Peer-reviewed journal articles


Ali, A.A., Fan, Y., Corre, M.D., Kotowska, M.M., Preuss-Hassler, E., Cahyo, A.N., Moyano, F.E., Stiegler, C., Röll, A., Meijide, A., Olchev, A., Ringeler, A., Leuschner, C., Ariani, R., June, T., Tarigan, S., Kreft, H., Hölscher, D., Xu, C., Koven, C.D., Dagon, K., Fisher, R.A., Veldkamp, E. & A. Knohl, 2022. Implementing a new rubber plant functional type in the Community Land Model (CLM5) improves accuracy of carbon and water flux estimation. Land 11, 183. DOI:10.3390/land11020183

Chrysafi, A., Virkki, V., Jalava, M., Sandström, V., Piipponen, J., Porkka, M., Lade, S.J., La Mere, K., Wang-Erlandsson, L., Scherer, L., Andersen, L.S., Bennett, E., Brauman, K.A., Cooper, G.S., De Palma, A., Döll, P., Downing, A.S., DuBois, T.C., Fetzer, I., Fulton, E.A., Gerten, D., Jaafar, H., Jägermeyr, J., Jaramillo, F., Jung, M., Kahiluoto, H., Lassaletta, L., Mackay, A.W., Mason-D’Croz, D., Mekonnen, M.M., Nash, K.L., Pastor, A.V., Ramankutty, N., Ridoutt, B., Siebert, S., Simmons, B.I., Staal, A., Sun, Z., Tobian, A., Usubiaga-Liaño, A., van der Ent, R.J., van Soesbergen, A., Verburg, P.H., Wada, Y., Zipper, S. & M. Kummu, 2022. Quantifying Earth system interactions for sustainable food production via expert elicitation. Nature Sustainability 5, 830-842. DOI:10.1038/s41893-022-00940-6

Dueri, S., Brown, H., Asseng, S., Ewert, F., Webber, H., George, M., Craigie, R., Guarin, J.R., Pequeno, D.N.L., Stella, T., Ahmed, M., Alderman, P.D., Basso, B., Berger, A.G., Mujica, G.B., Cammarano, D., Chen, Y., Dumont, B., Rezaei, E.E., Fereres, E., Ferrise, R., Gaiser, T., Gao, Y., Garcia-Vila, M., Gayler, S., Hochman, Z., Hoogenboom, G., Kersebaum, K.C., Nendel, C., Olesen, J.E., Padovan, G., Palosuo, T., Priesack, E., Pullens, J.W.M., Rodríguez, A., Rötter, R.P., Ramos, M.R., Semenov, M.A., Senapati, N., Siebert, S., Srivastava, A.K., Stöckle, C., Supit, I., Tao, F., Thorburn, P., Wang, E., Weber, T.K.D., Xiao, L., Zhao, C., Zhao, J., Zhao, Z., Zhu, Y. & P. Martre, 2022. Simulation of winter wheat response to variable sowing dates and densities in a high-yielding environment. Journal of Experimental Botany 73, 5715-5729. DOI:10.1093/jxb/erac221

Engell, I., Linsler, D., Sandor, M., Joergensen, R.G., Meinen, C. & M. Potthoff, 2022. The effects of conservation tillage on chemical and microbial soil parameters at four sites across Europe. Plants 11, 1747. DOI:10.3390/plants11131747

Guarin, J.R., Martre, P., Ewert, F., Webber, H., Dueri, S., Calderini, D., Reynolds, M., Molero, G., Miralles, D., Garcia, G., Slafer, G., Giunta, F., Noleto Luz Pequeno, D., Stella, T., Ahmed, M., Alderman, P.D., Basso, B., Berger, A.G., Bindi, M., Bracho Mujica, G., Cammarano, D., Chen, Y., Dumont, B., Eyshi Rezaei, E., Fereres, E., Ferrise, R., Gaiser, T., Gao, Y., Garcia-Vila, M., Gayler, S., Hochman, Z., Hoogenboom, G., Hunt, L.A., Kersebaum, C., Nendel, C., Olesen, J., Palosuo, T., Priesack, E., Pullens, J., Rodriguez, A., Rötter, R.P., Ruiz-Ramos, M., Semenov, M.A., Senapati, N., Siebert, S., Srivastava, A.K., Stöckle, C.O., Supit, I., Tao, F., Thorburn, P.J., Wang, E., Weber, T.K.D., Xiao, L., Zhang, Z., Zhao, C., Zhao, J., Zhao, Z., Zhu, Y. & S. Asseng, in press. Evidence for increasing global wheat yield potential. Environmental Research Letters. DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/aca77c

Kamali, B., Lorite, I.J., Webber, H.A., Rezaei, E.E., Gabaldon-Leal, C., Nendel, C., Siebert, S., Ramirez-Cuesta, J.M., Ewert, F. & J.J. Ojeda, 2022. Uncertainty in climate change impact studies for irrigated maize cropping systems in southern Spain. Scientific Reports 12, 4049. DOI:10.1038/s41598-022-08056-9

Karandish, F., Nouri, H., & J.F. Schyns, 2022. Agricultural adaptation to reconcile food security and water sustainability under climate change: The case of cereals in Iran. Earth's Future 10, e2021EF002095. DOI:10.1029/2021EF002095

Kemper, R., Döring, T.F., Legner, N., Meinen, C. & M. Athmann, 2022. Root traits in cover crop mixtures of blue lupin and winter rye. Plant and Soil. DOI:10.1007/s11104-022-05366-9

Marañón-Jiménez, S., Serrano-Ortíz, P., Peñuelas, J., Meijide, A., Chamizo, S., López-Ballesteros, A., Vicente-Vicente, J.L. & E. Fernández-Ondoño, 2022. Effects of herbaceous covers and mineral fertilizers on the nutrient stocks and fluxes in a Mediterranean olive grove. European Journal of Agronomy 140, 126597. DOI: 10.1016/j.eja.2022.126597

Peng, J., Rezaei, E.E., Zhu, W., Wang, D., Li, H., Yang, B., & Z. Sun, 2022. Plant density estimation using UAV imagery and deep learning. Remote Sensing 14, 5923. DOI:10.3390/rs14235923

Qin, Y., Hong, C., Zhao, H., Siebert, S., Abatzoglou, J.T., Huning, L.S., Sloat, L.L., Park, S., Li, S., Munroe, D.K., Zhu, T., Davis, S.J. & N.D. Mueller, 2022. Snowmelt risk telecouplings for irrigated agriculture. Nature Climate Change 12, 1007-1015. DOI:10.1038/s41558-022-01509-z

Sandström, V., Chrysafi, A., Lamminen, M., Troell, M., Jalava, M., Piipponen, J., Siebert, S., van Hal, O., Virkki, V. & M. Kummu, 2022. Food system by-products upcycled in livestock and aquaculture feeds can increase global food supply. Nature Food 3, 729-740. DOI:10.1038/s43016-022-00589-6

Zhu, W., Eyshi Rezaei, E., Nouri, H., Sun, Z., Li, J., Yu, D. & S. Siebert, 2022. UAV-based indicators of crop growth are robust for distinct water and nutrient management but vary between crop development phases. Field Crops Research 284, 108582. DOI:10.1016/j.fcr.2022.108582


Abbasi, N., Nouri, H., Didan, K., Barreto-Muñoz, A., Chavoshi Borujeni, S., Salemi, H., Opp, C., Siebert, S. & P. Nagler, 2021. Estimating actual evapotranspiration over croplands using vegetation index methods and dynamic harvested area. Remote Sensing 13, 5167. DOI:10.3390/rs13245167

Ahrends, H.E., Siebert, S., Eyshi Rezaei, E., Seidel, S.J., Hüging, H., Ewert, F., Döring, T.F., Rueda-Ayala, V., Eugster, W. & T. Gaiser, 2021. Nutrient supply affects the yield stability of major European crops - a 50-year study. Environmental Research Letters 16, 014003. DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/abc849

Berger, M., Campos, J., Carolli, M., Dantas, I., Kosatica, E., Kramer, A., Mikosch, N., Nouri, H., Schlattmann, A., Schmidt, F., Scomberg, A. & E. Semmling, 2021. Advancing the water footprint into an instrument to support achieving the SDGs – Recommendations from the Global Resource Water (GRoW) research initiative. Water Resource Management 35, 1291-1298. DOI:10.1007/s11269-021-02784-9

Buerkert, A., Ganeshaiah, K.N. & S. Siebert, 2021. Water use in human civilizations: an interdisciplinary analysis of a perpetual social-ecological challenge. Frontiers of Agricultural Science and Engineering 8, 512-524. DOI:10.15302/J-FASE-2021393

Chea, L., Meijide, A., Meinen, C., Pawelzik, E & M. Naumann, 2021. Cultivar-Dependent Responses in Plant Growth, Leaf Physiology, Phosphorus Use Efficiency, and Tuber Quality of Potatoes Under Limited Phosphorus Availability Conditions. Frontiers in Plant Science 12,723862. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2021.723862

Dirks, I., Streit, J. & C. Meinen, 2021. Above and belowground relative yield total of clover–ryegrass mixtures exceed one in wet and dry years. Agriculture 11, 206. DOI:10.3390/agriculture11030206

Eyshi Rezaei, E., Ghazaryan, G., González, J., Cornish, N., Dubovyk, O. & S. Siebert, 2021. The use of remote sensing to derive maize sowing dates for large-scale crop yield simulations. International Journal of Biometeorology 65, 565-576. DOI:10.1007/s00484-020-02050-4

Eyshi Rezaei, E., Ghazaryan, G., Moradi, R., Dubovyk, O. & S. Siebert, 2021. Crop harvested area, not yield drives variability in crop production in Iran. Environmental Research Letters 16, 064058. DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/abfe29

Karandish, F., Nouri, H. & H. Brugnach, 2021. Agro-economic and socio-environmental assessments of food and virtual water trades of Iran. Scientific Reports 11, 15022. DOI:10.1038/s41598-021-93928-9

Khan, T., Nouri, H., Booij, M. J., Hoekstra, A.Y., Khan, H. & I. Ullah, 2021. Water footprint, blue water scarcity, and economic water productivity of irrigated crops in Peshawar basin, Pakistan. Water 13, 1249. DOI:10.3390/w13091249

Meza, I., Eyshi Rezaei, E., Siebert, S., Ghazaryan, G., Nouri, H., Dubovyk, O., Gerdener, H., Herbert, C., Kusche, J., Popat, E., Rhyner, J., Jordaan, A., Walz, Y. & M. Hagenlocher, 2021. Drought risk for agricultural systems in South Africa: Drivers, spatial patterns, and implications for drought risk management. Science of The Total Environment 799, 149505. DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.149505

Nagler, P.L., Barreto-Muñoz, A., Chavoshi Borujeni, S., Nouri, H., Jarchow, C.J. & K. Didan, 2021. Riparian area changes in greenness and water use on the Lower Colorado River in the USA from 2000 to 2020. Remote Sensing 13, 1332. DOI:10.3390/rs13071332

Ojeda, J.J., Eyshi Rezaei, E., Kamali, B., McPhee, J., Meinke, H., Siebert, S., Webb, M.A., Ara, I., Mulcahy, F. & F. Ewert, 2021. Impact of crop management and environment on the spatio-temporal variance of potato yield at regional scale. Field Crops Research 270, 108213. DOI:10.1016/j.fcr.2021.108213

Ojeda, J.J., Eyshi Rezaei, E., Remenyi, T.A., Webber, H.A., Siebert, S., Meinke, H., Webb, M.A., Kamali, B., Harris, R.M.B., Kidd, D.B., Mohammed, C.L., McPhee, J., Capuano, J. & F. Ewert, 2021. Implications of data aggregation method on crop model outputs – The case of irrigated potato systems in Tasmania, Australia. European Journal of Agronomy 126, 126276. DOI:10.1016/j.eja.2021.126276

Perez-Quezada, J.F., Urrutia, P., Olivares-Rojas, J., Meijide, A., Sánchez-Cañete, E.P. & A. Gaxiola, 2021. Long term effects of fire on the soil greenhouse gas balance of an old-growth temperate rainforest. Science of The Total Environment 755, 142442. DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.142442

Seidel, S.J., Gaiser, T., Ahrends, H.E., Hüging, H., Siebert, S., Bauke, S.L., Gocke, M.I., Koch, M., Schweitzer, K., Schaaf, G., & F. Ewert, 2021. Crop response to P fertilizer omission under a changing climate - Experimental and modeling results over 115 years of a long-term fertilizer experiment. Field Crops Research 268, 108174. DOI:10.1016/j.fcr.2021.108174

Vulova, S., Meier, F., Rocha, A.D., Quanz, J., Nouri, H. & B. Kleinsmith, 2021. Modeling urban evapotranspiration using remote sensing, flux footprints, and artificial intelligence, Science of The Total Environment 786, 147293. DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.147293


Blatchford, M. L., Mannaerts, C.M., Zeng, Y., Njuki, S. Nouri, H., Pelgrum, H., Wonink, S. & P. Karimi, 2020. Evaluation of WaPOR V2 evapotranspiration products across Africa. Hydrological Processes 34, 3200-3221. DOI:10.1002/hyp.13791

Blatchford, M. L., Mannaerts, C.M., Zeng, Y., Nouri, H. & P. Karimi, 2020. Influence of spatial resolution on remote sensing-based irrigation performance assessment using WaPOR. Remote Sensing 12, 2949. DOI:10.3390/rs12182949

Bourgault, M., Webber, H.A., Chenu, K., O’Leary, G.J., Gaiser, T., Siebert, S., Dreccer, F., Huth, N., Fitzgerald, G.J., Tausz, M. & F. Ewert, 2020. Early vigour in wheat: could it lead to more severe terminal drought stress under elevated atmospheric CO2 and semi-arid conditions? Global Change Biology 26, 4079-4093. DOI:10.1111/gcb.15128

Ghazaryan, G., König, S., Eyshi Rezaei, E., Siebert, S. & O. Dubovyk, 2020. Analysis of drought impact on croplands from global to regional scale: A remote sensing approach. Remote Sensing 12, 4030. DOI:10.3390/rs12244030

Kinnunen, P., Guillaume, J.H.A., Taka, M., D’Odorico, P., Siebert, S., Puma, M.J., Jalava, M. & M. Kummu, 2020. Local food crop production can fulfil demand for less than one-third of the population. Nature Food 1, 229-237. DOI:10.1038/s43016-020-0060-7

Meijide, A., de la Rua, C., Guillaume, T., Röll, A., Hassler, E., Stiegler, C., Tjoa, A., June, T., Corre, M.D., Veldkamp, E. & A. Knohl, 2020. Measured greenhouse gas budgets challenge emission savings from palm-oil biodiesel. Nature Communications 11, 1089. DOI:10.1038/s41467-020-14852-6

Meza, I., Siebert, S., Döll, P., Kusche, J., Herbert, C., Eyshi Rezaei, E., Nouri, H., Gerdener, H., Popat, E., Frischen, J., Naumann, G., Vogt, J.V., Walz, Y., Sebesvari, Z. & M. Hagenlocher, 2020. Global-scale drought risk assessment for agricultural systems. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences 20, 695–712. DOI:10.5194/nhess-20-695-2020

Nagler, P., Barreto-Muñoz, A., Chavoshi Borujeni, S., Jarchow, C., Gómez-Sapiens, M.M., Nouri, H., Herrmann, S.M. & K. Didan, 2020. Ecohydrological responses to surface flow across borders: two decades of changes in vegetation greenness and water use in the riparian corridor of the Colorado River Delta. Hydrological Processes 34, 4851-4883. DOI:10.1002/hyp.13911

Nouri, H., Nagler, P., Chavoshi Borujeni, S., Barreto Munez, A., Noori, B. Alaghmand, S. Galindo, A. & K. Didan, 2020. Effect of spatial resolution of satellite images on estimating the greenness and evapotranspiration of urban green spaces. Hydrological Processes 34, 3183-3199. DOI:10.1002/hyp.13790

Nouri, H., Stokvis, B., Chavoshi, S., Galindo, A., Brugnach, M., Blatchford, M., Alaghmand & A. Y. Hoekstra, 2020. Reduce blue water scarcity and increase nutritional and economic water productivity through changing the cropping pattern in a catchment. Journal of Hydrology 588, 125086. DOI:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2020.125086

Ojeda, J.J., Rezaei, E.E., Remenyi, T.A., Webb, M.A., Webber, H.A., Kamali, B., Harris, R.M.B., Brown, J.N., Kidd, D.B., Mohammed, C.L., Siebert, S., Ewert, F.& H. Meinke, 2020. Effects of soil- and climate data aggregation on simulated potato yield and irrigation water requirement. Science of The Total Environment 710, 135589. DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.135589

Qin, Y., Abatzoglou, J.T., Siebert, S., Huning, L.S., AghaKouchak, A., Mankin, J.S., Hong, C., Tong, D., Davis, S.J. & N. D. Mueller, 2020. Agricultural risks from changing snowmelt. Nature Climate Change 10, 459-465. DOI:10.1038/s41558-020-0746-8

Scherer, L., Svenning, J.-C., Huang, J., Seymour, C., Sandel, B., Mueller, N., Kummu, M., Bekunda, M., Bruelheide, H., Hochman, Z., Siebert, S., Rueda, O. & P. M. van Bodegom, 2020. Global priorities of environmental issues to combat food insecurity and biodiversity loss. Science of The Total Environment 730, 139096. DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.139096

Schwarz, M., Landmann, T., Cornish, N., Wetzel, K.F., Siebert, S. & J. Franke, 2020. A spatially transferable drought hazard and drought risk modeling approach based on remote sensing data. Remote Sensing 12, 237. DOI:10.3390/Rs12020237

Serrano‐Ortiz, P., Aranda‐Barranco, S., López‐Ballesteros, A., Lopez‐Canfin, C., Sánchez‐Cañete, E. P., Meijide, A., & A. S. Kowalski, 2020. Transition period between vegetation growth and senescence controlling interannual variability of C fluxes in a Mediterranean reed wetland. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 125, e2019JG005169. DOI:10.1029/2019JG005169

Skiba, U., Hergoualc’h, K., Drewer, J., Meijide, A. & A. Knohl, 2020. Oil palm plantations are large sources of nitrous oxide, but where are the data to quantify the impact on global warming? Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 47, 81-88. DOI: 10.1016/j.cosust.2020.08.019

Vulova, S., Meier, F., Fenner, D., Nouri, H., & B. Kleinschmit, 2020. Summer nights in Berlin, Germany: Modeling air temperature spatially with remote sensing, crowdsourced weather data, and machine learning. The IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing 13, 5074-5087. DOI:10.1109/JSTARS.2020.3019696

Waha, K., Dietrich, J.P., Portmann, F.T., Siebert, S., Thornton, P.K., Bondeau, A., & M. Herrero, 2020. Multiple cropping systems of the world and the potential for increasing cropping intensity. Global Environmental Change 64, 102131. DOI:10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2020.102131


Asseng, S., Martre, P., Maiorano, A., Rötter, R.P., O'Leary, G.J., Fitzgerald, G.J., Girousse, C., Motzo, R., Giunta, F., Babar, M.A., Reynolds, M.P., Kheir, A.M.S., Thorburn, P.J., Waha, K., Ruane, A.C., Aggarwal, P.K., Ahmed, M., Balkovič, J., Basso, B., Biernath, C., Bindi, M., Cammarano, D., Challinor, A.J., De Sanctis, G., Dumont, B., Eyshi Rezaei, E., Fereres, E., Ferrise, R., Garcia‐Vila, M., Gayler, S., Gao, Y., Horan, H., Hoogenboom, G., Izaurralde, R.C., Jabloun, M., Jones, C.D., Kassie, B.T., Kersebaum, K.C., Klein, C., Koehler, A.K., Liu, B., Minoli, S., San Martin, M.M., Müller, C., Naresh Kumar, S., Nendel, C., Olesen, J.E., Palosuo, T., Porter, J.R., Priesack, E., Ripoche, D., Semenov, M.A., Stöckle, C., Stratonovitch, P., Streck, T., Supit, I., Tao, F., Van der Velde, M., Wallach, D., Wang, E., Webber, H., Wolf, J., Xiao, L., Zhang, Z., Zhao, Z., Zhu, Y. & F. Ewert, 2019. Climate change impact and adaptation for wheat protein. Global Change Biology 25, 155-173. DOI:10.1111/gcb.14481

Blatchford, M. L., Mannaerts, C.M., Zeng, Y., Nouri, H. & P. Karimi, 2019. Status of accuracy in remotely sensed and in-situ agricultural water productivity estimates: A review. Remote Sensing of Environment 234, 111413. DOI:10.1016/j.rse.2019.111413

Dirks, I., Köhler, J., Rachmilevitch, S. & I.C. Meier, 2019. The phosphorus economy of mediterranean oak saplings under global change. Frontiers in Plant Science 10, 00405. DOI:10.3389/fpls.2019.00405

Eyshi Rezaei, E. & A. Lashkari, 2019. The consequences of change in management practices on maize yield under climate warming in Iran. Theoretical and Applied Climatology 137, 1001-1013. DOI:10.1007/s00704-018-2637-8

Fan, Y., Meijide, A., Lawrence, D.M., Roupsard, O., Carlson, K.M., Chen, H.-Y., Röll, A., Niu, F. & 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 of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 11, 732-751. DOI:10.1029/2018MS001490

Griñán, I., Rodríguez, P., Cruz, Z.N., Nouri, H., Borsato, E., Molina, A.J., Moriana, A., Centeno, A., Martín-Palomo, M.J., Pérez-López, D., Torrecillas, A. & A. Galindo, 2019. Leaf water relations in Diospyros kaki during a mild water deficit exposure. Agricultural Water Management 217, 391-398. DOI:10.1016/j.agwat.2019.03.008

Griñán, I., Rodríguez, P., Nouri, H., Wang, R., Huang, G., Morales, D., Corell, M., Pérez-López, D., Centeno, A., Martin-Palomo, M.J., Hernández, F., Torrecillas, A. and Galindo, A., 2019. Leaf mechanisms involved in the response of Cydonia oblonga trees to water stress and recovery. Agricultural Water Management 221, 66-72. DOI:10.1016/j.agwat.2019.04.017

Hagenlocher, M., Meza, I., Anderson, C., Min, A., Renaud, F.G., Walz, Y., Siebert, S. & Z. Sebesvari, 2019. Drought vulnerability and risk assessments: state of the art, persistent gaps, and research agenda. Environmental Research Letters 14, 083002. DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/ab225d

Landmann, T., Eidmann, D., Cornish, N., Franke, J. & S. Siebert, 2019. Optimizing harmonics from Landsat time series data: the case of mapping rainfed and irrigated agriculture in Zimbabwe. Remote Sensing Letters 10, 1038-1046. DOI:10.1080/2150704x.2019.1648901

Liu, B., Martre, P., Ewert, F., Porter, J.R., Challinor, A.J., Müller, C., Ruane, A.C., Waha, K., Thorburn, P.J., Aggarwal. P.K., Ahmed, M., Balkovič, J., Basso, B., Biernath, C., Bindi, M., Cammarano, D., De Sanctis, G., Dumont, B., Espadafor, M., Eyshi Rezaei, E., Ferrise, R., Garcia‐Vila, M., Gayler, S., Gao, Y., Horan, H., Hoogenboom, G., Izaurralde, R.C., Jones, C.D., Kassie, B.T., Kersebaum, K.C., Klein, C., Koehler, A.K., Maiorano, A., Minoli, S., San Martin, M.M., Kumar, S.N., Nendel, C., O'Leary, G.J., Palosuo, T., Priesack, E., Ripoche, D., Rötter, R.P., Semenov, M.A., Stöckle, C., Streck, T., Supit, I., Tao, F., Van der Velde, M., Wallach, D., Wang, E., Webber, H., Wolf, J., Xiao, L., Zhang, Z., Zhao, Z., Zhu, Y., & S. Asseng, 2019. Global wheat production with 1.5 and 2.0°C above pre‐industrial warming. Global Change Biology 25, 1428-1444. DOI:10.1111/gcb.14542

Martínez-Nicolás, J.J., Galindo, A., Griñán, I., Rodríguez, P., Cruz, Z.N., Martínez-Font, R., Carbonell-Barrachina, A.A., Nouri, H. & P. Melgarejo, 2019. Irrigation water saving during pomegranate flowering and fruit set period do not affect Wonderful and Mollar de Elche cultivars yield and fruit composition. Agricultural Water Management, 226, 105781. DOI:10.1016/j.agwat.2019.105781

Nouri, H., Chavoshi S. & A.Y. Hoekstra, 2019. The blue water footprint of urban green spaces: An example for Adelaide, Australia. Landscape and Urban Planning 2019, 103613. DOI:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2019.103613

Nouri, H., Stokvis, B., Galindo, A., Blatchford, M. & A.Y. Hoekstra, 2019. Water scarcity alleviation through water footprint reduction in agriculture: The effect of soil mulching and drip irrigation. Science of the Total Environment 653, 241-252. DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.10.311

Qin, Y., Mueller, N.D., Siebert, S., Jackson, R.B., AghaKouchak, A., Zimmerman, J.B., Tong, D., Hong, C. & S.J. Davis, 2019. Flexibility and intensity of global water use. Nature Sustainability 2, 515-523. DOI:10.1038/s41893-019-0294-2

Röll, A., Niu, F., Meijide, A., Ahongshangbam, J., Ehbrecht, M., Guillaume, T., Gunawan, D., Hardanto, A., Hendrayanto, Hertel, D. , Kotowska, M.M., Kreft, H., Kuzyakov, Y., Leuschner, C., Nomura, M., Polle, A., Rembold, K., Sahner, J., Seidel, D., Zemp, D.C., Knohl, A. & D. Hölscher, 2019. Transpiration on the rebound in lowland Sumatra. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 274, 160-171. DOI:10.1016/j.agrformet.2019.04.017

Shadmehri Toosi, A., Calbimonte, G.H., Nouri, H. & S. Alaghmand, 2019. River basin-scale flood hazard assessment using a modified multi-criteria decision analysis approach: A case study. Journal of Hydrology 574, 660-671. DOI:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2019.04.072

Smith, W.K., Nelson, E., Johnson, J.A., Polasky, S., Milder, J.C., Gerber, J.S., West, P.C., Siebert, S., Brauman, K.A., Carlson, K.M., Arbuthnot, M., Rozza, J.P. & D.N. Pennington, 2019. Voluntary sustainability standards could significantly reduce detrimental impacts of global agriculture. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116, 2130-2137. DOI:10.1073/pnas.1707812116

Stiegler, C., Meijide, A., Fan, Y., Ali A.A., June, T. & A. Knohl, 2019. El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO) event reduces CO2 uptake of an Indonesian oil palm plantation. Biogeosciences 16, 2873-2890. DOI: 10.5194/bg-16-2873-2019

Streit, J., Meinen, C. & R. Rauber, 2019. Intercropping effects on root distribution of eight novel winter faba bean genotypes mixed with winter wheat. Field Crops Research 235, 1-10. DOI:10.1016/j.fcr.2019.02.014

Streit, J., Meinen, C., Nelson, W.C.D., Siebrecht-Schöll, D.J. & R. Rauber, 2019. Above- and belowground biomass in a mixed cropping system with eight novel winter faba bean genotypes and winter wheat using FTIR spectroscopy for root species discrimination. Plant and Soil 436, 141-158. DOI:10.1007/s11104-018-03904-y


Ahrends, H.E., Eugster, W., Gaiser, T., Rueda-Ayala, V., Hüging, H., Ewert, F. & S. Siebert, 2018. Genetic yield gains of winter wheat in Germany over more than 100 years (1895-2007) under contrasting fertilizer applications. Environmental Research Letters 13, 104003. DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/aade12

Blatchford, M.L., Karimi, P., Bastiaanssen, W.G.M. & H. Nouri, 2018. From global goals to local gains—a framework for crop water productivity. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information 7, 414. DOI:10.3390/ijgi7110414

Eyshi Rezaei, E., Siebert, S., Hüging, H. & F. Ewert, 2018. Climate change effect on wheat phenology depends on cultivar change. Scientific Reports 8, 4891. DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-23101-2

Eyshi Rezaei, E., Siebert, S., Manderscheid, R., Müller, J., Mahrookashani, A., Ehrenpfordt, B., Haensch, J., Weigel, H.-J. & F. Ewert, 2018. Quantifying the response of wheat yields to heat stress: The role of the experimental setup. Field Crops Research 217, 93-103. DOI:10.1016/j.fcr.2017.12.015

Fahlbusch, W. , Hey, K., Sauer, B. & H. Ruppert, 2018. Trace element delivery for biogas production enhanced by alternative energy crops: results from two-year field trials. Energy, Sustainability and Society.

Heino, M., Puma, M., Ward, P., Gerten, D., Heck, V., Siebert, S. & M. Kummu, 2018. Two-thirds of global cropland area impacted by climate oscillations. Nature Communications 9, 1257. DOI:10.1038/s41467-017-02071-5

Hoffmann, M.P., Haakana, M., Asseng, S., Höhn, J.G., Palosuo, T., Ruiz-Ramos, M., Fronzek, S., Ewert, F., Gaiser, T., Kassie, B.T., Paff, K., Rezaei, E.E., Rodríguez, A., Semenov, M., Srivastava, A.K., Stratonovitch, P., Tao, F., Chen, Y. & R.P. Rötter, 2018. How does inter-annual variability of attainable yield affect the magnitude of yield gaps for wheat and maize? An analysis at ten sites. Agricultural Systems 159, 199-208. DOI:10.1016/j.agsy.2017.03.012

Keune, J., Sulis, M., Kollet, S., Siebert, S. & Y. Wada, 2018. Human water use impacts on the strength of the continental sink for atmospheric water. Geophysical Research Letters 45, 4068-4076. DOI:10.1029/2018GL077621

Legner, N., Meinen, C. & R. Rauber, 2018. Root differentiation of agricultural plant cultivars and proveniences using FTIR spectroscopy. Frontiers in Plant Science 9, 748. DOI:10.3389/fpls.2018.00748

Li, F., Sutton, P. & H. Nouri, 2018. Planning green space for climate change adaptation and mitigation: A review of green space in the Central City of Beijing. Urban and Regional Planning 3, 55-63. DOI:10.11648/j.urp.20180302.13

Nouri, H., Borujeni, S.C., Alaghmand, S., Anderson, S.J., Sutton, P.C., Parvazian, S. & S. Beecham, 2018. Soil salinity mapping of urban greenery using remote sensing and proximal sensing techniques - the case of Veale Gardens within the Adelaide Parklands. Sustainability 10, 2826. DOI:10.3390/Su10082826

Rueda-Ayala, V., Ahrends, H. E., Siebert, S., Gaiser, T., Hüging, H., & F. Ewert, 2018. Impact of nutrient supply on the expression of genetic improvements of cereals and row crops - A case study using data from a long-term fertilization experiment in Germany. European Journal of Agronomy 96, 34-46. DOI:10.1016/j.eja.2018.03.002

Shojaei, P., Gheysari, M., Nouri, H., Myers, B. & H. Esmaeili, 2018. Water requirements of urban landscape plants in an arid environment: The example of a botanic garden and a forest park. Ecological Engineering 123, 43-53. DOI:10.1016/j.ecoleng.2018.08.021

Wallach, D., Martre, P., Liu, B., Asseng, S., Ewert, F., Thorburn, P.J., van Ittersum, M., Aggarwal, P.K., Ahmed, M., Basso, B., Biernath, C., Cammarano, D., Challinor, A.J., De Sanctis, G., Dumont, B., Eyshi Rezaei, E., Fereres, E., Fitzgerald, G.J., Gao, Y., Garcia-Vila, M., Gayler, S., Girousse, C., Hoogenboom, G., Horan, H., Izaurralde, R.C., Jones, C.D., Kassie, B.T., Kersebaum, K.C., Klein, C., Koehler, A.K., Maiorano, A., Minoli, S., Müller, C., Naresh Kumar, S., Nendel, C., O'Leary, G.J., Palosuo, T., Priesack, E., Ripoche, D., Rötter, R.P., Semenov, M.A., Stöckle, C., Stratonovitch, P., Streck, T., Supit, I., Tao, F., Wolf, J. & Z. Zhang, 2018. Multi-model ensembles improve predictions of crop-environment-management interactions. Global Change Biology 11, 5072-5083. DOI:10.1111/gcb.14411

Webber, H., Ewert, F., Olesen, J.E., Müller, C., Fronzek, S., Ruane, A.C., Bourgault, M., Martre, P., Ababaei, B., Bindi, M., Ferrise, R., Finger, R., Fodor, N., Gabaldón-Leal, C., Gaiser, T., Jabloun, M., Kersebaum, K.-C., Lizaso, J.I., Lorite, I.J., Manceau, L., Moriondo, M., Nendel, C., Rodríguez, A., Ruiz-Ramos, M., Semenov, M.A., Siebert, S., Stella, T., Stratonovitch, P., Trombi, G. & D. Wallach, 2018. Diverging importance of drought stress for maize and winter wheat in Europe. Nature Communications 9, 4249. DOI:10.1038/s41467-018-06525-2

Webber, H., White, J.W., Kimball, B.A., Ewert, F., Asseng, S., Eyshi Rezaei, E., Pinter, P.J., Hatfield, J.L., Reynolds, M.P., Ababaei, B., Bindi, M., Doltra, J., Ferrise, R., Kage, H., Kassie, B.T., Kersebaum, K.-C., Luig, A., Olesen, J.E., Semenov, M.A., Stratonovitch, P., Ratjen, A.M., LaMorte, R.L., Leavitt, S.W., Hunsaker, D.J., Wall, G.W. & P. Martre, 2018. Physical robustness of canopy temperature models for crop heat stress simulation across environments and production conditions. Field Crops Research 216, 75-88. DOI:10.1016/j.fcr.2017.11.005


Eyshi Rezaei, E., Siebert, S. & F. Ewert, 2017. Climate and management interaction cause diverse crop phenology trends. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 233, 55-70. DOI:10.1016/j.agrformet.2016.11.003

Grosz, B., Dechow, R., Gebbert, S., Hoffmann, H., Zhao, G., Constantin, J., Raynal, H., Wallach, D., Coucheney, E., Lewan, E., Eckersten, H., Specka, X., Kersebaum, K.-C., Nendel, C., Kuhnert, M., Yeluripati, J., Haas, E., Teixeira, E., Bindi, M., Trombi, G., Moriondo, M., Doro, L., Roggero, P.P., Zhao, Z., Wang, E., Tao, F., Rötter, R., Kassie, B., Cammarano, D., Asseng, S., Weihermüller, L., Siebert, S., Gaiser, T. & F. Ewert, 2017 The implication of input data aggregation on up-scaling soil organic carbon changes. Environmental Modelling & Software 96, 361-377. DOI:10.1016/j.envsoft.2017.06.046

Kummu, M., Fader, M., Gerten, D., Guillaume, J. H. A., Jalava, M., Jägermeyr, J., Pfister, S., Porkka, M., Siebert, S. & O. Varis, 2017. Bringing it all together: linking measures to secure nations’ food supply. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 29, 98-117. DOI:10.1016/j.cosust.2018.01.006

Mahrookashani, A., Siebert, S., Hüging, H. & F. Ewert, 2017. Independent and combined effects of high temperature and drought stress around anthesis on wheat. Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science 203, 453-463. DOI:10.1111/jac.12218

Mueller, N.D., Rhines, A., Butler, E.D., Ray, D.K., Siebert, S. & N.M. Holbrook, 2017. Global relationships between cropland intensification and summer temperature extremes over the last 50 years. Journal of Climate 30, 7505-7528. DOI:10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0096.1

Porkka, M., Guillaume, J.H.A., Siebert, S., Schaphoff, S. & M. Kummu, 2017. The use of food imports to overcome local limits to growth. Earth's Future 5, 393-407. DOI:10.1002/2016EF000477

Scanlon, B.R., Ruddell, B.L., Reed, P.M., Hook, R.I., Zheng, C., Tidwell, V.C. & S. Siebert, 2017. The food–energy–water nexus: Transforming science for society. Water Resources Research 53, 3550-3556. DOI:10.1002/2017WR020889

Siebert, S., Webber, H. & E. Eyshi Rezaei, 2017. Weather impacts on crop yields - searching for simple answers to a complex problem. Environmental Research Letters 12, 081001. DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/aa7f15

Siebert, S., Webber, H., Zhao, G. & F. Ewert, 2017. Heat stress is overestimated in climate impact studies for irrigated agriculture. Environmental Research Letters 12, 054023. DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/aa702f


Meinen C., R. Rauber, 2015. Root discrimination of closely related crop and weed species using FT MIR-ATR spectroscopy. Frontiers in Plant Science 6:765, doi:10.3389/fpls.2015.00765


Legner, N., Fleck, S. & C. Leuschner, 2014: Within-canopy variation in photosynthetic capacity, SLA and foliar N in temperate broad-leaved trees with contrasting shade tolerance. Trees 28, 263-280. DOI:10.1007/s00468-013-0947-0


Maqsood S., Geisseler, D., Rauber, R. & B. Ludwig, 2013: Long-term impacts of different tillage intensities on the C and N dynamics of a Haplic Luvisol. Arch. Agron. Soil Sci. 59, 1517-1528. DOI:10.1080/03650340.2012.730144

Rewald, B. & C. Meinen, 2013: Plant roots and spectroscopic methods-analyzing species, biomass and vitality. Frontiers in Plant Science 4, 393, 1-9.


Meinen, C. & R. Rauber, 2012: FTIR-ATR spectroscopy – a new approach in root discrimination of crop and weed species. Julius-Kühn-Archiv 434, Vol. 2, 702-707.

Maqsood, S.; Geisseler, D.; Rauber, R. & B. Ludwig, 2012: Long-term impacts of different tillage intensities on the C and N dynamics of a Haplic Luvisol. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science, ahead-of-print (2012): 1-12.

Rewald, B., Meinen, C., Trockenbrodt, M., Ephrath, J.E. & S. Rachmilevitch, 2012: Root taxa identification in plant mixtures – current techniques and future challenges. Plant & Soil 359, 165-182.


Jacobs, A., Helfrich, M., Dyckmans, J., Rauber, R. & B. Ludwig, 2011: Effects of residue location on soil organic matter turnover: results from an incubation experiment with 15N-maize. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 174, 634–643.

Jacobs, A., Ludwig, B., Schmidt, J.H., Bergstermann, A., Rauber, R. & R.G. Joergensen, 2011: Influence of tillage on degradation kinetics using the litterbag method. European Journal of Soil Biology 47, 198-204.

Jacobs, A., Kaiser, K., Ludwig, B., Rauber, R. & R.G. Joergensen, 2011: Application of biochemical degradation indices to the microbial decomposition of maize leaves and wheat straw in soils under different tillage systems. Geoderma 162, 207-214.

Ludwig, B., Geisseler, D., Michel, K., Joergensen, R.G., Schulz, E., Merbach, I., Raupp, J., Rauber, R., Hu, K., Niu, L. & X. Liu, 2011: Effects of fertilization and soil management on crop yields and carbon stabilization in soils. A review. Agronomy for Sustainable Development 31, 361-372.


Goss, M.J. & Ehlers, W., 2010: Comment on the Editorial „The intensity-capacity concept – How far is it possible to predict intensity values with capacity parameters” (R. Horn & M. Kutilek, 2009, Soil & Tillage Research 103, 1-3). Soil & Tillage Research 106, 349-350.

Goss, M.J., Ehlers, W. & Unc, A., 2010: The role of lysimeters in the develop-ment of our understanding of processes in the vadose zone relevant to contamination of groundwater aquifers. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth 35, 913-926.

Heinze, S., R. Rauber & R.G. Joergensen, 2010: Influence of mouldboard plough and rotary harrow tillage on microbial biomass and nutrient stocks in two long-term experiments on loess derived Luvisols. Applied Soil Ecology 46, 405-412.

Jacobs, A., Helfrich, M., Hanisch, S., Quendt, U., Rauber, R., & Ludwig, B., 2010: Effect of conventional and minimum tillage on physical and biochemical stabilization of soil organic matter. Biology and Fertility of Soils 46, 671-680.

Naumann, A., Heine, G. & R. Rauber, 2010: Efficient discrimination of oat and pea roots by cluster analysis of Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectra. Field Crops Research 119, 78-84.


Erekul, O., T. Kautz, F. Ellmer & I. Turgut, 2009: Yield and bread-making quality of different wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) genotypes grown in Western Turkey. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science 55, 169-182.

Goss, M.J. & W. Ehlers, 2009: The role of lysimeters in the development of our understanding of soil water und nutrient dynamics in ecosystems. Soil Use and Management, 25, 213-223.

Jacobs, A., R. Rauber & B. Ludwig, 2009: Impact of reduced tillage on carbon and nitrogen storage of two Haplic Luvisols after 40 years. Soil and Tillage Research 102, 158-164.

Neumann, A., Werner, J. & R. Rauber, 2009: Evaluation of yield-density relationships and optimization of intercrop compositions of field-grown pea-oat intercrops using the replacement series and the response surface design. Field Crops Research 114, 286-294.


Ehlers, W. & R. Horn, 2008: Bodenschutz auf dem Acker. Lebendige Erde 59 (Heft 4), 20-23.

Hof-Kautz, C., Schmidtke, K. & R. Rauber, 2008: Backweizen im Gemenge. Lebendige Erde 59 (Heft 4), 14-15.


Neumann, A., Schmidtke, K. & R. Rauber, 2007: Effects of crop density and tillage system on grain yield and N uptake from soil and atmosphere of sole and intercropped pea and oat. Field Crops Research 100, 285-293.


Kautz, T., Lopez-Fando, C. & Ellmer, F., 2006: Abundance and biodiversity of soil microarthropods as influenced by different types of organic manure in a long-term field experiment in Central Spain. Applied Soil Ecology 33, 278-285.


Ehlers, W., Goss, M.J. & R. Horn, 2005: Letter to the Editor. Comment on “Effects of agricultural machinery with high-axle load on soil properties of normally managed fields” (Autors L. Schäfer-Landefeld, R. Brandhuber, S. Fenner, H.-J. Koch & N. Stockfisch. Soil and Tillage Research 75, 2004, 75-86). Soil and Tillage Research 80, 251-254.

Neumann, A., Werner, J. & R. Rauber, 2005: Optimal mixture yields and densities of field-grown pea and oat predicted with a hyperbolic regression model. European Journal of Agronomy (submitted)

Schmidtke, K., 2005: A model to predict the accuracy of measurements of legume N rhizodeposition using a split-root technique. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 37, 829-836.

Schmidtke, K., 2005: How to calculate nitrogen rhizodeposition: A case study in estimation N rhizodeposition in the pea (Pisum sativum L.) and grasspea (Latyrus sativus L.) using a continuous 15N labelling split-root technique. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 1893–1897.


Kautz, T., S. Wirth & F. Ellmer, 2004: Microbial activity in a sandy arable soil is governed by the fertilization regime. European Journal of Soil Biology 40, 87-94.

Kimura, S., K. Schmidtke, T. Ryosuke, K. Yoshida, H. Nakashima & R. Rauber, 2004: Seasonal N uptake and N2 fixation by common and adzuki bean at various spacings. Plant and Soil 258, 91-101.

Römer, W. & P. Lehne, 2004: Vernachlässigte Phosphor- und Kaliumdüngung im ökologischen Landbau senkt die biologische Stickstofffixierung bei Rotklee und den Kornertrag bei nachfolgendem Hafer. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 167, 106-113.

Schmidtke, K., Neumann, A., Hof, C. & R. Rauber, 2004: Soil and atmospheric nitrogen uptake by lentil (Lens culinaris Medik.) and barley (Hordeum vulgare ssp. nudum L.) as monocrops and intercrops. Field Crops Research 87, 245-256.


Ehlers, W., Schmidtke, K. & R. Rauber, 2003: Änderung der Dichte und Gefügefunktion südniedersächsischer Lössböden unter Ackernutzung. Landnutzung und Landentwicklung 44, 9-18.


Linnemann, L., Leithold, G. & R. Rauber, 2002: Kleberqualität als Bewertungskriterium der Backqualität von Weizen - Neue Erkenntnisse zu einem alten Thema. Getreide Mehl und Brot 56, 147-154.

Reiter, K., Schmidtke, K. & R. Rauber, 2002: The influence of long-term tillage systems on symbiotic N2 fixation of pea (Pisum sativum L.) and red clover (Trifolium pratense L.). Plant and Soil 238, 41-55.

Reiter, K., Schmidtke, K. & R. Rauber, 2002: Estimation of symbiotic N2 fixation by a low-level, large-scale 15N-application technique. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 34, 303-314.


Rauber, R., K. Schmidtke & H. Kimpel-Freund, 2001: The performance of pea (Pisum sativum L.) and its role in determining yield advantages in mixed stands of pea and oat (Avena sativa L.). - J. Agronomy and Crop Science 187, 137-144.