Martin Blackwell

NameMartin Blackwell
Job titleSenior Research Scientist - Soil and Water Science
Email addressmartin.blackwell@rothamsted.ac.uk
DepartmentSustainable Agriculture Sciences North Wyke
Research clusterSAS-NW: Environment Systems and Modelling
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-5540-6233
Preferred citationBlackwell, M. S. A.
OfficeNorth Wyke

Research outputs

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

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.

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

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).

Simulation of Phosphorus Chemistry, Uptake and Utilisation by Winter Wheat

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.

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

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.

Microbial Biomass Responses to Soil Drying-Rewetting and Phosphorus Leaching

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.

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

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.

Phosphorus Use Efficiency and Fertilizers: future opportunities for improvements

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. 6 (4), pp. 332-340.

Simultaneous Quantification of Soil Phosphorus Labile Pool and Desorption Kinetics Using DGTs and 3D-DIFS

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.

Responses of carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus to two consecutive drying–rewetting cycles in soils

Pezzola, D., Cardenas, L. M., Mian, I. A., Carswell, A. M., Donovan, N., Dhanoa, D. and Blackwell, M. S. A. 2019. Responses of carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus to two consecutive drying–rewetting cycles in soils. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science. 182 (2), pp. 217-228.

Impact of microbial activity on the leaching of soluble N forms in soil

Carswell, A. M., Hill, P. W., Jones, D. L., Blackwell, M. S. A., Johnes, P. J., Dixon, E. R. and Chadwick, D. R. 2018. Impact of microbial activity on the leaching of soluble N forms in soil. Biology And Fertility Of Soils. 54 (1), pp. 21-25.

Root development impacts on the distribution of phosphatase activity: Improvements in quantification using soil zymography

Giles, C. D., Dupuy, L., Boitt, G., Brown, L. K., Condron, L. M., Darch, T., Blackwell, M. S. A., Menezes-Blackburn, D., Shand, C. A., Stutter, M. I., Lumsdon, D. G., Wendler, R., Cooper, P., Wearing, C., Zhang, H., Haygarth, P. M. and George, T. S. 2018. Root development impacts on the distribution of phosphatase activity: Improvements in quantification using soil zymography. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 116, pp. 158-166.

Phosphorus acquisition by citrate- and phytase-exuding Nicotiana tabacum plant mixtures depends on soil phosphorus availability and root intermingling

Giles, C. D., Richardson, A. E., Cade-Menun, B. J., Mezali, M. M., Brown, L. K., Menezes-Blackburn, D., Darch, T., Blackwell, M. S. A., Shand, C. A., Stutter, M. I., Wendler, R., Cooper, P., Lumsdon, D. G., Wearing, C., Zhang, H., Haygarth, P. M. and George, T. S. 2018. Phosphorus acquisition by citrate- and phytase-exuding Nicotiana tabacum plant mixtures depends on soil phosphorus availability and root intermingling. Physiologia Plantarum. 163, pp. 356-371.

Organic phosphorus in the terrestrial environment: a perspective on the state of the art and future priorities

George, T. S., Giles, C. D., Menezes-Blackburn, D., Condron, L. M., Gama-Rodrigues, A. C., Jaisi, D., Lang, F., Neal, A. L., Stutter, M. I., Almeida, D. S., Bol, R., Cabugoa, K. G., Celi, L., Cotner, J. B., Feng, G., Goll, D. S., Hallama, M., Krueger, J., Plassard, C., Rosling, A., Darch, T., Fraser, T., Giesler, R., Richardson, A. E., Tamburini, F., Shand, C. A., Lumsdon, D. G., Zhang, H., Blackwell, M. S. A., Wearing, C., Mezeli, M. M., Almas, A. R., Audette, Y., Bertrand, I., Beyhaut, E., Boitt, G., Bradshaw, N., Brearley, C. A., Bruulsema, T. W., Ciais, P., Cozzolino, V., Duran, P. C., Mora, M. L., De Menezes, A. B., Dodd, R. J., Dunfield, K., Engl, C., Frazao, P. C., Garland, G., Gonzalez Jimenez, J. L., Graca, J., Granger, S. J., Harrison, A. F., Heuck, C., Hou, E. Q., Johnes, P. J., Kaiser, K., Kjaer, H. A., Klumpp, E., Lamb, A. L., Macintosh, K .A., Mackay, E. B., McGrath, J., McIntryre, C., McLaren, T., Meszaros, E., Missong, A., Mooshammer, M., Negron, C. P., Nelson, L. A., Pfahler, V., Poblete-Grant, P., Randall, M., Seguel, A., Seth, K., Smith , A. C., Smits, M. M., Sobaro, J. A., Spohn, M., Tawaraya, K., Tibbett, M., Voroney, P., Wallander, H., Wang, L., Wasaki, J. and Haygarth, P. M. 2018. Organic phosphorus in the terrestrial environment: a perspective on the state of the art and future priorities. Plant and Soil. 427 (1-2), pp. 191-208.

The Importance of Sustained Grassland and Environmental Research: A Case Study From North Wyke Research Station, UK, 1982–2017

Blackwell, M. S. A., Jarvis, S. C., Wilkins, R. J., Beaumont, D. A., Cardenas, L. M., Chadwick, D. R., Collins, A. L., Dungait, J. A. J., Gibb, M. J., Hopkins, A., Lee, M. R. F., Misselbrook, T. H., Murray, P. J. and Tallowin, J. R. B. 2018. The Importance of Sustained Grassland and Environmental Research: A Case Study From North Wyke Research Station, UK, 1982–2017. in: Sparks, D. L. (ed.) Advances in Agronomy. Volume 149 Elsevier. pp. 161-235

Phylogenetic distribution, biogeography and the effects of land management upon bacterial non-specific Acid phosphatase Gene diversity and abundance

Neal, A. L., Blackwell, M. S. A., Akkari, E., Clark, I. M., Hirsch, P. R. and Guyomar, C. 2018. Phylogenetic distribution, biogeography and the effects of land management upon bacterial non-specific Acid phosphatase Gene diversity and abundance. Plant and Soil. 427, pp. 175-189.

Roles of instrumented farm-scale trials in trade-off assessments of pasture-based ruminant production systems

Takahashi, T., Harris, P., Blackwell, M. S. A., Cardenas, L. M., Collins, A. L., Dungait, J. A. J., Hawkins, J. M. B., Misselbrook, T. H., McAuliffe, G. A., McFadzean, J. N., Murray, P. J., Orr, R. J., Rivero, M. J., Wu, L. and Lee, M. R. F. 2018. Roles of instrumented farm-scale trials in trade-off assessments of pasture-based ruminant production systems. Animal. 12 (8), pp. 1766-1776.

The stable oxygen isotope ratio of resin extractable phosphate derived from fresh cattle faeces

Granger, S. J., Yang, Y., Pfahler, V., Hodgson, C., Smith, A. C., Le Cocq, K., Collins, A. L., Blackwell, M. S. A. and Howden, N. K. J. 2018. The stable oxygen isotope ratio of resin extractable phosphate derived from fresh cattle faeces. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry. 32 (9), pp. 703-710.

Does the combination of citrate and phytase exudation in Nicotiana tabacum promote the acquisition of endogenous soil organic phosphorus?

Giles, C. D., George, T. S., Brown, L. K., Mezeli, M. M., Richardson, A. E., Shand, C. A., Wendler, R., Darch, T., Menezes-Blackburn, D., Cooper, P., Stutter, M. I., Lumsdon, D. G., Blackwell, M. S. A., Wearing, C., Zhang, H. and Haygarth, P. M. 2017. Does the combination of citrate and phytase exudation in Nicotiana tabacum promote the acquisition of endogenous soil organic phosphorus? Plant and Soil. 412 (1), pp. 43-59.

Phosphate stable oxygen isotope variability within a temperate agricultural soil

Granger, S. J., Harris, P., Peukert, S., Guo, R., Tamburini, F., Blackwell, M. S. A., Howden, N. J. K. and McGrath, S. P. 2017. Phosphate stable oxygen isotope variability within a temperate agricultural soil. Geoderma. 285 (1 January), pp. 64-75.

The oxygen isotopic composition of phosphate in river water and its potential sources in the Upper River Taw catchment, UK

Granger, S. J., Heaton, T. H. E., Pfahler, V., Blackwell, M. S. A., Yuan, H-M. and Collins, A. L. 2017. The oxygen isotopic composition of phosphate in river water and its potential sources in the Upper River Taw catchment, UK. Science of the Total Environment. 574 (1 January), pp. 680-690.

Inter- and intra-species intercropping of barley cultivars and legume species, as affected by soil phosphorus availability

Darch, T., Giles, C. D., Blackwell, M. S. A., George, T. S., Brown, L. K., Menezes-Blackburn, D., Shand, C. A., Stutter, M. I., Lumsdon, D. G., Mezeli, M. M., Wendler, R., Zhang, H., Wearing, C., Cooper, P. and Haygarth, P. M. 2017. Inter- and intra-species intercropping of barley cultivars and legume species, as affected by soil phosphorus availability. Plant and Soil. 427 (1-2), pp. 125-138.

Response-based selection of barley cultivars and legume species for complementarity: Root morphology and exudation in relation to nutrient source

Giles, C. D., Brown, L .K., Adu, M. O., Mezeli, M. M., Sandral, G. A., Simpson, R. J., Wendler, R., Shand, C. A., Menezes-Blackburn, D., Darch, T., Stutter, M. I., Lumsdon, D. G., Zhang, H., Blackwell, M. S. A., Wearing, C., Cooper, P., Haygarth, P. M. and George, T. S. 2017. Response-based selection of barley cultivars and legume species for complementarity: Root morphology and exudation in relation to nutrient source. Plant Science. 255, pp. 12-28.

Linking the depletion of rhizosphere phosphorus to the heterologous expression of a fungal phytase in Nicotiana tabacum as revealed by enzyme-labile P and solution 31 P NMR spectroscopy

Giles, C. D., George, T. S., Brown, L. K., Mezeli, M., Shand, C. A., Richardson, A. E., Mackay, R., Wendler, R., Darch, T., Menezes-Blackburn, D., Cooper, P., Stutter, M. I., Lumsdon, D. G., Blackwell, M. S. A., Wearing, C., Zhang, H. and Haygarth, P. M. 2017. Linking the depletion of rhizosphere phosphorus to the heterologous expression of a fungal phytase in Nicotiana tabacum as revealed by enzyme-labile P and solution 31 P NMR spectroscopy. Rhizosphere. 3, pp. 82-91.

Opportunities for mobilizing recalcitrant phosphorus from agricultural soils: a review

Menezes-Blackburn, D., Courtney, G., Darch, T., George, T. S., Blackwell, M. S. A., Stutter, M., Shand, C., Lumsdon, D., Cooper, P., Wendler, R., Brown, L., Almeida, D. S., Wearing, C., Zhang, H. and Haygarth, P. M. 2017. Opportunities for mobilizing recalcitrant phosphorus from agricultural soils: a review. Plant and Soil. 427 (1-2), pp. 5-16.

Organic Acids Regulation of Chemical Microbial Phosphorus Transformations in Soils

Menezes-Blackburn, D., Paredes, C., Zhang, H., Giles, C. D., Darch, T., Stutter, M., George, T. S., Shand, C., Lumsdon, D., Cooper, P., Wendler, R., Brown, L., Blackwell, M. S. A., Wearing, C., Haygarth, P. M. and Stralia, V. P. 2016. Organic Acids Regulation of Chemical Microbial Phosphorus Transformations in Soils. Environmental Science & Technology. 50 (21), pp. 11521-11531.

A Holistic Approach to Understanding the Desorption of Phosphorus in Soils

Menezes-Blackburn, D., Zhang, H., Stutter, 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. and Haygarth, P. M. 2016. A Holistic Approach to Understanding the Desorption of Phosphorus in Soils. Environmental Science & Technology. 50 (7), pp. 3371-3381.

Morphological responses of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) roots to phosphorus supply in two contrasting soils

Yuan, H-M., Blackwell, M. S. A., McGrath, S. P., George, T. S., Granger, S. H., Hawkins, J. M. B., Dunham, S. and Shen, J. B. 2016. Morphological responses of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) roots to phosphorus supply in two contrasting soils. The Journal of Agricultural Science. 154 (1), pp. 98-108.

Combined Applications of Nitrogen and Phosphorus Fertilizers with Manure Increase Maize Yield and Nutrient Uptake via Stimulating Root Growth in a Long-Term Experiment

Wen, Z. H., Shen, J. B., Blackwell, M. S. A., Li, H. G., Zhao, B-Q. and Yuan, H-M. 2016. Combined Applications of Nitrogen and Phosphorus Fertilizers with Manure Increase Maize Yield and Nutrient Uptake via Stimulating Root Growth in a Long-Term Experiment. Pedosphere. 26 (1), pp. 62-73.

Short-term biotic removal of dissolved organic nitrogen( DON) compounds from soil solution and subsequent mineralisation in contrasting grassland soils

Carswell, A. M., Hill, P. W., Jones, D. L., Blackwell, M. S. A., Johnes, P. and Chadwick, D. R. 2016. Short-term biotic removal of dissolved organic nitrogen( DON) compounds from soil solution and subsequent mineralisation in contrasting grassland soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 96, pp. 82-85.

Assessment of bioavailable organic phosphorus in tropical forest soils by organic acid extraction and phosphatase hydrolysis

Darch, T., Blackwell, M. S. A., Chadwick, D. R., Haygarth, P. M., Hawkins, J. M. B. and Turner, B. L. 2016. Assessment of bioavailable organic phosphorus in tropical forest soils by organic acid extraction and phosphatase hydrolysis. Geoderma. 284 (15 December), pp. 93-102.

The North Wyke Farm Platform: effect of temperate grassland farming systems on soil moisture contents, runoff and associated water quality dynamics

Orr, R. J., Murray, P. J., Eyles, C. J., Blackwell, M. S. A., Cardenas, L. M., Collins, A. L., Dungait, J. A. J., Goulding, K. W. T., Griffith, B. A., Gurr, S. J., Harris, P., Hawkins, J. M. B., Misselbrook, T. H., Rawlings, C. J., Shepherd, A., Sint, H. M., Takahashi, T., Tozer, K. N., Whitmore, A. P., Wu, L. and Lee, M. R. F. 2016. The North Wyke Farm Platform: effect of temperate grassland farming systems on soil moisture contents, runoff and associated water quality dynamics. European Journal of Soil Science. 67 (4), pp. 374-385.

Fertilization and catch crop strategies for improving tomato production in North China

Yuan, H-M., Blackwell, M. S. A., Rahn, C. and Chen, Q. 2015. Fertilization and catch crop strategies for improving tomato production in North China. Pedosphere. 25, pp. 364-371.

Land use and soil factors affecting accumulation of phosphorus species in temperate soils

Stutter, M. I., Shand, C. A., George, T. S., Blackwell, M. S. A., Dixon, E. R., Bol, R., Mackay, R. L., Richardson, A. E., Condron, L. M. and Haygarth, P. M. 2015. Land use and soil factors affecting accumulation of phosphorus species in temperate soils. Geoderma. 257-258, pp. 29-39.

The importance of soil drying and re-wetting in crop phytohormonal and nutritional responses to deficit irrigation

Dodd, I. C., Puertolas, J., Huber, K., Perez-Perez, J. G., Wright, H. R. and Blackwell, M. S. A. 2015. The importance of soil drying and re-wetting in crop phytohormonal and nutritional responses to deficit irrigation. Journal of Experimental Botany. 66, pp. 2239-2252.

Using 31P-NMR to investigate dynamics of soil phosphorus compounds in the Rothamsted Long Term Experiments

Blackwell, M. S. A., Turner, B., Granger, S. J., Hooper, A. M., Darch, T., Hawkins, J. M. B., Yuan, H. and McGrath, S. P. 2015. Using 31P-NMR to investigate dynamics of soil phosphorus compounds in the Rothamsted Long Term Experiments. EGU.

The North Wyke Farm Platform, a UK national capability for research into sustainability of temperate agricultural grassland management: progress and developments

Harris, P., Dungait, J. A. J., Griffith, B. A., Shepherd, A., Sint, H. M., Blackwell, M. S. A., Cardenas, L. M., Collins, A. L., Goulding, K. W. T., Lee, M. R. F. and Orr, R. J. 2015. The North Wyke Farm Platform, a UK national capability for research into sustainability of temperate agricultural grassland management: progress and developments. EGU.

Dissolved phosphorus retention in buffer strips: influence of slope and soil type

Darch, T., Carswell, A. M., Blackwell, M. S. A., Hawkins, J. M. B., Haygarth, P. M. and Chadwick, D. 2015. Dissolved phosphorus retention in buffer strips: influence of slope and soil type. Journal of Environmental Quality. 44, pp. 1216-1224.

The North Wyke Farm Platform, a national capability for research into sustainability of temperate agricultural grassland management: data and modelling opportunities

Harris, P., Griffith, B. A., Shepherd, A., Peukert, S., Hawkins, J. M. B., Elyes, C., Whitmore, A. P., Blackwell, M. S. A., Brazier, R. E., Cardenas, L. M., Wu, L., Dungait, J. A. J., Collins, A. L., Gurr, S. J., Murray, P. J., Goulding, K. W. T. and Orr, R. J. 2014. The North Wyke Farm Platform, a national capability for research into sustainability of temperate agricultural grassland management: data and modelling opportunities. Abstracts Tereno International Conference: from Observation to Prediction in Terrestrial Systems, Bonn, 29 September-2 October 2014 . pp. P2-07

Soil phosphorus in sustainable farming systems

Menezes-Blackburn, D., Giles, C. D., George, T. S., Shand, C., Lumsdon, D., Cooper, P., Wendler, R., Adu, M., Brown, L., Stutter, M., Blackwell, M. S. A., Wearing, C., Haygarth, P. M. and Zhang, H. 2014. Soil phosphorus in sustainable farming systems. SCOPE Newsletter: visions for sustainable phosphorus tomorrow contribution received May 2014 . pp. 14

Can deficit irrigation techniques be used to enhance phosphorus and water use efficiency and benefit crop yields?

Wright, H. R., Dodd, I. C. and Blackwell, M. S. A. 2014. Can deficit irrigation techniques be used to enhance phosphorus and water use efficiency and benefit crop yields? Abstracts 5th Conference on Phosphorus in Soils and Plants, Montpellier, 26-29 August 2014 . pp. P131

Exploiting root exudation of organic acids and phytases to enhance plant utilisation of soil phosphorus

Menezes-Blackburn, D., Giles, C., George, T. S., Shand, C., Lumsdon, D., Cooper, P., Wendler, R., Adu, M., Brown, L., Stutter, M., Blackwell, M. S. A., Wearing, C., Zhang, H. and Haygarth, P. M. 2014. Exploiting root exudation of organic acids and phytases to enhance plant utilisation of soil phosphorus. Abstracts 5th Conference on Phosphorus in Soils and Plants, Montpellier, 26-29 August 2014 . pp. P211

Understanding the bioavailability of new and old phosphorus to crops

McGrath, S. P., Blackwell, M. S. A., Comans, R. N. J., Koopmans, G. F., Van Dijk, K. C., Van Rotterdam, D., Bussink, W., Delgado, A., Gustafsson, J. P., Merckx, R., Smolders, E., Frossard, E. and Oberson, A. 2014. Understanding the bioavailability of new and old phosphorus to crops. SCOPE Newsletter. 106, pp. 20-21.

Changes in wheat root morphology under different phosphorus fertiliser supply rates

Blackwell, M. S. A., Yuan, H., McGrath, S. P., Granger, S. J., Hawkins, J. M. B., Dunham, S. J., Hooper, A. M., George, T. and Shen, J. 2014. Changes in wheat root morphology under different phosphorus fertiliser supply rates. Abstracts 5th Conference on Phosphorus in Soils and Plants, Montpellier, 26-29 August 2014 . pp. P242

Final Report Defra Project WQ0126. Modular approaches to the control of diffuse agricultural pollution: buffer zones, bioreactors, ditches and ponds

Hawkins, J. M. B. and Blackwell, M. S. A. 2014. Final Report Defra Project WQ0126. Modular approaches to the control of diffuse agricultural pollution: buffer zones, bioreactors, ditches and ponds. Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA).

A meta-analysis of organic and inorganic phosphorus in organic fertilizers, soils and water: implications for water quality

Darch, T., Blackwell, M. S. A., Hawkins, J. M. B., Haygarth, P. M. and Chadwick, D. R. 2014. A meta-analysis of organic and inorganic phosphorus in organic fertilizers, soils and water: implications for water quality. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology. 44, pp. 2172-2202.

The North Wyke Farm Platform: a new UK national capability for research into sustainability of agricultural temperate grassland management

Murray, P. J., Griffith, B. A., Orr, R. J., Shepherd, A., Blackwell, M. S. A., Hawkins, J. M. B. and Peukert, S. 2013. The North Wyke Farm Platform: a new UK national capability for research into sustainability of agricultural temperate grassland management. Michalk, D. L. (ed.) Proceedings 22nd International Grassland Congress, Sydney, 15-19 September 2013 . New South Wales Dept of Primary Industry, Orange. pp. 1931-1933

North Wyke Farm Platform: methodologies used in the remote sensing of the quantity and quality of drainage water

Griffith, B. A., Hawkins, J. M. B., Orr, R. J., Blackwell, M. S. A. and Murray, P. J. 2013. North Wyke Farm Platform: methodologies used in the remote sensing of the quantity and quality of drainage water. Michalk, D. L. (ed.) Proceedings 22nd International Grassland Congress, Sydney, 15-19 September 2013 . New South Wales Dept of Primary Industry, Orange. pp. 1453-1455

Microbial biomass phosphorus contributions to phosphorus solubility in riparian vegetated buffer strip soils

Roberts, W. M., Matthews, R. A., Blackwell, M. S. A., Peukert, S., Collins, A. L., Stutter, M. I. and Haygarth, P. M. 2013. Microbial biomass phosphorus contributions to phosphorus solubility in riparian vegetated buffer strip soils. Biology And Fertility Of Soils. 49, pp. 1237-1241.

The challenges and implications of linking wetland science to policy in agricultural landscapes - experience from the UK National Ecosystem Assessment

Maltby, E., Acreman, M., Blackwell, M. S. A., Everard, M. and Morris, J. 2013. The challenges and implications of linking wetland science to policy in agricultural landscapes - experience from the UK National Ecosystem Assessment. Ecological Engineering. 56, pp. 121-133.

Temperature response of denitrification rate and greenhouse gas production in agricultural river marginal wetland soils

Bonnett, S. A. F., Blackwell, M. S. A., Leah, R., Cook, V., O'connor, M. and Maltby, E. 2013. Temperature response of denitrification rate and greenhouse gas production in agricultural river marginal wetland soils. Geobiology. 11 (3), pp. 252-267.

Isolating the influence of pH on the amounts and forms of soil organic phosphorus

Turner, B. L. and Blackwell, M. S. A. 2013. Isolating the influence of pH on the amounts and forms of soil organic phosphorus. European Journal of Soil Science. 64 (2), pp. 249-259.

Contemporary fine‐grained bed sediment sources across the River Wensum Demonstration Test Catchment, UK

Collins, A. L., Zhang, Y. S., Hickinbotham, R., Bailey, G., Darlington, S., Grenfell, S. E., Evans, R. and Blackwell, M. S. A. 2013. Contemporary fine‐grained bed sediment sources across the River Wensum Demonstration Test Catchment, UK. Hydrological Processes. 27 (6), pp. 857-884.

Variations in concentrations of N and P forms in leachates from dried soils rewetted at different rates

Blackwell, M. S. A., Carswell, A. M. and Bol, R. 2013. Variations in concentrations of N and P forms in leachates from dried soils rewetted at different rates. Biology And Fertility Of Soils. 49, pp. 79-87.

The role of root-released organic acids and anions in phosphorus transformations in a sandy loam soil from Yantai, China

Xu, G., Shao, H. B., Xu, R. F., Nie, Y. Y., Pei, Y., Sun, Z. J. and Blackwell, M. S. A. 2012. The role of root-released organic acids and anions in phosphorus transformations in a sandy loam soil from Yantai, China. African Journal of Microbiology Research. 6 (3), pp. 674-679.

Advances in the understanding of nutrient dynamics and management in UK agriculture

Dungait, J. A. J., Cardenas, L. M., Blackwell, M. S. A., Wu, L., Withers, P. J. A., Chadwick, D. R., Bol, R., Murray, P. J., Macdonald, A. J., Whitmore, A. P. and Goulding, K. W. T. 2012. Advances in the understanding of nutrient dynamics and management in UK agriculture. Science of the Total Environment. 434 (15 September), pp. 39-50.

Recovering phosphorus from soil: a root solution?

Stutter, M. J., Shand, C. A., George, T. S., Blackwell, M. S. A., Bol, R., Mackay, R. L., Richardson, A. E., Condron, L. M., Turner, B. L. and Haygarth, P. M. 2012. Recovering phosphorus from soil: a root solution? Environmental Science & Technology. 46, pp. 1977-1978.

Ecosystem services delivered by small-scale wetlands

Blackwell, M. S. A. and Pilgrim, E. S. 2011. Ecosystem services delivered by small-scale wetlands. Hydrological Sciences Journal. 56 (8), pp. 1467-1484.

Effects of air-drying and freezing on phosphorus fractions in soils with different organic matter contents

Xu, G., Sun, J. N., Xu, R. F., Lv, Y. C., Shao, H. B., Yan, K., Zhang, L. H. and Blackwell, M. S. A. 2011. Effects of air-drying and freezing on phosphorus fractions in soils with different organic matter contents. Plant, Soil and Environment. 57, pp. 228-234.

Wetland ecosystems (book review)

Blackwell, M. S. A. 2011. Wetland ecosystems (book review). Journal of Environmental Quality. 40, p. 1028.

Learning how to model ecosystem trade-offs at the farm scale

Pilgrim, E. S., Macleod, C. J. A., Beaumont, D. A., Blackwell, M. S. A., Bol, R., Del Prado, A., Griffith, B. A., Orr, R. J., Shepherd, A., Wu, L. and Firbank, L. G. 2010. Learning how to model ecosystem trade-offs at the farm scale. Yang, W., Filatova, T., Rizzoli, A., Voinov, A. A. and Swayne, D. A. (ed.) Proceedings International Environmental Modelling and Software Society (iEMSs) 2010 International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software Modelling for Environment's Sake, Ottawa, 5-8 July 2010 . IEMSS. pp. 8pp

Interactions among agricultural production and other ecosystem services delivered from European temperate grassland systems

Pilgrim, E. S., Macleod, C. J. A., Blackwell, M. S. A., Bol, R., Hogan, D. V., Chadwick, D. R., Cardenas, L. M., Misselbrook, T. H., Haygarth, P. M., Brazier, R. E., Hobbs, P., Hodgson, C. J., Jarvis, S., Dungait, J. A. J., Murray, P. J. and Firbank, L. G. 2010. Interactions among agricultural production and other ecosystem services delivered from European temperate grassland systems. Advances in Agronomy. 109, pp. 117-154.

Phosphorus solubilization and potential transfer to surface waters from the soil microbial biomass following drying-rewetting and freezing-thawing

Blackwell, M. S. A., Brookes, P. C., De La Fuente-Martinez, N., Gordon, H., Murray, P. J., Snars, K. E., Williams, J. K., Bol, R. and Haygarth, P. M. 2010. Phosphorus solubilization and potential transfer to surface waters from the soil microbial biomass following drying-rewetting and freezing-thawing. Advances in Agronomy. 106, pp. 1-35.

Nitrous oxide production and denitrification rates in estuarine intertidal saltmarsh and managed realignment zones

Blackwell, M. S. A., Yamulki, S. and Bol, R. 2010. Nitrous oxide production and denitrification rates in estuarine intertidal saltmarsh and managed realignment zones. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 87, pp. 591-600.

Nitrous oxide emissions from small-scale farmland features of UK livestock farming systems

Matthews, R. A., Chadwick, D. R., Retter, A. L., Blackwell, M. S. A. and Yamulki, S. 2010. Nitrous oxide emissions from small-scale farmland features of UK livestock farming systems. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. 136, pp. 192-198.

Measurement at the field scale of soil delta13C and delta15N under improved grassland

Dixon, E. R., Blackwell, M. S. A., Dhanoa, M. S., Berryman, Z., De La Fuente-Martinez, N., Junquera, D., Martinez, A., Murray, P. J., Kemp, H. F., Meier-Augenstein, W., Duffy, A. and Bol, R. 2010. Measurement at the field scale of soil delta13C and delta15N under improved grassland. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry. 24 (5), pp. 511-518.

The Hurley and North Wyke story: 60 years of grassland research, 1949-2009

Wilkins, R. J., Jarvis, S. C. and Blackwell, M. S. A. 2009. The Hurley and North Wyke story: 60 years of grassland research, 1949-2009. Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research IGER, North Wyke Okehampton.

The role of buffer zones for agricultural runoff

Blackwell, M. S. A., Hogan, D. V. and Pinay, G. 2009. The role of buffer zones for agricultural runoff. in: Barker, T. and Maltby, E. (ed.) Wetlands handbook Wiley-Blackwell Chichester, Sussex. pp. 417-439

Functional assessment of wetlands: towards evaluation of ecosystem services

Bishop, K. H., Blackwell, M. S. A., Clement, B., Maltby, E., Papadimos, D., Scholz, M., Schulz-Zunkel, C., Seferlis, M., Tellam, J., Verhoeven, J. T. A. and Verhoeven, M. L. 2009. Functional assessment of wetlands: towards evaluation of ecosystem services. Woodhead Publishing, Oxford.

Impacts of predicted climate change on denitrification and greenhouse gas production in a temperate organic floodplain soil in southwest England

Bonnett, S. A. F., Leah, R., Blackwell, M. S. A. and Maltby, E. 2009. Impacts of predicted climate change on denitrification and greenhouse gas production in a temperate organic floodplain soil in southwest England. Abstracts BSSS Spring Meeting on Predicting the Future for Highly Organic Soils, Edinburgh, 5-7 May 2009 .

Effects of soil drying and rewetting on phosphorus in leachate: the role of the soil microbial biomass and other properties

Blackwell, M. S. A., Brookes, P. C., De La Fuente-Martinez, N., Murray, P. J., Snars, K. E., Williams, J. K. and Haygarth, P. M. 2009. Effects of soil drying and rewetting on phosphorus in leachate: the role of the soil microbial biomass and other properties. Abstracts BSSS Autumn Meeting 2009 .

Significance of root-attached soil and soil preparation for microbial biomass phosphorus measurement

Blackwell, M. S. A., Williams, J. K., Snars, K. E., Brookes, P. C., De La Fuente-Martinez, N., Michallon, L., Murray, P. J. and Haygarth, P. M. 2009. Significance of root-attached soil and soil preparation for microbial biomass phosphorus measurement. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 73, pp. 1861-1863.

Fungal entomopathogens: new insights on their ecology

Vega, F. E., Goettel, M. S., Blackwell, M. S. A., Chandler, D., Jackson, M. A., Keller, S., Koike, M., Maniania, N. K., Monzon, A., Ownley, B. H., Pell, J. K., Rangel, D. E. N. and Roy, H. E. 2009. Fungal entomopathogens: new insights on their ecology. Fungal Ecology. 2, pp. 149-159.

Effects of soil drying and rate of re-wetting on concentrations and forms of phosphorus in leachate

Blackwell, M. S. A., Brookes, P. C., De La Fuente-Martinez, N., Murray, P. J., Snars, K. E., Williams, J. K. and Haygarth, P. M. 2009. Effects of soil drying and rate of re-wetting on concentrations and forms of phosphorus in leachate. Biology And Fertility Of Soils. 45, pp. 635-643.

Effect of temperature and nitrate-amended floodwater on denitrification rates and greenhouse gas production in river marginal wetland hydrogeomorphic units. (EUROLIMPACS report on Deliverable 310, Project no GOCE-CT-2003-505540))

Bonnett, S. A. F., Leah, R., Blackwell, M. S. A. and Maltby, E. 2009. Effect of temperature and nitrate-amended floodwater on denitrification rates and greenhouse gas production in river marginal wetland hydrogeomorphic units. (EUROLIMPACS report on Deliverable 310, Project no GOCE-CT-2003-505540)).

Impact of the rate of rewetting of a dried soil on the concentration of phosphorus in leachate

Blackwell, M. S. A., De La Fuente-Martinez, N., Murray, P. J., Brookes, P. C., Snars, K. E., Haygarth, P. M. and Williams, J. K. 2008. Impact of the rate of rewetting of a dried soil on the concentration of phosphorus in leachate. Abstracts 2008 Joint Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies with the Gulf Coast Section of SEPM, Houston, 5-9 October 2008 .

Ecoflood Guidelines: How to use floodplains for flood risk reduction

Blackwell, M. S. A. 2006. Ecoflood Guidelines: How to use floodplains for flood risk reduction. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg - OPEC.

A conceptual model describing the effects of soil wetting and drying on phosphorus biogeochemistry

Stamp, J. K., Blackwell, M. S. A., Brookes, P. C., Haygarth, P. M., Murray, P. J., Snars, K. E. and Swain, A. 2006. A conceptual model describing the effects of soil wetting and drying on phosphorus biogeochemistry. 8th British Grassland Society Research Conference, 'Grassland as a Multifunctional Resource', Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester, 4-6 September 2006. pp. 129-130

Modifications to fumigation extraction to permit better analysis of field soils and ease of measurement

Snars, K. E., Swain, A., Brookes, P. C., Blackwell, M. S. A., Haygarth, P. M., Murray, P. J. and Stamp, J. K. 2006. Modifications to fumigation extraction to permit better analysis of field soils and ease of measurement. 3rd International Symposium on Phosphorus Dynamics in the Soil-Plant Continuum, Uberlandia-Minas Gerais, Brazil, 14-19 May 2006. pp. 64-66

A conceptual model describing the effects of soil wetting and drying on phosphorus biogeochemistry

Blackwell, M. S. A., Brookes, P. C., Haygarth, P. M., Murray, P. J., Snars, K., Stamp, J. and Swain, A. 2006. A conceptual model describing the effects of soil wetting and drying on phosphorus biogeochemistry. Third International Symposium on Phosphorus Dynamics in the Soil-Plant Continuum, Iberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil, 14-19 May 2006.

Interactions between entomopathogenic fungi and arthropod natural enemies

Furlong, M. J. and Pell, J. K. 2005. Interactions between entomopathogenic fungi and arthropod natural enemies. in: Vega, F. E. and Blackwell, M. S. A. (ed.) Insect-fungal associations: ecology and evolution Oxford University Press (OUP) Oxford. pp. 51-73

The release of nitrous oxide from the intertidal zones of two European estuaries in response to increased ammonium and nitrate loading

Kenny, C., Yamulki, S., Blackwell, M. S. A., Maltby, E., French, P. and Birgand, F. 2004. The release of nitrous oxide from the intertidal zones of two European estuaries in response to increased ammonium and nitrate loading. Water Air And Soil Pollution : Focus. 4 (6), pp. 61-66.

Influence of flooding on delta15N, delta18O, 1delta15N and 2delta15N signatures of N2O released from estuarine soils - a laboratory experiment using tidal flooding chambers

Bol, R., Rockmann, T., Blackwell, M. S. A. and Yamulki, S. 2004. Influence of flooding on delta15N, delta18O, 1delta15N and 2delta15N signatures of N2O released from estuarine soils - a laboratory experiment using tidal flooding chambers. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry. 18 (14), pp. 1561-1568.

Influence of flooding on the dual isotope and isotopomer ratios of N2O released from estuarine soils

Bol, R., Yamulki, S., Rockmann, T. and Blackwell, M. S. A. 2003. Influence of flooding on the dual isotope and isotopomer ratios of N2O released from estuarine soils. Poster Annual Meeting Stable Isotope Spectrometry Users Group (SIMSUG), Bristol, UK, 14-16 April 2003. pp. P24

The effect of nitrogen concentration in floodwater on nitrous oxide fluxes from intertidal sediments: the Couesnon River Estuary, Normandy, France.

Kenny, C., Birgand, F., Blackwell, M. S. A., Yamulki, S., Maltby, E. and French, P. 2002. The effect of nitrogen concentration in floodwater on nitrous oxide fluxes from intertidal sediments: the Couesnon River Estuary, Normandy, France. GANE Meeting, University of Nottingham, 3-5 September 2002.

Nitrous oxide emission rates from intertidal sediments: the Couesnon River Estuary, Normandy

Kenny, C., Blackwell, M. S. A., Yamulki, S., French, P. and Maltby, E. 2001. Nitrous oxide emission rates from intertidal sediments: the Couesnon River Estuary, Normandy. First NERC-GANE meeting, University of Wales Bangor, 10-12 September 2001.