Sustainable Agriculture Sciences North Wyke

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

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Decadal loss of paddy fields driven by cumulative human activities in the Three Gorges Reservoir area, China

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
He, X., Wang, M., Tang, Q., Bao, Y. and Khurram, D. 2020. Decadal loss of paddy fields driven by cumulative human activities in the Three Gorges Reservoir area, China. Land Degradation & Development. pp. 1-13.

The ‘Palo a Pique’ Long-Term Research Platform: First 25 years of a Crop-Livestock Experiment in Uruguay

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Rovira, P., Ayala, W., Terra, J., Garcia-Prechac, F, Harris, P., Lee, M. R. F. and Rivero, M. J. 2020. The ‘Palo a Pique’ Long-Term Research Platform: First 25 years of a Crop-Livestock Experiment in Uruguay. Agronomy. 10 (3), p. 441.

Dry cropland changes in China's Three Gorges Reservoir Region during the period 1990 to 2015

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Wang, M., Tian, F., He, X., Anjum, R., Bao, Y. and Collins, A. L. 2020. Dry cropland changes in China's Three Gorges Reservoir Region during the period 1990 to 2015. Journal of Mountain Science. 17, pp. 516-527.

Effect of N stabilizers on fertilizer-N fate in the soil-crop system: A metaanalysis

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Sha, Z., Ma, X., Wang, J., Lv, T., Li, Q., Misselbrook, T. H. and Liu, X. 2020. Effect of N stabilizers on fertilizer-N fate in the soil-crop system: A metaanalysis. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. 290, p. 106763.

Application of monoclonal antibodies in quantifying fungal growth dynamics during aerobic spoilage of silage

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Le Cocq, K., Brown, B., Hodgson, C. J., McFadzean, J., Horrocks, C. A., Lee, M. R. F. and Davies, D. 2020. Application of monoclonal antibodies in quantifying fungal growth dynamics during aerobic spoilage of silage. Microbial Biotechnology.

Methane Emissions, Performance and Carcass Characteristics of Different Lines of Beef Steers Reared on Pasture and Finished in Feedlot

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Meo-Filho, P., Berndt, A., Marcondes, C. R., Pedroso, A. F., Sakamoto, L.S., Boas, D. F. V., Rodrigues, P. H. M., Rivero, M. J. and Bueno, I. C. S. 2020. Methane Emissions, Performance and Carcass Characteristics of Different Lines of Beef Steers Reared on Pasture and Finished in Feedlot. Animals. 10 (2), p. 303.

Sensitivity of source apportionment predicted by a Bayesian tracer mixing model to the inclusion of a sediment connectivity index as an informative prior: Illustration using the Kharka catchment (Nepal)

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Upadhayay, H. R., Lamichhane, S., Bajracharya, R. M., Cornelis, W., Collins, A. L. and Boeckx, P. 2020. Sensitivity of source apportionment predicted by a Bayesian tracer mixing model to the inclusion of a sediment connectivity index as an informative prior: Illustration using the Kharka catchment (Nepal). Science of the Total Environment. 713, p. 136703.

Lactoferrin quantification in cattle faeces by ELISA

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Cooke, A. S., Watt, K. A., Albery, G. F., Morgan, E. R. and Dungait, J. A. J. 2020. Lactoferrin quantification in cattle faeces by ELISA. PeerJ. 8, p. e8631.

Optimizing farmyard manure and cattle slurry applications for intensively managed grasslands based on UK-DNDC model simulations

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Shah, S. H. H., Li, Y., Wang, J. and Collins, A. L. 2020. Optimizing farmyard manure and cattle slurry applications for intensively managed grasslands based on UK-DNDC model simulations. Science of the Total Environment. 714, p. 136672.

Meta-analysis of global livestock urine-derived nitrous oxide emissions from agricultural soils.

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Lopez, M., Horrocks, C. A., Charteris, A., Marsden, K. A., Ciganda, V. S., Evans, J., Chadwick, D. R. and Cardenas, L. M. 2020. Meta-analysis of global livestock urine-derived nitrous oxide emissions from agricultural soils. Global Change Biology. 00, pp. 1-12.

Spatial mapping of the provenance of storm dust: Application of data mining and ensemble modelling

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Gholami, G., Mohamadifar, A. and Collins, A. L. 2020. Spatial mapping of the provenance of storm dust: Application of data mining and ensemble modelling. Atmospheric Research. 233 (104716).

Predicting climate change impacts on maritime Antarctic soils: A space-for-time substitution study

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Horrocks, C. A., Newsham, K. K., Cox, F., Garnett, M. H., Robinson, C. H. and Dungait, J. A. J. 2020. Predicting climate change impacts on maritime Antarctic soils: A space-for-time substitution study. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 141, p. 107682.

Soil nutrients of different land-use types and topographic positions in the water-wind erosion crisscross region of China's Loess Plateau

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Ge, J., Wang, S., Fan, J., Gongadze, K. and Wu, L. 2020. Soil nutrients of different land-use types and topographic positions in the water-wind erosion crisscross region of China's Loess Plateau. Catena. 184, p. 104243.

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. 2020. 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

Changes of oxygen isotope values of soil P pools associated with changes in soil pH

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Pfahler, V., Macdonald, A. J., Mead, A., Smith, A. C., Tamburini, F., Blackwell, M. S. A. and Granger, S. J. 2020. Changes of oxygen isotope values of soil P pools associated with changes in soil pH. Scientific Reports. 10 (2065).

The UK Environmental Change Network datasets - integrated and co-located data for long-term environmental research (1993-2015)

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Rennie, S., Andrews, C., Atkinson, S., Beaumont, D. A., Benham, S., Bowmaker, V., Dick, J., Dodd, B., McKenna, C., Pallett, D., Rose, R., Schafer, S., Scott, T., Sherrin, L., Taylor, C. and Watson, H. The UK Environmental Change Network datasets - integrated and co-located data for long-term environmental research (1993-2015). Earth System Science Data.

Fingerprinting the sources of water-mobilized sediment threatening agricultural and water resource sustainability: Progress, challenges and prospects in China

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Tang, Q., Fu, B., Wen, A., Zhang, X., He, X. and Collins, A. L. 2019. Fingerprinting the sources of water-mobilized sediment threatening agricultural and water resource sustainability: Progress, challenges and prospects in China. Science China Earth Sciences. 62, pp. 2017-2030.

Soil functions and ecosystem services research in the Chinese karst Critical Zone

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Green, S. A. and Dungait, J. A. J. 2019. Soil functions and ecosystem services research in the Chinese karst Critical Zone. Chemical Geology. 527, p. 119107.

Simulation of Phosphorus Chemistry, Uptake and Utilisation by Winter Wheat

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Wu, L., Blackwell, M. S. A., Dunham, S. J., Hernandez, J. M. B. and McGrath, S. P. 2019. Simulation of Phosphorus Chemistry, Uptake and Utilisation by Winter Wheat. Plants. 8 (10), p. 404.

Mechanisms behind the inhibition of autotrophic nitrification following rice-straw incorporation in a subtropical acid soil

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Zhang, Y., Zheng, X., Guo, B., Yu, J., Carswell, A. M., Misselbrook, T. H., Zhang, J., Muller, C., Chen, D. and Ding, H. 2019. Mechanisms behind the inhibition of autotrophic nitrification following rice-straw incorporation in a subtropical acid soil. Soil & Tillage Research. 196, p. 104436.

Crop production in Pakistan and low nitrogen use efficiencies

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Shahzad, A. N., Qureshi, M. K., Wakeel, A. and Misselbrook, T. H. 2019. Crop production in Pakistan and low nitrogen use efficiencies. Nature Sustainability. 2, pp. 1106-1114.

Short-Term Effect of Daily Herbage Allowance Restriction on Pasture Condition and the Performance of Grazing Dairy Cows during Autumn

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Merino, V. M., Balocchi, O. A., Rivero, M. J. and Pulido, R. G. 2019. Short-Term Effect of Daily Herbage Allowance Restriction on Pasture Condition and the Performance of Grazing Dairy Cows during Autumn. Animals. 10 (1), p. 62.

Effects of urease and nitrification inhibitors on soil N, nitrifier abundance and activity in a sandy loam soil

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Fu, Q., Abadie, M., Blaud, A., Carswell, A. M., Misselbrook, T. H., Clark, I. M. and Hirsch, P. R. 2019. Effects of urease and nitrification inhibitors on soil N, nitrifier abundance and activity in a sandy loam soil . Biology And Fertility Of Soils. pp. 1-10.

Understanding satellite-derived bathymetry using Sentinel 2 imagery and spatial prediction models

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Casal, G., Harris, P., Monteys, X., Hedley, J., Cahalane, C. and McCarthy, T. 2019. Understanding satellite-derived bathymetry using Sentinel 2 imagery and spatial prediction models. GIScience & Remote Sensing.

A soil quality index for evaluation of degradation under land use and soil erosion categories in a small mountainous catchment, Iran

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Nosrati, K. and Collins, A. L. 2019. A soil quality index for evaluation of degradation under land use and soil erosion categories in a small mountainous catchment, Iran. Journal of Mountain Science. 16 (11), pp. 2577-2590.

Milk Production, Milk Quality and Behaviour of Dairy Cows Grazing on Swards with Low and High Water-Soluble Carbohydrates Content in Autumn: A Pilot Trial

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Merino, V. M., Balocchi, O. A. and Rivero, M. J. 2019. Milk Production, Milk Quality and Behaviour of Dairy Cows Grazing on Swards with Low and High Water-Soluble Carbohydrates Content in Autumn: A Pilot Trial. Animals. 9 (12), p. 1012.

Some challenges and opportunities for grazing dairy cows on temperate pastures

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Wilkinson, J. M., Lee, M. R. F., Rivero, M. J. and Chamberlain, T. 2019. Some challenges and opportunities for grazing dairy cows on temperate pastures. Grass and Forage Science. 00, pp. 1-17.

A rapid ammonium fluoride method to determine the oxygen isotope ratio of available phosphorus in tropical soils

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Pfahler, V., Bielnicka, A., Smith, A. C., Granger, S. J., Blackwell, M. S. A. and Turner, B. L. 2019. A rapid ammonium fluoride method to determine the oxygen isotope ratio of available phosphorus in tropical soils. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry.

Thorium content in soil, water and sediment samples and fluvial sediment-associated transport in a catchment system with a semi-arid interface, Brazil

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Nascimento, R. C., da Silva, Yuri J. A. B., do Nascimento, C. W. A., da Silva, Ygor J. A. B., da Silva, R. J. A. B. and Collins, A. L. 2019. Thorium content in soil, water and sediment samples and fluvial sediment-associated transport in a catchment system with a semi-arid interface, Brazil. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. pp. 1-9.

Fractal characterization of sediment particle-size distribution in the water-level fluctuation zone of the Three Gorges Reservoir, China

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Li, J-L, Bao, Y-H, Wei, J., He, X-B, Tang, Q. and Namajimana, J. de Dieu 2019. Fractal characterization of sediment particle-size distribution in the water-level fluctuation zone of the Three Gorges Reservoir, China. Journal of Mountain Science. 16 (9), pp. 2020-2038.

Adjustments of leaf traits and whole plant leaf area for balancing water supply and demand in Robinia pseudoacacia under different precipitation conditions on the Loess Plateau

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Zhang, Z., Huang, M., Zhao, X. and Wu, L. 2019. Adjustments of leaf traits and whole plant leaf area for balancing water supply and demand in Robinia pseudoacacia under different precipitation conditions on the Loess Plateau. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 279, p. 107733.

Composition and variation of soil δ15N stable isotope in natural ecosystems

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Shan, Y., Huang, M., Suo, L., Zhao, X. and Wu, L. 2019. Composition and variation of soil δ15N stable isotope in natural ecosystems. Catena. 183, p. 104236.

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, p. 00133.

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 (10), p. 2282.

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 (10), p. 554.

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. 59 (11), pp. 1999-2009.

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.