Andrew Riche

NameAndrew Riche
Job titleScientific Specialist - Crop Biology
Email addressandrew.riche@rothamsted.ac.uk
DepartmentPlant Sciences
Research clusterPS: Crop Productivity and Quality
Preferred citationRiche, A. B.
OfficeHarpenden

Research outputs

Radiometric calibration of ‘Commercial off the shelf’ cameras for UAV-based high-resolution temporal phenotyping of reflectance and NDVI

Holman, F. H., Riche, A. B., Castle, M., Wooster, M. J. and Hawkesford, M. J. 2019. Radiometric calibration of ‘Commercial off the shelf’ cameras for UAV-based high-resolution temporal phenotyping of reflectance and NDVI. Remote Sensing. 11 (14), p. 1657.

WGIN Stakeholders' Newsletter [April 2019]

Hammond-Kosack, K. E., Riche, A. B., Mcmillan, V. E., Aradottir, G. I., Hammond-Kosack, M., Lister, C. and Griffiths, S. 2019. WGIN Stakeholders' Newsletter [April 2019]. Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA).

Nutrient dynamics in wheat

Hawkesford, M. J., Buchner, P. H. and Riche, A. B. 2018. Nutrient dynamics in wheat. Annual Plant Reviews online. 3 (November), pp. 1-14.

High throughput field phenotyping of wheat plant height and growth rate in field plot trials using UAV based remote sensing

Holman, F. H., Riche, A. B., Michalski, A., Castle, M., Wooster, M. J. and Hawkesford, M. J. 2016. High throughput field phenotyping of wheat plant height and growth rate in field plot trials using UAV based remote sensing. Remote Sensing. 8 (12), p. 1031.

The yield and quality response of the energy grass Miscanthus x giganteus to fertiliser applications of nitrogen, potassium and sulphur

Shield, I. F., Barraclough, T. J. P., Riche, A. B. and Yates, N. E. 2014. The yield and quality response of the energy grass Miscanthus x giganteus to fertiliser applications of nitrogen, potassium and sulphur. Biomass & Bioenergy. 68, pp. 185-194.

Modeling long-term yield trends of Miscanthus x giganteus using experimental data from across Europe

Lesur, C., Jeuffroy, M-H., Makowski, D., Riche, A. B., Shield, I. F., Yates, N. E., Fritz, M., Formowitz, B., Grunert, M., Jorgensen, U., Laerke, P. E. and Loyce, C. 2013. Modeling long-term yield trends of Miscanthus x giganteus using experimental data from across Europe. Field Crops Research. 149, pp. 252-260.

Nutrient requirements of Miscanthus x giganteus: conclusions from a review of published studies

Cadoux, S., Riche, A. B., Yates, N. E. and Machet, J-M. 2012. Nutrient requirements of Miscanthus x giganteus: conclusions from a review of published studies. Biomass & Bioenergy. 38, pp. 14-22.

The yield response of the energy crops switchgrass and reed canary grass to fertiliser applications when grown on a low productivity sandy soil

Shield, I. F., Barraclough, T. J. P., Riche, A. B. and Yates, N. E. 2012. The yield response of the energy crops switchgrass and reed canary grass to fertiliser applications when grown on a low productivity sandy soil. Biomass & Bioenergy. 42, pp. 86-96.

Thermochemical characterisation of straws and high yielding perennial grasses

Greenhalf, C. E., Nowakowski, D. J., Bridgwater, A. V., Titiloye, J., Yates, N. E., Riche, A. B. and Shield, I. F. 2012. Thermochemical characterisation of straws and high yielding perennial grasses. Industrial Crops and Products. 36, pp. 449-459.

Learning how to deal with values, frames and governance in sustainability appraisal

Bond, A. J., Dockerty, T., Lovett, A., Riche, A. B., Haughton, A. J., Bohan, D. A., Sage, R. B., Shield, I. F., Finch, J. W., Turner, M. M. and Karp, A. 2011. Learning how to deal with values, frames and governance in sustainability appraisal. REGIONAL STUDIES. 45, pp. 1157-1170.

Variation in Miscanthus chemical composition and implications for conversion by pyrolysis and thermo-chemical bio-refining for fuels and chemicals

Hodgson, E. M., Nowakowski, D. J., Shield, I. F., Riche, A. B., Bridgwater, A. V., Clifton-Brown, J. C. and Donnison, I. S. 2011. Variation in Miscanthus chemical composition and implications for conversion by pyrolysis and thermo-chemical bio-refining for fuels and chemicals. Bioresource Technology. 102, pp. 3411-3418.

Nitrogen requirements of biomass crops

Riche, A. B., Goulding, K. W. T., Yates, N. E., Shield, I. F. and Christian, D. G. 2010. Nitrogen requirements of biomass crops. Water and Nitrogen Use Eficiency in Plants and Crops. Aspects of Applied Biology 105 . Association of Applied Biologists (AAB) Wellesbourne Warwick . pp. 83-88

Identifying key process parameters in a sink-source interaction model for energy crops

Richter, G. M., Dailey, A. G. and Riche, A. B. 2010. Identifying key process parameters in a sink-source interaction model for energy crops. Abstracts Agro 2010: the 11th ESA Congress, Montpellier, 29 August-3 September 2010 . pp. 97-98

The environmental impacts of biomass crops: use by birds of miscanthus in summer and winter in southwestern England

Sage, R., Cunningham, M., Haughton, A. J., Mallott, M. D., Bohan, D. A., Riche, A. B. and Karp, A. 2010. The environmental impacts of biomass crops: use by birds of miscanthus in summer and winter in southwestern England. Ibis. 152 (3), pp. 487-499.

Interception losses from Miscanthus at a site in south-east England - an application of the Gash model

Finch, J. W. and Riche, A. B. 2010. Interception losses from Miscanthus at a site in south-east England - an application of the Gash model. Hydrological Processes. 24, pp. 2594-2600.

Perennial energy crops: implications and potential

Karp, A., Haughton, A. J., Bohan, D. A., Lovett, A. A., Bond, A. J., Dockerty, T., Sunnenberg, G., Finch, J. W., Sage, R. B., Appleton, K. J., Riche, A. B., Mallott, M. D., Mallott, V. E,., Cunningham, M. D., Clark, S. J. and Turner, M. M. 2009. Perennial energy crops: implications and potential. in: Winter, M. and Lobley, M. (ed.) What is land for? The food, fuel and climate change debate Earthscan Publications Ltd. pp. 47-72

Greenhouse gas emissions from four bioenergy crops in England and Wales: integrating spatial estimates of yield and soil carbon balance in life cycle analyses

Hillier, J., Whittaker, C., Dailey, A. G., Aylott, M., Casella, E., Richter, G. M., Riche, A. B., Murphy, R., Taylor, G. and Smith, P. 2009. Greenhouse gas emissions from four bioenergy crops in England and Wales: integrating spatial estimates of yield and soil carbon balance in life cycle analyses. GCB Bioenergy. 1 (4), pp. 267-281.

Modelling the interaction between rhizome and aboveground growth dynamics of Miscanthus x giganteus

Richter, G. M., Murphy, R. J., Riche, A. B., Umer, M. B. and Castle, M. 2009. Modelling the interaction between rhizome and aboveground growth dynamics of Miscanthus x giganteus. doi:10.1016/j.cbpa.2009.04.636

Estimation of ramet production from Miscanthus x giganteus rhizome of different ages

Christian, D. G., Yates, N. E. and Riche, A. B. 2009. Estimation of ramet production from Miscanthus x giganteus rhizome of different ages. Industrial Crops and Products. 30, pp. 176-178.

New modelling approaches to estimate regional biomass supply and to simulate the growth of perennial biomass crops

Richter, G. M., Dailey, A. G., Riche, A. B. and Sunneberg, G. 2009. New modelling approaches to estimate regional biomass supply and to simulate the growth of perennial biomass crops. Kersebaum, K. C., Muller, T. and Kage, H. (ed.) Modellierung des Systems Nutzpflanze-Boden - Herausforderungen des 21. Jahrhunderts (Berichte der Gesellschaft fur Pflanzenbauwissenschaften, Band 4) . Kiel University, Kiel. pp. 85-89

Land use implications of increased biomass production identified by GIS-based suitability and yield mapping for miscanthus in England

Lovett, A. A., Sunnenberg, G. M., Richter, G. M., Dailey, A. G., Riche, A. B. and Karp, A. 2009. Land use implications of increased biomass production identified by GIS-based suitability and yield mapping for miscanthus in England. BioEnergy Research. 2 (1-2), pp. 17-28.

A novel, integrated approach to assessing social, economic and environmental implications of changing rural land-use: a case study of perennial biomass crops

Haughton, A. J., Bond, A. J., Lovett, A. A., Dockerty, T., Sunnenberg, G., Clark, S. J., Bohan, D. A., Sage, R. B., Mallott, M. D., Mallott, V. E., Cunningham, M. D., Riche, A. B., Shield, I. F., Finch, J. W., Turner, M. M. and Karp, A. 2009. A novel, integrated approach to assessing social, economic and environmental implications of changing rural land-use: a case study of perennial biomass crops. Journal of Applied Ecology. 46 (2), pp. 315-322.

Performance of 15 different Miscanthus species and genotypes over 11 years

Riche, A. B., Yates, N. E. and Christian, D. G. 2008. Performance of 15 different Miscanthus species and genotypes over 11 years. Biomass and Energy Crops III. Aspects of Applied Biology 90 . Association of Applied Biologists (AAB) Wellesbourne Warwick . pp. 207-212

An empirical model for switchgrass to predict yield from site and climatic variables

Riche, A. B., Gezan, S. A. and Yates, N. E. 2008. An empirical model for switchgrass to predict yield from site and climatic variables. Biomass and Energy Crops III. Aspects of Applied Biology 90 . Association of Applied Biologists (AAB) Wellesbourne Warwick . pp. 213-218

Over-winter yield decline in Switchgrass and Miscanthus

Gezan, S. A. and Riche, A. B. 2008. Over-winter yield decline in Switchgrass and Miscanthus. Biomass and Energy Crops III. Aspects of Applied Biology 90 . Association of Applied Biologists (AAB) Wellesbourne Warwick . pp. 219-223

Soil water deficits and evaporation rates associated with Miscanthus in England

Finch, J. W. and Riche, A. B. 2008. Soil water deficits and evaporation rates associated with Miscanthus in England. Biomass and Energy Crops III. Aspects of Applied Biology 90 . Association of Applied Biologists (AAB) Wellesbourne Warwick . pp. 295-302

The influence of agronomic treatment on the combustion characteristics of some energy crops

Darvell, L. I., Jones, J. M., Shield, I. F., Riche, A. B., Yates, N. E. and Barraclough, T. J. P. 2008. The influence of agronomic treatment on the combustion characteristics of some energy crops. Biomass and Energy Crops III. Aspects of Applied Biology 90 . Association of Applied Biologists (AAB) Wellesbourne Warwick . pp. 269-276

Growth, yield and mineral content of Miscanthus x giganteus grown as a biofuel for 14 successive harvests

Christian, D. G., Riche, A. B. and Yates, N. E. 2008. Growth, yield and mineral content of Miscanthus x giganteus grown as a biofuel for 14 successive harvests. Industrial Crops and Products. 28, pp. 320-327.

Is UK biofuel supply from Miscanthus water-limited?

Richter, G. M., Riche, A. B., Dailey, A. G., Gezan, S. A. and Powlson, D. S. 2008. Is UK biofuel supply from Miscanthus water-limited? Soil Use and Management. 24 (3), pp. 235-245.

Carbon sequestration in European soils through straw incorporation: limitations and alternatives

Powlson, D. S., Riche, A. B., Coleman, K., Glendining, M. J. and Whitmore, A. P. 2008. Carbon sequestration in European soils through straw incorporation: limitations and alternatives. Waste Management. 28, pp. 741-746.

RELU-Biomass: social, economic and environmental implications of increasing rural land use under energy crops

Karp, A., Riche, A. B., Shield, I. F., Haughton, A. J., Bohan, D. A., Lovett, A., Sunnenberg, G., Bond, A., Finch, J., Rosier, P., Turner, M., Farrar, J., Martin, G., Sage, R. and Cunningham, M. 2007. RELU-Biomass: social, economic and environmental implications of increasing rural land use under energy crops. Abstracts 16th International Plant Protection Congress (IPPC), Glasgow, 15-18 October 2007 .

Integration of crop models and constraint mapping for the projection of bioenergy production

Richter, G. M., Lovett, A., Sunnenberg, G., Dailey, A. G., Riche, A. B. and Karp, A. 2007. Integration of crop models and constraint mapping for the projection of bioenergy production. Abstracts Farming Systems Design 2007: International Symposium on Methodologies for Integrated Analysis of Farm Production Systems, Catania, Sicily, 10-12 September 2007 .

Biomass supply for the UK energy market - modelling grass productivity

Richter, G. M., Riche, A. B., Dailey, A. G. and Powlson, D. S. 2007. Biomass supply for the UK energy market - modelling grass productivity. Abstracts 2nd International Energy Farming Congress, Papenburg, 13-15 March 2007 .

The effect of harvest date on the yield and mineral content of Phalaris arundinacea L. (reed canary grass) genotypes screened for their potential as energy crops in southern England

Christian, D. G., Yates, N. E. and Riche, A. B. 2006. The effect of harvest date on the yield and mineral content of Phalaris arundinacea L. (reed canary grass) genotypes screened for their potential as energy crops in southern England. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 86 (8), pp. 1181-1188.

The recovery over several seasons of 15N-labelled fertilizer applied to Miscanthus x giganteus ranging from 1 to 3 years old

Christian, D. G., Poulton, P. R., Riche, A. B., Yates, N. E. and Todd, A. D. 2006. The recovery over several seasons of 15N-labelled fertilizer applied to Miscanthus x giganteus ranging from 1 to 3 years old. Biomass & Bioenergy. 30, pp. 125-133.

Biofuels and other approaches for decreasing fossil fuel emissions from agriculture

Powlson, D. S., Riche, A. B. and Shield, I. F. 2005. Biofuels and other approaches for decreasing fossil fuel emissions from agriculture. Annals of Applied Biology. 146 (2), pp. 193-201.

Establishing Miscanthus sinensis from seed using conventional sowing methods

Christian, D. G., Yates, N. E. and Riche, A. B. 2005. Establishing Miscanthus sinensis from seed using conventional sowing methods. Industrial Crops and Products. 21, pp. 109-111.

The hydrological impacts of energy crop production in the UK. (Report by the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology for the Department of Trade and Industry B/CR/000783/00/00)

Finch, J. W., Hall, R. L., Rosier, P. T. W., Clark, D. B., Stratford, C., Davies, H. N., Marsh, T. J., Roberts, J. M., Riche, A. B. and Christian, D. G. 2004. The hydrological impacts of energy crop production in the UK. (Report by the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology for the Department of Trade and Industry B/CR/000783/00/00).

Climate change and soil functions: consequences of inaction and possible mitigations through land management

Powlson, D. S., Falloon, P., Coleman, K., Cox, P., Gaunt, J. L., Shield, I. F., Riche, A. B. and Whitmore, A. P. 2003. Climate change and soil functions: consequences of inaction and possible mitigations through land management. Abstracts ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Changing Sciences for a Changing World: Building a Broader Vision, Denver, 2-6 November 2003 .

Environment and harvest time affects the combustion qualities of Miscanthus genotypes

Lewandowski, I., Clifton-Brown, J. C., Andersson, B., Basch, G., Christian, D. G., Jorgensen, U., Jones, M. B., Riche, A. B., Schwarz, K. U., Tayebi, K. and Teixeira, F. 2003. Environment and harvest time affects the combustion qualities of Miscanthus genotypes. Agronomy Journal. 95, pp. 1274-1280.

The yield and composition of switchgrass and coastal panic grass grown as a biofuel in Southern England

Christian, D. G., Riche, A. B. and Yates, N. E. 2002. The yield and composition of switchgrass and coastal panic grass grown as a biofuel in Southern England. Bioresource Technology. 83, pp. 115-124.

Harvest time and quality of different Miscanthus genotypes grown at five sites between Sweden and Portugal

Lewandowski, I., Clifton-Brown, J., Jorgensen, U., Schwarz, K. U., Bonderup-Kjeldsen, J., Christian, D. G., Riche, A. B., Tayebi, K., Basch, G., Teixeira, F. and Andersson, B. 2001. Harvest time and quality of different Miscanthus genotypes grown at five sites between Sweden and Portugal. Proceedings 1st World Conference on Biomass for Energy and Industry, Seville, 5-9 June 2000 . London, James & James. pp. 286-289

Crop development and yield of different Miscanthus genotypes grown at five sites distributed between Sweden and Portugal

Clifton-Brown, J. C., Lewandowski, I., Jorgensen, U., Christian, D. G., Riche, A. B., Tayebi, K., Basch, G., Schwarz, K. U., Bonderup-Kjeldsen, J. and Andersson, B. 2001. Crop development and yield of different Miscanthus genotypes grown at five sites distributed between Sweden and Portugal. Proceedings 1st World Conference on Biomass for Energy and Industry, Seville, 5-9 June 2000 . London, James & James. pp. 210-213

Performance of 15 Miscanthus genotypes at five sites in Europe

Clifton-Brown, J. C., Lewandowski, I., Andersson, B., Basch, G., Christian, D. G., Kjeldsen, J. B., Jorgensen, U., Mortensen, J. V., Riche, A. B., Schwarz, K-U., Tayebi, K. and Teixeira, F. 2001. Performance of 15 Miscanthus genotypes at five sites in Europe. Agronomy Journal. 93, pp. 1013-1019.

The yield, composition and production costs for seven varieties of switch grass and one panic grass grown as a biofuel

Christian, D. G., Riche, A. B. and Yates, N. E. 2001. The yield, composition and production costs for seven varieties of switch grass and one panic grass grown as a biofuel. Biomass and Energy Crops II. Aspects of Applied Biology 65 . pp. 199-204

Estimates of rhizome weight of Miscanthus with time and rooting depth compared to switchgrass

Riche, A. B. and Christian, D. G. 2001. Estimates of rhizome weight of Miscanthus with time and rooting depth compared to switchgrass. Biomass and Energy Crops II. Aspects of Applied Biology 65 . pp. 147-152

Rainfall interception by mature Miscanthus grass in SE England

Riche, A. B. and Christian, D. G. 2001. Rainfall interception by mature Miscanthus grass in SE England. Biomass and Energy Crops II. Aspects of Applied Biology 65 . pp. 143-146

Evaluating grasses as a long-term energy resource. ETSU B/CR/00651/REP; DTI/Pub URN 01/780

Christian, D. G. and Riche, A. B. 2001. Evaluating grasses as a long-term energy resource. ETSU B/CR/00651/REP; DTI/Pub URN 01/780.

Evaluation of some herbaceous grasses as biomass crops in southern England

Christian, D. G., Riche, A. B. and Yates, N. E. 1999. Evaluation of some herbaceous grasses as biomass crops in southern England. Kontturi, M., Pithan, K., Topi-Hulmi, M., Sankari, H., Sahramaa, M., Partala, A., Pahkala, K., Christiansen, J. and Mela, T. (ed.) Proceedings Alternative Crops for Sustainable Agriculture: Research Progress COST 814, Turku, Finland, 13-15 June 1999 . European Commission, Luxembourg. pp. 58-69

Monitoring the growth and yield of crops grown as biofuels (ETSU B/W2/00548/11/REP)

Christian, D. G., Riche, A. B. and Yates, N. E. 1999. Monitoring the growth and yield of crops grown as biofuels (ETSU B/W2/00548/11/REP). DTI, London.

Establishing fuel specifications of non-wood biomass crops (ETSU B/U1/00612/REP)

Christian, D. G. and Riche, A. B. 1999. Establishing fuel specifications of non-wood biomass crops (ETSU B/U1/00612/REP). DTI, London.

Nutrient requirement and cycling in energy crops

Christian, D. G., Riche, A. B. and Yates, N. E. 1998. Nutrient requirement and cycling in energy crops. elBassam, N. (ed.) Sustainable agriculture for food, energy and industry . James & James, London. pp. 799-804

Nitrate leaching losses under Miscanthus grass planted on a silty clay loam soil

Christian, D. G. and Riche, A. B. 1998. Nitrate leaching losses under Miscanthus grass planted on a silty clay loam soil. Soil Use and Management. 14 (3), pp. 131-135.

Uptake of nitrogen by Miscanthus

Christian, D. G. and Riche, A. B. 1997. Uptake of nitrogen by Miscanthus. Biewinga, E. E. and vanderBijl, G. (ed.) Proceedings Conference on the Environmental Impact of Biomass for Energy, Noordwijkerhout, 4-5 November 1996 . Centre for Agriculture and Environment, Utrecht. pp. 71-72

Nitrate leaching under Miscanthus grass

Christian, D. G., Riche, A. B. and Yates, N. E. 1997. Nitrate leaching under Miscanthus grass. Biewinga, E. E. and vanderBijl, G. (ed.) Proceedings Conference on the Environmental Impact of Biomass for Energy, Noordwijkerhout, 4-5 November 1996 . Centre for Agriculture and Environment, Utrecht. pp. 69-70

The recovery of 15N-labelled fertilizer applied to Miscanthus x giganteus

Christian, D. G., Poulton, P. R., Riche, A. B. and Yates, N. E. 1997. The recovery of 15N-labelled fertilizer applied to Miscanthus x giganteus. Biomass & Bioenergy. 12 (1), pp. 21-24.

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