Department: ZEF C

2006

Senbeta, F.  2006.  Problems of Environmental Degradation: Implications on Rural Development in Ethiopia.  In: Kasshun Berhanu & Demessie Fantaye (eds.): Ethiopia-Rural Development Policies: Trends, Changes and continuities.   255-269. 
Somado, E.A., K. L. Sahrawat, R. F. Kühne.  2006.  Rock phosphate-P enhances biomass and nitrogen accumulation by legumes in upland crop production systems in humid West Africa.  Biology and Fertility of Soils, 43   : 124-130   .
Tamene, L., S. Park, R. Dikau and P. Vlek.  2006.  Reservoir sedimentation assessment in the semi-arid highlands of northern Ethiopia: rate of sediment yield -catchment area relationship and a semi-quantitative approach for predicting sediment yield.  Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, DOI.10.1002/esp.1   .
Tamene, L., S.J. Park, R. Dikau, and P.L.G. Vlek.  2006.  Reservoir siltation in the semi-arid highlands of northern Ethiopia: sediment yield-catchment area relationship and a semi-quantitive approach for predicting sediment yield.  Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 31   : 1364 – 1383   .
Taylor, J., N. van de Giesen and T.S. Steenhuis.  2006.  West Africa: Volta discharge data quality assessment and use.  Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 42(4)   : 1113-1126   .
Tupitsa, A.  2006.  Spatio and temporal dynamics of flood-plain (tugai) forest in Khorezm, Uzbekistan.  Agriculture in Uzbekistan (in Russian), 8   : 15-16   .
Tupitsa, A., J.P.A. Lamers, M. Worbes and Ch. Martius.  2006.  The functional assessment of tree windbreaks in Khorezm, Uzbekistan, Aral Sea Basin.  Book of Abstracts. Tropentag. Conference on International Agricultural Research for Development, Bonn, : 28-29   . Further Information
van de Giesen, N., T. Berger, M. Iskandarani, S. Park and P. Vlek.  2006.  Integrative Water Research: GLOWA Volta.  In: E. Ehlers, T. Krafft (eds.): Earth System Science in the Anthropocen. Springer Verlag-Heidelberg.   169. 
Wagner, S., H. Kunstmann, and A. Bárdossy.  2006.  Model based distributed water balance monitoring of the White Volta catchment in West Africa through coupled meteorological- hydrological simulations.  Advances in Geosciences, 9   : 39-44   .

2005

Amisigo, B. A. and N. C. van de Giesen.  2005.  Using a spatio-temporal dynamic state-space model with the EM algorithm to patch gaps in daily riverflow series.  Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 9, : 209-224   .
Asch, F., M. Becker and D.S. Kpongor.  2005.  A quick and efficient screen for resistance to iron toxicity in lowland rice.  Journal of Plant nutrition and Soil Science, 168   : 764-773   .
Braimoh, A.K. and P.L.G. Vlek.  2005.  Land cover change trajectories in Northern Ghana.  Environmental Management, 36 (3)   : 356-373   .
Braimoh, A.K., A. Stein and P.L.G. Vlek.  2005.  Identification and Mapping of Associations among Soil Variables.  Soil Science, 170(2)   : 137-148   .
Burkhardt J., T. Kufa, D. Abebe, A. Beining, M. Fetene and H.E. Goldbach.  2005.  Diversity of water relations and hydraulic conditions in wild Coffea arabica populations of Ethiopia.  In: C.J. Li et al. (eds.): Plant nutrition for food security, human health and environmental protection. Tsinghua University Press, Beijing.   546-547. 
Capote-Fuentes, R.T. and R.R. Lewis.  2005.  Resilience and restoration of mangroves in the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean region.  In: Fernández, L. and D.M. Moura (eds.): Wetlands in Iberoamerica. Study and management. Iberoamerican Network for Wetlands XVII.C, CYTED.   pp. 346-355. 
Codjoe, S.N.A.  2005.  Impact of Population growth on agricultural Land use in the Volta River Basin of Ghana.  Bulletin of the Ghana Geographical Association, 24   : 51-68   .
Ferro, H. and R.T. Capote-Fuentes.  2005.  What is the cost of restoring mangroves in Bajos de Santa Ana, Havana, Cuba?.  In: Fernández, L. and D.M. Moura (eds.): Wetlands in Iberoamerica. Study and management. Iberoamerican Network for Wetlands XVII.C, CYTED.   pp. 255-262. 
Ferro, H., R.T. Capote-Fuentes et al.  2005.  Functions of mangroves in the Sibarimar Inlet and their economic valuation for the sector Laguna del Cobre-Itabo, Cuba.  In: Fernández, L. and D.M. Moura (eds.): Wetlands in Iberoamerica. Study and management. Iberoamerican Network for Wetlands XVII.C, CYTED.   pp. 238-254. 
Gehring, C., M. Denich, L.A.G. de Souza and P.L.G. Vlek.  2005.  Biological nitrogen fixation in secondary regrowth and primary forests of Central Amazonia.  Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 111 (1-4)   : 237-252   .
Gehring,C., M.Denich, and P.Vlek.  2005.  Resilience of 2ndary forest regrowth after slash-and-burn agriculture in central Amazonia.  Journal of Tropical Ecology, 21   : 1-9   .
Gehring,C., P.Vlek, L.A.G. de Souza, and M.Denich.  2005.  Biological Nitrogen fixation in secondary and primary forests of central Amazonia.  Ecosystems and Environment, 111   : 237 – 252   .
Hafeez, M. and Y. Chemin.  2005.  Evapotranspiration Estimation Using TERRA/ASTER Sensor: A Case Study in District 1 of UPRIIS, Central Luzon, Philippines.  Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing (CJRS), : 11   .
Hendrickx, J.M.H., J.B.J. Harrison, R.L.v. Dam, B. Borchers, D.I. Norman, C.D. Dedzoe, B.O. Antwi, R.D. Asiamah, C. Rodgers, P. Vlek and J. Friesen.  2005.  Magnetic soil properties in Ghana.  Proc. International Society for Optical Engineering, SPIE, 5794   : 165-176   .
Hillel, D. and P. Vlek.  2005.  The sustainability of irrigation..  Advances in Agronomy, 87   : 55-84   .
Jaensch, S., M. Garcia and J. Roembke.  2005.  Acute and chronic isopod testing using tropical Porcellionides pruinosus and three model pesticides.  European Journal of Soil Biology, 41   : 143-152   .
Khamzina, A., E. Kann, D. Djumaeva, M. Matkarimova and J.P.A. Lamers.  2005.  Agrolesovodstvo v Khorezme: Integratsiya azotofiksiruyutsih drevesnih porod (in Russian).  Agriculture in Uzbekistan, : 34-35   .
Khamzina, A., Lamers, J.P.A., Wickel, A.J., Djumaniyazova, Y., Martius, C.  2005.  Evaluation of young and adult tree plantations for biodrainage management in the lower Amu Darya river region, Uzbekistan.  , ICID 21ts European Regional Conference. 15-19 May 2005, Frankfurt a. Oder, Germany and Slubice, Poland, . (Open Access)   Further Information
Kunstmann, H.  2005.  Upscaling of land surface parameters through direct moment propagation.  Advances in Geosciences, 5   : 127-131   .
Kunstmann, H. and G. Jung.  2005.  Impact of regional climate change on water availability in the Volta Basin of West Africa.  IAHS publication 295: Regional Hydrological impacts of Climatic Variability and Change – Impact Assessment and Decision making, : 75-85   .
Le, P.T., M. Denich, P. L. G. Vlek, and V. Balasubramanian.  2005.  Suppressing weeds in direct-seeded lowland rice: effects of methods and rates of seeding.  Agronomy and Crop Science, 191 (3)   : 185-194   .
Li, Z., M. Denich and T. Borsch.  2005.  Growth behavior of Phylloschys nigra varhenonis (Bambusoideae) in Central China.  J. For. Res, 16   : 163-168   .
Liebe, J., N. van de Giesen and M. Andreini.  2005.  Estimation of Small Reservoir Storage Capacities in a semi-arid environment. A case study in the Upper East Region of Ghana.  Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 30   : 448–454   .
Martin,N. and N.C. van de Giesen.  2005.  Spatial Distribution of Groundwater Production and Development Potential in the Volta River basin of Ghana and Burkina Faso.  Water International, 30(2)   : 239-249   .
Mata, L.J., and N. van de Giesen.  2005.  Persistence in Precipitation Time Series From the ECHAM4 General Circulation Model for Historical and Future Time Slices.  Special Issue of Climatic Change, .
Mitra S, Aulakh MS, Wassmann R. and Olk DC.  2005.  Triggering of methane production in rice soils by root exudates: Effects of soil properties and crop management.  Soil Science Society of America Journal, 69   : 563-570   .
Mitra S., R. Wassmann and P. Vlek.  2005.  An appraisal of the global wetlands area and its organic carbon stock.  Current Science, 88 (1)   : 25-35   .
Mitra, S., R. Wassmann and P.L.G. Vlek.  2005.  An appraisal of global wetland and its organic carbon stock.  Current Science, 88 (1)   : 25-35   .
Oguntunde, P.G. and N. van de Giesen.  2005.  Water flux measurement and prediction in young cashew trees using sap flow data.  Hydrological processes, 19   : 3235-3248   .
Pasternak D., Nikiema A., Fatondji D., Ndjeunga J., Koala S., Dan Goma A. and Abasse T.  2005.  The Sahelian Eco-Farm.  In: Innocent Butare, Jean Sibiri Zoundi, Alassane Diallo (eds.): Les leçons tirées des expériences de lutte contre la désertification au Sahel Actes des travaux de l’atelier sous régional d’échange et de réflexion organisé par le Centre de Recherche pour le Développement International (CRDI) 12 – 16 Juillet, Saley Port. Centre de recherche pour le development intenational.   130 - 140. 
Ryan, J., P. Vlek and R. Paroda.  2005.  Agriculture in Central Asia: Research for Development.  ICARDA and ZEF.