Cropping Carbon (CC) [ISPG]

Project (past)

Researchers
Principal InvestigatorAngela Karp
Project numberS5199
S5201
S5214
S6063
S6066
DepartmentRothamsted Research
Research fish codeBB/J004278/1[donotuse]
Grant IDBB/J004278/1

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Continuous weighing of a pile of poplar wood chips – A comparison of methods to determine the dry matter losses during storage

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Lenz, H., Pecenka, R., Idler, C., Dumfort, S., Whittaker, C., Ammon, C. and Hartung, E. 2017. Continuous weighing of a pile of poplar wood chips – A comparison of methods to determine the dry matter losses during storage. Biomass & Bioenergy. 96, pp. 119-129.

Factors affecting wood, energy grass and straw pellet durability – A review

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Whittaker, C. and Shield, I. F. 2017. Factors affecting wood, energy grass and straw pellet durability – A review. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews. 71 (May), pp. 1-11.

Testing the use of static chamber boxes to monitor greenhouse gas emissions from wood chip storage heaps

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Whittaker, C., Yates, N. E., Powers, S. J., Donovan, N. and Misselbrook, T. H. 2016. Testing the use of static chamber boxes to monitor greenhouse gas emissions from wood chip storage heaps. BioEnergy Research. 10 (2), pp. 353-362.

The role of microbial community composition in controlling soil respiration responses to temperature

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Auffret, M. D., Karhu, K., Khachane, A., Dungait, J. A. J., Fraser, F., Hopkins, D. W., Wookey, P. A., Singh, B. K., Freitag, T. E., Hartley, I. P. and Prosser, J. I. 2016. The role of microbial community composition in controlling soil respiration responses to temperature. PLOS ONE. 11 (10).

Runoff- and erosion-driven transport of cattle slurry: linking molecular tracers to hydrological processes

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Lloyd, C. E. M., Michaelides, K., Chadwick, D. R., Dungait, J. A. J. and Evershed, R. P. 2016. Runoff- and erosion-driven transport of cattle slurry: linking molecular tracers to hydrological processes. Biogeosciences. 13 (2), pp. 551-566.

Not poles apart: Antarctic soil fungal communities show similarities to those of the distant Arctic

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Cox, F., Newsham, K. K., Bol, R., Dungait, J. A. J. and Robinson, C. H. 2016. Not poles apart: Antarctic soil fungal communities show similarities to those of the distant Arctic. Ecology Letters. 19 (5), pp. 528-536.

Grass material as a modern process standard for C-14 analysis of n-Alkanes

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Cisneros-Dozal, L. M., Xu, X., Bryant, C., Pearson, E. J. and Dungait, J. A. J. 2016. Grass material as a modern process standard for C-14 analysis of n-Alkanes. Radiocarbon. 58 (3), pp. 445-458.

Nutrient release from decomposing Eucalyptus harvest residues following simulated management practices in multiple sites in Brazil

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Ferreira, G. W. D., Soares, E. M. B., Oliveira, F. C. C., Silva, I. R., Dungait, J. A. J., Souza, I. F. and Vergutz, L. 2016. Nutrient release from decomposing Eucalyptus harvest residues following simulated management practices in multiple sites in Brazil. Forest Ecology and Management. 370, pp. 1-11.

Metabolite Profiling of Sugarcane Genotypes and Identification of Flavonoid Glycosides and Phenolic Acids

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Coutinho, I. D., Baker, J. M., Ward, J. L., Beale, M. H., Creste, S. and Cavalheiro, A. J. 2016. Metabolite Profiling of Sugarcane Genotypes and Identification of Flavonoid Glycosides and Phenolic Acids. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry - JAFC. 64 (21), pp. 4198-4206.

Assessing on-farm productivity of Miscanthus crops by combining soil mapping, yield modelling and remote sensing

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Richter, G. M., Agostini, F., Barker, A., Costomiris, D. and Qi, A. 2016. Assessing on-farm productivity of Miscanthus crops by combining soil mapping, yield modelling and remote sensing. Biomass & Bioenergy. 85, pp. 252-261.

Acutifoliside, a novel benzoic acid glycoside from Salix acutifolia

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Wu, Y., Dobermann, D., Beale, M. H. and Ward, J. L. 2016. Acutifoliside, a novel benzoic acid glycoside from Salix acutifolia. Natural Product Research. 30 (15), pp. 1731-1739.

Dry matter losses and methane emissions during wood chip storage: the impact on full life cycle greenhouse gas savings of short rotation coppice willow for heat

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Whittaker, C., Macalpine, W. J., Yates, N. E. and Shield, I. F. 2016. Dry matter losses and methane emissions during wood chip storage: the impact on full life cycle greenhouse gas savings of short rotation coppice willow for heat. BioEnergy Research. 9 (3), pp. 820-835.

How well does Miscanthus ensile for use in an anaerobic digestion plant?

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Whittaker, C., Hunt, J., Misselbrook, T. H. and Shield, I. F. 2016. How well does Miscanthus ensile for use in an anaerobic digestion plant? Biomass & Bioenergy. 88, pp. 24-34.

Comparative evaluation of GHG emissions from the use of Miscanthus for bio-hydrocarbon production via fast pyrolysis and bio-oil upgrading

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Shemfe, M. B., Whittaker, C., Gu, S. and Fidalgo, B. 2016. Comparative evaluation of GHG emissions from the use of Miscanthus for bio-hydrocarbon production via fast pyrolysis and bio-oil upgrading. Applied Energy. 176, pp. 22-33.

Long-term management changes in topsoil and subsoil organic carbon and nitrogen dynamics in a temperate agricultural system

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Gregory, A. S., Dungait, J. A. J., Watts, C. W., Bol, R., Dixon, E. R., White, R. P. and Whitmore, A. P. 2016. Long-term management changes in topsoil and subsoil organic carbon and nitrogen dynamics in a temperate agricultural system. European Journal of Soil Science. 67 (4), pp. 421-430.

Implementing land-use and ecosystem service effects into an integrated bioenergy value chain optimisation framework

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Guo, M., Richter, G. M., Holland, R. A., Eigenbrod, F., Taylor, G. and Shah, N. 2016. Implementing land-use and ecosystem service effects into an integrated bioenergy value chain optimisation framework. Computers and Chemical Engineering. 91, pp. 392-406.

Development of a sink-source interaction model for the growth of short-rotation coppice willow and in silico exploration of genotype x environment effects

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Cerasuolo, M., Richter, G. M., Richard, B., Cunniff, J., Girbau, S., Shield, I. F., Purdy, S. and Karp, A. 2016. Development of a sink-source interaction model for the growth of short-rotation coppice willow and in silico exploration of genotype x environment effects. Journal of Experimental Botany. 67 (3), pp. 961-977.

The impact of fertilizer management on the oxidation status of terrestrial organic matter

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Worrall, F., Clay, G. D. and Macdonald, A. J. 2016. The impact of fertilizer management on the oxidation status of terrestrial organic matter. Soil Use and Management. 32 (1), pp. 45-52.

Dry matter losses and greenhouse gas emissions from outside storage of short rotation coppice willow chip

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Whittaker, C., Yates, N. E., Powers, S. J., Misselbrook, T. H. and Shield, I. F. 2016. Dry matter losses and greenhouse gas emissions from outside storage of short rotation coppice willow chip. BioEnergy Research. 9, pp. 288-302.

Dedicated biomass crops can enhance biodiversity in the arable landscape

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Haughton, A. J., Bohan, D. A., Clark, S. J., Mallott, M. D., Mallott, V., Sage, R. and Karp, A. 2016. Dedicated biomass crops can enhance biodiversity in the arable landscape. GCB Bioenergy. 8 (6), pp. 1071-1081.

Bringing non-energy systems and ecosystem services matrix into UK Bioenergy Value Chain Design

C1 - Edited contributions to conferences/learned societies
Shah, N., Guo, M., Richter, G. M., Holland, R., Eigenbrod, F., Taylor, G., Dodds, P., Ekins, P., Mawhood, R., Sabio, N., Slade, R. and Thornley, P. 2015. Bringing non-energy systems and ecosystem services matrix into UK Bioenergy Value Chain Design. Biomass and Energy Crops V. Aspects of Applied Biology 131 . Association of Applied Biologists (AAB) Wellesbourne Warwick . pp. 105-107

Optimizing biomass production systems - exploiting diverse growth traits in different environments

C1 - Edited contributions to conferences/learned societies
Richter, G. M., Cerasuolo, M., Cunniff, J., Agostini, F. and Richard, B. 2015. Optimizing biomass production systems - exploiting diverse growth traits in different environments. Biomass and Energy Crops V. Aspects of Applied Biology 131 . Association of Applied Biologists (AAB) Wellesbourne Warwick . pp. 97-103

Soil water uptake from SRC willow simulated using the process-based model LUCASS

C1 - Edited contributions to conferences/learned societies
Richard, B., Cunniff, J., Cerasuolo, M., Barraclough, T. J. P., Gregory, A. S. and Richter, G. M. 2015. Soil water uptake from SRC willow simulated using the process-based model LUCASS. Biomass and Energy Crops V. Aspects of Applied Biology 131 . Association of Applied Biologists (AAB) Wellesbourne Warwick . pp. 251-255

Reducing excessive nitrogen use in Chinese wheat production through knowledge training: what are the implications for the public extension system?

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Jia, X., Huang, J., Xiang, C. and Powlson, D. S. 2015. Reducing excessive nitrogen use in Chinese wheat production through knowledge training: what are the implications for the public extension system? Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems. 39, pp. 189-208.

Growing innovations for the bioeconomy

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Karp, A., Beale, M. H., Beaudoin, F., Eastmond, P. J., Neal, A. L., Shield, I. F., Townsend, B. J. and Dobermann, A. 2015. Growing innovations for the bioeconomy. Nature Plants. 1, p. 15193.

Breeding willow for short rotation coppice energy cropping

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Shield, I. F., Macalpine, W. J., Hanley, S. J. and Karp, A. 2015. Breeding willow for short rotation coppice energy cropping. in: Cruz, V. M. V. and Dierig, D. A. (ed.) Industrial crops. Handbook of Plant Breeding 9 Springer, New York. pp. 67-80

G-fibre cell wall development in willow stems during tension wood induction

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Gritsch, C., Wan, Y., Mitchell, R. A. C., Shewry, P. R., Hanley, S. J. and Karp, A. 2015. G-fibre cell wall development in willow stems during tension wood induction. Journal of Experimental Botany. 66 (20), pp. 6447-6459.

X-ray micro-computed tomography in willow reveals tissue patterning of reaction wood and delay in programmed cell death

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Brereton, N. J. B., Ahmed, F., Sykes, D., Ray, M. J., Shield, I. F., Karp, A. and Murphy, R. J. 2015. X-ray micro-computed tomography in willow reveals tissue patterning of reaction wood and delay in programmed cell death. BMC Plant Biology. 15, p. 83.

Efficient method for rapid multiplication of clean and healthy willow clones via in vitro propagation with broad genotype applicability

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Palomo-Rios, E., Macalpine, W. J., Shield, I. F., Amey, J. S., Karaoglu, C., West, J., Hanley, S. J., Krygier, R., Karp, A. and Jones, H. D. 2015. Efficient method for rapid multiplication of clean and healthy willow clones via in vitro propagation with broad genotype applicability. Canadian Journal Of Forest Research. 45 (11), pp. 1662-1667.

Characterisation of the willow phenylalanine ammonia-lyase (Pal) gene family reveals expression differences compared with poplar

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
De Jong, F., Hanley, S. J., Beale, M. H. and Karp, A. 2015. Characterisation of the willow phenylalanine ammonia-lyase (Pal) gene family reveals expression differences compared with poplar. Phytochemistry. 117 (September), pp. 90-97.

High yielding biomass genotypes of willow (Salix spp.) show differences in below ground biomass allocation

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Cunniff, J., Purdy, S. J., Barraclough, T. J. P., Castle, M., Maddison, A. L., Jones, L. E., Shield, I. F., Gregory, A. S. and Karp, A. 2015. High yielding biomass genotypes of willow (Salix spp.) show differences in below ground biomass allocation. Biomass & Bioenergy. 80 (September), pp. 114-127.

Carbon sequestration by perennial energy crops: is the jury still out?

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Agostini, F., Gregory, A. S. and Richter, G. M. 2015. Carbon sequestration by perennial energy crops: is the jury still out? BioEnergy Research. 8 (3), pp. 1057-1080.

Soil carbon dynamics and nutrient cycling

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Powlson, D. S., Cai, Z. and Lemanceau, P. 2015. Soil carbon dynamics and nutrient cycling. in: Milne, E., Noellemeyer, E. and Banwart, S. (ed.) Soil carbon: science, management and policy for multiple benefits (SCOPE Vol. 71) CABI International, Wallingford, Oxon (CABI). pp. 98-107

Seasonal carbohydrate dynamics and climate regulation of senescence in the perennial grass, Miscanthus

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Purdy, S. J., Cunnif, J., Maddison, A. L., Jones, L. E., Barraclough, T. J. P., Castle, M., Davey, C. L., Jones, C. M., Shield, I. F., Gallgher, J., Donnison, I. and Clifton-Brown, J. 2015. Seasonal carbohydrate dynamics and climate regulation of senescence in the perennial grass, Miscanthus. BioEnergy Research. 8 (1), pp. 28-41.

Reply to 'No-till agriculture and climate change mitigation'

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Powlson, D. S., Stirling, C. M., Jat, M. L., Gerard, B. G., Palm, C. A., Sanchez, P. A. and Cassman, K. G. 2015. Reply to 'No-till agriculture and climate change mitigation'. Nature Climate Change. 5, p. 489.

Sequestration of C in soils under Miscanthus can be marginal and is affected by genotype-specific root distribution

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Richter, G. M., Agostini, F., Redmile-Gordon, M. A., White, Robin P. and Goulding, K. W. T. 2015. Sequestration of C in soils under Miscanthus can be marginal and is affected by genotype-specific root distribution. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. 200, pp. 169-177.

Soil carbon, multiple benefits

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Milne, E., Banwart, S. A., Noellemeyer, E., Abson, D. J., Ballabio, C., Bampa, F., Batino, A., Batjes, N. H., Bernoux, M., Bhattacharya, T., Black, H., Buschiazzo, D. E., Cai, Z., Cerri, C. E., Cheng, K., Compagnone, C., Conant, R., Coutinho, H. L. C., De Brogniez, D., De Carvalho Balieiro, C., Duffy, C., Feller, C., Fidalgo, E. C. C., Figueira da Silva, C., Funk, R., Gaudig, G., Gicheru, P. T., Goldhaber, M., Gottschalk, P., Goulet, F., Goverse, T., Grathwohl, P., Joosten, H., Kamoni, P. T., Kilhara, J., Krawczynski, R., La Scala Jr., N., Lemanceau, P., Li, L., Li, Z., Lugato, E., Maron, P-A., Martius, C., Melillo, J., Montanarella, L., Nikolaidis, N., Nziguheba, G., Pan, G., Pascual, U., Paustian, K., Pineiro, G., Powlson, D. S., Quiroga, A., Richter, D., Sigwalt, A., Six, J., Smith, J., Smith, P., Stocking, M., Tanneberger, F., Termansen, M., Van Noordwijk, M., Van Wesemael, B., Vargas, R., Victoria, R. L., Waswa, B., Werner, D., Whichmann, S., Witchtmann, W., Zhang, X., Zhao, Y., Zheng, J. and Zheng, J. 2015. Soil carbon, multiple benefits. Environmental Development. 13, pp. 33-38.

Carbon and macronutrient losses during accelerated erosion under different tillage and residue management

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Beniston, J. W., Shipitalo, M. J., Lal, R., Dayton, E. A., Hopkins, D. W., Jones, F., Joynes, A. and Dungait, J. A. J. 2015. Carbon and macronutrient losses during accelerated erosion under different tillage and residue management. European Journal of Soil Science. 66 (1), pp. 218-225.

Investigating the relationship between unsaturated hydraulic conductivity curve and confined compression curve

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Bayat, H., Sedaghat, A., Sinegani, A. A. S. and Gregory, A. S. 2015. Investigating the relationship between unsaturated hydraulic conductivity curve and confined compression curve. Journal of Hydrology. 522, pp. 353-368.

The yield and quality response of the energy grass Miscanthus x giganteus to fertiliser applications of nitrogen, potassium and sulphur

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Shield, I. F., Barraclough, T. J. P., Riche, A. B. and Yates, N. E. 2014. The yield and quality response of the energy grass Miscanthus x giganteus to fertiliser applications of nitrogen, potassium and sulphur. Biomass & Bioenergy. 68, pp. 185-194.