Roberts, M., Hawes, C., Young, M. (2023). Environmental management on agricultural land: Cost benefit analysis of an integrated cropping system for provision of environmental public goods. Journal of Environmental Management 331; 117306.

Zytynska, S.E., Sturm, S., Hawes, C., Weisser, W.W., Karley, A. (2023). Floral presence and flower identity alter cereal aphid endosymbiont communities on adjacent crops. Journal of Applied Ecology, 00, 1–15.

Soule, E., Hawes, C., Young, M., Henckel, L., Michel, N., Michonneau, P., Bockstaller, C. (2023). A predictive indicator assessing effect of cropping system and surrounding landscape on biodiversity. Ecological Indicators 151; 110289.

Maluk, M., et al. (2022). Fields with no recent legume cultivation have sufficient nitrogen-fixing rhizobia for crops of faba bean (Vicia faba L.). Plant Soil (2022).

George, T.S., Hawes, C., Valentine, T.A., Karley, A.J., Iannetta, P.P.M., Brooker, R.W. (2022). Harnessing ecological principles and physiological mechanisms in diversifying agricultural systems for sustainability: experience from studies deploying nature-based solutions in Scotland. Frontiers in Agricultural Science and Engineering 9, 214-237.

Squire, G.R., Young, M.W., Hawes, C. (2022). Agroecological management and increased grain legume area needed to meet nitrogen reduction targets for greenhouse gas emissions. Nitrogen 2022, 3, 539–554.

Newton, A.C., Hawes, C., Hackett , C.A. (2021). Adaptation of Winter Barley Cultivars to Inversion and Non-Inversion Tillage for Yield and Rhynchosporium Symptoms Agronomy, 11(1). 30

Hawes, C., Iannetta, P.P.M., Squire, G.R. (2021). Agroecological practices for whole system sustainability. CAB Reviews, 16, no. 005.

Breeze T.D., Bailey A.P., Balcombe K.G., Brereton T., Comont R., Edwards M., Garratt M.P., Harvey M.6, Hawes C., Isaac N., Jitlal M., Jones C., Kunin W.E., Lee P., Morris R.K.A., Musgrove A., O’Connor R. S.1, Peyton J., Potts S.G., Roberts S.P.M., Roy D.B., Roy H.E., Tang C.Q. Vanbergen A.J., Carvell C. (2020). Pollinator Monitoring More than Pays for Itself. Journal of Applied Ecology, 58, 44-57.

Brierley, J., Lees, A., Sullivan, L., Lynott, J. (2020). Report for the Centre of Sustainable Cropping: December 2020: Detection of Rhizoctonia solani AG-2.1 across the CSC rotation (2011-2019).
Impact of management practices on R. solani AG2.1 in the CSC rotation.docx

Squire, G.R., Young, M., Ford, L., Banks, G., Hawes, C. Defining Targets for Reversing Declines of Soil Carbon in High-Intensity Arable Cropping. Agronomy, 10(7). 973

Garratt, M.P.D., Potts, S.G., Banks, G., Hawes, C., Breeze, T.D., O'Connor, R.S., Carvell, C. (2019). Capacity and willingness of farmers and citizen scientists to monitor crop pollinators and pollination services. Global Ecology and Conservation, 20, e00781

Abdul-Salam, Y., Hawes, C., Roberts, D., Young, M. (2019). The economics of alternative crop production systems in the context of farmer participation in carbon trading markets. Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, 43, 67-91.

Brown, L.K., Kazas, C., Stockan, J., Hawes, C., Stutter, M.I., Ryan, C., Squire, G., George, T.S. (2019). Is green manure from riparian buffer strip species an effective nutrient source for crops? Journal of Environmental Quality, 48, 385-393.

Hawes, C., Young, M.W., Banks, G., Begg, G.S., Christie, A., Iannetta, P.P.M., Karley A.J., Squire, G.R. (2019). Whole-Systems Analysis of Environmental and Economic Sustainability in Arable Cropping Systems: A Case Study. Agronomy, 9 438

Utilising Diversity for Sustainable Agriculture (RESAS 2011-2016)

Hawes, C., Alexander, C.J., Begg, G.S., Iannetta, P.P.M., Karley, A.J., Squire, G.R., Young, M. (2018). Plant Responses to an Integrated Cropping System Designed to Maintain Yield Whilst Enhancing Soil Properties and Biodiversity, Agronomy, 8(10), 229

Freitag, S., Verrall, S.R., Pont, S.D.A., McRae, D., Sungurtas, J.A., Palau, R., Hawes, C., Alexander, C.J., Allwood, J.W., Foito, A., Stewart, D. & Shepherd, L.V.T. (2018). ‘Impact of Conventional and Integrated Management Systems on the Water-Soluble Vitamin Content in Potatoes, Field Beans and Cereals’ J Ag Food Chem.

Hawes, C. (2017). Assessing the impact of management interventions in agroecological and conventional cropping systems using indicators of sustainability. In: A.Wezel (ed.) Agroecological practices for Sustainable Agriculture: Principles, Applications, and Making the Transition. Imperial College Press, London"

Chappell, A., Scott, K., Griffiths, I.A., Cowan, A.A., Hawes, C., Wishart, J., Martin, P. (2017). The agronomic performance and nutritional content of oat and barley varieties grown in a northern maritime environment depends on variety and growing conditions. Journal of Cereal Science, 74, 1-10

Aitkenhead, M.J., Gaskin, G.J., Lafouge, N., Hawes C. (2017). PHYLIS: A low-cost portable visible range spectrometer for soil and plants. Sensors, 17(99)

Hawes, C., Begg, G.S., Iannetta, P., Karley, A., Squire, G.R. (2016). A whole-systems approach for assessing measures to improve arable ecosystem sustainability. Ecosystem Health and Sustainability, 2(12) article e01252

Lechenet et al (2016). Diversity of methodologies to experiment Integrated Pest Management in arable cropping systems: Analysis and reflections based on a European network. European Journal of Agronomy.

Iannetta, P et al (2015). Enhancing the economic potential of beans using Vicia faba L.:Crop performance and the use of air-classified grain components in animal feeds and brewing. Legume perspectives. The journal of the International Legume Society, 9. 21-23
Enhancing the economic potential of beans pp21-23.pdf

Brierley, J.L., Lynott, J., Sullivan, L., Hawes, C. Lee, A.K. (2014). Introduction and persistence of seed and soil borne potato pathogens in a rotation. Proceedings Crop Protection in Northern Britain, 2014.

Iannetta, P.P.M., James, E.K., Lopez Del Egido, L., Birch, N.E., Hawes, C., Begg, G., Young, M., Karley A.J., Ramsay, G., Valentine, T.A., Smith, B., Warburton-Brown, C., Goldring, A., Hughes, T., Sprent, J., Wolfe, M., Rees, R.M. (2014). Sustainable intensification: a pivotal role for legume-supported cropped systems. AAB 2014

George, T.S., Hawes, C., Newton, A.C., McKenzie, B.M., Hallett, P.D., Valentine, T.A. (2014). Field Phenotyping and Long-Term Platforms to Characterise How Crop Genotypes Interact with Soil Processes and the Environment. Agronomy, 4, 242-278

Wilson, A.C., Fenton, B., Malloch, G., Boag, B., Hubbard, S., Begg, G.S. (2014). Coexisting small mammals display contrasting strategies for tolerating instability in arable habitat. European Journal of Wildlife Research

Dungait, A.J.A., Ghee, C., Rowan, J.S., McKenzie, B.L., Hawes, C., Dixon, E.R., Paterson, E., Hopkins, D.W. (2013). Microbial responses to the erosional redistribution of soil organic carbon in arable fields. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 60; 195-201

Ghee, C. Neilson, R., Hallett, P., Robinson, D., Paterson, E. (2013). Priming of soil organic matter mineralisation is intrinsically insensitive to temperature. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 66, 20-28

Ghee, C., Hallett, P., Neilson, R., Robinson D., Paterson, E. (2013). Carbon dynamics of contrasting agricultural practices. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 15, EGU2013-3320, 2013

Lewis, T.D., Rowan, J.S., Hawes, C., McKenzie, B.M. (2013). Assessing the significance of soil erosion for arable weed seedbank diversity in agro-ecosystems. Progress in Physical Geography.


Designing bufferstrips to allow recycling of nutrients away from the riparian zone and provide wider ecosystem benefits.

Information leaflets, posters and presentations

CSC leaflet 2017
Hutton Symposium poster 2017 – overview
Hutton symposium poster 2017 – soil management
Hutton symposium poster 2017 – quality: vitamin C
Hutton symposium poster 2017 – quality: wosr
Hutton symposium poster 2017 – quality: cereal metabolites
Hutton’s handbook for arable biodiversity monitoring
CSC handout
Pop-up display 2010
Pop-up display 2012
Poster 2016 – A4
Poster 2016
CSC background presentation 2016
Rapeseed quality poster: SRUC conf 2016
Cereal metabolite composition poster: SRUC conf 2016
Scottish Lipids poster 2017