Couëdel, A., Falconnier, G.N., Adam, M., Cardinael, R., Boote, K., Justes, E., …, Weber, T.K.D. et al. 2024. Long-term soil organic carbon and crop yield feedbacks differ between 16 soil-crop models in sub-Saharan Africa. European Journal of Agronomy 155.

Diamantopoulos, E., Simunek, J., Weber, T.K.D. 2024. Implementation of the Brunswick model system into the Hydrus software suite. Vadose Zone Journal, e20326,

Galmarini, S., Solazzo, E., Ferrise, R., Srivastava, A. Kumar, Ahmed, M., Asseng, S., …, Weber, T.K.D. et al. 2024. Assessing the impact on crop modelling of multi- and uni-variate climate model bias adjustments, Agricultural Systems 215, 103846.

Giray, K., Banfield, C., Piepho, H.-P., Joergensen, R.G., Dippold, M.,  Wachendorf, C. 2024. Main soil microbial groups assessed by phospholipid fatty acid analysis of temperate alley agroforestry systems on crop- and grassland Applied Soil Ecology, 195,10.

Vogel, H.-J., Amelung, W., Baum, C., Bonkowski, M., Blagodatsky, S., Grosch, R., Herbst, M., Kiese, R., Koch, S., Kuhwald, M., König, S., Leinweber, P., Lennartz, B., Müller, C. W., Pagel, H., Rillig, M. C., Rüschhoff, J., Russell, D., Schnepf, A., … Wachendorf, C., Weller, U. Wollschläger, U. 2024. How to adequately represent biological processes in modeling multifunctionality of arable soils. Biology and Fertility of Soils.

Weber, T. K. D., Weihermüller, L., Nemes, A., Bechtold, M., Degré, A., Diamantopoulos, E., Fatichi, S., Filipović, V., Gupta, S., Hohenbrink, T. L., Hirmas, D. R., Jackisch, C., de Jong van Lier, Q., Koestel, J., Lehmann, P., Marthews, T. R., Minasny, B., Pagel, H., van der Ploeg, M., Svane, S. F., Szabó, B., Vereecken, H., Verhoef, A., Young, M., Zeng, Y., Zhang, Y., and Bonetti, S. 2024. Hydro-pedotransfer functions: A roadmap for future development, HESS,, 2023, accepted for publication.

Zare, H., Viswanathan, M., Weber, T.K.D., Ingwersen, J., Nowak, W., Gayler, S., Streck, T. 2024. Improving winter wheat yield prediction by accounting for weather and model parameter uncertainty while assimilating LAI and updating weather data within a crop model. European Journal of Agronomy 156, S. 127149.

Zare, H., Weber, T.K.D., Ingwersen, J., Nowak, W., Gayler, S., Streck, T. 2024. Within-season crop yield prediction by a multi-model ensemble with integrated data assimilation. Field Crops Research, 308, 109293.



Bilibio, C., Hensel, O. 2023. Pile covering of waste disposal using technosols made of municipal solid waste incineration bottom ash and coal combustion residues: A column leaching experiment. Front. Environ. Sci. 11:1144043.

Bilibio, C., Uteau, D., Horvat, M., Rosskopf, U., Junge, S. M., Finckh, M. R., & Peth, S. 2023. Impact of Ten Years Conservation Tillage in Organic Farming on Soil Physical Properties in a Loess Soil—Northern Hesse, Germany. Agriculture, 13(1), Art. 1.

De Souza Nóia Júnior, R., Asseng, S., García-Vila, M., Liu, K., Stocca, V.,  dos Santos Vianna, M., Weber, TKD,  Zhao, J., Palosuo, T.,  Harrison, M.T. 2023. A call to action for global research on the implications of waterlogging for wheat growth and yield. Agricultural Water Management. Volume 284. 108334. ISSN 0378-3774.

Guarin, J. R., ..., Weber, TKD., Xiao, L., Zhang, Z., Zhao, C., Zhao, J., Zhao, Z., Zhu, Y., and Asseng, S. 2023. A high-yielding traits experiment for modeling potential production of wheat: field experiments and AgMIP-Wheat multi-model simulations. Open Data Journal for Agricultural Research, vol. 9, p. 26-33.

Guillaume, B., Aroui Boukbida, H., Bakker, G., Bieganowski, A., Brostaux, Y., Cornelis, W., Durner, W., Hartmann, C., Iversen, B. V., Javaux, M., Ingwersen, J., Lamorski, K., Lamparter, A., Makó, A., Mingot Soriano, A. M., Messing, I., Nemes, A., Pomes-Bordedebat, A., van der Ploeg, M., Weber, TKD, Weihermüller, L., Wellens, J., and Degré, A. 2023. Reproducibility of the Wet Part of the Soil Water Retention Curve: A European Interlaboratory Comparison, SOIL Discussions.

Kimbal, B, Thoorp, K, Boote, K, ..., Weber, TKD, ..., et al. 2023. Simulation of evapotranspiration and yield of maize: An Inter-comparison among 41 maize models. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, Volume 333, 15 April 2023, 109396,

Moran-Rodas, V. E., Joergensen, R. G., & Wachendorf, C. 2023. Does liming improve microbial carbon use efficiency after maize litter addition in a tropical acidic soil? Biology and Fertility of Soils.

Rettie, F.M., Gayler, S., Weber, TKD, Tesfaye, K. and Streck, T. 2023. Comprehensive assessment of climate extremes in high-resolution CMIP6 projections for Ethiopia. Front. Environ. Sci., Sec. Atmosphere and Climate, Vol. 11.

Rettie, F.M., Gayler, S., Weber, TKD., Tesfaye, K. and Streck, T. 2023. High-resolution CMIP6 climate projections for Ethiopia using the gridded statistical downscaling method. In: Scientific data 10 (1), S. 442.

Riedel, T., Weber, TKD, Bergmann, A. 2023. Near constant groundwater recharge efficiency under global change in a central European catchment. Hydrological Processes.

Shahbazi, F., Weber, TKD, Oustan, S., Alvyar, Z., Jeon, S., and Minasny, B. 2023. Uncovering the effects of Urmia Lake desiccation on soil chemical ripening using advanced mapping techniques
Catena, 232, 107440,

Späth, F., Rajtschan, V., Weber, TKD, Morandage, S., Lange, D., Abbas, S. S., Behrendt, A., Ingwersen, J., Streck, T., and Wulfmeyer, V. 2023. The land–atmosphere feedback observatory: a new observational approach for characterizing land–atmosphere feedback, Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 12, 25–44,

Sponagel, C., Feuerbacher, A., Bendel, D., Weber, TKD. and Bahrs, E. 2023. Economic and Agronomic Impacts of Agrivoltaics on Arable Land Use at the Example of the Stuttgart Region. German Journal of Agricultural Economics, 72, 101–116,

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., van Ramshorst, J. G. V., Rudolf, C., Wachendorf, C., Wachendorf, M., Corre, M. D. 2023. Multifunctionality of temperate alley-cropping agroforestry outperforms open cropland and grassland. Communications Earth & Environment, 4(1), 20.

Wachendorf, C.; Frank, T.; Broll, G.; Beylich, A.; Milbert, G. 2023. A Concept for a Consolidated Humus Form Description—An Updated Version of German Humus Form Systematics. Int. J. Plant Biol. 2023, 14, 658–686.

Wallach, D., Palosuo, T., Thorburn, P., Mielenz, H., Buis, S., Hochman, Z., Gourdain, E., Andrianasolo, F., Dumont, B., Ferrise, R., Gaiser, T., Garcia, C., Gayler, S., Harrison, M., Hiremath, S., Horan, H., Hoogenboom, G., Jansson, P.-E., Jing, Q., Justes, E., Kersebaum, K.-C., Launay, M., Lewan, E., Liu, K., Mequanint, F., Moriondo, M., Nendel, C., Padovan, G., Qian, B., Schütze, N., Seserman, D.-M., Shelia, V., Souissi, A., Specka, X., Srivastava, A. K., Trombi, G., Weber, TKD., Weihermüller, L., Wöhling, T., and Seidel, S. 2023. Proposal and extensive test of a calibration protocol for crop phenology models.
Agron. Sustain. Dev., 43,

Weber, T. K. D., Weihermüller, L., Nemes, A., Bechtold, M., Degré, A., Diamantopoulos, E., Fatichi, S., Filipović, V., Gupta, S., Hohenbrink, T. L., Hirmas, D. R., Jackisch, C., van Jong Lier, Q. de, Koestel, J., Lehmann, P., Marthews, T. R., Minasny, B., Pagel, H., van der Ploeg, M., Svane, S. F., Szabó, B., Vereecken, H., Verhoef, A., Young, M., Zeng, Y., Zhang, Y., and Bonetti, S. 2023.
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Bilibio, C., Schellert, C., Uteau, D., Peth, S., Hensel, O. 2022. Comparison of an innovative mobile strip irrigation system with full-area sprinkler watering. Journal of the ASABE, 65(6), 1365-1373.

Bilibio, C., Uteau, D., Peth, S., Retz, S., Schellert, C., Hensel, O. 2022. Physical properties of technosols as evapotranspiration covers on potash tailings piles. Journal of Environmental Management 310.

Börger. M, Bublitz, T., Dyckmans, J., Wachendorf, C., Joergensen, R G. 2022. Microbial carbon use efficiency of litter with distinct C/N ratios in soil at different temperatures, including microbial necromass as growth component. Biology and Fertility of Soils 58, 761-770.

Dueri, S; …; Weber, TKD; … 2022. Simulation of wheat response to variable sowing dates and densities in a high-yielding environment. Journal of Experimental Botany,73(16), 5715–5729.

Gerke, HH; Vogel, H-J; Weber, TKD; van der Meij WM; Scholten, T. 2022. 3–4D soil model as challenge for future soil research: Quantitative soil modeling based on the solid phase. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, 185(6), 1– 25.

Groh, J; Weber, TKD; … and Gerke, H. 2022. Same soil - different climate: crop model inter-comparison on translocated lysimeters. Vadose Zone Journal, 21,4, e20202.

Guarin, J. R., ..., Weber, TKD., Xiao, L., Zhang, Z., Zhao, C., Zhao, J., Zhao, Z., Zhu, Y., and Asseng, S. 2022. Evidence for increasing global wheat yield potential. Environ. Res. Lett.,

Martin, M; Weber, TKD; Fiedler, J; Fuß, R; Glatzel, S; Huth, V; Jordan, S; Jurasinski, G; Kutzbach, L; Schäfer, K; Weymann, D; Hagemann, U. 2022. Introduction of a guideline for measurements of greenhouse gas fluxes from soils using non-steady state chambers. J. Plant Nutr. Soil Sci. 2022. 1–15.

Mequanint, F; Gayler, S; Weber, TKD; Tesfaye, K; and Streck, T. 2022. Climate change impact on crop growth in Ethiopia: A multi-model uncertainty analysis. PLoS ONE 17(1), e0262951.

Moran-Rodas, V.E., Chavannavar, S.V., Joergensen, R.G., Wachendorf, C. 2022. Microbial response of distinct soil types to land-use intensification at a South-Indian rural-urban interface. Plant and Soil.

Moran-Rodas, V. E., Preuße, V., Wachendorf, C. 2022. Agricultural management practices and decision-making in view of soil organic matter in the urbanizing region of Bangalore. Sustainability Sustainability, 14, 5775.

Pohl, L; Maurischat, P; Schiedung, M; Weber, TKD; Winkler, P. 2022. Editorial: Soil science challenges—An interdisciplinary overview of current and future topics. J Plant Nutr Soil Sci.

Schäfer Rodrigues Silva, A; Weber, TKD; Gayler, S; Guthke, A; Höge, M; Nowak, W; Streck, T. 2022. Diagnosing Similarities in Probabilistic Multi-Model Ensembles - an Application to Soil-Plant-Growth-Modeling, Modeling Earth Systems and Environment.

Sponagel C; Bendel, D; Angenendt, E; Weber, TKD; Gayler, S; Streck, T; and Bahrs, E. 2022. Integrated assessment of regional approaches for biodiversity offsetting in urban-rural areas - a future based case study from Germany using arable land as an example. Land Use Policy, 117, 106085.

Viswanathan, M; Scheidegger, A; Streck, T; Gayler, S; Weber, TKD. 2022. Bayesian multi-level calibration of a process-based maize phenology model. Ecol Model, 474, 110154.

Viswanathan, M; Weber, TKD; Gayler, S; Mai, J; and Streck, T. 2022. Prediction of phenological development in silage maize crops: A Bayesian sequential updating approach. Biogeosciences.

Weber, TKD; Ingwersen, J;Poyda, A;, Streck, T. 2022. Multi-site, multi-crop measurements in the soil–vegetation–atmosphere continuum: a comprehensive dataset from two climatically contrasting regions in southwestern Germany for the period 2009–2018. Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 1153–1181.

Zare, H; Weber, TKD; Ingwersen, J; Gayler, S; Nowak, W; and Streck, T. 2022. Combining remote sensing and modelling approach for a real-time prediction of crop yield in uncertain conditions, Remote Sens. 2022, 14, 1360.



Ingold, M., Wachendorf, C., & Buerkert, A. 2021. Net‐mineralization of organic matter and greenhouse gas emissions from Quebracho tannin‐enriched manure applied to acidic and alkaline soils. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, jpln.202000495.



Beuschel, R., Piepho, H.-P., Joergensen, R.G., Wachendorf, C. 2020. Impact of willow-based grassland alley cropping in relation to its plant species diversity on soil ecology of former arable land. App. Soil  Ecol. 147, March 2020, 103373

Beuschel, R., Piepho, H.-P., Joergensen, R.G., Wachendorf, C. 2020. Effects of converting a temperate short-rotation coppice to a silvo-arable alley cropping agroforestry system on soil quality indicators. Agroforest Syst. 94, 389–400

Schroeder, J., Jannoura, R., Beuschel, R., Pfeiffer, B., Dyckmans, J., Murugan, R., Chavannavar, S., Wachendorf, C., Joergensen, R.G., 2020. Carbon use efficiency and microbial functional diversity in a temperate Luvisol and a tropical Nitisol after millet litter and N addition. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 56, 1139–1150

Wachendorf, C. Piepho, H.-P., Beuschel, R. 2020. Determination of litter derived C and N in litter bags and soil using stable isotopes prevents overestimation of litter decomposition in alley cropping systems. Pedobiologia 81-82, 150651.



Beuschel, R., Piepho, H.-P., Joergensen, R. G., Wachendorf, C. 2019. Similar spatial patterns of soil quality indicators in three poplar-based silvo-arable alley cropping systems in Germany. Biol. Fertil. Soils. 55, 1-14.

Heyn, N., Joergensen R.G., Wachendorf, C. 2019. Soil organic C and N stocks in the first rotation of poplar plantations in Germany. Geoderma Regional 15 2352-0094/© 2019 Elsevier

Khanal, G., Wachendorf, C., Dittert, K., Willich, M., Dietz, H., Buerkert, A., Ingold, M., 2019. Nitrogen turnover in a repeatedly manured arid subtropical soil: Incubation studies with 15N isotopes. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science. 182, 836–845



Ingold, M, Khanal, G., Dyckmans, J., Wachendorf, C., Buerkert, A. 2018. NH3 Volatilization, N2O Emission and Microbial Biomass Turnover from 15N-Labeled Manure under Laboratory Conditions. Comm. Soil Sci. Plant Analysis 49, (5) 537-551



Wachendorf, C., Stuelpnagel, R., Wachendorf, M. 2017. Influence of land use and tillage depth on dynamics of soil microbial properties, soil carbon fractions and crop yield after conversion of short-rotation coppices. Soil Use and Management 33, 379–388. DOI:10.1111/sum.12348




Gad, H., Wachendorf, C., Joergensen, R.G. 2015. Response of maize and soil microorganisms to decomposing poplar root residues after shallow or homogenous mixing into soil. J Soil Sci Plant Nutr. 178, 507–514

Wachendorf, C. 2015. Effects of liming and mineral N on initial decomposition of soil organic matter and post harvest root residues of poplar. Geoderma 259–260, 243–250


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