Elsevier and ADSA® Proudly Announce Winners of the Fifth Annual Journal of Dairy Science® Most-Cited Awards

Award-winning papers available for free as part of published ebook

Philadelphia, PA, July 27, 2015

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical, and medical information products and services, and the American Dairy Science Association® (ADSA) announce the winners of the fifth annual Journal of Dairy Science® (JDS) Most-Cited Awards. Papers published in JDS throughout 2012 were eligible and citations from date of publication until April 15, 2015 were taken into consideration. Awards are conferred in each of the four sections comprising the journal’s content: Dairy Foods; Physiology and Management; Nutrition, Feeding and Calves; and Genetics and Breeding.

“The number of citations a published study receives is an important indication of its influence within our research community. The Journal of Dairy Science Most-Cited Awards program formally recognizes contributors to JDS whose work is significantly impacting research and the dairy industry,” commented Matthew Lucy, PhD, Editor-in-Chief of JDS and Professor of Animal Science, University of Missouri. “On behalf of the ADSA, the journal and its publisher, Elsevier, I would like to congratulate the award recipients on their outstanding achievements."

Award-winning papers receiving the highest number of citations in each of four sections are:

Dairy Foods
Probiotic yogurts manufactured with increased glucose oxidase levels: Postacidification, proteolytic patterns, survival of probiotic microorganisms, production of organic acid and aroma compounds
A. G. Cruz (accepting the award), W. F. Castro, J. A. F. Faria, P. C. B. Lollo, J. Amaya-Farfán, M. Q. Freitas, D. Rodrigues, C. A. F. Oliveira, and H. T. Godoy (May 2012 issue)

Physiology and Management
Invited review: Mastitis in dairy heifers: Nature of the disease, potential impact, prevention, and control
S. De Vliegher (accepting the award), L. K. Fox, S. Piepers, S. McDougall, H. W. Barkema (March 2012 issue)

Nutrition, Feeding, and Calves
Invited review: Role of physically effective fiber and estimation of dietary fiber adequacy in high-producing dairy cattle
Q. Zebeli (accepting the award), J. R. Aschenbach, M. Tafaj, J. Boguhn, B. N. Ametaj, W. Drochner (March 2012)

Genetics and Breeding
Improving accuracy of genomic predictions within and between dairy cattle breeds with imputed high-density single nucleotide polymorphism panels
M. Erbe, B. J. Hayes (accepting the award), L. K. Matukumalli, S. Goswami, P. J. Bowman, C. M. Reich, B. A. Mason, M. E. Goddard (July 2012 issue)

The 2015 Most-Cited Awards were presented by Journal of Dairy Science Editor-in-Chief, Matthew Lucy on July 14 at the 2015 ADSA ASAS Joint Annual Meeting (JAM), Orlando, FL, July 12–16. For additional information visit http://www.journalofdairyscience.org/content/mostcited2015.

Prepared for JAM 2015, the Journal of Dairy Science Special Citations Edition ebook provides free access to these award-winning articles as well as the top 10 most-cited articles published in 2014 and 2013. To access the ebook go to http://digitalreprints.elsevier.com/t/172257-journal-of-dairy-science-2015-ebook/0.


About Journal of Dairy Science
Journal of Dairy Science (JDS), official journal of the American Dairy Science Association, is co-published by Elsevier and FASS Inc. for the American Dairy Science Association. It is the leading general dairy research journal in the world. JDS readers represent education, industry, and government agencies in more than 70 countries with interests in biochemistry, breeding, economics, engineering, environment, food science, genetics, microbiology, nutrition, pathology, physiology, processing, public health, quality assurance, and sanitation. JDS has a 5-year Impact Factor of 3.071 according to the 2014 Journal Citation Reports®, published by Thomson Reuters. www.journalofdairyscience.org

About the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA)
The American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) is an international organization of educators, scientists, and industry representatives who are committed to advancing the dairy industry and keenly aware of the vital role the dairy sciences play in fulfilling the economic, nutritive, and health requirements of the world's population. It provides leadership in scientific and technical support to sustain and grow the global dairy industry through generation, dissemination, and exchange of information and services. Together, ADSA members have discovered new methods and technologies that have revolutionized the dairy industry. www.adsa.org

About Elsevier
Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make groundbreaking discoveries that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress. Elsevier provides web-based, digital solutions — among them ScienceDirect, Scopus, Research Intelligence and ClinicalKey— and publishes over 2,500 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and more than 35,000 book titles, including a number of iconic reference works. Elsevier is part of RELX Group, a world-leading provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. www.elsevier.com

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