Phil Murray

NamePhil Murray
Job titleEmeritus / Honorary
Email addressphil.murray@rothamsted.ac.uk
DepartmentSustainable Agriculture Sciences North Wyke
Preferred citationMurray, P. J.
OfficeNorth Wyke

Research outputs

Spatiotemporal differences in the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi communities in soil and roots in response to long-term organic compost inputs in an intensive agricultural cropping system on the North China Plain

Liu, W., Zhang, Y., Jiang, S., Murray, P. J., Liao, L., Li, X. and Zhang, J. 2019. Spatiotemporal differences in the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi communities in soil and roots in response to long-term organic compost inputs in an intensive agricultural cropping system on the North China Plain. Journal of Soils and Sediments. 19 (5), p. 2520–2533.

Soil compaction effects upon litter decomposition in an arable field and implications for management of crop residues and headlands

Carlesso, L., Beadle, A., Cook, S. M., Graham, H., Ritz, K., Sparkes, D., Wu, L. and Murray, P. J. 2019. Soil compaction effects upon litter decomposition in an arable field and implications for management of crop residues and headlands. Applied Soil Ecology. 134, pp. 31-37.

Root imaging showing comparisons in root distribution and ontogeny in novel Festulolium populations and closely related perennial ryegrass varieties

Humphreys, M. W., Doonan, J. H., Boyle, R., Rodriguez, A. C., Marley, C. L., Williams, K., Farrell, M. S., Brook, J., Gasior, D., Loka, D., Collins, R. P., Marshall, A. H., Allen, D. K., Yadav, R. S., Dungait, J. A. J., Murray, P. J. and Harper, J. A. 2018. Root imaging showing comparisons in root distribution and ontogeny in novel Festulolium populations and closely related perennial ryegrass varieties. Food and Energy Security. 7 (e00145).

Intercropping flowering plants in maize systems increases pollinator diversity

Norris, S. L., Blackshaw, R. P., Critchley, C. N. R., Dunn, R. M., Smith, K. E., Williams, J., Randall, N. P. and Murray, P. J. 2018. Intercropping flowering plants in maize systems increases pollinator diversity. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. 20 (2), pp. 246-254.

Attribution of explanatory factors for change in soil organic carbon density in the native grasslands of Inner Mongolia, China

Jin, D., Murray, P. J., Xin, X., Qin, Y., Chen, B., Qing, G., Zhang, Z. and Yan, R. 2018. Attribution of explanatory factors for change in soil organic carbon density in the native grasslands of Inner Mongolia, China. Journal of Arid Land. 10 (3), pp. 375-387.

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

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.

Modelling field scale spatial variation in water run-off, soil moisture, N2O emissions and herbage biomass of a grazed pasture using the SPACSYS model

Liu, Y., Li, Y., Harris, P., Cardenas, L. M., Dunn, R. M., Sint, H. M., Murray, P. J., Lee, M. R. F. and Wu, L. 2018. Modelling field scale spatial variation in water run-off, soil moisture, N2O emissions and herbage biomass of a grazed pasture using the SPACSYS model. Geoderma. 315, pp. 49-58.

Novel grasslands for agricultural production and flood mitigation

Humphreys, M. W., Collins, R. P., Marshall, A. H., Marley, C. L., Walawee, N. M., Doonan, J. H., Dungait, J. A. J., Harper, J. A., Gasior, D., Camargo-Rodriguez, A. and Murray, P. J. 2017. Novel grasslands for agricultural production and flood mitigation. Grassland resources for extensive farming systems in marginal lands: major drivers and future scenarios : 19th Symposium of the European Grassland Federation, 7-10th May, Sardinia, Italy . European Grassland Federation (EGF).

Janzen-Connell patterns are not the result of Janzen-Connell process: Oak recruitment in temperate forests

Deniau, M., Jung, V., Le Lann, C., Morra, T., Murray, P. J. and Prinzing, A. 2017. Janzen-Connell patterns are not the result of Janzen-Connell process: Oak recruitment in temperate forests. Perspectives In Plant Ecology Evolution And Systematics. 24 (February), pp. 72-79.

Assessment of soil water, carbon and nitrogen cycling in reseeded grassland on the North Wyke Farm Platform using a process-based model

Li, Y., Liu, Y., Harris, P., Sint, H., Murray, P. J., Lee, M. R. F. and Wu, L. 2017. Assessment of soil water, carbon and nitrogen cycling in reseeded grassland on the North Wyke Farm Platform using a process-based model. Science of the Total Environment. 603-604 (Supplement C), pp. 27-37.

Modelling productivity and resource use efficiency for grassland ecosystems in the UK

Qi, A., Murray, P. J. and Richter, G. M. 2017. Modelling productivity and resource use efficiency for grassland ecosystems in the UK. European Journal of Agronomy. 89 (September), pp. 148-158.

Soil resilience and recovery: rapid community responses to management changes

Hirsch, P. R., Jhurreea, D., Williams, J. K., Murray, P. J., Scott, T., Misselbrook, T. H., Goulding, K. W. T. and Clark, I. M. 2017. Soil resilience and recovery: rapid community responses to management changes. Plant and Soil. 412 (1-2), pp. 283-297.

Enhancing the Productivity in Forage Grasses on the European Scale using Interspecific Hybridization

Ghesquière, M., Baert, J., Barth, S., Cernoch, V., Grogan, D., Humphreys, M. W., Murray, P. J., Ostrem, L., Sokolović, D., Paszkowski, E. and Zwierzykowski, Z. 2016. Enhancing the Productivity in Forage Grasses on the European Scale using Interspecific Hybridization. in: Roldán-Ruiz, I., Baert, J. and Reheul, D. (ed.) Breeding in a World of Scarcity: Proceedings of the 2015 Meeting of the Section “Forage Crops and Amenity Grasses” of Eucarpia Springer Nature. pp. 199-204

Vegetation patches increase wind-blown litter accumulation in a semi-arid steppe of northern China

Yuchun, Y., Xiaoping, X., Xingliang, X., Xu, W., Ruirui, Y. and Murray, P. J. 2016. Vegetation patches increase wind-blown litter accumulation in a semi-arid steppe of northern China. Environmental Research Letters. 11 (12), p. 124008.

Improving above and below-ground arthropod biodiversity in maize cultivation systems

Norris, S. L., Blackshaw, R. P., Dunn, R. M., Critchley, N. R., Smith, K. E., Williams, J. R., Randall, N. P. and Murray, P. J. 2016. Improving above and below-ground arthropod biodiversity in maize cultivation systems. Applied Soil Ecology. 108, pp. 25-46.

Lumbricus terrestris middens are biological and chemical hotspots in a minimum tillage arable ecosystem

Stroud, J. L., Irons, D. E., Carter, J. E., Watts, C. W., Murray, P. J., Norris, S. L. and Whitmore, A. P. 2016. Lumbricus terrestris middens are biological and chemical hotspots in a minimum tillage arable ecosystem. Applied Soil Ecology. 105, pp. 31-35.

Modest enhancements to conventional grassland diversity improve the provision of pollination services

Orford, K. A., Murray, P. J., Vaughan, I. P. and Memmott, J. 2016. Modest enhancements to conventional grassland diversity improve the provision of pollination services. Journal of Applied Ecology. 53 (3), pp. 906-915.

Impact of Grassland Reseeding, Herbicide Spraying and Ploughing on Diversity and Abundance of Soil Arthropods

Liu, W., Zhang, J. L., Norris, S. L. and Murray, P. J. 2016. Impact of Grassland Reseeding, Herbicide Spraying and Ploughing on Diversity and Abundance of Soil Arthropods. Frontiers in Plant Science. 7.

The free-living rhizosphere fungus Trichoderma hamatum GD12 enhances clover productivity in clover-ryegrass mixtures

Alcantara, C., Thornton, C. R., Perez-de-Luque, A., Le Cocq, K., Pedraza, V. and Murray, P. J. 2016. The free-living rhizosphere fungus Trichoderma hamatum GD12 enhances clover productivity in clover-ryegrass mixtures. Plant and Soil. 398 (1-2), pp. 165-180.

Grazing intensity and driving factors affect soil nitrous oxide fluxes during the growing seasons in the Hulunber meadow steppe of China

Yan, R. R., Tang, H. J., Xin, X. P., Chen, B. R., Murray, P. J., Yan, Y. C., Wang, X. and Yang, G. X. 2016. Grazing intensity and driving factors affect soil nitrous oxide fluxes during the growing seasons in the Hulunber meadow steppe of China. Environmental Research Letters. 11 (5).

Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in soil and roots respond differently to phosphorus inputs in an intensively managed calcareous agricultural soil

Liu, W., Zhang, Y. L., Jiang, S. S., Deng, Y., Christie, P., Murray, P. J., Li, X. L. and Zhang, J. L. 2016. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in soil and roots respond differently to phosphorus inputs in an intensively managed calcareous agricultural soil. Scientific Reports. 6, p. Article number 24902.

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.

Spatial variation in soil properties and diffuse losses between and within grassland fields with similar short-term management

Peukert, S., Griffith, B. A., Murray, P. J., Macleod, C. J. A. and Brazier, R. E. 2016. Spatial variation in soil properties and diffuse losses between and within grassland fields with similar short-term management. European Journal of Soil Science. 67 (4), pp. 386-396.

The distribution of soil insects across three spatial scales in agricultural grassland

Benefer, C. M., D'Ahmed, K. S., Blackshaw, R. P., Sint, H. M. and Murray, P. J. 2016. The distribution of soil insects across three spatial scales in agricultural grassland. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 4, p. 41.

Contextualized geographically weighted principal components analysis for investigating baseline soils data on the North Wyke Farm Platform

Harris, P., Howden, N. J. K., Peukert, S., Noacco, V., Ramezani, K., Tuominen, E., Eludoyin, B., Brazier, R., Shepherd, A., Griffith, B. A., Orr, R. J. and Murray, P. J. 2016. Contextualized geographically weighted principal components analysis for investigating baseline soils data on the North Wyke Farm Platform. Raju, N. J. (ed.) Geostatistical and Geospatial Approaches for the Characterization of Natural Resources in the Environment: Proceedings 16th Annual Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences, New Delhi, 17-20 October 2014 . Springer, Cham. pp. 651-655 doi:10.1007/978-3-319-18663-4_99

Larger phylogenetic distances in litter mixtures: lower microbial biomass and higher C/N ratios but equal mass loss

Pan, X., Berg, M. P., Butenschoen, O., Murray, P. J., Bartish, I. V., Cornelissen, J. H. C., Dong, M. and Prinzing, A. 2015. Larger phylogenetic distances in litter mixtures: lower microbial biomass and higher C/N ratios but equal mass loss. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B Biological Sciences. 282, p. 20150103.

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

Beef productivity on the North Wyke Farm Platform in two baseline years

Thompson, J. B., Orr, R. J., Dungait, J. A. J., Murray, P. J. and Lee, M. R. F. 2014. Beef productivity on the North Wyke Farm Platform in two baseline years. Hopkins, A. (ed.) EGF at 50: the Future of European Grasslands. Proceedings of the 25th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation, Aberystwyth, 7-11 September 2014 . pp. 644-646

Geographically weighted principal components analysis for understanding spatial structure in data for sustainable grassland agriculture

Harris, P., Shepherd, A., Orr, R. J., Griffith, B. A. and Murray, P. J. 2014. Geographically weighted principal components analysis for understanding spatial structure in data for sustainable grassland agriculture. Abstracts 16th Annual Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG), New Delhi, 17-20 October 2014 .

Applications of high resolution remote sensing with spatial modelling for sustainable grassland agriculture

Shepherd, A., Harris, P., Orr, R. J., Griffith, B. A. and Murray, P. J. 2014. Applications of high resolution remote sensing with spatial modelling for sustainable grassland agriculture. Abstracts 16th Annual Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG), New Delhi, 17-20 October 2014 .

Mycorrhizae support oaks growing in a phylogenetically distant neighbourhood

Yguel, B., Courty, P-E., Jactel, H., Pan, X., Butenschoen, O., Murray, P. J. and Prinzing, A. 2014. Mycorrhizae support oaks growing in a phylogenetically distant neighbourhood. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 78, pp. 204-212.

Spatiotemporal changes in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities under different nitrogen inputs over a 5-year period in intensive agricultural ecosystems on the North China Plain

Liu, W., Jiang, S., Zhang, Y., Yue, S., Christie, P., Murray, P. J., Li, X. and Zhang, J. 2014. Spatiotemporal changes in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities under different nitrogen inputs over a 5-year period in intensive agricultural ecosystems on the North China Plain. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 90 (2), pp. 436-453.

Agriculture: Steps to sustainable livestock

Eisler, M. C., Lee, M. R. F., Tarlton, J. F., Martin, G. B., Beddington, J., Dungait, J. A. J., Greathead, H., Liu, J., Mathew, S., Miller, H., Misselbrook, T. H., Murray, P. J., Vinod, V. K., Van Saun, R. and Winter, M. 2014. Agriculture: Steps to sustainable livestock. Nature. 507 (6 March), pp. 32-34.

Intensive management in grasslands causes diffuse water pollution at the farm scale

Peukert, S., Griffith, B. A., Murray, P. J., Macleod, C. J. A. and Brazier, R. E. 2014. Intensive management in grasslands causes diffuse water pollution at the farm scale. Journal of Environmental Quality. 43, pp. 2009-2023.

Divergence of feeding channels within the soil food web determined by ecosystem type

Crotty, F. V., Blackshaw, R. P., Adl, S. M., Inger, R. and Murray, P. J. 2014. Divergence of feeding channels within the soil food web determined by ecosystem type. Ecology and Evolution. 4, pp. 1-13.

Measuring basal soil respiration across Europe: do incubation temperature and incubation period matter?

Creamer, R. E., Schulte, R. P. O., Stone, D., Gal, A., Krogh, P. H., Lo Papa, G., Murray, P. J., Peres, G., Foerster, B., Rutgers, M., Sousa, J. P. and Winding, A. 2014. Measuring basal soil respiration across Europe: do incubation temperature and incubation period matter? Ecological Indicators. 36, pp. 409-418.

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

The North Wyke Farm Platform - a new National Capability for investigating sustainable intensification of livestock production

Murray, P. J., Griffith, B. A., Orr, R. J., Peukert, S. and Shepherd, A. 2013. The North Wyke Farm Platform - a new National Capability for investigating sustainable intensification of livestock production. Abstracts Conference on Sustainable Intensification: the Pathway to Low Carbon Farming? Edinburgh, 25-27 September 2013 . pp. 179-180

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

Measuring soil protist respiration and ingestion rates using stable isotopes

Crotty, F. V., Adl, S. M., Blackshaw, R. P. and Murray, P. J. 2013. Measuring soil protist respiration and ingestion rates using stable isotopes. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 57, pp. 919-921.

Management of grassland systems, and soil and ecosystem services

Murray, P. J., Crotty, F. V. and Van Eekeren, N. 2012. Management of grassland systems, and soil and ecosystem services. in: Wall, D. H. (ed.) Soil ecology and ecosystem services Oxford University Press (OUP) Oxford. pp. 282-293

Understanding spatial variability of soil properties: a key step in establishing field- to farm-scale agro-ecosystem experiments

Peukert, S., Bol, R., Roberts, W., Macleod, C. J. A., Murray, P. J., Dixon, E. R. and Brazier, R. E. 2012. Understanding spatial variability of soil properties: a key step in establishing field- to farm-scale agro-ecosystem experiments. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry. 26 (1), pp. 2413-2421.

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, pp. 39-50.

Using stable isotopes to differentiate trophic feeding channels within soil food webs

Crotty, F. V., Adl, S. M., Blackshaw, R. P. and Murray, P. J. 2012. Using stable isotopes to differentiate trophic feeding channels within soil food webs. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology. 59 (6), pp. 520-526.

Protozoan pulses unveil their pivotal position within the soil food web

Crotty, F. V., Adl, S. M., Blackshaw, R. P. and Murray, P. J. 2012. Protozoan pulses unveil their pivotal position within the soil food web. Microbial Ecology. 63, pp. 905-918.

Multi-scale approaches to investigating C dynamics in grassland systems

Dungait, J. A. J., Bol, R., Murray, P. J., Dixon, E. R., Granger, S. J., Crotty, F. V., Hirsch, P. R., Evershed, R. and Goulding, K. W. T. 2011. Multi-scale approaches to investigating C dynamics in grassland systems. Abstracts AGU Fall Meeting 2011, San Francisco, 5-9 December 2011 .

Long-term exclusion of plant-inputs to soil reduces the functional capacity of microbial communities to mineralise recalcitrant root-derived carbon sources

Paterson, E., Sim, A., Osborne, S. M. and Murray, P. J. 2011. Long-term exclusion of plant-inputs to soil reduces the functional capacity of microbial communities to mineralise recalcitrant root-derived carbon sources. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 43, pp. 1873-1880.

Estimating N and C transformations from stable isotope tracer studies in an intact soil food web

Crotty, F. V., Adl, S. M., Blackshaw, R. P. and Murray, P. J. 2011. Estimating N and C transformations from stable isotope tracer studies in an intact soil food web. Wiley.

Designing and creating the North Wyke Farm Platform

Orr, R. J., Griffith, B. A., Rose, S., Hatch, D. J., Hawkins, J. M. B. and Murray, P. J. 2011. Designing and creating the North Wyke Farm Platform. Abstracts Catchment Science 2011, Dublin, 14-16 September 2011 . pp. 35

Influence of N doses and form on 15N natural abundance of pepper plants: considerations for using delta15N values as indicator of N source

Flores, P., Murray, P. J., Hellin, P. and Fenoll, J. 2011. Influence of N doses and form on 15N natural abundance of pepper plants: considerations for using delta15N values as indicator of N source. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 91, pp. 2255-2258.

The North Wyke Farm Platform: an opportunity for determining pathogen survival and transfers of pathogenic species from whole farm livestock systems

Hodgson, C. J., Murray, P. J. and Hatch, D. J. 2011. The North Wyke Farm Platform: an opportunity for determining pathogen survival and transfers of pathogenic species from whole farm livestock systems. Abstracts Faecal Indicators: Problem or Solution? (FIPS 2011), Edinburgh, 6-8 June 2011 .

The North Wyke Farm Platform: a UK national capability for agri-environmental research

Hatch, D. J., Murray, P. J., Orr, R. J. and Griffith, B. A. 2011. The North Wyke Farm Platform: a UK national capability for agri-environmental research. Agricultural Ecology Research: its Role in Delivering Sustainable Farm Systems. Aspects of Applied Biology 109 . pp. 115-118

Differential growth of the fungus Absidia cylindrospora on 13C/15N-labelled media

Crotty, F. V., Blackshaw, R. P. and Murray, P. J. 2011. Differential growth of the fungus Absidia cylindrospora on 13C/15N-labelled media. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry. 25 (11), pp. 1479-1484.

Tracking the flow of bacterially derived 13C and 15N through soil faunal feeding channels

Crotty, F. V., Blackshaw, R. P. and Murray, P. J. 2011. Tracking the flow of bacterially derived 13C and 15N through soil faunal feeding channels. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry. 25 (11), pp. 1503-1513.

Is a specialist root-feeding insect affected by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi?

Currie, A. F., Murray, P. J. and Gange, A. C. 2011. Is a specialist root-feeding insect affected by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi? Applied Soil Ecology. 47, pp. 77-83.

Soil without plants: the consequences for microorganisms and mesofauna

Goulding, K. W. T., Murray, P. J., Sohi, S. P., Gilliam, L. M., Williams, J. K., Clark, I. M. and Hirsch, P. R. 2010. Soil without plants: the consequences for microorganisms and mesofauna. Gilkes, R. and Prakongkep, N. (ed.) Proceedings 19th World Congress of Soil Science, Brisbane, 1-6 August 2010 . Australian Society of Soil Science, Warragul. pp. 1622-1625

Dispersal of soil-dwelling clover root weevil (Sitona lepidus Gyllenhal, Coleoptera: Curculionidae) larvae in mixed plant communities

Murray, P. J., Gregory, P. J., Granger, S. J., Headon, D. M. and Johnson, S. N. 2010. Dispersal of soil-dwelling clover root weevil (Sitona lepidus Gyllenhal, Coleoptera: Curculionidae) larvae in mixed plant communities. Applied Soil Ecology. 46, pp. 422-425.

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.

Effects of soil conditions and drought on egg hatching and larval survival of the clover root weevil (Sitona lepidus)

Johnson, S. N., Gregory, P. J., Mcnicol, J. W., Oodally, Y., Zhang, X. and Murray, P. J. 2010. Effects of soil conditions and drought on egg hatching and larval survival of the clover root weevil (Sitona lepidus). Applied Soil Ecology. 44, pp. 75-79.

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.

Movement of newly assimilated 13C carbon in the grass Lolium perenne and its incorporation into rhizosphere microbial DNA

Clayton, S. J., Clegg, C. D., Bristow, A. W., Gregory, P. J., Headon, D. M. and Murray, P. J. 2010. Movement of newly assimilated 13C carbon in the grass Lolium perenne and its incorporation into rhizosphere microbial DNA. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry. 24, pp. 535-540.

Are long-term changes in soil organic matter reflected in the soil communities?

Murray, P. J., Hirsch, P. R., Gilliam, L. M., Sohi, S. P., Williams, J. K., Clark, I. M. and Brookes, P. C. 2009. Are long-term changes in soil organic matter reflected in the soil communities?

Investigating soil food webs - tracking the translocation of 13C and 15N through microbial interactions within the soil

Crotty, F. V., Adl, S. M., Clegg, C. D., Blackshaw, R. P. and Murray, P. J. 2009. Investigating soil food webs - tracking the translocation of 13C and 15N through microbial interactions within the soil.

Are long-term changes in soil organic matter reflected in the soil communities?

Brookes, P. C., Hirsch, P. R., Gilliam, L. M., Clark, I. M., Sohi, S. P., Williams, J. K. and Murray, P. J. 2009. Are long-term changes in soil organic matter reflected in the soil communities? Abstracts 2009 International Annual Meetings of ASA-CSSA-SSSA: Footprints in the Landscape: Sustainability through Plant and Soil Sciences, Pittsburgh, 1-5 November 2009 .

Are long-term changes in soil organic matter reflected in the soil communities?

Murray, P. J., Hirsch, P. R., Gilliam, L. M., Sohi, S. P., Williams, J. K., Clark, I. M. and Brookes, P. C. 2009. Are long-term changes in soil organic matter reflected in the soil communities? Abstracts Forming Bridges in a Changing World: Society of Nematologists and Soil Ecology Society Conference, Burlington, 12-15 July 2009 .

Temporal dynamics of a 13CO2 pulse in grassland mesocosms

Murray, P. J., Brown, V. K., Gange, A. C., Granger, S. J., Headon, D. M., Symondson, W. O. C. and Fountain, M. T. 2009. Temporal dynamics of a 13CO2 pulse in grassland mesocosms. Abstracts Stable Isotope Mass-Spectrometry User Group (SIMSUG) Meeting, Glasgow, 14-15 January 2009 .

Movement of newly assimilated carbon in the grass Lolium perenne and its incorporation into rhizosphere microbial DNA

Murray, P. J., Clegg, C. D., Bristow, A. W., Gregory, P. J., Headon, D. M. and Clayton, S. J. 2009. Movement of newly assimilated carbon in the grass Lolium perenne and its incorporation into rhizosphere microbial DNA. Abstracts Stable Isotope Mass-Spectrometry User Group (SIMSUG) Meeting, Glasgow, 14-15 January 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 .

Microbial diversity maintained in soils starved of plant inputs for 50 years

Clark, I. M., Gilliam, L. M., Sohi, S. P., Williams, J., Murray, P. J. and Hirsch, P. R. 2009. Microbial diversity maintained in soils starved of plant inputs for 50 years. Abstracts BAGECO 10: Bacterial Genetics and Ecology - Coexisting on a Changing Planet, Uppsala, 15-19 June 2009 . pp. 119

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.

Encapsulated fumaric acid as a feed ingredient to decrease ruminal methane emissions

Wood, T. A., Wallace, R. J., Rowe, A., Price, J., Yanez-Ruiz, D. R., Murray, P. J. and Newbold, C. J. 2009. Encapsulated fumaric acid as a feed ingredient to decrease ruminal methane emissions. Animal Feed Science and Technology. 152, pp. 62-71.

Starving the soil of plant inputs for 50 years reduces abundance but not diversity of soil bacterial communities

Hirsch, P. R., Gilliam, L. M., Sohi, S. P., Williams, J. K., Clark, I. M. and Murray, P. J. 2009. Starving the soil of plant inputs for 50 years reduces abundance but not diversity of soil bacterial communities. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 41 (9), pp. 2021-2024.

Dissipation of bacterially derived C and N through the meso- and macrofauna of a grassland soil

Murray, P. J., Clegg, C. D., Crotty, F. V., De La Fuente-Martinez, N., Williams, J. K. and Blackshaw, R. P. 2009. Dissipation of bacterially derived C and N through the meso- and macrofauna of a grassland soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 41, pp. 1146-1150.

Effects of nutrient and insecticide treatments on invertebrate numbers and predation on slugs in an upland grassland: a monoclonal antibody-based approach

Fountain, M. T., Thomas, R. S., Brown, V. K., Gange, A. C., Murray, P. J. and Symondson, W. O. C. 2009. Effects of nutrient and insecticide treatments on invertebrate numbers and predation on slugs in an upland grassland: a monoclonal antibody-based approach. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. 131, pp. 145-153.

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.

Towards a national research facility at North Wyke

Beaumont, D. A., Hatch, D. J., Bol. R., Murray, P. J. and Firbank, L. G. 2008. Towards a national research facility at North Wyke. Crighton, K. and Audsley, R. (ed.) Agriculture and the environment VII: Land management in a changing environment: proceedings of the SAC and SEPA Biennial Conference.. pp. 202

Root herbivory in grassland ecosystems

Seastedt, T. R. 2008. Root herbivory in grassland ecosystems. in: Murray, P. J. and Johnson, S. N. (ed.) Root feeders: an ecosystem perspective CABI International, Wallingford, Oxon (CABI). pp. 54-67

Root feeders: an ecosystem perspective

Johnson, S. N. and Murray, P. J. 2008. Root feeders: an ecosystem perspective. CABI International, Wallingford, Oxon (CABI).

Root herbivory in agricultural ecosystems

Blackshaw, R. P. and Kerry, B. R. 2008. Root herbivory in agricultural ecosystems. in: Murray, P. J. and Johnson, S. N. (ed.) Root feeders: an ecosystem perspective CABI International, Wallingford, Oxon (CABI). pp. 35-53

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 .

Exudation of alcohol and aldehyde sugars from roots of defoliated Lolium perenne L. grown under sterile conditions

Clayton, S. J., Read, D. B., Murray, P. J. and Gregory, P. J. 2008. Exudation of alcohol and aldehyde sugars from roots of defoliated Lolium perenne L. grown under sterile conditions. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 34, pp. 1411-1421.

Multitrophic effects of nutrient addition in upland grassland

Fountain, M. T., Brown, V. K., Gange, A. C., Symondson, W. O. C. and Murray, P. J. 2008. Multitrophic effects of nutrient addition in upland grassland. Bulletin of Entomological Research. 98, pp. 283-292.

The effects of the insecticide chlorpyrifos on soil invertebrate communities and ecosystem functioning

Fountain, M. T., Brown, V. K., Gange, A. C., Symondson, W. O. and Murray, P. J. 2007. The effects of the insecticide chlorpyrifos on soil invertebrate communities and ecosystem functioning. Pedobiologia. 51 (2), pp. 147-158.

Non-invasive techniques for investigating and modelling root-feeding insects in managed and natural systems

Johnson, S. N., Crawford, J. W., Gregory, P. J., Grinev, D. V., Mankin, R. W., Masters, G. J., Murray, P. J., Wall, D. H. and Xhang, X. X. 2007. Non-invasive techniques for investigating and modelling root-feeding insects in managed and natural systems. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. 9 (1), pp. 39-46.

Intraspecific variation in Trifolium pratense ; impact on feeding and host location by Sitona lepidus (Coleoptera, Curulionidae)

Murray, P. J., Cheung, A. K. M. and Abberton, M. T. 2007. Intraspecific variation in Trifolium pratense ; impact on feeding and host location by Sitona lepidus (Coleoptera, Curulionidae). Journal of Pest Science. 80 (1), pp. 51-57.

Effects of carbon dioxide on the searching behaviour of the root-feeding clover weevil Sitona lepidus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)

Johnson, S. N., Zhou, X., Crawford, J. W., Gregory, P. J., Hix, N. J., Jarvis, S. C., Murray, P. J. and Young, I. M. 2006. Effects of carbon dioxide on the searching behaviour of the root-feeding clover weevil Sitona lepidus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Bulletin of Entomological Research. 96 (4), pp. 361-366.

Communicating North Wyke research to others

Hopkins, A., Murray, P. J., Bristow, A. W., Orr, R. J. and Laws, J. A. 2006. Communicating North Wyke research to others.

Improving environmental quality

Murray, P. J., Chadwick, D. R., Del Prado, A., Hopkins, A., Macleod, C. J. A., Misselbrook, T. H. and Scholefield, D. 2006. Improving environmental quality.

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

The 'mother knows best' principle: should soil insects be included in the preference-performance debate?

Johnson, S. N., Birch, A. N. E., Gregory, P. J. and Murray, P. J. 2006. The 'mother knows best' principle: should soil insects be included in the preference-performance debate? Ecological Entomology. 31 (4), pp. 395-401.

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 fertilizer addition, plants and the soil environment: implications for soil faunal structure and diversity

Murray, P. J., Cook, R., Currie, A. F., Dawson, L. A., Gange, A. C., Grayston, S. J. and Treonis, A. M. 2006. Interactions between fertilizer addition, plants and the soil environment: implications for soil faunal structure and diversity. Applied Soil Ecology. 33 (2), pp. 199-207.

Root herbivory by Tipula paludosa larvae increases colonisation of Agrostis capillaris by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi

Currie, A. F., Murray, P. J. and Gange, A. C. 2006. Root herbivory by Tipula paludosa larvae increases colonisation of Agrostis capillaris by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 38 (7), pp. 1994-1997.

Modelling the movement and survival of the root feeding clover weevil, Sitona lepidus , in the root-zone of white clover

Zhang, X., Johnson, S. N., Gregory, P. J., Crawford, J. W., Young, I. M., Murray, P. J. and Jarvis, S. C. 2006. Modelling the movement and survival of the root feeding clover weevil, Sitona lepidus , in the root-zone of white clover. Ecological Modelling. 190 (1-2), pp. 133-146.

Plants are soil organisms too!

Murray, P. J., Cook, R. and Dawson, L. A. 2005. Plants are soil organisms too! Proceedings Soil Ecology Society 10th Biennial Conference, 'Linkages in Soil Ecology', Argonne National Laboratory, Illinois, 22-25 May 2005.

Impact of root herbivory on grassland community structure: from landscape to microscale

Cook, R., Dawson, L. A., Gange, A. C., Grayston, S. J. and Treonis, A. M. 2005. Impact of root herbivory on grassland community structure: from landscape to microscale. Jarvis, S. C., Murray, P. J. and Roker, J. A. (ed.) Optimisation of nutrient cycling and soil quality for sustainable grasslands. Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands. pp. p64

How soil properties affect egg development and larval longevity of a grassland insect pest - an empirically based model

Johnson, S. N., Zhang, X., Crawford, J. W., Gregory, P. J. and Young, I. M. 2005. How soil properties affect egg development and larval longevity of a grassland insect pest - an empirically based model. Jarvis, S. C., Murray, P. J. and Roker, J. A. (ed.) Optimisation of nutrient cycling and soil quality for sustainable grasslands. Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands. pp. p63 doi:10.3920/978-90-8686-556-7

Grassland management practices and the diversity of soil nematode communities

Cook, R. and Mizen, K. A. 2005. Grassland management practices and the diversity of soil nematode communities. Jarvis, S. C., Murray, P. J. and Roker, J. A. (ed.) Optimisation of nutrient cycling and soil quality for sustainable grasslands. Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands. pp. p61

The addition and cessation of inorganic fertiliser amendments in long-term managed grasslands: impacts on above and below-ground communities

Clegg, C. D., Cook, R. and Tallec, T. 2005. The addition and cessation of inorganic fertiliser amendments in long-term managed grasslands: impacts on above and below-ground communities. Jarvis, S. C., Murray, P. J. and Roker, J. A. (ed.) Optimisation of nutrient cycling and soil quality for sustainable grasslands. Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands. pp. p60

Soil nutrient supply and herbivory influences grass root longevity

Dawson, L. A., Murray, P. J., Vaisanen, R. K., Duff, E. I. and Ross, J. 2005. Soil nutrient supply and herbivory influences grass root longevity. Li, C. J. (ed.) International Plant Nutrition Colloquium XV, Beijing, China, September 14-19, 2005. Tsinghua University Press, Beijing, China. pp. 458-459

Diet effects on dairy manure nitrogen excretion and cycling

Powell, J. M. and Misselbrook, T. H. 2005. Diet effects on dairy manure nitrogen excretion and cycling. Jarvis, S. C., Murray, P. J. and Roker, J. A. (ed.) Optimisation of nutrient cycling and soil quality for sustainable grasslands. Proceedings of XX International Grassland Congress, 3-6 July 2005. Wageningen Acadamic Press, Netherlands. pp. p73

Optimisation of nutrient cycling and soil quality for sustainable grasslands. Proceedings of a satellite workshop of the XXth International Grassland Congress, Oxford, UK, July 2005

Jarvis, S. C., Murray, P. J. and Roker, J. A. 2005. Optimisation of nutrient cycling and soil quality for sustainable grasslands. Proceedings of a satellite workshop of the XXth International Grassland Congress, Oxford, UK, July 2005. Wageningen University, Wageningen, Netherlands.

Maximising slurry crop available nitrogen utilisation in grassland systems

Williams, J. R., Sagoo, E., Chambers, B. J., Laws, J. A. and Chadwick, D. R. 2005. Maximising slurry crop available nitrogen utilisation in grassland systems. Jarvis, S. C., Murray, P. J. and Roker, J. A. (ed.) Optimisation of nutrient cycling and soil quality for sustainable grasslands. Proceedings of XX International Grassland Congress, 3-6 July 2005.

Attractive properties of an isoflavenoid found in white clover root nodules on the clover root weevil

Johnson, S. N., Gregory, P. J., Greenham, J. R., Zhang, X. and Murray, P. J. 2005. Attractive properties of an isoflavenoid found in white clover root nodules on the clover root weevil. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 31 (9), pp. 2223-2229.

Root herbivore mediated changes in N status of plants and N-transfer between clover and associated grasses

Murray, P. J. 2005. Root herbivore mediated changes in N status of plants and N-transfer between clover and associated grasses. Li, C. J. (ed.) International Plant Nutrition Colloquium XV, Beijing, China, September 14-19, 2005. Tsinghua University Press, Beijing, China.

Field experiments to help optimise nitrogen fixation by legumes on organic farms

Joynes, A., Hatch, D. J., Stone, A., Cuttle, S., Goodlass, G. and Roderick, S. 2005. Field experiments to help optimise nitrogen fixation by legumes on organic farms. Jarvis, S. C., Murray, P. J. and Roker, J. A. (ed.) XX International Grassland Congress, Oxford Satellite Workshop, "Optimisation of nutrient cycling and soil quality for sustainable grasslands", 3rd - 6th July, 2005. Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands. pp. p67

Grazing in the dark: the effect of root herbivores in grassland systems

Murray, P. J. and Dawson, L. A. 2005. Grazing in the dark: the effect of root herbivores in grassland systems.

Determination of the impact of continuous defoliation of Lolium perenne and Trifolium repens on bacterial and fungal community structure in rhizosphere soils

Clayton, S. J., Clegg, C. D., Murray, P. J. and Gregory, P. J. 2005. Determination of the impact of continuous defoliation of Lolium perenne and Trifolium repens on bacterial and fungal community structure in rhizosphere soils. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 41 (2), pp. 109-115.

Effects of root feeding, cranefly larvae on soil microorganisms and the composition of rhizosphere solutions collected from grassland plants.

Treonis, A. M., Grayston, S. J., Murray, P. J. and Dawson, L. A. 2005. Effects of root feeding, cranefly larvae on soil microorganisms and the composition of rhizosphere solutions collected from grassland plants. Applied Soil Ecology. 28 (3), pp. 203-215.

Design of grass-based systems for soil stabilisation in the Sudan - a feasibility study. Report of a visit to the Sudan, 2-8 March 2004

Cook, R., Hopkins, A., Humphreys, M. W. and Murray, P. J. 2004. Design of grass-based systems for soil stabilisation in the Sudan - a feasibility study. Report of a visit to the Sudan, 2-8 March 2004. Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research (IGER) NW.

Grassland management practices and the diversity of soil nematode communities

Cook, R., Dawson, L. A., Murray, P. J., Gange, A. C., Grayston, S. J., Mizen, K. A., Treonis, A. M. and Ostle, N. J. 2004. Grassland management practices and the diversity of soil nematode communities. Abstracts XIV International colloquium on soil zoology and ecology. University of Rouen-Mount Saint Aignan, France, August 30-September 3, 2004. pp. p246

Host location by larvae of Sitona lepidus

Murray, P. J., Johnson, S., Zhang, X., Gregory, P. and Young, I. 2004. Host location by larvae of Sitona lepidus. Abstracts XIV International colloquium on soil zoology and ecology. University of Rouen-Mount Saint Aignan, France, August 30-September 3, 2004. pp. p170

Insect root herbivores, plants and microbes

Murray, P. J., Cook, R., Dawson, L. A., Gange, A. C., Grayston, S. J. and Treonis, A. M. 2004. Insect root herbivores, plants and microbes. Abstracts XIV International colloquium on soil zoology and ecology. University of Rouen-Mount Saint Aignan, France, August 30-September 3 2004. pp. p169

Host plant recognition by the root feeding clover weevil, Sitona lepidus (Coleoptera Curculionidae)

Johnson, S. N., Gregory, P. J., Murray, P. J., Zhang, X. and Young, I. M. 2004. Host plant recognition by the root feeding clover weevil, Sitona lepidus (Coleoptera Curculionidae). Bulletin of Entomological Research. 94, pp. 433-439.

Determination of N source in denitrification studies using stable isotope techniques

Murray, P. J., Dixon, E. R., Stevens, R., Laughlin, R. and O'Prey, K. 2004. Determination of N source in denitrification studies using stable isotope techniques. Hatch, D. J., Chadwick, D., Jarvis, S. C. and Roker, J. A. (ed.) 'Controlling N Flows and Losses'. Proceedings 12th Nitrogen Workshop, University of Exeter, 21-24 September 2003. Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands. pp. 347-348

British-based search for natural enemies of the clover root weevil, Sitona lepidus , in Europe

Goldson, S. L., McNeill, M. R., Gerard, P. J., Proffitt, J. R., Phillips, C. B., Cane, R. P. and Murray, P. J. 2004. British-based search for natural enemies of the clover root weevil, Sitona lepidus , in Europe. New Zealand Journal of Zoology. 31 (3), pp. 233-240.

Transformations of nitrogen at the interface between the topsoil and an impervious clay subsoil

Murray, P. J., Hatch, D. J., Dixon, E. R., Granger, S. J., O'Prey, C., Stevens, R. J., Laughlin, R. J. and Jarvis, S. C. 2004. Transformations of nitrogen at the interface between the topsoil and an impervious clay subsoil. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution: Focus. 4 (6), pp. 45-52.

Denitrification potential in a grassland subsoil: effect of carbon substrates

Murray, P. J., Hatch, D. J., Dixon, E. R., Stevens, R. J., Laughlin, R. J. and Jarvis, S. C. 2004. Denitrification potential in a grassland subsoil: effect of carbon substrates. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 36 (3), pp. 545-547.

Effect of defoliation on patterns of carbon exudation from Agrostis capillaris

Murray, P. J., Ostle, N. J., Kenny, C. and Grant, H. 2004. Effect of defoliation on patterns of carbon exudation from Agrostis capillaris. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science. 167 (4), pp. 487-493.

Impact of Tipula paludosa larvae on plant growth and the soil microbial community

Dawson, L. A., Grayston, S. J., Murray, P. J., Ross, J. M., Reid, E. J. and Treonis, A. M. 2004. Impact of Tipula paludosa larvae on plant growth and the soil microbial community. Applied Soil Ecology. 25 (1), pp. 51-61.

N transformations at a sub-surface clay interface: a study using undisturbed, in situ soil lysimeters

Murray, P. J., Dixon, E. R., Hatch, D. J., Granger, S. J. and Laughlin, R. 2003. N transformations at a sub-surface clay interface: a study using undisturbed, in situ soil lysimeters. Abstracts 12th N Workshop, Controlling N flows and losses, Exeter, Devon, UK, 21-24 September 2003.

Determination of N source in denitrification studies using stable isotope techniques

Murray, P. J., Hatch, D. J., Dixon, E. R., Stevens, R., Laughlin, R., O'Prey, K. and Jarvis, S. C. 2003. Determination of N source in denitrification studies using stable isotope techniques. Abstracts 12th N Workshop, Controlling N flows and losses, Exeter, Devon, UK, 21-24 September 2003.

Determination of N source in denitrification studies using stable isotope techniques

Murray, P. J., Hatch, D. J., Dixon, E. R., Stevens, R. J., Laughlin, R. J. and Jarvis, S. C. 2003. Determination of N source in denitrification studies using stable isotope techniques. Annual meeting of the Stable Isotope Mass Spectrometry Users Group (SIMSUG) 2003, Bristol, UK, 14-16 April 2003.

Using a system of undisturbed, in situ soil lysimeters to determine nitrogen transformations in a sub-surface clay interface

Dixon, E. R., Ordonez Gaete, C. I., Granger, S. J., Hatch, D. J., Murray, P. J., O'Prey, K. and Stevens, R. J. 2003. Using a system of undisturbed, in situ soil lysimeters to determine nitrogen transformations in a sub-surface clay interface. Poster 7th British Grassland Society (BGS) Research Conference, Aberystwyth, 1-3 September 2003. pp. 57-58

Influence of pasture management (nitrogen and lime addition and insecticide treatment) on soil organisms and pasture root system dynamics in the field

Dawson, L. A., Grayston, S. J., Murray, P. J., Cook, R., Gange, A. C., Ross, J. M., Pratt, S. M., Duff, E. I. and Treonis, A. M. 2003. Influence of pasture management (nitrogen and lime addition and insecticide treatment) on soil organisms and pasture root system dynamics in the field. Plant and Soil. 255 (1), pp. 121-130.

Diversity and functional role of predatory invertebrates and their prey in a grass ecosystem

Fountain, M. T., Murray, P. J., Gange, A. C., Symondson, W. O. C. and Brown, V. K. 2002. Diversity and functional role of predatory invertebrates and their prey in a grass ecosystem. British Ecological Society Winter Meeting, Warwick, 17-20 December 2002.

Interactions between clover root weevil (Sitona lepidus ) larval feeding on white clover and arbuscular mycorrhizal colonization

Currie, A. F., Murray, P. J. and Gange, A. C. 2002. Interactions between clover root weevil (Sitona lepidus ) larval feeding on white clover and arbuscular mycorrhizal colonization. 8th New Phytologist Symposium, Helsinki, Finland, 9-14 June 2002.

A method to investigate the transfer of N species in the subsoil using one metre deep soil columns

Dixon, E. R., Hatch, D. R., Murray, P. J., Jarvis, S. C., O'Prey, K., Laughlin, R. J. and Stevens, R. J. 2002. A method to investigate the transfer of N species in the subsoil using one metre deep soil columns. Abstract 'Soils and Environmental Quality'. British Society of Soil Science Conference, University of Plymouth, Seale-Hayne Campus, 8-11 September 2002.

Transfer and transformation of N species in 1 M deep soil columns

Dixon, E. R., Hatch, D. R., Murray, P. J., Laughlin, R. J., Stevens, R. J., Jarvis, S. C. and O'Prey, K. 2002. Transfer and transformation of N species in 1 M deep soil columns. NERC, Gane meeting, Nottingham University, 3-5 September 2002..

Influence of urine and components of urine on N2O emissions from grassland soils

Dixon, E. R., Hatch, D. J., Murray, P. J., Laughlin, R. J., Stevens, R. J., Jarvis, S. C. and O'Prey, K. 2002. Influence of urine and components of urine on N2O emissions from grassland soils. NERC, Gane Meeting, Nottingham University, 3-5 September 2002.

Relationships between nematode and microbial communities and carbon transfers in grassland soils

Cook, R., Dawson, L. A., Gange, A. C., Grayston, S. J., Mizen, K. A., Murray, P. J., Treonis, A. M. and Ostle, N. J. 2002. Relationships between nematode and microbial communities and carbon transfers in grassland soils.

From microbes to meadow flowers: conserving biodiversity in grasslands

Clegg, C. D., Murray, P. J. and Hayes, M. 2002. From microbes to meadow flowers: conserving biodiversity in grasslands.

Soil microbial ecology and plant root interactions

Clegg, C. D. and Murray, P. J. 2002. Soil microbial ecology and plant root interactions.

Influence of root herbivory and soil fertility on pasture root system growth and dynamics

Dawson, L. A., Marriott, C. A., Grayston, S. J., Murray, P. J., Cook, R., Ross, J. M., Pratt, S. M., Duff, E. I., Gange, A. C. and Treonis, A. M. 2002. Influence of root herbivory and soil fertility on pasture root system growth and dynamics. Durand, J-L., Emile, J-C., Huyghe, C. and Lemaire, G. (ed.) Multi-Function Grasslands: Quality Forages, Animal Products and Landscapes. Proceedings 19th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation (EGF), La Rochelle, France, 27-30 May 2002.

Influence of root herbivory on growth response and carbon assimilation by white clover plants

Murray, P. J., Dawson, L. A. and Grayston, S. J. 2002. Influence of root herbivory on growth response and carbon assimilation by white clover plants. Applied Soil Ecology. 20, pp. 97-105.

Root feeding behaviour of Tipula paludosa (Meig.) (Diptera: Tipulidae) on Lolium perenne (L.) and Trifolium repens (L.)

Dawson, L. A., Grayston, S. J., Murray, P. J. and Pratt, S. 2002. Root feeding behaviour of Tipula paludosa (Meig.) (Diptera: Tipulidae) on Lolium perenne (L.) and Trifolium repens (L.). Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 34 (5), pp. 609-615.

Impact of invertebrate root herbivory on N fluxes in white clover

Murray, P. J., Hatch, D. J. and Cliquet, J. B. 2002. Impact of invertebrate root herbivory on N fluxes in white clover. Fisher, G. and Frankow-Lindberg, B. (ed.) Lowland Grasslands of Europe: Utilisation and Development. Proceedings FAO/CIHEAM European Cooperative Research Network on Pastures and Fodder Crop Production, Subnetwork on Lowland Grassland Research Conference, La Corcina, Spain, 13-16 October 1998.

Plant root exudation supports bacterial growth and defoliation enhances the rate of rhizodeposition

Clayton, S. J., Clegg, C. D., Murray, P. J. and Gregory, P. J. 2001. Plant root exudation supports bacterial growth and defoliation enhances the rate of rhizodeposition. Roots: The Dynamic Interface Between Plants and the Earth. Abstracts 6th International Root Research Symposium, Nagoya, Japan, 11-15 November 2001.

Root herbivore:microbe interactions in upland grasslands

Grayston, S. J., Dawson, L. A., Cook, R., Currie, A. F., Gange, A. C., Murray, P. J. and Treonis, A. M. 2001. Root herbivore:microbe interactions in upland grasslands. Abstracts British Society of Soil Science: Soils and the Uplands, Durham, 3-5 September 2001.

Grass root system growth and dynamics - interactions with soil organisms

Dawson, L. A., Grayston, S. J., Murray, P. J., Ross, J., Pratt, S., Cook, R., Gange, A. C., Treonis, A. M. and Currie, A. 2001. Grass root system growth and dynamics - interactions with soil organisms. Abstracts. British Society of Soil Science Meetingon Soils and the Uplands, Durham, 3-5 September 2001.

Effect of an organophosphorus insecticide on soil microbial and faunal communities

Grayston, S. J., Cook, R., Currie, A., Dawson, L. A., Gange, A. C., Murray, P. J. and Treonis, A. M. 2001. Effect of an organophosphorus insecticide on soil microbial and faunal communities. Abstracts. American Society for Microbiology /Society for General Microbiology Meeting on Biodegradation, Biotransformation and Biocatalysis, Puerto Rico, 2-6 October 2001.

Impact of defoliation on bacterial community structure in the rhizosphere

Clayton, S. J., Clegg, C. D., Murray, P. J. and Gregory, P. J. 2001. Impact of defoliation on bacterial community structure in the rhizosphere. Roots: The Dynamic Interface Between Plants and the Earth. Poster 6th International Root Research Symposium, Nagoya, Japan, November 11-15, 2001.

Biodiversity in soils

Murray, P. J., Cook, R. and Mizen, K. A. 2001. Biodiversity in soils.

Root exudation profiles of Lolium perenne and the effects on bacterial community structure

Murray, P. J., Clegg, C. D. and Clayton, S. J. 2001. Root exudation profiles of Lolium perenne and the effects on bacterial community structure. Abstract 9th International Symposium on Soil Microbial Ecology (ISME 9), Amsterdam, 26 August-1 September 2001. pp. p274

Interactions between root herbivores and soil microbial communities in upland grasslands

Grayston, S. J., Murray, P. J., Cook, R., Currie, A. F., Dawson, L. A., Gange, A. C. and Treonis, A. M. 2001. Interactions between root herbivores and soil microbial communities in upland grasslands. Interactions in the Microbial World. Proceedings 9th International Symposium on Soil Microbial Ecology (ISME 9), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 26 August - 1 September 2001.

Impact of invertebrate root feeders on rhizosphere C flow and soil microbial communities

Treonis, A. M., Grayston, S. J., Murray, P. J., Cook, R., Currie, A. F., Dawson, L. A. and Gange, A. C. 2001. Impact of invertebrate root feeders on rhizosphere C flow and soil microbial communities. Abstracts 9th International Symposium on Soil Microbial Ecology (ISME 9), Amsterdam, 26 August - 1 September 2001. pp. p270

Invertebrate root herbivores and their impact on soil microbial communities

Treonis, A. M., Cook, R., Currie, A. F., Dawson, L. A., Gange, A. C., Grayston, S. J. and Murray, P. J. 2001. Invertebrate root herbivores and their impact on soil microbial communities. 2001: A Soil Odyssey. Abstracts International Soil Ecology Society Biannual Meeting, Calloway Gardens, Pine Mountain, Georgia, USA, May 2001.

Effects of cranefly larval root feeding on rhizosphere carbon sources and soil microbial communities

Treonis, A. M., Grayston, S. J. and Murray, P. J. 2001. Effects of cranefly larval root feeding on rhizosphere carbon sources and soil microbial communities. 2001: A Soil Odyssey. Abstracts International Soil Ecology Society Biannual Meeting, Calloway Gardens, Pine Mountain, Georgia, USA, May 2001.

Soil biodiversity, root herbivory and carbon and nitrogen cycling in grassland soils

Cook, R., Dawson, L. A., Gange, A. C., Grayston, S. J., Murray, P. J. and Treonis, A. M. 2001. Soil biodiversity, root herbivory and carbon and nitrogen cycling in grassland soils. Gomide, J. A., Mattos, W. R. S. and Carneiro da Silva, S. (ed.) Grassland Ecosystems: an Outlook into the 21st Century. Proceedings International Grassland Congress XIX, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 10-21 February 2001. pp. p 902

Effect of environmental conditions on methane production by ruminants

Moss, A. R., Givens, D. I. and Murray, P. J. 2001. Effect of environmental conditions on methane production by ruminants. Chwalibog, A. and Jakobsen, K. (ed.) Proceedings 15th Symposium on Energy Metabolism in Animals, 11-16 September 2000, Snekkersten, Elsinore, Denmark. (European Association of Animal Production publication, 103). Wageningen Pers, Wageningen, Netherlands. pp. 173-176

Impact of root herbivory by insect larvae on soil microbial communities

Grayston, S. J., Dawson, L. A., Treonis, A. M., Murray, P. J., Ross, J. M., Reid, E. J. and MacDougall, R. 2001. Impact of root herbivory by insect larvae on soil microbial communities. European Journal of Soil Biology. 37 (4), pp. 277-280.

Root exudates: a pathway for short-term N transfer from clover and ryegrass

Paynel, F., Murray, P. J. and Cliquet, J. B. 2001. Root exudates: a pathway for short-term N transfer from clover and ryegrass. Plant and Soil. 229, pp. 235-243.

A comparison of methane emissions from sheep grazing pastures with differing management intensities

Murray, P. J., Gill, E. K., Balsdon, S. L. and Jarvis, S. C. 2001. A comparison of methane emissions from sheep grazing pastures with differing management intensities. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 60 (1-3), pp. 93-97.

Sitona hispidulus

Murray, P. J. 2000. Sitona hispidulus. in: Crop Protection Compendium CABI International, Wallingford, Oxon (CABI). pp. CD-ROM

Sitona lepidus

Murray, P. J. 2000. Sitona lepidus. in: Crop Protection Compendium CABI International, Wallingford, Oxon (CABI). pp. CD-ROM

Impact of root herbivory by insect larvae on soil microbial communities

Grayston, S. J., Treonis, A. M., Murray, P. J., Dawson, L. A., Ross, J., Pratt, S., Reid, E. J. and MacDougall, R. 2000. Impact of root herbivory by insect larvae on soil microbial communities. XIII International Colloquium on Soil Invertebrate Zoology, Ceske Budejovice, August 2000.

Impact of management on root herbivore populations in upland grassland

Murray, P. J., Cook, R., Grayston, S., Treonis, A. M., Dawson, L. and Gange, A. 2000. Impact of management on root herbivore populations in upland grassland. Abstracts 8th International Colloquium on Soil Invertebrate Zoology, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic, August 2000.

Below ground herbivory: the effects of macroinvertebrate root feeding on root exudation and soil microbial communities in grass and clover systems

Treonis, A. M., Grayston, S. J., Murray, P. J. and Dawson, L. 2000. Below ground herbivory: the effects of macroinvertebrate root feeding on root exudation and soil microbial communities in grass and clover systems. XIII International Colloquium on Soil Invertebrate Zoology, Ceske Budejovice, August 2000.

Impact of root herbivory by insect larvae on soil microbial communities

Grayston, S. J., Treonis, A. M., Murray, P. J., Dawson, L. A., Ross, J., Pratt, S. M., Reid, E. J. and MacDougall, R. 2000. Impact of root herbivory by insect larvae on soil microbial communities. Plant Root Systems: Interactions with Soil Biological, Chemical and Physical Facors. Abstracts of the Scottish Root Group Annual Meeting, Aberdeen, 15 November 2000. pp. 8

Influence of above- and below- ground herbivory on root functioning and dynamics in upland grassland and consequences for the rhizosphere

Dawson, L. A., Grayston, S. J., Murray, P. J., Cook, R., Gange, A. C., Paterson, E., Treonis, A. M., Ross, J., Reid, E. J. and Pratt, S. M. 2000. Influence of above- and below- ground herbivory on root functioning and dynamics in upland grassland and consequences for the rhizosphere. Proceedings 6th British Grassland Society Research Conference, Aberdeen, 11-13 September 2000. British Grassland Society (BGS) Hurley. pp. 45-46

N-transfer from clover to wheat: use of depleted N as a tracer

Murray, P. J. 2000. N-transfer from clover to wheat: use of depleted N as a tracer. SIMSUG 2000. Annual Meeting of the Stable Isotope Mass Spectrometry Users Group, ITE Merlewood, Grange over Sands, Cumbria, 18-19 January 2000.

Carbon flux in Agrostis capillaris : a stable isotope delivery (SID) experiment

Kenny, C., Murray, P. J., Ostle, N. J. and Davies, B. 2000. Carbon flux in Agrostis capillaris : a stable isotope delivery (SID) experiment. Proceedings 6th British Grassland Society Research Conference, Aberdeen, 11-13 September 2000. British Grassland Society (BGS) Hurley. pp. 3-4

The effects of leatherjacket feeding on root exudation and soil microbial communities

Treonis, A. M., Grayston,S. J. and Murray, P. J. 2000. The effects of leatherjacket feeding on root exudation and soil microbial communities. Proceedings 6th British Grassland Society Research Conference, Aberdeen, 11-13 September 2000. British Grassland Society (BGS) Hurley. pp. 7-8

Impact of temperature and cultivar on nutrient flow from white clover to perennial ryegrass

Murray, P. J., Davies, B., Cliquet, J. B. and Jorgensen, M. 2000. Impact of temperature and cultivar on nutrient flow from white clover to perennial ryegrass. Proceedings 6th British Grassland Society Research Meeting, Aberdeen, 11-13 September 2000. British Grassland Society (BGS) Hurley. pp. 77-78

Methane emissions from sheep: influence of behaviour

Murray, P. J., Champion, R. A. and Kimber, N. 2000. Methane emissions from sheep: influence of behaviour. Proceedings 6th British Grassland Society Research Conference, Aberdeen, 11-13 September 2000. pp. 115-116

Microbial community structure and activity in grassland soils: complementing molecular approaches with process based measurements

Clegg, C. D., Bol, R., Cook, R., Jarvis, S. C. and Murray, P. J. 2000. Microbial community structure and activity in grassland soils: complementing molecular approaches with process based measurements. Recent Advances in Molecular Microbial Ecology. Abstracts of the Society for General Microbiology Irish Branch Spring Meeting, Galway, Ireland, 7-8 April 2000.

Impact of root feeding on soil microbial communities

Treonis, A. M., Grayston, S. J. and Murray, P. J. 2000. Impact of root feeding on soil microbial communities. Society for Experimental Biology (SEB) Annual Meeting, University of Exeter, 27-31 March 2000. Oxford University Press (OUP) Oxford.

Shoot defoliation: effects on the rhizosphere

Murray, P. J., Gill, E. K., Grayston, S. J., Reid, E. J., MacDougall, R. and Ord, B. G. 2000. Shoot defoliation: effects on the rhizosphere. Society for Experimental Biology (SEB) Annual Meeting, University of Exeter, 27-31 March 2000. Oxford University Press (OUP) Oxford.

Soil invertebrate root feeding in upland grassland

Dawson, L. A., Grayston, S. J., Murray, P. J. and Treonis, A. M. 2000. Soil invertebrate root feeding in upland grassland. Society for Experimental Biology (SEB) Annual Meeting, University of Exeter, 27-31 March 2000. Oxford University Press (OUP) Oxford.

Effect of temperature on growth and morphology of two varieties of white clover (Trifolium repens L.) and their impact on soil microbial activity

Murray, P. J., Jorgensen, M. and Gill, E. K. 2000. Effect of temperature on growth and morphology of two varieties of white clover (Trifolium repens L.) and their impact on soil microbial activity. Annals of Applied Biology. 137 (3), pp. 305-309.

Effects of belowground herbivory by leatherjacket larvae on roots and rhizosphere microbial communities in grass and clover systems

Treonis, A. M., Dawson, L. A., Grayston, S. J., Murray, P. J., Ross, J., Pratt, S. M. and Reid, E. J. 1999. Effects of belowground herbivory by leatherjacket larvae on roots and rhizosphere microbial communities in grass and clover systems. Sustainable Management of Soil Organic Matter. Abstracts British Society of Soil Science Conference, Edinburgh, 15-17 September 1999.

Sitona lepidus : the UK perspective

Murray, P. J. and Clements, R. O. 1999. Sitona lepidus : the UK perspective. Matthiesen, J. (ed.) Proceedings 7th Australasian Conference on Grassland Invertebrate Ecology, Perth, Australia, 4-6 October 1999.

Impact of shoot defoliation on carbon flow and soil microbial communities in the rhizosphere

Grayston, S. J., Murray, P. J., Reid, E. J., MacDougall, R., Ord, B. G. and Gill, E. K. 1999. Impact of shoot defoliation on carbon flow and soil microbial communities in the rhizosphere. Sustainable Management of Soil Organic Matter. Abstracts British Society of Soil Science Meeting, Edinburgh, 15-17 September 1999.

Measuring methane emission from sheep grazing three contrasting sward types

Murray, P. J., Gill, E. K., Balsdon, S. L. and Jarvis, S. C. 1999. Measuring methane emission from sheep grazing three contrasting sward types. Biogenic Emissions of Greenhouse Gases Caused by Arable and Animal Agriculture - Processes, Inventories, Mitigation, Stuttgart, 13-15 October 1999.

Effects of herbivory by cranefly larvae (leatherjackets) on clover and grass and the associated rhizosphere microbial community

Ross, J., Dawson, L. A., Grayston, S. J., Reid, E. J., Treonis, A. M. and Murray, P. J. 1999. Effects of herbivory by cranefly larvae (leatherjackets) on clover and grass and the associated rhizosphere microbial community. Annual Meeting Scottish Root Group, Edinburgh, September 1999.

In situ visualisation of invertebrate damage to root systems

Pratt, S. M., Dawson, L. and Murray, P. J. 1999. In situ visualisation of invertebrate damage to root systems. Annual Meeting of the Scottish Root Group, Edinburgh, September 1999.

Trace gas emissions from livestock systems

Yamulki, S., Murray, P. J., Jarvis, S. C. and Chadwick, D. R. 1999. Trace gas emissions from livestock systems. GCTE International Conference on Effect of Agricultural Intensification on Trace Gas Emissions, University of Reading, UK, 23 September 1999.

A comparison of systems for measuring methane emissions from sheep

Murray, P. J., Moss, A., Lockyer, D. R. and Jarvis, S. C. 1999. A comparison of systems for measuring methane emissions from sheep. The Journal of Agricultural Science. 133 (4), pp. 439-444.

Sitona spp. (Coleoptera; Curculionidae) in grassland in England and the impact of their root herbivory on white clover

Murray, P. J. and Clements, R. O. 1999. Sitona spp. (Coleoptera; Curculionidae) in grassland in England and the impact of their root herbivory on white clover. in:

Use of 15N-labelled amino acids to determine organic uptake by ryegrass

Murray, P. J., Cliquet, J. B. and Dhont, C. 1999. Use of 15N-labelled amino acids to determine organic uptake by ryegrass. SIMSUG 1999, Book of Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of the Stable Isotope Mass Spectrometry Users Group, Exeter, UK, 19-20 January 1999 (R Bol, SC Jarvis & LR Mytton, organisers). Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research IGER, North Wyke Okehampton. pp. 67-68

Sports day 1999 web page

Shaw, J. K., Murray, P. J. and Preedy, N. 1999. Sports day 1999 web page.

Transfer of nitrogen between clover and wheat: effect of root herbivory

Murray, P. J. and Clements, R. O. 1998. Transfer of nitrogen between clover and wheat: effect of root herbivory. European Journal of Soil Biology. 34 (1), pp. 25-30.

Feeding preferences of Sitona lepidus (clover root weevil) on Trifolium spp. in New Zealand

Murray, P. J. and Willoughby, B. 1998. Feeding preferences of Sitona lepidus (clover root weevil) on Trifolium spp. in New Zealand.

Comparison of methodologies of measuring methane emissions from sheep

Moss, A. R., Jarvis, S. C. and Murray, P. J. 1998. Comparison of methodologies of measuring methane emissions from sheep. Proceedings of the British Society of Animal Science Winter Meeting, Scarborough, UK, 23-25 March 1998. BSAS, Penicuik, UK. pp. 53

Acceptability of Lotus corniculatus and Lotus uliginosus as a food source for non-pest butterfly larvae

Hopkins, A. and Murray, P. J. 1998. Acceptability of Lotus corniculatus and Lotus uliginosus as a food source for non-pest butterfly larvae.

Uptake of amino nitrogen by Lolium perenne L.

Dhont, C., Murray, P. J. and Cliquet, J. B. 1997. Uptake of amino nitrogen by Lolium perenne L. British Grassland Society (BGS) Fifth Research Conference, Seale Hayne Faculty of Agriculture Food & Land Use, University of Plymouth, Newton Abbot, Devon, 8-10 September 1997. British Grassland Society (BGS) Hurley. pp. 93-94

Methane production by grazing livestock

Murray, P. J. and Lockyer, D. R. 1997. Methane production by grazing livestock. British Grassland Society (BGS) Fifth Research Conference, Seale Hayne Faculty of Agriculture Food & Land Use, University of Plymouth, Newton Abbot, Devon, 8-10 September 1997. British Grassland Society (BGS) Hurley. pp. 101-102

Establishing guidelines for reducing adult Sitona weevil damage in the field

Murray, P. J. and Clements, R. O. 1997. Establishing guidelines for reducing adult Sitona weevil damage in the field. British Grassland Society (BGS) Fifth Research Conference, Seale Hayne Faculty of Agriculture Food & Land Use, University of Plymouth, Newton Abbot, Devon, 8-10 September 1997. British Grassland Society (BGS) Hurley. pp. 163-164

Effect of the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus Glomus fasciculatum on the uptake of amino nitrogen by Lolium perenne L.

Cliquet, J. B., Murray, P. J. and Boucaud, J. 1997. Effect of the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus Glomus fasciculatum on the uptake of amino nitrogen by Lolium perenne L. New Phytologist. 137 (2), pp. 345-349.

Acceptability of Lotus spp. as a food source for two species of lepidopteran larvae

Murray, P. J., Hopkins, A., Turley, N., Genge, T. and Watson, J. 1997. Acceptability of Lotus spp. as a food source for two species of lepidopteran larvae. British Grassland Society (BGS) Fifth Research Conference, Seale Hayne Faculty of Agriculture Food & Land Use, University of Plymouth, Newton Abbot, Devon, 8-10 September 1997. British Grassland Society (BGS) Hurley. pp. 195-196

A simple technique for recording root and shoot growth in plants

Murray, P. J. and Bristow, A. W. 1997. A simple technique for recording root and shoot growth in plants. Journal of Biological Education. 31 (3), pp. 171-174.

The biology of Sitona weevils in forage legumes

Murray, P. J. 1997. The biology of Sitona weevils in forage legumes. F - Theses

Influence of food source on feeding, longevity and fecundity of Sitona flavescens , a major pest of white clover in the UK

Murray, P. J. 1996. Influence of food source on feeding, longevity and fecundity of Sitona flavescens , a major pest of white clover in the UK. Frame, J. (ed.) Recent Research and Development on White Clover in Europe, REU Technical Series 42 (Saku Jogeva Taru, Estonia, 28-31 August 1995). Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome, Italy. pp. 118-121

Impact of insect root herbivory on the growth and nitrogen and carbon contents of white clover (Trifolium repens L.) seedlings

Murray, P. J., Hatch, D. J. and Cliquet, J. B. 1996. Impact of insect root herbivory on the growth and nitrogen and carbon contents of white clover (Trifolium repens L.) seedlings. Canadian Journal of Botany. 74 (10), pp. 1591-1595.

Feeding preferences of the grey field slug (Deroceras reticulatum) for dicotyledenous species of permanent grassland

Murray, P. J., Hopkins, A., Johnson, R. H. and Bunn, S. 1996. Feeding preferences of the grey field slug (Deroceras reticulatum) for dicotyledenous species of permanent grassland. Wiley. doi:10.1111/j.1744-7348.1996.tb07916.x

Evaluation of a range of varieties of white clover for resistance to feeding by weevils of the genus Sitona

Murray, P. J. 1996. Evaluation of a range of varieties of white clover for resistance to feeding by weevils of the genus Sitona. Plant Varieties and Seeds. 9, pp. 9-14.

Effect of root herbivory on N-fixation by white clover

Murray, P. J. and Hatch, D. J. 1996. Effect of root herbivory on N-fixation by white clover. in: Younie, D. (ed.) Legumes in Sustainable Farming Systems, British Grassland Society Occasional Symposium No 30 (Proceedings of joint conference of BGS and SFS Initiative, SAC, Craibstone, Aberdeen, 2-4 September 1996) British Grassland Society (BGS) Hurley. pp. 46-47

Biotic factors affecting short-term transfer of N between forage species: final report

Murray, P. J. and Cliquet, J. B. 1996. Biotic factors affecting short-term transfer of N between forage species: final report.

Feeding preferences of Sitona lineatus for a range of forage and edible legumes

Murray, P. J., Vincent, J. F. V. and Schotzko, D. J. 1995. Feeding preferences of Sitona lineatus for a range of forage and edible legumes.

Productivity and nitrogen uptake of ageing and newly sown swards of perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.) at different sites and with different nitrogen fertilizer treatment

Hopkins, A., Murray, P. J., Bowling, P. J., Rook, A. J. and Johnson, J. 1995. Productivity and nitrogen uptake of ageing and newly sown swards of perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.) at different sites and with different nitrogen fertilizer treatment. European Journal of Agronomy. 4 (1), pp. 65-75.

Internal report on a visit to research establishments in Athens, 15-19 November 1995

Murray, P. J. 1995. Internal report on a visit to research establishments in Athens, 15-19 November 1995.

Effects of feeding by larvae of Sitona flavescens on white clover seedlings

Murray, P. J., Hatch, D. J. and Cliquet, J. B. 1995. Effects of feeding by larvae of Sitona flavescens on white clover seedlings. Pollott, G. E. (ed.) Grassland into the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities, British Grassland Society Occasional Symposium No 29, 50th Anniversary Meeting, Harrogate, UK, 4-6 December 1995. British Grassland Society (BGS) Hurley. pp. 269-270

Distribution and abundance of three species of Sitona (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in grassland in England

Murray, P. J. and Clements, R. O. 1995. Distribution and abundance of three species of Sitona (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in grassland in England. Annals of Applied Biology. 127 (2), pp. 229-237.

Biotic factors affecting short-term transfer of N between forage species: first year progress report

Murray, P. J. and Cliquet, J. B. 1995. Biotic factors affecting short-term transfer of N between forage species: first year progress report.

Transfer of nitrogen from damaged roots of white clover (Trifolium repens L.) to closely associated roots of intact perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.)

Hatch, D. J. and Murray, P. J. 1994. Transfer of nitrogen from damaged roots of white clover (Trifolium repens L.) to closely associated roots of intact perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.). Plant and Soil. 166, pp. 181-185.

Study tour to Sitona specialists and other entomologists in the USA, 10-27 May 1994

Murray, P. J. 1994. Study tour to Sitona specialists and other entomologists in the USA, 10-27 May 1994.

Report on visit to Caen University: AFRC/INRA collaborative agreement, 9-11 March 1994

Hatch, D. J., Murray, P. J. and Kerley, S. J. 1994. Report on visit to Caen University: AFRC/INRA collaborative agreement, 9-11 March 1994.

Investigations of the host feeding preferences of Sitona weevils found commonly on white clover (Trifolium repens ) in the UK

Murray, P. J. and Clements, R. O. 1994. Investigations of the host feeding preferences of Sitona weevils found commonly on white clover (Trifolium repens ) in the UK. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 71 (1), pp. 73-79.

Feeding by adults of Sitona lineatus (Coleoptera; Curculionidae) on seedlings of lucerne (Medicago sativa L.)

Murray, P. J. and Clements, R. O. 1994. Feeding by adults of Sitona lineatus (Coleoptera; Curculionidae) on seedlings of lucerne (Medicago sativa L.). Fourth British Grassland Society (BGS) Research Conference, 26-28 September 1994, Reading University. pp. 39-40

Effect of root feeding invertebrates on short term transfer of N from white clover to perennial ryegrass

Murray, P. J. and Hatch, D. J. 1994. Effect of root feeding invertebrates on short term transfer of N from white clover to perennial ryegrass. Fourth British Grassland Society (BGS) Research Conference, 26-28 September 1994, Reading University. pp. 41-42

Distribution of Sitona weevils in grass/clover swards in England and Wales

Murray, P. J. and Clements, R. O. 1994. Distribution of Sitona weevils in grass/clover swards in England and Wales. Fourth British Grassland Society (BGS) Research Conference, 26-28 September 1994, Reading University. pp. 37-38

Sitona weevils (Coleoptera; Curculionidae) as agents for rapid transfer of nitrogen from white clover (Trifolium repens L.) to perennial ryegrass

Murray, P. J. and Hatch, D. J. 1994. Sitona weevils (Coleoptera; Curculionidae) as agents for rapid transfer of nitrogen from white clover (Trifolium repens L.) to perennial ryegrass. Annals of Applied Biology. 125, pp. 29-33.

Food preference of three species of sitona weevils (coleoptera; curculionidae) found commonly in white clover in the UK

Murray, P. J. and Clements, R. O. 1993. Food preference of three species of sitona weevils (coleoptera; curculionidae) found commonly in white clover in the UK. USDA Pastures and Special Legumes Research, USDA, Madison, WI, USA.

Soil abiotic factors affecting emergence of white clover (Trifolium repens L.) seedlings

Murray, P. J. and Clements, R. O. 1993. Soil abiotic factors affecting emergence of white clover (Trifolium repens L.) seedlings. Frame, J. (ed.) White Clover in Europe: State of the Art, REUR TEchnical Series 29 (White clover meeting of the FAO sub-network on lowland pastures and fodder crops, 25-27 August 1993, Aarhus, Denmark). Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome, Italy. pp. 136-139

Sitona damage to clover in the UK

Clements, R. O. and Murray, P. J. 1993. Sitona damage to clover in the UK. Proceedings of the Sixth Australasian Conference in Grassland Invertebrate Ecology, February 1993, Hamilton, New Zealand.

Sitona and other pest and disease damage to clover in the UK

Clements, R. O. and Murray, P. J. 1993. Sitona and other pest and disease damage to clover in the UK. Frame, J. (ed.) White Clover in Europe: State of the Art, REUR TEchnical Series 29 (White clover meeting of the FAO sub-network on lowland pastures and fodder crops, 25-27 August 1993, Aarhus, Denmark). Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome, Italy. pp. 149-150

Report on a visit to France: AFRC/INRA collaborative agreement, 22-26 February 1993

Hatch, D. J., Lovell, R. D., Gill, K. and Murray, P. J. 1993. Report on a visit to France: AFRC/INRA collaborative agreement, 22-26 February 1993.

Nitrogen losses from clover due to weevil root damage

Hatch, D. J. and Murray, P. J. 1993. Nitrogen losses from clover due to weevil root damage.

Feeding preferences among eleven cultivars of white clover (Trifolium repens ) by adults of two species of sitona weevils (coleoptera: curculionidae )

Murray, P. J. and Clements, R. O. 1993. Feeding preferences among eleven cultivars of white clover (Trifolium repens ) by adults of two species of sitona weevils (coleoptera: curculionidae ). Wiley.

Efficacy of imidicloprid in controlling frit fly (Oscinella spp.) in newly-sown ryegrass

Clements, R. O., Sheldrick, R. D., Murray, P. J. and Lavender, R. H. 1993. Efficacy of imidicloprid in controlling frit fly (Oscinella spp.) in newly-sown ryegrass.

A technique for assessing damage to roots of white clover caused by root feeding insects

Murray, P. J. and Clements, R. O. 1992. A technique for assessing damage to roots of white clover caused by root feeding insects. Annals of Applied Biology. 121 (3), pp. 715-719.

Studies on the feeding of Sitona lineatus L. (coleoptera, curculionidae) on white clover (Trifolium repens L.) seedlings

Murray, P. J. and Clements, R. O. 1992. Studies on the feeding of Sitona lineatus L. (coleoptera, curculionidae) on white clover (Trifolium repens L.) seedlings. Annals of Applied Biology. 121 (2), pp. 233-238.

The short-term effects on wild goose behavior of chlorpyrifos application to permanent pasture

Clements, R. O., Murray, P. J. and Tyas, C. J. 1992. The short-term effects on wild goose behavior of chlorpyrifos application to permanent pasture. Annals of Applied Biology. 120 (1), pp. 17-23.

Differential reaction of newly-sown ryegrass (Lolium spp.) cultivars to pesticide treatment

Clements, R. O., Bentley, B. R. and Murray, P. J. 1992. Differential reaction of newly-sown ryegrass (Lolium spp.) cultivars to pesticide treatment. Wiley.

Improvement of persistence and yield of Italian ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum) through pesticide use

Clements, R. O., Bentley, B. R., Murray, P. J. and Henderson, I. F. 1991. Improvement of persistence and yield of Italian ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum) through pesticide use. Annals of Applied Biology. 119 (3), pp. 513-519.

The impact of 20 years' absence of earthworms and three levels of N fertilizer on a grassland soil environment

Clements, R. O., Murray, P. J. and Sturdy, R. 1991. The impact of 20 years' absence of earthworms and three levels of N fertilizer on a grassland soil environment. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. 36, pp. 75-85.

Survey of pest and disease damage to white clover in England and Wales

Clements, R. O. and Murray, P. J. 1991. Survey of pest and disease damage to white clover in England and Wales. 24th Progress Report Clover and Special Purpose Legumes Research. USDA, Madison, WI.

Report on a visit to Poland, Akademia Rolnicza, Krakow, 14-28 June 1991

Murray, P. J. 1991. Report on a visit to Poland, Akademia Rolnicza, Krakow, 14-28 June 1991.

Improvement of ryegrass (Lolium spp) establishment through use of Headstart

Clements, R. O. and Murray, P. J. 1991. Improvement of ryegrass (Lolium spp) establishment through use of Headstart.

Effects of extracts from ryegrass leaves infected with the endophyte Acremonium lolii on germination of other crop seeds

Murray, P. J. and Clements, R. O. 1991. Effects of extracts from ryegrass leaves infected with the endophyte Acremonium lolii on germination of other crop seeds.

Response of permanent and reseeded grassland to fertilizer nitrogen. 1. Herbage production and herbage quality

Hopkins, A., Gilbey, J., Dibb, C., Bowling, P. J. and Murray, P. J. 1990. Response of permanent and reseeded grassland to fertilizer nitrogen. 1. Herbage production and herbage quality. Grass and Forage Science. 45 (1), pp. 43-55.

Herbage yield and botanical composition over twenty years of a predominantly ryegrass sward treated frequently with phorate pesticide and three rates of nitrogen fertiliser.

Clements, R. O., Murray, P. J., Bentley, B. R. and Henderson, I. F. 1990. Herbage yield and botanical composition over twenty years of a predominantly ryegrass sward treated frequently with phorate pesticide and three rates of nitrogen fertiliser. The Journal of Agricultural Science. 115, pp. 23-27.

White clover pests

Murray, P. J. 1990. White clover pests. Grassland Invertebrate Ecology Workshop, Royal Entomological Society, 27 November.

White clover enhancement in permanent grassland using pesticides

Murray, P. J., Clements, R. O. and Sheldrick, R. D. 1990. White clover enhancement in permanent grassland using pesticides. Proceedings Crop Protection in Northern Britain Conference, Dundee. pp. 394

Soil structure deterioration and impared root development in grassland as a result of long-term pesticide use

Clements, R. O. and Murray, P. J. 1990. Soil structure deterioration and impared root development in grassland as a result of long-term pesticide use. Roots and the Soil Environment, Proceedings AAB Meeting, St Andrews, 26-28 September 1989.

Ryegrass endophyte and its effects on white clover germination

Murray, P. J. and Clements, R. O. 1990. Ryegrass endophyte and its effects on white clover germination. Research Meeting No. 2, British Grassland Society (BGS), September 1990, Session III, Paper 1.

Does ryegrass endophyte stimulate emergence of white clover seedlings?

Murray, P. J., Clements, R. O. and Lewis, G. C. 1990. Does ryegrass endophyte stimulate emergence of white clover seedlings? 22nd Progress Report, Clovers and Special Purpose Legume Research, USDA, Madison WI 53706, USA. pp. 59

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