NEWSLETTERS & BLOGS 
NEWSLETTERS & BLOGS 
NEWSLETTERS & BLOGS 
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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Newsletter
Burleigh Dodds Livestock Round Up 
8 August 2018 

TOP STORY 

We're delighted to announce that Dr Chris McSweeney and Professor Rod Mackie have agreed to edit our forthcoming collection: ‘Improving rumen function‘. 
 

NEW TITLES 

IN THE NEWS 

A recent report has confirmed the appearance of African Swine Fever (ASF) in China for the first time, highlighting the risk posed by this and over viral diseases to pig farmers. The disease has already spread from sub-Sharan Africa to Eastern Europe. 
 
Burleigh Dodds Crop Round Up 
8 August 2018 

TOP STORY 

We had two new titles arrive into the Burleigh Dodds office last week - 'Achieving sustainable cultivation of cocoa' and 'Achieving sustainable cultivation of potatoes, Volume 1'. 
 

NEW TITLES 

IN THE NEWS 

Ethiopian scientists have developed a new sorghum variety that could lead to multiple yields annually. 
 
 

Livestock news 

The 7th International Egg Symposium is taking place later this year in Kyoto, Japan and we're very excited to have material on our egg titles at the event. 
 
Taking place from 16th - 17th October, the theme of this year's event is “Egg Safety and Benefits for Human Health.” Speakers include a number of our authors, including Tom Humphrey (on pathogens), Yoshinori Mine (on peptides) and Yves Nys (on eggshell formation). We're delighted to have our two-volume collection, 'Achieving sustainable cultivation of eggs', edited by Professor Julie Roberts on display at the event. Delegates will have a chance to look through both volumes and benefit from an exclusive conference discount. You can find the full conference programme and speakers here
 
Not attending this event? You can find out more about both titles at our online bookshop, and through our video summaries. 
Burleigh Dodds Crop Round Up 
24 July 2018 

TOP STORY 

We're delighted to announce that Emeritus Professor Michael Reid has agreed to edit our forthcoming volume: ‘Achieving sustainable cultivation of ornamental plants‘. Dr Reid is Emeritus Professor of Environmental Horticulture in the University of California-Davis, USA. 
 

BESTSELLING AND FORTHCOMING TITLES 

IN THE NEWS 

An exciting agri-robotics project for the soft fruits sector began earlier this year. The project is set to develop advanced autonomous systems to support the production of soft fruit in the UK. 
 
 

Livestock news 

We wanted to share news of an event next month which features our titles. The 64th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICOMST) is taking place in Melbourne, Australia from 12th-17th August. As well as coverage of safety issues such as traceability and microbiology, key quality-related topics addressed in the conference programme include: consumer attitudes to meat quality, next-generation techniques for assessing meat quality, post-mortem glycolysis and meat quality as well as meat and health. 
 
We're delighted to have further information on all of our livestock titles at the congress, along with an exclusive delegate discount and copies on show of our two-volume collection on 'Ensuring safety and quality in the production of beef'. 
 
Not attending the congress? You can find out more about these titles, described in one review as "a breath of fresh air", in Francis' short videos below. 
Burleigh Dodds Crop Round Up 
18 July 2018 

TOP STORY 

We're delighted to introduce our latest title release, 'Water management for sustainable agriculture', edited by Professor Theib Oweis, from ICARDA in Jordan. 

FORTHCOMING TITLES 

IN THE NEWS 

A new piece of research by UCLA scientists and engineers has been published in Nature, which could lead to the first new class of herbicides in 30 years. 
 
 
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