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Selected publications on which OSCAR is building

Below is a list of selected recent publications on which the project is building. Click on a reference to get to the publishers’ site for the publication. An endnote library can be requested here. Publications generated by the OSCAR will be available from this page at a later time.

Andersen MK, Hauggaard-Nielsen H, Weiner J, Jensen ES (2007) Evaluating competitive dynamics in two and three component intercrops. Journal of Applied Ecology 44:545-551

Anderson-Wilk M (2008) The gap between cover crop knowledge and practice. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 63:96

Bàrberi P, Mazzoncini M (2006) The MASCOT (Mediterranean Arable Systems COmparison Trial) long-term experiment (Pisa, Italy). In: Long-term field experiments in organic farming, (Raupp, J, Pekrun, C, Oltmanns, M and Köpke, U, eds), Berlin: ISOFAR Scientific Series, pp 1-14

Baresel JP, Reents HJ (2008) Annual clovers and medics in living mulch systems: Competition and effect on N supply and soil fertility. In: Proceedings of the Second Scientific Conference of the International Society of Organic Agriculture research (ISOFAR) held at the 16th IFOAM Organic World Congress in Cooperation with the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) (2008),   pp 376 – 379

Bergkvist G, Adler A, Hansson N, Weih M (2010) Red fescue undersown in winter wheat suppresses Elytrigia repens. Weed Research 50: 447-455

Brandsæter LO, Heggen H, Riley H, Stubhaug E, Henriksen T (2008) Winter survival, biomass accumulation and N mineralization of winter annual and biennial legumes sown at various times of year in Northern Regions. European Journal of Agronomy 28:437-448

Campiglia E, Caporali F, Radicetti E, Mancinelli R (2010a) Effect of cover crops and mulches on weed control and nitrogen fertilization in tomato (Lycopersicum esculentum Mill.). Crop Protection 29.:354–363

Campiglia E, Mancinelli R, Radicetti E, Marinari S (2010b) Legume cover crops and mulches: Effects on nitrate leaching and nitrogen input in a pepper crop (Capsicum annuum L.). Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 89: 399-412

Campiglia E, Paolini R, Colla G, Mancinelli R (2009) The effects of cover cropping on yield and weed control of potato in a transitional system. Field Crop Research 112:16-23

Finckh MR (2008) Integration of breeding and technology into diversification strategies for disease control in modern agriculture. In: Collinge DB, Munk L, Cooke BM (eds.) Sustainable disease management in a European context. European Journal of Plant Pathology 121: 399-409

Finckh MR, Wolfe MS (2006) Diversification Strategies. In: The Epidemiology of Plant Disease (2nd edition), (Cooke, BM, Jones, G and Kaye, B, eds), Netherlands: Springer,

Friberg H, Edel-Hermann V, Faivre C, Gautheron N, Fayolle L, Faloya V, Montfort F, Steinberg C (2009) Cause and duration of mustard incorporation effects on soil-borne plant pathogenic fungi. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 41:2075-2084

Hedlund K (2010) Soil ecosystem services and farmers economy: preliminary results of the SoilService research project. Presentation at the EC Environment Conference: "Soil, Climate Change and Biodiversity - Where do we stand?" 23.-24.Sept.2010, Brussels . 2010.

Hollander N.G. d, Bastiaans L, Kropff MJ (2007) Clover as cover crop for weed suppression in an intercropping design. II. Competitive ability of several clover species. European Journal of Agronomy 26:104-112

Kornecki TS, Price AJ, Raper RL, Arriaga FJ, Schwab EB (2009) Effects of multiple rolling cover crops on their termination, soil water, and soil strength. In: ISTRO 18th Triennial Conference Proceedings, June 15-19, 2009 T1_011_1-13,  Izmir, TURKEY

Kowalska I, Stochmal A, Kapusta I, Janda B, Pizza C, Piacente S, Oleszek W (2007) Flavonoids from barrel medic (Medicago truncatula) aerial parts. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 55:2645-2652

Kruidhof HM, Bastiaans L, Kropff MJ (2008) Ecological weed management by cover cropping; effects on weed growth in autumn and weed seedling establishment in spring. Weed Research 48:492-502

Lahmar R (2010) Adoption of conservation agriculture in Europe; Lessons of the KASSA project. Land Use Policy 27:4-10

Lenzi A, Antichi D, Bigongiali F, Mazzoncini M, Migliorini P, Tesi R (2009) Effect of different cover crops on organic tomato production. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems 24:92-101

Marinari S, Lagomarsino A, Moscatelli MC, Di Tizio A, Campiglia E (2010) Soil carbon and nitrogen mineralisation kinetics in organic and conventional three-year cropping systems. Soil and Tillage Research 109:161-168

Matthiesen JN, Shackleton MA (2005) Biofumigation: environmental impacts on the biological activity of diverse pure and plant-derived isothiocyanates. Pest Management Science 61:1043-1051

Möller K, Reents HJ (2009) Effects of various cover crops after peas on nitrate leaching and nitrogen supply to succeeding winter wheat or potato crops. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 172:277-287

Moonen AC, Bàrberi P (2004) Size and composition of the weed seedbank after 7 years of different cover crop-maize management systems. Weed Research 44:163-177

Moonen AC, Bàrberi P (2006) An ecological approach to study the physical and chemical effects of rye cover crop residues on Amaranthus retroflexus, Echinochloa crus-galli and maize. Annals of Applied Biology 148:73-89

Ochiai N, Powelson ML, Dick RP, Crowe FJ (2007) Effects of green manure type and amendment rate on verticillium wilt severity and yield of russet burbank potato. Plant Disease 91:400-406

Oehl F, Laczko E, Bogenrieder A, Stahr K, Bösch R, van der Heijden MGA, Sieverding E (2010) Soil type and land use intensity determine the composition of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 42:724-732

Olsen J, Weiner J (2007) The influence of Triticum aestivum density, sowing pattern  and nitrogen fertilization on leaf area index and its spatial variation. Basic and Applied Ecology 8:252-257

Østergård H, Finckh MR, Fontaine L, Goldringer I, Hoad SP, Kristensen K, Lammerts van Bueren ET, Mascher F, Munk L, Wolfe MS (2009) Time for a shift in crop production: embracing complexity through diversity at all levels. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 89:1439-1445

PACA (Professional Alliance For Conservation Agriculture) (2010) Conservation Agriculture Factbook. European Conservation Agriculture Federation (ECAF).

Pilorgé E (2009) EUROCROP final report executive summary, Agricultural research for improving arable crops competitiveness. Deliverable D1.9/ D4.0 of the coordination action FP6-2004-SSP-4 / N° 022757 “EUROCROP”.

Riley H, Pommeresche R, Eltun R, Hansen S, Korsaeth A (2008) Soil structure, organic matter and earthworm activity in a comparison of cropping systems with contrasting tillage, rotations, fertilizer levels and manure use. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 124:275-284

Scholberg JMS, Dogliotti S, Leoni C, Cherr CM, Zotarelli L, Rossing WAH (2010) Cover Crops for sustainable agrosystems in the Americas. Sustainable Agriculture Reviews 4:23-58

Sjursen H, Brandsæter LO, Netland J (2012) Effects of repeated clover undersowing, green manure ley and weed harrowing on weeds and yields in organic cereals. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section B - Soil & Plant Science 62:138-150

Smith P (2008) Do agricultural and forestry carbon offset schemes encourage sustainable climate solutions? International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability 6:169-170

Snapp SS, Swinton SM, Labarta R, Mutch D, Black JR, Leep R, Nyiraneza J, O'Neil K (2005) Evaluating cover crops for benefits, costs and performance within cropping system niches. Agronomy Journal 97:322–332

SoCo Project Team (2009) Final report on the project 'Sustainable Agriculture and Soil Conservation (SoCo)'. European Commission.

Teasdale JR, Brandsæter LO, Calegari A, Skora Neto F (2007) Cover crops and weed management (chapter 4. In: CAB International book ’Non-chemical weed management’, (Upadhyaya, MK and Blackshaw, RE, eds), CAB International, pp 239 pp

Termorshuizen AJ, van Rijn E, vander Gaag DJ, Alabouvette C, Chen Y, Lagerlöf J, Malandrakis AA, Paplomatas EJ, Rämert B, Ryckeboer J, Steinberg C, Zmora-Nahum S (2006) Suppressiveness of 18 composts against 7 pathosystems: Variability in pathogen response. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 38:2461-2477

Thoden TC, Hallmann J, Boppre M (2009) Effects of plants containing pyrrolizidine alkaloids on the northern root-knot nematode Meloidogyne hapla. European Journal of Plant Pathology 123:27-36

Thorsted MD, Olesen JE, Weiner J (2006a) Mechanical control of clover increases  grain yield and nitrogen content in winter wheat/white clover intercropping. European  Journal of Agronomy 24:149–155

Thorsted MD, Weiner J, Olesen JE (2006b) Above-and below-ground competition between intercropped winter wheat Triticum aestivum and white clover Trifolium repens. Journal of Applied Ecology 43:237–245

Turbé A, De Toni A, Benito P, Lavelle P, Ruiz N, Van der Putten W, Labouze E, Mudgal S (2010) Soil biodiversity: functions, threats and tools for policy makers. Report for European Commission (DG Environment). Bio Intelligence Service, IRD, and NIOO.

van der Heijden MGA, Streitwolf-Engel R, Riedl R, Siegrist S, Neudecker A, Ineichen K, Boller T, Wiemken A, Sanders IR (2006) The mycorrhizal contribution to plant productivity, plant nutrition and soil structure in experimental grassland. New Phytologist 172:739-752.

Verbruggen E, Röling WFM, Gamper H, Kowalchuk GA, Verhoef HA, van der Heijden MGA (2010) Positive effects of organic farming on belowground mutualists – large scale comparison of mycorrhizal communities in agricultural soils. New Phytologist 186:968-979

Vogelgsang S, Sulyok M, Hecker A, Jenny E, Krska R, Schuhmacher R, Forrer HR (2008) Toxigenicity and pathogenicity of Fusarium poae and Fusarium avenaceum on wheat. European Journal of Plant Pathology 122:265-276