Dr Rosemary Collins

Dr Rosemary Collins

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  • 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


Collins, R, Marley, C, Williams, K, Sanderson, R & Humphreys, M 2019, 'Approaches to breeding forages for improved soil structure: the ‘Sureroot’ project.' Paper presented at BGS/BSSS Winter Meeting, Birmingham, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 19 Mar 2019 - 19 Mar 2019, pp. 19-22.
Richards, CJ, Collins, R, Lloyd, D, Jones, C & Skot, L 2019, Association study for traits related to growth in alfalfa. in EGF-Eucarpia Joint Symposium. vol. 24, Grassland Science in Europe, European Grassland Federation, pp. 265-267, EGF-Eucarpia Joint Symposium, Zurich, Germany, 24 Jun 2019.
Annicchiarico, P, Collins, R, De Ron, AM, Firmat, C, Litrico, I & Hauggaard-Nielsen, H 2019, Do we need specific breeding for legume-based mixtures? in Advances in Agronomy. Advances in Agronomy, Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.agron.2019.04.001
Marshall, A, Lloyd, D & Collins, R, AberSwan - Trifolium repens (white clover) medium leaf size., 2018, Plant Variety.
Brophy, C, Finn, JA, Luscher, A, Suter, M, Kirwan, L, Sebastià, MT, Helgadóttir, Á, Baadshaug, OH, Belanger, G, Black, A, Collins, RP, Jure, C, Dalmannsdóttir, S, Delgado, I, Elgersma, A, Fothergill, M, Frankow-Lindberg, BE, Ghesquiere, A, Golinska, B, Grieu, P, Gustavsson, AM, Hoglind, M, Huguenin-Elie, O, Jorgensen, M, Kadziuliene, Z, Kurki, P, Llurba, R, Lunnan, T, Porqueddu, C, Thumm, U & Connolly, J 2018, Identifying drivers of changes in relative abundances in agroecosystems. in B Horan, D Hennessy, M O'Donovan, E Kennedy, B McCarthy, JA Finn & B O'Brien (eds), Proceedings of the 27th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation: Sustainable meat and milk production from grasslands. vol. 23, Teagasc, pp. 586-588.
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