Dr David Lloyd

BSc MSc PhD

Dr David Lloyd

Legume Breeder

Contact Details

Teaching

Tutor

BDM8420 – Plant breeding BRM1510 – Grassland Science BR32020 – Crop and Grassland Production Science BDM5120 - Sustainable Grassland Systems

Research

Breeding improved varieties of legume species, including white clover (Trifolium repens), red clover (T. pratense), lucerne (Medicago sativa), field beans (Vicia faba) and peas (Pisum sativum). Genomics of legume species and marker assisted selection. Introgression of novel traits from non-domesticated ecotypes.

Publications

Collins, R, Lloyd, D & Marshall, A 2017, 'Strategies for maintaining a functional legume contribution to forage mixtures' Aspects of Applied Biology, vol 136, pp. 245-252.
Lloyd, D, Vale, J, Sizer Coverdale, E & Marshall, A 2017, Interspecific hybridisation of white clover and Caucasian clover confers grazing tolerance. in C Porqueddu, A Franca, G Lombardi, G Molle, G Peratoner & A Hopkins (eds), Grassland Science in Europe. vol. 22, European Grassland Federation, pp. 351-353.
Marshall, A, Lloyd, D, Collins, R & Lowe, M 2017, Improving the resilience of white clover (Trifolium repens L.) to environmental stress through interspecific hybridisation. in C Porqueddu, A Franca, G Lombardi, G Molle, G Peratoner & A Hopkins (eds), Grassland resources for extensive farming systems in marginal lands: major drivers and future scenarios. vol. 22, Grassland Science in Europe, European Grassland Federation, Sassari, Italy, pp. 360-362, 19th EGF Symposium 2017, Sardinia, Italy, 2017.
Lloyd, D, Palmer, S & Pope, M, Vespa IB153 - Vicia faba (Winter bean), 2017, Plant Variety, Prifysgol Aberystwyth | Aberystwyth University.
Richards, CJ, Lloyd, D & Collins, R 2015, Effects of applied nitrogen on germination and seedling growth in lucerne. in Proceedings of the 12th British Grassland Society Research Conference. British Grassland Society, pp. 107-108, BGS 12th Research Conference, Abersytwyth, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2015.
Lloyd, D, Vale, J & Marshall, A 2015, Persistency of Lotus under rotational grazing. in Proceedings of the 12th British Grassland Society Research Conference . British Grassland Society, pp. 65-66, BGS 12th Research Conference, Abersytwyth, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2015.
Jones, C, Lloyd, D, Hegarty, M, de Vega, J, Ayling, S & Skot, L 2015, Comparitive population genomics of red clover domestication and improvement. in Proceedings of the 12th British Grassland Society Research Conference. British Grassland Society, pp. 59-60, BGS 12th Research Conference, Abersytwyth, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2015.
Lloyd, D, Vale, J & Marshall, A 2015, Breeding for improved phosphorus use efficiency in white clover. in Proceedings of the 12th British Grassland Society Research Conference . British Grassland Society, pp. 61-62, BGS 12th Research Conference, Abersytwyth, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2015.
Lloyd, D, Vale, J & Marshall, A 2015, Cutting management as a predictor of white clover/ryegrass sward performance under grazed management. in Proceedings of the 12th British Grassland Society Research Conference. British Grassland Society, pp. 63-64, BGS 12th Research Conference, Abersytwyth, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2015.
Hopkins, A, Collins, R, Fraser, M, King, VR, Lloyd, D, Moorby, J & Robson, P (eds) 2014, EGF at 50: The Future of European Grasslands: Proceedings of the 25th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation. Aberystwyth, Wales 7-11 September 2014. vol. 19, Prifysgol Aberystwyth | Aberystwyth University.
Lloyd, D, Vale, J & Marshall, A 2014, Selection of white clover (Trifolium repens L.) for improved phosphorus use efficiency. in A Hopkins, RP Collins, MD Fraser, VR King, DC Lloyd, JM Moorby & PRH Robson (eds), EGF at 50: The future of European grasslands. Proceedings of the 25th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation. vol. 19, Grassland Science in Europe, pp. 855-857, Proceedings of the 25th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2014.
Marshall, A, Lloyd, D & Collins, R, Ac4836 Trifolium repens (white clover) medium leaf size, 2014, Plant Variety, Prifysgol Aberystwyth | Aberystwyth University.
Couldwell, DL, Dunford, R, Kruger, NJ, Lloyd, D, Ratcliffe, RG & Smith, AMO 2009, 'Response of cytoplasmic pH to anoxia in plant tissues with altered activities of fermentation enzymes: Application of methyl phosphonate as an NMR pH probe.' Annals of Botany, vol 103, no. 2, pp. 249-258. DOI: 10.1093/aob/mcn174
Bryan, G, Lloyd, D & Bradshaw, J 2008, Understanding and improving potato flavour characteristics. AHDB Final Report R246. Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board.
Winfield, MO, Lloyd, D, Griffiths, DW, Bradshaw, JE, Muir, D, Nevison, IM & Bryan, GJ 2005, 'Assessing organoleptic attributes of Solanum tuberosum and S. phureja potatoes.' Aspects of Applied Biology, vol 76, pp. 127-135.
Rasmussen, N, Lloyd, DC, Ratcliffe, RG, Hansen, PE & Jakobsen, I 2000, '31P NMR for the study of P metabolism and translocation in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi.' Plant and Soil, vol 226, no. 2, pp. 245-253. DOI: 10.1023/A:1026411801081