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Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security

Publications from 78 supported projects in the thematic area of sustainable agriculture and food security:

  • Ume, Chukwuma Otum , Agroecology as a political concept: A case study of the Southeast geopolitical region of Nigeria , 2023 Summary as View-PDF
  • Dechjiraratthanasiri, Chatprawee, Choochad Santasup, Martin Werth andcJiraporn Inthasan, Effects of different rhizobium strains on nitrogen fixation of mungbean using ureide and 15N abundance methods, 2020 Summary as View-PDF
  • Adodoadji, Isaac Doetse, Transitioning from Organic to Biodynamic Farming: The Case of the Zanzibar Organic Spice Growers in Tanzania, 2022 Summary as View-PDF
  • Alum, Christine Arwata, Farm Resource Allocation Decisions in Smallholder Farming Systems in the Mt. Elgon Region, Uganda , 2021 Summary as View-PDF
  • Shah-Al Emran, Timothy J. Krupnik, Sreejith AravindakshanI, Virender Kumar and Cameron M. Pittelkow, Factors contributing to farm-level productivity and household income generation in coastal Bangladesh’s rice-based farming systems, 2021 Summary as View-PDF
  • Aravindakshana, Sreejith, Timothy J. Krupnik, Sumona Shahrin, Pablo Tittonell, Kadambot H. M. Siddique, Lenora Ditzler, Jeroen C. J. Groot, Socio‑cognitive constraints and opportunities for sustainable intensification in South Asia: insights from fuzzy cognitive mapping in coastal Bangladesh, 2021 Summary as View-PDF
  • MD Mashiur Rahman, Sreejith Aravindakshan, Muhammad Arshadul Hoque, Mohammad Arifur Rahman, Md. Ashrafuzzaman Gulandaz, Jubaidur Rahman, Md. Tariqul Islam, Conservation tillage (CT) for climate-smart sustainable intensification: Assessing the impact of CT on soil organic carbon accumulation, greenhouse gas emission and water footprint of wheat cultivation in Bangladesh, 2021 Summary as View-PDF
  • Aravindakshana, Sreejith, Timothy J. Krupnik, T.S. Amjath- Babu, Stijn Speelman, Juan Tor-Cardona, Pablo Tittonell and Jeroen C.J. Groot, Quantifying farmers’ preferences for cropping systems intensification: A choice experiment approach applied in coastal Bangladesh’s risk prone farming systems , 2021 Summary as View-PDF
  • Aravindakshana, Sreejith, Timothy J. Krupnik, Jeroen C.J. Groot, Erika N. Speelman, T.S. Amjath- Babu and Pablo Tittonell,, Multi-level socioecological drivers of agrarian change: Longitudinal evidence from mixed rice-livestock-aquaculture farming systems of Bangladesh, 2020 Summary as View-PDF
  • Graser, Maximilian, Michelle Bonatti, Luca Eufemia, Héctor Morales, Marcos Lana, Katharina Löhr and Stefan Sieber, Peacebuilding in Rural Colombia—A Collective Perception of the Integrated Rural Reform (IRR) in the Department of Caquetá (Amazon), 2020 Summary as View-PDF
  • Feuerbacher, Arndt, Economy-wide Modelling of Seasonal, Labour and Natural Resource Policies, 2019 Summary as View-PDF
  • Hua Ma, Systematic analysis of biochar performance on plant growth in soybean cropping system at marginal area in Germany and China, 2019 Summary as View-PDF
  • Hua Ma, Dilfuza Egamberdieva, Stephan Wirth, Qirui Li , Richard Ansong Omari, Mudan Hou and Sonoko D. Bellingrath-Kimura, Effect of Biochar and Irrigation on the Interrelationships among Soybean Growth, Root Nodulation, Plant P Uptake, and Soil Nutrients in a Sandy Field, 2019 Summary as View-PDF
  • Nwankwo, Charles Ikenna, Seedball technology development for subsistence-oriented pearl millet production systems in Sahelian West Africa, 2018 Summary as View-PDF
  • Ashrafi, Samad, Isolation and characterisation of novel nematophagous fungi from eggs of the cereal cyst nematode Heterodera filipjevi and identifying their secondary metabolites with nematicidal activity , 2018 Summary as View-PDF
  • Graser, Maximilian, Peacebuilding and rural development in post-conflict Colombia: A departmental problem and institutional analysis of Caquetá, 2018 Summary as View-PDF
  • Mertens, Jan Heiko, Mitigate Habitat Degradation in the Semiarid Brazil – Potential and Limitation of the Endemic Tree Spondias tuberosa Arruda, 2017 Summary as View-PDF
  • Prado, Manuel Arredondo, Ecological design in the Mexican rainforest under uncertainty and surprise: A case study of the Flor de Marqués Ejido as a public experiment according to Gross (2010), 2017 Summary as View-PDF
  • Weigelt, Jes: Koordinierung von Stakeholdern des nachhaltigen Landmanagements zur Verbesserung der Lebensgrundlagen im Distrikt Lushoto, Tansania (Coordination by stakeholders of sustainable land management to improve livelihoods in the district of Lushoto, Tanzania), 2018 Summary as View-PDF
  • Jensen, Christin: Ecologisation of the apple production in Lebanon, 2018 Summary as View-PDF
  • Ashrafi, Samad, Marc Stadler, Abdelfattah A. Dababat, Katja R. Richert-Pöggeler, Maria R. Finckh, Wolfgang Maier : Monocillium gamsii sp. nov. and Monocillium bulbillosum: two nematode-associated fungi parasitising the eggs of Heterodera filipjevi, 2017 Summary as View-PDF
  • Ashrafi, Samad, Soleiman Helaly, Hans-Josef Schroers, Marc Stadler, Katja R. Richert-Poeggeler, Abdelfattah A. Dababat, Wolfgang Maier : Ijuhya vitellina sp. nov., a novel source for chaetoglobosin A, is a destructive parasite of the cereal cyst nematode Heterodera filipjevi, 2017 Summary as View- PDF
  • Mertens, Jan Heiko, Sonja Germer, Jörn Germer and Joachim Sauerborn: Comparison of soil amendments for reforestation with a native multipurpose tree under semiarid climate: Root and root tuber response of Spondias tuberosa, 2017 Summary as View- PDF
  • Tóthmihály, András: Three essays on the economics of cocoa – The technical and environmental efficiency of Indonesian cocoa production , 2017 Summary as View-PDF
  • Weiss, David: Visual teaching material for illiterate farmers to deliver information about sustainable agricultural practice in an intercultural context: the case of Madagascar and Burkina Faso, 2017 Summary as View-PDF
  • Fröschle, Melanie: Research on the Impact of Bee Pollination as well as Application of Plant Growth Regulators on Jatropha Curcas and Characterisation of the Harvested Jatropha-Honey, 2016 Summary as View-PDF
  • Krön, Katharina, Ivan Landers, Jessica Lloyd and Meret Zeller: Options for sustainable agriculture in the Chereponi District. Multidiciplinary Research Report 2016, 2016 Summary as View-PDF
  • Lichtner, Ann-Kathrin: Assessing management options for Zimbabwean smallholder farmers to enhance yield reliability in face of climate change , 2016 Summary as View- PDF
  • Mertens, Jan, Jörn Germer, José Coelho de Araújo Filho and Joachim Sauerborn: Effect of biochar, clay substrate and manure application on water availability and treeseedling performance in a sandy soil, 2016 Summary as View-PDF
  • Reincke, Katrin: The contribution of cassava production to food security of smallholder farmers in the regions of Dodoma and Morogoro, Tanzania, 2016 Summary as View- PDF
  • Wicharuck, Suwimon: Land use sustainability and soil resource conservation in northern Thai highlands, 2016 Summary as View-PDF
  • Zimmermann, Judith: The biocontrol agent Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. strigae - Monitoring its envoronmental fate and impact on indigenous fungal communities in the rhizosphere of maize, 2016 Summary as View-PDF
  • Asante, Michael: Nitrogen dynamics in lowland rice cropping systems in inland valleys of northern Ghana, 2015 Summary as View-PDF
  • Dally, Kristin, Nikolaus Hruschka, Oswald Owusu Akuoko and Nora Simons : Options for sustainable agriculture in the Chereponi District. Multidiciplinary Research Report 2015, 2015 Summary as View-PDF
  • Lemke, Nahleen: Assessing the current state of soil degradation and soil erosion potential of Kyrgyz highland pastures - a case study in Naryn Oblast, 2015 Summary as View- PDF
  • Mertens, Jan Heiko, J. Germer, J. A. Siqueira Filho and J. Sauerborn: Spondias tuberosa Arruda (Anacardiaceae), a threatened tree of the Brazilian Caatinga?, 2015 Summary as View-PDF
  • Mertens, Jan Heiko, Jarcilene Silva de Almeida-Cortez, Jörn Germer and Joachim Sauerborn: Umbuzeiro (Spondias Tuberosa): A Systematic Review, 2015 Summary as View- PDF
  • Bateki Adjogo, Christian, Elli Wahl, Kwame Ansah Baffour and Ukeme Okon Archibong: Options for sustainable agriculture in Chereponi District. Multidisciplinary Research Report 2014, 2014 Summary as View-PDF
  • Haddad, Danielle, Krasimir Stoyanov, Harun Ar Rashid and Felicity Addo: Interdisciplinary Report. The Options for Sustainable Agriculture in Relation to Soybean Production Chereponi-North East Ghana, 2013 Summary as View-PDF
  • Moeller, Carina, Joachim Sauerborn, Peter de Voil, Ahmad M. Manschadi, Mustafa Pala and Holger Meinke: Assessing the sustainability of wheat-based cropping systems using simulation modelling: sustainability = 42?, 2013 Summary as View-PDF
  • Vásquez Vásquez , Norvis: Does participation in certification schemes lead to more sustainable agricultural production?, 2013 Summary as View-PDF
  • Reschke, Julia: Methoden der räumlichen Abgrenzung mediterraner Feuchtgebiete unter Verwendung multitemporaler Landsat Daten (Methods of the spatial demarcation of Mediterranean wetlands using multitemporal landsat data), 2012 Summary as View-PDF
  • Blum, Lloyd: Increasing Food Security through Agroforestry? Agrofrestry adoption patterns around Kakamega Forest, Western Province, Kenya, 2010 Summary as View-PDF
  • Kremer, Vera: Comparative evaluation of green manure legumes for reclamation of degraded terraces in the mid-hills of Nepal, 2010 Summary as View-PDF
  • Pircher, Thomas: Maize as a mirror of life. A case study from Malawi about the diversity of farming and smallholders’ performance in growing maize, 2010 Summary as View- PDF
  • Tiyayon, Patumporn: Physiological and Molecular mechnisms of flowering in longan (Dimocarpus longan Lour.), 2010 Summary as View-PDF
  • Abuelgasim Elzein, Frank Brändle, Georg Cadisch, Jürgen Kroschel, Paul Marley and Marco Thines: Fusarium oxysporum Strains as Potential Striga Mycoherbicides: Molecular Characterization and Evidence for a new forma specialis, 2008 Summary as View- PDF
  • Altmann, Jens Georg: Einfluss von Holzkohle auf ausgewählte Parameter der Bodenfruchtbarkeit eines Lixisols unter Mais in Bolivien, 2008 Summary as View-PDF
  • Potchanasin, Parichart: Artificial Induction by Potassium Chlorate of „Off Season “ Floral Induction in Longan (Dimocarpus longan Lour.) Trees and the Participation of Phytohormones, 2008 Summary as View-PDF
  • Prechsl, Ulrich: Explorative agricultural study of Shangrila project villages in Jumla and Mugu District, Western Nepal, 2008 Summary as View-PDF
  • Sringarm, Kanokwan: Participation of Correlative Hormonal Signals in the Floral Induction of Longan (Dimocarpus longan Lour.) Trees Induced by the Application of Potassium Chlorate, 2008 Summary as View-PDF
  • Stürz, Sabine: Mechanistische Bewertung von Eisentoxizitätsresistenz von Nassreis im Feldanbau im Mekong-Delta, Vietnam (Mechanistic assessment of iron toxicity resistance of wet rice in field cultivation in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam), 2008 Summary only in German as View-PDF
  • Akter, Zafrin: Investigations on rhizosphere management for a better Mn and Zn acquistion and disease resistance in crop plants in the model system of take-all disease in Wheat, 2007 Summary as View-PDF
  • Chen, Haiqing: Evaluation of Carbon Sequestration Potential in Agricultural Soils in Baden-Württemberg, South West Germany, 2007 Summary as View-PDF
  • Elzein, Abuelgasim: Seed treatment technology and Pesta formulation: Efficient delivery systems for Striga mycoherbicides - a step towards practical Striga control in Africa, 2007 Summary as View-PDF
  • Ihsan Qasim Swaidat: Development of Alternative Strategies for the Control of the Important Phytopathogens Phytophthora infestans (Mont.) and Erwinia amylovora (Burrill), 2007 Summary as View-PDF
  • Marohn, Carsten: Rainforestation farming on Leyte island, Philippines - aspects of soil fertility and carbon sequestration potential, 2007 Summary as View-PDF
  • Moeller, Carina, Mustafa Pala, Ahmad M. Manschadi, Holger Meinke and Joachim Sauerborn: Assessing the sustainability of wheat-based cropping systems using APSIM: model parameterisation and evaluation, 2007 Summary as View-PDF
  • Müller-Stöver, Dorette and Joachim Sauerborn: A commercial iron fertilizer increases the survival of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. orthoceras propagules in a wheat flour-kaolin formulation, 2007 Summary as View-PDF
  • Sheikh Harun-or-Rashid: Ecology, vegetation and soil seed bank studies of Sundarban mangrove forest in Bangladesh, 2007 Summary as View-PDF
  • Chekol, Dilnesaw Alamirew: Modeling of Hydrology and Soil Erosion of Upper Awash River Basin, 2006 Summary as View-PDF
  • Müller-Stöver, Dorette und Joachim Sauerborn: Integrierte Bekämpfung des wurzelparasitischen Unkrauts Orobanche cumana in Sonnenblume (Integrated control of root parasitic weeds Orobanche cumana in sunflower), 2006 Summary only in German as View-PDF
  • Hähnke, Sonja: Weeds and weed control in rice - a survey in Sri Lanka, 2004 Summary as View-PDF
  • Sangakkara, U. R., K. Hurle and B. Rubin: Herbicide use patterns and weed populations in rice fields of Sri Lanka, 2004 Summary as View-PDF
  • Sangakkara, U. R.; Nissanka, S. P.; Bandaranayake, P. R. S. D.; Hurle, K.; Rubin, B.: Ischaemum rugisum - is there herbicide resistance?, 2004 Summary as View- PDF
  • Fiebiger, Markus: Evaluation of Crop Cultivation Potential at the Brim of Rain Fed Agriculture by Means of an Agro-Ecological Crop-Simulation Model, 2003 Summary as View- PDF
  • Issaka, Kassimou: Innovations in Agricultural Technology: Assessment of Constraints and Performance in Benin, 2002 Summary as View-PDF
  • Monje, Juan Carlos, F. Ponce und A. Benzing: Streifen- und Untersaaten von Futterleguminosen im Feldgemüse als Möglichkeit der Regulierung mono- und polyphager Schädlinge im Hochland von Ecuador (Strip-till and catch crop of fodder legumes in fields of tables as a possibility of regulating mono- and polyphagic pests in the highlands of Ecuador), 2002 Summary only in German as View-PDF
  • Sangakkara, U. R., K. Hurle and B. Rubin: Integrated Weed Management for Prevention of the Evolution and Spread of Herbicide Resistandt Weeds in Sri Lanka, 2002 Summary as View-PDF
  • Sangakkara, U. R., K. Hurle and B. Rubin: Herbicide Resistance and Sustaining Food Security in South Asian Rice Culture - A Case Study, 2002 Summary as View-PDF
  • Heincke, Maren: Effects of Soil Solution on Nitrous Oxide Emissions, 2001 Summary as View- PDF
  • Sangakkara, U. R.; Nissanka, S. P.; Marambe, B.; Hurle, K.; Rubin, B.: Weeds, Herbicide Use and Resistance in Rice Fields of Sri Lanka, 2001 Summary as View-PDF
  • Kongkaew, Thanuchai: Yields and Nutrient Budgets of Hillside Cropping Systems with Erosion Control in Northern Thailand, 2000 Summary as View-PDF
  • Ramsperger, Barbara: Einfluß von Staubdepositionen auf die ökologischen Eigenschaften der Böden in der semiariden bis subhumiden Pampa Argentiniens (Tbe Influence of Dust Deposition on tbe Ecological Cbaracteristics of Soils in tbe Semiarid to Subhumid Argentinean Pampas), 1999 Summary as View-PDF
  • Li, Shuqiang: IPM zur Bekämpfung von Helicoverpa armigera in China - Wirkungen von Insektizidbehandlungen auf Arthropoden im Baumwollökosystem (IPM to combat Helicoverpa armigera in China - Effects of insecticide treatments on arthropods in the cotton ecosystem), 1998 Summary as View-PDF
  • Römheld, Volker, Klaus Becker und Andreas Bürkert: Einfluß von Düngunmgsmaßnahmen in agro-pastoralen Rotationssystemen des südlichen Niger auf die Human- und Tierernährung (The impact of fertilizing measures in agro-pastoral rotation systems of the southern Niger on the human and animal nutrition), 1998 Summary only in German as View-PDF
  • Rodríguez Montero, Werner: Crop Physiology of the Greater Yam (Discorea alata L.), 1997 Summary as View-PDF
  • Gaigl, Andreas: Bedeutung verschiedener Raubmilbenarten als natürliche Gegenspieler der Grünen Maniokspinnmilbe Mononychellus tanajoa Bondar (Importance of different predatory mite species as natural opponents of the Green cassava spin mite Mononychellus tanajoa Bondar), 1996 Summary only in German as View- PDF
  • Monje Mendoza, Juan Carlos: Möglichkeiten einer integrierten Bekämpfung von Zuckerrohrstengelbohrern (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) im Tiefland Boliviens mit besonderer Berücksichtigung von Trichogamma spp. (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) (Possibilities for the integrated control of cane borers (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in the lowlands of Bolivia, with special consideration of Trichogamma spp. (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae)), 1996 Summary as View-PDF
  • Blumenschein, Markus: Der modernisierte Sojaanbau im Cerrado. Bedingungen für eine nachhaltige Entwicklung am Sao Lourenço-Oberlauf (Mato Grosso, Brasilien) (Modernized soya cultivation in Cerrado. Conditions for a Sustainable development at Sao Lourenço (Mato Grosso, Brazil)), 1995 Summary only in German as View- PDF
  • Nuglor, Surat: Investigations on Growth, Resource use and Yield of Upland Rice (Oryza sativa (L.)) and Mungbean (Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek) as influenced by Alley Cropping with Pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.) in Northern Thailand, 1994 Summary as View-PDF
  • George, Eckhard: Growth and Phosphate Efficiency of Grain Legumes and Barley under Dryland Conditions in Northwest Syria, 1993 Summary as View-PDF
  • Gerdes, Gerriet: Calibration of the Soybean Growth Simulation Model SOYGRO for Central Portugal, 1993 Summary as View-PDF
  • Clemens, Gerhard und Arieh Singer: Ameliorating Chlorosis-Inducing Soils with Rock Materials of Varying Porosity and Iron Content, 1992 Summary as View-PDF
  • Reining, Ludger: Erosion in Andean Hillside Farming, 1992 Summary as View-PDF
  • Reining, Ludger: Charakterisierung und Verminderung der Bodenerosion durch Wasser in kleinbäuerlichen Maniokanbausystemen (Erosion in Andean Hillside Farming) , 1991 Summary only in German as View-PDF
  • Schaab, Ralf: Aphiden in Baumwolle und deren natürliche Gegenspieler (Aphids in cotton and their natural opponents), 1991 Summary only in German as View- PDF
  • Braun, Mathias: Probleme des Pflanzenschutzes im kleinbäuerlichen Gemüseanbau des Zentralsudan, unter besonderer Berücksichtigung sozioökonomischer Aspekte (Problems of plant protection in small-scale vegetable cultivation of the Central Sudan, with special consideration of socioeconomic aspects), 1990 Summary only in German as View- PDF
  • Clemens, Gerhard: Charakterisierung und Melioration von Chlorosestandorten (Characterization and Melioration of Chlorosis-inducing Soils), 1990 Summary as View-PDF
  • Pülschen, Ludwig: Die Segetalflora im Körnerfrucht-Produktionssystem der Zentralprovinz Schoa, Äthiopien, unter besonderer Berücksichtigung synökologischer Aspekte (The weed flora in the grain production system of the central province of Shoa, Ethiopia, with special consideration of synecological aspects), 1990 Summary only in German as View- PDF
  • Jung, Gerd-Heinrich: Untersuchung der Erfolgsvoraussetzungen und ökonomischen Auswirkungen einer verbesserten Saatguterzeugung in einem Entwicklungsland - Fallstudie Nepal - (Study on the Success Criteria and Economic Impact of Improved Seed Production in a Developing Country - Case Study Nepal -), 1988 Summary only in German as View-PDF
  • Schmid, Wilhelm: Art, Dynamik und Bedeutung der Segetalflora in maisbetonten Produktionssystemen Togos (Nature, dynamics and importance of the weed flora in maize dominated production systems in Togo), 1987 Summary only in German as View- PDF
  • Kürschner, Ekkehard: Untersuchungen zu Art, Dynamik und Bedeutung der Segetalflora in West-Samoa unter besonderer Berücksichtigung von Taro (Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott) (Studies on the nature, dynamics and importance of the weed flora in Western Samoa with special consideration of Taro (Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott)), 1986 Summary only in German as View-PDF
  • Turian, Günther: P- und Spurenelement-Verteilungsmuster in der Bodendecke der Azoren (Portugal) (P- and trace element distribution patterns in the Azores’ soil cover (Portugal)), 1986 Summary only in German as View-PDF
  • Weber, Jürgen Ralf: Angewandte und hormonale Aspekte der Fruchtbehangsregulierung bei Mandarinen in der Cukurova (Türkei) (Applied and hormonal aspects of fruit hanging regulation control in mandarins in Cukurova (Turkey)) , 1986 Summary only in German as View-PDF
  • Beck, Johannes: Die Segetalflora im Maisanbau Nicaraguas. Untersuchungen über Vorkommen, Bekämpfung und Interferenz mit der Kulturpflanze (The weed flora in corn cultivation of Nicaragua. Study on occurrence, control and interference with the crop plant) , 1985 Summary only in German as View-PDF
  • Margraf, Josef: Ökologische Untersuchungen an Ifugao Reisterrassen, Philippinen. Kleinorganismen, Fauna und synökologische Betrachtungen (Ecological Studies at Ifugao Rice Terraces, Philippines. Small organisms, fauna and synecological considerations), 1985 Summary only in German as View-PDF
  • Kaiser, Karl: Possibilities to increase the Technical and Economic Efficiencies of Nitrogen Fertilizers in Irrigated Rice in the Philippines, 1984 Summary as View-PDF


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