Dr John Scullion


Dr John Scullion


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Module Coordinator
Additional Lecturer


  • Disturbed/contaminated soils.
    • Carbon-nitrogen cycling and long-term effects of earthworm activity in former mine soils.
    • Impact of metals on microbial processes. Potential of phytoremediation for reducing soil metal and hydrocarbon concentrations.
    • Organic/ecological farming systems and soil processes.
    • Infectivity and efficiency of VA mycorrhizal fungi.
    • Earthworm-VA mycorrhizal fungi interactions. Earthworm population dynamics in conventional and organic arable rotations.
    • Soil ecology relationships to soil function. Impacts of climate change on soil ecology.
    • Chemometric and metabolomic approaches to the assessment of soil quality.
    • Biological treatment of wastewaters.


Impacts of abiotic stresses on the physiology and metabolism of cool-season grasses: A reviewLoka, D., Harper, J., Humphreys, M., Gasior, D., Wootton-Beard, P., Jones, D., Scullion, J., Doonan, J., Kingston-Smith, A., Dodd, R., Wang, J., Chadwick, D. R., Hill, P., Jones, D. L., Mills, G., Hayes, F. & Robinson, D., 2018 , In : Food and Energy Security. e00152.
Interactions between humic substances and organic amendments affecting soil biological properties and growth of Zea mays L. in the arid land regionAl-Maliki, S., AL-Mammory, H. & Scullion, J., 2018 , In : Arid Land Research and Management.
Vegetation and edaphic factors influence rapid establishment of distinct fungal communities on former coal-spoil sitesDetheridge, A., Comont, D. C., Callaghan, A., Bussell, J. S., Brand, G., Jones, D., Scullion, J. & Griffith, G., 2018 , In : Fungal Ecology.p. 92-103
Elevated CO2 and Tree Species Affect Microbial Activity and Associated Aggregate Stability in Soil Amended with LitterAl-Maliki, S. M. J., Jones, D., Godbold, D., Jones, D. & Scullion, J., 2017 , In : Forests.8, 3, 70.
Expression of FlHMA3, a vacuolar P1B2-ATPase from Festulolium loliaceum, correlates with response to cadmium stressGuo, Q., Meng, L., Humphreys, M. W., Scullion, J. & Mur, L. A. J., 2017 , In : Plant Physiology and Biochemistry.112, p. 270-2778 p.
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