S2N - Soil to Nutrition - Work package 2 (WP2) - Adaptive management systems for improved efficiency and nutritional quality

Repository project

Project dates01 Mar 2017 to end of 31 Mar 2022
Researchers
Principal InvestigatorLaura Cardenas
Co-InvestigatorJonathan Storkey
Co-InvestigatorTom Misselbrook
FunderBiotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
Project numberRP10017
DepartmentSustainable Agriculture Sciences North Wyke
Research fish codeBBS/E/C/000I0320
Grant IDBBS/E/C/000I0320

Outputs

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Citizen attitudes towards present and future beef consumption before and after the COVID-19 pandemic

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Fuente, V. M. D. L., Hötzel, M. J., Teixeira, D. L., Larraín, R. E. and Enriquez, D. 2024. Citizen attitudes towards present and future beef consumption before and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Meat Science. 212 (June), p. 109467. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.meatsci.2024.109467

Comparison of the welfare of beef cattle in housed and grazing systems: hormones, health and behaviour

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Cooke, A., Morten, C., Le-Grice, P., Hockenhull, J., Griffith, B. A., Mullan, S. M., Le Cocq, K., Lee, M. R. F., Cardenas, L. M. and Rivero, M. J. 2024. Comparison of the welfare of beef cattle in housed and grazing systems: hormones, health and behaviour. Rothamsted Research. https://doi.org/10.23637/rothamsted.99028

Comparison of in-person qualitative behaviour assessment (QBA) and video qualitative behaviour assessments (V-QBA) of beef cattle

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Cooke, A., Morten, C., Le-Grice, P., Hockenhull, J., Griffith, B. A., Mullan, S. M., Lee, M. R. F., Cardenas, L. M. and Rivero, M. J. 2024. Comparison of in-person qualitative behaviour assessment (QBA) and video qualitative behaviour assessments (V-QBA) of beef cattle. Rothamsted Research. https://doi.org/10.23637/rothamsted.99027

The effect of nitrogen input on N2O emission depends on precipitation in a temperate desert steppe

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Yue, P., Li, K., Hu, Y., Qiao, J., Wang, S., Ma, X., Misselbrook, T. H. and Zuo, X. 2024. The effect of nitrogen input on N2O emission depends on precipitation in a temperate desert steppe. Science of the Total Environment. 924 (10 May), p. 171572. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2024.171572

Potential unintended consequences of agricultural land use change driven by dietary transitions

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Blackwell, M. S. A., Takahashi, T., Cardenas, L. M., Collins, A. L., Enriquez, D., Griffith, B. A., Hunt, J., Lee, M. R. F., Misselbrook, T. H., Neal, A. L., Rivero, M. J., Shield, I. F., Storkey, J., Wu, L. and Harris, P. 2024. Potential unintended consequences of agricultural land use change driven by dietary transitions. npj sustainable agriculture. 2 (1). https://doi.org/10.1038/s44264-023-00008-8

Visits of housed cattle to GreenFeed units (2016-2023)

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Perez-Marquez, S., De-Meo-Filho, P., Le-Grice, P., Griffith, B. A., Harris, P., Cardenas, L. M., Lee, M. R. F., Misselbrook, T. H. and Rivero, M. J. 2024. Visits of housed cattle to GreenFeed units (2016-2023). Rothamsted Research. https://doi.org/10.23637/rothamsted.98zz6

Impacts of climate change on crop production and soil carbon stock in a continuous wheat cropping system in southeast England

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Liang, S., Sun, N., Meersmans, J., Longdoz, B., Colinet, G., Xu, M. and Wu, L. 2024. Impacts of climate change on crop production and soil carbon stock in a continuous wheat cropping system in southeast England. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. 365, p. 108909. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2024.108909

An agrogeophysical modelling framework for the detection of soil compaction spatial variability due to grazing using field-scale electromagnetic induction data.

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Romero-Ruiz, A., O'Leary, D., Daly, E., Tuohy, P., Milne, A. E., Coleman, K. and Whitmore, A. P. 2024. An agrogeophysical modelling framework for the detection of soil compaction spatial variability due to grazing using field-scale electromagnetic induction data. Soil Use and Management. 40 (2), p. e13039. https://doi.org/10.1111/sum.13039

Feasibility of mitigation measures for agricultural greenhouse gas emissions in the UK. A systematic review

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Jebari, A., Pereyra, F., Kumar, A., Collins, A. L., Rivero, M. J. and Mcauliffe, G. 2024. Feasibility of mitigation measures for agricultural greenhouse gas emissions in the UK. A systematic review. Agronomy for Sustainable Development - ASD. 44 (2). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13593-023-00938-0

Eddy covariance fluxes over managed ecosystems extrapolated to field scales at fine spatial resolutions

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Zhu, S., Olde, L., Lewis, K., Quaife, T., Cardenas, L. M., Loick, N., Xu, J. and Hill, T. 2023. Eddy covariance fluxes over managed ecosystems extrapolated to field scales at fine spatial resolutions. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 342 (15 November), p. 109675. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2023.109675

Greenhouse gas and ammonia emission mitigation priorities for UK policy targets

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Buckingham, S., Topp, C. F. E., Smith, P., Eory, V., Chadwick, D. R., Baxter, C. K., Cloy, J. M., Connolly, S., Cooledge, E. C., Cowan, N. J., Drewer, J., Duffy, C., Fox, N. J., Jebari, A., Jenkins, B., Krol, D. J., Marsden, K. A., Mcauliffe, G., Morrison, S. J., O'Flaherty, V., Ramsey, R., Richards, K. G., Roehe, R., Smith, J., Smith, K., Takahashi, T., Thorman, R. E., Williams, J., Wiltshire, J. and Rees, R. M. 2023. Greenhouse gas and ammonia emission mitigation priorities for UK policy targets. Frontiers of Agricultural Science and Engineering - FASE. 10 (2), pp. 268-280. https://doi.org/10.15302/J-FASE-2023495

Multi-experiment assessment of soil nitrous oxide emissions in sugarcane

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Galdos, M. V., Soares, J. R., Lourenco, K. S., Harris, P., Zeri, M., Cunha-Zeri, G., Vargas, V. P., Degaspari, I. A. M. and Cantarella, H. 2023. Multi-experiment assessment of soil nitrous oxide emissions in sugarcane. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 127, pp. 375-392. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10705-023-10321-w

Field features of the North Wyke Farm Platform: weather, topography, soil, ecosystem services provision index and management

N - Datasets
Segura, C., Neal, A. L., Castro-Sardina, L. and Irisarri, G. 2023. Field features of the North Wyke Farm Platform: weather, topography, soil, ecosystem services provision index and management . Rothamsted Research. https://doi.org/10.23637/rothamsted.98y60

Three environmental dimensions of beef cattle in tropical feedlot - Water, nutrients and land

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Novelli, T. I., Pascale Palhares, J. C., Silva Martello, L., Raposo de Medeiros, S. and Rivero, M. J. 2023. Three environmental dimensions of beef cattle in tropical feedlot - Water, nutrients and land. Science of the Total Environment. 904, p. 166733. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.166733

Can we estimate the impact of small targeted dietary changes on human health and environmental sustainability?

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Ortenzi, F., McAuliffe, G., Leroy, F., Nordhagen, S., Vliet, S. V., Prado, A. D. and Beal, T. 2023. Can we estimate the impact of small targeted dietary changes on human health and environmental sustainability? Environmental Impact Assessment Review. 102, p. 107222. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eiar.2023.107222

A new Rothamsted long-term field experiment for the twenty-first century - principles and practice

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Li, X., Storkey, J., Mead, A., Shield, I. F., Clark, I. M., Ostler, R., Roberts, B. and Dobermann, A. 2023. A new Rothamsted long-term field experiment for the twenty-first century - principles and practice. Agronomy for Sustainable Development - ASD. 43 (5), p. 60. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13593-023-00914-8

Moisture effects on microbial protein biosynthesis from ammonium and nitrate in an unfertilised grassland

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Reay, M. K., Loick, N., Evershed, R. P., Muller, C. and Cardenas, L. M. 2023. Moisture effects on microbial protein biosynthesis from ammonium and nitrate in an unfertilised grassland. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 184, p. 109114. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soilbio.2023.109114

Grazing livestock move by Levy walks - Implications for soil health and environment

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Romero-Ruiz, A., Rivero, M. J., Milne, A. E., Morgan, S., De-Meo-Filho, P., Pulley, S., Segura, C., Harris, P., Lee, M. R. F., Coleman, K., Cardenas, L. M. and Whitmore, A. P. 2023. Grazing livestock move by Levy walks - Implications for soil health and environment. Journal of Environmental Management. 345 (1), p. 118835. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2023.118835

Levelling foods for priority micronutrient value can provide more meaningful environmental footprint comparisons

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Katz-Rosene, R., Ortenzi, F., McAuliffe, G. and Beal, T. 2023. Levelling foods for priority micronutrient value can provide more meaningful environmental footprint comparisons. Communications Earth & Environment. 4, p. 287. https://doi.org/10.1038/s43247-023-00945-9

Spatial and bulked soil and herbage selenium concentrations in different pasture types in SW England

N - Datasets
Summerfield, A., Dixon, E. R., Hunt, J., Fleming, H. R. and Lee, M. R. F. 2023. Spatial and bulked soil and herbage selenium concentrations in different pasture types in SW England. Rothamsted Research. https://doi.org/10.23637/rothamsted.98xxx

Are single global warming potential impact assessments adequate for carbon footprints of agri-food systems?

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
McAuliffe, G., Lynch, J., Cain, M., Buckingham, S., Rees, R. M., Collins, A. L., Allen, M., Pierrehumbert, R., Lee, M. R. F. and Takahashi, T. 2023. Are single global warming potential impact assessments adequate for carbon footprints of agri-food systems? Environmental Research Letters. 18 (8), p. 084014. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ace204

Do NO, N2O, N2 and N2 fluxes differ in soils sourced from cropland and varying riparian buffer vegetation? An incubation study

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Dlamini, J. C., Tesfamariam, E. H., Verbeeck, M., Loick, N., Louro-Lopez, A., Hawkins, J. M. B., Blackwell, M. S. A., Dunn, R., Collins, A. L. and Cardenas, L. M. 2023. Do NO, N2O, N2 and N2 fluxes differ in soils sourced from cropland and varying riparian buffer vegetation? An incubation study. Soil Use and Management. 40 (1), p. e12951. https://doi.org/10.1111/sum.12951

Effect of pasture composition in cattle grazed systems on soil properties and nutrient cycling: impact on herbage, soil and cattle excreta

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Darch, T., McAuliffe, G., Le Cocq, K., Horrocks, C. A., Segura, C., Griffith, B. A., Harris, P., Hood, J., Joynes, A., Lopez, M., Takahashi, T., Lee, M. R. F. and Cardenas, L. M. 2023. Effect of pasture composition in cattle grazed systems on soil properties and nutrient cycling: impact on herbage, soil and cattle excreta. Rothamsted Research. https://doi.org/10.23637/rothamsted.98x4z

Chilean public attitudes towards beef production systems

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
De la Fuente, V. M., Enriquez, D., Teixeira, D. L., Larrain, R. and Hotzel, M. J. 2023. Chilean public attitudes towards beef production systems. PLOS ONE. 18 (4), p. e0284080. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0284080

Comparison of the welfare of beef cattle in housed and grazing systems - hormones, health, and behaviour

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Cooke, A., Mullan, S., Morten, C., Hockenhull, J., Le-Grice, P., Le Cocq, K., Lee, M. R. F., Cardenas, L. M. and Rivero, M. J. 2023. Comparison of the welfare of beef cattle in housed and grazing systems - hormones, health, and behaviour. Journal of Agricultural Science. 161 (3), pp. 450-463. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0021859623000357

Dry rainfed conditions are key drivers of the effect of conservation tillage and a nitrification inhibitor on N fate and N2O emissions: A field 15N tracing study

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Garcia-Gutierrez, S., Guardia, G., Montoya, M., Vallejo, A., Cardenas, L. M. and Garcia-Marco, S. 2023. Dry rainfed conditions are key drivers of the effect of conservation tillage and a nitrification inhibitor on N fate and N2O emissions: A field 15N tracing study. Geoderma. 432 (April), p. 116424. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2023.116424

A commentary on key methodological developments related to nutritional life cycle assessment (nLCA) generated throughout a 6-year strategic scientific programme

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
McAuliffe, G., Takahashi, T., Lee, M. R. F., Jebari, A., Cardenas, L. M., Kumar, A., Pereyra-Goday, F., Scalabrino, H. and Collins, A. L. 2023. A commentary on key methodological developments related to nutritional life cycle assessment (nLCA) generated throughout a 6-year strategic scientific programme. Food and Energy Security. 12 (4), p. e480. https://doi.org/10.1002/fes3.480

Livestock heat stress risk in response to the extreme heat event (heatwave) of July 2022 in the UK

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Cooke, A. and Rivero, M. J. 2023. Livestock heat stress risk in response to the extreme heat event (heatwave) of July 2022 in the UK . bioRxiv. https://doi.org/10.1101/2023.05.18.541284

Soil carbon dioxide (CO2) fluxes in permanent upslope pasture and downslope riparian buffers with varying vegetation

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Dlamini, J., Tesfamariam, E. H., Dunn, R., Hood, J., Hawkins, J. M. B., Blackwell, M. S. A., Collins, A. L. and Cardenas, L. M. 2023. Soil carbon dioxide (CO2) fluxes in permanent upslope pasture and downslope riparian buffers with varying vegetation. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science. 186 (4), pp. 406-416. https://doi.org/10.1002/jpln.202100292

Comparison of lipid profiles in the faeces of beef cattle fed three common temperate grass silage diets and their relevance to dietary composition

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Elayadeth-Meethal, M., Rivero, M. J., Mead, A., Lee, M. R. F. and Misselbrook, T. H. 2023. Comparison of lipid profiles in the faeces of beef cattle fed three common temperate grass silage diets and their relevance to dietary composition. Journal Of Animal And Feed Sciences. 32 (4), pp. 427-437. https://doi.org/10.22358/jafs/166079/2023

Long-term trends in yield variance of temperate managed grassland

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Macholdt, J., Hadasch, S., Macdonald, A. J., Perryman, S. A. M., Piepho, H., Scott, T., Styczen, M. E. and Storkey, J. 2023. Long-term trends in yield variance of temperate managed grassland. Agronomy for Sustainable Development - ASD. 43 (3), p. 37. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13593-023-00885-w

Separating N2O production and consumption in intact agricultural soil cores at different moisture contents and depths

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Button, E. S., Marsden, K. A., Nightingale, P. D., Dixon, E. R., Chadwick, D. R., Jones, D. L. and Cardenas, L. M. 2023. Separating N2O production and consumption in intact agricultural soil cores at different moisture contents and depths. European Journal of Soil Science. 74 (2), p. e13363. https://doi.org/10.1111/ejss.13363

Measured and modeled nitrogen balances in lowland rice-pasture rotations in temperate South America

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Castillo, J., Kirk, G. J. D., Rivero, M. J., Fabini, G., Terra, J. A., Ayala, W., Roel, A., Irisarri, P. and Haefele, S. M. 2023. Measured and modeled nitrogen balances in lowland rice-pasture rotations in temperate South America. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 7, p. 1103118. https://doi.org/10.3389/fsufs.2023.1103118

Sequestering organic carbon in soils through land use change and agricultural practices: a review

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Wu, L. 2023. Sequestering organic carbon in soils through land use change and agricultural practices: a review. Frontiers of Agricultural Science and Engineering - FASE. 10 (2), pp. 210-225. https://doi.org/10.15302/J-FASE-2022474

Impacts of measured soil hydraulic conductivity on the space-time simulations of water and nitrogen cycling

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Liu, C., Shan, Y., Wang, Q., Harris, P., Liu, Y. and Wu, L. 2023. Impacts of measured soil hydraulic conductivity on the space-time simulations of water and nitrogen cycling. Catena. 226, p. 107058. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2023.107058

Gap-filling carbon dioxide, water, energy, and methane fluxes in challenging ecosystems - Comparing between methods, drivers, and gap-lengths

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Zhu, S., McCalmont, J., Cardenas, L. M., Cunliffe, A. M., Olde, L., Signori-Muller, C., Litvak, M. E. and Hill, T. 2023. Gap-filling carbon dioxide, water, energy, and methane fluxes in challenging ecosystems - Comparing between methods, drivers, and gap-lengths. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 332, p. 109365. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2023.109365

Regional differences in nitrogen balance and nitrogen use efficiency in the rice–livestock system of Uruguay

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Castillo, J., Kirk, G. J. D., Rivero, M. J. and Haefele, S. M. 2023. Regional differences in nitrogen balance and nitrogen use efficiency in the rice–livestock system of Uruguay. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 7, p. 1104229. https://doi.org/10.3389/fsufs.2023.1104229

Performance and enteric methane emissions from housed beef cattle fed silage produced on pastures with different forage profiles

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Meo-Filho, P., Hood, J., Lee, M. R. F., Fleming, H. R., Elayadeth-Meethal, M. and Misselbrook, T. H. 2023. Performance and enteric methane emissions from housed beef cattle fed silage produced on pastures with different forage profiles. Animal. 17 (4), p. 100726. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.animal.2023.100726

Modelling changes in soil structure caused by livestock treading

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Romero-Ruiz, A., Monaghan. R, Milne, A. E., Coleman, K., Cardenas, L. M., Segura, C. and Whitmore, A. P. 2023. Modelling changes in soil structure caused by livestock treading. Geoderma. 431, p. 116331. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2023.116331

Water chemistry of combined surface and subsurface runoff from the North Wyke Farm Platform, with hydrologically isolated catchments sown with different pasture types.

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Granger, S. J., Quincke, J. A., Carswell, A. M., Olde, L., Darch, T., Peukert, S., Horrocks, C. A., Dixon, E. R., Collins, A. L., Blackwell, M. S. A., Murray, P. J., Dungait, J. A. J. and Harris, P. 2023. Water chemistry of combined surface and subsurface runoff from the North Wyke Farm Platform, with hydrologically isolated catchments sown with different pasture types. Rothamsted Research. https://doi.org/10.23637/rothamsted.98v27