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

        • 2013
          Hallett, P.,Mooney, S.,Whalley, W. R.

          Soil physics: new approaches and emerging challenges

          European Journal of Soil Science 64 : pp.277-278
          doi: 10.1111/ejss.12053

        • 2011
          Whalley, W. R.,Clark, L. J.

          Drought stress, effect on soil mechanical impedance and root (crop) growth

          : pp.228-231

        • 2011
          Whalley, W. R.,Finch-Savage, W. E.

          Crop emergence, the impact of mechanical impedance

          : pp.163-167

        • 2008
          Whalley, W. R.

          Farm Level Optimal Water Management: Assistant for Irrigation under Deficit (FLOW-AID)

          RRA Newsletter 26 : pp.2

        • 1999
          Clark, L. J.,Whalley, W. R.,Price, A. H.,Wade, L. J.,Barraclough, P. B.

          How should plant breeders screen for rice root growth through strong soil?


        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)