Staff Directory - Dr Keith Chaney | Harper Adams University

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Dr Keith Chaney

Principal Lecturer

Research Interests

The impact of agriculture on the environment

Current Projects

SOWAP, Soil and Water Protection - studying the effect of conservation tillage on farmland birds, soil and surface-active invertebrates and seeds.

Defra - Cereal-based Whole Crop Silages: a potential conservation mechanism for farmland birds, in conjunction with RSPB and CAER.

RSPB - The effect of farmland manure application on soil invertebrates and soil properties and the implications for breeding birds.

Academic Department: Crop and Environment Sciences

Tel: +44 (0)1952 815259

Fax: +44 (0)1952 815247

Publications

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Other publications

  • Sheldon R., Chaney K. and Tyler G.A. (2004) Factors affecting nest survival of lapwings Vanellus vanellus in arable farmland: an agri-environment scheme prescription can enhance nest survival.  Bird Study. Submitted June 2004.
  • Cunningham H.M., Chaney K., Bradbury R.B. and Wilcox A. (2004) Non-inversion tillage and farmland birds: A review with special reference to the UK and Europe. IBIS. 146: 192-202
  • Cunningham H.M., Bradbury R., Chaney K. and Wilcox A. (2004) The effect of non-inversion tillage on field usage by UK farmland birds in winter. Bird Study In Press.
  • Chaney K. and Rothwell A. (2004) The impact of cultivation techniques on earthworm populations. 14th International Colloquium on Soil Zoology and Ecology, Rouen. August 2004.
  • Cunningham H.M., Chaney K., Bradbury R. and Wilcox A. (2004) Non-inversion tillage and farmland birds: a review with special reference to the UK and Europe. Presented at The Ecology and Conservation of Lowland Farmland Birds II: the Road to Recovery, The University of Leicester. 26-28 March 2004.
  • Rothwell A., Chaney K., Haydock P.P.J. and Cole J. (2004) The impact of cultivation techniques on the earthworm population.  XIVth International Colloquium on Soil Zoology and Ecology, University of Rouen. 30 August – 3 September 2004.
  • Rothwell A. and Chaney K. (2004) Earthworms in agricultural production systems.  LEAF e-brief. October 2004. (RAE category e)
  • Cunningham H.M., Chaney K., Bradbury R. and Wilcox A. (2003) Non-inversion tillage and farmland birds in winter. British Crop Protection Council Congress, Glasgow. 10-12 November 2003.
  • Cunningham H.M., Chaney K., Wilcox A. and Bradbury R. (2002) The effect of Non-inversion tillage on earthworm and arthropod populations as potential food sources for farmland birds. Birds and Agriculture, Aspects of Applied Biology. 67: 101-106.
  • Sheldon R.D., Chaney K. and Tyler G. (2002) Lapwings, earthworms and agriculture. Birds and Agriculture, Aspects of Applied Biology. 67: 93-100.
  • Collins K.L., Boatman N.D., Wilcox A., Holland J.M. and Chaney K. (2002) Influence of beetle banks on cereal aphid predation in winter wheat. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 93: 337-350
  • Chaney K. (2002) Integrated crop management. In Lockhart and Wiseman’s Crop Husbandry. (Eds. HJS Finch, AM Samuel and GPG Lane) 8th edition. Woodhead Publishing Limited. Chapter 9 pp 208-221.
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