The Graft Hybrid: Challenging Twentieth-Century Genetics (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2024)

Journal Articles

A Plague of Weasels and Ticks: Animal Introduction, Ecological Disaster, and the Balance of Nature in Jamaica, 1870-1900’, The British Journal for the History of Science 56:3 (2023): 391-407

A Parochial Approach: Colonial Entomology on the Plantations of Nineteenth Century Sri Lanka’, Itinerario 47:2 (2023): 203-222

Yeast, Coal, and Straw: J.B.S. Haldane’s Vision for the Future of Science and Synthetic Food’, History of the Human Sciences 36:3-4 (2023): 202-220

Perspectives on Biotechnology: Public and Corporate Narratives in the GM Archives’, Plants, People, Planet 4:5 (2022): 476-484

Houseflies and Fungi: The Promise of an Early Twentieth-Century Biotechnology’, Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science 76:1 (2022): 209-224

Imitating Nature: Analogy and Experiment in D’Arcy Thompson’s Science of Form’, Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 78: Article no. 101181 (2019): 1-8 

Melancholy Consequences: Britain’s Long Relationship with Agricultural Chemicals since the Mid-Eighteenth Century’, Environment and History 25:1 (2019): 117-134

Somatic Hybridization: The Rise and Fall of a Mid-Twentieth-Century Biotechnology’, Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences 48:1 (2018): 1-23  

 ‘The Sparrow Question: Social and Scientific Accord in Britain, 1850-1900’, Journal of the History of Biology 50:3 (2017): 645-671     

Changing Techniques in Crop Plant Classification: Molecularization at the National Institute of Agricultural Botany during the 1980s’, Annals of Science 74:2 (2017): 149-164

The Perfect Pest: Natural History and the Red Squirrel in Nineteenth-Century Scotland’, Archives of Natural History 42:1 (2015): 113-125  

Book Chapters

Crops in a Machine: Industrialising Barley Breeding in Twentieth-Century Britain’, Jon Agar & Jacob Ward (eds.) Histories of Technology, the Environment and Modern Britain (UCL Press, 2018): 142-160

Short Essays and Reviews

Hybrid Teaching: A Classroom Case Study on the History of Mendelian Genetics’, Agricultural History 97:4 (2023): 622-627

Research between Science, Society and Politics: The History and Scientific Development of Green Chemistry. By Johan Alfredo Linthorst’, The British Journal for the History of Science 56:4 (2023): 268

Nature’s Missionary: Seth Lister Mosley – Naturalist, Museum Curator and Mystic 1848–1929. By Alan Brooke’, Northern History 60:2 (2023): 291-293

Listening in the Field: Recording and the Science of Birdsong. By Joeri Bruyninckx’, Metascience 28:2 (2019): 281-284

Anchoring Biodiversity Information: From Sherborn to the 21st Century and Beyond. Edited by Ellinor Michel’, Archives of Natural History 44:2 (2017): 380-381

The Triumph of Seeds: How Grains, Nuts, Kernels, Pulses and Pips Conquered the Plant Kingdom and Shaped Human History. By Thor Hanson’, The British Journal for the History of Science 49:1 (2016): 147-148

 ‘The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History. By Elizabeth Kolbert’, Quarterly Review of Biology 90:2 (2015): 214