Afik Hardanto

Visiting scientist

E-Mail: hardanto.unsoed[at]
Tel.: +49 (0) 551 39-12101

Afik Hardanto is a visiting scientist at the Department of Tropical Silviculture and Forest Ecology, where he also obtained his PhD. Research activities during the stay are focused on predicting oil palm water use with drone-based methods.

Home Institution
Department of Agricultural Engineering - Laboratory of Bio-Environmental Engineering
Jenderal Soedirman University, Indonesia

Selected publications
Niu, F.*, Röll, A.*, Hardanto, A., Meijide, A., Hendrayanto, Hölscher, D. Oil palm water use: calibration a sap flux method and a field measurement scheme. Tree Physiology (2015) 35: 563–573, doi: 10.1093/treephys/tp-v013.

Röll, A.*, Niu, F.*, Meijide, A., Hardanto, A., Hendrayanto, Knohl, A., Hölscher, D. Transpiration in an oil palm landscape: effects of palm age. Biogeosciences (2015) 12: 5619–5633, doi: 10.5194/bg-12-5619-2015.

Hardanto, A., Röll, A., Niu, F., Meijide, A., Hendrayanto, Hölscher, D. Oil palm and rubber tree water use patterns: effects of topography and flooding. Frontiers in Plant Science (2017) 8: 452. doi:10.3389/fpls.2017.00452

Hardanto, A.*, Röll, A.*, Hölscher, D. Tree soil water uptake and transpiration in mono-cultural and mixed ‘jungle’ rubber stands of Sumatra. Forest Ecology and Management (2017) 397: 67-77.