Dr. Martin Komainda - Postdoc Scientist

Teachning

-B.Sc./M.Sc. courses
-Supervision of Theses: B.Sc./M.Sc./PhD

Interests

-Functional forage plants
-Integrated grassland systems
-Agroforestry/Silvopastures
-Grazing and grazing technology
-Environmental-friendly land use
-Forage Production on arable land
-Drought tolerance

Peer-Review Articles

2024

Bukowiecki, J., Rose, T., Holzhauser, K., Rothardt, S., Rose, M., Komainda, M., Herrmann, A., Kage, H., 2024. UAV-based canopy monitoring: calibration of a multispectral sensor for green area index and nitrogen uptake across several crops. Precision Agriculture. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11119-024-10123-2

Hamidi, D., Grinnell, N., Komainda, M., Wilms, L., Riesch, F., Horn, J., Hamidi, M., Traulsen, I., Isselstein, J., 2024. Training cattle for virtual fencing – different approaches to determine learning success. Resubmitted after minor revision to Applied Animal Behaviour Science https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applanim.2024.106220

Hütt, C., Isselstein, J., Komainda, M., Schöttker, O., Sturm, A., 2024. UAV LiDAR-based grassland biomass estimation for precision livestock management. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing https://doi.org/10.1117/1:JRS.18.017502

Mroncz, A., Isselstein, J., Komainda, M., Leuschner C., 2024. Microtopography causes small-scale variation in harvest and forage quality of high-yielding silage grassland in northern Germany. Grassland Research. https://doi.org/10.1002/glr2.12072

Siede, C., Komainda, M., Tonn, B., Wolters, S.M.C., Schmitz, A., Isselstein, J., 2024. An inventory of grassland use on horse farms. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 134, 105011, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jevs.2024.105011

Sutterlütti, R., Komainda, M., Kayser, M., Jansen, M., Isselstein, J., 2024. Tree lines influence soil temperatures, sward growth dynamics and litter decomposition in permanent grassland. Resubmitted after minor revision to Geoderma Regional https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geodrs.2024.e00790

Wilms, L., Komainda, M., Hamidi, D., Riesch, F., Horn, J., Isselstein, J., 2024. How do grazing cattle respond to virtual fences? A review. Journal of Animal Science https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skae108  

2023

Bettin, K., Komainda, M., Tonn, B., Isselstein, J., 2023. Relationship between concentrate feeding strategy and grassland phytodiversity on dairy farms. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 344, 108293, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2022.108293

Feike, T., Frei, M., Germeier, C., Herrmann, A., Hülsbergen, K.-J., Kaul, H.-P., Komainda, M., Kottmann, L., Möller, K., Nendel, C., Pasda, G., Pekrun, C., Seidel, S., Stützel, H., Wrage-Mönnig, N., 2023. Wissenschaftliche Grundlagen zum Strategiediskurs für einen nachhaltigen Pflanzenbau. Die Bodenkultur. Journal for Land Management, Food and Environment. 73(3): 153-192. https://sciendo.com/it/article/10.2478/boku-2022-0011

Glowacki, S.C., Komainda, M., Leisen, E., Isselstein, J., 2023. Yield of lucerne-grass mixtures did not differ from lucerne pure stands in a multi-site field experiment. European Journal of Agronomy 150: 126927. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eja.2023.126927

Grinnell, N.A., Komainda, M., Tonn, B., Hamidi, D., Isselstein, J., 2023. Long-term effects of extensive grazing on pasture productivity. Animal Production Science 63(12), 1236-1247. https://www.publish.csiro.au/AN/AN22316

Hamidi, D., Hütt, C., Komainda, M., Grinnell, N.A., Horn, J., Riesch, F., Hamidi, M., Traulsen, I., Isselstein, J., 2023. Grid grazing: A case study on the potential of combining virtual fencing and remote sensing for innovative grazing management on a grid base. Livestock Science 278 105373. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.livsci.2023.105373

Komainda, M., Mohn, E., Kajzrová, K., Obermeyer, K., Titěra, J., Pavlů, V., Isselstein, J., 2023. Soil organic carbon stocks and belowground biomass in patches in heterogeneous grassland. Grassland Research. https://doi.org/10.1002/glr2.12063

Komainda, M., Sutterlütti, R., Kayser, M., Isselstein, J., 2023. Adjusting nitrogen fertilization to spatial variations in growth conditions in silvopastoral systems for improved nitrogen use efficiency. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10705-023-10317-6

Lamega, S., Komainda, M., Ayisi, K., Isselstein, J., 2023. Tracking livestock diet using stable isotopes in complex mixed farming systems. Rangeland Ecology & Management 92, 34-41. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2023.09.006

Sutterlütti, R., Kayser, M., Komainda, M., Isselstein, J., 2023. Alley cropping tree lines alter temperature and light quantity and influence daily growth rates of grassland. Grass and Forage Science. https://doi.org/10.1111/gfs.12618

Sutterlütti, R., Komainda, M., Kayser, M., Isselstein, J., 2023. Tree lines do not reduce grassland productivity and herbage quality in alley cropping under drought. Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science. https://doi.org/10.1111/jac.12658

Veldkamp, E., Schmidt, M., Markwitz, C., Beule, L., Beuschel, R., Biertümpfel, A., Bischel, X., Duan, X., Gerjets, R., Göbel, L., Graß, R., Guerra, V., Heinlein, F., Komainda, M., Langhof, M., Luo, J., Potthoff, M., Ramshorst, J.G.V. van, Rudolf, C., Seserman, D.-M., Shao, G., Siebicke, L., Svoboda, N., Swieter, A., Carminati, A., Freese, D., Graf, T., Greef, J.M., Isselstein, J., Jansen, M., Karlovsky, P., Knohl, A., Lamersdorf, N., Priesack, E., Wachendorf, C., Wachendorf, M., Corre, M.D., 2023. Multifunctionality of temperate alley-cropping agroforestry outperforms open cropland and grassland. Communications Earth & Environment 4, 20 (2023). https://www.nature.com/articles/s43247-023-00680-1

Wild, M., Gauly, M., Zanon, T., Isselstein, J., Komainda, M., 2023. Tracking free-ranging sheep to evaluate interrelations between selective grazing, movement patterns and the botanical composition of alpine summer pastures in northern Italy. Pastoralism 13:25. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13570-023-00287-3  

2022

Hamidi, D., Grinnell, N.A., Komainda, M., Riesch, F., Horn, J., Ammer, S., Traulsen, I., Palme, R., Hamidi, M., Isselstein, J., 2022. Heifers don't care: no evidence of negative impact on animal welfare growing heifers when using virtual fences compared to physical fences for grazing. ANIMAL. The international journal of animal biosciences, 16(9), 100614. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.animal.2022.100614

Schmiedgen, A., Komainda, M., Kayser, M., Tonn, B., Isselstein, J., 2022. Trees in silvopastoral systems reduce legume proportion with no consequence for internal N resorption efficiency. Journal of Plant Ecology 16 (3). https://doi.org/10.1093/jpe/rtac090

Nölke, I., Tonn, B., Komainda, M., Heshmati, S., Isselstein, J., 2022. The Choice of the white clover population alters overyielding of mixtures with perennial ryegrass and chicory and underlying processes. Scientific Reports (2022) 12:1155. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-022-05100-6

Obermeyer, K., Komainda, M., Kayser, M., Isselstein, J., 2022. Exploring the potential of rising plate meter techniques to analyse ecosystem services from multi-species grasslands. Crop & Pasture Science 74(4), 378-391. https://www.publish.csiro.au/CP/CP22215

Zanon, T., Komainda, M., Ammer, S., Isselstein, J., Gauly, M., 2022. Diverse feed, diverse benefits - The multiple roles of feed diversity at pasture on ruminant livestock production - a Review. Journal of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry 10(1): 101. https://www.annexpublishers.com/articles/JVSAH/10101-Diverse-Feed-Diverse-Benefits.pdf 

2021

Hamidi, D., Komainda, M., Tonn, B., Harbers, J., Grinnell, N. & Isselstein, J., 2021. The Effect of Grazing Intensity and Sward Heterogeneity on the Movement Behavior of Suckler Cows on Semi-natural Grassland. Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 8, Article 639096, https://doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2021.639096

Nölke, I., Komainda, M., Tonn, B., Feuerstein, U., Isselstein, J., 2021. Including chicory and selecting white clover varieties as strategies to improve temporal stability of forage yield and quality in white-clover-based temporary grassland. European Journal of Agronomy 130, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eja.2021.126362

Komainda, M., Muto, P., Isselstein, J., 2021. Interaction of multispecies sward composition and harvesting management on herbage yield and quality from establishment phase to the subsequent crop. Grass and Forage Science 77(1), 89-99. https://doi.org/10.1111/gfs.12554

Lamega, S., Komainda, M., Hoffmann, M.P., Ayisi, K.K., Odhiambo, J.J.O., Isselstein, J., 2021. It depends on the rain: Smallholder farmers' perceptions on the seasonality of feed gaps and how it affects livestock in semi-arid and arid regions in Southern Africa. Climate Risk Management 34, 2021, 100362. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.crm.2021.100362

Schmiedgen, A., Komainda, M., Kowalski, K., Hostert, P., Tonn, B., Kayser, M., Isselstein, J., 2021. Impacts of cutting frequency and position to tree line on herbage accumulation in silvopastoral grassland reveal potential for grassland conservation based on land use and cover information. Annals of Applied Biology 179(1), 75-84. https://doi.org/10.1111/aab.12681

Tonn, B., Komainda, M., Isselstein, J., 2021. Results from a biodiversity experiment fail to represent economic performance of semi-natural grasslands. Nature Communications. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-021-22309-7

2020

Komainda, M., Küchenmeister, F., Küchenmeister, K., Kayser, M., Wrage-Mönnig, N., Isselstein, J., 2020. Drought tolerance is determined by species identity and functional group diversity rather than by species diversity within multi-species swards. European Journal of Agronomy, 119, 126116. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eja.2020.126116

Komainda, M., Isselstein, J., 2020. Effects of functional traits of perennial ryegrass cultivars on forage quality in mixtures and pure stands. The Journal of Agricultural Science, 158, 173-184. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0021859620000428

Jerrentrup, J.S., Komainda, M., Seither, M., Cuchillo, H.M., Wrage-Mönnig, N., Isselstein, J., 2020. Diverse swards and mixed-grazing of cattle and sheep for improved productivity. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems, 3, 125. https://doi.org/10.3389/fsufs.2019.00125

2019

Komainda, M., Küchenmeister, K., Küchenmeister, F., Breitsameter, L., Wrage-Mönnig, N., Kayser, M., Isselstein J., 2019. Forage legumes for future dry climates: Lower relative biomass losses of minor forage legumes compared to Trifolium repens under conditions of periodic drought stress. Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science 2019, 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1111/jac.12337

Until 2018

Komainda, M., Taube, F., Kluß, C., Herrmann, A., 2018. The effects of maize (Zea mays L.) hybrid and harvest date on above- and belowground biomass dynamics, forage yield and quality - A trade-off for carbon inputs? European Journal of Agronomy 92, 51-62. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eja.2017.10.003

Komainda, M., Taube, F., Kluß, C., Herrmann, A., 2017. Effects of catch crops on silage maize (Zea mays L.): Yield, nitrogen uptake efficiency and losses. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 110, 51-69. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10705-017-9839-9

Komainda, M., Taube, F., Kluß, C., Herrmann, A., 2016. Above- and belowground nitrogen uptake of winter catch crops sown after silage maize as affected by sowing date. European Journal of Agronomy, 79, 31–42. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eja.2016.05.007

 

in Conference Proceedings

2024

Grinnell N., Komainda M., Hamidi D., Riesch F., Horn J., Traulsen I., Palme R., Isselstein J., 2024. Virtual fencing in rotational stocking systems: stress levels of grazing heifers. Grassland Science in Europe 29, 566-568.

Hamidi D., Hütt C., Komainda M., Grinnell N.A., Horn J., Riesch F., Hamidi M., Traulsen I., Isselstein J., 2024. Asking grazing cattle: using virtual fencing collars to make forage availability dynamics visible. Grassland Science in Europe 29, 630-632.

Horn J., Riesch F., Komainda M., Isselstein J., 2024. Virtual herding: current trends and future prospects for grazing livestock. Grassland Science in Europe 29, 458-461.

Komainda M., Fernández-Habas J., Fernández-Rebollo P., Isselstein J., Kulik M., Lind V. Diverse grassland and diverse benefits: the different roles and purposes of grassland. Grassland Science in Europe 29, 778-787.

Komainda M., Isselstein J., 2024. Spitzwegerich (Plantago lanceolata L.) in Weiden zur Verringerung von Stickstoffemisson. Agrarforschung zum Klimawandel – Potsdam 11. - 14.03.204

Komainda M., Isselstein J., 2024. Grazing system performance and environmental quality in relation to long-term stocking intensity. Grassland Science in Europe 29, 308-310.

Siede C., Pohlmann W., Juch A., Hamidi D., Isselstein J., Komainda M., 2024. Bite item diversity and bite item quality in an extensive grazing system with suckler cows. Grassland Science in Europe 29, 813-815.

Thielecke D., Isselstein J., Komainda M., 2024. Multispecies for multifunctional grassland: evaluating novel forb species for temperate climates. Grassland Science in Europe 29, 333-335.

2023

Bukowiecki J., Komainda M., Ullrich L., Herrmann A., Kage H., 2023. Standort- und Management-Effekte auf die Nettomineralisation. Mitt. Ges. Pflanzenbauwissenschaften 45-46.

Glowacki, S., Komainda, M., Leisen, E., Isselstein, J., 2023. Einfluss von trockenheitstoleranteren Gräsern kombiniert mit Luzerne auf Stickstoffertrag. Wissenschaftstagung Ökologischer Landbau, 2023.

Hamidi, D., Komainda, M., Grinnell, N. A., Riesch, F., Horn, J., Hamidi, M., Traulsen, I., Isselstein, J., 2023. More than a fencing system? Testing the validity of virtual fencing collars for cattle monitoring on pasture. 25. International Grassland Congress, May 14-19 in Kentucky, USA.

Hamidi, D., Komainda, M., Grinnell, N. A., Wilms, L., Riesch, F., Horn, J., Hamidi, M., Traulsen I., Isselstein J., 2023. Virtual fencing predictable for cattle? 25. International Grassland Congress, May 14-19 in Kentucky, USA.

Hamidi, D., Grinnell, N.A., Komainda, M., Wilms, L., Riesch, F., Horn, J., Hamidi, M., Traulsen, I., Isselstein J., 2023. The visibility of the invisible: Analysing heifers reactions while learning the virtual fence system. 74. Annual Meeting, European Federation of Animal Science, August 26th – September 1st, 2023 in Lyon, France, 443.

Hamidi D., Komainda M., Grinnell N. A., Riesch F., Horn J., Hamidi, M., Traulsen I., Isselstein J., 2023. Monitoring animal movements by virtual fencing collars – a comparison of different time intervals. 74. Annual Meeting, European Federation of Animal Science, August 26th – September 1st, 2023 in Lyon, France, 247.

Han, X., Ding, Y., Komainda, M., Mason-Jones, J., Dippold, M., Banfield, C., 2023. Intracellular carbon storage: An intermediate carbon reservoir in Grasslands? BONARES Conference.

Komainda, M., Isselstein, J., 2023. Belowground productivity in patches of heterogeneous grass swards after nearly two decades of low-intensity cattle grazing. International Grassland Congress.

Komainda, M., Herrmann, A., Bukowiecki, J., Schwarz, F., Kayser, M., Kage, H., Isselstein, J., 2023. NIRS-gestützte Modellierung der N-Nachlieferung im Maisanbau Mitt. Ges. Pflanzenbauwissenschaften 43-44.

Komainda, M., Isselstein, J., 2023. Räumliche Variabilität von Bodenkohlenstoff in heterogenem Weideland. Mitt. Ges. Pflanzenbauwissenschaften 163-164.

Komainda, M., Obermeyer, K., Molkentin, J., Kayser, M., Isselstein, J., 2023. Feststellung des Weidefutteranteils in der Ration anhand der Fettsäuren in Kuhmilch. Mitt. Ges. Pflanzenbauwissenschaften 153-154.

Wild, M., Gauly, M., Zanon, T., Isselstein, J., Komainda, M., 2023. Bewegungsmuster und selektives Fressverhalten von ungehüteten Schafen und mögliche Konsequenzen für die botanische Zusammensetzung und die Nachhaltigkeit der Weidenutzung auf Alpweiden in Nord-Italien. Mitt. Ges. Pflanzenbauwissenschaften 37-38.

Schwarz, F., Kayser, M., Herrmann, A., Isselstein, J., Komainda, M., 2023. Die Untersuchung von N-Effizienz in Silomais unter Zuhilfenahme von Chlorophyllwerten. Mitt. Ges. Pflanzenbauwissenschaften 189-190.

Thielecke, D., Isselstein, J., Komainda, M., 2023. Potentielle neue Graslandarten: Multispezies für multifunktionales Grünland: Bewertung alternativer Futterkräuter für die Pferdeernährung. Mitt. Ges. Pflanzenbauwissenschaften 173-174.

2022

Ding, Y., Komainda, M., Mason-Jones, K., Dippold, M., Banfield, C., 2022. Intracellular carbon storage in grassland soils: An intermediate carbon reservoir. SOM 2022

Fernández-Habas, J. Komainda, M., Schmitz, A., Fernández-Rebollo, P., Isselstein, J., 2022. Can grassland vegetation be estimated from smartphone pictures collected by citizen scientists? Grassland Science in Europe 27, 373-375. https://www.europeangrassland.org/fileadmin/documents/Infos/Printed_Matter/Proceedings/EGF2022.pdf

Glowacki, S., Komainda, M., Leisen, E., Isselstein, J., 2022. Auswirkungen des Luzerneanbaus mit trockenheitstoleranten Gräsern auf die Ertragsleistung. VDLUFA Kongress, Halle, 2022.

Grinnell N. A., Komainda M., Tonn B., Hamidi D., Isselstein J., 2022 Extensively managed grasslands: productivity after more than a decade without fertilizer input. Grassland Science in Europe 27, 161-163 . https://www.europeangrassland.org/fileadmin/documents/Infos/Printed_Matter/Proceedings/EGF2022.pdf

Grinnell N. A., Hamidi D., Riesch F., Horn J., Komainda M., Ammer S., Traulsen I., Isselstein J., 2022. Nutzung von Smart Farming Sensoren in der Weidehaltung von Rindern. 15. Tagung: Bau, Technik und Umwelt in der landwirtschaftlichen Nutztierhaltung. 70-74.

Hamidi D., Komainda M., Grinnell N. A., Horn J., Riesch F., Ammer S., Hamidi, M., Traulsen I., Isselstein J., 2022. Effects of electrical impulses on cattle grazing behaviour: virtual vs. physical fencing. Grassland Science in Europe 27, 602-604. https://www.europeangrassland.org/fileadmin/documents/Infos/Printed_Matter/Proceedings/EGF2022.pdf

Hamidi D., Hütt C., Komainda M., Grinnell N. A., Horn J., Riesch F., Hamidi, M., Traulsen I., Isselstein J., 2022. Spatial distribution of virtually and physically fenced cattle in relation to forage availability. Grassland Science in Europe 27, 599-601. https://www.europeangrassland.org/fileadmin/documents/Infos/Printed_Matter/Proceedings/EGF2022.pdf

Hamidi D., Komainda M., Grinnell N. A., Horn J., Riesch F., Hamidi, M., Traulsen I., Isselstein J., 2022. Veränderungen im Tierverhalten als Umtriebsindikation. Internationale Weidetagung 2022, Grenzen und Möglichkeiten der Weidehaltung im Berggebiet, 25.

Hamidi D., Komainda M., Grinnell N. A., Horn J., Riesch F., Hamidi, M., Ammer S., Traulsen I., Isselstein J., 2022. Ruhen auf der Weide – Möglichkeiten der Detektion mit Hilfe von GPS Daten aus virtuellen Zäunungshalsbändern. Internationale Weidetagung 2022, Grenzen und Möglichkeiten der Weidehaltung im Berggebiet, 77.

Hamidi D., Komainda M., Grinnell N. A., Riesch F., Horn J., Hamidi, M., Traulsen I., Isselstein J., 2022. Virtuelles Zäunen: Chancen für eine verbesserte Tierüberwachung? Arbeitsgemeinschaft Grünland und Futterbau 65, 97-99

Hamidi D., Grinnell N. A., Horn J., Riesch F., Komainda M., Ammer S., Traulsen I., Isselstein J., 2022. Virtuelles Zäunen: Brauchen Rinder sichtbaren Zäune? 15. Tagung: Bau, Technik und Umwelt in der landwirtschaftlichen Nutztierhaltung. 95-98.

Jauker, F., Hamidi, D., Baumann, K., Komainda, M., Hütt, C., Isselstein, J., Wolters, V., Precision grazing for biodiversity? Spatio-temporal scales of grazing effects on vegetation structure and arthropod abundance. GfÖ Jahrestagung, Metz, Frankreich

Komainda, M., Isselstein, J., 2022. Milchproduktion von vielfältigen Grasnarben. Arbeitsgemeinschaft Grünland und Futterbau 65, 100-103.

Komainda, M., Titera, J., Tonn, B., Kajzrová, K., Pavlu, V.V., Isselstein, J., 2022. Adaption of selected grasses towards micro-environmental conditions under long-term extensive grazing. Grassland Science in Europe 27, 421-423. https://www.europeangrassland.org/fileadmin/documents/Infos/Printed_Matter/Proceedings/EGF2022.pdf

Obermeyer, K., Komainda, M., Kayser, M., Isselstein, J., 2022. Performance of two rising plate meters in assisting grazing management in semi-natural grassland. Grassland Science in Europe, 27, 689-691. https://www.europeangrassland.org/fileadmin/documents/Infos/Printed_Matter/Proceedings/EGF2022.pdf

Siede, C., Komainda, M., Tonn, B., Wolters, S.M.C., Isselstein, J., 2022. Weidehaltung mit Pferden: Das Potential von Grünland zur Reduzierung des Kraftfutteraufwands. Arbeitsgemeinschaft Grünland und Futterbau 65, 112-115.

Siede, C., Komainda, M., Tonn, B., Wolters, S.M.C., Isselstein, J., 2022. Fütterungsszenarien mit Beweidung zur Kraftfuttereinsparung in der Pferdehaltung. VDLUFA Kongressband 2022, 512-519. https://www.vdlufa.de/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/Kongessband-2022-Low-res.pdf

 

2021

Grinnell, N.A., Hamidi, D., Horn, J., Riesch, F., Komainda, M., Ammer, S., Traulsen, I., Isselstein, J., 2021. The effect of fencing technology on grazing behaviour: differences in herbage consumption. Grassland Science in Europe, 26, 181-183. https://www.europeangrassland.org/fileadmin/documents/Infos/Printed_Matter/Proceedings/EGF2021.pdf

Grinnell, N.A., Hamidi, D., Riesch, F., Horn, J., Komainda, M., Ammer, S., Traulsen, I., Isselstein, J., 2021. Testing the validity of a precision dairy ear sensor technology in recording grazing time. Grassland Science in Europe, 26, 205-207. https://www.europeangrassland.org/fileadmin/documents/Infos/Printed_Matter/Proceedings/EGF2021.pdf

Hamidi, D., Komainda, D., Tonn, B., Harbers, J., Grinnell, N.A., Isselstein, J., 2021. Movement behaviour of cattle analysed with GPS data as affected by three different grazing intensities. Grassland Science in Europe, 26, 175-177. https://www.europeangrassland.org/fileadmin/documents/Infos/Printed_Matter/Proceedings/EGF2021.pdf

Hamidi, D., Grinnell, N.A., Horn, J., Riesch, F., Komainda, M., Ammer, S., Traulsen, I., Isselstein, J., 2021. Training cattle with virtual fences on permanent pastures. Grassland Science in Europe, 26, 187-189. https://www.europeangrassland.org/fileadmin/documents/Infos/Printed_Matter/Proceedings/EGF2021.pdf

Hütt, C., Bolten, A., Hohlmann, B., Komainda, M., Lussem, U., Isselstein, J., Bareth, G., 2021. First results of applying UAV laser scanning to a cattle grazing experiment. Grassland Science in Europe, 26, 135-137. https://www.europeangrassland.org/fileadmin/documents/Infos/Printed_Matter/Proceedings/EGF2021.pdf 

Isselstein, J., Komainda, M., 2021. Reconciling the goals – grass breeding for an improved grassland husbandry. EUCARPIA, Palacký University Press, p. 1-6. https://www.research-collection.ethz.ch/bitstream/handle/20.500.11850/511542/Eucarpia2021epdf.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y  

Komainda, M., Muto, P., Isselstein, J., 2021. The role of complex forage mixtures to provide multiple ecosystem services. the British Grassland Society Meeting, March 2021.

Komainda, M., von Kameke, A., Isselstein, J., 2021. Milch ausschließlich von Gras? Bewertung der Graslandbeanspruchung durch Milchkühe im historischen Ablauf. Mitt. Ges. Pflanzenbauwissenschaften 108-109. https://www.gpw.uni-kiel.de/de/gpw-tagung/tagungsbaende/tagungsband_2021.pdf

Lamega, S., Komainda, M., Hoffmann, M., Mabitsela, K., Odhiambo, J., Ayisi, K., Isselstein, J., 2021. Assessing feed gaps on smallholder livestock farms in Limpopo: production system and coping strategies. International Grassland Congress 2021. Nairobi, Kenya, Accepted abstract.

Lamega, S., Komainda, M., Hoffmann, M., Odhiambo, J., Ayisi, K., Isselstein, J., 2021. Closing feed gaps by winter forage production in Limpopo province: what is the potential? International Grassland Congress 2021. Nairobi, Kenya.

Riesch, F., Komainda, M., Horn, J., Isselstein, J., 2021. Real-world applications for virtual fences – what are potential benefits for conservation? International Grassland Congress 2021, Nairobi, Kenya.

2020

Bettin, K., Komainda, M., Tonn, B., Isselstein, J., 2020. Grassland plant species richness in dairy farming systems with different feeding strategies. Grassland Science in Europe 25, 451-453. https://www.europeangrassland.org/fileadmin/documents/Infos/Printed_Matter/Proceedings/EGF2020.pdf  

Komainda, M., Muto, P., Isselstein, J., 2020. Trade-off between forage quality and yield by adapting the harvesting regime to promote flowering in ley grassland, Grassland Science in Europe 25, 511-513. https://www.europeangrassland.org/fileadmin/documents/Infos/Printed_Matter/Proceedings/EGF2020.pdf

Komainda, M., Reidy, B., Isselstein, J., Ineichen, S., 2020. Einsatz von Spitzwegerich in Saatmischungen für Wechselgrünland: Ertragseffekte, Potential von Ökotypen, Wirkung wertvoller Inhaltsstoffe und offene Fragen. Arbeitsgemeinschaft Grünland und Futterbau 20. https://www.lfl.bayern.de/mam/cms07/ipz/dateien/aggf_2020_komainda_et_al.pdf   

Riesch, F., Komainda, M., Horn, J., Isselstein, J., 2020. Pastures of the future: Prospects of virtual fencing to promote grazing in European dairy farming. Grassland Science in Europe 25, 671-673.  https://www.europeangrassland.org/fileadmin/documents/Infos/Printed_Matter/Proceedings/EGF2020.pdf

Riesch, F., Komainda, M., Horn, J., Isselstein J., 2020. Grüne Aussichten: mehr Weidegang für Milchkühe durch virtuelle Zäune? Arbeitsgemeinschaft Grünland und Futterbau 20. https://www.lfl.bayern.de/mam/cms07/ipz/dateien/aggf_2020_riesch_et_al.pdf

Schmiedgen, A., Komainda, M., Tonn, B., Kayser, M., Isselstein, J., 2020. Grassland growth dynamics and dead biomass production over two growing seasons of silvopastoral alley cropping systems with willows. European Agroforestry Federation.

Sutterlütti, R., Tonn, B., Komainda, M., Kayser, M., Isselstein, J., 2020. Leaf area index dynamics in a grass - willow alley cropping system. Grassland Science in Europe 25. 559-561. https://www.europeangrassland.org/fileadmin/documents/Infos/Printed_Matter/Proceedings/EGF2020.pdf

2019

Harbers, J., Komainda, M., Tonn, B., Isselstein, J., 2019. Einfluss von Witterungsfaktoren auf das Verhalten von Mutterkühen auf extensiver Standweide. Arbeitsgemeinschaft Grünland und Futterbau 20, 85-88. https://www.lfl.bayern.de/mam/cms07/ipz/dateien/aggf_2019_harbers_et_al.pdf  

Komainda, M., Isselstein, J., 2019. Effekte funktionaler Sortenmerkmale von Lolium perenne auf die Futterqualität bei variierendem Artenreichtum. Arbeitsgemeinschaft Grünland und Futterbau 20, 29-32. https://www.lfl.bayern.de/mam/cms07/ipz/dateien/aggf_2019_komainda_isselstein.pdf

Komainda, M., Isselstein, J., 2019. Importance of functional traits of the variety of Lolium perenne on forage quality decreases when grown in mixtures. Grassland Science in Europe 24. 161-163. https://www.europeangrassland.org/fileadmin/documents/Infos/Printed_Matter/Proceedings/EGF2019.pdf

Schiebenhöfer, N., Komainda, M., Isselstein, J., 2019. Kongruenz der Themenvielfalt im Grünland: Ein Vergleich von Praxis- und Forschungsarbeiten. Arbeitsgemeinschaft Grünland und Futterbau 20. 177-180. https://www.lfl.bayern.de/mam/cms07/ipz/dateien/aggf_2019_schiebenhoefer_et_al.pdf

Schmiedgen, A., Komainda, M., Tonn, B., Kayser, M., Isselstein, J., 2019. Produktivität und Qualität von Grünland in einem Agroforstsystem mit Weiden. Arbeitsgemeinschaft Grünland und Futterbau 20. 141-144. https://www.lfl.bayern.de/mam/cms07/ipz/dateien/aggf_2019_schmiedgen_et_al.pdf   

Until 2018

Kalzendorf, C., Komainda, M., Bothe, B., Pries, M., 2018. Ertragsleistung, Futterqualität und Mischungseignung von Rohrschwingel. Arbeitsgemeinschaft Grünland und Futterbau 19, 55-61. https://www.lfl.bayern.de/mam/cms07/ipz/dateien/aggf_2018_kalzendorf_et_al.pdf

Kalzendorf, C., Komainda, M. 2018. Ertragsleistung, Mischungseignung und Futterqualität von Struktur betonten Grasmischungen - dreijährige Ergebnisse von fünf Standorten in Nordwestdeutschland. Arbeitsgemeinschaft Grünland und Futterbau 19, 177-180. https://www.lfl.bayern.de/mam/cms07/ipz/dateien/aggf_2018_kalzendorf_komainda.pdf

Komainda, M., Taube, F., Kluß, C., Herrmann, A., 2017. Ertragsleistung und Umweltwirkungen von Winterzwischenfrüchten in einer Silomaisselbstfolge unter den klimatischen Bedingungen Norddeutschlands. Arbeitsgemeinschaft Grünland und Futterbau 18, 135-140. https://www.lfl.bayern.de/mam/cms07/ipz/dateien/aggf_2017_komainda_et_al.pdf

Komainda, M., Taube, F., Kluß, C., Herrmann, A., 2016. Carbon partitioning to roots of maize hybrids differing in maturity group. Grassland Science in Europe 21, 702-704. https://www.europeangrassland.org/fileadmin/documents/Infos/Printed_Matter/Proceedings/EGF2016.pdf

Komainda, M., Taube, F., Kluß, C., Herrmann, A., 2016. Do catch crops improve nitrogen use efficiency of silage maize? Delin, S., Wetterlind, J., Aronsson, H., Engström, L., Carlsson, G. (Eds) Efficient use of different sources of nitrogen in agriculture – from theory to practice. Skara, Sweden, Abstracts of the 19th Nitrogen workshop, 281-282.

Komainda, M., Taube, F., Kluß, C., Herrmann, A., 2015. Impact of sowing date of maize catch crops on yield and environmental effects - a trade off? Van den Pol-van Dasselaar, A., Aarts, H.F.M., De Vliegher, A., Reheul, D., Reijneveld, J.A., Verloop, J., Hopkins, A. (Eds) Grassland and forages in high output dairy farming systems. Wageningen, The Netherlands, Grassland Science in Europe 20, 440-442. https://www.europeangrassland.org/fileadmin/documents/Infos/Printed_Matter/Proceedings/EGF2015.pdf

Komainda, M., Taube, F., Kluß, C., Herrmann, A., 2015. Effekt des Erntetermins von Silomais auf Maisertrag, N-Aufnahme von Zwischenfrüchten und assoziierte Umwelteffekte - ein Trade-off? Arbeitsgemeinschaft Grünland und Futterbau 16, 216-219. https://www.lfl.bayern.de/mam/cms07/ipz/dateien/aggf_2015_komainda_et_al.pdf

Komainda, M., Taube, F., Kluß, C., Herrmann, A., 2014. Ertragsleistungen und Umwelteffekte unterschiedlich terminierter Aussaatzeitpunkte für Winterzwischenfrüchte nach Silomais in Norddeutschland. Mitt. Ges. Pflanzenbauwissenschaften 26, 304-305. https://www.gpw.uni-kiel.de/de/gpw-tagung/tagungsbaende/tagungsband-2014

Book contributions

Lamega, S.A., Klinck, L., Komainda, M., Odhiambo, I.J.O., Ayisi, K.K., Isselstein, J., 2024. Feed Gaps among cattle keepers in semiarid and arid Southern African Regions: A case study in the Limpopo Province, South Africa. In: G. P. von Maltitz et al. (eds.), Sustainability of Southern African Ecosystems under Global Change, Ecological Studies 248, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-10948-5_19

Komainda, M., Isselstein J., 2023. Grünfutter und Grünfutterkonservate: Stellung in der Futterwirtschaft. In: Handbuch der Futtermittel (Dänicke, S., Flachowsky, G., Isselstein, J., Jeroch, H., Schenkel, H., Schöne, F., Steinhöfel, O., Windisch, W.), S. 83-87. Agrimedia, Erling Verlag, ISBN 978-3-86263-178-0. https://www.erling-verlag.com/produkt/handbuch-der-futtermittel/

Isselstein J., Komainda, M., 2023. Grünfutter und Grünfutterkonservate: Grünlandaufwuchs. In: Handbuch der Futtermittel (Dänicke, S., Flachowsky, G., Isselstein, J., Jeroch, H., Schenkel, H., Schöne, F., Steinhöfel, O., Windisch, W.), S. 98-130. Agrimedia, Erling Verlag, ISBN 978-3-86263-178-0. https://www.erling-verlag.com/produkt/handbuch-der-futtermittel/

Komainda, M., Isselstein J., 2023. Grünfutter und Grünfutterkonservate: Grünfutter im Feldfutterbau. In: Handbuch der Futtermittel (Dänicke, S., Flachowsky, G., Isselstein, J., Jeroch, H., Schenkel, H., Schöne, F., Steinhöfel, O., Windisch, W.), S. 133-182. Agrimedia, Erling Verlag, ISBN 978-3-86263-178-0. https://www.erling-verlag.com/produkt/handbuch-der-futtermittel/

Hummel, J., Isselstein, J., Komainda, M., 2023. Knollen und Wurzeln: Beta-Rüben. In: Handbuch der Futtermittel (Dänicke, S., Flachowsky, G., Isselstein, J., Jeroch, H., Schenkel, H., Schöne, F., Steinhöfel, O., Windisch, W.), S. 231-237. Agrimedia, Erling Verlag, ISBN 978-3-86263-178-0. https://www.erling-verlag.com/produkt/handbuch-der-futtermittel/

Elsäßer, M. et al., 2021. Anpassungsstrategien an den Klimawandel im Grünland. Arbeiten der DLG, Band 208. DLG-Ausschuss für Grünland und Futterbau. DLG-Verlag GmbH, Frankfurt am Main. https://www.dlg-verlag.de/shop/anpassungsstrategien-an-den-klimawandel-im-grunland.html

Isselstein, J., Komainda, M., Schiebenhöfer, N., 2019. Grassland Use in Europe. A Syllabus for young farmers. In: Van den Pol-van Dassellaar A., Bastiaansen-Aantjes L., Bogue F., Huyghe C. (eds). Éditions Quae, 1-267. ISBN: 978-2-7592-3145-4 e-ISBN (pdf): 978-2-7592-3146-1 x-ISBN (ePub): 978-2-7592-3147-8. https://research.wur.nl/en/publications/grassland-use-in-europe-a-syllabus-for-young-farmers