Sustainable Agriculture Sciences North Wyke

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

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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

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
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.

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.

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

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.

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. 2020. Applications of nutritional functional units in commodity-level life cycle assessment (LCA) of agri-food systems. International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. 25, pp. 208-221.

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.

Impact of rainfall to the effectiveness of pig slurry shallow injection method for NH3 mitigation in a Mediterranean soil.

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Sanz-Cobena, A., Misselbrook, T. H., Hernaiz, P. and Vallejo, A. 2019. Impact of rainfall to the effectiveness of pig slurry shallow injection method for NH3 mitigation in a Mediterranean soil. Atmospheric Environment. 216, p. 116913.

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.

Quantifying N2O reduction to N2 during denitrification in soils via isotopic mapping approach: Model evaluation and uncertainty analysis

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Wu, D., Well, R., Cardenas, L. M., Fuss, R., Lewicka-Szczebak, D., Koster, J., Bruggemann, N. and Bol, R. 2019. Quantifying N2O reduction to N2 during denitrification in soils via isotopic mapping approach: Model evaluation and uncertainty analysis . Environmental Research. 179 (A), p. 108806.