Mr Dave Leemans

Mr Dave Leemans

Research Scientist

Contact Details

Publications

2017

Wilkinson, T., Cowan, A., Vallin, H., Onime, L.A., Oyama, L.B., Cameron, S., Gonot, C., Moorby, J., Waddams, K., Theobald, V., Leemans, D., Bowra, S., Nixey, C., Huws, S. 2017 (In press). Characterisation of the microbiome along the gastrointestinal tract of growing turkeys. Frontiers in Microbiology 8 1089 10.3389/fmicb.2017.01089 Cadair

2016

Lee, M.R., Parkinson, S., Fleming, H.R., Theobald, V., Leemans, D., Burgess, T. 2016. The Potential of Blue Lupins as a Protein Source, in the Diets of Laying Hens. Veterinary and Animal Science 1-2 pp. 29-35. 10.1016/j.vas.2016.11.004 Cadair

Morgan, S., Theobald, V., Leemans, D., Gay, A., Scollan, N. 2016. Detection of faecal and gut contamination on chicken carcasses using a chlorophyll-based marker. 67th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. Cadair

MacKintosh, S., Draper, J., Scott, A., Leemans, D., Morgan, S., Powell, H., Richardson, R.I., Scollan, N. 2016. Variation in the M. longissumus texture and cooking loss from cattle within a commercial supply chain. 67th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. Cadair

MacKintosh, S., Lee, M., Fleming, H.R., Theobald, V., Leemans, D., Burgess, A., Scollan, N. 2016. A titration of yellow lupin (Lupinus luteus) inclusion in the diet of laying chickens (Gallus gallus domesticus). BSAS Annual Conference 2016. 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

2014

Bryant, D., Morris, S.M., Gallagher, J., Winters, A., Donnison, I., Morris, P., Harding, G., Timms-Taravella, E., Thomas, D., Leemans, D. 2014. GB Application - Bioethanol from grass. Cadair

Hauck, B., Gallagher, J., Morris, S.M., Leemans, D.K., Winters, A. 2014. Soluble Phenolic Compounds in Fresh and Ensiled Orchard Grass (Dactylis glomerata L.), a Common Species in Permanent Pastures with Potential as a Biomass Feedstock. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 62 (2) pp. 468-475. 10.1021/jf4040749 Cadair

2013

Lee, M.R.F., Leemans, D., Theobald, V.J., Fleming, H.R., Gay, A.P. 2013. The development of chlorophyll-based markers in poultry diets to aid detection of fluorescent fecal contamination. Poultry Science 92 (12) pp. 3251-3258. 10.3382/ps.2013-03310 Other Cadair

Doran, S.E., Leemans, D.K., Vale, J.E., Corton, J., Fraser, M.D., Moorby, J.M. 2013. In vitro gas production as a means to measure methane produced by a variety of upland plants when incubated with rumen fluid. Advances in Animal Biosciences: Proceedings of the 5th Greenhouse Gases and Animal Agriculture Conference (GGAA 2013), Dublin, Ireland. Greenhouse Gases & Animal Agriculture Conference. Cambridge University Press pp. 459. Other Cadair

Doran, S.E., Leemans, D.K., Moorby, J.M. 2013. In vitro gas production to test methane production from mixtures of two contrasting upland plant samples in varying proportions. Advances in Animal Agriculture: Proceedings of the 5th Greenhouse Gases and Animal Agriculture Conference (GGAA 2013), Dublin, Ireland. Greenhouse Gases & Animal Agriculture Conference. Cambridge University Press Other Cadair

2012

Moorby, J.M., Cowan, A.A., Leemans, D.K., Marshall, A.H. 2012. Methane production from novel oat varieties measured by gas production. 2012 ADSA-AMPA-ASAS-CSAS-WSASAS Joint Annual Meeting. Other Cadair

2011

Bryant, D.N., Morris, S.M., Leemans, D.K., Fish, S.A., Taylor, S., Carvell, J., Todd, R.W., Logan, D., Lee, M., Garcia, N., Ellis, A., Gallagher, J. 2011. Modelling real-time simultaneous saccharification and fermentation of lignocellulosic biomass and organic acid accumulation using dielectric spectroscopy. Bioresource Technology 102 (20) pp. 9675-9682. 10.1016/j.biortech.2011.07.084 Cadair

Winters, A.L., Leemans, D., Morris, S.M., Pippel, J., Lovatt, A., Charlton, A., Gallagher, J.Smith, L., Stafford, A., Weightman, R. 2011. High-sugar perennial ryegrass as a feed-stock for bioconversion to platform chemicals. Aspects of Applied Biology pp. 79-86. Cadair Other

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

2008

Cowan, A.A., Davies, D., Leemans, D., Marshall, A.H., Valentine, J. 2008. Can we breed feed oats which lower methane production by ruminants? 8th International Oat Conference, 'Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives', Radisson Plaza Hotel. Cadair

Cowan, A.A., Davies, D.R., Leemans, D.K., Valentine, J.Rowlinson, P., Steele, M., Nefzaoui, A. 2008. Can methane emissions of ruminant animals be reduced by altering composition of feed oats. In P. Rowlinson., M. Steele., A. Nefzaoui. (eds) Livestock and Global Climate Change. Proceedings Livestock and Global Climate Change. pp. 204-206. 10.1017/S1014233900002753 Cadair Other

Marley, C.L., Scott, M.B., Bakewell, E.L., Leemans, D.K., Sanderson, R., Davies, D.R.Neuhoff, D., Halberg, N., Alfoldi, T., Lockeretz, W., Thommen, A., Rasmussen, I.A., Hermansen, J., Vaarst, M., Lueck, L., Caporali, F., Jensen, H.H., Migliorini, P., Willer, H. 2008. Effects of red clover and maize silages on the carriage of gut pathogens in steers. Cultivating the Future Based on Science. Volume 2: Livestock, Socio-economy and Cross disciplinary Research in Organic Agriculture: Proceedings of the Second Scientific Conference of the International Society of Organic Agriculture Research (ISOFAR), held at the 16th IFOAM Organic World Conference in Cooperation with the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) and the Consorzio ModenaBio. Second Scientific Conference of the International Society of Organic Agriculture Research (ISOFAR), held at the 16th IFOAM Organic World Conference in Cooperation with the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) and the Consorzio ModenaBio. 1stth edn, pp. 93-96. Other Cadair Other

2005

Merry, R.J., Leemans, D.K., Kingston-Smith, A.H., Theodorou, M.K., Thomas, H. 2005. Evidence in support of a role for plant-mediated proteolysis in the rumens of grazing animals. British Journal of Nutrition pp. 73-79. 10.1079/BJN20041303 Other Cadair

2002

Merry, R.J., Leemans, D.K., Davies, D.R., Dhanoa, M.S.Gechie, L.M., Thomas, C. 2002. Relationships between chemical indicators of silage quality and laboratory-measured aerobic spoilage. Cadair

Davies, D.R., Merry, R.J., Scollan, N.D., Cooper, A., Evans, P.R., Lowes, K., Bakewell, E.L., Leemans, D.K., Winters, A.L. 2002. Development of a novel silage inoculant from small scale laboratory to large clamp silos. In C. Thomas., L. M. Gechie. (eds) Proceedings XIII International Silage Conference. Proceedings XIII International Silage Conference. Scotland's Rural College pp. 11-13. Cadair Other

Merry, R.J., Winters, A.L., Leemans, D.K., Lloyd, J.D., Lowes, K. 2002. Effect of inoculation with Lactobacillus plantarum on protein degradation during ensilage of red clover. In C. Thomas., L. M. Gechie. (eds) Proceedings XIII International Silage Conference. Scotland's Rural College pp. 11-13. Cadair

2000

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

Davies, D.R., Merry, R.J., Williams, A.P., Bakewell, E.L., Leemans, D., Tweed, J. 1998. Proteolysis During Ensilage of Forages Varying in Soluble Sugar Content. Journal of Dairy Science 81 (2) pp. 444-453. 10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(98)75596-1 Cadair

1997

Bardgett, R.D., Leemans, D., Cook, R., Hobbs, P.J. 1997. Seasonality of the soil biota of grazed and ungrazed hill grasslands. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 29 (8) pp. 1285-1294. 10.1016/S0038-0717(97)00019-9 Cadair

1996

Bardgett, R.D., Leemans, D. 1996. Soil microbial activity on exposed mountain ridges in Snowdonia (Eryri), North Wales. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 28 (10/11) pp. 1533-1536. 10.1016/S0038-0717(96)00145-9 Cadair

1995

Bardgett, R.D., Leemans, D. 1995. The short-term effects of cessation of fertiliser applications, liming, and grazing on microbial biomass and activity in a reseeded upland grassland soil. Biology and Fertility of Soils 19 (2) pp. 148-154. 10.1007/BF00336151 Cadair

Bardgett, R.D., Leemans, D. 1995. Micriobial biomass and activity in a grassland soil amended with different application rates of silage effluent: A laboratory study. Bioresource Technology 52 (2) pp. 175-180. 10.1016/0960-8524(95)00020-F Cadair