Department: ZEF C


Kienzler, K., J. P. A. Lamers, A. McDonald, A. Mirzabaev, N. Ibragimov, O. Egamberdiev, E. Ruzibaev, and A. Akramkhanov.  2012.  Conservation agriculture in Central Asia - What do we know and where do we go from here?.  Field Crops Research, 132   : 95-105   . Further Information
Kihara, J., A. Bationo, D.N. Mugumdi, C. Martius and P.L.G. Vlek.  2012.  Conservation tillage, local organic resources and nitrogen fertilizer combinations affect maize productivity, soils structure and nutrient balances in semi-arid Kenya.  In: A. Bationo, B. Waswa, J.M. Okeyo, F. Maina and J. Kihara (eds.): Innovations as key to the green revolution in Africa.. Springer, Dordrecht.   155-168. 
Kihara, J., C. Martius, A. Bationo, M. Thuita, D. Lesueur, L. Herrmann, W. Amelung and P.L.G. Vlek.  2012.  Soil aggregation and total diversity of bacteria and fungi in various tillage systems of sub-humid and semi-arid Kenya.  Applied Soil Ecology , 58   : 12-20   .
Koschke, L., Fürst, C., Frank, S., and Makeschin, F..  2012.  A multi-criteria approach for an integrated land-cover-based assessment of ecosystem services provision for planning support..  Ecological Indicators, . Further Information
Kugbe J.X., M. Fosu, T.L. Desta, M. Denich and P.L.G. Vlek.  2012.  Annual vegetation burns across the northern savanna region of Ghana: period of occurrence, area burns, nutrient losses and emissions.  Nutr Cycl Agroecosyst, 93 (3)   : 265-284   . Further Information
Le, Q. B., Scholz, R.W., Seidl, R., Vu, Q.M., Tran, T.M..  2012.  Phosphorus use and management strategies: Exploring scenarios of smallholder’s soil fertility, food production and livelihood with a multi-agent system model.  . Download [PDF | 179.77KB]
Le, Q. B., Tamene, L., Vlek, P.L.G.  2012.  Multipronged assessment of land degradation in West Africa to assess the importance of atmospheric fertilization in masking the processes involved.  Global and Planetary Change, 92-93   : 71-81   . Further Information
McCarthy, D.S., P.L.G. Vlek and B.Y. Fosu-Mensah.  2012.  The response of maize to N fertilization in a sub-humid region of Ghana: Understanding the processes using a crop simulation model.  In: J. Kihara, D. Fatondji, J.W. Jones, G. Hoogenboom, R. Tabo and A. Bationo (eds.): Improving soil fertility recommendations in Africa using Decision Support System for Agrotechnology Transfer (DSSAT). Springer Dordrecht NL.  
Mondal, Md. A.H and A.K.M. Sadrul Islam.  2012.  Impacts of CO2 emission constraints on penetration of solar PV in the bangladesh power sector.  Renewable Energy, 43   : 418-422   .
Mondal, Md. A.H, M. Denich and T. Mezher.  2012.  Deployment of renewable energy technologies in Bangladesh: Long-term policy implications in power sector.  Energy Strategy Reviews, : DOI: 10.1016/j.esr.2012.11.006   .
Ruecker G., Conrad C., Ibragimov N., Kienzler K.M., Ibrakhimov M., Martius C., Lamers J.P.A..  2012.  Spatial distribution of cotton yield and its relationship to environmental, irrigation infrastructure and water management factors on a regional scale in Khorezm, Uzbekistan.  In: Martius C., Rudenko I., Lamers J.P.A., Vlek P.L.G. (eds.): Cotton, water, salts and soums - economic and ecological restructuring in Khorezm, Uzbekistan. Dordrecht Heidelberg London New York, ISBN 978-94-007-1962-0, pp. 59-6.  
Taye, K..  2012.  Biomass production and distribution in seedlings of Coffea arabica genotypes under contrasting nursery environments in southwestern Ethiopia.  Agricultural Sciences, 3 (6)   : 835-843   .
Tesfahunegn, G.B., P.L.G. Vlek and L. Tamene.  2012.  Management strategies for reducing soil degradation through modeling in a GIS environment in northern Ethiopia catchment.  Nutr. Cycl. Agroecosyst., 92:3   : 255-272   .
Uguru M. I., B. C. Oyiga and E.A. Jandoung.  2012.  Responses of some soybean genotypes to different soil pH regimes in two planting seasons.  African Journal of Plant Science and Biotechnology, 6 (1), 26-37   . Download [PDF]
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van Noordwijk, M., Leimona, B., Jindal, R., Villamor, G.B., Vardhan, M., Namirembe, S., Catacutan, D., Kerr, J., Minang, P.A., and Tomich, T.P.  2012.  Payments for ecosystem services: evolution toward efficient and fair incentives for multifunctional landscapes.  Annual Review for Environmental Resources, 37   : 389-420   . Further Information
Villamor, G.B., M. van Noordwijk, K.G. Troitzsch, and P.L.G. Vlek.  2012.  Human decision making in empirical agent-based models: pitfalls and caveats for land-use/change policies.  In: Troitzsch, K.G., Möhring, M., Lotzmann, U (eds.): Proceedings 26th European Conference on Modelling and Simulation . ECMS, <a href="" target="_blank"></a>.   631-638.  Further Information
Villegas, K., Ambal, R.G., Boyd, C., Brooks, T.M., Coroza, O., De Silva, N., Duya, M., Lasco, R.D., Schroth, G., and G.B. Villamor.  2012.  Quantitative landscape management targets for biodiversity conservation: method development with an example from the Philippines.  Asia Life Sciences, 21 (2)   : 1-19   . Further Information
Vu, M.Q., Le, Q.B., Scholz, R.W., Vlek, P.L.G..  2012.  Detecting geographic hotspots of human-induced land degradation in Vietnam and characterization of their social-ecological types.  Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 2012 IEEE International.   6220-6223.  Further Information
Zhang. J, Z.H. Li3, K.Li, W.Huang1, L.H Sang.  2012.  Nitrogen Use Efficiency under Different Field Treatments on Maize Fields in Central China: A Lysimeter and 15N Study.  Journal of Water Resource and Protection, 4   : 6   . Download [PDF | 97.11KB]
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Akramkhanov, A., C. Martius, S.J. Park and J.M.H. Hendrickx.  2011.  Environmental factors of spatial distribution of soil salinity on flat irrigated terrain.  Geoderma, 163   : 55-62   .
Amegashi, B.K., C. Quansah, W.A. Agyare, L. Tamene, P.L.G. Vlek.  2011.  Sediment-bound nutrient export from five small reservoir catchments and its implications for the Sudan savanna zone of Ghana.  Lakes & Reservoirs: Research & Mangement, 16   : 61-76   .
Anwar, S.H. and B. Kunz.  2011.  The Influence of Drying Methods on the Stabilization of Fish Oil Microcapsules: Comparison of Spray Granulation, Spray Drying, and Freeze Drying.  Journal of Food Engineering, 105 (2)   : 367-378   . Further Information
Awan, U. K., M. Ibrakhimov, B. Tischbein, P. Kamalov, C. Martius, J.P.A. and Lamers.  2011.  Improving irrigation water operation in the lower reaches of the Amu Darya River - current status and suggestions.  Irrigation and Drainage, 605   : 600-612   . Further Information
Awan, U.K., B. Tischbein, C. Conrad, C. Martius, and M. Hafeez.  2011.  Remote Sensing and Hydrological Measurements for Irrigation Performance Assessments in a Water User Association in the Lower Amu Darya River Basin.  Water Resources Management, 2510   : 2467-2485   . Further Information
Awan, U.K., Tischbein, B., Conrad, C., Martius, C. and M. Hafeez.  2011.  Remote Sensing and Hydrological Measurements for Irrigation Performance Assessments in a Water Users Association in the Lower Amu Darya River Basin.  Water Resources Management, 25   : 2467-2485   .
Aynekulu, E., M. Denich, D. Tsegaye, R. Aerts, B. Neuwirth and H.J. Boehmer.  2011.  Dieback affects forest structure in a dry Afromontane forest in northern Ethiopia.  Journal of Arid Environments, : 75: 499-503   .
Bationo, A. and B.S. Waswa.  2011.  New challenges and opportunities for integrated soil fertility management in Africa.  In: Bationo, A., Waswa, B., Okeyo, J.M., Maina, F. and J.M. Kihara (eds.): Innovations as Key to the Green Revolution in Africa: Exploring the Scientific Facts (Vol 1). Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.   3-17. 
Bationo, A., Waswa, B., Okeyo, J.M., Maina, F. and J.M. Kihara.  2011.  Innovations as Key to the Green Revolution in Africa: Exploring the Scientific Facts (Vol 1 & 2).  Springer. Dordrecht, The Netherlands. Further Information
Bationo, A., Waswa, B., Okeyo, J.M., Maina, F., Kihara, J. and U. Mokwunye.  2011.  Fighting Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Multiple Roles of Legumes in Integrated Soil Fertility Management.  Springer. Dordrecht, The Netherlands. Further Information
Beuchelt, T. and D. Virchow.  2011.  Carbon labels – pitfalls for developing countries? Rural 21, Vol 45(2), pp. 39-41.  .   Further Information
Bhaduri A. and E. Barbier.  2011.  Water Allocation between States in Inter Basin Water Transfer in India.  International Journal of River Basin Management, DOI: 10.1080/15715124.2011.607823   . Further Information
Bhaduri A., U. Manna , E. Barbier and J. Liebe.  2011.  Climate Change and Cooperation in Transboundary Water Sharing: An Application of Stochastic Stackelberg Differential Games in Volta River Basin.  Natural Resources Modeling, 24(4)   : 409-444   . Further Information
Birhane, E., E. Aynekulu, M. Wolde and D. Endale.  2011.  Management, use and ecology of medicinal plants in the degraded dry lands of Tigray, Northern Ethiopia.  Journal of Medicinal Plants Research, : 5(3): 309-318   .
Capote-Fuentes, R.T., Denich, M., Berger, U., Vlek P.L.G.  2011.  Testing a theoretical framework on the linear segment of the biomass-density trajectory of forests.  Revista del Jardín Botánico Nacional, 32-33   : 173-179   .
Conrad C., R.R. Colditz, S. Dech, D. Klein, P.G.L. Vlek.  2011.  Temporal segmentation of MODIS time series for improving crop classification in Central Asian irrigation systems.  International Journal of Remote Sensing, 32:23   : 8763-8778   . Further Information
Conrad Chr., R. R. Colditz, S. Dech, D. Klein, P. G. L. Vlek.  2011.  Temporal segmentation of MODIS time series for improving crop classification in Central Asian irrigation systems TRES.  International Journal Of Remote Sensing, . Further Information
Derib, S. D., K. Descheemaeker, A. Haileslassie and T. Amede.  2011.  Irrigation water productivity as affected by water management in a small-scale irrigation scheme in the Blue Nile Basin, Ethiopia..  Expl Agric. Supl. 1 . Cambridge University Press 2011. doi:10.1017/S0014479710000839, 47   : 39–55   . Further Information
Dubovyk, O., Sliuzas, R., and Flacke, J.  2011.  Spatio-temporal modelling of informal settlements development in Sancaktepe district, Istanbul, Turkey.  ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 66(2)   : 235-246   . Further Information
Feitosa, F. F., Le, Quang Bao, Vlek, Paul L. G.  2011.  MASUS: A Multi-Agent Simulator for Urban Segregation..  Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 35   : 104-115   .
Feitosa, F.F., Le, Q.B., Vlek, L.G..  2011.  Multi-agent simulator for urban segregation (MASUS): A tool to explore alternatives for promoting inclusive cities.  Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 35 (2)   : 104-115   . Further Information