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

2017

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. European Grassland Federation pp. 351-353. Cadair

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. Grassland Science in Europe 19th EGF Symposium 2017. European Grassland Federation, Sassari, Italy pp. 360-362. Cadair

2015

Richards, C.J., Lloyd, D., Collins, R. 2015. Effects of applied nitrogen on germination and seedling growth in lucerne. Proceedings of the 12th British Grassland Society Research Conference. BGS 12th Research Conference. British Grassland Society pp. 107-108. Cadair

Lloyd, D., Vale, J., Marshall, A. 2015. Persistency of Lotus under rotational grazing. Proceedings of the 12th British Grassland Society Research Conference . BGS 12th Research Conference. British Grassland Society pp. 65-66. Cadair

Jones, C., Lloyd, D., Hegarty, M., de Vega, J., Ayling, S., Skot, L. 2015. Comparitive population genomics of red clover domestication and improvement. Proceedings of the 12th British Grassland Society Research Conference. BGS 12th Research Conference. British Grassland Society pp. 59-60. Cadair

Lloyd, D., Vale, J., Marshall, A. 2015. Breeding for improved phosphorus use efficiency in white clover. Proceedings of the 12th British Grassland Society Research Conference . BGS 12th Research Conference. British Grassland Society pp. 61-62. Cadair

Lloyd, D., Vale, J., Marshall, A. 2015. Cutting management as a predictor of white clover/ryegrass sward performance under grazed management. Proceedings of the 12th British Grassland Society Research Conference. BGS 12th Research Conference. British Grassland Society pp. 63-64. Cadair

2014

Hopkins, A., Collins, R., Fraser, M., King, V.R., Lloyd, D., Moorby, J., Robson, P. 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. Prifysgol Aberystwyth | Aberystwyth University Other Cadair

Lloyd, D., Vale, J., Marshall, A. 2014. Selection of white clover (Trifolium repens L.) for improved phosphorus use efficiency. In A. Hopkins., R. P. Collins., M. D. Fraser., V. R. King., D. C. Lloyd., J. M. Moorby., P. R. H. Robson. (eds) EGF at 50: The future of European grasslands. Proceedings of the 25th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation. Grassland Science in Europe Proceedings of the 25th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation. pp. 855-857. Cadair

Marshall, A., Lloyd, D., Collins, R. 2014. Ac4836 Trifolium repens (white clover) medium leaf size. Cadair

2009

Couldwell, D., Dunford, R., Kruger, N.J., Lloyd, D., Ratcliffe, R.G., Smith, A.M. 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 103 (2) pp. 249-258. 10.1093/aob/mcn174 Cadair

2008

Bryan, G., Lloyd, D., Bradshaw, J. 2008. Understanding and improving potato flavour characteristics. AHDB Final Report R246. Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board Cadair

2005

Winfield, M.O., Lloyd, D., Griffiths, D.W., Bradshaw, J.E., Muir, D., Nevison, I.M., Bryan, G.J. 2005. Assessing organoleptic attributes of Solanum tuberosum and S. phureja potatoes. Aspects of Applied Biology 76 pp. 127-135. Cadair

2000

Rasmussen, N., Lloyd, D.C., Ratcliffe, R.G., Hansen, P.E., Jakobsen, I. 2000. 31P NMR for the study of P metabolism and translocation in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. Plant and Soil 226 (2) pp. 245-253. 10.1023/A:1026411801081 Cadair