Research Publications for Graham Sparling
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Sparling, G. P., Littler, R., Schipper, L. A., Stevenson, B., Sherman, L., & Russell, J. M. (2015). Changes in characteristics of soil irrigated with processing wastewater from three New Zealand dairy factories. Soil Research, 53, 448-460. doi:10.1071/SR14365
Sparling, G. P., Lewis, R. W., Schipper, L. A., Mudge, P. L., & Balks, M. R. (2014). Changes in soil total C and N contents at three chronosequences after conversion from plantation pine forest to dairy pasture on a New Zealand Pumice soil. Soil Research, 52(1), 38-45. doi:10.1071/sr13102
Watkins, N., Schipper, L. A., Sparling, G. P., Thorrold, B., & Balks, M. R. (2012). Multiple small monthly doses of dicyandiamide (DCD) did not reduce denitrification in Waikato dairy pasture. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research, 0(0028-8233), 1-12. doi:10.1080/00288233.2012.736389
Schipper, L., Baisden, T., Dodd, M., Parfitt, R., Ross, C., & Sparling, G. (2011). Changes in soil carbon stocks in New Zealand pastures over the last century. In Ecology in the Heartland. Conference held at Rotorua, New Zealand.
Schipper, L. A., Sparling, G. P., Fisk, L. M., Dodd, M. B., Power, I. L., & Littler, R. A. (2011). Rates of accumulation of cadmium and uranium in a New Zealand hill farm soil as a result of long-term use of phosphate fertilizer. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 144, 95-101. doi:10.1016/j.agee.2011.08.002
Schipper, L. A., & Sparling, G. P. (2011). Accumulation of soil organic C and change in C:N ratio after establishment of pastures on reverted scrubland in New Zealand. Biogeochemistry, 104, 49-58. doi:10.1007/s10533-009-9367-z
Schipper, L. A., & Sparling, G. P. (2010). nitrogen, soils and environment. New Zealand Science Teacher, 125, 16-21.
Sparling, G., & Schipper, L. (2009). Carbon in soils. NZ Science Teacher, 120, 13-15.
Schipper, L., & Sparling, G. (2009). Soils and that all-important carbon. In Country-Wide (Vol. Nov).
Sparling, G., Schipper, L. A., Yeates, G. W., Aislabie, J., Vojvodic-Vukovic, M., Ryburn, J., . . . Hewitt, A. E. (2008). Soil characteristics, belowground diversity and rates of simazine mineralisation of a New Zealand Gley Soil in a chronosequence under horticultural use. Biology and Fertility of Soils, 44, 633-640. doi:10.1007/s00374-007-0247-1