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

Repository project

Project dates01 Apr 2017 to end of 31 Mar 2022
Researchers
Principal InvestigatorSteve McGrath
Co-InvestigatorLaura Cardenas
FunderBiotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
Project numberI0320
DepartmentSustainable Agriculture Sciences North Wyke
Research fish codeBBS/E/C/000I0320
Grant IDBBS/E/C/000I0320

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Inorganic nitrogen fertilizer and high N application rate promote N2O emission and suppress CH4 uptake in a rotational vegetable system

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Carswell, A. M., Fan, Y., Misselbrook, T. H., Hao, X., Ding, R., Li, S. and Kang, S 2021. Inorganic nitrogen fertilizer and high N application rate promote N2O emission and suppress CH4 uptake in a rotational vegetable system. Soil & Tillage Research. 206 (104848). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2020.104848

Application of a triple 15N tracing technique to elucidate N transformations in a UK grassland soil

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Loick, N., Dixon, E. R., Matthews, G. P., Muller, C., Ciganda, V. S., Lopez-Aizpun, M., Repullo, M. A. and Cardenas, L. M. 2021. Application of a triple 15N tracing technique to elucidate N transformations in a UK grassland soil. Geoderma. p. 114844. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2020.114844

Key traits for ruminant livestock across diverse production systems in the context of climate change: perspectives from a global platform of research farms

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Rivero, M. J., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Evans, A., Berndt, A., Cartmill, A., Neal, A. L., McLaren, A., Farruggia, A., Mignolet, C., Chadwick, D. R., Styles, D., McCracken, D., Busch, D., Martin, G. B., Fleming, H. R., Sheridan, H., Gibbons, J., Merbold, L., Eisler, M., Lambe, N., Rovira, P., Harris, P., Murphy, P., Vercoe, P. E., Williams, P., Machado, R., Takahashi, T., Puech, T., Boland, T., Ayala, W. and Lee, M. R. F. 2021. Key traits for ruminant livestock across diverse production systems in the context of climate change: perspectives from a global platform of research farms. Reproduction, Fertility and Development. 33 (2), pp. 1-19. https://doi.org/10.1071/RD20205

The contribution of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi to ecosystem respiration and methane flux in an ephemeral plants-dominated desert

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Yue, P., Cui, X., Zuo, X., Li, K., Wang, S., Jia, Y., Misselbrook, T. H. and Liu, X. 2020. The contribution of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi to ecosystem respiration and methane flux in an ephemeral plants-dominated desert. Land Degradation & Development. https://doi.org/10.1002/ldr.3838

Legacy effects override soil properties for CO2 and N2O but not CH4 emissions following digestate application to soil

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Rosace, M. C., Veronesi, F., Briggs, S., Jeffery, S. and Cardenas, L. M. 2020. Legacy effects override soil properties for CO2 and N2O but not CH4 emissions following digestate application to soil. GCB Bioenergy. 12, p. 445–457. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcbb.12688

Evaluating the potential of different carbon sources to promote denitrification

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Dlamini, J. C., Chadwick, D. R., Hawkins, J. M. B., Martinez, J., Scholefield, D., Ma, Y. and Cardenas, L. M. 2020. Evaluating the potential of different carbon sources to promote denitrification. The Journal of Agricultural Science. 158 (3), pp. 194-205. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0021859620000520

Occurrence and 15N-quantification of simultaneous nitrification and denitrification in N-fertilised soils incubated under oxygen-limiting conditions

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Castellano-Hinojosa, A., Charteris, A. F., Mueller, C., Jansen-Willems, A., Gonzalez-Lopez, J., Bedmar, E. J., Carrillo, P. and Cardenas, L. M. 2020. Occurrence and 15N-quantification of simultaneous nitrification and denitrification in N-fertilised soils incubated under oxygen-limiting conditions. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 143, p. 107757. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soilbio.2020.107757

Adjusting for conditional bias in process model simulations of hydrological extremes: an experiment using the North Wyke Farm Platform

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Curceac, S., Atkinson, P. M., Milne, A. E., Wu, L. and Harris, P. 2020. Adjusting for conditional bias in process model simulations of hydrological extremes: an experiment using the North Wyke Farm Platform. Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence. 3 (82). https://doi.org/10.3389/frai.2020.565859

A strategy for modelling heavy-tailed greenhouse gases (GHG) data using the generalised extreme value distribution: Are we overestimating GHG flux using the sample mean?

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Dhanoa, D., Louro-Lopez, A., Cardenas, L. M., Shepherd, A., Sanderson, R. and Lopez, S. 2020. A strategy for modelling heavy-tailed greenhouse gases (GHG) data using the generalised extreme value distribution: Are we overestimating GHG flux using the sample mean? Atmospheric Environment. 237, p. 117500. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2020.117500

Influence of Cutting Date on Phenotypic Variation in Fatty Acid Concentrations of Perennial Ryegrass Genotypes from a Breeding Population

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Morgan, S. A., Huws, S. A. and Scollan, N. D. 2020. Influence of Cutting Date on Phenotypic Variation in Fatty Acid Concentrations of Perennial Ryegrass Genotypes from a Breeding Population. Agronomy. 10 (10), p. 1571. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy10101517

The Mineral Composition of Wild Type and Cultivated Varieties of Pasture Species

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Darch, T., McGrath, S. P., Lee, M. R. F., Beaumont, D. A., Blackwell, M. S. A., Horrocks, C. A., Evans, J. and Storkey, J. 2020. The Mineral Composition of Wild Type and Cultivated Varieties of Pasture Species. Agronomy. 10 (10), p. 1463. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy10101463

Influence of Geographical Effects in Hedonic Pricing Models for Grass-Fed Cattle in Uruguay

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Harris, P., Lanfanco, B., Lu, B. and Comber, A. 2020. Influence of Geographical Effects in Hedonic Pricing Models for Grass-Fed Cattle in Uruguay. Agriculture. 10, p. 299. https://doi.org/10.3390/agriculture10070299

Fate and transfer of heavy metals following repeated biogas slurry application in a rice-wheat crop rotation

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Tang, Y., Wang, L., Carswell, A. M., Misselbrook, T. H., Shen, J. and Han, J. 2020. Fate and transfer of heavy metals following repeated biogas slurry application in a rice-wheat crop rotation. Journal of Environmental Management. 270, p. 110938. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2020.110938

Using a lamb's early-life liveweight as a predictor of carcass quality

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Jones, A. G., Takahashi, T., Fleming, H., Griffith, B. A., Harris, P. and Lee, M. R. F. 2020. Using a lamb's early-life liveweight as a predictor of carcass quality. Animal. (Article), p. 100018. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.animal.2020.100018

Satellite-derived bathymetry in optically complex waters using a model inversion approach and Sentinel-2 data

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Casal, G., Hedley, J. D., Monteys, X, Harris, P., Cahalane, C. and McCarthy, T 2020. Satellite-derived bathymetry in optically complex waters using a model inversion approach and Sentinel-2 data. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 241, p. 106814. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2020.106814

Factors influencing elemental micronutrient supply from pasture systems for grazing ruminants

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Kao, M., Darch, T., McGrath, S. P., Kendall, N. R., Buss, H. L., Warren, H. and Lee, M. R. F. 2020. Factors influencing elemental micronutrient supply from pasture systems for grazing ruminants. Advances in Agronomy. 164, pp. 161-229. https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.agron.2020.06.004

In vitro fermentation patterns and methane output of perennial ryegrass differing in water-soluble carbohydrate and nitrogen concentrations

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Rivero, M. J., Keim, J. P., Balocchi, O. A. and Lee, M. R. F. 2020. In vitro fermentation patterns and methane output of perennial ryegrass differing in water-soluble carbohydrate and nitrogen concentrations. Animals. 10 (1076), p. 1076. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani10061076

Elucidating three-way interactions between soil, pasture and animals that regulate nitrous oxide emissions from temperate grazing systems

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McAuliffe, G., Lopez, M., Blackwell, M. S. A., Castellano-Hinojosa, A., Darch, T., Evans, J., Horrocks, C. A., Le Cocq, K., Takahashi, T., Harris, P., Lee, M. R. F. and Cardenas, L. M. 2020. Elucidating three-way interactions between soil, pasture and animals that regulate nitrous oxide emissions from temperate grazing systems. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. 300, p. 106978. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2020.106978

Nitrogen stabilizers mitigate reactive N and greenhouse gas emissions from an arable soil in North China Plain: Field and laboratory investigation.

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Sha, Z., Ma, X., Loick, N., Lv, T., Cardenas, L. M., Ma, Y., Liu, X. and Misselbrook, T. H. 2020. Nitrogen stabilizers mitigate reactive N and greenhouse gas emissions from an arable soil in North China Plain: Field and laboratory investigation. Journal of Cleaner Production. 258, p. 121025. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.121025

Occurrence and 15N-quantification of simultaneous nitrification and denitrification in N-fertilised soils incubated under oxygen-limiting conditions

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Cardenas, L. M., Castellano-Hinojosaa, A., Charteris, A. F., Müller, C., Jansen-Willems, A., Gonzalez-Lopez, J., Bedmar, E. J., Carrillo, P. and Cardenas, L. M. 2020. Occurrence and 15N-quantification of simultaneous nitrification and denitrification in N-fertilised soils incubated under oxygen-limiting conditions . Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 143, p. 107757. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soilbio.2020.107757

Economic and welfare impacts of providing good life opportunities to farm animals

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Stokes, J. E., Mullan, S., Takahashi, T., Monte, F. and Main, D. C. J. 2020. Economic and welfare impacts of providing good life opportunities to farm animals. Animals. 10 (4), p. 610. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani10040610

An evaluation of automated GPD threshold selection methods for hydrological extremes across different scales

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Curceac, S., Atkinson, P. M., Milne, A. E., Wu, L. and Harris, P. 2020. An evaluation of automated GPD threshold selection methods for hydrological extremes across different scales. Journal of Hydrology. 585, p. 124845. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2020.124845

The ‘Palo a Pique’ Long-Term Research Platform: First 25 years of a Crop-Livestock Experiment in Uruguay

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Rovira, P., Ayala, W., Terra, J., Garcia-Prechac, F, Harris, P., Lee, M. R. F. and Rivero, M. J. 2020. The ‘Palo a Pique’ Long-Term Research Platform: First 25 years of a Crop-Livestock Experiment in Uruguay. Agronomy. 10 (3), p. 441. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy10030441

Application of monoclonal antibodies in quantifying fungal growth dynamics during aerobic spoilage of silage

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Le Cocq, K., Brown, B., Hodgson, C. J., McFadzean, J., Horrocks, C. A., Lee, M. R. F. and Davies, D. 2020. Application of monoclonal antibodies in quantifying fungal growth dynamics during aerobic spoilage of silage. Microbial Biotechnology. 13 (4), pp. 1054-1065. https://doi.org/10.1111/1751-7915.13552

Phenotypic variation and relationships between fatty acid concentrations and feed value of perennial ryegrass genotypes from a breeding population

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Morgan, S. A., Huws, S. A., Lister, S. J., Sanderson, R. and Scollan, N. D. 2020. Phenotypic variation and relationships between fatty acid concentrations and feed value of perennial ryegrass genotypes from a breeding population. Agronomy. 10 (3), p. 343. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy10030343

Methane Emissions, Performance and Carcass Characteristics of Different Lines of Beef Steers Reared on Pasture and Finished in Feedlot

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Meo-Filho, P., Berndt, A., Marcondes, C. R., Pedroso, A. F., Sakamoto, L.S., Boas, D. F. V., Rodrigues, P. H. M., Rivero, M. J. and Bueno, I. C. S. 2020. Methane Emissions, Performance and Carcass Characteristics of Different Lines of Beef Steers Reared on Pasture and Finished in Feedlot. Animals. 10 (2), p. 303. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani10020303

Meta-analysis of global livestock urine-derived nitrous oxide emissions from agricultural soils.

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Lopez, M., Horrocks, C. A., Charteris, A., Marsden, K. A., Ciganda, V. S., Evans, J., Chadwick, D. R. and Cardenas, L. M. 2020. Meta-analysis of global livestock urine-derived nitrous oxide emissions from agricultural soils. Global Change Biology. 26 (4), pp. 2002-2013. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15012

Applications of nutritional functional units in commodity-level life cycle assessment (LCA) of agri-food systems

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McAuliffe, G. A., Takahashi, T. and Lee, M. R. F. 2020. Applications of nutritional functional units in commodity-level life cycle assessment (LCA) of agri-food systems. International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. 25, pp. 208-221. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11367-019-01679-7

Changes of oxygen isotope values of soil P pools associated with changes in soil pH

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Pfahler, V., Macdonald, A. J., Mead, A., Smith, A. C., Tamburini, F., Blackwell, M. S. A. and Granger, S. J. 2020. Changes of oxygen isotope values of soil P pools associated with changes in soil pH. Scientific Reports. 10 (2065). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-59103-2

Editorial: RAMIRAN 2017: Sustainable Utilisation of Manures and Residue Resources in Agriculture

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Misselbrook, T. H., Wagner-Riddle, C., Richards, K., Lanigan, G., Birchill, W. and Salazar, F. 2019. Editorial: RAMIRAN 2017: Sustainable Utilisation of Manures and Residue Resources in Agriculture. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 3, p. 80. https://doi.org/10.3389/fsufs.2019.00080

Impact of rainfall to the effectiveness of pig slurry shallow injection method for NH3 mitigation in a Mediterranean soil.

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Sanz-Cobena, A., Misselbrook, T. H., Hernaiz, P. and Vallejo, A. 2019. Impact of rainfall to the effectiveness of pig slurry shallow injection method for NH3 mitigation in a Mediterranean soil. Atmospheric Environment. 216, p. 116913. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2019.116913

Simulation of Phosphorus Chemistry, Uptake and Utilisation by Winter Wheat

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Wu, L., Blackwell, M. S. A., Dunham, S. J., Hernandez, J. M. B. and McGrath, S. P. 2019. Simulation of Phosphorus Chemistry, Uptake and Utilisation by Winter Wheat. Plants. 8 (10), p. 404. https://doi.org/10.3390/plants8100404

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

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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. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani10010062

Quantifying N2O reduction to N2 during denitrification in soils via isotopic mapping approach: Model evaluation and uncertainty analysis

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Wu, D., Well, R., Cardenas, L. M., Fuss, R., Lewicka-Szczebak, D., Koster, J., Bruggemann, N. and Bol, R. 2019. Quantifying N2O reduction to N2 during denitrification in soils via isotopic mapping approach: Model evaluation and uncertainty analysis . Environmental Research. 179 (A), p. 108806. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2019.108806

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. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani9121012

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. 75, pp. 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1111/gfs.12458

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

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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. https://doi.org/10.1071/AN19258

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

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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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2019.111414

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

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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. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10705-019-10013-4

Fertilizer produced from abattoir waste can contribute to phosphorus sustainability, and biofortify crops with minerals

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Darch, T., Dunn, R. M., Guy, A., Hawkins, J. M. B., Ash, M., Frimpong, K. A. and Blackwell, M. S. A. 2019. Fertilizer produced from abattoir waste can contribute to phosphorus sustainability, and biofortify crops with minerals. PLOS ONE. 14 (9), p. e0221647. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0221647