Clapham, S.J. & Slater, F.M. (2008).  The biodiversity of established biomass grass crops.  Aspects of Applied. Biol. 90, 2008, Biomass & Energy Crops, III, 325-330.

Dong, H., Randerson, P.F., Slater, F.M., Heaton, R.J. (1999). A Study of Agricultural Support Policies and the role of Agriculture in the National Economy of the U.K. Ningxia Journal of Agriculture and Forestry Science and Technology. 1: 12-18

Dong, H., Randerson, P.F., Slater, F.M. (1999). Production and conversion of biomass to energy - a world view. Proc. 6th Polish-Danish workshop on Biofuel, Starbienino, Poland, 2-5 Dec, 1999. 

Dong, H., Randerson, P.F. & Slater, F.M. (1999). New Biomass Conversion Technologies and their Applications. Ningxia Journal of Agriculture & Forestry Science & Technology. 6, 10 - 19. ISSN 1002 – 240X.

Fry, D.A., Lowthe-Thomas, S.C., Luxton, R.K. & Slater, F.M. (2005).  Small mammal distribution in short rotation willow coppice in Wales, UK.  Poster Presentation at: IX Int. Mammalogical Congress. 1-5 August 2005, Sapporo, Japan.

Fry, D.A. & Slater, F.M. (2008).  The effect on plant communities and associated taxa of planting short rotation willow coppice in Wales.  Aspects of Applied. Biol. 90, 2008, Biomass & Energy Crops, III, 287-293.

Heaton, R., Mercer, J., Randerson, P. & Zygmunt, J. (1997). Biofuel based heating as an alternative to conventional fuel - a feasibility study for Hudnall Park Outdoor centre, Herefordshire. Aspects of Applied Biology. 49: 405-409.

Heaton, R.J., Randerson, P.F. & Slater, F.M. (1997). The influence of cattle slurry on establishment and first year growth of short rotation coppice grown on an upland site. Proc. 4th Polish-Danish Workshop on Biofuels pp. 11 - 20. Starbienino, Poland 12 -14 June 1997. Technical University of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland. 

Heaton, R.J., Randerson, P.F. & Slater, F.M. (1999). Economics of growing short rotation coppice in the uplands of mid-Wales and an economic comparison with sheep production. Biomass and Bioenergy. 17: 59-71. 

Heaton, R. (2000). The Silviculture, Nutrition & Economics of short rotation willow coppice in the uplands of mid-Wales. ETSU. B/M4/00532/13/REP. 

Heaton, R.J., Sims, R.E.H. & Tungul, R.O. (2001). The root growth of Salix viminalis and Eucalyptus nitens in response to dairy farm pond effluent irrigation. Bioresource Technology 81: 1, pp 1-6. 

Heaton, R.J., Slater, F.M. & Randerson, P.F. (2001). Diversification in the uplands of Wales - the role of short rotation willow coppice. Scottish Forestry, 55 (1): 15-21. ISSN 0036-9217. 

Heaton, R.J., Slater, F.M., Randerson, P.F. & Samuel, R.W. (2001). The influence of fertilisation on the yield of short rotation willow coppice in the uplands of mid-Wales. Aspects of Applied Biology 65, 77-82. ISSN 0265 1491. 

Heaton, R.J., Slater, F.M. & Randerson, P.F. (2001).  The Politics of Biomass Crops in Wales (unpublished paper), 2pp.

Hodson, R.W., Slater, F.M., Lynn, S.F. & Randerson, P.F. (1993). Nutrient enhanced short rotation coppice for biomass in central Wales. Proceedings First Biomass Conference of the Americas: Energy, Environment and Agriculture. 30th Aug - 2nd Sept 1993, Burlington, Vermont. 1, 296-301.

Hodson, R. (1994). The establishment of short-rotation willow coppice in mid-Wales. Proc. VI Int. Congress of Ecology. 21-26 Aug 1994. Manchester, p 350. 

Hodson, R.W., Slater, F.M. & Randerson, P.F. (1994). Effects of digested sewage sludge on short rotation coppice in the UK. pp 113 - 118 in: P.Aronsson & K. Perttu.(eds) Willow vegetation filters for municipal wastewaters and sludges. A biological purification system. Proc. of study tour, conference and workshop in Sweden, 5-10 June 1994. Report 50 . Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala. ISBN 91-576-4916-2. 

Kowalik, P.J., Slater, F.M. & Randerson, P.F. (1996). Constructed wetlands for landfill leachate treatment. Ch.16 in: Ecotechnics for a sustainable society. ed. L. Thofelt & A. Englund. Proceedings of Ecotechnics - 95 - International Symposium on Ecological Engineering. Mid-Sweden University. Frösön, Sweden. ISBN 91-87908-03-4 

Lowthe, S.C., Heaton, R.J., Randerson, P.F., Slater, F.M. (2000). The effect of a range of mulches on soil temperature, soil moisture and tree growth in short rotation willow and poplar - is there potential for field scale application in the uplands of mid-Wales, UK. 7th Polish-Danish Workshop on BIOMASS FOR ENERGY, December 7-10, 2000, Starbienino, Poland. Technical University of Gdansk. 87-95. ISBN 83-909683-7-1.

Lowthe-Thomas , S.C. , Luxton, R.K., Randerson, P.F. & Slater, F.M. (2004). A comparison of two types of machine planter for establishment of short rotation willow coppice in upland Wales. Proc 2nd World Conference on Biomass for Energy, Industry and Climate Protection. 10 - 14 May 2004 Rome Italy 297 - 300 

Lowthe-Thomas , S.C., Luxton, R.K., Randerson, P.F., Semere, T. & Slater, F.M. (2004). Environmental issues relating to biomass crops in Wales, UK. Proceedings 2 nd International Ukrainian Conference on Biomass for Energy Sept 20 – 22 1004, Kyiv, Ukraine (4 pages – not numbered). 

Lowthe-Thomas, S.C., Clarke, A., Clapham, S.J., Morgan, M., Semere, T., Slater, F.M. & Smith, R.  (2008).  Reed Canary Grass – A versatile Energy crop for Wales? Aspects of Appl. Biol., 90, 2008, Biomass and Energy Crops III, p 81-86.

Lynn, S.F., Slater, F.M. & Randerson, P.F. (1992). The ecological impact of sewage sludge applications on woodland vegetation. Aspects of Applied Biology, 29, 383 - 388. ISSN 0265 1491. 

Lynn, S.F., Slater, F.M. & Randerson, P.F. (1993). The ecological impacts of sewage sludge applications on woodland vegetation. In: Proceedings of the European Environmental Research Organisation workshop, Effects of Agriculture on Lichens. 16 - 18 April 1993, Wageningen, The Netherlands.

Randerson, P.F., Samuel, R.W., Slater, F.M. & Heaton, R.J. (1996). Predicting the yield of willow from interim growth measurements - studies of biofuel coppice in Wales, UK. Proc. 3rd Polish-Danish Workshop on Biofuels, pp 135-143. Sopot, Poland 7-9 February 1996. Technical University of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland. 

Randerson, P.F., Samuel, R.W. & Slater, F.M. (1996). Nutrient response in short rotation willow coppice - the potential for biofuel production in the uplands of Wales, UK. Proc. 3rd Polish-Danish Workshop on Biofuels, pp 121-134. Sopot, Poland 7-9 Ferbruary, 1996. Technical University of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland. 

Randerson, P.F., Heaton, R.J., Slater, F.M. & Wildig, J. (1997). Is arable energy coppice a viable alternative to land use in upland Wales? Aspects of Applied Biology. 49: 307-313. 

Randerson, P.F., Slater F.M. & Heaton, R.J. (1998). Which variety for woodfuel in the uplands of Wales - 'Horses for courses.' Proc. Polish-Danish workshop on Biofuel, Starbienino, Poland, 26-29 Nov, 1998.

Randerson, P.F., Slater, F.M., & Heaton, R.J. (1999). The future for biomass crops in uplands Wales. Proc. 6th Polish-Danish workshop on Biofuel, Starbienino, Poland, 2-5 Dec, 1999. 

Randerson, P.F., Dong, H. & Slater, F.M. (1999). The World Production and Utilisation of Bio-Energy and its Impacts on Land Availabillity for Food & Environment. Ningxia Journal of Agriculture and Forestry Science and Technology. 5: 5-8. 

Randerson, P.F., Heaton, R.J. & Slater, F.M. (2000). Economic prospects for short rotation coppice in Wales: The need for subsidy in a new agricultural industry. 7th Polish-Danish Workshop on BIOMASS FOR ENERGY, December 7-10, 2000, Starbienino, Poland. Technical University of Gdansk. 135-142. ISBN 83-909683-7-1. 

Randerson, P.F., Heaton, R.J., Lowthe, S.C. & Slater, F.M. (2000). A comparison of planting systems for the establishment of short rotation willow coppice in mid-Wales, UK. 7th Polish-Danish Workshop on BIOMASS FOR ENERGY, December 7-10, 2000, Starbienino, Poland. Technical University of Gdansk. 127-134. ISBN 83-909683-7-1. 

Rumble, D.B., Hodson, R.W., Slater, F.M. & Randerson, P.F. (1994). The effects of management choice on the arboreal arthropod community of short rotation willow coppice in mid-Wales. Intecol, Manchester, August, 1994.

Semere, T. & Slater, F. (2005) The Effects of Energy Grass Plantations on Biodiversity. Final Report Project CFP 374/22 DTI.

Semere, T & Slater, F.M. (2007). Invertebrate populations in miscanthus (Miscanthus x giganteus) and reed canary-grass (Phalaris arundinacea) fields.  Biomass & Bioenergy, 31, 30-39.

Semere, T & Slater, F.M. (2007). Ground flora, small mammals and bird species diversity in miscanthus (Miscanthus x giganteus) and reed canary-grass (Phalaris arundinacea) fields.  Biomass & Bioenergy, 31, 20-29.

Sims, R.E.H., Hodson, R.W. & Watters, M. (1994). Root production of short rotation eucalyptus coppice grown under an effluent disposal system. Proceedings 8th EC Conference on Biomass for Energy, Environment, Agriculture and Industry. Vienna, Austria. 3-5 Oct, 1994.

Slater, F.M. (1982). Peat and coppice timber as energy crops. Proc. Cynefin Conference., 13-15 December 1982. Cardiff. pp 249-256. 

Slater, F.M., Hodson, R.W. & Randerson, P.F. (1992). Biomass gains from effluent disposal: recent developments in central Wales. In: Proceedings 7th EC Conference on Biomass for Energy, Environment, Agriculture and Industry. Florence, Italy, 5-9 Oct 1992. pp 1265-1267. 

Slater, F.M. (1993). Why not copy our coppice? This Farming Business. Autumn, 1993, 5. (Menter Powys / Powys TEC).

Slater, F. M. (1994). More on Llysdinam Coppice.This Farming Business 3, 2. Menter Powys/ Powys TEC

Slater, F.M. (1994). The plot thickens.... This Farming Business, 4, 4. Menter Powys/Powys TEC. 

Slater, F.M. (1994). Willow coppice - a money spinney? This Farming Business, 5,5.

Slater, F. M. , Hodson, R. W., Lynn, S. F. & Randerson, P. F. (1994). Biomass gains from effluent disposal - recent developments in Central Wales. In: Biomass for Energy & Industry - 7th EC Conference. ed. D. O. Hall, G. Grassi, & H. Scheer. pp 1265-1267. Ponte Press, Bachum, Germany. ISBN 3-920328-09-4.

Slater, F. M., Hodson, R.W. & Randerson, P.F. (1995). Short Rotation Willow Coppice in Wales: High Production under Adverse Environmental Conditions? Proc. Second Biomass Conference of the Americas: Energy, Environment, Agriculture, and Industry. Portland, Oregon, 21-24 August 1995, 40-48. No ISBN : NREL/CP-200-8039; DE 95009230; UC Category: 241 

Slater, F. M., Hodson, R.W., Randerson, P.F. & Lynn, S.F. (1997). Some environmental impacts of short rotation coppice willow. 3rd Biomass Conference of the Americas: Making a business from biomass. Pergamon, Golden Co. 1, 29-37. ISBN 0 08 0429 963. 

Slater, F.M., Hodson, R.W., Randerson P.F. & Lynn, S.F.  The conservation value of short rotation willow coppice.  (Unpublished – 1998?).

Slater, F.M., Heaton, R.J. & Randerson, P.F. (1999). Willow v. poplar as an upland crop: a fallacy dispelled. Forestry and British Timber, May 1999. P29-30. 

Slater, F.M., Heaton, R.J., Samuel, R.W. & Randerson, P.F. (1999). Second Rotation Willow Coppice in Upland Wales. Abstract in: Overend, R.P. & Choirnet, E, Biomass. Proc. 4th Biomass Conference of the Americas, Oakland, California. August 29th - September 2nd 1999. pp 45. 

Slater, F.M., Heaton, R.J. & Randerson, P.F. (2000). Growing SRC for biomass in the uplands - the task of convincing farmers. 1st World Conference and Exhibition on Biomass for Energy and Industry. 5-9th June, 2000, Seville, Spain. 

Slater, F.M., Randerson, P.F. & Heaton, R.J. (2000). Prospects for energy grasses in mid-Wales, UK. 7th Polish-Danish Workshop on BIOMASS FOR ENERGY, December 7-10, 2000, Starbienino, Poland. Technical University of Gdansk. 149-156. ISBN 83-909683-7-1.

Slater, F.M. Heaton, R.J., Lowthe, S.C. & Randerson P.F. (2001).  Fitting perennial rhizomatous grasses into the biomass demands of Wales.  5th Biomass Conf. of Americas, Orlando, Sept 2001 (abstract only).

Slater, F.M. (2004).  Help for Farmers.  Cardiff News.  January 2004, p7.

Slater, F.M., Fry, D.A., Smith, R., Lowthe-Thomas, S.C. & Randerson P.F. (2007).  The Environmental Impact of Willows and Grasses as Biomass Crops in Wales, UK.  Proc. 15th European Biomass Conf. & Exhib., 7-11 May, 2007, Berlin, Germany, p 203-205.