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126 Citations (Scopus)
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Achieving mitigation and adaptation to climate change through sustainable agroforestry practices in Africa

Mbow, C., Smith, P., Skole, D., Duguma, L. & Bustamante, M., Feb 2014, In : Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability. 6, p. 8-14 7 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)

A dose-response meta-analysis of the impact of body mass index on stroke and all-cause mortality in stroke patients: a paradox within a paradox

Bagheri, M., Speakman, J. R., Shabbidar, S., Kazemi, F. & Djafarian, K., May 2015, In : Obesity Reviews. 16, 5, p. 416-423 8 p.

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227 Citations (Scopus)

A genome-wide meta-analysis of rice blast resistance genes and quantitative trait loci provides new insights into partial and complete resistance

Ballini, E., Morel, J-B., Droc, G., Price, A., Courtois, B., Notteghem, J-L. & Tharreau, D., Jul 2008, In : Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 21, 7, p. 859-868 10 p.

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Age-related changes in the metabolism and body composition of three dog breeds and their relationship to life expectancy

Speakman, J. R., van Acker, A. & Harper, E. J., 2003, In : Aging Cell. 2, p. 265-275 11 p.

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58 Citations (Scopus)
35 Citations (Scopus)

Antiviral Sensing in Teleost Fish

Zou, J., Bird, S. & Secombes, C., Dec 2010, In : Current Pharmaceutical Design. 16, 38, p. 4185-4193 9 p.

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352 Citations (Scopus)
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Archaeal and bacterial ammonia-oxidisers in soil: the quest for niche specialisation and differentiation

Prosser, J. I. & Nicol, G. W., Nov 2012, In : Trends in Microbiology. 20, 11, p. 523-531 9 p.

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406 Citations (Scopus)

Are microorganisms more effective than plants at competing for nitrogen?

Hodge, A., Robinson, D. & Fitter, A., 2000, In : Trends in Plant Science. 5, p. 304-308 5 p.

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116 Citations (Scopus)

A review of cephalopod-environment interactions in European Seas

Pierce, G. J., Valavanis, V. D., Guerra, A., Jereb, P., Orsi-Relini, L., Bellido-Millan, J. M., Katara, I., Piatkowski, U., Pereira, J., Balguerias, E., Sobrino, I., Lefkaditou, E., Wang, J., Santurtun, M., Boyle, P. R., Hastie, L. C., MacLeod, C. D., Smith, J. M., Viana, M., Gonzalez, A. F. & 1 others, Zuur, A. F., Oct 2008, In : Hydrobiologia. 612, 1, p. 49-70 22 p.

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266 Citations (Scopus)

A Review of Methods for Diet Analysis in Piscivorous Marine Mammals

Pierce, G. J. & Boyle, P. R., 1991, In : Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review. 29, 29, p. 409-486 78 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)

A review of Pinaceae resistance mechanisms against needle and shoot pathogens with a focus on the Dothistroma-Pinus interaction

Fraser, S., Martin-Garcia, J., Perry, A., Kabir, M. S., Owen, T., Solla, A., Brown, A. V., Bulman, L. S., Barnes, I., Hale, M. D., Vasconcelos, M. W., Lewis, K. J., Dogmus-Lehtijarvi, H. T., Markovskaja, S., Woodward, S. & Bradshaw, R. E., Oct 2016, In : Forest Pathology. 46, 5, p. 453-471 19 p.

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26 Citations (Scopus)

A review of the human activities impacting cetaceans in the eastern tropical Atlantic

Weir, C. R. & Pierce, G. J., Oct 2013, In : Mammal Review. 43, 4, p. 258-274 17 p.

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26 Citations (Scopus)

A review of the spatial extent of fishery effects and species vulnerability of the deep-sea demersal fish assemblage of the Porcupine Seabight, Northeast Atlantic Ocean (ICES Subarea VII)

Priede, I. G., Godbold, J. A., Niedzielski, T. M., Collins, M., Bailey, D. M., Gordon, J. D. M. & Zuur, A. F., Jan 2011, In : ICES Journal of Marine Science. 68, 2, p. 281-289

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demersal fish
Atlantic Ocean
marine fish
deep sea
vulnerability
549 Citations (Scopus)

Arsenic as a food chain contaminant: mechanisms of plant uptake and metabolism and mitigation strategies

Zhao, F-J., McGrath, S. P. & Meharg, A. A., Jun 2010, In : Annual Review of Plant Biology. 61, p. 535-559 25 p.

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607 Citations (Scopus)

Arsenic uptake and metabolism in plants

Zhao, F. J., Ma, J. F., Meharg, A. A. & McGrath, S. P., Mar 2009, In : New Phytologist. 181, 4, p. 777-794 18 p.

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42 Citations (Scopus)

A spectrum of disease in Human African trypanosomiasis: the host and parasite genetics of virulence

Sternberg, J. M. & MacLean, L., Dec 2010, In : Parasitology. 137, 14, p. 2007-2015 9 p.

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African trypanosomiasis
African Trypanosomiasis
human diseases
Virulence
Parasites
251 Citations (Scopus)
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Assessing "dangerous climate change": required reduction of carbon emissions to protect young people, future generations and nature

Hansen, J., Kharecha, P., Sato, M., Masson-Delmotte, V., Ackerman, F., Beerling, D. J., Hearty, P. J., Hoegh-Guldberg, O., Hsu, S-L., Parmesan, C., Rockstrom, J., Rohling, E. J., Sachs, J., Smith, P., Steffen, K., Van Susteren, L., von Schuckmann, K. & Zachos, J. C., 3 Dec 2013, In : PloS ONE. 8, 12, 26 p., e81648.

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17 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing existing peatland models for their applicability for modelling greenhouse gas emissions from tropical peat soils

Farmer, J., Matthews, R., Smith, J. U., Smith, P. & Singh, B. K., Oct 2011, In : Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability. 3, 5, p. 339-349 11 p.

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598 Citations (Scopus)

AUTOTROPHIC NITRIFICATION IN BACTERIA

Prosser, J. I., 1989, In : Advances in Microbial Physiology. 30, p. 125-181 57 p.

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131 Citations (Scopus)

Biochemical cycling in the rhizosphere having an impact on global change

Philippot, L., Hallin, S., Borjesson, G. & Baggs, E. M., Aug 2009, In : Plant and Soil. 321, 1, p. 61-81 21 p.

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203 Citations (Scopus)
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Bioenergy and climate change mitigation: an assessment

Creutzig, F., Ravindranath, N. H., Berndes, G., Bolwig, S., Bright, R., Cherubini, F., Chum, H., Corbera, E., Delucchi, M., Faaij, A., Fargione, J., Haberl, H., Heath, G., Lucon, O., Plevin, R., Popp, A., Robledo-Abad, C., Rose, S., Smith, P., Stromman, A. & 2 others, Suh, S. & Masera, O., Sep 2015, In : Global Change Biology. Bioenergy. 7, 5, p. 916-944 29 p.

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341 Citations (Scopus)
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Biophysical and economic limits to negative CO2 emissions

Smith, P., Davis, S. J., Creutzig, F., Fuss, S., Minx, J., Gabrielle, B., Kato, E., Jackson, R. B., Cowie, A., Kriegler, E., van Vuuren, D. P., Rogelj, J., Ciais, P., Milne, J., Canadell, J. G., McCollum, D., Peters, G., Andrew, R., Krey, V., Shrestha, G. & 20 others, Friedlingstein, P., Gasser, T., Gruebler, A., Heidug, W. K., Jonas, M., Jones, C. D., Kraxner, F., Littleton, E., Lowe, J., Moreira, J. R., Nakicenovic, N., Obersteiner, M., Patwardhan, A., Rogner, M., Rubin, E., Sharifi, A., Torvanger, A., Yamagata, Y., Edmonds, J. & Cho, Y., Jan 2016, In : Nature Climate Change. 6, p. 42-50 9 p.

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109 Citations (Scopus)

Birds of prey as limiting factors of gamebird populations in Europe: a review

Valkama, J., Korpimaki, E., Arroyo, B., Beja, P., Bretagnolle, V., Bro, E., Kenward, R., Manosa, S., Redpath, S., Thirgood, S. & Vinuela, J., May 2005, In : Biological Reviews. 80, 2, p. 171-203 33 p.

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458 Citations (Scopus)

Body size, energy metabolism and lifespan

Speakman, J. R., 2005, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 208, p. 1717-1730 14 p.

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Book review: "Soil Carbon"

Dondini, M., Jan 2015, In : European Journal of Soil Science. 66, 1, p. 254 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

soil carbon
carbon
soil
book
soil quality
12 Citations (Scopus)

Boundaries of the wolf and the wild: a conceptual examination of the relationship between rewilding and animal reintroduction

Arts, K., Fischer, A. & van der Wal, R., Jan 2016, In : Restoration Ecology. 24, 1, p. 27-34 8 p.

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201 Citations (Scopus)

Carbon losses from soil and its consequences for land-use management

Dawson, J. J. C. & Smith, P., 1 Sep 2007, In : Science of the Total Environment. 382, 2-3, p. 165-190 26 p.

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139 Citations (Scopus)

Challenges in quantifying biosphere-atmosphere exchange of nitrogen species

Sutton, M. A., Nemitz, E., Erisman, J. W., Beier, C., Bahl, K. B., Cellier, P., de Vries, W., Cotrufo, F., Skiba, U., Di Marco, C., Jones, S., Laville, P., Soussana, J. F., Loubet, B., Twigg, M., Famulari, D., Whitehead, J., Gallagher, M. W., Neftel, A., Flechard, C. R. & 27 others, Herrmann, B., Calanca, P. L., Schjoerring, J. K., Daemmgen, U., Horvath, L., Tang, Y. S., Emmett, B. A., Tietema, A., Penuelas, J., Kesik, M., Brueggemann, N., Pilegaard, K., Vesala, T., Campbell, C. L., Olesen, J. E., Dragosits, U., Theobald, M. R., Levy, P., Mobbs, D. C., Milne, R., Viovy, N., Vuichard, N., Smith, J. U., Smith, P., Bergamaschi, P., Fowler, D. & Reis, S., Nov 2007, In : Environmental Pollution. 150, 1, p. 125-139 15 p.

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78 Citations (Scopus)

Characterisation and expression analysis of interleukin 2 (IL-2) and IL-21 homologues in the Japanese pufferfish, Fugu rubripes, following their discovery by synteny

Bird, S., Zou, J., Kono, T., Sakai, M., Dijkstra, J. M. & Secombes, C. J., Mar 2005, In : Immunogenetics. 56, 12, p. 909-923 15 p.

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57 Citations (Scopus)

Co-benefits, trade-offs, barriers and policies for greenhouse gas mitigation in the agriculture, forestry and other land use (AFOLU) sector

Bustamante, M., Robledo-Abad, C., Harper, R., Mbow, C., Ravindranat, N. H., Sperling, F., Haberl, H., Pinto, A. D. S. & Smith, P., Oct 2014, In : Global Change Biology. 20, 10, p. 3270-3290 21 p.

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178 Citations (Scopus)

Co-evolution of mycorrhizal symbionts and their hosts to metal-contaminated environments

Meharg, A. A. & Cairney, J. W. G., 1999, In : Advances in Ecological Research. 30, p. 69-112 44 p.

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173 Citations (Scopus)

Commemorating Two Centuries of Iodine Research: An Interdisciplinary Overview of Current Research

Kuepper, F. C., Feiters, M. C., Olofsson, B., Kaiho, T., Yanagida, S., Zimmermann, M. B., Carpenter, L. J., Luther, G. W., Lu, Z., Jonsson, M. & Kloo, L., Dec 2011, In : Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 50, 49, p. 11598-11620 23 p.

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86 Citations (Scopus)

Correlations between physiology and lifespan - two widely ignored problems with comparative studies

Speakman, J. R., 2005, In : Aging Cell. 4, p. 167-175 9 p.

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539 Citations (Scopus)

Costs of dispersal

Bonte, D., Van Dyck, H., Bullock, J. M., Coulon, A., Delgado, M., Gibbs, M., Lehouck, V., Matthysen, E., Mustin, K., Saastamoinen, M., Schtickzelle, N., Stevens, V. M., Vandewoestijne, S., Baguette, M., Barton, K., Benton, T. G., Chaput-Bardy, A., Clobert, J., Dytham, C., Hovestadt, T. & 4 others, Meier, C. M., Palmer, S. C. F., Turlure, C. & Travis, J. M. J., May 2012, In : Biological Reviews. 87, 2, p. 290-312 23 p.

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55 Citations (Scopus)

Deep rooting and drought screening of cereal crops: A novel field-based method and its application

McKenzie, B. M., Bengough, A. G., Hallett, P. D., Thomas, W. T. B., Forster, B. & McNicol, J. W., 26 Jun 2009, In : Field Crops Research. 112, 2-3, p. 165-171 7 p.

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162 Citations (Scopus)

Dispersal and species' responses to climate change

Travis, J. M. J., Delgado, M., Bocedi, G., Baguette, M., Barton, K., Bonte, D., Boulangeat, I., Hodgson, J. A., Kubisch, A., Penteriani, V., Saastamoinen, M., Stevens, V. M. & Bullock, J. M., Nov 2013, In : Oikos. 122, 11, p. 1532-1540 9 p.

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23 Citations (Scopus)

Ecological impacts of wind farms on birds: Questions, hypotheses, and research needs

Wang, S., Wang, S. & Smith, P., Apr 2015, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 44, p. 599-607 9 p.

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224 Citations (Scopus)

Ecological information from spatial patterns of plants: insights from point process theory

Law, R., Illian, J. B., Burslem, D. F. R. P., Gratzer, G., Gunatilleke, C. V. S. & Gunatilleke, I. A. U. N., Jul 2009, In : Journal of Ecology. 97, 4, p. 616-628 13 p.

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95 Citations (Scopus)

Ecological knowledge of regeneration from seed in neotropical forest trees: Implications for natural forest management

Guariguata, M. R. & Pinard, M. A., 1998, In : Forest Ecology and Management. 112, p. 87-99 13 p.

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148 Citations (Scopus)

Ectomycorrhizas - extending the capabilities of rhizosphere remediation?

Meharg, A. A. & Cairney, J. W. G., 2000, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 32, p. 1475-1484 10 p.

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233 Citations (Scopus)
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Effects of climate extremes on the terrestrial carbon cycle: concepts, processes and potential future impacts

Frank, D., Reichstein, M., Bahn, M., Frank, D., Thonicke, K., Mahecha, M. D., Smith, P., van der Velde, M., Vicca, S., Babst, F., Beer, C., Buchmann, N., Canadell, J. G., Ciais, P., Cramer, W., Ibrom, A., Miglietta, F., Poulter, B., Rammig, A., Seneviratne, S. I. & 4 others, Walz, A., Wattenbach, M., Zavala, M. A. & Zscheischler, J., Aug 2015, In : Global Change Biology. 21, 8, p. 2861-2880 19 p.

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carbon cycle
Carbon
climate
Ecosystems
Drought
37 Citations (Scopus)

Energetics and longevity in birds

Furness, L. J. & Speakman, J. R., Sep 2008, In : Age. 30, 2-3, p. 75-87 13 p.

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281 Citations (Scopus)

Energy crops: current status and future prospects

Sims, R. E. H., Hastings, A. F. S. J., Schlamadinger, B., Taylor, G. & Smith, P., 2006, In : Global Change Biology. 12, p. 2054-2076 23 p.

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164 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental change and carbon limitation in trees: a biochemical, ecophysiological and ecosystem appraisal

Millard, P., Sommerkorn, M. & Grelet, G-A., Jul 2007, In : New Phytologist. 175, 1, p. 11-28 18 p.

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Evolution of interleukin-1 beta

Bird, S., Zou, J., Wang, T., Munday, B., Cunningham, C. & Secombes, C. J., Dec 2002, In : Cytokine & Growth Factor Reviews. 13, 6, p. 483-502 20 p.

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974 Citations (Scopus)

Facilitation in plant communities: the past, the present, and the future

Brooker, R. W., Maestre, F. T., Callaway, R. M., Lortie, C. L., Cavieres, L. A., Kunstler, G., Liancourt, P., Tielboerger, K., Travis, J. M. J., Anthelme, F., Armas, C., Coll, L., Corcket, E., Delzon, S., Forey, E., Kikvidze, Z., Olofsson, J., Pugnaire, F., Quiroz, C. L., Saccone, P. & 4 others, Schiffers, K., Seifan, M., Touzard, B. & Michalet, R., Jan 2008, In : Journal of Ecology. 96, 1, p. 18-34 17 p.

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76 Citations (Scopus)
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First 20 years of DNDC (DeNitrification DeComposition): Model evolution

Gilhespy, S. L., Anthony, S., Cardenas, L., Chadwick, D., del Prado, A., Li, C., Misselbrook, T., Rees, R. M., Salas, W., Sanz-Cobena, A., Smith, P., Tilston, E. L., Topp, C. F. E., Vetter, S. & Yeluripati, J. B., 24 Nov 2014, In : Ecological Modelling. 292, p. 51-62 12 p.

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151 Citations (Scopus)

Food vs. fuel: the use of land for lignocellulosic 'next generation' energy crops that minimize competition with primary food production

Valentine, J., Clifton-Brown, J., Hastings, A. F. S. J., Robson, P., Allison, G. & Smith, P., Jan 2012, In : Global Change Biology. Bioenergy. 4, 1, p. 1-19 19 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)

Frontiers in host-parasite ecology and evolution

Paterson, S. & Piertney, S. B., Mar 2011, In : Molecular Ecology. 20, 5, p. 869-871 3 p.

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293 Citations (Scopus)

Fruit set, nectar reward, and rarity in the Orchidaceae

Neiland, M. R. M. & Wilcock, C. C., 1998, In : American Journal of Botany. 85, p. 1657-1671 15 p.

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