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Publications Peer Reviewed 2012-2017

Publications Peer Reviewed  2012- 2017

2017 Juroszek, P., D. Neuhoff & U. Köpke The effect of night-time tillage revisited: the delayed soil desiccation process in night-time tilled plots may promote unexpected weed germination. Weed Research 57, 213–217.
2017 Basukala, A. K., Oldenburg, C., Schellberg, J., Sultanov,M., Dubovyk, O. Towards improved land use mapping of irrigated croplands: performance assessment of different image classification algorithms and approaches. European Journal of Remote Sensing,  ISSN: (Print) 2279-7254 (Online) Journal homepage:
2017 Brahim, S. Niess, A., Pflipsen, D., Neuhoff, D, Scherer Effect of combined fertilization with rock phosphate and elemental sulphur on yield and nutrient uptake of soybean. Plant , Soil and Environment. Vol. 63, 2017, No. 2: 89–95 doi: 10.17221/22/2017-PSE.
2017 Han, E., Kautz, T., Huang, N. & Köpke, U. Dynamics of plant nutrient uptake as affected by biopore-associated root growth in arable subsoil. Plant and Soil, Volume 415, Issue 1, pp 145–160, DOI:10.1007/s11104-016-3150-4
2017 Higgins, S., J. Schellberg, J.S. Bailey. A review of precision agriculture as an aid to nutirent management in intensive grassland areas in North-West Europe. Advances in Animal Biosciences: Precision Agriculture, 8:2, 782-786. doi: 10.1017/5240470017000668
2017 Hjoelkrem, A.G.R., M. Höglund, M. Van Ojen, J.Schellberg, T. Gaiser, F. Ewert Sensitivity analysis and Bayesian calibration for testing robustness of the BASGRA model in different environments. Ecologocal Modeling, 359, 80 - 91.
2017 Hollberg, J. L., Schellberg, J. Distinguishing Intensity Levels of Grassland
Fertilization Using Vegetation Indices Remote Sens. 2017, 9, 81; doi:10.3390/rs9010081
2017 Markó, V.,  Elek, Z.,  Kovács-Hostyánszki, A.,  dám Kőrösi, Á., Somay, Földesi, R., Varga, Á., Iván,Á., Báldi, A. Landscapes, orchards, pesticides–Abundance of beetles (Coleoptera) in apple orchards along pesticide toxicity and landscape complexity gradients. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment Volume 247,1 September 2017, Pages 246–254:
2016 Oomen, R.J., Linstädter, A.,  Ruppert, J.C., Brüser, K., Schellberg, J. and Frank Ewert, F.  Effect of management on rangeland phytomass, cover and condition in two biomes in South Africa
2016 Parplies, P., Dubovyk, O., Tewes, A., Mund, J.P., Schellberg, J. Phenomapping of rangelands in South Africa using time series of RapidEye data.
2016 Possoch, M., Bieker, D., Hoffmeister, D., Bolten, D., Schellberg, J., and Bareth, G. .  Multitemporal crop surface models combines with the RGB vegetation index from UAV-based images for forage monitoring in grassland. In:/Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLI-B1, 991-998, doi:10.5194/isprs-archives-XLI-B1-991-2016
2016 Rahmann, G., Reza Ardakani, M., Bàrberi, P. et al. Organic Agriculture 3.0 is innovation with research Ìn : Organic Agriculture, December 2016. doi:10.1007/s13165-016-0171-5
 2016 Sochorová, L.,  Jansa, J., Verbruggen, E., Hejcman, M., Schellberg, J.  (2016), Toby Kiers, E., Collins Johnson, N. (2015).  

 Long-term agricultural management maximizing hay production can significantly reduce belowground C storage. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 220 (2016) 104–114.


 2016 Vanessa M. Gabel,Matthias S. Meier,Ulrich Köpke,Matthias Stolze  The challenges of including impacts on biodiversity in agricultural life cycle assessments in Journal of Environmental Management Volume 181, 1 October 2016, Pages 249–260


2015 Vakali, C., Zaller, J.G. and Köpke, U. ‘Reduced tillage in temperate organic farming: Effects on soil nutrients, nutrient content and yield of barley, rye and associated weeds’, Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems, 30(3), pp. 270–279. doi: 10.1017/S1742170514000015
 2016 Sonja Beuel, Miguel Alvarez, Esther Amler, Kai Behn, Donovan Kotze, Christine Kreye, Constanze Leemhuis, Katrin Wagner, Daniel Kyalo Willy, Susanne Ziegler
A rapid assessment of anthropogenic disturbances in East African wetlands
Ecological Indicators, Volume 67, Issue null, Pages 684-692
2015 Da Pontes, L.S., V. Maire, J. Schellberg, F. Louault Grass strategies and grassland community responses to environmental drivers: a review. Agronomy for Sustainable Development 35, 1297-1318. DOI:10.1007/s13593-015-0314-1.
2015 Dubovyk, O., T. Landmann, B.F.N. Erasmus, A. Tewes, J. Schellberg Monitoring vegetation dynamics with medium resolution MODIS-EVI time series at sub-regional scale in southern Africa. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 38, 175-183. DOI:10.1016/j.jag.2015.01.002.
2015 Dubovyk, O., G. Menz, A. Lee, J. Schellberg, F. Thonfeld, A. Khamzina SPOT-based sub-field level monitoring of vegetation cover dynamics: a case of irrigated croplands. Remote Sensing 7, 6763-6783. DOI:10.3390/rs70606763.
2015 Hödtke, M., Lopes de Almeida, D., Köpke, U. Intercropping of maize and pulses: an evaluation of organic cropping systems, Org. Agr. (2016) 6: 1-17. DOI:10.1007/s13165-015-0108-4
 2015 Uksa, M., Schloter, M., Endesfelder, D., Kublik, S., Engel, M., Kautz, T., Köpke, U., Fischer, D. Prokaryotes in subsoil – evidence for spatial separation of oligotrophs and copiotrophs by co- occurrence networks. Front. Microbiol., 6, 1269. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.01269
2015 Han, E. Kautz, T., Perkons, U., Lüsebrink, M., Pude, R., Köpke, U.

Quantification of soil biopore density after perennial fodder cropping. Plant and Soil.

 2015 Han, E., Kautz, T., Köpke, U., Precrop root system determines root diameter of subsequent crop. Biol Fert Soils. doi:10.1007/s00374-015-1049-5
2015 Reyes, J., J. Schellberg, S. Siebert, M. Elsaesser, J. Adam, F. Ewert, 2015 Improved estimation of nitrogen uptake in grasslands using the nitrogen dilution curve. Agronomy for Sustainable Development 35, 1561-1570. DOI:10.1007/s13593-015-0321-2.
2015 Tewes, A., F. Thonfeld, M. Schmidt, R.J. Oomen, Xiaolin Zhu, O. Dubovyk, G. Menz, J. Schellberg Using RapidEye and MODIS data fusion to monitor vegetation dynamics in semi-arid rangelands in South Africa. Remote Sensing 7, 6510-6534. DOI:10.3390/rs70606510.

Uksa, M., Schloter, M., Kautz, T., Athmann, M., Köpke, U., Fischer, D.

Spatial variability of hydrolytic and oxidative potential enzyme activities in different subsoil compartments. Biol. Fertil. Soils 51, 517-521.
2014 Brüser, K., H. Feilhauer, A. Linstädter, J. Schellberg, R.J. Oomen, J.C. Ruppert, F. Ewert Discrimination and characterization of management systems in semi-arid rangelands of South Africa using RapidEye time series. International Journal of Remote Sensing 35, 1653-1673. DOI:10.1080/01431161.2014.882028.
2014 Doesburg, P., Huber, M., Andersen, JO., Athmann, M., van der Bie, G., Fritz, J., Geier, U., Hoekman, J., Kahl, J., Mergardt, G., Busscher, N. Standardization and performance of a visual Gestalt evaluation of biocrystallization patterns refelcting ripening and decomposition processes in food samples. Biological Agriculture & Horticulture: 1-18, DOI: 10.1080/01448765.2014.993705
2014 Hejcman, M., L. Sochorová, V. Pavlu, J. Strobach, M. Diepolder, J. Schellberg The Steinach Grassland Experiment: Soil chemical properties, sward height and plant species composition in three cut alluvial meadow after decades-long fertilizer application. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 184, 76-87. DOI:10.1016/j.agee.2013.11.021
2014 Kautz, T. Research on subsoil biopores and their functions in organically managed soils: A review. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems
2014 Kautz T., Lüsebrink, M., Pätzold, S., Vetterlein, D., Pude, R., Athmann, M., Küpper, P.M., Perkons, U. und Köpke, U Contribution of anecic earthworms to biopore formation during cultivation of perennial ley crops. Pedobiologia 57: 47-52.
2014 Kriszan, M., J. Schellberg, W. Amelung, T. Gebbing, E.M. Pötsch, W. Kühbauch Revealing N management intensity on natural delta 15 N abundance. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 184, 158-167. DOI:10.1016/j.agee.2013.11.028.
2014 Linstädter, A., J. Schellberg, K. Brüser, C.A. Moreno Garcia, R.J. Oomen, C.C. du Preez, J.C. Ruppert, F. Ewert Are there consistent grazing indicators in drylands? Testing plant functional types of various complexity in South Africa's grassland and savanna biomes. PLoS ONE 9, e104672. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0104672.
2014 Morenco Garcia, C.A., J. Schellberg,  F. Ewert, K. Brüser,  P. Canales Prati, A. Linstädter, R J. Oomen, J.C. Ruppert, S. B. Perelman, 2014 Response of community-aggregated plant functional traits along grazing gradients: insights from African semi-arid grasslands. Applied Vegetation Science 17, 470-481. DOI:10.1111/avsc.12092.
 2014 Neuhoff, D., Tashi, S., Rahmann, G. & Denich, M. Organic Agriculture in Bhutan – Potential and challenges. Organic Agriculture. September 2014, Volume 4, Issue 3, pp 209-221
2014 Schellberg, J., E. Verbruggen

Frontiers and perspectives on research strategies in grassland technology. Crop and Pasture Science 65, 508-623. DOI:10.1071/CP13429.

  Schindler, M., O. Diestelhorst, S. Härtel, C. Saure, A. Schanowski & H. R. Schwenninger (2013) Monitoring agricultural ecosystems by using wild bees as environmental indicators. BioRisk, 8: 53-71. [doi: 10.3897/biorisk.8.3600]
 2014 Sufyan, M., Neuhoff, D. & L. Furlan  Larval development of Agriotes obscurus under laboratory and semi-natural conditions, Bulletin of Insectology 67 (2): 227-235, ISSN 1721-8861
 2015 Pagenkemper, S.K., Athmann, M., Uteau, D., Kautz, T., Peth, S. und Horn, R.   The effect of earthworm activity on soil bioporosity – Investigated with X-ray computed tomography and endoscopy. Soil Till. Res. 146: 79-88.  
2014 Uksa, M., Fischer, D., Welzl, G., Kautz, T., Köpke, U., Schloter, M Community structure of prokaryotes and their functional potential in subsoils is more affected by spatial heterogeneity than by temporal variations. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 75, 197-201
2013 Gaiser, T., Perkons, U., Küpper, P.M., Kautz, T., Uteau-Puschmann, D., Ewert, F., Enders, A. und Krauss, G Modeling biopore effects on root growth and biomass production on soils with pronounced sub-soil clay accumulation. Ecol. Model. 256, 6-15.
2013 Fischer, D., Uksa, M., Tischler, W,. Kautz, T., Köpke, U. und Schloter, M. Abundance of ammonia oxidizing microbes and denitrifiers in different soil horizons of an agricultural soil in relation to the cultivated crops. Biol. Fert. Soils 48: 1243-1246
Ute Perkons, Timo Kautz, Daniel Uteau, Stephan Peth, Vanessa Geier, Katharina Thomas, Katharina Lütke Holz, Miriam Athmann, Ralf Pude, Ulrich Köpke,
Root-length densities of various annual crops following crops with contrasting root systems, Soil and Tillage Research, Volume 137, April 2014, Pages 50-57, ISSN 0167-1987,
Athmann, M., Kautz, T., Pude, R., Köpke, U.
Root growth in biopores - evaluation with in situ endoscopy. Plant Soil. doi:10.1007/s11104-013-1673-5
2013 Fikáček, Martin & Schmied, H.

Insect Fauna of the Late Miocene Locality of Öhningen (Germany) Less Diverse Than Reported: An Example of the Hydrophilid Beetle (Coleoptera). Journal of Paleontology, 87(3), 427-443. doi:10.1666/12-101.1.

Kautz, T., Perkons, U., Athmann, M., Pude, R. Köpke, U.
Barley roots are not constrained to biopores in the subsoil of a deep Haplic luvisol. Biology and Fertility of Soils. doi: 10.1007/s00374-013-0783-9
Kautz, T., W. Amelung, F. Ewert, T. Gaiser, R. Horn, R. Jahn, M. Javaux, A. Kemna, Y. Kuzyakov, J.-C. Munch, S. Pätzold, S. Peth, H. W. Scherer, M. Schloter, H. Schneider, J. Vanderborght, D. Vetterlein, A. Walter, G. L. B. Wiesenberg and U. Köpke (2013):
Nutrient acquisition from arable subsoils in temperate climates: a review. Soil Biol. Biochem. 57:1003-1022
2013 Schindler, M., O. Diestelhorst, S. Härtel, C. Saure, A. Schanowski & H. R. Schwenninger Monitoring agricultural ecosystems by using wild bees as environmental indicators. BioRisk, 8: 53-71. [doi: 10.3897/biorisk.8.3600] [zum pdf] [peer reviewed]
2013 Schmied, H., Lambertz, M. & Geissler, P. New case of true mimicry in cockroaches (Blattodea). Entomological Science, 16(1), 119-121. doi:10.1111/j.1479-8298.2012.00529.x.
Sufyan, M., Neuhoff, D. & L. Furlan (2013):
Effect of male mass trapping of Agriotes species on wireworm abundance and potato tuber damage, Bulletin of Insectology 66 (1): 135-142, 2013
2012 Staudt, K., Saxe, F.P.M., Schmied, H., Soeur, R., Böhme, W. & Baumgartner, W. Comparative Investigations of the Sandfish's ß-Keratin (Reptilia: Scincidae: Scincus scincus). Part 1: Surface and Molecular Examinations. Journal of Biomimetics, Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, 15, 1-16. doi:10.4028/





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