Miss Sarah Hawkins

Miss Sarah Hawkins

Research Scientist

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Genetic relationships between spring emergence, canopy phenology and biomass yield increase the accuracy of genomic prediction in MiscanthusDavey, C., Robson, P., Hawkins, S., Farrar, K., Clifton-Brown, J., Donnison, I. & Slavov, G. 2017 In : Journal of Experimental Botany.68, 18, p. 5093-5102
Predicting future biomass yield in Miscanthus using the carbohydrate metabolic profile as a biomarkerMaddison, A., Camargo-Rodriguez, A., Scott, I., Jones, C., Elias, D., Hawkins, S., Massey, A., Clifton-Brown, J., McNamarra, N., Donnison, I. & Purdy, S. 2017 In : GCB Bioenergy.9, 7, p. 1264-127815 p.
Impact of drought stress on growth and quality of miscanthus for biofuel productionvan der Weijde, T., Huxley, L., Hawkins, S., Sembiring, E. H., Farrar, K., Dolstra, O., Visser, R. G. F. & Trindade, L. M. 2017 In : GCB Bioenergy.9, 4, p. 770-782
Contrasting geographic patterns of genetic variation for molecular markers vs. phenotypic traits in the energy grass Miscanthus sinensisSlavov, 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 In : GCB Bioenergy.5, 5, p. 562-571
A novel grass hybrid to reduce flood generation in temperate regionsMacleod, C. . K. J. A., Humphreys, M. W., Whalley, W. R., Turner, L., Binley, A., Watts, C. W., Skøt, L., Joynes, A., Hawkins, S., King, I. P., O'Donovan, S. & Haygarth, P. M. 2013 In : Scientific Reports.3, 1683
Accelerating the domestication of a bioenergy crop: identifying and modelling morphological targets for sustainable yield increase in MiscanthusRobson, P., Jensen, E., Hawkins, S., White, S. R., Kenobi, K., Clifton-Brown, J., Donnison, I. & Farrar, K. 2013 In : Journal of Experimental Botany.64, 14, p. 4143-4155
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 IBERSRobson, P., Jensen, E., Hodgson, E., Farrar, K., Slavov, G., Allison, G., Hawkins, S., Jones, S., Valentine, J., Clifton-Brown, J. & Donnison, I. 2011 In : Aspects of Applied Biology.112
Manipulation of plant architecture to optimise biomass yield in MiscanthusFarrar, K., Robson, P. R., Jensen, E. F., Hawkins, S., Clifton-Brown, J. C. & Donnison, I. S. 2010
Lolium perenne partial rs1 gene for a putative salt-stress root protein, exons 1-4, strain LTS18.Turner, L. B., Macleod, C. J. A., Watts, C., Clark, L. J., Whalley, R., Binley, A., Papadopoulos, A., Farrell, M., O'Donovan, S., Hawkins, S., Skot, L., Haygarth, P. M., King, I. & Humphreys, M. W. 2009
Quantification of hydroxycinnamic acids and lignin in perennial forage and energy grasses by Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy and partial least squares regressionAllison, G. G., Thain, S. C., Morris, P., Morris, C., Hawkins, S., Hauck, B., Barraclough, T., Yates, N., Shield, I., Bridgwater, A. V. & Donnison, I. S. 2009 In : Bioresource Technology.100, 3, p. 1252-126110 p.
Exploiting model species to increase biomass yield in energy cropsFarrar, K., Hawkins, S., Jensen, E., Robson, P., Sanderson, R., Clifton-Brown, J. & Donnison, I. 2009
Selecting genes in Lolium x Festuca hybrids for root growth to improve soil hydrologyHawkins, S. L., Turner, L. B. & Humphreys, M. W. 2008 XXVIIth Eucarpia Symposium on Improvement of Fodder Crops and Amenity Grasses.EUCARPIA, p. Abstract No P17
Miscanthus: breeding our way to a better futureClifton-Brown, J. C., Robson, P. R., Allison, G. G., Lister, S. J., Sanderson, R., Morris, C., Hodgson, E., Farrar, K., Hawkins, S., Jensen, E. F., Jones, S. T., Huang, L., Roberts, P. C., Youell, S. J., Jones, B. R., Wright, A., Valentine, J., Donnison, I. S., Booth, E. (ed.), Green, M. (ed.), Karp, A. (ed.), Shield, I. (ed.), Stock, D. (ed.) & Turley, D. (ed.) 2008 In : Aspects of Applied Biology.90, p. 199-2068 p.
Genetically modified hydrographs: what can grass genetics do for temperate catchment hydrology?Macleod, C. J. A., Binley, A., Hawkins, S. L., Humphreys, M. W., Turner, L. B., Whalley, W. R. & Haygarth, P. M. 2007 In : Hydrological Processes.21, 16, p. 2217-2221
Development and application of high-throughput infrared spectroscopy methods to study bioenergy-associated traits in grassesDonnison, I. S., Thain, S. C., Hatch, R., Adams, J., Hodgson, E., Morris, C., Hawkins, S. L., Clifton-Brown, J. C. & Morris, P. 2006 p. S8.3
Bioenergy from grassesDonnison, I., Thain, S. C., Hatch, R., Adams, J., Hodgson, E., Morris, C., Hawkins, S., Clifton-Brown, J. & Morris, P. 2006
Screening of perennial grasses and a mutant maize collection by Fourier-Transform InfraRed Spectroscopy (FTIR) spectroscopy for improved biofuel traitsThain, S. C., Hawkins, S., Donnison, I. S., Morris, C., Morris, P. & Humphreys, M. O. (ed.) 2005
Introgression mapping - the route to designer breeding in grassesThomas, H., Morgan, W. G., Humphreys, M. W., Harper, J. A., Armstead, I., Moore, B. J., King, J., Roberts, L., James, A. R., Humphreys, J., Hawkins, S. L. & King, I. P. 2001 Proceedings of the XVIth EUCARPIA Congress. Edinburgh, Scotland, p. 139-145