Department: ZEF C


Taye, K. and Burkhardt, J..  2013.  Hydraulic resistances in seedlings of Coffea arabica accessions under contrasting shade regimes in southwestern Ethiopia.  The Journal of Agricultural Science, 151 (5)   : 682-692   .
Taye, K. and Burkhardt, J..  2013.  Studies on root growth of Coffea arabica populations and its implication for sustainable management of natural forests.  Journal of Agricultural and Crop Research, 1 (1)   : 1-10   .
Tchouassi, D.P., Sang, R., Sole, C.L., Bastos, A.D.S., Teal, P.E.A., Borgemeister, C. & B. Torto.  2013.  Common Host-derived Chemicals Increase Catches of Disease-transmitting Mosquitoes and can improve early warning systems for Rift Valley Fever Virus.  PLoS NTD, 7 (1)   .
Tesfahunegn, GB and PL G. Vlek.  2013.  Assessing Sediment-Nutrient Export Rate and Soil Degradation in Mai-Negus Catchment, Northern Ethiopia.  ISRN Soil Science, 2013   : 1-10   . Further Information
Tesfahunegna, G.B., P.L.G. Vlek, L. Tamene.  2013.  Application of SWAT model to assess erosion hotspot for sub-catchment management at Mai-Negus catchment in northern Ethiopia.  East African Journal of Science and Technology 2 , 2 (2)   : 97-123   .
Tischbein, B., Manschadi, A.M., Conrad, C., Hornidge, A.-K., Bhaduri, A., Ul Hassan, M., Lamers, J.P.A., Awan, U.K. and P.L.G. Vlek.  2013.  Adapting to water scarcity: constraints and opportunities for improving irrigation water management in Khorezm, Uzbekistan.  Water Science & Technology: Water Supply, 13   : 337-348   .
Villamor, G.B., Djanibekov, U., Le, Q.B., and P.L.G. Vlek.  2013.  Modelling the socio-ecological system dynamics of rubber agroforests to design reward mechanisms for agro-biodiversity conservation.  In: Piantadosi, J., Anderssen, R.S. and Boland J (eds.): 20th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation . Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand. ISBN: 978-0-9872143-3-1.   1861–1867 .  Download [PDF]
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Villamor, G.B., Leimona, B., and M. van Noordwijk.  2013.  RUPES role-playing game (RPG).  In: van Noordwijk, M., Lusiana, B., Leimona, B., Dewi, S., and D. Wulandari (eds.): Negotiation-support toolkit for learning landscapes. World Agroforestry Centre.   245-248.  Further Information
Villamor, G.B., Troitzsch, K.G., and M. van Noordwijk.  2013.  Validating human decision making in an agent-based land-use model.  . Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand. ISBN: 978-0-9872143-3-1.   Download [PDF]
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Witt, A., Fürst, C., and Makeschin, F.  2013.  Regionalization of Climate Change sensitive forest ecosystem types for potential afforestation areas.  Journal of Environmental Management, Elsevier, SI RegioResources 21., 127   : 48-55   . Further Information
Yen, A. L. and Ro, S.  2013.  The sale of Tarantulas in Cambodia for food or medicine: Is it sustainable?.  Journal of Threatened Taxa, 5   : 3548-3551   . Further Information


Akello J. and R. Sikora.  2012.  Systemic acropedal influence of endophyte seed treatment on Acyrthosiphon pisum and Aphis fabae offspring development and reproductive fitness.  Biological Control, 61   : 215-221   .
Akramkhanov, A. and P. L. G. Vlek.  2012.  The assessment of spatial distribution of soil salinity risk using neural network.  Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 184:4   : 2475-2485   .
Andrén, O., T Kätterer, J Juston, B Waswa, K Röing de Nowina.  2012.  Soil carbon dynamics, climate, crops and soil type.  African Journal of Agricultural Research, 7(43)   : 5800-5809   .
Atela, J.O.; Denich, M.; Kaguamba, R.; Kibwage, J.  2012.  Agricultural land allocation in small farms around Maasai Mau forest, Kenya, and the implications on carbon stocks.  Journal of Ecology and the Natural Environment (JENE), 4 (4)   : 98-108   .
Bhaduri Anik and Jens Liebe.  2012.  Cooperation in Trans boundary water sharing with issue linkage: A game-theoretical case study in the Volta Basin.  Journal of Water Resource Planning and Management, doi:   . Further Information
Bhaduri Anik, Upali Amarasinghe and Tushaar Shah.  2012.  An Analysis of Groundwater Irrigation Expansion in India.  International Journal of Environment and Waste Management, Vol. 9, Nos. 3/4   : paper 13   . Further Information
Capote-Fuentes, R.T.  2012.  Qualitative mathematical modeling for resilience assessment and management.  Anales de la Academia de Ciencias de Cuba, Vol. 2, 1   : 1-18   .
Damene, S., P. L. G. Vlek and L. Tamene.  2012.  Performance of farmland terraces in maintaining soil fertility: A case of Lake Maybar watershed in Wello, northern highlands of Ethiopian.  Journal of Life Science, 1934-7405   : 2151-2161   .
Djumaeva D., J.P.A. Lamers, C. Martius and P.L.G. Vlek.  2012.  Chlorophyll meters for monitoring foliar nitrogen in three tree species from arid Central Asia.  Journal of Arid Environments, 85   : 41-45   .
Djumaeva D., Lamers J.P.A., Khamzina A., Vlek P.L.G..  2012.  The benefits of phosphorus fertilization of trees grown on salinized croplands in the lower reaches of Amu Darya, Uzbekistan..  Agroforestry Systems, . Further Information
E Obuobie, E., B Diekkrueger, W Agyekum, S Agodzo.  2012.  Groundwater level monitoring and recharge estimation in the White Volta River basin of Ghana.  Journal of African Earth Sciences, 71   : 80-86   .
Fatondji, D., C. Martius, P.L.G. Vlek, C.L. Bielders and A. Bationo.  2012.  Effect of Zai soil and water conservation technique on water balance and the fate of nitrate from organic amendments applied: a case of degraded crusted soils in Niger.  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 NL.   1125-1136. 
Feitosa, F. F., Le, Q. B., Vlek, P. L. G., Monteiro, A. M. V. & Rosemback, R.  2012.  Countering urban segregation in Brazilian cities: policy-oriented explorations using agent-based simulation.  Environmental and Planning B, 39 (6)   : 1131-1150   .
Fensholt, R., Langanke, T., Rasmussen, K., Reenberg, A., Prince, S.D., Tucker, C., Scholes, R.J., Le, Q.B., Bondeau, A., Eastman, R., Epstein, H., Gaughan, A.E., Hellden, U., Mbow, C., Olsson, L., Paruelo, J., Schweitzer, C., Seaquist, J., Wessels, K.  2012.  Greenness in semi-arid areas across the globe 1 1981-2007 - an Earth Observing Satellite based analysis of trends and drivers.  Remote Sensing of Environment , 121   : 144-158   . Further Information
Fosu-Mensah B. Y., P. L. G. Vlek and D. S. MacCarthy.  2012.  Farmers’ perception and adaptation to climate change: a case study of Sekyedumase district in Ghana.  Environment, Development and Sustainability, 14 (4)   : 495-505   .
Fosu-Mensah, B. Y., D. S. MacCarthy, P. L. G. Vlek and E. Y. Safo.  2012.  Simulating impact of seasonal climatic variation on the response of maize (Zea mays L.) to inorganic fertilizer in sub-humid Ghana.  Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems, : 255-271   . Further Information
Fürst, C., Pietzsch, K., Frank, S., Witt, A., Koschke, L., and Makeschin, F.  2012.  How to better consider sectoral planning information in regional planning - example afforestation and conversion..  Journal of Environmental Planning and Management , : 1-29   . Further Information
Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn, Paul L. G. Vlek and Lulseged Tamene.  2012.  Management strategies for reducing soil degradation through modeling in a GIS environment in northern Ethiopia catchment..  Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems, 92   : 255-272   . Further Information
Jung, G., Wagner, S., Kunstmann.  2012.  Joint climate-hydrology modeling: an impact study for the data-sparse environment of the Volta Basin in West Africa.  Hydrology Research, 43 (3)   : 231-248   .
Khamzina A., J.P.A. Lamers and P.L.G. Vlek.  2012.  Conversion of degraded cropland to tree plantations for ecosystem and livelihood benefits.  In: Martius C., Rudenko I., Lamers J.P.A. and P.L.G. Vlek (eds.): Cotton, Water, Salts and Soums - Economic and Ecological Restructuring in Khorezm, Uzbekistan. Springer Science.   235-248. 
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   .