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
RP10015
Research fish codeBB/P01268X/1
BB/P012671/1
Grant IDBB/P01268X/1 do not use
BB/P012671/1 do not use

Outputs

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Iron Chelation in Soil - Scalable Biotechnology for Accelerating Carbon Dioxide Removal by Enhanced Rock Weathering

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Epihov, D. Z., Banwart, S. A., McGrath, S. P., Martin, D. P., Steeley, I. L., Cobbold, V., Kantola, I. B., Masters, M. D., DeLucia, E. H. and Beerling, D. J. 2024. Iron Chelation in Soil - Scalable Biotechnology for Accelerating Carbon Dioxide Removal by Enhanced Rock Weathering. Environmental Science & Technology. 58 (27), pp. 11970-11987. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.3c10146

Using long-term experiments to assess statistical models for determining critical P fertilisation thresholds

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Jordan-Meille, L., Mollier, A., Poulton, P. R., Glendining, M. J., Jouany, C., Gratecap, J. -., Hanocq, D., Montagnier, C. and Denoroy, P. 2024. Using long-term experiments to assess statistical models for determining critical P fertilisation thresholds. European Journal of Agronomy. 158 (August), p. 127220. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eja.2024.127220

Future proofing a long-term agricultural experiment for decades to come - Relocation and redesign

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Watson, C. A., Topp, C. F. E., Mead, A., Fraser, F., Fernandez-Huarte, M., Horne, J., Paton, G. I., Hallett, P. D., Norton, G., Graham, R. I. and Walker, R. L. 2024. Future proofing a long-term agricultural experiment for decades to come - Relocation and redesign. European Journal of Agronomy. 158 (August), p. 127214. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eja.2024.127214

Assessing nutritional quality and gas production kinetics: incorporating Tithonia diversifolia into sugarcane silage

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Takahashi, L. S., Costa, R. L. D. D., Perez-Marquez, S., Niderkorn, V., Lugo, F. C. and Abdalla, A. L. 2024. Assessing nutritional quality and gas production kinetics: incorporating Tithonia diversifolia into sugarcane silage. Agroforestry Systems. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10457-024-01007-5

Frontier-Line Analysis

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Webster, R. and Viscarra Rossel, R. A. 2024. Frontier-Line Analysis. Pedometron newsletter of the Pedometrics Commission of the IUSS. 48, pp. 6 - 11.

Stepwise model parametrisation using satellite imagery and hemispherical photography: Tuning AquaCrop sensitive parameters for improved winter wheat yield predictions in semi-arid regions

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Oulaid, B., Milne, A. E., Waine, T., Alami, R. E., Rafiqi, M. and Corstanje, R. 2024. Stepwise model parametrisation using satellite imagery and hemispherical photography: Tuning AquaCrop sensitive parameters for improved winter wheat yield predictions in semi-arid regions. Field Crops Research. 309, p. 109327. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fcr.2024.109327

The Broadbalk Wheat Experiment, Rothamsted, UK Crop yields and soil changes during the last 50 years

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Poulton, P. R., Johnston, A. E., Glendining, M. J., White, R. P., Gregory, A. S., Clark, S. J., Gregory, W., Macdonald, A. J. and Powlson, D. S. 2024. The Broadbalk Wheat Experiment, Rothamsted, UK Crop yields and soil changes during the last 50 years. Advances in Agronomy. 184, pp. 173-298. https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.agron.2023.11.003

Why do we make changes to the long-term experiments at Rothamsted?

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Poulton, P. R., Powlson, D. S., Glendining, M. J. and Gregory, A. S. 2024. Why do we make changes to the long-term experiments at Rothamsted? European Journal of Agronomy. 154 (March), p. 127062. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eja.2023.127062

The impact of feeding supplemental minerals to sheep on the return of nutrients to pasture via urine and faeces

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Kao, P-T., Fleming, H. R., Warren, H., Darch, T., McGrath, S. P., Buss, H. L. and Lee, M. R. F. 2023. The impact of feeding supplemental minerals to sheep on the return of nutrients to pasture via urine and faeces. Scientific Reports. 13, p. 2747. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-023-29717-3

An analysis of Earth temperature and related series in air and soil

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Dhanoa, M. S., Sanderson, R., Shepherd, A. M., Cardenas, L. M., Ellis, J. L., Powell, C. D., Lopez, S. and France, J. 2023. An analysis of Earth temperature and related series in air and soil. Advances in Agronomy. 180, pp. 227-258. https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.agron.2023.03.004

Sustainable agriculture Are fertilisers necessary for a sustainable nutrient supply? The 33rd Francis New Memorial Lecture

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Goulding, K. W. T. 2023. Sustainable agriculture Are fertilisers necessary for a sustainable nutrient supply? The 33rd Francis New Memorial Lecture. Proceedings - Fertiliser Society, London. 879, pp. 1-36.

Biochar amendments to tropical paddy soil increase rice yields and decrease N2O emissions by modifying the genes involved in nitrogen cycling

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Shen, Q., Wang, H., Lazcano, C., Voroney, P., Elrys, A., Gou, G., Li, H., Zhu, Q., Chen, Y., Wu, Y., Meng, L. and Brookes, P. C. 2023. Biochar amendments to tropical paddy soil increase rice yields and decrease N2O emissions by modifying the genes involved in nitrogen cycling. Soil & Tillage Research. 235, p. 105917. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2023.105917

Impact of nitrogen and phosphorus additions on soil gross nitrogen transformations in a temperate desert steppe

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Yue, P., Zhang, J., Zhu, G., Yin, X., Zhang, X., Wang, S., Muller, C., Misselbrook, T. H. and Zuo, X. 2023. Impact of nitrogen and phosphorus additions on soil gross nitrogen transformations in a temperate desert steppe. European Journal of Soil Science. 74 (5), p. e13416. https://doi.org/10.1111/ejss.13416

The soil organic carbon: Clay ratio in North Devon, UK: Implications for marketing soil carbon as an asset class

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Pulley, S., Taylor, H., Prout, J., Haefele, S. M. and Collins, A. L. 2023. The soil organic carbon: Clay ratio in North Devon, UK: Implications for marketing soil carbon as an asset class. Soil Use and Management. 39 (3), pp. 1068-1081. https://doi.org/10.1111/sum.12920

A linearization for stable and fast geographically weighted Poisson regression

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Yoshida, T., Nakaya, T., Lu, B. and Harris, P. 2023. A linearization for stable and fast geographically weighted Poisson regression. International Journal Of Geographical Information Science. 37 (8), pp. 1818-1839. https://doi.org/10.1080/13658816.2023.2209811

The availability and geographic location of open-source food composition data used to estimate micronutrient intakes in sub-Saharan Africa: A scoping review

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Revilla, L. S. D. L., Ferguson, E. L., Dooley, C., Osman, G., Ander, E. L. and Joy, E. 2023. The availability and geographic location of open-source food composition data used to estimate micronutrient intakes in sub-Saharan Africa: A scoping review. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis - JFCA. 120, p. 105322. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfca.2023.105322

The application of machine learning to air pollution research: A bibliometric analysis

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Li, Y., Sha, Z., Tang, A., Goulding, K. W. T. and Liu, X. 2023. The application of machine learning to air pollution research: A bibliometric analysis. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. 257 (1 June), p. 114911. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoenv.2023.114911

Status and opportunities for improvement in greenhouse gas emission inventories for the cattle production in Latin America and the Caribbean region: A perspective

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Ruden, A., Torres, F., Berndt, A., Gomez, C., Salazar, F., Casallas, I., Montenegro, J., Ku, J., Manrique, M. L., Garcia-Ascolani, M., Alfaro, M., Cornejo, P., Oyhantcabal, W., Misselbrook, T. H. and Arango, J. 2023. Status and opportunities for improvement in greenhouse gas emission inventories for the cattle production in Latin America and the Caribbean region: A perspective. PLOS Climate. 2 (5), p. e0000101. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pclm.0000101

Uncertainty assessment of spatial soil information

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Heuvelink, G. B. M and Webster, R. 2023. Uncertainty assessment of spatial soil information. Encyclopedia of soils in the environment. 4, pp. 671-683. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-822974-3.00174-9

Changes in soil surface properties under simulated rainfall and the effect of surface roughness on runoff, infiltration and soil loss

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Bahddou, S., Otten, W., Whalley, W. R., Shin, H., El Gharous, M. and Rickson, R. J. 2023. Changes in soil surface properties under simulated rainfall and the effect of surface roughness on runoff, infiltration and soil loss. Geoderma. 431, p. 116341. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2023.116341

Use of untargeted metabolomics to analyse changes in extractable soil organic matter in response to long-term fertilisation

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Tang, S., Ma, Q., Zhou, J., Pan, W., Chadwick, D. R., Gregory, A. S., Wu, L. and Jones, D. L. 2023. Use of untargeted metabolomics to analyse changes in extractable soil organic matter in response to long-term fertilisation. Biology And Fertility Of Soils. 59, pp. 301-316. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00374-023-01706-8

Challenging claimed benefits of soil carbon sequestration for mitigating climate change and increasing crop yields: heresy or sober realism?

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Powlson, D. S. and Galdos, M. V. 2023. Challenging claimed benefits of soil carbon sequestration for mitigating climate change and increasing crop yields: heresy or sober realism? Global Change Biology. 29 (9), pp. 2381-2383. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.16640

DATAMAN A global database of methane, nitrous oxide, and ammonia emission factors for livestock housing and outdoor storage of manure

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Hassouna, M., Van der Weerden, T. J., Beltran, I., Amon, B., Alfaro, M. A., Anestis, V., Cinar, G., Dragoni, F., Hutchings, N. J., Leytem, A., Maeda, K., Maragou, A., Misselbrook, T. H., Noble, A., Rychla, A., Salazar, F. and Simon, P. 2022. DATAMAN A global database of methane, nitrous oxide, and ammonia emission factors for livestock housing and outdoor storage of manure. Journal of Environmental Quality. https://doi.org/10.1002/jeq2.20430

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. 39 (1), pp. 441-455. 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 (9), 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.

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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

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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

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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