Rowan Mitchell

NameRowan Mitchell
Job titleSenior Research Scientist - Plant Biology
Email addressrowan.mitchell@rothamsted.ac.uk
DepartmentPlant Sciences
Research clusterPS: Resilience and Development
Preferred citationMitchell, R. A. C.
OfficeHarpenden

Research outputs

Silencing of a BAHD acyltransferase in sugarcane increases biomass digestibility

De-Souza, W. R., Pacheco, T. F., Molinari, P. A. O., Duarte, K. E., Sampaio, B. L., Martins, P. K., Santiago, T. R., Formighieri, E. F., Vinecky, F., Ribeiro, A. P., Da Cunha, B. A. D. B., Kobayashi, A. K., Mitchell, R. A. C., Gambetta, D. S. R. and Molinari, H. B. C. 2019. Silencing of a BAHD acyltransferase in sugarcane increases biomass digestibility. Biotechnology for Biofuels. 12, p. 111.

Response of cell wall composition and RNA-seq transcriptome to methyl-jasmonate in Brachypodium distachyon callus

Hyde, L. S., Pellny, T. K., Freeman, J., Michaelson, L. V., Simister, R., McQueen-Mason, S. J. and Mitchell, R. A. C. 2018. Response of cell wall composition and RNA-seq transcriptome to methyl-jasmonate in Brachypodium distachyon callus . Planta.

Suppression of a single BAHD gene in Setaria viridis causes large, stable decreases in cell wall feruloylation and increases biomass digestibility

De Souza, W. R., Martins, P. K., Freeman, J., Pellny, T. K., Michaelson, L. V., Sampaio, B. L., Vinecky, F., Ribeiro, A. P., Da Cunha, B. A. D. B., Kobayashi, A. K., De Oliveira, P. A., Campanha, R. B., Pacheco, T. F., Martarello, D. C. I., Marchiosi, R., Ferrarese-Filho, O., Dos Santos, W. D., Tramontina, R., Squina, F. M., Centeno, D. C., Gaspar, M., Braga, M. R., Tine, M. A. S., Ralph, J., Mitchell, R. A. C. and Molinari, H. B. C. 2018. Suppression of a single BAHD gene in Setaria viridis causes large, stable decreases in cell wall feruloylation and increases biomass digestibility. New Phytologist. 218 (1), pp. 81-93.

Spatiotemporal expression patterns of wheat amino acid transporters reveal their putative roles in nitrogen transport and responses to abiotic stress

Wan, Y., King, R., Mitchell, R. A. C., Hassani-Pak, K. and Hawkesford, M. J. 2017. Spatiotemporal expression patterns of wheat amino acid transporters reveal their putative roles in nitrogen transport and responses to abiotic stress. Scientific Reports. 7 (1), p. 5461.

Feruloylation and structure of arabinoxylan in wheat endosperm cell walls from RNAi lines with suppression of genes responsible for backbone synthesis and decoration

Freeman, J., Ward, J. L., Kosik, O., Lovegrove, A., Wilkinson, M. D., Shewry, P. R. and Mitchell, R. A. C. 2017. Feruloylation and structure of arabinoxylan in wheat endosperm cell walls from RNAi lines with suppression of genes responsible for backbone synthesis and decoration. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 15 (11).

Effect of suppression of arabinoxylan synthetic genes in wheat endosperm on chain length of arabinoxylan and extract viscosity

Freeman, J., Lovegrove, A., Wilkinson, M. D., Saulnier, L., Shewry, P. R. and Mitchell, R. A. C. 2016. Effect of suppression of arabinoxylan synthetic genes in wheat endosperm on chain length of arabinoxylan and extract viscosity. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 14 (1), pp. 109-116.

Dietary fibre: wheat genes for enhanced human health

Mitchell, R. A. C. and Shewry, P. R. 2015. Dietary fibre: wheat genes for enhanced human health. Ogihara, Y., Handa, H. and Takumi, S. (ed.) Advances in Wheat Genetics: from Genome to Field. Proceedings 12th International Wheat Genetics Symposium . Springer, Tokyo. pp. 411-419

G-fibre cell wall development in willow stems during tension wood induction

Gritsch, C., Wan, Y., Mitchell, R. A. C., Shewry, P. R., Hanley, S. J. and Karp, A. 2015. G-fibre cell wall development in willow stems during tension wood induction. Journal of Experimental Botany. 66 (20), pp. 6447-6459.

Improving wheat as a source of dietary fibre for human health

Shewry, P. R., Reynolds, S., Pellny, T. K., Freeman, J., Wilkinson, M. D., Kosik, O., Ulker, M., Wingen, L., Orford, S., Griffiths, S., Mitchell, R. A. C. and Lovegrove, A. 2015. Improving wheat as a source of dietary fibre for human health. Cambridge University Press (CUP) Cambridge.

Ferulic acid: a key component in grass lignocellulose recalcitrance to hydrolysis

Matias De Oliveira, D., Finger-Teixeira, A., Rodrigues Mota, T., Salvador, V. H., Moreira-Vilar, F., Correa Molinari, H. B., Mitchell, R. A. C., Marchiosi, R., Ferrarese-Filho, O. and Dantas Dos Santos, W. 2015. Ferulic acid: a key component in grass lignocellulose recalcitrance to hydrolysis. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 13 (9), pp. 1224-1232.

Systems responses to progressive water stress in durum wheat

Habash, D. Z., Baudo, M., Hindle, M. M., Powers, S. J., Defoin-Platel, M., Mitchell, R. A. C., Saqi, M., Rawlings, C. J., Latiri, K., Araus, J. L., Abdulkader, A., Tuberosa, R., Lawlor, D. W. and Nachit, M. M. 2014. Systems responses to progressive water stress in durum wheat. PLOS ONE. 9, p. e108431.

Secondary cell wall composition and candidate gene expression in developing willow (Salix purpurea) stems

Wan, Y., Gritsch, C., Tryfona, T., Ray, M. J., Andongabo, A. E., Hassani-Pak, K., Jones, H. D., Dupree, P., Karp, A., Shewry, P. R. and Mitchell, R. A. C. 2014. Secondary cell wall composition and candidate gene expression in developing willow (Salix purpurea) stems. Planta. 239, pp. 1041-1053.

Optimising the content and composition of dietary fibre in wheat grain for end-use quality

Shewry, P. R., Saulnier, L., Gebruers, K., Mitchell, R. A. C., Freeman, J., Nemeth, C. and Ward, J. L. 2014. Optimising the content and composition of dietary fibre in wheat grain for end-use quality. in: Tuberosaetal, R. (ed.) Genomics of plant genetic resources Springer, Dordrecht. pp. 455-466

RNA interference suppression of genes in glycosyl transferase families 43 and 47 in wheat starchy endosperm causes large decreases in arabinoxylan content

Lovegrove, A., Wilkinson, M. D., Freeman, J., Pellny, T. K., Tosi, P., Saulnier, L., Shewry, P. R. and Mitchell, R. A. C. 2013. RNA interference suppression of genes in glycosyl transferase families 43 and 47 in wheat starchy endosperm causes large decreases in arabinoxylan content. Plant Physiology. 163, pp. 95-107.

Lunasin in cereal seeds: what is the origin?

Mitchell, R. A. C., Lovegrove, A. and Shewry, P. R. 2013. Lunasin in cereal seeds: what is the origin? Journal of Cereal Science. 57, pp. 267-269.

Grass cell wall feruloylation: distribution of bound ferulate and candidate gene expression in Brachypodium distachyon

Molinari, H. B. C., Pellny, T. K., Freeman, J., Shewry, P. R. and Mitchell, R. A. C. 2013. Grass cell wall feruloylation: distribution of bound ferulate and candidate gene expression in Brachypodium distachyon. Frontiers in Plant Science. 4, p. 50 (10pp).

Exploiting genetic variation to increase the dietary fibre content of wheat grain and flour

Shewry, P. R., Ulker, M., Lovegrove, A., Freeman, J., Pellny, T. K., Mitchell, R. A. C., Gebruers, K. and Rakszegi, M. 2012. Exploiting genetic variation to increase the dietary fibre content of wheat grain and flour. Lang, L. and Bedo, Z. (ed.) Plant Breeding for Future Generations: Proceedings 19th EUCARPIA General Congress, Budapest, 21-24 May 2012 . Agricultural Institute, Martonvasar. pp. 171-175

An integrated study of grain development of wheat (cv. Hereward)

Shewry, P. R., Mitchell, R. A. C., Tosi, P., Wan, Y., Toscano-Underwood, C., Lovegrove, A., Freeman, J., Toole, G. A., Mills, E. N. C. and Ward, J. L. 2012. An integrated study of grain development of wheat (cv. Hereward). Journal of Cereal Science. 56, pp. 21-30.

Shortcomings in wheat yield predictions

Semenov, M. A., Mitchell, R. A. C., Whitmore, A. P., Hawkesford, M. J., Parry, M. A. J. and Shewry, P. R. 2012. Shortcomings in wheat yield predictions. Nature Climate Change. 2, pp. 380-382.

Cell walls of developing wheat starchy endosperm: comparison of composition and RNA-Seq transcriptome

Pellny, T. K., Lovegrove, A., Freeman, J., Tosi, P., Love, C. G., Knox, J. P., Shewry, P. R. and Mitchell, R. A. C. 2012. Cell walls of developing wheat starchy endosperm: comparison of composition and RNA-Seq transcriptome. Plant Physiology. 158, pp. 612-627.

Glycosyl transferases in family 61 mediate arabinofuranosyl transfer onto xylan in grasses

Anders, N., Wilkinson, M. D., Lovegrove, A., Freeman, J., Tryfona, T., Pellny, T. K., Weimar, T., Mortimer, J. C., Stott, K., Baker, J. M., Defoin-Platel, M., Shewry, P. R., Dupree, P. and Mitchell, R. A. C. 2012. Glycosyl transferases in family 61 mediate arabinofuranosyl transfer onto xylan in grasses. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109 (3), pp. 989-993.

Wheat grain development is characterized by remarkable trehalose 6-phosphate accumulation pregrain filling: tissue distribution and relationship to SNF1-related protein kinase1 activity

Martinez-Barajas, E., Delatte, T., Schluepmann, H., De Jong, G. J., Somsen, G. W., Nunes, C., Primavesi, L. F., Coello, P., Mitchell, R. A. C. and Paul, M. J. 2011. Wheat grain development is characterized by remarkable trehalose 6-phosphate accumulation pregrain filling: tissue distribution and relationship to SNF1-related protein kinase1 activity. Plant Physiology. 156, pp. 373-381.

Challenges and opportunities for using wheat for biofuel production

Shewry, P. R., Freeman, J., Wilkinson, M. D., Pellny, T. K. and Mitchell, R. A. C. 2011. Challenges and opportunities for using wheat for biofuel production. in: Karp, A. and Halford, N. G. (ed.) Energy crops Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), Cambridge. pp. 13-26

Temporal and spatial changes in cell wall composition in developing grains of wheat cv. Hereward

Toole, G. A., Le Gall, G., Colquhoun, I. J., Nemeth, C., Saulnier, L., Lovegrove, A., Pellny, T. K., Wilkinson, M. D., Freeman, J., Mitchell, R. A. C., Mills, E. N. C. and Shewry, P. R. 2010. Temporal and spatial changes in cell wall composition in developing grains of wheat cv. Hereward. Planta. 232, pp. 677-689.

Down-regulation of the CSLF6 gene results in decreased (1,3;1,4)-beta-D-glucan in endosperm of wheat

Nemeth, C., Freeman, J., Jones, H. D., Sparks, C. A., Pellny, T. K., Wilkinson, M. D., Dunwell, J., Andersson, A. A. M., Aman, P., Guillon, F., Saulnier, L., Mitchell, R. A. C. and Shewry, P. R. 2010. Down-regulation of the CSLF6 gene results in decreased (1,3;1,4)-beta-D-glucan in endosperm of wheat. Plant Physiology. 152, pp. 1209-1218.

Storage product synthesis and accumulation in developing grains of wheat

Shewry, P. R., Toscano-Underwood, C., Wan, Y., Lovegrove, A., Bhandari, D., Toole, G., Mills, E. N. C., Denyer, K. and Mitchell, R. A. C. 2009. Storage product synthesis and accumulation in developing grains of wheat. Journal of Cereal Science. 50, pp. 106-112.

Inhibition of SNF1-related protein kinase1 activity and regulation of metabolic pathways by trehalose-6-phosphate

Zhang, Y., Primavesi, L. F., Jhurreea, D., Andralojc, P. J., Mitchell, R. A. C., Powers, S. J., Schluepmann, H., Delatte, T., Wingler, A. and Paul, M. J. 2009. Inhibition of SNF1-related protein kinase1 activity and regulation of metabolic pathways by trehalose-6-phosphate. Plant Physiology. 149 (4), pp. 1860-1871.

A novel transcriptomic approach to identify candidate genes for grain quality traits in wheat

Wan, Y., Toscano-Underwood, C., Toole, G., Skeggs, P., Zhu, T., Leverington, M., Griffiths, S., Wheeler, T., Gooding, M., Poole, R., Edwards, K. J., Gezan, S. A., Welham, S. J., Snape, J., Mills, E. N. C., Mitchell, R. A. C. and Shewry, P. R. 2009. A novel transcriptomic approach to identify candidate genes for grain quality traits in wheat. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 7 (5), pp. 401-410.

Improving wheat for nutrition and processing

Shewry, P. R., Wan, Y., Wheeler, T., Gooding, M., Poole, R., Edwards, K. J., Mills, E. N. C., Skeggs, P., Gezan, S., Welham, S. J., Shenton, C., Zhu, T., Phillips, A. L., Jones, H. D., Li, L., Ward, J. L., Freeman, J., Nemeth, C. and Mitchell, R. A. C. 2008. Improving wheat for nutrition and processing. Molinacano, J. L. (ed.) Cereal Science and Technology for Feeding Ten Billion People: Genomics Era and Beyond. Proceedings of the Meeting of the Eucarpia Cereal Section, Lleida (Spain), 13-17 November 2006 . Options Mediterraneennes, Series A, No 81. pp. 249-252

Manipulation of the cell wall composition of wheat endosperm cell walls to improve nutritional properties

Nemeth, C., Freeman, J., Mitchell, R. A. C. and Shewry, P. R. 2008. Manipulation of the cell wall composition of wheat endosperm cell walls to improve nutritional properties. Molinacano, J. L. (ed.) Cereal Science and Technology for Feeding Ten Billion People: Genomics Era and Beyond. Proceedings of the Meeting of the Eucarpia Cereal Section, Lleida (Spain), 13-17 November 2006 . Options Mediterraneennes, Series A, No 81. pp. 295-297

Establishing substantial equivalence: transcriptomics

Baudo, M. M., Powers, S. J. and Mitchell, R. A. C. 2008. Establishing substantial equivalence: transcriptomics. in: Shewry, P. R. and Jones, H. D. (ed.) Transgenic wheat, barley and oats. Methods in molecular biology, vol. 478 Humana Press, New York. pp. 247-272

Identification and genetic mapping of variant forms of puroindoline b expressed in developing wheat grain

Wilkinson, M. D., Wan, Y., Tosi, P., Leverington, M., Snape, J., Mitchell, R. A. C. and Shewry, P. R. 2008. Identification and genetic mapping of variant forms of puroindoline b expressed in developing wheat grain. Journal of Cereal Science. 48, pp. 722-728.

Transcriptome analysis of grain development in hexaploid wheat

Wan, Y., Poole, R. L., Huttly, A. K., Toscano-Underwood, C., Feeney, K., Welham, S. J., Gooding, M. J., Mills, C., Edwards, K. J., Shewry, P. R. and Mitchell, R. A. C. 2008. Transcriptome analysis of grain development in hexaploid wheat. BMC Genomics. 9, p. 121 (16pp).

Transcriptome profiling of wheat genotypes differing in bread making quality under different environments

Wan, Y., Mitchell, R. A. C., Leverington, M., Griffiths, S., Snape, J., Wheeler, T., Gooding, M., Poole, R., Edwards, K., Mills, C., Skeggs, P., Gezan, S., Welham, S. J., Shenton, C., Zhu, T. and Shewry, P. R. 2007. Transcriptome profiling of wheat genotypes differing in bread making quality under different environments. Abstracts 4th UK Small Grain Cereals Genetic and Genomics Workshop: From Genes to Traits, Cambridge, 14-16 March 2007 .

Wheat Estimated Transcript Server (WhETS): a tool to provide best estimate of hexaploid wheat transcript sequence

Mitchell, R. A. C., Castells-Brooke, N. I. D., Taubert, J., Verrier, P. J., Leader, D. J. and Rawlings, C. J. 2007. Wheat Estimated Transcript Server (WhETS): a tool to provide best estimate of hexaploid wheat transcript sequence. Nucleic Acids Research. 35(Web Server issue), pp. W148-W151.

A novel bioinformatics approach identifies candidate genes for the synthesis and feruloylation of arabinoxylan

Mitchell, R. A. C., Dupree, P. and Shewry, P. R. 2007. A novel bioinformatics approach identifies candidate genes for the synthesis and feruloylation of arabinoxylan. Plant Physiology. 144 (May), pp. 43-53.

Transcriptome analysis reveals differentially expressed storage protein transcripts in seeds of Aegilops and wheat

Kan, Y., Wan, Y., Beaudoin, F., Leader, D. J., Edwards, K., Poole, R., Wang, D., Mitchell, R. A. C. and Shewry, P. R. 2006. Transcriptome analysis reveals differentially expressed storage protein transcripts in seeds of Aegilops and wheat. Journal of Cereal Science. 44, pp. 75-85.

Make or break: metabolism of the rubisco inhibitor, CA1P

Andralojc, P. J., Mitchell, R. A. C., Madgwick, P. J., Keys, A. J., Gutteridge, S. and Parry, M. A. J. 2005. Make or break: metabolism of the rubisco inhibitor, CA1P. Abstracts 17th International Botanical Congress, Vienna, 17-23 July 2005 . pp. 173

Rubisco specificity factor tends to be larger in plant species from drier habitats and in species with persistent leaves

Galmes, J., Flexas, J., Keys, A. J., Cifre, J., Mitchell, R. A. C., Madgwick, P. J., Haslam, R. P., Medrano, H. and Parry, M. A. J. 2005. Rubisco specificity factor tends to be larger in plant species from drier habitats and in species with persistent leaves. Plant, Cell & Environment. 28 (5), pp. 571-579.

Linking experimental results, biological networks and sequence analysis methods using Ontologies and Generalised Data Structures

Koehler, J., Rawlings, C. J., Verrier, P. J., Mitchell, R. A. C., Skusa, A., Ruegg, A. and Philippi, S. 2004. Linking experimental results, biological networks and sequence analysis methods using Ontologies and Generalised Data Structures. In Silico Biology. 5 (1), pp. 33-44.

Loss of decreased-rubisco phenotype between generations of wheat transformed with antisense and sense rbc S

Mitchell, R. A. C., Joyce, P. A., Rong, H., Evans, V. J., Madgwick, P. J. and Parry, M. A. J. 2004. Loss of decreased-rubisco phenotype between generations of wheat transformed with antisense and sense rbc S. Annals of Applied Biology. 145 (2), pp. 209-216.

Limonium gibertii mRNA for ribulose 1,5 bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase large subunit (rbcL gene)

Galmes, J., Flexas, J., Keys, A. J., Cifre, J., Mitchell, R. A. C., Madgwick, P. J., Haslam, R. P., Medrano, H. and Parry, M. A. J. 2004. Limonium gibertii mRNA for ribulose 1,5 bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase large subunit (rbcL gene).

Limonium gibertii partial mRNA for ribulose 1,5 bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase small subunit (rbcS2 gene)

Galmes, J., Flexas, J., Keys, A. J., Cifre, J., Mitchell, R. A. C., Madgwick, P. J., Haslam, R. P., Medrano, H. and Parry, M. A. J. 2004. Limonium gibertii partial mRNA for ribulose 1,5 bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase small subunit (rbcS2 gene).

Limonium gibertii partial mRNA for ribulose 1,5 bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase small subunit (rbcS1 gene)

Galmes, J., Flexas, J., Keys, A. J., Cifre, J., Mitchell, R. A. C., Madgwick, P. J., Haslam, R. P., Medrano, H. and Parry, M. A. J. 2004. Limonium gibertii partial mRNA for ribulose 1,5 bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase small subunit (rbcS1 gene).

Tylosema esculentum rbcL gene for ribulose 1,5 bisphosphate carboxylase large subunit

Mitchell, R. A. C. 2003. Tylosema esculentum rbcL gene for ribulose 1,5 bisphosphate carboxylase large subunit.

Photosynthetic nitrogen and water-use efficiency of Marama bean, Tylosema esculentum , an African legume

Mitchell, R. A. C., Keys, A. J., Gong, Y-H. and Lawlor, D. W. 2003. Photosynthetic nitrogen and water-use efficiency of Marama bean, Tylosema esculentum , an African legume.

Manipulation of Rubisco: the amount, activity, function and regulation

Parry, M. A. J., Andralojc, P. J., Mitchell, R. A. C., Madgwick, P. J. and Keys, A. J. 2003. Manipulation of Rubisco: the amount, activity, function and regulation. Journal of Experimental Botany. 54 (386), pp. 1321-1333.

Modelling climatic impacts on yields of wheat and sugar beet in the UK

Richter, G. M., Jaggard, K. W., Mitchell, R. A. C. and Semenov, M. A. 2002. Modelling climatic impacts on yields of wheat and sugar beet in the UK. Knowledge transfer initiative on impacts and adaptation to climate change in agriculture. Project and workshop report . pp. 10-12

Photosynthesis and nitrogen-use efficiency

Kumar, P. A., Parry, M. A. J., Mitchell, R. A. C., Ahmad, A. and Abrol, Y. P. 2002. Photosynthesis and nitrogen-use efficiency. in: Foyer, C. H. and Noctor, G. (ed.) Photosynthetic nitrogen assimilation and associated carbon and respiratory metabolism Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands. pp. 23-34

Effects of elevated CO2 and drought on wheat: testing crop simulation models for different experimental and climatic conditions

Ewert, E., Rodriguez, D., Jamieson, P., Semenov, M. A., Mitchell, R. A. C., Goudriaan, J., Porter, J. R., Kimball, B. A., Pinter, P. J. Jr, Manderscheid, R., Weigel, H-J., Fangmeier, A., Fereres, E. and Villalobos, F. 2002. Effects of elevated CO2 and drought on wheat: testing crop simulation models for different experimental and climatic conditions. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. 93 (1-3), pp. 249-266.

Drought risk assessment for UK winter wheat under climate change

Richter, G. M., Mitchell, R. A. C. and Semenov, M. A. 2002. Drought risk assessment for UK winter wheat under climate change.

Drought - greater risk for future wheat production in England?

Richter, G. M., Semenov, M. A. and Mitchell, R. A. C. 2002. Drought - greater risk for future wheat production in England? Abstracts 7th Congress of the European Society for Agronomy, Cordoba, 15-18 July 2002 .

Testing SIRIUS predictions against wheat data sets in the UK

Richter, G. M., Semenov, M. A. and Mitchell, R. A. C. 2001. Testing SIRIUS predictions against wheat data sets in the UK. Abstracts 2nd International Symposium on Modelling Cropping Systems, Florence, 16-18 July 2001. pp. 165-166

Modelling the effects of CO2 and drought on wheat for different climatic conditions and cultivars

Ewert, F. 2001. Modelling the effects of CO2 and drought on wheat for different climatic conditions and cultivars. IACR Rothamsted Experimental Station, Harpenden.

Improving wheat model accuracy and suitability for regional impact assessment. Final report of the IMPETUS European Commission Project ENV4-CT97-0496

Mitchell, R. A. C. and Semenov, M. A. 2001. Improving wheat model accuracy and suitability for regional impact assessment. Final report of the IMPETUS European Commission Project ENV4-CT97-0496. IACR Rothamsted Experimental Station, Harpenden.

Performance of the models with multiple-site and regional observed wheat yield data

Richter, G. M., Ewert, F., Rodrigues, D. and Fereres, E. 2001. Performance of the models with multiple-site and regional observed wheat yield data. IACR Rothamsted Experimental Station, Harpenden.

Modelling radiation interception and radiation use efficiency for sugar beet under variable climatic stress

Richter, G. M., Jaggard, K. W. and Mitchell, R. A. C. 2001. Modelling radiation interception and radiation use efficiency for sugar beet under variable climatic stress. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 109 (1), pp. 13-25.

Response of wheat canopy CO2 and water gas-exchange to soil water content under ambient and elevated CO2

Mitchell, R. A. C., Mitchell, V. J. and Lawlor, D. W. 2001. Response of wheat canopy CO2 and water gas-exchange to soil water content under ambient and elevated CO2. Global Change Biology. 7 (5), pp. 599-611.

Modelling climate impacts for sugar beet production in Europe - radiation interception and radiation use efficiency

Richter, G. M., Mitchell, R. A. C. and Werker, A. R. 2000. Modelling climate impacts for sugar beet production in Europe - radiation interception and radiation use efficiency. Proceedings of the Thirty-second Meeting of the Agricultural Research Modellers’ Group, London, 2000.

Is there scope for improving balance between RuBP-regeneration and carboxylation capacities in wheat at elevated CO2?

Mitchell, R. A. C., Theobald, J. C., Parry, M. A. J. and Lawlor, D. W. 2000. Is there scope for improving balance between RuBP-regeneration and carboxylation capacities in wheat at elevated CO2? Journal of Experimental Botany. 51, pp. 391-397.

Crop ecosystem responses to climatic change: wheat

Lawlor, D. W. and Mitchell, R. A. C. 2000. Crop ecosystem responses to climatic change: wheat. in: Reddy, K. R. and Hodges, H. F. (ed.) Climate change and global crop productivity CABI International, Wallingford, Oxon (CABI). pp. 57-80

A parsimonious, multiple-regression model of wheat yield response to environment

Landau, S., Mitchell, R. A. C., Barnett, V., Colls, J. J., Craigon, J. and Payne, R. W. 2000. A parsimonious, multiple-regression model of wheat yield response to environment. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 101 (2-3), pp. 151-166.

Is there scope for improving adaptation of photosynthesis of crop plants to elevated CO2?

Mitchell, R. A. C. 1999. Is there scope for improving adaptation of photosynthesis of crop plants to elevated CO2? Oxford University Press (OUP) Oxford.

Photosynthetic responses in spring wheat grown under elevated CO2 concentrations and stress conditions in the European, multiple-site experiment 'ESPACE-wheat'

Mitchell, R. A. C., Black, C. R., Burkart, S., Burke, J. I., Donnelly, A., De Temmerman, L., Fangmeier, A., Mulholland, B. J., Theobald, J. C. and Van Oijen, M. 1999. Photosynthetic responses in spring wheat grown under elevated CO2 concentrations and stress conditions in the European, multiple-site experiment 'ESPACE-wheat'. European Journal of Agronomy. 10, pp. 205-214.

Effects on nutrients and on grain quality in spring wheat crops grown under elevated CO2 concentrations and stress conditions in the European, multiple-site experiment 'ESPACE-wheat'

Fangmeier, A., De Temmerman, L., Mortensen, L., Kemp, K., Burke, J., Mitchell, R. A. C., Van Oijen, M. and Weigel, H-J. 1999. Effects on nutrients and on grain quality in spring wheat crops grown under elevated CO2 concentrations and stress conditions in the European, multiple-site experiment 'ESPACE-wheat'. European Journal of Agronomy. 10, pp. 215-229.

Response to "Comments on 'Testing winter wheat simulation models predictions against observed UK grain yields by Landau et al [Agric. For. Meteorol. 89 (1998) 85-89]' by Jamieson et al. [Agric. For. Meteorol., this issue]"

Landau, S., Mitchell, R. A. C., Barnett, V., Colls, J. J., Craigon, J. and Payne, R. W. 1999. Response to "Comments on 'Testing winter wheat simulation models predictions against observed UK grain yields by Landau et al [Agric. For. Meteorol. 89 (1998) 85-89]' by Jamieson et al. [Agric. For. Meteorol., this issue]". Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 96 (1-3), pp. 163-164.

Estimating the excess investment in ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase in leaves of spring wheat grown under elevated CO2

Theobald, J. C., Mitchell, R. A. C., Parry, M. A. J. and Lawlor, D. W. 1998. Estimating the excess investment in ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase in leaves of spring wheat grown under elevated CO2. Plant Physiology. 118, pp. 945-955.

Response of sugar beet (Beta vulgaris L.) yield and biochemical composition to elevated CO2 and temperature at two nitrogen applications

Demmers-Derks, H., Mitchell, R. A. C., Mitchell, V. J. and Lawlor, D. W. 1998. Response of sugar beet (Beta vulgaris L.) yield and biochemical composition to elevated CO2 and temperature at two nitrogen applications. Plant, Cell & Environment. 21 (8), pp. 829-836.

Testing winter wheat models' predictions against observed UK grain yields

Landau, S., Mitchell, R. A. C., Barnett, V., Colls, J. J., Craigon, J., Moore, K. L. and Payne, R. W. 1998. Testing winter wheat models' predictions against observed UK grain yields. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 89 (2), pp. 85-99.

Predicting wheat yields: the search for valid and precise models

Barnett, V., Landau, S., Colls, J. J., Craigon, J., Mitchell, R. A. C. and Payne, R. W. 1997. Predicting wheat yields: the search for valid and precise models. Lake, J. V., Goode, J. A. and Bock, G. R. (ed.) Precision Agriculture: Spatial and Temporal Variability (Ciba Foundation Symposium 210) . John Wiley & Sons Chichester, West Sussex. pp. 79-99

Effects of shading in different developmental phases on biomass and grain yield of winter wheat at ambient and elevated CO2

Mitchell, R. A. C., Gibbard, C. L., Mitchell, V. J. and Lawlor, D. W. 1996. Effects of shading in different developmental phases on biomass and grain yield of winter wheat at ambient and elevated CO2. Plant, Cell & Environment. 19 (5), pp. 615-621.

Sugar beet under climatic change: photosynthesis and production

Demmers-Derks, H., Mitchell, R. A. C., Mitchell, V. J., Driscoll, S. P., Gibbard, C. and Lawlor, D. W. 1996. Sugar beet under climatic change: photosynthesis and production. Implications of "Global Environmental Change" for Crops in Europe. Aspects of Applied Biology 45 . pp. 163-169

Predicting the effects of environmental change on winter wheat yield in genotypes with different flowering dates

Mitchell, R. A. C. 1996. Predicting the effects of environmental change on winter wheat yield in genotypes with different flowering dates. Implications of Global Environmental Change for Crops in Europe. Aspects of Applied Biology 45 . pp. 133-138

The interacting effects of nitrogen supply and CO2 concentration on photosynthetic capacities in leaves of spring wheat

Theobald, J. C., Mitchell, R. A. C., Parry, M. A. J. and Lawlor, D. W. 1996. The interacting effects of nitrogen supply and CO2 concentration on photosynthetic capacities in leaves of spring wheat. Implications of "Global Environmental Change" for Crops in Europe. Aspects of Applied Biology 45 . pp. 171-176

Photosynthetic acclimation of winter wheat to elevated CO2 and temperature

Lawlor, D. W., Delgado, E., Habash, D. Z., Driscoll, S. P., Mitchell, V. J., Mitchell, R. A. C. and Parry, M. A. J. 1995. Photosynthetic acclimation of winter wheat to elevated CO2 and temperature. Mathis, P. (ed.) Photosynthesis: from light to biosphere. Vol. 5 . Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands. pp. 989-992

Yield experiments allow scientists to read the tea-leaves

Lawlor, D. W. and Mitchell, R. A. C. 1995. Yield experiments allow scientists to read the tea-leaves.

Photosynthetic acclimation of winter wheat to elevated CO2 and temperature

Lawlor, D. W., Delgado, E., Driscoll, S. P., Mitchell, V. J., Mitchell, R. A. C. and Parry, M. A. J. 1995. Photosynthetic acclimation of winter wheat to elevated CO2 and temperature.

Sugar beet under climatic change: photosynthesis and productivity

Demmers-Derks, H., Mitchell, R. A. C., Michell, V. J., Driscoll, S. P., Gibbard, C. and Lawlor, D. W. 1995. Sugar beet under climatic change: photosynthesis and productivity. Oxford University Press (OUP) Oxford.

Engineering Rubisco to change its catalytic properties

Bainbridge, G., Madgwick, P., Parmar, S., Mitchell, R. A. C., Paul, M. J., Pitts, J., Keys, A. J. and Parry, M. A. J. 1995. Engineering Rubisco to change its catalytic properties. Journal of Experimental Botany. 46(Special issue), pp. 1269-1276.

Effects of elevated CO2 concentration and increased temperature on winter wheat: test of ARCWHEAT1 simulation model

Mitchell, R. A. C., Lawlor, D. W., Mitchell, V. J., Gibbard, C. L., White, E. M. and Porter, J. R. 1995. Effects of elevated CO2 concentration and increased temperature on winter wheat: test of ARCWHEAT1 simulation model. Plant, Cell & Environment. 18 (7), pp. 736-748.

Modelling the link between biomass production and grain yield in wheat crops grown at elevated CO2

Mitchell, R. A. C. 1995. Modelling the link between biomass production and grain yield in wheat crops grown at elevated CO2. Oxford University Press (OUP) Oxford.

Climate change and winter wheat: effects on photosynthesis, productivity and yield

Lawlor, D. W., Mitchell, R. A. C., Mitchell, V. J., Driscoll, S. P., Delgado, E., Parry, M. A. J., Bambridge, L. and Habash-Bailey, D. 1995. Climate change and winter wheat: effects on photosynthesis, productivity and yield. Oxford University Press (OUP) Oxford.

Sensitivity of the AFRC winter wheat model to changes in temperature and radiation

Kocabas, Z., Craigon, J., Mitchell, R. A. C., Perry, J. N. and Ross, G. J. S. 1994. Sensitivity of the AFRC winter wheat model to changes in temperature and radiation. Scott, R. K., Unsworth, M. H. and Monteith, J. L. (ed.) Resource Capture by Crops. Proceedings 52nd University of Nottingham Easter School, Nottingham, April 1992 . Nottingham, Nottingham University Press. pp. 420-423

Sensitivity of a winter wheat model to changes in temperature and radiation

Kocabas, Z., Craigon, J., Mitchell, R. A. C. and Perry, J. N. 1994. Sensitivity of a winter wheat model to changes in temperature and radiation. In: Proceedings of the Twenty-Fourth Meeting of the AFRC Modellers' Group. Cambridge University Press.

Interacting effects of CO2 concentration, temperature and nitrogen supply on the photosynthesis and composition of winter wheat leaves

Delgado, E., Mitchell, R. A. C., Parry, M. A. J., Driscoll, S. P., Mitchell, V. J. and Lawlor, D. W. 1994. Interacting effects of CO2 concentration, temperature and nitrogen supply on the photosynthesis and composition of winter wheat leaves. Plant, Cell & Environment. 17 (11), pp. 1205-1213.

Climate change: plant production and photosynthetic regulation by environment

Lawlor, D. W., Mitchell, R. A. C., Delgado, E., Mitchell, V. J. and Driscoll, S. P. 1993. Climate change: plant production and photosynthetic regulation by environment. Proceedings III Congreso Hispano-Portugues de Fisiologia Vegetal, Pamplona, September 1993 . pp. 29-32

Interaction of CO2 and temperature in the growth and yield of winter wheat: test of the ARCWHEAT model

Mitchell, R. A. C., Lawlor, D. W. and Porter, J. R. 1993. Interaction of CO2 and temperature in the growth and yield of winter wheat: test of the ARCWHEAT model. Vegetatio. 104/105, pp. 460-461.

The effects of increased temperature and CO2 concentration on winter wheat: test of model predictions

Mitchell, R. A. C. and Lawlor, D. W. 1993. The effects of increased temperature and CO2 concentration on winter wheat: test of model predictions. Oxford University Press (OUP) Oxford.

Effects of increased CO2 concentration and temperature on growth and yield of winter wheat at two levels of nitrogen application

Mitchell, R. A. C., Mitchell, V. J., Driscoll, S. P., Franklin, J. F. and Lawlor, D. W. 1993. Effects of increased CO2 concentration and temperature on growth and yield of winter wheat at two levels of nitrogen application. Plant, Cell & Environment. 16 (5), pp. 521-529.

Facility for studying the effects of elevated carbon dioxide concentration and increased temperature on crops

Lawlor, D. W., Mitchell, R. A. C., Franklin, J. F., Mitchell, V. J., Driscoll, S. P. and Delgado, E. 1993. Facility for studying the effects of elevated carbon dioxide concentration and increased temperature on crops. Plant, Cell & Environment. 16 (5), pp. 603-608.

Sensitivity analyses of the ARCWHEAT1 crop model: the effect of changes in radiation and temperature.

Kocabas, Z., Mitchell, R. A. C., Craigon, J. and Perry, J. N. 1993. Sensitivity analyses of the ARCWHEAT1 crop model: the effect of changes in radiation and temperature. The Journal of Agricultural Science. 120, pp. 149-158.

Climate change and wheat photosynthesis: interactive effects of CO2, temperature and nitrogen nutrition

Delgado, E., Driscoll, S. P., Mitchell, R. A. C. and Lawlor, D. W. 1992. Climate change and wheat photosynthesis: interactive effects of CO2, temperature and nitrogen nutrition.

Interaction of CO2 and temperature in the growth and yield of winter wheat: test of ARCWHEAT model

Mitchell, R. A. C., Lawlor, D. W. and Porter, J. R. 1992. Interaction of CO2 and temperature in the growth and yield of winter wheat: test of ARCWHEAT model. in: Lambers, H., Cambridge, M. L., Vandegeijn, S. C. and Rozema, J. (ed.) CO2 and biosphere Kluwer, London. pp. 460-461

Photosynthetic response of winter wheat grown in elevated CO2

Delgado, E., Parry, M. A. J., Mitchell, R. A. C., Driscoll, S. P., Mitchell, V. J., Keys, A. J. and Lawlor, D. W. 1992. Photosynthetic response of winter wheat grown in elevated CO2. Proceedings Robert Hill Symposium on Photosynthesis, Imperial College, London, 1992. pp. 62

The effects of increasing CO2 on crop photosynthesis and productivity: a review of field studies

Lawlor, D. W. and Mitchell, R. A. C. 1991. The effects of increasing CO2 on crop photosynthesis and productivity: a review of field studies. Plant, Cell & Environment. 14 (8), pp. 807-818.

Prediction of flag-leaf emergence in wheat crops

Mitchell, R. A. C., White, E. and Sylvester-Bradley, R. 1991. Prediction of flag-leaf emergence in wheat crops. Field Crops Research. 27, pp. 119-130.

Dark respiration of winter wheat crops in relation to temperature and simulated photosynthesis

Mitchell, R. A. C., Lawlor, D. W. and Young, A. T. 1991. Dark respiration of winter wheat crops in relation to temperature and simulated photosynthesis. Annals of Botany. 67, pp. 7-16.

Effects of foliar applied urea on leaf composition, photosynthesis and grain quality

Lawlor, D. W., Milford, G. F. J., Mitchell, V. J. and Mitchell, R. A. C. 1990. Effects of foliar applied urea on leaf composition, photosynthesis and grain quality. AFRC Meeting : Plant and Soil Nitrogen Metabolism, Lancaster, 1990. pp. 58

Plastoquinol diffusion in linear photosynthetic electron transport

Mitchell, R. A. C., Spillmann, A. and Haehnel, W. 1990. Plastoquinol diffusion in linear photosynthetic electron transport. Biophysical Journal. 58, pp. 1011-1024.

Poster presentation: the effects of climate change on wheat yields: sensitivity of model predictions to increases in cloud cover

Mitchell, R. A. C. 1990. Poster presentation: the effects of climate change on wheat yields: sensitivity of model predictions to increases in cloud cover. Bennett, R. M. (ed.) The 'greenhouse effect' and UK agriculture. Centre for Agricultural Strategy (CAS), University of Reading.

Effects of foliar-applied ureaon leaf composition, photosynthesis and grain quality and yield.

Lawlor, D. W., Milford, G. F. J., Mitchell, V. J. and Mitchell, R. A. C. 1989. Effects of foliar-applied ureaon leaf composition, photosynthesis and grain quality and yield. AFRC Meeting on Plant and Soil Nitrogen Metabolism, Lancaster, 1989, Abstract 58..

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