Faculty of Biological Sciences

Dr David Pilbeam

BSc, PhD, London
Visiting Research Fellow
School of Biology

Background: Appointed Research Demonstrator in the Department of Plant Sciences, University of Leeds, in 1977. Appointed Lecturer in Agricultural Chemistry in the Department of Plant Sciences in 1979.

Contact:  Manton 6.92 | email address for Dr David Pilbeam 

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Group Leader Dr David Pilbeam  (Visiting Research Fellow)

Plant nutritional physiology, farm woodlands, novel crops. 


Sahin O; Taskin MB; Inal A; Gunes A; Kadioglu YK; Pilbeam DJ ELEMENTAL COMPOSITION OF PEPPER PLANTS FERTILIZED WITH PELLETIZED POULTRY MANURE Journal of Plant Nutrition 37 458-468, 2014
DOI:10.1080/01904167.2013.864307
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Sahin O; Taskin MB; Inal A; Gunes A; Kadioglu YK; Pilbeam DJ Influence of chloride and bromate interaction on oxidative stress in carrot plants Scientia Horticulturae 137 81-86, 2012
DOI:10.1016/j.scienta.2012.01.031
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Abduelghader AA; Sanders FE; Pilbeam DJ GROWTH AND BIOMASS PARTITIONING IN TOMATO IN RELATION TO RATIO OF NITROGEN:PHOSPHORUS SUPPLY JOURNAL OF PLANT NUTRITION 34 2018-2038, 2011
DOI:10.1080/01904167.2011.610488

Demir K; Sahin O; Kadioglu YK; Pilbeam DJ; Gunes A Essential and non-essential element composition of tomato plants fertilized with poultry manure SCI HORTIC-AMSTERDAM 127 16-22, 2010
DOI:10.1016/j.scienta.2010.08.009

Gunes A; Inal A; Pilbeam DJ; Kadioglu YK Effect of Sulfur on the Yield and Essential and Nonessential Element Composition of Alfalfa Determined by Polarized Energy Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence COMMUN SOIL SCI PLAN 40 2264-2284, 2009
DOI:10.1080/00103620902961235

Inal A; Pilbeam DJ; Gunes A Silicon Increases Tolerance to Boron Toxicity and Reduces Oxidative Damage in Barley J PLANT NUTR 32 112-128, 2009
DOI:10.1080/01904160802533767

Dawo MI; Wilkinson JM; Pilbeam DJ Interactions between plants in intercropped maize and common bean J SCI FOOD AGR 89 41-48, 2009
DOI:10.1002/jsfa.3408

Inal A; Gunes A; Pilbeam DJ; Kadioglu YK; Eraslan F Concentrations of essential and nonessential elements in shoots and storage roots of carrot grown in NaCl and Na2SO4 salinity X-RAY SPECTROM 38 45-51, 2009
DOI:10.1002/xrs.1104

Gunes A; Pilbeam D; Inal A Effect of arsenic-phosphorus interaction on arsenic-induced oxidative stress in chickpea plants PLANT SOIL 314 211-220, 2009
DOI:10.1007/s11104-008-9719-9

Eraslan F; Inal A; Pilbeam DJ; Gunes A Interactive effects of salicylic acid and silicon on oxidative damage and antioxidant activity in spinach (Spinacia oleracea L. cv. Matador) grown under boron toxicity and salinity PLANT GROWTH REGUL 55 207-219, 2008
DOI:10.1007/s10725-008-9277-4

Gunes A; Pilbeam DJ; Inal A; Coban S Influence of silicon on sunflower cultivars under drought stress, I: Growth, antioxidant mechanisms, and lipid peroxidation COMMUN SOIL SCI PLAN 39 1885-1903, 2008
DOI:10.1080/00103620802134651

Alhendawi RA; Kirkby EA; Pilbeam DJ; Romheld V Effect of iron seed dressing and form of nitrogen-supply on growth and micronutrient concentration in shoots of sorghum grown in a calcareous sand culture J PLANT NUTR 31 1855-1865, 2008
DOI:10.1080/01904160802325586

Gunes A; Kadioglu YK; Pilbeam DJ; Inal A; Coban S; Aksu A Influence of silicon on sunflower cultivars under drought stress, II: Essential and nonessential element uptake determined by polarized energy dispersive x-ray fluorescence COMMUN SOIL SCI PLAN 39 1904-1927, 2008
DOI:10.1080/00103620802134719

Dawo MI; Wilkinson JM; Sanders FET; Pilbeam DJ The yield and quality of fresh and ensiled plant material from intercropped maize (Zea mays) and beans (Phaseolus vulgaris) J SCI FOOD AGR 87 1391-1399, 2007
DOI:10.1002/jsfa.2879

van der Werf W; Keesman K; Burgess P; Graves A; Pilbeam D; Incoll LD; Metselaar K; Mayus M; Stappers R; van Keulen H; Palma J; Dupraz C Yield-SAFE: A parameter-sparse, process-based dynamic model for predicting resource capture, growth, and production in agroforestry systems ECOL ENG 29 419-433, 2007
DOI:10.1016/j.ecoleng.2006.09.017

Gunes A; Inal A; Adak MS; Alpaslan M; Bagci EG; Erol T; Pilbeam DJ Mineral nutrition of wheat, chickpea and lentil as affected by mixed cropping and soil moisture NUTR CYCL AGROECOSYS 78 83-96, 2007
DOI:10.1007/s10705-006-9075-1

Hannah MA; Kramer KM; Geffroy V; Kopka J; Blair MW; Erban A; Vallejos CE; Heyer AG; Sanders FET; Millner PA; Pilbeam DJ Hybrid weakness controlled by the dosage-dependent lethal (DL) gene system in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) is caused by a shoot-derived inhibitory signal leading to salicylic acid-associated root death NEW PHYTOL 176 537-549, 2007
DOI:10.1111/j.1469-8137.2007.02215.x

Zhang HM; Rong HL; Pilbeam D Signalling mechanisms underlying the morphological responses of the root system to nitrogen in Arabidopsis thaliana JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BOTANY 58 2329-2338, 2007
DOI:10.1093/jxb/erm114

Wilkinson JM; Evans EJ; Bilsborrow PE; Wright C; Hewison WO; Pilbeam DJ Yield of willow cultivars at different planting densities in a commercial short rotation coppice in the north of England BIOMASS BIOENERG 31 469-474, 2007
DOI:10.1016/j.biombioe.2007.01.020

Dawo MI; Sanders FE; Pilbeam DJ Yield, yield components and plant architecture in the F3 generation of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) derived from a cross between the determinate cultivar 'prelude' and an indeterminate landrace EUPHYTICA 156 77-87, 2007
DOI:10.1007/s10681-007-9354-1

Gunes A; Inal A; Bagci EG; Coban S; Pilbeam DJ Silicon mediates changes to some physiological and enzymatic parameters symptomatic for oxidative stress in spinach (Spinacia oleracea L.) grown under B toxicity SCI HORTIC-AMSTERDAM 113 113-119, 2007
DOI:10.1016/j.scienta.2007.03.009

Gunes A; Inal A; Bagci EG; Pilbeam DJ Silicon-mediated changes of some physiological and enzymatic parameters symptomatic for oxidative stress in spinach and tomato grown in sodic-B toxic soil PLANT SOIL 290 103-114, 2007
DOI:10.1007/s11104-006-9137-9

Gunes A; Pilbeam DJ; Inal A; Bagci EG; Coban S Influence of silicon on antioxidant mechanisms and lipid peroxidation in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) cultivars under drought stress J PLANT INTERACT 2 105-113, 2007
DOI:10.1080/17429140701529399

Eichhorn MP; Paris P; Herzog F; Incoll LD; Liagre F; Mantzanas K; Mayus M; Moreno G; Papanastasis VP; Pilbeam DJ; Pisanelli A; Dupraz C Silvoarable systems in europe - past, present and future prospects AGROFOREST SYST 67 29-50, 2006
DOI:10.1007/s10457-005-1111-7

Alhendawi RA; Kirkby EA; Pilbeam DJ Evidence that sulfur deficiency enhances molybdenum transport in xylem sap of tomato plants J PLANT NUTR 28 1347-1353, 2005
DOI:10.1081/PLN-200067449

Drihem K; Pilbeam DJ Effects of salinity on accumulation of mineral nutrients in wheat grown with nitrate-nitrogen or mixed ammonium : nitrate-nitrogen J PLANT NUTR 25 2091-2113, 2002
DOI:10.1081/PLN-120014063

Pilbeam DJ Effect of salinity and nitrogen source on concentrations of organic and inorganic ions in wheat (Triticum aestivum) cultivars Journal of Experimental Botany 50 39-39, 1999

Pilbeam DJ Influence of nitrogen supply on susceptibility of Triticum aestivum to salinity Journal of Experimental Botany 49 28-28, 1998

PILBEAM DJ; CAKMAK I; MARSCHNER H; KIRKBY EA EFFECT OF WITHDRAWAL OF PHOSPHORUS ON NITRATE ASSIMILATION AND PEP CARBOXYLASE ACTIVITY IN TOMATO, 1993

BELLALOUI N; PILBEAM DJ EFFECTS OF NITRATE WITHDRAWAL AND RESUPPLY ON THE ASSIMILATION OF NITRATE IN LEAVES OF TOMATO J EXP BOT 42 81-88, 1991

BELLALOUI N; PILBEAM DJ REDUCTION OF NITRATE IN LEAVES OF TOMATO DURING VEGETATIVE GROWTH J PLANT NUTR 13 39-55, 1990

KIRKBY EA; PILBEAM DJ CALCIUM AS A PLANT NUTRIENT PLANT CELL ENVIRON 7 397-405, 1984

PILBEAM DJ; LYONJOYCE AJ; BELL EA OCCURRENCE OF THE PYRROLIZIDINE ALKALOID MONOCROTALINE IN CROTALARIA SEEDS J NAT PROD 46 601-605, 1983

PILBEAM DJ; KIRKBY EA THE PHYSIOLOGICAL-ROLE OF BORON IN PLANTS J PLANT NUTR 6 563-582, 1983

PILBEAM DJ; POLHILL RM; BELL EA FREE AMINO-ACIDS AND ALKALOIDS OF SOUTH-AMERICAN, ASIAN AND AUSTRALIAN CROTALARIA SPECIES BOT J LINN SOC 79 259-&, 1979

PILBEAM DJ; BELL EA FREE AMINO-ACIDS IN CROTALARIA SEEDS PHYTOCHEMISTRY 18 973-985, 1979

PILBEAM DJ; BELL EA REAPPRAISAL OF THE FREE AMINO-ACIDS IN SEEDS OF CROTALARIA-JUNCEA (LEGUMINOSAE) PHYTOCHEMISTRY 18 320-321, 1979

QUERESHI MY; PILBEAM DJ; EVANS CS; BELL EA NEUROLATHYROGEN, ALPHA-AMINO-BETA-OXALYLAMINOPROPIONIC ACID IN LEGUME SEEDS PHYTOCHEMISTRY 16 477-479, 1977