• Craibstone Estate, Bucksburn, SRUC, Ferguson Building

    AB21 9YA Aberdeen

    United Kingdom

1993 …2020

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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.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
17 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., 8 Jun 2020, In : Global Food Security. 26, 100386.

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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.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
17 Downloads (Pure)

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.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)

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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4 Citations (Scopus)
19 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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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.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
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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)
2017
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9 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)
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10 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

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.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
13 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., 21 Nov 2016, In : Frontiers in Plant Science. 7, 1700

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15 Citations (Scopus)
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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)
34 Downloads (Pure)

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)
7 Downloads (Pure)

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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43 Citations (Scopus)
5 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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51 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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46 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
2014

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.

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2 Citations (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.

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7 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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6 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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23 Citations (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)
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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73 Citations (Scopus)
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2012
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10 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)
17 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.

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17 Citations (Scopus)

Revisiting herbage sample collection and preparation procedures to minimise risks of trace element contamination

Sigrun Dahlin, A., Edwards, AC., Lindstrom, BEM., Ramezanian, A., Shand, CA., Walker, RL., Watson, CA. & Oborn, I., 2012, In : European Journal of Agronomy. 43, p. 33 - 39 7 p.

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18 Citations (Scopus)
9 Citations (Scopus)
2011
7 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
63 Citations (Scopus)

Revisiting the multiple benefits of historical crop rotations within contemporary UK agricultural systems

Knox, OGG., Leake, AR., Walker, RL., Edwards, AC. & Watson, CA., 2011, In : Journal of Sustainable Agriculture. 35, p. 163 - 179 17 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Arable plant communities as indicators of farming practice

Hawes, C., Squire, GR., Hallet, PD., Watson, CA. & Young, M., 2010, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 138, 1-2, p. 17 - 26 10 p.

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74 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Considerations for Scottish soil monitoring in the European context

Alders, AI., Hough, RC., Towers, W., Black, HIJ., Ball, BC., Griffiths, BS., Hopkins, DW., Lilly, A., McKenzie, BM., Rees, RM., Sinclair, A., Watson, CA. & Campbell, CD., 2009, In : European Journal of Soil Science. 60, p. 833 - 843 11 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Research in organic production systems - past, present and future

Watson, CA., Walker, RL. & Stockdale, EA., 2008, In : Journal of Agricultural Science. 146, p. 1 - 19 19 p.

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31 Citations (Scopus)
24 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Controls on soil nitrogen cycling and microbial community composition across land use and incubation temperature

Cookson, WR., Osman, M., Marschner, P., Abaye, DA., Clark, I., Murphy, DV., Stockdale, EA. & Watson, CA., 2007, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 39, p. 744 - 756 13 p.

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172 Citations (Scopus)

Delivering sustainable resource use through organically managed farming systems

Rees, RM., Topp, CFE. & Watson, CA., 2007, In : Aspects of Applied Biology. 80, p. 203 - 206 4 p.

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Nitrous oxide emissions, cereal growth, N recovery and soil nitrogen status after ploughing organically managed grass/clover swards

Ball, BC., Watson, CA. & Crichton, I., 2007, In : Soil Use and Management. 23, p. 145 - 155 11 p.

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29 Citations (Scopus)

Polysaccharides and monosaccharides in the hyphosphere of the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi Glomus E3 and Glomus tenue

Hooker, JE., Piatti, P., Cheshire, MV. & Watson, CA., 2007, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 39, p. 680 - 683 4 p.

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25 Citations (Scopus)
21 Citations (Scopus)

SPACSYS: Integration of a 3D root architecture component to carbon, nitrogen and water cycling - model description

Wu, L., McGechan, MB., McRoberts, N., Baddeley, JA. & Watson, CA., 2007, In : Ecological Modelling. 200, p. 343 - 359 17 p.

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82 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Output and sustainability of organic ley/arable crop rotations at two sites in northern Scotland

Taylor, BR., Younie, D., Matheson, S., Coutts, M., Mayer, C., Watson, CA. & Walker, RL., 2006, In : Journal of Agricultural Science. 144, p. 435 - 447 13 p.

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18 Citations (Scopus)
2005

Critical aspects of potassium management in agricultural systems

Ûborn, I., Andrist-Rangel, M., Askekaard, CA., Grant, CA., Watson, CA. & Edwards, AC., 2005, In : Soil Use and Management. 21, p. 102 - 112 11 p.

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93 Citations (Scopus)
107 Citations (Scopus)

Perspectives on nutrient management in mixed farming systems

Watson, CA., Ûborn, I., Eriksen, J. & Edwards, AC., 2005, In : Soil Use and Management. 21, p. 132 - 140 9 p.

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27 Citations (Scopus)

Prospects, advantages and limitations of future crop production systems dependent upon the management of soil processes

Atkinson, D., Black, KE., Dawson, LA., Dunsiger, Z., Watson, CA. & Wilson, SA., 2005, In : Annals of Applied Biology. 146, p. 203 - 215 13 p.

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19 Citations (Scopus)