Institute of

Biodiversity

Dr. Jürgen Bender

Dr. Jürgen  Bender
Address
Bundesallee 65
38116 Braunschweig
Phone
+49 531 596 2563
Fax
+49 531 596 2599
E-Mail
juergen.bender@thuenen.de

Research interests

  • Climate change, abiotic stress and plant diversity in agroecosystems: Impacts and adaptations
  • Air pollutant effects on plants and terrestrial ecosystems
  • Diversity and productivity in agroecosystems

Scientific expert / Editorials

  • Commission of Air Pollution Prevention of VDI and DIN (Working group NA 134-03-03-02 "Effects of ozone on vegetation")
  • UNECE-ICP Vegetation Expert Panel: Critical levels of Air Pollutants in Europe 
  • National Focal Center UNECE-ICP Vegetation
  • Editorial Board of the journal "Environmental Pollution"
  • Section Editor of the journal "Journal of Applied Botany and Food Quality"

Publications

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. doi.org/10.1111/pbr.12501

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. doi.org/10.1002/mbo3.462

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

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

Fuhrer, J., Val Martin, M., Mills, G.,Heald, C. L., Harmens, H., Hayes, F., Sharps, K., Bender, J. and Ashmore, M. R. (2016), Current and future ozone risks to global terrestrial biodiversity and ecosystem processes. Ecology and Evolution, 6: 8785–8799. doi: 10.1002/ece3.2568

Bender, J., Bergmann, E., Weigel, H.J., Grünhage, L., Schröder, M., Builtjes, P., Schaap, M., Kranenburg, R., Wichink Kruit, R., Stern, R., Baumgarten, M. & Matyssek, R. (2015). Anwendung und Überprüfung neuer Methoden zur flächenhaften Bewertung der Auswirkung von bodennahem Ozon auf die Biodiversität terrestrischer Ökosysteme. Teil I. Umweltbundesamt, Texte 70/2015, 285 S.

Bergmann, E., Bender, J. & Weigel, H.J. (2015). Assessment of the impacts of ozone on biodiversity in terrestrial ecosystems. Part II: Literature review of the current state of knowledge on the impact of ozone on biodiversity in terrestrial ecosystems. Umweltbundesamt, Texte 71/2015, 139 p.

Weigel, H.J., Bergmann, E., Bender J (2015) Plant-mediated ecosystem effects of tropospheric ozone. Progress in Botany 76:395-438.

Strich S, Fischer U, Hoffmann A, Brüggerhoff S, Simon S, Bender J, Weigel H-J, Beudert B, Schulte-Bisping H, Dieffenbach-Fries H, Nagel H-D, Scheuschner T, Geupel M, Mücke H-G (2014) Genug getan für Mensch und Umwelt? : Wirkungsforschung unter der Genfer Luftreinhaltekonvention. Dessau: Umweltbundesamt, 59 p

Weigel, H.J. Bender, J. (2014) Air pollutants: Interactions with elevated carbon dioxide. In: Wang Y (ed) Encyclopedia of natural resources. Boca Raton: CRC Press; Taylor & Francis, pp 925-929.

Mills, G., Wagg, S., Harmens, H., Bender, J. & Bermann, E. (2013). Effects of ozone on ecological processes and supporting ecosystem services. In: Mills, G., Wagg, S., Harmens, H. (eds.). Ozone pollution: Impacts on ecosystem services and biodiversity. ICP Vegetation Programme Coordination Centre. Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Bangor, UK, pp.17- 24.

Mills, G., Bender, J., Bergmann, E., Gonzalez-Fernandez, I., Gerosa, G., Bermejo, V., Marzuoli, R., Calvete-Sogo, H., Finco, A., Garcia-Gomez, H.& Alonso, R. (2013). Impacts of ozone on biodiversity. In: Mills, G., Wagg, S., Harmens, H. (eds.). Ozone pollution: Impacts on ecosystem services and biodiversity. ICP Vegetation Programme Coordination Centre. Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Bangor, UK, pp.31- 42.

Mills, G., Wagg, S., Harmens, H., Jones, L., Simpson, D., Büker, P., Emberson, L., Power, S., Sitch, S., Bergmann, E., & Bender, J. (2013). Impacts of ozone on regulating services. In: Mills, G., Wagg, S., Harmens, H. (eds.). Ozone pollution: Impacts on ecosystem services and biodiversity. ICP Vegetation Programme Coordination Centre. Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Bangor, UK, pp. 43- 52.

Burkart, S., Bender, J., Tarkotta, B., Faust, S., Castagna, A., Ranieri, A.,& Weigel, H.J. (2013) Effects of ozone on leaf senescence, photochemical efficiency and grain yield in two winter wheat cultivars . J Agro Crop Sci 199, 275-285.

Weigel, H.J. & Bender, J. (2012). Bodennahes Ozon – ein Problem für Kulturpflanzen und Ernährungssicherheit ? Gesunde Pflanzen 64, 79-84.

Grünhage, L., Pleijel, H., Mills, G., Bender, J., Daniellson, H., Lehmann, Y., Castell, J.F. & Bethenod, O. (2012). Updated stomatal flux and flux-effect models for wheat for quantifying effects of ozone on grain yield, grain mass and protein yield. Environmental Pollution 165, 147-157.

Grünhage, L., Bender, J., Jäger, H.J., Matyssek, R. & Weigel, H.J. (2011). Evaluation of the ozone-related risk for wheat at the local scale. In: Mills, G., Harmens, H. (eds.): Ozone pollution: A hidden threat to food security. Report prepared by the ICP Vegetation. Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, UK, pp. 78-82.

Mills, G., Harmens, H., Vandermeiren, K. & Bender, J. (2011). Introduction. In: Mills, G., Harmens, H. (eds.): Ozone pollution: A hidden threat to food security. Report prepared by the ICP Vegetation. Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, UK, pp. 13-19.

Weigel, H.J., Dauber, J. & Bender, J. (2011). Bodennahes Ozon – Eine Gefahr für die biologische Vielfalt ? Gefahrstoffe – Reinhaltung der Luft 71 (3), 98-102.

Grünhage, L., Braden, H., Bender, J., Burkart, S., Lehmann, Y. & Schröder, M. (2011). Evaluation of the ozone-related risk for winter wheat at local scale with the CRO3PS model. Gefahrstoffe – Reinhaltung der Luft 71 (3), 90-97.

Grünhage, L., Bender, J., Jäger, H.J., Matyssek, R. & Weigel, H.J. (2011). Beurteilungswerte für Ozon zum Schutz der Vegetation. Gefahrstoffe – Reinhaltung der Luft 71 (3), 79-89.

Bender, J. & Weigel, H.J. (2011). Changes in atmospheric chemistry and crop health: A review. Agron. Sustain. Dev. 31, 81-89.

Grünhage, L., Lehmann, Y., Schröder, M., Braden, H., Bender, J., Burkart, S. & Hanewald, K. (2010). CRO3PS – an ozone risk evaluation model for winter wheat at local scale. In: Wuyts, K. et al. (Eds.): Proceedings of the international conference on local air quality and its interaction with vegetation. January, 21-22, 2010, Antwerp, Belgium. VITO & University of Antwerp, Antwerp, pp. 43-48

Weigel, H.J. & Bender, J. (2009). Atmospheric composition – a threat to crop growth and health ? In: Feldmann, F., Alford, D.V., Furk, C.: Crop resistance to biotic an abiotic factors, pp. 22-32. Deutsche Phytomedizinische Gesellschaft, Braunschweig, Germany.

Schrader, S., Bender, J., & Weigel, H.J. (2009). Ozone exposure of field-grown winter wheat affects the diversity of soil mesofauna in the rhizosphere. Environ. Pollut. 157, 3357-3362.

Bender, J. & H.J. Weigel (2007). Troposphärisches Ozon – Auch im Klima der Zukunft eine Gefahr für die Vegetation ? Gefahrstoffe – Reinhaltung der Luft 67, 274- 277.

Bender, J., Bergmann, E. & H.J. Weigel (2006). Responses of biomass production and reproductive development to ozone exposure differ between European wild plant species. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution 176, 253-267.

Bender, J., Muntifering, R.B., Lin, J.C. & H.J. Weigel (2006). Growth and nutritive quality of Poa pratensis as influenced by ozone and competition. Environ. Pollut. 142, 109-115.

Scebba, F., Canaccini, F., Castagna, A., Bender, J., Weigel, H.J. & A. Ranieri (2006). Physiological and biochemical stress responses in grassland species are influenced by both early-season ozone exposure and intraspecific competition. Environ Pollut. 142, 540-548.

Bender, J., Krause, G.H.M., Grünhage, L., Jäger, H.J., Köllner, B. & H.J. Weigel (2005). Practical and ecological considerations in ozone risk assessments. In: Wieser, G., Tausz, M. (eds.), Critical levels for ozone: Further applying and developing the flux-based concept, pp. 67-72, BFW publications, Innsbruck, Austria.

Krause, G., Köllner, B., Grünhage, L., Jäger, H.J., Bender, J. & H.J. Weigel (2005). Further response to 'New Directions: A new generation of ozone critical levels for the protection of vegetation in Europe' by Ashmore et al. Atmospheric Environment, 5216-5218.

Krause, G., Köllner, B., Grünhage, L., Jäger, H.J., Bender, J. & H.J. Weigel (2005). Comments to 'New Directions: A new generation of ozone critical levels for the protection of vegetation in Europe' by Ashmore et al. Atmospheric Environment, 5213-5214.

Dodson, D., Bender, J., Lin, J. & R. Muntifering (2004). Nutritive quality of Poa pratensis in model grassland communities exposed to ground-level ozone. J. Anim. Sci. 83, 28-30.

Bender, J., Bergmann, E. & H.J. Weigel (2003). Multi-year experiments on ozone effects on semi-natural vegetation: implications for the development of critical levels. In: Karlsson, P.E., Sellden, G. & H. Pleijel (eds.). Establishing ozone critical levels II. IVL Report B 1523, 211-217.

Grünhage, L., Bender, J., Schaaf, S., Dämmgen, U., Weigel, H.J. & H.J. Jäger (2003). A chamber-less approach to derive ozone flux-effect relationships for crops and semi-natural vegetation. In: Karlsson, P.E., Sellden, G. & H. Pleijel (eds.). Establishing ozone critical levels II. IVL Report B 1523, 122-127.

Bender, J. & H.J. Weigel (2003). Ozone stress impacts on plant life. In: Ambasht, R.S. & N.K. Ambasht (eds.). Modern trends in applied terrestrial ecology, pp. 165-182. Kluwer, New York.

Bender, J. (2002). Luftverunreinigungen. In: Krug, H., Liebig, H.P. & H. Stützel (Hrsg.). Gemüseproduktion. 3. Aufl., pp. 47-55. Ulmer, Stuttgart.

Wohlgemuth, H., Mittelstrass, K., Kschieschan, S., Bender, J., Weigel, H.J., Overwyer, K., Kangasjärvi, J., Sandermann, H. & C. Langebartels (2002). Activation of an oxidative burst is a general feature of sensitive plants exposed to the air pollutant ozone. Plant Cell Environ. 25, 717-726.

Fangmeier, A., Bender, J., Weigel, H.J. & H.J. Jäger (2002). Effects of pollutant mixtures. In: Bell, J.N.B. & M. Treshow (eds.). Air pollution and plant life, pp. 251-272. John Wiley & Sons, Chichester.

Kostka-Rick, R., Bender, J., Bergmann, E. & H.J. Weigel (2002). Symptoms of ozone-induced foliar injury on horticultural crops. In: Klummp, A., Fomin, A., Klumpp, G. & W. Ansel. Bioindication and air quality in European cities, pp. 191-196. G. Heimbach, Stuttgart.

Kostka-Rick, R., Bender, J., Weigel, H.J. & L. Gündel (2002). Sichtbare Ozonschäden bei Gemüsepflanzen. Schriftenreihe Landesanstalt für Pflanzenbau und Pflanzenschutz, Mainz, Heft Nr. 12, 53p.

Fangmeier, A. & J. Bender (2002). Air pollutant combinations: significance for future impact assessments on vegetation. Phyton 42, 65-71.

Bender, J., Bergmann, E., Dohrmann, A.B., Tebbe, C. & H.J. Weigel (2002). Impact of ozone on plant competition and structural diversity of rhizosphere microbial communities in grassland mesocosms. Phyton 42, 7-12.

Bergmann, E., Bender, J., Dohrmann, A.B., Tebbe, C. & H.J. Weigel (2002). Einfluss von Ozon auf Pflanzengemeinschaften und Boden-Mikroorganismen von Grünland-Modellsystemen. Angew. Wiss. 494, 251-254.

Fangmeier, A., Dueck, T.A., Hunt, R., Bender, J., Davison, A., Gimeno, B.S., Ranieri, A., Fuhrer, J. & A. Chappelka (2001). Biostress: Biodiversity in herbaceous semi-natural ecosystems under stress by global change components. In: Heck, W.W. (ed.). Future directions in air quality research, pp. 38-40. Continuing & Professional Education, NC State University, Research Triangle Park.

Bender, J. & H.J. Weigel (2000). Wirkungen kombinierter Expositionen. In: Guderian, R. (Hrsg.). Handbuch der Umweltveränderungen und Ökotoxikologie, Band 2a, pp. 207-227. Springer, Berlin.

Grünhage, L., Krause, G.H.M., Köllner, B., Bender, J., Weigel, H.J., Jäger, H.J. & R. Guderian (2001). A new flux-orientated concept to derive critical levels for ozone to protect vegetation. Environmental Pollution, 111, 355-362.

Weigel, H.J. &  J. Bender (2000). Wirkungen von Ozon auf landwirtschaftliche Pflanzen und Wildpflanzenarten. In: KRdL – Kommission Reinhaltung der Luft im VDI und DIN (Ed.). Troposphärisches Ozon – Eine kritische Bestandsaufnahme über Ursache, Wirkung und Abhilfemaßnahmen. Schriftenreihe der KRdL, Band 32, 115-135.

Bergmann, E., Bender, J. & H.J. Weigel (1999). Ozone threshold doses and exposure-response relationships for the development of ozone injury symptoms in wild plant species. New Phytol. 144, 423-435.

Barnes, J., Bender, J., Lyons, T. & A. Borland (1999). Natural and man-made selection for air pollution resistance. J. Exp. Bot. 50, 1423-1435.

Bender, J., Hertstein, U. & C.R. Black (1999). Growth and yield responses of spring wheat to increasing carbon dioxide, ozone and physiological stresses: a statistical analysis of 'ESPACE-wheat' results. Eur. J. Agron. 10, 185-195.

Hudak, C., Bender, J., Weigel, H.J. & J.E. Miller (1999). Interactive effects of elevated CO2, O3, and soil water deficit on spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L. cv. Nandu). Agronomie 19, 677-687.

Hassan, I.A., Bender, J. & H.J. Weigel (1999). Effects of ozone on growth, yield and physiology of tomatoes (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill. cv. Baladey). Gartenbauwissenschaft 64, 152-157.

Bender, J., Bramm, A. & H.J. Weigel (1999). On the importance of cultivar, growth duration, sink capacity, and yield quality for the sensitivity of sugar beet to ozone. Environmental Documentation 115, 215-218.

Davison, A., Ashmore, M., Bender, J., Chappelka, A. & H.J. Weigel (1999). Critical levels for semi-natural vegetation. Environmental Documentation 115, 73-76.

Bender, J., Hertstein, U., Fangmeier, A., van Oijen, M., Weigel, H.J. & H.J. Jäger (1998). Auswirkungen anthropogener Klimaveränderungenauf die Ertragsleistung von Weizen in Europa: Ergebnisse des Europäischen Verbundprojektes ESPACE-Wheat. Angew. Bot. 72, 37-42.

Ommen, O.E., Burkart,S., Bender, J., Manderscheid, R. & H.J. Weigel (1998). Effects of elevated CO2-concentrations on spring wheat: Interactions with ozone and drought stress. In: D. Peter, G. Maracchi, A. Ghazi (Eds.), Course on climate change impact on agriculture and forestry, European Commission, Brussels, pp. 469-473.

Bergmann, E., Bender, J. und H.J. Weigel (1998). Zur Ozonempfindlichkeit von Wildpflanzenarten. Agrarökologie, Band 30, Verlag Agrarökologie, Bern, Hannover, 88p.

Franzaring, J., Bergmann, E., Bender, J. und H.J. Weigel (1998). The impact of tropospheric ozone on the natural vegetation - An ecological discussion of results from European studies. Verh. Ges. Ökologie 28, 355- 362.

Bender, J., Hertstein, U., Fangmeier, A., van Oijen, M., Weigel, H.J. and H.J. Jäger (1998). Auswirkungen anthropogener Klimaveränderungen auf die Ertragsleistung von Weizen in Europa: Ergebnisse des Europäischen Verbundprojektes ESPACE-Wheat. Angew. Bot. 72, 37-42.

Burkart, S., Manderscheid, R., Bender, J. and H.J. Weigel (1998). Whole canopy gas exchange of wheat under CO2 enrichment and drought stress. In: L. DeKok, I. Stulen (eds.): Responses of plant metabolism to air pollution and global change, pp. 277-280. Backhuys Publishers. Leiden.

Hofmann, D., Jung, K., Bender, J., Gehre, M. & G. Schüürmann (1997). Using natural variations of nitrogen in plants as an early indicator of air pollution stress. J. Mass Spectrometry 32, 855-863.

Manderscheid, R., J. Bender, U. Schenk & H.J. Weigel (1997). Response of biomass and nitrogen yield of white clover to radiation and atmospheric CO2 concentration. Env. Exp. Bot., 38, 131-143.

Bergmann, E., J. Bender & H.J. Weigel (1996). Ozone and natural vegetation: Native species sensitivity to different ozone exposure regimes. In: L. Laurenkämpi & L. Skärby (eds.), Critical levels for ozone in Europe: Testing and finalising the concepts, pp 205-209.

Bergmann, E., J. Bender & H.J. Weigel (1996). Effects of chronic ozone stress and reproduction capacity of native herbaceous plants. In: M. Knopflacher, J. Schneider, G. Soja (eds.). Exceedances of critical loads and levels - Spatial and temporal assessment of elements in landscape sensitivity to atmospheric pollutants. Conference Papers Vol 15, Umweltbundesamt, Wien, pp 177-185.

Möcker, D., K. Jung, J. Bender, D. Hofmann & H.J. Weigel (1996). The impact of ozone on the 15N incorporation and nitrogen assimilation of wheat and maize. Isotopes Environ. Health Stud. 32, 181-190.

Bergmann, E., J. Bender & H.J. Weigel (1995). Growth responses and foliar sensitivities of native herbaceous species to ozone exposures. Water, Air and Soil Pollut. 85, 1437-1442.

Manderscheid, R., J. Bender, H.J. Jäger & H.J. Weigel (1995). Effects of season long CO2 enrichment on cereals. II. Nutrient concentrations and grain quality. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 54, 175-185.

Bender, J. & H.J. Weigel (1995). Zur Gefährdung landwirtschaftlicher Kulturpflanzen durch troposphärische Ozonkonzentrationen. Ber. Ldw. 73, 136-156.

Weigel, H.J. & J. Bender (1994). Zur Rolle von Luftverunreinigungen unter veränderten Klimabedingungen - Untersuchungen zur Wechselwirkung von Ozon und erhöhten Kohlendioxidkonzentrationen auf Kulturpflanzen. In: W. Kuttler & M. Jochimsen (eds.), Immissionsökologische Forschung im Wandel der Zeit. Essener Ökologische Schriften, Band 4, pp. 233-245.

Weigel, H.J. & J. Bender (1994). Auswirkungen von Ozon auf Pflanzen. Landbauforschung Völkenrode SH 148, 203-235.

Ommen, O.E., J. Bender & H.J. Weigel (1994). Effects of ozone on white clover: Protection of ozone damage by ethylenediurea. Angew. Bot. 68, 146-150.

Bender, J. & H.J. Weigel (1994). The role of other pollutants in modifying plant responses to ozone. In: J. Fuhrer & B. Achermann (eds.), Critical levels for ozone. Schriftenreihe der FAC Liebefeld, pp. 240-247.

Bender, J., H.J Weigel, U. Wegner & H.J. Jäger (1994). Response of cellular antioxidants in wheat flag leaves at different stages of plant development. Environ Pollut. 84, 15-21.

Colls, J.J. & J. Bender (1993). Introduction. In: The European open-top chamber programme: Assessment of the effects of air pollutants on agricultural crops, Air Pollution Research Report 48, pp. 1-7.

Skärby, L., G. Sellden, L. Mortensen, J. Bender, M. Jones, L. DeTemmerman, A. Wenzel & J. Fuhrer (1993). Responses of cereals exposed to air pollutants in open-top chambers. In: H.J. Jäger, M. Unsworth, L. De Temmerman & P. Mathy (eds.): Effects of air pollution on agricultural crops in Europe, Air Pollution Research Report 46, pp. 241-259.

Bender, J. & H.J. Weigel (1993). Crop responses to mixtures of air pollutants. In: In: H.J. Jäger, M. Unsworth, L. De Temmerman & P. Mathy (eds.): Effects of air pollution on agricultural crops in Europe, Air Pollution Research Report 46, pp. 445-453.

Bender, J. (1993). Physiological and biochemical studies within the CEC open-top chamber programme. In: H.J. Jäger, M. Unsworth, L. De Temmerman & P. Mathy (eds.): Effects of air pollution on agricultural crops in Europe, Air Pollution Research Report 46, pp. 339-358.

Bender, J., H.J. Weigel & H.J. Jäger (1991). Response of nitrogen metabolism in beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) after exposure to ozone and nitrogen dioxide, alone and in sequence. New Phytol. 119, 261-267.

Manderscheid, R., J. Bender, H.J. Weigel & H.J. Jäger (1991). Low Doses of ozone affect nitrogen metabolism in bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) leaves. Biochem. Physiol. Pflanzen 187, 283-291.

Bender, J., D.T. Tingey, H.J. Jäger, K.D. Rodecap & C.S. Clark (1991). Physiological and biochemical responses of bush bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) to ozone and drought stress. J. Plant Physiol. 137, 565-570.

Bender, J., H.J. Weigel & H.J. Jäger (1991). Untersuchungen in open-top-Kammern zur Kombinationswirkung von Schadgasen (O3, NO2, SO2) auf Pflanzen. Verh. Gesellschaft für Ökologie, Band 19 (3), 321-329.

Bender, J., H.J. Weigel & H.J. Jäger (1990). Regression analysis to describe yield and metabolic responses of beans (Phaseolus vulgaris) to chronic ozone stress. Angew. Bot. 64, 329-343.

Schätzle, H., G. Seufert, J. Bender, G. Groß, U.Arndt & H.J. Jäger (1990). Mineral content in the soil and tree foliage. Environ. Pollut. 68, 253-273.

Bender, J., R. Manderscheid & H.J. Jäger (1990). Analyses of enzyme activities and other metabolic criteria after five years of fumigation. Environ. Pollut. 68, 331-343.

Jäger, H.J., J. Bender & H.J. Weigel (1989). Stand der Diskussion über Richtwerte für Schadstoffkonzentrationen in der Luft. Angew. Bot. 63, 559-575.

Bender, J., L. Grünhage & H.J. Jäger (1989). Aufnahme und Wirkung von Schwermetallen bei Waldbäumen: Bodenkontaminationsversuche mit Cadmium, Blei und Nickel. Angew. Bot. 63, 81-93.

Weigel, H.J., J. Bender, G. Adaros & H.J. Jäger (1989). Use of metabolic parameters to detect injury to plants by gaseous air pollutants: Preliminary results from fumigation experiments with ozone and/or sulfur dioxide. In The European Communities Research Project on Open-Top Chambers. Results on Agricultural Crops, Air Pollution Research Report 19, 147-156.  

Berlin, J., R.B. van Huystee, L. Witte, J. Bender, H.J. Jäger & V. Wray (1989). Characterization of a meta-fluorotyrosine tolerant cell culture of Eschscholtzia californica Cham. Plant Physiol. 89, 1299-1305

Bender, J., H.J. Jäger, B. Schweizer, G. Seufert & U. Arndt (1989). Long-term effects of air pollutants on forest trees in open-top chambers. II. Investigation of physiological and biochemical effects. In: J.B. Bucher & I. Bucher-Wallin (eds.): Air pollution and forest decline, pp. 167-172.

Seufert, G., U. Arndt, H.J. Jäger & J. Bender (1989). Long-term effects of air pollutants on forest trees in open-top chambers. I. Experimental approach and results on mineral cycling. In: J.B. Bucher & I. Bucher-Wallin (eds.): Air pollution and forest decline, pp. 159-165.

Bender, J., G. Seufert, H.J. Jäger & U. Arndt (1989). Wirkungsuntersuchungen in immisionsbelasteten Modellökosystemen mit jungen Waldbäumen. Verh. Ges. Ökologie (Göttingen 1987), Band 17, 529-534.

Seufert, G., U. Arndt, H.J. Jäger, J. Bender & B. Schweizer (1988). Long-term effects of air pollutants on spruce (Picea abies) and fir (Abies alba) in open-top chambers. In: Proceedings of the US/FRG Research Symposium Effects of atmospheric pollutants on the spruce-fir forests of the Eastern United States and the Federal Republic of Germany, 441-452.

Vogels, K., I. Koch & J. Bender (1987). Untersuchungen ausgewählter Streßsymptome an Fichten (Picea abies Karst.) aus geschädigten Waldbeständen und aus Klimakammerexperimenten. Verh. Ges. Ökologie (Gießen 1986), Band 16, 323-332.

Bender, J., H.J. Jäger, G. Seufert & U. Arndt (1986). Untersuchungen zur Einzel- und Kombinationswirkung von SO2 und O3 auf den Stoffwechsel von Waldbäumen in Open-top Kammern. Angew. Bot. 60, 461-479.

Arndt, U., G. Seufert, J. Bender & H.J. Jäger (1985). Untersuchungen zum Stoffhaushalt von Waldbäumen aus belasteten Modellökosystemen in Open-top-Kammern. VDI-Berichte 560, 783-803.

Jäger, H.J., J. Bender & L. Grünhage (1985). Metabolic responses of plants differing in SO2 sensitivity towards SO2 fumigation.  Environ. Pollut. 39, 317-335.