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Selecting plants to minimise radiocaesium in the food chain (2003)
Journal Article
Willey, N. J., Escobar-Gutiérrez, A. J., White, P. J., Swarup, K., Escobar-Gutierrez, A., Bowen, H. C., …Broadley, M. R. (2003). Selecting plants to minimise radiocaesium in the food chain. Plant and Soil, 249(1), 177-186. https://doi.org/10.1023/A%3A1022593307224

Caesium (Cs) is an alkali metal with chemical properties similar to potassium (K). It has no known role in plant nutrition and it is not toxic to plants at the micromolar concentrations occurring naturally in soil solutions. However, two radioisotope... Read More about Selecting plants to minimise radiocaesium in the food chain.

Soil availability, plant uptake and soil to plant transfer of 99Tc - A review (2003)
Journal Article
Bennett, R., & Willey, N. (2003). Soil availability, plant uptake and soil to plant transfer of 99Tc - A review. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 65(2), 215-231. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0265-931X%2802%2900098-X

The fission yield of 99Tc from 239Pu and 235U is similar to that of 137Cs or 90Sr and it is therefore an important component of nuclear weapons fall-out, nuclear waste and releases from nuclear facilities. There is particular current interest in 99Tc... Read More about Soil availability, plant uptake and soil to plant transfer of 99Tc - A review.

Topology: A novel method to describe branching patterns in Peronospora viciae colonies (2003)
Journal Article
Johnston, M. A., Ott, A., Spencer-Phillips, P. T., Willey, N., & Johnston, M. (2003). Topology: A novel method to describe branching patterns in Peronospora viciae colonies. Mycological Research, 107(10), 1123-1131. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0953756203008384

Topology provides a novel means to describe branching patterns and has not been applied to fungal colonies previously. For any branched structure, various topologies are possible, and these lie between two extremes, a herringbone pattern (main axis w... Read More about Topology: A novel method to describe branching patterns in Peronospora viciae colonies.