apl. Prof. Dr. Christine Wachendorf

Außerplanmäßige Professur Bodenökologie

Wachendorf, Christine
+49 5542 981504
+49 5542 981590
Nordbahnhofstraße 1a
37213 Witzenhausen
WIZ, Nordbahnhofstr., Raum 2310

Publikationen  (apl. Prof. Dr. Christine Wachendorf)

In redigierten Zeitschriften/Peer reviewed publications

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

Andruschkewitsch, M. Wachendorf, C.,Sradnick, A., Hensgen, F., Joergensen, RG., Wachendorf M. 2014 Soil substrate utilization pattern and relation of functional evenness of plant groups and soil microbial community in five low mountain NATURA 2000 grasslands. Plant and Soil 383, 275–289

Wachendorf, C., Potthoff, M., Ludwig, B., Joergensen, R.G. 2014 Effects of addition of maize litter and earthworms on C mineralization and aggregate formation in single and mixed soils differing in soil organic carbon and clay content. Pedobiologia 57, 161-169

Toenshoff C., Joergensen, RG., Stuelpnagel, R, Wachendorf C. 2014 Initial decomposition of post-harvest crown and root residues of poplars as affected by N availability and particle size. Bio Fertil Soils 50, 675 –683

Andruschkewitsch, M., Wachendorf C., Wachendorf, M. 2013 Effects of digestates from different biogas production systems on above and belowground grass growth and the nitrogen status of the plant-soil-system. Grassland science 59, 183-195

Pokharel A.K, Jannoura R, Heitkamp F., Kleikamp B., Wachendorf, C., Dyckmans J., Ludwig B., Joergensen R.G. 2013 Development of aggregates and light fraction organic matter after application of maize residues in the presence of mycorrhizal and non-mycorrhizal pea plants. Geoderma 202/203, 38-44

Toenshoff C., Joergensen, RG., Stuelpnagel, R, Wachendorf C. 2013 Dynamics of soil organic carbon fractions one year after the re-conversion of poplar and willow plantations to arable use and grassland. Agriculture ecosystems and environment 174, 21– 27

Toenshoff C., Joergensen, RG., Stuelpnagel, R, Wachendorf C. 2013 Carbon in plant biomass and soils of poplar and willow plantations – implication for C distribution after re-conversion to arable land. Plant Soil 367, 407–417

Wachendorf, C, Joergensen, RG. 2011 Mid-term tracing of 15N derived from urine and dung in soil microbial biomass. Biology and Fertility of Soils 47, 147-155

Wachendorf, C., Lampe, C., Taube F., Dittert, K 2008 N2O emissions and dynamics of soil nitrogen under 15N-labelled cow urine and dung patches on sandy grassland soils. J. Plant Nutr. Soil Sci. 171, 171-181

Wachendorf, C., Taube, F., Wachendorf, M. 2005 Nitrogen leaching from 15N labelled cow urine and dung applied on grassland on a sandy soil. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 73, 89-100

Wachendorf, C. 1998 Characterisation of a humus profile under beech forest by using wet-chemistry and CPMAS 13C NMR-spectroscopy in consideration of spatial heterogeneity. Z. Pflanzenernähr. Bodenk. 161, 249-254

Wachendorf, C., Irmler, U., Blume, H.-P. 1997 Relationships between the litter fauna and the chemical changes of litter during decomposition under different moisture conditions. In: Giller, K.E., Cadish, G. (Hrsg.) Plant Litter Quality and Decomposition, CAB, Wallingford. 135-144

Irmler, U., Wachendorf, C., Blume, H.-P. 1997 Landscape pattern of humus forms and their soil biology. Recent Res. Devel. in Soil Biol. & Biochem. 1, 93-108

Wachendorf, C., Beyer, L., Blume, H.-P. 1996 Composition and distribution of organic matter of two Cambic Arenosols under cultivation and a 100 year old beech forest. In: Clapp, C.E., Hayes, M.H.B., Senesi, N., Griffith, S.M. (Hrsg.) Humic Substances and organic matter in soil and water environments: Characterization, Transformations and Interactions. Proceedings 7th International Humic Substance Society, Trinidad 1994. 183-192

Beyer, L., Wachendorf, C., Fründ, R. 1994 Soil organic matter composition and its effect on soil fertility in typical soils under cultivation in Northwest-Germany. In: Senesi, N., Miano, T.M. (Hrsg.): Humic substances in the global environment and implications on human health. Elsevier, Amsterdam. 457-462

Beyer, L., Fründ, R.,  Wachendorf, C.,  Knicker, H., Sorge, C., Köbbemann, C., Schulten, H.R. Lüdemann, H.D., Blume, H.P. 1996 A simple wet chemical extraction procedure to characterize soil organic matter (SOM): 3. Results of vegetation, crop litter, and forest litter in comparison to data as revealed with CPMAS 13NMR spectroscopy and pyrolysis field ionization mass spectroscopy. Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Anal. 27, 2243-2264

Beyer, L., Wachendorf, C., Köbbemann, C. 1993 A simple wet chemical extraction procedure to characterize soil organic matter. I. Application and recovery rate. Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Anal. 24 (13&14), 1645-1663

Beyer, L., Fründ, R., Schleuß, U., Wachendorf, C. 1993 Colluvisols under cultivation in Schleswig-Holstein. 2. Carbon distribution and soil organic matter composition. Z. Pflanzenernähr. Bodenkund. 156, 213-217

Beyer, L., Wachendorf, C., Elsner, D.-C., Knabe, R. 1993 Suitability of dehydrogenase activity essay as an index for biological activity of soils. Biol. Fertil. Soils 16, 52-56

Beyer, L., Wachendorf, C., Balzer, F.M., Balzer, U.R. 1992 The use of biological methods to determinate the microbiological activity of soils under cultivation. Biol. Fertil. Soils 13, 242-247

Beyer, L., Wachendorf, C., Balzer, F.M., Balzer-Graf, U.R. 1992 The effect of soil texture and soil management on microbial biomass and soil enzyme activities in arable soils in Northwest-Germany. Agribiol. Res. 45, 3, 276-283


Wachendorf, C., Potthoff, M. 2014. Einfluss des Bodenlebens auf Streuabbau und Aggregatbildung. In: Handbuch der Bodenkunde. Blume H.P. et al. (Hrsg). Kapitel p. 1-10, Wiley VCH.