Sustainable Agriculture Sciences North Wyke

TitleSustainable Agriculture Sciences North Wyke
TypeScience Department
InstituteRothamsted Research
HeadAdrian Collins
Executive AssistantBerenice Firth

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Spatial changes and driving variables of topsoil organic carbon stocks in Chinese croplands under different fertilization strategies

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Ren, F., Misselbrook, T. H., Sun, N., Zhang, X., Zhang, S., Jiao, J., Xu, M. and Wu, L. 2021. Spatial changes and driving variables of topsoil organic carbon stocks in Chinese croplands under different fertilization strategies. Science of the Total Environment. 767 (article), p. 144350. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.144350

Predicting land susceptibility to atmospheric dust emissions in central Iran by combining integrated data mining and a regional climate model

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Gholami, H., Mohamadifar, A., Rahimi, S., Kaskaoutis, D.G. and Collins, A. L. 2021. Predicting land susceptibility to atmospheric dust emissions in central Iran by combining integrated data mining and a regional climate model . Atmospheric Pollution Research. 12 (4), pp. 172-187. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apr.2021.03.005

Elucidating suspended sediment dynamics in a glacierized catchment after an exceptional erosion event: The Djankuat catchment, Caucasus Mountains, Russia

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Tsyplenkov, A., Vanmaercke, M., Collins, A. L., Kharchenko, S. and Golosov, V. 2021. Elucidating suspended sediment dynamics in a glacierized catchment after an exceptional erosion event: The Djankuat catchment, Caucasus Mountains, Russia. Catena. 203 (105285). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2021.105285

Emerging from Below? Understanding the Livelihood Trajectories of Smallholder Livestock Farmers in Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

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Gwiriri, L., Bennet, J., Mapiye, C. and Burbi, S. 2021. Emerging from Below? Understanding the Livelihood Trajectories of Smallholder Livestock Farmers in Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Land. 10 (article), p. 226. https://doi.org/10.3390/land10020226

Metabolic and productive response and grazing behavior of lactating dairy cows supplemented with high moisture maize or cracked wheat grazing at two herbage allowances in spring

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Merino, V.M., Leichtle, L., Balocchi, O.A., Lanuza, F, Parga, J., Delagarde, R., Ruiz‐Albarran, M., Rivero, M. J. and Pulido, R.G. 2021. Metabolic and productive response and grazing behavior of lactating dairy cows supplemented with high moisture maize or cracked wheat grazing at two herbage allowances in spring. Animals. 11 (4), p. 919. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11040919

Relative efficacy and stability of biological and synthetic nitrification inhibitors in a highly nitrifying soil: Evidence of apparent nitrification inhibition by linoleic acid and linolenic acid

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Ma, Y., Jones, D. L., Wang, J., Cardenas, L. M. and Chadwick, D. R. 2021. Relative efficacy and stability of biological and synthetic nitrification inhibitors in a highly nitrifying soil: Evidence of apparent nitrification inhibition by linoleic acid and linolenic acid. European Journal of Soil Science. https://doi.org/10.1111/ejss.13096

Novel approaches to investigating spatial variability in channel bank total phosphorus at the catchment scale

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Granger, S. J., Harris, P., Upadhayay, H., Sint, H. M., Pulley, S., Stone, M., Krishnappan, B. G. and Collins, A. L. 2021. Novel approaches to investigating spatial variability in channel bank total phosphorus at the catchment scale. Catena. 202 (article), p. 105223. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2021.105223

Elucidating intra-storm variations in suspended sediment sources using a Bayesian fingerprinting approach

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Nosrati, K., Mohammadi-Raigani, Z., Haddadchi, A. and Collins, A. L. 2021. Elucidating intra-storm variations in suspended sediment sources using a Bayesian fingerprinting approach. Journal of Hydrology. 596 (article), p. 126115. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2021.126115

Sediment source apportionment using optical property composite signatures in a rural catchment, Brazil

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Collins, A. L., Zhang, Y., Pulley, S., Upadhayay, H., Amorim, F. F., Da Silva, Y. J. A. B., Nascimento, R. C., Tiecher, T., Do Nascimento, C. W. A. and Minella, J. P. G. 2021. Sediment source apportionment using optical property composite signatures in a rural catchment, Brazil. Catena. 202 (article), p. 105208. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2021.105208

Does cattle and sheep grazing under best management significantly elevate sediment losses? Evidence from the North Wyke Farm Platform, UK

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Pulley, S., Cardenas, L. M., Grau, P., Mullan, S., Rivero, M. J. and Collins, A. L. 2021. Does cattle and sheep grazing under best management significantly elevate sediment losses? Evidence from the North Wyke Farm Platform, UK. Journal of Soils and Sediments. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11368-021-02909-y

The New Era of Physio-logging and their Grand Challenges

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Fahlman, A., Aoki, K., Bale, G., Brijs, J., Chon, K., Drummond, C. K., Fore, M., Mantec, X., McDonald, B. I., Sakamoto K. Q., Suzuki, I., Rivero, M. J., Ropert-Coudert, Y. and Wisniewska, D. M. 2021. The New Era of Physio-logging and their Grand Challenges. Frontiers in Physiology. 12 (article), p. 669158. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2021.669158

Assessing the contribution of soil NOx emissions to European atmospheric pollution

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Skiba, U., Medinets, S., Cardenas, L. M., Carnell, E. J., Hutching, N. J. and Amon, B. 2021. Assessing the contribution of soil NOx emissions to European atmospheric pollution. Environmental Research Letters. 16 (2), p. 025009. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/abd2f2

Microbial metabolic response to winter warming stabilizes soil carbon

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Tian, J., Zong, N., Harley, I. P., He, N., Zhang, J., Powlson, D. S., Zhou, J., Kuzyakov, Y., Zhang, F., Yu, G. and Dungait, J. A. J. 2021. Microbial metabolic response to winter warming stabilizes soil carbon. Global Change Biology. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15538

The Equipment Used in the SF6 Technique to Estimate Methane Emissions Has No Major Effect on Dairy Cow Behavior

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Pereira, F. C., Teixeira, D. L., Boyle, L. A., Pinheiro Machado Filho, L.C., Williams, S. R. O. W. and Enriquez-Hidalgo, D. 2021. The Equipment Used in the SF6 Technique to Estimate Methane Emissions Has No Major Effect on Dairy Cow Behavior. Frontiers in veterinary science. 7, pp. 1-8. https://doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2020.620810

Dynamics of fluvial hydro-sedimentological, nutrient, particulate organic matter and effective particle size responses during the U.K. extreme wet winter of 2019–2020

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Upadhayay, H., Granger, S. J. and Collins, A. L. 2021. Dynamics of fluvial hydro-sedimentological, nutrient, particulate organic matter and effective particle size responses during the U.K. extreme wet winter of 2019–2020. Science of the Total Environment. 774 (article), p. 145722. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.145722

Using the Boruta algorithm and deep learning models for mapping land susceptibility to atmospheric dust emissions in Iran

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Gholami, H., Mohammadifar, A., Golzari, S., Kaskaoutis, D.G. and Collins, A. L. 2021. Using the Boruta algorithm and deep learning models for mapping land susceptibility to atmospheric dust emissions in Iran. Aeolian Research. 50 (article), p. 100682. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aeolia.2021.100682

Accumulation of trace metals in freshwater macroinvertebrates across metal contamination gradients

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Arnold, A., Murphy, J .F., Pretty, J. L., Duerdoth, C. P., Smith, B. D., Rainbow, P. S., Spencer, K. L., Collins, A. L. and Iwan Jones, J. 2021. Accumulation of trace metals in freshwater macroinvertebrates across metal contamination gradients. Environmental Pollution. 276 (116721). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2021.116721

A review of phosphate oxygen isotope values in global bedrocks: Characterising a critical endmember to the soil phosphorus system

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Smith, A. C., Pfahler, V., Tamburini, F., Blackwell, M. S. A. and Granger, S. J. 2021. A review of phosphate oxygen isotope values in global bedrocks: Characterising a critical endmember to the soil phosphorus system. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science. 184, pp. 25-34. https://doi.org/10.1002/jpln.202000513

Changes in soil organic carbon status and microbial community structure following biogas slurry application in a wheat-rice rotation

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Tang, Y., Luo, L., Carswell, A. M., Misselbrook, T. H., Shen, J. and Han, J. 2021. Changes in soil organic carbon status and microbial community structure following biogas slurry application in a wheat-rice rotation. Science of the Total Environment. 757 (article), p. 143786. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.143786

Hillslope and groundwater contributions to streamflow in a Rocky Mountain watershed underlain by glacial till and fractured sedimentary bedrock

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Spencer, S. A., Anderson, A. E., Silins, U. and Collins, A. L. 2021. Hillslope and groundwater contributions to streamflow in a Rocky Mountain watershed underlain by glacial till and fractured sedimentary bedrock. Hydrology And Earth System Sciences. 25 (1), pp. 237-255. https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-237-2021

An exploratory study on the use of different composite magnetic and colour fingerprints in aeolian sediment provenance fingerprinting

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Nosrati, K, Akbari-Mahdiabad, M., Ayoubi, S. and Collins, A. L. 2021. An exploratory study on the use of different composite magnetic and colour fingerprints in aeolian sediment provenance fingerprinting. Catena. 200, p. 105182. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2021.105182

Assessment of the interpretability of data mining for the spatial modelling of water erosion using game theory

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Mohammadifar, A., Gholami, H., Comino, J. R. and Collins, A. L. 2021. Assessment of the interpretability of data mining for the spatial modelling of water erosion using game theory. Catena. 200, p. 105178. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2021.105178

Using different size fractions to source fingerprint fine-grained channel bed sediment in a large drainage basin in Iran

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Nosrati, K., Akbari-Mahdiabad, M., Fiener, P. and Collins, A. L. 2021. Using different size fractions to source fingerprint fine-grained channel bed sediment in a large drainage basin in Iran. Catena. 200, p. 105173. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2021.105173

Meat consumers’ opinion regarding unhealthy pigs: should they be treated with antibiotics or euthanized on farm?

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Teixeira, D. L, Enriquez, D., Espinoza T. E., Bas, F. and Hotzel, M. J. 2021. Meat consumers’ opinion regarding unhealthy pigs: should they be treated with antibiotics or euthanized on farm? Antibiotics. 10 (1), p. 60. https://doi.org/10.3390/antibiotics10010060

Inorganic nitrogen fertilizer and high N application rate promote N2O emission and suppress CH4 uptake in a rotational vegetable system

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Carswell, A. M., Fan, Y., Misselbrook, T. H., Hao, X., Ding, R., Li, S. and Kang, S 2021. Inorganic nitrogen fertilizer and high N application rate promote N2O emission and suppress CH4 uptake in a rotational vegetable system. Soil & Tillage Research. 206 (104848). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2020.104848

Ammonia emissions from different pig production scales and their temporal variations in the North China Plain

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Cao, Y., Bai, Z., Misselbrook, T. H., Wang, X. and Ma, L. 2021. Ammonia emissions from different pig production scales and their temporal variations in the North China Plain. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association. 71 (1), pp. 23-33. https://doi.org/10.1080/10962247.2020.1815895

Striking a balance between N sources: Mitigating soil acidification and accumulation of phosphorous and heavy metals from manure

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Cai, Z., Wang, B., Zhang, L., Wen, S., Xu, M., Misselbrook, T. H., Carswell, A. M. and Gao, S. 2021. Striking a balance between N sources: Mitigating soil acidification and accumulation of phosphorous and heavy metals from manure. Science of the Total Environment. 754, p. 142189. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.142189

Application of a triple 15N tracing technique to elucidate N transformations in a UK grassland soil

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Loick, N., Dixon, E. R., Matthews, G. P., Muller, C., Ciganda, V. S., Lopez-Aizpun, M., Repullo, M. A. and Cardenas, L. M. 2021. Application of a triple 15N tracing technique to elucidate N transformations in a UK grassland soil. Geoderma. 385, p. 114844. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2020.114844

Current advisory interventions for grazing ruminant farming cannot close exceedance of modern background sediment loss – Assessment using an instrumented farm platform and modelled scaling out

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Collins, A. L., Zhang, Y., Upadhayay, H., Pulley, S., Granger, S. J., Harris, P., Sint, H. M. and Griffith, B. A. 2021. Current advisory interventions for grazing ruminant farming cannot close exceedance of modern background sediment loss – Assessment using an instrumented farm platform and modelled scaling out. Environmental Science & Policy. 116 (2021), pp. 114-127. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2020.11.004

Eucalypt harvest residue management influences microbial community structure and soil organic matter fractions in an afforested grassland

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Oliveira, F. C. C., Ferreira, G. W. D., Dungait, J. A. J., Araujo, E. F., Soares, E. M. B. and Silva, I. R. 2021. Eucalypt harvest residue management influences microbial community structure and soil organic matter fractions in an afforested grassland. Soil & Tillage Research. 205, p. 104787. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2020.104787

Key traits for ruminant livestock across diverse production systems in the context of climate change: perspectives from a global platform of research farms

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Rivero, M. J., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Evans, A., Berndt, A., Cartmill, A., Neal, A. L., McLaren, A., Farruggia, A., Mignolet, C., Chadwick, D. R., Styles, D., McCracken, D., Busch, D., Martin, G. B., Fleming, H. R., Sheridan, H., Gibbons, J., Merbold, L., Eisler, M., Lambe, N., Rovira, P., Harris, P., Murphy, P., Vercoe, P. E., Williams, P., Machado, R., Takahashi, T., Puech, T., Boland, T., Ayala, W. and Lee, M. R. F. 2021. Key traits for ruminant livestock across diverse production systems in the context of climate change: perspectives from a global platform of research farms. Reproduction, Fertility and Development. 33 (2), pp. 1-19. https://doi.org/10.1071/RD20205

Soil loss on the arable lands of the forest-steppe and steppe zones of European Russia and Siberia during the period of intensive agriculture

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Golosov, V. N., Collins, A. L., Dobrovolskaya, N. G., Bazhenova, O. I., Ryzhov, Y. V. and Sidorchuk, A. Y. 2021. Soil loss on the arable lands of the forest-steppe and steppe zones of European Russia and Siberia during the period of intensive agriculture . Geoderma. 381 (January), p. 114678. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2020.114678

Using a lamb's early-life liveweight as a predictor of carcass quality

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Jones, A. G., Takahashi, T., Fleming, H., Griffith, B. A., Harris, P. and Lee, M. R. F. 2021. Using a lamb's early-life liveweight as a predictor of carcass quality. Animal. 15 (1), p. 100018. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.animal.2020.100018

Contribution of soil microbial necromass to SOC stocks during vegetation recovery in a subtropical karst ecosystem

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Guo, Z., Zhang, X., Dungait, J. A. J., Green, S. M., Wen, X. and Quine, T. A. 2020. Contribution of soil microbial necromass to SOC stocks during vegetation recovery in a subtropical karst ecosystem. Science of the Total Environment. 761 (article), p. 143945. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.143945

From research to policy: optimizing the design of a national monitoring system to mitigate soil nitrous oxide emissions

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Ogle, S. M., Butterbach-Bahl, K., Cardenas, L. M., Skiba, U. and Scheer, C. 2020. From research to policy: optimizing the design of a national monitoring system to mitigate soil nitrous oxide emissions. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability. 47, pp. 28-36. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2020.06.003

Measuring denitrification and the N2O:(N2O + N2) emission ratio from terrestrial soils

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Friedl, J., Cardenas, L. M., Clough, T. J., Dannenmann, M., Hu, C. and Scheer, C. 2020. Measuring denitrification and the N2O:(N2O + N2) emission ratio from terrestrial soils. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability. 47, pp. 61-71. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2020.08.006

Nitrous oxide emissions from ruminant urine: science and mitigation for intensively managed perennial pastures

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Clough, T. J., Cardenas, L. M., Friedl, J. and Wolf, B. 2020. Nitrous oxide emissions from ruminant urine: science and mitigation for intensively managed perennial pastures. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability. 47, pp. 21-27. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2020.07.001

Investigation of the soil properties that affect Olsen P critical values in different soil types and impact on P fertiliser recommendations

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Tandy, S., Hawkins, J. M. B., Dunham, S. J., Hernandez, J. M. B., Granger, S. J., Yuan, H., McGrath, S. P. and Blackwell, M. S. A. 2020. Investigation of the soil properties that affect Olsen P critical values in different soil types and impact on P fertiliser recommendations. European Journal of Soil Science. https://doi.org/10.1111/ejss.13082

A Previously Undescribed Helotialean Fungus That Is Superabundant in Soil Under Maritime Antarctic Higher Plants

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Newsham, K. K., Cox, F., Sands, C. J., Garnett, M. H., Magan, N., Horrocks, C. A., Dungait, J. A. J. and Robinson, C. H. 2020. A Previously Undescribed Helotialean Fungus That Is Superabundant in Soil Under Maritime Antarctic Higher Plants. Frontiers in Microbiology. 11, p. 615608. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2020.615608

Production of Phosphorus Fertiliser from Abattoir and Other Industrial Wastes

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Blackwell, M. S. A., Darch, T. and Dunn, R. 2020. Production of Phosphorus Fertiliser from Abattoir and Other Industrial Wastes. Proceedings of the International Fertiliser Society. 847, pp. 1-24.