Tropical Plant Production and Agricultural Systems Modelling

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

2018



Tao, H.-H., C. Donough, J. Gerendas, M.P. Hoffmann, A. Cahyo, H. Sugianto, R. Wandri, G. Abdul Rahim, M. Fisher, R.P. Rötter, K. Dittert, L. Pardon, T. Oberthür Fertilizer management effects on oil palm yield and nutrient use efficiency on sandy soils with limited water supply in Central Kalimantan Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 1-17 DOI: 10.1007/s10705-018-9948-0


Wallor, E. Kersebaum, K.C. Ventrella, D., Cammarano, D., Coucheney, E., Ferrise, R. Gaiser, T., Garofalo, P., Giglio, L., Giola, P., Hoffmann, M.P., Lana, M., Lewan, E. Maharjan, G. Moriondo, M., Mula, L. Nendel, C., Pohankova, E., Roggero, P., Trnka, M., Trombi, G., The response of process-based agro-ecosystem models to within-field variability in site conditions. Field Crops Research 228: 1-19. DOI: 10.1016/j.fcr.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., Zhang, Z., Multi-model ensembles improve predictions of crop-environment-management interactions Global Change Biology DOI: 10.1111/gcb.14411 in press


Swanepoel, C.M., R.P. Rötter, M. van der Laan, J.G. Annandale, D.J. Beukes, C.C. du Preez, L.H. Swanepoel, A. van der Merwe, M.P. Hoffmann The benefits of conservation agriculture on soil organic carbon and yield in southern Africa are site-specific Soil and Tillage Research 183, 72-82 DOI: 10.1016/j.still.2018.05.016


Rötter, R.P., Hoffmann, M.P., Koch, M., Müller, C., Progress in modelling agricultural impacts of and adaptations to climate change. Current Opinion in Plant Biology DOI: 10.1016/j.pbi.2018.05.009


Rahn, E., T. Liebig, J. Ghazoul, P. van Asten, P. Läderach, P. Vaast, A. Sarmiento, C. Garcia, L. Jassogne Opportunities for sustainable intensification of coffee agro-ecosystems along an altitudinal gradient on Mt. Elgon, Uganda Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 263, 31–40 DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2018.04.019


Abdulai, I., L. Jassogne, S. Graefe, R. Asare, P. Van Asten, P. Läderach, P. Vaast Characterization of cocoa production, income diversification and shade tree management along a climate gradient in Ghana PLoS ONE 13, 4 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0195777


Rötter, R.P., M. Appiah, E. Fichtler, K.C. Kersebaum, M. Trnka, M.P Hoffmann Linking modelling and experimentation to better capture crop impacts of agroclimatic extremes - A review Field Crops Research 221, 142–156 DOI: 10.1016/j.fcr.2018.02.023


Hoffmann, M. P., Johannes Isselstein, Reimund P. Rötter, Manfred Kayser Nitrogen management in crop rotations after the break-up of grassland: Insights from modelling Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 259, 28–44 DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2018.02.009


Hoffmann, M. P., J. J.O. Odhiambo, M. Koch, K. K.Ayisi, G. Zhao, A. S. Soler, R.P. Rötter, Exploring adaptations of groundnut cropping to prevailing climate variability and extremes in Limpopo Province, South Africa Field Crops Research 219, 1-13 DOI: 10.1016/j.fcr.2018.01.019


Montesino-San Martin M., D. Wallach, J.E. Olesen, A.J. Challinor, M.P. Hoffmann, A.K. Koehler, R.P. Roetter, J.R. Porter Data requirements for crop modelling—Applying the learning curve approach to the simulation of winter wheat flowering time under climate change European Journal of Agronomy 95, 33–44 DOI: 10.1016/j.eja.2018.02.003


Nelson, W.C.D., M.P. Hoffmann, V. Vadez, R.P. Roetter, A.M. Whitbread Testing pearl millet and cowpea intercropping systems under high temperatures Field Crops Research 217, 150-166 DOI: 10.1016/j.fcr.2017.12.014


Whitbread, A.M., M. P. Hoffmann, C.W. Davoren, D. Mowat and J. A. Baldock Measuring And Modelling The Water Balance Of Low Rainfall Cropping Systems Transactions of the ASABE. 60, 2097-2110 DOI: 10.13031/trans.12581


Abdulai, I., Vaast, P., Hoffmann, M.P., Asare, R., Jassogne, L., van Asten, P., Rötter, R.P., Graefe, S. Cocoa agroforestry is less resilient to sub-optimal and extreme climate than cocoa in full sun: Reply to Norgrove (2017) Global Change Biology DOI: 10.1111/gcb.14044


Nendel, C., Reimund P. Rötter, Peter J. Thorburn, Kenneth J. Boote, Frank Ewert Editorial Introduction to the Special Issue “Modelling cropping systems under climate variability and change: impacts, risk and adaptation” Agricultural Systems 159, 139-143 DOI: 10.1016/j.agsy.2017.11.005


Tao, F., Rötter, R.P., Palosuo, T., Díaz-Ambrona, C.G.H., Inés Mínguez, M., Semenov, M.A., Kersebaum, K-C., Nendel, C., Specka, X., Hoffmann, H., Ewert, F., Dambreville, A., Martre, P., Rodríguez, L., Ruiz-Ramos, M., Gaiser, T., Höhn, J.G., Salo, T., Ferrise, R., Bindi, M., Cammarano, D., Schulman, A.H. Contribution of crop model structure, parameters and climate projections to uncertainty in climate change impact assessments. Global Change Biology DOI: 10.1111/gcb.14019


Morris, H., Gillingham, M.A.F., Plavcová, L., Gleason, S.M., Olson, M.E., Coomes, D.A., Fichtler, E., Klepsch, M.M., Martínez-Cabrera, H.I., McGlinn, D.J., Wheeler, E.A., Zheng, J., Ziemińska, K., Jansen, S.
Vessel diameter is related to amount and spatial arrangement of axial parenchyma in woody angiosperms. Plant Cell & Environment 41, 1, 245-260 DOI: 10.1111/pce.13091


Fronzek, S., N. Pirttioja, T. R. Carter, M. Bindi, H. Hoffmann, T. Palosuo, M. Ruiz-Ramos, F. Tao, M. Trnka, M. Acutis, S. Asseng, P. Baranowski, B. Basso, P. Bodin, S. Buis, D. Cammarano, P. Deligios, M.-F. Destain, B. Dumont, F. Ewert, R. Ferrise, L. François, T. Gaiser, P. Hlavinka, I. Jacquemin, K. C. Kersebaum, C. Kollas, J. Krzyszczak, I. J. Lorite, J. Minet, M. I. Minguez, M. Montesino, M. Moriondo, C. Müller, C. Nendel, I. Öztürk, A. Perego, A. Rodríguez, A. C. Ruane, F. Ruget, M. Sanna, M. A. Semenov, C. Slawinski, P. Stratonovitch, I. Supit, K. Waha, E. Wang, L. Wu, Z. Zhao, R. P. Rötter Classifying multi-model wheat yield impact response surfaces showing sensitivity to temperature and precipitation change Agricultural Systems 159, 209-224 DOI: 10.1016/j.agsy.2017.08.004


Hoffmann, M.P., M. Haakana, S. Asseng, J.G. Höhn, T. Palosuo, M. Ruiz-Ramos, S. Fronzek, F. Ewert, T. Gaiser, B.T. Kassie, K. Paff, E.E. Rezaei, A. Rodríguez, M. Semenov, A.K. Srivastava, P. Stratonovitch, F. Tao, Y. Chen, R.P. Rötter 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


Ruiz-Ramos, M., R. Ferrise, A. Rodríguez, I. J. Lorite, M. Bindi, T.R. Carter, S. Fronzek, T. Palosuo, N. Pirttioja, P. Baranowski, S. Buis, D. Cammarano, Y. 4 Chen, B. Dumont, F. Ewert,T. Gaiser, P. Hlavinka, H. Hoffmann, J.G. Höhn, F. Jurecka, K.C. Kersebaum, J. Krzyszczak, M. Lana, A. Mechiche-Alami, J. Minet, M. Montesino, C. Nendel, J.R. Porter, F. Ruget, M. A. Semenov, Z. Steinmetz, P. Stratonovitch, I. Supit, F. Tao, M. Trnka, A. de Wit and R. P. Rötter. Adaptation response surfaces for managing wheat under perturbed climate and CO2 in a Mediterranean environment. Agricultural Systems 159, 260-274 DOI: 10.1016/j.agsy.2017.01.009



2017



Abdulai, I., Vaast, P., Hoffmann, M.P., Asare, R., Jassogne, L., van Asten, P., Rötter, R.P., Graefe, S. Cocoa agroforestry is less resilient to sub-optimal and extreme climate than cocoa in full sun Global Change Biology 1365-2486 DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13885


Akinseye, F.M., M. Adam, S.O. Agele, M.P. Hoffmann, P.C.S. Traore, A.M. Whitbread Assessing crop model improvements through comparison of sorghum (sorghum bicolor L. moench) simulation models: A case study of West African varieties Field Crops Research 201, 19-31 DOI: 10.1016/j.fcr.2016.10.015


Chen, Y., Z. Zhang, F. Tao, T. Palosuo, R. P. Rötter Impacts of heat stress on leaf area index and growth duration of winter wheat in the North China Plain Field Crops Research DOI: 10.1016/j.fcr.2017.06.007


De Cauwer, V., E. Fichtler, H. Beeckman, F. P. Graz, J. Mertens, S. Van Holsbeeck & B.Muys Predicting site productivity of the timber tree Pterocarpus angolensis, Southern Forests a Journal of Forest Science DOI: 10.2989/20702620.2016.1256042


Denmead, L. H., K. Darras, Y. Clough, P. Diaz, I. Grass, M. P. Hoffmann, F. Nurdiansyah, R. Fardiansah, T. Tscharntke The role of ants, birds and bats for ecosystem functions and yield in oil palm plantations Ecology 98, 1945-1956 DOI: 10.1002/ecy.1882


Durand, J.-L., K. Delusca, K. Boote, J. Lizaso, R. Manderscheid, H. Johachim Weigel, A. C. Ruane, C. Rosenzweig, J. Jones, L. Ahuja, S. Anapalli, B. Basso, C. Baron, P. Bertuzzi, C. Biernath, D. Deryng, F. Ewert, T. Gaiser, S. Gayler, F. Heinlein, K. C. Kersebaum, S.-H. Kim, C. Müller, C. Nendel, A. Olioso, E. Priesack, J. Ramirez Villegas, D. Ripoche, R. P. Rötter, S. I. Seidel, A. Srivastava, F. Tao, D. Timlin, T. Twine, E. Wang, H. Webber, Z. Zhao How accurately do maize crop models simulate the interactions of atmospheric CO2 concentration levels with limited water supply on water use and yield European Journal of Agronomy DOI: 10.1016/j.eja.2017.01.002


Fichtler, E., Dendroclimatology using tropical broad-leaved tree species - a review Erdkunde 71, 1 DOI: 10.3112/erdkunde.2017.01.01


Graefe, S., Meyer-Sand, L. F., Chauvette, K., Abdulai, I., Jassogne, L., Vaast, P., & Asare, R Evaluating Farmers` Knowledge of Shade Trees in Different Cocoa Agro-Ecological Zones in Ghana. Human Ecology 45, 3, 321–332 DOI: 10.1007/s10745-017-9899-0


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.P., Kassie, B., Cammarano, D., Asseng, S., Weihermüller, L., Siebert, S., Gaiser, T., Ewert, F. The implication of input data aggregation on up-scaling soil organic carbon changes. Environmental Modelling and Software 96, 361-377 DOI: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2017.06.046


Hoffmann, M.P., Donough, C. Cook, S., Fisher, M., Lim, C., Lim, Y., Cock, J., Kam, S.P., Mohanaraj, S.N., Indrasuara, K., Tittinutchanon, P., Oberthür, T. Yield gap analysis in oil palm: Framework development and application in commercial operations in Southeast Asia. Agricultural Systems 151, 12-19 DOI: 10.1016/j.agsy.2016.11.005


Martre P, Reynolds MP, Asseng S, Ewert F, Alderman PD, Cammarano D, Maiorano A, Ruane AC, Aggarwal PK, Anothai J, Basso B, Biernath C, Challinor AJ, De Sanctis G, Doltra J, Dumont B, Fereres E, Garcia-Vila M, Gayler S, Hoogenboom G, Hunt LA, Izaurralde RC, Jabloun M, Jones CD, Kassie BT, Kersebaum KC, Koehler AK, Müller C, Kumar SN, Liu B, Lobell DB, Nendel C, O'Leary G, Olesen JE, Palosuo T, Priesack E, Eyshi Rezaei E, Ripoche D, Rötter RP , Semenov MA, Stöckle C, Stratonovitch P, Streck T, Supit I, Tao F, Thorburn P, Waha K, Wang E, White JW, Wolf J, Zhao Z, and Zhu Y, The International Heat Stress Genotype Experiment for modeling wheat response to heat: field experiments and AgMIP-Wheat multi-model simulations. Open Data Journal for Agricultural Research 3, 23-28 DOI: 10.18174/odjar.v3i1.15766


Ruiz-Ramos, M., R. Ferrise, A. Rodríguez, I. J. Lorite, M. Bindi, T.R. Carter, S. Fronzek, T. Palosuo, N. Pirttioja, P. Baranowski, S. Buis, D. Cammarano, Y. 4 Chen, B. Dumont, F. Ewert,T. Gaiser, P. Hlavinka, H. Hoffmann, J.G. Höhn, F. Jurecka, K.C. Kersebaum, J. Krzyszczak, M. Lana, A. Mechiche-Alami, J. Minet, M. Montesino, C. Nendel, J.R. Porter, F. Ruget, M. A. Semenov, Z. Steinmetz, P. Stratonovitch, I. Supit, F. Tao, M. Trnka, A. de Wit and R. P. Rötter. Adaptation response surfaces for managing wheat under perturbed climate and CO2 in a Mediterranean environment. Agricultural Systems 159, 260-274 DOI: 10.1016/j.agsy.2017.01.009


Tao, H.H., Donough, C., Hoffmann, M.P., Lim, Y.L., Hendra, S., Rahmadsyah, Abdurrohim, G., Indrasuara, K., Lubis, A., Dolong, T., Oberthür, T. Effects of best management practices on dry matter production and fruit production efficiency of oil palm. European Journal of Agronomy 90, 209-215 DOI: 10.1016/j.eja.2017.07.008


Tao, H. H., Jake L. Snaddon, Eleanor M. Slade, Jean-Pierre Caliman, Rudi H. Widodo, Suhardi, Kathrine J. Willis Long-term crop residue application maintains oil palm yield and temporal stability of production Agronomy for Sustainable Development 37, 33 DOI 10.1007/s13593-017-0439-5


Tao, F., D. Xiao, S. Zhang, Z. Zhang, R. P. Rötter Wheat yield benefited from increases in minimum temperature in the Huang-Huai-Hai Plain of China in the past three decades Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 239, 1-14 DOI: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2017.02.033


Wang, E., Martre, P., Zhao, Z., Ewert, F., Maiorano, A., Rötter, R.P., Kimball, B.A. , Ottmann, M.J., Wall, G.W., White, J.W., Reynolds, M.P., Alderman, P.D., Aggarwal, P.,Anothais, J., Basso, B., Biernath, C., Cammarano, D., Challinor, A.J.,De Sanctis, G., Doltra, J., Fereres, E., Garcia,-Vila, M., Gayler, S., Hoogenboom, G., Hunt, T., Izaurralde,R. C., Jabloun, M., Jones, C.D., Kersebaum, K-C., Koehler, A-K., Liu, L., Müller, C., Kumar, S.N., Nendel, C., O`Leary, G., Olesen, J.E., Palosuo, T., Priesack, E., Rezaei, E.E., Ripoche, D., Ruane, A., Semenov, M., Shcherbak, I., Stöckle, C., Stratonovitch, P., Streck, T., Supit, I., Tao, F., Thorburn, P., Waha, K., Wallach, D., Wang, Z., Wolf, J., Zhu, Y., Asseng, S. The uncertainty of crop yield projections is reduced by improved temperature response functions Nature Plants 3, 17102 DOI: 10.1038/nplants.2017.102


Worbes, M. , H. Herawati, C. Martius Tree Growth Rings in Tropical Peat Swamp Forests of Kalimantan, Indonesia Forests 8(9), 336 DOI: 10.3390/f8090336


Yin, X., Kersebaum, K.C., Kollas, C., Baby, S., Beaudoin, N., Manevski, K., Palosuo, T., Nendel, C., Wu, L., M.P. Hoffmann, Hoffmann, H., Sharif, B., Armas-Herrera, C.M., Bindi, M., Charfeddine, M., Conradt, T., Constantin, J., Ewert, F., Ferrise, R., Gaiser, T., Cortazar-Atauri, I.G., Giglio, L., Hlavinka, P., Lana, M., Launay, M., Louarn, G., Manderscheid, R., Mirschel, W., Moriondo, M., Öztürk, I., Pacholski, A., Ripoche-Wachterl, D., Rötter, R.P. , Ruget, F., Trnka, M., Ventrella, D., Weigel, H.J. Multi-model uncertainty analysis in predicting grain N for crop rotations in Europe European Journal of Agronomy 84, 152-165 DOI: 10.1016/j.eja.2016.12.009


Yin, X., K. C. Kersebaum, C. Kollas, K. Manevski, S. Baby, N. Beaudoin, I. Öztürk, T. Gaiser, L. Wu, M. Hoffmann , M. Charfeddine, T. Conradt, J. Constantin, F. Ewert,I. Garcia de Cortazar-Atauri, L. Giglio, P. Hlavinka, H. Hoffmann, M. Launay, G. Louarn, R. Manderscheid, B. Mary, W. Mirschel, C. Nendel, A. Pacholski, T. Palosuo, D. Ripoche-Wachter, R. P. Rötter , F. Ruget, B. Sharif, M. Trnka, D. Ventrella, H.-J. Weigel, J. E. Olesen Performance of process-based models for simulation of grain N in crop rotations across Europe Agricultural Systems 154, 63-77 DOI: 10.1016/j.agsy.2017.03.005




2016


Abdulai, I., K.V. Krutovsky, R. Finkeldey Morphological and genetic diversity of shea tree (Vitellaria paradoxa) in the savannah regions of Ghana Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 1-16 DOI:10.1007/s10722-016-0434-8


Cammarano, D., R.P. Rötter, S. Asseng, F. Ewert, D. Wallach, P. Martre, J.L. Hatfield, J.W. Jones, C. Rosenzweig, A.C. Ruane, K.J. Boote, P. J. Thorburn, K.C. Kersebaum, P.K. Aggarwal, C. Angulo, B. Basso, P. Bertuzzi, C. Biernath, N. Brisson, A.J. Challinor, J. Doltra, S. Gayler, R. Goldberg, L. Heng, J.E. Hooker, L.A. Hunt, J. Ingwersen, R.C. Izaurralde , C. Müller, S. Naresh Kumar, C. Nendel, G. O`Leary, J.E. Olesen, T.M. Osborne, E. Priesack, D. Ripoche, P. Steduto, C.O. Stöckle, P. Stratonovitch, T. Streck, I. Supit, F. Tao, M. Travasso, K. Waha, J.W. White, J. Wolf, Uncertainty of wheat water use: Simulated patterns and sensitivity to temperature and CO2 Field Crops Research 198, 80-92 DOI:10.1016/j.fcr.2016.08.015


Euler, M., Hoffmann, M.P., Fathoni, Z. & Schwarze, S. Exploring yield gaps in smallholder oil palm production systems in eastern Sumatra, Indonesia Agricultural Systems 146, 111-119 DOI: 10.1016/j.agsy.2016.04.007


Gebauer, J., Adam, Y., Sanchez, A., Darr, D., Eltahir, M., Fadl, K., Fernsebner, G., Frei, M., Habte, T., Hammer, K., Hunsche, M., Johnson, H., Kordofani, M., Krawinkel, M., Kugler, F., Luedeling, E., Mahmoud, T., Maina, A., Mithöfer, D., Munthali, C., Noga, G., North, R., Owino, W., Prinz, K., Rimberia, F., Saied, A., Schüring, M., Sennhenn, A., Späth, M., Taha, M., Triebel, A., Wichern, F., Wiehle, M., Wrage-Mönnig, N. & Kehlenbeck, K. Africa's wooden elephant: the baobab tree (Adansonia digitata L.) in Sudan and Kenya: a review Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 63, 377-399 DOI: 10.1007/s10722-015-0360-1


Hoffmann, H., Zhao, G., Asseng, S., Bindi, M., Biernath, C., Constantin, J., Coucheney, E., Dechow, R., Doro, L., Eckersten, H., Gaiser, T., Grosz, B., Heinlein, F., Kassie, B., Kersebaum, K., Klein, C., Kuhnert, M., Lewan, E., Moriondo, M., Nendel, C., Priesack, E., Raynal, H., Roggero, P., Rötter, R.P., Siebert, S., Specka, X., Tao, F., Teixeira, E., Trombi, G., Wallach, D., Weihermüller, L., Yeluripati, J. & Ewert, F. Impact of Spatial Soil and Climate Input Data Aggregation on Regional Yield Simulations PLOS ONE 11 DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0151782


Hoffmann, M.P., Llewellyn, R., Davoren, C. & Whitbread, A. Assessing the Potential for Zone-Specific Management of Cereals in Low-Rainfall South-Eastern Australia: Combining On-Farm Results and Simulation Analysis Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science n/a-n/a. DOI:10.1111/jac.12159


Kersebaum, K., Kroes, J., Gobin, A., Takác, J., Hlavinka, P., Trnka, M., Ventrella, D., Giglio, L., Ferrise, R., Moriondo, M., Dalla Marta, A., Luo, Q., Eitzinger, J., Mirschel, W., Weigel, H.J., Manderscheid, R., Hoffmann, M.P., Nejedlik, P., Iqbal, M.A., Hösch, J. (2016) Assessing uncertainties of water footprints using an ensemble of crop growth models on winter wheat. Water 8(12), 571 DOI: 10.3390/w8120571


Liu, B., S. Asseng, C. Müller, F. Ewert, J. Elliott, D.B. Lobell, P. Martre, A.C. Ruane, D. Wallach, J.W. Jones, C. Rosenzweig, P.K. Aggarwal, P.D. Alderman, J. Anothai, B. Basso, C. Biernath, D. Cammarano, A. Challinor, D. Deryng, G. De Sanctis, J. Doltra, E. Fereres, C. Folberth, M. Garcia-Vila, S. Gayler, G. Hoogenboom, L.A. Hunt, R.C. Izaurralde, M. Jabloun, C.D. Jones, K.C. Kersebaum, B.A. Kimball, A.-K. Koehler, S. Naresh Kumar, C. Nendel, G. O`Leary, J.E. Olesen, M.J. Ottman, T. Palosuo, P.V.V. Prasad, E. Priesack, T.A.M. Pugh, M. Reynolds, E.E. Rezaei, R.P. Rötter, E. Schmid, M.A. Semenov, I. Shcherbak, E. Stehfest, C.O. Stöckle, P. Stratonovitch, T. Streck, I. Supit, F. Tao, P. Thorburn, K. Waha, G.W. Wall, E. Wang, J.W. White, J. Wolf, Z. Zhao & Y. Zhu. Similar estimates of temperature impacts on global wheat yield by three independent methods Nature Climate Change DOI:10.1038/nclimate3115

Liu, X., Lehtonen, H., Purola, T., Pavlova, Y., Rötter, R.P. & Palosuo, T. Dynamic economic modelling of crop rotations with farm management practices under future pest pressure Agricultural Systems 144, 65-76 DOI:10.1016/j.agsy.2015.12.003


Maiorano, A., Martre, P., Asseng, S., Ewert, E., Mueller, C., Rötter, R. P., Ruane, A. et al. Crop model improvement reduces the uncertainty of the response to temperature of multi-model ensembles Field Crops Research DOI: 10.1016/j.fcr.2016.05.001


Morris, H., Plavcová, L., Cvecko, P., Fichtler, E., Gillingham, M., Martínez-Cabrera, H., McGlinn, D., Wheeler, E., Zheng, J., Zieminska, K. & Jansen, S. A global analysis of parenchyma tissue fractions in secondary xylem of seed plants New Phytologist 209, 1553-1565 DOI:10.1111/nph.13737


Rötter, R.P., , F.L. Sehomi, J.G. Höhn, J.K. Niemi, and M. van den Berg, On the use of agricultural system models for exploring technological innovations across scales in Africa: A critical review ZEF - Discussion Papers on Development Policy 223, Center for Development Research, Bonn, July 2016, 85


Ruane, A., Hudson, N., Asseng, S., Camarrano, D., Ewert, F., Martre, P., Boote, K., Thorburn, P., Aggarwal, P., Angulo, C., Basso, B., Bertuzzi, P., Biernath, C., Brisson, N., Challinor, A., Doltra, J., Gayler, S., Goldberg, R., Grant, R., Heng, L., Hooker, J., Hunt, L., Ingwersen, J., Izaurralde, R., Kersebaum, K., Kumar, S., Müller, C., Nendel, C., O'Leary, G., Olesen, J., Osborne, T., Palosuo, T., Priesack, E., Ripoche, D., Rötter, R.P., Semenov, M., Shcherbak, I., Steduto, P., Stöckle, C., Stratonovitch, P., Streck, T., Supit, I., Tao, F., Travasso, M., Waha, K., Wallach, D., White, J. & Wolf, J. Multi-wheat-model ensemble responses to interannual climate variability Environmental Modelling & Software 81, 86-101 DOI:10.1016/j.envsoft.2016.03.008


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Tao, F., R.P. Rötter, T. Palosuo, C.G.H. Díaz-Ambrona, M.I. Mínguez, M.A. Semenov, K.C. Kersebaum, C. Nendel, D. Cammarano, H. Hoffmann, F. Ewert, A. Dambreville, P. Martre, L. Rodríguez, M. Ruiz-Ramos, T. Gaiser, J.G. Höhn, T. Salo, R. Ferrise, M. Bindi, A.H. Schulman Designing future barley ideotypes using a crop model ensemble European Journal of Agronomy DOI:10.1016/j.eja.2016.10.012


Trnka, M., J.E. Olesen, K.C. Kersebaum, R.P. Rötter, R. Brázdil, J. Eitzinger, S. Jansen, A.O. Skjelvåg, P. Peltonen-Sainio, P. Hlavinka, J. Balek, H. Eckersten, A. Gobin, V. Vuceti, A. Dalla Marta, S. Orlandini, V. Alexandrov, D. Semerádov, P. Stepánek., E. Svobodová, K. Rajdl Changing regional weather-crop yield relationships across Europe between 1901 and 2012. Climate Research 70, 195-214 DOI:10.3354/cr01426


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Wallach, D., P. Thorburn, S. Asseng, A.J. Challinor, F. Ewert, J.W. Jones, R.P. Rötter, A. Ruane, Estimating model prediction error: Should you treat predictions as fixed or random? Environmental Modelling & Software 84, 529-539 DOI: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2016.07.010


Wallach, D., L.O. Mearns, A.C. Ruane, R.P. Rötter, S. Asseng. Lessons from climate modeling on the design and use of ensembles for crop modeling Climatic Change DOI: 10.1007/s10584-016-1803-1


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Hoffmann, M.P., Donough, C., Oberthür, T., Castaneda Vera, A., van Wijk, M.T., Lim, C.H., Asmono, D., Samosir, Y., Lubis, A.P., Moses, D.S., Whitbread, A.M. Benchmarking Yield for Sustainable Intensification of Oil Palm Production in Indonesia using PALMSIM The Planter 91, 81-96


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Kassie, B.T., Asseng, S., Rötter, R.P., Hengsdijk, H., Ruane, A.C., van Ittersum, MK. Exploring climate change impacts and adaptation options for maize production in the Central Rift Valley of Ethiopia using different climate change scenarios and crop models Climatic Change 129 (1-2), 145-158 DOI:10.1007/s10584-014-1322-x


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Palosuo, T., Rötter, R.P., Salo, T., Peltonen-Sainio, P., Tao, F., Lehtonen, H. Effects of climate and historical adaptation measures on barley yield trends in Finland Climate Research 65, 221-236 DOI:10.3354/cr01317


Pirttioja, N., Carter, T.R., Fronzek, S., Bindi M, Hoffmann H, Palosuo T, Ruiz-Ramos M, Tao F, Trnka M, Acutis M, Asseng S, Baranowski P, Basso B, Bodin P, Buis S, Cammarano D, Deligios P, Destain MF, Dumont B, Ewert F, Ferrise R, François L, Gaiser T, Hlavinka P, Jacquemin I, Kersebaum KC, Kollas C, Krzyszczak J, Lorite IJ, Minet J, Minguez MI, Montesino M, Moriondo M, Müller C, Nendel C, Öztürk I, Perego A, Rodríguez A, Ruane AC, Ruget F, Sanna M, Semenov MA, Slawinski C, Stratonovitch P, Supit I, Waha K, Wang E, Wu L, Zhao Z and Rötter, R.P.. A crop model ensemble analysis of temperature and precipitation effects on wheat yield across a European transect: a crop model ensemble analysis using using impact response surfaces Climate Research 65, 87-105 DOI:10.3354/cr01322


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Kassie, B.T., Van Ittersum, M.K., Hengsdijk, H., Asseng, S., Wolf, J. & Rötter, R.P. Climate-induced yield variability and yield gaps of maize (Zea mays L.) in the Central Rift Valley of Ethiopia Field Crops Research 160, 41-53 DOI:10.1016/j.fcr.2014.02.010


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