Mr Markku Farrell

Mr Markku Farrell

Research Support Scientist

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Publications

Humphreys, M, Loka, D, Gwynn-Jones, D, Scullion, J, Doonan, J, Gasior, D, Harper, J, Farrell, M, Kingston-Smith, A, Dodd, R, Chadwick, D, Hill, P, Mills, G, Hayes, F, Robinson, D & Jones, D 2016, 'Climate-smart Strategies to Safeguard Persistency and Achieve Sustainable Grassland Production' 26th General Meeting of the EGF, Trondheim, Norway, 2016 - 2016, .
Gallagher, JA, Turner, LB, Cairns, AJ, Farrell, MS, Lovatt, JA, Skøt, KP, Armstead, IP, Humphreys, MO & Roldan_Ruiz, I 2015, 'Genetic Differentiation in Response to Selection for Water-Soluble Carbohydrate Content in Perennial Ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.)' Bioenergy Research, vol 8, no. 1, pp. 77-90. DOI: 10.1007/s12155-014-9491-z
Humphreys, MW, O'Donovan, SA, Farrell, MS, Gay, AP & Kingston-Smith, AH 2014, 'The potential of novel Festulolium (2n=4x=28) hybrids as productive, nutrient-use-efficient fodder for ruminants' Food and Energy Security, vol 3, no. 2, pp. 98-110. DOI: 10.1002/fes3.50
Humphreys, M, Farrell, M, Detheridge, A, Scullion, J, Kingston-Smith, A & O'Donovan, SA 2013, Resilient and multifunctional grasslands for agriculture and environmental service during a time of climate change. in Á Helgadóttir & A Hopkins (eds), The Role of Grasslands in a Green Future: Threats and Perspectives in Less Favoured Areas. European Grassland Federation, pp. 335-337.
Humphreys, MW, Macleod, CJA, Whalley, WR, Turner, LB, Farrell, MS, Ghesquiere, M & Haygarth, PM 2012, Designing grass cuiltivars for droughts and floods. in S Barth & D Milbourne (eds), Breeding Strategies for Sustainable Forage and Turf Grass Improvement. 2013 edn, Springer Nature, pp. 171-180, Eucarpia Fodder Crops and Amenity Section Meeting, Dublin, Ireland, 2011.
Farrar, K, Bryant, DN, Turner, LB, Gallagher, JA, Thomas, AM, Farrell, MS, Humphreys, MO & Donnison, IS 2012, 'Breeding for Bio-ethanol Production in Lolium perenne L.: Association of Allelic Variation with High Water-Soluble Carbohydrate Content' Bioenergy Research, vol 5, no. 1, pp. 149-157. DOI: 10.1007/s12155-011-9156-0
Turner, LB, Farrell, MS, Humphreys, MO & Dolstra, O 2010, 'Testing water-soluble carbohydrate QTL effects in perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.) by marker selection' Theoretical and Applied Genetics, vol 121, no. 8, pp. 1405-1417. DOI: 10.1007/s00122-010-1397-3
Farrell, MS, Turner, LB, Cairns, AJ & Humphreys, MO 2010, Testing a QTL index for marker selection of water-soluble carbohydrate content in perennial ryegrass. in C Huyghe (ed.), Sustainable use of Genetic Diversity in Forage and Turf Breeding. Springer Nature, pp. 465-469. DOI: 10.1007/978-90-481-8706-5_69
Harper, JA, Gasior, D, Humphreys, MW, Farrell, M, King, J & King, IP 2010, 'The production of a wide hybrid between Lolium multiflorum and the North African Festuca species festuca arundinacea subsp. atlantigena' 1st Festulolium working group workshop, Poznan, Poland, 2010 - 2010, .
Turner, LB, Macleod, CJA, Watts, C, Clark, LJ, Whalley, R, Binley, A, Papadopoulos, A, Farrell, M, O'Donovan, S, Hawkins, S, Skot, L, Haygarth, PM, King, I & Humphreys, MWLolium perenne partial rs1 gene for a putative salt-stress root protein, exons 1-4, strain LTS18..
Turner, LB, Cairns, AJ, Farrell, M & Humphreys, MO 2009, 'Testing a QTL index for marker selection of water-soluble carbohydrate content in perennial ryegrass' pp. p. 121.
Armstead, IP, Turner, LB, Humphreys, MO, Farrell, MS, Cairns, AJ, Skøt, KP, Farrar, K, Donnison, IS & Lubberstedt, T (ed.) 2008, Changes in SSR allele frequencies during phenotypic selection for water-soluble carbohydrate (WSC) in an experimental population of perennial ryegrass. in 27th EUCARPIA Symposium on Improvement of Fodder Crops and Amenity Grasses. pp. 19-23, 27th EUCARPIA Symposium on Improvement of Fodder Crops and Amenity Grasses, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2007.
Farrell, MS, Humphreys, MO & Thomas, GL, AberFarrell (BA13542) - diploid, 2008, Plant Variety, Unknown Publisher.
Armstead, IP, Turner, LB, Farrell, MS, Skøt, L, Gomez, P, Montoya, T, Donnison, IS, King, IP & Humphreys, MO 2004, 'Synteny between a major heading-date QTL in perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.) and the Hd3 heading-date locus in rice' Theoretical and Applied Genetics, vol 108, no. 5, pp. 822-828. DOI: 10.1007/s00122-003-1495-6