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

AberSwan: Ac4835 - Trifolium repens (white clover) medium leaf size.Marshall, A., Lloyd, D. & Collins, R. 2018
Strategies for maintaining a functional legume contribution to forage mixturesCollins, R., Lloyd, D. & Marshall, A. 2017 In : Aspects of Applied Biology.136, p. 245-2527 p.
Interspecific hybridisation of white clover and Caucasian clover confers grazing toleranceLloyd, D., Vale, J., Sizer Coverdale, E. & Marshall, A. 2017 Grassland Science in Europe. Porqueddu, C., Franca, A., Lombardi, G., Molle, G., Peratoner, G. & Hopkins, A. (eds.). European Grassland Federation, Vol. 22, p. 351-3533 p.
Improving the resilience of white clover (Trifolium repens L.) to environmental stress through interspecific hybridisationMarshall, A., Lloyd, D., Collins, R. & Lowe, M. 2017 Grassland resources for extensive farming systems in marginal lands: major drivers and future scenarios. Porqueddu, C., Franca, A., Lombardi, G., Molle, G., Peratoner, G. & Hopkins, A. (eds.). Sassari, Italy: European Grassland Federation, Vol. 22, p. 360-3623 p. (Grassland Science in Europe)
Vespa IB153 - Vicia faba (Winter bean)Lloyd, D., Palmer, S. & Pope, M. 2017
Effects of applied nitrogen on germination and seedling growth in lucerneRichards, C. J., Lloyd, D. & Collins, R. 2015 Proceedings of the 12th British Grassland Society Research Conference.British Grassland Society, p. 107-108
Persistency of Lotus under rotational grazing.Lloyd, D., Vale, J. & Marshall, A. 2015 Proceedings of the 12th British Grassland Society Research Conference .British Grassland Society, p. 65-66
Comparitive population genomics of red clover domestication and improvementJones, C., Lloyd, D., Hegarty, M., de Vega, J., Ayling, S. & Skot, L. 2015 Proceedings of the 12th British Grassland Society Research Conference.British Grassland Society, p. 59-60
Breeding for improved phosphorus use efficiency in white clover.Lloyd, D., Vale, J. & Marshall, A. 2015 Proceedings of the 12th British Grassland Society Research Conference .British Grassland Society, p. 61-62
Cutting management as a predictor of white clover/ryegrass sward performance under grazed managementLloyd, D., Vale, J. & Marshall, A. 2015 Proceedings of the 12th British Grassland Society Research Conference.British Grassland Society, p. 63-64
EGF at 50: The Future of European Grasslands: Proceedings of the 25th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation. Aberystwyth, Wales 7-11 September 2014Hopkins, A. (ed.), Collins, R. (ed.), Fraser, M. (ed.), King, V. R. (ed.), Lloyd, D. (ed.), Moorby, J. (ed.) & Robson, P. (ed.) 2014 Prifysgol Aberystwyth | Aberystwyth University. 897 p.
Selection of white clover (Trifolium repens L.) for improved phosphorus use efficiencyLloyd, D., Vale, J. & Marshall, A. 2014 EGF at 50: The future of European grasslands. Proceedings of the 25th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation. Hopkins, A., Collins, R. P., Fraser, M. D., King, V. R., Lloyd, D. C., Moorby, J. M. & Robson, P. R. H. (eds.). Vol. 19, p. 855-857 (Grassland Science in Europe)
Ac4836 Trifolium repens (white clover) medium leaf sizeMarshall, A., Lloyd, D. & Collins, R. 2014
Response of cytoplasmic pH to anoxia in plant tissues with altered activities of fermentation enzymes: Application of methyl phosphonate as an NMR pH probe.Couldwell, D. L., Dunford, R., Kruger, N. J., Lloyd, D., Ratcliffe, R. G. & Smith, A. M. O. 2009 In : Annals of Botany.103, 2, p. 249-258
Understanding and improving potato flavour characteristics. AHDB Final Report R246Bryan, G., Lloyd, D. & Bradshaw, J. 2008 Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board.
Assessing organoleptic attributes of Solanum tuberosum and S. phureja potatoes.Winfield, M. O., Lloyd, D., Griffiths, D. W., Bradshaw, J. E., Muir, D., Nevison, I. M. & Bryan, G. J. 2005 In : Aspects of Applied Biology.76, p. 127-135
31P NMR for the study of P metabolism and translocation in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi.Rasmussen, N., Lloyd, D. C., Ratcliffe, R. G., Hansen, P. E. & Jakobsen, I. 2000 In : Plant and Soil.226, 2, p. 245-253