Knowledge for a sustainable world

Research Group:
Ecosystem Services
  • Rodenburg J, Johnson JM, Dieng I, Senthilkumar K, Vandamme E, Akakpo C, Allarangaye MD, Baggie I, Bakare SO, Bam RK, Bassoro I, Abera BB, Cisse M, Dogbe W, Gbakatchetche H, Jaiteh F, Kajiru GJ, Kalisa A, Kamissoko N, Keita S, Kokou A, Mapiemfu-Lamare D, Lunze FM, Mghase J, Maïga IM, Nanfumba D, Niang A, Rabeson R, Segda Z, Sillo FS, Tanaka A, Saito K, 2019. Status quo of chemical weed control in rice in sub-Saharan Africa. Food Security, https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12571-018-0878-0
  • Achandi EL, Mujawamariya G, Agboh-Noameshie AR, Gebremariam S, Rahalivavololona N,  Rodenburg J. 2018. Women's Access to Agricultural Technologies in Rice Production and Processing Hubs: A Comparative Analysis of Ethiopia, Madagascar and Tanzania. Journal of Rural Studies 60, 188-198. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2018.03.011
  • Arnold, S. E. J., Bridgemohan, P., Perry, G. B., Spinelli, G. R., Pierre, B., Murray, F., ... & Belmain, S. R. (2018). The significance of climate in the pollinator dynamics of a tropical agroforestry system. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 254, 1-9.
  • Büchi L., Wendling M., Mouly P., Charles, R., 2018. Comparison of visual assessment and digital image analysis for canopy cover estimation. Agronomy Journal 110(4):1-7
  • Büchi, Lucie, Marina Wendling, Camille Amossé, Magdalena Necpalova, Raphaël Charles (2018) Importance of cover crops in alleviating negative effects of reduced soil tillage and promoting soil fertility in a winter wheat cropping system. Agriculture Ecosystems and Environment 256, 92-104. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2018.01.005
  • Gentilucci, M., Barbieri, M., Burt, P., D’Aprile, F. (2018).  Preliminary data validation and reconstruction of temperature and precipitation in Central Italy. Geosciences, 8(6), 202-217, 10.3390/geosciences8060202
  • Gentilucci, M., Barbieri, M., Burt, P (2018). Climatic Variations in Central Italy. Water, 10, 1104, DOI: 10.20944/preprints201807.0285.v1
  • Necpalova, M., Lee, J., Skinner, C., Büchi, L., Wittwer, R., Berner, A., Mäder, P., Mayer, J., Charles, R., van der Heijden, M., Gattinger, A., Six, J. 2018., Potentials to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions from Swiss agriculture. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 265:84-102.
  • Randrianjafizanaka MT, Autfray P, Andrianaivo AP, Ramonta IR, Rodenburg J. 2018. Combined effects of cover crops, mulch, zero-tillage and resistant varieties on Striga asiatica (L.) Kuntze in rice-maize rotation systems. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 256, 23-33. DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2017.12.005
  • Senthilkumar K, Tesha BJ, Mghase, J, Rodenburg J, 2018. Increasing paddy yields and improving farm management: results from participatory experiments with good agricultural practices (GAP) in Tanzania. Paddy Water and Environment, DOI: 10.1007/s10333-018-0666-7
  • Trejo, C., Else, M.A., Atkinson*, C.J. (2018). Responses of seminal wheat seedling roots to soil water deficits. Journal of Plant Physiology 223, 105-114, DOI: 10.1016/j.jplph.2018.03.002
  • Bartlett D, Gomez-Martin E, Milliken S and Parmer D (2017) Introducing Landscape Character Assessment and the Ecosystem Service Approach to India: A Case Study.  Landscape and Urban Planning 167, 257-266. DOI: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2017.06.013
  • Haggar J; Soto G; Casanoves F; de Melo Virginio E (2017) Environmental-economic trade-offs and benefits on sustainably certified coffee farms. Ecological Indicators 79: 330-337 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2017.04.023
  • Makokha DW, Irakiza R, Malombe I, Le Bourgeois T, Rodenburg J. 2017. Dualistic roles and management of non-cultivated plants in lowland rice systems of East Africa. South African Journal of Botany 108, 321-330. DOI: 10.1016/j.sajb.2016.08.011
  • Kabiri S, Rodenburg J, van Ast A, Bastiaans L. 2017. Slavery in Plants: how the facultative hemi-parasitic plant Rhamphicarpa fistulosa can completely dominate its host. Annals of Applied Biology 171 (3), 353-363. DOI: 10.1111/aab.12378
  • Matumba, L., Singano, L., Tran, B., Mukanga, M., Makwenda, B., Kumwenda, W., Mgwira, S., Phiri, S., Mataya, F., Mthunzi, T., Alfred, S., Madzivhandila, T., Mugabe, J., Bennett, B. and Chancellor, T. (2018) Managing aflatoxin in smallholder groundnut production in Southern Africa: Paired comparison of the Windrow and Mandela cock techniques. Crop Protection 112: 18-23.
  • Rodenburg J, Cissoko M, Kayongo N, Dieng I, Bisikwa J, Irakiza R, Masoka I, Midega CAO, Scholes JD. 2017. Genetic variation and host-parasite specificity of Striga resistance and tolerance in rice: the need for predictive breeding. New Phytologist 214, 1267–1280. DOI: 10.1111/nph.14451
  • Tippe D., Rodenburg J., van Ast A., Anten N.P.R., Dieng I., Kayeke J.M., Cissoko M., Bastiaans L. 2017. Delayed or early sowing: timing as parasitic weed control strategy in rice is species and ecosystem dependent. Field Crops Research 214, 14-24.
  • Tippe D, Rodenburg J, Schut M, van Ast A, Kayeke J, Bastiaans L. 2017. Farmers’ knowledge use and preferences of parasitic weed management strategies in rain-fed rice production systems. Crop Protection 99, 93-107. DOI: 10.1016/j.cropro.2017.05.00
  • Schnabel F, Virginio Filho E d M., Xu S, Fisk I D, Roupsard O and Haggar J (2017) Shade trees: a determinant to the relative success of organic versus conventional coffee production. Agroforestry Systems DOI 10.1007/s10457-017-0100-y
  • Davies M.J., Harrison-Murray R., Atkinson C.J., Grant O.M. (2016). Application of deficit irrigation to container-grown hardy ornamental nursery stock via overhead irrigation compared to drip irrigation. Agricultural Water Management, 163, 244-254.
  • Celestine A. Afiukwa, Julius O. Faluyi, Christopher J Atkinson, Benjamin E. Ubi, David O. Igw and Richard O. Akinwale. (2016). Screening of some rice varieties and landraces cultivated in Nigeria for drought tolerance based on phenotypic traits and their association with SSR polymorphisms. African Journal of Agricultural Research, 11, 2599-2615.
  • Labuschagne, L., Swanepoel, L.H., Taylor, P.J., Belmain, S.R. and Keith, M. (2016). Are avian predators effective biological control agents for rodent pest management in agricultural systems? Biological Control. 101: 94-102. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2016.07.003
  • Haggar J; Asigbaase M; Bonilla G; Pico J; Quilo A. (2015) Tree diversity on sustainably certified and conventional coffee farms in Central America. Biodiversity and Conservation24: 1175-1194