Mr Dave Leemans

Mr Dave Leemans

Research Scientist

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Wilkinson, T, Cowan, A, Vallin, H, Onime, LA, Oyama, LB, Cameron, S, Gonot, C, Moorby, J, Waddams, K, Theobald, V, Leemans, D, Bowra, S, Nixey, C & Huws, S 2017, 'Characterisation of the microbiome along the gastrointestinal tract of growing turkeys' Frontiers in Microbiology, vol 8, 1089. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.01089
Lee, MR, Parkinson, S, Fleming, HR, 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, vol 1-2, pp. 29-35. DOI: 10.1016/j.vas.2016.11.004
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, Belfast, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2016 - 2016, pp. 539.
MacKintosh, S, Draper, J, Scott, A, Leemans, D, Morgan, S, Powell, H, Richardson, RI & 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, Belfast, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2016 - 2016, pp. 138.
MacKintosh, S, Lee, M, Fleming, HR, 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, Chester, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2016 - 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.
Bryant, D, Morris, SM, Gallagher, J, Winters, A, Donnison, I, Morris, P, Harding, G, Timms-Taravella, E, Thomas, D & Leemans, D 2014, GB Application - Bioethanol from grass.
Hauck, B, Gallagher, J, Morris, SM, Leemans, DK & 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, vol 62, no. 2, pp. 468-475. DOI: 10.1021/jf4040749
Lee, MRF, Leemans, D, Theobald, VJ, Fleming, HR & Gay, AP 2013, 'The development of chlorophyll-based markers in poultry diets to aid detection of fluorescent fecal contamination' Poultry Science, vol 92, no. 12, pp. 3251-3258. DOI: 10.3382/ps.2013-03310
Doran, SE, Leemans, DK, Vale, JE, Corton, J, Fraser, MD & Moorby, JM 2013, In vitro gas production as a means to measure methane produced by a variety of upland plants when incubated with rumen fluid. in Advances in Animal Biosciences: Proceedings of the 5th Greenhouse Gases and Animal Agriculture Conference (GGAA 2013), Dublin, Ireland. vol. 4 (2), Cambridge University Press, pp. 459, Greenhouse Gases & Animal Agriculture Conference, Dublin, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2013.
Doran, SE, Leemans, DK & Moorby, JM 2013, In vitro gas production to test methane production from mixtures of two contrasting upland plant samples in varying proportions. in Advances in Animal Agriculture: Proceedings of the 5th Greenhouse Gases and Animal Agriculture Conference (GGAA 2013), Dublin, Ireland. vol. 4 (2), Cambridge University Press, Greenhouse Gases & Animal Agriculture Conference, Dublin, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2013.
Moorby, JM, Cowan, AA, Leemans, DK & Marshall, AH 2012, 'Methane production from novel oat varieties measured by gas production' Paper presented at 2012 ADSA-AMPA-ASAS-CSAS-WSASAS Joint Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America, 2012 - 2012, pp. W238.
Bryant, DN, Morris, SM, Leemans, DK, Fish, SA, Taylor, S, Carvell, J, Todd, RW, 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, vol 102, no. 20, pp. 9675-9682. DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2011.07.084
Winters, AL, Leemans, D, Morris, SM, Pippel, J, Lovatt, A, Charlton, A, Gallagher, J, Smith, L (ed.), Stafford, A (ed.) & Weightman, R (ed.) 2011, 'High-sugar perennial ryegrass as a feed-stock for bioconversion to platform chemicals' Aspects of Applied Biology, pp. 79-86.
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.
Cowan, AA, Davies, D, Leemans, D, Marshall, AH & 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, Minneapolis, United States of America, 2008 - 2008, .
Cowan, AA, Davies, DR, Leemans, DK, Valentine, J, Rowlinson, P (ed.), Steele, M (ed.) & Nefzaoui, A (ed.) 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. pp. 204-206, Proceedings Livestock and Global Climate Change, Hammamet, Tunisia, 2008. DOI: 10.1017/S1014233900002753
Marley, CL, Scott, MB, Bakewell, EL, Leemans, DK, Sanderson, R, Davies, DR, Neuhoff, D (ed.), Halberg, N (ed.), Alfoldi, T (ed.), Lockeretz, W (ed.), Thommen, A (ed.), Rasmussen, IA (ed.), Hermansen, J (ed.), Vaarst, M (ed.), Lueck, L (ed.), Caporali, F (ed.), Jensen, HH (ed.), Migliorini, P (ed.) & Willer, H (ed.) 2008, Effects of red clover and maize silages on the carriage of gut pathogens in steers. in 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. 1st edn, pp. 93-96, 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, Modena, Italy, 2008.
Merry, RJ, Leemans, DK, Kingston-Smith, AH, Theodorou, MK & 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. DOI: 10.1079/BJN20041303
Merry, RJ, Winters, AL, Leemans, DK, Lloyd, JD & Lowes, K 2002, Effect of inoculation with Lactobacillus plantarum on protein degradation during ensilage of red clover. in C Thomas & LM Gechie (eds), Proceedings XIII International Silage Conference. Scotland's Rural College, pp. 11-13.
Merry, RJ, Leemans, DK, Davies, DR, Dhanoa, MS, Gechie, LM (ed.) & Thomas, C (ed.) 2002, 'Relationships between chemical indicators of silage quality and laboratory-measured aerobic spoilage' pp. 188-189.
Davies, DR, Merry, RJ, Scollan, ND, Cooper, A, Evans, PR, Lowes, K, Bakewell, EL, Leemans, DK & Winters, AL 2002, Development of a novel silage inoculant from small scale laboratory to large clamp silos. in C Thomas & LM Gechie (eds), Proceedings XIII International Silage Conference. Scotland's Rural College, pp. 11-13, Proceedings XIII International Silage Conference, Scotland, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2002.
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.
Davies, DR, Merry, RJ, Williams, AP, Bakewell, EL, Leemans, D & Tweed, J 1998, 'Proteolysis During Ensilage of Forages Varying in Soluble Sugar Content' Journal of Dairy Science, vol 81, no. 2, pp. 444-453. DOI: 10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(98)75596-1
Bardgett, RD, Leemans, D, Cook, R & Hobbs, PJ 1997, 'Seasonality of the soil biota of grazed and ungrazed hill grasslands' Soil Biology and Biochemistry, vol 29, no. 8, pp. 1285-1294. DOI: 10.1016/S0038-0717(97)00019-9
Bardgett, RD & Leemans, D 1996, 'Soil microbial activity on exposed mountain ridges in Snowdonia (Eryri), North Wales' Soil Biology and Biochemistry, vol 28, no. 10/11, pp. 1533-1536. DOI: 10.1016/S0038-0717(96)00145-9
Bardgett, RD & 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, vol 19, no. 2, pp. 148-154. DOI: 10.1007/BF00336151
Bardgett, RD & Leemans, D 1995, 'Micriobial biomass and activity in a grassland soil amended with different application rates of silage effluent: A laboratory study' Bioresource Technology, vol 52, no. 2, pp. 175-180. DOI: 10.1016/0960-8524(95)00020-F