Rachel Matthews

NameRachel Matthews
Job titleScientific Technician - Field Technician
Email addressrachel.matthews@rothamsted.ac.uk
DepartmentSustainable Agriculture Sciences North Wyke
Research clusterSAS-NW: Environment Systems and Modelling
Preferred citationMatthews, R. A.
OfficeNorth Wyke

Research outputs

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

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

Towards an improved inventory of N2O from agriculture: model evaluation of N2O emission factors and N fraction leached from different sources in UK agriculture

Cardenas, L. M., Gooday, R., Brown, L., Scholefield, D., Cuttle, S., Gilhespy, S. L., Matthews, R. A., Misselbrook, T. H., Wang, J., Li, C., Hughes, G. and Lord, E. 2013. Towards an improved inventory of N2O from agriculture: model evaluation of N2O emission factors and N fraction leached from different sources in UK agriculture. Atmospheric Environment. 79, pp. 340-348.

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

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

The effectiveness of different soil incorporation techniques as a means of ammonia abatement following the application of solid manure

Thorman, R. E., Webb, J., Yamulki, S., Misselbrook, T. H., Bennett, G., Mcmillan, S. and Matthews, R. A. 2007. The effectiveness of different soil incorporation techniques as a means of ammonia abatement following the application of solid manure. Monteny, G. J. and Hartung, E. (ed.) Ammonia emissions in agriculture. Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands. pp. 201-202

Integrated management practices to minimise losses and maximise the crop nitrogen value of broiler litter

Sagoo, E., Williams, J. R., Chambers, B. J., Boyles, L. O., Matthews, R. A. and Chadwick, D. R. 2007. Integrated management practices to minimise losses and maximise the crop nitrogen value of broiler litter. Biosystems Engineering. 97 (4), pp. 512-519.

The effect of N2O emissions of storage conditions and rapid incorporation of pig and cattle farmyard manure into tillage land

Thorman, R. E., Chadwick, D. R., Harrison, R., Boyles, L. O. and Matthews, R. A. 2007. The effect of N2O emissions of storage conditions and rapid incorporation of pig and cattle farmyard manure into tillage land. Biosystems Engineering. 97 (4), pp. 501-511.

Nitrous oxide and methane emissions from unmanaged wet areas of intensive dairy systems

Matthews, R. A., Yamulki, S., Retter, A. L., Donovan, N., Chadwick, D. R. and Jarvis, S. C. 2006. Nitrous oxide and methane emissions from unmanaged wet areas of intensive dairy systems. Petersen, S. O. (ed.) Proceedings of 12th RAMIRAN International Conference, 'Technology for Recycling of Manure and Organic Residues in a Whole-Farm Perspective. DIAS Report No. 123, Vol. II, Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Tjele, 11-13 September 2006. pp. 225-228

Nitrous oxide emissions during storage of broiler litter and following application to arable land

Thorman, R. E., Chadwick, D. R., Boyles, L. O., Matthews, R. A., Sagoo, E. and Harrison, R. 2006. Nitrous oxide emissions during storage of broiler litter and following application to arable land. International Congress Series. 1293, pp. 355-358.

Do nitrogen balances for solid farmyard manure suggest di-nitrogen (N2) emission?

Chadwick, D. R., Matthews, R. A., Sagoo, E., Williams, J. R., Thorman, R. E. and Chambers, B. J. 2005. Do nitrogen balances for solid farmyard manure suggest di-nitrogen (N2) emission? 'N management in agrosystems in rleation to the Water Framework Directive', 14th N-Workshop, Maastricht, Netherlands, 24-26 October 2005.

The effect of storage and rapid incorporation on N2O emissions following the application of pig and cattle FYM to land

Thorman, R. E., Harrison, R., Boyles, L. O., Chadwick, D. R. and Matthews, R. A. 2005. The effect of storage and rapid incorporation on N2O emissions following the application of pig and cattle FYM to land. Bernal, M. P., Moral, R., Clemente, C. and Paredes, C. (ed.) 11th International Conference of the FAO ESCORENA Network on Recycling of Agricultural, Municipal and Industrial Residues in Agriculture (RAMIRAN): "Sustainable Organic Waste Management for Environmental Protection and Food Safety", Murcia, Spain, 6-9 October 2004. pp. 329-332

Nitrous oxide emissions during storage of solid manure and following application to arable land

Thorman, R. E., Chadwick, D. R., Boyles, L. O., Matthews, R. A., Sagoo, E. and Harrison, R. 2005. Nitrous oxide emissions during storage of solid manure and following application to arable land. Soliva, C. R., Takahashi, J. and Kreuzer, M. (ed.) 2nd International Conference on Greenhouse Gases and Animal Agriculture (GGAA), Zurich, Switzerland, 20-24 September 2005. pp. 278-281

Integrated strategies to minimise slurry nitrogen losses

Yamulki, S., Misselbrook, T. H., Matthews, R. A., Donovan, N., Thorman, R. E. and Williams, J. R. 2005. Integrated strategies to minimise slurry nitrogen losses. Soliva, C. R., Takahashi, J. and Kreuzer, M. (ed.) International Conference on Greenhouse Gases and Animal Agriculture (GGAA), Zurich, Switzerland, 20-24 September 2005. pp. 606-607

Evaluating colloidal phosphorus delivery to surface waters from diffuse agricultural sources

Heathwaite, A. L., Matthews, R. A., Preedy, N. and Haygarth, P. M. 2005. Evaluating colloidal phosphorus delivery to surface waters from diffuse agricultural sources. Journal of Environmental Quality. 34 (1), pp. 287-298.

Nitrogen losses during storage and following the land spreading of poultry manure

Thorman, R. E., Chambers, B. J., Harrison, R., Chadwick, D. R., Matthews, R. A. and Nicholson, R. J. 2004. Nitrogen losses during storage and following the land spreading of poultry manure. 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. 363-364

Nitrogen losses during storage and following the land spreading of poultry manure

Thorman, R., Chambers, B. J., Harrison, R., Chadwick, D. R., Matthews, R. A. and Nicholson, N. 2003. Nitrogen losses during storage and following the land spreading of poultry manure. Abstracts 12th N Workshop, Controlling N flows and losses, Exeter, Devon, UK, 21-24 September 2003.

Management practices to reduce ammonia emissions from pig and cattle manure stores

Chadwick, D. R., Matthews, R. A., Nicholson, R. J., Chambers, B. J. and Boyles, L. O. 2002. Management practices to reduce ammonia emissions from pig and cattle manure stores. Venglosky, J. and Greserova, G. (ed.) Proceedings 10th International Conference of the FAO (Recycling of Agricultural, Municipal and Industrial Residues in Agriculture Network) RAMIRAN 2002 on 'Hygiene Safety', Strbske Pleso, High Tatras, Slovak Republic, 14-18 May 2002. pp. 219-222

Incidental transfers of colloidal phosphorus following applications of slurry and fertiliser to grassland

Preedy, N., Matthews, R. A. and Haygarth, P. M. 2002. Incidental transfers of colloidal phosphorus following applications of slurry and fertiliser to grassland. Steenvoorden, J., Claessen, F. and Willems, J. (ed.) Proceedings International Association of Hydrological Sciences Conference on Agricultural Effects on Ground and Surface Waters: Research and Policy at the Edge of Science and Society, Wageningen, Netherlands, 1-4 October 2000. International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) Press, Wallingford Oxford.

Rapid incidental phosphorus transfers from grassland

Preedy, N., McTiernan, K. B., Matthews, R. A., Heathwaite, A. L. and Haygarth, P. M. 2001. Rapid incidental phosphorus transfers from grassland. Journal of Environmental Quality. 30 (6), pp. 2105-2112.

Simplified classification of hydrological terminology for phosphorus transfer

Preedy, N., Haygarth, P. M. and Matthews, R. A. 1999. Simplified classification of hydrological terminology for phosphorus transfer. Heathwaite, L. (ed.) Impact of Land Use Change on Nutrient Loads from Diffuse Sources. Proceedings of an International Symposium held during the XXIIth General Assembly of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, Birmingham, 19-30 July 1999. International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) Press, Wallingford Oxford. pp. 3-11

Gaseous emissions from a beef systems housed on straw

Asteraki, E. J., Chadwick, D. R., Pain, B. F. and Matthews, R. A. 1998. Gaseous emissions from a beef systems housed on straw.

Transfer of colloidal forms of phosphorus from grassland soils

Matthews, R. A., Preedy, N., Heathwaite, A. L. and Haygarth, P. M. 1998. Transfer of colloidal forms of phosphorus from grassland soils. Third International Conference on Diffuse Pollution, Edinburgh, Scotland, 31 August - 4 September 1998 (hosted by Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA)). IAWQ, Edinburgh, Scotland. pp. 11-16

Transfer of colloidal forms of phosphorus in subsurface hydrological pathways

Matthews, R. A., Preedy, N., Heathwaite, A. L. and Haygarth, P. M. 1998. Transfer of colloidal forms of phosphorus in subsurface hydrological pathways. Foy, R. H. and Dils, R. (ed.) Practical and Innovative Measures for the Control of Agricultural Phosphorus Losses to Water, OECD Sponsored Workshop, Greenmount College of Agriculture and Horticulture, Northern Ireland, 16-19 June 1998. pp. 162-163

Ammonia emissions from beef cattle bedded on straw

Asteraki, E. J., Matthews, R. A. and Pain, B. F. 1997. Ammonia emissions from beef cattle bedded on straw. Ammonia and Odour Control from Animal Production Facilities, Vinkeloord, the Netherlands, 6-10 October 1997.

Denitrification in pasture soils

Owen, P. M., Jarvis, S. C., Hatch, D. J., Matthews, R. A. and Laws, J. A. 1996. Denitrification in pasture soils. Nitrogen Emissions from Grassland, North Wyke, 20-22 May 1996.

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