Faehn, C. Galloway, AF. Kirsten, K. (2023). Plant Slime: How Plants Use Sticky Sugars. Froniters for Young Minds. 11:1122960. doi: 10.3389/frym.2023.1122960. 

Media Article: Galloway, AF. (2023). Who were the founding members of the SEB? 


Media Article: Galloway, AF. (2022). First Author profile. [online] 

Galloway, AF. Akhtar, J. Burak, E. Marcus, SE. Field, K. Dodd, IC. Knox, JP. (2022). Altered properties and structures of root exudate polysaccharides in a root hairless mutant of barley doi/10.1093/plphys/kiac341/6649707

Media Article: Galloway, AF. (2022). Basic Research that had Unintended Consequences. [online] 


Media Article: Galloway, AF. (2021). Who are radiographers and what do they do? [online]

Media Article: Galloway, AF. (2021). The Ever-Increasing Role that Sunflowers Play in Society. Society of Experimental Biology. [Online] 

Media Article: Galloway, AF. (2021). The Beauty and Versatility of Sunflowers. Society of Experimental Biology. [Online] 

PRE-PRINT: Galloway, AF. Akhtar, J. Burak, E. Marcus, SE. Field, K. Dodd, IC. Knox, JP. (2021). A Soil-binding polysaccharide complex released from root hairs functions in rhizosheath formation. BioRxiv.


Galloway, AF. Akhtar, J. Marcus, SE. Fletcher, N. Field, K. Knox, JP. (2020). Cereal root exudates contain highly structurally complex polysaccharides with soil-binding properties. Plant J. 103: 1666-1678 


Galloway AF, Knox JP, Krause K. (2019). Sticky Mucilages and Exudates of Plants - Putative Microenvironmental Design Elements with Biotechnology Value. New Phytol. 10.1111/nph.16144  


Akhtar J, Galloway AF, Nikolopoulos G, Field KJ, Knox JP (2018). A quantitative method for the high throughput screening for the soil adhesion properties of plant and microbial polysaccharides and exudates. Plant & Soil. 3670: 1-9.

Galloway AF, Pedersen MJ, Merry B, Marcus SE, Blacker J, Benning LG, Field KJ, Knox JP (2018). Xyloglucan is released by plants and promotes soil particle aggregation. New Phytol. 217: 1128-1136.


The Soil Adhesion Assay is a novel high throughput analysis to determine the adhesive properties of polysaccharides in soils.  This is new method was developed within the Knox Cell Wall Lab, University of Leeds.

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Scientific Talks and Conference Appearances

New Phytologist Next Generation Scientists, Norwich, July 2017, present a poster 

Max Planck Institute for Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam, May 2017, presented a talk 

Postgraduate Symposium, Leeds, May 2017, presented a talk 

University of Cambridge, Cambridge, February 2017, presented a talk 

International Fascination of Plants' Day, Leeds, May 2017 presented a talk

Centre for Plant Sciences Symposium, Leeds, January 2017, presented a talk 

Postgraduate Symposium, Leeds, July 2016, presented a poster 

XIV Cell Wall Meeting, Chania, Crete, June 2016, presented a talk 

Showcase, Leeds, December 2015, presented a poster 

Postgraduate Symposium, Leeds, July 2015, presented a poster 

Leeds Masters Symposium, Leeds, September 2014, presented a poster 

Askham Bryan Horticultural Symposium, York, May 2014, presented a poster 

International Plant Propagators' Society, Edinburgh, September 2012, presented a talk