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. 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., 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. (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.
Schipper, L., & Sparling, G. (2009). Soils and that all-important carbon. In Country-Wide (Vol. Nov).
Sparling, G., & Schipper, L. (2009). Carbon in soils. NZ Science Teacher, 120, 13-15.
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