Publications (from 2011 onwards)

Alam M.S., Velayudhan S.M., Dey D.K., Adelieme C., Malik P.K., Bhatta R., König S., Schlecht E. 2023. Urbanisation threats to dairy cattle health: Insights from Greater Bengaluru, India. Tropical Animal Health and Production 55, 350. DOI 10.1007/s11250-023-03737-7

Andriamparany J.N., Heritiana J.T., Hänke H., Kunz S., Schlecht E. 2023. Market supply of livestock and animal products in north-eastern Madagascar – the role of the vanilla boom. Scientific African (19), e01526. DOI 10.1016/j.sciaf.2022.e01526

Bateki C., Wilkes A., Schlecht E. 2023. Accuracy of enteric methane emission models for cattle in sub-Saharan Africa: Status quo and the way forward. Animal Science 101. DOI: 10.1093/jas/skad39

Hoffmann E. M., Schareika N., Dittrich C., Schlecht E., Sauer D., Buerkert A.​ 2023. Rurbanity: a concept for the interdisciplinary study of rural–urban transformation​. SustainabilityScience 18, 1739-1753. DOI 10.1007/s11625-023-01331-2

Ingold M., Ramadhan M.R., Schlecht E. 2023. Digestibility and nitrogen balance of goats on high and low protein rations supplemented with a commercial tannin feed-additive. Archives of Animal Nutrition 77(5), 385-402. DOI 10.1080/1745039X.2023.2277997

Reichenbach M., Mech A., Pinto A., Malik P.K., Bhatta R., König S., Schlecht E. 2023. Differences in enteric methane emissions across four dairy production systems in the urbanizing environment of an Indian megacity. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems 7. DOI 10.3389/fsufs.2023.1204218

Schlecht E., Gaßmann M., Altrock U., Thiel A. 2023. Special Issue “Rural–Urban Transformation of Asian Megacities from a Social-Ecological Systems Perspective”. Sustainability  15(8), 6412. DOI 10.3390/su15086412

Velayudhan S.M., Alam S., Yin T., Brügemann K., Buerkert A., Sejian V., Bhatta R., Schlecht E., König S. 2023. Selective sweeps in cattle genomes in response to the influence of urbanization and environmental contamination. Genes 14(11), 2083. DOI 10.3390/genes14112083

Velayudhan S.M., Brügemann K., Shahin A., Yin T., Devaraj C., Sejian V., Bhatta R., Schlecht E., König S. 2023. Molecular, physiological and hematological responses of crossbred dairy cattle in a tropical Savanna climate. Biology 12, 26. DOI 10.3390/biology12010026

Velayudhan S.M., Yin T., Alam S., Brügemann K., Sejian V., Bhatta R., Schlecht E., König S. 2023. Unraveling the genomic association for milk production traits and signatures of selection of cattle in a harsh tropical environment. Biology 12(12), 1483. DOI 10.3390/biology12121483

Alam M.S., Schlecht E., Reichenbach M. 2022. Impacts of COVID-19 on small-scale dairy enterprises in an Indian megacity - Insights from Greater Bengaluru. Sustainability 14(4), 2057. DOI 10.3390/su14042057

Fust P., Schlecht E. 2022. Importance of timing: Vulnerability of semi-arid rangeland systems to increased variability in temporal distribution of rainfall events as predicted by future climate change. Ecological Modelling 468, 109961. DOI 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2022.109961

Hameed A., Schlecht E., Tariq M., Scheper C., König S., Roessler R. 2022. Phenotypic and genetic diversity of domestic yak (Bos grunniens) in high-altitude rangelands of Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics 00, 1-15. DOI 10.1111/jbg.12730

Hameed A., Tariq M., Buerkert A., Schlecht E. 2022. Constraints and prospects of utilising mountain pastures in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. Pastoralism 12, 41. DOI 10.1186/s13570-022-00253-5

Provost J., Rosera G., Brümmer B., Schlecht E. 2022. To sell, not to sell, or to quit: Exploring milk producers' approaches after a supply chain disruption in Northwest Cameroon. World Development 150, 105709. DOI 10.1016/j.worlddev.2021.105709

Schlecht E., Dickhoefer U., Aloufi S., Alqaisi O., Buerkert A. 2022. Showcasing the multifaceted aspects of agricultural transformation: The example of mountain oases in Oman. PLoS ONE 17(11): e0276580. DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0276580

Shabier A., Jordan G., Buerkert A., Zhang X., Schlecht E. 2022. Seasonal variations in voluntary intake and apparent digestibility of forages by goats in the Chinese Altai mountains. Animals 12(13), 1652. DOI 10.3390/ani12131652

Velayudhan S.M., Brügemann K., Pinto A., Yin T., Reichenbach M., Sejian V., Bhatta R., Schlecht E., König S. 2022. Effects of heat stress across the rural-urban interface on phenotypic trait expressions of dairy cattle in a tropical savanna region. Sustainability 14(8), 4590. DOI 10.3390/su14084590

Yasseboungbe F.P., Oloukoi D., Aoudji A.K.N., Schlecht E., Dossa L.H. 2022. Insights into the diversity of cow milk production systems on the fringes of coastal cities in West Africa: A case study from Benin. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems 6, 1001497. DOI 10.3389/fsufs.2022.1001497

Ali A.I.M., Wassie S.E., Joergensen R.G., Korir D., Goopy J.P., Butterbach-Bahl K., Merbold L., Dickhoefer U., Schlecht E. 2021. Feed quality and feeding level effects on faecal composition in East African cattle farming systems. Animals 11(2), 564.

Alqaisi O., Schlecht E. 2021. Feeding models to optimize dairy feed rations in view of feed availability, feed prices and milk production scenarios. Sustainability 13, 215.

Amprako L., Karg H., Roessler R., Provost J., Akoto-Danso E.K., Sidibe S., Buerkert A. 2021. Vehicular livestock mobility in West Africa: Seasonal traffic flows of cattle, sheep, and goats across Bamako. Sustainability 13, 171.

Andriamparany J.N., Hänke H., Schlecht E. 2021. Food security and food quality among vanilla farmers in Madagascar: the role of contract farming and livestock keeping. Food Security.

Buerkert A., Dix B.A., Al Rahawi M.N., Schlecht E. 2021. Agro-ecological landuse transformation in oasis systems of Al Jabal Al Akhdar, northern Oman. Scientific Reports 11, 7709.

Dickhoefer U., Ramadhan M.R., Apenburg S., Buerkert A., Schlecht E. 2021. Effects of mild water restriction on nutrient digestion and protein metabolism in desert-adapted goats. Small Ruminant Research 204, 106500.

Diogo R.V.C., Dossa L.H., Vanvanhossou S.F.U., Abdoulaye B.D., Dosseh K.H., Houinato M., Schlecht E., Buerkert A. 2021. Farmers’ and herders’ perceptions on rangeland management in two agroecological zones of Benin. Land 10(4), 425.

Mohammed A., Dei H.K., Addah W., Roessler R., Schlecht E. 2021. Nutrient metabolisability of treated false yam (Icacina oliviformis) seed meal for broiler chickens. Ghana Journal of Science, Technology and Development 7(3), 38-47.

Olufemi A., Susenbeth A., Adeniyi A.J., Amos O.F., Schlecht E. 2021. Feed value of processed and enzyme supplemented cassava peel in growing pigs. Egyptian Journal of Animal Production 58(1), 35-45.

Pinto A., May K., Yin T., Reichenbach M., Malik P.K., Roessler  R., Schlecht E., König S. 2021. Gastrointestinal nematode and Eimeria spp. infections in dairy cattle along a rural-urban gradient. Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports 25, 100600.

Ramadhan M.R., Schlecht E., Dickhoefer U., Mahgoub O., Joergensen R.G. 2021. Feed digestibility, digesta passage and faecal microbial biomass in desert-adapted goats exposed to milk water restriction. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition 00, 1-12.

Reichenbach M., Pinto A., König S., Bhatta R., Schlecht E. 2021. Dairy production in an urbanizing environment—Typology and linkages in the megacity of Bengaluru, India. PLoS ONE 16(8), e0255791.

Roessler R., Schlecht E. 2021. Application of the laser methane detector for measurements in freely grazing goats: impact on animals' behaviour and methane emissions. Animal 15(1), 100070.

Tariq M., Buerkert A., Younas M., Schlecht E. 2022. Feed use efficiency in small-scale peri-urban dairy herds of Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Research 58(6), 1903-1912. DOI 10.21162/PAKJAS/21.4945

Buerkert A., Schlecht, E. 2020. Toward sustainable intensification of agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa. Frontiers of Agricultural Science and Engineering 7(4), 401-405.

Feldt T., Karg H., Kadaouré I., Bessert L., Schlecht E. 2020. Growing struggle over rising demand: how land use change and complex farmer-grazier conflicts impact grazing management in the Western Highlands of Cameroon. Land use Policy 95, 104579.

Goopy J., Korir D., Pelster D., Ali A., Wassie S., Schlecht E., Butterbach-Bahl K. 2020. Severe below-maintenance feed intake increases methane yield from enteric fermentation in cattle. British Journal of Nutrition, 1-8.

Houessou S.O., Dossa L.H., Assogba C.A., Diogo R.V.C., Vanvanhossou S.F.U., Schlecht E. 2020. The role of cross-border transhumance in influencing resident herders’ cattle husbandry practices and use of genetic resources. Animal (online); DOI 10.1017/S1751731120001378

Kunz S., Hänke H., Schlecht E. 2020. Income diversification trough animal husbandry for smallholder vanilla farmers in Madagascar. Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Tropics and Subtropics 121, 63–75. DOI 10.17170/kobra-202004061143

Mohammed A., Dei H.K., Wesseh A., Roessler R., Schlecht E. 2020. Processed false yam seed meals in broiler chicken diets: effects on feed preference and apparent nutrient digestibility. Tropical Animal Health and Production 52(6), 3621-3629.

Pinto A., Yin T., Reichenbach M., Bhatta R., Malik P.K., Schlecht E., König S. 2020. Enteric methane emissions of dairy cattle considering breed composition, pasture management, housing conditions and feeding characteristics along a rural-urban gradient in a rising megacity. Agriculture 10(12), 628.

Pinto A., Yin T., Reichenbach M., Bhatta R., Schlecht E., König S. 2020. Phenotypic dairy cattle trait expressions in dependency of social-ecological characteristics along rural–urban gradients. Sustainability 12(21), 9021.

Sarambé C., Kaboré M.-L., Zampaligré N., Roessler R., Sangaré M. 2020. Forage biomass availability, species diversity and seasonal variation in grazing behaviour of cattle in the outskirts of Ouagadougou. Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Tropics and Subtropics 121(2), 185-194.

Schlecht E., Turner M.D., Hülsebusch C.G., Büerkert A. 2020. Managing rangelands without herding? Insights from Africa and beyond. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems 4, 549954.

Alhassan, M., Dei, H.K., Wesseh, A., Roessler, R., Schlecht E. 2019. Proximate components, minerals, amino acids and some anti-nutrients in processed false yam seed meals: potential benefits for poultry nutrition. Scientific African, e00180. DOI 10.1016/j.sciaf.2019.e00180

Ali, A.I.M, S.E. Wassie, D. Korir, J.P. Goopy, L. Merbold, K. Butterbach-Bahl, U. Dickhoefer, E. Schlecht. 2019. Digesta passage and nutrient digestibility in Boran steers at low feed intake levels. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition 103(5), 1325-1337. DOI 10.1111/jpn.13158

Ali, A.I.M., S.E. Wassie, D. Korir, L. Merbold, J.P. Goopy, K. Butterbach-Bahl, U. Dickhoefer, E. Schlecht 2019. Supplementing tropical cattle for improved nutrient utilization and reduced enteric methane emissions. Animals 9(5), 210. DOI 10.3390/ani9050210

Buerkert, A., Schlecht, E. 2019. Rural-urban transformation: a key challenge of the 21st century. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 115(2), 137-142. DOI 10.1007/s10705-019-10008-1

Dossa, L.H., R.V.C. Diogo, M. Sangare, A. Buerkert, E. Schlecht. 2019. Use of feed resources in intensive urban ruminant production systems of West Africa: a case study from Burkina Faso. Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology 19, 111-121.

Graefe, S., Buerkert, A., Schlecht, E. 2019. Trends and gaps in scholarly literature on urban and peri-urban agriculture. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems, available online. DOI 10.1007/s10705-019-10018-z

Houessou, S.O., Dossa, L.H., Diogo, R.V.C., Ahozonlin, M.C., Dahouda, M., Schlecht, E. 2019. Confronting pastoralists' knowledge of cattle breeds raised in the extensive production systems of Benin with multivariate analyses of morphological traits. PLoS ONE 14(9), e0222756. DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0222759

Lompo, D. J.-P., E. Compaoré, M.P. Sedogo, M. Melapie, C.L. Bielders, E. Schlecht, A. Buerkert. 2019. Horizontal flows of nitrogen, potassium, and carbon in urban vegetables gardens of Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 115, 189-199.

Lv, C., E. Schlecht, S. Goenster-Jordan, A. Buerkert, X. Zhang, K. Wesche. 2019. Vegetation responses to fixed stocking densities in highly variable montane pastures in the Chinese Altay. Rangeland Ecology and Management 72, 812-821.

Prasad, C.S., S. Anandan, N.K.S. Gowda, E. Schlecht, A. Buerkert. 2019. Managing nutrient flows in Indian urban and peri-urban livestock systems. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 115, 159-172.

Roessler, R. 2019. Selection decisions and trait preferences for local and imported cattle and sheep breeds in peri-/urban livestock production systems in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Animals 9, 207. DOI 10.3390/ani9050207

Roessler, R., Mpouam, S.E., E. Schlecht. 2019. Genetic and nongenetic factors affecting on-farm performance of peri-urban dairy cattle in west Africa. Journal of Dairy Science 102(3), 2353-2364. DOI 10.3168/jds.2018-15348

Schlecht, E., Plagemann, J., Mpouam, S.E., Sanon, H.O., Sangaré, M., Roessler, R. 2019. Input and output of nutrients and energy in urban and peri-urban livestock holdings of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems, published online 8 May 2019. DOI 10.1007/10705-019-09996-x

Stenchly, K., Feldt, T., Weiss, D., Andriamparany, J.N. & Buerkert, A. 2019. The explanatory power of silent comics: an assessment in the context of knowledge transfer and agricultural extension to rural communities in southwestern Madagascar. PLoS One 14 (6): e0217843. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0217843

Tsevegemed, M., Norovsambuu, T., Jordan, G., Schlecht, E. 2019. Feed Intake of Small Ruminants on Spring and Summer Pastures in the Mongolian Altai Mountains. Sustainability 10(20), 5759. DOI 10.3390/su11205759

Turner, M.D., Schlecht, E. 2019. Livestock mobility in sub-Saharan Africa: A critical review. Pastoralism 9, 13. DOI 10.1186/s13570-019-0150-z

Wassie, S.E., A.I.M. Ali, D. Korir, K. Butterbach-Bahl, J. Goopy, L. Merbold, E. Schlecht, U. Dickhoefer. 2019. Effects of feed intake level on efficiency of microbial protein synthesis and nitrogen balance in Boran steers consuming tropical poor-quality forage. Archives of Animal Nutrition 73(2), 140-157. DOI 10.1080/1745039X.2019.1572343

Altmann, B., G. Jordan, E. Schlecht. 2018. Participatory mapping as an approach to identify grazing pressure in the Altay Mountains, Mongolia. Sustainability 10(6), 1960. DOI 10.3390/su10061960

Amprako, L., M. Alhassan, A. Buerkert, R. Roessler. 2018. Influence of dietary wood charcoal on growth performance, nutrient efficiency and excreta quality of male broiler chickens. International Journal of Livestock Production 9(10), 286-292. DOI: 10.5897/IJLP2018.0486

Feldt, T. & Provost, J. (2018): A missed opportunity for the dairy and meat market: a case study from Cameroon. Rural 21 – The International Journal for Rural Development 52 (4), 14-16.

Fust, P., E. Schlecht. 2018. Integrating spatio-temporal variation in resource availability and herbivore movements into rangeland management: RaMDry - An agent-based model on livestock feeding ecology in a dynamic, heterogeneous, semi-arid environment. Ecological Modelling 369, 13-41. DOI 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2017.10.017

Houessou, S.O., L.H. Dossa, R.V.C. Diogo, A. Buerkert, E. Schlecht. 2018. Change and continuity of West African Coast countries: A case study from Benin.Agricultural Systems 168, 112-122. DOI 10.1016/j.agsy.2018.11.003

Ingold, M., S. Schmidt, H. Dietz, R.G. Joergensen, E. Schlecht, A. Buerkert. 2018. Tannins in goat diets modify manure turnover in a subtropical soil. Experimental Agriculture 54(5), 655-669. DOI 10.1017/S0014479717000291

Jordan, G., S. Goenster-Jordan, G.-J. Lamparter, B. Ulziisuren, N. Soninkishig, E. Schlecht, A. Buerkert. 2018. Water use in agro-pastoral livelihood systems within the Bulgan River watershed of the Altay Mountains, Western Mongolia. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 251, 180-193. DOI 10.1016/j.agee.2017.09.008

Lompo, D.J.-P., Compaoré, E., Sedogo, M.P., Melapie, M., Bielders, C.L., Schlecht, E., Buerkert, A. 2018. Horizontal flows of nitrogen, potassium, and carbon in urban vegetables gardens ob Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems, published online, DOI 10.1007/s10705-018-9949-z 

Roessler, R., F. Chefor, E. Schlecht. 2018. Using a portable laser methane detector in goats to assess diurnal, diet- and position-dependent variations in enteric methane emissions. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 150, 110-117. DOI 10.1016/j.compag.2018.04.010

Soma, T., E. Schlecht. 2018. The relevance of herders' local ecological knowledge on coping with livestock losses during harsh winters in  western Mongolia. Pastoralism 8,3. DOI 10.1186/s13570-017-0108-y

Tsvegemed, M., A. Shabier, E. Schlecht, G. Jordan, M. Wiehle. 2018. Evolution of rural livelihood strategies in a remote Sino-Mongolian border area: A cross-country analysis. Sustainabiliy 10(4), 1011. DOI 10.3390/su10041011

Zampaligré, N., E. Schlecht. 2018. Livestock foraging behaviour on different land use classes along the semi-arid to sub-humid agro-ecological gradient in West Africa. Environment, Development and Sustainability 20(2), 731-748. DOI 10.1007/s10668-017-9907-y

Al-Kindi, A., A. Schiborra, A. Buerkert, E. Schlecht. 2017. Effects of quebracho tannin extract and activated charcoal on nutrient digestibility, digesta passage and faeces composition in goats. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition 101(3), 576-588. DOI 10.1111/jpn.12461

Al-Rawahi, M.N., M. Melapie, E. Schlecht, A. Buerkert. 2017. Carbon and nutrient balances in three mountain oases in Northern Oman. Journal of Agricultural and Marine Sciences 22(1), 75-86.

Brown, M.M., B. Alenyorege, G.A. Teye, R. Roessler. 2017. Phenotypic diversity, major genes and production potential of local chickens and guinea fowl in Tamale, northern Ghana. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences 30(10), 1372-1381. DOI 10.5713/ajas.17.0145

Dan Gomma, A., Chaibou, I., Banoin, M., Schlecht, E. 2017. Forages trade and nutritive value in urban centers in Niger: Maradi and Niamey cities cases. International Journal of Innovation and Applied Sciences 21(3), 508-521. 

dos Santos Neutzling, A., L.H. Dossa, E. Schlecht. 2017. Production and milk marketing strategies of small-scale dairy farmers in the South of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Tropics and Subtropics 118(2), 283-295.

Feldt, T., O. Antsonantenainarivony, E. Schlecht. 2017. Feed selection on dry rangelands in southwestern Madagascar: Implications for ruminant nutrition in view of ecological and social challenge. Journal of Arid Environments 144, 81-90. DOI 10.1016/j.jaridenv.2017.03.009

Roessler, R., L. Amprako, A.R. Sayibu, A. Mohammed, R.C. Menezes, D. Hölscher, B. Alenyorege, H.K. Dei, C. Steiner. 2017. Effects of false yam tuber meals and charcoal on broiler chicken production and blood parameters. South African Journal of Animal Sciences 47(6), 842-853. DOI 10.4314/sajas.v47i6.12

Abdulkadir, A., L.H. Dossa, D.J.-P. Lompo, N. Abdu, H. van Keulen. 2012. Characterization of urban and peri-urban agroecosystems in three West African cities. International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability 10 (4), 289-314.

Al-Kindi, A., U. Dickhoefer, E. Schlecht, A. Sundrum, A. Schiborra, A. 2016. Effects of quebracho tannin extract (Schinopsis balansae Engl.) and activated charcoal on nitrogen balance, rumen microbial protein synthesis and faecal composition of growing Boer goats. Archives of Animal Nutrition 70, 307-321. DOI 10.1080/1745039X.2016.1175807

Al-Kindi, A., E. Schlecht, A. Schiborra, R.G. Joergensen. 2016. Effects of quebracho tannin extract (Schinopsis balansae) and activated charcoal on feed intake and digestibility by goats and their faecal microbial biomass. Biological Agriculture and Horticulture 32(3), 159-169.

Al-Asfoor, A., A. Schiborra, A. Sundrum, E. Schlecht. 2013. Particulate rate of passsage and faeces quality of water buffalo fet diets varying in concentrations of nitrogen and structural and non-structural carbohydrates. Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology 13, 165-180.

Al-Asfoor, H., E. Schlecht, A. Sundrum, A. Schiborra. 2012. Varying the dietary supply of C and N to manipulate the manure composition of water buffalo heifers in Oman. Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Tropics and Subtropics 113(2), 125-136.

Al-Qamashoui, B., O. Mahgoub, I. Kadim, E. Schlecht. 2014. Towards conservation of Omani local chicken: Phenotypic characteristics, management practices and performance traits. Asian Australasian Journal of Animal Science 27(6), 767-777.

Al-Qamashoui, B., H. Simianer, I. Kadim, S. Weigend. 2014. Assessment of genetic diversity and conservation priority of Omani local chickens using microsatellite markers. Tropical Animal Health and Production 46(5), 747-752.

Al-Rawahi, M.N., K. Brinkmann, E. Schlecht, A. Buerkert. 2014. Effects of changing water availability on land use in irrigated mountain oases of Al Jabal Al Akhdar, northern Oman. ERDE 145, 197-211.

Amadou, H., L.H. Dossa, D.J.-P. Lompo, A. Abdulkadir, E. Schlecht. 2012. A comparison between urban livestock production strategies in Burkina Faso, Mali and Nigeria in West Africa. Tropical Animal Health and Production 44, 1631-1642.

Amadou, H., C. Hülsebusch, A. Berthe, E. Schlecht. 2014. Safety of horticultural and livestock products in two medium-sized cities of Mali and Burkina Faso. African Journal of Agricultural Research 9(8), 735-745.

Amadou, H., L. Konaté, H. Nantoumé, A. Buerkert, E. Schlecht. 2015. Nutrient use efficiency in peri-urban dairy cattle and sheep holdings in southern Mali. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 102, 65-78. DOI 10.1007/s10705-014-9666-1.

Blank, B., E. Schlecht, A. Susenbeth. 2012. Effect of dietary fibre on nitrogen retention and fibre associated threonine losses in growing pigs. Archives of Animal Nutrition 66, 86-101.

Brinkmann, K., U. Dickhoefer, E. Schlecht, A. Buerkert. 2011. Quantification of aboveground rangeland productivity and anthropogenic degradation on the Arabian Peninsula using Landsat imagery and field inventory data. Remote Sensing of Environment 115, 465-474.

Brinkmann, K., A. Patzelt, A., E. Schlecht, A. Buerkert. 2011. Use of environmental predictors for vegetation mapping in semi-arid mountain rangelands and the determination of conservation hotspots. Journal of Applied Vegetation Science 14, 17-30.

Buerkert, A., E. Schlecht. 2012. Organic agriculture in developing countries: Status quo and challenges. Rural 21(3), 6-8.

Buerkert, A., E. Schlecht. 2013. Agricultural innovations in small-scale farming systems of Sudano-Sahelian West Africa: Some prerequisites for success. Sécheresse 24, 322-329.

Cumming, G.S., A. Buerkert, E.M. Hoffmann, E. Schlecht, S. von Cramon‐Taubadel, T. Tscharntke 2014. Implications of agricultural transitions and urbanization for ecosystem services. Nature 515, 50‐57.

Dickhoefer U., O. Mahgoub, E. Schlecht. 2011. Adjusting homestead feeding to requirements and nutrient intake of grazing goats on semi-arid, subtropical highland pastures. Animal 5, 471-482.

Dickhoefer, U., M. Nagieb, A. dos Santos Neutzling, A. Buerkert, E. Schlecht. 2012. Modeling herd development and revenues for Jabal Akhdar goats under current and intensified management practices. Agricultural Systems 110, 131–141.

Diogo, R.V.A., A. Buerkert, E. Schlecht. 2011. Economic benefit of gardeners and retailers from cultivating and marketing of vegetables in Niamey, Niger. Outlook on Agriculture 40, 71-78.

Diogo, R.V.C, E. Schlecht, A. Buerkert, M.C. Rufino, M.T. van Wijk. 2013. Increasing nutrient use efficiency through improved feeding and manure management in urban and peri-urban livestock units of a West African city: a scenario analysis. Agricultural Systems 114, 64–72.

Dossa, L.H., A. Abdulkadir, H. Amadou, S. Sangare, E. Schlecht. 2011. Exploring the diversity of urban and peri-urban agricultural systems in Sudano-Sahelian West Africa: An attempt towards a regional typology. Landscape and Urban Planning 102, 197-206.

Dossa, L.H., A. Buerkert, E. Schlecht. 2011. Cross-location analysis of the impact of household socioeconomic status on participation in urban and peri-urban agriculture in West Africa. Human Ecology 39, 569–581.

Dossa, L. H., M. Sangaré, A. Buerkert, E. Schlecht 2015. Intra-urban and peri-urban differences in cattle farming systems of Burkina Faso. Land Use Policy 48, 401-411. DOI 10.1016/j.landusepol.2015.06.031.

Dossa, L. H., M. Sangaré, A. Buerkert, E. Schlecht 2015. Production objectives and breeding practices of urban goat and sheep keepers in West Africa: regional analysis and implications for the development of supportive breeding programs. SpringerPlus 4, 281. DOI 10.1186/s40064-015-1075-7.

Feldt, T., R. Neudert, P. Fust, E. Schlecht. 2016. Reproductive and economic performance of local livestock in southwestern Madagascar: Potentials and constraints of a highly extensive system. Agricultural Systems 149, 54-64. DOI 10.1016/j.agsy.2016.08.007

Feldt, T., E. Schlecht. 2016. Analysis of GPS trajectories to assess spatio-temporal differences in grazing patterns and land use preferences of domestic livestock in southwestern Madagascar. Pastoralism 6, 5. DOI 10.1186/s13570-016-0052-2

Ingold, M., A. Al-Kindi, G. Jordan, H. Dietz, E. Schlecht, A. Buerkert 2015. Effects of activated charcoal and quebracho tannins added to feed or as soil conditioner on manure quality in organic agriculture. Organic Agriculture 5 (4), 245–261. DOI 10.1007/s13165-015-0104-8.

Ingold, M., H. Dietz, A. Sradnick, R.G. Joergensen, E. Schlecht, A. Buerkert 2015. Effects of activated charcoal and quebracho tannin amendments on soil properties in irrigated organic vegetable production under arid subtropical conditions. Biology and Fertility of Soils 51, 367-377. DOI 10.1007/s00374-014-0982-z.

Jordan, G., S. Goenster, T. Munkhnasan, A. Shabier, A. Buerkert, E. Schlecht. 2016. Spatio-temporal patterns of herbage availability and livestock movements: A cross-border analysis in the Chinese-Mongolian Altay. Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 6, 12. DOI 10.1186/s13570-016-0060-2

Krug, M., E. Schlecht, A. Buerkert. 2013. Agricultural sustainability and food security of Jhum systems in Nagaland, NE India. Outlook on Agriculture 42(2), 133–139.

Lambertz, C. C. Chaikong, J. Maxa, E. Schlecht, M. Gauly. 2012. Characteristics, socioeconomic benefits and household livelihoods of beef buffalo and beef cattle farming in Northeast Thailand. Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Tropics and Subtropics 113(2), 155-164.

Lompo, D.J.-P., S.A.K. Sangaré, E. Compaoré, M.P. Sedogo, M. Predotova, E. Schlecht, A. Buerkert. 2012. Gaseous emissions of nitrogen and carbon from urban vegetable gardens in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 175, 846–853.

Olufemi, S.A., O.S. Fanimo, J.A. Agunbiade, A. Susenbeth, E. Schlecht. 2013. Cassava root peel as a replacement for maize in diets for growing pigs: effects on energy and nutrient digestibility, performance and carcass characteristics. Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Tropics and Subtropics 114(2), 159-166.

Raza, M.A., M. Younas, A. Buerkert, E. Schlecht. 2014. Ethno-botanical remedies used by pastoralists for the treatment of livestock diseases in Cholistan desert, Pakistan. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 151, 333–342.

Raza, M.A., M. Younas, E. Schlecht. 2014. Prevalence of gastrointestinal helminths in pastoral sheep and goat flocks in the Cholistan desert of Pakistan. The Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences 24(1), 127-134.

Raza, M.A, M. Younas, E. Schlecht 2016. In vitro efficacy of selected medicinal plants from Cholistan desert, Pakistan, against gastrointestinal helminths of sheep and goats. Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Tropics and Subtropics 117(2), 211–224.

Rehman, S.U., M. Predotova, I.A. Khan, E. Schlecht, A. Buerkert. 2013. Socio-economic characterization of integrated cropping systems in urban and peri-urban agriculture of Faisalabad, Pakistan. Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Tropics and Subtropics 114(2), 133-143.

Riedel, S., M. Meyer, E. Schlecht, C. Huelsebusch, A. Schiborra. 2012. Swamp buffalo keeping – an out-dated farming activity? A case study in smallholder farming systems in Xishuangbanna, Yunnan Province, PR China. Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Tropics and Subtropics 113(2), 137-145.

Riedel, S., A. Schiborra, C. Huelsebusch, M. Huanming, E. Schlecht. 2012. Opportunities and challenges for smallholder pig production systems in a mountainous region of Xishuangbanna, Yunnan Province, China. Tropical Animal Health and Production 44, 1971-1980.

Riedel, S., A. Schiborra, C. Hülsebusch, E. Schlecht. 2014. The productivity of traditional smallholder pig production and possible improvement strategies in Xishuangbanna, South Western China. Livestock Science 160, 151-162.

Roessler, R., S.E. Mpouam, T. Muchemwa, E. Schlecht. 2016. Emerging development pathways of urban livestock production in rapidly growing West Africa cities. Sustainability 8(11), 1199. DOI 10.3390/su8111199

Schiborra, A., M. Bulang, A. Berk, A. Susenbeth, E. Schlecht. 2015. Using faecal near-infrared spectroscopy (FNIRS) to estimate nutrient digestibility and chemical composition of diets and faeces of growing pigs. Animal Feed Science and Technology 210, 234-242. DOI 10.1016/j.anifeedsci.2015.10.011.

Schlecht, E., U. Dickhoefer, M. Predotova, A. Buerkert. 2011. The importance of semi-arid natural mountain pastures for feed intake and recycling of nutrients by traditionally managed goats on the Arabian Peninsula. Journal of Arid Environments 75, 1136–1146.

Schlecht, E., L.G.H. Zaballos, D. Quiroz, P. Scholte, A. Buerkert. 2014. Traditional land use and reconsideration of environmental zoning in the Hawf Protected Area, south-eastern Yemen. Journal of Arid Environments 109, 92-102.

Siegfried, K., H. Dietz, D. Amthauer Gallardo, E. Schlecht, A. Buerkert. 2013. Effects of manure with different C/N ratios on yields, yield components and matter balances of organically grown vegetables on a sandy soil of northern Oman. Organic Agriculture 3(1), 9-22.

Siegfried, K., H. Dietz, E. Schlecht, A. Buerkert. 2011. Nutrient and carbon balances in organic vegetable production on an irrigated, sandy soil in northern Oman. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 174, 678-689.

Safi, Z., M. Predotova, E. Schlecht, A. Buerkert. 2011. Horizontal matter fluxes and leaching losses in urban and peri-urban agriculture of Kabul, Afghanistan. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 174, 942-951.

Tariq, M., J. Hagmann, L.H. Dossa, M. Younas, E. Schlecht. 2014. Structural characterization of dairy production systems in Faisalabad, Pakistan as basis for their efficient resource management. Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences 51, 1069-1080.

Tariq, M., M. Younas, A.B. Khan, E. Schlecht. 2013. Body Measurements and Body Condition Scoring as Basis for Estimation of Live Weight in Nili-Ravi Buffaloes. Pakistan Veterinary Journal 33(3): 325-329.

Zampaligré, N., L.H. Dossa, E. Schlecht. 2014. Climate change and variability: Perception and adaptation strategies of pastoralists and agro-pastoralists across different zones of Burkina Faso. Regional Environmental Change 14(2), 769-783.

Zampaligré, N., L.H. Dossa, E. Schlecht. 2013. Contribution of browse to ruminant nutrition across three agro-ecological zones of Burkina Faso.Journal of Arid Environments 95, 55-64.


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