass swards on the faecal egg counts of grazing beef steers. Advances in Animal Biosciences: Proceedings of the British Society of Animal Science and the Association of Veterinary Teaching and Research Work. ASF/AVTR/BSAS/WPSA Annual Conference, 'Food Security - Challenges and Opportunities for Animal Science, Nottingham University. Cambridge University Press pp. 180-180. 10.1017/S204047001100001X Cadair

Marley, C.L., Fychan, R., Davies, J.W., Sanderson, R., Genever, E., Forbes, A.B. 2011. Effects of chicory/perennial ryegrass swards compared with perennial ryegrass swards on gastro-intestinal parasites in grazing beef steers. 8th International Symposium on the Nutrition of Herbivores (ISNH8), Aberystwyth. Cadair

Lee, M.R.F., Gordon, N., Tweed, J.K.S., Theobald, V.J., Fychan, A.R., Scollan, N.D. 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. Eighth International Symposium for the Nutrition of Herbivores, Aberystwyth. 8th International Symposium for the Nutrition of Herbivores. Unknown Publisher pp. 427-427. Cadair

Marley, C., Fychan, R., Gordon, N., Leyland, M., Theobald, V., Sanderson, R., Abberton, M., Theobald, V.J. 2011. Effects of incorporating lupins compared with soya bean meal into concentrate diets on nitrogen and phosphorus partitioning and utilisation in dairy cows. Lupin crops: an opportunity for today, a promise for the future. Proceedings of the 13th International Lupin Conference, Poznan´, Poland, 6-10 June 2011. The 13th International Lupin Conference “Lupin crops – an opportunity for today, a promise for the future”. International Lupin Association, Canterbury: New Zealand pp. 31-31. Cadair

Marley, C.L., Fychan, R., Davies, J.W., 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. Proceedings of the British Grassland Society 10th Research Conference, 250-21st September 2011, Belfast, Northern Ireland. 10th British Grassland Society Research Conference. British Grassland Society pp. 53-53. Cadair

Marley, C.L., 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. Proceedings of the British Grassland Society 10th Research Conference, 250-21st September 2011, Belfast, Northern Ireland. 10th British Grassland Society Research Conference. British Grassland Society pp. 127-127. Cadair

Fychan, R., Leemans, D.K., Theobald, V., Davies, D.R., Sanderson, R., Marley, C. 2011. The effects of chicory when ensiled alone or in combination with other forages on fermentation characteristics and silage quality. Proceedings of the British Grassland Society 10th Research Conference, 20-21st September 2011, Belfast, Northern Ireland. 10th British Grassland Society Research Conference. British Grassland Society pp. 51. Cadair

Lee, M.R., 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. Eighth International Symposium for the Nutrition of Herbivores (ISNH8). Cadair

Fychan, A. 2011. Bale shape matters. Cadair

Marley, C.L., Fychan, R., Gordon, N.M., 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. Cadair

Marley, C.L., Fychan, R., Davies, J.W., Sanderson, R., Genever, E., Forbes, A.B. 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. 10.1017/S2040470011002780 Cadair

Marley, C.L., Powell, H.G., Scullion, J., Griffith, G.W., Fychan, R., McCalman, H.M.Smith, S.P. 2011. The PROSOIL project - Promoting healthy soils in Wales. Other Cadair

Marley, C., McCalman, H., Fychan, R., Powell, H. 2011. Annual Report on the PROSOIL project. Welsh Government Cadair

2009

Marley, C.L., Fychan, R., Sanderson, R., Roberts, J.E., Jones, R. 2009. The effects of sowing either spring or winter barley following red clover, lucerne or hybrid ryegrass on soil nitrogen status. Proceedings of the British Grassland Society 9th Research Conference, Harper Adams University College, Shropshire. Proceedings of the BGS 9th Research Conference, 'Future Scenarios for Grassland Management', Harper Adams University College. British Grassland Society pp. 53-53. Cadair

Abberton, M.T., Marley, C.L., Fychan, A.R., Mizen, K.A. 2009. Lupins in sustainable agriculture (LISA). DEFRA Link Final Report LK0950 Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Cadair

Fychan, A.R., Sanderson, R., Theobald, V.J., Bakewell, E.L., Davies, D.R.Broderick, G.A., Adesogan, A.T., Bocher, L.W., Bolsen, K.K., Conteras-Govea, F.E., Harrison, J.H., Muck, R.E. 2009. Grass silage quality from big bales wrapped with either white or black film. XV International Silage Conference. Cadair

Fychan, A.R., Marley, C.L., Theobald, V.J., Roberts, J.E., Jones, R. 2009. The yield and chemical composition of three lupin varieties at harvest and ensiled as crimped grain. BGS 9th Research Conference. Cadair

Marley, C.L., Fychan, A.R., Theobald, V.J., Davies, D.W.R., Sanderson, R., Abberton, M.T., Davies, D.R. 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. Other Cadair

Marley, C.L., Fisher, W.J., Fychan, R., Sanderson, R., Abberton, M.T., Davies, D.R. 2009. Dry matter intakes, milk yield and milk composition of dairy cows offered concentrate diets containing either yellow lupins or soya bean meal. Other Cadair

Marley, C.L., Fychan, A.R., Fraser, M.D., 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. Other Cadair

Marley, C.L., Fychan, A.R., Theobald, V., Roberts, J.E., 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', Harper Adams University College. Cadair

Fychan, R., Marley, C.L., Theobald, V.J., Roberts, J.E., Jones, R. 2009. The effects of three lupin varieties on grain yield and composition, and the quality of the resulting crimped grain silage. Proceedings of the BGS 9th Research Conference. pp. 31. Cadair Other

Fychan, R., Marley, C.L., Theobald, V.J., Roberts, J.E., Sanderson, R., Jones, R. 2009. The effects of sowing either spring or winter barley following red clover on nitrogen leaching from soil. Proceedings of the British Grass Society 9th Research Conference. Proceedings of the BGS 9th Research Conference, 'Future Scenarios for Grassland Management', Harper Adams University College. pp. p21. Cadair Other

Fychan, A.R., Sanderson, R., Theobald, V.J., Bakewell, E.L., Davies, D.R. 2009. Grass silage quality from big bales wrapped with either standard or pre-stretched film. In G. A. Broderick., A. T. Adesogan., L. W. Bocher., K. K. Bolsen., F. E. Conteras-Govea., J. H. Harrison., R. E. Muck. (eds) XV International Silage Conference. XV International Silage Conference. pp. 231-232. Cadair Other

Davies, D.R., Fychan, A.R., Theobald, V., Bakewell, E.L., Scott, M.B.Broderick, G.A., Adesogan, A.T., Bocher, L.W., Bolsen, K.K., Conteras-Govea, F.E., Harrison, J.H., Muck, R.E. 2009. Comparison of three additive treatments on crimped grain wheat and maize silage quality. XV International Silage Conference. XV International Silage Conference. pp. 225-226. Cadair Other

2008

Fychan, R., Marley, C.L., Lewis, G.G., Davies, D., Theobald, V.J., Jonesq, R., Abberton, M.T. 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. Lupins for Health and Wealth: Proceedings of the 12th International Lupin Conference 14 - 18 Sept. 2008, Freemantle, Western Australia. The 12th International Lupin Conference: Lupins for Health and Wealth. International Lupin Association pp. 127-130. Other Cadair

Marley, C.L., Davies, D.R., Fisher, W.J., Fychan, R., Sanderson, R., Jones, R., Abberton, M.T. 2008. Effects of incorporating yellow lupins into concentrate diets compared with soya on milk production and milk composition when offered to dairy cows. 'Lupins for Health and Wealth'. Proceedings of the 12th International Lupin Conference, Fremantle, Western Australia, 14-18th September 2008 . The 12th International Lupin Conference: Lupins for Health and Wealth. pp. 115-117. Cadair

2007

Cardenas, L.M., Chadwick, D.R., Scholefield, D., Fychan, A.R., Marley, C.L., 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 41 (33) pp. 7096-7107. 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2007.04.055 Cadair

Marley, C.L., Fychan, R., Fraser, M.D., 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 62 (1) pp. 1-12. 10.1111/j.1365-2494.2007.00556.x Cadair

Fychan, A.R., Marley, C.L., Roberts, J.E., Lewis, G.G., Theobald, V.J., Jones, R.Hopkins, J.J., Duncan, A.J., McCracken, D.I., Peel, S., Tallowin, J.R.B. 2007. Effects of applying slurry on the yield of red clover, lucerne or hybrid ryegrass when cut for silage production. High Value Grasslands: providing biodiversity, a clean environment and premium products'. A joint BGS/BSAS/BES Conference. Cadair Other

Fychan, R., Marley, C.L., Fraser, M.D., Theobald, V.J., Jones, R.Hopkins, J.J., Duncan, A.J., McCracken, D.I., Peel, S., Tallowin, J.R.B. 2007. The effects of feeding different ensiled forages on the minerals excreted from growing lambs - implications for farm nutrient budgets. High Value Grassland: providing biodiversity, a clean environment and premium products. High Value Grasslands: providing biodiversity, a clean environment and premium products'. A joint BGS/BSAS/BES Conference. British Grassland Society pp. 217-220. Cadair Other

Davies, D.R., Fychan, A.R., Jones, R. 2007. Aerobic deterioration of silage: Causes and controls. Proceedings of Alltech's 23rd Annual Symposium, The new energy crisis: food, feed or fuel?'. pp. 227-238. Cadair

Fychan, R., Marley, C.L., Fraser, M.D., 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 J. J. Hopkins., A. J. Duncan., D. I. McCracken., S. Peel., J. R. B. Tallowin. (eds) High value grassland: providing biodiversity, a clean environment and premium products: Proceedings of the BGS/BES/BSAS Conference. British Grassland Society Occasional Symposium, no. 38 British Grassland Society pp. 217-220. Cadair

Marley, C., Fychan, A., Roberts, J.E., 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 J. J. Hopkins., A. J. Duncan., D. I. McCracken., S. Peel., J. R. B. Tallowin. (eds) High Value Grasslands: Providing Biodiversity a Clean Environment and Premium Products. British Grassland Society Symposium British Grassland Society pp. 269-272. Cadair

Davies, D.R., Fychan, A. 2007. Silage Management. Cadair

2006

Marley, C.L., Fraser, M.D., Roberts, J.E., Fychan, A.R., Jones, R. 2006. Effects of legume forages on ovine gastrointestinal parasite development, migration and survival. Veterinary Parasitology 138 (3-4) pp. 308-317. 10.1016/j.vetpar.2006.02.001 Cadair

Marley, C.L., Fychan, A.R., 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 61 (2) pp. 134-145. 10.1111/j.1365-2494.2006.00516.x Cadair

Marley, C.L., Fychan, A.R., Fraser, M.D., Roberts, J.E., Lewis, G.G., Theobald, V.J., Jones, R. 2006. Effects of applying slurries from livestock fed on different forages or inorganic nitrogen on swards of hybrid ryegrass. In J. M. Moorby. (ed) Grassland as a Multifunctional Resource. 8th British Grassland Society Research Conference. pp. 51-52. Cadair

Fychan, A.R., Marley, C.L., Roberts, J.E., Lewis, G.G., Theobald, V.J., Jones, R. 2006. Effects of red clover, lucerne or hybrid ryegrass on the yield of a subsequent crop of winter or spring barley. 8th British Grassland Society Research Conference, 'Grassland as a Multifunctional Resource', Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester, 4-6 September 2006. 8th British Grassland Society Research Conference. pp. 3. Cadair

Marley, C.L., Fychan, A.R., Roberts, J.E., Theobald, V.J., 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 J. M. Moorby. (ed) 8th British Grassland Society Research Conference, 'Grassland as a Multifunctional Resource', Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester, 4-6 September 2006. 8th British Grassland Society Research Conference. British Grassland Society pp. 51. Cadair

2005

Marley, C.L., Fychan, A.R., Jones, R.O'Mara, F.P., Wilkins, R.J., 't Mannetje, L., Lovett, D.K., Rogers, P.A.M., Boland, T.M. 2005. Condensed tannins in different varieties of Lotus corniculatus. International Grassland Congress. XX International Grassland Conference. pp. 246. Cadair Other

Marley, C.L., Fychan, A.R., 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. Cadair

Fychan, A.R., Marley, C.L., Fraser, M.D., Jones, R.Park, R.S., Stronge, M.D. 2005. Effect of feeding red clover, lucerne and kale silage on the voluntary intake and liveweight gain of growing lambs. Silage production and utilisation. Micro-satellite of International Grassland Congress - incorporating the XIV International Silage Conference, Belfast 3-6 July 2005. Silage production and utilisation. Micro-satellite of International Grassland Congress - incorporating the XIV International Silage Conference. Wageningen Academic Publishers pp. 155-156. Cadair Other

Cardenas, L.M., Vallejo, A., Chadwick, D.R., Scholefield, D., Fychan, A., Marley, C., Jones, R. 2005. Effect on soil N emissions of slurry application from sheep fed different diets. 2005 14th N-Workshop . Cadair

Marley, C.L., Fraser, M.D., Fychan, A.R., Theobald, V.J., Jones, R. 2005. Effect of forage legumes and anthelmintic treatment on the performance, nutritional status and nematode parasites of grazing lambs. Veterinary Parasitology 131 (3-4) pp. 267-282. 10.1016/j.vetpar.2005.04.037 Cadair

Fraser, M.D., Fychan, A.R., 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 120 (1-2) pp. 43-50. 10.1016/j.anifeedsci.2004.12.014 Cadair

Fraser, M.D., Fychan, A.R., 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 119 (3-4) pp. 307-322. 10.1016/j.anifeedsci.2004.12.015 Cadair

2004

Fraser, M.D., Speijers, M.H.M., Theobald, V.J., Fychan, A.R., 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. 10.1111/j.1365-2494.2004.00436.x Cadair

Fraser, M.D., Fychan, A.R., Jones, R. 2004. Evaluation of methods for storing small quantities of experimental silage. Small Ruminant Research 54 (1-2) pp. 141-146. 10.1016/j.smallrumres.2003.11.003 Cadair

Jones, R., Fychan, A. 2004. Evaluation of Alltech Fireguard additive applied to whole crop wheat silage. Alltech Final Report 2004 Alltech Technical Publications Cadair

Jones, R., Fychan, A. 2004. Evaluation of Alltech Fireguard additive applied to maize silage. Alltech Final Report 2004 Alltech Technical Publications Cadair

2003

Marley, C.L., Winters, A.L., Fraser, M.D., Fychan, A.R., 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 58 (4) pp. 397-406. 10.1111/j.1365-2494.2003.00392.x Cadair Other

Fraser, M.D., Haresign, W., Speijers, M.H.M., Theobald, V.J., Roberts, J.E., Fychan, A.R. 2003. Ensiled legumes as a feed for store lambs. Cadair Other

Fraser, M.D., Fychan, A.R., Theobald, V.J., Jones, R. 2003. Effect on meat quality of finishing lambs on red clover and lucerne. 7th British Grassland Society Research Conference. Cadair Other

Marley, C.L., Fraser, M.D., Fychan, A.R., Theobald, V.J., Jones, R. 2003. The effect of legume forages on helminth parasites in grazing lambs. 7th British Grassland Society Research Conference. Cadair Other

Fychan, A.R., Marley, C.L., Roberts, J.E., Theobald, V.J., Jones, R. 2003. Evaluation of Lotus varieties for yield and persistency when grown in the UK. Proceedings of the 7th British Grassland Society (BGS) Research Conference, Aberystwyth, 1-3 September 2003. 7th British Grassland Society Research Conference. pp. 87-88. Cadair Other

2002

Salawu, M.B., Adesogan, A.T., Fraser, M.D., Fychan, A.R., 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 96 pp. 43-53. 10.1016/S0377-8401(01)00329-7 Cadair

Fraser, M.D., Fychan, A.R., Jones, R. 2002. Evaluation of methods for storing small quantities of experimental silage. XIII International Silage Conference. Cadair Other

Fychan, A.R., Theobald, V.J., Roberts, J.E. 2002. Yield and silage quality of red clover and lucerne stands. Proceedings XIII International Silage Conference. Cadair

Fychan, A.R., Fraser, M.D., Jones, R. 2002. Effect of ensiling method on the quality of red clover and lucerne silage. XIII International Silage Conference. Cadair

Fychan, A.R., Roberts, J.E., Theobald, V.J., McConochie, H.R. 2002. Effect of ensiling lucerne with ryegrass. In L. M. Gechie., C. Thomas. (eds) Proceedings of the XIII International Silage Conference, Auchincruive, Scotland, 11-13 September 2002. XIII International Silage Conference. pp. 90-91. Cadair Other

2001

Fraser, M.D., Winters, A.L., Fychan, A.R., Davies, D.R., 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 56 (2) pp. 151-161. 10.1046/j.1365-2494.2001.00262.x Cadair

Winters, A.L., Fychan, A.R., 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 56 (2) pp. 181-192. 10.1046/j.1365-2494.2001.00265.x Cadair

Fraser, M.D., Fychan, A.R., 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. 10.1046/j.1365-2494.2001.00268.x Cadair

Fychan, A. 2001. The potential of spring sown lupins for whole and grain production. British Grassland Society Forage Legumes Special Interest Group. Cadair

Courtney, D., Chadwick, D.R., Chapple, D., Duller, C.J., Evans, B., Fychan, A., Jones, R., Marley, C., McCalman, H., McLean, B., Middlemass, C., Minter, C., Morgan, C.T., Tallowin, J.R.B. 2001. Managing grassland on farms affected by foot and mouth. MAFF Final Working Group Report 2001 Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Cadair

2000

Fraser, M., Fychan, A., Jones, R. 2000. Voluntary intake, digestibility and nitrogen utilization by sheep fed ensiled forage legumes. Grass and Forage Science 55 (3) pp. 271-279. 10.1046/j.1365-2494.2000.00225.x Cadair

Jones, R., Theodorou, M.K., Merry, R.J., Adesogan, A.T., Davies, D.R., Dewhurst, R.J., Fraser, M., Fychan, A., Nash, R.J., Kingston-Smith, A., Salawa, M.B., Winters, A., Theobald, V., Roberts, J.E., Evans, S.T., Davies, R.J.T., Leemans, D., Bakewell, E.L., Lloyd, J.D., Bollard, A.L. 2000. Conservation of alternative forage crops. Final report to the Milk Development Council (MDC) - June 2000 Milk Development Council Cadair

1998

Jones, E.L., Jones, J.E., Fychan, A., Bowling, P.J., Jones, R. 1998. Whole-crop barley and oats undersown with Italian ryegrass-red clover as big bale silage in an organic system. In G. P. F. Lane., J. M. Wilkinson. (eds) Alternative Forages for Ruminants, RAC/BGS/BSAS/MGA Conference. Chalcombe pp. 73-79. Cadair

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 Cadair

Fychan, A., Roberts, J.E., Jones, R. 1998. Evaluation of Pharmor biological inoculant applied to grass silage. IGER Technical Report to Cultech Ltd - August 1998 Cultech Cadair

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 Cadair

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 Cadair

Fychan, A., Jones, R. 1998. Evaluation of Encore Maize inoculation applied to maize silage. Contractor Report to Encore Ltd - January 1998 Encore Cadair

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 Cadair

Fychan, A., Roberts, J.E., 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 Cadair

1997

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 Cadair

1996

Fychan, A., Davies, D.R., Merry, R.J., 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 Cadair

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 Cadair

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 Cadair

Jones, R., Fychan, A., Lloyd, J.D., Evans, S. 1996. Effect of Silus inoculant applied to maize silage. Contractor Report to Interprise Ltd - December 1996 Interprise Cadair

Jones, R., Fychan, A., Lloyd, J.D., Evans, S. 1996. Effect of Maizeall and Safeguard inoculants applied to maize silage. Contractor Report to Alltech UK - December 1996 Alltech Technical Publications Cadair

Jones, R., Fychan, A., Lloyd, J.D., Evans, S. 1996. Effect of Live System inoculant applied to maize silages. Contractor Report to Genus Animal Health - May 1996 Genus Cadair

Jones, R., Fychan, A., Lloyd, J.D., Evans, S., Davies, J.S.R. 1996. Effect of Live System inoculant applied to grass silages. Contractor Report to Genus Animal Health - June 1996 Genus Cadair

Fychan, A., Davies, D.R., Merry, R.J. 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 Cadair

Jones, R., Fychan, A., Lloyd, J.D., Evans, S. 1996. Effect of Cultech experimental additives applied to maize silages. Contractor Report to Cultech Ltd - June 1996 Cultech Cadair

1995

Young, N.E., Patey, R., Jones, R., Fychan, A. 1995. Kale for conservation. IGER Technical Advisory Report Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research Cadair