Dr Rosemary Collins

Dr Rosemary Collins

Senior Lecturer

Contact Details

Research

  • Analysis of the structure and function of legume/grass mixtures
  • Development of selection criteria for producing varieties of white clover, red clover and Lotus
  • Changes in gene expression in legumes in response to abiotic stress

Publications

2017

Brophy, C., Finn, J.A., Lüscher, A., Suter, M., Kirwan, L., Sebastià, M., Helgadóttir, Á., Baadshaug, O.H., Bélanger, G., Black, A., Collins, R., Čop, J., Dalmannsdóttir, S., Delgado, I., Elgersma, A., Fothergill, M., Frankow-Lindberg, B.E., Ghesquiere, A., Golinska, B., Golinski, P., Grieu, P., Gustavsson, A., Höglind, M., Huguenin-Elie, O., Jørgensen, M., Kadziuliene, Z., Kurki, P., Llurba, R., Lunnan, T., Porqueddu, C., Thumm, U., Connolly, J. 2017. Major shifts in species’ relative abundance in grassland mixtures alongside positive effects of species diversity in yield: a continental-scale experiment. Journal of Ecology 105 (5) pp. 1210-1222. 10.1111/1365-2745.12754 Cadair

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

Connolly, J., Sebastia, M.-., Kirwan, L., Finn, J., Llurba, R., Suter, M., Collins, R., Porqueddu, C., Helgadottir, A., Baadshaug, O., Belanger, G., Black, A., Brophy, C., Cop, J., Dalmannsdottir, S., Delgado, I., Elgersma, A., Fothergill, M., Frankow-Lindberg, B., Ghesquiere, A., Golinski, P., Grieu, P., Gustavsson, A., Hoglind, M., Huguenin-Elie, O., Jorgensen, M., Kadziuliene, Z., Lunnan, T., Nykanen-Kurki, P., Ribas, A., Taube, F., Thumm, U., De Vliegher, A., Luscher, A. 2017. Weed suppression greatly increased by plant diversity in intensively managed grasslands: a continental-scale experiment. Journal of Applied Ecology Cadair

Doring, T., Storkey, J., Baddeley, J., Collins, R.P., Crowley, O., Howlett, S., Jones, H., McCalman, H., Measures, M., Pearce, H., Roderick, S., Watson, C., Wolfe, M. 2017 (In press). Weeds in organic fertility-building leys: aspects of species richness and weed management. Organic Farming Cadair

Marshall, A., Lloyd, D., Collins, R., Lowe, M. 2017. Improving the resilience of white clover (Trifolium repens L.) to environmental stress through interspecific hybridisation. In C. Porqueddu., A. Franca., G. Lombardi., G. Molle., G. Peratoner., A. Hopkins. (eds) Grassland resources for extensive farming systems in marginal lands: major drivers and future scenarios. Grassland Science in Europe 19th EGF Symposium 2017. European Grassland Federation, Sassari, Italy pp. 360-362. Cadair

Humphreys, M., Collins, R., Marshall, A., Marley, C., Walawee, N.M., Doonan, J. 2017. Novel grasslands for agricultural production and flood mitigation. 19th EGF Symposium 2017.

2016

Ergon, A., Kirwan, L., Bleken, M.A., Skjelvag, A.O., Collins, R., Rognli, O.A. 2016. Species interactions in a grassland mixture under low nitrogen fertilization and two cutting frequencies: I. dry-matter yield and dynamics of species composition. Grass and Forage Science 71 (4) pp. 667-682. 10.1111/gfs.12250 Cadair

Ergon, Å., Kirwan, L., Bleken, M.A., Collins, R., Rognli, O.A. 2016. Species interactions in a grassland mixture under low nitrogen fertilization and two cutting frequencies: II. Nutritional quality. Grass and Forage Science 72 (2) pp. 333-342. 10.1111/gfs.12257 Cadair

Marshall, A.H., Collins, R.P., Humphreys, M.W., Scullion, J. 2016. A new emphasis on root traits for perennial grass and legume varieties with environmental and ecological benefits. Food and Energy Security 5 (1) pp. 26-39. 10.1002/fes3.78 Cadair

Collins, R., Lowe, M., Marshall, A., Boyle, R., Humphreys, M. 2016. Measuring root systems in forage legumes: a comparison of two systems. In M. Höglind., A. K. Bakken., K. A. Hovstad., E. Kallioniemi., H. Riley., H. Steinshamnm., L. Østrem. (eds) The multiple roles of grassland in European bioeconomy: Proceedings of the 26th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation. Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research pp. 654-656. Cadair

2015

Helgadóttir, Á., Ostrem, L., Collins, R.P., Humphreys, M., Marshall, A., Julier, B., Gastal, F., Barre, P., Louarn, G. 2015. Breeding forages to cope with environmental challenges in the light of climate change and limited resources. 31st International UCARPIA Symposium Section Fodder Crops and Amenity Grasses: Breeding in a World of Scarcity. , Ghent, Belgium Cadair

Marshall, A., Lowe, M., Collins, R. 2015. Variation in Response to Moisture Stress of Young Plants of Interspecific Hybrids between White Clover (T. repens L.) and Caucasian Clover (T. ambiguum M. Bieb.). Agriculture 5 (2) pp. 353-366. 10.3390/agriculture5020353 Other Cadair

Storkey, J., Doring, T.F., Baddeley, J., Collins, R.P., Roderick, S., Jones, H., Watson, C. 2015. Engineering a plant community to deliver multiple ecosystem services. Ecological Applications 25 (4) pp. 1034-1043. 10.1890/14-1605.1 Cadair

Storkey, J., Doring, T.F., Baddeley, J., Collins, R., Roderick, S., Stobart, R., Jones, H., Watson, C. 2015. A framework for designing multi-functional cover crops. Aspects of Applied Biology 129 pp. 7-12. Cadair

Pinxterhuis, J., Beare, M., Edwards, G., Collins, R., Dillon, P., Oenema, J. 2015. Eco-ecient pasture based dairy farm systems: a comparison of New Zealand, €e Netherlands and Ireland. Grassland Science in Europe. Proceedings of the 20th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation. pp. 349-366. Cadair

Richards, C.J., Lloyd, D., Collins, R. 2015. Effects of applied nitrogen on germination and seedling growth in lucerne. Proceedings of the 12th British Grassland Society Research Conference. BGS 12th Research Conference. British Grassland Society pp. 107-108. Cadair

Helgadóttir, Á., Østrem, L., Collins, R., Humphreys, M., Marshall, A., Julier, B., Gastal, F., Barre, P., Louarn, G. 2015. Breeding Forages to Cope with Environmental Challenges in the Light of Climate Change and Resource Limitations. In I. Roldán-Ruiz., J. Baert., D. Reheul. (eds) Proceedings of the 2015 Meeting of the Section “Forage Crops and Amenity Grasses” of Eucarpia: Breeding in a World of Scarcity. Eucarpia Fodder Crops and Amenity Section 2015. Springer Nature, Switzerland pp. 3-13. 10.1007/978-3-319-28932-8_1 Cadair

2014

Collins, R.P., Delagarde, R. 2014. Biomass production in multispecies and grass monoculture swards under cutting and rotational grazing. In A. Hopkins. (ed) Grassland Science in Europe: Proceedings of General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation. , Wales pp. 719-721. Cadair

Kelly, R.O., Skøt, L., Skøt, K.P., Collins, R.P. 2014. Analysis of changes in population structure over time in components of multi-species swards. In A. Hopkins. (ed) Grassland Science in Europe: Proceedings of General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation. , Wales pp. 861-863. Cadair

Marshall, A., Lloyd, D., Collins, R. 2014. Ac4836 Trifolium repens (white clover) medium leaf size. Cadair

Hopkins, A., Collins, R., Fraser, M., King, V.R., Lloyd, D., Moorby, J., Robson, P. 2014. EGF at 50: The Future of European Grasslands: Proceedings of the 25th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation. Aberystwyth, Wales 7-11 September 2014. Prifysgol Aberystwyth | Aberystwyth University Other Cadair

Kirwan, L., Connolly, J., Brophy, C., Baadshaug, O.H., Bélanger, G., Black, A., Carnus, T., Collins, R.P., Čop, J., Delgado, I., De Vliegher, A., Elgersma, A., Frankow-Lindberg, B.E., Golinski, P., Grieu, P., Gustavsson, A., Helgadóttir, Á., Höglind, M., Huguenin-elie, O., Jørgensen, M., Kadziuliene, Z., Lunnan, T., Lüscher, A., Kurki, P., Porqueddu, C., Sebastia, M.T., Thumm, U., Walmsley, D., Finn, J.A. 2014. The Agrodiversity Experiment: three years of data from a multisite study in intensively managed grasslands. Ecology 95 (9) 2680 10.1890/14-0170.1 Cadair

Peyraud, J., van den Pol-van Dasselaar, A., Collins, R.P., Huguenin-elie, O., Dillon, P., Peeters, A. 2014. Multi-species swards and multi-scale strategies for multifunctional grassland-based ruminant production systems: An overview of the FP7 MultiSward project. In H. Alan., R. Collins., M. Fraser., V. King., D. L. ., J. Moorby., P. Robson. (eds) Grassland Science in Europe: Proceedings of General Meeting of the European Grassland federation. , Wales pp. 695-715. Cadair

2013

Pavlu, V., Fraser, M.D., Fleming, H.R., Moorby, J.M., Collins, R.P. 2013. Effect of sward species mix on methane emissions from ewes. Advances in Animal Biosciences: Proceedings of the 5th Greenhouse Gases and Animal Agriculture Conference (GGAA 2013), Dublin, Ireland. Greenhouse Gases & Animal Agriculture. 2nd edn, Cambridge University Press pp. 361. Cadair

Finn, J.A., Kirwan, L., Connolly, J., Sebastià, M.T., Helgadottir, A., Baadshaug, O.H., Bélanger, G., Black, A., Brophy, C., Collins, R.P., Čop, J., Dalmannsdóttir, S., Delgado, I., Elgersma, A., Fothergill, M., Frankow-lindberg, B.E., Ghesquiere, A., Golinska, B., Golinski, P., Grieu, P., Gustavsson, A., Höglind, M., Huguenin-elie, O., Jørgensen, M., Kadziuliene, Z., Kurki, P., Llurba, R., Lunnan, T., Porqueddu, C., Suter, M., Thumm, U., Lüscher, A. 2013. Ecosystem function enhanced by combining four functional types of plant species in intensively managed grassland mixtures: a 3-year continental-scale field experiment. Journal of Applied Ecology 50 (2) pp. 365-375. 10.1111/1365-2664.12041 Other Cadair

Marshall, A.H., Sizer Coverdale, E.M., Collins, R.P., Fothergill, M., Rees, M.E. 2013. Dry matter yield of Lotus varieties in grass-white clover mixtures in a low fertility soil. Grass and Forage Science 69 (2) pp. 294-302. 10.1111/gfs.12042 Cadair

2012

Collins, R.P., Helgadóttir, Á., Frankow-lindberg, B.E., Skøt, L., Jones, C.M., Skøt, K.P. 2012. Temporal changes in population genetic diversity and structure in red and white clover grown in three contrasting environments in northern Europe. Annals of Botany 110 (6) pp. 1341-1350. 10.1093/aob/mcs058 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

2011

Abberton, M.T., Marshall, A.H., Collins, R.P. 2011. AberChianti - diploid red clover bred for enhanced persistence under cutting and grazing. Cadair

Abberton, M.T., Marshall, A.H., Collins, R.P. 2011. AA4552 - AberClaret diploid red clover variety selected for high yield and persistence. Cadair

Humphreys, M.W., Marshall, A.H., Collins, R.P., Abberton, M.T. 2011. Exploiting genetic and phenotypic plant diversity in grasslands. In G. Lemaire., J. Hodgson., A. Chabbi. (eds) Grassland Productivity and Ecosystem Services. Grassland Productivity and Ecosystem Services CABI Publishing pp. pp148-157. Other Cadair

2010

Collins, R.P., Frankow-Lindberg, B.E., Helgadottir, A., Skot, L., Jones, C., Skot, K.P. 2010. AFLP analysis of genetic differentiation in legume germplasm in contrasting environments. In H. Schnyder., J. Isselstein., F. Taube., K. Auerswald., J. Schelberg. (eds) Grassland Science in Europe. Grassland in a changing world. Proceedings of the 23rd General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation. European Grassland Federation pp. 51-53. Other Cadair

Collins, R.P., Frankow-Lindberg, B.E., Helgadottir, A., Skot, L., Jones, C., SKot, K.P.Rasmussen, J., Schacht, M., Helagadottir, A. 2010. AFLP analysis of changes in population genetic diversity and structure in forage legume germplasm grown in contrasting environments in Northern Europe. The potential of forage legumes to sustain a high agricultural productivity ? A Nordic perspective. NJF Seminar 432, Hvann eyri, Iceland. Cadair Other

Michaelson-Yeates, T.P.T., Collins, R.P., Marshall, A.M., Abberton, M.T. 2010. AberClaret (AA4495) - Red clover. Cadair

2009

Frankow-Lindberg, B.E., Brophy, C., Collins, R.P., Connolly, J. 2009. Biodiversity effects on yield and unsown species invasion in a temperate forage ecosystem. Annals of Botany 103 (6) pp. 913-921. 10.1093/aob/mcp008 Cadair Other

Abberton, M.T., Marshall, A.H., Collins, R.P., Jones, C., Lowe, M. 2009. QTL analysis and gene expression studies in white clover. In T. Yamada., G. Spangenberg. (eds) Molecular Breeding of Forage and Turf. 5th International Symposium on the Molecular Breeding of Forage Turf. pp. 163-172. Cadair Other

Collins, R.P., Fothergill, M., James, E., Sizer-Coverdale, E., Olyott, P. 2009. Exploring the potential of multi-species grass/legume swards to contribute to UK grassland farming. British Grassland Society 9th Research Conference. 9th British Grassland Society Research Conference. pp. 8-9. Cadair Other

2008

Collins, R.P. 2008. Potential for greater use of forage legumes in UK grassland systems for improved biodiversity, soil quality, and livestock nutrition and health. DEFRA Final Report IF0122 Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Cadair

Fothergill, M., Abberton, M.T., Collins, R.P., Michaelson-Yeates, T.P.T., Marshall, A.H., Rees, M.E. 2008. Breeding forage legumes for a new era. In A. Helgadottir., E. Poetsch. (eds) Breeding forage legumes for a new era. : Proceedings of final meeting of COST Action 852. Proceedings of final meeting of COST Action 852. pp. 19-21. Cadair

Helgadottir, A., Connolly, J., Collins, R.P., Fothergill, M., Kreuzer, M., Luscher, A., Porqueddu, C., Sebastia, M.T., Wachendorf, M., Brophy, C., Finn, J.A., Kirwan, L., Nyfeler, D.Hopkins, A., Gustafsson, T., Bertilsson, J. 2008. The benefits of sward diversity for cultivated grasslands. In A. Hopkins., T. Gustafsson., J. Bertilsson., G. Dalin., N. Nilsdotter-Linde., E. Spörndly. (eds) Biodiversity and Animal Feed: Future Challenges for Grassland Production. Grassland Science in Europe Biodiversity and animal feed: future challenges for grassland production. Proceedings of the 22nd General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation, Uppsala, Sweden. Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences pp. 39-51. Cadair Other

Collins, R.P., Fothergill, M., Rees, E.M., Kirwan, L., Brophy, C., Connolly, J.Hopkins, A., Gustafsson, T., Bertilsson, J. 2008. Site effects on species productivity and dynamics: Results from COST 852 in Wales. In A. Hopkins., T. Gustafsson., J. Bertilsson., G. Dalin., N. Nilsdotter-Linde., E. Spörndly. (eds) Biodiversity and animal feed: future challenges for grassland production. Grassland Science in Europe Biodiversity and animal feed: future challenges for grassland production. Proceedings of the 22nd General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation, Uppsala, Sweden. Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences pp. 230-232. Cadair

Luscher, A., Finn, J.A., Connolly, J., Sebastia, M.T., Collins, R.P., Fothergill, M., Porqueddu, C., Brophy, C., Huguenin-Elie, O., Kirwan, L., Nyfeler, D., Helgadottir, A. 2008. Benefits of sward diversity for agricultural grasslands. Biodiversity 9 (1-2) pp. 29-32. 10.1080/14888386.2008.9712877 Cadair

Abberton, M.T., Marshall, A.H., Humphreys, M.W., Macduff, J.H., Collins, R.P., Marley, C.L. 2008. Genetic improvement of forage species to reduce the environmental impact of temperate livestock grazing systems. Advances in Agronomy 98 pp. 311-355. 10.1016/S0065-2113(08)00206-X Cadair

Collins, R.P., Lowe, M., Skøt, L., Marshall, A.H., Taylor, J., Abberton, M.T. 2008. Investigating the basis of abiotic stress tolerance in white clover: molecular approaches currently being used in IGER, Aberystwyth. Proceedings of final meeting of COST Action 852. Cadair

2007

Kirwan, L., Luscher, A., Sebastia, M.T., Finn, J.A., Collins, R.P., Porqueddu, C., Helgadóttir, Á., Baadshaug, O.H., Brophy, C., Coran, C., Dalmannsdóttir, S., Delgado, I., Elgersma, A., Fothergill, M., Frankow-Lindberg, B.E., Golinski, P., Grieu, P., Gustavsson, A., Höglind, M., Huguenin-Elie, O., Iliadis, C., Jørgensen, M., Kadziuliene, Z., Karyotis, T., Lunnan, T., Malengier, M., Maltoni, S., Meyer, V., Nyfeler, D., Nykanen-Kurki, P., Parente, J., Smit, H.J., Thumm, U., Connolly, J. 2007. Evenness drives consistent diversity effects in intensive grassland systems across 28 European sites. Journal of Ecology 95 (3) pp. 530-539. 10.1111/j.1365-2745.2007.01225.x Other Cadair

Abberton, M.T., Fothergill, M., Collins, R.P., Marshall, A.H. 2007. Breeding forage legumes for sustainable and profitable farming systems. Aspects of Applied Biology 80 Association of Applied Biologists Conference on Delivering Sustinability within Profitable Farming Systems - Is It Possible?. pp. 81-88. Cadair

2006

Fothergill, M., Abberton, M.T., Collins, R.P., Michaelson-Yeates, T.P.T., Williams, T.A., Marshall, A.H., Rees, E.M. 2006. Breeding forage legumes for the less favoured areas. Sustainable Uplands: Future Scenarios for People, Environment and Landscape - a Future Vision Conference and Workshop for the Uplands, ICU-C Cumbria. Cadair

Marshall, A.H., Collins, R.P., Abberton, M.T., Sizer Coverdale, E. 2006. Reducing the impact of red clover (Trifolium pratense L.): quantifying genotypic variation in leaching propensity. Proceedings of COST Workshop - "Sward dynamics, N-flows and forage utilisation in legume-based systems. Cadair Other

Collins, R.P., Marshall, A.H., Ribaimont, F., Michaelson-Yeates, T.P.T., Williams, T.A., Olyott, P., Abberton, M.T. 2006. Developing the role of Lotus species in UK grasslands. Sustainable Grassland Productivity: Proceedings of the 21st General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation. European Grassland Federation pp. 249-251. Cadair Other

2005

Abberton, M.T., Fothergill, M., Collins, R.P., Michaelson-Yeates, T.P.T., Williams, T.A., Marshall, A.H., Olyott, P. 2005. Breeding forage legumes for enhanced biodiversity. Proceedings of COST Workshop - "Sward dynamics, N-flows and forage utilisation in legume-based systems. Cadair Other

Collins, R.P., Fothergill, M., Rees, E.M.Frankow-Lindberg, B.E., Helgadottir, A. 2005. Early site differences in the composition of multi-species grass/legume mixtures during sward establishment. COST 852 Workshop on Adaptation and Management of Forage Legumes - Strategies for Improved Reliability in Mixed Swards, Ystad, Sweden, September 20-22, 2004.. Cadair

Collins, R.P., Ribaimont, F., Marshall, A.H., Bryant, D.N., Abberton, M.T.O'Mara, F.P., Wilkins, R.J., 't Mannetje, L., Lovett, D.K., Rogers, P.A.M., Boland, T.M. 2005. Variation in tannin content and morphological traits in Lotus corniculatus (Bird's foot trefoil). XX International Grassland Congress. XX International Grassland Congress, Dublin. Cadair Other

Rees, E.M., Abberton, M.T., Johansen, L., Latypova, G., Collins, R.P., Marshall, A.H., Fothergill, M. 2005. Effect of white clover companion and management on persistence and yield of contrasting varieties of Lotus corniculatus. In M. Wachendorf., A. Helgadottir., G. Parente. (eds) Proceedings of the 2nd COST 852 Workshop on "Sward Dynamics, N-flows and Forage Utilisation in Legume-Based Systems". 2nd COST 852 Workshop on "Sward Dynamics, N-flows and Forage Utilisation in Legume-Based Systems". European Cooperation in Science and Technology pp. 159-162. Cadair

Connolly, J., Collins, R.P., Fothergill, M. 2005. Site effects on the composition of multi-species grass/legume mixtures during sward establishment. In F. P. O'Mara., R. J. Wilkins., L. 't Mannetje., D. K. Lovett., P. A. M. Rogers., T. M. Boland. (eds) XX International Grassland Conference: Offered papers. XX International Grassland Congress XX International Grassland Conference. Wageningen Academic Publishers pp. 978-90. Cadair Other

Wachendorf, M., Fothergill, M., Kreuzer, M., Porqueddu, C., Sebastia, M.T., Helgadottir, A., Collins, R.P., Connolly, J., Luscher, A. 2005. Quality legume-based forage systems for contrasting environments - COST Action 852. In F. P. O'Mara., R. J. Wilkins., L. 't Mannetje., D. K. Lovett., P. A. M. Rogers., T. M. Boland. (eds) XX International Grassland Conference: Offered papers. XX International Grassland Congress Wageningen Academic Publishers Cadair Other

2004

Collins, R.P., Connolly, J., Porqueddu, C. 2004. Effects of legume genetic diversity on the productivity of legume/grass mixtures - COST Action 852. In A. Lüscher., B. Jeangros., W. Kessler., O. Huguenin., M. Lobsiger., N. Millar., D. Suter. (eds) Land Use Systems in Grassland Dominated Regions. Grassland Science in Europe, vol. 9 European Grassland Federation pp. 486-488. Cadair Other

Marshall, A.H., Collins, R.P., Abberton, M.T., Macduff, J.H., Eve, M. 2004. Reducing the environmental impact of red clover (Trifolium pratense L.): physiological approaches underpinning germplasm improvement. In A. Lüscher., B. Jeangross., O. Huguenin., M. Lobsiger., N. Millar., D. Suter. (eds) Land Use Systems in Grassland Dominated Regions. Proceedings of the 20th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation. European Grassland Federation pp. 389-391. Cadair Other

Sebastia, M.T., Luscher, A., Connolly, J., Collins, R.P., Delgado, I., De Vliegher, A., Evans, P.R., Fothergill, M., Frankow-Lindberg, B.E., Helgadóttir, Á., Iliadis, C., Jørgensen, M., Kadžiuliene, Z., Nissinen, O., Nyfeler, D., Porqueddu, C. 2004. Higher yield and fewer weeds in grass/legume mixtures than in monocultures - 12 sites of COST Action 852. In A. Lüscher., B. Jeangros., W. Kessler., O. Huguenin., M. Lobsiger., N. Millar., D. Suter. (eds) Land Use Sytems in Grassland Dominated Regions. Grassland Science in Europe Proceedings of the 20th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation. European Grassland Federation pp. 483-485. Cadair Other

2003

Collins, R.P., Fothergill, M., Macduff, J.H., Puzio, S. 2003. Morphological compatibility of white clover and perennial ryegrass cultivars grown under two nitrate levels in flowing solution culture. Annals of Botany 92 (2) pp. 247-258. 10.1093/aob/mcg128 Other Cadair

Collins, R.P., Marshall, A.H., Macduff, J.H., Eve, M. 2003. Physiological approaches to germplasm improvement in red clover. 7th British Grassland Society Research Conference. Cadair Other

Collins, R.P., Marshall, A.H., Bowen, D., Abberton, M.T. 2003. Exploiting genetic resources in breeding clover for sustainable grassland systems. Proceedings of the 25th EUCARPIA Fodder Crops and Amenity Grasses Section Meeting 1-4 September 2003.. Cadair Other

Abberton, M.T., Scollan, N.D., Michaelson-Yeates, T.P.T., Collins, R.P., Minchin, F.L., Winters, A.L., Macduff, J.H., Marshall, A.H. 2003. New approaches to forage legume breeding. Vorträge für Pflanzenzüchtung. 24th EUCARPIA Fodder Crops and Amenity Grasses Section. pp. 22-25. Cadair

Fothergill, M., Collins, R.P. 2003. COST 852: Quality legume-based systems for contrasting environments. In F. P. O'Mara., R. J. Wilkins., L. t' Mannetje., D. K. Lovett., P. A. M. Rogers., T. M. Boland. (eds) XX International Grassland Conress: Offered papers. Wageningen Academic Publishers pp. 37-38. Cadair Other

2002

Collins, R.P., Helgadóttir, Á., Fothergill, M., Rhodes, I. 2002. Variation amongst survivor populations of white clover collected from sites across Europe: Growth attributes and physiological responses to low temperature. Annals of Botany 89 (3) pp. 283-292. 10.1093/aob/mcf037 Other Cadair

Collins, R.P., Helgadottir, A., Dalmannsdottir, S., Fothergill, M. 2002. Adaptational responses to contrasting environments in survivor populations of white clover from sites across Europe. In A. Helgadottir., S. Dalmannsdottir. (eds) Quality legume-based forage systems for contrasting environments. Proceedings 1st Meeting of COST Action 852. European Cooperation in Science and Technology pp. 61-63. Cadair

Collins, R.P., Helgadottir, A., Fothergill, M., Rhodes, I. 2002. Adaptational responses to contrasting environments in survivor populations of white clover (Trifolium repens L.) from sites across Europe. In J. Durand., J. Emile., C. Huyghe., G. Lemaire. (eds) Multi-Function Grasslands: Quality Forages, Animal Products and Landscapes. Grassland Science in Europe Proceedings of the 19th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation (EGF). European Grassland Federation pp. 290-291. Cadair Other

Collins, R.P. 2002. The effects of drought stress and winter stress on the persistence of white clover. In G. Fisher., B. E. Frankow-Lindberg. (eds) Lowland Grasslands of Europe: Utilisation and Development. REU Technical Series Proceedings FAO/CIHEAM European Cooperative Research Network on Pastures and Fodder Crop Production, Subnetwork on Lowland Grassland Research Conference. Food and Agriculture Organization pp. 17-32. Cadair Other

2001

Annicchiarico, P., Collins, R.P., Fornasier, F., Rhodes, I. 2001. Variation in cold tolerance and spring growth among Italian white clover populations. Euphytica 122 (2) pp. 407-416. 10.1023/A:1012918100232 Cadair

Collins, R.P., Helgadottir, A., Fothergill, M., Rhodes, I. 2001. Variation amongst survivor populations of two white clover cultivars collected from sites across Europe: morphological and reproductive traits. Annals of Botany 88 (supp 1) pp. 761-770. 10.1006/anbo.2001.1462 Other Cadair

Wachendorf, M., Collins, R.P., Elgersma, A., Fothergill, M., Frankow-Lindberg, B.E., Ghesquiere, A., Guckert, A., Guinchard, M.P., Helgadottir, A., Luscher, A., Nolan, T., Nykänen-Kurki, P., Nösberger, J., Parente, G., Puzio, S., Rhodes, I., Robin, C., Ryan, A., Stäheli, B., Stoffel, S., Taube, F., Connolly, J. 2001. Overwintering and growing season dynamics of Trifolium repens L. in mixture with Lolium perenne L.: a model approach to plant-environment interactions. Annals of Botany 88 (Supp 1) pp. 683-702. Cadair Other

Helgadottir, A., Dalmannsdottir, S., Collins, R.P. 2001. Adaptational changes in white clover populations selected under marginal conditions. Annals of Botany 88 (1) pp. 771-780. Cadair Other

Wachendorf, M., Collins, R.P., Connolly, J., Elgersma, A., Fothergill, M., Frankow-Lindberg, B.E., Ghesquiere, A., Guckert, A., Guinchard, M.P., Helgadottir, A., Luscher, A., Nolan, T., Nykänen-Kurki, P., Nösberger, J., Parente, G., Puzio, S., Rhodes, I., Robin, C., Ryan, A., Stäheli, B., Stoffel, S., Taube, F. 2001. Overwintering of Trifolium repens L. and succeeding growth: results from a common protocol carried out at twelve European sites. Annals of Botany 88 (Supp 1) pp. 669-682. Cadair Other

1998

Collins, R., Abberton, M.T., Michaelson-Yeates, T.P.T., Marshall, A. 1998. Effects of divergent selection on correlations between morphological traits in white clover (Trifolium repens L.). Euphytica 101 (3) pp. 301-305. 10.1023/A:1018341820861 Cadair

1997

Collins, R.P., Abberton, M.T., Michaelson-Yeates, T.P.T., Rhodes, I. 1997. Response to divergent selection for stolon characters in white clover (Trifolium repens). Journal of Agricultural Science 129 (3) pp. 279-285. Cadair

1996

Collins, R.P., Fothergill, M., Potter, J.F., Rhodes, I. 1996. The use of repeated-measurements analysis to describe the overwintering of white clover cultivars. Grass and Forage Science 51 (2) pp. 116-120. 10.1111/j.1365-2494.1996.tb02045.x Cadair

Collins, R.P., Fothergill, M., Rhodes, I.P. 1996. Interactions between seedlings of perennial ryegrass and white clover cultivars in establishing swards. Grass and Forage Science 51 (2) pp. 163-169. 10.1111/j.1365-2494.1996.tb02050.x Cadair

1995

Collins, R., Rhodes, I. 1995. Stolon characteristics related to winter survival in white clover. Journal of Agricultural Science 124 (1) pp. 11-16. 10.1017/S0021859600071197 Cadair

1994

Collins, R., Rhodes, I.P. 1994. Influence of root competition on compatibility between white clover and perennial ryegrass populations during seedling establishment. Grass and Forage Science 49 (4) pp. 506-509. 10.1111/j.1365-2494.1994.tb02029.x Cadair

Rhodes, I., Collins, R., Evans, D.E. 1994. Breeding white clover for tolerance to low temperature and grazing stress. Euphytica 77 (3) pp. 239-242. 10.1007/BF02262636 Cadair

1991

Collins, R., Glendining, M.J., Rhodes, I. 1991. The relationships between stolon characteristics, winter survival and annual yields in white clover (Trifolium repens L.). Grass and Forage Science 46 (1) pp. 51-61. 10.1111/j.1365-2494.1991.tb02207.x Cadair

1990

Collins, R.P., Rhodes, I. 1990. The basis and significance of compatibility in grass/clover mixtures. Herba 1990 (3) pp. 30-32. Cadair

1989

Collins, R.P., Rhodes, I. 1989. Yield of white clover populations in mixtures with contrasting perennial ryegrasses. Grass and Forage Science 44 (1) pp. 111-115. 10.1111/j.1365-2494.1989.tb01918.x Cadair