Inhaltspezifische Aktionen


Publikationen (Peer-Reviewed)



Bryan A. Dix, Michael E. Hauschild, Wiebke Niether, Benjamin Wolf, Andreas Gattinger (2024) Regulating soil microclimate and greenhouse gas emissions with rye mulch in cabbage cultivation, Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, Volume 367, 2024, 108951, ISSN 0167-8809,

Minarsch E-ML, Schierning P, Wichern F, Gattinger A, Weckenbrock P (2024) Transect sampling for soil organic carbon monitoring in temperate alley cropping systems - A review and standardized guideline. Geoderma Regional 36:e00757.


Binacchi F, Niether W, Brock C, Knebl L, Brændholt A, Wolf B, Gattinger A (2023) Demystifying the agronomic and environmental N performance of grain legumes across contrasting soil textures of central Germany. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 356:108645.

Gatzert X, Chun KP, Hermanowski R, Mäder R, Breuer L, Gattinger A, Orlowski N (2023) Application of multiple stable isotopes to aid identification of the origin of regional and organic animal products in Hesse, Germany. Isotopes Environ Health Stud 59:490–510.

Golicz K, Piepho H-P, Minarsch E-ML, Niether W, Große-Stoltenberg A, Oldeland J, Breuer L, Gattinger A, Jacobs SR (2023) Highlighting the potential of multilevel statistical models for analysis of individual agroforestry systems. Agroforest Syst 97:1481–1489.

Knebl L, Gattinger A, Niether W, Brock C (2023) Uptake of Fertilizer Nitrogen and Soil Nitrogen by Sorghum Sudangrass (Sorghum bicolor × Sorghum sudanense) in a Greenhouse Experiment with 15N-Labelled Ammonium Nitrate. Soil Systems 7:71.

Krause H-M, Ono-Raphel JG, Karanja E, Matheri F, Lori M, Cifuentes Y, Glaeser SP, Gattinger A, Riar A, Adamtey N, Mäder P (2023) Organic and conventional farming systems shape soil bacterial community composition in tropical arable farming. Applied Soil Ecology 191:105054.

Niether W, Macholdt J, Schulz F, Gattinger A (2023) Yield dynamics of crop rotations respond to farming type and tillage intensity in an organic agricultural long-term experiment over 24 years. Field Crops Research 303:109131.

Parot J, Wahlen S, Schryro J, Weckenbrock P (2023) Food justice in community supported agriculture – differentiating charitable and emancipatory social support actions. Agric Hum Values.


Suzanne R. Jacobs, Heidi Webber, Wiebke Niether, Kathrin Grahmann, Dietmar Lüttschwager, Carmen Schwartz, Lutz Breuer, Sonoko D. Bellingrath-Kimura (2022)
Modification of the microclimate and water balance through the integration of trees into temperate cropping systems, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, Volume 323, 2022, 109065, ISSN 0168-1923, (

M. Krauss, M. Wiesmeier, A. Don, F. Cuperus, A. Gattinger, S. Gruber, W.K. Haagsma, J. Peigné, M. Chiodelli Palazzoli, F. Schulz, M.G.A. van der Heijden, L. Vincent-Caboud, R.A. Wittwer, S. Zikeli, M. Steffens (2022) Reduced tillage in organic farming affects soil organic carbon stocks in temperate Europe, Soil and Tillage Research, Volume 216, 2022, 105262, ISSN 0167-1987,

Golicz K, Ghazaryan G, Niether W, Wartenberg AC, Breuer L, Gattinger A, Jacobs SR, Kleinebecker T, Weckenbrock P, Große-Stoltenberg A. (2022) The Role of Small Woody Landscape Features and Agroforestry Systems for National Carbon Budgeting in Germany. Land. 2021; 10(10):1028. 


Xenia Gatzert, Kwok P. Chun, Markus Boner, Robert Hermanowski, Rolf Mäder, Lutz Breuer, Andreas Gattinger & Natalie Orlowski (2021) Assessment of multiple stable isotopes for tracking regional and organic authenticity of plant products in Hesse, Germany, Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies, 57:3, 281-300, DOI: 10.1080/10256016.2021.1905635


Lori, M., Piton, G., Symanczik, S.Legay, N., Brussaard, L., Jaenicke, S., Nascimiento, E., Reis, F.,  Sousa, J. P., Mäder, P., Gattinger, A., Clement, J.-C., Foulquier, A. (2020) Compared to conventional, ecological intensive management promotes beneficial proteolytic soil microbial communities for agro-ecosystem functioning under climate change-induced rain regimes. Sci Rep 10, 7296 (2020).


Andres, C., Hoerler, R., Home, R., Joerin, J., Dzahini-Obiatey, H. K., Ameyaw, G .A., Domfem, O., BLaser, W., Gattinger, A., Offei, S., Six, J. (2018) Social network to inform and prevent the spread of cocoa swollen shoot virus disease in Ghana. Agron. Sustain. Dev. 38, 53 (2018).

Mette Vaarst, Arthur Getz Escudero, M. Jahi Chappell, Catherine Brinkley, Ravic Nijbroek, Nilson A.M. Arraes, Lise Andreasen, Andreas Gattinger, Gustavo Fonseca De Almeida, Deborah Bossio & Niels Halberg (2018) Exploring the concept of agroecological food systems in a city-region context, Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, 42:6, 686-711, DOI: 10.1080/21683565.2017.1365321
Lori Martina, Symanczik Sarah, Mäder Paul, Efosa Norah, Jaenicke Sebastian, Buegger Franz, Tresch Simon, Goesmann Alexander, Gattinger Andreas (2018) Distinct Nitrogen Provisioning From Organic Amendments in Soil as Influenced by Farming System and Water Regime, Frontiers in Environmental Science, VOL 6. 2018,, DOI 10.3389/fenvs.2018.00040, ISSN 2296-665X
Vidal Alix, Hirte Juliane, Bender S. Franz, Mayer Jochen, Gattinger Andreas, Höschen Carmen, Schädler Sebastian, Iqbal Toufiq M., Mueller Carsten W. (2018) Linking 3D Soil Structure and Plant-Microbe-Soil Carbon Transfer in the Rhizosphere, Frontiers in Environmental Science, VOL 6, 2018,, DOI 10.3389/fenvs.2018.00009, ISSN 2296-665X   


Magdalena Necpalova, Juhwan Lee, Colin Skinner, Lucie Büchi, Raphael Wittwer, Andreas Gattinger, Marcel van der Heijden, Paul Mäder, Raphael Charles, Alfred Berner, Jochen Mayer, Johan Six, (2017) Potentials to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions from Swiss agriculture,Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, Volume 265, 2018, Pages 84-102, ISSN 0167-8809, (


Brock, C., Oltmanns, M., & Leithold, G. (2016). What do humus balances really tell about soil organic matter? Acta Fytotechnica et Zootechnica, 18(5), 50–52.

Cooper, J., Baranski, M., Stewart, G., Nobel-de Lange, M., Bàrberi, P., Fließbach, A., … Mäder, P. (2016). Shallow non-inversion tillage in organic farming maintains crop yields and increases soil C stocks: A meta-analysis. Agronomy for Sustainable Development, 36(1), 22.

Hummel, Hans E., Langner, S., & Breuer, M. (2016). Lobesia mating disruption by pheromone mesofiber dispensers. Acta Fytotechnica et Zootechnica, 18(5), 151–153.



Hummel, H., Langner, S., & Sanguanpong, U. (2015). Ergography- rational method for handling and extracting information contained in bibliographies of prolific authors. Communications in agricultural and applied biological sciences, Ghent University, 80, 111–130.

Knebl, L., Leithold, G., & Brock, C. (2015). Improving minimum detectable differences in the assessment of soil organic matter change in short-term field experiments. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, 178(1), 35–42.

Leithold, G., Hülsbergen, K.-J., & Brock, C. (2015). Organic matter returns to soils must be higher under organic compared to conventional farming. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, 178(1), 4–12.

Stinner, P. W. (2015). The use of legumes as a biogas substrate - potentials for saving energy and reducing greenhouse gas emissions through symbiotic nitrogen fixation. Energy, Sustainability and Society, 5(1), 4.


Schulz, F., Brock, C., Schmidt, H., Franz, K.-P., & Leithold, G. (2014). Development of soil organic matter stocks under different farm types and tillage systems in the Organic Arable Farming Experiment Gladbacherhof. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science, 60(3), 313–326.

Winter, E., Midega, C., Bruce, T., Hummel, H. E., Langner, S. S., Leithold, G., … Pickett, J. (2014). EXPLOITING CHEMICAL ECOLOGY FOR LIVELIHOOD IMPROVEMENT OF SMALL HOLDER FARMERS IN KENYA. Communications in Agricultural and Applied Biological Sciences, 79(2), 265–277.


Bertossa, M., & Hummel, H. E. (2013). Cultural diabrotica containment strategy in Switzerland: Until now a convincing success story. Communications in Agricultural and Applied Biological Sciences, 78(2), 209–219.

Hummel, H. E., & Langner, S. S. (2013). Lobesia botrana IPM: Electrospun polyester microfibers serve as biodegradable sex pheromone dispensers.Communications in Agricultural and Applied Biological Sciences,78 (2), 253–266.

Hummel, H. E., Langner, S. S., & Eisinger, M. T. (2013). Pheromone dispensers, including organic polymer fibers, described in the crop protection literature: Comparison of their innovation potential. Communications in Agricultural and Applied Biological Sciences, 78(2), 233–252.

Hummel, Hans E. (2013). A Historical Perspective on the Identification of Substances in the Territorial Scent Marks of Male Klipspringer Antelope Oreotragus oreotragus. In M. L. East & M. Dehnhard (Hrsg.), Chemical Signals in Vertebrates 12 (S. 197–205).

Humus balancing in Central Europe—concepts, state of the art, and further challenges - Brock - 2013 - Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science - Wiley Online Library. (o. J.). Abgerufen 25. Oktober 2019, von


Brock, C., Hoyer, U., Leithold, G., & Hülsbergen, K.-J. (2012). The humus balance model (HU-MOD): A simple tool for the assessment of management change impact on soil organic matter levels in arable soils. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems, 92(3), 239–254.
Deuker, A., Stinner, W., Rensberg, N., Wagner, L., & Hummel, H. E. (2012). Regional risks for biogas production in Germany by the maize pest Diabrotica v. virgifera? Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology A, 2(6), 749–764.

Brock, C., Oberholzer, H.-R., Schwarz, J., Fließbach, A., Hülsbergen, K.-J., Koch, W., … Leithold, G. (2012). Soil organic matter balances in organic versus conventional farming—modelling in field experiments and regional upscaling for cropland in Germany. Organic Agriculture, 2(3), 185–195.

Hummel, H. E., Czyrt, T., Schmid, S., Leithold, G., & Vilcinskas, A. (2012). Sex pheromone monitoring as a versatile tool for determining presence and abundance of Cydia pomonella (Lep.: Tortricidae) in German apple orchards. Communications in Agricultural and Applied Biological Sciences, 77(4), 647–651.

Hummel, H. E., Eisinger, M. T., Hein, D. F., Breuer, M., Schmid, S., & Leithold, G. (2012). New dispenser types for integrated pest management of agriculturally significant insect pests: An algorithm with specialized searching capacity in electronic data bases. Communications in Agricultural and Applied Biological Sciences, 77(4), 639–646.

Hummel, H. E., Wagner, L., Bertossa, M., Deuker, A., & Leithold, G. (2012). Diabrotica virgifera virgifera on South-Northern expansion drive? Communications in Agricultural and Applied Biological Sciences, 77(4), 585–594.


Brock, C., Fließbach, A., Oberholzer, H.-R., Schulz, F., Wiesinger, K., Reinicke, F., … Leithold, G. (2011). Relation between soil organic matter and yield levels of nonlegume crops in organic and conventional farming systems. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, 174(4), 568–575.

Brock, C., Knies‐Deventer, H., & Leithold, G. (2011). Assessment of cropping-system impact on soil organic matter levels in short-term field experiments. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, 174(6), 867–870.

Deuker, Arno, Stinner, W., & Leithold, G. (2011). Biogas Energy From Agricultural By-Products: Energy Yields and Effects on Organic Farming Systems Compared with Energy Maize Cropping. In M. Behnassi, S. Draggan, & S. Yaya (Hrsg.), Global Food Insecurity: Rethinking Agricultural and Rural Development Paradigm and Policy (S. 269–279).

Hummel, H. E., Hein, D. F., Breuer, M., Lindner, I., Greiner, A., Wendorff, J. H., … Leithold, G. (2011). Organic nanofibers containing insect pheromone disruptants: A novel technical approach to controlled release dispensers with potential for process mechanization. Communications in Agricultural and Applied Biological Sciences, 76(4), 809–817.

Lindner, I., Hein, D. F., Breuer, M., Hummel, H. E., Deuker, A., Vilcinskas, A., … Greiner, A. (2011). Organic electrospun nanofibers as vehicles toward intelligent pheromone dispensers: Characterization by laboratory investigations. Communications in Agricultural and Applied Biological Sciences, 76(4), 819–829.


Hummel, H. E., & Bertossa, M. (2009). Containment of the western corn rootworm Diabrotica v.virgifera: Continued successful management 2008 in southern Switzerland by monitoring and crop rotation. Communications in Agricultural and Applied Biological Sciences, 74(2), 289–296.

Hummel, H. E., & Deuker, A. (2009). Western corn rootworm Diabrotica v. virgifera in Europe: Status, and options for future management. Communications in Agricultural and Applied Biological Sciences, 74(1), 271–278.

Hummel, H. E., Dinnesen, S., Nedelev, T., Grozea, I., Badea, A. M., & Ulrichs, C. (2009). Monitoring western corn rootworm (Diabrotica v. virgifera) adults: Situation in Romania 2008. Communications in Agricultural and Applied Biological Sciences, 74(2), 297–308.