Department: ZEF C


van de Giesen, N., Rodgers, C. and P. Vlek.  2005.  The GLOWA Volta Project: Interdisciplinary analysis of the impact of global change on a river basin in West Afric.  JRBM, 5 (1)   . Further Information
Zarin D.J., E.A. Davidson, E. Brondizio, I.C.G Vieira, T. Sá, T. Feldpausch, E.A.G. Schuur, R. Mesquita, E. Moran, P. Delamonica, M.J. Ducey, G.C. Hurtt, C. Salimon and M. Denich.  2005.  Legacy of fire slows carbon accumulation in Amazonian forest regrowth.  Frontiers in Ecology, 3(7)   : 365-369   .


Adilo, M., Senbeta,F., Yadessa,A. and Woldemariam,T.  2004.  Potential of Trilepisium madagascariense DC for non-timber uses in southwest Ethiopia and the need for its genetic conservation.  In: Tadesse, W. and M. Mbogga (eds.): Conservation of Genetic Resources of Non-timber Forest Products.   77-82. 
Andah, W., N. van de Giesen, A. Huber-Lee and C.A. Biney.  2004.  Can We Maintain Food Production Without Losing Hydropower? The Volta Basin (West Africa).  In: J.C.J.H. Aerts and P. Droogers (eds.): Climate Change in Contrasting River Basins. Adaptation Strategies for Water, Food and Environment. CABI Publishing.   181-194. 
Argaw, M., P.L.G. Vlek, S.J. Park, M. Denich and D. Teketay.  2004.  Assessment of Soil Erosion Using 137Cs on Cultivated Fields Following Natural Forest Conversion in the Kefa Zone of Southwest Ethiopia.  CATENA, .
Baar, R., M.R. Cordeiro, M. Denich and H. Fölster.  2004.  Floristic inventory of secondary vegetation in agricultural systems of East-Amazonia.  Biodiversity and Conservation, 13   : 501-528   .
Bagayoko F., N.C.van de Giesen and S.Yonkeu.  2004.  Corrélation entre les flux de chaleur sensible et latente avec la rugosité aérodynamique. Influence sur la disponibilité des ressources en eau sur les terres intensivement exploitées de l’Est du Burkina Faso.  Sud Sciences et Technologies, 12   : 31-39   .
Bationo A, J. Kimetu and J.Kihara.  2004.  Improving human welfare and environmental conservation by empowering farmers to combat soil fertility degradation.  Abstracts of the International Symposium of the African Network for Soil Biology and Fertility (AfN Nairobi.
Beck, E., W.G. Behrendsen, M. Boutros, M. Denich, K. Henle, N. Jürgens, M. Kirk and V. Wolters.  2004.  Sustainable use and conservation of biological diversity – A challenge for society.  PT-DLR / BMBF. Bonn.
Begzsuren, S., J.E. Ellis, D.S. Ojima, M.B. Coughenour and T. Chuluun.  2004.  Livestock responses to droughts and severe winter weather in the Gobi Three Beauty National Park, Mongolia.  Journal of Arid Environments, 59   : 785-796   .
Bekele, T., Senbeta, F. and Ameha, A.  2004.  Impacts of Participatory Forest Management Practices in Adaba-Dodola Forest Priority Area of Oromia.  Ethiopian Journal of Natural Resources 6(1), : pp. 89-109   .
Braimoh, A.K. and P.L.G. Vlek.  2004.  Scale dependent relationships between land-use change and its determinants in the Volta Basin of Ghana.  Earth Interactions, 8 (4)   : 1-23   .
Braimoh, A.K. and P.L.G. Vlek.  2004.  Land-cover dynamics in an urban area of Ghana.  Earth Interactions, 8 (1)   : 1- 15   .
Braimoh, A.K. and P.L.G. Vlek.  2004.  The impact of land-cover change on soil properties in Nothern Ghana.  Land Degrad. and Development, 15   : 65-74   .
Braimoh, A.K. and P.L.G. Vlek.  2004.  Land-cover change analyses in the Volta Basin of Ghana. Earth Interactions 8. Paper 21. 
Braimoh, A.K., and P.L.G. Vlek.  2004.  Land-cover change analyses in the Volta Basin of Ghana.  Earth Interactions American Geophysical Union, 8 (21)   : 1-17   .
Brunner, A.C., S.J. Park, G.R. Ruecker, R. Dikau and P.L.G. Vlek.  2004.  Catenary soil development influencing erosion susceptibility along a hillslope in Uganda.  Catena, 58   : 1-22   .
Capote, R.P. and R.T. Capote-Fuentes.  2004.  Environment and Cognisable Universe, Catauro.  Cuban Journal of Anthropology. Year 6, No. 10, : 47-55 pp   .
Cattiano, J.H., A.B. Anderson, J.S. Rombold and D.S. Nepstad.  2004.  Phenology, growth, and root biomass in a tidal floodplain forest in the Amazon estuary.  Revista Brasil Bot., V27   : 703-712   . Download [PDF]
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Fosu, M., R. F. Kühne and P. Vlek.  2004.  Improving maize yield in the Guinea Savanna zone of Ghana with leguminous cover crops and PK.  Journal of Agronomy, 3   : 115 – 121   .
Franks, T., B. Lankford and M. Mdemu.  2004.  Managing Water Amongst Competing Uses: The Usangu Wetland in Tanzania.  Irrigation and Drainage 53 (3), : pp. 277-286   .
Gehring, C., S.J. Park and M. Denich.  2004.  Liana allometric biomass equations for Amazonian primary and secondary forest.  Forest Ecology and Management, 195 (1-2)   : pp. 69-83   .
Kaizzi C.K., H. Ssali and P. Vlek.  2004.  The potential of Velvet bean (Mucuna pruriens) and N fertilizers in maize production on contrasting soils and agro-ecological zones of eastern Uganda.  Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems, 68   : 59-72   .
Kessler, A., F. Streiffeler and E. Obuobie.  2004.  Women in urban agriculture in West Africa.  Urban Agriculture Magazine 12, : pp16-17   . Further Information
Kufa T., Shimber T., and Yilma A..  2004.  Intercropping coffee with sweet orange at Jimma Agricultural Research Center, Ethiopia.  Journal of Cafe and Cocoa, 5 (1-)   : 17-21   .
Kufa T., Shimber T., Netsere A. and Yilma A..  2004.  The roles of improved management practices to control coffee branch die-back in southwestern Ethiopia.  Journal of Cafe and Cocoa, 5 (1-2)   : 11-16   .
Li Z.and Kobayashi M..  2004.  Plantation future of bamboo in China.  J. For. Res, 15   : 233-242   .
Li, Z. and M. Denich.  2004.  Seed production and dispersal of umbrella bamboo Fargesia murielae after mass flowering in Central China.  Bamb. J., 21   : 8-17   .
Li, Z., M. Denich and T. Borsch.  2004.  Effects of bamboo Fargesia murielae on plant diversity in Fir Forest on Mountain Shennongjia.  Forestry Studies in China, 6   : 1-6   .
Li, Z., M. Denich and T. Borsch.  2004.  Is Shennongjia a suitable site for reintroducing giant panda: An appraisal on food supply.  The Environmentalists, 24   : 165-170   .
Majumdar, D. and S. Mitra.  2004.  Methane consumption from ambient atmosphere by a Typic Ustochrept soil as influenced by urea and two nitrification inhibitors.  Biology and Fertility of Soils, 39 (3)   : 140-145   .
Nhamo, N., H.K. Murwira and K.E. Giller.  2004.  The relationship between nitrogen mineralization patterns and quality indices of cattle manure from different smallholder farm in Zimbabwe.  In: Andre Bationo (eds.): Managing nutrient cycles to sustain soil fertility.  
Obuobie, E., P. Drechsel and G. Danso.  2004.  Gender in open-space irrigated urban vegetable farming in Accra.  Urban Agriculture Magazine 12, : pp 13-15   . Download [PDF]
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Further Information
Oguntunde, P.G. and N. van de Giesen.  2004.  Crop growth and development effects on surface albedo for maize and cowpea fields in Ghana, West Africa.  International Journal of Biometeorology, 49   : 106-112   .
Roembke, J, B. Förster, S. Jänsch, A. Scheffczyk and M. Garcia.  2004.  Terrestrische ökotoxikologische Testmethoden für die Tropen. Teil 2: Halbfreiland- und Freilandtests sowie Risikobeurteilung.  UWSF – Z Umweltchem Ökotox, .
Senbeta, F.  2004.  The paradox of forest conservation and food security in Ethiopia.  In: Fenta, T. and O. Ali (eds.): Challenges and Prospects of Food Security in Ethiopia.   pp. 317-328. 
Sommer, R., P.L.G. Vlek, T.D.d.A. Sá, K. Vielhauer, R.d.F.R. Coelho, and H. Fölster.  2004.  Nutrient balance of shifting cultivation by burning or mulching in the Eastern Amazon – evidence for subsoil nutrient accumulation.  Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems, 68   : 257–271   .
van de Giesen, N., T.J. Stomph and N. de Ridder.  2004.  Surface Runoff Scale Effects in West African Watersheds: Modeling and Management Options.  Agricultural Water Management, 72 (2)   : 109-130   .
van de Giesen, N., T.S. Steenhuis and J.-Y. Parlange.  2004.  Short- and long-time behavior of aquifer drainage after slow and sudden recharge according to the linearized Laplace equation.  Advances in Water Resources, 28(10)   : 1122-1132   .
Vlek, P.L.G., G. Rodríguez-Kuhl and R. Sommer.  2004.  Energy use and CO2 production in tropical agriculture amd means and strategies for reduction or mitigation.  Environment, Development and Sustainability, 6 (1-2)   : 213-233   .