Institute of

Climate-Smart Agriculture

Agricultural Soil Inventory (BZE-LW)

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  1. Jacobs A, Poeplau C, Weiser C, Fahrion-Nitschke A, Don A (2020) Exports and inputs of organic carbon on agricultural soils in Germany. Nutr Cycl Agroecosyst 118:249-271, DOI:10.1007/s10705-020-10087-5
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  2. Schneider F, Amelung W, Don A (2020) Origin of carbon in agricultural soil profiles deduced from depth gradients of C:N ratios, carbon fractions, d13C and d15N values. Plant Soil:in Press, DOI:10.1007/s11104-020-04769-w
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  3. Drexler S, Broll G, Don A, Flessa H (2020) Standorttypische Humusgehalte landwirtschaftlich genutzter Böden Deutschlands. Braunschweig: Johann Heinrich von Thünen-Institut, 200 p, Thünen Rep 75, DOI:10.3220/REP1583152694000
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  4. Poeplau C, Jacobs A, Don A, Vos C, Schneider F, Wittnebel M, Tiemeyer B, Heidkamp A, Prietz R, Flessa H (2020) Stocks of organic carbon in German agricultural soils - Key results of the first comprehensive inventory. J Plant Nutr Soil Sci 183(6):665-681, DOI:10.1002/jpln.202000113
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  5. Säurich A, Tiemeyer B, Don A, Fiedler S, Bechtold M, Amelung W, Freibauer A (2019) Drained organic soils under agriculture - the more degraded the soil the higher the specific basal respiration. Geoderma 355:113911, DOI:10.1016/j.geoderma.2019.113911
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  6. Vos C, Don A, Hobley EU, Prietz R, Heidkamp A, Freibauer A (2019) Factors controlling the variation in organic carbon stocks in agricultural soils of Germany. Eur J Soil Sci 70(3):550-564, DOI:10.1111/ejss.12787
  7. Säurich A, Tiemeyer B, Dettmann U, Don A (2019) How do sand addition, soil moisture and nutrient status influence greenhouse gas fluxes from drained organic soils? Soil Biol Biochem 135:71-84, DOI:10.1016/j.soilbio.2019.04.013
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  8. Poeplau C, Helfrich M, Dechow R, Szoboszlay M, Tebbe C, Don A, Greiner B, Zopf D, Thumm U, Korevaar H, Geerts R (2019) Increased microbial anabolism contributes to soil carbon sequestration by mineral fertilization in temperate grasslands. Soil Biol Biochem 130:167-176, DOI:10.1016/j.soilbio.2018.12.019
  9. Jaconi A, Poeplau C, Ramirez-Lopez L, Wesemael B van, Don A (2019) Log-ratio transformation is the key to determining soil organic carbon fractions with near-infrared spectroscopy. Eur J Soil Sci 70(1):127-139, DOI:10.1111/ejss.12761
  10. Riggers C, Poeplau C, Don A, Bamminger C, Höper H, Dechow R (2019) Multi-model ensemble improved the prediction of trends in soil organic carbon stocks in German croplands. Geoderma 345:17-30, DOI:10.1016/j.geoderma.2019.03.014
  11. Jaconi A, Vos C, Don A (2019) Near infrared spectroscopy as an easy and precise method to estimate soil texture. Geoderma 337:906-913, DOI:10.1016/j.geoderma.2018.10.038
  12. Schneider F, Don A (2019) Root-restricting layers in German agricultural soils. Part I: extent and cause. Plant Soil 442(1-2):433-451, DOI:10.1007/s11104-019-04185-9
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  13. Schneider F, Don A (2019) Root-restricting layers in German agricultural soils. Part II: adaptation and melioration strategies. Plant Soil 442(1-2):419-432, DOI:10.1007/s11104-019-04186-8
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  14. Weiser C, Fuß R, Kage H, Flessa H (2018) Do farmers in Germany exploit the potential yield and nitrogen benefits from preceding oilseed rape in winter wheat cultivation? Arch Agron Soil Sci 64(1):25-37, DOI:10.1080/03650340.2017.1326031
  15. Vos C, Jaconi A, Jacobs A, Don A (2018) Hot regions of labile and stable soil organic carbon in Germany - Spatial variability and driving factors. Soil 4:153-167, DOI:10.5194/soil-4-153-2018
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  16. Jacobs A, Flessa H, Don A, Heidkamp A, Prietz R, Dechow R, Gensior A, Poeplau C, Riggers C, Schneider F, Tiemeyer B, Vos C, Wittnebel M, Müller T, Säurich A, Fahrion-Nitschke A, Gebbert S, Jaconi A, Kolata H, Laggner A, et al (2018) Landwirtschaftlich genutzte Böden in Deutschland - Ergebnisse der Bodenzustandserhebung. Braunschweig: Johann Heinrich von Thünen-Institut, 316 p, Thünen Rep 64, DOI:10.3220/REP1542818391000
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  17. Poeplau C, Zopf D, Greiner B, Geerts R, Korvaar H, Thumm U, Don A, Heidkamp A, Flessa H (2018) Why does mineral fertilization increase soil carbon stocks in temperate grasslands? Agric Ecosyst Environ 265:144-155, DOI:10.1016/j.agee.2018.06.003
  18. Jaconi A, Don A, Freibauer A (2017) Prediction of soil organic carbon at the country scale: stratification strategies for near-infrared data. Eur J Soil Sci 68(6):919-929, DOI:10.1111/ejss.12485
  19. Poeplau C, Vos C, Don A (2017) Soil organic carbon stocks are systematically overestimated by misuse of the parameters bulk density and rock fragment content. Soil 3:61-66, DOI:10.5194/soil-3-61-2017
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  20. Walter K, Don A, Tiemeyer B, Freibauer A (2016) Determining soil bulk density for carbon stock calculation: a systematic method comparison. Soil Sci Soc Am J 80(3):579-591, DOI:10.2136/sssaj2015.11.0407
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  21. Poeplau C (2016) Estimating root: shoot ratio and soil carbon inputs in temperate grasslands with the RothC model. Plant Soil 407(1):293-305, DOI:10.1007/s11104-016-3017-8
  22. Vos C, Don A, Prietz R, Heidkamp A, Freibauer A (2016) Field-based soil-texture estimates could replace laboratory analysis. Geoderma 267:215-219, DOI:10.1016/j.geoderma.2015.12.022
  23. Freibauer A (2015) Großinventur auf deutschen Äckern. Ökol Landbau(4):15-17
  24. Bach M, Heidkamp A, Siebner C, Freibauer A (2011) The German agricultural soil carbon inventory: conceptual framework and methodology. Geophys Res Abstr 13:EGU2011-1606
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  25. Bach M, Freibauer A, Siebner C, Flessa H (2011) The German Agricultural Soil Inventory: sampling design for a representative assessment of soil organic carbon stocks. Proced Environ Sci 7:323-328, DOI:10.1016/j.proenv.2011.07.056

The map below shows the content of organic carbon in topsoils under agricultural use.

Content of organic carbon in topsoils under agricultural use
Content of organic carbon in topsoils under agricultural use (© Thünen-Institut/AK)