Department: ZEF C


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   .
Poolman, M. and N.C. van de Giesen.  2006.  Participation: rhetoric and reality. The importance of understanding stakeholders based on a case study in Upper East Ghana.  International Journal of Water Resources Development, 22(4)   : 561-573   .
Roembke, J., H. Höfer, M. Garcia and C. Martius.  2006.  Feeding rates of soil organisms at four different forest sites in Central Amazonia.  Journal of Tropical Ecology, 22   : 313-320   .
Schawe, M., G. Gerold, K. Bach and S. R. Gradstein.  2006.  Hydrometeorological patterns in relation to forest structure and plant species diversity along an elevational gradient in a montane cloud forest in the Yungas, Bolivia.  In: Bruijnzeel, S., J. Juvik and L. Hamilton (eds.): Proceedings of the 2nd international symposium on tropical montane cloud forests. Waimea, Hawaii, USA.  
Scheer, C., N. Ibragimov, K. Kienzler and J. Lamers.  2006.  Nitrogen Gas emission in cotton fields.  Agriculture in Uzbekistan, No 6, 14 (in Russian) .  
Scheer, C., N. Ibragimov, K. Kienzler and J.P.A. Lamers.  2006.  Nitrous Oxide Emission from Cotton Fields.  Agriculture in Uzbekistan, 6   : 14-15   .
Schmitt CB.  2006.  Schutz und Nutzung der biologischen Vielfalt von Bergregenwald mit wildem Kaffee (Coffea arabica L.) in der Bonga-Region Südwest-Äthiopiens.  In: Korn, H. and U. Feit (eds.): Treffpunkt Biologische Vielfalt VI, BfN-Skripten. Bundesamt für Naturschutz: Bonn.   121-126. 
Schmitt CB, Senbeta F, Denich M, Preisinger H & Böhmer HJ.  2006.  Impact of traditional coffee management on the biodiversity of natural coffee forests in Bonga region (SW Ethiopia).  In: Society for Tropical Ecology (eds.): 19th Annual Conference “Connecting microbes, plants, animals and human impact”, book of abstracts. University of Kaiserslautern: Kaiserslautern.   221. 
Schmitt CB, Senbeta F, Denich M, Preisinger H & Böhmer HJ.  2006.  Impact of wild coffee management on plant diversity in montane rainforest of the Bonga region (SW Ethiopia).  In: National Biodiversity Data Bank (eds.): Biodiversity in inhabited areas of Eastern Africa, abstracts and programme. Makerere University und University of Dar es Salaam: Makerere, 43-44.  
Scott, R.A., J. Weil, P.T. Le, P. Williams, R.G. Fray, S.B. von Bodman, and M.A. Savka.  2006.  Long- and short-chain plant-produced bacterial N-acyl-homoserine lactones become components of phyllosphere, rhizosphere, and soil.  Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 19 (3)   : 227-239   .
Senbeta, F.  2006.  Problems of Environmental Degradation: Implications on Rural Development in Ethiopia.  In: Kasshun Berhanu & Demessie Fantaye (eds.): Ethiopia-Rural Development Policies: Trends, Changes and continuities.   255-269. 
Somado, E.A., K. L. Sahrawat, R. F. Kühne.  2006.  Rock phosphate-P enhances biomass and nitrogen accumulation by legumes in upland crop production systems in humid West Africa.  Biology and Fertility of Soils, 43   : 124-130   .
Tamene, L., S. Park, R. Dikau and P. Vlek.  2006.  Reservoir sedimentation assessment in the semi-arid highlands of northern Ethiopia: rate of sediment yield -catchment area relationship and a semi-quantitative approach for predicting sediment yield.  Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, DOI.10.1002/esp.1   .
Tamene, L., S.J. Park, R. Dikau, and P.L.G. Vlek.  2006.  Reservoir siltation in the semi-arid highlands of northern Ethiopia: sediment yield-catchment area relationship and a semi-quantitive approach for predicting sediment yield.  Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 31   : 1364 – 1383   .