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Cotter, M., Asch F., Hilger T., Rajaona, A., Schappert, A., Stuerz, S., Yang, X. 2017.
Measuring leaf area index in rubber plantations − a challenge. Ecological Indicators 82, 357-366

Gorim, L., Asch, F. 2017
Seed coating with hydro-absorbers as potential mitigation of early season drought in sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L. Moench). Biology 6, 33; doi:10.3390/biology6030033

Gorim, L., Asch, F. 2017
Seed coating increases seed moisture uptake and restricts embryonic oxygen availability in germinating cereal seeds. Biology 6, 31; doi:10.3390/biology6020031

Farooq, M., Arshad, S., Asch, F., Krishna, J., Prasad, P.V., Siddique, K. 2017
Thermal stress impacts reproductive development and grain yield in rice. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 115, 57-72.

Kisambo, B. K., Pfister, J., Schaffert, A., Asch, F. 2016
Leaf area dynamics and aboveground biomass of specific vegetation types of a semi-arid grassland in southern Ethiopia. Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems 19, 253-262.

Kurtz, D. B., Asch, F., Giese, M., Huelsebusch, C., Goldfarb, M. C., Casco, J. F., 2016
High impact grazing as a management tool to optimize biomass growth in northern Argentinean grassland. Ecological Indicators 63, 100-109.

Tatar, Ö.,  Brueck, H.,  Asch, F., 2016
Photosynthesis and Remobilization of Dry Matter in Wheat as Affected by Progressive Drought Stress at Stem Elongation Stage. Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science 202, 292-299. DOI: 10.1111/jac.12160.

Diabate, B., Gao, Y., Li, Y., Wang, C., Sun, B., Asch, F., Zhou, D., 2015
Associations Between Species Distribution Patterns and Soil Salinity in the Songnen Grassland. Arid Land Research and Management 29, 199-209.

Gorim, L., Asch F., 2015
Seed coating reduces respiration losses and affects sugar metabolism during germination and early seedling growth in cereals. Functional Plant Biology 42, 209-218.

Kurgat, B. K., Golicha, D., Giese, M., Kuria, S. G., Asch, F. 2014
Relationship between vegetation cover types and soil organic carbon in the rangelands of Northern Kenya. Livestock Research for Rural Development. Volume 26 (9), Article #162.

Stuerz, S., Sow, A., Muller, B., Manneh, B., Asch, F., 2014
Leaf area development in response to meristem temperature and irrigation system in lowland rice. Field Crops Research 163, 74-80.

Stuerz, S., Sow, A., Muller, B., Manneh, B., Asch, F., 2014
Canopy microclimate and gas-exchange in response to irrigation system in lowland rice in the Sahel. Field Crops Research 163, 64-73.

Stuerz, S., Sow, A., Muller, B., Manneh, B., Asch, F., 2014
Yield components in response to thermal environment and irrigation system in lowland rice in the Sahel. Field Crops Research 163, 47-54.

Graef, F., Sieber, S., Mutabazi, K., Asch, F., Biesalski, H.K., Bitegeko, J., Bokelmann, W., Bruentrup, M., Dietrich, O., Elly, N., Fasse, A., Germer, J., Grote, U., Herrmann, L. et al. 2014.
Framework for participatory food security research in rural food value chains. Global Food Security 3, 8-15.

Shibabaw, A., Alemayehu, G., Desalegn, Y., Adgo, E., Tewodros, Y., Germer, J., Asch, F. Merene, Y., Freyer, B. 2014
Exploratory survey on climate change effects, value chain processes and supportive services: Case study from Potato based farming systems of AWI-Zone, Ethiopia. International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and Research 2 (4), 615-621.

Diwani, T.N., Asch, F., Becker, M., Mussgnug, F. 2013
Characterizing farming systems around Kakamega Forest, Western Kenya, for targeting soil fertility-enhancing technologies. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 176, 585-594.

Shrestha, S., Asch, F., Brueck, H., Giese, M., Dusserre, J., Ramanantsoanirina, A. 2013
Phenological responses of upland rice grown along an altitudinal gradient. Environmental and Experimental Botany 89 , pp. 1-10

Rajaona, A.M., Brueck, H., Asch, F., 2013
Leaf gas exchange characteristics of Jatropha as affected by nitrogen supply, leaf age, and atmospheric vapour pressure deficit. Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science 199, 144-153.

Engel, K., Asch, F., Becker, M., 2012.
Classification of rice genotypes based on their mechanisms of adaptation to iron toxicity. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 175, 871-881

Rajaona, A.M.; Sutterer, N.; Asch, F., 2012
Potential of Waste Water Use for Jatropha Cultivation in Arid Environments. Agriculture 2012, 2, 376-392.

Rajaona, A.M., Brueck, H., Seckinger, C., Asch, F., 2012
Effect of salinity on canopy water vapor conductance of young and 3-year old Jatropha curcas L. Journal of Arid Environments 87, 35-41

Shrestha, S., Asch, F., Dusserre, J., Ramanantsoanirina, A., Brueck, H., 2012.
Climate effects on yield components as affected by genotypic responses to variable environmental conditions in upland rice systems at different altitudes. Field Crops Research 134 , 216-228

Engel, K., Asch, F., Becker, M., 2012.
In-vivo staining of reduced iron by 2,2 bipyridine in rice exposed to iron toxicity. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 175, 548-552

Shrestha, S., Brueck, H., Asch, F., 2012.
Chlorophyll Index, Photochemical Reflectance Index and Chlorophyll Fluorescence Measurements of Rice Leaves Supplied with Different N Levels. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology 113, 7–13

Asch, F., Giese, M., 2012
Crop Improvement, Ideotyping and Modelling for African Cropping Systems Under Climate Change. Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science 198, 325-326

Abdulai, A. L., Kouressy, M., Vaksmann, M., Asch, F., Giese, M., Brueck, H., 2012.
Latitude and Date of Sowing Influences Phenology of Photoperiod-Sensitive Sorghums. Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science 198, 340-348

Abdulai, A.L. Parzies, H., Kouressy, M., Vaksmann, M., Asch, F., Brueck, H., 2012
Yield stability of photoperiod-sensitive sorghum [Sorghum bicolor L. (Moench)] accessions under diverse climatic environments. International Journal of Agricultural Research 7, 17-32.

Gorim, L., Asch F., 2012
Effects of composition and share of seed coatings on the mobilisation efficiency of cereal seeds during germination. Journal of Agronomy and Crops Science  198, 81-91 - DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-037X.2011.00490.x.

Rajaona, A.M., Brueck, H., Asch, F., 2011
Effect of pruning history on growth and dry mass partitioning of Jatropha curcas L. on a plantation site in Madagascar. Biomass and Bioenergy 35, 4892-4900.

Asch, F., Brueck, H., 2011
Rice crop innovations and natural-resource management — A glimpse into the future. Africa Rice Congress, Bamako 2010 – Proceedings

Gerwin, W. (Ed.), Schillem, S., Asch, F., Bens, O., Bestajowsky, J., Bruns, C., Gattinger, A., Hattig, T., Hoogen, H., Hüttl, R. F., Raab, T., Rodionov, A., Schaaf, W., Schneider, B. U., Trimborn, M., 2011
Bodenmelioration und Anbauverfahren für trockenheitsgefährdete Standorte (BAtros). Cottbuser Schriften zur Ökosystemgenese und Landschaftsentwicklung 10. BTU Cottbus, Cottbus. Pp 120.

Germer, J., Sauerborn, J., Asch, F., de Boer, J.. Schreiber, J., Weber, G., Müller, J., 2011
Skyfarming an ecological innovation to enhance global food security. Journal für Verbraucherschutz und Lebensmittelsicherheit - Volume 6, Number 2, Pages 237-251 - DOI 10.1007 /s00003-011-0691-6

Shrestha, S., Asch, F., Dingkuhn, M., Becker, M., 2011
Cropping calendar options for rice – wheat production systems at high-altitudes. Field Crops Research 121, 158-167.

Tatar, Ö., Brueck, H., Gevrek, M.H., Asch, F., 2010
Physiological responses of two Turkish rice (Oryza sativa L.) varieties to salinity.
Turkish Journal of Agriculture and Forestry 34 (6), 451-459.

Dimpka, C., Weinand, T., Asch, F., 2009
Plant–rhizobacteria interactions alleviate abiotic stress conditions. Plant, Cell, and Environment 32, 1682-1694.

Badridze, G., Weidner, A., Asch, F., Börner, A., 2009
Variation in salt tolerance within a Georgian wheat germplasm collection. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution, 56 (8), 1125-1130.

Asch, F., Bahrun, A., Jensen, C.R., 2009
Root–shoot communication of field-grown maize drought-stressed at different rates as modified by atmospheric conditions. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 172, 678-687

Asch, F., Huelsebusch, Chr., 2009
Agricultural research for the Tropics: caught between energy demands and food needs. Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Tropics and Subtropics 110 (1), 75–91 - PDF -

Becker, M., Asch, F., Chiem, N. H., Ni, D. V., Saleh, E., Tanh, K. V., Tinh, T. K. 2008
Decomposition of organic substrates and their effect on mungbean growth in two soils of the Mekong Delta. Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Tropics and Subtropics 109, 95-107. 

Becker, M., Asch, F., Maskey, S. L., Pande, K. R., Shah, S. C., Shresta, S., 2007
Effects of transition season management on soil N dynamics and system N balances in rice–wheat rotations of Nepal. Field Crops Research 103, 98-108

Asch, F., Becker, M. (Eds.) 2006
Prosperity & Poverty in a globalized world: Challenges for agricultural research. "Proceedings of the International Conference on Agricultural Research for Development: Tropentag 2006". Bonner Agrikulturchemische Reihe, Bonn, Germany. Pp 614

Asch, F. 2006
Pflanzliche Reaktionen auf abiotischen Stress unter variablen Umweltbedingungen. Habilitationsschrift. Landwirtschaftliche Fakultät, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität, Bonn. Pp 75.

Asch, F., Becker, M., Kpongor, D. S., 2005 
A quick and efficient screen for resistance to iron toxicity in lowland rice. J. Plant Nutri. Soil Sci. 168, 764-773.

Becker, M., Asch, F., 2005 
Iron toxicity in rice -  conditions and management concepts. J. Plant Nutri. Soil Sci. 168, 558-573.

Asch, F., Dingkuhn, M., Sow, A., Audebert, A., 2005 
Drought-induced changes in rooting patterns and assimilate partitioning between root and shoot in upland rice. Field Crops Res. 93, 223-236.

Andersen, M. N., Asch, F., Wu, Y., Jensen, C. R., Naested, H., Mogensen, V. O., Koch, K.E., 2002 
Soluble Invertase Expression Is an Early Target of Drought Stress during the Critical, Abortion-Sensitive Phase of Young Ovary Development in Maize. Plant Physiol. 130, 591-604.

Bahrun, A., Jensen, C. R., Asch, F., Mogensen, V. O., 2002 
Drought-induced changes of xylem pH, ionic composition, and [ABA] act as early signals in field-grown maize (Zea mays L.). Journal of Experimental Botany 53, 251-263.

Asch, F., Andersen, M. N., Jensen, C. R., Mogensen, V. O., 2001 
Ovary abscisic acid concentration does not induce kernel abortion in field-grown maize subjected to drought. European Journal of Agronomy 15, 119-129.

Asch, F., Wopereis, M. S. C., 2001 
Responses of field-grown irrigated rice cultivars to varying levels of floodwater salinity in a  semi-arid environment. Field Crops Research 70, 127-137.

Dingkuhn, M., Tivet, F., Siband, P., Asch, F., Audebert, A., Sow, A., 2001
Varietal differences in specific leaf area: a common physiological determinant of tillering ability and early growth vigor? In: Rice research for food security and poverty alleviation. Proceedings of the International Rice Research Conference, 31 March - 3 April 2000, Los Banos, Philippines. EDS. Peng, S. Hardy, B. Pp 95-108 (692). International Rice Research Institute, Los Banos, Philippines.

Asch, F., Dingkuhn, M., Dörffling, K., 2000 
Salinity increases CO2 assimilation but reduces growth in field-grown, irrigated rice. Plant and Soil 218, 1-10.

Asch, F., Dingkuhn, M., Miezan, K., Dörffling, K., 2000 
Leaf K/Na ratio predicts salinity induced yield loss in irrigated rice. Euphytica 113, 109-118

Asch, F., Sow, A., Dingkuhn, M., 1999 
Reserve mobilization, dry matter partitioning and specific leaf area in seedlings of African rice cultivars differing in early vigor. Field Crops Res. 62, 191-202.

Dingkuhn, M., Asch, F., 1999  
Phenological Responses of Oryza sativa, O. glaberrima and Inter-specific Rice Cultivars on a Toposequence in West Africa. Euphytica 110, 109-126.

Asch, F., Dingkuhn, M., Wittstock, C., Dörffling, K., 1999 
Sodium and Potassium Uptake of Rice Panicles as Affected by Salinity and Season in Relation to Yield and Yield Components. Plant and Soil. 207, 133-145.

Asch, F., 1997 
Physiologische Faktoren der Salzresistenz bei Reis (Oryza sativa L.). Dissertation, University of Hamburg, pp. 197.

Asch, F., Dingkuhn, M., Dörffling, K., 1997
Physiological Stresses of Irrigated Rice caused by Soil Salinity in the Sahel. In: Irrigated Rice in the Sahel: Prospects for Sustainable Development. Eds. K. M. Miezan, M. C. S. Wopereis, M. Dingkuhn, J. Deckers, T. F. Randolph. Pp 247-273. West Africa Rice Development Association, BP 2551, Bouaké 01, Cote d'Ivoire.

Asch, F., Dingkuhn, M., Wopereis, M.S.C., Dörffling, K., Miezan, K.M.,  1997
A Conceptual Model for Sodium Uptake and Distribution in Irrigated Rice. In: Applications of Systems Approaches at the Field Level, 201-217. Eds. M. J. Kropff et al., Dordrecht, Kluver Academic Publishers

Asch, F., Dörffling, K., Dingkuhn, M., 1995
Response of Rice Varieties to Soil Salinity and Air Humidity: a possible Involvement of Root-borne ABA. Plant and Soil 177, 11-19

Dingkuhn, M., Sow, A., Samb, A., Diack, S., Asch, F., 1995
Climatic Determents of Irrigated Rice Performance in the Sahel. I. Photothermal and Micro-climatic Responses of Flowering. Agricultural Systems, 48, 385-410





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