Department: ZEF C


Akoto DS, Partey ST, Denich M, Kwaku M, Borgemeister C & Schmitt CB.  2020.  Towards bamboo agroforestry development in Ghana: evaluation of crop performance, soil properties and economic benefit.  Agroforestry Systems, . (Open Access)  Download [PDF]
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Akoto, D.S., S.T. Partey, M. Denich, M. Kwaku, C. Borgemeister andC.B. Schmitt.  2020.  Environmental and financial assessment of producing bioenergy from Bambusa balcooa, Anogeissus leiocarpa and Senna siamea in Ghana.  Journal of Cleaner Production, 275 : 123-147 . Further Information
Aleman JC & 32 co-authors, including Schmitt CB.  2020.  Floristic evidence for alternative biome states in tropical Africa.  PNAS, : 1-8 . Further Information
Aye Mya Mon, Yinxian Shi, Xuefei Yang, Pyae Phyo Hein, Thaung Naing Oo, Cory W. Whitney, Yongping Yang.  2020.  The uses of fig (Ficus) by five ethnic minority communities in Southern Shan State, Myanmar.  16(5) : 14 . (Open Access)  Download [PDF | 1.81MB]
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Aysajan Abdusalam, Yu Zhang, Maliyamu Abudoushalamu, Patiguli Maitusun, Cory W.Whitney, Xue-fei Yang, Yao Fu.  2020.  Documenting the heritage along the Silk Road: An ethnobotanical study of medicinal teas used in Southern Xinjiang, China.  Journal of Ethnopharmacology, . (Open Access)  Download [PDF | 1.45MB]
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Badmos, O.S., Callo-Concha, D., Agbola, B., Rienow, A., Badmos, B., Greve, K., Jürgens, C..  2020.  Determinants of residential location choices by slum dwellers in Lagos megacity.  Cities, 98 : 102589 .
Betancur B., J. C. Loaiza-Usuga, M. Denich and C. Borgemeister.  2020.  Changes of Technosol properties and vegetation structure along a chronosequence of dredged sediment deposition in areas with alluvial gold mining in Colombia.  Journal of Soils and Sediments, DOI: 10.1007/s11368-019-02551-9 . (Open Access)  Further Information
Biber-Freudenberger, L., C. Ergeneman, J.J. Förster, T. Dietz and J. Börner.  2020.  Bioeconomy futures: Expectation patterns of scientists and practitioners on the sustainability of bio‐based transformation.  Sustainable Development, : 1-16 . (Open Access)  Further Information
Bougara, H., K.B. Hamed, C. Borgemeister, B. Tischbein and N. Kumar.  2020.  Analyzing Trend and Variability of Rainfall in The Tafna Basin (Northwestern Algeria).  Atmosphere, 11 (4) : 347 .
Callo-Concha D, Jaenicke H, Schmitt CB & Denich M (Eds.).  2020.  Advances in Food and Non-Food Biomass Production, Processing and Use in Sub-Saharan Africa: Towards a Basis for a Regional Bioeconomy.  Edited book (434 pages), MDPI. Basel, Switzerland. (Open Acess)Further Information
Callo-Concha, D., Jaenicke, H., Schmitt, C. and Denich, M..  2020.  Food and Non-Food Biomass Production, Processing and Use in sub-Saharan Africa: Towards a Regional Bioeconomy.  Sustainability, 12 (5) . (Open Access)  Further Information
Chalo, R. M., Maritim, T. K., Oluoch, W. A., Kamunya, S. M., Bore, J. K..  2020.  Combating Climate Change in the Kenyan Tea Industry.  Frontiers in Plant Science, 339 (11) : 10 . (Open Access)  Download [PDF | 1.38MB]
Fernandez, E., C. Whitney, I.F. Cuneo, and E. Luedeling.  2020.  Prospects of Decreasing Winter Chill in Chile throughout the 21st Century.  Climatic Change, . Further Information
Fernandez, Eduardo, Cory Whitney, and Eike Luedeling.  2020.  The Importance of Chill Model Selection — a Multi-Site Analysis.  European Journal of Agronomy, 119 : 126103 . Further Information
Guimapi R.A., S.A. Mohamed, L. Biber-Freudenberger, W. Mwangi, S. Ekesi, C. Borgemeister and, H.E.Z. Tonnang.  2020.  Decision Support System for Fitting and Mapping Nonlinear Functions with Application to Insect Pest Management in the Biological Control Context.  Algorithms, 13(4) : 104 . Further Information
Guimapi, R.A., S.A. Mohamed, S. Ekesi, L. Biber-Freudenberger, C. Borgemeister, H. Tonnang.  2020.  Optimizing spatial positioning of traps in the context of integrated pest management.  Ecological Complexity, 41 .
Gupta D.D., A. Patel, D. Saxena, N. Koizumi, P. Trivedi, K. Patel, D. Raval, A. King and K. Chandler.  2020.  Choice‐Based Reminder Cues: Findings From an mHealth Study to Improve Tuberculosis (TB) Treatment Adherence Among the Urban Poor in India.  World Medical and Health Policy, 2 (12) . Review
Habel JC, Nzau JM, Apfelbeck B, Bendzko T, Fischer C, Kimatu JN, Mwakumanya MA, Maghenda M, Mulwa RK, Rieckmann M, Shauri H, Teucher M & Schmitt CB..  2020.  Land scarcity, communication gaps and institutional confusions influence the loss of biodiversity in south-eastern Kenya.  Biodiversity and Conservation, : 1-7 . Further Information
Hoa Do, Eike Luedeling, and Cory Whitney.  2020.  Decision Analysis of Agroforestry Options Reveals Adoption Risks for Resource-Poor Farmers.  Agronomy for Sustainable Development, 40(3) . (Open Access)  Further Information
Idrissou, M., B. Diekkrüger, B. Tischbein, B. Ibrahim, Y. Yira, G. Steup and T. Poméon.  2020.  Testing the Robustness of a Physically-Based Hydrological Model in Two Data Limited Inland Valley Catchments in Dano, Burkina Faso.  Hydrology, 7 : 1-29 . (Open Access)  Further Information
Jalil, A., Akhtar, F., Awan, U.K.  2020.  Evaluation of the AquaCrop model for winter wheat under different irrigation optimization strategies at the downstream Kabul River Basin of Afghanistan.  Agricultural Water Management, 240 . Further Information
Jéssica Francine Felappi, Jan Henning Sommer, Timo Falkenberg, Wiltrud Terlau, Theo Kötter.  2020.  Green infrastructure through the lens of “One Health”: A systematic review and integrative framework uncovering synergies and trade-offs between mental health and wildlife support in cities.  Science of The Total Environment, 748 . (Open Access)  Further Information
Karduck L, Behnke A L, Baier A, Gotham D, Grabitz P, Lennartz N, Speer L, Tinnemann P, Bruchhausen W.  2020.  Global health research and education at medical faculties in Germany.  PLoS One, 15(4) : e0231302  . (Open Access)  Further Information
Krug C.B., E. Sterling, T. Cadman, J. Geschke, P.F. Drummond de Castro, R, Schliep, I. Osemwegie, F.E. Muller-Karger and T. Maraseni.  2020.  Stakeholder participation in IPBES: connecting local environmental work with global decision making, Ecosystems and People.  16 (1) : 197 - 211 . (Open Access)  Further Information
Kuyah, Shem, G. W. Sileshi, Eike Luedeling, F. K. Akinnifesi, Cory W. Whitney, Jules Bayala, E. Kuntashula, K. Dimobe, P. L. Mafongoya.  2020.  Potential of Agroforestry to Enhance Livelihood Security in Africa.  In: Kuyah, S., G.W. Sileshi, E. Luedeling, F.K. Akinnifesi, C.W. Whitney, J. Bayala, E. Kuntashula, K. Dimobe and P. L. Mafongoya. (eds.): Agroforestry for Degraded Landscapes. Springer Singapore.  135–167.  Download [PDF]
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Liman Harou, I., C. Whitney, J. Kung’u and E. Luedeling.  2020.  Mapping Flood-Based Farming Systems with Bayesian Networks.  Land, 9 (10) : 369 . Further Information
Madikay, S., Savi, M.K., Gnangnon, B., Hanage,W.P., Okeke, I.N..  2020.  Leveraging Africa’s pandemic preparedness towards the next phase of the COVID-19 pandemic..  Lancet Global Health, . (Open Access) 
Mango, N., C. Makate, L. Tamene, P. Mponela and G. Ndengu.  2020.  Impact of the adoption of conservation practices on cereal consumption in a maize-based farming system in the Chinyanja Triangle, Southern Africa.  Sustainable Futures , 2, DOI: 10.1016/j.sftr.2020.100014 . Further Information
McGonigle DF, Rota Nodari G, Phillips RL, Aynekulu E, Estrada-Carmona N, Jones SK, Koziell I, Luedeling E, Remans R, Shepherd K, Wiberg D, Whitney C, Zhang W.  2020.  A Knowledge Brokering Framework for Integrated Landscape Management.  Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems, 4(13) . (Open Access)  Download [PDF]
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Mensah, M., and Fosu-Mensah, B. Y.  2020.  Agriculture and gender roles in the semi-arid region of Ghana.  West African Journal of Applied Ecology, 28 .
Mensah, M., Vlek, P.L.G. and Fosu-Mensah, B.Y.  2020.  Gender and climate change linkages in the semi-arid region of Ghana.  GeoJournal, . Further Information
Mponela P., Villamor G.B., Snapp S., Tamene L., Le Q.B., Borgemeister C..  2020.  The role of women empowerment and labour dependency on adoption of integrated soil fertility management in Malawi.  Soil Use and Management, DOI: 10.1111/sum.12627 . (Open Access)  Further Information
Mponela P., Villamor G.B., Snapp S., Tamene L., Le Q.B., Borgemeister C..  2020.  Digital soil mapping of nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, organic carbon and their crop response thresholds in smallholder managed escarpments of Malawi..  Applied Geography, (124), DOI: 10.1016/j.apgeog.2020.102299 . Further Information
Muscarella R & 222 co-authors, including Schmitt CB.  2020.  The global abundance of tree palms.  Global Ecology and Biogeography, DOI: 10.1111/geb.13123 : 1-20 . (Open Access)  Further Information
Nafi, E., H. Webber, I. Danso, J.B. Naab, M. Frei and T. Gaiser.  2020.  Can reduced tillage buffer the future climate warming effects on maize yield in different soil types of West Africa?.  Soil & Tillage Research, 205 . Further Information
Nafi, E., H. Webber, I. Danso, J.B. Naab, M. Frei, T. Gaiser.  2020.  Can reduced tillage buffer the future climate warming effects on maize yield in different soil types of West Africa?.  Soil and Tillage Research, 205 : DOI: 10.1016/j.still.2020.104767 . Further Information
Nascimento, N., T.A.P. West, L. Biber-Freudenberger, E.R. de Sousa-Neto, J. Ometto and J. Börner.  2020.  A Bayesian network approach to modelling land-use decisions under environmental policy incentives in the Brazilian Amazon.  Journal of Land Use Science, : 1-15 . Further Information
Ntajal, J.  2020.  Human-surface water interactions and the transmission of water-related infectious diseases – schistosomiasis in Ghana.  WHO CC Newsletter, No. 30 (August 2020) : 8 - 12 . (Open Access)  Further Information
Ntajal, J., T. Falkenberg, T. Kistemann and M. Evers.  2020.  Influences of Land-Use Dynamics and Surface Water Systems Interactions on Water-Related Infectious Diseases—A Systematic Review.  Water, 12 (3),  : 631, DOI: 10.3390/w12030631 . Further Information
Ogwo. V, K. N. Ogbu, C. C. Anyadike, O. A. Nwoke and C. C. Mbajiorgu.  2020.  Development and testing of a capacitive digital soil moisture sensor with printed circuit board as probe.  Nigerian Journal of Technology (NIJOTECH), 39 (3) : 896 - 902 . Further Information