Philip Brookes

NamePhilip Brookes
Email addressphilip.brookes@rothamsted.ac.uk
DepartmentSustainable Agriculture Sciences Harpenden
Preferred citationBrookes, P. C.
OfficeHarpenden

Research outputs

Pyrolysis temperature during biochar production alters its subsequent utilization by microorganisms in an acid arable soil

Luo, Y., Dungait, J. A. J., Zhao, X., Brookes, P. C., Durenkamp, M., Li, G. and Lin, Q. 2018. Pyrolysis temperature during biochar production alters its subsequent utilization by microorganisms in an acid arable soil. Land Degradation & Development. 29 (7), pp. 2183-2188.

Is the rate of mineralization of soil organic carbon under microbiological control?

Brookes, P. C., Chen, Y-F., Chen, L., Qiu, G., Luo, Y. and Xu, J. M. 2017. Is the rate of mineralization of soil organic carbon under microbiological control? Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 112 (September), pp. 127-139.

Through the eye of the needle — The story of the soil microbial biomass

Powlson, D. S., Xu, J. and Brookes, P. C. 2017. Through the eye of the needle — The story of the soil microbial biomass. in: Tate, K. R. (ed.) Microbial Biomass: A paradigm shift in terrestrial biogeochemistry World Sciencific. pp. Chapter 1

David Stewart Jenkinson. 25 February 1928 — 16 February 2011

Powlson, D. S. and Brookes, P. C. 2017. David Stewart Jenkinson. 25 February 1928 — 16 February 2011. Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. (9 August), pp. 1-35.

Three-dimensional pore structure and carbon distribution of macroaggregates in biochar-amended soil

Yu, X., Wu, C., Fu, Y., Brookes, P. C. and Lu, S. 2016. Three-dimensional pore structure and carbon distribution of macroaggregates in biochar-amended soil. European Journal of Soil Science. 67 (1), pp. 109-120.

Engineering soil organic matter quality: Biodiesel Co-Product (BCP) stimulates exudation of nitrogenous microbial biopolymers

Redmile-Gordon, M. A., Evershed, R. P., Kuhl, A., Armenise, E., White, Robin P., Hirsch, P. R., Goulding, K. W. T. and Brookes, P. C. 2015. Engineering soil organic matter quality: Biodiesel Co-Product (BCP) stimulates exudation of nitrogenous microbial biopolymers. Geoderma. 259-260, pp. 205-212.

Changes in soil phosphorus forms through time in perennial versus annual agroecosystems

Crews, T. E. and Brookes, P. C. 2014. Changes in soil phosphorus forms through time in perennial versus annual agroecosystems. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. 184, pp. 168-181.

Measuring the soil-microbial interface: extraction of extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) from soil biofilms

Redmile-Gordon, M. A., Brookes, P. C., Evershed, R. P., Goulding, K. W. T. and Hirsch, P. R. 2014. Measuring the soil-microbial interface: extraction of extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) from soil biofilms. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 72, pp. 163-171.

Biodiesel co-product (BCP) decreases soil nitrogen (N) losses to groundwater

Redmile-Gordon, M. A., Armenise, E., Hirsch, P. R. and Brookes, P. C. 2014. Biodiesel co-product (BCP) decreases soil nitrogen (N) losses to groundwater. Water Air And Soil Pollution. 225, p. 1831.

Microbial biomass P dynamics and sequential P fractionation in high and low P fixing Kenyan soils

Koutika, L-S., Crews, T. E., Ayaga, G. and Brookes, P. C. 2013. Microbial biomass P dynamics and sequential P fractionation in high and low P fixing Kenyan soils. European Journal of Soil Biology. 59, pp. 54-59.

Microbial phototrophic fixation of atmospheric CO2 in China subtropical upland and paddy soils

Ge, T., Wu, X., Chen, X., Yuan, H., Zou, Z., Li, B., Zhou, P., Liu, S., Tong, C., Brookes, P. C. and Wu, J. 2013. Microbial phototrophic fixation of atmospheric CO2 in China subtropical upland and paddy soils. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 113, pp. 70-78.

The variable response of soil microorganisms to trace concentrations of low molecular weight organic substrates of increasing complexity

Dungait, J. A. J., Kemmitt, S. J., Michallon, L., Guo, S., Wen, Q., Brookes, P. C. and Evershed, R. P. 2013. The variable response of soil microorganisms to trace concentrations of low molecular weight organic substrates of increasing complexity. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 64, pp. 57-64.

Microbial biomass growth, following incorporation of biochars produced at 350 degrees C or 700 degrees C, in a silty-clay loam soil of high and low pH

Luo, Y., Durenkamp, M., De Nobili, M., Lin, Q., Devonshire, B. J. and Brookes, P. C. 2013. Microbial biomass growth, following incorporation of biochars produced at 350 degrees C or 700 degrees C, in a silty-clay loam soil of high and low pH. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 57, pp. 513-523.

Estimating soil acidification rate at watershed scale based on the stoichiometric relations between silicon and base cations

Yang, J-L., Zhang, G-L., Huang, L-M. and Brookes, P. C. 2013. Estimating soil acidification rate at watershed scale based on the stoichiometric relations between silicon and base cations. Chemical Geology. 337-338, pp. 30-37.

Effect of land use on the abundance and diversity of autotrophic bacteria as measured by ribulose-1,5-biphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase (RubisCO) large subunit gene abundance in soils

Yuan, H., Ge, T., Zou, S., Wu, X., Liu, S., Zhou, P., Chen, X., Brookes, P. C. and Wu, J. 2013. Effect of land use on the abundance and diversity of autotrophic bacteria as measured by ribulose-1,5-biphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase (RubisCO) large subunit gene abundance in soils. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 49, pp. 609-616.

The knowns, known unknowns and unknowns of sequestration of soil organic carbon

Stockmann, U., Adams, M. A., Crawford, J. W., Field, D. J., Henakaarchchi, N., Jenkins, M., Minasny, B., McBratney, A. B., De Remy De Courcelles, V., Singh, K., Wheeler, I., Abbott, L., Angers, D. A., Baldock, J., Bird, M., Brookes, P. C., Chenu, C., Jastrow, J. D., Lal, R., Lehmann, J., O'donnell, A. G., Parton, W. J., Whitehead, D. and Zimmermann, M. 2013. The knowns, known unknowns and unknowns of sequestration of soil organic carbon. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. 164, pp. 80-99.

Biological carbon assimilation and dynamics in a flooded rice-soil system

Ge, T., Yuan, H., Zhu, H., Wu, X., Nie, S., Liu, C., Tong, C., Wu, J. and Brookes, P. C. 2012. Biological carbon assimilation and dynamics in a flooded rice-soil system. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 48, pp. 39-46.

Carbon dynamics in a 60 year fallowed loamy-sand soil compared to that in a 60 year permanent arable or permanent grassland UK soil

Wu, Y., Kemmitt, S., White, Robin P., Xu, J. and Brookes, P. C. 2012. Carbon dynamics in a 60 year fallowed loamy-sand soil compared to that in a 60 year permanent arable or permanent grassland UK soil. Plant and Soil. 352, pp. 51-63.

Obituary: David Stewart Jenkinson FRS: 25th February 1928-16th February 2011

Powlson, D. S. and Brookes, P. C. 2012. Obituary: David Stewart Jenkinson FRS: 25th February 1928-16th February 2011.

Bacterial pH-optima for growth track soil pH, but are higher than expected at low pH

Fernandez-Calvino, D., Rousk, J., Brookes, P. C. and Baath, E. 2011. Bacterial pH-optima for growth track soil pH, but are higher than expected at low pH. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 43, pp. 1569-1575.

Extraction of soil nitrogen by chloroform fumigation - A new index for the evaluation of soil nitrogen supply

Yu, W., Brookes, P. C., Ma, Q., Zhou, H., Xu, Y. and Shen, S. 2011. Extraction of soil nitrogen by chloroform fumigation - A new index for the evaluation of soil nitrogen supply. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 43, pp. 2423-2426.

Short term soil priming effects and the mineralisation of biochar following its incorporation to soils of different pH

Luo, Y., Durenkamp, M., De Nobili, M., Lin, Q. and Brookes, P. C. 2011. Short term soil priming effects and the mineralisation of biochar following its incorporation to soils of different pH. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 43, pp. 2304-2314.

Obituary: David Jenkinson

De Nobili, M., Powlson, D. S. and Brookes, P. C. 2011. Obituary: David Jenkinson.

Lack of correlation between turnover of low-molecular-weight dissolved organic carbon and differences in microbial community composition or growth across a soil pH gradient

Rousk, J., Brookes, P. C., Glanville, H. C. and Jones, D. L. 2011. Lack of correlation between turnover of low-molecular-weight dissolved organic carbon and differences in microbial community composition or growth across a soil pH gradient. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77, pp. 2791-2795.

Fungal and bacterial growth responses to N fertilization and pH in the 150-year 'Park Grass' UK grassland experiment

Rousk, J., Brookes, P. C. and Baath, E. 2011. Fungal and bacterial growth responses to N fertilization and pH in the 150-year 'Park Grass' UK grassland experiment. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 76 (1), pp. 89-99.

Evaluation of substitutes for paraquat in soil microbial ATP determinations using the trichloroacetic acid based reagent of Jenkinson and Oades (1979)

Redmile-Gordon, M. A., White, R. P. and Brookes, P. C. 2011. Evaluation of substitutes for paraquat in soil microbial ATP determinations using the trichloroacetic acid based reagent of Jenkinson and Oades (1979). Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 43, pp. 1098-1100.

Measuring soil microbial biomass using an automated procedure

Joergensen, R. G., Wu, J. and Brookes, P. C. 2011. Measuring soil microbial biomass using an automated procedure. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 43, pp. 873-876.

Soil organic matters

Powlson, D. S., Brookes, P. C., Whitmore, A. P., Goulding, K. W. T. and Hopkins, D. W. 2011. Soil organic matters. Wiley.

Variable responses of the soil microbial biomass to trace concentrations of 13C-labelled glucose, using 13C-PLFA analysis

Dungait, J. A. J., Kemmitt, S. J., Michallon, L., Guo, S., Wen, Q., Brookes, P. C. and Evershed, R. P. 2011. Variable responses of the soil microbial biomass to trace concentrations of 13C-labelled glucose, using 13C-PLFA analysis. European Journal of Soil Science. 62 (1), pp. 117-126.

Effects of Soil Management from Fallow to Grassland on Soil Microbial and Organic Carbon Dynamics

Wu, Y., Kemmitt, S., Xu, J. and Brookes, P. C. 2010. Effects of Soil Management from Fallow to Grassland on Soil Microbial and Organic Carbon Dynamics. in: Xu, J. and Huang, P-M. (ed.) Molecular Environmental Soil Science at the Interfaces in the Earth's Critical Zone Springer Nature. pp. 20-22

Goat manure application improves phosphate fertilizer effectiveness through enhanced biological cycling of phosophorus

Gichangi, E. M., Mnkeni, P. N. S. and Brookes, P. C. 2010. Goat manure application improves phosphate fertilizer effectiveness through enhanced biological cycling of phosophorus. Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. 56 (6), pp. 853-860.

Microbial biomass and activity at various soil depths in a Brazilian oxisol after two decades of no-tillage and conventional tillage

Babujia, L. C., Hungria, M., Franchini, J. C. and Brookes, P. C. 2010. Microbial biomass and activity at various soil depths in a Brazilian oxisol after two decades of no-tillage and conventional tillage. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 42, pp. 2174-2181.

Impact of black carbon addition to soil on the determination of soil microbial biomass by fumigation extraction

Durenkamp, M., Luo, Y. and Brookes, P. C. 2010. Impact of black carbon addition to soil on the determination of soil microbial biomass by fumigation extraction. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 42, pp. 2026-2029.

Soil bacterial and fungal communities across a pH gradient in arable soil

Rousk, J., Baath, E., Brookes, P. C., Lauber, C. L., Lozupone, C., Caporaso, J. G., Knight, R. and Fierer, N. 2010. Soil bacterial and fungal communities across a pH gradient in arable soil. The ISME Journal. 4 (10), pp. 1340-1351.

Effects of Cd- and Zn-enriched sewage sludge on soil bacterial and fungal communities

Gomes, N. C. M., Landi, L., Smalla, K., Nannipieri, P., Brookes, P. C. and Renella, G. 2010. Effects of Cd- and Zn-enriched sewage sludge on soil bacterial and fungal communities. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. 73, pp. 1255-1263.

Taxon-specific responses of soil bacteria to the addition of low level C inputs

Jenkins, S. N., Rushton, S. P., Lanyon, C. V., Whiteley, A. S., Waite, I. S., Brookes, P. C., Kemmitt, S., Evershed, R. P. and O'donnell, A. G. 2010. Taxon-specific responses of soil bacteria to the addition of low level C inputs. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 42, pp. 1624-1631.

Investigating the mechanisms for the opposing pH relationships of fungal and bacterial growth in soil

Rousk, J., Brookes, P. C. and Baath, E. 2010. Investigating the mechanisms for the opposing pH relationships of fungal and bacterial growth in soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 42, pp. 926-934.

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.

Soil phosphorus - from feast to famine

Brookes, P. C., Lin, Q., Ayaga, G. and Wu, J. 2010. Soil phosphorus - from feast to famine.

The microbial PLFA composition as affected by pH in an arable soil

Rousk, J., Brookes, P. C. and Baath, E. 2010. The microbial PLFA composition as affected by pH in an arable soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 42, pp. 516-520.

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? pp. 363-364

Effects of different soil weights, storage times and extraction methods on soil phospholipid fatty acid analyses

Wu, Y., Ding, N., Wang, G., Xu, J., Wu, J. and Brookes, P. C. 2009. Effects of different soil weights, storage times and extraction methods on soil phospholipid fatty acid analyses. Geoderma. 150, pp. 171-178.

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 .

The mechanism of mineralisation of soil organic matter by the soil microbial biomass - introducing the 'regulatory gate'

Brookes, P. C., Kemmitt, S. and Wu, Y. 2009. The mechanism of mineralisation of soil organic matter by the soil microbial biomass - introducing the 'regulatory gate'. 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 .

Substrate inputs and pH as factors controlling microbial biomass, activity and community structure in an arable soil

Aciego Pietri, J. C. and Brookes, P. C. 2009. Substrate inputs and pH as factors controlling microbial biomass, activity and community structure in an arable soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 41, pp. 1396-1405.

Effects of goat manure and inorganic phosphate addition on soil inorganic and microbial biomass phosphorus fractions under laboratory incubation conditions

Gichangi, E. M., Mnkeni, P. N. S. and Brookes, P. C. 2009. Effects of goat manure and inorganic phosphate addition on soil inorganic and microbial biomass phosphorus fractions under laboratory incubation conditions. Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. 55 (6), pp. 764-771.

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 .

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.

Changes in the soil microbial community structure with latitude in eastern China, based on phospholipid fatty acid analysis

Wu, Y., Ma, B., Zhou, L., Wang, H., Xu, J., Kemmitt, S. J. and Brookes, P. C. 2009. Changes in the soil microbial community structure with latitude in eastern China, based on phospholipid fatty acid analysis. Applied Soil Ecology. 43, pp. 234-240.

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.

Reply to Kuzyakov et al.'s comments on our paper:'Kemmitt, S., Lanyon, C. V., Waite, I. S., Wen, Q., O'Donnell, A. G., Brookes, P. C., 2008. Mineralization of native soil organic matter is not regulated by the size, activity or composition of the soil microbial biomass - a new perspective. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 40, 61-73'

Brookes, P. C., Kemmitt, S. J., Addiscott, T. M. and Bird, N. R. A. 2009. Reply to Kuzyakov et al.'s comments on our paper:'Kemmitt, S., Lanyon, C. V., Waite, I. S., Wen, Q., O'Donnell, A. G., Brookes, P. C., 2008. Mineralization of native soil organic matter is not regulated by the size, activity or composition of the soil microbial biomass - a new perspective. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 40, 61-73'. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 41, pp. 440-443.

Contrasting soil pH effects on fungal and bacterial growth suggest functional redundancy in carbon mineralization

Rousk, J., Brookes, P. C. and Baath, E. 2009. Contrasting soil pH effects on fungal and bacterial growth suggest functional redundancy in carbon mineralization. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 75, pp. 1589-1596.

Evaluating soil stabilisation by biological processes using step-wise aggregate fractionation

Ashman, M. R., Hellett, P. D., Brookes, P. C. and Alen, J. 2009. Evaluating soil stabilisation by biological processes using step-wise aggregate fractionation. Soil & Tillage Research. 102, pp. 209-215.

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 .

Relationships between soil pH and microbial properties in a UK arable soil

Aciego Pietri, J. C. and Brookes, P. C. 2008. Relationships between soil pH and microbial properties in a UK arable soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 40, pp. 1856-1861.

Microbial response to the addition of glucose in low-fertility soils

Hoyle, F. C., Murphy, D. V. and Brookes, P. C. 2008. Microbial response to the addition of glucose in low-fertility soils. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 44, pp. 571-579.

Assessment of chemical and biochemical stabilization of organic C in soils from the long-term experiments at Rothamsted (UK)

De Nobili, M., Contin, M., Mahieu, N., Randall, E. W. and Brookes, P. C. 2008. Assessment of chemical and biochemical stabilization of organic C in soils from the long-term experiments at Rothamsted (UK). Waste Management. 28, pp. 723-733.

The mineralisation of fresh and humified soil organic matter by the soil microbial biomass

Brookes, P. C., Cayuela, M. L., Contin, M., De Nobili, M., Kemmitt, S. J. and Mondini, C. 2008. The mineralisation of fresh and humified soil organic matter by the soil microbial biomass. Waste Management. 28, pp. 716-722.

Nitrogen mineralisation along a pH gradient of a silty loam UK soil

Aciego Pietri, J. C. and Brookes, P. C. 2008. Nitrogen mineralisation along a pH gradient of a silty loam UK soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 40, pp. 797-802.

Mineralization of native soil organic matter is not regulated by the size, activity or composition of the soil microbial biomass - a new perspective

Kemmitt, S. J., Lanyon, C. V., Waite, I. S., Wen, Q., Addiscott, T. M., Bird, N. R. A., O'donnell, A. G. and Brookes, P. C. 2008. Mineralization of native soil organic matter is not regulated by the size, activity or composition of the soil microbial biomass - a new perspective. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 40, pp. 61-73.

Relating soil P concentrations at which P movement occurs to soil properties in Chinese agricultural soils

Zhao, X., Zhong, X., Bao, H., Li, H., Li, G., Tuo, D., Lim, Q. and Brookes, P. C. 2007. Relating soil P concentrations at which P movement occurs to soil properties in Chinese agricultural soils. Geoderma. 142, pp. 237-244.

Investigation of the 'Trigger Molecule Response' using 13C stable isotope probing of microbial membrane fatty acids

Dungait, J. A. J., Kemmitt, S. J., Michallon, L., Lanyon, C. V., Evershed, R. P., O'donnell, A. G. and Brookes, P. C. 2007. Investigation of the 'Trigger Molecule Response' using 13C stable isotope probing of microbial membrane fatty acids. pp. A242

Effects of Cd, Zn or both on soil microbial biomass and activity in a clay loam soil

Renella, G., Chaudri, A. M., Falloon, C. M., Landi, L., Nannipieri, P. and Brookes, P. C. 2007. Effects of Cd, Zn or both on soil microbial biomass and activity in a clay loam soil. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 43, pp. 751-758.

Multivariate modelling of 16S and 18S DGGE fingerprints to investigate succession and community response in fumigated soils

Lanyon, C., Waite, I. S., Kemmitt, S. J., Brookes, P. C., Rushton, S. P. and O'donnell, A. G. 2007. Multivariate modelling of 16S and 18S DGGE fingerprints to investigate succession and community response in fumigated soils. Abstracts 11th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME 11). The Hidden Powers: Microbial Communities in Action, Vienna, 20-25 August 2007 . pp. A480

Soil microbial biomass and activity in Chinese tea gardens of varying stand age and productivity

Han, W., Kemmitt, S. J. and Brookes, P. C. 2007. Soil microbial biomass and activity in Chinese tea gardens of varying stand age and productivity. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 39, pp. 1468-1478.

Regulation of soil organic matter mineralization

Kemmitt, S. J., Lanyon, C. V., Waite, I. S., Wen, Q., O'donnell, A. G. and Brookes, P. C. 2006. Regulation of soil organic matter mineralization. Abstracts 11th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME 11). The Hidden Powers: Microbial Communities in Action, Vienna, 20-25 August 2006 . pp. A15

Detection and quantification of the soil microbial biomass - impacts on the management of agricultural soils

Stockdale, E. A. and Brookes, P. C. 2006. Detection and quantification of the soil microbial biomass - impacts on the management of agricultural soils. The Journal of Agricultural Science. 144, pp. 285-302.

Microbial biomass dynamics in recently air-dried and rewetted soils compared to others stored air-dry for up to 103 years

De Nobili, M., Contin, M. and Brookes, P. C. 2006. Microbial biomass dynamics in recently air-dried and rewetted soils compared to others stored air-dry for up to 103 years. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 38, pp. 2871-2881.

Soil microbial biomass activation by trace amounts of readily available substrate

Mondini, C., Cayuela, M. L., Sanchez-Monedero, M. A., Roig, A. and Brookes, P. C. 2006. Soil microbial biomass activation by trace amounts of readily available substrate. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 42, pp. 542-549.

Reply to Young et al. (2006) on the paper of Zhao et al. (2005) "Does ergosterol concentration provide a reliable estimate of soil fungal biomass?"

Zhao, X. R., Lin, Q. and Brookes, P. C. 2006. Reply to Young et al. (2006) on the paper of Zhao et al. (2005) "Does ergosterol concentration provide a reliable estimate of soil fungal biomass?". Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 38, pp. 1502-1503.

Relative importance of substrate type and previous soil management in synthesis of microbial biomass and substrate mineralization

Abaye, D. A. and Brookes, P. C. 2006. Relative importance of substrate type and previous soil management in synthesis of microbial biomass and substrate mineralization. European Journal of Soil Science. 57 (2), pp. 179-189.

Enhanced biological cycling of phosphorus increases its availability to crops in low-input sub-Saharan farming systems

Ayaga, G., Todd, A. D. and Brookes, P. C. 2006. Enhanced biological cycling of phosphorus increases its availability to crops in low-input sub-Saharan farming systems. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 38, pp. 81-90.

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

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.

Biological and technical processes that mediate micro-aggregation of clays

Watts, C. W., Whalley, W. R., Brookes, P. C., Devonshire, B. J. and Whitmore, A. P. 2005. Biological and technical processes that mediate micro-aggregation of clays. Soil Science. 170, pp. 573-583.

The contribution of Rothamsted's long-term experiments to understanding losses of fertilisers to the environment and improving fertiliser use efficiency

Goulding, K. W. T., Brookes, P. C. and Poulton, P. R. 2005. The contribution of Rothamsted's long-term experiments to understanding losses of fertilisers to the environment and improving fertiliser use efficiency. Proceedings International Workshop on Where Do Fertilisers Go?, Belgirate, Italy, 28-29 June 2005 . pp. 3.1-3.9

Assessment of phosphorus leaching losses from arable land

Fortune, S., Lu, J., Addiscott, T. M. and Brookes, P. C. 2005. Assessment of phosphorus leaching losses from arable land. Plant and Soil. 269, pp. 99-108.

Changes in the microbial community of an arable soil caused by long-term metal contamination

Abaye, D. A., Lawlor, K., Hirsch, P. R. and Brookes, P. C. 2005. Changes in the microbial community of an arable soil caused by long-term metal contamination. European Journal of Soil Science. 56 (1), pp. 93-102.

The proportional mineralisation of microbial biomass and organic matter caused by air-drying and rewetting of a grassland soil

Wu, J. and Brookes, P. C. 2005. The proportional mineralisation of microbial biomass and organic matter caused by air-drying and rewetting of a grassland soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 37, pp. 507-515.

Does soil ergosterol concentration provide a reliable estimate of soil fungal biomass?

Zhao, X. R., Lin, Q. and Brookes, P. C. 2005. Does soil ergosterol concentration provide a reliable estimate of soil fungal biomass? Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 37, pp. 311-317.

The survival strategy of the soil microbial biomass

Brookes, P. C., De Nobili, M., Contin, M., Mondini, C. and Powlson, D. S. 2004. The survival strategy of the soil microbial biomass. Abstracts 49th Annual Meeting of the Crop Science Society of America: Science to Secure Food and the Environment, Seattle, 31 October-4 November 2004 .

Phosphate leaching from soil to water: 150 years of getting it wrong!

Brookes, P. C., Fortune, S., Addiscott, T. M. and Powlson, D. S. 2004. Phosphate leaching from soil to water: 150 years of getting it wrong! Abstracts 49th Annual Meeting of the Crop Science Society of America: Science to Secure Food and the Environment, Seattle, 31 October-4 November 2004 .

Soil phosphorus - from feast to famine (University of Alberta Bentley Lecture in Sustainable Agriculture, 27 October 2004)

Brookes, P. C. 2004. Soil phosphorus - from feast to famine (University of Alberta Bentley Lecture in Sustainable Agriculture, 27 October 2004).

The survival strategy of the soil microbial biomass

De Nobili, M., Contin, M., Mondini, C. and Brookes, P. C. 2004. The survival strategy of the soil microbial biomass. Abstracts 10th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME-10).Microbial Planet: Sub-surface to Space, Cancun, Mexico, 22-27 August 2004 . pp. 121

Relative importance of soil pH and substrate availability in regulating soil microbial properties

Aciego Pietri, J. C. and Brookes, P. C. 2004. Relative importance of soil pH and substrate availability in regulating soil microbial properties. Abstracts 10th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME-10).Microbial Planet: Sub-surface to Space, Cancun, Mexico, 22-27 August 2004 . pp. 42

The paradox of soil organic matter mineralization

Kemmitt, S. J., Brookes, P. C., O'donnell, A. G. and Waite, I. S. 2004. The paradox of soil organic matter mineralization. Abstracts 10th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME-10).Microbial Planet: Sub-surface to Space, Cancun, Mexico, 22-27 August 2004 . pp. 36

The paradox of soil organic matter mineralization

Kemmitt, S. J., Brookes, P. C., O'donnell, T. and Waite, I. S. 2004. The paradox of soil organic matter mineralization. Abstracts Eurosoil 2004, Freiburg, 4-12 September 2004 . pp. 187

Quantifying phosphate leaching losses under field conditions

Brookes, P. C., Fortune, S. and Addiscott, T. M. 2004. Quantifying phosphate leaching losses under field conditions. Abstracts Eurosoil 2004, Freiburg, 4-12 September 2004 . pp. 160

P fractions in drainage waters from the Broadbalk Continuous Wheat Experiment at Rothamsted

Lu, J. L., Fortune, S. and Brookes, P. C. 2004. P fractions in drainage waters from the Broadbalk Continuous Wheat Experiment at Rothamsted. Pedosphere. 14, pp. 235-240.

Phosphorus distribution and leaching in loessial soil profile with long-term fertilization under irrigation and rainfed condition

Yang, X-Y., Li, S-X. and Brookes, P. C. 2004. Phosphorus distribution and leaching in loessial soil profile with long-term fertilization under irrigation and rainfed condition. Plant Nutrition and Fertilizer Science. 10, pp. 250-254.

Distribution of microbial biomass down soil profiles under regenerating woodland

Castellazzi, M. S., Brookes, P. C. and Jenkinson, D. S. 2004. Distribution of microbial biomass down soil profiles under regenerating woodland. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 36, pp. 1485-1489.

Measuring soil microbial biomass

Jenkinson, D. S., Brookes, P. C. and Powlson, D. S. 2004. Measuring soil microbial biomass. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 36 (1), pp. 5-7.

Mechanisms of phosphorus solubilisation in a limed soil as a function of pH

Mcdowell, R. W., Mahieu, N., Brookes, P. C. and Poulton, P. R. 2003. Mechanisms of phosphorus solubilisation in a limed soil as a function of pH. Chemosphere. 51, pp. 685-692.

Impact of microorganisms on chemical transformations in soil

Stockdale, E. A., Brookes, P. C. and Goulding, K. W. T. 2003. Impact of microorganisms on chemical transformations in soil. in: Murphy, D. V. and Abbott, L. K. (ed.) Soil biology and fertility - a key to sustainable land use in agriculture Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands. pp. 37-59

Are the links between soil aggregate size class, soil organic matter and respiration rate artefacts of the fractionation procedure?

Ashman, M. R., Hallett, P. D. and Brookes, P. C. 2003. Are the links between soil aggregate size class, soil organic matter and respiration rate artefacts of the fractionation procedure? Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 35, pp. 435-444.

Microbial parameters as indicators of toxic effects of heavy metals on the soil ecosystem

Brookes, P. C. 2003. Microbial parameters as indicators of toxic effects of heavy metals on the soil ecosystem. in: Adriano, D. C., Kookana, R. S., Bolan, N. S., Rogers, S., Naidu, R. and Gupta, V. V. S. R. (ed.) Bioavailability, toxicity and risk relationships in ecosystems Science Publishers, Plymouth. pp. 85-108

Hyphenated techniques of thermal analysis for characterisation of soil humic substances

Dell'abate, M. T., Benedetti, A. and Brookes, P. C. 2003. Hyphenated techniques of thermal analysis for characterisation of soil humic substances. Journal of Separation Science. 26 (5), pp. 433-440.

Evaluating soil microbial biomass carbon as an indicator of long-term environmental change

Hargreaves, P. R., Brookes, P. C., Ross, G. J. S. and Poulton, P. R. 2003. Evaluating soil microbial biomass carbon as an indicator of long-term environmental change. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 35, pp. 401-407.

Enhanced biological cycling of phosphorus increases its availability to crops in low-input sub-Saharan farming systems

Ayaga, G. and Brookes, P. C. 2002. Enhanced biological cycling of phosphorus increases its availability to crops in low-input sub-Saharan farming systems. Abstracts 17th World Congress of Soil Science, Bangkok, 14-21 August 2002 . pp. 1708

Turnover of biomass C and P in soil following incorporation of glucose or ryegrass

Kouno, K., Wu, J. and Brookes, P. C. 2002. Turnover of biomass C and P in soil following incorporation of glucose or ryegrass. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 34, pp. 617-622.

The effect of soil acidity on potentially mobile phosphorus in a grassland soil

Mcdowell, R. W., Brookes, P. C., Mahieu, N., Poulton, P. R., Johnston, A. E. and Sharpley, A. N. 2002. The effect of soil acidity on potentially mobile phosphorus in a grassland soil. The Journal of Agricultural Science. 139, pp. 27-36.

Measurement of ATP in soil: correcting for incomplete recovery

Contin, M., Jenkinson, D. S. and Brookes, P. C. 2002. Measurement of ATP in soil: correcting for incomplete recovery. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 34, pp. 1381-1383.

Assessing phosphorus 'Change-Points' and leaching potential by isotopic exchange and sequential fractionation

Blake, L., Hesketh, N., Fortune, S. and Brookes, P. C. 2002. Assessing phosphorus 'Change-Points' and leaching potential by isotopic exchange and sequential fractionation. Soil Use and Management. 18 (3), pp. 199-207.

Patterns of loss of bromide, phosphate, triallate and chlordane from sandy soil in lysimeters

Addiscott, T. M., Hesketh, N. and Brookes, P. C. 2002. Patterns of loss of bromide, phosphate, triallate and chlordane from sandy soil in lysimeters. Proceedings Workshop on Colloids and Colloid-facilitated Transport of Contaminants in Soils and Sediments, Tjele, Denmark, 19-20 September 2002. DIAS Report on Plant Production No. 80 . pp. 193-197

Patterns of loss of bromide, phosphate, triallate and chlordane from sandy soil in lysimeters

Addiscott, T. M., Hesketh, N. and Brookes, P. C. 2002. Patterns of loss of bromide, phosphate, triallate and chlordane from sandy soil in lysimeters. Abstracts International Workshop on Rhizosphere, Preferential Flow and Bio-availability: a Holsitic View of Soil-to-Plant Transfer, Monte Verita Ascona, 21-26 September 2002 .

Cadmium and zinc toxicity to soil microbial biomass and activity

Renella, G., Brookes, P. C. and Nannipieri, P. 2002. Cadmium and zinc toxicity to soil microbial biomass and activity. Violante, A., Gianfreda, L., Bollag, J-M. and Huang, P. M. (ed.) Soil mineral-organic matter-microorganism interactions and ecosystem health (Developments in Soil Science 28B) . Elsevier, Amsterdam. pp. 267-273

What governs nitrogen loss from forest soils?

Addiscott, T. M. and Brookes, P. C. 2002. What governs nitrogen loss from forest soils?

Analysis of potentially mobile phosphorus in arable soils using solid state nuclear magnetic resonance

Mcdowell, R. W., Condron, L. M., Mahieu, N., Brookes, P. C., Poulton, P. R. and Sharpley, A. N. 2002. Analysis of potentially mobile phosphorus in arable soils using solid state nuclear magnetic resonance. Journal of Environmental Quality. 31, pp. 450-456.

Fresh additions of heavy metals do not model long-term effects on microbial biomass and activity

Renella, G., Chaudri, A. M. and Brookes, P. C. 2002. Fresh additions of heavy metals do not model long-term effects on microbial biomass and activity. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 34, pp. 121-124.

The role of soil microorganisms in soil organic matter conservation in the tropics

Powlson, D. S., Hirsch, P. R. and Brookes, P. C. 2001. The role of soil microorganisms in soil organic matter conservation in the tropics. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 61 (1), pp. 41-51.

Aggregation of a soil with different cropping histories following the addition of organic materials

Watts, C. W., Whalley, W. R., Longstaff, D. J., White, Robin P., Brookes, P. C. and Whitmore, A. P. 2001. Aggregation of a soil with different cropping histories following the addition of organic materials. Soil Use and Management. 17 (4), pp. 263-268.

The value of microbial parameters as indicators of soil pollution by heavy metals

Brookes, P. C. 2001. The value of microbial parameters as indicators of soil pollution by heavy metals. COST Action 831 - Joint Meeting of Working Groups Biotechnology of Soil Monitoring, Conservation and Remediation Round Table: Defining Soil Quality, Rome, 10-11 December 1998 . pp. 258-259

The soil microbial biomass: concept, measurement and applications in soil ecosystem research

Brookes, P. C. 2001. The soil microbial biomass: concept, measurement and applications in soil ecosystem research. Microbes and Environments. 16, pp. 131-140.

Soil microbial fatty acids as indicators of heavy metal pollution and soil quality

Abaye, D., Lawlor, K., Hirsch, P. R. and Brookes, P. C. 2001. Soil microbial fatty acids as indicators of heavy metal pollution and soil quality. Abstracts 9th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME 9): Interactions in the Microbial World, Amsterdam, 26-31 August 2001 . pp. 204

Soil microbial biomass is triggered into activity by trace amounts of substrate

De Nobili, M., Contin, M., Mondini, C. and Brookes, P. C. 2001. Soil microbial biomass is triggered into activity by trace amounts of substrate. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 33, pp. 1163-1170.

Effect of suspended soil material and pig slurry on the facilitated transport of pesticides, phosphate and bromide in sandy soil

Hesketh, N., Brookes, P. C. and Addiscott, T. M. 2001. Effect of suspended soil material and pig slurry on the facilitated transport of pesticides, phosphate and bromide in sandy soil. European Journal of Soil Science. 52 (2), pp. 287-296.

Microbial diversity in heavy metal-contaminated soils - microbial indicators of soil quality

Abaye, D., Lawlor, K., Hirsch, P. R. and Brookes, P. C. 2001. Microbial diversity in heavy metal-contaminated soils - microbial indicators of soil quality. Proceedings Chiba University International Symposium on Microbial Diversity and Environmental Remediation in Biosphere, Nishi-Chiba, Japan, 6 July 2001 .

Lipid fractions and derivatives as measures of microbial identification, classification and community structure

Abaye, D. and Brookes, P. C. 2001. Lipid fractions and derivatives as measures of microbial identification, classification and community structure. Proceedings Chiba University International Symposium on Microbial Diversity and Environmental Remediation in Biosphere, Nishi-Chiba, Japan, 6 July 2001 . pp. 4-31

Relationship between soil test phosphorus and phosphorus release to solution

Mcdowell, R. W., Sharpley, A. N., Brookes, P. C. and Poulton, P. R. 2001. Relationship between soil test phosphorus and phosphorus release to solution. Soil Science. 166, pp. 137-149.

The ATP concentration in the soil microbial biomass

Contin, M., Todd, A. D. and Brookes, P. C. 2001. The ATP concentration in the soil microbial biomass. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 33, pp. 701-704.

Through the eye of the needle (Professorial Inaugural Lecture, University of Coventry, 24 January 2001)

Brookes, P. C. 2001. Through the eye of the needle (Professorial Inaugural Lecture, University of Coventry, 24 January 2001). University of Coventry, Coventry.

The role of soil organic matter and manures in sustainable nutrient cycling

Goulding, K. W. T., Murphy, D. V., Macdonald, A. J., Stockdale, E. A., Gaunt, J. L., Blake, L., Ayaga, G. and Brookes, P. C. 2001. The role of soil organic matter and manures in sustainable nutrient cycling. Ball, B. C., Watson, C. A., Campbell, C. D. and Rees, R. M. (ed.) Sustainable management of soil organic matter . CABI International, Wallingford, Oxon (CABI). pp. 221-232

Processes controlling soil phosphorus release to runoff and implications for agricultural management

Mcdowell, R. W., Sharpley, A. N., Condron, L. M., Haygarth, P. M. and Brookes, P. C. 2001. Processes controlling soil phosphorus release to runoff and implications for agricultural management. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 59 (3), pp. 269-284.

Changes in soil microbial properties as indicators of adverse effects of heavy metals

Brookes, P. C. 2000. Changes in soil microbial properties as indicators of adverse effects of heavy metals. pp. 205-227

Temperature changes and the ATP concentration of the soil microbial biomass

Contin, M., Corcimaru, S., De Nobili, M. and Brookes, P. C. 2000. Temperature changes and the ATP concentration of the soil microbial biomass. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 32, pp. 1219-1225.

The leaching of soil phosphorus from soil to water - 150 years of getting it wrong

Hesketh, N. and Brookes, P. C. 2000. The leaching of soil phosphorus from soil to water - 150 years of getting it wrong. Abstracts British Society of Soil Science Conference Eurosoil 2000, Reading, 4-6 September 2000 .

The survival strategy of the soil microbial biomass

De Nobili, M., Contin, M., Mondini, C. and Brookes, P. C. 2000. The survival strategy of the soil microbial biomass. Abstracts British Society of Soil Science Conference Eurosoil 2000, Reading, 4-6 September 2000 .

The role of soil microbial biomass measurements in understanding microbial diversity: function relationships

Brookes, P. C. 2000. The role of soil microbial biomass measurements in understanding microbial diversity: function relationships. Abstracts British Society of Soil Science Conference Eurosoil 2000, Reading, 4-6 September 2000 .

Soil microbial fatty acids as indicators of soil quality

Abaye, D., Lawlor, K., Hirsch, P. R. and Brookes, P. C. 2000. Soil microbial fatty acids as indicators of soil quality. Abstracts British Society of Soil Science Conference Eurosoil 2000, Reading, 4-6 September 2000 .

Towards development of an indicator of risk of phosphorus loss from soil to water

Hesketh, N. and Brookes, P. C. 2000. Towards development of an indicator of risk of phosphorus loss from soil to water. Journal of Environmental Quality. 29, pp. 105-110.

Sustainable dryland smallholder farming in sub-Saharan Africa

Twomlow, S., Riches, C., O'Neill, D., Brookes, P. C. and Ellis-Jones, J. 1999. Sustainable dryland smallholder farming in sub-Saharan Africa. Annals of Arid Zone. 38, pp. 93-135.

An evaluation of the substrate-induced respiration method

Lin, Q. and Brookes, P. C. 1999. An evaluation of the substrate-induced respiration method. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 31, pp. 1969-1983.

Comparison of substrate induced respiration, selective inhibition and biovolume measurements of microbial biomass and its community structure in unamended, ryegrass-amended, fumigated and pesticide-treated soils

Lin, Q. and Brookes, P. C. 1999. Comparison of substrate induced respiration, selective inhibition and biovolume measurements of microbial biomass and its community structure in unamended, ryegrass-amended, fumigated and pesticide-treated soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 31, pp. 1999-2014.

Arginine ammonification as a method to estimate soil microbial biomass and microbial community structure

Lin, Q. and Brookes, P. C. 1999. Arginine ammonification as a method to estimate soil microbial biomass and microbial community structure. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 31, pp. 1985-1997.

Qualitative and quantitative changes in free and mineral bound humic and fulvic acids in the Broadbalk classical experiment at Rothamsted

De Nobili, M., Brookes, P. C., Contin, M., Mahieu, N. and Randall, E. W. 1999. Qualitative and quantitative changes in free and mineral bound humic and fulvic acids in the Broadbalk classical experiment at Rothamsted. Humic Substances in the Environment. 1, pp. 17-21.

Phosphorus balances and P losses by preferential flow in the Broadbalk long-term experiment at Rothamsted

Heckrath, G., Brookes, P. C. and Blume, H-P. 1999. Phosphorus balances and P losses by preferential flow in the Broadbalk long-term experiment at Rothamsted. Proceedings International Symposium Dauerdungungsversuche als Grundlage fur nachhaltige Landnutzung und Quantifizierung von Stoffkreislaufen, Halle, 3-6 June 1999 (UFZ-Bericht no. 24). pp. 99-102

Soil microbial biomass and organic C in a gradient of zinc concentrations in soils around a mine spoil tip

Barajas Aceves, M., Grace, C., Ansorena, J., Dendooven, L. and Brookes, P. C. 1999. Soil microbial biomass and organic C in a gradient of zinc concentrations in soils around a mine spoil tip. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 31, pp. 867-876.

Towards developing an index of phosphorus mobility in agricultural soils

Hesketh, N., Heckrath, G. and Brookes, P. C. 1998. Towards developing an index of phosphorus mobility in agricultural soils. Petchey, A. M., Frost, C. A. and D'Arcy, B. J. (ed.) Diffuse Pollution and Agriculture II: Proceedings of a Conference held in Edinburgh, 9-11 April 1997 . Scottish Agricultural College (SAC), Aberdeen . pp. 203-206

Developing an indicator to predict the risk of soil phosphorus movement in drainage water

Brookes, P. C. and Hesketh, N. 1998. Developing an indicator to predict the risk of soil phosphorus movement in drainage water. Abstracts OECD Sponsored Workshop on Practical and Innovative Measures for the Control of Agricultural Phosphorus Losses to Water, Antrim, 16-19 June 1998 . pp. 16

Chlordane transport in a sandy soil: effects of suspended soil material and pig slurry

Hesketh, N., Brookes, P. C. and Addiscott, T. M. 1998. Chlordane transport in a sandy soil: effects of suspended soil material and pig slurry. European Journal of Soil Science. 49 (4), pp. 709-716.

The leaching of soil phosphorus: a hundred years of getting it wrong

Hesketh, N. and Brookes, P. C. 1998. The leaching of soil phosphorus: a hundred years of getting it wrong. Proceedings 16th World Congress of Soil Science, Montpellier, 20-26 August 1998 . pp. 163

Microbial biomass and soil organic matter dynamics in oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.) plantations, West Malaysia

Haron, K., Brookes, P. C., Anderson, J. M. and Zakaria, Z. Z. 1998. Microbial biomass and soil organic matter dynamics in oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.) plantations, West Malaysia. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 30, pp. 547-552.

Temperature effects on organic matter and microbial biomass dynamics in temperate and tropical soils

Grisi, B., Grace, C., Brookes, P. C., Benedetti, A. and Dell'abate, M. T. 1998. Temperature effects on organic matter and microbial biomass dynamics in temperate and tropical soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 30, pp. 1309-1315.

Phosphorus movement in drainage water from the Broadbalk Experiment

Brookes, P. C., Heckrath, G., Poulton, P. R. and Goulding, K. W. T. 1998. Phosphorus movement in drainage water from the Broadbalk Experiment. Proceedings 16th World Congress of Soil Science, Montpellier, 20-26 August 1998 . pp. 263

Modelling microbial biomass dynamics following straw incorporation

Agostini, F., Bradbury, N. J., Smith, J. U. and Brookes, P. C. 1998. Modelling microbial biomass dynamics following straw incorporation. Proceedings 16th World Congress of Soil Science, Montpellier, 20-26 August 1998 . pp. 279

Phosphorus loss from agriculture to water: synthesis and summary

Foy, R. H. 1997. Phosphorus loss from agriculture to water: synthesis and summary. in: Brookes, P. C., Johnston, A. E., Tunney, H. and Carton, O. T. (ed.) Phosphorus loss from soil to water CABI International, Wallingford, Oxon (CABI). pp. 455-461

The role of microbial parameters in monitoring soil pollution by chromium

Brookes, P. C., Tiwari, B. K. and Grace, C. A. 1997. The role of microbial parameters in monitoring soil pollution by chromium. Canali, S., Sequi, P. and Tittarelli, F. (ed.) Proceedings Chromium Environmental Issues Workshop, Rome, April 1996 . pp. 40-59

Twenty years of soil science at Rothamsted

Brookes, P. C. 1997. Twenty years of soil science at Rothamsted. F - Theses

Evidence of phosphorus movement from Broadbalk soils by preferential flow

Thomas, D. and Heckrath, G. 1997. Evidence of phosphorus movement from Broadbalk soils by preferential flow. Brookes, P. C., Johnston, A. E., Tunney, H. and Carton, O. T. (ed.) Phosphorus loss from soil to water . CABI International, Wallingford, Oxon (CABI). pp. 369-370

Comparison of fertilizer phosphorus recommendations in Ireland and England and Wales

Poulton, P. R. 1997. Comparison of fertilizer phosphorus recommendations in Ireland and England and Wales. Brookes, P. C., Johnston, A. E., Tunney, H. and Carton, O. T. (ed.) Phosphorus loss from soil to water . CABI International, Wallingford, Oxon (CABI). pp. 449-452

Factors affecting critical soil phosphorus values

Poulton, P. R. 1997. Factors affecting critical soil phosphorus values. Brookes, P. C., Johnston, A. E., Tunney, H. and Carton, O. T. (ed.) Phosphorus loss from soil to water . CABI International, Wallingford, Oxon (CABI). pp. 445-448

Defining critical levels of available soil phosphorus for agricultural crops

Poulton, P. R. 1997. Defining critical levels of available soil phosphorus for agricultural crops. Brookes, P. C., Johnston, A. E., Tunney, H. and Carton, O. T. (ed.) Phosphorus loss from soil to water . CABI International, Wallingford, Oxon (CABI). pp. 441-445

The downward movement and retention of phosphorus in agricultural soils

Poulton, P. R. 1997. The downward movement and retention of phosphorus in agricultural soils. Brookes, P. C., Johnston, A. E., Tunney, H. and Carton, O. T. (ed.) Phosphorus loss from soil to water . CABI International, Wallingford, Oxon (CABI). pp. 422-425

Phosphorus leaching in the Brimstone Farm Experiment, Oxfordshire

Howse, K. R., Catt, J. A., Brockie, D., Nicol, R. A. C., Farina, R., Harris, G. L. and Pepper, T. J. 1997. Phosphorus leaching in the Brimstone Farm Experiment, Oxfordshire. Brookes, P. C., Johnston, A. E., Tunney, H. and Carton, O. T. (ed.) Phosphorus loss from soil to water . CABI International, Wallingford, Oxon (CABI). pp. 370-372

Phosphorus losses in drainage water from an arable silty clay loam soil

Heckrath, G., Poulton, P. R. and Goulding, K. W. T. 1997. Phosphorus losses in drainage water from an arable silty clay loam soil. Brookes, P. C., Johnston, A. E., Tunney, H. and Carton, O. T. (ed.) Phosphorus loss from soil to water . CABI International, Wallingford, Oxon (CABI). pp. 367-369

Phosphorus losses to water

Goulding, K. W. T. and Brookes, P. C. 1997. Phosphorus losses to water.

Phosphate losses in the Woburn erosion reference experiment

Catt, J. A. and Quinton, J. N. 1997. Phosphate losses in the Woburn erosion reference experiment. Brookes, P. C., Johnston, A. E., Tunney, H. and Carton, O. T. (ed.) Phosphorus loss from soil to water . CABI International, Wallingford, Oxon (CABI). pp. 374-377

Microbial parameters as indicators of toxic effects of heavy metals in the soil ecosystem

Brookes, P. C. 1997. Microbial parameters as indicators of toxic effects of heavy metals in the soil ecosystem. Extended Abstracts 4th International Conference on the Biogeochemistry of Trace Elements, Berkeley, 23-26 June 1997 . pp. 763-764

Losses of phosphorus in drainage water

Heckrath, G., De Smet, J., Hoffman, G. and Vanderdeelen, J. 1997. Losses of phosphorus in drainage water. Brookes, P. C., Johnston, A. E., Tunney, H. and Carton, O. T. (ed.) Phosphorus loss from soil to water . CABI International, Wallingford, Oxon (CABI). pp. 253-271

Phosphorus loss from soil to water

Tunney, H., Carton, O. T., Brookes, P. C. and Johnston, A. E. 1997. Phosphorus loss from soil to water. CABI International, Wallingford, Oxon (CABI).

Soil-derived phosphorus in surface runoff from grazed grassland

Haygarth, P. M. and Jarvis, S. C. 1997. Soil-derived phosphorus in surface runoff from grazed grassland. Tunney, H., Carton, O. T., Brookes, P. C. and Johnston, A. E. (ed.) Phosphorus loss from soil to water . CABI International, Wallingford, Oxon (CABI). pp. 351-354

Biogeochemical significance of membrane and ultrafilter separation of low-molecular-weight molybdate-reactive phosphorus in soil and river waters

Haygarth, P. M., Warwick, M. S. and House, W. A. 1997. Biogeochemical significance of membrane and ultrafilter separation of low-molecular-weight molybdate-reactive phosphorus in soil and river waters. Tunney, H., Carton, O. T., Brookes, P. C. and Johnston, A. E. (ed.) Phosphorus loss from soil to water . CABI International, Wallingford, Oxon (CABI). pp. 386-389

Towards developing an index of phosphorus mobility in agricultural soils

Hesketh, N., Heckrath, G. and Brookes, P. C. 1996. Towards developing an index of phosphorus mobility in agricultural soils. Abstracts British Society of Soil Science Meeting, Dundee, 23-25 September 1996 . pp. 67

Soil microbial biomass and mineralisation of soil organic matter after 19 years of cumulative field applications of pesticides

Hart, M. R. and Brookes, P. C. 1996. Soil microbial biomass and mineralisation of soil organic matter after 19 years of cumulative field applications of pesticides. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 28, pp. 1641-1649.

Il ruolo della sostanza organica del terreno per la sopravivenza della biomassa microbica: modificazioni qualitative durante l'incubazione di terreni a diverso contenuto di carbonio organico

De Nobili, M., Contin, M. and Brookes, P. C. 1996. Il ruolo della sostanza organica del terreno per la sopravivenza della biomassa microbica: modificazioni qualitative durante l'incubazione di terreni a diverso contenuto di carbonio organico. Proceedings Humic Substances Meeting, Udine, December 1996 .

The movement of phosphate from soil to water

Brookes, P. C., Catt, J. A., Farina, R., Heckrath, G., Howse, K. R. and Thomas, D. 1996. The movement of phosphate from soil to water. pp. 224

Evidence for the use of a control in the fumigation-incubation method for measuring microbial biomass carbon in soil

Wu, J., Brookes, P. C. and Jenkinson, D. S. 1996. Evidence for the use of a control in the fumigation-incubation method for measuring microbial biomass carbon in soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 28, pp. 511-518.

A comparison of methods to measure microbial biomass in unamended, ryegrass-amended and fumigated soils

Lin, Q. and Brookes, P. C. 1996. A comparison of methods to measure microbial biomass in unamended, ryegrass-amended and fumigated soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 28, pp. 933-939.

Effects of two ergosterol-inhibiting fungicides on soil ergosterol and microbial biomass

Hart, M. R. and Brookes, P. C. 1996. Effects of two ergosterol-inhibiting fungicides on soil ergosterol and microbial biomass. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 28, pp. 885-892.

Nitrogen and phosphorus flows from agricultural hillslopes

Goulding, K. W. T., Matchett, L. S., Heckrath, G., Webster, C. P., Brookes, P. C. and Burt, T. P. 1996. Nitrogen and phosphorus flows from agricultural hillslopes. Anderson, M. G. and Brooks, S. M. (ed.) Advances in Hillslope Processes. Proceedings British Geomorphological Research Group Conference, September 1996. Vol. 1 . John Wiley & Sons Chichester, West Sussex. pp. 213-227

Adenosine 5'-triphosphate measurements in soils containing recently added glucose

De Nobili, M., Diaz-Ravina, M., Brookes, P. C. and Jenkinson, D. S. 1996. Adenosine 5'-triphosphate measurements in soils containing recently added glucose. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 28, pp. 1099-1104.

Ecophysiological, ecological and soil processes in terrestrial ecosystems: a primer on general concepts and relationships

Kirschbaum, M. V. F., Bullock, P., Evans, J. R., Goulding, K. W. T., Jarvis, P. G., Noble, I. R., Rounsevell, M., Sharkey, T. D., Austin, M. P. and Brookes, P. C. 1996. Ecophysiological, ecological and soil processes in terrestrial ecosystems: a primer on general concepts and relationships. in: Watson, R. T., Moss, R. H. and Zinyowera, M. C. (ed.) Climate change 1995. Impacts, adaptations and mitigation of climate change: scientific and technical analyses Cambridge University Press (CUP) Cambridge. pp. 59-74

Phosphorus losses to water

Goulding, K. W. T. and Brookes, P. C. 1996. Phosphorus losses to water.

Le proprieta microbiologiche come potenziali indicatori nel monitoraggio dell'inquinamento del suolo

Brookes, P. C. 1995. Le proprieta microbiologiche come potenziali indicatori nel monitoraggio dell'inquinamento del suolo. Bollettino della Societa Italiana della Scienza del Suolo. 6, pp. 89-122.

Short- and long-term effects of straw incorporation on soil N dynamics

Glendining, M. J., Bradbury, N. J., Grace, G. A. and Brookes, P. C. 1995. Short- and long-term effects of straw incorporation on soil N dynamics. Abstracts British Society of Soil Science Annual Meeting Soils '95, Reading, 11-14 September 1995 .

Proceedings International Workshop on Phosphorus Loss to Water from Agriculture

Tunney, H., Carton, O. T., Brookes, P. C., Johnston, A. E., Foy, R. H., Morgan, A. and Sharpley, A. N. Pionke, H. B. (ed.) 1995. Proceedings International Workshop on Phosphorus Loss to Water from Agriculture.

Measurement of ergosterol as an indicator of fungal biomass in soil

Higashida, S. and Brookes, P. C. 1995. Measurement of ergosterol as an indicator of fungal biomass in soil. Proceedings Japanese Soil Microbiological Society, May 1995 .

Phosphorus leaching from soils containing different phosphorus concentrations in the Broadbalk Experiment

Heckrath, G., Brookes, P. C., Poulton, P. R. and Goulding, K. W. T. 1995. Phosphorus leaching from soils containing different phosphorus concentrations in the Broadbalk Experiment. Journal of Environmental Quality. 24 (5), pp. 904-910.

Evidence of P movement from Broadbalk soils by preferential flow

Thomas, D., Heckrath, G. and Brookes, P. C. 1995. Evidence of P movement from Broadbalk soils by preferential flow. Abstracts International Workshop on Phosphorus Loss to Water from Agriculture, Wexford, 27-29 September 1995 . pp. 43-44

Phosphorus losses in drainage waters from an arable clay loam soil

Heckrath, G., Brookes, P. C., Poulton, P. R. and Goulding, K. W. T. 1995. Phosphorus losses in drainage waters from an arable clay loam soil. Proceedings International Workshop on Phosphorus Loss to Water from Agriculture, Wexford, 27-29 September 1995 . pp. 41-42

Comparison of two methods for extraction of ATP from soil

Contin, M., De Nobili, M. and Brookes, P. C. 1995. Comparison of two methods for extraction of ATP from soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 27, pp. 1371-1376.

Microbial biomass dynamics following addition of metal-enriched sewage sludges to a sandy loam

Chander, K., Brookes, P. C. and Harding, S. A. 1995. Microbial biomass dynamics following addition of metal-enriched sewage sludges to a sandy loam. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 27 (11), pp. 1409-1421.

The measurement, properties and role of the soil microbial biomass in organic matter dynamics and maintainance of soil fertility

Brookes, P. C. 1995. The measurement, properties and role of the soil microbial biomass in organic matter dynamics and maintainance of soil fertility.

Estimation of the adenylate energy charge in soils

Brookes, P. C. 1995. Estimation of the adenylate energy charge in soils. in: Nannipieri, P. and Alef, K. (ed.) Methods in applied soil microbiology and biochemistry Academic Press, London. pp. 204-211

The use of microbial parameters in monitoring soil pollution by heavy metals

Brookes, P. C. 1995. The use of microbial parameters in monitoring soil pollution by heavy metals. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 19 (4), pp. 269-279.

The short- and long-term effects of straw incorporation on soil microbial biomass and soil N dynamics

Glendining, M. J., Bradbury, N. J., Shen, R., Grace, C. A. and Brookes, P. C. 1994. The short- and long-term effects of straw incorporation on soil microbial biomass and soil N dynamics. Abstracts 8th Nitrogen Workshop, University of Ghent, 5-8 September 1994 .

Effect of manuring practices and increased copper concentrations on soil microbial populations

Huysman, F., Verstraete, W. and Brookes, P. C. 1994. Effect of manuring practices and increased copper concentrations on soil microbial populations. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 26, pp. 103-110.

Measuring the community structure of the soil microbial biomass

Lin, Q. and Brookes, P. C. 1994. Measuring the community structure of the soil microbial biomass. Proceedings 15th World Congress of Soil Science, Acapulco, July 1994 . pp. 83

Microbial biomass P dynamics in soil

Kuono, K., Lukito, H. P., Ando, T. and Brookes, P. C. 1994. Microbial biomass P dynamics in soil. Proceedings 15th World Congress of Soil Science, Acapulco, July 1994 . pp. 85

Effects of heavy metals at around current permitted EC limits on the synthesis and turnover of the soil microbial biomass

Brookes, P. C. and Chander, K. 1994. Effects of heavy metals at around current permitted EC limits on the synthesis and turnover of the soil microbial biomass. Proceedings 15th World Congress of Soil Science, Acapulco, July 1994 . pp. 58-59

Effects of heavy metals from a mine in Gipuzkoa, Spain on soil microbial biomass and organic matter dynamics

Barajas Aceves, M. and Brookes, P. C. 1994. Effects of heavy metals from a mine in Gipuzkoa, Spain on soil microbial biomass and organic matter dynamics. Proceedings 15th World Congress of Soil Science, Acapulco, July 1994 . pp. 60

Problems with ATP measurements as an index of biomass in glucose amended soils

De Nobili, M., Diaz-Ravina, M., Chander, K. and Brookes, P. C. 1993. Problems with ATP measurements as an index of biomass in glucose amended soils. Abstracts. Beyond the Biomass - Compositional and Functional Analysis of Soil Microbial Communities, Wye College, March 1993 . pp. 5

Measurement of the community structure of the soil microbial biomass

Lin, Q. and Brookes, P. C. 1993. Measurement of the community structure of the soil microbial biomass. Abstracts. Beyond the Biomass - Compositional and Functional Analysis of Soil Microbial Communities, Wye College, March 1993 . pp. 18

The potential of microbial properties as indicators in soil pollution monitoring

Brookes, P. C. 1993. The potential of microbial properties as indicators in soil pollution monitoring. Schulin, R. (ed.) Soil monitoring: early detection and surveying of soil contamination and degradation . Birkhauser Verlag, Basel. pp. 229-254

Growth and survival of Verticillium chlamydosporium Goddard, a parasite of nematodes, in soil

Kerry, B. R., Kirkwood, I. A., De Leij, F. A. A. M., Barba, J., Leijdens, M. B. and Brookes, P. C. 1993. Growth and survival of Verticillium chlamydosporium Goddard, a parasite of nematodes, in soil. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 3 (3), pp. 355-365.

Formation and destruction of microbial biomass during the decomposition of glucose and ryegrass in soil

Wu, J., Brookes, P. C. and Jenkinson, D. S. 1993. Formation and destruction of microbial biomass during the decomposition of glucose and ryegrass in soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 25, pp. 1435-1441.

Residual effects of zinc, copper, and nickel in sewage sludge on microbial biomass in a sandy loam

Chander, K. and Brookes, P. C. 1993. Residual effects of zinc, copper, and nickel in sewage sludge on microbial biomass in a sandy loam. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 25, pp. 1231-1239.

A problem with straw?

Brookes, P. C. and Powlson, D. S. 1993. A problem with straw?

The turnover of biomass C and P in soil following the incorporation of glucose and cellulose

Kouno, K. and Brookes, P. C. 1993. The turnover of biomass C and P in soil following the incorporation of glucose and cellulose. Abstracts 1993 Meeting of the Japanese Society of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, Okinawa, Japan . pp. 33

The enhancer lies in the soil

Brookes, P. C. and Jenkinson, D. S. 1992. The enhancer lies in the soil.

Effects of pesticides on the soil microbial biomass and microbial activity

Hart, M. R. and Brookes, P. C. 1992. Effects of pesticides on the soil microbial biomass and microbial activity. Proceedings International Symposium on Environmental Aspects of Pesticide Microbiology. pp. 166

El enterrado de la paja de cereal como practica para reducir la contaminacion de las aguas por nitratos

Ocio, J. A., Brookes, P. C., Poulton, P. R. and Corcuera, P. 1992. El enterrado de la paja de cereal como practica para reducir la contaminacion de las aguas por nitratos. Proceedings Zaragoza Workshop, Spain, 1992.

Towards a measurement of the community structure of the soil microbial biomass

Lin, Q. and Brookes, P. C. 1992. Towards a measurement of the community structure of the soil microbial biomass. Abstracts Sixth International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, Barcelona, September 1992. pp. 129

Microbial biomass C and P dynamics during decomposition of glucose and plant material in soil

Wu, J., Kouno, K., Brookes, P. C. and Jenkinson, D. S. 1992. Microbial biomass C and P dynamics during decomposition of glucose and plant material in soil. Abstracts Sixth International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, Barcelona, September 1992. pp. 165

Microbial transformations of N following field incorporation of straw at cereal harvest

Ocio, J. A., Poulton, P. R. and Brookes, P. C. 1992. Microbial transformations of N following field incorporation of straw at cereal harvest. Abstracts Sixth International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, Barcelona, September 1992. pp. 265

Synthesis of microbial biomass from added glucose in metal-contaminated and non-contaminated soils following repeated fumigation

Chander, K. and Brookes, P. C. 1992. Synthesis of microbial biomass from added glucose in metal-contaminated and non-contaminated soils following repeated fumigation. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 24, pp. 613-614.

Current research into the soil microbial biomass

Brookes, P. C. 1992. Current research into the soil microbial biomass. Proceedings of Choseki Seminar, Yamagchi, Japan. pp. 23-29

Estudio sobre el enterrado de la paja de cereal (2)

Ocio, J. A., Brookes, P. C. and Corcuera, P. 1991. Estudio sobre el enterrado de la paja de cereal (2).

Plant inputs of carbon to metal-contaminated soil and effects on the soil microbial biomass

Chander, K. and Brookes, P. C. 1991. Plant inputs of carbon to metal-contaminated soil and effects on the soil microbial biomass. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 23, pp. 1169-1177.

Effects of heavy metals from past applications of sewage sludge on microbial biomass and organic matter accumulation in a sandy loam and silty loam U.K. soil

Chander, K. and Brookes, P. C. 1991. Effects of heavy metals from past applications of sewage sludge on microbial biomass and organic matter accumulation in a sandy loam and silty loam U.K. soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 23, pp. 927-932.

Microbial biomass dynamics during the decomposition of glucose and maize in metal-contaminated and non-contaminated soils.

Chander, K. and Brookes, P. C. 1991. Microbial biomass dynamics during the decomposition of glucose and maize in metal-contaminated and non-contaminated soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 23, pp. 917-925.

Is the dehydrogenase assay invalid as a method to estimate microbial activity in copper-contaminated soils?

Chander, K. and Brookes, P. C. 1991. Is the dehydrogenase assay invalid as a method to estimate microbial activity in copper-contaminated soils? Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 23, pp. 909-915.

Soil microbial biomass dynamics following the addition of cereal straw and other substrates to soils

Brookes, P. C., Wu, J. and Ocio, J. A. 1991. Soil microbial biomass dynamics following the addition of cereal straw and other substrates to soils. in: Carter, N., Potts, G. R., Darbyshire, J. F. and Firbank, L. G. (ed.) The Ecology of Temperate Cereal Fields: 32nd Symposium of the British Ecological Society with the Association of Applied Biologists, University of Cambridge, 1990 Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford. pp. 95-111

Estudia sobre el enterrado de la paja de cereal (1)

Ocio, J. A., Brookes, P. C. and Corcuera, P. 1991. Estudia sobre el enterrado de la paja de cereal (1).

Soil microbial biomass C, N and ninhydrin-N in aerobic and anaerobic soils measured by the fumigation-extraction method

Inubushi, K., Brookes, P. C. and Jenkinson, D. S. 1991. Soil microbial biomass C, N and ninhydrin-N in aerobic and anaerobic soils measured by the fumigation-extraction method. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 23, pp. 737-741.

Contribution of straw-derived N to total microbial biomass N following incorporation of cereal straw to soil

Ocio, J. A., Martinez, J. and Brookes, P. C. 1991. Contribution of straw-derived N to total microbial biomass N following incorporation of cereal straw to soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 23, pp. 655-659.

Properties of soil microbial biomass

Brookes, P. C., Inubushi, K., Wu, J. and Patra, D. D. 1991. Properties of soil microbial biomass. Japanese Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. 62, pp. 79-84.

Survival of the soil microbial biomass at elevated temperatures.

Joergensen, R. G., Brookes, P. C. and Jenkinson, D. S. 1990. Survival of the soil microbial biomass at elevated temperatures. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 22, pp. 1129-1136..

Ninhydrin-reactive nitrogen measurements of microbial biomass in 0.5M K%S2SO%S4 soil extracts.

Joergensen, R. G. and Brookes, P. C. 1990. Ninhydrin-reactive nitrogen measurements of microbial biomass in 0.5M K%S2SO%S4 soil extracts. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 22, pp. 1023-1027.

Measurement of soil microbial biomass C by fumigation-extraction - an automated procedure.

Wu, J., Pommerening, B., Chaussod, R. and Brookes, P. C. 1990. Measurement of soil microbial biomass C by fumigation-extraction - an automated procedure. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 22 (8), pp. 1167-1169..

Some relationships between microbial ATP and soil microbial biomass, measured by the fumigation-extraction procedure and soil organic matter.

Joergensen, R. G., Brookes, P. C. and Jenkinson, D. S. 1990. Some relationships between microbial ATP and soil microbial biomass, measured by the fumigation-extraction procedure and soil organic matter. pp. 585-588

Soil microbial biomass measurements in sieved and unsieved soil.

Ocio, J. A. and Brookes, P. C. 1990. Soil microbial biomass measurements in sieved and unsieved soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 22, pp. 999-1000.

Seasonal changes of soil microbial biomass in an arable and a grassland soil which have been under uniform management for many years.

Patra, D. D., Brookes, P. C., Coleman, K. and Jenkinson, D. S. 1990. Seasonal changes of soil microbial biomass in an arable and a grassland soil which have been under uniform management for many years. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 22, pp. 739-742.

The ATP content and adenylate charge of the soil microbial biomass and the effects of temperature on microbial survival and the mineralization of soil organic matter.

Brookes, P. C., Jorgensen, R. G. and Jenkinson, D. S. 1990. The ATP content and adenylate charge of the soil microbial biomass and the effects of temperature on microbial survival and the mineralization of soil organic matter.  Transactions of the 14th Congress of the International Society of Soil Science , pp III.239. ISSS, Kyoto..

An evaluation of methods for measuring the microbial biomass in soils following recent additions of wheat straw and the characterisation of the biomass that develops.

Ocio, J. A. and Brookes, P. C. 1990. An evaluation of methods for measuring the microbial biomass in soils following recent additions of wheat straw and the characterisation of the biomass that develops. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 22, pp. 685-694.

The soil microbial biomass : its measurement, properties and role in soil nitrogen and carbon dynamics following substrate incorporation.

Brookes, P. C., Ocio, J. A. and Wu, J. 1990. The soil microbial biomass : its measurement, properties and role in soil nitrogen and carbon dynamics following substrate incorporation. Soil Microorganisms. 35, pp. 39-51.

ATP and adenylate energy charge levels in the soil microbial biomass.

Brookes, P. C. and Jenkinson, D. S. 1989. ATP and adenylate energy charge levels in the soil microbial biomass. ATP luminescence. Rapid methods in microbiology. The Society for Applied Bacteriology, Technical Series 26. P.E. Stanley, B.J. McCarthy & R. Smither, eds. pp. 119-127

The use of ATP measurements in soil microbial biomass studies.

Brookes, P. C. and Ocio, J. A. 1989. The use of ATP measurements in soil microbial biomass studies. ATP luminescence. Rapid methods in microbiology. The Society for Applied Bacteriology, Technical Series 26. P.E. Stanley, B.J. McCarthy & R. Smither, eds. pp. 129-136

Influence of sorghum residues and tillage on soil organic matter and soil microbial biomass in an Australian vertisol.

Saffigna, P. G., Powlson, D. S., Brookes, P. C. and Thomas, G. A. 1989. Influence of sorghum residues and tillage on soil organic matter and soil microbial biomass in an Australian vertisol. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 21 (6), pp. 759-765.

The role of the soil microbial biomass in substrate decomposition and in the turnover of soil organic matter.

Brookes, P. C., Ocio, J. A. and Wu, J. 1989. The role of the soil microbial biomass in substrate decomposition and in the turnover of soil organic matter. Congresso Interdivisionale della Societa Chimica Italiana - CISCI 89, Perugia, 1989, p. 153..

A comparison of the fumigation-extraction, fumigation-incubation and ATP methods for measuring microbial biomass in waterlogged soils.

Inubushi, K., Brookes, P. C. and Jenkinson, D. S. 1989. A comparison of the fumigation-extraction, fumigation-incubation and ATP methods for measuring microbial biomass in waterlogged soils. Fifth International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME 5), Kyoto, 1989. Abstracts O-8-3..

The microbial biomass in soil.

Brookes, P. C. 1989. The microbial biomass in soil. Fifth International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME 5), Kyoto, 1989. Abstracts O-8-1..

Measuring the dynamics of the turnover of biomass carbon in soil.

Wu, J., Brookes, P. C. and Jenkinson, D. S. 1989. Measuring the dynamics of the turnover of biomass carbon in soil. Fifth International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME 5), Kyoto, 1989. Abstracts P-9-1..

The fumigation-extraction method: a breakthrough in measuring microbial biomass in soils following straw incorporation.

Ocio, J. A. and Brookes, P. C. 1989. The fumigation-extraction method: a breakthrough in measuring microbial biomass in soils following straw incorporation. Fifth International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME 5), Kyoto, 1989. Abstracts P-8-3..

Microbial biomass measurements in soils containing large amounts of inorganic nitrogen.

Widmer, P., Brookes, P. C. and Parry, L. C. 1989. Microbial biomass measurements in soils containing large amounts of inorganic nitrogen. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 21, pp. 865-867.

Influence of paraquat on the extraction of adenosine triphosphate from soil by trichloracetic acid.

Inubushi, K., Brookes, P. C. and Jenkinson, D. S. 1989. Influence of paraquat on the extraction of adenosine triphosphate from soil by trichloracetic acid. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 21, pp. 741-742.

Adenosine 5'-triphosphate and adenylate energy charge in waterlogged soil.

Inubushi, K., Brookes, P. C. and Jenkinson, D. S. 1989. Adenosine 5'-triphosphate and adenylate energy charge in waterlogged soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 21, pp. 733-739.

Investigations of the mobility, availability and effects of heavy metal contamination in soil.

McGrath, S. P., Brookes, P. C. and Giller, K. E. 1989. Investigations of the mobility, availability and effects of heavy metal contamination in soil. Beurteilung von Schwermetallkontaminationen im Boden. Assessment of heavy metal contamination in Soils. D. Behrens & J. Wiesner eds. Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Chemisches Apparatewesen, Chemische Technik und Biotechnologie, Frankfurt am Main.. pp. 341-343

The functioning of soil as an ecosystem.

Brookes, P. C. and Verstraete, W. 1989. The functioning of soil as an ecosystem. Agricultural University, Wageningen..

Effects of potentially toxic metals in soil derived from past applications of sewage sludge on nitrogen fixation by Trifolium repens L.

McGrath, S. P., Brookes, P. C. and Giller, K. E. 1988. Effects of potentially toxic metals in soil derived from past applications of sewage sludge on nitrogen fixation by Trifolium repens L. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 20, pp. 415-424.

Cambios en la biomasa microbiana y la materia organica del suelo tras el enterrado de paja de cereal.

Brookes, P. C. and Ocio, J. A. 1988. Cambios en la biomasa microbiana y la materia organica del suelo tras el enterrado de paja de cereal. Proceedings II Congreso Nacional de la Ciencia del suelo, Seville, 1988. . pp. 139-146

Measurement of microbial biomass in soil.

Vance, E. D. and Brookes, P. C. 1987. Measurement of microbial biomass in soil.

Soil respiration and the measurement of microbial biomass C by the fumigation technique in fresh and in air-dried soil.

Shen, Shan-Min, Brookes, P. C. and Jenkinson, D. S. 1987. Soil respiration and the measurement of microbial biomass C by the fumigation technique in fresh and in air-dried soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 19, pp. 153-158.

Adenylate energy charge in metal-contaminated soil.

Brookes, P. C. and McGrath, S. P. 1987. Adenylate energy charge in metal-contaminated soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 19, pp. 219-220.

Adenylate energy charge measurements in soil.

Brookes, P. C., Newcombe, A. D. and Jenkinson, D. S. 1987. Adenylate energy charge measurements in soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 19, pp. 211-217.

Measurement of soil microbial biomass provides an early indication of changes in total soil organic matter due to straw incorporation.

Powlson, D. S., Brookes, P. C. and Christensen, B. T. 1987. Measurement of soil microbial biomass provides an early indication of changes in total soil organic matter due to straw incorporation. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 19 (2), pp. 159-164.

Suppression of nitrogen fixation in clover on soil contaminated with heavy metals.

Giller, K. E., McGrath, S. P. and Brookes, P. C. 1987. Suppression of nitrogen fixation in clover on soil contaminated with heavy metals.

Effects of waterlogging on microbial biomass in soil. Part I. Changes in ATP contents and AEC.

Inubushi, K., Brookes, P. C. and Jenkinson, D. S. 1987. Effects of waterlogging on microbial biomass in soil. Part I. Changes in ATP contents and AEC.

ATP and adenylate energy charge measurements in soil.

Brookes, P. C. 1987. ATP and adenylate energy charge measurements in soil. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 40 (2), pp. 129-130.

Long-term biological effects of metals after applications of sewage sludge.

McGrath, S. P., Brookes, P. C. and Giller, K. E. 1987. Long-term biological effects of metals after applications of sewage sludge. Wiley.

Long-term biological effects of applying metal-contaminated sewage sludge to soil.

McGrath, S. P., Brookes, P. C. and Giller, K. E. 1987. Long-term biological effects of applying metal-contaminated sewage sludge to soil.

Microbial biomass measurements in forest soils : determination of kc values and tests of hypotheses to explain the failure of the chloroform fumigation-incubation method in acid soils.

Vance, E. D., Brookes, P. C. and Jenkinson, D. S. 1987. Microbial biomass measurements in forest soils : determination of kc values and tests of hypotheses to explain the failure of the chloroform fumigation-incubation method in acid soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 19, pp. 689-696.

An extraction method for measuring soil microbial biomass C

Vance, E. D., Brookes, P. C. and Jenkinson, D. S. 1987. An extraction method for measuring soil microbial biomass C. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 19 (6), pp. 703-707.

Microbial biomass measurements in forest soils : the use of the chloroform-incubation method in strongly acid soils.

Vance, E. D., Brookes, P. C. and Jenkinson, D. S. 1987. Microbial biomass measurements in forest soils : the use of the chloroform-incubation method in strongly acid soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 19, pp. 697-702.

The adenylate energy charge ratio and ATP concentration of the soil microbial biomass.

Brookes, P. C. 1986. The adenylate energy charge ratio and ATP concentration of the soil microbial biomass. Proceedings IV International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, 673-678..

Adenylate energy charge measurements in soil.

Brookes, P. C. and Jenkinson, D. S. 1986. Adenylate energy charge measurements in soil. Wiley.

Effects of metal residues from past applications of sewage-sludge on soil microbial biomass and N2-fixation.

Brookes, P. C. and McGrath, S. P. 1986. Effects of metal residues from past applications of sewage-sludge on soil microbial biomass and N2-fixation.

Soil microbial biomass estimates in soils contaminated with metals.

Brookes, P. C., Heijnen, C. E., McGrath, S. P. and Vance, E. D. 1986. Soil microbial biomass estimates in soils contaminated with metals. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 18, pp. 383-388.

Metal residues in soils previously treated with sewage- sludge and their effects on growth and nitrogen fixation by blue-green algae.

Brookes, P. C., McGrath, S. P. and Heijnen, C. 1986. Metal residues in soils previously treated with sewage- sludge and their effects on growth and nitrogen fixation by blue-green algae. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 18 (4), pp. 345-353.

Microbial phosphorus in soils.

Brookes, P. C., Powlson, D. S. and Jenkinson, D. S. 1986. Microbial phosphorus in soils. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 37 (1), pp. 18-19.

Microbial biomass and activity measurements in soil

Brookes, P. C. 1985. Microbial biomass and activity measurements in soil. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 36 (4), pp. 269-270.

Chloroform fumigation and the release of soil nitrogen: the effects of fumigation time and temperature

Brookes, P. C., Kragt, J. F., Powlson, D. S. and Jenkinson, D. S. 1985. Chloroform fumigation and the release of soil nitrogen: the effects of fumigation time and temperature. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 17, pp. 831-835.

Chloroform fumigation and the release of soil nitrogen: a rapid direct extraction method to measure microbial biomass nitrogen in soil

Brookes, P. C., Landman, A., Pruden, G. and Jenkinson, D. S. 1985. Chloroform fumigation and the release of soil nitrogen: a rapid direct extraction method to measure microbial biomass nitrogen in soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 17 (6), pp. 837-842.

Phosphorus in the soil microbial biomass

Brookes, P. C., Powlson, D. S. and Jenkinson, D. S. 1984. Phosphorus in the soil microbial biomass. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 16 (2), pp. 169-175.

Effects of metal toxicity on the size of the soil microbial biomass

Brookes, P. C. and McGrath, S. P. 1984. Effects of metal toxicity on the size of the soil microbial biomass. Journal of Soil Science. 35 (2), pp. 341-346.

Relationships between labile-p, nahco3-soluble-p, and mobilization of non-labile-p in soils treated with inorganic-phosphate fertilizers and organic manures

Brookes, P. C., Mattingly, G. E. G., White, R. P. and Mitchell, J. D. 1983. Relationships between labile-p, nahco3-soluble-p, and mobilization of non-labile-p in soils treated with inorganic-phosphate fertilizers and organic manures. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 34 (4), pp. 335-344.

The adenylate energy-charge of the soil microbial biomass

Brookes, P. C., Tate, K. R. and Jenkinson, D. S. 1983. The adenylate energy-charge of the soil microbial biomass. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 15 (1), pp. 9-16.

Correction for seed-phosphorus effects in l-value determinations

Brookes, P. C. 1982. Correction for seed-phosphorus effects in l-value determinations. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 33 (4), pp. 329-335.

Measurement of microbial biomass phosphorus in soil

Brookes, P. C., Powlson, D. S. and Jenkinson, D. S. 1982. Measurement of microbial biomass phosphorus in soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 14 (4), pp. 319-329.

Preventing phosphorus losses during perchloric-acid digestion of sodium-bicarbonate soil extracts

Brookes, P. C. and Powlson, D. S. 1981. Preventing phosphorus losses during perchloric-acid digestion of sodium-bicarbonate soil extracts. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 32 (7), pp. 671-674.

Microbially bound phosphates in soils

Brookes, P. C., Powlson, D. S. and Jenkinson, D. S. 1981. Microbially bound phosphates in soils. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 32 (6), pp. 632-632.

Yields of and P, K ,Ca, Mg uptakes by crops grown in an experiment testing the effects of adding peat to a sandy loam soil at Woburn 1963-1977

Johnston, A. E. and Brookes, P. C. 1979. Yields of and P, K ,Ca, Mg uptakes by crops grown in an experiment testing the effects of adding peat to a sandy loam soil at Woburn 1963-1977. Rothamsted Experimental Station Report. 2, pp. 83-98.

Effects of different watering methods, soil weights, soil dilutents and soil coverings on the yield and nutrient-uptake by ryegrass grown in a controlled environment

Brookes, P. C., Gildon, A., Lane, P. W. and Johnston, A. E. 1979. Effects of different watering methods, soil weights, soil dilutents and soil coverings on the yield and nutrient-uptake by ryegrass grown in a controlled environment. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 30 (5), pp. 528-531.

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