Andy Neal

NameAndy Neal
Job titleResearch Scientist - Soil Microbiology
Email addressandy.neal@rothamsted.ac.uk
DepartmentSustainable Agriculture Sciences Harpenden
Research clusterSAS-H: Soil Biology
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-4225-1396
Preferred citationNeal, A. L.
OfficeHarpenden

Research outputs

Cover crop species have contrasting influence upon soil structural genesis and microbial community phenotype

Bacq-Labreuil, A., Crawford, J. W., Mooney, S., Neal, A. L. and Ritz, K. 2019. Cover crop species have contrasting influence upon soil structural genesis and microbial community phenotype. Scientific Reports. 9 (7473).

Increasing livestock wastewater application in alternate-furrow irrigation reduces nitrification gene abundance but not nitrification rate in rhizosphere

Lui, Y., Neal, A. L., Zhang, X., Cui, E., Gao, F., Fan, X., Hu, C. and Li, Z. 2019. Increasing livestock wastewater application in alternate-furrow irrigation reduces nitrification gene abundance but not nitrification rate in rhizosphere. Biology And Fertility Of Soils. pp. 1-17.

Variations in soil and plant-microbiome composition with different quality irrigation waters and biochar supplementation

Cui, E., Fan, X., Li, Z., Liu, Y., Neal, A. L., Hu, C. and Gao, F. 2019. Variations in soil and plant-microbiome composition with different quality irrigation waters and biochar supplementation. Applied Soil Ecology. 142, pp. 99-109.

Phacelia tanacetifolia affects soil structure differently depending on soil texture

Bacq-Labreuil, A., Crawford, J. W., Mooney, S., Neal, A. L. and Ritz, K. 2018. Phacelia tanacetifolia affects soil structure differently depending on soil texture. Plant and Soil.

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.

Reducing water use by alternate-furrow irrigation with livestock wastewater reduces antibiotic resistance gene abundance in the rhizosphere but not in the non-rhizosphere

Liu, Y., Neal, A. L., Cui, E., Zhang, X., Li, Z., Xiao, Y., Du, Z., Gao, F., Fan, X. and Hu, C. 2018. Reducing water use by alternate-furrow irrigation with livestock wastewater reduces antibiotic resistance gene abundance in the rhizosphere but not in the non-rhizosphere . Science of the Total Environment.

Amendment soil with biochar to control antibiotic resistance genes under unconventional water resources irrigation : Proceed with caution

Cui, E-P., Gao, F., Liu, Y., Fan, X-Y., Li, Z-Y., Du, Z-J., Hu, C. and Neal, A. L. 2018. Amendment soil with biochar to control antibiotic resistance genes under unconventional water resources irrigation : Proceed with caution. Environmental Pollution. 240, pp. 475-484.

Effects of cropping systems upon the three-dimensional architecture of soil systems are highly contingent upon texture

Baco-Labreuil, A., Crawford, J. W., Mooney, S. J., Neal, A. L., Akkari, E., Mcauliffe, C., Zhang, X. X., Redmile-Gordon, M. A. and Ritz, K. 2018. Effects of cropping systems upon the three-dimensional architecture of soil systems are highly contingent upon texture. Geoderma. 332, pp. 73-83.

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.

Land-use influences phosphatase gene microdiversity in soils

Neal, A. L., Rossmann, M., Brearley, C., Akkari, E., Guyomar, C., Clark, I. M., Allen, E. and Hirsch, P. R. 2017. Land-use influences phosphatase gene microdiversity in soils. Environmental Microbiology. 19 (7), p. 2740–2753.

Effects of cover crops on phosphatase activity in a clay arable soil in the UK

Reynolds, S. H., Ritz, K., Crotty, F. V., Stoate, C., West, H. and Neal, A. L. 2017. Effects of cover crops on phosphatase activity in a clay arable soil in the UK. Association of Applied Biologists (AAB).

Nanoparticles within WWTP sludges have minimal impact on leachate quality and soil microbial community structure and function

Durenkamp, M., Pawlett, M., Ritz, K., Harris, J. A., Neal, A. L. and McGrath, S. P. 2016. Nanoparticles within WWTP sludges have minimal impact on leachate quality and soil microbial community structure and function. Environmental Pollution. 211 (April), pp. 399-405.

Growing innovations for the bioeconomy

Karp, A., Beale, M. H., Beaudoin, F., Eastmond, P. J., Neal, A. L., Shield, I. F., Townsend, B. J. and Dobermann, A. 2015. Growing innovations for the bioeconomy. Nature Plants. 1, p. 15193.

Distribution and speciation of iron and zinc in grain of two wheat genotypes

Eagling, T., Neal, A. L., McGrath, S. P., Fairweather-Tait, S., Shewry, P. R. and Zhao, F-J. 2014. Distribution and speciation of iron and zinc in grain of two wheat genotypes. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 62, pp. 708-716.

Systemic defense priming by Pseudomonas putida KT2440 in maize depends on benzoxazinoid exudation from the roots

Neal, A. L. and Ton, J. 2013. Systemic defense priming by Pseudomonas putida KT2440 in maize depends on benzoxazinoid exudation from the roots. Plant Signaling & Behavior. 8, p. e22655.

Mycorrhiza-induced resistance: more than the sum of its parts?

Cameron, D. D., Neal, A. L., Van Wees, S. C. M. and Ton, J. 2013. Mycorrhiza-induced resistance: more than the sum of its parts? Trends in Plant Science. 18 (10), pp. 539-545.

Whole grains, type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease and hypertension: links to the aleurone preferred over indigestible fiber

Lillioja, S., Neal, A. L., Tapsell, L. and Jacobs, D. R. Jr 2013. Whole grains, type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease and hypertension: links to the aleurone preferred over indigestible fiber. Biofactors. 39 (3), pp. 242-258.

Iron and zinc complexation in wild-type and ferritin-expressing wheat grain: implications for mineral transport into developing grain

Neal, A. L., Geraki, K., Borg, S., Quinn, P., Mosselmans, J. F., Brinch-Pedersen, H. and Shewry, P. R. 2013. Iron and zinc complexation in wild-type and ferritin-expressing wheat grain: implications for mineral transport into developing grain. Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry. 18, pp. 557-570.

Benzoxazinoids in root exudates of maize attract Pseudomonas putida to the rhizosphere

Neal, A. L., Ahmad, S., Gordon-Weeks, R. and Ton, J. 2012. Benzoxazinoids in root exudates of maize attract Pseudomonas putida to the rhizosphere. PLOS ONE. 7, p. e35498 (10pp).

Can the soil bacterium Cupriavidus necator sense ZnO nanomaterials and aqueous Zn2+ differentially?

Neal, A. L., Kabengi, N., Grider, A. and Bertsch, P. M. 2012. Can the soil bacterium Cupriavidus necator sense ZnO nanomaterials and aqueous Zn2+ differentially? Nanotoxicology. 6, pp. 371-380.

Magnetite biomineralization induced by Shewanella oneidensis

Perez-Gonzalez, T., Jimenez-Lopez, C., Neal, A. L., Rull-Perez, F., Rodriguez-Navarro, A., Fernandez-Vivas, A. and Ianez-Pareja, E. 2010. Magnetite biomineralization induced by Shewanella oneidensis. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 74, pp. 967-979.

What can be inferred from bacterium-nanoparticle interactions about the potential consequences of environmental exposure to nanoparticles?

Neal, A. L. 2008. What can be inferred from bacterium-nanoparticle interactions about the potential consequences of environmental exposure to nanoparticles? Ecotoxicology. 17, pp. 362-371.

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