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2009
32 Citations (Scopus)

Soil biological quality of grassland fertilized with adjusted cattle manure slurries in comparison with organic and inorganic fertilizers

van Eekeren, N. J. M., de Boer, H., Bloem, J., Schouten, T., Rutgers, M., de Goede, R. G. M. & Brussaard, L., 2009, In : Biology and Fertility of Soils. 45, 6, p. 595-608

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Manure
Fertilizers
organic fertilizers
cattle manure
mineral fertilizers
36 Citations (Scopus)

Trends in soil organic matter contents in Dutch grasslands and maize fields on sandy soils

Hanegraaf, M. C., Hoffland, E., Kuikman, P. J. & Brussaard, L., 2009, In : European Journal of Soil Science. 60, 2, p. 213-222

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

sandy soil
sandy soils
soil organic matter
grasslands
grassland
2008

Biodiversiteit in de landbouw

Brussaard, L., 2008, In : Landschap : tijdschrift voor landschapsecologie en milieukunde. 25, 3, p. 143-147

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access

Biodiversiteit van de bodem in beeld - 10 jaar meten aan biologische bodemkwaliteit

Rutgers, M., Mulder, C., Bloem, J., Schouten, A. J. & Brussaard, L., 2008, In : Bodem. 18, 4, p. 20-23

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

4 Citations (Scopus)

Earthworm activities in cassava and egusi melon fields in the transitional zone of Benin: linking farmers' perceptions with field studies

Saïdou, A., Kossou, D., Brussaard, L., Richards, P. & Kuyper, T. W., 2008, In : NJAS Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences. 56, 1-2, p. 123-135

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Benin
Cucurbitaceae
Manihot
Oligochaeta
cassava
87 Citations (Scopus)

Soil biological quality after 36 years of ley-arable cropping, permanent grassland and permanent arable cropping

van Eekeren, N. J. M., Bommele, L., Bloem, J., Schouten, T., Rutgers, M., de Goede, R. G. M., Brussaard, L. & Reheul, D., 2008, In : Applied Soil Ecology. 40, 3, p. 432-446

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

permanent grasslands
cropping practice
Soil
crop rotation
grassland
37 Citations (Scopus)

Soil quality assessment in rice production systems: establishing a minimum data set.

Rodrigues de Lima, A. C., Hoogmoed, W. B. & Brussaard, L., 2008, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 37, p. 623-630

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

soil quality
production system
rice
Soils
soil

Termites and mulch work together to rehabilitate soils

Ouédraogo, E., Mando, A. & Brussaard, L., 2008, In : LEISA : ILEIA newsletter for low-external-input and sustainable agriculture. 24, 2, p. 28 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access
mulch
termite
soil
infiltration
farm
2007
9 Citations (Scopus)

Agroecological analysis and economic benefit of organic resources and fertiliser in till and no-till sorghum production after a 6-year fallow in semi-arid West Africa

Ouédraogo, E., Stroosnijder, L., Mando, A., Brussaard, L. & Zougmoré, R., 2007, In : Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 77, 3, p. 245-256

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

sorghum
fallow
Western Africa
urea
no-tillage
63 Citations (Scopus)

Fungal biomass in pastures increases with age and reduced N input.

de Vries, F. T., Bloem, J., van Eekeren, N. J. M., Brussaard, L. & Hoffland, E., 2007, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 39, 7, p. 1620-1630

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Biomass
pasture
pastures
biomass
Ergosterol
394 Citations (Scopus)

Soil biodiversity for agricultural sustainability

Brussaard, L., de Ruiter, P. C. & Brown, G. G., 2007, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 121, 3, p. 233-244

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

alternative agriculture
biodiversity
water use efficiency
nutrient use efficiency
disturbance
10 Citations (Scopus)

Soil fauna and organic amendment interactions affect soil carbon and crop performance in semi-arid West Africa

Ouédraogo, E., Brussaard, L. & Stroosnijder, L., 2007, In : Biology and Fertility of Soils. 44, 2, p. 343-351

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

crop performance
soil fauna
Western Africa
soil carbon
Soil
92 Citations (Scopus)

Soil fauna and soil function in the fabric of the food web

Brussaard, L., Pulleman, M. M., Ouédraogo, E., Mando, A. & Six, J., 2007, In : Pedobiologia. 50, 6, p. 447-462

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

soil fauna
food webs
food web
soil
soil food webs
33 Citations (Scopus)

Tillage and fertility management effects on soil organic matter and sorghum yield in semi-arid West Africa

Ouédraogo, E., Mando, A., Brussaard, L. & Stroosnijder, L., 2007, In : Soil & Tillage Research. 94, 1, p. 64-74

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

sorghum
Western Africa
soil organic carbon
tillage
soil organic matter
2006
77 Citations (Scopus)

Earthworm species composition affects the soil bacterial community and net nitrogen mineralization

Postma-Blaauw, M. B., Bloem, J., Faber, J. H., van Groenigen, J. W., de Goede, R. G. M. & Brussaard, L., 2006, In : Pedobiologia. 50, 3, p. 243-256

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Aporrectodea caliginosa
Lumbricus terrestris
soil bacteria
Lumbricus rubellus
earthworms
314 Citations (Scopus)

Fungal/bacterial ratios in grassland with contrasting nitrogen management

de Vries, F. T., Hoffland, E., van Eekeren, N. J. M., Brussaard, L. & Bloem, J., 2006, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 38, 8, p. 2092-2103

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Poaceae
Biomass
Nitrogen
grasslands
grassland
15 Citations (Scopus)

Nutrient flows in smallholder production systems in the humid forest zone of southern Cameroon

Kanmegne, J., Smaling, E. M. A., Brussaard, L., Gansop-Kouomegne, A. & Boukung, A., 2006, In : Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 76, 2-3, p. 233-248

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

nutrient balance
smallholder
Cameroon
production system
production technology
19 Citations (Scopus)

Soil macrofauna affect crop nitrogen and water use efficiencies in semi-arid West Africa.

Ouédraogo, E., Mando, A. & Brussaard, L., 2006, In : European Journal of Soil Biology. 42, suppl. 1, p. S275-S277

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

soil fauna
Western Africa
nutrient use efficiency
water use efficiency
Nitrogen
2005
37 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term effect of tillage and manure application on soil organic fractions and crop performance under Sudano-Sahelian conditions

Mando, A., Ouattara, B., Sédogo, M., Stroosnijder, L., Ouattara, K., Brussaard, L. & Vanlauwe, B., 2005, In : Soil & Tillage Research. 80, 1-2, p. 95-101

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

crop performance
organic soils
organic soil
tillage
long term effects
5 Citations (Scopus)

Organic resources and earthworms affect phosphorus availability to sorghum after phosphate rock addition in semi-arid West Africa

Ouédraogo, E., Brussaard, L., Mando, A. & Stroosnijder, L., 2005, In : Biology and Fertility of Soils. 41, 6, p. 458-465

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Oligochaeta
Western Africa
Sorghum
phosphate rock
rock phosphate
46 Citations (Scopus)

Within-trophic group interactions of bacterivorous nematode species and their effects on the bacterial communicty and nitrogen mineralization

Postma-Blaauw, M. B., de Vries, F. T., de Goede, R. G. M., Bloem, J., Faber, J. H. & Brussaard, L., 2005, In : Oecologia. 142, 3, p. 428-439

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

nematode
mineralization
life history
Nematoda
nitrogen

New opportunities and demands for decision support on eco-technological agricultural practices

Groot, J. C. J., Stuiver, M. & Brussaard, L., 2004, In : Grassland Science in Europe. 9, p. 1202-1204

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
39 Citations (Scopus)

Soil macrofaunal-mediated organic resource disappearance in semi-arid West Africa

Ouédraogo, E., Mando, A. & Brussaard, L., 2004, In : Applied Soil Ecology. 27, 3, p. 259-267

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Western Africa
straw
soil fauna
Soil
Andropogon
39 Citations (Scopus)

Trophic interactions in a changing world: modelling aboveground-belowground interactions

Schröter, D., Brussaard, L., de Deyn, G. B., Poveda, K., Brown, V. K., Berg, M. P., Wardle, D. A., Moore, J. & Wall, D. H., 2004, In : Basic and Applied Ecology. 5, 6, p. 515-528

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

trophic interaction
ecosystems
ecosystem
modeling
organisms
2003
7 Citations (Scopus)

Earthworm surface casting activity on slash-and-burn cropped land and in undisturbed Chromolaena odorata and young forest fallow in southern Cameroon

Madong à Birang, Hauser, S., Brussaard, L. & Norgrove, L., 2003, In : Pedobiologia. 47, 5-6, p. 811-818 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Chromolaena odorata
shifting cultivation
slash
Cameroon
earthworms
26 Citations (Scopus)

Food preference of wireworms analyzed with multinomial logit models

Hemerik, L., Gort, G. & Brussaard, L., 2003, In : Journal of Insect Behavior. 16, p. 647-665 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Elateridae
food preference
logit analysis
food choices
experiment
36 Citations (Scopus)

On-farm impact of cattle slurry manure management on biological soil quality

de Goede, R. G. M., Brussaard, L. & Akkermans, A. D. L., 2003, In : Netherlands Journal of Agricultural Science. 51, 1-2, p. 103-133

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
animal manure management
Oligochaeta
Manure
cattle manure
soil quality
2002
31 Citations (Scopus)

Could plant-feeding nematodes affect the competition between grass species during succession in grasslands under restoration management?

Verschoor, B. C., Pronk, T. E., de Goede, R. G. M. & Brussaard, L., 2002, In : Journal of Ecology. 90, p. 753-761

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

nematode
grasslands
grassland
Nematoda
grass
34 Citations (Scopus)

Diversity of soil macro-invertebrates in grasslands under restoration succession

Hemerik, L. & Brussaard, L., 2002, In : European Journal of Soil Biology. 38, p. 145-150

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Invertebrates
macroinvertebrate
Soil
grasslands
grassland
17 Citations (Scopus)

Do plant parasitic nematodes have differential effects on the productivity of a fast- and a slow-growing grass species?

Verschoor, B. C., de Goede, R. G. M. & Brussaard, L., 2002, In : Plant and Soil. 243, p. 81-90

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

parasitic plant
plant parasitic nematodes
nematode
grass
grasses
17 Citations (Scopus)

Soil Zoology : an indispensable component of integrated ecosystem studies

de Goede, R. G. M. & Brussaard, L., 2002, In : European Journal of Soil Biology. 38, p. 1-6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2001
45 Citations (Scopus)

Changes in the composition of the plant-feeding nematode community in grasslands after cessation of fertiliser application

Verschoor, B. C., de Goede, R. G. M., de Vries, F. W. & Brussaard, L., 2001, In : Applied Soil Ecology. 17, p. 1-17

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Managing termites and organic resources to improve soil productivity in the Sahel

Mando, A., Brussaard, L., Stroosnijder, L. & Brown, G. G., 2001, In : Gorilla Conservation News. p. 7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademic

Open Access
16 Citations (Scopus)
plant and fungus
botanical composition
mycorrhizal fungi
nematode
Nematoda
59 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of soil biodiversity on hydrological pathways and the transfer of materials between terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems

Bardgett, R. D., Anderson, J. M., Behan-Pelletier, V., Brussaard, L., Coleman, D. C., Ettema, C., Moldenke, A., Schimel, J. P. & Wall, D. H., 2001, In : Ecosystems. 4, p. 421-429

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2000
142 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of global changes on above- and belowground biodiversity in terrestrial ecosystems: implications for ecosystem functioning

Wolters, V., Silver, W. L., Bignell, D. E., Coleman, D. C., Lavelle, P., van der Putten, W. H., de Ruiter, P. C., Rusek, J., Wall, D. H., Wardle, D. A., Brussaard, L., Dangerfield, J. M., Brown, V. K., Giller, K. E., Hooper, D. V., Sala, O., Tiedje, J. & van Veen, J. A., 2000, In : Bioscience. 50, 12, p. 1089-1098

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
7 Citations (Scopus)

Field research for the authorisation of pesticides

van Dijk, H. F. G., Brussaard, L., Stein, A., Baerselman, F., de Heer, H., Brock, T. C. M., van Donk, E., Vet, L. E. M., van der Gaag, M. A., van Gestel, C. A. M., van der Hoeven, N. A., de Jong, F. W. M., van der Linden, A. M. A., van Noort, P. C. M., Oomen, P. A. & van Vliet, P. J. M., 2000, In : Ecotoxicology. 9, p. 377-381

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Pesticides
pesticide
Ecosystems
Research
Ecosystem

Interactions between above ground and below ground biodiversity in terrestrial ecosystems; patterns, mechanisms and feedbacks

Hooper, D. V., Bignell, D. E., Brown, V. K., Brussaard, L., Dangerfield, J. M., Wall, D. H., Wardle, D. A., Coleman, D. C., Giller, K. E., Lavelle, P., van der Putten, W. H., de Ruiter, P. C., Rusek, J., Silver, W. L., Tiedje, J. M. & Wolters, V., 2000, In : Bioscience. 50, p. 1049-1061

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Biodiversity
Ecology
Ecosystem
Netherlands
biodiversity

Veldonderzoek voor de toelating van gewasbeschermingsmiddelen

van Dijk, H. F. G., Brussaard, L., Baerselman, F., Brock, T. C. M., van Donk, E., van der Gaag, M. A., van Gestel, C. A. M., de Heer, H., van der Hoeven, N., de Jong, F. M. W., van der Linden, A. M. A., van Noort, P. C. M., Oomen, P. A., Stein, A., Vet, L. E. M. & van Vliet, P. J. M., 2000, In : Gewasbescherming. 31, 5, p. 136-139

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access
1999
31 Citations (Scopus)

Contribution of termites to the breakdown of straw under Sahelian conditions

Mando, A. & Brussaard, L., 1999, In : Biology and Fertility of Soils. 29, p. 332-334

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

24 Citations (Scopus)

On the mechanisms of interactions between earthworms and plants

Brussaard, L., 1999, In : Pedobiologia. 43, p. 880-885

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

50 Citations (Scopus)

Soil organism influence on ecosystem-level processes - bypassing the hierarchy?

Andrén, O., Brussaard, L. & Clarholm, M., 1999, In : Applied Soil Ecology. 11, p. 177-188

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

48 Citations (Scopus)

Termite- and mulch-mediated rehabilitation of vegetation on crusted soil in West Africa

Mando, A., Brussaard, L. & Stroosnijder, L., 1999, In : Restoration Ecology. 7, 1, p. 33-41

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

rehabilitation (people)
mulch
termite
Isoptera
Western Africa
1998
34 Citations (Scopus)

Earthworms as a resource in tropical ecosystems.

Lavelle, P., Barois, I., Blanchart, E., Brown, G., Brussaard, L., Decaens, T., Fragoso, C., Jimenez, J. J., Kajondo, K., de los Angeles Martinez, M. & Moreno, A., 1998, In : Nature Research. 34, p. 26-41

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademic

98 Citations (Scopus)

Global change, soil biodiversity, and nitrogen cycling in terrestrial ecosystems: three case studies.

Swift, M. J., Andren, O., Brussaard, L., Briones, M., Couteaux, M. M., Ekschmitt, K., Kjoller, A., Loiseau, P. & Smith, P., 1998, In : Global Change Biology. 4, p. 729-743

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

79 Citations (Scopus)

Relationships of soil microarthropod biomass with organic matter and pore size distribution in soils under different land use.

Vreeken-Buijs, M. J., Hassink, J. & Brussaard, L., 1998, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 30, p. 97-106

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Mites
mite
Biomass
mites
soil organic matter
2 Citations (Scopus)

Soil and sediment biodiversity and ecosystem functioning.

Wall, D. H., Brussaard, L., Hutchings, P. A., Palmer, M. & Snelgrove, P. V. R., 1998, In : Nature Research. 34, p. 41-51

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademic

56 Citations (Scopus)

Soil biota and global change at the ecosystem level: describing soil biota in mathematical models.

Smith, P. E., Andren, O., Brussaard, L., Dangerfield, M., Ekschmitt, K., Lavelle, P. & Tate, K., 1998, In : Global Change Biology. 4, p. 773-784

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

160 Citations (Scopus)

Soil fauna, functional groups and ecosystem processes.

Brussaard, L., 1998, In : Applied Soil Ecology. 9, p. 123-135

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review