Sustainable Agriculture Sciences North Wyke

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

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Field-based determination of controls on runoff and fine sediment generation from lowland grazing livestock fields

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Pulley, S. and Collins, A. L. 2019. Field-based determination of controls on runoff and fine sediment generation from lowland grazing livestock fields. Journal of Environmental Management. 249, p. 109365.

Insights into Pasteurellaceae carriage dynamics in the nasal passages of healthy beef calves

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Lee, M. R. F., Bailey, M., Mead, A., Morales-Aza, B., Reynolds, R., Vipond, B., Finn, A., Eisler, M.C. and Thomas, A.C. 2019. Insights into Pasteurellaceae carriage dynamics in the nasal passages of healthy beef calves. Scientific Reports. 9 (11943), p. 11943.

Survey of husbandry and health on UK commercial dairy goat farms

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Anzuino, K., Knowles, T. G., Lee, M. R. F. and Grogono-Thomas, R. 2019. Survey of husbandry and health on UK commercial dairy goat farms. Veterinary Record.

Fingerprinting sub-basin spatial sediment sources in a large Iranian catchment under dry-land cultivation and rangeland farming: combining geochemical tracers and weathering indices

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Raigani, Z. M., Nosrati, K. and Collins, A. L. 2019. Fingerprinting sub-basin spatial sediment sources in a large Iranian catchment under dry-land cultivation and rangeland farming: combining geochemical tracers and weathering indices. Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies. 24, p. 100613.

A palaeoenvironmental study of particle size‐specific connectivity—New insights and implications from the West Sussex Rother Catchment, United Kingdom

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Foster, I. D. L., Biddulph, M., Boardman, J., Copeland-Phillips, R., Evans, J., Pulley, S., Zhang, Y. and Collins, A. L. 2019. A palaeoenvironmental study of particle size‐specific connectivity—New insights and implications from the West Sussex Rother Catchment, United Kingdom. River Research and Applications.

Seasonal variations in N2 and N2O emissions from a wheat-maize cropping system

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Chen, T., Oenema, O., Li, J., Misselbrook, T. H., Dong, W., Qin, S., Yuan, H., Li, X. and Hu, C. 2019. Seasonal variations in N2 and N2O emissions from a wheat-maize cropping system. Biology And Fertility Of Soils. 55 (6), pp. 539-551.

Fingerprinting sub-basin spatial suspended sediment sources by combining geochemical tracers and weathering indices

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Nosrati, K., Fathi, Z. and Collins, A. L. 2019. Fingerprinting sub-basin spatial suspended sediment sources by combining geochemical tracers and weathering indices. Environmental Science and Pollution Research.

Phosphorus Use Efficiency and Fertilizers: future opportunities for improvements

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Blackwell, M. S. A., Darch, T. and Haslam, R. P. 2019. Phosphorus Use Efficiency and Fertilizers: future opportunities for improvements. Frontiers of Agricultural Science and Engineering.

Rainfall driven transport of carbon and nitrogen along karst slopes and associative interaction characteristic

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Song, X., Gao, Y., Green , S., Wen, X., Dungait, J. A. J., Xiong, B., Quine, T. and He, N. 2019. Rainfall driven transport of carbon and nitrogen along karst slopes and associative interaction characteristic. Journal of Hydrology. 573.

Soil C and N dynamics and hydrological processes in a maize-wheat rotation field subjected to different tillage and straw management practices

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Wang, L., Yuan, X., Liu, C., Li, Z., Chen, F., Li, S., Wu, L. and Liu, Y. 2019. Soil C and N dynamics and hydrological processes in a maize-wheat rotation field subjected to different tillage and straw management practices. Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment. 285 (1 December), p. 106616.

Forage consumption and its effects on performance of growing swine – discussed in relation to European wild boar (Sus scrofa L.) in semi-extensive systems: A review

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Rivero, M. J., Rodriguez-Estevez, V., Pietrosemoli, S., Carballo, C., Cooke, A. S. and Kongsted, A. G. 2019. Forage consumption and its effects on performance of growing swine – discussed in relation to European wild boar (Sus scrofa L.) in semi-extensive systems: A review. Animals. 9 (7), p. 457.

The Effect of Drying Methods on Water-Soluble Carbohydrates and Crude Protein Concentrations and Their Ratio in Two Perennial Ryegrass Cultivars

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Moscoso, C. J., Morgan, S. A. and Rivero, M. J. 2019. The Effect of Drying Methods on Water-Soluble Carbohydrates and Crude Protein Concentrations and Their Ratio in Two Perennial Ryegrass Cultivars. Agronomy. 9 (7), p. 383.

Simultaneous Quantification of Soil Phosphorus Labile Pool and Desorption Kinetics Using DGTs and 3D-DIFS

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Menezes-Blackburn, D., Sun, J., Lehto, N. J., Zhang, H., Strutter, M., Giles, C. D., Darch, T., George, T. S., Shand, C., Lumsdon, D., Blackwell, M. S. A., Wearing, C., Cooper, P., Wendler, R., Brown, L., Al-Kasbi, M. and Haygarth, P. M. 2019. Simultaneous Quantification of Soil Phosphorus Labile Pool and Desorption Kinetics Using DGTs and 3D-DIFS. Environmental Science & Technology. 53 (12), pp. 6718-6728.

Twenty-three unsolved problems in hydrology (UPH) – a community perspective

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Bloschl, G., Bierkens, M., Chambel, A., Cudennec, C., Destouni, G., Fiori, A., Kirchner, J. W., McDonnell, J. J., Sivapalan, M., Stumpp, C., Toth, E., Volpi, E., Carr, G., Lupton, C., Salinas, J., Szeles, B., Viglione, A., Aksoy, H., Allen, S. T., Amin, A., Andreassian, V., Arheimer, B., Aryal, S. K., Baker, V., Bardsley, E., Barendrecht, M. H., Bartosova, A., Batelaan, O., Berghuijs, W. R., Beven, K., Blume. T., Bogaard, T., Borges de Amorim, P., Bottcher, M. E., Boulet, G., Breinl, K., Brilly, M., Brocca, L., Buytaert, W., Castellarin, A., Castelletti, A., Chen, X., Chen ,Y., Chen , Y., Chifflard, P., Claps, P., Clark, M. P., Collins, A. L., Croke, B., Dathe, A., David, P. C., De Barros, F. P. J., De Rooij, G., Di Baldassarre, G., Driscoll, J. M., Duethmann, D., Dwivedi, R., Eris, E., Farmer, W. H., Feiccabrino, J., Ferguson, G., Ferrari, E., Ferrais, S., Fersch, B., Finger, D., Foglia, L., Fowler, K., Gartsman, B., Gascoin, S., Gaume, E., Gelfan, A., Geris, J., Gharari, S., Gleeson, T., Glendell, M., Gonzalez Bevacqua, A., Gonzalez-Dugo, M. P., Grimaldi, S., Gupta, A. B., Guse, B., Han, D., Hannah, D., Harpold, A., Haun, S., Heal, K., Helfricht, K., Herrnegger, M., Hipsey, M., Hlavacikova, H., Hohmann, C., Holko, L., Hopkinson, C., Hrachowitz, M., Illangasekare, T. H., Inam, A., Innocente, C., Istanbulluoglu, E., Jarihani, B., Kalantari, Z., Kalvans, A., Khanal, S., Khatami, S., Kiesel, J., Kirby, M., Knoben, W., Kochanek, K., Kohnova, S., Kolechkina, A., Krause, S., Kreamer, D., Kreibich, H., Kunstmann, H., Lange, H., Liberato, M. L. R., Lindquist, E., Link, T., Liu, J., Loucks, D. P., Luce, C., Mahe, G., Makarieva, O., Malard, J., Mashtayeva, S., Maskey, S., Mas-Pla, J., Mavrova-Guirguinova, M., Mazzoleni, M., Mernild, S., Misstear, B. D., Montanari, A., Muller-Thomy, H., Nabizadeh, A., Nardi, F., Neale, C., Nesterova, N., Nurtaev, B., Odongo, V. O., Panda, S., Pande, S., Pang, Z., Papacharalampous, G., Perrin, C., Pfister, L., Pimentel, R., Polo, M. J., Post, D., Prieto Sierra, C., Ramos, M-H., Renner, M., Reynolds, J. E., Ridolfi, E., Rigon, R., Riva, M., Robertson, D. E., Rosso, R., Roy, T., Sa, J. H. M., Salvadori, G., Sandells, M., Schaefli, B., Schumann, A., Scolobig, A., Seibert, J., Servat, E., Shafieri, M., Sharma, A., Sidibe, M., Sidle, R. C., Skaugen, T., Smith, H., Spiessel, S. M., Stein, L., Steinsland, I., Strasser, U., Su, B., Szolgay, J., Tarboton, D., Tauro, F., Thirel, G., Tian, F., Tong, R., Tussupova, K., Tryalsi, H., Uijlenhoet, R., Van Beek, R., Van der Ent, R. J., Van der Ploeg, M., Van Loon, A. F., Van Meerveld, I., Van Nooijen, R., Van Oel, P. R., Vidal, J-P., Von Freyberg, J., Vorogushyn, S., Wachniew, P., Wade, A. J., Ward, P., Westerberg, I. K., White, C., Wood, E. F., Woods, R., Xu, Z., Yilmaz, K. K. and Zhang, Y. 2019. Twenty-three unsolved problems in hydrology (UPH) – a community perspective. Hydrological Sciences Journal-Journal Des Sciences Hydrologiques. 64 (10), pp. 1141-1158.

The impact of metal-rich sediments derived from mining on freshwater stream life

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Jones, I. J., Murphy, J. F., Collins, A. L., Spencer, K. L., Rainbow, P. S., Arnold, A., Pretty, J. L., Moorhouse A. M. L., Aguilera, V., Edwards, P., Parsonage, F., Potter, H. and Whitehouse, P. 2019. The impact of metal-rich sediments derived from mining on freshwater stream life. in: De Voogt, P. (ed.) Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology Volume 248. Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology (Continuation of Residue Reviews) Springer. pp. 111-189

Smart forage selection could significantly improve soil health in the tropics

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Horrocks, C. A., Arango, J., Arevalo, A., Nunez, J., Cardoso, J. A. and Dungait, J. A. J. 2019. Smart forage selection could significantly improve soil health in the tropics. Science of the Total Environment. pp. 1-50.

Impact of transition from permanent pasture to new swards on the nitrogen use efficiency, nitrogen and carbon budgets of beef and sheep production

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Carswell, A. M., Gongadze, K., Misselbrook, T. H. and Wu, L. 2019. Impact of transition from permanent pasture to new swards on the nitrogen use efficiency, nitrogen and carbon budgets of beef and sheep production. Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment. 283 (1 November), p. 106572.

Impact of 13-years of nitrogen addition on nitrous oxide and methane fluxes and ecosystem respiration in a temperate grassland

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Chen, S., Hao, T., Goulding, K. W. T., Misselbrook, T. H. and Liu, X. 2019. Impact of 13-years of nitrogen addition on nitrous oxide and methane fluxes and ecosystem respiration in a temperate grassland. Environmental Pollution. 252, pp. 675-681.

A Generic Approach for Live prediction of the risk of agricultural field runoff and delivery to watercourses: linking parsimonious soil-water-connectivity models with live weather data APIs in decision tools

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Comber, A., Collins, A. L., Haro-Monteagudo, D., Hess, T., Zhang, Y., Smith, A. and Turner, A. 2019. A Generic Approach for Live prediction of the risk of agricultural field runoff and delivery to watercourses: linking parsimonious soil-water-connectivity models with live weather data APIs in decision tools. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 3, p. Article 42.

Assessing the ability of silage lactic acid bacteria to incorporate and transform inorganic selenium within laboratory scale silos

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Lee, M. R. F., Fleming, H., Cogan, T., Hodgson, C. J. and Davies, D. R. 2019. Assessing the ability of silage lactic acid bacteria to incorporate and transform inorganic selenium within laboratory scale silos. Animal Feed Science and Technology. 253, pp. 125-134.

Grazing preference of dairy cows and pasture productivity for different cultivars of perennial ryegrass under contrasting managements

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Rivero, M. J., Balocchi, O. L., Neumann, F. L. and Siebald, J. A. 2019. Grazing preference of dairy cows and pasture productivity for different cultivars of perennial ryegrass under contrasting managements. Animals. 9 (5), pp. 253-265.

Application of Bayesian statistics to estimate nitrous oxide emission factors of three nitrogen fertilisers on UK grasslands

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Cowan, N., Levy, P., Drewer, J., Carswell, A. M., Shaw, R., Simmons, I., Bache, C., Marinheiro, J., Brichet, J., Sanchez-Rodriguez, A. R., Cotton, J., Hill, P.W., Chadwick, D. R., Jones, D. L., Misselbrook, T. H. and Skiba, U. 2019. Application of Bayesian statistics to estimate nitrous oxide emission factors of three nitrogen fertilisers on UK grasslands. Environment International. 128, pp. 362-370.

Metrics of biomass, live-weight gain and nitrogen loss of ryegrass sheep pasture in the 21st century

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Shepherd, A., Hartman, M. D., Fitton, N., Horrocks, C. A., Dunn, R., Hastings, A. and Cardenas, L. M. 2019. Metrics of biomass, live-weight gain and nitrogen loss of ryegrass sheep pasture in the 21st century. Science of the Total Environment.

Differentiating the geographical origin of Ethiopian coffee using XRF- and ICP-based multi-element and stable isotope profiling

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Upadhayay, H. R., Worku, M., Latruwe, K., Taylor, A., Blake, W., Vanhaecke, F., Duchateau, L. and Boeckx, P. 2019. Differentiating the geographical origin of Ethiopian coffee using XRF- and ICP-based multi-element and stable isotope profiling. Food Chemistry. 290 (30 August), pp. 295-307.

Spatiotemporal differences in the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi communities in soil and roots in response to long-term organic compost inputs in an intensive agricultural cropping system on the North China Plain

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Liu, W., Zhang, Y., Jiang, S., Murray, P. J., Liao, L., Li, X. and Zhang, J. 2019. Spatiotemporal differences in the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi communities in soil and roots in response to long-term organic compost inputs in an intensive agricultural cropping system on the North China Plain. Journal of Soils and Sediments. 19 (5), p. 2520–2533.

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.

A response to “A comment on Geographically weighted regression with parameter-specific distance metrics.”

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Lu, B., Brunsdon, C., Charlton, M. and Harris, P. 2019. A response to “A comment on Geographically weighted regression with parameter-specific distance metrics.” . International Journal Of Geographical Information Science. 33 (7), pp. 1300-1312.

The forgotten semantics of regression modelling in Geography

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Comber, L., Harris, P., Lu, Y., Wu, L. and Atkinson, P. M. 2019. The forgotten semantics of regression modelling in Geography. Geographical Analysis . pp. 1-22.

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.