Abteilung Grünland und Futterbau/Ökologischer Landbau

Dipl.-Inf. Christof Kluß

Christof Kluß

Room: 223
+49 431 880-2197

Interests and experience

  • Data Science
  • Software development
  • Scientific modelling of natural systems
  • Administration



  • Smit HPJ, Reinsch T, Kluß C, Loges R, Taube F 2021. Very Low Nitrogen Leaching in Grazed Ley-Arable-Systems in Northwest Europe. Agronomy. 11, 2155. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy11112155
  • Borchert F, Emadodin I, Kluß C, Rotter A and Reinsch T (2021) Grass growth and N2O emissions from soil after application of jellyfish in coastal areas. Front. Mar. Sci. 8:711601. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2021.711601
  • Reinsch T, Loza C, Malisch CS, Vogeler I, Kluß C, Loges R, Taube F 2021. Toward Specialized or Integrated Systems in Northwest Europe: On-Farm Eco-Efficiency of Dairy Farming in Germany. Front. Sustain. Food Syst. 5, 614348. https://doi.org/10/gj68j4
  • Smit HPJ, Reinsch T, Swanepoel PA, Loges R, Kluß C, Taube F 2021. Environmental Impact of Rotationally Grazed Pastures at Different Management Intensities in South Africa. Animals 11, 1214; https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11051214
  • Loza C, Verma S, Wolffram S, Susenbeth A, Blank R, Taube F, Loges R, Hasler M, Kluß C, Malisch CS 2021. Assessing the Potential of Diverse Forage Mixtures to Reduce Enteric Methane Emissions In Vitro. Animals 11, 1126. https://doi.org/10/gjqkkq
  • Emadodin I, Corral DEF, Reinsch T, Kluß C, Taube F 2021. Climate Change Effects on Temperate Grassland and Its Implication for Forage Production: A Case Study from Northern Germany. Agriculture 11, 232. https://doi.org/10.3390/agriculture11030232
  • Loza C, Reinsch T, Loges R, Taube F, Gere JI, Kluß C, Hasler M, Malisch CS 2021. Methane Emission and Milk Production from Jersey Cows Grazing Perennial Ryegrass–White Clover and Multispecies Forage Mixtures. Agriculture 11, 175. https://doi.org/10.3390/agriculture11020175
  • Reinsch T, Struck IJA, Loges R, Kluß C, Taube F 2021. Soil carbon dynamics of no-till silage maize in ley systems. Soil and Tillage Research 209, 104957. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2021.104957
  • Nyameasem JK, Malisch CS, Loges R, Taube F, Kluß C, Vogeler I, Reinsch T, 2021. Nitrous Oxide Emission from Grazing Is Low across a Gradient of Plant Functional Diversity and Soil Conditions. Atmosphere 12, 223. https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos12020223
  • Böldt M, Taube F, Vogeler I, Reinsch T, Kluß C, Loges R 2021. Evaluating Different Catch Crop Strategies for Closing the Nitrogen Cycle in Cropping Systems— Field Experiments and Modelling.Sustainability 13, 394, https://doi.org/10.3390/su13010394
  • Poyda A, Reinsch T, Struck IJ, Skinner RH, Kluß C, Taube F 2020. Low assimilate partitioning to root biomass is associated with carbon losses at an intensively managed temperate grassland. Plant Soil.10.1007/s11104-020-04771-2
  • Smit HPJ, Reinsch T, Swanepoel PA, Kluß C, Taube F 2020. Grazing under Irrigation Affects N2O-Emissions Substantially in South Africa. Atmosphere 2020, 11(9), 925; https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos11090925
  • Taube F, Vogeler I, Kluß C, Herrmann A, Hasler M, Rath J, Loges R, Malisch CS 2020. Yield Progress in Forage Maize in NW Europe—Breeding Progress or Climate Change Effects? Front. Plant Sci. 11:1214. 10.3389/fpls.2020.01214
  • Lorenz H, Reinsch T, Kluß C, Taube F, Loges R 2020. Does the Admixture of Forage Herbs Affect the Yield Performance, Yield Stability and Forage Quality of a Grass Clover Ley? Sustainability 12, 5842https://doi.org/10.3390/su12145842
  • Biernat L, Taube F, Vogeler I, Reinsch T, Kluß C, Loges R 2020. Is organic agriculture in line with the EU-Nitrate directive? On-farm nitrate leaching from organic and conventional arable crop rotations. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 298, 106964. https://doi.org/10/ggt6s6
  • Biernat L, Taube F, Loges R, Kluß, C, Reinsch T. 2020. Nitrous Oxide Emissions and Methane Uptake from Organic and Conventionally Managed Arable Crop Rotations on Farms in Northwest Germany. Sustainability 12, 3240. https://doi.org/10.3390/su12083240
  • Struck IJA, Taube F, Hoffmann M, Kluß C, Herrmann A, Loges R, Reinsch T 2020. Full greenhouse gas balance of silage maize cultivation following grassland: T Are no-tillage practices favourable under highly productive soil conditions?  Soil and Tillage Research 200. https://doi.org/10/ggnbrk
  • Struck IJ, Reinsch T, Herrmann A, Kluß C, Loges R, Taube F. 2019. Yield Potential and Nitrogen Dynamics of No-till Silage Maize (Zea Mays L.) under Maritime Climate Conditions. European Journal of Agronomy 107: 30–42. https://doi.org/10/gf2zzk.
  • Köhler B, Taube F, Ostertag J, Thurner S, Kluß C, Spiekers H. 2019. Dry‐matter Losses and Changes in Nutrient Concentrations in Grass and Maize Silages Stored in Bunker Silos, 74:274-283. https://doi.org/10.1111/gfs.12430.
  • Reinsch T, Loges R, Kluß C, Taube F 2018. Effect of grassland ploughing and reseeding on CO2 emissions and soil carbon stocks. Agric. Ecosyst. Environ.  265, 374–383. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2018.06.020
  • Loges R, Bunne I, Reinsch T, Malisch CS, Kluß C, Herrmann A, Taube F. 2018. Forage production in rotational systems generates similar yields compared to maize monocultures but improves soil carbon stocks. Eur J Agron. 97, 11-19 10.1016/j.eja.2018.04.010
  • Komainda M,  Taube F, Kluß C, Herrmann A 2018. The effects of maize (Zea mays L.) hybrid and harvest date on above- and belowground biomass dynamics, forage yield and quality – A trade-off for carbon inputs? Eur J Agron , 92, 51–62. 10.1016/j.eja.2017.10.003
  • Reinsch T, Loges R, Kluß C, Taube F 2018. Renovation and conversion of permanent grass-clover swards to pasture or crops: Effects on annual N2O emissions in the year after ploughing. Soil Till. Res., 175, 119-129, 10.1016/j.still.2017.08.009 
  • Köhler B, Spiekers H, Kluß C, Taube F 2017. Leistungen vom Grünland im Futterbaubetrieb – Analyse auf Betriebsebene unter bayerischen Standortbedingungen. BüL 95, 1  10.12767/buel.v95i1.138
  • Poyda A, Reinsch T, Skinner RH, Kluß C, Loges R, Taube F 2017. Comparing chamber and eddy covariance based net ecosystem CO2 exchange of fen soils. J. Plant Nutr. Soil Sci. 10.1002/jpln.201600447
  • Komainda M,  Taube F, Kluß C, Herrmann A 2017. Effects of catch crops on silage maize (Zea mays L.): Yield, nitrogen uptake efficiency and losses. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 10.1007/s10705-017-9839-9
  • Komainda M,  Taube F, Kluß C, Herrmann A 2016. Above- and belowground nitrogen uptake of winter catch crops sown after silage maize as affected by sowing date. Eur J Agron, 79, 31–42.  10.1016/j.eja.2016.05.007
  • Poyda A, Reinsch T, Kluß C, Loges R, Taube F 2016. Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Fen Soils Used for Forage Production in Northern Germany. Biogeosciences, 13, 5221-5244, 10.5194/bg-13-5221-2016
  • Svoboda N, Taube F, Kluß C, Wienforth B, Sieling K, Hasler M, Kage H, Ohl S, Hartung E, Herrmann A 2015. Ecological efficiency of maize-based cropping systems for biogas production. BioEnergy Research. 10.1007/s12155-015-9614-1
  • Herrmann A, Claus S,  Loges R, Kluß C, Taube F 2014. Can arable forage production be intensified sustainably? A case study from northern Germany. Crop Pasture Sci. 10.1071/CP13362
  • Taube F, Schütte J, Kluß C 2013. Auswirkungen der Berücksichtigung von Gärresten auf den Anfall organischer Dünger in einer novellierten Düngeverordnung - dargestellt am Beispiel S-H. BüL, Sonderheft 219. 10.12767/buel.v0i219.29
  • Svoboda N, Taube F, Kluß C, Wienforth B, Kage H, Ohl S, Hartung E, Herrmann  A 2013. Crop production for biogas and water protection – a trade-off? Agric. Ecosyst. Environ. 177, 36-47. 10.1016/j.agee.2013.05.024
  • Svoboda N, Taube F, Wienforth B, Kluß C, Kage H, Herrmann A, 2013. Nitrogen leaching losses after biogas residue application to maize. Soil Till. Res., 130, 69-80. 10.1016/j.still.2013.02.006
  • Hanus M, Kluß C 2009. Declarative Programming of User Interfaces. Practical Aspects of Declarative Languages, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5418, 16-30. (PDF, link)
  • Kluß C 2008. Deklarative Konstruktion Web-basierter Benutzerschnittstellen. Diplomarbeit (pdf)
  • Kluß C. Automatisierte Erstellung und Verteilung von Simulationspaketen. Studienarbeit




  • Henning C und Tabue F 2020. Zweiter Nährstoffbericht des Landes Schleswig-Holstein im Auftrag des Ministeriums für Energiewende, Landwirtschaft, Umwelt, Natur und Digitalisierung des Landes Schleswig-Holstein (MELUND) https://www.schleswig-holstein.de/DE/Fachinhalte/G/grundwasser/Downloads/naehrstoffbericht_2020.pdf
  • Taube F, Henning C, Albrecht E, Reinsch T, Kluß C. Nährstoffbericht des Landes Schleswig-Holstein 2016. Im Auftrag des Ministeriums für Energiewende, Landwirtschaft, Umwelt und ländliche Räume des Landes S-H (pdf)
  • Poyda A, Reinsch T, Kluß C, Loges R und Taube F 2015 Klimarelevanz landwirtschaftlich genutzter Niedermoore in der Eider- Treene-Sorge-Niederung. Moore in Schleswig-Holstein. Geschichte – Bedeutung – Schutz. Landesamt für Landwirtschaft, Umwelt und ländliche Räume des Landes Schleswig-Holstein (LLUR).  moorbroschuere.pdf


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