Publikationen

2020

Martens, C., Hickler, T., Davis‐Reddy, C., Engelbrecht, F., Higgins, S.I., von Maltitz, G.P., Midgley, G.F., Pfeiffer, M. and Scheiter, S. Large uncertainties in future biome changes in Africa call for flexible climate adaptation strategies. Global Change Biology, Accepted Author Manuscript
doi: 10.1111/gcb.15390

Munjonji, L., Ayisi, K. K., Mudongo, E. I., Mafeo, T. P., Behn, K., Mokoka, M. V., Linstädter, A. Disentangling Drought and Grazing Effects on Soil Carbon Stocks and CO2 Fluxes in a Semi-Arid African Savanna. Front. Environ. Sci., 207
https://doi.org/10.3389/fenvs.2020.590665

Hoffmann, M. P., Swanepoel, C. M., Nelson, W. C. D., Beukes, D. J., van der Laan, M., Hargreaves, J. N. G., Rötter, R. P. Simulating medium-term effects of cropping system diversification on soil fertility and crop productivity in southern Africa. European Journal of Agronomy, 119, 206089
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eja.2020.126089

Kumar, D., Pfeiffer, M., Gaillard, C., Langang, L., Martens, C., Scheiter, S. Misinterpretation of Asian savannas as degraded forest can mislead management and conservation policy under climate change. Biological Conservation 241, 108293
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2019-415

Scheiter, S., Moncrieff, G., Pfeiffer, M., Higgins, S. African biomes are most sensitive to changes in CO2 under recent and near-future CO2 conditions. Biogeosciences 17(4), 1147-1167
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2019.108293

2019

Pfeiffer, M., Langan, L., Linstädter, A., Martens, C.; Gaillard, C., Ruppert, J.C., Higgins, S.I., Mudongo, E.I., Scheiter, S. (2019) Grazing and aridity reduce perennial grass abundance in semi-arid rangelands – Insights from a trait-based dynamic vegetation model. Ecological Modelling 395, 11-22
DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2018.12.013

Rapholo, E., Odhiambo, J.J.O., Nelson, W.C.D., Rötter, R.P., Ayisi, K., Koch, M., Hoffmann, M.P. Maize–lablab intercropping is promising in supporting the sustainable intensification of smallholder cropping systems under high climate risk in southern Africa. Experimental Agriculture 56(1), 104-117
https://doi.org/10.1017/S0014479719000206

Scheiter, S., Schulte, J., Pfeiffer, M., Martens, C., Erasmus, B., Twine, W. (2019) How does climate change influence the economic value of ecosystem services in savanna rangelands? Ecological Economics 157, 342-356
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2018.11.015

2018

Gaillard, C., Langan, L., Pfeiffer, M., Kumar, D., Martens, C., Higgins, S.I., Scheiter, S. African shrub distribution emerges via height – sapwood conductivity trade-off. Journal of Biogeography 45, 2815-2826
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/jbi.13447

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

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

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

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