Dr Mariecia Fraser

PhD

Dr Mariecia Fraser

Reader in Upland Agroecosystems

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Grazing ecologist specialising in management of upland systems. Research interests include: species and breed differences in diet selection and ingestive behaviour, conservation grazing, nutrient supply from fresh and ensiled forages, greenhouse gas emissions from grazing animals, and the bio-energy potential of semi-natural grasslands.

Publications

Agroforestry systems in northern Spain: the role of land management and socio-economy in the dynamics of landscapesGonzalez Diaz, J. A., Celaya, R., Fraser, M., Osoro, K., Ferreira, L. M. M., Fernandez Garcia, F., Gonzalez Diaz, B. & Rosa Garcia, R. 2018 Agroforestry: Anecdotal to Modern Science. Dagar, J. C. & Tewari, V. P. (eds.). Springer Nature, p. 189-21615 p.
Mixed-species grazing management to improve sustainability and biodiversityFraser, M. & García, R. R. 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Scientific and Technical Review.37
Incorporating daffodil-derived galanthamine production into upland grassland systemsFraser, M., Davies, J. R. T., Rowlands, G. E. & Chang, X. 2017 p. 488-4903 p.
Maintaining upland floristic diversity whilst cutting for biomass production: the impact of the seed bankCorton, J., Donnison, I., Wachendorf, M. & Fraser, M. 2017 p. 542-5443 p.
New gold in them thar hills: testing a novel supply route for plant-derived galanthamineFraser, M., Davies, J. R. T. & Chang, X. 2016 In : Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease .55, 4, p. 1321-13255 p.
Expanding the biomass resource: Sustainable oil production via fast pyrolysis of low input high diversity biomass and the potential integration of thermochemical and biological conversion routesCorton, J., Donnison, I., Patel, M., Bühle, L., Hodgson, E., Wachendorf, M., Bridgwater, A., Allison, G. & Fraser, M. 2016 In : Applied Energy.177, p. 852-86211 p.
Farmland biodiversity and agricultural management on 237 farms in 13 European and two African regionsLüscher, 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 In : Ecology.97, 6, p. 1625
Diversification and use of bioenergy to maintain future grasslandsDonnison, I. & Fraser, M. 2016 In : Food and Energy Security.5, 2, p. 67-75
Miscanthus as a bedding source: A Welsh case studyMcCalmont, J., Davies, J., Clifton-Brown, J., Holder, A. J. & Fraser, M. 2016
The benefits of cattle in upland grazing systemsFraser, M., Vale, J. & Evans, D. M. 2016
Can live weight be used as a proxy for enteric methane emissions from pasture-fed sheep?Moorby, J. M., Fleming, H. R., Theobald, V. J. & Fraser, M. D. 2015 In : Scientific Reports.5, p. 1-99 p., 17915
Biochar production from Molinia CaeruleaCorton, J., Fraser, M. & Davies, A. 2015 British Grassland Society Twelfth Research Conference.British Grassland Society, p. 121-1222 p.
Effect of breed and pasture type on methane emissions from weaned lambs offered fresh forageFraser, M., Fleming, H. R., Theobald, V. & Moorby, J. 2015 In : Journal of Agricultural Science.153, 6, p. 1128-1134
Fauna-flora relationships within improved upland grasslands managed under alternative extensification regimes.Rosa Garcia, R. & Fraser, M. D. 2014 p. 261-2633 p.
Hydrothermal processing of rush (Juncus spp.) and bracken (Pteridium aquilinum) dominant biomass from semi natural landscape management.Corton, J., Ross, A. B., Lea-Langton, A. R., Donnison, I. S. & Fraser, M. D. 2014 p. 465-4673 p.
Breed type differences in hoof volume in beef suckler cows.Fraser, M. D. & Vale, J. E. 2014 p. 362-3632 p.
Press fluid pre-treatment optimisation of the integrated generation of solid fuel and biogas from biomass (IFBB) process approach.Corton, J., Toop, T., Walker, J., Donnison, I. S. & Fraser, M. D. 2014 In : Bioresource Technology.169, p. 537-5426 p.
Traditional vs modern: role of breed type in determining enteric methane emissions from cattle grazing as part of contrasting grassland-based systemsFraser, M. D., Fleming, H. R. & Moorby, J. M. 2014 In : PLoS One.9, 9, 8 p., e107861
EGF at 50: The Future of European Grasslands: Proceedings of the 25th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation. Aberystwyth, Wales 7-11 September 2014Hopkins, A. (ed.), Collins, R. (ed.), Fraser, M. (ed.), King, V. R. (ed.), Lloyd, D. (ed.), Moorby, J. (ed.) & Robson, P. (ed.) 2014 Prifysgol Aberystwyth | Aberystwyth University. 897 p.
Mixed grazing systems benefit both upland biodiversity and livestock productionFraser, M. D., Moorby, J. M., Vale, J. E. & Evans, D. M. 2014 In : PLoS One.9, 2, e89054
Gains to species diversity in organically farmed fields are not propagated at the farm levelSchneider, M., Luscher, G., Jeanneret, P., Arndorfer, M., Ammari, Y., Bailey, D., Balázs, K., Báldi, A., Choisis, J-P., Dennis, P., Eiter, S., Fjellstad, W., Fraser, M. D., Frank, T., Friedel, J. K., Garchi, S., Jerkovich, G., Gomiero, T., Hector, A., Jongman, R. G. H., Kakudidi, E., Kainz, M., Kovács-Hostyánszki, A., Moreno, G., Nkwiine, C., Opio, J., Oschatz, M-L., Paoletti, M., Pointereau, P., Sarthou, J-P., Siebrecht, N., Sommaggio, D., Turnbull, L. A., Wolfrum, S. & Herzog, F. 2014 In : Nature Communications.5, 9 p., 4151
Effect of breed type and pasture type on methane emissions from weaned lambs offered fresh grassesFraser, M. D., Fleming, H. R., Theobald, V. & Moorby, J. M. 2014
Long-term effects of extensification regimes on soil and botanical characteristics of improved upland grasslands.Pavlu, V., Pavlu, L. & Fraser, M. D. 2014 p. 251-2533 p.
Effect on habitat diversity of organic conversion within the Less Favoured Areas of England and WalesFraser, M. D., Vale, J. E. & Firbank, L. G. 2013 In : Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems.38, 2, p. 243-26118 p.
Measuring Farmland BiodiversityHerzog, F., Jeanneret, P., Ammari, Y., Angelova, S., Arndorfer, M., Bailey, D., Balazs, K., Báldi, A., Bunce, R. G. H., Choisis, J-P., Dennis, P., Dyman, T., Eiter, S., Fjellstad, W., Fraser, M. D., Frank, T., Friedel, J. K., Garchi, S., Geijzendorffer, I., Gomiero, T., Jerkovich , G., Jongman, R. G. H., Kainz, M., Kakudidi, E., Kelemen, E., Kolliker, R., Kwikiriza, N., Kovács-Hostyánszki, A., Last, L., Luscher, G., Moreno, G., Nkwiine, C., Opio, J., Oschatz, M-L., Paoletti, M. G., Pointereau, P., Sarthou , J-P., Schneider , M. K., Siebrecht, N., Sommaggio, D., Stoyanova, S., Targetti, S., Viaggi, D., Wolfrum, S. & Yashchenko, S. 2013 In : Solutions Journal.4, 4, p. 52 – 58
Alternative upland grazing systems: Impacts on livestock performance and sward characteristicsFraser, M. D., Vale, J. E. & Dhanoa, M. S. 2013 In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment.175, p. 8-2012 p.
Effect of breed and pasture type on methane emissions by growing beef steersFraser, M. D., Fleming, H. R., Davies, J. W. & Moorby, J. M. 2013 Advances in Animal Biosciences: Proceedings of the 5th Greenhouse Gases and Animal Agriculture Conference (GGAA 2013), Dublin, Ireland.Cambridge University Press, Vol. 4 (2), p. 3591 p.
Effect of sward species mix on methane emissions from ewesPavlu, V., Fraser, M. D., Fleming, H. R., Moorby, J. M. & Collins, R. P. 2013 Advances in Animal Biosciences: Proceedings of the 5th Greenhouse Gases and Animal Agriculture Conference (GGAA 2013), Dublin, Ireland.2 ed.Cambridge University Press, Vol. 4, p. 3611 p.
In vitro gas production as a means to measure methane produced by a variety of upland plants when incubated with rumen fluidDoran, S. E., Leemans, D. K., Vale, J. E., Corton, J., Fraser, M. D. & Moorby, J. M. 2013 Advances in Animal Biosciences: Proceedings of the 5th Greenhouse Gases and Animal Agriculture Conference (GGAA 2013), Dublin, Ireland.Cambridge University Press, Vol. 4 (2), p. 4591 p.
Natural England Review of Upland Evidence 2012: Impact of moorland grazing and stocking rates.: Natural England Evidence Review, Number 006.Martin, D., Fraser, M. D., Pakeman, R. J. & Moffat, A. M. 2013 1 ed.Natural England. 132 p.
Bioenergy as a biodiversity management tool and the potential of a mixed species feedstock for bioenergy production in WalesCorton, J., Buhle, L., Wachendorf, M., Donnison, I. S. & Fraser, M. D. 2013 In : Bioresource Technology.129, p. 142-1497 p.
Biodiversity impacts of grazing systemsFraser, M. D. & Tallowin, J. R. B. 2013 p. 19-224 p.
Effect of body size on feed intake and methane emissions from ewes offered fresh forageFraser, M. D., Fleming, H. R., Theobald, V., Sanderson, R. & Moorby, J. M. 2013
Grazing land management and biodiversity in the Atlantic European heathlands: a reviewRosa Garcia, R., Fraser, M. D., Celaya, R., Ferreira, L. M., Garcia, U. & Osoro, K. 2012 In : Agroforestry Systems.
Mineral concentrations in solid fuels from European semi-natural grasslands after hydrothermal conditioning and subsequent mechanical dehydrationHensgen, F., Buehle, L., Donnison, I. S., Fraser, M. D., Vale, J., Corton, J., Heinsoo, K., Melts, I. & Wachendorf, M. 2012 In : Bioresource Technology.118, p. 332-34211 p.
Effect of body size on feed intake and methane emissions from ewes offered fresh ryegrassFraser, M. D., Fleming, H., Theobald, V. J. & Moorby, J. M. 2012
Impact of sward composition and stock performance of grazing Molinia-dominant grasslandFraser, M. D., Theobald, V. J., Dhanoa, M. S. & Davies, O. D. 2011 In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment.144, 1, p. 102-1065 p.
An evaluation of two perennial ryegrass cultivars (AberDart and Fennema) for sheep production in the uplandsEvans, J. G., Fraser, M. D., Davies, D. A. & Owen, I. G. 2011 In : Journal of Agricultural Science.149, 2, p. 235-24814 p.
Long-term effects on sward composition and animal performance of reducing fertiliser inputs to upland permanent pastureYu, Y. . W., Fraser, M. D. & Evans, J. G. 2011 In : Grass and Forage Science.66, 1, p. 138-15114 p.
The management of upland areas for biodiversity and bioenergyCorton, J., Fraser, M. D. & Donnison, I. S. 2011
BIOBIO: Indicators for biodiversity in organic and low-input farming systems. Work Package 2. Selection and field validation of candidate biodiversity indicators, including field manualDennis, P. (ed.), Herzog, F. (ed.), Jeanneret, P. (ed.), Arndorfer, M., Bogers, M., Bunce, R. G. H., Bailey, D., -P, C. J., Choisis, N., Cuming, D., Ehrmann, O., Fjellstad, W., Franck, T., Fraser, M. D., Friedel, J., Geijzendorffer, I., Gomiero, T., Jongman, R., Kainz, M., Kölliker, R., Last, L., Lüscher, G., Moreno, G., Nicholas, P., Paoletti, M. G., Papaja-Hülsbergen, S., Pelosi, C., Pointereau, P., Sarthou, J. -P., Schneider, M., Siebrecht, N., Targetti, S., Viaggi, D., Wilkes, J. & Wolfrum, S. 2010 University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna.
Comparison of 2 high-throughput spectral techniques to predict differences in diet composition of grazing sheep and cattleMoorby, J. M., Fraser, M. D., Parveen, I., Lee, M. R. F. & Wold, J. -P. 2010 In : Journal of Animal Science.88, 5, p. 1905-19139 p.
Relationship between grazing lamb growth rate and blood plasma analytes as profiled by gas chromatography with time-of-flight mass spectrometry (GC-TOF/MS)Parveen, I., Moorby, J. M., Fraser, M. D., Erban, A. & Kopka, J. 2010 In : Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.58, 2, p. 913-9175 p.
The management of upland grassland for biodiversity & bioenergyCorton, J., Fraser, M. D., Donnison, I. S. & Bridgewater, A. V. 2010 p. 21
Biodiversity and other beneficial environmental impacts of organic conversion in hills and uplandsFraser, M. D. 2010 Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. (DEFRA Final Report OF0380)
BIOBIO Indicators for biodiversity in organic and low-input farming systems. Work Package 2. Conceptual foundations, indicator selection, sampling protocols and evaluationDennis, P. (ed.), Arndorfer, M., Balázs, K., Bailey, D., Boller, B., Bunce, R. G. H., Centeri, C. S., Corporaal, A., Cuming, D., Deconchat, M., Dramstad, W., Elyakime, B., Falusi, E., Fjellstad, W., Fraser, M. D., Freyer, B. & Friedel, J. K. 2009 Prifysgol Aberystwyth | Aberystwyth University.
Performance and meat quality of native and continental cross steers grazing improved upland pasture or semi-natural rough grazingFraser, M. D., Davies, D. A., Vale, J. E., Nute, G. R., Hallett, K. G., Richardson, R. I. & Wright, I. A. 2009 In : Livestock Science.123, 1, p. 70-8213 p.
Biodiversity and other beneficial environmental impacts of organic conversion in hills and uplandsFraser, M. E. 2009 Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. (DEFRA Annual Report OF0380 2007/2008)
Impact of diet selected by cattle and sheep grazing heathland communities on nutrient supply and faecal micro-flora activityFraser, M. D., Theobald, V. J., Davies, D. R. & Moorby, J. M. 2009 In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment.129, 4, p. 367-37711 p.
Comparative diet selection by cattle and sheep grazing two contrasting heathland communitiesFraser, M. D., Theobald, V. J., Griffiths, J. B., Morris, S. M. & Moorby, J. M. 2009 In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment.129, 1-3, p. 182-19211 p.
A comparison of mainstream and at risk cattle breeds for the management of the hills and uplandsFraser, M. D. 2009 Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. (DEFRA Final Report 3408)
A testing time for fertiliser in the uplandsFraser, M. D. 2009 Gwlad, 83, April, p. p6
Front face fluorescence spectroscopy as a rapid non-invasive tool for determining diet composition in free-ranging ruminantsLee, M. R. F., Theobald, V. J., Wold, J. . P., Veberg, A., Lundy, F. & Fraser, M. D. 2009 p. p119
The effect of feeding ensiled alternative forages compared with ensiled ryegrass on excreta losses from growing lambsMarley, C. L., Fychan, A. R., Fraser, M. D., Sanderson, R. & Jones, R. 2009 p. 1621 p.
Effects on sward composition and sheep performance of long-term withdrawl of fertiliser inputs to upland pastureYu, Y. -W., Fraser, M. D. & Evans, J. G. 2009
Effect of long-term extensification of upland pasture on thistle (Cirsium spp.) populationsYu, Y. -W., Fraser, M. D. & Evans, J. G. 2009
Optimal grazing management systems for sheep and beef cattle in the hills and uplandsFraser, M. D. & Davies, D. A. 2009 Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. 25 p.
Beef suckler systems for the management of the hills and uplandsFraser, M. D. 2008 Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. (DEFRA Annual Report LS3407 2007/2008)
A comparison of mainstream and at risk cattle breeds for the management of the hills and uplandsFraser, M. D. 2008 Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. (DEFRA Annual Report 2007/2008 LS3408)
Effect of sward type and management on butterfly numbers in the uplandsFraser, M. D., Evans, J. G., Davies, D. W. R. & Vale, J. E. 2008 Shaping a Vision for the Uplands.85 ed.Association of Applied Biologists, p. 15-184 p.
Diet selection and herbage intake by cattle and sheep grazing two contrasting heathland communitiesFraser, M. D., Theobald, V. J., Morris, S. M. & Moorby, J. M. 2008 Proceedings of the 22nd General meeting of the European Grassland Federation, 'Biodiversity and animal feed - future challenges for grassland production', Uppsala, Sweden, 9-12 June, 2008. Hopkins, A. (ed.). European Grassland Federation, p. 105-1073 p.
Performance of limousin cross and belted galloway suckler cows and calves when grazing improved and semi-improved pastureFraser, M. D., Vale, J. E. & Evans, J. G. 2008 Biodiversity and animal feed: future challenges for grassland production.European Grassland Federation, p. 108-1103 p. (Grassland Science in Europe; vol. 13)
The tools of the trade - different types and breeds of stock and what they can deliver by grazingVale, J. E. & Fraser, M. D. 2008
Managing change in the uplandsFraser, M. D. 2008 IBERS Knowledge-based Innovations, 1, p. 9-124 p.
Profiling of plasma and faeces by FT-IR to differentiate between heathland plant diets offered to zero-grazed sheepParveen, I., Moorby, J. M., Hirst, W. M., Morris, S. M. & Fraser, M. D. 2008 In : Animal Feed Science and Technology.144, 1-2, p. 65-8117 p.
Does organic conversion improve biodiversity?Fraser, M. D. & McCalman, H. M. 2008 Gwlad, 71, p. 1515 p.
Effect on upland beef production of incorporating winter feeding of red clover silage or summer grazing of Molinia-dominated semi-natural pasturesFraser, M. D., Davies, D. A., Wright, I. A., Vale, J. E., Nute, G. R., Hallett, K. G. & Richardson, R. I. 2007 In : Grass and Forage Science.62, 3, p. 284-30017 p.
Effects of continuous or rotational grazing of two perennial ryegrass varieties on the chemical composition of the herbage and the performance of finishing lambsMarley, C. L., Fraser, M. D., Fisher, W. J., Forbes, A. B., Jones, R., Moorby, J. M., MacRae, J. C. & Theodorou, M. K. 2007 In : Grass and Forage Science.62, 3, p. 255-26410 p.
Effects on animal performance and sward composition of mixed and sequential grazing of permanent pasture by cattle and sheepFraser, M. D., Davies, D. A., Vale, J. E., Hirst, W. M. & Wright, I. A. 2007 In : Livestock Science.p. 251-26616 p.
Effects of feeding different ensiled forages on the productivity and nutrient-use efficiency of finishing lambsMarley, C. L., Fychan, R., Fraser, M. D., Sanderson, R. & Jones, R. 2007 In : Grass and Forage Science.62, 1, p. 1-1212 p.
Application of gas chromatography-mass spectrometry metabolite profiling techniques to the analysis of heathland plant diets of sheepParveen, I., Moorby, J., Fraser, M., Allison, G. & Kopka, J. 2007 In : Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.55, 4, p. 1129-113810 p.
Effect of sward type and management on diversity of upland birdsVale, J. E. & Fraser, M. D. 2007 p. 333-3364 p.
The effects of feeding different ensiled forages on the minerals excreted from growing lambs - implications for farm nutrient budgetsFychan, R., Marley, C. L., Fraser, M. D., Theobald, V. J., Jones, R., Hopkins, J. J. (ed.), Duncan, A. J. (ed.), McCracken, D. I. (ed.), Peel, S. (ed.) & Tallowin, J. R. B. (ed.) 2007 High Value Grassland: providing biodiversity, a clean environment and premium products.British Grassland Society, p. 217-2204 p.
Differentiation of fecal alkane and fatty alcohol markers of diet composition of cattle and sheep grazing complex moorland swardMoorby, J. M., Fraser, M. D., Theobald, V. J. & Morris, S. M. 2007 ADSA/PSA/AMPA/ASAS Joint Annual Meeting.p. 8-125 p. (Poultry Science)
The effects of feeding different ensiled forages on the minerals excreted from growing lambs - implications for farm nutrient budgets.Fychan, R., Marley, C. L., Fraser, M. D., Theobald, V. & Jones, R. 2007 High value grassland: providing biodiversity, a clean environment and premium products: Proceedings of the BGS/BES/BSAS Conference. Hopkins, J. J., Duncan, A. J., McCracken, D. I., Peel, S. & Tallowin, J. R. B. (eds.). British Grassland Society, Vol. 38, p. 217-2204 p. (British Grassland Society Occasional Symposium; no. 38)
Prediction of legume silage digestibility from various laboratory methodsRinne, M., Olt, A., Nousiainen, J., Seppälä, A., Tuori, M., Paul, C., Fraser, M. D. & Huhtanen, P. 2006 In : Grass and Forage Science.61, 4, p. 354-3629 p.
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 anthelminticsMarley, C. L., Fraser, M. D., Davies, D. A., Rees, M. E., Vale, J. E. & Forbes, A. B. 2006 In : Veterinary Parasitology.142, 1-2, p. 134-1417 p.
Determining diet composition on complex swards using n-alkanes and long-chain fatty alcoholsFraser, M. D., Theobald, V. J. & Moorby, J. M. 2006 In : Ecological Applications.16, 5, p. 1901-191010 p.
Effects on animal performance of summer grazing of Molinia-dominant semi-natural rough grazingFraser, M. D., Theobald, V. J., Vale, J. E. & Evans, J. G. 2006 In : International Journal of Biodiversity Science and Management.2, 3, p. 247-2482 p.
Effects of legume forages on ovine gastrointestinal parasite development, migration and survival.Marley, C. L., Fraser, M. D., Roberts, J. E., Fychan, A. R. & Jones, R. 2006 In : Veterinary Parasitology.138, 3-4, p. 308-3179 p.
Effects on animal performance of summer grazing of Molinia-dominant semi-natural rough grazingFraser, M. D., Theobald, V. J., Evans, J. G. & Vale, J. E. 2006 p. 45-462 p.
The evaluation of two contrasting perennial ryegrass, AberDart and Fennema, under continuous stocking with sheep in the uplandsEvans, J. G., Fraser, M. D., Davies, D. A., Vale, J. E. & Davies, K. 2006 p. 29-302 p.
Application of GCMS-TOF metabolite profiling techniques to the analysis of heathland plant diets of sheepParveen, I., Moorby, J. M., Fraser, M. D., Allison, G. G. & Kopka, J. 2006 p. 103-1042 p.
Effects on invertebrates of summer grazing of Molinia-dominant semi-natural rough grazingTheobald, V. J. & Fraser, M. D. 2006 p. 4-63 p.
Managing manure by a greater understanding of its metabolic profile? Adopting new technologiesHobbs, P. J., Wade, M. J., Jones, R., Marley, C. L., Fraser, M. D., Williams, J. S. & Dhanoa, M. S. 2006 p. 11-133 p.
Profiling of plasma and faeces by FT-IR to differentiate between heathland plant diets offered to zero-grazed sheepParveen, I., Moorby, J. M., Hirst, W. M., Morris, S. M. & Fraser, M. D. 2006 8th British Grassland Society Research Conference, 'Grassland as a Multifunctional Resource.British Grassland Society, p. 101-1022 p.
Effects of applying slurries from livestock fed on different forages or inorganic nitrogen on swards of hybrid ryegrassMarley, C. L., Fychan, A. R., Fraser, M. D., Roberts, J. E., Lewis, G. G., Theobald, V. J. & Jones, R. 2006 Grassland as a Multifunctional Resource. Moorby, J. M. (ed.). p. 51-522 p.
Effects of ensiled forage legumes on performance of twin-bearing ewes and their progenySpeijers, M. H. M., Fraser, M. D., Haresign, W., Theobald, V. J. & Moorby, J. M. 2005 In : Animal Science.81, 2, p. 271-28212 p.
Effect of forage legumes and anthelmintic treatment on the performance, nutritional status and nematode parasites of grazing lambsMarley, C. L., Fraser, M. D., Fychan, A. R., Theobald, V. J. & Jones, R. 2005 In : Veterinary Parasitology.131, 3-4, p. 267-28215 p.
Effect of mixed and sequential grazing by cattle and sheep of upland permanent pasture on liveweight gainFraser, M. D., Vale, J. E. & Evans, J. G. 2005 Pastoral systems in marginal environments. Milne, J. A. (ed.). 1 ed. Wageningen: Wageningen Academic Publishers, Vol. 18, p. 3-64 p.
Effects of ensiled forage legumes on performance of store finishing lambsSpeijers, M. H. M., Fraser, M. D., Theobald, V. J. & Haresign, W. 2005 In : Animal Feed Science and Technology.120, 3-4, p. 203-21614 p.
Comparative yield and chemical composition of two varieties of narrow-leafed lupin (Lupinus angustifolius) when harvested as whole-crop, moist grain and dry grainFraser, M. D., Fychan, A. R. & Jones, R. 2005 In : Animal Feed Science and Technology.120, 1-2, p. 43-507 p.
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-cropFraser, M. D., Fychan, A. R. & Jones, R. 2005 In : Animal Feed Science and Technology.119, 3-4, p. 307-3222 p.
Metabolic profiling of heathland plants in the diet of sheepAllison, G. G., Fraser, M. D., Moorby, J. M., Kopka, J., Erban, A. & Theobald, V. J. 2005 p. 5451 p.
Effects on animal performance of summer grazing of Molinia dominant semi-natural rough grazing by cattle and sheepFraser, M. D., Vale, J. E. & Theobald, V. J. 2005 p. 3-64 p.
Effect of feeding red clover, lucerne and kale silage on the voluntary intake and liveweight gain of growing lambsFychan, A. R., Marley, C. L., Fraser, M. D., Jones, R., Park, R. S. (ed.) & Stronge, M. D. (ed.) 2005 Silage production and utilisation. Micro-satellite of International Grassland Congress - incorporating the XIV International Silage Conference, Belfast 3-6 July 2005.Wageningen Academic Publishers, p. 155-1562 p.
An evaluation of the n-alkane technique for determining diet composition in animals grazing complex swardsFraser, M. D., Moorby, J. M., Theobald, V. J. & Jones, R. 2005 XX International Grassland Conference: Offered papers. O'Mara, F. P., Wilkins, R. J., 't Mannetje, L., Lovett, D. K., Rogers, P. A. M. & Boland, T. M. (eds.). International Grassland Congress
Effect on sward botanical composition of mixed and sequential grazing by cattle and sheep of upland permanent pastureVale, J. E., Fraser, M. D. & Evans, J. G. 2005 Pastoral systems in marginal environments. Milne, J. A. (ed.). Wageningen Academic Publishers, p. 3-64 p.
Effects of breed and stage of growing season on the metabolic profile of sheep grazing moorlandTheobald, V. J., Fraser, M. D. & Moorby, J. M. 2005 Pastoral systems in marginal environments. Milne, J. A. (ed.). Wageningen Academic Publishers
Estimation of legume silage digestibility with various laboratory methodsOlt, A., Rinne, M., Nousiainen, J., Tuori, M., Paul, C., Fraser, M. D. & Huhtanen, P. 2005 Silage production and utilization. Park, R. S., Mayne, C. S. & Keady, T. W. J. (eds.). Wageningen Academic Publishers, p. 267-
Production performance and meat quality of grazing lambs finished on red clover, lucerne or perennial ryegrass swardsFraser, M. D., Speijers, M. H. M., Theobald, V. J., Fychan, A. R. & Jones, R. 2004 In : Grass and Forage Science.p. 345-35612 p.
The effect of red clover formononetin content on live weight gain, carcass characteristics and muscle equol content of finishing lambsMoorby, J. M., Fraser, M. D., Theobald, V. J., Wood, J. D. & Haresign, W. 2004 In : Animal Science.79, 2, p. 303-31311 p.
The effects of grazing forage legumes on the performance of finishing lambsSpeijers, M. H. M., Fraser, M. D., Theobald, V. J. & Haresign, W. 2004 In : Journal of Agricultural Science.142, 4, p. 483-49311 p.
Evaluation of methods for storing small quantities of experimental silageFraser, M. D., Fychan, A. R. & Jones, R. 2004 In : Small Ruminant Research.54, 1-2, p. 141-1466 p.
Characterising the fermentation capabilities of gut microbial populations from cattle and sheep grazing heathland forage using gas productionDavies, D. R., Fraser, M. D., Theobald, V. J. & Brooks, A. E. 2004 4th Joint INRA/Rowett Symposium on Gut Microbiology.p. S72 (Reproduction Nutrition Development)
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-cropsMarley, C. L., Winters, A. L., Fraser, M. D., Fychan, A. R. & Jones, R. 2003 In : Grass and Forage Science.58, 4, p. 397-40610 p.
Ensiled legumes as a feed for store lambsFraser, M. D., Haresign, W., Speijers, M. H. M., Theobald, V. J., Roberts, J. E. & Fychan, A. R. 2003 p. 91 p.
Effects on sward composition and subsequent nutritive value of summer grazing of Molinia dominant SNRGFraser, M. D., Vale, J. E. & Marley, C. L. 2003 p. 23-242 p.
Effect on meat quality of finishing lambs on red clover and lucerneFraser, M. D., Fychan, A. R., Theobald, V. J. & Jones, R. 2003 p. 61-622 p.
Effect of mixed or sequential grazing of cattle and sheep on gastro-intestinal parasites in weaned lambsMarley, C. L., Rees, E. M., Fraser, M. D., Vale, J. E. & Forbes, A. B. 2003 p. 99-1002 p.
Effect of red clover silage:grass silage ratio on the performance of beef steersFraser, M. D., Marley, C. L. & Vale, J. E. 2003 p. 1-33 p.
The effect of legume forages on helminth parasites in grazing lambsMarley, C. L., Fraser, M. D., Fychan, A. R., Theobald, V. J. & Jones, R. 2003 p. 43-442 p.
Assessment of the nutritive value of whole crop peas and intercropped pea-wheat bi-crop forages harvested at different maturity stages for ruminantsSalawu, M. B., Adesogan, A. T., Fraser, M. D., Fychan, A. R. & Jones, R. 2002 In : Animal Feed Science and Technology.96, p. 43-5310 p.
Evaluation of methods for storing small quantities of experimental silageFraser, M. D., Fychan, A. R. & Jones, R. 2002 p. 402-4032 p.
Effect of ensiling method on the quality of red clover and lucerne silageFychan, A. R., Fraser, M. D. & Jones, R. 2002 p. 11-133 p.
The effect of harvest date and inoculation on the yield, fermentation characteristics and feeding value of kale silageFraser, M. D., Winters, A. L., Fychan, A. R., Davies, D. R. & Jones, R. 2001 In : Grass and Forage Science.56, 2, p. 151-16111 p.
The effect of harvest date and inoculation on the yield, fermentation characteristics and feeding value of forage pea and field bean silagesFraser, M. D., Fychan, A. R. & Jones, R. 2001 In : Grass and Forage Science.p. 218-23013 p.
Characterising the fermentation capabilities of gut microbial populations from different breeds of cattle and sheep grazing heathlandDavies, D. R., Fraser, M. D., Theobald, V. J. & Bakewell, E. L. 2001 Grassland-based Systems in Marginal Environments. Milne, J. A. (ed.). Wageningen Academic Publishers, p. 157
Voluntary intake, digestibility and nitrogen utilization by sheep fed ensiled forage legumesFraser, M., Fychan, A. & Jones, R. 2000 In : Grass and Forage Science.55, 3, p. 271-279
Conservation of alternative forage cropsJones, 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 Milk Development Council. (Final report to the Milk Development Council (MDC) - June 2000)
A comparison of the diet composition of guanacos (Lama guanicoe) and sheep when grazing swards with different clover : grass ratiosFraser, M. 1999 In : Small Ruminant Research.32, 3, p. 231-241
A comparison of voluntary intake and in vivo digestion in guanacos (Lama guanicoe) and sheep given fresh grassFraser, M. & Baker, D. H. 1998 In : Animal Science.67, 3, p. 567-572
Diet composition of guanacos (Lama guanicoe) and sheep (Ovis aries) grazing in grassland communities typical of UK uplandsFraser, M. 1998 In : Small Ruminant Research.29, 2, p. 201-212
Plasma biochemical values in the guanaco (Lama gaunicoe) and a comparison with the sheepFraser, M. & Moorby, J. 1998 In : Animal Science.66, 1, p. 209-216
The diet of goats, red deer and South American camelids feeding on three contrasting Scottish upland vegetation communitiesFraser, M. & Gordon, I. J. 1997 In : Journal of Applied Ecology.34, 3, p. 668-686
Organic matter intake, diet digestibility and feeding behaviour of goats, red deer and South American camelids feeding on three contrasting Scottish vegetation communitiesFraser, M. & Gordon, I. J. 1997 In : Journal of Applied Ecology.34, 3, p. 687-698
Esophageal fistulation in the guanacoGoddard, P. J. & Fraser, M. 1994 In : Small Ruminant Research.13, 3, p. 287-292