CLIFF-GRADS Publications


Adegbeye MJ, Ospina SD, Waliszewski WS, Sierra‑Alarcón, AM, Mayorga‑Mogollón OL. Potential application of Latin American silvopastoral systems experiences for improving ruminant farming in Nigeria: a review Agroforest Syst (2024)

Darabighane B, Tapio I, Rasi S, Seppänen A-M, Blasco L, Ahvenjärvi S, Bayat AR. The Trade-Off between Enteric and Manure Methane Emissions and Their Bacterial Ecology in Lactating Cows Fed Diets Varying in Forage-to-Concentrate Ratio and Rapeseed Oil Methane 2024; 3(1):12-32


Geremew, B., Tadesse, T., Bedadi, B. et al. Impact of land use/cover change and slope gradient on soil organic carbon stock in Anjeni watershed, Northwest Ethiopia. Environ Monit Assess 195, 971 (2023)

Hussain, T.; Gollany, H.T.; Mulla, D.J.; Ben, Z.; Tahir, M.; Ata-Ul-Karim, S.T.; Liu, K.; Maqbool, S.; Hussain, N.; Duangpan, S. Assessment and Application of EPIC in Simulating Upland Rice Productivity, Soil Water, and Nitrogen Dynamics under Different Nitrogen Applications and Planting Windows. Agronomy 2023, 13, 2379

Feyissa AA, Senbeta F, Tolera A et al. (2023) Enteric methane emission factors of smallholder dairy farming systems across intensification gradients in the central highlands of Ethiopia Carbon Balance Manage 18: 23

Bowen Z, Zhou M, Zhu B, Kemmann B, Pfülb L, Burkart S, Liu H, Butterbach-Bahl K, and Well R (2023) Threshold-like effect of soil NO3− concentrations on denitrification product N2O/(N2O+N2) ratio is mediated by soil pH Soil Biology and Biochemistry 187: 109213

Almagro M, Díaz-Pereira E, Boix-Fayos C, Zornoza R, Sánchez-Navarro V, Re P, Fernández C, and Martínez-Mena M (2023) The combination of crop diversification and no tillage enhances key soil quality parameters related to soil functioning without compromising crop yields in a low-input rainfed almond orchard under semiarid Mediterranean conditions Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 345: 108320

Almagro M, Re P, Díaz-Pereira E, Boix-Fayos C, Sánchez-Navarro V, Zornoza R, and Martínez-Mena M (2023) Crop diversification effects on soil organic carbon and nitrogen storage and stabilization is mediated by soil management practices in semiarid woody crops Soil and Tillage Research 233: 105815

Ntinyari W, Reichel R, Gweyi-Onyango JP, Giweta M, Wissel H, Masso C, Bol R & Brüggemann N (2023) Nitrogen fertilization and liming increased CO2 and N2O emissions from tropical ferralsols, but not from a vertisol Soil Use Manage. 2023;00:1–15

Soremi PAS, Chirinda N, Graterol E & Alvarez MF (2023) Potential of rice (Oryza sativa L.) cultivars to mitigate methane emissions from irrigated systems in Latin America and the Caribbean All Earth, 35:1, 149-157

Oluwafemi FA, Gedebo A, Gobena A, Tesema M, Ibraheem O and Ropo O, Debo-Ajagunna OP (2023) Climate-Change Mitigation: A Case Study of Soil Biochar Influence on Morpho-physiology of Crop Species and Genotypes FARA Research Report Vol 7(60):777-782

van der Westhuizen S, Heuvelink GBM, Hofmeyr DP (2023) Multivariate random forest for digital soil mapping Geoderma, Volume 431,116365

Berhanu Y, Nigussie A, Aba Jifar A, Ahmed M, Biresaw A, Mamuye M, Fite A, Dume B (2023) Nitrous oxide and methane emissions from coffee agroforestry systems with different intensities of canopy closure Science of The Total Environment Volume 876,162821

Kashyap D, de Vries M, Pronk A and Adiyoga W (2023) Environmental impact assessment of vegetable production in West Java, Indonesia Science of The Total Environment, Volume 864, 160999

Feyissa AA, Senbeta F, Tolera A and Dirba D (2023) Unlocking the potential of smallholder dairy farm: Evidence from the central highland of Ethiopia Journal of Agriculture and Food Research, Volume 11, March 2023, 100467

Degefa H, Tolera M, Kim D-G and Mekuria W (2023) Effects of exclosures on woody species composition and carbon stocks: Lessons drawn from the Central Rift Valley, Ethiopia Land Degrad Dev. 2023;1–15


van der Westhuizen S, Heuvelink GBM, Hofmeyr DP, Poggio L (2022) Measurement error-filtered machine learning in digital soil mapping Spatial Statistics, Volume 47,100572

Cuong OQ, Connor M, Demont M, Ole Sander B and Nelson K (2022) How do rice consumers trade off sustainability and health labels? Evidence from Vietnam Front. Sustain. Food Syst., 05 December 2022
Sec. Land, Livelihoods and Food Security

Zhao R, Gabriel JL, Rodríguez Martín JA, Feng Z and Wu K (2022) Understanding trade-offs and synergies among soil functions to support decision-making for sustainable cultivated land use Front. Environ. Sci., 22 November 2022 Sec. Soil Processes

Feyissa AA, Senbeta F, Diriba D and Tolera A (2022) Understanding variability in carbon footprint of smallholder dairy farms in the central highlands of Ethiopia Trop Anim Health Prod, 54, 411

Vargas J, Ungerfeld E, Muñoz C and DiLorenzo N (2022) Feeding strategies to mitigate enteric methane emission from ruminants in grassland systems Animals, 12(9), 1132 

Connor M, Cuong OQ, Demont M, Ole Sander B and Nelson K (2022) The influence of climate change knowledge on consumer valuation of sustainably produced rice in Vietnam Sustainable Production and Consumption, Volume 31, Pages 1-12

Chemeda BA, Wakjira FS and Hizikias EB (2022) Tree diversity and biomass carbon stock analysis along altitudinal gradients in coffee-based agroforestry system of Western Ethiopia Cogent Food & Agriculture, 2022, Vol. 8, no. 1

Hussain T, Gollany HT, Hussain N, Ahmed M, Tahir M and Duangpan S (2022) Synchronizing nitrogen fertilization and planting date to improve resource use efficiency, productivity, and profitability of upland rice Front. Plant Sci. 13:895811

Vangeli S, Cardenas LM, Posse G, Chadwick DR, Krol DJ, Thorman RE, Lanigan GJ, Misselbrook TH (2022) Revisiting sampling duration to estimate N2O emission factors for manure application and cattle excreta deposition for the UK and Ireland Journal of Environmental Management 322, 116037 

Turek ME, Poggio L, Batjes NH, André Armindod R, de Jong van Lier Q, de Sousa L, Heuvelink GBM (2022) Global mapping of volumetric water retention at 100, 330 and 15 000 cm suction using the WoSIS database International Soil and Water Conservation Research In press

Garcia F, Muñoz C, Martínez-Ferrerc J, Urrutia NL, Martínez ED, Saldivia M, Immig I, Kindermann M, Walker N, Ungerfeld EM (2022) 3-Nitrooxypropanol substantially decreased enteric methane emissions of dairy cows fed true protein- or urea-containing diets Heliyon 8 (6), 2022, E09738

Lombardi B, Loaiza S, Trujillo C, Arevalo A, Vázquez E, Arango J, Chirinda N (2022) Greenhouse gas emissions from cattle dung depositions in two Urochloa forage fields with contrasting biological nitrification inhibition (BNI) capacity Geoderma, 406, 115516.


Lai Lai, Wassmann R, Sander BO (2021) Policy Framework for Myanmar Rice Production and In-Depth Study on Greenhouse Gas Emissions Journal of Earth and Environmental Science Research. SRC/JEESR-185.

Shankar Bhattacharyya S, Figueiredo Granja Dorilêo Leite F, Adebayo Adeyemi M, Jahin Sarker A, Cambareri G S, Faverin C, Paz Tieri M, Castillo-Zacarías C, Melchor-Martínez E M, Iqbal H M N, Parra-Saldívar R (2021) A paradigm shift to CO2 sequestration to manage global warming – With the emphasis on developing countries Science of The Total Environment, Volume 790, 148169

Dawit, M., Dinka, M. O. (2021). Adaptation of Integrated irrigation system to mitigate climate change with respect to gender-sensitive Agricultural Engineering International: CIGR Journal, 23(2):55-64

Arshad A,  Raza M A, Zang Y, Zhang L, Wang Z, Ahmed M, Habib-ur-rehman. 2021.   Impact of Climate Warming on Cotton Growth and Yields in China and Pakistan: A Regional Perspective Agriculture 2021, 11, 97.

Martins M R, Sarkis L F, Guareschi R F, Santos C A, Sant’Anna S A C, Zaman M, Jantalia C P, Alves B J R, Boddey R M, Araújo E S, Urquiaga S. 2021. A simple and easy method to measure ammonia volatilization: Accuracy under field conditionsPedosphere31(2):255-264.

Martins M R, Sarkis L F, Sant’Anna S A C, Santos C A, Araujo K E, Santos R C, Araújo E S, Alves B J R, Jantalia C P, Boddey R M, Zaman M, Urquiaga S. 2021. Optimizing the use of open chambers to measure ammonia volatilization in field plots amended with urea. Pedosphere31(2):243-254.

Duffy C, Apdini T, Styles D, Gibbons J, Peguero F, Arndt C, Mazzetto A, Vega A, Chavarro-Lobo J A, Brook R, Chadwick D. 2021. Marginal Abatement Cost Curves for Latin American dairy production: A Costa Rica case study Journal of Cleaner Production, Volume 311, 127556.

Jiménez-Ocampo, R., Montoya-Flores, M.D., Herrera-Torres, E., Pámanes-Carrasco, G., Arceo-Castillo, J.I., Valencia-Salazar, S.S., Arango, J., Aguilar-Pérez, C.F., Ramírez-Avilés, L., Solorio-Sánchez, F.J., et al. 2021. Effect of Chitosan and Naringin on Enteric Methane Emissions in Crossbred Heifers Fed Tropical Grass Animals, 11(6), 1599. 

Merabtene MD, Faraoun F, Mlih R, Djellouli R, Latreche A and Bol R. 2021. Forest Soil Organic Carbon Stocks of Tessala Mount in North-West Algeria – Preliminary Estimates Front. Environ. Sci. 8:520284.

Darabighane, B., Tapio, I., Ventto, L., Kairenius, P., Stefański, T., Leskinen, H., Shingfield, K.J., Vilkki, J., Bayat, A.-R. 2021. Effects of Starch Level and a Mixture of Sunflower and Fish Oils on Nutrient Intake and Digestibility, Rumen Fermentation, and Ruminal Methane Emissions in Dairy Cows Animals, 11, 1310. 


Anuga Weniga S, Chirinda N, Nukpezah D, Ahenkan A, Andrieu N, Gordon C. 2020. Towards low carbon agriculture: Systematic-narratives of climate-smart agriculture mitigation potential in Africa. Current Research in Environmental Sustainability, Volume 2, 2020. 100015.

Arndt C, Misselbrook HT, Vega A, Gonzalez-Quintero R, Chavarro-Lobo AJ, Mazzetto MA, Chadwick RD. 2020. Measured Ammonia Emissions from Tropical and Subtropical Pastures: A Comparison with 2006 IPCC, 2019 Refinement to the 2006 IPCC, and EMEP/EEA Inventory Estimates. Journal of Dairy Science, 103 (7), 6706-6715.

Garcia F, Colombatto D, Brunetti MA, Martínez MJ, Moreno MV, Scorcione Turcato MC, Lucini E, Frossasco G, Martínez Ferrer J. 2020. The Reduction of Methane Production in the In Vitro Ruminal Fermentation of Different Substrates is Linked with the Chemical Composition of the Essential Oil. Animals10(5):786.

Ku-Vera JC, Jiménez-Ocampo R, Valencia-Salazar SS, Montoya-Flores MD, Molina-Botero IC, Arango J, Gómez-Bravo CA, Aguilar-Pérez CF, Solorio-Sánchez FJ. 2020. Role of Secondary Plant Metabolites on Enteric Methane Mitigation in Ruminants. Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 7:584.

Matzembacher DE, Brancoli P, Maia LM, Eriksson M. 2020. Consumer’s food waste in different restaurants configuration: A comparison between different levels of incentive and interaction. Waste Management, 114:263-273.

Roberta MG, Ntwanano MM, Carlo D, Nathan A, Jian L, Karin M. 2020. Comparing deep soil organic carbon stocks under kiwifruit and pasture land uses in New Zealand. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 306:107190.

Zahid, A.; Ali, S.; Ahmed, M.; Iqbal, N. Improvement of Soil Health through Residue Management and Conservation Tillage in Rice-Wheat Cropping System of Punjab, PakistanAgronomy 2020, 10, 1844.


Molina IC, Arroyave J, Valencia S, Barahona R, Aguilar C, Ayala A, Arango J, Ku J. 2019. Effects of tannins and saponins contained in foliage of Gliricidia sepium and pods of Enterolobium cyclocarpum on fermentation, methane emissions and rumen microbial population in crossbred heifers. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 251:1-11.

Molina IC, Montoya D, Zavala L, Barahona R, Arango J, Ku J. 2019. Effects of long-term diet supplementation with Gliricidia sepium foliage mixed with Enterolobium cyclocarpum pods on enteric methane, apparent digestibility, and rumen microbial population in crossbred heifers. Journal of Animal Science, 97(4):1619-1633.

Soremi PAS, Graterol E, Alvarez MA, Chirinda N. 2019. Turning to rice cultivars for solving the methane emissions in irrigated systems. Poster No. 3.23 at the 5th Global Science Conference on Climate-Smart Agriculture, 8-10 October, 2019 in Bali, Indonesia.