Sustainable Agriculture Sciences North Wyke

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

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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.

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.

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.

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. 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, pp. 108-122.

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 .

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.

In search of artificial domatia for predatory mites

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Bresch, C., Carlesso, L., Suay, R., Van Oudenhove, L., Touzeau, S., Fatnassi, H., Ottenwaelder, L., Paris, B., Poncet, C., Maileret, L., Messelink, G. and Parolin, P. 2018. In search of artificial domatia for predatory mites. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 29 (2), pp. 131-148.

Nitrogen functional gene activity in soil profiles under progressive vegetative recovery after abandonment of agriculture at the Puding Karst Critical Zone Observatory, SW China

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Li, D., Zhang, X., Green, s., Dungait, J. A. J., Wen, X., Tang, Y., Guo, Z., Yang, Y., Sun, X. and Quine, T. 2018. Nitrogen functional gene activity in soil profiles under progressive vegetative recovery after abandonment of agriculture at the Puding Karst Critical Zone Observatory, SW China. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 125, pp. 93-102.

Laminitis in dairy goats (Capra aegagrus hircus) on a low-forage diet

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Groenevelt, M., Anzuino, K., Cahalan, S. D., Hunt, N., Lee, M. R. F. and Grogono-Thomas, R. 2018. Laminitis in dairy goats (Capra aegagrus hircus) on a low-forage diet. Veterinary Record Case Report. (6), p. e000652.

Replacing a permanent pasture and its effect in the first year on a commercial dairy farm

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Rivero-Viera, J., Orr, R. J., Coumbe, J., Willson, B., Evans, J. and Lee, M. R. F. 2018. Replacing a permanent pasture and its effect in the first year on a commercial dairy farm. Agro Sur. 46 (1), pp. 3-12.

Creating productive diverse grassland for multi-ecosystem services: an example of agri-environment schemes policies driven by science in United Kingdom

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Beaumont, D. A., Griffith, B. A., Dunn, R. M., Orr, R. J., Rivero-Viera, J., Woodcock, B., Pywell, R. and Tallowin, J. R. B. 2018. Creating productive diverse grassland for multi-ecosystem services: an example of agri-environment schemes policies driven by science in United Kingdom. Agro Sur. 46 (2), pp. 3-5.

Water stress in maize production in the drylands of the Loess Plateau

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Zhu, W., Li, H.J., Qu, H.C., Wang, Y.L., Misselbrook, T., Li, X. and Jiang, R. 2018. Water stress in maize production in the drylands of the Loess Plateau. Vadose Zone Journal. 17 (1).

Bed and suspended sediment-associated rare earth element concentrations and fluxes in a polluted Brazilian river system

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

da Silva, Y., Nascimento, C., da Silva, Y., Amorim, F., Singh, V. and Collins, A. L. 2018. Bed and suspended sediment-associated rare earth element concentrations and fluxes in a polluted Brazilian river system . Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 25 (34), pp. 34426-34437.

Pyrolysis temperature during biochar production alters its subsequent utilization by microorganisms in an acid arable soil

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Luo, Y., Dungait, J. A. J., Zhao, X., Brookes, P. C., Durenkamp, M., Li, G. and Lin, Q. 2018. Pyrolysis temperature during biochar production alters its subsequent utilization by microorganisms in an acid arable soil. Land Degradation & Development. 29 (7), pp. 2183-2188.

Intercropping flowering plants in maize systems increases pollinator diversity

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Norris, S. L., Blackshaw, R. P., Critchley, C. N. R., Dunn, R. M., Smith, K. E., Williams, J., Randall, N. P. and Murray, P. J. 2018. Intercropping flowering plants in maize systems increases pollinator diversity. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. 20 (2), pp. 246-254.

Attribution of explanatory factors for change in soil organic carbon density in the native grasslands of Inner Mongolia, China

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Jin, D., Murray, P. J., Xin, X., Qin, Y., Chen, B., Qing, G., Zhang, Z. and Yan, R. 2018. Attribution of explanatory factors for change in soil organic carbon density in the native grasslands of Inner Mongolia, China. Journal of Arid Land. 10 (3), pp. 375-387.

Straw incorporation increases crop yield and soil organic carbon sequestration but varies under different natural conditions and farming practices in China: a system analysis

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Han, X., Xu, C., Dungait, J. A. J., Bol, R., Wang, X., Wu, W. and Meng, F. 2018. Straw incorporation increases crop yield and soil organic carbon sequestration but varies under different natural conditions and farming practices in China: a system analysis. Biogeosciences. 15 (7), pp. 1933-1946.

Soil microbial populations in deep floodplain soils are adapted to infrequent but regular carbon substrate addition

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Cressey, E. L., Dungait, J. A. J., Jones, D. L., Nicholas, A. P. and Quine, T. A. 2018. Soil microbial populations in deep floodplain soils are adapted to infrequent but regular carbon substrate addition. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 122, pp. 60-70.

Natural and anthropogenic forcing of Holocene lake ecosystem development at Lake Uddelermeer (The Netherlands)

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Engels, S., van Oostrom, R., Cherli, C., Dungait, J. A. J., Jansen, B., van Aken, J. M., van Geel, B. and Visser, P. M. 2018. Natural and anthropogenic forcing of Holocene lake ecosystem development at Lake Uddelermeer (The Netherlands). Journal Of Paleolimnology. 59 (3), pp. 329-347.

Migration and leaching characteristics of base cation: indicating environmental effects on soil alkalinity in a karst area

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Ma, M., Gao, Y., Song, X., Green, S. M., Xiong, B., Dungait, J. A. J., Peng, T., Quine, T. A., Wen, X. and He, N. 2018. Migration and leaching characteristics of base cation: indicating environmental effects on soil alkalinity in a karst area. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 25 (21), pp. 20899-20910.

Rothamsted Long-term experiments : guide to the classical and other long-term experiments, datasets and sample archive

E - Books edited/written by staff member, alone/with others

Macdonald, A. J., Poulton, P. R., Clark, I. M., Scott, T., Glendining, M. J., Perryman, S. A. M., Storkey, J., Bell, J. R., Shield, I. F., Mcmillan, V. E. and Hawkins, J. M. B. Macdonald, A. J. (ed.) 2018. Rothamsted Long-term experiments : guide to the classical and other long-term experiments, datasets and sample archive. Rothamsted Research, Harpenden.

Dry matter losses and quality changes during short rotation coppice willow storage in chip or rod form

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Whittaker, C., Yates, N. E., Powers, S. J., Misselbrook, T. H. and Shield, I. F. 2018. Dry matter losses and quality changes during short rotation coppice willow storage in chip or rod form. Biomass & Bioenergy. 112, pp. 29-36.

Tracing of particulate organic C sources across the terrestrial-aquatic continuum, a case study at the catchment scale (Carminowe Creek, southwest England)

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Glendell, M., Jones, R., Dungait, J. A. J., Meusburger, K., Schwendel, A. C., Barclay, R., Barker, S., Haley, S., Quine, T. A. and Meersmans, J. 2018. Tracing of particulate organic C sources across the terrestrial-aquatic continuum, a case study at the catchment scale (Carminowe Creek, southwest England). Science of the Total Environment. 616-617 (March), pp. 1077-1088.

Impact of microbial activity on the leaching of soluble N forms in soil

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Carswell, A. M., Hill, P. W., Jones, D. L., Blackwell, M. S. A., Johnes, P. J., Dixon, E. R. and Chadwick, D. R. 2018. Impact of microbial activity on the leaching of soluble N forms in soil. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 54 (1), pp. 21-25.

Atmospheric ammonia concentration modulates soil enzyme and microbial activity in an oak forest affecting soil microbial biomass

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals

Lopez-Aizpun, M., Arango-Mora, C., Santamaria, C., Lasheras, E., Santamaria, J. M., Ciganda, V. S., Cardenas, L. M. and Elustondo, D. 2018. Atmospheric ammonia concentration modulates soil enzyme and microbial activity in an oak forest affecting soil microbial biomass. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 116, pp. 378-387.