Stephan Haefele

NameStephan Haefele
Job titleSenior Research Scientist - Systems Agronomy
Email addressstephan.haefele@rothamsted.ac.uk
DepartmentSustainable Agriculture Sciences Harpenden
Research clusterSAS-H: Agronomy and Nutrient Flows
Preferred citationHaefele, S. M.
OfficeHarpenden

Research outputs

Continental-scale controls on soil organic carbon across sub-Saharan Africa

Von Fromm, S. F., Hoyt, A. M, Lange, M., Acquah, G., Aynekulu, E., Berhe, A. A, Haefele, S. M., McGrath, S. P., Shepherd, K. D., Sila, A. M., Six, J., Towett, E. K, Trumbore, S. E., Vagen, T.-G, Weullow, E., Winowiecki, L. A. and Doetterl, S. 2021. Continental-scale controls on soil organic carbon across sub-Saharan Africa. Soil. 7, pp. 305-332. https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-7-305-2021

The nutritional quality of cereals varies geospatially in Ethiopia and Malawi

Gashu, D., Nalivata, P. C., Amede, T., Ander, E. L., Bailey, E. H., Botoman, L., Chagumaira, C., Gameda, S., Haefele, S. M., Hailu, K., Joy, E. J. M., Kalimbira, A. A., Kumssa, D. B., Lark, R. M., Ligowe, I. S., McGrath, S. P., Milne, A. E., Mossa, A. W., Munthali, M., Towett, E. K., Walsh, M. G., Wilson, L., Young, S. D. and Broadley, M. R. 2021. The nutritional quality of cereals varies geospatially in Ethiopia and Malawi. Nature. 594, pp. 71-end. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-021-03559-3

Liming impacts barley yield over a wide concentration range of soil exchangeable cations

Holland, J. E., White, P .J., Thauvin, J. N., Jordan-Meille, L., Haefele, S. M., Thomas, C. L., Goulding, K. W. T. and McGrath, S. P. 2021. Liming impacts barley yield over a wide concentration range of soil exchangeable cations. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10705-020-10117-2

The grain mineral composition of barley, oat and wheat on soils with pH and soil phosphorus gradients

Jordan-Meille, L., Holland, J. E., McGrath, S. P., Glendining, M. J., Thomas, C. L. and Haefele, S. M. 2021. The grain mineral composition of barley, oat and wheat on soils with pH and soil phosphorus gradients. European Journal of Agronomy. 126, p. 126281. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eja.2021.126281

African soil properties and nutrients mapped at 30 m spatial resolution using two-scale ensemble machine learning

Hengl, T., Miller, M. A. E., Krizan, J., Shepherd, K. D., Sila, A., Kilibarda, M., Antonijevic, O., Glusica, L., Dobermann, A., Haefele, S. M., McGrath, S. P., Acquah, G., Collinson, J., Parente, L., Sheykmousa, M., Saito, K., Johnson, J-M., Chamberlain, J., Silatsa, F. B. T., Yemefack, M., Wendt, J., MacMillan, R. A., Wheeler, I. and Crouch, J. 2021. African soil properties and nutrients mapped at 30 m spatial resolution using two-scale ensemble machine learning. Scientific Reports. 11, p. 6130. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-85639-y

Combining host plant defence with targeted nutrition: key to durable control of hemiparasitic Striga in cereals in sub-Saharan Africa?

Mwangangi, I. M., Buchi, L., Haefele, S. M., Bastiaans, L., Runo, S. and Rodenburg, J. 2021. Combining host plant defence with targeted nutrition: key to durable control of hemiparasitic Striga in cereals in sub-Saharan Africa? New Phytologist. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.17271

Impact of biochar on nutrient supply, crop yield and microbial respiration on sandy soils of northern Germany

Knoblauch, C., Priyadarshani, S. H. R., Haefele, S. M., Schroder, N. and Pfeiffer, E-M. 2021. Impact of biochar on nutrient supply, crop yield and microbial respiration on sandy soils of northern Germany. European Journal of Soil Science. https://doi.org/10.1111/ejss.13088

Soil spectroscopy with the use of chemometrics, machine learning and pre-processing techniques in soil diagnosis: Recent advances–A review

Barra, I., Haefele, S. M., Sakrabani, R. and Kebede, F. 2021. Soil spectroscopy with the use of chemometrics, machine learning and pre-processing techniques in soil diagnosis: Recent advances–A review. Trends in Analytical Chemistry - TrAC. 135 (February), p. 116166. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trac.2020.116166

In quest of nitrogen use efficient rice genotypes for drought-prone rainfed ecosystems

Karmaker, B., Haefele, S. M., Henry, A., Kabir, M. H., Islam, A. and Biswas, J. C. 2021. In quest of nitrogen use efficient rice genotypes for drought-prone rainfed ecosystems. Frontiers in Agronomy. https://doi.org/10.3389/fagro.2020.607792

A comparison of soil texture measurements using mid-infrared spectroscopy (MIRS) and laser diffraction analysis (LDA) in diverse soils

Thomas, C. L., Hernandez, J. M. B., Dunham, S. J., McGrath, S. P. and Haefele, S. M. 2021. A comparison of soil texture measurements using mid-infrared spectroscopy (MIRS) and laser diffraction analysis (LDA) in diverse soils. Scientific Reports. 11 (1), p. 16. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-79618-y

Plant Available Zinc Is Influenced by Landscape Position in the Amhara Region, Ethiopia

Desta, M. K., Broadley, M. R., McGrath, S. P., Hernandez-Allica, J., Hassall, K. L., Gameda. S., Amede. T. and Haefele, S. M. 2021. Plant Available Zinc Is Influenced by Landscape Position in the Amhara Region, Ethiopia. Plants - Basel. 10 (2), p. 254. https://doi.org/10.3390/plants10020254

Comprehensive nutrient analysis in agricultural organic amendments through non-destructive assays using machine learning

Towett, E. K., Drake, L. B., Acquah, G., Haefele, S. M., McGrath, S. P. and Shepherd, K. D. 2020. Comprehensive nutrient analysis in agricultural organic amendments through non-destructive assays using machine learning. PLOS ONE. 15 (12), p. e0242821. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0242821

Non‐flooding rice yield response to straw biochar and controlled‐release fertilizer

Yang, X., Liu, H., Mao, X., Deng, J. and Haefele, S. M. 2020. Non‐flooding rice yield response to straw biochar and controlled‐release fertilizer. Agronomy Journal. 112 (6), pp. 4799-4809. https://doi.org/10.1002/agj2.20430

Predicting the growth of lettuce from soil infrared reflectance spectra: the potential for crop management

Breure, T. S., Milne, A. E., Webster, R., Haefele, S. M., Hannam, J. A., Moreno-Rojas, S. and Corstanje, R. 2021. Predicting the growth of lettuce from soil infrared reflectance spectra: the potential for crop management. Precision Agriculture. 22, p. 226–248. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11119-020-09739-x

What is a good level of soil organic matter? An index based on organic carbon to clay ratio

Prout, J. M., Shepherd, K. D., McGrath, S. P., Kirk, G. J. D. and Haefele, S. M. 2020. What is a good level of soil organic matter? An index based on organic carbon to clay ratio. European Journal of Soil Science. pp. 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1111/ejss.13012

Data Study Group Network Final Report: Rothamsted Research

Breure, T., Carmona, C. U., Ellisck, S., Evans, B., Fahmi, A., Haefele, S. M., Hassall, K. L., Loning, M., Ruiz, D. P., Shchepanovska, D. and Thomas, C. L. 2020. Data Study Group Network Final Report: Rothamsted Research. Data Study Group Network Final Report: Rothamsted Research. Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3775489

The Effect of Different Organic Fertilizers on Yield and Soil and Crop Nutrient Concentrations

Thomas, C. L., Acquah, G., Whitmore, A. P., McGrath, S. P. and Haefele, S. M. 2019. The Effect of Different Organic Fertilizers on Yield and Soil and Crop Nutrient Concentrations. Agronomy. 9 (12), p. 776. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy9120776

Understanding the interactions between biomass, grain production and grain protein content in high and low protein wheat genotypes under controlled environments.

Eichi, V. R., Okamato, M., Haefele, S. M., Jewell, N., Brien, C., Garnett, T. and Langridge, P. 2019. Understanding the interactions between biomass, grain production and grain protein content in high and low protein wheat genotypes under controlled environments. Agronomy. 9 (11), p. 706. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy9110706

DREB/CBF expression in wheat and barley using the stress-inducible promoters of HD-Zip I genes: impact on plant development, stress tolerance and yield

Yang, Y., Al-Baidhani, H. H. J., Harris, J., Riboni, M., Li, Y., Mazonka, I., Bazanova, N., Chirkova, L., Hussain, S. S., Hrmova, M., Haefele, S. M., Lopato, S. and Kovalchuk, N. 2019. DREB/CBF expression in wheat and barley using the stress-inducible promoters of HD-Zip I genes: impact on plant development, stress tolerance and yield. Plant Biotechnology Journal. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.13252

[Book review] Managing soil health for sustainable agriculture Edited by D Reicosky. Burleigh Dodds Series in Agriculture Science, Cambridge, UK, 2018. Volume 1: Fundamentals, £200, hardback, ISBN 9781786761880; Volume 2: Monitoring and Management, £160, hardback, ISBN 9781786761927

Haefele, S. M. 2019. [Book review] Managing soil health for sustainable agriculture Edited by D Reicosky. Burleigh Dodds Series in Agriculture Science, Cambridge, UK, 2018. Volume 1: Fundamentals, £200, hardback, ISBN 9781786761880; Volume 2: Monitoring and Management, £160, hardback, ISBN 9781786761927. European Journal of Soil Science. https://doi.org/10.1111/ejss.12870

Synergy of reduced gypsum and pressmud – a cost effective approach for sustainable reclamation of degraded sodic lands

Singh, Y. P., Mishra, V. K., Bharadwaj, A. K., Arora, S., Singh, A. K., Singh, S., Singh, U. S., Ismail, A. M. and Haefele, S. M. 2019. Synergy of reduced gypsum and pressmud – a cost effective approach for sustainable reclamation of degraded sodic lands. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 89 (6).

Genome-wide association mapping of grain yield in a diverse collection of spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) evaluated in southern Australia

Garcia, M., Eckermann, P., Haefele, S. M., Satija, S., Sznaidjer, B., Timmins, A., Baumann, U., Wolters, P., Mather, D .E. and Fleury, D. 2019. Genome-wide association mapping of grain yield in a diverse collection of spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) evaluated in southern Australia. PLOS ONE. 14 (2), p. e0211730. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0211730

Quantitative Estimation of Wheat Phenotyping Traits Using Ground and Aerial Imagery

Khan, Z., Chopin, J., Cai, J., Rahimi-Fichi, V., Laga, H., Haefele, S. M. and Miklavcic, S. J. 2018. Quantitative Estimation of Wheat Phenotyping Traits Using Ground and Aerial Imagery. Remote Sensing. 10 (6), p. 950. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs10060950

Site-specific nutrient management enhances sink size, a major yield constraint in rainfed lowland rice

Banayo, N. P. M. C., Bueno, C. S., Haefele, S. M., Desamero, N. V. and Kato, Y. 2018. Site-specific nutrient management enhances sink size, a major yield constraint in rainfed lowland rice. Field Crops Research. 224 (1 July), pp. 76-79. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fcr.2018.05.006

Estimation of vegetation indices for high-throughput phenotyping of wheat breeding lines using aerial imaging.

Khan, Z., Rahimi-Eichi, V., Haefele, S. M., Garnett, T. and Miklavcic, S. J. 2018. Estimation of vegetation indices for high-throughput phenotyping of wheat breeding lines using aerial imaging. Plant Methods. 14, p. 20. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13007-018-0287-6

Overexpression of the class I homeodomain transcription factor TaHDZipI‐5 increases drought and frost tolerance in transgenic wheat

Yang, Y., Luang, S., Harris, J., Riboni, M., Li, Y., Bazanova, N., Hrmova, M., Haefele, S. M., Kovalchuk, N. and Lopato, S. 2017. Overexpression of the class I homeodomain transcription factor TaHDZipI‐5 increases drought and frost tolerance in transgenic wheat. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 16 (6), pp. 1227-1240. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12865

On-farm assessment of site-specific nutrient management for rainfed lowland rice in the Philippines

Banayo, N. P. M. C., Haefele, S. M., Desamero, N. V. and Kato, Y. 2017. On-farm assessment of site-specific nutrient management for rainfed lowland rice in the Philippines. Field Crops Research. 220, pp. 88-96. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fcr.2017.09.011

Participatory evaluation guides the development and selection of farmers’ preferred rice varieties for salt- and flood-affected coastal deltas of South and Southeast Asia

Burman, D., Maji, B., Singh, Sudhanshu, Mandal, Subhasis, Sarangi, Sukanta K., Bandyopadhyay, B. K., Bal, A. R., Sharma, D. K., Krishnamurthy, S. L., Singh, H. N., delosReyes, A. S., Villanueva, D., Paris, T., Singh, U. S., Haefele, S. M. and Ismail, Abdelbagi M. 2018. Participatory evaluation guides the development and selection of farmers’ preferred rice varieties for salt- and flood-affected coastal deltas of South and Southeast Asia. Field Crops Research. 220, pp. 67-77. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fcr.2017.03.009

A Survey: Potential Impact of Genetically Modified Maize Tolerant to Drought or Resistant to Stem Borers in Uganda

Wamatsembe, I., Asea, G. and Haefele, S. M. 2017. A Survey: Potential Impact of Genetically Modified Maize Tolerant to Drought or Resistant to Stem Borers in Uganda. Agronomy. 7 (1), p. 24. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy7010024

Timing of weed management and yield losses due to weeds in irrigated rice in the Sahel

Johnson, D. E., Wopereis, M. C. S., Mbodj, D., Diallo, S., Powers, S. J. and Haefele, S. M. 2004. Timing of weed management and yield losses due to weeds in irrigated rice in the Sahel. Field Crops Research. 85 (1), pp. 31-42. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0378-4290(03)00124-2

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