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

Project

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

Outputs

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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.

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.

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

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
McAuliffe, G. A., Takahashi, T. and Lee, M. R. F. 2019. Applications of nutritional functional units in commodity-level life cycle assessment (LCA) of agri-food systems. International Journal Of Life Cycle Assessment.

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

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
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.

Seasonal variations in N2 and N2O emissions from a wheat-maize cropping system

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Chen, T., Oenema, O., Li, J., Misselbrook, T. H., Dong, W., Qin, S., Yuan, H., Li, X. and Hu, C. 2019. Seasonal variations in N2 and N2O emissions from a wheat-maize cropping system. Biology And Fertility Of Soils. 55 (6), pp. 539-551.

Phosphorus Use Efficiency and Fertilizers: future opportunities for improvements

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Blackwell, M. S. A., Darch, T. and Haslam, R. P. 2019. Phosphorus Use Efficiency and Fertilizers: future opportunities for improvements. Frontiers of Agricultural Science and Engineering.

Soil C and N dynamics and hydrological processes in a maize-wheat rotation field subjected to different tillage and straw management practices

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Wang, L., Yuan, X., Liu, C., Li, Z., Chen, F., Li, S., Wu, L. and Liu, Y. 2019. Soil C and N dynamics and hydrological processes in a maize-wheat rotation field subjected to different tillage and straw management practices. Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment. 285 (1 December), p. 106616.

Evaluation of water dynamics of contour-levee irrigation system in sloped rice fields in Colombia

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Takeda, N., López-Galvis, L., Pineda, D., Castilla, A., Takahashi, T., Fukuda, S. and Kensuke, O. 2019. Evaluation of water dynamics of contour-levee irrigation system in sloped rice fields in Colombia. Agricultural Water Management. 217 (20 May), pp. 107-118.

Assessing the environmental impact of ruminant production systems

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Takahashi, T., McAuliffe, G. A. and Lee, M. R. F. 2019. Assessing the environmental impact of ruminant production systems. in: Weidema, B. (ed.) Assessing the environmental impact of agriculture Cambridge Burleigh Dodds. pp. 121-138

Forage consumption and its effects on performance of growing swine – discussed in relation to European wild boar (Sus scrofa L.) in semi-extensive systems: A review

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Rivero, M. J., Rodriguez-Estevez, V., Pietrosemoli, S., Carballo, C., Cooke, A. S. and Kongsted, A. G. 2019. Forage consumption and its effects on performance of growing swine – discussed in relation to European wild boar (Sus scrofa L.) in semi-extensive systems: A review. Animals. 9 (7), p. 457.

The Effect of Drying Methods on Water-Soluble Carbohydrates and Crude Protein Concentrations and Their Ratio in Two Perennial Ryegrass Cultivars

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Moscoso, C. J., Morgan, S. A. and Rivero, M. J. 2019. The Effect of Drying Methods on Water-Soluble Carbohydrates and Crude Protein Concentrations and Their Ratio in Two Perennial Ryegrass Cultivars. Agronomy. 9 (7), p. 383.

Smart forage selection could significantly improve soil health in the tropics

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Horrocks, C. A., Arango, J., Arevalo, A., Nunez, J., Cardoso, J. A. and Dungait, J. A. J. 2019. Smart forage selection could significantly improve soil health in the tropics. Science of the Total Environment. pp. 1-50.

Impact of transition from permanent pasture to new swards on the nitrogen use efficiency, nitrogen and carbon budgets of beef and sheep production

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Carswell, A. M., Gongadze, K., Misselbrook, T. H. and Wu, L. 2019. Impact of transition from permanent pasture to new swards on the nitrogen use efficiency, nitrogen and carbon budgets of beef and sheep production. Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment. 283 (1 November), p. 106572.

Assessing the ability of silage lactic acid bacteria to incorporate and transform inorganic selenium within laboratory scale silos

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Lee, M. R. F., Fleming, H., Cogan, T., Hodgson, C. J. and Davies, D. R. 2019. Assessing the ability of silage lactic acid bacteria to incorporate and transform inorganic selenium within laboratory scale silos. Animal Feed Science and Technology. 253, pp. 125-134.

Metrics of biomass, live-weight gain and nitrogen loss of ryegrass sheep pasture in the 21st century

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Shepherd, A., Hartman, M. D., Fitton, N., Horrocks, C. A., Dunn, R., Hastings, A. and Cardenas, L. M. 2019. Metrics of biomass, live-weight gain and nitrogen loss of ryegrass sheep pasture in the 21st century. Science of the Total Environment.

The Growth and N Retention of Two Annual Desert Plants Varied Under Different Nitrogen Deposition Rates

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Cui, X., Yue, P., Wu, W., Gong, Y., Li, K., Misselbrook, T. H., Goulding, K. W. T. and Liu, X. 2019. The Growth and N Retention of Two Annual Desert Plants Varied Under Different Nitrogen Deposition Rates. Frontiers in Plant Science. 10 (Article 356), pp. 1-11.

Livestock Performance for Sheep and Cattle Grazing Lowland Permanent Pasture: Benchmarking Potential of Forage-Based Systems

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Orr, R. J., Griffith, B. A., Rivero-Viera, J. and Lee, M. R. F. 2019. Livestock Performance for Sheep and Cattle Grazing Lowland Permanent Pasture: Benchmarking Potential of Forage-Based Systems . Agronomy. 9 (2), p. 101.

A flexible semi-empirical model for estimating ammonia volatilization from field-applied slurry

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Hafner, S. D., Pacholski, A., Bittman, S., Carozzi, M., Chantigny, M., Genermont, S., Hani, C., Hansen, M. N., Huijsmans, J., Kupper, T., Misselbrook, T. H., Neftel, A., Nyord, T. and Sommer, S. G. 2019. A flexible semi-empirical model for estimating ammonia volatilization from field-applied slurry. Atmospheric Environment. 199, pp. 474-484.

Nitrogen use efficiency and nitrous oxide emissions from five UK fertilised grasslands

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Cardenas, L. M., Bhogal, A., Chadwick, D. R., McGeough, K., Misselbrook, T. H., Rees, R. M., Thorman, R. E., Watson, C. J., Williams, J. R., Smith, K. A. and Calvet, S. 2019. Nitrogen use efficiency and nitrous oxide emissions from five UK fertilised grasslands. Science of the Total Environment. 661 (15 April), pp. 696-710.

Does the “high sugar” trait of perennial ryegrass cultivars express under temperate climate conditions?

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Rivero, M. J., Balocchi, O. A., Moscoso, C.J., Siebald, J. A., Neumann, F. L., Meyer, D. and Lee, M. R. F. 2019. Does the “high sugar” trait of perennial ryegrass cultivars express under temperate climate conditions? Grass and Forage Science. 74 (3), pp. 496-508.

Adequate vegetative cover decreases nitrous oxide emissions from cattle urine deposited in grazed pastures under rainy season conditions

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Chirinda, N., Loaiza, S., Arenas, L., Ruiz, V., Faverin, C., Alvarez, C., Savian, J. V., Belfon, R., Zuniga, K., Morales, L., Trujillo, C., Arango, M., Rao, I., Arango, J., Peters, M., Barahona, R., Costa, C., Rosenstock, T. S., Richards, M., Martinez-Baron, D. and Cardenas, L. M. 2019. Adequate vegetative cover decreases nitrous oxide emissions from cattle urine deposited in grazed pastures under rainy season conditions. Scientific Reports. 9 (908).

Responses of carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus to two consecutive drying–rewetting cycles in soils

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Pezzola, D., Cardenas, L. M., Mian, I. A., Carswell, A. M., Donovan, N., Dhanoa, D. and Blackwell, M. S. A. 2019. Responses of carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus to two consecutive drying–rewetting cycles in soils. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science. 182 (2), pp. 217-228.

Comparison of ammonia emissions related to nitrogen use efficiency of livestock production in Europe

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Groenestein, C.M., Hutchings, N.J., Haenel, H.D., Amon, B., Menzi, H., Mikkelsen, M.H., Misselbrook, T. H., van Bruggen, C., Kupper, T. and Webb, J. 2019. Comparison of ammonia emissions related to nitrogen use efficiency of livestock production in Europe. Journal of Cleaner Production. 211 (20 February), pp. 1162-1170.

Field scale temporal and spatial variability of δ13C, δ15N, TC and TN soil properties : Implications for sediment source tracing

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Collins, A. L., Burak, E., Harris, P., Pulley, S., Cardenas, L. M. and Tang, Q. 2019. Field scale temporal and spatial variability of δ13C, δ15N, TC and TN soil properties : Implications for sediment source tracing. Geoderma. 333 (1 January), pp. 108-122.

A simulation study on specifying a regression model for spatial data: choosing between heterogeneity and autocorrelation effects

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Harris, P. 2019. A simulation study on specifying a regression model for spatial data: choosing between heterogeneity and autocorrelation effects. Geographical Analysis . 51 (2), pp. 151-181.

The importance of scale in spatially varying coefficient modelling

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Murakami, D., Lu, B., Harris, P., Brunsdon, C., Charlton, M., Nakaya, T. and Griffith, D. A. 2019. The importance of scale in spatially varying coefficient modelling. Annals of the American Association of Geographers. 109 (1), pp. 50-70.

Soil aggregate-associated organic carbon dynamics subjected to different types of land use: Evidence from 13C natural abundance

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Liu, Y., Liu, W., Wu, L., Liu, C., Wang, L., Chen, F. and Li, Z. 2018. Soil aggregate-associated organic carbon dynamics subjected to different types of land use: Evidence from 13C natural abundance. Ecological Engineering. 122 (15 October), pp. 295-302.

Replacing a permanent pasture and its effect in the first year on a commercial dairy farm

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Rivero-Viera, J., Orr, R. J., Coumbe, J., Willson, B., Evans, J. and Lee, M. R. F. 2018. Replacing a permanent pasture and its effect in the first year on a commercial dairy farm. Agro Sur. 46 (1), pp. 3-12.

Creating productive diverse grassland for multi-ecosystem services: an example of agri-environment schemes policies driven by science in United Kingdom

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Beaumont, D. A., Griffith, B. A., Dunn, R. M., Orr, R. J., Rivero-Viera, J., Woodcock, B., Pywell, R. and Tallowin, J. R. B. 2018. Creating productive diverse grassland for multi-ecosystem services: an example of agri-environment schemes policies driven by science in United Kingdom. Agro Sur. 46 (2), pp. 3-5.

Nitrogen and fatty acid rumen metabolism in cattle offered high or low polyphenol oxidase red clover silage

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Lee, M. R. F., Fychan, R., Tweed, J. K. S., Gordon, N., Theobald V., Yadav, R. and Marshall, A. 2018. Nitrogen and fatty acid rumen metabolism in cattle offered high or low polyphenol oxidase red clover silage. Animal. pp. 1-12.

Atmospheric ammonia concentration modulates soil enzyme and microbial activity in an oak forest affecting soil microbial biomass

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Lopez-Aizpun, M., Arango-Mora, C., Santamaria, C., Lasheras, E., Santamaria, J. M., Ciganda, V. S., Cardenas, L. M. and Elustondo, D. 2018. Atmospheric ammonia concentration modulates soil enzyme and microbial activity in an oak forest affecting soil microbial biomass. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 116, pp. 378-387.

Size does matter: Parallel evolution of adaptive thermal tolerance and body size facilitates adaptation to climate change in domestic cattle

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Elayadeth-Meethal, M., Veettil, A. T., Maloney, S. K., Hawkins, N., Misselbrook, T. H., Sejian, V., Rivero-Viera, J. M. and Lee, M. R. F. 2018. Size does matter: Parallel evolution of adaptive thermal tolerance and body size facilitates adaptation to climate change in domestic cattle. Ecology and Evolution. 8 (21), pp. 10608-10620.

Geographically weighted elastic net logistic regression

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Comber, A. and Harris, P. 2018. Geographically weighted elastic net logistic regression. Journal of Geographical Systems. 20 (4), pp. 317-341.

Framework for life cycle assessment of livestock production systems to account for the nutritional quality of final products

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Mcauliffe, G. A., Takahashi, T. and Lee, M. R. F. 2018. Framework for life cycle assessment of livestock production systems to account for the nutritional quality of final products. Food and Energy Security.

The contribution of cattle urine and dung to nitrous oxide emissions: Quantification of country specific emission factors and implications for national inventories

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Chadwick, D. R., Cardenas, L. M., Dhanoa, M. S., Donovan, N., Misselbrook, T. H., Williams, J. R., Thorman, R. E., McGeough, K. L., Watson, C. J., Bell, M., Anthony, S. G. and Rees, R. M. 2018. The contribution of cattle urine and dung to nitrous oxide emissions: Quantification of country specific emission factors and implications for national inventories. Science of the Total Environment. 635, pp. 607-617.

Grand challenges in sustainable intensification and ecosystem services

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Firbank, L. G., Attwood, S., Eory, V., Gadanakis, Y., Lynch, J. M., Sonnino, R. and Takahashi, T. 2018. Grand challenges in sustainable intensification and ecosystem services. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 2 (7), pp. 1-3.

The Importance of Sustained Grassland and Environmental Research: A Case Study From North Wyke Research Station, UK, 1982–2017

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Blackwell, M. S. A., Jarvis, S. C., Wilkins, R. J., Beaumont, D. A., Cardenas, L. M., Chadwick, D. R., Collins, A. L., Dungait, J. A. J., Gibb, M. J., Hopkins, A., Lee, M. R. F., Misselbrook, T. H., Murray, P. J. and Tallowin, J. R. B. 2018. The Importance of Sustained Grassland and Environmental Research: A Case Study From North Wyke Research Station, UK, 1982–2017. in: Sparks, D. L. (ed.) Advances in Agronomy. Volume 149 Elsevier. pp. 161-235

Data to calculate emissions intensity for individual beef cattle reared on pasture-based production systems

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
McAuliffe, G. A., Takahashi, T., Orr, R. J., Harris, P. and Lee, M. R. F. 2018. Data to calculate emissions intensity for individual beef cattle reared on pasture-based production systems. Data in Brief. 17, pp. 570-574.

Roles of instrumented farm-scale trials in trade-off assessments of pasture-based ruminant production systems

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Takahashi, T., Harris, P., Blackwell, M. S. A., Cardenas, L. M., Collins, A. L., Dungait, J. A. J., Hawkins, J. M. B., Misselbrook, T. H., McAuliffe, G. A., McFadzean, J. N., Murray, P. J., Orr, R. J., Rivero, M. J., Wu, L. and Lee, M. R. F. 2018. Roles of instrumented farm-scale trials in trade-off assessments of pasture-based ruminant production systems. Animal. 12 (8), pp. 1766-1776.

Global environmental costs of China's thirst for milk

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Bai, Z., Lee, M. R. F., Ma, L., Ledgard, S., Oenema. O., Velthof, G. L., Ma, W., Guo, M., Zhao, Z., Wei, S., Li, S., Liu, X., Havlik, P., Luo, J., Hu, C. and Zhang, F. 2018. Global environmental costs of China's thirst for milk. Global Change Biology. pp. 1-14.