SCIENCE

Dr WILLIAM WHALLEY

Soil Scientist

Sustainable Agriculture Sciences

BIOGRAPHY

William has expertise in quantifying abiotic stress environments in soil and their impact on whole plant growth, including root growth. He is interested in the effects of soil management on soil structure.

CONTACT DETAILS

EMAIL:
richard.whalley@rothamsted.ac.uk

    TEL:

    +44 (0) 1582 938 486

      ADDRESS:

      Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, AL5 2JQ

        PROFESSIONAL PLATFORMS

        PUBLICATIONS

        • 2016
          Cardenas, L. M.,Matthews, G. P.,Gregory, A. S.,Whalley, W. R.,Bird, N. R. A.,Misselbrook, T. H.,Laudone, G. M.,Dhanoa, M. S.,Scholefield, D.

          Effect of compaction on nitrous oxide and nitrogen emissions from UK soils

          In: Abstract for GGAA conferernce, Melbourne, 14-18 February, 2016

        • 2016
          Moughan, J.,Mcmillan, V. E.,Melichar, J.,Ranner, D.,Thornton, C.,Whalley, W. R.,Hammond-Kosack, K. E.

          Uniting genetics and chemistry to reduce the risk of take-all disease in 2nd wheat crops

          In: Abstracts Molecular Biology of Plant Pathogens Conference (MBPP), University of West England, Bristol, 8-9 April, 2015 : 26

        • 2015
          Moughan, J.,Mcmillan, V. E.,Melichar, J.,Ranner, D.,Thornton, C.,Whalley, W. R.,Hammond-Kosack, K. E.

          Uniting genetics and chemistry to reduce the risk of take-all disease in 2nd wheat crops

          In: Abstracts 9th Symposium International Society for Root Research (ISRR) "Roots Doen Under", Canberra, Australia, 6-9 Octomber, 2015 : P90

        • 2007
          Humphreys, M. W.,Binley, A.,Clark, L. J.,Hawkins, S. L.,King, I. P.,Macleod, C. J. A.,Turner, L. B.,Whalley, W. R.,Haygarth, P. M.

          Grass roots to improve the management of soil-water

          'High Value Grassland: providing biodiversity, a clean environment and premium products': Proceedings BGS/BES/BSAS Conference, Keele University, Staffs, 17-19 April 2007. British Grassland Society Occasional Symposium, 38 : 249-252

        • 2003
          Miller, A. J.,Wells, D. M.,Braven, J.,Ebdon, L.,Le Goff, T.,Clark, L. J.,Whalley, W. R.,Gowing, D. J. G.,Leeds-Harrison, P. B.

          Novel sensors for measuring soil nitrogen, water availability and strength

          In Proceedings BCPC International Congress - Crop Science and Technology, Glasgow, 10-12 November 2003 : 1107-1114

        Strategic programme

        • Achieving Sustainable Agricultural Systems (ASSIST)
        • Designing Future Wheat (DFW)

        Science project

        • NUCLEUS: a virtual joint centre to deliver enhanced Nitrogen Use effiCiency via an integrated soiL-plant systEms approach for the Uk & BraSil (NEWTON FUND)
        • Modelling and managing critical zone relationships between soil, water and ecosystem processes across the Loess Plateau

        PhD project

        • INVESTIGATION OF THE INFLUENCES OF SOIL TREATMENTS ON STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES USING ACOUSTIC-SEISMIC SENSING ALLIED WITH OTHER SENSING TECHNIQUES

        QUALIFICATIONS

        • 1988 - PhD Soil Physics, Photosedimentation of clays University of Aberdeen, UK
        • 1985 - MSc Agricultural Engineering, Cranfield Institute of Technology, UK
        • 1983 - BSc 2(i) Agricultural Engineering, Cranfield Institute of Technology, UK

        MEASURES OF ESTEEM

        • Associate Editor European Journal of Soil Science
        • Associate Editor Soil Science Society of America Journal
        • Editorial Board Soil and Tillage Research
        • Section editor Plant and Soil
        • Member of the BBSRC pool of experts to review grant applications. (2010-2013)