New paper published in European Journal of Agronomy
14 November 2022
Crop rotations are important for soil health, yields and crop management and, thus, can be seen as a land use intensity measure. We have analysed all crop sequences, as a proxy for crop rotations, for half of the German cropland from 2005 to 2018. We looked at the spatial patterns and temporal trends of all sequences to determine hotspots and dynamics of land use intensity.
Jänicke C, Goddard A, Stein S, Steinmann H-H, Lakes T, Nendel C, Müller D (2022) Field-level land-use data reveal heterogeneous crop sequences with distinct regional differences in Germany European Journal of Agronomy 141:126632 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eja.2022.126632