Institute of



Elke Graffam
Institute of Biodiversity

Bundesallee 65
38116 Braunschweig
Phone: +49 531 596 2502
Fax: +49 531 596 2599

Selected publications of 2017 and 2018

Dier M, Sickora J, Erbs M, Weigel H-J, Zörb C, Manderscheid R (2018) Decreased wheat grain yield stimulation by free air CO2 enrichment under N deficiency is strongly related to decreased radiation use efficiency enhancement. European Journal of Agronomy 101, 38-48

Manderscheid R, Dier M, Erbs M, Weigel H-J (2018) Nitrogen supply – A determinant in water use efficiency of water wheat grown under free air CO2 enrichment. Agricultural Water Management 210, 70-77.

Grünhage, L., Bender, J., Weigel, H.J. & Matyssek, R. (2018). Kritische Dosis-Kenngrößen für Ozon zum Schutz der Vegetation. Gefahrstoffe - Reinhaltung der Luft 78, 173- 180.

Ludwig M, Wilmes P, Schrader S (2018) Measuring soil sustainability via soil resilience. Science of the Total Environment 626, 1484-1493.

Dier M, Meinen R, Erbs M, Kollhorst L, Baillie C-K, Kaufholdt D, Kücke M, Weigel H-J, Zörb C, Hänsch R, Manderscheid R (2018) Effects of Free Air Carbon Dioxide Enrichment (FACE) on nitrogen assimilation and growth of winter wheat under nitrate and ammonium fertilization. Global Change Biology 24: e40–e54. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13819.

Eyshi Rezaei E, Siebert S, Manderscheid R, Müller J, Mahrookashani A, Ehrenpfordt B, Haensch J, Weigel H-J, Ewert F (2018) Quantifying the response of wheat yields to heat stress: The role of the experimental setup. Field Crops Research 217, 93-103.

Meyer-Wolfarth F, Schrader S, Oldenburg E, Weinert J, Brunotte J (2017) Collembolans and soil nematodes as biological regulators of the plant pathogen Fusarium culmorum. Journal of Plant Diseases and Protection 124, 493-498, DOI: 10.1007/s41348-017-0111-y

Don A, Böhme IH, Dohrmann AB, Poeplau C, Tebbe CC (2017) Microbial community composition affects soil organic carbon turnover in mineral soils. Biology & Fertility of Soils DOI 10.1007/s00374-017-1198-9

Arpaia S, Birch ANE, Kiss J, van Loon JJA, Messéan A, Nuti M, Perry JN, Sweet JB, Tebbe CC (2017) Assessing environmental impacts of genetically modified plants on non-target organisms: The relevance of in planta studies. Science of the Total Environment 583, 123-132

Pronk GJ, Heister K, Babin D, Bachmann J, Ding G-C, Ditterich F, Gerzabek MH, Giebler J, Hemkemeyer M, Kandeler E, Mouvenchery YK, Miltner A, Poll C, Schaumann GE, Schloter M, Smalla K, Steinbach A, Tanuwidjaja I, Tebbe CC, Totsche KU, Vogel C, Wick LY, Woche SK, Kögel-Knabner I (2017) Interaction of minerals, organic matter, and microorganisms during biogeochemical interface formation as shown by a series of artificial soil experiments. Biology & Fertility of Soils 53, 9-22

Mitterbauer E, Enders M, Bender J, Erbs, M., Habekuß, A., Kilian, B., Ordon, F. & Weigel, H.J. (2017). Growth response of 98 barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) genotypes to elevated CO2 and identification of related quantitative trait loci using genome-wide association studies. Plant Breed. 136:483–497.

Szoboszlay M, Näther A, Mitterbauer E, Bender J, Weigel HJ & Tebbe CC. (2017) Response of the rhizosphere prokaryotic community of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) to elevated atmospheric CO2 concentration in open-top chambers. MicrobiologyOpen.6:e462.

Meyer-Wolfarth F, Schrader S, Oldenburg E, Weinert J, Brunotte J (2017) Biocontrol of the toxigenic plant pathogen Fusarium culmorum by soil fauna in an agroecosystem. Mycotoxin Research 33, 237-244, DOI: 10.1007/s12550-017-0282-1

Bergmann E,  Bender J, Weigel HJ (2017) Impact of tropospheric ozone on terrestrial biodiversity: A literature analysis to identify ozone sensitive taxa. Journal of Applied Botany and Food Quality 90, 83 - 105, DOI:10.5073/JABFQ.2017.090.012

Jerrentrup JS, Dauber J, Strohbach MW, Mecke S, Mitschke A, Ludwig J, Klimek S (2017) Impact of recent changes in agricultural land use on farmland bird trends. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 239, 334-341.

Wehner G, Lehnert H, Balko C, Serfling A, Perovic D, Habekuß A, Mitterbauer E, Bender J, Weigel HJ, Ordon F (2017) Pflanzenzüchterische Anpassung von Kulturpflanzen an zukünftige Produktionsbedingungen im Zeichen des Klimawandels. Journal für Kulturpflanzen 69, 44-46. DOI: 10.1399/JFK.2017.02.03

Schorpp Q, Schrader S (2017) Dynamic of nematode communities in energy cropping systems. European Journal of Soil Biology 78, 92-101,

Lomba A, Strohbach M, Jerrentrup JS, Dauber J, Klimek S, McCracken DI (2017) Making the best of both worlds: Can high-resolution agricultural administrative data support the assessment of High Nature Value farmlands across Europe? Ecological Indicators 72, 118–130.