Mr Dave Leemans

Mr Dave Leemans

Research Scientist

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Publications

Characterisation of the microbiome along the gastrointestinal tract of growing turkeysWilkinson, T., Cowan, A., Vallin, H., Onime, L. A., Oyama, L. B., Cameron, S., Gonot, C., Moorby, J., Waddams, K., Theobald, V., Leemans, D., Bowra, S., Nixey, C. & Huws, S. 2017 In : Frontiers in Microbiology.8, 1089
The Potential of Blue Lupins as a Protein Source, in the Diets of Laying HensLee, M. R., Parkinson, S., Fleming, H. R., Theobald, V., Leemans, D. & Burgess, T. 2016 In : Veterinary and Animal Science.1-2, p. 29-35
Detection of faecal and gut contamination on chicken carcasses using a chlorophyll-based markerMorgan, S., Theobald, V., Leemans, D., Gay, A. & Scollan, N. 2016 p. 539
Variation in the M. longissumus texture and cooking loss from cattle within a commercial supply chain.MacKintosh, S., Draper, J., Scott, A., Leemans, D., Morgan, S., Powell, H., Richardson, R. I. & Scollan, N. 2016 p. 138
A titration of yellow lupin (Lupinus luteus) inclusion in the diet of laying chickens (Gallus gallus domesticus)MacKintosh, S., Lee, M., Fleming, H. R., Theobald, V., Leemans, D., Burgess, A. & Scollan, N. 2016
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
GB Application - Bioethanol from grassBryant, D., Morris, S. M., Gallagher, J., Winters, A., Donnison, I., Morris, P., Harding, G., Timms-Taravella, E., Thomas, D. & Leemans, D. 2014
Soluble Phenolic Compounds in Fresh and Ensiled Orchard Grass (Dactylis glomerata L.), a Common Species in Permanent Pastures with Potential as a Biomass FeedstockHauck, B., Gallagher, J., Morris, S. M., Leemans, D. K. & Winters, A. 2014 In : Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.62, 2, p. 468-4758 p.
The development of chlorophyll-based markers in poultry diets to aid detection of fluorescent fecal contaminationLee, M. R. F., Leemans, D., Theobald, V. J., Fleming, H. R. & Gay, A. P. 2013 In : Poultry Science.92, 12, p. 3251-3258
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.
In vitro gas production to test methane production from mixtures of two contrasting upland plant samples in varying proportionsDoran, S. E., Leemans, D. K. & Moorby, J. M. 2013 Advances in Animal Agriculture: Proceedings of the 5th Greenhouse Gases and Animal Agriculture Conference (GGAA 2013), Dublin, Ireland.Cambridge University Press, Vol. 4 (2)
Methane production from novel oat varieties measured by gas productionMoorby, J. M., Cowan, A. A., Leemans, D. K. & Marshall, A. H. 2012 p. W238
Modelling real-time simultaneous saccharification and fermentation of lignocellulosic biomass and organic acid accumulation using dielectric spectroscopyBryant, D. N., Morris, S. M., Leemans, D. K., Fish, S. A., Taylor, S., Carvell, J., Todd, R. W., Logan, D., Lee, M., Garcia, N., Ellis, A. & Gallagher, J. 2011 In : Bioresource Technology.102, 20, p. 9675-96828 p.
High-sugar perennial ryegrass as a feed-stock for bioconversion to platform chemicalsWinters, A. L., Leemans, D., Morris, S. M., Pippel, J., Lovatt, A., Charlton, A., Gallagher, J., Smith, L. (ed.), Stafford, A. (ed.) & Weightman, R. (ed.) 2011 In : Aspects of Applied Biology.p. 79-868 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.
Can we breed feed oats which lower methane production by ruminants?Cowan, A. A., Davies, D., Leemans, D., Marshall, A. H. & Valentine, J. 2008
Can methane emissions of ruminant animals be reduced by altering composition of feed oatsCowan, A. A., Davies, D. R., Leemans, D. K., Valentine, J., Rowlinson, P. (ed.), Steele, M. (ed.) & Nefzaoui, A. (ed.) 2008 Livestock and Global Climate Change. Rowlinson, P., Steele, M. & Nefzaoui, A. (eds.). p. 204-2063 p.
Effects of red clover and maize silages on the carriage of gut pathogens in steersMarley, C. L., Scott, M. B., Bakewell, E. L., Leemans, D. K., Sanderson, R., Davies, D. R., Neuhoff, D. (ed.), Halberg, N. (ed.), Alfoldi, T. (ed.), Lockeretz, W. (ed.), Thommen, A. (ed.), Rasmussen, I. A. (ed.), Hermansen, J. (ed.), Vaarst, M. (ed.), Lueck, L. (ed.), Caporali, F. (ed.), Jensen, H. H. (ed.), Migliorini, P. (ed.) & Willer, H. (ed.) 2008 Cultivating the Future Based on Science. Volume 2: Livestock, Socio-economy and Cross disciplinary Research in Organic Agriculture: Proceedings of the Second Scientific Conference of the International Society of Organic Agriculture Research (ISOFAR), held at the 16th IFOAM Organic World Conference in Cooperation with the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) and the Consorzio ModenaBio.1st ed.p. 93-964 p.
Evidence in support of a role for plant-mediated proteolysis in the rumens of grazing animalsMerry, R. J., Leemans, D. K., Kingston-Smith, A. H., Theodorou, M. K. & Thomas, H. 2005 In : British Journal of Nutrition.p. 73-797 p.
Effect of inoculation with Lactobacillus plantarum on protein degradation during ensilage of red cloverMerry, R. J., Winters, A. L., Leemans, D. K., Lloyd, J. D. & Lowes, K. 2002 Proceedings XIII International Silage Conference. Thomas, C. & Gechie, L. M. (eds.). Scotland's Rural College, p. 11-133 p.
Relationships between chemical indicators of silage quality and laboratory-measured aerobic spoilageMerry, R. J., Leemans, D. K., Davies, D. R., Dhanoa, M. S., Gechie, L. M. (ed.) & Thomas, C. (ed.) 2002 p. 188-1892 p.
Development of a novel silage inoculant from small scale laboratory to large clamp silosDavies, D. R., Merry, R. J., Scollan, N. D., Cooper, A., Evans, P. R., Lowes, K., Bakewell, E. L., Leemans, D. K. & Winters, A. L. 2002 Proceedings XIII International Silage Conference. Thomas, C. & Gechie, L. M. (eds.). Scotland's Rural College, p. 11-133 p.
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)
Proteolysis During Ensilage of Forages Varying in Soluble Sugar ContentDavies, D. R., Merry, R. J., Williams, A. P., Bakewell, E. L., Leemans, D. & Tweed, J. 1998 In : Journal of Dairy Science.81, 2, p. 444-453
Seasonality of the soil biota of grazed and ungrazed hill grasslandsBardgett, R. D., Leemans, D., Cook, R. & Hobbs, P. J. 1997 In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry.29, 8, p. 1285-1294
Soil microbial activity on exposed mountain ridges in Snowdonia (Eryri), North WalesBardgett, R. D. & Leemans, D. 1996 In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry.28, 10/11, p. 1533-15364 p.
The short-term effects of cessation of fertiliser applications, liming, and grazing on microbial biomass and activity in a reseeded upland grassland soilBardgett, R. D. & Leemans, D. 1995 In : Biology and Fertility of Soils.19, 2, p. 148-1547 p.
Micriobial biomass and activity in a grassland soil amended with different application rates of silage effluent: A laboratory studyBardgett, R. D. & Leemans, D. 1995 In : Bioresource Technology.52, 2, p. 175-1806 p.