Jim Lynch

Professor Jim Lynch

Distinguished Professor of Life Sciences Emeritus
OBE, BTech, PhD, DSc, CSci, CChem, FRSC, CBiol, FRSB, CEnv, FRGS, FRSA
+44 (0)1483 686455
19 AA 02

Academic and research departments

Centre for Environment and Sustainability.



Research interests



LYNCH, J.M. (1971).  The formation of hydrocarbons and related com­pounds by micro-organisms.  PhD Thesis, University of London.


LYNCH, J.M. & POOLE, N.J. (Eds.) (1979).  Microbial Ecology. A Conceptual Approach.  Oxford: Blackwell. Includes:

  • LYNCH, J.M. & POOLE, N.J.  Introduction, 1‑2.
  • LYNCH, J.M.  The terrestrial environment, 67‑91.
  • LYNCH, J.M. & FLETCHER, M.  Extreme environments, 138‑139.
  • LYNCH, J.M., FLETCHER, M. & LATHAM, M.J.  Biological inter­actions, 171‑187.
  • LYNCH, J.M. & POOLE, N.J.  Epilogue: old problems, new perspectives, 255.

ELLWOOD, D.C., HEDGER, J.N., LATHAM, M.J., LYNCH, J.M. & SLATER, J.H. (Eds.) (1980).  Contemporary Microbial Ecology.  London: Academic Press.

BERKELEY, R.C.W., LYNCH, J.M., MELLING, J., RUTTER, P.R. & VINCENT, B. (Eds.) (1980).  Microbial Adhesion to Surfaces.  Chichester: Ellis Horwood. Includes:

FLETCHER, M., LATHAM, M.J., LYNCH, J.M. & RUTTER, P.R. The characteristics of interfaces and their role in microbial attachment, 67‑78.

LYNCH, J.M. (1983).  Soil Biotechnology. Microbiological Factors in Crop Productivity.  Oxford: Blackwell Scientific Publications.  (Also published in Japanese by Hakuyusha Co. Ltd., Tokyo Translators: T. Marumoto, I. Watanabe, K. Satoh & S. Kanazawa and in Portuguese by Editora Mande Ltda, Sao Paulo, Translators: P.N. de Camargo et al. and by the English Language Book Society.)

GRAINGER, J.M. & LYNCH, J.M. (Eds.) (1984).  Microbiological Methods for Environmental Biotechnology.  London: Academic Press. Includes:

GRAINGER, J.M. & LYNCH, J.M.  Introduction, pp. 1‑4.

LYNCH, J.M., HARPER, S.H.T., CHAPMAN, S.J. & VEAL, D.A.  Approaches to the controlled production of novel agricultural composts, pp. 69‑78.

LYNCH, J.M. & HOBBIE, J.B. (Eds) (1988).  Micro‑organisms in Action: Concepts and Applications in Microbial Ecology.  Oxford: Blackwell Scientific Publications.  Includes:

LYNCH, J.M. & HOBBIE, J.B.  Introduction, pp. 1‑3.

LYNCH, J.M.  The terrestrial environment, pp. 103‑131.

PAYNE, C.C. & LYNCH, J.M.  Biological control, pp. 261‑287.

LYNCH, J.M. & HOBBIE, J.B.  Epilogue: Microbial ecology in biotechnology, pp. 349‑351.

LYNCH, J.M. (Ed.) (1990).  The Rhizosphere.  Chichester: John Wiley. Includes:

LYNCH, J.M.  Introduction: consequences of microbial rhizosphere competence for plant and soil, pp. 1-10.

BAZIN, M.J., MARKHAM, P., SCOTT, E. & LYNCH, J.M.  Population dynamics and rhizosphere interactions, pp. 99-127.

LYNCH, J.M.  Microbial metabolites, pp. 177-206.

BAZIN, M.J. & LYNCH, J.M. (Eds.) (1994). Terrestrial Gene Exchange: Mathematical Modelling and Risk Assessment.  London: Chapman & Hall.

HOKKANEN, H.M.T. & LYNCH, J.M. (Eds.) (1995).  Biocontrol Agents: Benefits and Risks.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

LYNCH, J.M., BAZIN, M.J. & CHOI, J. Mathematical modelling of gene exchange in soil, pp. 231-235.

ZELIKOFF, J.T., SCHEPERS, J. & LYNCH, J.M. (Eds) (1997). Ecotoxicology: Responses, Biomarkers and Risk Assessment. Fair Haven, N.J.: SOS Publications. Includes:

NASEBY, D.C. & LYNCH, J.M. Functional input of genetically modified micro organisms in the ecosystem.

LYNCH, J.M. & WISEMAN, A. (Eds.) (1998).  Environmental Biomonitoring:  The Biotechnology Ecotoxicology Interface.  Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press. Includes:

WISEMAN, A. & LYNCH J.M., Introduction:  The value of Biomonitors in Bioremediation Strategies against Ecotoxicants, pp. 1-4.

DE LEIJ, F.A.A.M., BAILEY, M.J., WHIPPS, J.M., THOMPSON, I.P., BRAMWELL, P.A., and LYNCH, J.M. Gene Release and Biomonitoring, pp. 70-100.

KAWASHIMA, H., OKAMOTO, K., BAZIN, M.J. & LYNCH, J.M.  Nitrogen fertilizer and ecotoxicology:  Global distribution of environmental pollution caused by food production, pp. 208-219.

WISEMAN, A. & LYNCH, J.M., Development of “fail-safe strategies” (FSS) to combat biomonitored biohazards from environmental xenobiotics, pp. 287-292.

BALAZS, E., GALANT, E., LYNCH, J.M., SCHEPERS, J., TOUTANT, P., WERNER D. & WERRY, P.A.TH.J., (Eds).  (2000).  Biological Resource Management. Connecting Science and Policy. Springer, Berlin.  Includes:

KAWASHIMA, H., OKAMOTO, K., OHGA, K. and LYNCH, J.M.  Global distribution of arable land, cereal yield and nitrogenous fertilizer us, pp 309-314.  Includes WALL, D.H. and LYNCH, J.M.  Soil biodiversity and ecosystem functioning, pp 283-290.

LYNCH, J.M., SCHEPERS, J. S. & UNVER, I. (Eds) (2003).  Innovative soil-plant Systems for Sustainable Agricultural Practices.  Paris: OECD.  Includes LYNCH, J.M. Plant and Microbial diversity: the role of the rhizosphere, pp.147-154.

STAMATIADIS, S., LYNCH, J.M. & SCHEPERS, J.S. (Eds) (2004).  Remote Sensing for Agriculture and the Environment.  Peripheral Editions ‘Ella’, Larissa, Greece.

FREER-SMITH, P.H., BROADMEADOW, M.S.J & LYNCH, J.M. (Eds) (2007).  Forestry and Climate Change. CABI, Wallingford.  Includes SCHEPERS, J.S. & LYNCH, J.M. Soils and Waste Management: a challenge to climate change.

Reviews/conference proceedings

BIRD, C.W. & LYNCH, J.M. (1974).  Formation of hydrocarbons by microorganisms. Chemical Society Reviews 3, 309‑328.

LYNCH, J.M. (1975).  The formation of ethylene by soil microorganisms.  Agricultural Research Council Letcombe Laboratory Annual Report for 1974, 88‑95.

LYNCH, J.M. (1976).  Products of soil micro-organisms in relation to plant growth.  CRC Critical Reviews in Microbiology 5, 67‑107.

ELLIS, F.B. & LYNCH, J.M. (1977).  Why burn straw?  ARC Research Review 3, 29‑33.  (Also published in Journal of Soil and Water Management Association 5 (4), 13‑15).

CANNELL, R.Q., ELLIS, F.B. & LYNCH, J.M. (1977).  Toxicity of straw to germinating seeds and seedlings of cereals.  Report on Straw Utiliza­tion Conference (Oxford, February 1977), 11‑13, MAFF.

LYNCH, J.M. (1978).  Microbiological problems in seedling establishment.  In: Microbial Ecology (ed. M. Loutit & J.A.R. Miles), pp. 337-340.  Berlin: Springer-Verlag.

BURFORD, J.R., DOWDELL, R.J. & LYNCH, J.M. (1978).  Denitrification in British soils.  In: Nitrogen in the Environment, vol. 2 (ed. D.R. Nielsen & J.G. MacDonald), pp. 365‑377.  London: Academic Press.

CANNELL, R.Q., ELLIS, F.B. & LYNCH, J.M. (1978).  Reduced cultivation and direct drilling in the United Kingdom with special reference to problems from straw residues.  In: Energy Conservation in Crop Production (ed. M. Baker), pp. 115‑120.  New Zealand: Massey University.

LYNCH, J.M. (1979).  Straw residues as substrates for growth and product formation by soil micro-organisms.  In: Straw Decay and Its Effect on Utilization and Disposal  (ed. E. Grossbard), pp. 47‑55.  Chichester: Wiley.

ELLIS, F.B. & LYNCH, J.M. (1979).  Effects of straw residues on the establish­ment and yield of direct‑drilled crops.  Proceedings 8th Conference of the International Soil Tillage Research Organization, 199‑204.

HARPER, S.H.T. & LYNCH, J.M. (1979).  The kinetics of the decomposition of straw in relation to the production of phytotoxins.  In: Straw Decay and its Effect on Utilization and Disposal (ed. E. Gross­bard), pp. 289‑291.  Chichester: Wiley.

LYNCH, J.M. & CANNELL, R.Q. (1979).  Plant residues.  In: Crop Seed and Soil Environment, Agronomy Conference, Malvern 1979, pp. 26‑37, MAFF/ADAS Reference Book 321.  London: HMSO.

DREW, M.C. & LYNCH, J.M. (1980).  Soil anaerobiosis, micro-organisms and root function.  Annual Review of Phytopathology 18, 37‑67.

LYNCH, J.M., SLATER, J.H. & BENNETT, J.A. (1980).  The characterisation of mixed microbial populations degrading cellulose in straw.  In: Colloque Cellulolyse Microbienne, pp. 187‑190. Marseille: Centre National de La Recherche Scientifique.

LYNCH, J.M. (1981).  Crop rotation and plant residues in relation to bio­logical activity in soil.  In: Agricultural Yield Potentials in Continental Climates, pp. 157‑167.  Bern: International Potash Institute.

PENN, D.J. & LYNCH, J.M. (1981).  Microbiological problems from the de­composition of weeds.  Proceedings Grass Weeds In Cereals In United Kingdom Conference 59‑64.

LYNCH, J.M. (1982).  The rhizosphere.  In: Experimental Microbial Ecology (eds. R.G. Burns & J.H. Slater), pp. 395‑411.  Oxford: Black­well Scientific Publications.

LYNCH, J.M. (1982).  Interactions between bacteria and plants in the root environment.  In: Bacteria and Plants (eds. M.E. Rhodes-Roberts and F.A. Skinner), pp. 1‑23.  London: Academic Press.

LYNCH, J.M. (1983).  Hydrocarbons.  In: Handbook of Microbiology, Vol. V, 2nd edition (Ed.  A.I. Laskin & H.A. Lechevalier), pp. 39‑45. Boca Ratan, Florida: CRC Press.

LYNCH, J.M. (1983).  Plant growth regulators.  In: Handbook of Microbio­logy, Vol. VI, 2nd edition (Ed. A.I. Laskin & H.A. Lechevalier), pp. 289‑298. Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press.

LYNCH, J.M. (1983).  Efecto de la aplicacion delo estiercoles sobre la micro­biologia del suelo.  (Effect of manures on the microbiology of the soil). In: La Utilizacion de los Estiercoles en la Agricultura (eds. J.Z. Castellanos & J.L. Reyes), pp. 99‑108.  Torreon, Mexico: Ingenieros Agronomos de Technologico de Monterrey.  (In Spanish).

LYNCH, J.M. (1983).  Microbial utilization of straw in agriculture.  In: Biotech 83 (Proceedings of the International Conference on the Commercial Applications and Implications of Biotechnology), pp 705-716.  Northwood: Online Publications.

LYNCH, J.M. (1984).  Interactions between biological processes, cultiva­tion and soil structure.  Plant and Soil, 76, 307‑318.  (Also in Bio­logical Processes and Soil Fertility (ed. J. Tinsley), pp. 307‑318.  The Hague: Martin Nijhoff.

LYNCH, J.M. (1984).  Biochemical processes in unsaturated zones.  In: Pollutants in Porous Media (ed. B.Yaron, G.Dagan & J.Goldshmid), pp. 185‑194.  Berlin: Springer-Verlag.

LYNCH, J.M. (1984).  Straw use in horticulture.  In: Straw Disposal and Utilisation: A Review of Knowledge (ed. D.J. White), pp. 56‑60.  London: Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.

CANNELL, R.Q. & LYNCH, J.M. (1984).  Possible adverse effects of de­composing crop residues or plant growth.  In: Organic Matter and Rice (ed. F.N. Ponnamperuma), pp. 455‑475. Los Banos, Phillipines: Inter­national Rice Research Institute.

VEAL, D.A. & LYNCH, J.M. (1984).  Biochemistry of cellulose break­down by mixed cultures.  Transactions of the Biochemical Society 12, 1141‑1144.

LYNCH, J.M. & ELLIOTT, L.F. (1984).  Crop residues.  In: Aspects of Applied Biology 7 ‑ Crop Establish­ment: Biological Requirements and Engineering Solutions (ed. M.K.V. Carr) pp. 299‑311.  Wellesbourne, Warwicks: Association of Applied Biologists.

LYNCH, J.M. & WOOD, D.A. (1985).  Controlled microbial degradation of ligno­cellulose: the basis for existing and novel approaches to composting.  In: Composting Agricultural and Other Wastes (ed. J.K.R. Gasser), pp. 183‑193.  London: Elsevier.

WOOD, D.A. & LYNCH, J.M. (1984).  Current and future perspectives in research on lignocellulose biodegradation.  Applied Biochemistry & Biotechnology, 9, 307‑312.

BELAICH, J.P., LYNCH, J.M., VERSTRAETE, W. & NAVEAU, H. (1984).  Con­clusions and recommendations.  In: Anaerobic Digestion and Carbohydrate Hydrolysis of Waste (eds. G.L. Ferrero, M.P. Ferranti & H. Naveau), pp. 500‑504, London: Elsevier.

ELLIOTT, L.F., GILMOUR, C.M., LYNCH, J.M. & TITTEMORE, D. (1984).  Bacterial colonization of plant roots.  In: Microbial Plant Interactions (ed. R.L. Todd), pp. 1‑16.  Madison, Wisconsin: Soil Science Society of America.

LYNCH, J.M., HARPER, S.H.T., CHAPMAN, S.J. & VEAL, D.A. (1984).  Bio­degradation of lignocelluloses in agricultural wastes.  In: Anaerobic Digestion and Carbohydrate Hydrolysis of Waste (eds. G.L. Ferrero, M.P. Ferranti & H. Naveau), pp. 136‑145, London: Elsevier.

WOOD, D.A., LYNCH, J.M. & RUDD‑JONES, D. (1984).  Research and the mushroom industry.  Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England 145, 144‑158.

LYNCH, J.M. (1985).  Origin, nature and biological activity of ali­phatic substances and growth hormones found in soil.  In: Soil Organic Matter and Biological Activity (ed. D. Vaughan & R.E. Malcolm), pp. 1­51-174.  Vordrecht: Martin Nijhoff/Dr W. Junk.

LYNCH, J.M. (1985). Microbial saprophytic activity on straw and other residues: con­sequences for the plant.  In: Ecological Interactions in Soil, Plants, Microbes and Animals (ed. A.H. Fitter), pp. 1­81-191.  Oxford: Blackwell Scientific Publications.

LYNCH, J.M. (1985).  Straw as a fermentation raw material. In: Biotechnology and its Application to Agriculture (eds. L.G. Copping & P. Rodgers) pp. 35‑41. Monograph No. 32.  Croydon: British Crop Protection Council.

LYNCH, J.M. & BRAGG, E. (1985).  Micro-organisms and soil aggregate stability.  Advances in Soil Science, Vol. 2 (ed. B.A. Stewart), pp. 133‑172. New York: Springer‑Verlag.

(*) LYNCH, J.M. & HARPER, S.H.T. (1985).  The microbial upgrading of straw for agricultural use. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, B310, 221‑226.

WHIPPS, J.M. & LYNCH, J.M. (1985).  Energy losses by the plant in rhizo­deposition.  Annual Proceedings of the Phytochemical Society of Europe 26, 59‑71.

LYNCH, J.M. (1986).  Rhizosphere microbiology and its manipulation.  Biological Agriculture and Horticulture 3, 143‑152.

LYNCH, J.M. (1986).  Manipulation of the rhizosphere.  In: Agrobiotec 86, Bologna. 9 pp.

LYNCH, J.M. (1986).  Demands and controls on organisms in soil.  Transactions XIII Congress of the International Society of Soil Science 1, 45‑60. 

LYNCH, J.M. & EBBEN, M.H. (1986).  The use of micro‑organisms to control plant disease.  Journal of Applied Bacteriology, Supplement, 61, 115S‑126S. 

WHIPPS, J.M. & LYNCH, J.M. (1986).  The influence of the rhizosphere on crop productivity.  Advances in Microbial Ecology 9, 187‑244.

LYNCH, J.M. (1987).  Allelopathy involving micro‑organisms: Case histories from the United Kingdom.  In: Allelochemicals: Role in Agriculture, Forestry and Ecology (ed. G.R. Waller), 44‑52.  Washington DC: American Chemical Society.

LYNCH, J.M. (1987).  Lignocellulolysis in composts.  In: Compost: Production, Quality and Use (ed. M. de Bertoldi, M.P. Ferranti, P. L'Hermite and F. Zucconi), pp. 178‑189.  London: Elsevier Applied Science.

LYNCH, J.M. (1987).  Biological control within microbial communities of the rhizosphere.  In: Ecology of Microbial Communities (eds. M. Fletcher, T.R.G. Gray & J.G. Jones), pp. 55‑82.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

LYNCH, J.M. (1987).  Utilization of lignocellulosic wastes.  Journal of Applied Bacteriology Symposium Supplement 63, 71S‑83S.

LYNCH, J.M. (1987).  Soil biology ‑ accomplishments and potential.  Soil Science Society of America Journal 51, 1409‑1412.  (Golden Jubilee Address to the Society).

LYNCH, J.M. (1989).  Development and interactions between microbial communities on the root surface.  In: Interrelationships Between Micro‑organisms and Plants in Soil (ed. V. Vancura & F. Kunc), pp. 5-12.  Prague: Academia and Amsterdam: Elsevier. 

LETHBRIDGE, G. & LYNCH, J.M. (1987).  The microbiology of soil.  In: Essays in Agricultural and Food Microbiology (eds. J.R. Norris & G.L. Pettipher), pp. 1‑44.  Chichester: John Wiley.

LYNCH, J.M. & WOOD, M.D. (1988).  Interactions between plant roots and micro-organisms.  In: Russell's Soil Conditions and Plant Growth, 11th edn. (ed. A. Wild), pp. 526‑563.  London: Longman.

LYNCH, J.M. (1987).  Microbial interactions in the rhizosphere.  Soil Microorganisms No. 30, 33‑41. (Soil Microbiological Society of Japan).

LYNCH, J.M. (1989).  Environmental potential of the Trichoderma exo­cellular enzyme system.  In: Plant Cell Wall Polymers: Biogenesis and Biodegradation (ed. N.G. Lewis & M.G. Paice), pp. 608-618. Washington DC: American Chemical Society.

HAND, P. & LYNCH, J.M. (1988).  The potential of micro‑organisms to upgrade straw to useful products.  In: Aspects of Applied Biology 17.  Environmental Aspects of Applied Biology (ed. D. Gareth Jones), pp. 207‑216.  Wellesbourne, Warwicks: Association of Applied Biologists.

LYNCH, J.M. (1988).  Biological control of plant diseases: achieve­ments and prospects.  Brighton Crop Protection Conference ‑ Pests and Diseases 2, 587‑596.

LYNCH, J.M. (1990).  Fungi as Antagonists.  In: New Directions in Biological Control: Alternatives for Suppression of Agricultural Pests and Diseases (ed. R.R. Baker and P.E. Dunn), pp. 243-253. New York: Alan R. Liss.

LYNCH, J.M. & WHIPPS, J.M. (1990).  Substrate flow in the rhizosphere.  Plant and Soil 129, 1-10 (1990) and in: The Rhizosphere and Plant Growth (ed. D.L. Keister and P.B. Cregan), pp. 15-24.  Dordecht: Kluwer.

LYNCH, J.M. (1990).  The potential for gene exchange between rhizo­sphere bacteria.  In: Bacterial Genetics and Natural Environments (ed. J.C. Fry and M.J. Day), pp. 172-181.  London: Chapman & Hall.

FERMOR, T.R., WOOD, D.A. & LYNCH, J.M. (1989).  Microbiological processes in mushroom composts.  In: International Symposium on Compost Production and Use: Technology, Management, Application and Legislation. pp. 178-188.  Instituto Agarario Provinciale, San Michele All'Adige.

LYNCH, J.M. & BAZIN, M.J. (1990).  The need to quantify rhizosphere population and community dynamics.  Transactions XIV Congress of the International Society of Soil Science 3, 4-9.

LYNCH, J.M. (1990).  Beneficial interactions between micro-organisms and roots.  Biotechnology Advances, 8, 335-346.

LYNCH, J.M. (1990).  Microbial crop protection and enhancement agents: old problems, new perspectives.  5th European Congress on Biotechnology, Proceedings Volume I (ed. C. Christiansen, L. Munck & J. Villadesn), pp. 136-141.  Copenhagen: Monksgaard. 

LYNCH, J.M. (1991).  Sources and fate of soil organic matter.  In: Advances in Soil Organic Matter Research and the Impact on Agriculture and the Environment (ed. W.S. Wilson), pp. 231-237.  Cambridge: Royal Society of Chemistry.

LYNCH, J.M. & CROOK, N.E. (1992).  Biological control systems.  Chemistry in Britain 28, 42-45.

SMITH, J.L., PAPENDICK, R.I., BEZDICEK, D.F. & LYNCH, J.M. (1992).  Soil organic matter dynamics and crop residue management.  In: Soil Microbial Ecology - Applications in Agricultural and Environmental Management (ed. B.F. Metting Jr.), Chapter 3, pp. 65-94.  New York: Marcel Dekker.

LYNCH, J.M. (1992).  Environmental implications of the release of biocontrol agents.  In: Biological Control of Plant Diseases: Progress and Challenges for the Future (eds. E.C. Tjamos, G.C. Papavizas & R.J. Cook).  New York: Plenum, pp. 389-397.

LYNCH, J.M. (1991).  Developments in rhizosphere microbiology.  Australian Microbiologist 13, 99-100.

LYNCH, J.M. & WAAGE, J.K. (1991).  General Discussion: Session II.  In: The Biodiversity of Micro-organisms and Invertebrates: Its Role in Sustainable Agriculture (ed. D.L. Hawksworth), pp. 137-142. Wallingford: CAB International.

CARTER, J.P. & LYNCH, J.M. (1993).  Introduction of new immunological and molecular techniques for microbial population and community dynamics studies in soil.  In: Soil Biochemistry, Vol. 8 (ed. J-M. Bollag & G. Stotzky), pp. 249-272  New York: Marcel Dekker.

DESHPANDE, M.S., RALE, V.B. & LYNCH, J.M. (1992).  Aureobasidium pullulans in applied microbiology: a status report.  Enzyme & Microbial Technology 14, 514-527.

LYNCH, J.M. (1993).  Preface.  Soil Structure/Soil Biota Interrelationships, (ed. L. Brussard & M.J. Kooistra) ix-x. Amsterdam: Elservier.

LYNCH, J.M. (1992).  Substrate availability in the production of composts.  In: Science and Engineering of Composting: Design, Environmental, Microbiological and Utilization Aspects (ed. H.A.J. Hoitink & H.M. Keener), pp. 24-35. The Ohio State University Press, Columbus.

LYNCH, J.M. (1992).  Biological methods and sustainability.  In:  Trends in Microbial Ecology (ed. R. Guerrero and C. Pedros-Alio) pp.647-650.  Barcelona: Spanish Society for Microbiology.

KIMURA, R., LYNCH, J.M., KATOH, K. & MIYASHITA, K. (1992).  Enumeration of specifically functional soil bacteria by the DNA probe method.  In:  Trends in Microbial Ecology (ed. R. Guerrero and C. Pedros-Alio) pp. 655-658.  Barcelona: Spanish Society for Microbiology.

SUN, L., BAZIN, M.J. & LYNCH, J.M. (1992).  Plasmid transfer and stability of Pseudomonas cepacia and Enterobacter cloacae in a continuous flow culture system.  In: The Release of Genetically Modified Micro-organisms (ed. D.E.S. Stewart-Tull and M. Sussman), p. 153. New York: Plenum Press.

PEARCE, D., BAZIN, M.J. & LYNCH, J.M. (1992).  An artificial microcosm to study microbial interactions in the rhizosphere.  In: The Release of Genetically Modified Micro-organisms (ed. D.E.S. Stewart-Tull and M. Sussman), pp. 229-230.  New York: Plenum Press.

LYNCH, J.M. (1993).  The biological dimension of soil resilience: the impact of molecular biology. In: Soil Resilience & Sustainable Land Use (eds. D.J. Greenland & I. Szabolcs). pp. 69-76. Wallingford: CAB International.

ELLIOTT, L.F. & LYNCH, J.M. (1994).  Biodiversity and soil resilience.  In: Soil Resilience and Sustainable Land Use (eds. D.J. Greenland & I. Szabolcs). pp. 353-364 Wallingford: CAB International.

SUN, L., BAZIN, M.J. & LYNCH, J.M. (1993).  Plasmid exchange between soil bacteria in continuous-flow laboratory microsoms. In: Microbial Biofilms: Formation and Control (eds. S.P. Denyer, S.P. Gorman, & M.Sussman)  pp.259-266.  Oxford: Blackwell Scientific Publications.

PANKHURST, C. & LYNCH, J.M. (1994).  The role of soil microbiology in sustainable intensive agriculture.  Advances in Plant Pathology, 11,229-247.

PANKHURST, C. & LYNCH, J.M. (1994).  The role of the soil biota in sustainable agriculture.  In:  Soil Biota:  Management in Sustainable Farming Systems (eds. C.E. Pankhurst, B.M. Doube, V.V.S.R. Gupta & P.R. Grace) pp. 3-9.  East Melbourne:  CSIRO.

LYNCH, J.M., DE LEIJ, F.A.A.M., WHIPPS, J.M. & BAILEY, M.J. (1994).  Impact of GEMMOs on rhizosphere population dynamics.  In:  Molecular Ecology of Rhizosphere Micro-Organisms, Biotechnology and the Release of GMOs (eds. F. O'Gara, D.N. Dowling & B. Boesten) pp. 49-55.  VCH, Weinheim.

LYNCH, J.M. (1994).  The rhizosphere - form and function.  Applied Soil Ecology 1, 193-198.

HART, T.D., CHAMBERLAIN, A.H.L. & LYNCH, J.M.  (1994).  Roles of microbial polymers in the rhizosphere.  Transactions XV Congress of the International Society of Soil Science, 4b, 46-47.

BAILEY, M.J., THOMPSON, I.P. & LYNCH, J.M. (1994).  Monitoring microorganisms in the phyllosphere.  In: The OECD Workshop on Methods for Monitoring Organisms in the Environment, ed. Anon.  COM/ENV/DSTI/EPOC/BT(92)86/REV2.  Ottawa, Canada, September 1992, pp. 32-42.

LYNCH, J.M. (1995).   Microbial activity in acid soil.  In: Plant Soil Interactions at low pH: Principles and Management (ed. R.A. Date, N.J. Grundon, G.E. Rayment and M.E. Probert) pp. 167-172.  Dordreeht Kluwer.

ELLIOTT, L.F. & LYNCH, J.M. (1995).  The international workshop on establishment of microbial inocula in soils: Cooperative research project on biological management resource of the OECD.  American Journal of Alternative Agriculture, 10, 50-73.

DE LEIJ, F.A.A.M., WHIPPS, J.M. & LYNCH, J.M.  (1995).  Traditional methods of detecting and selecting functionally important microorganisms from the soil and rhizosphere.  In: Microbial Diversity and Ecosystem Function (eds. D. Allsopp, R.R. Colwell & D.L. Hawksworth), pp. 321-336. Wallingford: CAB International.

LYNCH, J.M. & ELLIOTT, L.F.  (1997).  Bioindicators: Perspectives and potential value for landusers, researchers and policy makers.  In: Bioindicators of Soil Health (eds. C.E. Pankhurst, B.M. Doube and V.V.S.R. Gupta), pp. 79-96. Wallingford: CAB International.

LYNCH, J.M.  (1996).  Monitoring of antagonistic fungi: Perspecitives, needs and legislation.  In: Monitoring of Antagonistic Fungi (ed. D. Funck Jensen), pp. 1-9.  Dordecht:  Kluwer.

WHITNEY, P.J. & LYNCH, J.M.  (1996).  The importance of lignocellulosic compounds in composting.  In: The Science of Composting (eds. M. de Bertoldi, P. Sequi, B. Lemmy & T. Papi), pp 531-541, Glasgow: Blackie.

WHIPPS, J.M., DE LEIJ, F.A.A.M., LYNCH, J.M. & BAILEY, M.J.  (1996).  Impact of genetically modified microorganisms on the terrestrial microbiota including fungi.  In: Fungi and Environmental Change (eds. J. Frankland, N. Magan & G. Gadd,), pp. 299-316.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

CARTER, J.P., & LYNCH, J.M. (1996).  Immunological approaches to the analysis of microbial populations. In: Molecular Approaches to Environmental Microbiology (eds. Pickup, R.W., Saunders, J.R., pp. 118-136.  Chichester: Ellis-Horwood.

LYNCH, J.M. (1997).  Has biotechnology a role in soil science?  Australian Journal of Soil Research, 35, 1049-60.

ELLIOTT, L.F., LYNCH, J.M. & PAPENDICK, R.I.  (1996).  The microbial component of soil quality. In:  Soil Biochemistry, Vol. 9 (ed. J-M Bollag & G. Stotzky), pp. 1-21 New York:  Marcel Dekker.

LYNCH, J.M.  (Rapporteur) (1997).  Biotechnology for the substitution of non-renewables, pollution control and clean-up.  National Biotechnology Conference, Department of the Environment, London.

ELLIOT, L.F., AZEVEDO, M.D., MUELLER-WARRANT, G.W., HORWATH, W.R. & LYNCH, J.M. (1996). Biological control of weeds using deleterious rhizobactera. In: Seed Production Research (ed. W.C. Young), pp. 58-60. Oregon State University, Corvallis.

WHIPPS, J.M. DE LEIJ, F.A.A.M, LYNCH, J.M. & BAILEY, M.J. (1997). Risk assessment with the release of a genetically modified Pseudomonas fluorescens in the field. In:  Molecular Approaches to Biological Control, (eds. B K Duffy, U Rosenberger & G Defago), pp. 199-204  IOBC/WPCS Bulletin No.21 (9).

BAILEY, M.J., LILLEY, A.K., THOMPSON, I.P., DE LEIJ, F.A.A.M., WHIPPS, J.M., & LYNCH, J.M. (1999).  Deliberate release of recombinant micro-organisms.  In:  Manual of Industrial Biotechnology (eds. R. Atlas & J. Davies),  Vol. 2, pp. 693-703.  American Society for Microbiology, Washington, DC.

DE LEIJ, F.A.A.M., HAY, D.B & LYNCH, J.M., (1999).  Investment in Diversity:  the role of biological communities in soil.  In:  Nature and Human Society:  the Quest for a Sustainable World (eds. P. Raven), pp. 242-251.  Natural Academy Press, Washington DC.

DE LEIJ, F.A.A.M. & LYNCH, J.M. (1997).  Functional diversity of the rhizosphere.  In: Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria:  Present Status and Future Prospects (eds. A. Ogoshi, K. Kobayashi, Y. Homma, F. Kodama, N. Kondo & S. Akina), pp. 38-43.  Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria, Japan-OECD Workshop, Hokkaido, Faculty of Agriculture.

LYNCH, J.M. (1998).  Terrestrial biotechnology, Current Opinion in Biotechnology, 9, 247-251.

BRIMCOMBE, M.J., DE LEIJ, F.A.A.M & LYNCH, J.M. (2000).  The effect of root exudates on rhizosphere microbial populations.  In: The Rhizosphere:  Biochemistry and Organic Substances at the Soil-Plant Interface.  (Eds. R. Pinton, Z Varranini & P. Nannipieri), pp. 95-140, Marcel Dekker, New York.

LYNCH, J.M., WISEMAN, A. & DE LEIJ, F.A.A.M.  (2001).  Ecotoxicology.  In: Encyclopedia of Biodiversity (ed. S. Levin), pp. 363-373, Academic Press, San Diego.

LYNCH, J.M., BRIMECOMBE, M.J. & DE LEIJ, F.A.A.M.  (2002).  Rhizosphere. In:  Nature Encyclopedia of Life Sciences.  Vol. 16, pp 423-430.  London: Nature Publishing Group.

NASEBY, D.C. & LYNCH, J.M.  (2002).  Enzymes in the rhizosphere.  In:  Enzymes in the Environment (eds. R.P. Dick and R. Burns), pp. 109-123.  Marcel Dekker, New York.

PASCUAL, J.A., HERNANDEZ, T., GARCIA, C. & LYNCH, J.M.  (2001).  Immobilised enzymes: characterisation and functional meaning in biomonitoring amendments of organic wastes.  In:  Environmental Monitoring and Biodiagnostics of Hazardous Contaminants.  (eds. M. Healy, D.L. Wiseman & M. Moo-Young), pp. 213-216.  Kluwer, London.

WERRIJ, P.A.Th.J & LYNCH, J.  (2001).  On the public acceptance of transgenic organisms in cell factories.  In:  Molecular Farming (eds. J.P. Toutant & E. Balazs), pp. 315-316.  Paris:  INRA.

SCHEPERS, J. & LYNCH, J. (2001).  Sharing the wealth from molecular farming.  In:  Molecular Farming (eds. J.P. Toutant & E. Balazs), pp. 317-319.  Paris:  INRA

BELL-PERKINS, L.J. & LYNCH, J.M. (2002).  Rhizosphere Microbiology.  In:  The Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology (ed. G. Bitton), pp. 2713-2728.  Wiley, New York. 

MARTIN, S.P., ADOUABDI, S., LYNCH, J.M. & REDDY, S.M.  (2001).  Optimised quartz crystal microbalance detection of hydrogen peroxide using surfactants.  In:  Sensors and their Applications Xl, ISMCR 2001 (ed. KTV Gratton & SH Khan), pp. 323-328.  IOP Publishing Ltd., London.

LYNCH J.M. &VAN VERSEVELD, H.K. (2002).  Editorial for the Special Issue on Resilience of the Subsurface Ecosystem to Anthropogenic Disturbance.  Biodegradation, 13, 1.

LYNCH, J.M.  (2002).  Resilience of the rhizosphere to anthropogenic disturbance.  Biodegradation, 13, 21-27.

LYNCH, J.M.  (2002).  Effect of Living Modified Organisms on the Soil.  In:  LMOs and the Environment (ed. CR Roseland), pp 235-245.  OECD, Paris.

LYNCH, J.M. (2001).  The R & D and technology transfer challenge: public sector opportunities for industry.  EIC National Industry Conference.

LYNCH, J.M. (2004). Rhizosphere microbial populations.  In: Encyclopaedia of  Plant and Crop Science     (ed. R. M. Goodman), Marcel Dekker, New York, pp 1090 - 1093.

LYNCH, J.M.  Plant growth promoting agents.  In:  Microbial Diversity and Bioprospecting (ed. A.T. Bull), American Society for Microbiology, 391-376.

LYNCH, J.M. (2003).  Impact of marker and functional genes on soils and plants.  In:  Ecological Impact of GMO Dissemination in Agro-Ecosystems (ed. T. Lelley, E. Balazs & M. Tepfer), pp 25-30.  Facultas, Wien.

MARTIN, S.P., LYNCH, J.M. & REDDY, S.M. (2003).  Enhancement of the hydrogen peroxide crystal biosenser using proteins.  Eurosensors 03, Gulmores, Portugal.

LYNCH, J.M. (2004).  Agricultural practices and biodiversity.  In: Agricultural Impacts on Soil Erosion and Soil Biodiversity:  Developing Indicators for Policy Analysis (ed R.Francaviglia), pp 101-108.  OECD, Paris.

LYNCH, J.M., BENEDETTI, A., INSAM, H., NUTI, M.P., SMALLA, K., TORSVIK, V. & NANNIPIERI, P. (2004).  Microbial diversity in soil: ecological theories, the contribution of molecular techniques and the impact of transgenic plants and transgenic microorganisms.  Biology and Fertility of Soils, 40, 363-385.

BENEDETTI, A., BROOKES, P.C., & LYNCH, J.M. (2005).  Conclusive remarks on microbial methods to assess soil quality.  In:  Soil Quality (ed. A. Benedetti, J. Bloom, & D.K Hopkins), CABI, Wallingford, 63-70.

PANKHURST, C.E. & LYNCH, J.M. (2005).  Biocontrol of soil-borne plant diseases.  In: Encyclopedia of Soils in the Environment Vol.1. (ed D. Hillel) Elsevier, Oxford,  pp.129-135.

HARMAN, G.E., LORITO, M., & LYNCH, J.M. (2004).  Uses of Trichoderma spp. to remediate or alleviate soil and water pollution.  Advances in Applied Microbiology, 56, 313-330.

LYNCH, J.M. (2005).  Overview of some global environmental issues.  In: ‘The Farmer’s Decision: Balancing Economic Successful Agriculture Production with Environmental Quality’. (ed G. Hatfield).  Soil and Water Conservation Society, Ankeny, Iowa, pp 1-9.

LYNCH, J.M. & MOFFAT A. (2005).  Bioremediation – prospects for the future application of innovative applied biological research.  Annals of Applied Biology, 146, 217-221.

LYNCH, J.M. (2005).  Microbial Rhizosphere Competence.  In: Rhizosphere 2004.  Perspectives and Challenges – A tribute to Lorenz Hiltner.  (ed A. Hartmann, M. Schmid, W.Wenzel, Ph. Hinsinger) pp. 45-46. GSF Neuherberg.

LYNCH, J.M. & SCHEPERS, J.S. (2008).  Soils, Climate Change and the OECD. Waste Management 28, 673-677.

BRIMCOMBE, M.J., DE LEIJ, F.A.A.M & LYNCH, J.M. (2007).  The effect of root exudates on rhizosphere microbial populations.  In: The Rhizosphere:  Biochemistry and Organic Substances at the Soil- Plant Interface, Second Edition.  (Eds. R. Pinton, Z Varranini & P. Nannipieri), pp 73-109. CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group.      

LYNCH, J.M. and VON LAMPE, M. (2011). The need for bioenergy policy analysis. Biomass & Bioenergy, 35, 2311-2314

LYNCH, J. & HARVEY, P.J. (2011) Opportunities and problems of bioenergy. Biochemist, 33, 39-43

LYNCH, J, MASLIN, M., BALZTER, H. and SWEETING, M. (2013). Choose satellites to monitor deforestation. Nature, 496, 293-294

ANDRIES, A., MORSE, S., MURPHY, R.J., LYNCH, J., WOOLIAMS, E.R., and FONWEBAN, J. (2018). Translation of remote sensing data into sustainable development indicators. Proceedings of ISDRS24, http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/847092/

LYNCH, J. (2019). From cells to global images. The Microbiologist, 20, 30-32

Refereed research papers

BIRD, C.W., LYNCH, J.M., PIRT, S.J., REID, W.W., BROOKS, C.J.W. & MIDDLEDITCH, B.S. (1971).  Steroids and squalene in Methylococcus capsulatus grown on methane.  Nature 230, 473.

BIRD, C.W., LYNCH, J.M., PIRT, S.J. & REID, W.W. (1971).  The identi­fication of hop‑22(29)‑ene in prokaryotic organisms.  Tetrahedron Letters no. 34, 3189‑3190.

LYNCH, J.M. (1972).  Identification of substrates and isolation of micro-organisms responsible for ethylene production in the soil.  Nature 240, 45‑46.

AYREY, G. & LYNCH, J.M. (1972).  A method for the preparation of tritium labelled hydrocarbons of high specific activity.  Journal of Labelled Compounds 8, 175‑181.

HARPER, S.H.T. & LYNCH, J.M. (1973).  Modified systems for the auto­matic control of dissolved oxygen concentration in stirred micro­bial culture.  Laboratory Practice 22, 736.

LYNCH, J.M. (1974).  Mode of ethylene formation by Mucor hiemalisJournal of General Microbiology 83, 407‑411.

LYNCH, J.M. (1974).  Automated sampling of gases from microbial cultures.  Journal of Applied Bacteriology 37, 461‑463.

LYNCH, J.M. & HARPER, S.H.T. (1974).  Formation of ethylene by a soil fungus. Journal of General Microbiology 80, 187‑195.

LYNCH, J.M., & HARPER, S.H.T.  (1974).   Conversion of 15N-depleted ammonium to nitrate with micro-organisms.  Chemistry & Industry 10, 417‑418.

LYNCH, J.M. & HARPER, S.H.T. (1974).  Ethylene and soil fungistasis.  Nature 251, 259.

BIRD, C.W., LYNCH, J.M. & PIRT, S.J. (1974).  Concurrent synthesis and metabolism of alkanes by Aspergillus nidulansChemistry & Industry 15, 617‑618.

LYNCH, J.M. & HARPER, S.H.T. (1974).  Fungal growth rate and the form­ation of ethylene in soil.  Journal of General Microbiology 85, 91‑96.

(*) LYNCH, J.M. (1975).  Ethylene in soil.  Nature 256, 576‑577.

(*) LYNCH, J.M. (1977).  Phytotoxicity of acetic acid produced in the anaer­obic decomposition of wheat straw.  Journal of Applied Bacteriology 42, 81‑87.

(*) BARBER, D.A. & LYNCH, J.M. (1977).  Microbial growth in the rhizo­sphere.  Soil Biology & Biochemistry 9, 305‑308.

LYNCH, J.M. & PRYN, S.J. (1977).  Interaction between a soil fungus and barley seed.  Journal of General Microbiology 103, 193‑196.

LYNCH, J.M. & WHITE, N. (1977).  Effects of some non-pathogenic microorganisms on the growth of gnotobiotic barley plants.  Plant & Soil 47, 161‑170.

LYNCH, J.M. (1978).  Production and phytotoxicity of acetic acid in anaerobic soils containing plant residues.  Soil Biology & Bio­chemistry 10, 131‑135.

LYNCH, J.M. (1978).  Microbial interactions around imbibed seeds.  Annals of Applied Biology 89, 165‑167.

LYNCH, J.M. & GUNN, K.B. (1978).  The use of the chemostat to study the decomposition of wheat straw in soil slurries.  Journal of Soil Science 29, 551‑556.

HARPER, S.H.T. & LYNCH, J.M. (1979).  Effects of Azotobacter chrococcum on barley seed germination and seedling development.  Journal of General Microbiology 112, 45‑51.

(*) LYNCH, J.M. & PANTING, L.M. (1980).  Cultivation and the soil biomass.  Soil Biology & Biochemistry 12, 29‑33.

LYNCH, J.M. (1980).  Effects of organic acids on the germination of seeds and growth of seedlings.  Plant Cell & Environment 3, 2­55-259.

HARPER, S.H.T. & LYNCH, J.M. (1980).  Microbial effects of the germination and seedling growth of barley.  New Phytologist 84, 473‑481.

LYNCH, J.M. & HARPER, S.H.T. (1980).  Role of substrates and anoxia in the accumulation of soil ethylene.  Soil Biology & Biochemistry 12, 363‑367.

LYNCH, J.M. & PANTING, L.M. (1980).  Variations in the size of the soil bio­mass.  Soil Biology & Biochemistry 12, 547‑550.

LYNCH, J.M. & PENN, D.J. (1980).  Damage to cereals caused by decaying weed residues.  Journal of the Science of Food & Agriculture 31, 321‑324.

LYNCH, J.M., ELLIS, F.B., HARPER, S.H.T. & CHRISTIAN, D.G. (1980).  The effect of straw on the establishment and growth of winter cereals.  Agriculture & Environment 5, 321‑328.

LYNCH, J.M., HALL, K.C., ANDERSON, H.A. & HEPBURN, A. (1980).  Organic acids from the anaerobic decomposition of Agropyron repens rhiz­omes.  Phyto­chemistry 19, 1846‑1847.

LYNCH, J.M., GUNN, K.B. & PANTING, L.M. (1980).  On the concentration of acetic acid in straw and soil.  Plant & Soil 56, 93‑98.

LYNCH, J.M. (1981).  Promotion and inhibition of soil aggregate stabili­zation by micro-organisms.  Journal of General Micro­biology 126, 371‑375.

BENNETT, R.A. & LYNCH, J.M. (1981).  Bacterial growth and development in the rhizosphere of gnotobiotic cereal plants.  Journal of General Micro­biology 125, 95‑102.

BENNETT, R.A. & LYNCH, J.M. (1981).  Colonisation potential of bacteria in the rhizosphere.  Current Microbiology 6, 137‑138.

GUSSIN, E.J. & LYNCH, J.M. (1981).  Microbial fermentation of grass residues to organic acids as a factor in the establishment of new grass swards.  New Phytologist 89, 449‑457.

HARPER, S.H.T. & LYNCH, J.M. (1981).  Effects of fungi on barley seed germination.  Journal of General Microbiology 122, 55‑60.

HARPER, S.H.T. & LYNCH, J.M. (1981).  The chemical components and de­composition of wheat straw leaves, internodes and nodes.  Journal of the Science of Food & Agriculture 32, 1057‑1062.

HARPER, S.H.T. & LYNCH, J.M. (1981).  The kinetics of straw de­composition in relation to its potential to produce the phyto­toxin acetic acid.  Journal of Soil Science 32, 627‑637.

LYNCH, J.M., HARPER, S.H.T. & SLADDIN, M. (1981).  Alleviation, by a formu­lation containing calcium peroxide and lime, of microbial inhibition of cereal seedling establishment.  Current Microbiology 5, 27‑30.

PENN, D.J. & LYNCH, J.M. (1981).  Effect of decaying couch grass rhizomes on the growth of barley.  Journal of Applied Ecology 18, 669‑674.

LYNCH, J.M. & PANTING, L.M. (1981).  Measurement of the microbial biomass in intact cores of soil.  Microbial Ecology 7, 229‑234.

LYNCH, J.M., SLATER, J.H., BENNETT, J.A. & HARPER, S.H.T. (1981).  Cellu­lase activities of some aerobic micro-organisms isolated from soil.  Journal of General Microbiology 127, 231‑236.

LYNCH, J.M. (1982).  Limits to microbial growth in soil.  Journal of General Microbiology 128, 405‑410

GUSSIN, E.J. & LYNCH, J.M. (1982).  Effect of local concen­trations of acetic acid around barley roots on seed­ling growth.  New Phyto­logist 92, 345‑348.

HARPER, S.H.T. & LYNCH, J.M. (1982).  The role of water‑soluble components in phyto­toxicity from decomposing straw.  Plant & Soil 65, 11‑17.

LYNCH, J.M. & PANTING, L.M. (1982).  Effects of season, cultivation and nitrogen fertiliser on the size of the soil biomass.  Journal of the Science of Food & Agriculture 33, 249‑252.

PENN, D.J. & LYNCH, J.M. (1982).  Toxicity of glyphosate applied to roots of barley seedlings.  New Phytologist 90, 51‑55.

PENN, D.J. & LYNCH, J.M. (1982).  The effect of bacterial fermentation of couch grass rhizomes and Fusarium culmorum on the growth of barley seed­lings. Plant Pathology 31, 39‑43.

LYNCH, J.M. (1983).  Effects of antibiotics on ethylene production by soil micro-organisms.  Plant & Soil 70, 415‑420.

GUSSIN, E.J. & LYNCH, J.M. (1983).  Root residues: substrates used by Fusarium culmorum to infect wheat, barley and ryegrass.  Journal of General Micro­biology 129, 271‑275.

GUSSIN, E.J. & LYNCH, J.M. (1983).  Chemical control of Fusarium culmorum on ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.).  Transactions of the British Mycological Society 81, 426‑429.

LYNCH, J.M. & ELLIOTT, L.F. (1983).  Minimizing the potential phyto­toxicity of wheat straw by microbial degradation.  Soil Biology & Biochemistry 15, 221‑222.

LYNCH, J.M. & ELLIOTT, L.F. (1983).  Aggregate stabilization of volcanic ash and soil during microbial degradation of straw.  Applied & Environmental Microbiology 45, 1348‑1401.

LYNCH, J.M. & HARPER, S.H.T. (1983).   Straw as a substrate for cooperative nitrogen fixation.  Journal of General Microbiology 129, 251‑253.

SLADDIN, M. & LYNCH, J.M. (1983).  Effect of calcium peroxide, lime and other seed dressings on winter wheat establishment under wet con­ditions.  Crop Protection 2, 113‑119.

SLADDIN, M. & LYNCH, J.M. (1983).  Antimicrobial properties of calcium peroxide in relation to its potential use as a seed dressing.  Journal of General Microbiology 129, 2307‑2314.

CHAPMAN, S.J. & LYNCH, J.M. (1984).  A note on the formation of microbial polysaccharide from wheat straw decomposed in the absence of soil.  Journal of Applied Bacteriology 56, 337‑342.

CHAPMAN, S.J. & LYNCH, J.M. (1983).  The relative role of microorganisms and their metabolites in the phyto­toxicity of decom­posing plant residues.  Plant & Soil 74, 457‑459.

(*) ELLIOTT, L.F. & LYNCH, J.M. (1984).  Pseudomonads as a factor in the growth of winter wheat (Triticum aestivum L.).  Soil Biology & Bio­chemistry 16, 69‑71.

ELLIOTT, L.F. & LYNCH, J.M. (1984).  The effect of available carbon and nitrogen in straw on soil and ash aggregation and acetic acid production.  Plant & Soil 78, 335‑343.

HARPER, S.H.T. & LYNCH, J.M. (1984).  Nitrogen fixation by cellulo­lytic communities at aerobic‑anaerobic interfaces in straw.  Journal of Applied Bacteriology 57, 131‑137.

LYNCH, J.M. & CLARK, S.J. (1984).  Effects of microbial coloni­zation of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) roots on seedling growth.  Journal of Applied Bacteriology 56, 47‑52.

(*) VEAL, D.A. & LYNCH, J.M. (1984).  Associative cellulolysis and dinitrogen fixation by co-cultures of Trichoderma harzianum and Clostridium butyricumNature 310, 695‑697.

(*) WHIPPS, J.M. & LYNCH, J.M. (1983).  Substrate flow and utilization in the rhizosphere of cereals.  New Phytologist 95, 605‑623.

VOKOU, D., MARGARIS, N.S. & LYNCH, J.M. (1984).  Effects of volatile oils from aromatic shrubs on soil micro-organisms.  Soil Biology & Biochemistry 16, 509‑513.

GAUNT, D.M, TRINCI, A.P.J. & LYNCH, J.M. (1984).  Metal ion composition and physiology of Trichoderma reesei grown on a chemically defined medium prepared in two different ways.  Transactions of the British Mycological Society 83, 575‑581.

ELLIOTT, L.F. & LYNCH, J.M. (1985).  Plant growth‑inhibitory pseudomonads colonizing winter wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) roots.  Plant & Soil 84, 57‑65.

CHAPMAN, S.J. & LYNCH, J.M. (1985).  Some properties of poly­saccharides of m­icro-organisms from degraded straw.  Enzyme & Microbial Technology 7, 161‑163.

(*) CHAPMAN, S.J. & LYNCH, J.M. (1985).  Polysaccharide synthesis by capsular micro‑organisms in co‑culture with cellulolytic fungi on straw and stabilization of soil aggregates.  Biology & Fertility of Soils 1, 161‑166.

GAUNT, D.M., TRINCI, A.P.J. & LYNCH, J.M. (1985).  The determination of fungal biomass using adenosine triphosphate.  Experimental Mycology 9, 174‑178.

HARPER, S.H.T. & LYNCH, J.M. (1985).  Colonisation and decomposition of straw by fungi.  Transactions of the British Mycological Society 85, 655‑661.

HARPER, S.H.T., ELLIS, F.B. & LYNCH, J.M. (1986).  Varietal and fertilizer effects on straw phytotoxins.  Biology & Fertility of Soils 2, 109‑112.

MAGAN, N. & LYNCH, J.M. (1986).  Water potential, growth and cellulo­lysis of fungi involved in decomposition of cereal residues.  Journal of General Microbiology 132, 1181‑1187.

(*) RIDOUT, C.J., COLEY‑SMITH, J.R. & LYNCH, J.M. (1986).  Enzyme activity and electrophoretic profile of extracellular protein induced in Trichoderma spp. by cell walls of Rhizoctonia solaniJournal of General Microbiology 132, 2345‑2352.

HARPER, S.H.T. & LYNCH, J.M. (1986).  Dinitrogen fixation by obligate and facultative anaerobic bacteria in association with cellulo­lytic fungi.  Current Microbiology 14, 127‑131.

LYNCH, J.M. (1987).  In vitro identification of Trichoderma harzianum as a potential antagonist of plant pathogens.  Current Microbiology 16, 49‑53.

VEAL, D.A. & LYNCH, J.M. (1987).  Associative cellulolysis and N2‑fixation by cocultures of Trichoderma harzianum and Clostridium butyricum: The effects of ammonium‑N on these processes.  Journal of Applied Bacteriology 63, 245‑253.

RIDOUT, C.J., COLEY‑SMITH, J.R. & LYNCH, J.M. (1988).  Fractionation of extracellular enzymes from a mycoparasitic strain of Trichoderma harzianumEnzyme & Microbial Technology 10, 180‑187.

FERMOR, T.R. & LYNCH, J.M. (1988).  Bacterial blotch disease of the cultivated mushroom Agaricus bisporus: screening, isolation and characterization of bacteria antagonistic to the pathogen (Pseudomonas tolaasii).  Journal of Applied Bacteriology 65, 179‑187.

MAGAN, N., HAND, P., KIRKWOOD, I.A. & LYNCH, J.M. (1989).  Establish­ment of microbial inocula on decomposing wheat straw in soil of different water contents.  Soil Biology & Biochemistry 21, 15‑22.

LUMSDEN, R.D., CARTER, J.P., WHIPPS, J.M. & LYNCH, J.M. (1990).  Comparison of biomass and viable propagule measurements in the antagonism of Trichoderma harzianum against Pythium ultimumSoil Biology & Biochemistry 22, 187-194.

LYNCH, J.M. (1990).  Longevity of bacteria: considerations in environmental release.  Current Microbiology 20, 387-390.

HENRY, M.B., LYNCH, J.M. & FERMOR, T.R. (1991).  Role of siderophores in the biocontrol of Pseudomonas tolaasii by fluorescent pseudomonad antagonists.  Current Microbiology 70, 104-108.

JACKSON, A.M., WHIPPS, J.M. & LYNCH, J.M. (1991).  In vitro screening system for the identification of potential biocontrol agents of Allium white rot.  Mycological Research 95, 430-434.

JACKSON, A.M., WHIPPS, J.M. & LYNCH, J.M. (1991).  Nutritional studies of four fungi with disease biocontrol potential.  Enzyme & Microbial Technology 13, 456-461.

BAZIN, M.J., RUTILLI, A. GAINES, A. & LYNCH, J.M. (1991).  Humic acid relieves pH inhibition of nitrification in continuous flow columns.  FEMS Microbiology Ecology 85, 9-14.

LYNCH, J.M., WILSON, K.L., OUSLEY, M.A. & WHIPPS, J.M. (1991).  Response of lettuce to Trichoderma treatment.  Letters in Applied Microbiology 12, 59-61.

KOSTOV, O., RANKOV, V., ATANACOVA, G. & LYNCH, J.M. (1991).  Decomposition of sawdust and bark treated with cellulose-decomposing micro-organisms.  Biology & Fertility of Soils 11, 105-110.

JACKSON, A.M., WHIPPS, J.M., LYNCH, J.M. & BAZIN, M.J. (1991).  Effects of some carbon and nitrogen sources on spore germination, production of biomass and anti-fungal metabolites by species of Trichoderma and Gliocladium virens antagonistic to Sclerotium cepivorumBiocontrol Science & Technology 1, 43-51.

JACKSON, A.M., WHIPPS, J.M. & LYNCH, J.M. (1991).  Production, delivery systems, and survival in soil of four fungi with disease biocontrol potential.  Enzyme & Microbial Technology 13, 636-642.

COLEY-SMITH, J.R., RIDOUT, C.J., MITCHELL, C.M. & LYNCH, J.M. (1991).  Control of bottom rot disease of lettuce (Rhizoctonia solani) using preparations of Trichoderma viride, T. harzianum or tolclofos-methyl.  Plant Pathology 40, 359-366.

FERMOR, T.R., HENRY, M.B., FENLON, J.S., GLENISTER, M.J., LINCOLN, S.P. & LYNCH, J.M. (1991).  Development and application of a biocontrol system for bacterial blotch of the cultivated mushroom.  Crop Protection 10, 271-278.

CARTER, J.P. & LYNCH, J.M. (1991).  Substrate-dependent variation in the protein profile and antigens of Trichoderma harzianumEnzyme & Microbial Technology 13, 537-543.

MAPLESTONE, P.A., WHIPPS, J.M. & LYNCH, J.M. (1991).  Effect of peat-bran inoculum of Trichoderma species on biological control of Rhizoctonia solani in lettuce.  Plant & Soil 136, 257-263.

LYNCH, J.M., LUMSDEN, R.D., ATKEY, P.T. & OUSLEY, M.A. (1991).  Prospects for control of Pythium damping-off of lettuce with Trichoderma, Gliocladium and EnterobacterBiology & Fertility of Soils 12, 95-99.

JACKSON, A.M., WHIPPS, J.M. & LYNCH, J.M. (1991).  Effects of temperature, pH and water potential on growth of four fungi with disease biocontrol potential.  World Journal of Microbiology & Biotechnology 7, 494-501.

CHAPMAN, S.J., VEAL, D.A. & LYNCH, J.M. (1992).  Effect of oxygen concentration on dinitrogen fixation and volatile fatty acid production by Clostridium butyricum grown in association with fungi on cellulose and on wheat straw.  Journal of Applied Bacteriology 72, 9-15.

(*) SUN, L., BAZIN, M.J. & LYNCH, J.M. (1993).  Plasmid dynamics in a model soil column.  Molecular Ecology 2, 9-15.

DE LEIJ, F.A.A.M., BAILEY, M.J., WHIPPS, J.M. & LYNCH, J.M. (1993).  A simple most probable number technique for the sensitive recovery of a genetically modified Pseudomonas aureofaciens from soil.  Letters in Applied Microbiology, 16, 307-310.

THOMPSON, I.P., BAILEY, M.J., FENLON, J.S., FERMOR, T.R., LILLEY, A.K., LYNCH, J.M., MacCORMACK, P.J, McQUILKEN, M.P., PURDY, K.P., RAINEY, P.B., & WHIPPS, J.M. (1993). Quantitative and qualitative seasonal changes in the microbial community from the phyllosphere of sugar beet (Beta vulgaris).  Plant & Soil, 150, 177-191.

OUSLEY, M.A., LYNCH, J.M. & WHIPPS, J.M. (1994).  Potential of Trichoderma spp. as consistent plant growth stimulators.  Biology & Fertility of Soils, 17, 85-90.

McQUILKEN, M.P., WHIPPS, J.M. & LYNCH, J.M. (1993).  Effect of water extracts of a composted manure-straw mixture on the plant pathogen.  Botrytis cinereaWorld Journal of Microbiology & Biotechnology, 10, 20-26.

DE LEIJ, F.A.A.M., WHIPPS, J.M. & LYNCH, J.M. (1994).  The use of bacterial colony development for the characterisation of bacterial populations in soil and on roots.  Microbial Ecology, 27, 81-97.

CRAWFORD, D.L., LYNCH, J.M., WHIPPS, J.M. & OUSLEY, M.A. (1993).  Isolation and characterization of actinomycete antagonists of a fungal root pathogen.  Applied & Environmental Microbiology, 59, 3899-3905.

KAWASHIMA, H., BAZIN, M.J. & LYNCH, J.M. (1993).  The global nitrogen balance-prediction of nitrogen flow from terrestrial ecosystems to the ocean by a numerical model.  Kagagu Kogaku Ronbunshu, 19, 789-794 (in Japanese) and Legand, 50, 87-101.

(*) OUSLEY, M.A., LYNCH, J.M. & WHIPPS, J.M. (1993).  Effect of Trichoderma on plant growth: a balance between toxicity and growth promotion.  Microbial Ecology, 26, 277-285.

DE LEIJ, F.A.A.M., SUTTON, E.J., WHIPPS, J.M. & LYNCH, J.M. (1994).  Spread and Survival of a genetically modified Pseudomonas aureofaciens in the phytosphere of wheat and in soil.  Applied Soil Ecology, 1, 207-218.

OUSLEY, M.A., LYNCH, J.M. & WHIPPS, J.M. (1994).  The effects of addition of Trichoderma inocula on flowering and shoot growth of bedding plants.  Scientia Horticulturae, 59, 147-155.

DE LEIJ, F.A.A.M., SUTTON, E.J., WHIPPS, J.M. & LYNCH, J.M. (1994).  Effect of a genetically modified Pseudomons aureafaciens on indigenous microbial populations of wheat.  FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 13, 249-258.

LEGARD, D.E., MCQUILKEN, M.P., FENLON, J.S., FERMOR, T.R., WHIPPS, J.M., THOMPSON, I.P., BAILEY, M.J. & LYNCH, J.M. (1994).  Studies of seasonal changes in the microbial populations on the phyllosphere of spring wheat as a prelude to the release of a genetically modified microorganism.  Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 50, 87-101.

CHEETHAM, J.L., BAZIN, M.J., MARKHAM, P. & LYNCH, J.M.  (1995).  A method utilising mycelial fragments to estimate relative biomass densities of fungal species in mixed culture.  Journal of Microbiological Methods, 21, 113-122.

NAIK, G.A., BHAT, L.N., CHOPADE, B.A. & LYNCH, J.M.  (1994) Transfer of broad host range antibiotic resistance plasmids in soil microcosms.  Current Microbiology, 28, 209-215.

KAWASHIMA, H., BAZIN, M.J. & LYNCH, J.M.  (1995).  Global N20 balance and nitrogen fertilizer.  Ecological Modelling, 87, 51-57.

SANDYS-WINSCH, D.C., WHIPPS, J.M., FENLON, J.S. & LYNCH, J.M.  (1994).  The validity of in vitro screening methods in the search of fungal antagonists of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum causing wilt of sunflower.  Biocontrol Science & Technology, 4, 269-277.

(*) DE LEIJ, F.A.A.M., SUTTON, E.J., WHIPPS, J.M., FENLON, J.S. & LYNCH, J.M.  (1995).  Impact of field release of genetically modified Pseudomonas fluorescens on indigenous microbial populations of wheat.  Applied & Environmental Microbiology, 61, 3443-3453.

(*) SCOTT, E.M., RATTRAY, E.A.S., PROSSER, J.I., KILLHAM, K., GLOVER, L.A., LYNCH, J.M. & BAZIN, M.J.  (1995).  A mathematical model for dispersal of bacterial inoculants colonising the wheat rhizosphere.  Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 27,1307-1318.

(*) DE LEIJ, F.A.A.M., SUTTON, E.J., WHIPPS, J.M., FENLON, J.S. & LYNCH, J.M.  (1995).  Field release of a genetically modified Pseudomonas fluorescens on wheat:  Establishment, survival and dissemination.  Bio/Technology, 13, 1488-1492.

KOSTOV, O., TZVETKOV, Y., PETKOVA, G. & LYNCH, J.M. (1996).  Aerobic composting of plant wastes and their effect on the yield of ryegrass and tomatoes.  Biology & Fertility of Soils, 23, 20-25.

MIGHELI, Q.M., WHIPPS, J.M., BUDGE, S.P. & LYNCH, J.M.  (1995).  Production of inter- and intra-strain hybrids of Trichoderma spp. by protoplast fusion and evaluation of their biocontrol activity against soil-borne and foliar pathogens.  Journal of Phytopathology, 143, 91-97.

(*) NASEBY, D.C. & LYNCH, J.M. (1997) Rhizosphere soil enzymes as indicators of perturbations caused by inoculation of a genetically modified strain of Pseudomonas fluorescens on wheat seed.  Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 29, 1353-1362.

CHEETHAM, J.L., BAZIN, M.J. & LYNCH, J.M.  (1997).  Interactions between Fusarium culmorum and its potential biocontrol agent, Trichoderma harzianum in a packed-bed, continuous-flow column reactor.  Enzyme & Microbial Technology, 21, 321-326.

KAWASHIMA, H., BAZIN, M.J. & LYNCH, J.M.  (1997).  A modelling study of the world protein supply and nitrogen fertilizer demand in the 21st Century.  Environmental Conservation, 24, 50-56.

DOROFEYEV, A.G., BAZIN, M.J., LYNCH, J.M., & PANIKOV, N.S.  (1997).  Respiration of Pseudomonas fluorescens as a function of intracellular substrate concentration.  Microbiology, 143, 1605-1613.

NASEBY, D.C. & LYNCH, J.M. (1998). Establishment and impact of Pseudomonas fluorescens genetically modified for lactose utilization and kanamycin resistance in the rhizosphere of pea. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 84, 169-175.

HORWATH, W.R., ELLIOTT, L.F. & LYNCH, J.M. (1998).  Influence of soil quality on the function of inhibitory rhizobacteria.  Letters in Applied Microbiology, 26, 87-92.

PEARCE, D.A., BAZIN, M.J. & LYNCH, J.M. (1998). A physical model system in which to investigate the interaction of micro-organisms isolated from the rhizosphere. Journal of Microbiological Methods, 31, 67-74.

KOSTOV, O., & LYNCH, J.M. (1998).  Composted spruce (Picaea excelsa Link) sawdust as a carrier for Bradyrhizobium, Rhizobium and Azospirillum in crop inoculation. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 14, 389-397.

BRIMECOMBE, M.J., DE LEIJ, F.A.A.M. & LYNCH, J.M.  (1998).  Effect of genetically              modified Pseudomonas fluorescens strains on the uptake of nitrogen by pea from 15N enriched   organic   residues.  Letters in Applied Microbiology, 26, 155-160.

DEANE, E.E., WHIPPS, J.M., LYNCH, J.M. & PEBERDY, J.F.  (1998).  Purification and characterization of a Trichoderma harzianum exochitinase.  Biochemica Biophysica Acta, 1383, 105-110.

NASEBY, D.C., MOËNNE-LOECOZ, Y., POWELL, J., O’GARA, F. & LYNCH, J.M.  (1998). Soil enzyme activities in the rhizosphere of field-grown sugar beet inoculated with the biocontrol agent Pseudomonas fluorescens F113.  Biology & Fertility of Soils, 27, 39-43.

NASEBY, D.C. & LYNCH, J.M.  (1998).  Impact of wild type and genetically modified Pseudomonas fluorescens on soil enzyme activities and microbial population structure in the rhizosphere of pea.  Molecular Ecology, 7, 617-625.

ANDRADE, G., DE LEIJ, F.A.A.M. & LYNCH, J.M. (1998). Plant mediated interactions between Pseudomonas fluorescens, Rhizobium leguminosarum and arbuscular mychorrhiza. Letters in Applied Microbiology, 26, 311-316.

 (*) DE LEIJ, F.A.A.M., THOMAS, C.E., BAILEY, M.J., WHIPPS, J.M. & LYNCH, J.M., (1998). Effect of insertion site and metabolic load on the environmental fitness of a genetically modified Pseudomonas fluorescensApplied & Environmental Microbiology, 64, 2634-2638.

HART, T.D., CHAMBERLAIN, A.H.L., LYNCH, J.M., NEWLING, B. & MCDONALD, P.J., (1999). A stray field magnetic resonance study of water diffusion in bacterial exopolysaccharides.  Enzyme & Microbial Technology, 24, 339-347.

DEANE, E.E., WHIPPS, J.M., LYNCH, J.M. & PEBERDY, J.F.  (1999).  Transformation of Trichoderma reesei with a constitutively expressed heterologous fungal chitinase gene.  Enzyme & Microbial Technology, 24, 419-424.

NASEBY, D.C. & LYNCH, J.M.  (1999).  Effects of Pseudomonas fluorescens F113 on ecological functions in the rhizosphere of pea is dependent on pH.  Microbial Ecology, 37, 248-256.

BRIMECOMBE, M.J., DE LEIJ, F.A.A.M. & LYNCH, J.M.  (1999).  Effect of introduced Pseudomonas fluorescens on the uptake of nitrogen by wheat from 15N-enriched organic residues.  World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 15, 417-423.

NASEBY, D.C., PASCUAL, J.A. & LYNCH, J.M.  (1999).  Carbon fractions in the rhizosphere of pea, inoculated with 2,4 diacetyl phloroglucinol producing and non-producing Pseudomonas fluorescens F113.  Journal of Applied Microbiology, 87, 173-181.

SUN, L., BAZIN, M.J. & LYNCH, J.M.  (1999).  Survival and plasmid transfer between modified Enterobacter cloacae strains under long-term starvation conditions.  World Journal of Microbiology & Biotechnology, 15, 639-642.

NASEBY, D.C., PASCUAL, J.A. & LYNCH, J.M.  (2000).  Effect of biocontrol strains of Trichoderma on plant growth, Pythium ultimum populations, soil microbial communities and soil enzyme activities.  Journal of Applied Microbiology, 88, 161-169.

PASCUAL, J.A., HERNANDEZ, T., GARCIA, C., DE LEIJ, F.A.A.M. & LYNCH, J.M.  (1999).  Long term suppression of Pythium ultimum in arid soil using fresh and composted municipal wastes.  Biology & Fertility of Soils, 30, 478-484.

(*) BRIMECOMBE, M.J., DE LEIJ, F.A.A.M. & LYNCH, J.M.  (2000).  Effect of introduced Pseudomonas fluorescens strains on soil nematode and protozoan populations in the rhizosphere of pea and wheat.  Microbial Ecology, 38, 387-397.

PEARCE, D.A., BAZIN, M.J. & LYNCH, J.M.  (2000).  Substrate concentration and plasmid transfer frequency between bacteria, in a model rhizosphere.  Microbial Ecology, 40, 57-63.

HART, T.D., HILL, R.J., GLOVER, P.M., LYNCH, J.M. & CHAMBERLAIN, A.H.L (2001).  Effect of a range of microbial polysaccharides on the diffusion of manganese ions using spatially resolved NMR relaxometry.  Enzyme and Microbial Technology, 28, 370-375.

NASEBY, DC. & LYNCH, J.M. (2001).  Effect of 2,4-diacetylphloroglucinol producing, over-producing and non-producing Pseudomonas fluorescens F113 in the rhizosphere of pea.  Microbial Ecology, 42, 193-200.

NASEBY, D.C., WAY, J.A., BAINTON, N.J. & LYNCH, J.M.  (2001).  Biocontrol of Pythium in the pea rhizosphere by antifungal metabolite producing and non-producing Pseudomonas strains.  Journal of Applied Microbiology, 90, 421-429.

PEARCE, D.A., BAZIN, M.J. & LYNCH, J.M.  (2001). The impact of flow rate (simulated leaching) on plasmid transfer frequency between bacteria in a model rhizosphere system.  Journal of Applied Microbiology, 90, 953-961.

HART, T.D., LYNCH, J.M. & CHAMBERLAIN, A.H.L.  (2001). Anion exclusion in microbial and soil polysaccharides.  Biology & Fertility of Soils, 34, 201-209.

BRIMECOMBE, M.J., DE LEIJ, F.A.A.M. & LYNCH, J.M. (2001).  Use of nematode community structure as a sensitive indicator of microbial perturbations induced by genetically modified Pseudomonas fluorescens strains.  Biology & Fertility of Soils, 34, 270-275.

SOKHN, J., DE LEIJ, F.A.A.M., HART, T.D. & LYNCH, J.M.  (2001).  Effect of copper on the degradation of phenanthrene by soil microorganisms.  Letters in Applied Microbiology, 33, 164-168.

HOWBROOK, D.N., LYNCH, J.M. & BAINTON, N.J.  (2000).  An oxidative stress-responsive biosensor:  responses to hydrogen generated by an extracellular enzyme.  Enzyme & Microbial Technology, 29, 521-526

DE LEIJ, F.A.A.M., DIXON-HARDY, J.E. & LYNCH, J.M.  (2002).  Effect of 2,4-diacetylphloroylucinol producing and non-producing strains of Pseudomonas fluorescens on root development of pea seedlings in three different soil types and its effect on nodulation by RhizobiumBiology & Fertility of Soils, 35, 114-121.

HART, T.D., DE LEIJ, F.A.A.M., KINGSEY, G., KELLEY, J. &LYNCH, J.M.  (2002).  Strategies for the isolation of cellulolytic fungi for composting of wheat straw.  World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 18, 471-480.

MARTIN, S.P., LYNCH, J.M. & REDDY, S.M.  (2002). Optimisation of the enzyme-based determination of hydrogen peroxide using the quartz crystal microbalance.  Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 17, 735-739.

PASCUAL, J.A., GARCIA, C., HERNANDEZ, T., LERMA, S. & LYNCH, J.M.  (2002).   Effectiveness of municipal waste compost and its humic fraction in suppressing Pythium ultimum.  Microbial Ecology, 44, 59-68.

KARACA, A., NASEBY, D.C. & LYNCH, J.M.  (2002).  Effect of cadmium-contamination with sewage sludge and phosphate fertiliser amendments on soil enzyme activities, microbial structure and available cadmium.  Biology & Fertility of Soils, 35, 428-434.

(*) EZZI, M.I. & LYNCH, J.M.  (2002). Cyanide catabolizing enzymes in Trichoderma spp.  Enzyme & Microbial Technology, 31, 1042-1047.

KOSTOV, O., LYNCH, J.M. & ELLIOTT, L.  (2002). Effect of inoculated wheat straw on the resiliency of eroded soil. Ecology and Future, 1, 24-31.

EZZI, M.I., PASCUAL, J.A., GOULD, B.J. & LYNCH, J.M.   (2003). Characterization of rhodanese enzyme in Trichoderma spp.  Enzyme & Microbial Technology, 32, 629-634.

HART, T.D., LYNCH, J.M. & DE LEIJ, F.A.A.M.  (2003). Production of Trichurus spiralis to enhance the composting of cellulose-containing waste.  Enzyme & Microbial Technology, 32, 745-750.

MARTIN, S.P., LAMB, D.J., LYNCH, J.M. & REDDY, S.M.  (2003). Enzyme based determination of cholesterol using the quartz crystal acoustic wave sensor.  Analytica Chimica Acta, 487, 91-100.

BAINTON, N.J., LYNCH, J.M., NASEBY, D.  & WAY, J.A.  (2004). Survival and ecological fitness of Pseudomonas fluorescens genetically engineered with biocontrol mechanisms.  Microbial Ecology, 48, 349-357.

EZZI, M.I. & LYNCH, J.M. (2005).  Biodegradation of cyanide by Trichoderma spp. and Fusarium spp.  Enzyme & Microbial Technology, 36, 849-854.

EZZI, M.I. & LYNCH, J.M. (2005).  Plant microcosm studies demonstrating bioremediation of cyanide toxcity by Trichoderma and Fusarium spp.  Biology and Fertility of Soils, 42, 40-44.

MATSUBARA, M., LYNCH, J.M. & DE LEIJ, F.A.A.M. (2006).  A simple screening procedure for selecting fungi with potential for use in the bioremediation of contaminated land.  Enzyme & Microbial Technology.  Enzyme and Microbial Technology, 39, 1365-1372.

Adams, P., De-Leij, F.A.A.M.& Lynch, j.m. (2007).  Trichoderma harzianum Rifai 1295-22 mediates growth promotion of Crack willow (Salix fragilis) saplings in both clean and metal-contaminated soil. Microbial Ecology, 54, 306-313.

ADAMS, P., DE-LEIJ, F.A.A.M. & LYNCH, J.M. (2007). Desorption of zinc by extracellularly produced metabolites of Trichoderma hazianum, T. reesei and Coriolus versicolor.  Journal of Applied Microbiology 103, 2240-2247.

NAZ, I, HODGSON, D., SMITH, A., MARCHESI, J., SEHAR, S., AHMED, S., LYNCH, J., AVIGONE-ROSSA, C. & SAROJ, D.P. (2018). Investigation of the active biofilm communities on polypropylene filter media in a fixed biofilm reactor for wastewater treatment. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 93, 3264-3275.

ANDRIES, A., MORSE, S., MURPHY, R., LYNCH, J., WOOLIAMS, E., & FONWEBAN, J. (2018). Translation of earth observation data into sustainable development indicators: An analytical framework. Sustainable Development, 27 (3), 366-376. Wiley, DOI 10.1002/sd.1908.

ANDRIES, A., MORSE, S., MURPHY, R.J., LYNCH, J. & WOOLIAMS, E.R. (2019). Seeing Sustainability from space: Using earth observation data to populate the UN Sustainable Development Goal Indicators. Sustainability, 11 (18), MDPI, DOI: 10.3390/su11185062.

SADHUKHAN, J., GADKARI, S., MARTINEZ-HERNANDEZ, E., NG, K.S., SHEMFE, M., TORRES-GARCIA, E. & LYNCH, J. (2019). Novel microalgae (seaweed) biorefinery systems for integrated chemical, protein, salt, nutrient and mineral extraction and environmental protection by green synthesis and life cycle sustainability assessments. Green Chemistry, 21, 2635-2655. doi:10.1039/c9gc006079.

CEBARO, M., MORSE, S., MURPHY, R., LYNCH, J. & GRIFFITHS, G. (2020). Information from earth observation for the management of sustainable land use and land care in Brazil: An analysis of user needs. Sustainability, 12 (489). http://doi.org/epubs.surrey.ac.uk/847092/.

SADHUKHAN, J., DUGMORE, T.I.J., MATHARU, A., MARTINEZ-HERNANDEZ, E., ABURTO, J., RAHMAN, P.K.S.M. & LYNCH, J. (2020). Perspectives on ‘Game Changer’ global policies for sustainable 21st century plant-based diet, unavoidable food waste biorefinery, and circular economy. Sustainability, 12 (1976). doi:10.3390/su12051976.

CEBARO, M., MORSE, S., MURPHY, R., LYNCH, J., & GRIFFITHS, G. (2020). Challenges in using Earth observation (EO) data to support environmental management in Brazil. Sustainability, 12 (10411). doi:10.3390/su122410411.


HARPER, S.H.T. & LYNCH, J.M.   Method of decomposing straw.

  • (29th April 1983).  British Patent 8311811 (Application).
  • (26th April 1984).  European Patent 125073 A2 (Application).

HOWBROOK, D.N., WEISS, B.L., LYNCH J.M. & BAINTON, N.J.  Bioluminescent reporters. 

  • (23 January 2002).   British Patent 0008123.2.

LYNCH, J.M.  Bioremediation. U.K. Patent Application No. 01281807 (23 November 2001). (University of Surrey) and International Patent Application No. PCT/GB2002/005295 Pub. No. 03/045596 (25 November 2003). (University of Surrey). Also now granted in the USA, South Africa and Australia.

HARMAN, G.E., LYNCH, J.M. & LORITO, M.  Stable self-organizing plant-organism systems for remediating polluted soils and water. U.S. Provisional Patent Publication No. 60/460,84) (4 April 2003).  Full Application No. 10/818,535 (5 April 2004).  (Cornell University USA and University of Surrey, UK).

Proceedings published as abstracts only

LYNCH, J.M. & HARPER, S.H.T. (1972).  Requirements for substrates and oxygen in the formation of ethylene by Mucor hiemalisJournal of General Microbiology 73, xxiii.

LYNCH, J.M. (1973).  Extracellular ethylene formation by Mucor hiemalisJournal of General Microbiology 77, iv.

LYNCH, J.M. & WHITE, N. (1974).  Effects of some micro-organisms on the growth of barley plants.  Proceedings of the Society for General Microbiology 2, 9.

LYNCH, J.M. (1975).  Ethylene formation by soil micro-organisms.  Annals of Applied Biology 81, 114‑115.

BARBER, D.A. & LYNCH, J.M. (1975).  Exudation and microbial growth rates in the rhizosphere. Proceedings of the Society for General Micro­biology 3, 13.

LYNCH, J.M. (1976).  Degradation of straw by soil micro-organisms and its effect on seed germination. Proceedings of the Society for General Microbiology 3, 90.

LYNCH, J.M. (1976).  Problems of plant residue decomposition in anaero­bic soils after direct drilling. Proceedings of the Society for General Microbiology 3, 129.

HARPER, S.H.T. & LYNCH, J.M. (1976).  Inoculation of barley seed with Azotobacter chrococcumProceedings of the Society for General Micro­biology 3, 90.

LYNCH, J.M. (1978).  The necessity to understand the physical nature of environments. Proceedings of the Society for General Micro­biology 5, 85‑86.

LYNCH, J.M. (1979).  Some factors which influence the accumulation and action of microbial metabolites around seeds. In: The Soil‑Root Interface (ed. J.L. Harley & R.S. Russell), 427. London: Academic Press.

LYNCH, J.M. & HARPER, S.H.T. (1979).  The microbial decomposition of plant residues in the field in relation to crop establishment.  Journal of the Science of Food & Agriculture 30, 331.

ELLIOTT, L.F., GILMOUR, C.M. & LYNCH, J.M. (1980).  Bacterial coloni­zation of plant root systems. Agronomy Abstracts 156.

BENNETT, R.A. & LYNCH, J.M. (1980).  Bacterial growth rates in the rhizo­sphere of cereal plants. Proceedings 2nd International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, 153.

HARPER, S.H.T. & LYNCH, J.M. (1980). The cycling of C and N by microorganisms following additions of straw to soil. Proceedings 2nd International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, 64.

LYNCH, J.M. & PANTING, L.M. (1980). Variations in the soil biomass. Proceedings 2nd International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, 210.

LYNCH, J.M. & PENN, D.J. (1980). Microbial inhibition of plant growth follow­ing the decomposition of weed residues. Proceedings 2nd Inter­national Symposium on Microbial Ecology, 64.

HARPER, S.H.T. & LYNCH, J.M. (1981). Decomposition of straw in soil and its significance to plants. Journal of the Science of Food & Agriculture 32, 631‑632.

LYNCH, J.M., PENN, D.J. & GUSSIN, E.J. (1981). Micro­biological problems from the decomposition of grass and weed residues. Journal of the Science of Food & Agriculture 32, 628‑629.

HENNESS, E., LYNCH, J.M. & FLETCHER, M.M. (1983). Soil bio­mass and aggregate stability. Society for General Microbiology Quarterly 10, M12.

VEAL, D.A. & LYNCH, J.M. (1983). Associative cellulolysis and nitrogen fixation. Society for General Microbiology Quarterly 10, M12.

WHIPPS, J.M. & LYNCH, J.M. (1983).  Substrate flow and utilization in the rhizosphere. Proceedings of 3rd International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, M‑3.

LYNCH, J.M., HARPER, S.H.T., CHAPMAN, S.J. & VEAL, D.A. (1984). Con­trolled composting of wheat straw. Applied Biochemistry & Bio­technology 9, 379‑380.

HARRISON, L.A., PARRY, J.B., LYNCH, J.M. & SLATER, J.H. (1984). The properties of a cellulolytic microbial community growing on pure cellulose and lignocellulose. Applied Biochemistry & Bio­technology 9, 361‑362.

LYNCH, J.M. & EBBEN, M.H. (1985). Some biocontrol agents for soil‑borne diseases. Journal of the Science of Food & Agriculture 36, 659‑660.

LYNCH, J.M., MAGAN, N. & HAND, P. (1986). Lignocellulose degradation by Trichoderma harzianum: aspects of growth and fermentation. In: Biotechnology in the Pulp and Paper Industry (The Third Inter­national Conference), p. 180. Stockholm: Swedish Forest Products Research Laboratory.

HENRY, M.B., FERMOR, T.R., LINCOLN, S. & LYNCH, J.M. (1986). Biological control of bacterial blotch of mushrooms. Proceedings EPPO Conference on Strategies and Achievements in the Microbial Control of Plant Diseases, Dijon, France, October 1986, Abstracts, p. 33.

FERMOR, T.R., LINCOLN, S., HENRY, M.B. & LYNCH, J.M. (1986). Biological control of bacterial blotch of the cultivated mushroom Agaricus bisporus. In: Microbe 86: Abstracts XIV ternational Congress of Microbiology, Manchester. September 1986, p. 286.

GAUNT, D.M., TRINCI, A.P.J. & LYNCH, J.M. (1986). The use of stirred batch cultures and continuous-flow columns to study lignocellulose degradation. In:  Microbe 86: Abstracts XIV International Congress of Microbiology, Manchester. September 1986, p.130.

LYNCH, J.M. (1987). Soil microbiology in relation to agriculture. Journal of the Science of Food & Agriculture 40, 119‑120.

LYNCH, J.M. (1988). The microbial biotechnology of plant residue decomposition. Association of Microbiologists of India, XXVII Conference, xvi.

LYNCH, J.M. (1988). Manipulation of the rhizosphere: opportunities for improvement in crop productivity. Association of Micro­biologists of India, XXVII Conference, xxi.

CARTER, J.P. & LYNCH, J.M. (1988). The development of a species specific assay for Trichoderma harzianum in soil. Proceedings of 1st International Conference on the Release of Genetically Engineered Micro‑organisms, p. 13.

LYNCH, J.M. (1989). Fungi as antagonists. Journal of Cellular Bio­chemistry, Supp. 31A, 155.

LYNCH, J.M. & BAZIN, M.J. (1990). The importance of microorganisms in considering fertilizer needs. Journal of the Science of Food & Agriculture, in press.

SUN, L., BAZIN, M.J. & LYNCH, J.M. (1991). Plasmid exchange in continuous flow column reactor. In: Pseudomonas 1991, 3rd International Symposium on Pseudomonas Biology and Biotechnology, Trieste, in press.

LYNCH, J.M. (1992). Biological methods and sustainability. Sixth International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME-6) Barcelona, 6-11 September.

KIMURA, R., LYNCH, J., KATOH, K. & MIYASHITA, K. (1992). Enumeration of specifically functional soil bacteria by the DNA probe method. Sixth International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME-6) Barcelona, 6-11 September.

JOHNSON, A.L., SCOTT, E.M., BAZIN, M.J., KUIKMAN, P. & LYNCH, J.M. (1992). An investigation of microbial predator-prey interactions in a model rhizosphere. Sixth International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME-6) Barcelona, 6-11 September.

CHEETHAM, J.L., BAZIN, M.J. & LYNCH, J.M. (1992). Fungal interactions in the rhizosphere. Sixth International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME-6) Barcelona, 6-11 September.

SCOTT, E.M., VAN ELSAS, J.D., BAZIN, M.J. & LYNCH, J.M. (1992). A mathematical model of gene exchange in a soil environment. Sixth International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME-6) Barcelona, 6-11 September.

McQUILKEN, M.P., WHIPPS, J.M. & LYNCH, J.M. (1992). Some effects of compost water extracts on Botrytis cinereaProc. 2nd IOBC/EFPP Workshop on Biocontrol.

KIMURA, R., LYNCH, J.M. & KATOH, K. (1992). Nif-gene carrying bacteria in the rhizosphere of gramineous crops (Japanese). Abstracts of the 1992 meeting of the Japanese Society of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 38, 37.

WHIPPS, J.M., LEIJ, de F.A.A.M., LYNCH, J.M. & BAILEY, M.J. (1995).  Ecology of genetically-modified bacteria as a prelude to a functional release for pest control. Proceedings of the 13th International Congress of Crop Protection, The Hague, The Netherlands, p 425.

LYNCH, J.M. (1995). Tuning inoculants to natural substrates. American Journal of Alternative Agriculture, 10, 50-73.

HART, T.D., CHAMBERLAIN, A.H.L. & LYNCH, J.M. (1997). Anion-exclusive microbial polysaccharides: effects on water relations. BBSRC Soil-Microbe Workshop, Oxford.

LYNCH, J.M., (1998).  Pesticides - the future direction. British Toxicology Annual Congress, Surrey.

GLOVER, H.R., BAINTON, N.J., LYNCH, J.M. & LEWIS, D.F.  (1998).  Molecular modelling of the ligan bound human oestrogen receptor (hER) based on homology to the human retinoic acid receptor (RARg). Proceedings of the Biochemical Society Meeting, University of Leicester, September 1998.

LYNCH, J.M. (1998).  What is the Rhizosphere? EU Inter-COST Action 821, 830 and 831, The Establishment of a Beneficial Rhizosphere, Edinburgh, p. 8.

DE LEIJ, F.A.A.M. & LYNCH, J.M. (1998). The ecophysiological index and its use in rhizosphere analysis. Society for Applied Microbiology, Detection, Isolation and Manipulation of Soil and Rhizosphere Microorganisms, Warwick, p. 3.

LYNCH, J.M., DE LEIJ, F.A.A.M., NASEBY, D.C. & BRIMECOMBE, M.J.  (1998). The rhizosphere and plant growth. In Fertbio 98, Caxambu, Brazil, p. 17.

LYNCH J.M.  (1999).  The Rhizosphere: Concepts and Applications. Keynote paper to 1st Congress of the Federazione Italiania Scienze della Vita, Riva del Garde, p. 289.

LYNCH, J.M. & NASEBY, D.C.  (1999). Soil enzymes as indicators of functional perturbations in the rhizosphere. In Enzymes in The Environment: Activity, Ecology and Applications (ed. R.P. Dick). Granada, Spain, p. 41.

DE LEIJ, F.A.A.M., HART, T. & LYNCH, J.M.  (2000). Compost as a means to enhance soil quality. In Biotechnology of Soil: Monitoring, conservation and remediation (eds A. Benedetti, F.Tittarelli, S. de Bertoldi & F. Pinzan). EU COST Action 831, European Commission, Brussels.  p. 1688.

MARTIN, S.P., KAROUSOS, N.G., LYNCH, J. & REDDY, S.M. (2002). Enzyme-based cholesterol and paracetamol determination using the quarts crystal microbalance. Biosensors 2002.

LYNCH, J.M.  (2002). Plant diversity and microbial diversity – the role of the rhizosphere. In Innovative Soil-Plant Systems for Sustainable Agricultural Practices, Izmir, Turkey, p.35.      

LYNCH, J.M.  (2002). The potential of Trichoderma in bioremediation. In 1st International Trichoderma-Tricel Joint Meeting. Cancun, Mexico, p.39.

LYNCH, J.M. (2003). Catabolic potential of the rhizosphere in Dick, R.P. (ed). Enzymes in the Environment: Activity Ecology and Applications. Praha, Czech Republic, p 29.

LYNCH, J.M. (2004). Microbial Rhizosphere Competence. In Rhizosphere 2004. Perspectives and Challenges – A tribute to Lorenz Hiltner. Munich, Germany.

Book reviews

(1978). "Soil Biology and Conservation of the Biosphere"  (ed. J. Szegi). Budapest: Akademia Kiado (1977).  In Experimental Agriculture 14, 399‑400.

(1979). "Modification of Soil Structure" (eds. W.W. Emerson, R.D. Bond & A.R. Dexter). Chichester: 3John Wiley (1978). In Society for General Microbiology Quarterly 6, 127.

(1980). "Soil Enzymes" (ed. R.G. Burns). London: Academic Press (1978).  In Society for General Microbiology Quarterly 7, 121‑122.

(1981). "Microbial Ecology: Fundamentals and Applications"  R.M. Atlas & R. Bartha.  Reading, Massachusetts: Addison-Wesley (1981). In Journal of Applied Bacteriology 51, 563‑564.

(1981). "Advances in Microbial Ecology, Volume 4" (ed. M. Alexander). New York: Plenum (1980). In Society for General Microbiology Quarterly 8, 300.

(1983). "Biology and Control of Take-All" (ed. M.J.C. Asher & P.J. Shipton). London: Academic Press (1981). In New Phytologist 91, 773‑776.

(1983). "Microbiology of Tropical Soils and Plant Productivity" (ed. Y.R. Dommergues & H.G. Diem). The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff (1982). In New Phytologist 94, 178.

(1984). "Advances in Agricultural Microbiology" (ed. N.S. Subba Rao). London: Butterworth (1982). In Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environ­ment 11, 90‑92.

(1984). "Microbial Ecology, 2nd edition" (R. Campbell). O­xford: Blackwell Scientific Publications (1983). In: Society for General Microbiology Quarterly 11, 52.

(1985). "Microbial Survival in the Environment. Bacteria and Rickettsiae Important in Human and Animal Health" (E. Mitscherlich & E.H. Marth). Berlin Springer‑Verlag.  In: Quarterly Review of Biology, 503.

(1986). "Genetic Control of Environmental Pollutants" (ed. G.S. Omenn & A. Hollaender). New York & London: Plenum Press (1984). In Enzyme & Microbial Technology 8, 62.

(1986). "Advances in Microbial Ecology, Volume 8" (ed. K.C. Marshall). New York: Plenum (1985). In Microbial Ecology, 12, 313.

(1988). "The Microbiology of Terrestrial Ecosystems" (B.N. Richards).  Harlow: Longman (1987). In Society for General Microbiology Quarterly, 15, 22.

(1988). "Biological Control of Pests, Pathogens and Weeds: Developments and Prospects" (eds. R.K.S. Wood & M.J. Way). London: The Royal Society (1988).  In Annals of Botany 62, in press.

(1989). "Biotechnology in Agriculture ‑ Advances in Biotechnological Processes" Vol. 9 (ed. A. Mizrahi). New York: Alan R. Liss (1988). In Society for General Microbiology Quarterly 16, 21.

(1989). "Microbial Technology in the Developing World" (eds. E.J. Dasilva, Y.R. Dommergues, E.J. Nyns & C. Ratledge). Oxford: University Press (1988). In Letters in Applied Microbiology 8, 225‑226.

(1989). "Cellulose: Decomposition and Soil Fertility" (J. Szegi).  Budapest: Akademiai Kiado, Budapest (1988). In Experimental Agriculture, in press.

(1989). "Fungi in Biological Control Systems" (ed. M.N. Burge). Manchester: Manchester University Press (1988). In Professional Horticulture 3, 139-140.

(1989). "Bacteria as Plant Pathogens" (E. Billing). London: Chapman and Hall (1987). In Letters in Applied Microbiology, in press.

(1990). "Soil Biology" (ed. M. Wood). Glasgow: Blackie (1989). In Journal of Experimental Biology.

(1990). "Microbial Inoculation of Crop Plants" (ed. R. Campbell & R.M. MacDonald). Oxford: IRC Press. In Society for General Microbiology Quarterly 17, 47.

(1991). "Trichoderma reesei Cellulases: Biochemistry, Genetics, Physiology and Applications" (eds. C.P. Kubicek, D.E. Eveleigh, H. Esterbauer, W. Steiner & E.M. Kubicek-Pranz). Cambridge: Royal Society of Chemistry. In Chemistry in Britain 27, 536.

(1992). "The Ecology of Mycorrhizae" (ed. M.F. Allen).  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. In Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 41, 70-71.

(1992). "Natural Microbial Communities: Ecological and Physiological Features" (ed. T. Yanagita). Springer-Verlag: Berlin & New York (1990). In The Quarterly Review of Biology 67, 56-57.

(1992). "Microbial Ecology of Leaves" (eds. J.H. Andrews & S.S. Hirano). Springer-Verlag: New York (1991). In Trends in Ecology & Evolution 7, 427-428.

(1996). "Pollution: Ecology & Biotreatment" (ed. S. McEldowney, D.J. Hardman & S. Waite). Harlow: Longman Scientific Technical. (1994). In: International Journal of Biosciences & the Law, 1, 108-109.

(1996). "Genetically Modified Organisms: A Guide to Biosafety" (ed. G.T. Tzotzos). Wallingford, CAB International. In: Biodiversity & Conservation, in press.

(1996). “Recombinant Microbes for Industrial and Agricultural Applications” (ed. Y. Murooka and T. Imanaka). New York: Marcel Dekker. (1994). In: Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology, 67, 213

(2000) “Solute Movement in the Rhizosphere” (P.B. Tinker & P.H. Nye) Oxford University Press (2000). In: Trends in Plant Science 5, 548.

(2002). “Biological Control: Measures of Success” (ed G. Guss & S. Wratten). Derdecht:Kluwer (2000). In: Crop Protection, 21, 79.

(2002).  “Biocontrol Potential and its Exploitation in Sustainable Agriculture. Volume 1 Crop Diseases, Weeds and Nematodes, (ed. R.K. Upadhyay, K.G. Mukerji & B.P. Chamola). New York:Kluwer/Plenum. In: Crop Protection, 21, 79-80.

(2005). “Microbial Ecology of Soil and Plant Growth” (P. Davet). Enfield, New Hampshire: Science Publishers, Inc. In:  Annals of Botany.  1332.

Popular articles

LYNCH, J. (1984). Mushroom researchers at the GCRI. Mushroom Journal 136, 134‑138.

LYNCH, J. (1984). Training bugs to beat the straw burners. Link‑Up, September launch issue, pp. 26‑27.

LYNCH, J.M. (1985). Mushrooms and myco‑protein. Mushroom Journal 146, 67.

LYNCH, J.M. (1985). Opportunities for biotechnology enhancing the breakdown of straw. Straw, Soils & Science, pp. 12‑13. Agriculture & Food Research Council, London.

LYNCH, J.M. (1986). Controlling crop diseases with the aid of bio­technology. In Biotechnology's Potential for Increasing Crop Production Efficiency.  Stoneleigh: National Agricultural Centre.

LYNCH, J.M. (1988). Microbes are rooting for better crops. New Scientist 118 (1610), pp. 45‑49 (28 April).

LYNCH, J.M., ELLIOTT, T.J. & GAZE, R.H. (1988). Champignons. Der Champignon (Zeitschrift für Pilzanban), no. 324, 39‑43.

LYNCH, J.M. & ELLIOTT, T.J. (1992). The Microbiology & Crop Protection Department in Horticulture Research International. Mushroom Journal, no. 510, 26-27.

LYNCH, J.M. (1996). Pest-resistant genes. The Times, 19 September, p. 17.

LYNCH, J.M. (1997). Less is best. New Scientist 153 (2075) p. 53.

LYNCH, J.M. (1997) Suitable case. The Times, 18 April, p. 42.

LYNCH, J.M. (2004) Don’t tar all trees. Daily Telegraph, 18 May, p.21.

LYNCH, J.M. (2012) Defra and timber trade share the blame for ash dieback. The Times, 30 October, p.