Christine Watson

Prof

  • Craibstone Estate, Bucksburn, SRUC, Ferguson Building

    AB21 9YA Aberdeen

    United Kingdom

1993 …2020

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Research Output

2020

Disease suppressive soils vary in resilience to stress

Döring, T., Rosslenbroich, D., Giese, C., Athmann, M., Watson, CA., Vago, I., Katai, J., Tallai, M. & Bruns, C., May 2020, In : Applied Soil Ecology. 149, 7 p., 103482.

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Re-designing organic grain legume cropping systems using systems agronomy

Reckling, M., Bergkvist, G., Watson, CA., Stoddard, F. & Bachinger, J., Jan 2020, In : European Journal of Agronomy. 112, 13 p., 125951.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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2 Citations (Scopus)
20 Downloads (Pure)

Regional land use efficiency and nutritional quality of protein production

Leinonen, I., Iannetta, P. PM., MacLeod, M., Rees, RM., Russell, W., Watson, CA. & Barnes, AP., Sep 2020, In : Global Food Security. 26, 100386.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Socio-ecological factors determine crop performance in agricultural systems

Nkurunziza, L., Watson, CA., Öborn, I., Smith, H. G., Bergkvist, G. & Bengtsson, J., 6 Mar 2020, In : Scientific Reports. 10, 4232.

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2019

Conceptual framework underpinning management of soil health - supporting site-specific delivery of sustainable agro-ecosystems

Stockdale, EA., Griffiths, BS., Hargreaves, PR., Bhogal, A., Crotty, FV. & Watson, CA., May 2019, In : Food and Energy Security. 8, 2, 18 p., e00158.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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3 Citations (Scopus)
23 Downloads (Pure)

Exploring the systems concept in contemporary organic farming research.

Watson, CA. & Pearce, B. D., Mar 2019, The science beneath organic production. . Atkinson, D. & Watson, C. (eds.). Chichester: Wiley Blackwell, p. 273-288

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Farmer perceptions of legumes and their functions in smallholder farming systems in east Africa

Muoni, T., Barnes, AP., Öborn, I., Watson, CA., Bergkvist, G., Shiluli, M. & Duncan, A. J., 2019, In : International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability. 17, 3, p. 205-218 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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5 Citations (Scopus)
11 Downloads (Pure)

Linking arable cropping and livestock production for efficient recycling of N and P

Watson, CA., Topp, CFE. & Ryschawy, J., 2019, Agroecosystem Diversity: Reconciling Contemporary Agriculture and Environmental Quality. Lemaire, G., Carvalho, P. C. D. F., Kronberg, S. & Recous, S. (eds.). Academic Press, p. 169-188

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Lysine supply is a critical factor in achieving sustainable global protein economy

Leinonen, I., Iannetta, PPM., Rees, RM., Russell, W., Watson, CA. & Barnes, AP., 24 Apr 2019, In : Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 3, 27.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
22 Downloads (Pure)

Reducing soil erosion in smallholder farming systems in east Africa through the introduction of different crop types

Muoni, T., Koomson, E., Öborn, I., Marohn, C., Watson, CA., Bergkvist, G., Barnes, AP., Cadisch, G. & Duncan, A., 17 Sep 2019, In : Experimental Agriculture.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)

Review of causes and sources of N2O emissions and NO3 leaching from organic arable crop rotations

Hansen, S., Frøseth, R., Stenberg, M., Stalenga, J., Olesen, J. E., Krauss, M., Radzikowski, P., Doltra, J., Nadeem, S., Torp, T., Pappa, AV. & Watson, CA., 17 Jul 2019, In : Biogeosciences. 16, 14, p. 2795-2819 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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3 Citations (Scopus)
109 Downloads (Pure)
2018

Demographic quantification of carbon and nitrogen dynamics associated with root turnover in white clover

Scott, GD., Baddeley, JA., Watson, CA. & Robinson, D., 11 Jan 2018, In : Plant, Cell and Environment. 41, 9, p. 2045 - 2056 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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2 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Grain legume yields are as stable as other spring crops in long-term experiments across northern Europe

Reckling, M., Döring, TF., Bergkvist, G., Stoddard, FL., Watson, CA., Seddig, S., Chmielewski, F-M. & Bachinger, J., 2 Nov 2018, In : Agronomy for Sustainable Development. 38, 6, 10 p., 63.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Risks and opportunities of increasing yields in organic farming: a review

Roos, E., Mie, A., Wivstad, M., Salomon, E., Johansson, B., Gunnarsson, S., Wallenbeck, A., Hoffmann, R., Nilsson, U., Sundberg, C. & Watson, CA., 27 Feb 2018, In : Agronomy for Sustainable Development. 38, 2, 21 p., 14.

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37 Citations (Scopus)
49 Downloads (Pure)

Supporting human nutrition in Africa through the integration of new and orphan crops into food systems: Placing the work of the African Orphan Crops Consortium in context

Dawson, ID., Hendre, P., Powell, W., Sila, D., McMullin, S., Simons, T., Revoredo-Giha, C., Odeny, D. A., Barnes, AP., Graudal, L., Watson, CA., Hoad, SP., Burnett, FJ., Muchugi, A., Roshetko, J. M., Hale, I. L., Van Deynze, A., Mayes, S., Kindt, R., Prabhu, R. & 5 others, Cheng, S., Xu, X., Guarino, L., Shapiro, H. & Jamnadass, R., Feb 2018, Working Paper No. 276 ed., World Agroforestry United Nations, 42 p.

Research output: Working paper

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95 Downloads (Pure)
2017
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9 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

Changes in soil C and N stocks and C:N stoichiometry 21 years after land use change on an arable mineral topsoil

Baddeley, JA., Edwards, AC. & Watson, CA., 11 May 2017, In : Geoderma. 303, p. 19 - 26 8 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Grain legume production and use in European agricultural systems

Watson, CA., Reckling, M., Preissel, S., Bachinger, J., Bergkvist, G., Kuhlman, T., Lindstrom, K., Nemecek, T., Topp, CFE., Vanhatalo, A., Zander, P., Murphy-Bokern, D., Stoddard, FL. & Sparks, DL. (ed.), 2017, Advances in Agronomy. Sparks, DL. (ed.). Elsevier Academic Press, Vol. 144. p. 235 - 303 69 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

50 Citations (Scopus)

Legume-based green manure crops

Baddeley, J. A., Pappa, V. A., Pristeri, A., Bergkvist, G., Monti, M., Reckling, M., Schläfke, N. & Watson, C. A., 2017, Legumes in Cropping Systems. Murphy-Bokern, D., Stoddard, FL. & Watson, C. A. (eds.). CABI International, p. 125-138 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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1 Citation (Scopus)
25 Downloads (Pure)

Legumes in Cropping Systems

Murphy-Bokern, D., Stoddard, F., Watson, CA., Murphy-Bokern, D. (ed.), Stoddard, F. (ed.) & Watson, CA. (ed.), 2017, CABI Publishing.

Research output: Book/Report/Policy BriefBook

Understanding effects of multiple farm management practices on barley performance

Nkurunziza, L., Chongtham, IR., Watson, CA., Marstorp, H., Oborn, I., Bergkvist, G. & Bengtsson, J., 28 Jul 2017, In : European Journal of Agronomy. 90, p. 43 - 52 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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6 Citations (Scopus)
15 Downloads (Pure)

Weeds in organic fertility-building leys: aspects of species richness and weed management

Döring, TF., Storkey, J., Baddeley, JA., Collins, RP., Crowley, O., Howlett, SA., Jones, HE., McCalman, H., Measures, M., Pearce, H., Roderick, S., Watson, CA. & Wolfe, MS., 1 Dec 2017, In : Organic Farming. 3, 1, p. 51 - 65 15 p.

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2016

A comparative nitrogen balance and productivity analysis of legume and non-legume supported cropping systems: the potential role of biological nitrogen fixation

Iannetta, PPM., Young, M., Bachinger, J., Bergkvist, G., Doltra, J., Lopez-Bellido, RJ., Monti, M., Pappa, VA., Reckling, M., Topp, CFE., Walker, RL., Rees, RM., Watson, CA., James, EK., Squire, GR. & Begg, GS., Nov 2016, In : Frontiers in Plant Science. 7, 1700.

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17 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Factors influencing crop rotation strategies on organic farms with different time periods since conversion to organic production

Chongtham, IR., Bergkvist, G., Watson, CA., Sandstrom, E., Bengtsson, J. & Oborn, I., 19 Apr 2016, In : Biological Agriculture and Horticulture. 33, 1, p. 14 - 27 14 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
40 Downloads (Pure)

Grain legume decline and potential recovery in European agriculture: a review

Zander, P., Amjath-Babu, TS., Preissel, S., Reckling, M., Bues, A., Schlafke, N., Kuhlman, T., Bachinger, J., Uthes, A., Stoddard, F., Murphy-Bokern, D. & Watson, CA., Jun 2016, In : Agronomy for Sustainable Development. 36, 20 p., 26.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

54 Citations (Scopus)

Residue-C effects on denitrification vary with soil depth

Kuntz, M., Morley, NJ., Hallett, PD., Watson, CA. & Baggs, EM., 27 Sep 2016, In : Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 103, p. 365 - 375 11 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
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Trade-offs between economic and environmental impacts of introducing legumes into cropping systems

Reckling, M., Bergkvist, G., Watson, CA., Stoddard, FL., Zander, PM., Walker, RL., Pristeri, A., Toncea, I. & Bachinger, J., 23 May 2016, In : Frontiers in Plant Science. 7, 669, p. 1 - 15 15 p.

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46 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)
2015

A cropping system assessment framework - evaluating effects of introducing legumes into crop rotations

Reckling, M., Hecker, J-M., Bergkvist, G., Watson, CA., Zander, P., Schlafke, N., Stoddard, FL., Eory, V., Topp, CFE., Maire, J. & Bachinger, J., 2015, In : European Journal of Agronomy. 76, p. 186 - 197 12 p.

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54 Citations (Scopus)
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A framework for designing multi-functional cover crops

Storkey, J., Döring, TF., Baddeley, JA., Collins, R., Roderick, S., Stobart, R., Jones, HE. & Watson, CA., Jun 2015, Aspects of Applied Biology. Association of Applied Biologists, Vol. 129. p. 7 - 12 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Assessing soil organic matter changes in an organically managed long-term crop rotation experiment

Cloy, JM., Rees, RM., Drewer, J., Helfrich, M., Ball, BC., Buckingham, S., Topp, CFE., Walker, RL., Watson, CA. & Mayer, C., 2015, Aspects of Applied Biology. Association of Applied Biologists, Vol. 128. p. 111 - 118 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Engineering a plant community to deliver multiple ecosystem services

Storkey, J., Doring, T., Baddeley, JA., Collins, R., Roderick, S., Jones, H. & Watson, CA., 1 Jun 2015, In : Ecological Applications. 25, 4, p. 1034 - 1043 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Citations (Scopus)

Impacts of very long-term fertiliser addition on a temperate grassland ecosystem

Kidd, J., Stockdale, EA., Watson, CA. & Manning, P., May 2015, Aspects of Applied Biology. Association of Applied Biologists, Vol. 128. p. 103 - 108 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Long-term productivity of legume based crop rotations

Watson, CA., Topp, CFE. & Walker, RL., May 2015, Aspects of Applied Biology. Association of Applied Biologists, Vol. 128. p. 189 - 194 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Nitrogen fixation in a ley-arable rotation

Watson, CA., Rees, RM. & Topp, CFE., May 2015, Aspects of Applied Biology. Association of Applied Biologists, Vol. 128. p. 245 - 248 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Predicting the effect of rotation design on N, P, K balances on organic farms using the NDICEA model

Smith, LG., Tarsitano, D., Topp, CFE., Jones, SK., Gerrard, CL., Pearce, BD., Williams, AG. & Watson, CA., 2015, In : Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. 31, p. 471 - 484 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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3 Citations (Scopus)
20 Downloads (Pure)

Quantifying annual variations in field scale element flows and balances is essential for sustainable nutrient management in farming systems

Bengtsson, H., Watson, CA., Jonsson, S. & Oborn, I., 2015, In : Biological Agriculture and Horticulture. 32, 2, p. 110 - 126 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

The influence of liming on grassland soil microbial communities which have been subject to very long-term acidity

Kidd, J., Stockdale, EA., Watson, CA. & Manning, P., May 2015, Aspects of Applied Biology. Association of Applied Biologists, Vol. 128. p. 239 - 244 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2014

Improving intercropping: a synthesis of research in agronomy, plant physiology and ecology

Brooker, RW., Bennett, AE., Cong, W-F., Daniell, TJ., George, TS., Hallet, PD., Hawes, C., Iannetta, PPM., Jones, HG., Karley, AJ., Li, L., McKenzie, BM., Pakeman, RJ., Paterson, E., Schob, C., Shen, J., Squire, G., Watson, CA., Zhang, C., Zhang, F. & 2 others, Zhang, J. & White, PJ., 2014, In : New Phytologist. 206, 1, p. 107 - 117 11 p.

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291 Citations (Scopus)
32 Downloads (Pure)

Investigating the use of silage effluent to improve available phosphorus from Gafsa phosphate rock

Knox, OGG., Achara, ON., Parker, J., Alegria, R., Walker, RL., Edwards, AC. & Watson, CA., 2014, In : Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 45, 3, p. 332 - 346 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
1 Citation (Scopus)

Micronutrient concentrations in relation to phenological development of red clover (Trifolium pratense L.), perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.) and timothy (Phleum pratense L.)

Lindstrom, BEM., Frankow-Lindberg, BE., Dahlin, AS., Wivstad, M. & Watson, CA., Jun 2014, In : Grass and Forage Science. 69, 2, p. 276 - 284 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Red clover increases micronutrient concentrations in forage mixtures

Lindstrom, BEM., Frankow-Lindberg, BE., Dahlin, AS., Watson, CA. & Wivstad, M., 2014, In : Field Crops Research. 169, p. 99 - 106 8 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Seasonal nitrous oxide emissions from field soils under reduced tillage, compost application or organic farming

Ball, BC., Griffiths, BS., Topp, CFE., Wheatley, R., Walker, RL., Rees, RM., Watson, CA., Gordon, H., Hallett, PD., McKenzie, BM. & Nevison, IM., 2014, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 189, p. 171 - 180 10 p.

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24 Citations (Scopus)
14 Downloads (Pure)

Soil phosphorus management in organic cropping systems: From current practices to avenues for a more efficient use of P resources

Nesme, T., Colomb, B., Hinsinger, P. & Watson, C. A., 1 Nov 2014, Organic Farming, Prototype for Sustainable Agricultures. Springer Netherlands, Vol. 9789400779273. p. 23-45 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

12 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Nitrous oxide emissions from European agriculture - an analysis of variability and drivers of emissions from field experiments

Rees, R. M., Augustin, J., Alberti, G., Ball, B. C., Boeckx, P., Cantarel, A., Castaldi, S., Chirinda, N., Chojnicki, B., Giebels, M., Gordon, H., Grosz, B., Horvath, L., Juszczak, R., Kasimir Klemedtsson, Å., Klemedtsson, L., Medinets, S., Machon, A., Mapanda, F., Nyamangara, J. & 14 others, Olesen, J. E., Reay, D. S., Sanchez, L., Sanz Cobena, A., Smith, K. A., Sowerby, A., Sommer, M., Soussana, J. F., Stenberg, M., Topp, C. F. E., Van Cleemput, O., Vallejo, A., Watson, C. A. & Wuta, M., 22 Apr 2013, In : Biogeosciences. 10, 4, p. 2671-2682 12 p.

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76 Citations (Scopus)
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Nitrous oxide mitigation in UK agriculture

Rees, RM., Baddeley, JA., Bhogal, A., Ball, BC., Chadwick, DR., MacLeod, M., Lilly, A., Pappa, VA., Thorman, RE., Watson, CA. & Williams, JR., 2013, In : Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. 59, p. 3 - 15 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

27 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Elemental status (Cu, Mo, Co, B, S and Zn) of Scottish agricultural soils compared with a soil-based risk assessment

Edwards, AC., Coull, M., Sinclair, AH., Walker, RL. & Watson, CA., 23 Apr 2012, In : Soil Use and Management. 28, p. 167 - 176 10 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
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18 Citations (Scopus)

Micronutrient concentrations in common and novel forage species and varieties grown on two contrasting soils

Lindstrom, BEM., Frankow-Lindberg, BE., Dahlin, AS., Wivstad, M. & Watson, CA., 2012, In : Grass and Forage Science. 68, 3, p. 427 - 436 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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19 Citations (Scopus)