Dr. Ehsan Eyshi Rezaei

Research themes
  • Governance
  • Institutions
  • Governance, conflicts and natural resources
Research projects

1- Program of Accompanying Research for Agricultural Innovation - Crop modeling group Website 2- Multiscale modelling of extreme events Website 3- Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project (AgMIP) Website


PhD in Agricultural Science, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany PhD in Crop physiology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran MSc in Agro-ecology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran BSc in Agronomy, Azad University of Ardabil, Ardabil, Iran


Eyshi Rezaei, E., S. Siebert, F. Ewert. 2017. Climate and management interaction cause diverse crop phenology trends. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 233: 55-70. Further Information
Maiorano, A., P. Martre, S. Asseng, F. Ewert, C. Müller, R.P. Rötter, A.C. Ruane, M.A. Semenov, D. Wallach, E. Wang, P.D. Alderman, B.T. Kassie, C. Biernath, B. Basso, D. Cammarano, A.J. Challinor, J. Doltra, B. Dumont, E.E. Rezaei, S. Gayler, K.C. Kers. 2017. Crop model improvement reduces the uncertainty of the response to temperature of multi-model ensembles. Field Crops Research, 202: 5-20. Further Information
Siebert, S., H. Webber, E. Eyshi Rezaei. 2017. Weather impacts on crop yields - searching for simple answers to a complex problem. Environmental Research Letters, 12: 064008. (Open Access) Further Information
Wang, E., P. Martre, Z. Zhao, F. Ewert, A. Maiorano, R. Rötter, B. Kimball, M. Ottman, G. Wall, J. White, M. Reynolds, P. Alderman, P. Aggarwal, J. Anothai, B. Basso, C. Biernath, D. Cammarano, A. Challinor, G. De Sanctis, J. Doltra, E. Fereres, et al. 2017. The uncertainty of crop yield projections is reduced by improved temperature response functions. Nature Plants , 3: 17102. Further Information
Webber H., Martre P., S. Asseng, B. Kimball, J. Whited, M. Ottman, G.W. Walld, G. De Sanctis, J. Doltra, R. Grant, B. Kassie, A. Maiorano, J. E. Olesen, D. Ripoche, E.E. Rezaei, M.A. Semenov, P. Stratonovitch andF. Ewert. 2017. Canopy temperature for simulation of heat stress in irrigated wheat in a semi-arid environment: A multi-model comparison. Field Crops Research , 202: 21-35. Further Information


Liu, B., et al. 2016. Similar estimates of temperature impacts on global wheat yield by three independent methods. Nature Climate Change , 6: 1130-1136. Further Information


Asseng, S., et al. 2015. Rising temperatures reduce global wheat production. Nature Climate Change, 5: 143-147. Further Information
Eyshi Rezaei, E., H. Webber, T. Gaiser, J. Naab, F. Ewert. 2015. Heat stress in cereals: mechanisms and modeling. European Journal of Agronomy, 64: 98-113. Further Information
Eyshi Rezaei, E., S. Siebert, F. Ewert. 2015. Impact of data resolution on heat and drought stress simulated for winter wheat in Germany. European Journal of Agronomy , 65: 69-82. Further Information
Eyshi Rezaei, E., S. Siebert, F. Ewert. 2015. Intensity of heat stress in winter wheat—phenology compensates for the adverse effect of global warming. Environmental Research Letters, 10: 024012. Further Information
Eyshi Rezaei, E., T. Gaiser, S. Siebert, F. Ewert. 2015. Adaptation of crop production to climate change by crop substitution. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change , 20: 1155-1174. Further Information
N. Sayari, M. Bannayan, A. Alizadeh, A. Farid, M. R. Hessami Kermani, E. Eyshi Rezaei. 2015. Climate change impact on legumes' water production function in the northeast of Iran. Journal of Water and Climate Change , 6: 374-385.
Zhao, G., S. Siebert, A. Enders, E. Eyshi Rezaei, C. Yan, F. Ewert. 2015. Demand for multi-scale weather data for regional crop modeling. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology , 200: 156-171. Further Information


Ebrahim Amiri · Mohsen Rezaei · Ehsan Eyshi Rezaei · Mohammad Bannayan. 2014. Evaluation of Ceres-Rice, Aquacrop and Oryza2000 Models in Simulation of Rice Yield Response to Different Irrigation and Nitrogen Management Strategies. Journal of Plant Nutrition, 37: 26-37.
Ehsan Eyshi Rezaei · Thomas Gaiser · Stefan Siebert · Benjamin Sultan · Frank Ewert. 2014. Combined impacts of climate and nutrient fertilisation on yields of pearl millet in Niger. European Journal of Agronomy, 55: 77-88.
Mohammad Bannayan · Ehsan Eyshi Rezaei. 2014. Future production of rainfed wheat in Iran (Khorasan province): Climate change scenario analysis. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, 19: 211-227.
Mohammad Bannayan · Hamed Mansoori · Ehsan Eyshi Rezaei. 2014. Estimating climate change, CO2 and technology development effects on wheat yield in northeast Iran. International Journal of Biometeorology, 58: 395-405.
Stefan Siebert · Frank Ewert · Ehsan Eyshi Rezaei · Henning Kage · Rikard Graß. 2014. Impact of heat stress on crop yield - On the importance of considering canopy temperature. Environmental Research Letters, 9: 044012.


Ehsan Eyshi Rezaei · Matin Haghighikhah · Sadeg Ghorbani · Mohammad Kafi. 2013. Effect of seed priming on seed germination properties of two medicinal species in the presence of salinity. Journal of medicinal plant research , 7: 1234-1238.
Ehsan Eyshi Rezaei · Mohammad Kafi · Mohammad Bannayan. 2013. Nitrogen and Cultivated Bulb Weight Effects on Radiation and Nitrogen-Use Efficiency, Carbon Partitioning and Production of Persian Shallot (Allium altissimum Regel.). Journal of Crop Science and Biotechnology, 16: 237-244.
Mohammad Bannayan · Ehsan Eyshi Rezaei · Gerrit Hoogenboom. 2013. Determining optimum planting dates for rainfed wheat using the precipitation uncertainty model and adjusted crop evapotranspiration. Agricultural Water Management, 126: 56-63.


Azam Lashkari · Amin Alizadeh · Ehsan Eyshi Rezaei · Mohammad Bannayan. 2012. Mitigation of climate change impacts on maize productivity in northeast of Iran: A simulation study. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, 17: 1-16.
Ehsan Eyshi Rezaei · Hamed Mansoori · Mohammad Kafi · Mohammad Bannayan. 2012. Emergence response of Persian shallot (Allium altissimum) to temperature. African journal of agricultural research , 7: 5312-5316.
Ehsan Eyshi Rezaei · Mohammad Bannayan. 2012. Rainfed wheat yields under climate change in northeastern Iran. Meteorological Applications, 19: 346-354.


Hamidreza Khazaei · Ehsan Eyshi Rezaei · Mohammad Bannayan. 2011. Application times and concentration of humic acid impact on aboveground biomass and oil production of hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis). Journal of medicinal plant research , 5: 5148-5154.


M.P. Hoffmann, M. Haakana, S. Asseng, J.G. Höhn, T. Palosuo, M. Ruiz-Ramos, S. Fronzek, F. Ewert, T. Gaiser, B.T. Kassie, K. Paff, E. Eyshi Rezaei, A. Rodríguez, M. Semenov, A.K. Srivastava, P. Stratonovitch, F. Tao, i, Y. Chen, R.P. Rötter. How does inter-annual variability of attainable yield affect the magnitude of yield gaps for wheat and maize? An analysis at ten sites. Agricultural Systems, . Further Information

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Ehsan Eyshi Rezaei

Senior Researcher



ZEF C: Department of Ecology and Natural Resources Management