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Astorga, R.T., de los Santos Villalobos, S., Velasco, H., Domínguez-Quintero, O., Cardoso, R.P., Meigikos dos Anjos, R., Diawara, Y., Dercon, G., Mabit, L. (2018). Exploring innovative techniques for identifying geochemical elements as fingerprints of sediment sources in an agricultural catchment of Argentina affected by soil erosion, Environmental Science and Pollution Research.
Brandt, C., Dercon, G., Cadisch, G., Nguyen, L.T., Schuller, P., Linares, C.B., Santana, A.C., Golosov, V., Benmansour, M., Amenzou, N., Xinbao, Z., Rasche, F. (2018). Towards global applicability? Erosion source discrimination across catchments using compound-specific δ13C isotopes. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 256, 114-122.
Chen, J., Heiling, M., Resch, C., Mbaye, M., Gruber R., Dercon, G. (2018). Does maize and legume crop residue mulch matter in soil organic carbon sequestration? Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, Volume 265, 123-131.
Franz, T. E., Wahbi, A., Avery, W. (2018). Estimation of Biomass Water Equivalent via the Cosmic Ray Neutron Sensor. In: Cosmic Ray Neutron Sensing: Estimation of Agricultural Crop Biomass Water Equivalent, 25-32 (Eds. Wahbi, A., Heng, L., and Dercon, G.), Springer (Open source).
He, T., Liu, D., Yuan, J., Ni, K., Zaman, M., Luo, J., Lindsey, S., Ding, W. (2018). A two years study on the combined effects of biochar and inhibitors on ammonia volatilization in an intensively managed rice field, Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 264, 44–53.
Mabit, L., Bernard, C., Lee Zhi Yi, A., Fulajtar, E., Dercon, G., Zaman, M., Toloza, A., Heng, L. (2018). Promoting the use of isotopic techniques to combat soil erosion: an overview of the key role played by the SWMCN Subprogramme of the Joint FAO/IAEA Division over the last 20 years. Land Degradation & Development.
Mabit, L., Gibbs, M., Mbaye, M., Meusburger, K., Toloza, A., Resch, C., Klik, A., Swales, A., Alewell, C. (2018). Novel application of a Compound Specific Stable Isotope (CSSI) technique to investigate on-site sediment origins across arable fields. Geoderma, 316, 19–26.
Meusburger, K., Porto, P., Mabit, L., La Spada, C., Arata, L., Alewell, C. (2018). Excess Lead-210 and Plutonium-239+240: Two suitable radiogenic soil erosion tracers for mountain grassland sites. Environmental Research, 160, 195–202.
Shaaban, A.S.A., Wahbi, A., Sinclair T.R. (2018). Sowing date and mulch to improve water use and yield of wheat and barley in the Middle East environment. Agricultural systems, 165, 26-32.
Velasco, H., Torres Astorga, R., Joseph, D., Antoine, J.S., Mabit, L., Toloza, A., Dercon, G., Walling, D.E. (2018). Adapting the Caesium-137 technique to document soil redistribution rates associated with traditional cultivation practices in Haiti. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 183, 7–16.
Wahbi, A., Avery, W. (2018). In Situ Destructive Sampling. In Cosmic Ray Neutron Sensing: Estimation of Agricultural Crop Biomass Water Equivalent, 5-9 (Eds Wahbi, A., Heng, L., and Dercon, G.) Springer (Open source).


Alewell, C., Pitois, A., Meusburger, K., Ketterer, M., Mabit, L. (2017). 239+240Pu from “contaminant” to soil erosion tracer: Where do we stand?. Earth-Science Reviews, 172, 107–123.
Arata, L., Meusburger, K., Bürge, A., Zehringer, M., Ketterer, M.E., Mabit, L., Alewell, C. (2017). Decision support for the selection of reference sites using 137Cs as soil erosion tracer. SOIL, 3, 113–122.
Aulakh, M., .Garg, A., Manchanda, J., Dercon, G., Nguyen, ML., 2017. Biological nitrogen fixation by soybean and fate of applied N-15-fertilizer in succeeding wheat under conventional tillage and conservation agriculture practices. Nutrient cycling in agroecosystems, 107, 79-89.
Bravo-Linares, C., Schuller, P., Castillo, A., Ovando-Fuentealba, L., Muñoz-Arcos, E., Alarcón, O., de los Santos-Villalobos, S., Cardoso, R., Muniz, M., Meigikos dos Anjos, R., Bustamante-Ortega, R., Dercon, G. (2017). First use of a compound-specific stable isotope (CSSI) technique to trace sediment transport in upland forest catchments of Chile. Science of the Total Environment.
de los Santos-Villalobos, S. , Bravo-Linares C., Meigikos dos Anjos R., Cardoso R., Gibbs M., Swales A., Mabit L., Dercon G., 2017. The CSSIAR v.1.00 Software: A new tool based on SIAR to assess soil redistribution using Compound Specific Stable Isotopes. SoftwareX, 6, 13-18.
Gregory, P., Wahbi, A., Adu-Gyamfi, J., Heiling, M., Gruber, R., Joy, E., Broadley, M., 2017. Approaches to reduce zinc and iron deficits in food systems, Global Food Security.
Kangethe, R.T., Winger, E.M., Settypalli, T.B.K., Wijewardana, V., Slaets, J.I.F., Coetzer, T.H.T., Diallo, A. (2017). Prolyl oligopeptidase-like deficient trypanosoma evansi parasites are associated with reduced interleukin-10 concentrations in vivo and in vitro. Parasitology Open. DOI: 10.1017/pao.2017.20 In press.
Martins, M.R., Sant’Anna S.A.C., Zaman, M., Santos, R.C., Monteiro, R.C., Alves, B.J.R., Jantalia, C.P., Boddey, R.M., Urquiaga S. 2017 Strategies for the use of urease and nitrification inhibitors with urea: Impact on N2O and NH3 emissions, fertilizer-15N recovery and maize yield in a tropical soil. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 247, 54–62.
Meusburger, K., Porto, P., Mabit, L., La Spada, C., Arata, L., Alewell, C. (2017). Excess Lead-210 and Plutonium-239+240: Two suitable radiogenic soil erosion tracers for mountain grassland sites. Environmental Research.
Rinne, K.T., Rajala, K., Peltoniemi, K., Chen, J., Smolander, A., Mäkipää, R. 2017 Accumulation rates and sources of external nitrogen in decaying wood in a Norway spruce dominated forest. Functional Ecology, 31, 530-541.
Upadhayay, H.R., Bodé, S., Griepentrog, M., Huygens, D., Bajracharya, R.M., Blake, W.H., Dercon, G., Mabit, L., Gibbs, M., Semmens, B.X., Stock, B.C., Cornelis, W., Boeckx, P. (2017). Methodological perspectives on the application of compound-specific stable isotope fingerprinting for sediment source apportionment. Journal of Soils and Sediments, 17(6), 1537–1553.


Chen, J., Hofmockel, K.S., Hobbie, E.A., 2016. Isotopic Analysis of Sporocarp Protein and Structural Material Improves Resolution of Fungal Carbon Sources. Frontiers in Microbiology. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2016.01994
Hobbie, E.A., Chen, J., Hanson, P.J., Iversen, C.M., McFarlane, K.J., Thorp, N.R., Hofmockel, K.S. (2017). Long-term carbon and nitrogen dynamics at SPRUCE revealed through stable isotopes in peat profiles. Biogeosciences, 14, 2481–2494.
Alewell, C., Birkholz, A., Meusburger, K., Schindler Wildhaber, Y., Mabit, L. (2016). Quantitative sediment source attribution with compound-specific isotope analysis in a C3 plant-dominated catchment (central Switzerland). Biogeosciences, 13, 1587–1596.
Arata, L., Meusburger, K., Frenkel, E., A’Campo-Neuen, A., Iurian, A.R., Ketterer, M.E., Mabit, L., Alewell, C. (2016). Modelling Deposition and Erosion rates with RadioNuclides (MODERN) - Part 1: a new conversion model to derive soil redistribution rates from inventories of fallout radionuclides. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 162-163, 45–55.
Arata, L., Alewell, C., Frenkel, E., A’Campo-Neuen, A., Iurian, A.R., Ketterer, M.E., Mabit, L., Meusburger, K. (2016). Modelling Deposition and Erosion rates with RadioNuclides (MODERN) - Part 2: A comparison of different models to convert 239+240Pu inventories into soil redistribution rates at unploughed sites. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 162-163, 97–106.
de los Santos-Villalobos, S., Bravo-Linares, C., Anjos, R., Cardoso, R., Gibbs, M., Swales, A., Mabit, L., Dercon, G. (2017). The CSSIAR v.1.00 Software: a new tool based on SIAR to assess soil redistribution using Compound Specific Stable Isotopes. SoftwareX, 6, 13–18.
Franz, T. E., Wahbi, A., Vreughenhil, M., Weltin, G., Heng, L., Oismuller, M., Strauss, P., Dercon, G., Desilets, D. (2016). Using cosmic-ray neutron probes to monitor landscape scale soil water content in mixed land use agricultural systems. Applied and Environmental Soil Science, Article ID 4323742, 11 pages.
Li, Y., Hou, C., Wang, Q., Chen, Y., Ma, J., Zaman, M. (2016). Effect of no-till farming and straw mulch on spatial variability of soil respiration in sloping cropland. Polish Journal of Environmental Studies, 25(6), 2499–2508.
Meusburger, K., Mabit, L., Ketterer, M., Park, J.H., Sandor, T., Porto, P., Alewell, C. (2016). A multi-radionuclide approach to evaluate the suitability of 239+240Pu as soil erosion tracer. Science of the Total Environment.
Rabesiranana, N., Rasolonirina, M., Solonjara, A.F., Ravoson, H.N., Raoelina Andriambololona, Mabit, L. (2016). Assessment of soil redistribution rates by 137Cs and 210Pbex in a typical Malagasy agricultural field. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 152, 112–118.
Taylor, A., Keith-Roach, M.J., Iurian, A.R., Mabit, L., Blake, W.H. (2016). Temporal variability of beryllium-7 fallout in southwest UK. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 160, 80-86.


Alewell, C., Birkholz, A., Meusburger, K., Schindler Wildhaber, Y., Mabit, L. (2015). Sediment source attribution from multiple land use systems with CSIA. Biogeosciences Discussions, 12, 14245–14269.
Asare, D.K., Anthonio, C.K., Heng, L.K., Ayeh, E.O. (2015). Nodulation and fixed atmospheric nitrogen of some local lima bean (Phaseolus lunatus L.) cultivars grown in a costal Savannah environment. Agricultural Sciences, 6, 925-933.
De Clercq, T., Heiling, M., Dercon, G., Resch, C., Aigner, M., Mayer, L., Mao, YL., Elsen, A., Steier, P., Leifeld, J., Merckx, R. (2015). Predicting soil organic matter stability in agricultural fields through carbon and nitrogen stable isotopes. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 88, 29–38.
Iurian, A.R., Dercon, G., Adu-Gyamfi, J., Mabit, L., Kis-Benedek, G., Ceccatelli, A., Tarjan, S., Blake, W. (2015). The interception and wash-off fraction of 7Be by bean plants in the context of its use as a soil radiotracer. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 306, 301–308.
Iurian, A.R, Olufemi Phaneuf, M., Mabit, L. (2015). Mobility and Bioavailability of Radionuclides in Soils. In: Radionuclides in the Environment: Influence of chemical speciation and plant uptake on radionuclide migration. Eds: C. Walther and D.K. Gupta. Springer. pp. 37–59.
Kouelo Alladassi, F., Houngnandan, P., Azontonde, H.A., Benmansour, M., Rabesiranana, N., Mabit, L. (2015). Assessment of the level of soil degradation in three watersheds affected by intensive farming practices in Benin. Journal of Experimental Biology and Agricultural Sciences, 3(6), 529–540.
Makowski, D, S. Asseng, F. Ewert, S. Bassu, J.L. Durand, T. Li, P. Martre, M. Adam, P.K. Aggarwali, C. Angulo, C. Baron, B. Basso, P. Bertuzzi, C. Biernath, H. Boogaard, K.J. Boote, B. Bouman, S. Bregaglio, N. Brisson, S. Buis, D. Cammarano, A.J. Challinor, R. Confalonieri, J.G. Conijn, M. Corbeels, D. Deryng, G. De Sanctis J. Doltra, T. Fumoto, D. Gaydon, S. Gayler, R. Goldberg, R.F. Grant, P. Grassini, J.L. Hatfield, T. Hasegawa, L. Heng, S. Hoek, J. Hooker, L.A. Hunt, J. Ingwersen, R.C. Izaurralde, R.E.E. Jongschaap, J.W. Jones, R.A. Kemanian, K.C. Kersebaum, S.-H. Kim, J. Lizaso, M. Marcaida III, C. Müller, H. Nakagawa, S. Naresh Kumar, C. Nendel, G.J. O’Leary, J.E. Olesen, P. Oriol, T.M. Osborne, T. Palosuo, M.V. Pravia, E. Priesack, D. Ripoche, C. Rosenzweig, A.C. Ruane, F. Ruget, F. Sau, M.A. Semenov, I. Shcherbak, B. Singh, U. Singh, H.K. Soo, P. Steduto, C. Stöckle, P. Stratonovitch, T. Streck, I. Supit, L. Tang, F. Tao, E.I. Teixeira, P. Thorburn, D. Timlin, M. Travasso, R.P. Rötter, K. Waha, D. Wallach, J.W. White, P. Wilkens, J.R. Williams, J. Wolf, X. Yin, H. Yoshida, Z. Zhang, Y. Zhu. (2015). A statistical analysis of three ensembles of crop model responses to temperature and CO2 concentration. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 214-215, 483–493.
Sakadevan, K., Nguyen, M.L. (2015). Factors Influencing Water Dynamics in Agriculture. Sustainable Agriculture Reviews, 18, 145-180.
Zapata, F., Zaman, M., Nguyen, M.L., Heng, L.K., Sakadevan, K., Dercon, G., Mabit L. (2015). Innovations in soil and water management/conservation research through integrated approaches of nuclear and isotopic techniques and precision agriculture. In: Soil Specific Farming, Advances in Soil Science, Eds. Lal, Rattan & B.A. Stewart, 247–282, Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.


Alewell, C., Meusburger, K., Juretzko, G., Mabit, L., Ketterer, M.E. (2014). Suitability of 239+240Pu and 137Cs as tracers for soil erosion assessment in mountain grasslands. Chemosphere, 103, 274–280.
Lurian, A.R., Mabit, L., Cosma, C. (2014). Uncertainty related to input parameters of 137Cs soil redistribution model for undisturbed fields. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 136, 112–120.
Mabit, L., Benmansour, M., Abril, J.M., Walling, D.E., Meusburger, K., Iurian, A.R., Bernard, C., Tarján, S., Owens, P.N., Blake, W.H., Alewell, C. (2014). Fallout 210Pb as a soil and sediment tracer in catchment sediment budget investigations: A review. Earth-Science Reviews DOI: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2014.06.007.
Mabit, L., Meusburger, K., Iurian, A.R., Owens, P.N., Toloza, A., Alewell, C. (2014). Sampling soil and sediment depth profiles at a fine-resolution with a new device for determining physical, chemical and biological properties: the Fine Increment Soil Collector (FISC). Journal of Soils and Sediments, 14(3), 630–636.
Meusburger, K., Leitinger, G., Mabit, L., Mueller, M.H., Walter, A., Alewell, C. (2014). Soil erosion by snow gliding - a first quantification attempt in a sub-alpine area, Switzerland. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., 11, 3675–3710.
Vanuytrecht, E., Raes, D., Steduto, P., Hsiao, T.C., Fereres, E., Heng, L.K., Garcia Vila, M. , Mejias Moreno, P. (2014). AquaCrop: FAO'S crop water productivity and yield response model. Environmental Modelling & Software (accepted).


Asseng, S., F. Ewert, C. Rosenzweig, J.W. Jones, J. L. Hatfield, A. C. Ruane, K. J. Boote, P. J. Thorburn, R. P. Rötter, D. Cammarano, N. Brisson, B. Basso, P. Martre, P. K. Aggarwal, C. Angulo, P. Bertuzzi, C. Biernath, A. J. Challinor, J. Doltra, S. Gayler, R. Goldberg, R. Grant, L. Heng, J. Hooker, L. A. Hunt, J. Ingwersen, R. C. Izaurralde, K. C. Kersebaum, C. Müller, S. Naresh Kumar, C. Nendel, G. O’Leary, J. E. Olesen, T. M. Osborne, T. Palosuo, E. Priesack, D. Ripoche, M. A. Semenov, I. Shcherbak, P. Steduto, C. Stöckle, P. Stratonovitch, T. Streck, I. Supit, F. Tao, M. Travasso, K.Waha, D.Wallach, J.W. White, J. R.Williams andJ.Wolf. Uncertainty in simulating wheat yields under climate change. 2013. Nature Climate Change, DOI: 10.1038/NCLIMATE1916.
Benmansour, M., Mabit, L., Nouira, A., Moussadek, R., Bouksirate, H., Duchemin, M., Benkdad, A. Assessment of soil erosion and deposition rates in a Moroccan agricultural field using fallout 137Cs and 210Pbex. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 115, 97-106.
Guzmán, G., Quinton, J.N., Nearing, M.A., Mabit, L. Gómez, J.A. Sediment tracers in water erosion studies: Current approaches and challenges. Journal of Soils and Sediments, 13, 816-833.
Henry, A., Mabit, L., Jaramillo, R.E., Cartagena, Y., Lynch, J.P. Land use effects on erosion and carbon storage of the Río Chimbo watershed, Ecuador. Plant and Soil, 367, 477-491.
Iurian, A.R., Mabit, L., Begy, R., Cosma, C. Comparative assessment of erosion and deposition rates on cultivated land in the Transylvanian Plain of Romania using 137Cs and 210Pbex. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 125, 40-49.
Mabit, L., Meusburger, K., Fulajtar, E., Alewell, C. The usefulness of 137Cs as a tracer for soil erosion assessment: A critical reply to Parsons and Foster (2011). Earth-Science Reviews, 127, 300-307.
Meusburger, K., Mabit, L., Park, J.H., Sandor, T., Alewell, C. Combined use of stable isotopes and fallout radionuclides as soil erosion indicators in a forested mountain site, South Korea. Biogeosciences, 10, 5627–5638.
Steduto, P., Raes, D., Hsiao, T.C., Fereres, E., Heng, L.K., Howell, T.A., Evett, S.R., Rojas-Lara, B.A., Farahan, H.J., Izzi, G., Oweis, T.Y., Wani, S.P., Hoogeveen, J., Geerts, S. (2013). Concepts and Applications of AquaCrop: The FAO Crop Water Productivity Model. In: Crop Modeling and Decision Support. Springer, Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 175-191. ISBN 978-3-642-01132-0.
Taylor, A., Blake, WH., Smith, H.G., Mabit, L., Keith-Roach, M.J. Assumptions and challenges in the use of fallout beryllium-7 as a soil and sediment tracer in river basins. Earth-Science Reviews, 126, 85-95.


Aulakh, M., Manchanda, J.S., Garg, A., Kumar, S., Dercon, G., Nguyen, M.L. Crop Production and Nutrient Use Efficiency of Conservation Agriculture for Soybean-Wheat Rotation in the Indo-Gangetic Plains of Northwestern India. Soil and Tillage Research, 120, 50-60.
Dercon, G., Mabit, L., Hancock, G., Nguyen, M.L., Dornhofer, P., Bacchi, O.O.S., Benmansour, M., Bernard, C., Froehlich, W., Golosov, V.N., Haciyakupoglu, S. Hai, P.S., Klik, A., Li, Y., Lobb, D.A., Onda, Y., Popa, N., Rafiq, M., Ritchie, J.C., Schuller, P., Shakhashiro, A., Wallbrink, P., Walling, D.E., Zapata, F., Zhang, X. Fallout radionuclide based techniques for assessing the impact of soil conservation measures on erosion control and soil quality: An overview of the main lessons learnt under an FAO/IAEA Coordinated Research Project. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 107, 78-85.
Evett, S.R., Schwartz, R.C., Casanova, J.J., Heng, L.K. (2012). Soil water sensing for water balance, ET and WUE. Agricultural Water Management 104, 1– 9.
Mabit, L., Chhem-Kieth, S., Toloza, A., Vanwalleghem, T., Bernard, C., Amate J.I., González de Molina, M., Gómez, J.A. Radioisotopics and physicochemical background indicators to assess soil degradation affecting olive orchards in southern Spain. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 159, 70-80.
Mabit, L., Dornhofer, P., Martin, P.C., Toloza, A., Zupanc, V. Depth distribution of selected geogenic radionuclides (40K, 226Ra, 232Th) and anthropogenic 137Cs in an undisturbed forest soil in East Slovenia. Indian Journal of Pure & Applied Physics, 50, 45-48.
Marchetti, A., Piccini, C., Santucci, S., Chiuchiarelli, I., Francaviglia, R., Mabit, L. Spatial distribution of soil organic matter using geostatistic: a key indicator to assess soil degradation status in Central Italy. Pedosphere, 22(10), 230-242.
Marohn, C., Distel, A., Dercon, G., Wahyunto, Tomlinson, R., Noordwijk, M. v., and Cadisch, G. Impacts of soil and groundwater salinization on tree crop performance in post-tsunami Aceh Barat, Indonesia, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 12, 2879-2891. \ Full article:
Miriti, J.M., G. Kironchi , A.O. Esilaba , L.K. Heng , C.K.K. Gachene , D.M. Mwangi. Yield and water use efficiencies of maize and cowpea as affected by tillage and cropping systems in semi-arid Eastern Kenya. Agricultural Water Management 115: 148–155.
Pietsch, D., Mabit, L. Terrace soils in the Yemen Highlands: Using physical, chemical and radiometric data to assess their suitability for agriculture and their vulnerability to degradation. Geoderma, 185-186, 48-60.
Schmitter, P, H. L., Fröhlich, H.L., Dercon, G., Hilger, T., Huu Thanh, N., Lam, N.T., Vien, T.D., Cadisch, G. Redistribution of carbon and nitrogen through irrigation in intensively cultivated tropical mountainous watersheds. Biogeochemistry 109:133–150.
Trabelsi, Y., Gharbi, F., El Ghali, A., Oueslati, M., Samaali, M., Abdelli, W., Ben Tekaya, M., Benmansour, M., Mabit, L., Ben M’Barek, N., Baccouche, S., Reguigui, N., Abril, J.M. Recent sedimentation rates in Garaet El Ichkeul Lake, NW Tunisia, as affected by the construction of dams and a regulatory sluice. Journal of Soils and Sediments, 12(5), 784-796.
Wamari, J.O., V.I. Sijali, L.K. Heng, J.M. Miriti & A.O. Esilaba. Use of AquaCrop model to predict maize yields under depleted rainfall and elevated temperature in a semi-arid environment in Kenya. J. Meteorol. Rel. Sci. 6: 23 –32.
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Zaman, M. and Nguyen, M. L. How application timings of urease and nitrification inhibitors affect N losses from urine patches in pastoral system. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 156: 37–48.


Kamau-Rewe, M., Rasche, F., Cobo, J.G., Dercon, G., Shepherd, K.D. and Cadisch, G. Generic Prediction of Soil Organic Carbon in Alfisols using Diffuse Reflectance Fourier-Transform Mid-Infrared Spectroscopy. Soil Science Society of America Journal. DOI:10.2136/sssaj1011.0106n.
Nguyen, M.L., Zapata, F., Lal, R., Dercon, G. Role of Nuclear and Isotopic Techniques in Sustainable Land Management: Achieving Food Security and Mitigating Impacts of Climate Change. In: World Soil Resources and Food Security, Advances in Soil Science, Eds. Lal, R., and Stewart, B.A., CRC Press, 574 p.
Schmitter, P., Dercon, G., Hilger, T., Hertel, M., Treffner, J., Lam, N., Vien, T.D., Cadisch, G. Linking spatio-temporal variation of crop response with sediment deposition along paddy rice terraces. Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment, 140, 34-45.
Schmitter, P., Fröhlich, H.L., Dercon, G., Hilger, T., Huu Thanh, N., Lam, N.T., Vien, T.D. and Cadisch, G. Redistribution of carbon and nitrogen through irrigation in intensively cultivated tropical mountainous watersheds. Biogeochemistry. DOI: 10.1007/s10533-011-9615-x.
Zupanc, V., Sturm, M., Lojen, S., Marsic-Kacjana, N., Adu-Gyamfi, J., Bracic-Zeleznik, B., Urbanc, J. and Pintar, M. Nitrate leaching under vegetable field above a shallow aquifer in Slovenia. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 144:167-174.


Schlink, A. C., M.-L. Nguyen and G. J. Viljoen. Water requirements for livestock production: a global perspective. Plurithematic issue of the Scientific and Technical Review, 29 (3), 603-619.
Cobo, J.G., Dercon, G., Cadisch, G. Nutrient balances in African land use systems across different spatial scales: A review of approaches, challenges and progress. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 136,1-15.
Cobo, J.G., Dercon, G., Yekeye, T., Chapungu, L., Kadzere, C., Murwira, A., Delve, R., Cadisch, G. Integration of mid-infrared spectroscopy and geostatistics in the assessment of soil spatial variability at landscape level. Geoderma, 158, 398-411.
Franke, A.C., Berkhout, E.D., Iwuafor, E.N.O., Nziguheba, G., Dercon, G., Vandeplas, I., Diels, J. Does crop-livestock integration lead to improved crop production in the Savanna of West Africa? Experimental Agriculture, 46, 439-455 (doi: 10.1017/S0014479710000347) Cambridge University Press.
Iqbal, M. A., Bodner, G., Heng, L.K., Eitzinger, J., Hassan, A. Assessing yield optimization and water reduction potential for summer-sown and spring-sown maize in Pakistan. Agricultural Water Management, 97, 731-737.
Junge, B., Mabit, L., Dercon, G., Walling, D.E, Abaidoo, R., Chikoye, D., Stahr, K. (2010). First use of the 137Cs technique in Nigeria for estimating medium-term soil redistribution rates on farmland. Soil and Tillage Research.
Mabit, L., Bernard, C. Spatial distribution and content of soil organic matter in an agricultural field in Eastern Canada, as estimated from geostatistical tools. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 35, 278-283.
Mabit, L., Klik, A., Toloza, A. Radioisotopic measurements (137Cs and 210Pb) to assess erosion and sedimentation processes: Case study in Austria. Chapter 31. pp. 401-412. In: Land Degradation and desertification: Assessment, Mitigation and Remediation. Zdruli, P., Pagliai, M., Kapur, S., Faz Cano, F. (Eds)., Springer.
Mabit, L., Martin, P.C., Jankong, P., Toloza, A. Padilla-Alvarez, R., Zupanc, V. Establishment of control site baseline data for erosion studies using radionuclides: A case study in East Slovenia. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 101, 854-863.
Nguyen, M.L., Zapata, F., Dercon, G. "Zero-Tolerance" on land degradation for sustainable intensification of agricultural production. Chapter 4. pp. 37-48. In: Land Degradation and desertification: Assessment, Mitigation and Remediation. Zdruli, P., Pagliai, M., Kapur, S., Faz Cano, F. (Eds)., Springer.
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