Department: ZEF C


Jung, G. and H. Kunstmann.  2007.  High-resolution Regional Climate Modelling for the Volta Basin of West Africa.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 112   : 17 pages, doi:10.1029/2006JD007951   . Further Information
Kaizzi C.K., H. Ssali, A. Nansamba and P. Vlek.  2007.  The Potential benefits of Azolla, Velvet bean (Mucuna pruriens var. utilis) and N fertilizers in Rice production under contrasting systems in eastern Uganda.  In: Bationo A., B. Waswa, J. Kihara and J. Kimetu (eds.): Advancesin Integrated Soil Fertility Research in Sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges and Opportunities. Springer.   423 - 433. 
Kasina, M., D. Wittmann and C. Martius.  2007.  Bees and farmers in Kakamega forest: Economics of pollination.  Apidologie , 38   : 15 Doi : 10.1051/apido:2007030   .
Kern, M.A. and P.L.G. Vlek.  2007.  Azolla as an alternative technology to improve the nitrogen use efficiency of lowland rice.  Entwicklung and laendlicher raum / agriculture and rural development, 2007 (1)   . Further Information
Kunstmann, H.  2007.  Effective SVAT model parameters through inverse stochastic modelling and second order first moment propagation.  Journal of Hydrology, .
Laux P., H. Kunstmann and A. Bárdossy.  2007.  Linking West African Monsoon’s onset with atmospheric circulation patterns.  . IAHS Red Book Series, Quantification and reduction of predictive uncertainty for sustainable water resources management.  
Laux, P., Wagner, A. Wagner, S., Kunstmann, H. & Bárdossy A..  2007.  Modelling daily precipitation features in the Volta Basin in West Africa.  submitted to Int. Journal of, .
Liebe, J., M. Andreini, N. van de Giesen and T. Steenhuis.  2007.  The Small Reservoirs Project: Research to Improve Water Availability and Economic Development in Rural Semi-arid Areas.  In: Kittisou, M., M. Ndulo, M. Nagel and M. Grieco (eds.): The Hydropolitics of Africa: A Contemporary Challenge. Cambridge Scholars Publishing.   325-332. 
Mata, L.J. and J. Budhooram.  2007.  Complementary between mitigation and adaptation: the water sector.  Mitig. Adapt. Strat. Glob. Change, 12   : 799-807   . Further Information
Mondal, M. A. H..  2007.  Opportunities to Use Renewable Energy Technologies in Rural Bangladesh, Journal of The Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh.  Multi disciplinary, 32(1)   : 1-10   .
Nderitu, J.H., E.M. Wambua, F. Olubayo, J.M. Kasina and C.N. Waturu.  2007.  Evaluation of French Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.)Cultivars and Breeding Lines for Resistance to Thrips(Thysanoptera: Thripidae) Pests in Kenya.  Journal of Entomology, 4 (3)   : 202-209   .
Nderitu,J. H., E. M. Wambua, F. M. Olubayo, J. M. Kasina and C.N. Waturu.  2007.  Management of thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) infestation on French beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) in Kenya by combination of insecticides and varietal resistance.  Journal of Entomology, 4 (6)   : 469-473   .
Neumann, R., G. Jung, P. Laux and H. Kunstmann.  2007.  Climate trends of temperature, precipitation and river discharge in the Volta Basin of West Africa.  International Journal of River Management, 5 (1)   : 17   . Further Information
Odeny D.A..  2007.  The potential of pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.) in Africa.  Natural Resources Forum, 31   : 297-305   . Download [PDF | 219.51KB]
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Odeny, D.A., B. Jayashree, M. Ferguson, D. Hoisington, J. Crouch and C. Gebhardt.  2007.  Development, characterisation and utilisation of microsatellite markers in pigeonpea [Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.].  Plant Breeding, 126   : 130-137   .
Rodgers, C., W. Laube and U. Falk.  2007.  The GLOWA Volta Project: A Framework for Water Resources Decision-Making and Scientific Capacity Building in a Trans-national West African Basin..  Special Issue for Water Resources Management. Springer Verlag. Berlin.
Rodgers, Ch., N. van de Giesen, W. Laube. P.L.G. Vlek and E. Youkhana.  2007.  The GLOWA Volta Project: A framework for water resources decision-making and scientific capacity building in a transnational West African basin.  Water Resource Management, 21   : 295-313   .
Schawe, M., S. Glatzel and G. Gerold.  2007.  Soil development along an altitudinal transect in a Bolivian tropical montane rainforest: Podzolization vs. hydromorphy.  Catena, 69   : 83-90   .
Schweitzer,C., G.Ruecker, C.Conrad, G.Strunz, and J.Bendix.  2007.  Knowledge-based land use classification combining expert knowledge, GIS, multi-temporal Landsat 7 ETM+ and MODIS time series data in Khorezm, Uzbekistan.  Göttinger Geographische Abhandlungen, 113   : 8 pp   .
Senbeta, F., M. Denich, H. Böhmer, T. Woldemariam, D. Teketay and S. Demissew.  2007.  Wild Coffea arabica L. in the Afromontane rainforests of Ethiopia: distribution, ecology and conservation.  SINET: Ethiopian Journal of Science, 30 (1)   : 13-24   .
Senbeta, F., M. Denich, H.J. Böhmer, T.Woldemariam, T. Demel, S. Demissew.  2007.  Wild Coffea Arabica L. in the Afromontane rainforests of Ethiopia: Distribution, ecology and conservation. SINET: Ethiop.  J. Sci., 30 (1)   : 13-24   .
Senbeta, F., T. Woldemariam, S. Demissew and D. Denich.  2007.  Floristic diversity and composition of Sheko forest, southwest Ethiopia.  Ethiopian Journal of Biological Sciences, 6 (1)   : 11-42   . Further Information
Shi, Z., G. Ruecker, M. Mueller, N. Ibragimov, J.P.A. Lamers, G. Strunz and S.W. Dech.  2007.  Agro-meteorological modelling of cotton yields in the Amu Darja River floodplains of Usbekistan integrating multi-temporal MODIS, Landsat ETM+ earth observation and minimum field data.  Agronomy Journal, 99   : 1317–1326   . Further Information
Somado, E.A. and K. L. Sahrawat.  2007.  Biomass and nitrogen accumulation by green manure legumes as affected by phosphate rock in submerged soils.  Af. J. Agric. Research, 2(6)   .
Somado, E.A., K. L. Sahrawat and R. F. Kühne.  2007.  Application of low phosphorus containing legume residues reduces extractable phosphorus in a tropical Ultisol.  J. Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, 170 (2)   .
Sommer, R., P.C. Wall and B. Govaerts.  2007.  Model-based assessment of maize cropping under conventional and zero-tillage in highland Mexico.  Soil & Tillage Research, 94   : 83-100   .
Tamene, L. and P. Vlek.  2007.  Assessing the potential of changing land use for reducing soil erosion and sediment yields of catchments: a case study in the highlands of northern Ethiopia.  Soil Use and Management, 23   : 82 - 91   .
Tesfaye G., K., T. Borsch, K. Govers, and E. Bekele.  2007.  Characterisation of Coffea chloroplast microsatellites and evidence for the recent divergence of the C. arabica and C. eugenioides chloroplast genomes.  Genome, 50 (12)   : 1112-1129   . Further Information
Tia, L., Szarzynski, J., & Vlek, P.L.G..  2007.  Ecological modeling of tree patterns and diversity as a means of classifying savanna landscapes: Remote sensing and GIS-based mapping.  Geophysical Research Abstracts, 9   . Further Information
Van de Giesen, N., C. Rodgers and P.L.G. Vlek.  2007.  The GLOWA Volta Project: Interdisciplinary analysis oft he impact of global change on a river basin in West Africa.  International Journal of River Basin Management, 5:1   : 3-8   .
Wagner, S., H. Kunstmann and A. Bárdossy.  2007.  Uncertainties in water balance estimations due to scarce meteorological information: A case study for the White Volta catchment in West Africa.  IAHS Red Book Series, Quantification and reduction of predictive uncertainty for sustainable water resources management.
Wiersum, K.F.; T. W. Gole; F. Gatzweiler; J. Volkmann; E. Bognetteau and Olani Wirtu.  2007.  Certification of wild coffee in Ethiopia: Experiences and challenges.  Forests, Trees and Livelihoods, 18-1   : 9-21   .


Ahrends, H., M. Mast, C. Rodgers and H. Kunstmann.  2006.  Coupled Hydrological-Economic Modelling for Optimised Irrigated Cultivation in a Semi-arid Catchment of West Africa.  Environmental Modelling and Software, .
Akaho, E. H. K., J. Intsiful, B. Maakuu, S. Anim-sampong, B. Nyarko.  2006.  Feynman-a technique for measurement of detector dead time using a 30 kW tank-in-pool research reactor.  Nuclear instruments and methods in physics research, 479, no2-3   : 585-590   .
Aynekulu, E., W. Wubneh, E. Birhane and N. Begashaw.  2006.  Monitoring and Evaluating Land Use/ Land Cover Change Using Participatory Geographic Information System (PGIS) Tools: A Case Study of Begasheka Watershed, Tigray, Ethiopia.  EJISDC, (25) 3   : 1-10   . Download [PDF | 249.28KB]
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Bagayoko F., N.C.van de Giesen and S.Yonkeu.  2006.  Effect of seasonal dynamics of vegetation cover on Land Surface Models: the case study of NOAH LSM over the West African savanna in Eastern Burkina Faso.  Hydrol. and Earth Syst. Sc., 3:2757-2788   . Further Information
Bagayoko, F., N.C.van de Giesen, and S.Yonkeu.  2006.  Energy balance closure and footprint analysis using eddy covariance measurements in Eastern Burkina Faso, West Africa.  Hydrol. and Earth Syst. Sc., 3:2789-2812   . Further Information
Braimoh, A.K.  2006.  Random and systematic land covers transitions in Ghana.  Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 113   : 254-263   .
Braimoh, A.K. & P.L.G. Vlek.  2006.  Soil Quality and Other Factors Influencing Maize Yield in Northern Ghana.  Soil Use and Management, 22   : 165-171   .
Braimoh, A.K. and Craswell, E.T.  2006.  Assessing global water systems research. Eos Transaction.  American Geophysical Union, 87 (16)   .