Ecology and Natural Resources Management (ECOL)


Tia, L., Szarzynski, J., & Vlek, P.L.G..  2007.  Ecological modeling of tree patterns and diversity as a means of classifying savanna landscapes: Remote sensing and GIS-based mapping.  Geophysical Research Abstracts, 9   . Further Information
Van de Giesen, N., C. Rodgers and P.L.G. Vlek.  2007.  The GLOWA Volta Project: Interdisciplinary analysis oft he impact of global change on a river basin in West Africa.  International Journal of River Basin Management, 5:1   : 3-8   .
Wagner, S., H. Kunstmann and A. Bárdossy.  2007.  Uncertainties in water balance estimations due to scarce meteorological information: A case study for the White Volta catchment in West Africa.  IAHS Red Book Series, Quantification and reduction of predictive uncertainty for sustainable water resources management.
Wiersum, K.F.; T. W. Gole; F. Gatzweiler; J. Volkmann; E. Bognetteau and Olani Wirtu.  2007.  Certification of wild coffee in Ethiopia: Experiences and challenges.  Forests, Trees and Livelihoods, 18-1   : 9-21   .


Ahrends, H., M. Mast, C. Rodgers and H. Kunstmann.  2006.  Coupled Hydrological-Economic Modelling for Optimised Irrigated Cultivation in a Semi-arid Catchment of West Africa.  Environmental Modelling and Software, .
Akaho, E. H. K., J. Intsiful, B. Maakuu, S. Anim-sampong, B. Nyarko.  2006.  Feynman-a technique for measurement of detector dead time using a 30 kW tank-in-pool research reactor.  Nuclear instruments and methods in physics research, 479, no2-3   : 585-590   .
Aynekulu, E., W. Wubneh, E. Birhane and N. Begashaw.  2006.  Monitoring and Evaluating Land Use/ Land Cover Change Using Participatory Geographic Information System (PGIS) Tools: A Case Study of Begasheka Watershed, Tigray, Ethiopia.  EJISDC, (25) 3   : 1-10   . Download [PDF | 249.28KB]
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Bagayoko F., N.C.van de Giesen and S.Yonkeu.  2006.  Effect of seasonal dynamics of vegetation cover on Land Surface Models: the case study of NOAH LSM over the West African savanna in Eastern Burkina Faso.  Hydrol. and Earth Syst. Sc., 3:2757-2788   . Further Information
Bagayoko, F., N.C.van de Giesen, and S.Yonkeu.  2006.  Energy balance closure and footprint analysis using eddy covariance measurements in Eastern Burkina Faso, West Africa.  Hydrol. and Earth Syst. Sc., 3:2789-2812   . Further Information
Braimoh, A.K.  2006.  Random and systematic land covers transitions in Ghana.  Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 113   : 254-263   .
Braimoh, A.K. & P.L.G. Vlek.  2006.  Soil Quality and Other Factors Influencing Maize Yield in Northern Ghana.  Soil Use and Management, 22   : 165-171   .
Braimoh, A.K. and Craswell, E.T.  2006.  Assessing global water systems research. Eos Transaction.  American Geophysical Union, 87 (16)   .
Chhabra, A., H. Geist, R.A. Houghton, H. Haberl, A.K. Braimoh, P.L.G. Vlek, J. Patz, J. Xu, N. Ramankutty, O. Coomes and E. F. Lambin.  2006.  Multiple impacts of land-use/cover change.  In: E.F. Lambim and H. Geist (eds.) (eds.): Land-Use and Land-Cover Change. Local Processes and Global Impacts. Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, Germany.   71- 116. 
Codjoe, S.N.A.  2006.  Migrant versus indigenous farmers. An analysis of factors affecting agricultural land use in the transitional agro-ecological zone of Ghana, 1984-2000.  Danish Journal of Geography, Vol. 106, No. 1   : 103-113   .
Codjoe, S.N.A.  2006.  Population growth and agricultural land use in two agro-ecological zones of Ghana, 1960-2010.  International Journal of Environmental Studies, 63 (5)   : 645-661   .
De Badts, E., Lopez, G., Wickel, A.J., Cruz, I., Jimenez, R.  2006.  Índice de propagación de Incendios.  Biodiversitas , : 65   .
Denich, M.  2006.  Book review: Slash-and-Burn Agriculture. The Search for Alternatives.  In: Cheryl A. Palm, Stephen Vosti, Pedro A. Sanchez and Polly J. Ericksen (eds.): Environmental Conservation 33. New York, US: Columbia University Press, 2005.   277-278. 
Fatondji, D., C. Martius, C. Bielders, P. Vlek, A. Bationo and B. Gerard.  2006.  Effect of planting technique and amendment type on pearl millet yield nutrient uptake, and water use on degraded land in Niger.  Nutirent Cycling and Agroecosystem, 76   : 203-217   .
Förster, B., K. Muroya and M. Garcia.  2006.  Plant growth and microbial activity in a tropical soil amended with faecal pellets from millipedes and woodlice.  Pedobiologia, 50   : 281-290   .
Förster, B., M. Garcia and H.J. Schallna.  2006.  Respiration rates of soil invertebrates from temperate and tropical zones as measured by infrared gas analysis.  Ecotropica (Bonn), 12   : 27-33   .
Gemperli, A., N. Sogoba, E. Fondjo, M. Mabaso, M. Bagayoko, O. Briet, D. Anderegg, J. Liebe, T. Smith and P. Vounatsou.  2006.  Mapping Malaria Transmission in West and Central Africa.  Tropical Medicine & International Health, 11(7)   : 1032-1046   . Further Information
Hafeez, M., N. Van De Giesen and S. Khan.  2006.  Regional estimation of seasonal actual evapotranspiration through optical satellite imagery.  Journal of Hydrological Science and Technology, 22   .
Hendrickx, J.M.H., S.-h. Hong, J. Friesen, H. Compaore, N.C. van de Giesen, C. Rodgers and P.L.G. Vlek.  2006.  Mapping energy balance fluxes and root zone soil moisture in the White Volta Basin using optical imagery.  Proc. International Society for Optical Engineering, SPIE, 6239   : 238-249   .
Kaizzi C.K., H. Ssali and P. Vlek.  2006.  Differential use and benefits of Velvet bean Velvet bean (Mucuna pruriens var. utilis) and N fertilizers in maize production on contrasting soils and agro-ecological zones of eastern Uganda.  Agricultural Systems, 88   : 44-60   .
Kasina, J., J. Nderitu, G. Nyamasyo, F. Olubayo, C. Waturu, E. Obudho, and D. Yobera.  2006.  Evaluation of companion crops for thrips(Thysanoptera: Thripidae) management on French bean Phaseolus vulgaris(Fabaceae).  International Journal of Tropical Insect Science, 26 (2)   : 121-125   .
Kasina, J., J. Nderitu, G. Nyamasyo, F. Olubayo, C. Waturu, E. Obudho, and D. Yobera.  2006.  Monitoring diurnal population trends of Megalurothrips sjostedti and Frankliniella occidentalis (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) and their natural enemies on French bean Phaseolus vulgaris (Fabaceae).  International Journal of Tropical Insect Science, 26 (1)   : 2-7   .
Khamzina, A., J.P.A. Lamers, C. Martius, M. Worbes and P.L.G. Vlek.  2006.  Potential of nine multipurpose tree species to reduce saline ground water tables in the lower Amu Darya River region of Uzbekistan.  Agrofor. Syst., 68   : 151-165   .
Kimetu, J. M., Mugendi, D. N., Bationo, A., Palm, C. A., Mutuo, P. K., Kihara, J., Nandwa, S. and Giller K..  2006.  Partial balance of nitrogen in a maize cropping system in humic nitisol of Central Kenya.  Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems, 76   : 261-270   . Download [PDF]
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Kohlschmitt, S. J.P.A. Lamers, I. Bobojanov, C. Martius and R. Eshchanov.  2006.  Alternative Crops.  Agriculture in Uzbekistan, 11   : 30   .
Lamers, J.P.A. and E. Kan.  2006.  Trees in the landscape of Khorezm.  Vestnik, 1   : 19-21   .
Lamers, J.P.A., R. Eshchanov, N. Ibragimov, A. Pulatov and P. Vlek.  2006.  Farmer. Land. Water.  Agriculture in Uzbekistan, 10   : 23   .
Lange, S., U. Williges, S. Saxena and H. Willer.  2006.  Country Report on Organic Food and Farming Research in Germany.  In: Lange, S., U. Williges, S. Saxena and H. Willer (eds.): Research in Organic Food and Farming. Reports on organisation and conduction of research programmes in 11 European countries. Federal Agency for Agriculture & Food, Germany.   pp. 97-128.  Further Information
Laube, W. and N. van de Giesen.  2006.  Ghanaian Water Reforms, Institutional and Hydrological Perspectives.  In: J. Wallace, P. Wouters (eds.): Hydrology and Water Law – Bridging the Gap. IWA Publishing.   159-197. 
Li Z., L. Zhao and M. Kobayashi.  2006.  Edible-shoot bamboos in China: Towards species priority for plantation.  World Bamboo and Rattan, 5(3)   : 7-12   .
Li Z., M. Denich and T. Borsch.  2006.  Simultaneous flowering of umbrella bamboo (Fargesia murieliae, Poaceae) at its native home in Central China.  J. For. Res, 17(4)   : 293-297   .
Mafongoya, P. L., Bationo, A., Kihara, J., and Waswa, B. S..  2006.  Appropriate technologies to replenish soil fertility in southern Africa.  Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems, : 76:137-151   . Download [PDF]
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Mando A., Fatondji D., Zougmore R., Brussard L., Bielders C.L., and Martius C..  2006.  Restoring Soil Fertility in Semi-Arid West Africa.  In: Norman Uphoff, Andrew S. Ball, Erick Fernandes, Hans Herren, Olivier Husson, Mark Laing, Cheryl Palm, Jules Pretty, Pedro A. Sanchez, Nteranya Sanguinga, Janice E. Thies (eds.): BIOLOGICAL APPROACHES FOR SUSTAINABLE SOIL SYSTEMS. CRC, Taylor and Francis.  
Mussgnug F., M. Becker, T.T. Son, R.J. Buresh and P.L.G. Vlek.  2006.  Yield gaps and nutrient balances in intensive, rice-based cropping systems on degraded soils in the Red River Delta of Vietnam.  Field Crops Research, Volume 98, Issues 2-3   : 127-140   .
Oguntunde, P., J.Friesen, N.van de Giesen and H.H.G.Savenije.  2006.  Hydroclimatology of the Volta River Basin in West Africa: Trends and Variability from 1901 to 2002.  Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 31   : 1180-1188   .
Oguntunde, P., N. van de Giesen and H.H.G. Savenije.  2006.  Measurement and modelling of transpiration of a rain-fed citrus orchard under subhumid tropical conditions.  Agricultural Water Management, 87   : 200-208   .

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