Academic publications

Ren, S; Wang K; Zhang, J; Li, J; Zhang, H; Qi, R; Xu, W; Yan, C; Liu, X; Zhang, F; Jones, DL; Chadwick, DR (2023) Potential sources and occurrence of macro-plastics and microplastics pollution in farmland soils: A typical case of China. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology 54: 535-556 https://doi.org/10.1080/10643389.2023.2259275

Lu, S; Hao, J; Yang, H; Chen, M; Lian, J; Chen, Y; Brown, RW; Jones, DL; Wan, Z; Wang, W; Chang, W; Wu, D (2023) Earthworms mediate the influence of polyethylene (PE) and polylactic acid (PLA) microplastics on soil bacterial communities. Science of the Total Environment 905: 166959 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.166959

Qi, R; Tang, Y; Jones, DL; He, W; Yan, C (2023) Occurrence and characteristics of microplastics in soils from greenhouse and open-field cultivation using plastic mulch film. Science of the Total Environment 905: 166935 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.166935

Graf, M; Greenfield, LM; Reay, MK; Bargiela, R; Williams, GB; Onyije, C; Lloyd, CEM; Bull, ID; Evershed RP; Golyshin PN; Chadwick, DR; Jones, DL (2023) Increasing concentration of pure micro- and macro-LDPE and PP plastic negatively affect crop biomass, nutrient cycling, and microbial biomass. Journal of Hazardous Materials 458: 131932 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2023.131932

Li, S; Ding, F; Flury, M; Wang, J (2023) Dynamics of plastics and microplastics formed by biodegradable mulch film in an agricultural field. Science of the Total Environment 894: 164674 doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.164674

Ding, F; Li, S; Lu, J; Penn, CJ; Wang, QW; Lin, G; Rillig, MC (2023) Consequences of 33 years of plastic film mulching and nitrogen fertilization on maize growth and soil quality. Environmental Science and Technology https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.est.2c08878

Gao, H; Liu, Q; Yan, C; Wu, Q; Gong, D; He, W; Liu, H; Wang, J; Mei, X (2023) Mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions and improved yield by plastic mulching in rice production. Science of the Total Environment 880: 162984 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.162984

Liu, Y; Zhong, Y; Hu, C; Xiao, M; Ding, F; Yu, Y; Yao, H; Zhu, Z; Chen, J; Ge, T (2023) Distribution of microplastics in soil aggregates after film mulching. Soil Ecology Letters 5: 230171 https://doi.org/10.1007/s42832-023-0171-9

Li, J; Zhang, J; Ren, S; Huang, D; Liu, F; Li, Z; Zhang, H; Zhao, M; Cao, Y; Mofolo, S; Liang, J; Xu, W; Jones, DL; Chadwick, DR; Liu, X; Wang, K (2023) Atmospheric deposition of microplastics in a rural region of North China Plain. Science of the Total Environment 877: 162947 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.162947

Reay, MK; Greenfield, LM; Graf, M; Lloyd, CEM; Evershed, RP: Chadwick, DR; Jones, DL (2023) LDPE and biodegradable PLA-PBAT plastics differentially affect plant-soil nitrogen partitioning and dynamics in a Hordeum vulgare mesocosm. Journal of Hazardous Materials https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2023.130825

Viljoen, SJ; Brailsford, FL; Murphy, DV; Hoyle, FC; Chadwick, DR; Jones, DL (2023) Leaching of phthalate acid esters from plastic mulch films and their degradation in response to UV irradiation and contrasting soil conditions. Journal of Hazardous Materials 443: 130256 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2022.130256

Zhou, J; Jia, R; Brown, RW; Yang, YD; Zeng, ZH; Jones, DL; Zang, HD (2023) The long-term uncertainty of biodegradable mulch film residues and associated microplastics pollution on plant-soil health. Journal of Hazardous Materials 442: 130055 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2022.130055

Brown, RW; Chadwick, DR; Zang, HD; Graf, M; Liu, XJ; Wang, K; Greenfield, LM; Jones, DL (2023) Bioplastic (PHBV) addition to soil alters microbial community structure and negatively affects plant-microbial metabolic functioning in maize. Journal of Hazardous Materials 441: 129959 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2022.129959

Chu, JC; Zhou, J; Wang, Y; Jones, DL; Ge, JY; Yang, YD; Brown, RW; Zang, HD; Zeng, ZH (2023) Field application of biodegradable microplastics has no significant effect on plant and soil health in the short term. Environmental Pollution 316: 120556 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2022.120556 

Zhang, J; Ren S; Dai J; Ding, F; Xiao M; Liu X; Yan C; Ge T; Wang J; Liu Qin; Wang, K; Zhang, F (2022) Influence of plastic film on agricultural production and its pollution control. Scientia Agricultura Sinica 55(20): 3983-3996 https://doi.org/10.3864/j.issn.0578-1752.2022.20.010 

Nayab, G; Zhou, J; Jia, R; Lv, YH; Yang, YD; Brown, RW; Zang, HD; Jones, DL; Zeng, ZH (2022) Climate warming masks the negative effect of microplastics on plant-soil health in a silt loam soil. Geoderma 425: 116083 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2022.116083

Greenfield, LM; Graf, M; Rengaraj, S; Bargiela, R; Williams, G; Golyshin, PN; Chadwick, DR; Jones, DL (2022) Field response of N2O emissions, microbial communities, soil biochemical processes and winter barley growth to the addition of conventional and biodegradable microplastics. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 336: 108023 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2022.108023

Ding, F; Jones, DL; Chadwick, DR; Kim, PJ; Jiang, R; Flury, M (2022) Environmental impacts of agricultural plastic film mulch: Fate, consequences, and solutions. Science of the Total Environment 836: 155668 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.155668

Zhang, JR; Ren, SY; Xu, W; Liang, C; Li, JJ; Zhang, HY; Li, YA; Liu, XJ; Jones, DL; Chadwick, DR; Zhang, FS; Wang, K (2022) Effects of plastic residues and microplastics on soil ecosystems: A global meta-analysis. Journal of Hazardous Materials 435: 129065 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2022.129065

Xiao, ML; Ding, JN; Luo, Y; Zhang, HQ; Yu, YX; Yao, HY; Zhu, ZK; Chadwick, DR; Jones, D; Chen, JP; Ge, TD (2022) Microplastics shape microbial communities affecting soil organic matter decomposition in paddy soil. Journal of Hazardous Materials 431: 128589 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2022.128589

Li, ST; Ding, F; Flury, M; Wang, Z; Xu, L; Li, SY; Jones, DL; Wang, JK (2022) Macro- and microplastic accumulation in soil after 32 years of plastic film mulching. Environmental Pollution 300: 118945 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2022.118945

Zhou, J; Wen, Y; Cheng, HG; Zang, HD; Jones, DL (2022) Simazine degradation in agroecosystems: Will it be affected by the type and amount of microplastic pollution? Land Degradation and Development 33: 1128-1136 http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ldr.4243

Brown, RW; Chadwick, DR; Thornton, H; Marshall, MR; Bei, SK; Distaso, MA; Bargiela, R; Marsden, KA; Clode, PL; Murphy, DV; Pagella, S; Jones, DL (2022) Field application of pure polyethylene microplastic has no significant short-term effect on soil biological quality and function. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 165: 108496 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.soilbio.2021.108496

Ji, D; Ding, F; Dijkstra, FA; Jia, Z; Li, S; Wang, J (2022) Crop residue decomposition and nutrient release are independently affected by nitrogen fertilization, plastic film mulching, and residue type. European Journal of Agronomy 138: 126535 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eja.2022.126535

Ding, F; Ji, D; Yan, K; Dijkstra, FA; Bao, X; Li, S; Kuzyakav, Y; Wang, J (2022) Increased soil organic matter after 28 years of nitrogen fertilization only with plastic film mulching is controlled by maize root biomass. Science of the Total Environment 810: 152244 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.152244

Ding, F; Yan, C; Wang, J (2022) An overlooked issue in black soil protection: plastic film accumulation and pollution. Chinese Journal of Soil Science 53: 234-240 https://doi.org/10.19336/j.cnki.trtb.2021061002

Ding, F; Flury, M; Schaeffer, SM; Xu, Y; Wang, J (2021) Does long-term use of biodegradable plastic mulch affect soil carbon stock? Resources Conservation and Recycling 175: 1016. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2021.105895

Wang, Z; Li, M; Flury, M; Schaeffer, SM; Chang, Y; Tao, Z; Jia, Z; Li, S; Ding, F; Wang, J (2021) Agronomic performance of polyethylene and biodegradable plastic film mulches in a maize cropping system in a humid continental climate. Science of the Total Environment 786, 147460 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.147460

Ding, F; Lu, J; Liu, Q; Guo, Y; He, W; Wang, L; Yan, C (2021) Migration of cotton planting regions and residual pollution of mulch film in China. Journal of Huazong Agricultural University 40: 60-67 https://doi.org/10.13300/j.cnki.hnlkxb.2021.06.008