Dr Paula Roberts

Senior Lecturer in Environmental Management

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

    Acquisition and Assimilation of Nitrogen as Peptide-Bound and D-Enantiomers of Amino Acids by Wheat

    Hill, P. W., Quilliam, R. S., DeLuca, T. H., Farrar, J., Farrell, M., Roberts, P., Newsham, K. K., Hopkins, D. W., Bardgett, R. D. & Jones, D. L., 26 Apr 2011, In : PLoS ONE. 6, 4, p. e19220

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Published

    Amino acids as a nitrogen source for tomato seedlings: the use of dual-labeled (13C, 15N) glycine to test for direct uptake by tomato seedlings.

    Ge, T., Song, S., Roberts, P., Jones, D. L., Huang, D. & Iwasaki, K., 1 Sep 2009, In : Environmental and Experimental Botany. 66, 3, p. 357-361

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Published

    Angiosperm symbioses with non-mycorrhizal fungal partners enhance N acquisition from ancient organic matter in a warming maritime Antarctic

    Hill, P., Broughton, R., Bougoure, J., Havelange, W., Newsham, K. K., Gran, H., Murphy, D. V., Clode, P., Ramayah, S., Marsden, K., Quilliam, R., Roberts, P., Brown, C., Read, D. J., DeLuca, T., Bardgett, R. D., Hopkins, D. W. & Jones, D. L., Dec 2019, In : Ecology Letters. 22, 12, p. 2111-2119

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Published

    Behaviour of the endocrine-disrupting chemical nonylphenol in soil: assessing the risk associated with spreading contaminated waste to land.

    Roberts, P., Roberts, J. P. & Jones, D. L., 1 Jul 2006, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 38, 7, p. 1812-1822

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. Published

    Carbon-to-nitrogen ration is a poor predictor of low molecular weight organic nitrogen mineralization in soil

    Roberts, P., Stockdale, R., Khalid, M., Iqbal, Z. & Jones, D. L., 1 Aug 2009, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 41, 8, p. 1750-1752

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Published

    Critical evaluation of methods for determining protein in soil solution.

    Roberts, P. & Jones, D. L., 1 Jun 2008, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 40, 6, p. 1485-1495

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. Published

    Different ways in which CO2 can be released during the turnover of roots in soil

    Marella, V. S., Roberts, P., Hill, P. & Jones, D. L., May 2017, In : Biology and Fertility of Soils. 53, 4, p. 369-374

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  9. Published

    Dynamics of nitrogen speciation in horticultural soils in suburbs of Shanghai, China.

    Ge, T. D., Huang, D. F., Roberts, P., Jones, D. L. & Song, S. W., 1 Apr 2010, In : Pedosphere. 20, 2, p. 261-272

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  10. Published

    Earthworms as vectors of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in soil and vermicomposts.

    Williams, A. P., Roberts, P., Avery, L. M., Killham, K. & Jones, D. L., 1 Oct 2006, In : Fems Microbiology Ecology. 58, 1, p. 54-64

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  11. Published

    Free amino sugar reactions in soil in relation to soil carbon and nitrogen cycling.

    Roberts, P., Bol, R. & Jones, D. L., 1 Dec 2007, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 39, 12, p. 3081-3092

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  12. Published

    Freeze–thaw cycles have minimal effect on the mineralisation of low molecular weight, dissolved organic carbon in Arctic soils

    Foster, A., Jones, D. L., Cooper, E. J. & Roberts, P., 11 Mar 2016, In : Polar Biology. p. 1-15

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  13. Published

    In-vessel co-composting of green waste with biosolids and paper waste.

    Roberts, P., Edwards-Jones, G. & Jones, D. L., 1 Oct 2007, In : Compost Science and Utilization. 15, 4, p. 272-282

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  14. Published

    In-vessel cocomposting of green waste with biosolids and paper waste.

    Roberts, P., Edwards-Jones, G. & Jones, D. L., 1 Oct 2007, In : Compost Science and Utilization. 15, 4, p. 272-282

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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  16. Published

    Microbial competition for nitrogen and carbon is as intense in the subsoil as in the topsoil

    Jones, D., Magthab, E., Gleeson, D. B., Hill, P., Sanchez-Rodriguez, A. R., Roberts, P., Ge, T. & Murphy, D. V., Feb 2018, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 117, p. 72-82

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. Published

    Microbial turnover of above and belowground litter components in shrublands

    Marella, V. S., Hill, P., Jones, D. & Roberts, P., Jul 2016, In : Pedobiologia. 59, 4, p. 229-232

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  18. Published

    Oligopeptides Represent a Preferred Source of Organic N Uptake: a global phenomenon?

    Farrell, M., Hill, P., DeLuca, T., Roberts, P., Kielland, K., Dahlgren, R., Murphy, D. V., Hobbs, P. J., Bardgett, R. D. & Jones, D. L., Jan 2013, In : Ecosystems. 16, 1, p. 133-145

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. Published

    Protein breakdown represents a major bottleneck in nitrogen cycling in grassland soils

    Jan, M. T., Roberts, P., Tonheim, S. K. & Jones, D., 1 Nov 2009, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 41, 11, p. 2272-2282

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  20. Published

    Responses of common pot grown flower species to commercial plant growth media substituted with vermicomposts

    Roberts, P., Edwards, C. A., Edwards-Jones, G. & Jones, D. L., 1 Jul 2007, In : Compost Science and Utilization. 15, 3, p. 159-166

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  21. Published

    Responses of pot-grown flower species to commercial plant media substituted with vermicompost.

    Roberts, P., Edwards, C. A., Edwards-Jones, G. & Jones, D. L., 1 Jul 2007, In : Compost Science and Utilization. 15, 3, p. 159-166

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  22. Published

    Substrate Influences Temperature Sensitivity of Dissolved Organic Carbon (DOC) and Nitrogen (DON) Mineralization in Arid Agricultural Soils

    Almulla, A., Jones, D. & Roberts, P., Jun 2018, In : Soil Systems. 2, 2, 28.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  23. Published

    Turnover of low molecular weight dissolved organic C (DOC) and microbial C exhibit different temperature sensitivities in Arctic tundra soils.

    Boddy, E., Roberts, P., Hill, P., Farrar, J. & Jones, D., 1 Jul 2008, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 40, 7, p. 1557-1566

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. Published

    VOC emissions from the combustion of low-grade lignocellulosic waste

    Dimitriou, A., Roberts, P. & Ormondroyd, G., Oct 2018, In : International Wood Products Journal.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  25. Published

    Vascular plant success in a warming Antarctic may be due to efficient nitrogen acquisition.

    Hill, P. W., Farrar, J. F., Roberts, P., Marrell, M., Grant, H., Newsham, K. K., Hopkins, D. W., Bardgett, R. D. & Jones, D. L., 1 Apr 2011, In : Nature Climate Change. 1, 1, p. 50-53

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  26. Published

    Vegetation cover regulates the quantity, quality and temporal dynamics of dissolved organic carbon and nitrogen in Antarctic soils.

    Roberts, P., Newsham, K. K., Bardgett, R. D., Farrar, J. & Jones, D. L., 1 Jul 2009, In : Polar Biology. 32, 7, p. 999-1008

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  27. Published

    Yield and vitamin C content of tomatoes grown in vermicomposted wastes.

    Roberts, P., Jones, D. & Edwards-Jones, G., 15 Aug 2007, In : Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 87, 10, p. 1957-1963

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  28. Published

    Yield responses of wheat (Triticum aestivum) to vermicompost applications

    Roberts, P., Edwards-Jones, G. & Jones, D. L., 1 Dec 2007, In : Compost Science and Utilization. 15, 1, p. 6-15

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  29. Paper › Research › Not peer-reviewed
  30. Published

    Creating substrates from wastes for habitat re-creation.

    Williamson, J. C., Nason, M. A., Roberts, P., Farrell, M., Furniss, R., Healey, J. R. & Jones, D., 1 Jan 2005.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper