NEWSLETTERS 
NEWSLETTERS 
NEWSLETTERS 
Co-Founders Rob Burleigh and Francis Dodds share their knowledge and insights into agricultural science, publishing and the latest news at Burleigh Dodds 
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Burleigh Dodds Crops Round Up 
15 November 2018 

TOP STORY 

 
In anticipation of the new year ahead, we’re proud to announce our 2019 Catalogue with a wide range of exciting new titles to explore. 
 

IN THE NEWS 

Wheat and barley
 
Gene editing (GE) has huge potential in improving traits such as yield, disease and drought tolerance. The Coalition for Responsible Gene Editing in Agriculture has developed resources to explain GE to try to avoid the confusion and controversy associated with earlier GM techniques. This and other advances in crop breeding are covered in a range of our titles, which you can find below. 
 

FEATURED TITLES 

Burleigh Dodds Livestock Round Up 
15 November 2018 

TOP STORY 

 
In anticipation of the new year ahead, we’re proud to announce our 2019 Catalogue with a wide range of exciting new titles to explore. 
 

IN THE NEWS 

 
A trail-blazing new egg production centre has opened in the UK. It includes a visitor centre, training and research facilities focussed on high welfare, free-range production methods. 
 

FEATURED TITLES 

Burleigh Dodds Crops Round Up 
9 November 2018 

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We’re delighted to announce publication of our 50th title: Precision agriculture for sustainability. We are proud of our comprehensive collection reviewing ways to achieve ‘climate-smart’ agriculture.  
 
Visit our site to see what’s new

NEW AND POPULAR TITLES 

EVENTS 

Our title, 'Improving grassland and pasture management in temperate agriculture', will be displayed at these upcoming events 
As this story shows, spray technologies for more targeted pesticide applications are constantly evolving. Our chapter on this topic provides the context for assessing what works best. 
 
Burleigh Dodds Livestock Round Up 
8 November 2018 

TOP STORY 

 
We’re delighted to announce publication of our 50th title: Precision agriculture for sustainability. We are proud of our comprehensive collection reviewing ways to achieve ‘climate-smart’ agriculture.  
 
Visit our site to see what’s new

BESTSELLING TITLES 

IN THE NEWS 

 
Brazilian and US scientists have identified genes relating to key traits such as milk composition, growth and health in the Gir breed of cow. Gir cows are widely used for milk production in tropical countries. Key issues in breeding and milk quality, along with tropical dairy farming are covered in our collection, Achieving sustainable production of milk, Volumes 1 and 2
 
Burleigh Dodds Livestock Round Up 
1 November 2018 

TOP STORY 

 
As you may know, we've been running a survey to find out how we're doing and what we could do to improve our support for researchers. If you haven’t already, we’d be very grateful if you could complete the survey which only takes a few minutes. Thank you for your views. 
 

EVENTS 

IN THE NEWS 

 
As a recent report points out, even when they are not poisonous, weeds can reduce the nutritional value of grasslands. Read the full story here and find out more from our titles: 
 
Burleigh Dodds Crops Round Up 
1 November 2018 

TOP STORY 

 
As you may know, we've been running a survey to find out how we're doing and what we could do to improve our support for researchers. If you haven’t already, we’d be very grateful if you could complete the survey which only takes a few minutes. Thank you for your views. 
 
Burleigh Dodds Livestock Round Up 
25 October 2018 

TOP STORY 

piglets
 
US researchers have used gene editing to breed piglets resistant to Transmissible Gastroenteritis Virus (TGEV). The main viral pathogens of pigs are reviewed in our new title: Achieving sustainable production of pig meat Vol 3
 

ANIMAL DISEASE MANAGEMENT TITLES 

IN OTHER NEWS 

Pig meat Volume 2
We're delighted to have further information on our pig meat titles at this year's Pig Veterinary Society Autumn Meeting
 
Held in Belfast, Northern Ireland, delegates will also have the opportunity to win a copy of volume three from the collection. 
 
Burleigh Dodds Crops Round Up 
25 October 2018 

TOP STORY 

Nick Birch and Travis Glare
 
We're delighted to announce that Professor Nick Birch and Professor Travis Glare have agreed to edit our forthcoming collection: ‘Biopesticides for sustainable agriculture‘. 
 

FORTHCOMING TITLES 

IN OTHER NEWS 

 
We're excited to have information on our forthcoming title, 'Precision agriculture for sustainability', at the IAGRE Conference in London, UK. 
 
Burleigh Dodds Livestock Round Up 
18 October 2018 

TOP STORY 

Nestlé, Unilever and 5 major food service companies have joined together in the Global Coalition for Animal Welfare (GCAW) to improve the welfare of farmed animals. 
 
A number of our volumes highlight research on the welfare of farm animals. 
 

ANIMAL WELFARE TITLES 

IN OTHER NEWS 

 
It was great to see photos of our poultry titles on display at the International Egg Symposium in Japan this week. 
 
We look forward to adding to the collection with a new book, edited by Steven Ricke on poultry gut health in 2019. 
Burleigh Dodds Crops Round Up 
18 October 2018 

TOP STORY 

 
We're delighted to receive the first copy of 'Integrated disease management of wheat and barley' this week. Edited by Professor Richard Oliver, this title, "is destined to become a key reference work". 

NEW TITLES 

NEWS 

 
A recent article has highlighted the vulnerability of banana production, given its reliance on the Cavendish variety. Improving resilience and sustainability in the sector are discussed in our new title 'Achieving sustainable cultivation of bananas, Volume 1'. 
 
Burleigh Dodds Livestock Round Up 
11 October 2018 

TOP STORY 

 
Scientists have given their strongest warning yet on the risks of rising global temperatures, leading to renewed focus on the livestock sector. 
 

POPULAR TITLES 

IN OTHER NEWS 

 
Ways of improving the sustainability of the dairy sector are explored in our recent title: Achieving sustainable production of milk Vol 2: Safety, quality and sustainability
 
Burleigh Dodds Crops Round Up 
11 October 2018 

TOP STORY 

 
We have information on our cassava and potatoes titles at the 18th Triennial Symposium of ISTRC. Delegates will also receive an exclusive discount to use in our online bookshop. 
 

NEW AND BESTSELLING TITLES 

IN OTHER NEWS 

 
An international team has identified a resistance gene to control yellow rust in wheat. Read the story here and find out more about tacking cereal diseases in our new title Integrated disease management of wheat and barley
Burleigh Dodds Livestock Round Up 
3 October 2018 

TOP STORY 

 
We're delighted to have our poultry books on display at the International Egg Symposium in Kyoto, Japan. One of our chapter authors, Dr. Hajime Hatta, is Chair of the meeting. 
 

POPULAR TITLES 

NEWS 

 
New research has highlighted the presence of multi-antibiotic resistant pathogens in meat. 
 
Burleigh Dodds Crops Round Up 
2 October 2018 

TOP STORY 

 
There are many people who work behind the scenes to make Burleigh Dodds the success it is. You will have seen him introducing each of our titles, but now meet the man himself, our Editorial Director, Francis Dodds

NEW AND BESTSELLING TITLES 

NEWS 

 
Scientists have now assembled the first monoploid reference sequence for sugarcane which will help target genes for breeding better crops. 
 
 
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