Mr Rhun Fychan

Mr Rhun Fychan

Research Scientist

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Forage and Silage Researcher

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SMARTsilage - improving silage efficiency in Wales
www.smartsilage.com 

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A simulation modelling study of water pollution caused by outwintering of cowsMcGechan, M. B., Barnes, A., Fychan, R. & Marley, C. 2017 In : Computers and Electronics in Agriculture.142, Part A, p. 397-4059 p.
Stability, fatty acid composition and sensory properties of the M. Longissimus muscle from beef steers grazing either chicory / ryegrass or ryegrassMarley, C., Fychan, R., Davies, J., Theobald, V., Scollan, N., Richardson, R. I. & Sanderson, R. 2017 In : Animal.26 p.
Understanding the legacy effect of previous forage crop and tillage management on soil biology, after conversion to an arable crop rotationCrotty, F., Fychan, R., Sanderson, R., Rhymes, J., Bourdin, F., Scullion, J. & Marley, C. 2016 In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry.103, p. 241-252
First documented pest outbreak of the herbivorous springtail Sminthurus viridis (Collembola) in Europe: Outbreak of Sminthurus viridis in EuropeCrotty, F., Fychan, A., Benefer, C., Allen, D., Shaw, P. & Marley, C. 2016 In : Grass and Forage Science.71, 4, p. 699–704
Effects of feeding red clover compared to ryegrass silage to growing cattle out-wintered on kaleMarley, C., Powell, H., Theobald, V., Davies, J., Scollan, N., Sanderson, R. & Fychan, A. 2016 Proceedings of the 26th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation..Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research, p. 406408 p.
The legacy effect of cover crops on soil fungal populations in a cereal rotationDetheridge, A., Brand, G., Fychan, A., Crotty, F., Sanderson, R., Griffith, G. & Marley, C. 2016 In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment.228, p. 49-61
Utilising common vetch (Vicia sativa) as a source of forage protein for grazing ewesMarley, C., Theobald, V., Fychan, A., Thomas, B., Gethin, A., Scott, M., Sanderson, R. & McCalman, H. 2016 The multiple roles of grassland in the European bioeconomy: Proceedings of the 26th General meeting of the European Grassland Federation. Höglind, M., Bakken, A. K., Hovstad, K. A., Kallioniemi, E., Riley, H., Steinshamnm, H. & Østrem, L. (eds.). Norway: Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research, p. 516-5183 p. ref 2
Effect of mower/conditioner type during legume or grass harvesting on silage qualityFychan, A., Leemans, D., Scott, M., Theobald, V., Sanderson, R. & Marley, C. 2016 The multiple roles of grassland in the European bioeconomy: Proceedings of the 26th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation. Höglind, M., Bakken, A. K., Hovstad, K. A., Kallioniemi, E., Riley, H., Steinshamnm, H. & Østrem, L. (eds.). Norway: Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research, p. 176-178 ref. 2
Effects of harvesting red clover/ryegrass at different stage of maturity on forage yield and qualityFychan, A., Sanderson, R. & Marley, C. 2016 The multiple roles of grassland in the European bioeconomy: Proceedings of the 26th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation. Höglind, M., Bakken, A. K., Hovstad, K. A., Kallioniemi, E., Riley, H., Steinshamnm, H. & Østrem, L. (eds.). Norway: Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research, p. 323-325
Assessing the impact of agricultural forage crops on soil biodiversity and abundanceCrotty, F., Fychan, R., Scullion, J., Sanderson, R. & Marley, C. 2015 In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry.91, p. 119-126
Understanding the legacy effect of previous crop rotations on soil biology: Extended abstractCrotty, F., Fychan, R., Scullion, J., Sanderson, R. & Marley, C. 2015
Effects of different forages on the yield and composition of cereals within a rotation: Extended abstractFychan, R., Crotty, F., Scott, M., Davies, J., Sanderson, R. & Marley, C. 2015
Linking legacy effects within crop rotations to the soil food webCrotty, F., Fychan, R., Scullion, J., Sanderson, R. & Marley, C. 2015
Effects of forage species and sward-lifting on compacted soilFychan, R., Crotty, F., Scullion, J., Sanderson, R. & Marley, C. 2015
A ground truthed DNA metabarcoding technique to determine fungal community structure in soilsDetheridge, A., Scullion, J., Griffith, G., Marley, C. L. & Fychan, R. 2015 Proceedings of AAB Conference : Healthy Soils - Developing Tools for Land Managers.Association of Applied Biologists
The effects of cultivation date and method on the establishment of lucerne in the UKMarley, C., Scott, M., Davies, J., Sanderson, R. & Fychan, A. 2015 p. 256-2583 p.
Effects of chicory / ryegrass swards compared with ryegrass swards on the performance and carcass quality of grazing beef steersMarley, C. L., Fychan, R., Davies, J. W., Scollan, N. D., Richardson, I., Theobald, V., Genever, E., Forbes, A. B. & Sanderson, R. 2014 In : PLoS One.9 , 1, e86259
Investigating the impact of ecosystem change within agriculture on the soil food web.Crotty, F., Fychan, R., Scullion, J., Sanderson, R. & Marley, C. 2014
Changing population patterns - when an alien pest becomes a problem at home? First recorded pest outbreak of the springtail Sminthurus viridis in Europe.Crotty, F., Fychan, R., Benefer, C., Allen, D., Shaw, P. & Marley, C. 2014
The effects of agricultural forages on soil biology - linking the plant-soil-invertebrate ecosystemCrotty, F. V., Fychan, A. R., Scullion, J., Sanderson, R. & Marley, C. L. 2014 EGF at 50: The Future of European Grasslands: Grassland Science in Europe. Hopkins, A. (ed.). Vol. 19, p. 267-2693 p.
Effects of previous cropping and establishment method on mineral concentration of whole-plant spring wheatFychan, A. R., Scott, M. B., Davies, J. W., Crotty, F. V., Sanderson, R. & Marley, C. L. 2014 EGF at 50: The Future of European Grasslands: Grassland Science in Europe. Hopkins, A. (ed.). Vol. 19, p. 404-4063 p.
Evaluation of a home-grown crimped lupin and barley concentrate feed for finishing lambsMarley, C. L., Jones, H. G., Theobald, V., Sanderson, R. & Fychan, A. R. 2014 EGF at 50: The Future of European Grasslands: Grassland Science in Europe. Hopkins, A. (ed.). Prifysgol Aberystwyth | Aberystwyth University, Vol. 19, p. 651-6544 p.
The Impact of Using Alternative Forages on the Nutrient Value within Slurry and Its Implications for Forage Productivity in Agricultural SystemsCrotty, F. V., Fychan, R., Theobald, V. J., Sanderson, R., Chadwick, D. R. & Marley, C. L. 2014 In : PLoS One.9, 5, p. 1-1212 p., e97516
Effects of a winter or spring sowing date on soil nitrogen utilisation and yield of barley following a forage crop of red clover, lucerne or hybrid ryegrassMarley, C. L., Fychan, A. R., Theobald, V., Cuttle, S. P. & Sanderson, R. 2013 In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment.181, p. 213-222
Effects of two different soil management treatments on forage yield, botanical and chemical composition.Fychan, R., Scott, M. B., Gordon, N. M., Leyland, M., Sanderson, R. & Marley, C. L. 2013 Proceedings of the British Grassland Society 11th Research Conference, Dumfries, Scotland, UK : Science and Practice for Grass-based Systems.British Grassland Society, 1 p.
Effects of different soil treatments on the yield and nutritive value of perennial ryegrass.Fychan, A. R., Scott, M. B., Davies, J. W., Fleming, H. R., Theobald, V., Sanderson, R. & Marley, C. L. 2013 Proceedings of the British Grassland Society 11th Research Conference, Dumfries, UK: Science and Practice for Grass-based Systems.British Grassland Society, 1 p.
Yield, nitrogen and mineral content of chicory compared to perennial ryegrass, red clover or white clover over two harvest years.Marley, C. L., Fychan, A. R., Scott, M. B., Davies, J. W. & Sanderson, R. 2013 Proceedings of the 17th Symposium of the European Grassland Federation: The Role of Grasslands in a Green Future, Threats and Perspectives in Less Favoured Areas. Helgadóttir, À. & Hopkins, A. (eds.). Borgarnes, Iceland: European Grassland Federation, Vol. 18, p. 249-2513 p. (Grassland Science in Europe; vol. 18)
Trace element content of chicory compared with perennial ryegrass, red clover or white clover over two harvest yearsMarley, C. L., Fychan, A. R., Scott, M. B., Davies, J. W. & Sanderson, R. 2013 Proceedings of the 17th Symposium of the European Grassland Federation: The role of Grasslands in a Green Future, Threats and Perspectives in Less Favoured Areas. Helgadóttir, À. & Hopkins, A. (eds.). Borgarnes: European Grassland Federation, Vol. 18, p. 252-2533 p. (Grassland Science in Europe; vol. 18)
The effects of sowing chicory in different ratios with ryegrass, either with or without red clover over two harvest yearsFychan, A. R., Scott, M. B., Davies, J. W., Sanderson, R. & Marley, C. L. 2013 Proceedings of the 17th Symposium of the European Grassland Federation: The Role of Grasslands in a Green Future, Threats and Perspectives in Less Favoured Areas. Helgadóttir, À. & Hopkins, A. (eds.). Borgarnes, Iceland: European Grassland Federation, p. 255-2573 p. (Grassland Science in Europe; vol. 18)
An evaluation of the effect of silage management practices on commercial farms in England and Wales on baled silage qualityFychan, A. R., Davies, D. R. & Sanderson, R. 2013 Proceedings of the 17th Symposium of the European Grassland Federation: The Role of Grasslands in a Green Future, Threats and Perspectives in Less Favoured Areas. Borgarnes, Iceland, Vol. 18, p. 234-2363 p. (Grassland Science in Europe)
The effect of different sowing ratios on the persistency of chicory within ryegrass or a ryegrass-red clover mixFychan, A. R., Davies, J. W., Scott, M. B., Sanderson, R. & Marley, C. L. 2013 Proceedings of the 17th Symposium of the European Grassland Federation: The Role of Grasslands in a Green Future, Threats and Perspectives in Less Favoured Areas. Helgadóttir, À. & Hopkins, A. (eds.). European Grassland Federation, Vol. 18, p. 165-1673 p. (Grassland Science in Europe; vol. 18)
How agricultural management impacts the soil food web: comparing the effects of two different soil management treatments.Crotty, F. V., Fychan, A. R., Scullion, J., Davies, J. W., Scott, M. B., Sanderson, R. & Marley, C. L. 2013 Science and Practice for Grass-based Systems.
How is the soil food web affected by management practices to promote high yielding and high quality grasslandCrotty, F. V., Fychan, A. R., Scullion, J., Davies, J. W., Scott, M. B., Sanderson, R. & Marley, C. L. 2013 Ento '13 International Symposium and Annual National Science Meeting.: Thirty years of Thornhill & Alcock: The Evolution of Insect Mating Systems.
Linking above ground management to below ground ecosystems: the effect of utilising alternative forages on the soil food web.Crotty, F. V., Fychan, A. R., Scullion, J., Davies, J. W., Scott, M. B., Sanderson, R. & Marley, C. L. 2013 Soil Ecology Society: Biodiversity and Function in Soil.
The benefits of adding a multi-strain homo-fermentative biological additive on the silage quality of a range of forage cropsDavies, D. R., Bakewell, E. L. & Fychan, A. 2012 Proceedings of the XVI International Silage Conference. Kuoppala, K., Rinne, M. & Vanhatalo, A. (eds.). Helsinki: MTT Agrifood Research Finland, p. 398-3992 p.
Lucerne, an underutilised forageFychan, A. 2012 Forage Matters, p. 121 p.
National baled silage survey: The resultsFychan, A. 2012 Forage Matters, Summer, p. 2-32 p.
The effects of two different soil management treatments on forage dry matter, fermentation characteristics and silage quality during the first harvest yearMarley, C. L., Fychan, R., Gordon, N. M., Leyland, M. & Sanderson, R. 2011
Effects of chicory / perennial ryegrass swards compared with perennial ryegrass swards on gastro-intestinal parasites in grazing beef steersMarley, C. L., Fychan, R., Davies, J. W., Sanderson, R., Genever, E. & Forbes, A. B. 2011 p. 315-3151 p.
The PROSOIL project - Promoting healthy soils in WalesMarley, C. L., Powell, H. G., Scullion, J., Griffith, G. W., Fychan, R., McCalman, H. M. & Smith, S. P. (ed.) 2011 IBERS Knowledge-based Innovations, 4, p. 5-95 p.
Annual Report on the PROSOIL projectMarley, C., McCalman, H., Fychan, R. & Powell, H. 2011 Welsh Government. 26 p.
In vitro rumen simulated (RUSITEC) metabolism of freshly cut or wilted grasses with contrasting polyphenol oxidase activitiesLee, M. R. F., Cabiddu, A., Hou, F., Niderkorn, V., Kim, E. J., Fychan, A. R. & Scollan, N. D. 2011 In : Grass and Forage Science.66, 2, p. 196-20510 p.
Effects of chicory / perennial ryegrass swards compared with perennial ryegrass swards on the faecal egg counts of grazing beef steersMarley, C. L., Fychan, R., Davies, J. W., Sanderson, R., Genever, E. & Forbes, A. B. 2011 Advances in Animal Biosciences: Proceedings of the British Society of Animal Science and the Association of Veterinary Teaching and Research Work.Cambridge University Press, p. 180-1801 p.
Effects of chicory/perennial ryegrass swards compared with perennial ryegrass swards on gastro-intestinal parasites in grazing beef steersMarley, C. L., Fychan, R., Davies, J. W., Sanderson, R., Genever, E. & Forbes, A. B. 2011 p. pp.315315 p.
The influence of grass silages with contrasting polyphenol oxidase activity versus red clover on rumen ammonia and the flow of amino acids to the duodenum in beef steersLee, M. R. F., Gordon, N., Tweed, J. K. S., Theobald, V. J., Fychan, A. R. & Scollan, N. D. 2011 Eighth International Symposium for the Nutrition of Herbivores, Aberystwyth..Unknown Publisher, p. 427-4271 p.
Effects of incorporating lupins compared with soya bean meal into concentrate diets on nitrogen and phosphorus partitioning and utilisation in dairy cowsMarley, C., Fychan, R., Gordon, N., Leyland, M., Theobald, V., Sanderson, R., Abberton, M. & Theobald, V. J. 2011 Lupin crops: an opportunity for today, a promise for the future. Proceedings of the 13th International Lupin Conference, Poznan´, Poland, 6-10 June 2011. Canterbury: New Zealand: International Lupin Association, p. 31-311 p.
The effects of chicory when sown with different combinations of ryegrass, either with or without red clover, on the nutritive value of harvested forageMarley, C. L., Fychan, R., Davies, J. W. & Sanderson, R. 2011 Proceedings of the British Grassland Society 10th Research Conference, 250-21st September 2011, Belfast, Northern Ireland.British Grassland Society, p. 53-531 p.
The effects of two different soil management treatments on forage DM, fermentation characteristics and silage quality during the first harvest year.Marley, C. L., Fychan, R., Gordon, N., Leyland, M. & Sanderson, R. 2011 Proceedings of the British Grassland Society 10th Research Conference, 250-21st September 2011, Belfast, Northern Ireland.British Grassland Society, p. 127-1271 p.
The effects of chicory when ensiled alone or in combination with other forages on fermentation characteristics and silage qualityFychan, R., Leemans, D. K., Theobald, V., Davies, D. R., Sanderson, R. & Marley, C. 2011 Proceedings of the British Grassland Society 10th Research Conference, 20-21st September 2011, Belfast, Northern Ireland.British Grassland Society, p. 511 p.
The potential of grass silage with contrating polyphenol oxidase activity versus red clover to protect C18 polyunsaturated fatty acid across the rumen of beef steersLee, M. R., Gordon, N., Tweed, J., Theobald, V., Fychan, A. & Scollan, N. 2011 p. 4261 p.
Bale shape mattersFychan, A. 2011 Forage Matters, 12, p. 191 p.
The effects of sowing either spring or winter barley following red clover on nitrogen leaching from soilFychan, R., Marley, C. L., Theobald, V. J., Roberts, J. E., Sanderson, R. & Jones, R. 2009 Proceedings of the British Grass Society 9th Research Conference.p. p213 p.
Grass silage quality from big bales wrapped with either standard or pre-stretched filmFychan, A. R., Sanderson, R., Theobald, V. J., Bakewell, E. L. & Davies, D. R. 2009 XV International Silage Conference. Broderick, G. A., Adesogan, A. T., Bocher, L. W., Bolsen, K. K., Conteras-Govea, F. E., Harrison, J. H. & Muck, R. E. (eds.). p. 231-2323 p.
Comparison of three additive treatments on crimped grain wheat and maize silage qualityDavies, D. R., Fychan, A. R., Theobald, V., Bakewell, E. L., Scott, M. B., Broderick, G. A. (ed.), Adesogan, A. T. (ed.), Bocher, L. W. (ed.), Bolsen, K. K. (ed.), Conteras-Govea, F. E. (ed.), Harrison, J. H. (ed.) & Muck, R. E. (ed.) 2009 XV International Silage Conference.p. 225-2262 p.
The effects of sowing either spring or winter barley following red clover, lucerne or hybrid ryegrass on soil nitrogen statusMarley, C. L., Fychan, R., Sanderson, R., Roberts, J. E. & Jones, R. 2009 Proceedings of the British Grassland Society 9th Research Conference, Harper Adams University College, Shropshire.British Grassland Society, p. 53-531 p.
Lupins in sustainable agriculture (LISA)Abberton, M. T., Marley, C. L., Fychan, A. R. & Mizen, K. A. 2009 Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. (DEFRA Link Final Report LK0950)
Grass silage quality from big bales wrapped with either white or black filmFychan, A. R., Sanderson, R., Theobald, V. J., Bakewell, E. L., Davies, D. R., Broderick, G. A. (ed.), Adesogan, A. T. (ed.), Bocher, L. W. (ed.), Bolsen, K. K. (ed.), Conteras-Govea, F. E. (ed.), Harrison, J. H. (ed.) & Muck, R. E. (ed.) 2009 p. 233-2342 p.
The yield and chemical composition of three lupin varieties at harvest and ensiled as crimped grainFychan, A. R., Marley, C. L., Theobald, V. J., Roberts, J. E. & Jones, R. 2009 p. 31-322 p.
The effect of incorporating either lupins or soya bean meal into concentrate diets when compared with a control concentrate diet on the performance and carcase characteristics of finishing lambsMarley, C. L., Fychan, A. R., Theobald, V. J., Davies, D. W. R., Sanderson, R., Abberton, M. T. & Davies, D. R. 2009 p. 5252 p.
Dry matter intakes, milk yield and milk composition of dairy cows offered concentrate diets containing either yellow lupins or soya bean mealMarley, C. L., Fisher, W. J., Fychan, R., Sanderson, R., Abberton, M. T. & Davies, D. R. 2009 p. 1511 p.
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.
The effects of silage effluent from red clover, lucerne or ryegrass when applied to intact soil cores on the pH and total nitrogen concentrations of leachate and soilMarley, C. L., Fychan, A. R., Theobald, V., Roberts, J. E., Sanderson, R. & Jones, R. 2009
The effects of three lupin varieties on grain yield and composition, and the quality of the resulting crimped grain silageFychan, R., Marley, C. L., Theobald, V. J., Roberts, J. E. & Jones, R. 2009 Proceedings of the BGS 9th Research Conference.p. 311 p.
Effects of feeding concentrate diets containing narrow-leaf lupin, yellow lupin or soya when compared with a control diet on the productivity of finishing lambsFychan, R., Marley, C. L., Lewis, G. G., Davies, D. R. W., Theobald, V. J., Jonesq, R. & Abberton, M. T. 2008 Lupins for Health and Wealth: Proceedings of the 12th International Lupin Conference 14 - 18 Sept. 2008, Freemantle, Western Australia.International Lupin Association, p. 127-1304 p.
Effects of incorporating yellow lupins into concentrate diets compared with soya on milk production and milk composition when offered to dairy cowsMarley, C. L., Davies, D. R., Fisher, W. J., Fychan, R., Sanderson, R., Jones, R. & Abberton, M. T. 2008 'Lupins for Health and Wealth'. Proceedings of the 12th International Lupin Conference, Fremantle, Western Australia, 14-18th September 2008 .p. 115-1173 p.
The effect of diet manipulation on nitrous oxide and methane emissions from manure application to incubated grassland soilsCardenas, L. M., Chadwick, D. R., Scholefield, D., Fychan, A. R., Marley, C. L., Jones, R., Bol, R., Well, R. & Vallejo, A. 2007 In : Atmospheric Environment.41, 33, p. 7096-710712 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.
Effects of applying slurry on the yield of red clover, lucerne or hybrid ryegrass when cut for silage productionFychan, A. R., Marley, C. L., Roberts, J. E., Lewis, G. G., 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 p. 213-2164 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.
Aerobic deterioration of silage: Causes and controlsDavies, D. R., Fychan, A. R. & Jones, R. 2007 Proceedings of Alltech's 23rd Annual Symposium, The new energy crisis: food, feed or fuel?'.p. 227-23812 p.
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)
The effects of two different in-silo absorbents on the quantity of effluent produced when ensiling forage kale without wiltingMarley, C., Fychan, A., Roberts, J. E., Theobald, V. & Jones, R. 2007 High Value Grasslands: Providing Biodiversity a Clean Environment and Premium Products. Hopkins, J. J., Duncan, A. J., McCracken, D. I., Peel, S. & Tallowin, J. R. B. (eds.). British Grassland Society, p. 269-272 (British Grassland Society Symposium)
Silage ManagementDavies, D. R. & Fychan, A. 2007 Farmers Weekly, 27 April, p. 54-552 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.
Yield, persistency and chemical composition of Lotus species and varieties (birdsfoot trefoil and greater birdsfoot trefoil) when harvested for silage in the UKMarley, C. L., Fychan, A. R. & Jones, R. 2006 In : Grass and Forage Science.61, 2, p. 134-14512 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 red clover, lucerne or hybrid ryegrass on the yield of a subsequent crop of winter or spring barleyFychan, A. R., Marley, C. L., Roberts, J. E., Lewis, G. G., Theobald, V. J. & Jones, R. 2006 8th British Grassland Society Research Conference, 'Grassland as a Multifunctional Resource', Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester, 4-6 September 2006.p. 32 p.
The effects of an in-silo absorbent on the quantity of effluent produced when ensiling forage peas with and without wiltingMarley, C. L., Fychan, A. R., Roberts, J. E., Theobald, V. J. & Jones, R. 2006 8th British Grassland Society Research Conference, 'Grassland as a Multifunctional Resource', Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester, 4-6 September 2006. Moorby, J. M. (ed.). British Grassland Society, p. 512 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.
Condensed tannins in different varieties of Lotus corniculatusMarley, C. L., Fychan, A. R., Jones, R., O'Mara, F. P. (ed.), Wilkins, R. J. (ed.), 't Mannetje, L. (ed.), Lovett, D. K. (ed.), Rogers, P. A. M. (ed.) & Boland, T. M. (ed.) 2005 International Grassland Congress.p. 246
Effect of variety and species on the chemical composition of Lotus when ensiledMarley, C. L., Fychan, A. R. & Jones, R. 2005 Silage production and utilisation: Proceedings of the XIVth International Silage Conference, a satellite workshop of the XXth International Grassland Congress, Belfast, Northern Ireland, July 2005.. Rae, S. & Park, M. (eds.). Wageningen Academic Publishers, p. 1701 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.
Effect on soil N emissions of slurry application from sheep fed different dietsCardenas, L. M., Vallejo, A., Chadwick, D. R., Scholefield, D., Fychan, A., Marley, C. & Jones, R. 2005 p. 801 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.
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.
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.
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.
Evaluation of Alltech Fireguard additive applied to whole crop wheat silageJones, R. & Fychan, A. 2004 Alltech Technical Publications. 5 p. (Alltech Final Report 2004)
Evaluation of Alltech Fireguard additive applied to maize silageJones, R. & Fychan, A. 2004 Alltech Technical Publications. 6 p. (Alltech Final Report 2004)
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.
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.
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.
Evaluation of Lotus varieties for yield and persistency when grown in the UKFychan, A. R., Marley, C. L., Roberts, J. E., Theobald, V. J. & Jones, R. 2003 Proceedings of the 7th British Grassland Society (BGS) Research Conference, Aberystwyth, 1-3 September 2003.p. 87-882 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.
Yield and silage quality of red clover and lucerne standsFychan, A. R., Theobald, V. J. & Roberts, J. E. 2002 p. 88-892 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.
Effect of ensiling lucerne with ryegrassFychan, A. R., Roberts, J. E., Theobald, V. J. & McConochie, H. R. 2002 Proceedings of the XIII International Silage Conference, Auchincruive, Scotland, 11-13 September 2002. Gechie, L. M. & Thomas, C. (eds.). p. 90-912 p.
Effect of formic acid and a bacterial inoculant on the amino acid composition of grass silage and on animal performanceWinters, A. L., Fychan, A. R. & Jones, R. 2001 In : Grass and Forage Science.56, 2, p. 181-19212 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.
The potential of spring sown lupins for whole and grain productionFychan, A. 2001
Managing grassland on farms affected by foot and mouthCourtney, D., Chadwick, D. R., Chapple, D., Duller, C. J., Evans, B., Fychan, A., Jones, R., Marley, C., McCalman, H., McLean, B., Middlemass, C., Minter, C., Morgan, C. T. & Tallowin, J. R. B. 2001 Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. 32 p. (MAFF Final Working Group Report 2001)
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.
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)
Whole-crop barley and oats undersown with Italian ryegrass-red clover as big bale silage in an organic systemJones, E. L., Jones, J. E., Fychan, A., Bowling, P. J. & Jones, R. 1998 Alternative Forages for Ruminants, RAC/BGS/BSAS/MGA Conference. Lane, G. P. F. & Wilkinson, J. M. (eds.). Chalcombe, p. 73-797 p.
Evaluation of Safeguard inoculant applied to grass silage and its effect of silage quality and animal performanceFychan, A. & Jones, R. 1998 Alltech Technical Publications. (Contractor Report to Alltech UK - January 1998)
Evaluation of Pharmor biological inoculant applied to grass silageFychan, A., Roberts, J. E. & Jones, R. 1998 Cultech. (IGER Technical Report to Cultech Ltd - August 1998)
Evaluation of IN-force inoculant applied to grass silage and its effect on silage quality and animal performanceFychan, A. & Jones, R. 1998 Cultech. (Contractor Report to Cultech Ltd - January 1998)
Evaluation of Encore High DM inoculant applied to high DM grass silageFychan, A. & Jones, R. 1998 Encore. (Contractor Report to Encore Ltd - January 1998)
Evaluation of Encore Maize inoculation applied to maize silageFychan, A. & Jones, R. 1998 Encore. (Contractor Report to Encore Ltd - January 1998)
Evaluation of Biotal ASG 15 inoculant and its effect on silage quality and beef performanceFychan, A. & Jones, R. 1998 Biotal. (Contractor Report to Biotal Ltd, Cardiff - January 1998)
Effect of wrapping round bale silage with either four or six layers of black film wrap on silage quality, microbiological activity, dry matter loss and animal performanceFychan, A., Roberts, J. E. & Jones, R. 1998 Brethine Polythene Films. (IGER Technical Report to Brithene Polythene Films, Leominster - December 1998)
Evaluation of film wrap and its effect on baled silageFychan, A. & Jones, R. 1997 Bonar Polythene Films. (Contractor Report to Bonar Polythene Films - November 1997)
Evaluation of Ecobale and Zeneca experimental inoculant applied to baled silage and its effect on silage quality and animal productionFychan, A., Davies, D. R., Merry, R. J. & Jones, R. 1996 AstraZeneca. (Final Contractor Report to Zeneca Bio-Products - June 1996)
Evaluation of Circle-Active inoculant applied to grass silage and its effect on silage quality and animal productionFychan, A. & Jones, R. 1996 Encore. (Final Contractor Report to Encore Ltd - December 1996)
Evaluation of Agros inoculant applied to grass silage and its effect on silage quality and animal productionFychan, A. & Jones, R. 1996 Interprise. (Contractor Report to Interprise Ltd - December 1996)
Effect of Silus inoculant applied to maize silageJones, R., Fychan, A., Lloyd, J. D. & Evans, S. 1996 Interprise. (Contractor Report to Interprise Ltd - December 1996)
Effect of Maizeall and Safeguard inoculants applied to maize silageJones, R., Fychan, A., Lloyd, J. D. & Evans, S. 1996 Alltech Technical Publications. (Contractor Report to Alltech UK - December 1996)
Effect of Live System inoculant applied to maize silagesJones, R., Fychan, A., Lloyd, J. D. & Evans, S. 1996 Genus. (Contractor Report to Genus Animal Health - May 1996)
Effect of Live System inoculant applied to grass silagesJones, R., Fychan, A., Lloyd, J. D., Evans, S. & Davies, J. S. R. 1996 Genus. (Contractor Report to Genus Animal Health - June 1996)
Effect of inoculation of low sugar grass on fermentation quality, microbiology and aerobic stability of silageFychan, A., Davies, D. R. & Merry, R. J. 1996 AstraZeneca. (Final Contractor Report to Zeneca Bio-Products - November 1996)
Effect of Cultech experimental additives applied to maize silagesJones, R., Fychan, A., Lloyd, J. D. & Evans, S. 1996 Cultech. (Contractor Report to Cultech Ltd - June 1996)
Kale for conservationYoung, N. E., Patey, R., Jones, R. & Fychan, A. 1995 Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research. 16 p. (IGER Technical Advisory Report)