Mr Jim Vale

Mr Jim Vale

Research Scientist

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Publications

2017

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 89 pp. 38-45. 10.1016/j.eja.2017.06.006 Cadair

Trydeman Knudsen, M., Hermansen, J.E., Cederberg, C., Herzog, F., Vale, J., Jeanneret, P., Sarthou, J., Friedel, J.K., 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 580 pp. 358-366. 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.11.172 Cadair

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. European Grassland Federation pp. 351-353. Cadair

2016

Lüscher, G., Ammari, Y., Andriets, A., Angelova, S., Arndorfer, M., Bailey, D., Balázs, K., Bogers, M., Bunce, R.G.H., Choisis, J., Dennis, P., Díaz, M., Dyman, T., Eiter, S., Fjellstad, W., Fraser, M., Friedel, J.K., Garchi, S., Geijzendorffer, I.R., Gomiero, T., González-bornay, G., Guteva, Y., Herzog, F., Jeanneret, P., Jongman, R.H.G., Kainz, M., Kwikiriza, N., López Díaz, M.L., Moreno, G., Nicholas-Davies, P., Nkwiine, C., Opio, J., Paoletti, M.G., Podmaniczky, L., Pointereau, P., Pulido, F., Sarthou, J., Schneider, M.K., 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, H.J., Déjean, S., Deltshev, C., Díaz Cosín, D.J., Dramstad, W., Elek, Z., Engan, G., Evtushenko, K., Falusi, E., Finch, O., Frank, T., Gavinelli, F., Genoud, D., Gillingham, P.K., Grónás, V., Gutiérrez, M., Häusler, W., Heer, X., Hübner, T., Isaia, M., Jerkovich, G., Jesus, J.B., 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, F.J., 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, A.E., Wilkes-allemann, J., Zanetti, T. 2016. Farmland biodiversity and agricultural management on 237 farms in 13 European and two African regions. Ecology 97 (6) pp. 1625. 10.1890/15-1985.1 Other Cadair

Fraser, M., Vale, J., Evans, D.M. 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. Cadair

2015

Lloyd, D., Vale, J., Marshall, A. 2015. Persistency of Lotus under rotational grazing. Proceedings of the 12th British Grassland Society Research Conference . BGS 12th Research Conference. British Grassland Society pp. 65-66. Cadair

Lloyd, D., Vale, J., Marshall, A. 2015. Breeding for improved phosphorus use efficiency in white clover. Proceedings of the 12th British Grassland Society Research Conference . BGS 12th Research Conference. British Grassland Society pp. 61-62. Cadair

Lloyd, D., Vale, J., Marshall, A. 2015. Cutting management as a predictor of white clover/ryegrass sward performance under grazed management. Proceedings of the 12th British Grassland Society Research Conference. BGS 12th Research Conference. British Grassland Society pp. 63-64. Cadair

2014

Fraser, M.D., Moorby, J.M., Vale, J.E., Evans, D.M. 2014. Mixed grazing systems benefit both upland biodiversity and livestock production. PLoS One 9 (2) e89054 10.1371/journal.pone.0089054 Cadair

Fraser, M.D., Vale, J.E. 2014. Breed type differences in hoof volume in beef suckler cows. 25th EGF Conference. Cadair

Marshall, A.H., Lowe, M.J., Vale, J.E. 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. 25th EGF Conference. Prifysgol Aberystwyth | Aberystwyth University pp. 867-869. Cadair

Lloyd, D., Vale, J., Marshall, A. 2014. Selection of white clover (Trifolium repens L.) for improved phosphorus use efficiency. In A. Hopkins., R. P. Collins., M. D. Fraser., V. R. King., D. C. Lloyd., J. M. Moorby., P. R. H. Robson. (eds) EGF at 50: The future of European grasslands. Proceedings of the 25th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation. Grassland Science in Europe Proceedings of the 25th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation. pp. 855-857. Cadair

2013

Fraser, M.D., Vale, J.E., Firbank, L.G. 2013. Effect on habitat diversity of organic conversion within the Less Favoured Areas of England and Wales. Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems 38 (2) pp. 243-261. 10.1080/21683565.2013.849320 Cadair

Fraser, M.D., Vale, J.E., Dhanoa, M.S. 2013. Alternative upland grazing systems: Impacts on livestock performance and sward characteristics. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 175 pp. 8-20. 10.1016/j.agee.2013.05.002 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

2012

Hensgen, F., Buehle, L., Donnison, I.S., Fraser, M.D., 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 118 pp. 332-342. 10.1016/j.biortech.2012.05.035 Cadair

Collins, R.P., Sizer Coverdale, E., Vale, J. 2012. Biomass production and forage quality in multispecies swards. Proceedings of 24th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation. Cadair

Marshall, A.H., Lowe, M., Vale, J. 2012. Improved persistence of red clover (Trifolium pratense L.) varieties in mixed swards. Grassland - a European resource? Proceedings of the 24th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation: Grassland Science in Europe. Proceedings of 24th General Meeting on the European Grassland Federation. pp. 73-75. Other Cadair

2009

Fraser, M.D., Davies, D.A., Vale, J.E., Nute, G.R., Hallett, K.G., Richardson, R.I., Wright, I.A. 2009. Performance and meat quality of native and continental cross steers grazing improved upland pasture or semi-natural rough grazing. Livestock Science 123 (1) pp. 70-82. 10.1016/j.livsci.2008.10.008 Cadair

2008

Fraser, M.D., Evans, J.G., Davies, D.W.R., Vale, J.E. 2008. Effect of sward type and management on butterfly numbers in the uplands. Shaping a Vision for the Uplands. Shaping a Vision for the Uplands. 85th edn, Association of Applied Biologists pp. 15-18. Cadair

Fraser, M.D., Vale, J.E., Evans, J.G. 2008. Performance of limousin cross and belted galloway suckler cows and calves when grazing improved and semi-improved pasture. Biodiversity and animal feed: future challenges for grassland production. Grassland Science in Europe, vol. 13 22nd General meeting of the European Grassland Federation, 'Biodiversity and animal feed - future challenges for grassland production'. European Grassland Federation pp. 108-110. Cadair

Vale, J.E., Fraser, M.D. 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. Cadair

2007

Fraser, M.D., Davies, D.A., Wright, I.A., Vale, J.E., Nute, G.R., Hallett, K.G., Richardson, R.I. 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 62 (3) pp. 284-300. 10.1111/j.1365-2494.2007.00581.x Other Cadair

Fraser, M.D., Davies, D.A., Vale, J.E., Hirst, W.M., Wright, I.A. 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. 10.1016/j.livsci.2006.11.006 Cadair

Vale, J.E., Fraser, M.D. 2007. Effect of sward type and management on diversity of upland birds. BGS/BES/BSAS Conference, University of Keele. Cadair Other

2006

Marley, C.L., Fraser, M.D., Davies, D.A., Rees, M.E., Vale, J.E., Forbes, A.B. 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 142 (1-2) pp. 134-141. 10.1016/j.vetpar.2006.06.030 Cadair

Fraser, M.D., Theobald, V.J., Vale, J.E., Evans, J.G. 2006. Effects on animal performance of summer grazing of Molinia-dominant semi-natural rough grazing. International Journal of Biodiversity Science and Management 2 (3) pp. 247-248. 10.1080/17451590609618136 Cadair Other

Fraser, M.D., Theobald, V.J., Evans, J.G., Vale, J.E. 2006. Effects on animal performance of summer grazing of Molinia-dominant semi-natural rough grazing. 8th British Grassland Society Research Conference. Cadair Other

Evans, J.G., Fraser, M.D., Davies, D.A., Vale, J.E., Davies, K. 2006. The evaluation of two contrasting perennial ryegrass, AberDart and Fennema, under continuous stocking with sheep in the uplands. 8th British Grassland Society Research Conference. Cadair

2005

Fraser, M.D., Vale, J.E., Evans, J.G. 2005. Effect of mixed and sequential grazing by cattle and sheep of upland permanent pasture on liveweight gain. In J. A. Milne. (ed) Pastoral systems in marginal environments. International Grassland Congress XX Satellite Workshop. 1st edn, Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen pp. 3-6. 10.1002/ldr.764 Cadair Other

Fraser, M.D., Vale, J.E., Theobald, V.J. 2005. Effects on animal performance of summer grazing of Molinia dominant semi-natural rough grazing by cattle and sheep. Proceedings of the British Society Animal Science Annual Conference. Cadair Other

Vale, J.E., Fraser, M.D., Evans, J.G. 2005. Effect on sward botanical composition of mixed and sequential grazing by cattle and sheep of upland permanent pasture. In J. A. Milne. (ed) Pastoral systems in marginal environments. International Grassland Congress XX Satellite Workshop. Wageningen Academic Publishers pp. 3-6. Cadair Other

2003

Fraser, M.D., Vale, J.E., Marley, C.L. 2003. Effects on sward composition and subsequent nutritive value of summer grazing of Molinia dominant SNRG. Cadair Other

Marley, C.L., Rees, E.M., Fraser, M.D., Vale, J.E., Forbes, A.B. 2003. Effect of mixed or sequential grazing of cattle and sheep on gastro-intestinal parasites in weaned lambs. 7th British Grassland Society Research Conference. Cadair Other

Fraser, M.D., Marley, C.L., Vale, J.E. 2003. Effect of red clover silage:grass silage ratio on the performance of beef steers. 7th British Grassland Society Research Conference. Cadair Other