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Changes with age in the photosynthetic and respiratory components of the net assimilation rates of sugar beet and wheat

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Watson, D. J., Wilson, J. H., Ford, M. A. and French, S. A. Changes with age in the photosynthetic and respiratory components of the net assimilation rates of sugar beet and wheat. New Phytologist. 65 (4), pp. 500-508.

Spatial mapping of the provenance of storm dust: Application of data mining and ensemble modelling

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Gholami, G., Mohamadifar, A. and Collins, A. L. 2020. Spatial mapping of the provenance of storm dust: Application of data mining and ensemble modelling. Atmospheric Research. 233 (104716).

Soil degradation and recovery – changes in organic matter fractions and structural stability

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Jensen, J. L., Schjonning, P., Watts, C. W., Christensen, B. T, Obour, P. B. and Munkholm, L. J. 2020. Soil degradation and recovery – changes in organic matter fractions and structural stability . Geoderma. 364, p. 114181.

Nutritional enhancement in plants – green and greener

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Napier, J. A. and Sayanova, O. V. 2020. Nutritional enhancement in plants – green and greener. Current Opinion in Biotechnology. 61 (February), pp. 122-127.

Investigating the effects of inter-annual weather variation (1968-2016) on the functional response of cereal grain yield to applied nitrogen, using data from the Rothamsted Long-Term Experiments

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Addy, J., Ellis, R. H., Macdonald, A. J., Semenov, M. A. and Mead, A. 2020. Investigating the effects of inter-annual weather variation (1968-2016) on the functional response of cereal grain yield to applied nitrogen, using data from the Rothamsted Long-Term Experiments. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 284, p. 107898.

Soil organic carbon, extracellular polymeric substances (EPS), and soil structural stability as affected by previous and current land-use

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Redmile-Gordon, M. A., Watts, C. W., Gregory, A. S. and White, R. P. 2020. Soil organic carbon, extracellular polymeric substances (EPS), and soil structural stability as affected by previous and current land-use. Geoderma. 363, p. 114143.

Paleoclimatic fingerprints of ferromanganese nodules in subtropical Chinese soils identified by synchrotron radiation-based microprobes

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Yu, X., Wang, Y., Zhou, G., Peng, G., Brookes, P. C. and Lu, S. 2020. Paleoclimatic fingerprints of ferromanganese nodules in subtropical Chinese soils identified by synchrotron radiation-based microprobes. Chemical Geology. 531, p. 119357.

Epigenetic patterns within the haplotype phased fig (Ficus carica L.) genome

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Usai, G., Mascagni, F., Giordani, T., Vangelisti, A., Bose, E., Zuccolo, A., Ceccarelli, M., King, R., Hassani-Pak, K., Zambrano, L. S., Cavallini, A. and Natali, L. 2020. Epigenetic patterns within the haplotype phased fig (Ficus carica L.) genome. The Plant Journal.

Predicting climate change impacts on maritime Antarctic soils: A space-for-time substitution study

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Horrocks, C. A., Newsham, K. K., Cox, F., Garnett, M. H., Robinson, C. H. and Dungait, J. A. J. 2020. Predicting climate change impacts on maritime Antarctic soils: A space-for-time substitution study. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 141, p. 107682.

Do bumblebees have signatures? Demonstrating the existence of a speed-curvature power law in Bombus terrestris locomotion patterns.

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James, L., Davies, T. G. E., Lim, K. S. and Reynolds, A. M. 2020. Do bumblebees have signatures? Demonstrating the existence of a speed-curvature power law in Bombus terrestris locomotion patterns. PLOS ONE. 15 (1), p. e0226393.

Mass windborne migrations extend the range of the migratory locust in East China

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Tu, X., Hu, G., Fu, X., Zhang, Y., Ma, J., Wang, Y., Gould, P. J. L., Du, G., Su, H., Zhang, Z. and Chapman, J. W. 2020. Mass windborne migrations extend the range of the migratory locust in East China. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. 22 (1), pp. 41-49.

Qualitative in vitro study on the degradation of mineral complexes in vegetables

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Dellaquila, C. 2020. Qualitative in vitro study on the degradation of mineral complexes in vegetables. Food Chemistry. 308, p. 125655.

Sulfated flavanones and dihydroflavonols from willow

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Noleto-Dias, C., Harflett, C., Beale, M. H. and Ward, J. L. 2020. Sulfated flavanones and dihydroflavonols from willow. Phytochemistry Letters. 35 (February), pp. 88-93.

Large genetic yield potential and genetic yield gap estimated for wheat in Europe

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Semenov, M. A. and Senapati, N. 2020. Large genetic yield potential and genetic yield gap estimated for wheat in Europe. Global Food Security. 24, p. 100340.

Soil nutrients of different land-use types and topographic positions in the water-wind erosion crisscross region of China's Loess Plateau

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Ge, J., Wang, S., Fan, J., Gongadze, K. and Wu, L. 2020. Soil nutrients of different land-use types and topographic positions in the water-wind erosion crisscross region of China's Loess Plateau. Catena. 184, p. 104243.

A Cytological Analysis of Wheat Meiosis Targeted by Virus-Induced Gene Silencing (VIGS)

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Desjardins, S., Kanyuka, K. and Higgins, J. D. 2020. A Cytological Analysis of Wheat Meiosis Targeted by Virus-Induced Gene Silencing (VIGS). in: Pradillo, M. and Heckmann, S. (ed.) Plant Meiosis. Methods in Molecular Biology, vol 2061. New York, NY Humana Press Inc. pp. 319-330

The impact of metal-rich sediments derived from mining on freshwater stream life

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Jones, I. J., Murphy, J. F., Collins, A. L., Spencer, K. L., Rainbow, P. S., Arnold, A., Pretty, J. L., Moorhouse A. M. L., Aguilera, V., Edwards, P., Parsonage, F., Potter, H. and Whitehouse, P. 2020. The impact of metal-rich sediments derived from mining on freshwater stream life. in: De Voogt, P. (ed.) Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology Volume 248. Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology (Continuation of Residue Reviews) Springer. pp. 111-189

Genetics of resistance of houseflies (Musca domestica L.) to pyrethroids. I. Knock‐down resistance

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Farnham, A. W. Genetics of resistance of houseflies (Musca domestica L.) to pyrethroids. I. Knock‐down resistance. Pesticide Science. 8 (6), pp. 631-636.

The residual effects of potassium fertilizers on yield of arable crops : preliminary results of 5 rotation experiments

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Clarke, R. T. and Smith, C. W. R. The residual effects of potassium fertilizers on yield of arable crops : preliminary results of 5 rotation experiments. Experimental husbandry. 12, pp. 15-28.

Field experiments on phosphate fertilizers: A joint investigation

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Cooke, G. W. Field experiments on phosphate fertilizers: A joint investigation. The Journal of Agricultural Science. 48 (1), pp. 74-103.

Micro-nutrient deficiency in cacao in Ghana

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Cunningham, R. K. Micro-nutrient deficiency in cacao in Ghana. Empire Journal of Experimental Agriculture. 32 (125), pp. 42-&.

The UK Environmental Change Network datasets - integrated and co-located data for long-term environmental research (1993-2015)

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Rennie, S., Andrews, C., Atkinson, S., Beaumont, D. A., Benham, S., Bowmaker, V., Dick, J., Dodd, B., McKenna, C., Pallett, D., Rose, R., Schafer, S., Scott, T., Sherrin, L., Taylor, C. and Watson, H. The UK Environmental Change Network datasets - integrated and co-located data for long-term environmental research (1993-2015). Earth System Science Data.

Frost damage to maize in northeast India: assessment and estimated loss of yield by hyperspectral proximal remote sensing

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Choudhury, B. U., Webster, R., Sharma, V., Goswami, J., Meetei, T. T., Krishnappa, R. and Raju, P. L. N. 2019. Frost damage to maize in northeast India: assessment and estimated loss of yield by hyperspectral proximal remote sensing. Journal of applied sensing. 13 (4), p. 044527.

Host plant adaptation in the polyphagous whitefly, Trialeurodes vaporariorum, is associated with transcriptional plasticity and altered sensitivity to insecticides

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Pym, A., Singh, K. S., Nordgren, A., Davies, T. G. E., Zimmer, C. T., Elias, J., Slater, R. and Bass, C. G. 2019. Host plant adaptation in the polyphagous whitefly, Trialeurodes vaporariorum, is associated with transcriptional plasticity and altered sensitivity to insecticides. BMC Genomics. 20 (996).

Comparative prebiotic activity of mixtures of cereal grain polysaccharides

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Harris, S., Monteagudo‑Mera, A., Kosik, O., Charalampopoulos, D., Shewry, P. R. and Lovegrove, A. 2019. Comparative prebiotic activity of mixtures of cereal grain polysaccharides . AMB Express. 9 (203).

Antibodies raised against a Sunn bug (Eurygaster integriceps Put.) recombinant protease, rGHP3p2, can inhibit gluten‐hydrolyzing activity

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Dolgikh, V., Tsarev, A., Timofeev, S., Zhuravlyov, V., Senderskiy, I, Lovegrove, A. and Konarev, A. 2019. Antibodies raised against a Sunn bug (Eurygaster integriceps Put.) recombinant protease, rGHP3p2, can inhibit gluten‐hydrolyzing activity . Food Science and Nutrition. 00, pp. 1-6.

In search of co-attractants for cetoniin scarabs (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae, Cetoniinae): identification and preliminary field evaluation of volatiles from fermenting apple

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Vuts, J., Lohonyai, Z., Imrei, Z., Balintne Csonka, E., Birkett, M. A. and Toth, M. 2019. In search of co-attractants for cetoniin scarabs (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae, Cetoniinae): identification and preliminary field evaluation of volatiles from fermenting apple. Acta Phytopathologica Entomologica Hungarica. 54 (2), pp. 229-242.

The Evolution of Resistance to Pesticides

D1 - Technical reports: non-confidential
Hawkins, N. J. 2019. The Evolution of Resistance to Pesticides. London

A roadmap for gene functional characterisation in wheat

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Adamski, N. M., Borril, P., Brinton, J., Harrington​, S. A., Marchal, C., Bentley, A. R., Bovill, W. D., Cattivelli, L., Cockram, J., Contreras-Moreira, B., Ford, B., Ghosh, S., Harwood, W., Hassani-Pak, K., Hayta, S., Hickey, L. T., Kanyuka, K., King, J., Maccaferri, M., Naamati, G., Pozniak, C. J., Ramirez-Gonzalez, R. H., Sansaloni, C., Trevaskis, B., Wingen, L. U., Wulff, B. B. H. and Uauy​, C. 2019. A roadmap for gene functional characterisation in wheat. PeerJ. 7, p. e26877v2.

Characterisation of Oil Palm Acyl-CoA-Binding Proteins and Correlation of their Gene Expression with Oil Synthesis

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Amiruddin, N., Chan, P-K., Azizi, N., Morris, P. E., Cham, K-L., Ong, P. W., Rosli, R., Masura, S. S., Murphy, D. J., Sambanthamurthi, R., Haslam, R. P., Chye, M-L., Harwood, J. L. and Low, E-T. L. 2019. Characterisation of Oil Palm Acyl-CoA-Binding Proteins and Correlation of their Gene Expression with Oil Synthesis. Plant and cell physiology. pcz237.

Mechanisms behind the inhibition of autotrophic nitrification following rice-straw incorporation in a subtropical acid soil

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Zhang, Y., Zheng, X., Guo, B., Yu, J., Carswell, A. M., Misselbrook, T. H., Zhang, J., Muller, C., Chen, D. and Ding, H. 2019. Mechanisms behind the inhibition of autotrophic nitrification following rice-straw incorporation in a subtropical acid soil. Soil & Tillage Research. 196, p. 104436.

Crop production in Pakistan and low nitrogen use efficiencies

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Shahzad, A. N., Qureshi, M. K., Wakeel, A. and Misselbrook, T. H. 2019. Crop production in Pakistan and low nitrogen use efficiencies. Nature Sustainability. 2, pp. 1106-1114.

Short-Term Effect of Daily Herbage Allowance Restriction on Pasture Condition and the Performance of Grazing Dairy Cows during Autumn

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Merino, V. M., Balocchi, O. A., Rivero, M. J. and Pulido, R. G. 2019. Short-Term Effect of Daily Herbage Allowance Restriction on Pasture Condition and the Performance of Grazing Dairy Cows during Autumn. Animals. 10 (1), p. 62.

Active gel segment behaving as an active particle

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Recho, P., Putelat, T. and Truskinovsky, L. 2019. Active gel segment behaving as an active particle. Physical Review E. 100, p. 062403.

Molybdate toxicity in Chinese cabbage is not the direct consequence of changes in sulphur metabolism

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Zuidersma, E. I., Ausma, T., Stuiver, C. E. E., Prajapati, D. H., Hawkesford, M. J. and De Kok, L. J. 2019. Molybdate toxicity in Chinese cabbage is not the direct consequence of changes in sulphur metabolism. Plant Biology.

Molybdate toxicity in Chinese cabbage is not the direct consequence of changes in sulphur metabolism

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Zuidersma, E. I., Ausma, T., Stuiver, C. E. E., Prajapati, D. H., Hawkesford, M. J. and De Kok, L. J. 2019. Molybdate toxicity in Chinese cabbage is not the direct consequence of changes in sulphur metabolism . Plant Biology.

The pH optimum of soil exoenzymes adapt to long term changes in soil pH

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Puissant, J., Briony, J., Goodall, T., Mang, D., Blaud, A., Gweon, H. S., Malik, A., Jones, D. L., Clark, I. M., Hirsch, P. R. and Griffiths, R. 2019. The pH optimum of soil exoenzymes adapt to long term changes in soil pH. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 138, p. 107601.

Arabidopsis cytosolic acyl-CoA-binding proteins function in determining seed oil composition

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Guo, Z. H., Ye, Z. W., Haslam, R. P., Michaelson, L. V., Napier, J. A. and Chye, M. L. 2019. Arabidopsis cytosolic acyl-CoA-binding proteins function in determining seed oil composition. Plant Direct. 3 (12), p. e00182.

Effects of urease and nitrification inhibitors on soil N, nitrifier abundance and activity in a sandy loam soil

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Fu, Q., Abadie, M., Blaud, A., Carswell, A. M., Misselbrook, T. H., Clark, I. M. and Hirsch, P. R. 2019. Effects of urease and nitrification inhibitors on soil N, nitrifier abundance and activity in a sandy loam soil . Biology And Fertility Of Soils. pp. 1-10.

Soil strength influences wheat root interactions with soil macropores

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Atkinson, J. A., Hawkesford, M. J., Whalley, W. R., Zhou, H. and Money, S. J. 2019. Soil strength influences wheat root interactions with soil macropores. Plant, Cell and Environment. pp. 1-11.

The costs of human-induced evolution in an agricultural system

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Varah, A., Ahodo, K., Coutts, S. R., Hicks, H. L., Comont, D., Crook, L., Hull, R. I., Neve, P., Childs, D. Z., Freckleton, R. P. and Norris, K. 2019. The costs of human-induced evolution in an agricultural system. Nature Sustainability.

A Co-Expression Network in Hexaploid Wheat Reveals Mostly Balanced Expression and Lack of Significant Gene Loss of Homeologous Meiotic Genes Upon Polyploidization

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Alabdullah AK., Borrill, P., Martin, AC., Ramirez-Gonzalez, RH., Hassani-Pak, K., Uauy, C., Shaw, P. and Moore, G. 2019. A Co-Expression Network in Hexaploid Wheat Reveals Mostly Balanced Expression and Lack of Significant Gene Loss of Homeologous Meiotic Genes Upon Polyploidization. Frontiers in Plant Science. 10 (1325), p. 24pp.

Seasonal and diurnal patterns of nonstructural carbohydrates in source and sink tissues in field maize

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Liang, X-G., Gao, Z., Shen, S., Zhao, X., Liu, Y-P., Paul, M. J. and Zhou, S-L. 2019. Seasonal and diurnal patterns of nonstructural carbohydrates in source and sink tissues in field maize. BMC Plant Biology. 19, p. 508.

Understanding satellite-derived bathymetry using Sentinel 2 imagery and spatial prediction models

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Casal, G., Harris, P., Monteys, X., Hedley, J., Cahalane, C. and McCarthy, T. 2019. Understanding satellite-derived bathymetry using Sentinel 2 imagery and spatial prediction models. GIScience & Remote Sensing.

Mechanisms and Consequences of Partial Migration in Insects

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Menz, M., Reynolds, D. R., Gao, B., Hu, G., Chapman, J. and Wooton, K. 2019. Mechanisms and Consequences of Partial Migration in Insects. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution.

Scaling the nexus: Towards integrated frameworks for analysing water, energy and food

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McGrane, S., Acuto, M., Artioli, F., Chen, P., Comber, R., Cottee, J., Farr-Wharton, G., Green, N., Helfgott, A., Larcom, S., McCann, J., O'Reilly, P., Salmoral, G., Scott, M., Todman, L. C., Van Gevelt, T. and Yan, X. 2019. Scaling the nexus: Towards integrated frameworks for analysing water, energy and food. GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL. 185 (4), pp. 419-431.

Benzaldehyde: an alfalfa-related compound for the spring attraction of the pest weevil Sitona humeralis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)

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Lohonyai, Zs., Vuts, J., Karpati, Zs., Koczor, S., Domingue, M.J., Fail, J., Birkett, M. A., Toth, M. and Imrei, Z. 2019. Benzaldehyde: an alfalfa-related compound for the spring attraction of the pest weevil Sitona humeralis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Pest Management Science. 75 (12), p. 3153–3159.

PHI-base - the Pathogen–Host Interactions database

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Urban, M., Cuzick, A., Seager, J., Wood, V., Rutherford, K., De Silva, N., Venkatesh, S. Y, Martinez, M. C., Pedro, H., Yates, A. D., Hassani-Pak, K. and Hammond-Kosack, K. E. 2019. PHI-base - the Pathogen–Host Interactions database . Nucleic Acids Research. Database issue.

A soil quality index for evaluation of degradation under land use and soil erosion categories in a small mountainous catchment, Iran

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Nosrati, K. and Collins, A. L. 2019. A soil quality index for evaluation of degradation under land use and soil erosion categories in a small mountainous catchment, Iran. Journal of Mountain Science. 16 (11), pp. 2577-2590.

Spatial distribution of functional components in the starchy endosperm of wheat grains

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Shewry, P. R., Wan, Y., Hawkesford, M. J. and Tosi, P. 2019. Spatial distribution of functional components in the starchy endosperm of wheat grains. Journal of Cereal Science. 91 (January), p. 102869.

NRC4 gene cluster is not essential for bacterial flagellin-triggered immunity

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Wu, C. H., Adachi, H., De la Concepcion, J. C., Castells-Graells, R., Nekrasov, V. and Kamoun, S. 2019. NRC4 gene cluster is not essential for bacterial flagellin-triggered immunity. Plant Physiology.

Milk Production, Milk Quality and Behaviour of Dairy Cows Grazing on Swards with Low and High Water-Soluble Carbohydrates Content in Autumn: A Pilot Trial

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Merino, V. M., Balocchi, O. A. and Rivero, M. J. 2019. Milk Production, Milk Quality and Behaviour of Dairy Cows Grazing on Swards with Low and High Water-Soluble Carbohydrates Content in Autumn: A Pilot Trial. Animals. 9 (12), p. 1012.

Moth biomass increases and decreases over 50 years in Britain

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Macgregor, C. J., Williams, J. H., Bell, J. R. and Thomas, C. D. 2019. Moth biomass increases and decreases over 50 years in Britain. Nature Ecology & Evolution.

PHI-Nets: A Network Resource for Ascomycete Fungal Pathogens to Annotate and Identify Putative Virulence Interacting Proteins and siRNA Targets

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Janowska-Seja, E. I., Lysenko, A., Urban, M., Rawlings, C. J., Toska, S. and Hammond-Kosack, K. E. 2019. PHI-Nets: A Network Resource for Ascomycete Fungal Pathogens to Annotate and Identify Putative Virulence Interacting Proteins and siRNA Targets. Frontiers in Microbiology. 10 (2721).

Some challenges and opportunities for grazing dairy cows on temperate pastures

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Wilkinson, J. M., Lee, M. R. F., Rivero, M. J. and Chamberlain, T. 2019. Some challenges and opportunities for grazing dairy cows on temperate pastures. Grass and Forage Science. 00, pp. 1-17.

Climate-induced phenology shifts linked to range expansions in species with multiple reproductive cycles per year

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Macgregor, C.J, Thomas, C.D., Roy, D.B., Beaumont, M., Bell, J. R., Brereton, T., Bridle, J., Dytham, C., Fox, R., Gotthard, K., Hoffmann, A., Martin, G., Middlebrook, I., Nylin, S., Platts, P., Rasteiro, R., Saccheri, I., Villoutreix, R., Wheat, C. and Hill, J. 2019. Climate-induced phenology shifts linked to range expansions in species with multiple reproductive cycles per year. Nature Ecology & Evolution. 10 (4455).

Improving Rice Dietary Fibre Content and Consumption for Human Health

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Lovegrove, A., Kosik, O., Bandonill, E., Abilgos-Ramos, R., Romero, M., Sreenivasulu, N. and Shewry, P. R. 2019. Improving Rice Dietary Fibre Content and Consumption for Human Health. Journal of Nutritional Science and Vitaminology. 65, pp. S48-S50.

Genetic structure at national and regional scale in a long-distance dispersing pest organism, the bird cherry–oat aphid Rhopalosiphum padi

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Morales-Hojas, R., Gonzalez-Uriarte, A., Alvira-Iraizoz, F., Jenkins, T., Alderson, L. J., Kruger, T., Hall, M. J., Greenslade, A. F. C., Shortall, C. R. and Bell, J. R. 2019. Genetic structure at national and regional scale in a long-distance dispersing pest organism, the bird cherry–oat aphid Rhopalosiphum padi. bioRxiv.

Sugar sensing responses to low and high light in leaves of the C4 model grass Setaria viridis

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Henry, C., Watson-Lazowski, A., Oszvald, M., Griffiths, C. A., Paul, M. J., Furbank, R. T. and Ghannoum, O. 2019. Sugar sensing responses to low and high light in leaves of the C4 model grass Setaria viridis. Journal of Experimental Botany.

Development of a reproducible method of analysis of iron, zinc and phosphorus in vegetables digests by SEC-ICP-MS

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Dellaquila, C., Neal, A. L. and Shewry, P. R. 2019. Development of a reproducible method of analysis of iron, zinc and phosphorus in vegetables digests by SEC-ICP-MS . Food Chemistry. 308 (2020), p. 125652.

Is the Insect Apocalypse upon us? How to Find Out

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Montgomery, G. A., Dunn, R., Fox, R., Jongejans, E., Leather, S. R., Saunders, M. E., Shortall, C. R., Tingley, M. W. and Wagner, D. L. 2019. Is the Insect Apocalypse upon us? How to Find Out. Biological Conservation. (22 November), p. 108327.

On the emergence of gravitational-like forces in insect swarms

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Reynolds, A. M. 2019. On the emergence of gravitational-like forces in insect swarms. Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 16 (160), p. 20190404.

A rapid ammonium fluoride method to determine the oxygen isotope ratio of available phosphorus in tropical soils

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Pfahler, V., Bielnicka, A., Smith, A. C., Granger, S. J., Blackwell, M. S. A. and Turner, B. L. 2019. A rapid ammonium fluoride method to determine the oxygen isotope ratio of available phosphorus in tropical soils. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry.

Land management and microbial seed load effect on rhizosphere and endosphere bacterial community assembly in wheat

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Kavamura, V. N., Robinson, R. J., Hayat, R., Clark, I. M., Hughes, D. J., Rossmann, M., Hirsch, P. R., Mendes, R. and Mauchline, T. H. 2019. Land management and microbial seed load effect on rhizosphere and endosphere bacterial community assembly in wheat. Frontiers in Microbiology. 10 (2625).

Linking fundamental science to crop improvement through understanding source and sink traits and their integration for yield enhancement

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Paul, M. J., Watson, A. and Griffiths, C. A. 2019. Linking fundamental science to crop improvement through understanding source and sink traits and their integration for yield enhancement . Journal of Experimental Botany. p. erz480.

Windborne long-distance migration of malaria mosquitoes in the Sahel

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Huestis, D. L., Dao, A., Diallo, M, Sanogo, L., Samake, D., Yaro, A. S., Ousman, Y., Linton, Y-M., Krishna, A., Veru, L., Krajacich, J., Faiman, R., Florio, J., Chapman, J. W., Reynolds, D. R., Weetman, D., Mitchell, R., Donnelly, M. J., Talamas, E., Chamorro, L., Strobach, E. and Lehmann, T. 2019. Windborne long-distance migration of malaria mosquitoes in the Sahel. Nature. 574 (7778), pp. 404-408.

Rubisco activation by wheat Rubisco activase isoform 2β is insensitive to inhibition by ADP

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Perdomo, J. A., Degen, G., Worral, D. and Carmo-Silva, E. 2019. Rubisco activation by wheat Rubisco activase isoform 2β is insensitive to inhibition by ADP. Biochemical Journal. 476 (18), pp. 2595-2606.

The impact of reducing fatty acid desaturation on the composition and thermal stability of rapeseed oil

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Kaur, H., Wang, L., Stawniak, N., Sloan, R., Van-Erp, H., Eastmond, P. J. and Bancroft, I. 2019. The impact of reducing fatty acid desaturation on the composition and thermal stability of rapeseed oil . Plant Biotechnology Journal.

A flavin-dependent monooxgenase confers resistance to chlorantraniliprole in the diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella

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Mallott, M., Hamm, S., Troczka, B. J., Randall, E., Pym, A., Grant, C., Baxter, S., Vogel, H., Shelton, A.M., Field, L. M., Williamson, M. S., Paine, M., Zimmer, C.T., Slater, R., Elias, J. and Bass, C. G. 2019. A flavin-dependent monooxgenase confers resistance to chlorantraniliprole in the diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 115, p. 103247.

Thorium content in soil, water and sediment samples and fluvial sediment-associated transport in a catchment system with a semi-arid interface, Brazil

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Nascimento, R. C., da Silva, Yuri J. A. B., do Nascimento, C. W. A., da Silva, Ygor J. A. B., da Silva, R. J. A. B. and Collins, A. L. 2019. Thorium content in soil, water and sediment samples and fluvial sediment-associated transport in a catchment system with a semi-arid interface, Brazil. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. pp. 1-9.

Fractal characterization of sediment particle-size distribution in the water-level fluctuation zone of the Three Gorges Reservoir, China

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Li, J-L, Bao, Y-H, Wei, J., He, X-B, Tang, Q. and Namajimana, J. de Dieu 2019. Fractal characterization of sediment particle-size distribution in the water-level fluctuation zone of the Three Gorges Reservoir, China. Journal of Mountain Science. 16 (9), pp. 2020-2038.

Adjustments of leaf traits and whole plant leaf area for balancing water supply and demand in Robinia pseudoacacia under different precipitation conditions on the Loess Plateau

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Zhang, Z., Huang, M., Zhao, X. and Wu, L. 2019. Adjustments of leaf traits and whole plant leaf area for balancing water supply and demand in Robinia pseudoacacia under different precipitation conditions on the Loess Plateau. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 279, p. 107733.

Composition and variation of soil δ15N stable isotope in natural ecosystems

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Shan, Y., Huang, M., Suo, L., Zhao, X. and Wu, L. 2019. Composition and variation of soil δ15N stable isotope in natural ecosystems. Catena. 183, p. 104236.

Learning to love the world's most hated crop

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Jackson, T. A., Crawford, J. W., Traeholt, C. and Sanders, T. A. B. 2019. Learning to love the world's most hated crop. Journal of Oil Palm Research. 31 (September), pp. 331-347.

High nitrogen rates do not increase canola yield and may affect soil bacterial functioning

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Becker, F., MacLaren, C., Brink, C., Jabobs,K., le Roux, M. R. and Swanepoel, P. A. 2019. High nitrogen rates do not increase canola yield and may affect soil bacterial functioning. Agronomy Journal.

The overexpression of rice ACYL-CoA-BINDING PROTEIN2 increases grain size and bran oil content in transgenic rice

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Guo, Z.-H., Haslam, R. P., Michaelson, L. V., Young, E. C., Lung, S. C., Napier, J. A. and Chye, M.L. 2019. The overexpression of rice ACYL-CoA-BINDING PROTEIN2 increases grain size and bran oil content in transgenic rice. The Plant Journal.

MIBiG 2.0: a repository for biosynthetic gene clusters of known function

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Kautsar, S. A., Blin, K., Shaw, S., Navarro-Muñoz, J. C., Terlouw, B. R., van der Hooft, J. J. J., van Santen, J. A., Tracanna, V., Duran, H. G. S., Andreu, V. P., Selem-Mojica, N., Alanjary, M., Robinson, S. L., Lund, G., Epstein, S. C., Sisto, A. C., Charkoudian, L. K., Collemare, J., Linington, R. G., Weber, T. and Medema, M. H. 2019. MIBiG 2.0: a repository for biosynthetic gene clusters of known function. Nucleic Acids Research.

Kinetic evaluation and optimization of red popcorn grain drying: Influence of the temperature and air velocity on the expansion properties and beta-carotene content

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Pohndorf, R. S., Lang, G. H., Ferreira, C. D., Ziegler, V., Goebel, J. T. and Oliveira, M. 2019. Kinetic evaluation and optimization of red popcorn grain drying: Influence of the temperature and air velocity on the expansion properties and beta-carotene content. Journal of Food Process Engineering. 42 (6), p. e13204.

Bucking the trend: the diversity of Anthropocene ‘winners’ among British moths

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Boyes, D. H., Fox, R., Shortall, C. R. and Whittaker, R. J. 2019. Bucking the trend: the diversity of Anthropocene ‘winners’ among British moths . Frontiers of Biogeography. 11 (3), p. e43862.

Changes in soil microbial biomass with manure application in cropping systems: A meta-analysis

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Ren, F., Sun, N., Xu, M., Zhang, X., Wu, L. and Xu, M. 2019. Changes in soil microbial biomass with manure application in cropping systems: A meta-analysis. Soil & Tillage Research. 194, p. 104291.

Wheat Seed Proteins: Factors Influencing Their Content, Composition, and Technological Properties, and Strategies to Reduce Adverse Reactions

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Rustgi, S., Shewry, P. R., Brouns, F., Deleu, L. J. and Delcour, J. A 2019. Wheat Seed Proteins: Factors Influencing Their Content, Composition, and Technological Properties, and Strategies to Reduce Adverse Reactions. Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety.

Investigating vertical motion of small insects in the atmospheric boundary layer using millimetre-wavelength radar and Doppler LIDAR

Conference paper
Wainwright, C. E., Stepanian, P. M., Reynolds, D. R. and Reynolds, A. M. 2019. Investigating vertical motion of small insects in the atmospheric boundary layer using millimetre-wavelength radar and Doppler LIDAR. Institution of Engineering and Technology. doi:10.1049/joe.2019.0596

The Addition of a Pheromone to a Floral Lure Increases Catches of Females of the Click Beetle Agriotes ustulatus (Schaller) (Coleoptera: Elateridae)

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Toth, M., Furlan, L., Szarukan, I., Nagy, A., Vuts, J., Toshova, T., Velchev, D., Lohonyai, Z. and Imrei, Z. 2019. The Addition of a Pheromone to a Floral Lure Increases Catches of Females of the Click Beetle Agriotes ustulatus (Schaller) (Coleoptera: Elateridae). Journal of Chemical Ecology. 45 (8), p. 667–672.

Mitigation efforts will not fully alleviate the increase in water scarcity occurrence probability in wheat-producing areas

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Trnka, M., Feng, S., Semenov, M. A., Olesen, J. E., Kersebaum, K. C., Rotter, R. P., Semeradova, D., Klem, K., Huang, W., Ruiz-Ramos, M., Hlavinka, P, Meitner, J., Balek, J., Havlik P. and Buntgen, U. 2019. Mitigation efforts will not fully alleviate the increase in water scarcity occurrence probability in wheat-producing areas . Science Advances. 5 (9), p. eaau2406.

Estimation of the iron bioavailability in green vegetables using an in vitro digestion/Caco-2 cell model

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Rodriguez-Ramiro, I., Dellaquila, C., Ward, J. L., Neal, A. L., Bruggaber, S. F. A, Shewry, P. R. and Fairweather-Tail, S. 2019. Estimation of the iron bioavailability in green vegetables using an in vitro digestion/Caco-2 cell model. Food Chemistry. 301 (15 December), p. 125292.

Multivariate Genomic Selection and Potential of Rapid Indirect Selection with Speed Breeding in Spring Wheat

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Watson, A., Hickey, L. T., Christopher, J., Rutkoski, J., Poland, J. and Hayes, B. J. 2019. Multivariate Genomic Selection and Potential of Rapid Indirect Selection with Speed Breeding in Spring Wheat. Crop Science. 59 (5), pp. 1945-1959.

Microbial Biomass Responses to Soil Drying-Rewetting and Phosphorus Leaching

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Khan, S. U., Hooda, P. S., Blackwell, M. S. A. and Busquets, R. 2019. Microbial Biomass Responses to Soil Drying-Rewetting and Phosphorus Leaching. Frontiers in Environmental Science. 7, p. 00133.

Molecular mechanisms of adaptive evolution revealed by global selection for glyphosate resistance

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Gaines, T. A., Patterson, E. L. and Neve, P. 2019. Molecular mechanisms of adaptive evolution revealed by global selection for glyphosate resistance. New Phytologist. 223 (4), pp. 1770-1775.

Species-specific alterations in Anopheles mosquito olfactory responses caused by Plasmodium infection

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Stanczyk, N. M., Brugman, V. A., Austin, V., Sanchez-Roman Teran, F., Gezan, S. A., Emery, M., Visser, T. M., Dessens, J. T., Stevens, W., Smallegange, R. C., Takken, W., Hurd, H., Caulfield, J. C., Birkett, M. A., Pickett, J. A. and Logan, J. G. 2019. Species-specific alterations in Anopheles mosquito olfactory responses caused by Plasmodium infection. Scientific Reports. 9 (1), p. 3396.

Crop straw incorporation interacts with N fertilizer on N2O emissions in an intensively cropped farmland

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Cardenas, L. M. 2019. Crop straw incorporation interacts with N fertilizer on N2O emissions in an intensively cropped farmland. Geoderma. 34 (1 May), pp. 129-137.

Comparative Nutrient Profiling of Retail Goat and Cow Milk

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Stergiadis, S., Norskov, N. P., Purup, S., Givens, I. P. and Lee, M. R. F. 2019. Comparative Nutrient Profiling of Retail Goat and Cow Milk. Nutrients. 11 (10), p. 2282.

The Mycotoxin Deoxynivalenol Significantly Alters the Function and Metabolism of Bovine Kidney Epithelial Cells In Vitro

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Bailey, J. R., Breton, J., Panic, G., Cogan, T. A., Bailey, M., Swann, J. A. and Lee, M. R. F. 2019. The Mycotoxin Deoxynivalenol Significantly Alters the Function and Metabolism of Bovine Kidney Epithelial Cells In Vitro. Toxins. 11 (10), p. 554.

Hydrogeophysics for agriculture - Capabilities and Limitations

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Blanchy, G., Watts, C. W. and Binley, A. 2019. Hydrogeophysics for agriculture - Capabilities and Limitations. Landwards. 74 (3), pp. 19(i-iii).

The potential of silage lactic acid bacteria derived Nano-selenium as a dietary supplement in sheep

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Lee, M. R. F., Fleming, H. R., Whittington, F., Hodgson, C. J., Suraj, P. T. and Davies, D. R. 2019. The potential of silage lactic acid bacteria derived Nano-selenium as a dietary supplement in sheep. Animal Production Science. 59 (11), pp. 1999-2009.

A comparison of Landsat 8, RapidEye and Pleiades products for improving empirical predictions of satellite-derived bathymetry

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Cahalane, C, Magee, A, Monteys, X, Casal, G, Hanafin, J and Harris, P. 2019. A comparison of Landsat 8, RapidEye and Pleiades products for improving empirical predictions of satellite-derived bathymetry. Remote Sensing of Environment. 233, p. 111414.

Improving disease resistance in mungbean - A combined genetic and biotechnological approach

Conference poster
Bansal, A., Nekrasov, V., Rout, G. R., Rudd, J. J., Slavov, G., Chand, R. and Kanyuka, K. 2019. Improving disease resistance in mungbean - A combined genetic and biotechnological approach. BSPP 2019: Arms race: Evolution of plant pathogens and their hosts. Exhibition and Conference Centre, University of West England, Bristol, UK 02 Sep 2019

DREB/CBF expression in wheat and barley using the stress-inducible promoters of HD-Zip I genes: impact on plant development, stress tolerance and yield

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Yang, Y., Al-Baidhani, H. H. J., Harris, J., Riboni, M., Li, Y., Mazonka, I., Bazanova, N., Chirkova, L., Hussain, S. S., Hrmova, M., Haefele, S. M., Lopato, S. and Kovalchuk, N. 2019. DREB/CBF expression in wheat and barley using the stress-inducible promoters of HD-Zip I genes: impact on plant development, stress tolerance and yield. Plant Biotechnology Journal.

Modeling crop yield and nitrogen use efficiency in wheat and maize production systems under future climate change

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Liang, S, Zhang, X., Sun, N., Xu, M. and Wu, L. 2019. Modeling crop yield and nitrogen use efficiency in wheat and maize production systems under future climate change. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 115 (1), pp. 117-136.

[Book review] Managing soil health for sustainable agriculture Edited by D Reicosky. Burleigh Dodds Series in Agriculture Science, Cambridge, UK, 2018. Volume 1: Fundamentals, £200, hardback, ISBN 9781786761880; Volume 2: Monitoring and Management, £160, hardback, ISBN 9781786761927

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Haefele, S. M. 2019. [Book review] Managing soil health for sustainable agriculture Edited by D Reicosky. Burleigh Dodds Series in Agriculture Science, Cambridge, UK, 2018. Volume 1: Fundamentals, £200, hardback, ISBN 9781786761880; Volume 2: Monitoring and Management, £160, hardback, ISBN 9781786761927. European Journal of Soil Science.

Synergy of reduced gypsum and pressmud – a cost effective approach for sustainable reclamation of degraded sodic lands

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Singh, Y. P., Mishra, V. K., Bharadwaj, A. K., Arora, S., Singh, A. K., Singh, S., Singh, U. S., Ismail, A. M. and Haefele, S. M. 2019. Synergy of reduced gypsum and pressmud – a cost effective approach for sustainable reclamation of degraded sodic lands. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 89 (6).