Publications 2016 - 2020

Ellsäßer, F., A. Röll, J. Ahongshangbam, P.-A. Waite, Hendrayanto, B. Schuldt & D. Hölscher, 2020. Predicting tree sap flux and stomatal conductance from drone-recorded surface temperatures in a mixed agroforestry system – a machine learning approach. Remote Sensing 12, 4070.

Martin, D.A., A. Wurz, K. Osen, I. Grass, D. Hölscher, T. Rabemanantsoa, T. Tscharntke & H. Kreft, 2020. Tree rehabilitation in vanilla agroforests is yield neutral and may translate into landscape-scale canopy cover gains. Ecosystems.

Martin, D.A., Andriafanomezantsoa, R., Dröge, S., Osen, K., Rakotomalala, E., Wurz, A., Andrianarimisa, A. & H. Kreft, 2020. Bird diversity and endemism along a land‐use gradient in Madagascar: The conservation value of vanilla agroforests. Biotropica. doi:10.1111/btp.12859.

Schwab, D., Wurz, A., Grass, I., Rakotomalala, A.A.N.A., Osen, K., Soazafy, M.R., Martin, D.A. & T. Tscharntke, T., 2020. Decreasing predation rates and shifting predator compositions along a land‐use gradient in Madagascar's vanilla landscapes. Journal of Applied Ecology. doi:10.1111/1365-2664.13766.

Dröge, S., Martin, D.A., Andriafanomezantsoa, R., Burivalova, Z., Fulgence, T.R., Osen, K., Rakotomalala, E., Schwab, D., Wurz, A., Richter, T. & H. Kreft, 2021. Listening to a changing landscape: Acoustic indices reflect bird species richness and plot-scale vegetation structure across different land-use types in north-eastern Madagascar. Ecological Indicators, 120, 106929.

Liu, M., K. Niklas, Ü. Niinemets, D. Hölscher, L. Chen & P. Shi, 2020. Comparison of the scaling relationships of leaf biomass versus surface area between spring and summer for two deciduous tree species. Forests 11, 1010.

Merten, J., C. Stiegler, N. Hennings, E.S. Purnama, A. Röll, H. Agusta, M. Dippold, L. Fehrmann, D. Gunawan, D. Hölscher, A. Knohl, J. Kückes, F. Otten, D.C. Zemp & H. Faust, 2020. Flooding and land-use change in Jambi Province, Sumatra: integrating local knowledge and scientific inquiry. Ecology and Society 25, 14.

Martin, D.A., Osen, K., Grass, I., Hölscher, D., Tscharntke, T., Wurz, A. & H. Kreft, 2020. Land‐use history determines ecosystem services and conservation value in tropical agroforestry. Conservation Letters, 13(5), 33.

Ellsäßer, F., A. Röll, C. Stiegler, Hendrayanto & D. Hölscher, 2020. Introducing QWaterModel, a QGIS plugin for predicting evapotranspiration from land surface temperatures. Environmental Modelling & Software, 104739.

Mei, T., X. Liu, D. Fang, G. Zhou, C. Ye, P. Li, Y. Shi, H. Du, F. Berninger & D. Hölscher, 2020. Spring leafing phenology favors younger culms of Moso bamboo: aspects from water use relations. Frontiers in Plant Science 11, 550.

Grass, I., C. Kubitza, V.V. Krishna, M.D. Corre, O. Mußhoff, P. Pütz, J. Drescher, K. Rembold, E.S. Ariyanti, A.D. Barnes, N. Brinkmann, U. Brose, B. Brümmer, D. Buchori, R. Daniel, K.F.A. Darras, H. Faust, L. Fehrmann, J. Hein, N. Hennings, P. Hidayat, D. Hölscher, M. Jochum, A. Knohl, M.M. Kotowska, V. Krashevska, H. Kreft, C. Leuschner, N.J.S. Lobite, R. Panjaitan, A. Polle, A.M. Potapov, E. Purnama, M. Qaim, A. Röll, S. Scheu, D. Schneider, A. Tjoa, T. Tscharntke, E. Veldkamp & M. Wollni, 2020. Trade-offs between multifunctionality and profit in tropical smallholder landscapes. Nature Communications 11(1), 1186.

Meijide, A., C. de la Rua, T. Guillaume, A. Röll, E. Hassler, C. Stiegler, A. Tjoa, T. June, M.D. Corre, E. Veldkamp & A. Knohl, 2020. Measured greenhouse gas budgets challenge emission savings from palm-oil biodiesel. Nature Communications 11(1), 1089.

Shi, P., Ü. Niinemets, Cang Hui, K.J. Niklas, Xiaojing Yu & D. Hölscher, 2020. Leaf bilateral symmetry and scaling of perimeter vs. surface area in 15 vine species. Forests 11, 246.

Ahongshangbam J., A. Röll, F. Ellsäßer, Hendrayanto & D. Hölscher, 2020. Airborne tree crown detection for predicting spatial heterogeneity of canopy transpiration in a tropical rainforest. Remote Sensing 12, 651.

Shi, P., H.K. Preisler, B.K. Quinn, J. Zhao, W. Huang, A. Röll, X. Cheng, H. Li & D. Hölscher, 2020. Precipitation is the most crucial factor determining the distribution of moso bamboo in Mainland China. Global Ecology and Conservation, e00924.

Lin, S., K.J. Niklas, Y. Wan, D. Hölscher, C. Hui, Y. Ding & P. Shi, 2020. Leaf shape influences the scaling of leaf dry mass vs. area: a test case using bamboos. Annals of Forest Science 77: 11.

Darras, K.F.A., M.D. Corre, G. Formaglio, A. Tjoa, A. Potapov, F. Brambach, K.T. Sibhatu, I. Grass, T. Tscharntke, A. Angulo Rubiano, D. Buchori, J. Drescher, R. Fardiansah, D. Hölscher, B. Irawan, T. Kneib, V. Krashevska, A. Krause, H. Kreft, K. Li, M. Maraun, A. Polle, A.R. Ryadin, K. Rembold, S. Scheu, S. Tarigan, A. Valdés-Uribe, S. Yadi & E. Veldkamp, 2019. Reducing fertilizer and avoiding herbicides in oil palm plantations - ecological and economic valuations. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change 2, 65.

Mei, T., D. Fang, A. Röll & D. Hölscher, 2019. Water circulation in bamboos assessed with deuterium tracing. Forests 10, 623.

Zemp, D.C., M. Ehbrecht, D. Seidel, C. Ammer, D. Craven, J. Erkelenz, B. Irawan, L. Sundawati, D. Hölscher & H. Kreft, 2019. Mixed-species tree plantings enhance stand structural complexity in oil palm plantations. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 283, 106564.

Fang, D., T. Mei, A. Röll & D. Hölscher, 2019. Water transfer between bamboo culms in the period of sprouting. Frontiers in Plant Science 10, 786.

Ahongshangbam J., W. Khokthong, F. Ellsäßer, Hendrayanto, D. Hölscher & A. Röll, 2019. Drone-based photogrammetry-derived crown metrics for predicting tree and oil palm water use. Ecohydrology,

Graefe, S., D. Fang & P. Butz, 2019. Water residence times in trees of a neotropical dry forest. Trees 33, 1225-1231.

Zemp, C.D., A. Gérard, D. Hölscher, C. Ammer, B. Irawan, L. Sundawati, M. Teuscher & H. Kreft, 2019. Tree performance in a biodiversity enrichment experiment in an oil-palm landscape. Journal of Applied Ecology 283, 106564.

Seidel, D., P. Annighöfer, M. Stiers, D.C. Zemp, K. Burkardt, M. Ehbrecht, K. Willim, H. Kreft, D. Hölscher & C. Ammer, 2019. How a measure of tree structural complexity relates to architectural benefit-to-cost ratio, light availability and growth of trees. Ecology and Evolution 9, 7134–7142.

Röll, A., F. Niu, A. Meijide, J. Ahongshangbam, M. Ehbrecht, T. Guillaume, D. Gunawan, A. Hardanto, Hendrayanto, D. Hertel, M. Kotowska, H. Kreft, Y. Kuzyakov, C. Leuschner, M. Nomura, A. Polle, K. Rembold, J. Sahner, D. Seidel, D.C. Zemp, A. Knohl & D. Hölscher, 2019. Transpiration on the rebound in lowland Sumatra. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 274, 160-171.

Sarmiento-Soler, A., P. Vaast, M.P. Hoffmann, R.P. Rötter, L. Jassogne, P.J.A. van Asten & S. Graefe, 2019. Water use of Coffea arabica in open versus shaded systems under smallholder’s farm conditions in Eastern Uganda. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 266, 231-242.

Khokthong, W., C.D. Zemp, B. Irawan, L. Sundawati, H. Kreft & D. Hölscher, 2019. Drone-based assessment of canopy cover for analyzing tree mortality in an oil palm agroforest. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change 2, 12.

Hombegowda, H.C., M. Köhler, A. Röll & D. Hölscher, 2020. Tree species and size influence soil water partitioning in coffee agroforestry. Agroforestry Systems 94, 137-149.

Fan, Y., A. Meijide, D.M. Lawrence, O. Roupsard, K.M. Carlson, H.Y. Chen, A. Röll, F. Niu & A. Knohl, 2019. Reconciling canopy interception parameterization and rainfall forcing frequency in the community land model for simulating evapotranspiration of rainforests and oil palm plantations in Indonesia. Journal in Advances of Modeling Earth Systems 11, 732-751.

Dao, T.H.H., Hölscher, D., 2018. Impact of non-timber forest product use on the tree community in north-western Vietnam. Forests 9, 431.

Butz, P., Hölscher, D., Cueva, E., Graefe, S., 2018. Tree water use patterns as influended by phenology in a dry forest of southern Ecuador. Frontiers in Plant Science 9, 945.

Wanger, T.C., Hölscher, D., Veldkamp, E., Tscharntke, T., 2018. Cocoa production: Monocultures are not the solution to climate adaptation—Response to Abdulai et al. 2017. Global change biology 24 (2), 561-562.

Mei, T., Fang, D., Röll, A., Hölscher, D., 2018. The influence of bamboo culm water content on sap flux measurements with thermal dissipation probes: observations and modeling. Trees 32 (2), 441-451.

Abdulai, I., Jassogne, L., Graefe, S., Asare, R., Van Asten, P., Läderach, P., Vaast, P., 2018. Characterization of cocoa production, income diversification and shade tree management along a climate gradient in Ghana. PloS one 13 (4), e0195777.

Abou Rajab, Y., Hölscher, D., Leuschner, C., Barus, H., Tjoa, A., Hertel, D., 2018. Effects of shade tree cover and diversity on root system structure and dynamics in cacao agroforests: the role of root competition and space partitioning. Plant and Soil DOI: 10.1007/s11104-017-3456-x.

Abdulai, I., Vaast, P., Hoffmann, M., Asare, R., Jassogne, L., Van Asten, P., Rötter, R., Graefe, S., 2018. Cocoa agroforestry is less resilient to sub-optimal and extreme climate than cocoa in full sun. Global Change Biology DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13885.

Thoms, R., Köhler, M., Gessler, A., Gleixner, G., 2017. Above and below ground carbohydrate allocation differs between ash (Fraxinus excelsior L.) and beech (Fagus sylvatica L.). PLoS One, 12(9): e0184247.

Dao T.H.H., Hölscher, D, 2017. Fujian cypress and two other threatened tree species across conservation zones of a nature reserve in north-western Vietnam. Forest Ecosystems 4, 29.

Niu, F., Röll, A., Meijide, A., Hendrayanto, Hölscher, D., 2017. Rubber tree transpiration in the lowlands of Sumatra. Ecohydrology 2017;e1882.

Hardanto, A., Röll, A., Hendrayanto, Hölscher, D., 2017. Tree soil water uptake and transpiration in mono-cultural and jungle rubber stands of Sumatra. Forest Ecology and Management 397, 67-77.

Hardanto, A., Röll, A., Niu, F., Meijide, A., Hendrayanto, Hölscher, D., 2017. Oil palm and rubber tree water use patterns - effects of topography and flooding. Frontiers in Plant Science 8: 452.

Meijide, A., Röll, A., Yuanchao Fan, Herbst, M., Niu, F.R., Tiedemann, F., June, T., Rauf, A., Hölscher, D., Knohl, A., 2017. Controls of water and energy fluxes in oil palm plantations: environmental variables and oil palm age. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 239, 71-85.

Graefe, S., Meyer-Sand, L.F., Chauvette, K., Abdulai, I., Jassogne, L., Vaast, P., Asare, R., 2017. Evaluating farmers' knowledge of shade trees in different cocoa agro-ecological zones in Ghana. Human Ecology 45(3), 321-332.

Butz, P., Raffelsbauer, V., Graefe, S., Peters, T., Cueva, E., Hölscher, D., Bräuning, A., 2017. Tree responses to moisture fluctuations in a tropical dry forest as potential climate change indicators. Ecological Indicators 2016.11.021.

Gérard, A., Wollni, M., Hölscher, D., Irawan, B., Sundawati, L., Teuscher, T., Kreft, H., 2017. Oil palm yields in diversified plantations: Initial results from a biodiversity enrichment experiment in Sumatra, Indonesia. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 240, 253-260.

Gaitan, L., Läderach, P., Graefe, S., Rao, I., Van Der Hoek, R., 2016. Climate-smart livestock systems: An assessment of carbon stocks and GHG emissions in Nicaragua. PLoS ONE 11(12):e0167949. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0167949.

Gaitan, L., Armbrecht, I., Graefe, S., 2016. Throughfall and soil hydrological properties in shaded and unshaded coffee plantations and a secondary forest: a case study from Southern Colombia. J. Agr. Rural Develop. Trop. Subtrop. 117(2), 309-321.

TV Do, NV Cam, T Sato, NT Binh, O Kozan, NT Thang, Mitlöhner, R., 2016. Post-logging regeneration and growth of commercially valuable tree species in evergreen broadleaf forest, Vietnam. Journal of Tropical Science 28 (4): 426-435.

Dao T.H.H., Saborowski, J., Hölscher, D., 2016. Patterns of tree community differences in the core and buffer zones of a nature reserve in north-western Vietnam. Global Ecology and Conservation 8, 220-229.

Teuscher, M., Gérard, A., Brose, U., Buchori, D., Clough,Y., Ehbrecht, M., Hölscher, D., Irawan, B., Sundawati L., Wollni, M., Kreft, H., 2016. Experimental biodiversity enrichment in oil-palm-dominated landscapes in Indonesia. Frontiers in Plant Science 7: 1538.

Niu, F., Duan, D., Chen, J., Xiong, P., Zhang, H., Wang, Z., Xu, B., 2016. Eco-physiological responses of dominant species to watering in a natural grassland community on the semi-arid Loess Plateau of China. Frontiers in Plant Science 7: 663.

Merten J., Röll, A., Guillaume, T., Meijide, A.,Tarigan, S., Agusta, H., Dislich, C., Dittrich, C., Faust,H., Gunawan,D., Hein, J., Hendrayanto, Knohl, A., Kuzyakov, Y., Wiegand, K., Hölscher, D., 2016. Water scarcity and oil palm expansion: social views and environmental processes. Ecology and Society 21, 5.

Le Do Thi Ngoc, Thinh Van Nguyen, Dung Nguyen The, Mitlöhner, R., 2016. Effect of Disturbance Regimes on Spatial Patterns of Tree Species in Three Sites in a Tropical Evergreen Forest in Vietnam. International Journal of Forestry Research,1-16.

Hombegowda, H. C., van Straaten, O., Köhler, M., Hölscher, D., 2016. On the rebound: soil organic carbon stocks can bounce back to near forest levels when agroforests replace agriculture in southern India. SOIL 2, 13-23.

Mei, T., Fang, D., Röll, A., Niu, F., Hendrayanto, Hölscher, D., 2016. Water use patterns of four tropical bamboo species assessed with sap flux measurements. Frontiers in Plant Science 6: 1202.