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Research Interests:

Bioenergy systems, Life cycle analysis, Plant growth, Soil greenhouse gas emissions and Climate change mitigation.

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Research Output 2006 2019

3 Citations (Scopus)

A critical review of the impacts of cover crops on nitrogen leaching, net greenhouse gas balance and crop productivity

Abdalla, M., Hastings, A., Cheng, K., Yue, Q., Chadwick, D., Espenberg, M., Truu, J., Rees, R. M. & Smith, P., 1 Aug 2019, In : Global Change Biology. 25, 8, p. 2530-2543 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
cover crop
Greenhouse gases
greenhouse gas
13 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

Breeding progress and preparedness for mass‐scale deployment of perennial lignocellulosic biomass crops switchgrass, miscanthus, willow and poplar

Clifton-Brown, J., Harfouche, A., Casler, M. D., Jones, H. D., Macalpine, W. J., Murphy-Bokern, D., Smart, L. B., Adler, A., Ashman, C., Awty-Carroll, D., Bastien, C., Bopper, S., Botnari, V., Brancourt-Hulmel, M., Chen, Z., Clark, L. V., Cosentino, S., Dalton, S., Davey, C., Dolstra, O. & 39 others, Donnison, I., Flavell, R., Greef, J., Hanley, S., Hastings, A., Hertzberg, M., Hsu, T-W., Huang, L., Iurato, A., Jensen, E., Jin, X., Jørgensen, U., Kiesel, A., Kim, D-S., Liu, J., McCalmont, J. P., McMahon, B. G., Mos, M., Robson, P., Sacks, E. J., Sandu, A., Scalici, G., Schwarz, K., Scordia, D., Shafiei, R., Shield, I., Slavov, G., Stanton, B. J., Swaminathan, K., Taylor, G., Torres, A. F., Trindade, L. M., Tschaplinski, T., Tuskan, J., Yamada, T., Yeon Yu, C., -Fs Zalesny, R., Zong, J. & Lewandowski, I., Jan 2019, In : Global Change Biology. Bioenergy. 11, 1, p. 118-151 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Panicum virgatum
energy crops

Collecting wild Miscanthus germplasm in Asia for crop improvement and conservation in Europe whilst adhering to the guidelines of the United Nations’ Convention on Biological Diversity

Huang, L. S., Flavell, R., Donnison, I. S., Chiang, Y-C., Hastings, A., Hayes, C., Heidt, C., Hong, H., Hsu, T-W., Humphreys, M., Jackson, J., Norris, J., Schwarz, K-U., Squance, M., Swaller, T., Thomas, I. D., Van Assche, W., Xi, Q., Yamada, T., Youell, S. & 1 others, Clifton-Brown, J., 13 Sep 2019, In : Annals of Botany. 124, 4, p. 591-604 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
United Nations
1 Citation (Scopus)

Estimating greenhouse gases emissions from horticultural peat soils using a DNDC modelling approach

Taft, H. E., Cross, P. A., Hastings, A., Yeluripati, J. & Jones, D. L., 1 Mar 2019, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 233, p. 681-694 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

peat soil
Gas emissions
Greenhouse gases

Investigating The Effect of Expanding The Use of Electric Cars On The Environment: A Case Study From Scotland

Milev, G., Hastings, A. & Al-Habaibeh, A., 11 Sep 2019. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
Railroad cars
Electric vehicles
Internal combustion engines
Greenhouse gases

Activities 2019 2019

  • 1 Visiting an external academic institution

University College London

Nichola Beaumont (Collaborator), Astley Francis St John Hastings (Collaborator), Anita Shepherd (Collaborator)
15 Oct 2019

Activity: External academic activitiesVisiting an external academic institution