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arsenic, rice, plant nutrition, agronomic sustainability, inorganic contaminant residues in wildlife and agronomic food-chains

1988 …2020

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Research Output

2002

Yellow earthworms: Distinctive pigmentation associated with arsenic- and copper-tolerance in Lumbricus rubellus

Piearce, T. G., Langdon, C. J., Meharg, A. A. & Semple, K. T., 01 Dec 2002, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 34, 12, p. 1833-1838 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)
2001

A novel toxicity fingerprinting method for pollutant identification with lux-marked biosensors

Turner, N. L., Horsburgh, A., Paton, G. I., Killham, K., Meharg, A., Primrose, S. & Strachan, N. J., Nov 2001, In : Environmental toxicology and chemistry. 20, 11, p. 2456-2461 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Arsenate resistance in the ericoid mycorrhizal fungus Hymenoscyphus ericae

Sharples, J. M., Meharg, A. A., Chambers, S. M. & Cairney, J. W. G., 2001, In : New Phytologist. 151, 1, p. 265-270 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Citations (Scopus)

Copper- and arsenate-induced oxidative stress in Holcus lanatus L. clones with differential sensitivity

Hartley-Whitaker, J., Ainsworth, G. & Meharg, A. A., 2001, In : Plant Cell and Environment. 24, 7, p. 713-722 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

319 Citations (Scopus)

Downstream changes in the transport and storage of sediment-associated contaminants (P, Cr and PCBs) in agricultural and industrialized drainage basins

Owens, P. N., Walling, D. E., Carton, J., Meharg, A. A., Wright, J. & Leeks, G. J., 05 Feb 2001, In : The Science of the total environment. 266, 1-3, p. 177-86 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

75 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental health criteria for arsenic and arsenic compounds

Abernathy, C., Chakraborti, D., Edmonds, J. S., Gibb, H., Hoet, P., Hopenhayn-Rich, C., Howe, P. D., Järup, L., Meharg, A. A., Moore, M. R., Ng, J. C., Nishikawa, A., Pyy, L., Sim, M., Stauber, J., Vahter, M., Imray, P., Tomaska, L., Hughes, D., Aitio, A. & 7 others, Becking, G., Buckett, K., Callan, P., Hughes, M. F., Kenyon, E. M., Lewis, D. R. & Younes, M., 01 Dec 2001, In : Environmental Health Criteria. 224

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

12 Citations (Scopus)

Phytochelatins are involved in differential arsenate tolerance in Holcus lanatus

Hartley-Whitaker, J., Ainsworth, G., Vooijs, R., Ten Bookum, W., Schat, H. & Meharg, A. A., 2001, In : Plant Physiology. 126, 1, p. 299-306 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

246 Citations (Scopus)

Resistance to copper toxicity in populations of the earthworms Lumbricus rubellus and Dendrodrilus rubidus from contaminated mine wastes

Langdon, C. J., Piearce, T. G., Meharg, A. A. & Semple, K. T., 2001, In : Environmental toxicology and chemistry. 20, 10, p. 2336-41 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

55 Citations (Scopus)

Survival and behaviour of the earthworms Lumbricus rubellus and Dendrodrilus rubidus from arsenate-contaminated and non-contaminated sites

Langdon, C. J., Piearce, T. G., Meharg, A. A. & Semple, K. T., 2001, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 33, 9, p. 1239-1244 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

84 Citations (Scopus)

Toxicity of mono-, di- and tri-chlorophenols to lux marked terrestrial bacteria, Burkholderia species Rasc c2 and Pseudomonas fluorescens

Boyd, E. M., Killham, K. & Meharg, A. A., 2001, In : Chemosphere. 43, 2, p. 157-66 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

57 Citations (Scopus)
2000

A review of rhizosphere carbon flow modelling

Toal, M. E., Yeomans, C., Killham, K. & Meharg, A. A., 2000, In : Plant and Soil. 222, 1-2, p. 263-281 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

136 Citations (Scopus)

Arsenic contamination in wood mice (Apodemus sylvaticus) and bank voles (Clethrionomys glareolus) on abandoned mine sites in southwest Britain

Erry, B. V., Macnair, M. R., Meharg, A. A. & Shore, R. F., Oct 2000, In : Environmental Pollution. 110, 1, p. 179-87 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Citations (Scopus)

Bioavailability of 2,4-dichlorophenol associated with soil water-soluble humic material

Shaw, L. J., Beaton, Y., Glover, L. A., Killham, K., Osborn, D. & Meharg, A. A., 15 Nov 2000, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 34, 22, p. 4721-4726 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Citations (Scopus)

Chlorobenzenes in rivers draining industrial catchments

Meharg, K. J., Wright, G., Osborn, D. & Meharg, A., 05 May 2000, In : The Science of the total environment. 251-252, p. 243-53 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

54 Citations (Scopus)

Ectomycorrhizas - Extending the capabilities of rhizosphere remediation?

Meharg, A. A. & Cairney, J. W. G., 2000, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 32, 11-12, p. 1475-1484 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

151 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic diversity of root-associated fungal endophytes from Calluna vulgaris at contrasting field sites

Sharples, J. M., Chambers, S. M., Meharg, A. A. & Cairney, J. W. G., 2000, In : New Phytologist. 148, 1, p. 153-162 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

57 Citations (Scopus)

Interactions between soil, toxicant, and a lux-marked bacterium during solid phase-contact toxicity testing

Shaw, L. J., Beaton, Y., Glover, L. A., Killham, K. & Meharg, A. A., 2000, In : Environmental toxicology and chemistry. 19, 5, p. 1247-1252 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Intraspecific variation in nitrogen source utilisation by isolates of the ericoid mycorrhizal fungus Hymenoscyphus Ericae (Read) Korf and Kernan

Cairney, J. W. G., Sawyer, N. A., Sharples, J. M. & Meharg, A. A., 01 Aug 2000, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 32, 8-9, p. 1319-1322 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanism of arsenate resistance in the ericoid mycorrhizal fungus Hymenoscyphus ericae

Sharples, J. M., Meharg, A. A., Chambers, S. M. & Cairney, J. W., 2000, In : Plant Physiology. 124, 3, p. 1327-34 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

108 Citations (Scopus)

Reproductive biomass in Holcus lanatus clones that differ in their phosphate uptake kinetics and mycorrhizal colonization

Wright, W., Fitter, A. & Meharg, A., Jun 2000, In : New Phytologist. 146, 3, p. 493-501 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

Sensitivity to Cd or Zn of host and symbiont of ectomycorrhizal Pinus sylvestris L. (Scots pine) seedlings

Hartley-Whitaker, J., Cairney, J. W. G. & Meharg, A. A., 2000, In : Plant and Soil. 218, 1-2, p. 31-42 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Citations (Scopus)

Spatial and temporal regulation of the pesticide dieldrin within industrial catchments

Meharg, A. A., Wright, J., Leeks, G. J. L., Wass, P. & Osborn, D., 05 May 2000, In : Science of the Total Environment. 251-252, p. 255-263 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Symbiotic solution to arsenic contamination

Sharples, J. M., Meharg, A. A., Chambers, S. M. & Cairney, J. W., 27 Apr 2000, In : Nature. 404, 6781, p. 951-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

103 Citations (Scopus)

Toxic effects of cadmium and zinc on ectomycorrhizal colonization of scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) from soil inoculum

Hartley-Whitaker, J., Cairney, J. W. G. & Meharg, A. A., 2000, In : Environmental toxicology and chemistry. 19, 3, p. 694-699 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Use of a lux-marked rhizobacterium as a biosensor to assess changes in rhizosphere C flow due to pollutant stress

Porteous, F., Killham, K. & Meharg, A., 2000, In : Chemosphere. 41, 10, p. 1549-54 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)
1999

A challenge to ecotoxicology and environmental chemistry: The Donana, Spain, mining catastrophe

Meharg, A. A., Osborn, D., Pain, D. J., Sanchez, A. & Naveso, M. A., 1999, In : Environmental toxicology and chemistry. 18, 5, p. 811-812 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Arsenate sensitivity in ericoid and ectomycorrhizal fungi

Sharples, J. M., Meharg, A. A., Chambers, S. M. & Cairney, J. W. G., 1999, In : Environmental toxicology and chemistry. 18, 8, p. 1848-1855 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)

Arsenic residues in predatory birds from an area of Britain with naturally and anthropogenically elevated arsenic levels

Erry, B. V., Macnair, M. R., Meharg, A. A., Shore, R. F. & Newton, I., Jul 1999, In : Environmental Pollution. 106, 1, p. 91-5 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of lux-marked Pseudomonas fluorescens for reporting on organic carbon compounds

Yeomans, C. V., Porteous, F., Paterson, E., Meharg, A. A. & Killham, K., 01 Jul 1999, In : FEMS Microbiology Letters. 176, 1, p. 79-83 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)

Biosensing 2,4-dichlorophenol toxicity during biodegradation by Burkholderia sp. RASC c2 in soil

Beaton, Y., Shaw, L. J., Glover, L. A., Meharg, A. A. & Killham, K., 1999, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 33, 22, p. 4086-4091 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)

Co-evolution of Mycorrhizal Symbionts and their Hosts to Metal-contaminated Environments

Meharg, A. A. & Cairney, J. W. G., 01 Dec 1999, In : Advances in Ecological Research. 30, C, p. 69-112 44 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

185 Citations (Scopus)

Concentration effects of 1,2-dichlorobenzene on soil microbiology

Thompson, I. P., Bailey, M. J., Boyd, E. M., Maguire, N., Meharg, A. A. & Ellis, R. J., 1999, In : Environmental toxicology and chemistry. 18, 9, p. 1891-1898 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Contamination of Donana food-chains after the Aznalcollar mine disaster

Meharg, A. A., Osborn, D., Pain, D. J., Sánchez, A. & Naveso, M. A., Jun 1999, In : Environmental Pollution. 105, 3, p. 387-390 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Citations (Scopus)
9 Citations (Scopus)

Degradation of 4-fluorobiphenyl by mycorrhizal fungi as determined by (19)F nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy and (14)C radiolabelling analysis

Green, N. A., Meharg, A. A., Till, C., Troke, J. & Nicholson, J. K., 1999, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 65, 9, p. 4021-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)

Degradation of 4-fluorobiphenyl by mycorrhizal fungi as determined by 19F nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy and 14C radiolabelling analysis

Green, N. A., Meharg, A. A., Till, C., Troke, J. & Nicholson, J. K., 1999, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 65, 9, p. 4021-4027 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)

Degradation of 4-fluorobiphenyl in soil investigated by 19F NMR spectroscopy and 14C radiolabelling analysis

Green, N. A., Meharg, A. A., Till, C., Troke, J. & Nicholson, J. K., Feb 1999, In : Chemosphere. 38, 5, p. 1085-101 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

Development and characterization of a lux-modified 2,4-dichlorophenol-degrading Burkholderia sp. RASC

Shaw, L. J., Beaton, Y., Glover, L. A., Killham, K. & Meharg, A. A., Oct 1999, In : Environmental Microbiology. 1, 5, p. 393-9 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Citations (Scopus)

Fluxes of organic contaminants from the river catchment into, through and out of the Humber Estuary, UK

Zhou, J. L., Fileman, T. W., House, W. A., Long, J. L. A., Mantoura, R. F. C., Meharg, A. A., Osborn, D. & Wright, J., 1999, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 37, 3-7, p. 330-342 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

Influences of anthropogenic pollution on mycorrhizal fungal communities

Cairney, J. W. & Meharg, A. A., Aug 1999, In : Environmental Pollution. 106, 2, p. 169-82 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

99 Citations (Scopus)
4 Citations (Scopus)

Lux-biosensor assessment of pH effects on microbial sorption and toxicity of chlorophenols

Sinclair, G. M., Paton, G. I., Meharg, A. A. & Killham, K., 15 May 1999, In : FEMS Microbiology Letters. 174, 2, p. 273-8 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

53 Citations (Scopus)

Quantitative structure-toxicity relationships for chlorophenols to bioluminescent lux-marked bacteria using atom-based semi-empirical molecular-orbital descriptors

Warne, M. A., Boyd, E. M., Meharg, A. A., Osborn, D., Killham, K., Lindon, J. C. & Nicholson, J. K., 1999, In : SAR and QSAR in environmental research. 10, 5, p. 473-95 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Re-inoculation of autoclaved soil as a non-sterile treatment for xenobiotic sorption and biodegradation studies

Shaw, L. J., Beaton, Y., Glover, L. A., Killham, K. & Meharg, A. A., 01 Feb 1999, In : Applied Soil Ecology. 11, 2-3, p. 217-226 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Citations (Scopus)
19 Citations (Scopus)

Temporal and spatial patterns in α- and γ-hexachlorocyclohexane concentrations in industrially contaminated rivers

Meharg, A. A., Wright, J., Leeks, G. J. L., Wass, P. D. & Osborn, D., 15 Jun 1999, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 33, 12, p. 2001-2006 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

The effects of multiple metal contamination on ectomycorrhizal Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) seedlings

Hartley, J., Cairney, J. W., Freestone, P., Woods, C. & Meharg, A. A., Sep 1999, In : Environmental Pollution. 106, 3, p. 413-24 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Citations (Scopus)
1998

Edaphic factors affecting the toxicity and accumulation of arsenate in the earthworm Lumbricus terrestris

Meharg, A. A., Shore, R. F. & Broadgate, K., 1998, In : Environmental toxicology and chemistry. 17, 6, p. 1124-1131 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Citations (Scopus)

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) dispersion and deposition to vegetation and soil following a large scale chemical fire

Meharg, A. A., Wright, J., Dyke, H. & Osborn, D., 1998, In : Environmental Pollution. 99, 1, p. 29-36 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

113 Citations (Scopus)

Response of soil microbial biomass to 1,2-dichlorobenzene addition in the presence of plant residues

Meharg, A. A., Wyatt, C. L., Thompson, I. P., Bailey, M. J., Ellis, R. J. & Maguire, N., 1998, In : Environmental toxicology and chemistry. 17, 8, p. 1462-1468 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)