S2N - Soil to Nutrition - Work package 3 (WP3) - Sustainable intensification - optimisation at multiple scales

Repository project

Project dates01 Apr 2017 to end of 31 Mar 2022
Researchers
Principal InvestigatorSteve McGrath
Co-InvestigatorAdrian Collins
FunderBiotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
Project numberI0330
DepartmentSustainable Agriculture Sciences North Wyke
Research fish codeBBS/E/C/000I0330
Grant IDBBS/E/C/000I0330

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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

Optimal control of organic matter applications

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Putelat, T. and Whitmore, A. P. 2023. Optimal control of organic matter applications . European Journal of Agronomy. 143, p. 126713. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eja.2022.126713

Sediment source apportionment using geochemical composite signatures in a large and polluted river system with a semiarid-coastal interface, Brazil

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Nascimento, R. C., Maia, A .J., Agra Bezerra da Silva, Y. J., Amorim, F. F., Williams Araújo do Nascimento, C., Tiecher, T., Evrard, O., Collins, A. L., Biondi, C. M. and Agra Bezerra da Silva, Y. J. 2023. Sediment source apportionment using geochemical composite signatures in a large and polluted river system with a semiarid-coastal interface, Brazil. Catena. 220, Part B, p. 106710. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2022.106710

Optimisation of Cereal Farm Strategies for Mitigating Externalities Associated with Intensive Production

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Collins, A. L. and Zhang, Y. 2022. Optimisation of Cereal Farm Strategies for Mitigating Externalities Associated with Intensive Production. Water. 15 (1), p. 169. https://doi.org/10.3390/w15010169

Protein quality as a complementary functional unit in life cycle assessment (LCA)

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McAuliffe, G., Takahashi, T., Beal, T., Huppertz, T., Leroy, F., Buttriss, J., Collins, A. L., Drewnowski, A., McLaren, S. J., Ortenzi, F., Van der Pols, J., Van Vliet, S. and Lee, M. R. F. 2022. Protein quality as a complementary functional unit in life cycle assessment (LCA). International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11367-022-02123-z

A reconnaissance survey of channel bank particulate phosphorus concentrations, controls and estimated contributions to riverine loads across England

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Pulley, S., Zhang, Y., Copeland-Phillips, R., Vadher, A. N., Foster, I. D. L, Boardman, J. and Collins, A. L. 2022. A reconnaissance survey of channel bank particulate phosphorus concentrations, controls and estimated contributions to riverine loads across England. Hydrological Processes. 35 (12), p. e14785. https://doi.org/10.1002/hyp.14785

Using particle size distributions to fingerprint suspended sediment sources Evaluation at laboratory and catchment scales

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Lake, N. F., Martinez-Carreras, N., Shaw, P. J. and Collins, A. L. 2022. Using particle size distributions to fingerprint suspended sediment sources Evaluation at laboratory and catchment scales. Hydrological Processes. 36 (10), p. e14726. https://doi.org/10.1002/hyp.14726

Translating and applying a simulation model to enhance understanding of grassland management

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Giannitsopoulos, M. L., Burgess, P. J., Bell, M. J., Richter, G. M., Topp, C. F. E., Ingram, J. and Takahashi, T. 2022. Translating and applying a simulation model to enhance understanding of grassland management. Grass and Forage Science. https://doi.org/10.1111/gfs.12584

Rethinking efficiency: Growth curves as a proxy for inputs and impacts in finishing beef systems

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Cooke, A., Le-Grice, P., McAuliffe, G., Lee, M. R. F. and Rivero, M. J. 2022. Rethinking efficiency: Growth curves as a proxy for inputs and impacts in finishing beef systems. Journal of Environmental Management. 324, p. 116418. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2022.116418

Projected climate effects on soil workability and trafficability determine the feasibility of converting permanent grassland to arable land

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Wu, L., Wu, L., Bingham, I. and Misselbrook, T. H. 2022. Projected climate effects on soil workability and trafficability determine the feasibility of converting permanent grassland to arable land. Agricultural Systems. 203, p. 103500. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agsy.2022.103500

Data, and sample sources thereof, on water quality life cycle impact assessments pertaining to catchment scale acidification and eutrophication potentials and the benefits of on-farm mitigation strategies

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McAuliffe, G.A., Zhang, Y. and Collins, A. L. 2022. Data, and sample sources thereof, on water quality life cycle impact assessments pertaining to catchment scale acidification and eutrophication potentials and the benefits of on-farm mitigation strategies. Data in Brief. 44, p. 108505. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2022.108505

Applying geochemical and colour properties to quantify sediment sources in a Brazilian semiarid ephemeral river system

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Nascimento, R. C., Maia, A. J., Bezerra da Silva, Y .J. A., Amorim, F. F., Araujo do Nascimento, W. C., Tiecher, T., Evrard, O., Collins, A. L., Biondi, C. M. and Bezerra da Silva, Y .J. A. 2022. Applying geochemical and colour properties to quantify sediment sources in a Brazilian semiarid ephemeral river system. Journal of Hydrology. 613 (A), p. 128360. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2022.128360

Soil CO2 emissions in cropland with fodder maize (Zea mays L.) with and without riparian buffer strips of differing vegetation

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Dlamini, J., Cardenas, L. M., Tesfamariam, E. H., Dunn, R. M., Hawkins, J. M. B., Blackwell, M. S. A. and Collins, A. L. 2022. Soil CO2 emissions in cropland with fodder maize (Zea mays L.) with and without riparian buffer strips of differing vegetation. Agroforestry Systems. 96, pp. 983-995. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10457-022-00756-5

Separating natural from human enhanced methane emissions in headwater streams

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Zhu, Y., Iwan Jones, J., Collins, A. L., Zhang, Y., Olde, L., Rovelli, L., Murphy, J. F., Heppell, C. M. and Trimmer, M. 2022. Separating natural from human enhanced methane emissions in headwater streams. Nature Communications. 13, p. 3810. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-022-31559-y

Assessing catchment scale water quality of agri-food systems and the scope for reducing unintended consequences using spatial life cycle assessment (LCA)

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McAuliffe, G. A., Zhang, Y. and Collins, A. L. 2022. Assessing catchment scale water quality of agri-food systems and the scope for reducing unintended consequences using spatial life cycle assessment (LCA). Journal of Environmental Management. 318 (15 Sept), p. 115563. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2022.115563

Riparian buffer strips influence nitrogen losses as nitrous oxide and leached N from upslope permanent pasture

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Dlamini, J., Cardenas, L. M., Tesfamariam, E.H., Dunn, R. M., Loick, N., Charteris, A., Cocciaglia, L., Vangeli,S., Blackwell, M. S. A., Upadhayay, H., Hawkins, J. M. B., Evans, J. and Collins, A. L. 2022. Riparian buffer strips influence nitrogen losses as nitrous oxide and leached N from upslope permanent pasture. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. 336 (15 September), p. 108031. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2022.108031

Absence of a home‑field advantage within a short‑rotation arable cropping system

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Whitmore, A. P., Mortimer, S., Shu, X. and Sizmur, T. 2022. Absence of a home‑field advantage within a short‑rotation arable cropping system. Plant and Soil. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11104-022-05419-z

Soil N2O and CH4 emissions from fodder maize production with and without riparian buffer strips of differing vegetation

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Dlamini, J., Cardenas, L. M., Tesfamariam, E. H., Dunn, R., Evans, J., Hawkins, J. M. B., Blackwell, M. S. A. and Collins, A. L. 2022. Soil N2O and CH4 emissions from fodder maize production with and without riparian buffer strips of differing vegetation. Plant and Soil. 477, pp. 297-318. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11104-022-05426-0

Prolonged heavy rainfall and land use drive catchment sediment source dynamics: appraisal using multiple biotracers

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Upadhayay, H. R., Zhang, Y., Granger, S. J., Micale, M. and Collins, A. L. 2022. Prolonged heavy rainfall and land use drive catchment sediment source dynamics: appraisal using multiple biotracers. Water Research. 216, p. 118348. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2022.118348

Monitored flow and water quality data from upper river taw observatory in 2018 and 2019 water years

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Granger, S. J., Zhang, Y., Sint, H. M. and Collins, A. L. 2022. Monitored flow and water quality data from upper river taw observatory in 2018 and 2019 water years. Rothamsted Research. https://doi.org/10.23637/rothamsted.9882v

A rapid and inexpensive colour-based sediment tracing method incorporating hydrogen peroxide sample treatment as an alternative to quantitative source fingerprinting for catchment management

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Pulley, S. and Collins, A. L. 2022. A rapid and inexpensive colour-based sediment tracing method incorporating hydrogen peroxide sample treatment as an alternative to quantitative source fingerprinting for catchment management. Journal of Environmental Management. 311 (1 June), p. 114780. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2022.114780

(Un)willingness to contribute financially towards advice surrounding diffuse water pollution: the perspectives of farmers and advisors

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Chivers, C. and Collins, A. L. 2022. (Un)willingness to contribute financially towards advice surrounding diffuse water pollution: the perspectives of farmers and advisors. The Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension. https://doi.org/10.1080/1389224X.2022.2043917

Coupled steroid and phosphorus leaching from cattle slurry at lysimeter scale

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Manley, A., Collins, A. L., Joynes, A., Mellander, P-E. and Jordan, P. 2022. Coupled steroid and phosphorus leaching from cattle slurry at lysimeter scale. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology. 247 (May), p. 103979. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jconhyd.2022.103979

Exploring the effects of land management change on productivity, carbon and nutrient balance: Application of an Ensemble Modelling Approach to the upper River Taw observatory, UK

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Hassall, K. L., Coleman, K., Dixit, P., Granger, S. J., Zhang, Y., Sharp, R., Wu, L., Whitmore, A. P., Richter, G. M., Collins, A. L. and Milne, A. E. 2022. Exploring the effects of land management change on productivity, carbon and nutrient balance: Application of an Ensemble Modelling Approach to the upper River Taw observatory, UK. Science of the Total Environment. 824, p. 153824. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.153824

Diffuse water pollution during recent extreme wet-weather in the UK: Environmental damage costs and insight into the future?

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Zhang, Y., Granger, S. J., Semenov, M. A., Upadhayay, H. and Collins, A. L. 2022. Diffuse water pollution during recent extreme wet-weather in the UK: Environmental damage costs and insight into the future? Journal of Cleaner Production. 338, p. 130633. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2022.130633

Tackling unintended consequences of grazing livestock farming: Multi-scale assessment of co-benefits and trade-offs for water pollution mitigation scenarios

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Zhang, Y., Griffith, B. A., Granger, S. J., Sint, H. M. and Collins, A. L. 2022. Tackling unintended consequences of grazing livestock farming: Multi-scale assessment of co-benefits and trade-offs for water pollution mitigation scenarios. Journal of Cleaner Production. 336 (15 Feb), p. 130449. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2022.130449

The efficiency of elemental geochemistry and weathering indices as tracers in aeolian sediment provenance fingerprinting

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Nosrati, K., Moradian, H., Dolatkordestani, M., Mol, L. and Collins, A. L. 2022. The efficiency of elemental geochemistry and weathering indices as tracers in aeolian sediment provenance fingerprinting. Catena. 210 (March 2022), p. 105932. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2021.105932

Comparing the effect of different sample conditions and spectral libraries on the prediction accuracy of soil properties from near- and mid-infrared spectra at the field-scale

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Breure, T. S., Prout, J. M., Haefele, S. M., Milne, A. E., Hannam, J. A., Moreno-Rojas, S. and Corstanje, R. 2022. Comparing the effect of different sample conditions and spectral libraries on the prediction accuracy of soil properties from near- and mid-infrared spectra at the field-scale. Soil & Tillage Research. 215, p. 105196. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2021.105196

A Route Map for Successful Applications of Geographically Weighted Regression

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Comber, A., Brunsdon, C., Charlton, M., Dong, G., Harris, R., Lu, B., Lu, Y., Murakami, D., Nakaya, T., Wang, Y. and Harris, P. 2021. A Route Map for Successful Applications of Geographically Weighted Regression. Geographical Analysis . https://doi.org/10.1111/gean.12316

Soil methane (CH4) fluxes in cropland with permanent pasture and riparian buffer strips with different vegetation

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Dlamini, J., Cardenas, L. M., Tesfamariam, E. H., Dunn, R. M., Hawkins, J. M. B., Blackwell, M. S. A., Evans, J. and Collins, A. L. 2021. Soil methane (CH4) fluxes in cropland with permanent pasture and riparian buffer strips with different vegetation. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science. https://doi.org/10.1002/jpln.202000473

Effects of drying and simulated flooding on soil phosphorus dynamics from two contrasting UK grassland soils

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Khan S. U., Hooda P. S., Blackwell, M. S. A. and Busquets R. 2021. Effects of drying and simulated flooding on soil phosphorus dynamics from two contrasting UK grassland soils. European Journal of Soil Science. https://doi.org/10.1111/ejss.13196

Quantifying the provenance of dune sediments in the Taklimakan Desert using machine learning, multidimensional scaling and sediment source fingerprinting

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Song, Y., Chen, X., Li, Y., Fan, Y. and Collins, A. L. 2021. Quantifying the provenance of dune sediments in the Taklimakan Desert using machine learning, multidimensional scaling and sediment source fingerprinting. Catena. 210, p. 105902. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2021.105902

Natural and anthropogenic impacts on the geochemical composition and metal speciation of fine sediment in a glacier-fed Canadian river basin

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Stone, M., Collins, A. L. and Laceby, J. P. 2021. Natural and anthropogenic impacts on the geochemical composition and metal speciation of fine sediment in a glacier-fed Canadian river basin. Journal of Soils and Sediments. 22, pp. 365-380. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11368-021-03079-7

High frequency un-mixing of soil samples using a submerged spectrophotometer in a laboratory setting—implications for sediment fingerprinting

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Lake, N. F., Martínez-Carreras, N., Shaw, P. J. and Collins, A. L. 2021. High frequency un-mixing of soil samples using a submerged spectrophotometer in a laboratory setting—implications for sediment fingerprinting. Journal of Soils and Sediments. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11368-021-03107-6

Sediment detachment by raindrop impact on grassland and arable fields an investigation of controls

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Pulley, S., Morten, C., Morgan, S., Cardenas, L. M. and Collins, A. L. 2021. Sediment detachment by raindrop impact on grassland and arable fields an investigation of controls . Journal of Soils and Sediments. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11368-021-03098-4

Anthropogenic and Climate-Exacerbated Landscape Disturbances Converge to Alter Phosphorus Bioavailability in an Oligotrophic River

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Watt, C., Emelko, M. B., Silins, U., Collins, A. L. and Stone, M. 2021. Anthropogenic and Climate-Exacerbated Landscape Disturbances Converge to Alter Phosphorus Bioavailability in an Oligotrophic River. Water. 13 (22), p. 3151. https://doi.org/10.3390/w13223151

Desertifcation of Iran in the early twenty‑first century: assessment using climate and vegetation indices

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Eskandari Dameneh, H., Gholami, H., Telfer, M. W, Comino, J. R., Collins, A. L. and Jansen, J. D. 2021. Desertifcation of Iran in the early twenty‑first century: assessment using climate and vegetation indices. Scientific Reports. 11, p. 20548. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-99636-8

Anthropogenic sediment traps and network dislocation in a lowland UK river

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Foster, I. D. L, Boardman, J., Evans, J. L., Copeland-Phillips, R., Vadher, A. N., Wright, S., Collins, A. L. and Manning, C. 2021. Anthropogenic sediment traps and network dislocation in a lowland UK river. Earth Surface Processes And Landforms. pp. 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1002/esp.5235

A New Framework for Modelling Fine Sediment Transport in Rivers Includes Flocculation to Inform Reservoir Management in Wildfire Impacted Watersheds

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Stone, M., Krishnappan, B. G., Silins, U., Emelko, M. B., Williams, C. H. S., Collins, A. L. and Spencer, S. A. 2021. A New Framework for Modelling Fine Sediment Transport in Rivers Includes Flocculation to Inform Reservoir Management in Wildfire Impacted Watersheds. Water. 13 (17), p. 2319. https://doi.org/10.3390/w13172319

Integrated modelling for mapping spatial sources of dust in central Asia - An important dust source in the global atmospheric system

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Gholami, H., Mohammadifar, A., Malakooti, H., Esmaeilpour, Y., Golzari, S., Mohammadi, F., Li, Y., Song, Y., Kaskaoutis, D.G., Fitzsimmons, K.E. and Collins, A. L. 2021. Integrated modelling for mapping spatial sources of dust in central Asia - An important dust source in the global atmospheric system. Atmospheric Pollution Research. 12 (9), p. 101173. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apr.2021.101173