Department: ZEF C


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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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   .
Wassmann, R. and P. L. G. Vlek.  2004.  Tropical Agriculture in Transition - Opportunities for Mitigating Greenhouse Gas Emissions.  Kluwer Academic Publishers. Dordrecht, the Netherlands.
Yuwono, A.S. and P. Schulze Lammers.  2004.  Overview paper: Odour pollution in the environment and the detection instrumentation.  Agricultural Engineering International: The CIGR Journal of Scientific Research and Development, Vol. VI   .
Yuwono, A.S. and P. Schulze Lammers.  2004.  Performance test of a sensor array – based odour detection instrument.  Agricultural Engineering International: The CIGR Journal of Scientific Research and Development, BC 03 009   .


Bach, K., M. Schawe, S. Beck, G. Gerold, S.R. Gradstein and M. Moraes R.  2003.  Vegetación, suelos y clima en los diferentes pisos altitudinales de un bosque montano de Yungas, Bolivia: Primeros resultados.  Ecología en Bolivia 38, : pp. 3-14   .
Bationo, A., U. Mokwunye, P.L.G. Vlek, S. Koala and B.I. Shapiro.  2003.  Soil fertility management for sustainable land use in the West African Sudano-Sahelian Zone.  In: Gichuru, M. P., A. Bationo, M. A. Bekunda, H. C. Goma, P. L. Mafongonya, D. N. Mugendi, H. M. Murwira, S. M. Nandwa, P. Nyathi, P. and M.J. Swift (eds.): Soil fertilkity management in Africa: A regional perspective. Academic Science Publishers, African Academy of Sciences, Nairobi, Kenya.  
Bielders, C.L., J.P.A. Lamers and K. Michels.  2003.  Wind erosion control technologies in the West African Sahel: the effectiveness of windbreaks, mulching and soil tillage, and the perspective of farmers.  Annals of Arid Zone, 40(3)   : 369-394   .
Briët, O.J.T., J. Dossou-Yovo, E. Akodo, N. van de Giesen and T.M. Teuscher.  2003.  The relationship between Anopheles gambiae density and rice cultivation in the savannah zone and forest zone of Côte d’Ivoire.  Tropical Medicine and International Health, Vol 8(5)   : 439-448   .
Chivenge, P. P., J. P. Dimes, N. Nhamo, J. Nzuma and H. K. Murwira.  2003.  Evaluation of APSIM to simulate maize response to manure inputs in wet and dry regions of Zimbabwe.  In: R. Delve and M. Probert (eds.): Modeling nutrient management in cropping systems.  
Cissé, M and P.L.G. Vlek.  2003.  Conservation of urea-N by immobilization-remobilization in a rice-Azolla intercrop.  Plan Soil, 250   : 95 -104   .