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Karley, A., Mitchell, C., Brookes, C., McNicol, J.W., O'Neill, T., Roberts, H., Graham, J. and Johnson, S.N. Exploiting physical defence traits for crop protection: leaf trichomes of Rubus idaeus have deterrent effects on spider mites but not aphids. Annals of Applied Biology.


Category: "Critical reviews in journals"

McNicol, J.W. (2013). Significance testing after analysis of variance. Annals of Applied Biology 162(3), 288-289.

Category: "Refereed journal"

Simpson, C.G., Cullen, D.W., Hackett, C.A., Smith, K., Hallett, P., McNicol, J.W., Woodhead, M. and Graham, J. (2017). Mapping and expression of genes associated with raspberry fruit ripening and softening. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 130, 557-572.

Karley, A., Mitchell, C., Brookes, C., McNicol, J.W., O'Neill, T., Roberts, H., Graham, J. and Johnson, SN. (2016). Exploiting physical defence traits for crop protection: leaf trichomes of Rubus idaeus have deterrent effects on spider mites but not aphids. Annals of Applied Biology 168(2), 159-172.

Shepherd, L.V.T., Hackett, C.A., Alexander, C.J., McNicol, J.W., Sungurtas, J., McRae, D., McCue, K.F., Belknap, W. and Davies, H.V. (2016). Impact of light-exposure on the metabolite balance of transgenic potato tubers with modified glycoalkaloid biosynthesis. Food Chemistry 200, 263-273.

Graham, J., Smith, K., McCallum, S., Hedley, P.E., Cullen, D.W., Dolan, A., Milne, L., McNicol, J.W. and Hackett, C.A. (2015). Towards an understanding of the control of 'crumbly' fruit in red raspberry. SpringerPlus 4, 223. Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

Shepherd, L.V.T., Hackett, C.A., Alexander, C.J., McNicol, J.W., Sungurtas, J., Stewart, D., McCue, K.F., Belknap, W. and Davies, H.V. (2015). Modifying glycoalkaloid content in transgenic potato - metabolome impacts. Food Chemistry 187, 437-443. Elsevier.

Young, EJ., McKenzie, B., McNicol, J.W., Robertson, AHJ., Wendler, R. and Dawson, S. (2015). Spatial trends in the wind abrasion resistance of cultivated machair soil, South Uist, Scottish Outer Hebrides. microbial genetics 135, 1-10. Elsevier.

Azevedo, RA., Lea, PJ., Leather, SR., McNicol, J.W., Millman, CA., Haslam, RP. and Valkonen, JPT. (2014). The centenary of Annals of Applied Biology in 2014. Annals of Applied Biology 164(1), 1-7.

Morris, W., Hancock, R.D., Ducreux, L.J.M., Morris, J.A., USMAN, M., Verrall, S.R., Sharma, S.K., Bryan, G.J., McNicol, J.W. and Hedley, P.E. (2014). Day length dependent restructuring of the leaf transcriptome and metabolome in potato genotypes with contrasting tuberization phenotypes. Plant Cell and Environment 37, 1351-1363.

Raczynska, K.D., Stepien, A., Kierzkowski, D., Kalak, M., Bajczyk, M., McNicol, J.W., Simpson, C.G., Szweykowska-Kulinska, Z., Brown, J.W.S. and Jarmolowski, A. (2014). The SERRATE protein is involved in alternative splicing in Arabidopsis thaliana. Nucleic Acids Research 42(2), 1224-1244.

Shepherd, L.V.T., Hackett, C.A., Alexander, C.J., Sungurtas, J., Pont, S.D.A., Stewart, D., McNicol, J.W., Wilcockson, S.J., Leifert, C. and Davies, H.V. (2014). Effect of agricultural production systems on the potato metabolome. Metabolomics 10, 212-224.

Simpson, C.G., Lewandowska, D., Liney, M., Davidson, D., Chapman, S., Fuller, J., McNicol, J.W., Shaw, P. and Brown, J.W.S. (2014). Arabidopsis PTB1 and PTB2 proteins negatively regulate splicing of a mini-exon splicing reporter and affect alternative splicing of endogenous genes differentially. New Phytologist 203(2), 424-436.

Johnson, S.N., Mitchell, C., McNicol, J.W., Thompson, J. and Karley, A. (2013). Downstairs drivers‐root herbivores shape communities of above‐ground herbivores and natural enemies via changes in plant nutrients. Journal of Animal Ecology 82, 1021-1030.

Prashar, A., Yildiz, J., McNicol, J.W., Bryan, G.J. and Jones, H G. (2013). Infra-red thermography for high throughput field phenotyping in Solanum tuberosum. PLoS ONE 8(6), e0065816.

Clark, K.E., Hartley, S.E., Brennan, R.M., Jennings, S.N., McMenemy, L.S., McNicol, J.W., Mitchell, C. and Johnson, S.N. (2012). Effects of cultivar and egg density on a colonising vine weevil (Otiorhynchus sulcatus) population and its impacts on red raspberry growth and yield. Crop Protection 32, 76-82.

Cooke, D.E.L., Cano, L.M., Raffaele, S., Bain, R.A., Cooke, L.R., Etherington, G.J., Deahl, K.L., Farrer, R.A., Gilroy, E.M., Goss, E.M., Gruenwald, N.J., Hein, I., MacLean, D., McNicol, J.W., Randall, E., Oliva, R.F., Pel, M.A., Shaw, D.S., Squires, J.N., Taylor, M.C., Vleeshouwers, V.G.A.A., Birch, P.R.J., Lees, A.K. and Kamoun, S. (2012). Genome analyses of an aggressive and invasive lineage of the Irish potato famine pathogen. PLoS Pathogens 8(10), e1002940.

Jones, M.A., Williams, B.A., McNicol, J.W., Simpson, C.G., Brown, J.W.S. and Harmer, S.L. (2012). Mutation of Arabidopsis SPLICEOSOMAL TIMEKEEPER LOCUS 1 causes Circadian Clock Defects. The Plant Cell Online 24(10), 4066-4082.

Kalyna, M., Simpson, C.G., Syed, N H., Lewandowska, D., Marquez, Y., Kusenda, B., Marshall, J., Fuller, J., Cardle, L., McNicol, J.W., Dinh, H Q., Barta, A. and Brown, J.W.S. (2012). Alternative splicing and nonsense-mediated decay modulate expression of important regulatory genes in Arabidopsis. Nucleic Acids Research 40(6), 2454 - 2469.

White, P.J., Broadley, M.R., Thompson, J.A., McNicol, J.W., Crawley, M.J., Poulton, P.R. and Johnston, A.E. (2012). Testing the distinctness of shoot ionomes of angiosperm families using the Rothamsted Park grass continuous hay experiment. New Phytologist 196(1), 101-9.

Dolan, A., MacFarlane, S.A., McGavin, W.J., Brennan, R.M. and McNicol, J.W. (2011). Blackcurrant reversion virus - validation of an improved diagnostic test, accelerating testing in breeding and certification of blackcurrants. Journal of Berry Research 1(4), 201-208.

Liu, H., McNicol, J.W., Bayer, M.M., Morris, J.A., Cardle, L., Marshall, D., Schulte, D., Stein, N., Shi, B-J., Taudien, S., Waugh, R. and Hedley, P.E. (2011). Highly parallel gene-to-BAC addressing using microarrays. Biotechniques 50(3), 165-174.

Dobson, G., Shepherd, L.V.T., Verrall, S.R., Griffiths, D.W., Ramsay, G., McNicol, J.W., Davies, H.V. and Stewart, D. (2010). A metabolomics study of cultivated potato (Solanum tuberosum) groups, Andigena, Phureja, Stenotomum and Tuberosum using gas chromatography mass spectrometry. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 58, 1214-1223.

Johnson, S.N., Gregory, P.J., McNicol, J.W., Oodally, Y., Zhangd, X. and Murray, P.J. (2010). Effects of soil conditions and drought on egg hatching and larval survival of the clover root weevil (Sitona lepidus). Applied Soil Ecology 44, 75-79.

Morris, W.L., Shepherd, T., Verrall, S.R., McNicol, J.W. and Taylor, M.A. (2010). Relationships between volatile and non-volatile metabolites and attributes of cooked potato flavour. Phytochemistry 71, 1765-1773.

Raczynska, K.D., Simpson, C.G., Ciesiolka, A., Szewc, L., Lewandowska, D., McNicol, J.W., Szweykowska-Kulinska, Z., Brown, J.W.S. and Jarmolowski, A. (2010). Involvement of the nuclear cap-binding protein complex in alternative splicing in Arabidopsis thalania. Nucleic Acids Research 38(1), 265-278.

Shepherd, L.V.T., Bradshaw, J.E., Dale, F., McNicol, J.W., Pont, S.D.A., Mottram, D.S. and Davies, H.V. (2010). Variation in acrylamide producing potential in potato: segregation of the trait in a breeding population. Food Chemistry 123, 568-573.

Shepherd, L.V.T., Alexander, C.J., Sungurtas, J., McNicol, J.W., Stewart, D. and Davies, H.V. (2010). Metabolomic analysis of the potato tuber life cycle. Metabolomics 6(2), 274-291.

Stushnoff, C., Ducreux, L.J.M., Hancock, R.D., Hedley, P.E., Holm, D., McDougall, G., McNicol, J.W., Morris, J., Morris, W.L., Sungurtas, J., Verrall, S.R., Zuber, T. and Taylor, M.A. (2010). Flavonoid profiling and transcriptome analysis reveals new gene-metabolite correlations in tubers of Solanum tuberosum L. Journal of Experimental Botany 61, 1225-1238.

Hopkins, D.W., Waite, I.S., McNicol, J.W., Poulton, P.R., MacDonald, A.J. and O'Donnell, A.G. (2009). Soil organic carbon contents in long-term experimental grassland plots in the UK (Palace Leas and Park Grass) have not changed consistently in recent decades. Global Change Biology 15, 1739-1754.

Johnson, S.N. and McNicol, J.W. (2009). Elevated CO2 and aboveground-belowground herbivory by the clover root weevil. Oecologia 162, 209-216.

McKenzie, B., Bengough, A.G., Hallett, P., Thomas, W.T.B., Forster, B.P. and McNicol, J.W. (2009). Deep rooting and drought screening of cereal crops: a novel field-based method and its application. Field Crops Research 112, 165-171.

Broadley, M.R., White, P.J., Hammond, J.P., Graham, N.S., Bowen, H.C., Emmerson, Z.F., Fray, R.G., Ianetta, P.P.M., McNicol, J.W. and May, S.T. (2008). Evidence of neutral transcriptome evolution in plants. New Phytologist 180, 587-593.

Cullen, D.W., Squire, G.R., McNicol, J.W., Jacobs, J.H., Osborne, J.L., Ford, L., Scrimgeour, C.M. and Young, I.M. (2008). Development and validation of gas chromatography and real-time quantitative PCR for the quantification of landscape-scale gene flow from varieties of high erucic acid (HEAR) oilseed rape. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 88, 2253-2264.

Dobson, G., Shepherd, T., Verrall, S.R., Conner, S., McNicol, J.W., Ramsay, G., Shepherd, L.V.T., Davies, H.V. and Stewart, D. (2008). Phytochemical diversity in tubers of potato cultivars and landraces using a GC-MS metabolomics approach. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 56, 10280-10291.

Sharma, S.K., Millam, S., Hedley, P.E., McNicol, J.W. and Bryan, G.J. (2008). Molecular regulation of somatic embryogenesis in potato: an auxin led perspective. Plant Molecular Biology 68, 185-201.

Simpson, C.G., Lewandowska, D., Fuller, J., Maronova, M., Jalyna, M., Davidson, D., McNicol, J.W., Raczynska, D., Jarmolowski, A., Barta, A. and Brown, J.W.S. (2008). Alternative splicing in plants. Biochemical Society Transactions 36, 508-510.

Simpson, C.G., Fuller, J., Maronova, M., Kalyna, M., Davidson, D., McNicol, J.W., Barta, A. and Brown, J.W.S. (2008). Monitoring changes in alternative precursor messenger RNA splicing in multiple gene transcripts. The Plant Journal 53(6), 1035-1048.

Singh, B.K., Nunan, N.M., Ridgeway, K.P., McNicol, J.W., Young, J.P.W., Daniell, T.J., Prosser, J.I. and Millard, P. (2008). Relationship between assemblages of mycorrhizal fungi and bacteria on grass roots. Environmental Microbiology 10, 534-541.

Lehesranta, S.J., Koistinen, K.M., Massat, N., Davies, H.V., Shepherd, L.V.T., McNicol, J.W., Cakmak, I., Cooper, J., Luck, L., Kärenlampi, S.O. and Leifert, C. (2007). Effects of agricultural production systems and their components on protein profiles of potato tubers. Proteomics 7, 579-604.

Mazzitelli, L., Hancock, R.D., Haupt, S., Walker, P.G., Pont, S.D.A., McNicol, J.W., Cardle, L., Morris, J., Viola, R., Brennan, R.M., Hedley, P.E. and Taylor, M.A. (2007). Co-ordinated gene expression during phases of dormancy release in raspberry (Rubus idaeus L.) buds. Journal of Experimental Botany 58, 1035-1045.

Shepherd, T., Dobson, G., Verrall, S.R., Conner, S., Griffiths, D.W., McNicol, J.W., Davies, H.V. and Stewart, D. (2007). Potato metabolomics by GC-MS: what are the limiting factors. Metabolomics 3(4), 475-488.

Augustin, N.H., McNicol, J.W. and Marriott, C.A. (2006). Using the truncated Auto-Poisson model for spatially correlated counts of vegetation. Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics 11, 1-23.

Begg, G.S., Hockaday, S., McNicol, J.W., Askew, M. and Squire, G.R. (2006). Modelling the persistence of volunteer oilseed rape (Brassica napus). Ecological Modelling 198, 195-207.

Druka, A., Muehlbauer, G., Druka, I., Caldo, R., Baumann, U., Rostoks, N., Schreiber, A., Wise, R., Close, T., Kleinhofs, A., Graner, A., Schulman, A., Langridge, P., Sato, K., Hayes, P., McNicol, J.W., Marshall, D. and Waugh, R. (2006). An atlas of gene expression from seed to seed through barley development. Functional Integrated Genomics 6, 202-211.

Lehesranta, S.J., Davies, H.V., Shepherd, L.V.T., Koistinen, K.M., Massat, N., Nunan, N.M., McNicol, J.W. and Kärenlampi, S.O. (2006). Proteomic analysis of the potato tuber life cycle. Proteomics 6, 6042-6052.

Nunan, N.M., Singh, B.K., Reid, E.J., Ord, B.G., Papert, A., Squires, J., Prosser, J.I., Wheatley, R.E., McNicol, J.W. and Millard, P. (2006). Sheep-urine-induced changes in soil microbial community structure. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 56, 310-320.

Shepherd, L.V.T., McNicol, J.W., Razzo, R., Taylor, M.A. and Davies, H.V. (2006). Assessing the potential for unintended effects in genetically modified potatoes perturbed in metabolic and developmental processes. Transgenic Research 15, 409-425.

Tuomainen, M.H., Nunan, N.M., Lehesranta, S.J., Tervahauta, A.I., Hassinen, V.H., Schat, H., Auriola, S., McNicol, J.W. and Kärenlampi, S.O. (2006). Multivariate analysis of protein profiles of metal hyperaccumulator Thlaspi caerulescens accessions. Proteomics 6, 3696-3706.

Lehesranta, S.J., Davies, H.V., Shepherd, L.V.T., Nunan, N.M., McNicol, J.W. and Koistinen, K.M. (2005). Comparison of tuber proteomes of potato (Solanum sp) varieties, landraces and genetically modified lines. Plant Physiology 138, 1690-1699.

Nunan, N.M., Daniell, T.J., Singh, B.K., Papert, A., McNicol, J.W. and Prosser, J.I. (2005). Links between plant and rhizoplane bacterial communities in grassland soils, characterized using molecular techniques. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 71, 6748-6792.

Dobson, G., Griffiths, D.W., Davies, H.V. and McNicol, J.W. (2004). Comparison of fatty acid and polar lipid contents of tubers from two potato species, Solanum tuberosum and Solanum phureja. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 52, 6306-6314.

Ritz, K., McNicol, J.W., Nunan, N.M., Grayston, S.J., Millard, P., Atkinson, D., Gollotte, A., Habeshaw, D., Boag, B., Clegg, C.D., Griffiths, B.S., Wheatley, R.E., Glover, L.A., McCaig, A.E. and Prosser, J.I. (2004). Spatial structure in soil chemical and microbiological properties in an upland grassland. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 49, 191-205.

Rodger, S., Griffiths, B.S., McNicol, J.W., Wheatley, R.E. and Young, I.M. (2004). The impact of bacterial diet on the migration and navigation of Caenorhabditis elegans. Microbial Ecology 48, 358-365.

Durban, M.L., Hackett, C.A., McNicol, J.W., Newton, A.C., Thomas, W.T.B. and Currie, I.D. (2003). The practical use of semiparametric models in field trials. Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics 8, 48-66.

Toth, I.K., Avrova, A.V., Hyman, L.J., Macaulay, M., Perombelon, M.C.M. and McNicol, J.W. (2003). Relationship between potato seed tuber contamination by Erwinia carotovora ssp atroseptica, blackleg disease development and progeny tuber contamination. Plant Pathology 52, 119-126.

Birch, A.N.E., Geoghegan, I.E., Griffiths, D.W. and McNicol, J.W. (2002). The effect of genetic transformation for pest resistance on foliar solanidine-based glycoalkaloids of potato. Annals of Applied Biology 140, 143-149.

Graham, J., Gordon, S.C., Smith, K., McNicol, R.J. and McNicol, J.W. (2002). The effect of the Cowpea trypsin inhibitor in strawberry on damage by vine weevil under field conditions. Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology 77, 33-40.

Neilson, R., Blok, V.C., McNicol, J.W. and Phillips, M.S. (2002). Genetic differentiation of individuals and populations of the endoparasitic nematode Globodera pallida using microsatellites. Nematology 4, 175-175.

Provan, J., Corbett, G., McNicol, J.W. and Powell, W. (2002). Chloroplast DNA variability in wild and cultivated rice (Oryza spp.) revealed by polymorphic chloroplast simple sequence repeats. Genome 40, 104-110.

Graham, J., Gordon, S.C., McNicol, R.J. and McNicol, J.W. (2001). The effect of genetically modified strawberries expressing CpTi under field conditions. Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology 77, 33-40.

Hackett, C.A., Bradshaw, J.E. and McNicol, J.W. (2001). Interval mapping of QTLs in autotetraploid species. Genetics 159, 1819-1832.

Luo, Z.W., Hackett, C.A., Bradshaw, J.E., McNicol, J.W. and Milbourne, D.M. (2001). Construction of a genetic linkage map in tetraploid species using microsatellite markers. Genetics 157, 1369-1385.

Marshall, B., Harrison, R.E., Graham, J., McNicol, J.W., Wright, G.M. and Squire, G.R. (2001). Spatial trends of phenotypic diversity between colonies of wild raspberry Rubus idaeus. New Phytologist 151, 671-682.

Ehwaeti, M.E., Elliott, M.J., McNicol, J.W., Phillips, M.S. and Trudgill, D.L. (2000). Modelling nematode population growth and damage. Crop Protection 19, 739-745.

Luo, Z.W., Hackett, C.A., Bradshaw, J.E., McNicol, J.W. and Milbourne, D.M. (2000). Predicting parental genotypes and gene segregation for tetrasomic inheritance. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 100, 1067-1073.

Birch, A.N.E., Geoghegan, I.E., Majerus, M.E.N., McNicol, J.W., Hackett, C.A., Gatehouse, A.M.R. and Gatehouse, J.A. (1999). Tri-trophic interactions involving pest aphids, predatory 2-spot ladybirds and transgenic potatoes expressing snowdrop lectin for aphid resistance. Molecular Breeding 5, 75-83.

Horgan, G.W., Elston, D.A., Franklin, M.F., Glasbey, C.A., Hunter, E.A., Talbot, M., Kempton, R.A., McNicol, J.W. and Wright, F. (1999). Teaching statistics to biological research scientists. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A Series D,48, 393-400.

McRoberts, N., Finch, R.P., Sinclair, W., Meikle, A., Marshall, G., Squire, G.R. and McNicol, J.W. (1999). Assessing the ecological significance of molecular diversity data in natural plant populations. Journal of Experimental Botany 50, 1635-1645.

Muluvi, G.M., Sprent, J.I., Soranzo, N., Provan, J., Odee, D., Folkard, G., McNicol, J.W. and Powell, W. (1999). Amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) analysis of genetic variation in Moringa oleifera Lam. Molecular Ecology 8, 463-470.

Toth, I.K., Bertheau, Y., Hyman, L.J., Laplaze, L., Lopez, M.M., McNicol, J.W., Niepold, F., Persson, P., Salmond, G.P.C., Sletten, A., Vanderwolf, J.M. and Perombelon, M.C.M. (1999). Evaluation of phenotypic and molecular typing techniques for determining diversity in Erwinia carotovora subspp. atroseptica. Journal of Applied Microbiology 87, 770-781.

Bradshaw, J.E., Hackett, C.A., Meyer, R.C., Milbourne, D.M., McNicol, J.W., Phillips, M.S. and Waugh, R. (1998). Identification of AFLP and SSR markers associated with quantitative resistance to Globodera pallida (Stone) in tetraploid potato (Solanum tuberosum subsp. tuberosum) with a view to marker assisted sel. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 97, 202-210.

Hackett, C.A., Bradshaw, J.E., Meyer, R.C., McNicol, J.W., Milbourne, D.M. and Waugh, R. (1998). Linkage analysis in tetraploid potato: a simulation study. Genetical Research 71, 143-154.

Mackerron, D.K.L., Marshall, B., McNicol, J.W. and Tonberg, J. (1998). Management advisory package for potatoes (MAPP): Decision support for the grower. Potato Research 41, 188-189.

Marshall, B., Boag, B., McNicol, J.W. and Neilson, R. (1998). A comparison of the spatial distributions of three plant-parasitic nematode species at three different scales. Nematologica 44, 303-320.

Meyer, R.C., Milbourne, D.M., Hackett, C.A., Bradshaw, J.E., McNicol, J.W. and Waugh, R. (1998). Linkage analysis in tetraploid potato and association of markers with quantitative resistance to late blight (Phytophthora infestans). Molecular and General Genetics 259, 150-160.

Neilson, R., Hamilton, D., Wishart, J., Marriott, C.A., Boag, B., Handley, L.L., Scrimgeour, C.M., McNicol, J.W. and Robinson, D. (1998). Stable isotope natural abundances of soil, plants and soil invertebrates in an upland pasture. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 13, 1773-1782.

Perera, L., Russell, J.R., Provan, J., McNicol, J.W. and Powell, W. (1998). Evaluating the relationships between indigenous coconut (Cocus nucifera L.) accessions from Sri Lanka by means of AFLP profiling. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 96, 545-550.

Provan, J., Soranzo, N., Wilson, N.J., McNicol, J.W., Forrest, G.I., Cottrell, J. and Powell, W. (1998). Gene pool variation in Caledonian and European Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) revealed by chloroplast simple sequence repeats. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 265, 1697-1705.

Young, I.M., Griffiths, B.S., Robertson, W.M. and McNicol, J.W. (1998). Nematode (Caenorhabditis elegans) movement in sand as affected by particle size, moisture and the presence of bacteria (Escherichia coli). European Journal of Soil Science 49, 237-241.

Blok, V.C., Phillips, M.S., McNicol, J.W. and Fargette, M. (1997). Genetic variation in tropical Meloidogyne spp. as shown by RAPDs. Fundamental and Applied Nematology 20, 127-133.

Ellis, R.P., McNicol, J.W., Baird, E., Booth, A., Lawrence, P., Thomas, W.T.B. and Powell, W. (1997). The use of AFLPs to examine genetic relatedness in barley. Journal of Molecular Breeding 3, 359-369.

Graham, J., McNicol, R.J. and McNicol, J.W. (1997). A comparison of methods for the estimation of genetic diversity in strawberry cultivars. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 93, 402-406.

Griffiths, B.S., Diaz-Rabira, M., Ritz, K., McNicol, J.W., Ebblewhite, N. and Boath, E. (1997). Community DNA hybridisation and %G+C profiles of microbial communities from heavy metal polluted soils. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 24, 103-111.

Powell, W., Thomas, W.T.B., Baird, E., Lawrence, P., Booth, A., Harrower, B., McNicol, J.W. and Waugh, R. (1997). Analysis of quantitative traits in barley by the use of Amplified Fragment Length polymorphisms. Heredity 79, 48-59.

Gu, Y., Crawford, J.W., Peiris, D.R., Grashoff, C., McNicol, J.W. and Marshall, B. (1996). Modelling faba bean production in an uncertain climate. Agriculture and Forest Meteorology 76, 289-300.

Peiris, D.R. and McNicol, J.W. (1996). Modelling daily weather with multivariate time series. Agriculture and Forest Meteorology 79, 219-232.

Powell, W., Morgante, M., Doyle, J.J., McNicol, J.W., Tingey, S.V. and Rafalski, J.A. (1996). Genepool variation in genus Glycine Subgenus Soja revealed by polymorphic nuclear and chloroplast microsatellites. Genetics 144, 893-903.

Provan, J., Corbett, G., Waugh, R., McNicol, J.W., Morgante, M. and Powell, W. (1996). DNA Fingerprints of rice (Oryza sativa) obtained from hypervariable chloroplast simple sequence repeats. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 263, 1275-1281.

Smart, J.A.C., Cairns, A.Y., McNicol, J.W. and Marshall, B. (1996). A natural language approach to flexible model querying. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 14, 317-331.

Connolly, T., McNicol, J.W., Wastie, R.L. and Stewart, H.E. (1995). Evaluating between-plant interference in field trials for assessing potato genotypes for resistance to late blight. Annals of Applied Biology 127, 273-282.

Powell, W., Morgante, M., Andre, C., McNicol, J.W., Machray, G.C., Doyle, J.J., Tingey, S.V. and Rafalski, J.A. (1995). Hypervariable chloroplast simple sequence repeats provide a general source of polymorphic DNA markers for chloroplast genome. Current Biology 5, 1023-1229.

Wilson, R.M.A. and McNicol, J.W. (1995). A conserved, precise RNA encapsidation pattern in tobamovirus particles. Archives of Virology 140, 1677-1685.

Barker, H., Solomon-Blackburn, R.M., McNicol, J.W. and Bradshaw, J.E. (1994). Resistance to potato leaf role virus multiplication in potato is under major gene control. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 88, 754-758.

Gu, Y., McNicol, J.W., Crawford, J.W., Peiris, D.R., Marshall, B. and Jeffries, R.A. (1994). A belief-based system for predicting future crop production. AI Applications 10, 13-24.

Lanham, P.G., Forster, B.P., McNicol, J.W., Moss, J.P. and Powell, W. (1994). Storage protein variation in Arachis species. Genome 37, 487-496.

Connolly, T., Currie, I.D., Bradshaw, J.E. and McNicol, J.W. (1993). Inter-plot competition in yield trials of potatoes (Solanum tuberosum L.) with single-drill plots. Annals of Applied Biology 123, 367-377.

Brennan, R.M., Robertson, G.W., McNicol, J.W., Fyffe, L. and Hall, J.E. (1992). The use of metabolic profiling in the identification of gall-mite (Cecidophyopsis ribis Westw.) - resistant blackcurrant (Ribes-nigrum L.) genotypes. Annals of Applied Biology 121, 503-509.

Hackett, C.A., Forster, B.P., McNicol, J.W. and Macaulay, M. (1992). Statistical analysis of a linkage experiment in barley involving quantitative trait loci for height and ear emergence time and two genetic markers on chromosome 4. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 85, 120-126.

Powell, W., Phillips, M.S., McNicol, J.W. and Waugh, R. (1991). The use of DNA markers to estimate the extent and nature of genetic variability in Solanum tuberosum cultivars. Annals of Applied Biology 118, 423-432.

Robertson, G.W., Griffiths, D.W., Birch, A.N.E., Jones, A.T., McNicol, J.W. and Hall, J.E. (1991). Further evidence that resistance in raspberry to the virus vector aphid, Amphorophora idaei, is related to the chemical composition of the leaf surface. Annals of Applied Biology 119, 443-449.

Smart, J.A.C., Marshall, B., McNicol, J.W. and Cairns, A.Y. (1991). Model abstractions: generating qualititative rules from quantitative models in the art and craft of modelling in applied biology. Aspects of Applied Biology 26, 301-304.

Topham, P.B., Boag, B. and McNicol, J.W. (1991). An assessment of some measures of association between species based on presence/absence and applied to plant parasite nematode data. Nematologica 37, 470-480.

Powell, W., Ellis, R.P., Macaulay, M., McNicol, J.W. and Forster, B.P. (1990). The effect of selection for protein and isozgue loci on quantitative traits in a doubled haploid population of barley. Heredity 65, 115-122.

Powell, W., Coleman, M. and McNicol, J.W. (1990). The statistical analysis of potato anther culture data. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 23, 159-164.

Cowe, I.A., McNicol, J.W. and Cuthbertson, D.C. (1989). Reconstruction of constituent spectra for individual samples through principal component analysis of near-infrared spectra. The Analyst 114, 683-687.

Cowe, I.A., Koester, S., Paul, C., McNicol, J.W. and Cuthbertson, D.C. (1988). Principal component analysis of near infrared spectra of whole and ground oilseed rape (Brassica napus) samples. Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems 3, 233-242.

Kidger, R. and McNicol, J.W. (1986). A program for data recording on a portable microcomputer. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 1, 213-217.

Phillips, M.S. and McNicol, J.W. (1986). The interpretation of interactions between potato clones and populations of potato cyst nematodes using the biplot technique. Plant Pathology 35, 185-195.

Wilkin, D.R., Cowe, I.A., Third, B.B., McNicol, J.W. and Cuthbertson, D.C. (1986). The detection and measurement of mite infestation in animal feed using near infrared reflectance. Journal of Agricultural Science 107, 439-448.

Cowe, I.A., McNicol, J.W. and Cuthbertson, D.C. (1985). A designed experiment for the examination of techniques used in the analysis of near infra red spectra. Part 1: Analysis of spectral structure. The Analyst 110, 1227-1232.

Cowe, I.A. and McNicol, J.W. (1985). The use of principal components in the analysis of near infra spectra. Applied Spectroscopy 39, 257-266.

Powell, W., Caligari, P.D.S., McNicol, J.W. and Jinks, J.L. (1985). The use of doubled haploids in barley breeding 3: multivariate prediction methods. Heredity 55, 249-254.

McNicol, J.W., Ng, S.C.M. and Kidger, R. (1982). A data capture system for agricultural research based on a microcomputer. Experimental Agriculture 18, 225-265.

Category: "Book Chapter"

Dobson, G., Shepherd, T., Marshall, R., Verrall, S.R., Conner, S., Griffiths, W., McNicol, J.W., Stewart, D. and Davies, H.V. (2008). Application of metabolite and flavour volatile profiling to studies of biodiversity in Solanum species. In "Concepts in Plant Metabolomics", 259-268. Eds. B.L. Nikolau & E.S. Wurtele. Springer Verlag, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.

Elliott, M.J., Trudgill, D.L., McNicol, J.W. and Phillips, M.S. (2004). Projecting PCN population changes and potato yields in infested soils. In "Decision Support Systems on Potato Production". Eds. MacKerron, D.K.L. and Haverkort, A.J.. Wageningen Academic Publishers, Netherlands.

Mackerron, D.K.L., Marshall, B. and McNicol, J.W. (2004). MAPP, the Management Advisory Package for Potatoes: decision support means giving informed options not making decisions. In "Decision Support Systems in Potato Production". Eds. MacKerron, D.K.L and Haverkort, A.J.. Wageningen Academic Publishers, Netherlands.

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