Mr Jim Vale

Mr Jim Vale

Research Scientist

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Marshall, A, Collins, R, Vale, J & Lowe, M 2017, 'Improved persistence of red clover (Trifolium pratense L.) increases the protein supplied by red clover/grass swards grown over four harvest years' European Journal of Agronomy, vol 89, pp. 38-45. DOI: 10.1016/j.eja.2017.06.006
Trydeman Knudsen, M, Hermansen, JE, Cederberg, C, Herzog, F, Vale, J, Jeanneret, P, Sarthou, J-P, Friedel, JK, Balázs, K, Fjellstad, W, Kainz, M, Wolfrum, S & Dennis, P 2017, 'Characterization factors for land use impacts on biodiversity in Life Cycle Assessment based on direct measures of plant species richness in European farmland in the 'Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forest' biome' Science of the Total Environment, vol 580, pp. 358-366. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.11.172
Lloyd, D, Vale, J, Sizer Coverdale, E & Marshall, A 2017, Interspecific hybridisation of white clover and Caucasian clover confers grazing tolerance. in C Porqueddu, A Franca, G Lombardi, G Molle, G Peratoner & A Hopkins (eds), Grassland Science in Europe. vol. 22, European Grassland Federation, pp. 351-353.
Lüscher, G, Ammari, Y, Andriets, A, Angelova, S, Arndorfer, M, Bailey, D, Balázs, K, Bogers, M, Bunce, RGH, Choisis, J, Dennis, P, Díaz, M, Dyman, T, Eiter, S, Fjellstad, W, Fraser, M, Friedel, JK, Garchi, S, Geijzendorffer, IR, Gomiero, T, González-bornay, G, Guteva, Y, Herzog, F, Jeanneret, P, Jongman, RHG, Kainz, M, Kwikiriza, N, López Díaz, ML, Moreno, G, Nicholas-Davies, P, Nkwiine, C, Opio, J, Paoletti, MG, Podmaniczky, L, Pointereau, P, Pulido, F, Sarthou, J, Schneider, MK, Sghaier, T, Siebrecht, N, Stoyanova, S, Wolfrum, S, Yashchenko, S, Albrecht, H, Báldi, A, Belényesi, M, Benhadi-marin, J, Blick, T, Buholzer, S, Centeri, C, Choisis, N, Cuendet, G, De Lange, HJ, Déjean, S, Deltshev, C, Díaz Cosín, DJ, Dramstad, W, Elek, Z, Engan, G, Evtushenko, K, Falusi, E, Finch, O, Frank, T, Gavinelli, F, Genoud, D, Gillingham, PK, Grónás, V, Gutiérrez, M, Häusler, W, Heer, X, Hübner, T, Isaia, M, Jerkovich, G, Jesus, JB, Kakudidi, E, Kelemen, E, Koncz, N, Kovacs, E, Kovács-hostyánszki, A, Last, L, Ljubomirov, T, Mandery, K, Mayr, J, Mjelde, A, Muster, C, Nascimbene, J, Neumayer, J, Ødegaard, F, Ortiz Sánchez, FJ, Oschatz, M, Papaja-hülsbergen, S, Paschetta, M, Pavett, M, Pelosi, C, Penksza, K, Pommeresche, R, Popov, V, Radchenko, V, Richner, N, Riedel, S, Scullion, J, Sommaggio, D, Szalkovszki, O, Szerencsits, E, Trigo, D, Vale, J, Van Kats, R, Vasilev, A, Whittington, AE, Wilkes-allemann, J & Zanetti, T 2016, 'Farmland biodiversity and agricultural management on 237 farms in 13 European and two African regions' Ecology, vol 97, no. 6, pp. 1625. DOI: 10.1890/15-1985.1
Fraser, M, Vale, J & Evans, DM 2016, 'The benefits of cattle in upland grazing systems' SRUC and SEPA Biennial Conference - Agriculture and the Environment XI What future for our farming systems?: Environmental challenges and integrated solutions, Edinburgh, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2016 - 2016, .
Lloyd, D, Vale, J & Marshall, A 2015, Persistency of Lotus under rotational grazing. in Proceedings of the 12th British Grassland Society Research Conference . British Grassland Society, pp. 65-66, BGS 12th Research Conference, Abersytwyth, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2015.
Lloyd, D, Vale, J & Marshall, A 2015, Breeding for improved phosphorus use efficiency in white clover. in Proceedings of the 12th British Grassland Society Research Conference . British Grassland Society, pp. 61-62, BGS 12th Research Conference, Abersytwyth, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2015.
Lloyd, D, Vale, J & Marshall, A 2015, Cutting management as a predictor of white clover/ryegrass sward performance under grazed management. in Proceedings of the 12th British Grassland Society Research Conference. British Grassland Society, pp. 63-64, BGS 12th Research Conference, Abersytwyth, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2015.
Fraser, MD, Moorby, JM, Vale, JE & Evans, DM 2014, 'Mixed grazing systems benefit both upland biodiversity and livestock production' PLoS One, vol 9, no. 2, e89054. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0089054
Fraser, MD & Vale, JE 2014, 'Breed type differences in hoof volume in beef suckler cows.' 25th EGF Conference, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2014 - 2014, pp. 362-363.
Marshall, AH, Lowe, MJ & Vale, JE 2014, Persistence of red clover (trifolium pratense L.) varieties in mixed swards over four harvest years. in A Hopkins (ed.), EGF at50: The Future of European Grasslands: Grassland Science in Europe- Proceedings of the 25th EGF COnference , Aberystwyth. vol. 19, Prifysgol Aberystwyth | Aberystwyth University, pp. 867-869, 25th EGF Conference, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2014.
Lloyd, D, Vale, J & Marshall, A 2014, Selection of white clover (Trifolium repens L.) for improved phosphorus use efficiency. in A Hopkins, RP Collins, MD Fraser, VR King, DC Lloyd, JM Moorby & PRH Robson (eds), EGF at 50: The future of European grasslands. Proceedings of the 25th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation. vol. 19, Grassland Science in Europe, pp. 855-857, Proceedings of the 25th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2014.
Fraser, MD, Vale, JE & Firbank, LG 2013, 'Effect on habitat diversity of organic conversion within the Less Favoured Areas of England and Wales' Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, vol 38, no. 2, pp. 243-261. DOI: 10.1080/21683565.2013.849320
Fraser, MD, Vale, JE & Dhanoa, MS 2013, 'Alternative upland grazing systems: Impacts on livestock performance and sward characteristics' Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, vol 175, pp. 8-20. DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2013.05.002
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.
Hensgen, F, Buehle, L, Donnison, IS, Fraser, MD, Vale, J, Corton, J, Heinsoo, K, Melts, I & Wachendorf, M 2012, 'Mineral concentrations in solid fuels from European semi-natural grasslands after hydrothermal conditioning and subsequent mechanical dehydration' Bioresource Technology, vol 118, pp. 332-342. DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2012.05.035
Collins, RP, Sizer Coverdale, E & Vale, J 2012, 'Biomass production and forage quality in multispecies swards' Paper presented at Proceedings of 24th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation, Lublin, Poland, 2012 - 2012, pp. 97-99.
Marshall, AH, Lowe, M & Vale, J 2012, Improved persistence of red clover (Trifolium pratense L.) varieties in mixed swards. in Grassland - a European resource? Proceedings of the 24th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation: Grassland Science in Europe. vol. 17, pp. 73-75, Proceedings of 24th General Meeting on the European Grassland Federation, Lublin, Poland, 2012.
Fraser, MD, Davies, DA, Vale, JE, Nute, GR, Hallett, KG, Richardson, RI & Wright, IA 2009, 'Performance and meat quality of native and continental cross steers grazing improved upland pasture or semi-natural rough grazing' Livestock Science, vol 123, no. 1, pp. 70-82. DOI: 10.1016/j.livsci.2008.10.008
Fraser, MD, Evans, JG, Davies, DWR & Vale, JE 2008, Effect of sward type and management on butterfly numbers in the uplands. in Shaping a Vision for the Uplands. 85 edn, Association of Applied Biologists, pp. 15-18, Shaping a Vision for the Uplands, Conference 21, 2008.
Fraser, MD, Vale, JE & Evans, JG 2008, Performance of limousin cross and belted galloway suckler cows and calves when grazing improved and semi-improved pasture. in Biodiversity and animal feed: future challenges for grassland production. Grassland Science in Europe, vol. 13, European Grassland Federation, pp. 108-110, 22nd General meeting of the European Grassland Federation, 'Biodiversity and animal feed - future challenges for grassland production', Uppsala, Sweden, 2008.
Vale, JE & Fraser, MD 2008, 'The tools of the trade - different types and breeds of stock and what they can deliver by grazing' Presentation at "Grazing for Wildlife in Wales", a PONT/CCW/NATUR/WAG funded course for land managers, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2008 - 2008, .
Fraser, MD, Davies, DA, Wright, IA, Vale, JE, Nute, GR, Hallett, KG & Richardson, RI 2007, 'Effect on upland beef production of incorporating winter feeding of red clover silage or summer grazing of Molinia-dominated semi-natural pastures' Grass and Forage Science, vol 62, no. 3, pp. 284-300. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2494.2007.00581.x
Fraser, MD, Davies, DA, Vale, JE, Hirst, WM & Wright, IA 2007, 'Effects on animal performance and sward composition of mixed and sequential grazing of permanent pasture by cattle and sheep' Livestock Science, pp. 251-266. DOI: 10.1016/j.livsci.2006.11.006
Vale, JE & Fraser, MD 2007, 'Effect of sward type and management on diversity of upland birds' Paper presented at BGS/BES/BSAS Conference, University of Keele, Staffordshire, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2007 - 2007, pp. 333-336.
Marley, CL, Fraser, MD, Davies, DA, Rees, ME, Vale, JE & Forbes, AB 2006, 'The effect of mixed and sequential grazing of cattle and sheep on the faecal egg counts and growth rates of weaned lambs when treated with anthelmintics' Veterinary Parasitology, vol 142, no. 1-2, pp. 134-141. DOI: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2006.06.030
Fraser, MD, Theobald, VJ, Vale, JE & Evans, JG 2006, 'Effects on animal performance of summer grazing of Molinia-dominant semi-natural rough grazing' International Journal of Biodiversity Science and Management, vol 2, no. 3, pp. 247-248. DOI: 10.1080/17451590609618136
Fraser, MD, Theobald, VJ, Evans, JG & Vale, JE 2006, 'Effects on animal performance of summer grazing of Molinia-dominant semi-natural rough grazing' Paper presented at 8th British Grassland Society Research Conference, Cirencester, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2006 - 2006, pp. 45-46.
Evans, JG, Fraser, MD, Davies, DA, Vale, JE & Davies, K 2006, 'The evaluation of two contrasting perennial ryegrass, AberDart and Fennema, under continuous stocking with sheep in the uplands' Paper presented at 8th British Grassland Society Research Conference, Cirencester, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2006 - 2006, pp. 29-30.
Fraser, MD, Vale, JE & Evans, JG 2005, Effect of mixed and sequential grazing by cattle and sheep of upland permanent pasture on liveweight gain. in JA Milne (ed.), Pastoral systems in marginal environments. 1 edn, vol. 18, Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, pp. 3-6, International Grassland Congress XX Satellite Workshop, Glasgow, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2005. DOI: 10.1002/ldr.764
Fraser, MD, Vale, JE & Theobald, VJ 2005, 'Effects on animal performance of summer grazing of Molinia dominant semi-natural rough grazing by cattle and sheep' Paper presented at Proceedings of the British Society Animal Science Annual Conference, York, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2005 - 2005, pp. 3-6.
Vale, JE, Fraser, MD & Evans, JG 2005, Effect on sward botanical composition of mixed and sequential grazing by cattle and sheep of upland permanent pasture. in JA Milne (ed.), Pastoral systems in marginal environments. Wageningen Academic Publishers, pp. 3-6, International Grassland Congress XX Satellite Workshop, Glasgow, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2005.
Fraser, MD, Vale, JE & Marley, CL 2003, 'Effects on sward composition and subsequent nutritive value of summer grazing of Molinia dominant SNRG' pp. 23-24.
Marley, CL, Rees, EM, Fraser, MD, Vale, JE & Forbes, AB 2003, 'Effect of mixed or sequential grazing of cattle and sheep on gastro-intestinal parasites in weaned lambs' Paper presented at 7th British Grassland Society Research Conference, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2003 - 2003, pp. 99-100.
Fraser, MD, Marley, CL & Vale, JE 2003, 'Effect of red clover silage:grass silage ratio on the performance of beef steers' Paper presented at 7th British Grassland Society Research Conference, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2003 - 2003, pp. 1-3.