S2N - Soil to Nutrition [ISPG]

Repository project

Project dates01 Apr 2017 to end of 31 Mar 2022
Researchers
Principal InvestigatorSteve McGrath
FunderBiotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
Project numberI0300
Research fish codeBB/P01268X/1
BB/P012671/1
Grant IDBB/P01268X/1 do not use
BB/P012671/1 do not use

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Net Primary Production constraints are crucial to realistically project soil organic carbon sequestration. Response to Minasny et al.

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Janzen, H. H., Groenigen, K. J., Powlson, D. S., Schwinghamer, T. and Van Groenigend, J. W. 2022. Net Primary Production constraints are crucial to realistically project soil organic carbon sequestration. Response to Minasny et al. Geoderma. 424, p. 115974. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2022.115974

A Rejoinder to the Commentaries on “A Route Map for Successful Applications of Geographically Weighted Regression” by Comber et al. (2022)

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Comber, A., Harris, P. and Brunsdon, C. 2022. A Rejoinder to the Commentaries on “A Route Map for Successful Applications of Geographically Weighted Regression” by Comber et al. (2022). Geographical Analysis . https://doi.org/10.1111/gean.12352

Co-amelioration of red soil acidity and fertility with pig manure rather than liming

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Cai, Z., Yang, C., Carswell, A. M., Zhang, L., Wen, S. and Xu, M. 2022. Co-amelioration of red soil acidity and fertility with pig manure rather than liming. Soil Use and Management. https://doi.org/10.1111/sum.12846

Nutrient accounting in global food systems

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Joy, E. J. M. and Kumssa, D. B. 2022. Nutrient accounting in global food systems. Nature Food. 3, p. 678. https://doi.org/10.1038/s43016-022-00593-w

Chickpea Defensin Gene Family: Promising Candidates for Resistance Against Soil‑Borne Chickpea Fungal Pathogens

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Nitnavare, R., Pothana, A., Yeshvekar, R. K., Bhattacharya, J., Sapara, V., Reddy, P. S., Ramtirtha, Y., Tarafdar, A., Sharma, M. and Bhatnagar‑Mathur, P. 2022. Chickpea Defensin Gene Family: Promising Candidates for Resistance Against Soil‑Borne Chickpea Fungal Pathogens. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00344-022-10811-1

Spatio-temporal characteristics and source apportionment of water-soluble organic acids in PM2.5 in the North China Plain

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Li, Y., Wang, C., Tang, A., Goulding, K. W. T., Zheng, A. and Liu, X. 2022. Spatio-temporal characteristics and source apportionment of water-soluble organic acids in PM2.5 in the North China Plain. Atmospheric Pollution Research. 13, p. 101540. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apr.2022.101540

Response to ‘A well-established fact: Rapid mineralization of organic inputs is an important factor for soil carbon sequestration’ by Angers et al.

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Berthelin, J., Laba, M., Lemaire, G., Powlson, D. S., Tessier, D., Wander, M. and Baveye, P. C. 2022. Response to ‘A well-established fact: Rapid mineralization of organic inputs is an important factor for soil carbon sequestration’ by Angers et al. European Journal of Soil Science. 73 (4), p. e13272. https://doi.org/10.1111/ejss.13272

Statistics in soil science

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Webster, R. 2022. Statistics in soil science. Reference module in earth systems and environmental sciences. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-822974-3.00002-1

Keeping toxic cadmium out of the food chain

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
McGrath, S. P. 2022. Keeping toxic cadmium out of the food chain. Nature Food. 3, pp. 569-570. https://doi.org/10.1038/s43016-022-00579-8

Diffuse reflectance spectroscopy for estimating soil properties: A technology for the 21st century

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Rossel, R. A. V., Behrens, T., Ben-Dor, E., Chabrillat, S., Dematte, J. A. M., Ge, Y., Gomez, C., Guerrero, C., Peng, Y., Ramirez-Lopez, L., Shi, Z., Stenberg, B., Webster, R., Winowiecki, L. and Shen, Z. 2022. Diffuse reflectance spectroscopy for estimating soil properties: A technology for the 21st century. European Journal of Soil Science. 73 (4), p. e13271. https://doi.org/10.1111/ejss.13271

Acetamiprid fate in a sandy loam with contrasting soil organic matter contents: A comparison of the degradation, sorption and leaching of commercial neonicotinoid formulations

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Potts, J., Jones, D. L., Macdonald, A. J., Ma, Q. and Cross, P. 2022. Acetamiprid fate in a sandy loam with contrasting soil organic matter contents: A comparison of the degradation, sorption and leaching of commercial neonicotinoid formulations. Science of the Total Environment. 842 (10 Oct), p. 155711. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.156711

Characteristics of airborne bacterial communities across different PM2.5 levels in Beijing during winter and spring

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Zhang, Y., Guo, C., Ma, K., Tanga, A., Goulding, K. W. T. and Liu, X. 2022. Characteristics of airborne bacterial communities across different PM2.5 levels in Beijing during winter and spring. Atmospheric Research. 273 (1 Aug), p. 106179. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosres.2022.106179

Plants change their clocks to flower at the right time

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Pearce, S. 2022. Plants change their clocks to flower at the right time. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 119 (29), p. e2208745119. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2208745119

Priorities for UK soils

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Peake, L. R., Dawson, L. A., Price, J. P. N., Aller, M. F., Bhogal, A., Doody, D. G., Gregory, A. S. and McKinley, J. M. 2022. Priorities for UK soils. Geoderma Regional. 29, p. e00512. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geodrs.2022.e00512

Photosynthetic microbes in nanobiotechnology Applications and perspectives

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Nitnavare, R., Bhattacharya, J., Thongmee, S. and Ghosh, S. 2022. Photosynthetic microbes in nanobiotechnology Applications and perspectives. Science of the Total Environment. 841 (1 October), p. 156457. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.156457

Spatial statistics and soil mapping: A blossoming partnership under pressure

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Heuvelink, G. B. M. and Webster, R. 2022. Spatial statistics and soil mapping: A blossoming partnership under pressure. Spatial Statistics. 50, p. 100639. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.spasta.2022.100639

Changes of soil structure under different tillage management assessed by bulk density, penetrometer resistance, water retention curve, least limiting water range and X-ray computed tomography

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Tian, M., Qin, S., Whalley, W. R., Zhou, H., Ren, T. and Gao, W. 2022. Changes of soil structure under different tillage management assessed by bulk density, penetrometer resistance, water retention curve, least limiting water range and X-ray computed tomography. Soil & Tillage Research. 221, p. 105420. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2022.105420

Complementary protein extraction methods increase the identification of the Park Grass Experiment metaproteome

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Quinn, G. A., Abdelhameed, A., Banat, I. M., Berra, D., Doerr,S. H., Dudley, E., Francis, L. W., Gazze, S. A., Hallin, I., Matthews, G. P., Swain, M. T., Whalley, W. R. and Van Keulena, G. 2022. Complementary protein extraction methods increase the identification of the Park Grass Experiment metaproteome. Applied Soil Ecology. 173, p. 104388. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsoil.2022.104388

Communicating Carabids: Engaging farmers to encourage uptake of Integrated Pest Management.

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Jowett, K., Milne, A. E., Potts, S. G., Senapathi, D. and Storkey, J. 2022. Communicating Carabids: Engaging farmers to encourage uptake of Integrated Pest Management. Pest Management Science. 78 (6), pp. 2477-2491. https://doi.org/10.1002/ps.6878

The Cost of Reducing Ammonia from Agriculture: Farm-gate Estimates and Policy Considerations

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Samuel, A., Sherry, E., Misselbrook, T. H. and McIlroy, J. 2022. The Cost of Reducing Ammonia from Agriculture: Farm-gate Estimates and Policy Considerations. EuroChoices. 20 (3), pp. 34-41. https://doi.org/10.1111/1746-692X.12331

Soil carbon sequestration for climate change mitigation: Mineralization kinetics of organic inputs as an overlooked limitation

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Berthelin, J., Laba, M., Lemaire, G., Powlson, D. S., Tessier, D., Wander, M. and Baveye, C. 2022. Soil carbon sequestration for climate change mitigation: Mineralization kinetics of organic inputs as an overlooked limitation. European Journal of Soil Science. 73 (1), p. e13221. https://doi.org/10.1111/ejss.13221

The cost-effectiveness of reflectance spectroscopy for estimating soil organic carbon

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Li, S., Viscarra Rossel, R. A. and Webster, R. 2022. The cost-effectiveness of reflectance spectroscopy for estimating soil organic carbon. European Journal of Soil Science. p. e13202. https://doi.org/10.1111/ejss.13202

The legacy effect of synthetic N fertiliser

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Vonk, W. J., Hijbeek, R., Glendining, M. J., Powlson, D. S., Bhogal, A., Merbach, I., Silva, J. V., Poffenbarger, H. J., Dhillon, J., Sieling, K. and Ten Berge, H. F. M. 2022. The legacy effect of synthetic N fertiliser. European Journal of Soil Science. 73 (3), p. e13238. https://doi.org/10.1111/ejss.13238

Can Long-Term Experiments Help Us Understand, and Manage, the Wider Landscape—Examples from Rothamsted, England

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Poulton, P. R. and Johnston, A. E. 2021. Can Long-Term Experiments Help Us Understand, and Manage, the Wider Landscape—Examples from Rothamsted, England. in: Mueller, L., Sychev, V. G., Dronin, N. M. and Eulenstein, F. (ed.) Exploring and Optimizing Agricultural Landscapes. Innovations in Landscape Research Springer. pp. 233-252

Agricultural Landscapes: History, Status and Challenges

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Muller, L., Eulenstein, F., Dronin, N. M., Mirschel, W., McKensie, B. M., Antrop, M., Jones, M., Dannowski, R., Schindler, U., Behrendt, A., Rukhovich, O. V., Sychev, V. G., Scheudzhen, A. K., Romanenkov, V. A., Trofimov, I., Robinson, G. M., Schreg, R., Blum, W. E. H., Salnjikov, E., Saparov, A., Pachikin, K., Rombke, J., Manton, M., Angelstam, P., Hennings, V. and Poulton, P. R. 2021. Agricultural Landscapes: History, Status and Challenges. in: Mueller, L., Sychev, V. G., Dronin, N. M. and Eulenstein, F. (ed.) Exploring and Optimizing Agricultural Landscapes. Innovations in Landscape Research Springer.

Data describing cattle performance and feed characteristics to calculate enteric methane emissions in smallholder livestock systems in Bomet County, Kenya

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Ndung'u, P. W., Kirui, P., Takahashi, T., Du Toit, C. J. L., Merbold, L. and Goopy, J.P. 2021. Data describing cattle performance and feed characteristics to calculate enteric methane emissions in smallholder livestock systems in Bomet County, Kenya. Data in Brief. 39, p. 107673. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2021.107673

Phytoextraction efficiency of Arabidopsis halleri is driven by the plant and not by soil metal concentration

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Dietrich, C. C., Tandy, S., Murawska-Wlodarczyk, K., Banas, A., Korzeniak., U., Seget, B. and Babst-Kostecka, A. 2021. Phytoextraction efficiency of Arabidopsis halleri is driven by the plant and not by soil metal concentration. Chemosphere. 285 (Dec 2021), p. 131437. https://doi.org/0.1016/j.chemosphere.2021.131437

Land management legacy affects abundance and function of the acdS gene in wheat root associated pseudomonads

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Ruscoe, H., Taketani, R., Clark, I. M., Lund, G., Hughes, D. J., Dodd, I., Hirsch, P. R. and Mauchline, T. H. 2021. Land management legacy affects abundance and function of the acdS gene in wheat root associated pseudomonads. Frontiers in Microbiology. 12, p. 611339. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2021.611339

Comparative expression profiling and sequence characterization of ATP1A1 gene associated with heat tolerance in tropically adapted cattle

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Elayadeth-Meethal, M., Veettil, A. T., Asaf, M., Pramod, S., Maloney, S. K., Martin, G. B., Rivero, M. J., Sejian, V., Naseef, P. P., Kuruniyan, M. S. and Lee, M. R. F. 2021. Comparative expression profiling and sequence characterization of ATP1A1 gene associated with heat tolerance in tropically adapted cattle. Animals. 11 (8), p. 2368. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11082368

Significant soil degradation is associated with intensive vegetable cropping in a subtropical area: a case study in southwestern China

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Lu, M., Powlson, D. S., Liang, Y., Chadwick, D. R., Long, S., Liu, D. and Chen, X. 2021. Significant soil degradation is associated with intensive vegetable cropping in a subtropical area: a case study in southwestern China. Soil. 7, pp. 333-346. https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-7-333-2021

Optimizing setup of scan number in FTIR spectroscopy using the moment distance index and PLS regression: application to soil spectroscopy

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Barra, I., Khiari, L., Haefele, S. M., Sakrabani, R. and Kebede, F. 2021. Optimizing setup of scan number in FTIR spectroscopy using the moment distance index and PLS regression: application to soil spectroscopy. Scientific Reports. 11, p. 13358. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-92858-w

Climate Factors Contribute to Grassland Net Primary Productivity

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Richter, G. M. and Topp, C. F. E. 2021. Climate Factors Contribute to Grassland Net Primary Productivity. Agronomy. 11 (6), p. 1076. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy11061076

Plastics in biosolids from 1950 to 2016: A function of global plastic production and consumption

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Okoffo, E. D., Donner, E., McGrath, S. P., Tscharke, B. J., O’Brien, J. W., O’Brien, S., Ribeiro, F., Burrows, S. D., Toapanta, T., Rauert, C., Samanipour, S., Mueller, J. F. and Thomas, K. V. 2021. Plastics in biosolids from 1950 to 2016: A function of global plastic production and consumption. Water Research. 201 (June 16th), p. 117367. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2021.117367

Long term simulations of macronutrients (C, N and P) in UK freshwaters

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Bell, V. A., Naden, P. S., Tipping, E., Davies, H. N., Carnell, E., Davies, J. A. C., Dore, A. J., Dragosits, U., Lapworth, D. J., Muhammed, S. E., Quninton, J. N., Stuart, M., Tomilinson, S., Wang, L., Whitmore, A. P. and Wu, L. 2021. Long term simulations of macronutrients (C, N and P) in UK freshwaters. Science of the Total Environment. 776, p. 145813. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.145813

Mechanisms of antimony ageing in soils: An XAS study

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Verbeeck, M., Moens, C. and Gustafsson, J. P. 2021. Mechanisms of antimony ageing in soils: An XAS study. Applied Geochemistry. 128, p. 104936. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeochem.2021.104936

Functional biogeography of weeds reveals how anthropogenic management blurs trait–climate relationships

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Bourgeois, B., Munoz, F., Gaba, S., Denelle, P., Fried, G., Storkey, J. and Violle, C. 2021. Functional biogeography of weeds reveals how anthropogenic management blurs trait–climate relationships. Journal of Vegetation Science. 32 (2), p. e12999. https://doi.org/10.1111/jvs.12999

Overriding water table control on managed peatland greenhouse gas emissions

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Evans, C. D., Peacock, M., Baird, A. J., Artz, R. R. E., Burden, A., Callaghan, N., Chapman, P. J., Cooper, H. M., Coyle, M., Craig, E., Cumming, A., Dixon, S., Gauci, V., Grayson, R. P., Helfter, C., Heppell, C. M., Holden, J., Jones, D. L., Kaduk, J., Levy, P., Matthews, R. A., McNamara, N. P., Misselbrook, T. H., Okley, S., Page, S. E., Rayment, M., Ridley, L. M., Stanley, K. M., Williamson, J. L., Worrall, F. and Morrison, R. 2021. Overriding water table control on managed peatland greenhouse gas emissions. Nature. 593 (7860), pp. 548-552. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-021-03523-1

Is 'soil health' meaningful as a scientific concept or as terminology?

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Powlson, D. S. 2021. Is 'soil health' meaningful as a scientific concept or as terminology? Soil Use and Management. 37 (3), pp. 403-405. https://doi.org/10.1111/sum.12721

An electric field immobilizes heavy metals through promoting combination with humic substances during composting

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Cao, Y., Wang, X., Zhang, X., Misselbrook, T. H., Bai, Z. and Ma, L. 2021. An electric field immobilizes heavy metals through promoting combination with humic substances during composting. Bioresource Technology. 330 (17), p. 124996. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2021.124996

Effects of grazing management on spatio-temporal heterogeneity of soil carbon and greenhouse gas emissions of grasslands and rangelands: Monitoring, assessment and scaling-up

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Wang, J., Li, Y., Bork, E. W., Richter, G. M., Chen, C., Hamid, S., Shah, H. and Mezbahuddin, S. 2021. Effects of grazing management on spatio-temporal heterogeneity of soil carbon and greenhouse gas emissions of grasslands and rangelands: Monitoring, assessment and scaling-up. Journal of Cleaner Production. 288 (15 March), p. 125737. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.125737