Retter, A. L.

TitleRetter, A. L.

Research outputs

Isolation and phylogenetic analysis of extracellular polymeric substances producing bacterial strains from a biogas plant

Arunasri, K., Rao Ravella, S., Retter, A. L., Hobbs, P. and Shivaji, S. 2010. Isolation and phylogenetic analysis of extracellular polymeric substances producing bacterial strains from a biogas plant. Abstracts 4th International Conference on Biofilms: Communities Bridging Disciplines, Winchester, 1-3 September 2010 .

Variations in extracellular polysaccharides content and microbial community in grassland soils

Rao Ravella, S., Hobbs, P., Redmile-Gordon, M. A. and Retter, A. L. 2010. Variations in extracellular polysaccharides content and microbial community in grassland soils. Abstracts 4th International Conference on Biofilms: Communities Bridging Disciplines, Winchester, 1-3 September 2010 . pp. 50-51

Effect of biomass hydrolysis on biogas production

Ravella Rao, S., Retter, A. L. and Hobbs, P. J. 2010. Effect of biomass hydrolysis on biogas production. Abstracts 14th Ramiran International Conference, Lisbon, 12-15 September 2010 .

Benchmarking commercial biogas plants to improve performance

Hobbs, P. J., Rao Ravella, S., Ward, A. J., Schattauer, A., Retter, A. L., Williams, J., Eder, M. and Amon, T. 2010. Benchmarking commercial biogas plants to improve performance. Abstracts 14th Ramiran International Conference, Lisbon, 12-15 September 2010 .

Microbial diversity of a methanogenic community present in a commercial biogas plant

Arunasri, K., Rao Ravella, S., Hobbs, P., Mohd, A., Sunil, B., Retter, A. L. and Shivaji, S. 2010. Microbial diversity of a methanogenic community present in a commercial biogas plant. Abstracts Molecular Biology of Archaea II: a Biochemical Society Focused Meeting, Cambridge, 16-18 August 2010 .

Extracellular polysaccharide (EPS) production by a novel strain of yeast-like fungus Aureobasidium pullulans

Rao Ravella, S., Suarez Quinones, T., Retter, A. L., Heiermann, M., Amon, T. and Hobbs, P. J. 2010. Extracellular polysaccharide (EPS) production by a novel strain of yeast-like fungus Aureobasidium pullulans. Carbohydrate Polymers. 82, pp. 728-732.

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

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

Cryptococcus shivajii sp. nov.: a novel basidiomycetous yeast isolated from biogas reactor

Rao Ravella, S., James, S. A., Bond, C. J., Roberts, I. N., Cross, K., Retter, A. L. and Hobbs, P. J. 2010. Cryptococcus shivajii sp. nov.: a novel basidiomycetous yeast isolated from biogas reactor. Current Microbiology. 60, pp. 12-16.

Will additional straw bedding in buildings housing cattle and pigs reduce ammonia emissions?

Gilhespy, S. L., Webb, J., Chadwick, D. R., Misselbrook, T. H., Kay, R., Camp, V., Retter, A. L. and Bason, A. 2009. Will additional straw bedding in buildings housing cattle and pigs reduce ammonia emissions? Biosystems Engineering. 102, pp. 180-189.

Optimising biogas fermentation using the Taguchi methodology

Ravella, S. R., Hobbs, P. J., Williams, J. S. and Retter, A. L. 2008. Optimising biogas fermentation using the Taguchi methodology. 13th RAMIRAN International Conference, 'Potential for simple technology solutions in organic manure management', Albena, Bulgaria, 11-14 June 2008.

Software sensor monitoring and fuzzy control of biogas production

Ward, A. J., Hobbs, P. J., Ravella, S. R., Williams, J. S. and Retter, A. L. 2008. Software sensor monitoring and fuzzy control of biogas production. 13th RAMIRAN International Conference, 'Potential for simple technology solutions in organic manure management', Albena, Bulgaria, 11-14 June 2008.

Optimisation of biogas production from a microbial perspective

Hobbs, P. J., Ward, A. J., Ravella, S. R., Williams, J. S. and Retter, A. L. 2008. Optimisation of biogas production from a microbial perspective. 13th RAMIRAN International Conference, 'Potential for simple technology solutions in organic manure management', Albena, Bulgaria, 11-14 June 2008.

Investigation of the microbial community structure for improved biogas production

Lindo, M., Retter, A. L., Ravella, S. R. and Hobbs, P. J. 2007. Investigation of the microbial community structure for improved biogas production. Workshop on Increasing the Uptake of Anaerobic Digestion, Exeter Univeristy, 3-4 September 2007.

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

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

Influence of application rate and method on nitrogen losses from slurry applied to grassland

Misselbrook, T. H., Gilhespy, S. L., Yamulki, S., Camp, V., Donovan, N., Bulmer, N., Retter, A. L., Williams, J., Chambers, B. J., Sagoo, E. and Thorman, R. E. 2006. Influence of application rate and method on nitrogen losses from slurry applied to grassland. Petersen, S. O. (ed.) Proceedings of 12th RAMIRAN International Conference, 'Technology for Recycling of Manure and Organic Residues in a Whole-Farm Perspective. DIAS Report No. 123, Vol. II, Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Tjele, 11-13 September 2006. pp. 281-283

Dependence of ammonia emissions from housing on the time cattle spent inside

Gilhespy, S. L., Webb, J., Retter, A. L. and Chadwick, D. R. 2006. Dependence of ammonia emissions from housing on the time cattle spent inside. Journal of Environmental Quality. 35 (5), pp. 1659-1667.

Measurement and abatement of ammonia emissions from hard standings used by livestock

Gilhespy, S. L., Camp, V., Retter, A. L., Misselbrook, T. H. and Webb, J. 2005. Measurement and abatement of ammonia emissions from hard standings used by livestock. Bernal, M. P., Moral, R., Clemente, C. and Paredes, C. (ed.) 11th International Conference of the FAO ESCORENA Network on Recycling of Agricultural, Municipal and Industrial Residues in Agriculture (RAMIRAN), Murcia, Spain, 6-9 October 2004. pp. 241-244

Lysimeter experiments to determine the ability of soil to reduce concentrations of BOD, available P and inorganic N in dirty water

Brookman, S. K. E., Chadwick, D. R. and Retter, A. L. 2005. Lysimeter experiments to determine the ability of soil to reduce concentrations of BOD, available P and inorganic N in dirty water. Environmental Technology. 26, pp. 1189-1204.

Use of additional straw to reduce ammonia emissions from housed livestock

Balsdon, S. L., Webb, J., Chadwick, D. R., Retter, A. L. and Day, J. 2002. Use of additional straw to reduce ammonia emissions from housed livestock. Poster 10th International Conference of the European cooperative network on recycling of agricultural, municipal and industrial residues in agriculture (RAMIRAN), Strbske Pleso, High Tatras, Slovak Republic, 14-18 May 2002.

Soil based treatment systems for dirty water

Brookman, S. K. E., Chadwick, D. R., Pain, B. F., Harrod, T. R. and Retter, A. L. 2000. Soil based treatment systems for dirty water. Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research IGER, North Wyke Okehampton.