Sustainable Agriculture Sciences North Wyke

TitleSustainable Agriculture Sciences North Wyke
TypeScience Department
InstituteRothamsted Research
HeadMichael Lee
Executive AssistantBerenice Firth

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Monte Carlo fingerprinting of the terrestrial sources of different particle size fractions of coastal sediment deposits using geochemical tracers: some lessons for the user community

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Gholami, H., TakhtiNajad, E. J., Collins, A. L. and Fathabadi, A. 2019. Monte Carlo fingerprinting of the terrestrial sources of different particle size fractions of coastal sediment deposits using geochemical tracers: some lessons for the user community. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 26 (13), pp. 13560-13579.

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.

Effects of soybean oil supplements to diets of lactating dairy cows, on productive performance, and milk fat acids profile: a meta-analysis

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Mahdavi, A., Mahdavi, A., Darabighane, B., Mead, A. and Lee, M. R. F. 2019. Effects of soybean oil supplements to diets of lactating dairy cows, on productive performance, and milk fat acids profile: a meta-analysis. Italian Journal of Animal Science.

Permanent dry soil layer a critical control on soil desiccation on China’s Loess Plateau

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Zhao, C., Jia, X., Gongadze, K., Shao, M., Wu, L. and Zhu, Y. 2019. Permanent dry soil layer a critical control on soil desiccation on China’s Loess Plateau. Scientific Reports. 9, p. 3296.

Fingerprinting the contribution of quarrying to fine‐grained bed sediment in a mountainous catchment, Iran

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Nosrati, K. and Collins, A. L. 2019. Fingerprinting the contribution of quarrying to fine‐grained bed sediment in a mountainous catchment, Iran. River Research and Applications. 35, pp. 290-300.

A Yield-Related Agricultural Drought Index Reveals Spatio-Temporal Characteristics of Droughts in Southwestern China

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Wu, L., Feng, L., Li, Y., Wang, J. and Wu, L. 2019. A Yield-Related Agricultural Drought Index Reveals Spatio-Temporal Characteristics of Droughts in Southwestern China. Sustainability. 11 (3), p. 714.

GWmodel

J - Computer programs
Lu, B., Harris, P., Charlton, M., Brunsdon, C, Nakaya, T. and Gollini, I. 2019. GWmodel.

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.

Response of ammonia volatilization to biochar addition: A meta-analysis

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Sha, Z., Li, Q., Lv, T., Misselbrook, T. H. and Liu, X. 2019. Response of ammonia volatilization to biochar addition: A meta-analysis. Science of the Total Environment. 655 (10), pp. 1387-1396.

Decision support framework to identify lakes that are likely to meet water quality targets if external inputs of phosphorus from agriculture are reduced

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
May, L., Taylor, P., Spears, B., Pitt, J-A., Collins, A. L., Whitely, I., Anthony, S., Skirvin, D., Lee, D. and Pamela, S. Naden 2019. Decision support framework to identify lakes that are likely to meet water quality targets if external inputs of phosphorus from agriculture are reduced. Limnetica. 38 (1), pp. 489-501.

Spatially explicit simulation of land use/land cover changes: Current coverage and future prospects

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Ren, Y., Lu, Y., Comber, A., Fu, B., Harris, P. and Wu, L. 2019. Spatially explicit simulation of land use/land cover changes: Current coverage and future prospects. Earth-Science Reviews. 190, pp. 398-415.

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.

The sources and dynamics of fine-grained sediment degrading the Freshwater Pearl Mussel (Margaritifera margaritifera) beds of the River Torridge, Devon, UK

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Pulley, S., Goubet, A., Mosser, I., Browning, S. and Collins, A. L. 2019. The sources and dynamics of fine-grained sediment degrading the Freshwater Pearl Mussel (Margaritifera margaritifera) beds of the River Torridge, Devon, UK. Science of the Total Environment. 657 (March 20), pp. 420-434.

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.

Investigating the importance of recreational roads as a sediment source in a mountainous catchment using a fingerprinting procedure with different multivariate statistical techniques and a Bayesian un-mixing model

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Nosrati, K. and Collins, A. L. 2019. Investigating the importance of recreational roads as a sediment source in a mountainous catchment using a fingerprinting procedure with different multivariate statistical techniques and a Bayesian un-mixing model. Journal of Hydrology. 569 (February), pp. 506-518.

Land-use type affects nitrate production and consumption pathways in subtropical acidic soils

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Zhang, Y., Ding, H., Zheng, X., Ren, X., Cardenas, L. M., Carswell, A. M. and Misselbrook, T. H. 2019. Land-use type affects nitrate production and consumption pathways in subtropical acidic soils. Geoderma. 337 (1), pp. 22-31.

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).

Improved isotopic model based on 15N tracing and Rayleigh-type isotope fractionation for simulating differential sources of N2O emissions in a clay grassland soil

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Castellano-Hinojosa, A., Loick, N., Dixon, E. R., Matthews, P., Lewicka-Szczebak, D., Well, R., Bol, R., Charteris, A. and Cardenas, L. M. 2019. Improved isotopic model based on 15N tracing and Rayleigh-type isotope fractionation for simulating differential sources of N2O emissions in a clay grassland soil. Rapid Communications In Mass Spectrometry.

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.

Short-term air temperature forecasting using Nonparametric Functional Data Analysis and SARMA models

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Curceac, S., Ternynck, C., Ouarda, T. B. M. J, Chebana, F. and Niang, S. D. 2019. Short-term air temperature forecasting using Nonparametric Functional Data Analysis and SARMA models. Environmental Modelling & Software. 111, pp. 394-408.

A framework for the regional critical zone classification: the case of the Chinese Loess Plateau

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Lu, Y, Hu, J, Fu, B., Harris, P., Wu, L., Tong, X., Bai, Y. and Comber, A. J. 2019. A framework for the regional critical zone classification: the case of the Chinese Loess Plateau . National Science Review. 16 (1), pp. 14-18.

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.

Fate and transport of urea-N in a rain-fed ridge-furrow crop system with plastic mulch

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Guo, S., Jiang, R., Qu, H., Wang, Y., Misselbrook, T., Gunina, A. and Kuzyakov, Y. 2019. Fate and transport of urea-N in a rain-fed ridge-furrow crop system with plastic mulch . Soil & Tillage Research. 186 (March), pp. 214-223.

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.

Soil nitrous oxide emissions from grassland: potential inhibitor effect of hippuric acid

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Ciganda, V. S., Lopez-Aizpun, M., Repullo, M. A., Wu, D., Terra, J. A., Elustondo, D., Clough, T. and Cardenas, L. M. 2019. Soil nitrous oxide emissions from grassland: potential inhibitor effect of hippuric acid. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science. 182, pp. 40-47.

Assessment of empirical algorithms for bathymetry extraction using Sentinel-2 data

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Casal, G., Monteys, X., Hedley, J., Harris, P., Cahalane, C. and McCarthy, T. 2019. Assessment of empirical algorithms for bathymetry extraction using Sentinel-2 data. International Journal Of Remote Sensing.

Quantifying the spatio-temporal drivers of planned vegetation restoration on ecosystem services at a large regional scale

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Liu, Y., Lu, Y., Fu, B-J., Harris, P. and Wu, L. 2019. Quantifying the spatio-temporal drivers of planned vegetation restoration on ecosystem services at a large regional scale. Science of the Total Environment. 650 (1), pp. 1029-1040.

Distance metric choice can both reduce and induce collinearity in geographically weighted regression

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Comber, A., Chi, K., Huy, M. Q., Nguyen, Q., Lu, B., Phe, H. H. and Harris, P. 2019. Distance metric choice can both reduce and induce collinearity in geographically weighted regression. Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science.

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.

Determining the sources of nutrient flux to water in headwater catchments: Examining the speciation balance to inform the targeting of mitigation measures

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Lloyd, C. E. M., Johnes, P. J., Freer, J. E., Carswell, A. M., Jones, J. I., Stirling, M. W., Hodgkinson, R. A., Richmond, C. and Collins, A. L. 2019. Determining the sources of nutrient flux to water in headwater catchments: Examining the speciation balance to inform the targeting of mitigation measures. Science of the Total Environment. 648, pp. 1179-1200.

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.

When multi-functional landscape meets critical zone science: advancing multi-disciplinary research for sustainable human well-being

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Luo, Y., Lu, Y., Fu, B., Harris, P., Wu, L. and Comber, A. 2019. When multi-functional landscape meets critical zone science: advancing multi-disciplinary research for sustainable human well-being. National Science Review.

Soil compaction effects upon litter decomposition in an arable field and implications for management of crop residues and headlands

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Carlesso, L., Beadle, A., Cook, S. M., Graham, H., Ritz, K., Sparkes, D., Wu, L. and Murray, P. J. 2019. Soil compaction effects upon litter decomposition in an arable field and implications for management of crop residues and headlands. Applied Soil Ecology. 134, pp. 31-37.

Effects of seasonal water-level fluctuation on soil pore structure in the Three Gorges Reservoir, China

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Zhang, S-J., Tang, Q., Bao, Y-H., He, X-B., Tian, F-X., Lu, F-Y., Wang, M-F. and Anjum, R. 2018. Effects of seasonal water-level fluctuation on soil pore structure in the Three Gorges Reservoir, China. Journal of Mountain Science. 15 (10), pp. 2192-2206.

Root imaging showing comparisons in root distribution and ontogeny in novel Festulolium populations and closely related perennial ryegrass varieties

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Humphreys, M. W., Doonan, J. H., Boyle, R., Rodriguez, A. C., Marley, C. L., Williams, K., Farrell, M. S., Brook, J., Gasior, D., Loka, D., Collins, R. P., Marshall, A. H., Allen, D. K., Yadav, R. S., Dungait, J. A. J., Murray, P. J. and Harper, J. A. 2018. Root imaging showing comparisons in root distribution and ontogeny in novel Festulolium populations and closely related perennial ryegrass varieties. Food and Energy Security. 7 (e00145).

A synthetic analysis of livestock manure substitution effects on organic carbon changes in China's arable topsoil

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Ren, F., Zhang, X., Liu, J., Sun, N., Sun, Z., Wu, L. and Xu, M. 2018. A synthetic analysis of livestock manure substitution effects on organic carbon changes in China's arable topsoil. Catena. 171, pp. 1-10.

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.

Response of crop yield and nitrogen use efficiency for wheat-maize cropping system to future climate change in northern China

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Liang, S., Li, Y., Zhang, X., Sun, Z., Sun, N., Duan, Y., Xu, M. and Wu, L. 2018. Response of crop yield and nitrogen use efficiency for wheat-maize cropping system to future climate change in northern China. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 262, pp. 310-321.

Prediction of storm‐based nutrient loss incorporating the estimated runoff and soil loss at a slope scale on the Loess Plateau

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Shi, W., Huang, M. and Wu, L. 2018. Prediction of storm‐based nutrient loss incorporating the estimated runoff and soil loss at a slope scale on the Loess Plateau. Land Degradation & Development. 29 (9), pp. 2899-2910.