Prof Paul Withers

Honorary Senior Research Fellow

  1. Article › Research › Peer-reviewed
  2. Published

    Agriculture and Eutrophication: Where Do We Go from Here?

    Withers, P. J., Neal, C., Jarvie, H. P. & Doody, D. G., 2 Sep 2014, In : Sustainability. 6, 9, p. 5853-5875

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Published

    Are stabilized biosolids a eutrophication risk?

    Withers, P. J., Flynn, N. J. & Warren, G. P., Jun 2016, In : Soil Use and Management. 32, S1, p. 138-148

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Published

    Auxin secretion by Bacillus amyloliquefaciens FZB42 both stimulates root exudation and limits phosphorus uptake in Triticum aestivium

    Talboys, P., Talboys, P. J., Owen, D. W., Healey, J. R., Withers, P. J. & Jones, D. L., 21 Feb 2014, In : BMC Plant Biology. 14, p. 51

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Published

    Changing climate and nutrient transfers: Evidence from high temporal resolution concentration-flow dynamics in headwater catchments

    Ockenden, M. C., Deasy, C. E., Benskin, C. M., Beven, K. J., Burke, S., Collins, A. L., Evans, R., Falloon, P. D., Forber, K. J., Hiscock, K. M., Hollaway, M. J., Kahana, R., Macleod, C. J., Reaney, S. M., Snell, M. A., Villamizar, M. L., Wearing, C., Withers, P. J., Zhou, J. G. & Haygarth, P. M., 21 Jan 2016, In : Science of the Total Environment. 548, p. 325-339

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. Published

    Characterization of Phosphorus Sources in Rural Watersheds.

    Withers, P. J., Jarvie, H. P., Hodgkinson, R. A., Palmer-Felgate, E. J., Bates, A., Neal, M., Howells, R., Withers, C. M. & Wickham, H. D., 1 Sep 2009, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 38, 5, p. 1998-2011

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Published

    Do septic tank systems pose a hidden threat to water quality?

    Withers, P. J., Jordan, P., May, L., Jarvie, H. P. & Deal, N. E., 1 Mar 2014, In : Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 12, 1, p. 123-130

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. Published

    Feed the Crop Not the Soil: Rethinking Phosphorus Management in the Food Chain

    Talboys, P., Withers, P. J., Sylvester-Bradley, R., Jones, D. L., Healey, J. R. & Talboys, P. J., 19 May 2014, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 48, 12, p. 6523-6530

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Future agriculture with minimized phosphorus losses to waters: Research needs and direction

    Sharpley, A. N., Bergstrom, L., Aronsson, H., Bechmann, M., Bolster, C. H., Borling, K., Djodjic, F., Jarvie, H. P., Schoumans, O. F., Stamm, C., Tonderski, K. S., Ulen, B., Uusitalo, R. & Withers, P. J., 15 Feb 2015, In : AMBIO. 44, 2, p. 163-179

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  10. Published

    Greening the global phosphorus cycle: How green chemistry can help achieve planetary P sustainability

    Withers, P. J., Elser, J. J., Hilton, J., Ohtake, H., Schipper, W. J. & van Dijk, K. C., 9 Mar 2015, In : Green Chemistry. 17, p. 2087-2099

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  11. Published

    How changing root system architecture can help tackle a reduction in soil phosphate (P) levels for better plant P acquisition

    Heppell, J., Talboys, P., Payvandi, S., Zygalakis, K. C., Fliege, J., Withers, P. J. A., Jones, D. & Roose, T., Jan 2015, In : Plant Cell and Environment. 38, 1, p. 118-128

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  12. Published

    Implementing agricultural phosphorus science and management to combat eutrophication

    Kleinman, P. J., Sharpley, A. N., Withers, P. J., Bergstrom, L., Johnson, L. T. & Doody, D. G., 15 Feb 2015, In : AMBIO. 44, 2, p. 297-310

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  13. Published

    Life Cycle Assessment of Biofertilizer Production and Use Compared with Conventional Liquid Digestate Management

    Styles, D., Adams, P., Thelin, G., Vaneeckhaute, C., Chadwick, D. & Withers, P., 3 Jul 2018, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 52, 13, p. 7468-7476

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  14. Published

    Mitigating diffuse phosphorus transfer from agriculture according to cost and efficiency

    Haygarth, P. M., Ap Simon, H., Betson, M., Harris, D., Hodgkinson, R. A. & Withers, P. J., 1 Sep 2009, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 38, 5, p. 2012-2022

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  15. Published

    Phosphate depletion modulates auxin transport in Triticum aestivum leading to altered root branching

    Talboys, P., Talboys, P. J., Healey, J. R., Withers, P. J. & Jones, D. L., 17 Sep 2014, In : Journal of Experimental Botany. 65, 17, p. 5023-5032

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  16. Published

    Prioritizing waterbodies to balance agricultural production and environmental outcomes

    Doody, D. G., Withers, P. J. & Dils, R. M., 27 Jun 2014, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 48, 14, p. 7697-7699

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. Published

    Quantifying Phosphorus retention and release in rivers and watersheds using extended end-member mixing analysis (E-EMMA).

    Jarvie, H. P., Neal, C., Withers, P. J., Baker, D. B., Richards, R. P. & Sharpley, A. N., 1 Mar 2011, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 40, 2, p. 492-504

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  18. Published

    Quantifying the impact of septic tank systems on eutrophication risk in rural headwaters.

    Withers, P. J., Jarvie, H. P. & Stoate, C., 1 Apr 2011, In : Environment International. 37, 3, p. 644-653

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. Published

    Reducing soil phosphorus fertility brings potential long-term environmental gains: A UK analysis

    Withers, P., Hodgkinson, R. A., Rollett, A., Dyer, C., Dils, R., Collins, A. L., Bilsborrow, P. E., Bailey, G. & Sylvester-Bradley, R., 26 May 2017, In : Environmental Research Letters. 12, 6, 063001.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  20. Published

    Stewardship to tackle global phosphorus inefficiency: The case of Europe

    Withers, P. J., van Dijk, K. C., Neset, T. S., Nesme, T., Oenema, O., Rubaek, G. H., Schoumans, O. F., Smit, B. & Pellerin, S., 15 Feb 2015, In : AMBIO. 44, 2, p. 193-206

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  21. Published

    Stream-bed phosphorus in paired catchments with different agricultural land use intensity.

    Palmer-Felgate, E. J., Jarvie, H. P., Withers, P. J., Mortimer, R. J. & Krom, M. D., 1 Nov 2009, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 134, 1-2, p. 53-66

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  22. Published

    Streamwater phosphorus and nitrogen across a gradient in rural-agricultural land use intensity.

    Jarvie, H. P., Withers, P. J., Bowes, M. J., Palmer-Felgate, E. J., Harper, D. M., Wasiak, K., Wasiak, P., Hodgkinson, R. A., Bates, A., Stoate, C., Neal, M., Wickham, H. D., Harman, S. A. & Armstrong, L. K., 1 Feb 2010, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 135, 4, p. 238-252

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  23. Published

    Struvite: a slow-release fertiliser for sustainable phosphorus management?

    Withers, P. J., Talboys, P. J., Heppell, J., Roose, T., Healey, J. R. & Jones, D. L., 1 Apr 2016, In : Plant and Soil. 401, 1, p. 109-123

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    The contribution of household chemicals to environmental discharges via effluents: Combining chemical and behavioural data

    Richards, S., Paterson, E., Withers, P. J. & Stutter, M., 2 Jan 2015, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 150, 1, p. 427-434

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  26. Published

    The effect of farming practices on phosphorus transfer to a headwater stream in England.

    Withers, P. J. & Hodgkinson, R. A., 1 Jun 2009, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 131, 3-4, p. 347-355

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  27. Published

    The effect of soil phosphorus on particulate phosphorus in land runoff.

    Withers, P. J., Hartikainen, H., Barberis, E., Flynn, N. J. & Warren, G. P., 1 Dec 2009, In : European Journal of Soil Science. 60, 6, p. 994-1004

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  28. Published

    The strategic significance of wastewater sources to pollutant phosphorus levels in English rivers and to environmental management for rural, agricultural and urban catchments

    Neal, C., Jarvie, H. P., Withers, P., Whitton, B. A. & Neal, M., 1 Mar 2010, In : Science of the Total Environment. 408, 7, p. 1485-1500

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  29. Published

    Use of a coupled soil-root-leaf model to optimise phosphate fertiliser use efficiency in barley

    Heppell, J., Payvandi, S., Talboys, P., Zygalakis, K. C., Langton, D., Sylvester-Bradley, R., Edwards, A. C., Walker, R., Withers, P., Jones, D. & Roose, T., 1 Sep 2016, In : Plant and Soil. 406, 1-2, p. 341-357

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  30. Published

    Use of commercial bio-inoculants to increase agricultural production through improved phophorous acquisition.

    Oween, D., Williams, A. P., Griffith, G. W. & Withers, P. J., 17 Oct 2014, In : Applied Soil Ecology. 86, p. 41-54

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