Sustainable Agriculture Sciences North Wyke

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

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Sediment loss in response to scheduled pasture ploughing and reseeding: The importance of soil moisture content in controlling risk

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Pulley, S. and Collins, A. L. 2020. Sediment loss in response to scheduled pasture ploughing and reseeding: The importance of soil moisture content in controlling risk. Soil & Tillage Research. 204, p. 104746.

A new integrated data mining model to map spatial variation in the susceptibility of land to act as a source of aeolian dust

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Gholami, H., Mohammadifar, A., Pourghasemi, H. R. and Collins, A. L. 2020. A new integrated data mining model to map spatial variation in the susceptibility of land to act as a source of aeolian dust. Environmental Science and Pollution Research.

Spatial Modelling of Within-Field Weed Populations - a Review

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Somerville, G. J., Sonderskov, M., Mathiassen, S. K. and Metcalfe, H. 2020. Spatial Modelling of Within-Field Weed Populations - a Review. Agronomy. 10 (7), p. 1044.

Global Research Alliance N2O chamber methodology guidelines: Recommendations for 2 deployment and accounting for sources of variability

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Charteris, A., Chadwick, D. R., Thorman, R. E., Vallejo, A., De Klein, C. A. M., Rochette, P. and Cardenas, L. M. 2020. Global Research Alliance N2O chamber methodology guidelines: Recommendations for 2 deployment and accounting for sources of variability. Journal of Environmental Quality.

Measured ammonia emissions from tropical and subtropical pastures: A comparison with 2006 IPCC, 2019 Refinement to the 2006 IPCC, and EMEP/EEA (European Monitoring and Evaluation Programme and European Environmental Agency) inventory estimates.

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Arndt, C., Misselbrook, T. H., Vega, A., Gonzalez-Quintero, R., Chavarro-Lobo, J. A., Mazzetto, A. M. and Chadwick, D. R. 2020. Measured ammonia emissions from tropical and subtropical pastures: A comparison with 2006 IPCC, 2019 Refinement to the 2006 IPCC, and EMEP/EEA (European Monitoring and Evaluation Programme and European Environmental Agency) inventory estimates. Journal of Dairy Science. 103, pp. 6706-6715.

Using the Budyko hypothesis for detecting and attributing changes in runoff to climate and vegetation change in the soft sandstone area of the middle Yellow River basin, China

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Li, H., Shi, C., Zhang, Y., Ning, T., Sun, P., Liu, X., Ma, X., Liu, W. and Collins, A. L. 2020. Using the Budyko hypothesis for detecting and attributing changes in runoff to climate and vegetation change in the soft sandstone area of the middle Yellow River basin, China . Science of the Total Environment. 703, p. 135588.

Mapping the spatial sources of atmospheric dust using GLUE and Monte Carlo simulation

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Gholami, H., Rahimi, S., Fathabadi, A., Habibi, S. and Collins, A. L. 2020. Mapping the spatial sources of atmospheric dust using GLUE and Monte Carlo simulation. Science of the Total Environment. 723, p. 138090.

Strategies to reduce nutrient pollution from manure management in China

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Chadwick, D. R., Williams, J. R., Lu, Y., Ma, L., Bai, Z., Hou, Y., Chen, X. and Misselbrook, T. H. 2020. Strategies to reduce nutrient pollution from manure management in China . Frontiers in Agricultural Science and Engineering. 7 (1), pp. 45-55.

Satellite-derived bathymetry in optically complex waters using a model inversion approach and Sentinel-2 data

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Casal, G., Hedley, J. D., Monteys, X, Harris, P., Cahalane, C. and McCarthy, T 2020. Satellite-derived bathymetry in optically complex waters using a model inversion approach and Sentinel-2 data. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 241, p. 106814.

Towards Country-Specific Nitrous Oxide Emission Factors for Manures Applied to Arable and Grassland Soils in the UK

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Thorman, R. E., Nicholson, F. A., Topp, C. F. E., Bell, M. J., Cardenas, L. M., Chadwick, D. R., Cloy, J. M., Misselbrook, T. H., Rees, R. M., Watson, C. J. and Willimas , J. R. 2020. Towards Country-Specific Nitrous Oxide Emission Factors for Manures Applied to Arable and Grassland Soils in the UK. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 4, p. 62.

Region-specific emission factors for Brazil increase the estimate of nitrous oxide emissions from nitrogen fertiliser applications by 21%

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Mazzetto, A. M., Styles, D., Gibbons, J., Arndt, C., Misselbrook, T. H. and Chadwick, D. 2020. Region-specific emission factors for Brazil increase the estimate of nitrous oxide emissions from nitrogen fertiliser applications by 21%. Atmospheric Environment. 230, p. 117506.

In vitro fermentation patterns and methane output of perennial ryegrass differing in water-soluble carbohydrate and nitrogen concentrations

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Rivero, M. J., Keim, J. P., Balocchi, O. A. and Lee, M. R. F. 2020. In vitro fermentation patterns and methane output of perennial ryegrass differing in water-soluble carbohydrate and nitrogen concentrations. Animals. 10 (1076), p. 1076.

A novel ensemble computational intelligence approach for the spatial prediction of land subsidence susceptibility

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Arabameri, A., Saha, S., Roy, J., Tiefenbacher, J. P., Cerda, A., Biggs, T., Pradhan, B., Ngo, P. T. T. and Collins, A. L. 2020. A novel ensemble computational intelligence approach for the spatial prediction of land subsidence susceptibility . Science of the Total Environment. 726, p. 138595.

A comparison of machine learning models for the mapping of groundwater spring potential

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Al-Fugara, A., Pourghasemi, H. R., Al-Shabeeb, A. R., Habib, M., Al-Adamat, R., Al-Amoush, H. and Collins, A. L. 2020. A comparison of machine learning models for the mapping of groundwater spring potential. Environmental Earth Sciences. 79, p. 206.

Gully erosion spatial modelling - Role of machine learning algorithms in selection of the best controlling factors and modelling process

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Pourghasemi, H. R., Sadhasivam, N., Kariminejad, N. and Collins, A. L. 2020. Gully erosion spatial modelling - Role of machine learning algorithms in selection of the best controlling factors and modelling process. Geoscience Frontiers.

Storm dust source fingerprinting for different particle size fractions using colour and magnetic susceptibility and a Bayesian un-mixing model

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Nosrati, K., Akbari-Mahdiabad, M., Ayoubi, S., Degos, E., Koubansky, A., Coquatrix, Q., Pulley, S. and Collins, A. L. 2020. Storm dust source fingerprinting for different particle size fractions using colour and magnetic susceptibility and a Bayesian un-mixing model. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 27, p. 31578–31594.

Catchment-wide variations and biogeochemical time lags in soil fatty acid carbon isotope composition for different land uses: Implications for sediment source classification

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Upadhayay, H. R., Griepentrog, M., Bode, S., Bajracharya, R. M., Cornelis, W., Collins, A. L. and Boeckx, P. 2020. Catchment-wide variations and biogeochemical time lags in soil fatty acid carbon isotope composition for different land uses: Implications for sediment source classification. Organic Geochemistry. 146, p. 104048.

Acidification of manure reduces gaseous emissions and nutrient losses from subsequent composting process

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Cao, Y., Wang, X., Liu, L., Velthof, G. L., Misselbrook, T. H., Bai, Z. and Ma, L. 2020. Acidification of manure reduces gaseous emissions and nutrient losses from subsequent composting process. Journal of Environmental Management. 264, p. 110454.

Ensemble modelling of carbon fluxes in grasslands and croplands

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Sandor, R., Ehrhardt, F., Grace, P., Reous, S., Smith, P., Snow, V., Soussana, J-F., Basso, B., Bhatia, S., Brilli, L., Doltra, J., Dorich, C. D., Doro, L., Fitton, N., Grant, B, Harrison, M. T., Skiba, U., Kirschbaum, M. U. F., Klumpp, K., Laville, P., Leonard, J., Martin, R., Massad, R. S., Moore, A., Myrgiotis, V., Pattey, E., Zhang, Q., Rolinski, S., Sharp, J., Smith, W., Wu, L. and Bellocchi, G. 2020. Ensemble modelling of carbon fluxes in grasslands and croplands . Field Crops Research. 252, p. 107791.

Experimental Investigation of Erosion Characteristics of Fine-Grained Cohesive Sediments

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Krishnappan, B. G., Stone, M., Granger, S. J., Upadhayay, H. R., Tang, Q., Zhang, Y. and Collins, A. L. 2020. Experimental Investigation of Erosion Characteristics of Fine-Grained Cohesive Sediments. Water. 12 (5), p. 1511.

Global warming and shifts in cropping systems together reduce China's rice production

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Chen, C. Q., Jan Van Groenigen, K., Yang, H., Hungate, B. A., Yang, B., Tian, Y., Chen, J., Dong, W., Huang, S, Deng, A., Jiang, Y. and Zhang, W. 2020. Global warming and shifts in cropping systems together reduce China's rice production. Global Food Security. 24, p. 100359.

Decarboxylation of organic anions to alleviate acidification of red soils from urea application

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Cai, Z., Zhang, L., Yang, Y., Wang, B., Wen, S., Misselbrook, T. H., Carswell, A. M., Duan, Y. and Gao, S. 2020. Decarboxylation of organic anions to alleviate acidification of red soils from urea application. Journal of Soils and Sediments.

Elucidating three-way interactions between soil, pasture and animals that regulate nitrous oxide emissions from temperate grazing systems

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McAuliffe, G., Lopez, M., Blackwell, M. S. A., Castellano-Hinojosa, A., Darch, T., Evans, J., Horrocks, C. A., Le Cocq, K., Takahashi, T., Harris, P., Lee, M. R. F. and Cardenas, L. M. 2020. Elucidating three-way interactions between soil, pasture and animals that regulate nitrous oxide emissions from temperate grazing systems. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. 300, p. 106978.

Effect of combining urea fertilizer with P and K fertilizers on the efficacy of urease inhibitors under different storage conditions.

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Sha, Z., Lv, T., Staal, M., Ma, X., Wen, Z., Li, Q., Pasda, G., Misselbrook, T. H. and Liu, X. 2020. Effect of combining urea fertilizer with P and K fertilizers on the efficacy of urease inhibitors under different storage conditions. Journal of Soils and Sediments. 20, pp. 2130-2140.

Nitrogen stabilizers mitigate reactive N and greenhouse gas emissions from an arable soil in North China Plain: Field and laboratory investigation.

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Sha, Z., Ma, X., Loick, N., Lv, T., Cardenas, L. M., Ma, Y., Liu, X. and Misselbrook, T. H. 2020. Nitrogen stabilizers mitigate reactive N and greenhouse gas emissions from an arable soil in North China Plain: Field and laboratory investigation. Journal of Cleaner Production. 258, p. 121025.

Occurrence and 15N-quantification of simultaneous nitrification and denitrification in N-fertilised soils incubated under oxygen-limiting conditions

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Cardenas, L. M., Castellano-Hinojosaa, A., Charteris, A. F., Müller, C., Jansen-Willems, A., Gonzalez-Lopez, J., Bedmar, E. J., Carrillo, P. and Cardenas, L. M. 2020. Occurrence and 15N-quantification of simultaneous nitrification and denitrification in N-fertilised soils incubated under oxygen-limiting conditions . Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 143, p. 107757.

The amount but not the proportion of N2 fixation and transfers to neighboring plants varies across grassland soils

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Zhang, Y., Carswell, A. M., Jiang, R., Cardenas, L. M., Chen, D. and Misselbrook, T. H. 2020. The amount but not the proportion of N2 fixation and transfers to neighboring plants varies across grassland soils. Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. pp. 1-8.

The representation of sediment source group tracer distributions in Monte Carlo uncertainty routines for fingerprinting: An analysis of accuracy and precision using data for four contrasting catchments

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Pulley, S., Collins, A. L. and Laceby, J. P. 2020. The representation of sediment source group tracer distributions in Monte Carlo uncertainty routines for fingerprinting: An analysis of accuracy and precision using data for four contrasting catchments. Hydrological Processes. pp. 1-20.

Modelling long-term impacts of fertilization and liming on soil acidification at Rothamsted experimental station

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Xu, D., Carswell, A. M., Zhu, Q., Zhang, F. and De Vries, W. 2020. Modelling long-term impacts of fertilization and liming on soil acidification at Rothamsted experimental station. Science of the Total Environment. 713 (15 April), p. 136249.

Economic and welfare impacts of providing good life opportunities to farm animals

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Stokes, J. E., Mullan, S., Takahashi, T., Monte, F. and Main, D. C. J. 2020. Economic and welfare impacts of providing good life opportunities to farm animals. Animals. 10 (4), p. 610.

Welfare Challenges of Dairy Cows in India Identified Through On-Farm Observations

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Mullan, S., Bunglaven, S. J., Rowe, E., Barrett, D. C., Lee, M. R. F., Ananth, D. and Tarlton, J. 2020. Welfare Challenges of Dairy Cows in India Identified Through On-Farm Observations. Animals. 10 (586), pp. 1-13.

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.

An evaluation of automated GPD threshold selection methods for hydrological extremes across different scales

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Curceac, S., Atkinson, P. M., Milne, A. E., Wu, L. and Harris, P. 2020. An evaluation of automated GPD threshold selection methods for hydrological extremes across different scales. Journal of Hydrology. 585, p. 124845.

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

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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.

Phenotypic variation and relationships between fatty acid concentrations and feed value of perennial ryegrass genotypes from a breeding population

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Morgan, S. A., Huws, S. A., Lister, S. J., Sanderson, R. and Scollan, N. D. 2020. Phenotypic variation and relationships between fatty acid concentrations and feed value of perennial ryegrass genotypes from a breeding population. Agronomy. 10 (3), p. 343.

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

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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.