Sustainable Agriculture Sciences North Wyke

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

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Changes in soil microbial biomass with manure application in cropping systems: A meta-analysis

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Ren, F., Sun, N., Xu, M., Zhang, X., Wu, L. and Xu, M. 2019. Changes in soil microbial biomass with manure application in cropping systems: A meta-analysis. Soil & Tillage Research. 194, p. 104291.

Microbial Biomass Responses to Soil Drying-Rewetting and Phosphorus Leaching

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Khan, S. U., Hooda, P. S., Blackwell, M. S. A. and Busquets, R. 2019. Microbial Biomass Responses to Soil Drying-Rewetting and Phosphorus Leaching. Frontiers in Environmental Science. 7 (133).

Crop straw incorporation interacts with N fertilizer on N2O emissions in an intensively cropped farmland

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Cardenas, L. M. 2019. Crop straw incorporation interacts with N fertilizer on N2O emissions in an intensively cropped farmland. Geoderma. 34 (1 May), pp. 129-137.

Comparative Nutrient Profiling of Retail Goat and Cow Milk

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Stergiadis, S., Norskov, N. P., Purup, S., Givens, I. P. and Lee, M. R. F. 2019. Comparative Nutrient Profiling of Retail Goat and Cow Milk. Nutrients. 11.

The Mycotoxin Deoxynivalenol Significantly Alters the Function and Metabolism of Bovine Kidney Epithelial Cells In Vitro

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Bailey, J. R., Breton, J., Panic, G., Cogan, T. A., Bailey, M., Swann, J. A. and Lee, M. R. F. 2019. The Mycotoxin Deoxynivalenol Significantly Alters the Function and Metabolism of Bovine Kidney Epithelial Cells In Vitro. Toxins. 11.

The potential of silage lactic acid bacteria derived Nano-selenium as a dietary supplement in sheep

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Lee, M. R. F., Fleming, H. R., Whittington, F., Hodgson, C. J., Suraj, P. T. and Davies, D. R. 2019. The potential of silage lactic acid bacteria derived Nano-selenium as a dietary supplement in sheep. Animal Production Science.

A comparison of Landsat 8, RapidEye and Pleiades products for improving empirical predictions of satellite-derived bathymetry

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Cahalane, C, Magee, A, Monteys, X, Casal, G, Hanafin, J and Harris, P. 2019. A comparison of Landsat 8, RapidEye and Pleiades products for improving empirical predictions of satellite-derived bathymetry. Remote Sensing of Environment. 233, p. 111414.

Modeling crop yield and nitrogen use efficiency in wheat and maize production systems under future climate change

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Liang, S, Zhang, X., Sun, N., Xu, M. and Wu, L. 2019. Modeling crop yield and nitrogen use efficiency in wheat and maize production systems under future climate change. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 115 (1), pp. 117-136.

Ammonia emissions and mitigation from a concrete yard used by cattle

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Burchill, W., Reville, F., Misselbrook, T. H., O'Connell, C. and Lanigan, G. J. 2019. Ammonia emissions and mitigation from a concrete yard used by cattle. Biosystems Engineering. 184, pp. 181-189.

Nitrification represents the bottle-neck of sheep urine patch N2O emissions from extensively grazed organic soils

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Marsden, K. A., Holmberg, J. A., Jones, D. L., Charteris, A. F., Cardenas, L. M. and Chadwick, D. R. 2019. Nitrification represents the bottle-neck of sheep urine patch N2O emissions from extensively grazed organic soils. Science of the Total Environment. 695, p. 133786.

Applications of nutritional functional units in commodity-level life cycle assessment (LCA) of agri-food systems

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
McAuliffe, G. A., Takahashi, T. and Lee, M. R. F. 2019. Applications of nutritional functional units in commodity-level life cycle assessment (LCA) of agri-food systems. International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment.

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.

Fertilizer produced from abattoir waste can contribute to phosphorus sustainability, and biofortify crops with minerals

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Darch, T., Dunn, R. M., Guy, A., Hawkins, J. M. B., Ash, M., Frimpong, K. A. and Blackwell, M. S. A. 2019. Fertilizer produced from abattoir waste can contribute to phosphorus sustainability, and biofortify crops with minerals. PLOS ONE. 14 (9), p. e0221647.

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.

Segmented flow coil equilibrator coupled to a proton-transfer-reaction mass spectrometer for measurements of a broad range of volatile organic compounds in seawater

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Wohl, C., Capelle, D., Jones, A., Sturges, W. T., Nightingale, P., Else, B. G. T. and Yang, M. 2019. Segmented flow coil equilibrator coupled to a proton-transfer-reaction mass spectrometer for measurements of a broad range of volatile organic compounds in seawater. Ocean Science. 15, pp. 925-940.

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.

Evaluation of water dynamics of contour-levee irrigation system in sloped rice fields in Colombia

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Takeda, N., López-Galvis, L., Pineda, D., Castilla, A., Takahashi, T., Fukuda, S. and Kensuke, O. 2019. Evaluation of water dynamics of contour-levee irrigation system in sloped rice fields in Colombia. Agricultural Water Management. 217 (20 May), pp. 107-118.

Assessing the environmental impact of ruminant production systems

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Takahashi, T., McAuliffe, G. A. and Lee, M. R. F. 2019. Assessing the environmental impact of ruminant production systems. in: Weidema, B. (ed.) Assessing the environmental impact of agriculture Cambridge Burleigh Dodds. pp. 121-138

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. 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.