Miss Sarah Hawkins

Miss Sarah Hawkins

Research Scientist

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Davey, C, Robson, P, Hawkins, S, Farrar, K, Clifton-Brown, J, Donnison, I & Slavov, G 2017, 'Genetic relationships between spring emergence, canopy phenology and biomass yield increase the accuracy of genomic prediction in Miscanthus' Journal of Experimental Botany, vol 68, no. 18, pp. 5093-5102. DOI: 10.1093/jxb/erx339
Maddison, A, Camargo-Rodriguez, A, Scott, I, Jones, C, Elias, D, Hawkins, S, Massey, A, Clifton-Brown, J, McNamarra, N, Donnison, I & Purdy, S 2017, 'Predicting future biomass yield in Miscanthus using the carbohydrate metabolic profile as a biomarker' GCB Bioenergy, vol 9, no. 7, pp. 1264-1278. DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12418
van der Weijde, T, Huxley, L, Hawkins, S, Sembiring, EH, Farrar, K, Dolstra, O, Visser, RGF & Trindade, LM 2017, 'Impact of drought stress on growth and quality of miscanthus for biofuel production' GCB Bioenergy, vol 9, no. 4, pp. 770-782. DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12382
Slavov, G, Robson, P, Jensen, E, Hodgson, E, Farrar, K, Allison, G, Hawkins, S, Thomas-Jones, S, Ma, X-F, Huang, L, Swaller, T, Flavell, R, Clifton-Brown, J & Donnison, I 2013, 'Contrasting geographic patterns of genetic variation for molecular markers vs. phenotypic traits in the energy grass Miscanthus sinensis' GCB Bioenergy, vol 5, no. 5, pp. 562-571. DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12025
Macleod, CKJA, Humphreys, MW, Whalley, WR, Turner, L, Binley, A, Watts, CW, Skøt, L, Joynes, A, Hawkins, S, King, IP, O'Donovan, S & Haygarth, PM 2013, 'A novel grass hybrid to reduce flood generation in temperate regions' Scientific Reports, vol 3, 1683. DOI: 10.1038/srep01683
Robson, P, Jensen, E, Hawkins, S, White, SR, Kenobi, K, Clifton-Brown, J, Donnison, I & Farrar, K 2013, 'Accelerating the domestication of a bioenergy crop: identifying and modelling morphological targets for sustainable yield increase in Miscanthus' Journal of Experimental Botany, vol 64, no. 14, pp. 4143-4155. DOI: 10.1093/jxb/ert225
Robson, P, Jensen, E, Hodgson, E, Farrar, K, Slavov, G, Allison, G, Hawkins, S, Jones, S, Valentine, J, Clifton-Brown, J & Donnison, I 2011, 'Harnessing natural variation in phenotypic and chemotypic traits in Miscanthus for breeding improved bioenergy crops: A review of long term results from perennial energy cropping work at IBERS' Aspects of Applied Biology, vol 112.
Farrar, K, Robson, PR, Jensen, EF, Hawkins, S, Clifton-Brown, JC & Donnison, IS 2010, 'Manipulation of plant architecture to optimise biomass yield in Miscanthus' Plant and Animal Genome XVIII Conference, San Diego, United States of America, 2010 - 2010, .
Turner, LB, Macleod, CJA, Watts, C, Clark, LJ, Whalley, R, Binley, A, Papadopoulos, A, Farrell, M, O'Donovan, S, Hawkins, S, Skot, L, Haygarth, PM, King, I & Humphreys, MWLolium perenne partial rs1 gene for a putative salt-stress root protein, exons 1-4, strain LTS18..
Allison, GG, Thain, SC, Morris, P, Morris, C, Hawkins, S, Hauck, B, Barraclough, T, Yates, N, Shield, I, Bridgwater, AV & Donnison, IS 2009, 'Quantification of hydroxycinnamic acids and lignin in perennial forage and energy grasses by Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy and partial least squares regression' Bioresource Technology, vol 100, no. 3, pp. 1252-1261. DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2008.07.043
Farrar, K, Hawkins, S, Jensen, E, Robson, P, Sanderson, R, Clifton-Brown, J & Donnison, I 2009, 'Exploiting model species to increase biomass yield in energy crops' 20th International Conference on Arabidopsis Research (IACR), Scotland, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2009 - 2009, .
Hawkins, SL, Turner, LB & Humphreys, MW 2008, Selecting genes in Lolium x Festuca hybrids for root growth to improve soil hydrology. in XXVIIth Eucarpia Symposium on Improvement of Fodder Crops and Amenity Grasses. EUCARPIA, pp. Abstract No P17, 27th EUCARPIA Symposium on Improvement of Fodder Crops and Amenity Grasses, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2007.
Clifton-Brown, JC, Robson, PR, Allison, GG, Lister, SJ, Sanderson, R, Morris, C, Hodgson, E, Farrar, K, Hawkins, S, Jensen, EF, Jones, ST, Huang, L, Roberts, PC, Youell, SJ, Jones, BR, Wright, A, Valentine, J, Donnison, IS, Booth, E (ed.), Green, M (ed.), Karp, A (ed.), Shield, I (ed.), Stock, D (ed.) & Turley, D (ed.) 2008, 'Miscanthus: breeding our way to a better future' Aspects of Applied Biology, vol 90, pp. 199-206.
Macleod, CJA, Binley, A, Hawkins, SL, Humphreys, MW, Turner, LB, Whalley, WR & Haygarth, PM 2007, 'Genetically modified hydrographs: what can grass genetics do for temperate catchment hydrology?' Hydrological Processes, vol 21, no. 16, pp. 2217-2221. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.6780
Donnison, IS, Thain, SC, Hatch, R, Adams, J, Hodgson, E, Morris, C, Hawkins, SL, Clifton-Brown, JC & Morris, P 2006, 'Development and application of high-throughput infrared spectroscopy methods to study bioenergy-associated traits in grasses' Plant Genomics European Meeting, Venice, Italy, 2006 - 2006, pp. S8.3.
Donnison, I, Thain, SC, Hatch, R, Adams, J, Hodgson, E, Morris, C, Hawkins, S, Clifton-Brown, J & Morris, P 2006, 'Bioenergy from grasses' Plant Genomics European Meeting, Venice, Italy, 2006 - 2006, .
Thain, SC, Hawkins, S, Donnison, IS, Morris, C, Morris, P & Humphreys, MO (ed.) 2005, 'Screening of perennial grasses and a mutant maize collection by Fourier-Transform InfraRed Spectroscopy (FTIR) spectroscopy for improved biofuel traits'.
Thomas, H, Morgan, WG, Humphreys, MW, Harper, JA, Armstead, I, Moore, BJ, King, J, Roberts, L, James, AR, Humphreys, J, Hawkins, SL & King, IP 2001, Introgression mapping - the route to designer breeding in grasses. in Proceedings of the XVIth EUCARPIA Congress. Edinburgh, Scotland, pp. 139-145, XVIth EUCARPIA Congress, Edinburgh, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2001.