Dong Y, Yang JL, Zhao YR, Yang SH, Mulder J, Dörsch P, Zhang GL (2022): Nitrate leaching and N accumulation in a typical subtropical red soil with N fertilization. Geoderma, 407, 115559

 Dong Y, Yang JL, Zhao YR, Yang SH, Mulder J, Dörsch P, Zhang GL (2022): Seasonal dynamics of soil pH and N transformation as affected by N fertilization in subtropical China: An in situ 15N labeling study. Science of the Total Environment.


Jonassen KR, Hagen LH, Vick SHW, Arntzen MØ,  Eijsink VGH, Frostegard Å, Lycus P, Molstad L, Bakken LR (2021a) N2O-respiring bacteria in biogas digestates for reduced agricultural emissions. ISME J (online)

Jonassen KR, Ormaasen I, Duffner C, Hvidsten T, Frostegård Å, Bakken LR, Vick SHW (2021) A novel dual enrichment strategy provides soil- and digestate-competent N2O respiring bacteria for mitigating climate forcing in agricultureBioRxiv 2021

Dong Y, Yang JL, Zhao YR, Yang SH, Mulder J, Dörsch P, Zhang GL (2021): Nitrate runoff loss and source apportionment in a typical subtropical agricultural watershed. Environ Science and Pollution Research,

Sturite I, Rivedal S, Dörsch P (2021): Clover increases N2O emissions in boreal leys during winter. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 163, 108459

Zhu J, Jansen-Willems A, Müller C, Dörsch P (2021): Topographic differences in nitrogen cycling mediate nitrogen retention in a subtropical, N-saturated forest catchment. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 159, 108303

Øvsthus I, Thorup-Kristensen K, Seljåsen R, Riley H, Dörsch P, Breland TA (2021): Calibration and validation of the EU-rotate N model using data from incubation of waste-derived organic materials and their use in a field vegetable experiment in Norway. European Journal of Agronomy 129, 126336

Kelova ME, Ali AM, Eich-Greatorex S, Dörsch P, Kallenborn R, Jenssen PD (2021): Small scale on-site treatment of fecal matter: comparison of treatments for resource recovery and sanitization. Environmental Science and Pollution Research,

Yu L, Zhu J, Ji H, Bai X, Lin Y, Zhang Y, Sha L, Liu Y, Song Q, Dörsch P, Mulder J, Zhou J (2021): Topography-related controls on N2O emission and CH4 uptake in a tropical rainforest catchment. Science of the Total Environment, 775, 145616

Highton MP, Bakken LR, Dörsch P, Hunefeldt ST, Molstad L, Morales SE (2021): Soil Chemistry and Microbiome Determine N2O Emission Potential in Soils. BioRxiv 2021,

Byers E, Azzaroli-Bleken M, Dörsch P (2021): Winter N2O accumulation and emission in sub-boreal grassland soil depends on clover proportion and soil pH. Environmental Research Communications, 3 015001

Samad MS, Ganasmurthy S, Highton MP, Bakken LR, Clough TJ, deKlein CAM, Richards KG, Lanigan GJ, Morales SE (2021) Urea treatment decouples intrinsic pH control over N2O emissions in soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 108461

Frostegård Å, Vick SHV, Lim NYN, Bakken LR, Shapleigh JP (2021) Linking meta-omics to the kinetics of denitrification intermediates reveals pH-dependent causes of N2O emissions and nitrite accumulation in soil. The ISME Journal. In Press. DOI: 10.1038/s41396-021-01045-2.

Ruiz B, Frostegård Å, Bruand C, Meilhoc E (2021) Rhizobia: Highways to NO. Biochemical Society Transactions 26;49(1):495-505. doi: 10.1042/BST20200989.

Gao Y, Mania D, Mousavi SA, Lycus P, Arntzen M, Woliy K, Lindström K, Shapleigh JP, Bakken LR, Frostegård Å (2021) Competition for electrons favors N2O reduction in denitrifying Bradyrhizobium isolates. Environmental Microbiology 23:2244-2259. Doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.15404.

Bakken LR(2021) Spreadsheet for gas kinetics in batch cultures: Kincalc. Researchgate (2021) doi:10.13140/RG.2.2.19802.23809



Nadeem S, Bakken LR, Frostegård Å, Gaby JC, Dörsch P (2020) Contingent effects of liming on N2O-emissions driven by autotrophic nitrification. Frontiers in Environmental Science 8:598513 

Jonassen KJ, Hagen LH, Vick SHW, Arntzen MØ, Eijsink V, Frostegård Å, Lycus P, Molstad L, Pope PB, Bakken LR (2020) Bacteria in biogas digestates for reduced climate forcing BiorXiv doi: 10.1101/11.16.384990

Bakken LR, Frostegård Å (2020) Emerging options for mitigating N2O emission from food production by manipulating the soil microbiota. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 47:89-94 doi: 0.1016/j.cosust.2020.08.010

Highton MP, Bakken LR, Dörsch P, Wakelin S, deKlein C, Molstad L, Morales SE (2020) Soil N2O emission potential falls along a denitrification phenotype gradient linked to differences in microbiome, rainfall and carbon availability. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 150:108004. doi: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2020.108004

Keuschnig C, Gorfer M, Mania D, Frostegård Å, Bakken LR, Larose C (2020) NO and N2O transformations of diverse fungi in hypoxia: evidence for anaerobic respiration only in Fusarium strains. Environmental Microbiology 22:2182-2195. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.14980

Svennevik OK, Jonassen KR, Svensson K, Hagen L, Westereng B. Solheim OE, Nilsen PJ, Horn SJ, Bakken LR (2020) Protecting thermally hydrolyzed biosolids from pathogenic bacterial growth by addition of compost. Waste and Biomass Valorization doi:10.1007/s12649-020-01300-1

Abalos D, Liang Z, Dörsch P, Elsgaard L (2020): Trade-offs in greenhouse gas emissions across a liming-induced gradient of soil pH: role of microbial structure and functioning. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 150, 108006

Allesson L, Andersen T, Dörsch P, Eiler A, Wie J, Hessen DO (2020): Phosphorus Availability Promotes Bacterial DOC-Mineralization, but Not Cumulative CO2-Production. Frontiers in Microbiology 11, Article 569879

Chen J, Harstad OM, McAllister T, Dörsch P, Holo H (2020): Propionic acid bacteria enhance ruminal feed degradation and reduce methane production in vitro. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section A—Animal Science.

Thers H, Abalos D, Dörsch P, Elsgaard L (2020): Soil N2O emissions from oilseed rape cultivation show insignificant response to biochar: an analysis of biochar ageing, rate and feedstock type. Science of the Total Environment 724, 138140,

Raji SG, Dörsch P (2020): Effect of legume intercropping on N2O emission and CH4 uptake during maize production in the Ethiopian Rift valley. Biogeosciences 17, 345–359



Kang R, Yu L, Dörsch P, Mulder J (2019): Nitrification is the primary source for NO in N-saturated subtropical forest soils: results from in-situ 15N labeling. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry,

Liu B, Zhang X, Bakken LR, Snipen L, Frostegård Å (2019) Rapid succession of actively transcribing denitrifier populations in agricultural soil during an anoxic spell. Frontiers in Microbiology 9:3208. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.03208

Mania D, K Wolly, T Degefu, Å Frostegård (2019) A common mechanism for efficient N2O reduction in diverse isolates of nodule-forming bradyrhizobia. Environmental Microbiology 22:17-31.

Tzanakakis VA, Taylor AE, Bakken LR, Bottomley PJ, Myrold DD, Dörsch P (2019): Relative activity of ammonia oxidizing archaea and bacteria determine nitrification-dependent N2O emissions in Oregon forest soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 139, 107612

Russenes A, Korsæth A, Bakken LR, Dörsch P (2019) Effects of split application on seasonal N2O emissions in sout east Norway. Nutr Cycl In Agroecosyst 115:41-56

Cavicchioli R, Ripple WJ, Timmis KN, Bakken LR et al (2019) Scientists warning to humanity: microorganisms and climate change. Nat Rev Microbiol 17:569-586. 

Helsten S, Dalgard T, Rankinen K, Tørseth K, Bakken LR et al (2019) Abating N in Nordic agriculture- Policy measures and way forward. J Env Managem 236:674-686 

Conthe M, Lycus P, Arntzen MØ, daSilva AR, Frostegård Å, Bakken LR (2019) Denitrification as an N2O sink. Water Research 151:381-387. 

Graves DB, Bakken LR, Jensen M, Ingels R (2019) Plasma activated Organic fertilizers. Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, 39:1-19

Torregrossa-Crespo J, Pire C, Martinez-Espinosa RM, Bergaust L (2018) Denitrifying haloarchaea within the genus Haloferax display divergent respiraotory phenotypes, with implications for their release of nitrogenous gases. Environmental Microbiology 21:427-436

Roco CA, Dörsch P. Booth JG, et al (2019) Using metagenomics to reveal landscape scale patterns of denitrifiers in a montane forest ecosystem. Soil Biol Biochem 107585

Raji SG, Tzanakais V, Dörsch P (2019) Bradyrhizobial inocculation and P application effects on haricot and mung beans in the Ethiopian Rift Valley. Plant and Soil 442:271-284. 

Weldon S, Rasse DP, Budai A, Tomic O, Dörsch P (2109) The effect of biochar temperature series on denitrification: which biochar properties matter? Soil Biol Biochem 135: 173-183 . 

Yu L, Zhu J, Zhang X, Wang Z, Dörsch P (2109) Humid subtropical forestes constitute a net methane source: a catchment scale study. J Geophysical Res Biogeosciences 

Yu L, Mulder J, Zhu J, Zhang X, Wang Z, Dörsch P (2019) Denitrification as a major regional nitrogen sink in subtropical forest catchments: evidence from multi-site dual nitrate isotopes. Global Change Biol 25:1765-1778.

Schlüter S, Zawallich J, Vogel HJ, Dörsch P (2019): Physical constraints for respiration in microbial hotspots in soil and their impact on denitrification. Biogeosciences 16, 3665–3678,


Lycus P, Soriana-Laguna, Kjos M, Richardson DJ, Gates AJ, Milligan DA, Frostegård Å, Bergaust L, Bakken LR (2018) A bet-hedging strategy for denitrifying bacteria curtails their release of N2O. PNAS 115: 11820–11825. doi/10.1073/pnas.1805000115

Lim NY, Frostegård Å, Bakken LR (2018) Nitrite kinteics during anoxia: The role of abiotic reactions versus microbial reduction. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 119:203-209. 

Zhu J, Yu L, Bakken LR, Mørkved PT, Dörsch P (2018) Controlled induction of denitrification in Pseudomonas aureofaciens: A simplified denitrifier method for dual isotope analysis in NO3-. Science of the Total Env 633:1370-1378

Schlüter S, Henjes S, Zawallich J, Bergaust L, Horn M, Ippish O, Vogel HJ, Dörsch P (2018) Denitrification in soil aggregate analogues - effect of aggregate size and oxygen diffusion. Frontiers in Environmental Science 6:17 doi: 10.3389/fenvs.2018.00017


Torregrossa-Crespo J, Bergaust L, Pire C, Martinez-Espinosa RM (2017) Denitrifying haloarchaea: sources and sinks of nitrogenous gases  FEMS Microbiology Letters 365: fnx270 doi: 10.1093/femsle/fnx270

Bakken LR, Frostegård Å (2017) Sources and sinks for N2O, can microbiologists help to mitigate N2O emissions? Environmental Microbiology 19: 4801-4805. doi 10.1111/1462-2920.13978.

Hink L, Lycus P, Gubry-Rangin C. Frostegård A, Nicol G, Prosser J, Bakken LR (2017) Kinetics of NH3 oxidation, NO-turnover, N2O-production and electron flow during oxygen depletion in model bacterial and archaeal ammonia oxidizers. Environmental Microbiology 19:4882-4896. doi 10.1111/1462-2920.13914

Lycus P, Bøthun KL, Bergaust L, Shapleigh JP, Bakken LR, Frostegård Å (2017) Phenotypic and genotypic richness of denitrifiers revealed by a novel isolation strategy. The ISME Journal 11:2219-2232. doi: 10.1038/ismej.2017.82. 

Wang Y, Tian H, Huang F, Long W, Zhang Q, Wang J, Zhu Y, Wu X, Chen G, Zhao L, Bakken LR, Frostegård Å, Zhang X (2017) Time resolved analysis of a denitrifying bacterial community revealed a core microbiome responsible for the anaerobic degradation of quinoline. Scientific reports 7:14778 doi:10.1038/s41598-017-15122-0

Zhu Y, Zhang X, Wu X, Chen G, Bakken LR, Zhao L, Frostegård Å, Zhang X (2017) Carbon-driven enrichment of the crucial nitrate reducing bacteria in limed peat soil microcosms. Letters in Applied Microbiology 65 (2) doi: 10.1111/lam.12756

Behrendt T, Braker G, Song G, Pommerenke B, Dörsch P (2017) Nitric oxide emission response to soil moisture is linked to transcriptional activity of functional groupsSoil Biol Biochem 115:337-345

Clough TJ, Lanigan GL, deKlein C, Samad S, Morales SE, Rex D, Bakken LR, Johns C, Condron LM, Richares KG (2017) Influece of soil moisture on codenitrification fluxes from urea-affected pasture soils. Scientific Reports 7:2185

Degefu T, Wolde-meskel E, Woliy K, Frostegård Å (2017) Phylogenetically diverse groups of Bradyrhizobium isolated from nodules of tree and annual legume species growing in Ethiopia. Systematic and Applied Microbiology 40:205-214.

Kang R, Mulder J, Duan L, Dörsch P (2017): Spatial and temporal variability of soil nitric oxide emissions in N-saturated subtropical forest. Biogeochemistry 134, 337-351,

Yu L, Kang R, Mulder J, Zhu J, Dörsch P (2017) Distinct fates of atmogenic NH4+ and NO3- in subtropical, N-saturated forest soils. Biogeochemistry 133:279-294. doi: 10.1007/s10533-017-0332-y

Tzanakakis V, Sturite L, Dörsch P (2017) Biological nitrogen fixation and transfer in a high latitude grass-clover grassland under different management practices. Plant and soil 421:1-2

Zurovec O, Sitaula BK, Custovic H, Zurovec J, Dörsch P (2017): Effect of tillage practice on soil structure, N2O emissions and economics in cereal production under current socioeconomic conditions in central Bosnia and Herzegovina. PloS one  12(11):e0187681

Yu L, Wang Y, Zhang Z, Dörsch P (2017) Phosphorous addition mitigates N2O and CH4 emissions in N-saturated subtropical forest, SW China. Biogeociences 14:3097-3109. 

Kang R, Mulder J, Dörsch P (2017) Modified method for trapping and analyzing 15N in NO released from soils. Analytical Chemistry 89:4124-4130.

Roco CA, Bergaust L. Bakken LR, Yavitt J, Shapleigh J (2017) Modularity of denitrifying soil bacteria: linking phenotype to genotype. Environmental Microbiology, 19:2507-2519 , doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.13250



Molstad L, Dörsch P, Bakken LR (2016) Improved robotized incubation system for gas kinetics in batch cultures. Researchgate, DOI: 1013140/RG.2.230688.07680 

Lim NYN, Roco AC, Frostegård Å (2016). Transparent DNA/RNA co-extraction workflow protocol suitable for inhibitor-rich environmental samples that focuses on complete DNA removal for transcriptomic analyses. Frontiers in Microbiology 7:1588. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01588.

Todt D, Dörsch P (2016): Mechanism leading to N2O production in wastewater treating biofilm systems – a review. Reviews in Environmental Science and Biotechnology 15, 335-378,

Yu L, Zhu J, Mulder J, Dörsch P (2016) Multiyear dual isotope signatures suggest that N-saturated subtropical foreseted catchments can act as robust N sinks. Gobal Change Biology

doi: 10.1111/gcb.13333

Nesme J, Achouak W, Atathos SN, Bailey M, Baldrian P, Brunel D, Frostegård Å.. Vogel T, Simonet P (2016) Back to the future of Soil Metagenomics. Opinion article Front. Microbiol. 10

Russenes AL, Korsæth A, Bakken LR, Dörsch P (2016) Spatial variation in soil pH controls the off-season N2O emissions in an an agricultural soil. Soil Biol Biochem 99:36-46

Samad MS, Bakken LR, Nadeem S. Clough TJ, deKlein CAM, Richards KG, Lanigan GJ, Morales SE (2016) High resolution denitrification kinetics in pasture soils link N2O emission to pH, and denitrification to C mineralization. PLOSone 11(3): e0151713

Wang J, Vine CE, Balasiny BK, Rizk J, Bradley CL, Tinajero M, Poole RK, Bergaust L, Bakken LR, Cole J (2016) The roles of the hybrid cluster protein, Hcp, and its reductase, Hcr, in high affinity nitric oxide reduction that protects anaerobic cultures of Escherichia coli against nitrosative stress. Molecular Microbiology 100:877-892; doi 10.1111/mmi.13356

Hassan J, Bergaust L, Molstad L, deVries S, Bakken LR (2016) Homeostatic control of NO at nanomolar concentrations in denitrifying bacteria - modelling and in vivo experimental determination of nitric oxide reductase kinetics in the model organism Paracoccus denitrificans. Environmental Microbiology  DOI 10.1111/1462-2920.13129

Mania D, Heylen K, van Spanning RJM, Frostegård Å (2016). Regulation of nitrogen metabolism in the nitrate-ammonifying soil bacterium Bacillus vireti and evidence for its ability to grow using N2O as electron acceptor. Environ Microbiol 18: 2937-2950. DOI: 10.1111/1462-2920.13124.

Hassan J, Bergaust L, Qu Z, Bakken LR (2015) Transient accumulation of NO2- and N2O during denitrification explained by assuming cell diversification by stochastic transcription of denitrification genes. PLOS Computational Biology. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004621 

Qu Z, Bakken LR, Frostegård Å, Bergaust L (2016) Transcriptional and metabolic regulation of denitrification in Paracoccus denitrificansallows low but significant activity of nitrous oxide reductase under oxic conditions. Environmental Microbiology DOI 10.1111/1462-2920.13128


Qu Z, Bakken LR, Frostegård Å, Bergaust L (2016) Transcriptional and metabolic regulation of denitrification in Paracoccus denitrificans allows low but significant activity of nitrous oxide reductase under oxic conditions. Environmental Microbiology DOI 10.1111/1462-2920.13128

Bueno E, Mania D, Frostegård Å, Bedmar E, Bakken LR, Delgado MJ (2015) Anoxic growth of Ensifer meliloti 1021 by N2O reduction, a potential mitigation strategy. Frontiers in Microbiology 1(6)

Bakken LR, Frostegård Å, Dörsch P (2015) A critique of Jones et al 2014, Nature Climate Change ResearchGate DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.1338.3847

Raut N, Sitaula BK, Bakken LR, Bajracharya RM, Dörsch P (2015). Higher N2O emission by intensified Crop Production in South Asia. Global Ecology and Conservation 4, 176-184

Todt D, Dörsch P (2015). Nitrous oxide emissions in a biofilm loaded with different mixtures of concentrated household wastewater. Int. J. Environ. Sci. Technol. DOI 10.1007/s13762-015-0778-1

Obia A, Cornelissen G, Mulder J, Dörsch P (2015) Effect of Soil pH Increase by Biochar on NO, N2O and N2 Production during Denitrification in Acid Soils. PLoS ONE 10(9):  e0138781. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0138781

Hietala A, Dörsch P, Kvaalen H, Solheim H (2015): Carbon dioxide and methane formation in Norway spruce stems infected by white-rot fungi. Forests 6, 3304-3325,

Brenzinger K, Dörsch P, Braker G (2015): pH-driven shifts in overall and transcriptionally active denitrifiers control gaseous product stoichiometry in growth experiments with extracted bacteria from soil. Frontiers in Microbiology,


Hansen S, Bernard ME, Whalen JK, Rochette P, Dörsch P (2014): Nitrous oxide emissions from a fertile grassland in Western Norway following the application of inorganic and organic fertilizers. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 98, 71-85,

Nadeem S, Børresen T, Dörsch P (2014) Effect of fertilization rate and ploughing time on nitrous oxide emissions in a long term cereal trial in south east Norway. Biol Fertil Soils 51:353-365 DOI 10.1007/s00374-014-0979-7 

Hassan J, Bergaust L, Wheat D, Bakken LR (2014) Low probability of initiating the nirS transcription explains the observed gas kinetics and growth of bacteria switching from aerobic respiration to denitrification. PLOS Comp Biol Doi:10.1371/journal.pcpi.1003933) 

Raut N, Sitaula BK, Bakken LR, Dörsch P (2014) Fluxes of CH4, N2O and kinetics of denitrification in disturbed and undisturbed forest soil in India. Can J Soil Sci 94:237-249 (online

Liu B, Frostegård Å, Bakken LR (2014) Impaired reduction of N2O to N2 in acid soil is due to a post transcriptional intereference with the expression of nosZ. mBio 5(3): e01383-14. doi:10.1128/mBio.01383-14.

Mania D, Heylen K, vanSpanning R, Frostegård Å (2014) The nitrate-ammonifying and nosZ carrying bacterium Bacillus vireti is a potent source and sink for nitric and nitrous oxide under high nitrate conditions. Environmental Microbiology 16:3196-3210

Luckmann M, Mania D. Kern M, Bakken LR, Frostegård Å, Simon J (2014) Production and consumption of nitrous oxide in nitrate-ammonifying Wolinella succinogenes. Microbiology 160:1749-1759 (available online)

Qu Z, Wang J, Almøy T, Bakken LR (2014) Excessive use of nitrogen in Chinese agriculture results in high N2O/(N2O+N2) product ratio of denitrification, primarily due to acidification of the soils. Global Change Biology 20:1685-1698

Bergaust L, Hartsock A, Liu B, Bakken LR, Shapleigh JP (2014) The role of norEF in denitrification, elucidated by phyiological experiments with Rhodobacter sphaeroides. J Bacteriology 196:2190-2200 doi 10.1128/JB.00003-4 o

Huang T, Gao B, Hu XK Lu X, Well R, Christie P Bakken LR Ju XT (2014) Ammonia oxidation as an engine to generate nitrous oxide in an intensively managed calcareous Fluvo-aquic soil. Scientific Reports 4: articcle nr 3950 (DOI: 10-1038/srep03950)


Zhu J, Mulder J, Bakken L, Dörsch P (2013): The importance of denitrification in N2O emission from N-saturated forests of SW China; results from in situ 15N labelling experiments. Biogeochemistry 116, 103-117,

Zhu J, Mulder J, Solheimslid S, Dörsch P (2013): Functional traits of denitrification in a subtropical forest catchment in China with high atmogenic N deposition. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 57, 577-586,

Zhu J, Mulder J, Wu L, Meng X, Wang Y, Dörsch P (2013): Spatial and temporal variability of N2O emissions in a subtropical forest catchment in China. Biogeosciences 10, 1309–1321,

Nadeem S, Almaas A, Dörsch P, Bakken LR (2013) Sequential extraction of denitrifying organisms from soils; strongly attached cells produce less N2O than loosely attached cells. Soil Biology and Biochemistry  67: 62-69.

Nadeem S, Dörsch P, Bakken LB (2013): The significance of early accumulation of nanomolar concentrations of NO as an inducer of denitrification. FEMS Microbial Ecology 83, 672-684,

Nadeem S, Dörsch P, Bakken L (2013): Autoxidation and acetylene-accelerated oxidation of NO in a 2-phase system; implications for the expression of denitrification in ex situ experiments. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 57, 606-614,

Cornelissen G, Rutherford DW, Arp HP, Dörsch P, Kellya CN, Rostad CE (2013): Sorption of pure N2O to biochars and other organic and inorganic materials under anhydrous conditions. Environmental Science and Technology 47, 7704-7712,

Stern A, Liu B, Bakken LR, Shapleigh J, and Zhu J (2013) A novel protein protects bacterial iron-dependent metabolism from nitric oxide. Journal of Bacteriology 195:4702-8 (doi: 10.1128/JB.00836-13)

Degefu T., Wolde-meskel E. and Frostegård Å. (2013) Phylogenetic diversity of Rhizobium strains nodulating diverse legume species growing in Ethiopia, Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 36:272-280 (on line)

Abera G, Wolde-Meskel E, Bakken LR (2013) Unexpected high decomposition of legume residues in dry season soils from tropical coffee plantations and crop lands.  Agr. for Sustainable development 34:667-676 DOI: 10.1007/s13593-013-0172-7

Abera G, Wolde-Meskel E, Bakken LR (2013) Effect of organic residue amendments and soil moisture on N mineralization, maize (Zea maysL) dry biomass and nutrient concentration. Arch Agron Soil Sci 59:1263-1277.

Liu B., Mao Y., Bergaust L., Bakken LR and Frostegård Å (2013) Strains in the genus Thauera exhibit remarkably different denitrification regulatory phenotypes. Environmental Microbiology 15:2916-2928.  doi:10.1111/1462-2920.12142

Liu B., Frostegård Å. and Shapleigh JP. (2013) Draft genome sequences of five strains in the genus Thauera. Genome Announcements 01/2013; 1(1) DOI: 10.1128/genomeA00052-12.

Degefu T., Wolde-meskel E., Liu B., Cleenwerck I., Willems A. and Frostegård Å. (2012) Mesorhizobium shonense sp. nov., Mesorhizobium hawassense sp. nov. and Mesorhizobium abyssinicae sp. nov. isolated from root nodules of different agroforestry legume trees growing in southern Ethiopia. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 63:1746-1753 download PDF

Raut N, Dörsch P, Sitaula BK, Bakken LR (2013) Soil acidification by intensified crop production in South East Asia results in higher N2O/(N2 +N2O) product ratio of denitrification. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 55, 104-1012 (download pdf)



Raut N, Dörsch P, Sitaula BK, Bakken LR (2012): Soil acidification by intensified crop production in South East Asia results in higher N2O/(N2+N2O) product ratio of denitrification. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 55, 104-1012,

KampschreurM, Kleerebezem R, Picioreanu, Bakken LR, Bergaust L, deVries S, Jetten M, vanLoosdrecht MCM (2012) Metabolic modeling of denitrification in Agrobacterium tumefaciens: a tool to study inhibiting and activating compounds for the denitrification pathway. Frontiers in Microbiology. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2012.00370

Nadeem S, Hansen S, Bleken M, Dörsch P (2012): N2O emission from organic barley cultivation as affected by green manure treatment. Biogeosciences, 9, 2747–2759,

Degefu T., Wolde-meskel E. and Frostegård Å. (2012) Phylogenetic analyses of multilocus sequences identify seven novel Ensifer genospecies isolated from less explored biogeographical region in East Africa. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology download PDF

Zhang X, Nesme, J, Simonet P and Frostegård Å. (2012) Fate of invading bacteria in soil and survival of transformants after simulated uptake of transgenes, as evaluated by a model system based on lindane degradation. Research in Microbiology Pasteur download PDF

Bakken LR, Bergaust L, Liu B, Frostegård Å (2012) Regulation of denitrification at the cellular level – a clue to understanding of N2O emissions from soils. Royal Soc London B (2012) download PDF

Bergaust L, van Spanning R, Frostegård Å, Bakken LR (2012) Expression of nitrous oxide reductase in Paracoccus denitrificans is regulated by oxygen and nitric oxide through FnrP and NNR.  Microbiology 158:826-834. download pdf

Borgen SK, Lunde HW, Bakken LR, Bleken M, Breland TA (2012) Nitrogen dynamics in stockless organic clover-grass and ceral rotations. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 92:363-378

Senbayram M, Chen R, Budai A, Bakken LR, Dittert K (2012) N2O emission and the N2O/(N2O+N2) product ratio of denitrification as controlled by available carbon substrates and nitrate concentrations. Agriculture Ecosystems and Environment 147:4-12.

Dörsch P, Braker G, Bakken L (2012) Community-specific pH response of denitrification: experiments with cells extracted from organic soils. FEMS Microbiol Ecol 79 (2012) 530–541, doi: 10.1111/j.1574-6941.2011.01233.x download PDF

Braker G, Dörsch P, Bakken L (2011) Genetic characterization of denitrifier communities with contrasting intrinsic functional traits. FEMS Microbiol Ecol 79 (2012) 542–554, doi: 10.1111/j.1574-6941.2011.01237.x download PDF

Bakken LR, Marsteng AK, Nadeem S (2012) Emissions of N2O, CH4 and CO2 from VEAS waste water treatment plant. Report to VEAS


Bergaust L, Bakken LR, Frostegard A (2011) Denitrification Regulatory Phenotype, a new term for the characterization of denitrifying bacteria. Biochem. Soc Trans 39:207-212 doi:10.1042/BST0390207 download PDF

Degefu, Wolde-meskel E, Frostegård (2011) Multilocus sequence analyses reveal several unnamed Mesorhizobium genospecies nodulating Acacia species and Sesbania sesban trees in Souther nregionsof Ethiopia,Syst Appl Microbiol, doi:10.1016/j.syapm.2010.09.006 download PDF

Frostegård, Å., Tunlid, A., Baath E (2011) Use and misuse of PLFA measurements in soils, Soil Biology & Biochemistry, doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2010.11.021 downlod PDF

Borgen S; Molstad L, Bruun S, Breland TA, Bakken LR, Bleken MA (2011) Estimation of plan litter pools and decomposition related parameters in a mehanistic model. Plant and Soil 338: 205-222

Jones CM, Welsh A, Throback IN, Dörsch P, Bakken LR, Hallin S (2011): Phenotypic and genotypic heterogeneity among closely related soil-borne N2 and N2O producing Bacillus isolates harboring the nosZ gene. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 76, 541-552,



Borgen S, Molstad L, Bruun S, Breland T, Bakken L, Bleken M (2010) Estimation of plant litter pools and decomposition-related parameters in a mechanistic model. Plant and Soil 10.1007.s11104-010-0404-4 download PDF

Liu, B, Mørkved P,  Frostegård A, Bakken L (2010) Denitrification gene pools, transcription and kinetics of NO, N2O and N2 production as a¡ected by soil pH. FEMS Microbiol Ecol 72 (2010) 407–417 download PDF

Bergaust L, Mao Y, Bakken LR, Frostegård A. (2010) Denitrification response patterns during the transition to anoxic respiration and posttranscriptional effects of suboptimal pH on nitrogen oxide reductase in Paracoccus denitrificans. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2010 Oct;76(19):6387-96 download PDF

Xuan Hong, Xiaojun Zhang, Binbin Liu, Yuejian Mao, Yongdi Liu, Liping Zhao (2010) Structural differentiation of bacterial communities in indole-degrading bioreactors under denitrifying and sulfate-reducing conditions. Research in Microbiology 161: 687e693 download PDF

Knut Ehlers, Lars R. Bakken, Åsa Frostegård, Emmanuel Frossard, Else K. Bünemann (2010) Phosphorus limitation in a Ferralsol: Impact on microbial activity and cell internal P pools. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 42 (2010) 558e566 download PDF

Silke Falk, Binbin Liu, Gesche Braker (2010) Isolation, genetic and functional characterization of novel soil nirK-type denitrifiers. Systematic and Applied Microbiology 33: 337–347 download PDF



Bach, L., Frostegård, Å. and Ohlson, M. 2009. Site identity and moss species as determinants of soil microbial community structure in Norway spruce forests across three vegetation zones. Plant and Soil 318:81–91. 

Björklöf K., Karlsson S., Frostegård Å. and Jørgensen K. 2009. Presence of actinobacterial and fungal communities in clean and petroleum hydrocarbon contaminated subsurface soil. Open Microbiol J. 3: 75–86.

Bleken MA, Herrmann A, Haugen LR, Taube F, Bakken LR, (2009) SPN: A model for the study of soil-plant nitrogen fluxes in silage maize cultivation. Eur. J. Agron.30:283-295.  



Bergaust L, Shapleigh J, Frostegård Å, Bakken LR (2008) Transcription and activities of NOx reductases in Agrobacterium tumefaciens: the influence of nitrite, nitrate and oxygen availability. Environmental Microbiology 10:3070-3081 download PDF

Ehlers K, Buneman E, Oberson A, Frossard E, Frostegård Å, Yuejian M, Bakken LR (2008) Extraction of soil bacteria from Ferralsol. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 40_1940-1946 download PDF

Mao Y, Bakken LR, Zhao L, Frostegård, A (2008) Functional robustness and gene pools of a wastewater nitrification reactor: comparison of dispersed and intact biofilms when stressed by low oxygen and low pH. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 66:167-180 download PDF

Yuejian Mao, Xiaojun Zhang, Xing Yan, Binbin Liu, Liping Zhao (2008) Development of group-specific PCR-DGGE fingerprinting for monitoring structural changes of Thauera spp. in an industrial wastewater treatment plant responding to operational perturbations. Journal of Microbiological Methods 75: 231–236 download PDF

Morley N, Baggs E, Dörsch P, Bakken LR (2008) Production of NO, N2O and N2 by extracted soil bacteria, regulation by NO2- and O2 concentrations. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 65:101-112 download pdf



Bakken LR, Dörsch P (2007) Nitrous oxide emission and global changes: modelling approaches. Chapter 25 in Biology of the Nitrogen Cycle, Bothe H, Ferguson SJ, Newton WE (eds).pp 382-395 Elsevier (Amsterdam) download PDF

Jia, Y., Molstad, L., Frostegård Å., Aagaard, P., Breedveld G.D and Bakken, L.R. (2007) Kinetics of microbial growth and degradation of organic substrates in subsoil as affected by an inhibitor, benzotriazole: Model based analyses of experimental results. Soil Biol. Biochem 39:1597-1608 download PDF

Molstad L, Dörsch P, Bakken LR (2007) Robotized incubation system for monitoring gases (O2, NO, N2O N2) in denitrifying cultures. Journal of Microbiological Methods 71:202-211 download PDF

Mørkved, P.T., Dörsch, P. and Bakken, L.R. (2007) The N2O product ratio of nitrification in soil and its dependence on soil pH. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 39:2048-2057 download PDF

Mørkved, P.T., Dörsch, P., Søvik, A.K. and Bakken, L.R. (2007) Simplified preparation for the δ15N-analysis in soil NO3- by the denitrifier method. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 39:1907-1915 download PDF

Pontiroli, A., Monier, JM, Frostegård, Å., Simonet, P. and Vogel T. (2007) Ecology of transgenic DNA in the environment. Environmental Biosafety Research. Environmental Biosafety Research 6:15-37



Bakken LR, Frostegård Å (2006) Nucleic acid extractions from soil. In: Smalla K, Nannipieri P (eds): Series on Soil Biology: Nucleic Acids and Proteins in soil. 350 p. Springer Press pp49-67 download PDF

Arild Vatn, Lars Bakken, Marina A. Bleken, Ole Hans Baadshaug, Haldor Fykse, Lars E. Haugen, Helge Lundekvam, John Morken, Eirik Romstad, Per Kristian Rørstad, Arne O. Skjelvåg, and Trine Sogn. (2006) A methodology for integrated economic and environmental analysis of pollution from agriculture. Agricultural Systems 88:270-293 download PDF

Jia, Y., Bakken, L.R., Breedveld G.D., Aagaard, P. and Frostegård Å. (2006) Organic compounds that reach subsoil may threaten groundwater quality; effect of Benzotriazole on degradation kinetics and microbial community composition. Soil Biol. Biochem. 38:2543-2556 download PDF

Mørkved PT, Dörsch P, Henriksen TM, Bakken LR (2006) N2O emissions and product ratios of nitrification and denitrification as affected by freezing and thawing. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 38:3411-3420 download PDF

Schurgers G, Dörsch P, Bakken LR, Leffelaar LR, Haugen LE (2006) Modelling soil anaerobiosis from water retention characteristics and soil respiration. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 38:2637-2644 download PDF

Sverdrup L. E., Linjordet R., Strømman, G., Hagen S. B., van Geste C.A.M., Frostegård Å. and Sørheim R. (2006) Functional and community-level soil microbial responses to zinc addition may depend on test system biocomplexity. Chemosphere. 65:1747-1754


Almås,Å.R., J.Mulder, and L.R.Bakken. (2005). The trace metal exposure of soil bacteria depends on their position in the soil matrix. Environ. Sci. & Technol 39:5927-5932 download PDF

Grønli, K., Frostegård, Å., Bakken L. and Ohlson, M. (2005) The effect of fertilisation and glucose amendment on the interactions between microbial soil organisms and young tree seedlings. Plant and Soil. 278: 275-291

Joner, E.J., Eldhuset, T.D., Lange, H. and Frostegård, Å. (2005) Changes in the microbial community in a forest soil amended with aluminium in situ. Plant and Soil 275:295-304

Mørkved PT, Søvik AK, Kløve B, Bakken LR (2005) Removal of nitrogen in different wetland filter materials: use of stable isotopes to determine factors controlling denitrification and DNRA. Water Science and Technology 51:63-71

Wolde-meskel, E., Terefework, Z., Frostegård, Å and Lindström, K. (2005) Genetic diversity and phylogeny of rhizobia isolated from woody legumes in southern Ethiopia. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiol. 55:1439-1452



Åsgeir R. Almås, Lars R. Bakken, Jan Mulder (2004) Changes in tolerance of soil microbial communities in Zn and Cd contaminated soils. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 36 (2004) 805–813 download PDF

Bomo, A.-M., Ekeberg, D., Stevik, T.-K., Hanssen, J.-F. and Frostegård, Å. (2004) Retention and removal of the fish pathogenic bacterium Yersinia ruckeri in biological sand filters. J. Appl. Microbiol. 97: 598-608

Dörsch, P., Bakken, L. (2004) Low-temperature response of denitrification: comparison of soils. Eurasian Soil Sciences 37, 101-106

Dörsch P, Palojärvi A, Mommertz S (2004): Overwinter greenhouse gas fluxes in two contrasting agricultural habitats. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 70, 117-133,

Wolde-meskel, E., Berg, T., Peters, N. K. and Frostegård, Å. (2004) Nodulation status of Acacia spp and other native woody legumes, and phenotypic characteristics of associated rhizobia in soils of southern Ethiopia. Biol. Fert. Soils.40: 55-66

Wolde-meskel, E., Terefework, Z., Lindström, K. and Frostegård, Å. (2004) Rhizobia nodulating African Acacia spp and Sesbania sesban trees in southern Ethiopian soils are metabolically and genomically diverse. Soil Biol. Biochem. 36: 2013-2025

Wolde-meskel, E., Terefework, Z., Lindström, K. and Frostegård, Å. (2004) Metabolic and genomic diversity of rhizobia from field standing native and exotic woody legumes in southern Ethiopia. Syst. Appl. Microbiol 27: 603-611


2003 and earlier

Aakra Å, Hesselsøe M, Bakken LR (2000) Surface attachment of ammonia oxidizing bacteria in soil. Microbial Ecology 39:222-235 download PDF

Aakra Å, Utåker JB, Nes IF, Bakken LR (1999) An evaluated improvement of the extinction dilution method for the isolation of ammonia oxidising bacteria. J Microbiol Methods 39:23-31

Bååth, E., Diaz-Ravina, M., Frostegård, Å. and Campbell, C. D. (1998) Effect of metal-rich sludge amendments on the soil microbial community. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 64:238-245

Bååth, E., Frostegård, Å., Díaz-Raviña M. and Tunlid, A. 1998. Microbial community-based measurements to estimate heavy metal effect in soil: The use of phospholipid fatty acid patterns and bacterial community tolerance. Ambio 27:58-61

Bakken LR (1997) Culturable and unculturable bacteria in soil. In: "Modern Soil Microbiology", vanElsas JD, Wellngton EMH, Trevors JT (eds) Marcel Decker. pp 47-61.

Bakken LR and Bleken (1998) Temporal aspects of N-enrichment and emission of N2O to the atmosphere. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 52:107-121

Lars  R.  Bakken and  Rolf A.  Olsen (1987) The Relationship Between Cell Size and Viability of Soil  Bacteria. Microb Ecol 13:103-114 download PDF

Bakken LR (1985) Separation and Purification of Bacteria from Soil. Applied And Environmental Microbiology, p. 1482-1487, 0099-2240/85/061482-06$02.00/0 download PDF

Bertolla, F., Frostegård, Å., Thomas, S., Nesme, X. and Simonet, S. (1999) During infection of its host, the plant pathogen Ralstonia solanacearum naturally develops a state of competence and exchanges genetic material. Mol. Plant-Microb. Interactions 12:467-472

Bleken MA, Bakken LR (1997) Nitrogen cost of food production: Norwegian Society. AMBIO 26 (3): 134-142 download PDF

Bleken MA, Bakken LR (1997) The antropogenic nitrogen cycle in Norway. In: Controlling Mineral Emissions in European Agriculture; Economics, Policies and the Environment. Romstad E, Simonsen J, Vatn A (eds). CAB International, Wallingford UK. pp 27-40

Börjesson, G., Sundh, I., Tunlid, A., Frostegård, Å. and Svensson, B. H. (1998) Microbial oxidation of CH4 at high partial pressures in an organic landfill cover under different moisture regimes. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 26:207-217

Clerc-Bardin, S., Karray, F., Frostegård, Å., Pernodet, J.-L., and Simonet, P. (2001) Development of a conditional lethality system for a Streptomyces lividans strain and its use to investigate conjugative transfer in soil. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 38:115-121

Courtois, S., Frostegård, Å., Depret, G., Göransson, P., Jeannin, P., and Simonet, P. (2001) Quantification of bacterial subgroups in soil; comparison of DNA extracted directly from soil or from cells previously released by density gradient centrifugation. Environ. Microbiol. 3:431-439

Flessa, H., Ruser, R., Dörsch, P., Kamp, T., Jiminez, M. A., Munch, J. C. and F. Beese (2002) Integrated evaluation of greenhouse gas emission (CO2, CH4, N2O) from two farming systems in southern Germany. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 91, 175-189

Frolking, S. E., Mosier, A. R., Ojima, D. S., Li, C., Parton, W. J., Potter, C. S., Priesack, E., Stenger, R., Haberbosch, C., Dörsch, P., Flessa, H. and K. A. Smith (1998) Comparison of N2O emissions from soils at three temperate agricultural sites: Simulation of year-round measurements by four models. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 52, 77-105

Frostegård, Å., Courtois, S., Ramisse, V., Clerc, S., Le Gall, F., Jeannin, P., Nesme, X. and Simonet, P. (1999) Quantification of bias related to the extraction of DNA directly from soils. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 65:5409-5420

Frostegård, Å., Nielsen, T. H., Bååth, E. and Petersen, S. O. (1997) Dynamics of a microbial community associated with a manure hot-spot as revealed by phospholipid fatty acid analysis. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 63: 2224-22

Holtan-Hartwig L, Bechmann M, Hoyas TR, Linjordet R, Bakken LR (2002) Heavy metals tolerance of soil denitrifying communities: N2O dynamics. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 34: 1181-1190

Holtan-Hartwig L, Dörsch P, Bakken LR (2000) Comparison of denitrifying communities in organic soils: kinetics of NO3- and N2O reduction. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 32: 833-843. download PDF

Holtan-Hartwig L, Dörsch P, Bakken LR (2002) Low temperature control of soil denitrifying communities. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 34:1797-1806 download PDF

Insam, H., Kraft, A., Tschuggnall, G., Frostegård, Å., Bååth, E., Gerzabek, M. H., Schweiger, P., Berreck, M., Schinner, F., Arnone, J. and Körner, C. (1999) Response of the soil microbiota to elevated CO2 in an artificial tropical ecosystem. J. Microbiol. Methods. 36:45-54

Jensen S, Prieme A, Bakken LR (1998) Methanol improves methane uptake in starved methanotrophic microorganisms. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 64:1143-1146

Jiang QQ, Bakken LR (1999) Comparison of Nitrosospira strains from terrestrial environments. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 30 (171-186) download PDF

Jiang QQ, Bakken LR (1999) Nitrous oxide production and methane oxidation by different ammonium oxidizing bacteria. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 65:2679-2648) download PDF

Klemedtsson L, Jiang QQ, Klemedtsson ÅK Bakken LR (1999) Ammonium oxidizing bacteria in acid forest humus. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 31:839-847

Klemedtsson, L., Weslien, P., Kasimier-Klemedtsson, Å., Silvola, J., Maljanen, M., Martikainen, P., Dörsch, P., van der Pol-van Desselaar, A., Oenema, O., Corré, W., Holtan-Hartwig, L., Bakken, L., Christensen, S., Priemé, A., Jensen, N. O., Klein-Gunnewiek, H. J. T. and P. A. Leffelaar (1999) Greenhous gas emissions from farmed organic soils. In: Valentini, R. and C. Brüning (eds.) Greenhouse gases and their role in climate change: The status of research in Europe. EUR 19085. Office for Official Publications of the Europ. Comm., Luxenbourg, pp. 57-65

Korsaeth A, Bakken LR, Riley H (2003) Nitrogen dynamics of grass as affected by N input regimes, soil texture and climate: lysimeter measurements and simulations. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 66: 181-199.

Korsaeth A, Henriksen TM, Bakken LR (2002) Temporal changes in microbial mineralization and immobilization of N during degradation of plant material: implications for the plant N supply and nitrogen losses. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 34:789-799

Korsaeth A, Molstad L, Bakken LR (2001) Modelling the competition for nitrogen between plants and microflora as a function of soil heterogeneity. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 33:215-226 download PDF

Lindahl V and Bakken LR (1995) Evaluation of methods for extraction of bacteria from soil. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 16: 135-142 download PDF

Lindahl V, Frostegård Å, Bakken LR, Bååth E (1997) Phospholipid fatty acid composition of size fractionated indigenous soil bacteria. Soil Biol Biochem 29:1565-1569

Sitaula BK, Hansen S, Sitaula JIB, Bakken LR (2000) Effects of soil compaction on N2O emission in agricultural soil. Chemosphere – Global Change 2:367-371 download PDF

Sitaula BK, Hanssen S, Situla JIB, Bakken LR (2000) Methane oxidation potentials and fluxes in agricultural soil: effects of fertilization and soil compaction. Biogeochemistry 48:323-339

Smith K, Dobbie KE, Ball BC, Bakken LR, Sitaula B, Hansen S, Brumme R, Borken W, Christensen S, Prieme A, Fowler D, MacDonald JA, Skiba U, Klemedtsson L, Kasimir-Klemedtsson A, Degorska A, Orlanski P (2000) Oxidation of atmospheric methane in northern European soils, comparison with other ecosystems, and uncertainties in the global terrestrial sink. Global Change Biology 6:791-803

Swensen B and Bakken LR (1999) Release of fossile methane from soil particles, and its implication for estimation of methane oxidation in a mineral subsoil. Biogeochemistry 47: 1-14

Vatn A, Bakken LR, Botterweg P, Romstad E (1999) ECECMOD: an interdisciplinary modelling system for analyzing nutrient and soil losses from agriculture. Ecological Economics 30: 189-205

Vatn A, Bakken LR, Lundeby H, Romstad E, Rørstad PK, Vold A (1997) Regulating nonpoint-source pollution from agriculture: an integrated modelling analysis. Eur Rev Agric Economics 24:207-229

Vold A, Bakken LR, Uhlen G, Vatn A (1999) Use of data from long-term fertilizer experiments to model plant nitrogen uptake. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 55:197-206

Wang J, Bakken LR (1998) Screening of Soil Bacteria for Poly-b-Hydroxybutyric Acid Production and Its Role in the Survival of Starvation. Microb Ecol 35:94–101 download PDF

Wang J, Bakken LR (1997) Competition for Nitrogen During Decomposition of Plant Residues in Soil: Effect of Spatial Placement of N-Rich and N-Poor Plant Residues. Soil Biol Biochem 29:153-162 download PDF

Wang J, Bakken LR (1997) Competition for Nitrogen during Mineralization of Plant Residues in Soil: Microbial Response to N-Depletion in Root Zone. Soil Biol Biochem 29:163-17 download PDF

Flessa H, Dörsch P, Beese F., König H, Bouwman AF (1996): Influence of cattle excrements on nitrous oxide and methane fluxes in pasture land. Journal of Environmental Quality 25, 1366-1370,

Flessa H, Pfau W, Dörsch P, Beese F (1996): The influence of nitrate and ammonium fertilization on N2O release and CH4 uptake of a well-drained topsoil. Zeitschrift für Pflanzenernährung und Bodenkunde 159, 499-503,

Flessa H, Dörsch P, Beese F (1995): Seasonal variation of N2O and CH4 fluxes in differently managed arable soils in southern Germany. Journal of Geophysical Research 100, 115-12,


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