Publications & Projects

Publications & Press Articles

Discover the variety of colorful nuances of soil

During an excursion in Großstechau, new crops were presented, and soil conditions explained in more detail.
Ostthüringer Zeitung. By Philipp Brendel, updated on 07.10.2020.

Liming, stimulating soil life, addition of bacteria to the seeds.

Karl Bockholt, agrarheute, 24.07.2020

Minister of Agriculture of Lower-Saxony Barbara Otte-Kienast gathers information on sustainable and climate-friendly fertilizer systems in Wilstedt

3N Kompetenzzentrum Niedersachsen, 22.07.2020

Unraveling the Complexity of Soil Microbiomes in a Large-Scale Study Subjected to Different Agricultural Management in Styria.

Körberl M., P. Wagner, H. Müller, R. Matzer, H. Unterfrauner, T. Cernava, G. Berg.

Frontiers in Microbiology, published 25. May2020.

Mapping nature in the lab

ByRobert Matzer in “Unser Boden”
Neues Land, 5. März 2020, Chronik

Phosphorus and potassium – Taking soil samples before fertilizing

Interview with Hans Unterfrauner, summarized by Alexander Böck, editor of LANDWIRT magazine

LANDWIRT Bio 6 / 2019.

Excessive fertilization with potassium?

Interview with Hans Unterfrauner, summarized by Alexander Böck, editor of LANDWIRT magazine

LANDWIRT 21 / 2019.

Soil fertility and soil description.

Field Day on Sustainable Fertilization Systems in Wilstedt.
2019.

Good for the soil.

What defines soil fertility and what factors influence it was the topic of a field day in Wilstedt (Lower Saxony).

Wochenblatt für Landwirtschaft und Landleben, 24.10.2019.

Phosphorus – A nutrient playing hide and seek.

An interview with Hans Unterfrauner by Alexander BÖCK, editor of LANDWIRT magazine.

LANDWIRT 13 / 2019.

Phosphorus dynamics within the soil.

Summarized after the interview with Hans Unterfrauner

(Landwirt 13 / 2019) by Alexander BÖCK, editor of LANDWIRT magazine
LANDWIRT Bio 4 / 2019.

Decoupled relationship between diffusive fluxes and concentrations of nitrogen in soil.

Erich Inselsbacher, Hans Unterfrauner, Robert Peticzka (2019).
EGU General Assembly 2019, Wien, 7–12 April 2019.

Correlation of extractable soil phosphorus (P) with plant P uptake: 14 extraction methods applied to 50 agricultural soils from Central Europe.

Franz Zehetner, Rosemarie Wuenscher, Robert Peticzka, Hans Unterfrauner (2018).
Plant Soil Environ., Vol. 64, 2018, No 4: 192-201.

Information from below. An expert analyzes the nutritional properties of  soils

In: HNA,“ Witzenhäuser Allgemeine“(2018), Page 6.

Quicklime application instantly increases soil aggregate stability.

Keiblinger K. M., L-M Bauer, E. Deltedesco, F. Holawe, H. Unterfrauner, F. Zehetner, R. Peticzka (2016).
International Agrophysics, 2016, 30, 123-128.

Effect of liming measures on the structural stabilization and microbiology of agricultural soils.

Deltedesco E., L-M Bauer, H. Unterfrauner, R. Peticzka, F. Zehetner, K. M. Keiblinger (2015).

ÖBG Mitteilungen.

A comparison of 14 soil phosphorus extraction methods applied to 50 agricultural soils from Central Europe

Wuenscher, R, H. Unterfrauner, R. Peticzka, F. Zehetner (2015).
Vol. 61, 2015, No. 2: 86–96 Plant Soil Environ.

Effects of two-year fertilization with NAWARO biogas slurry on chemical and physical soil properties.

Erhart, E., Siegl, T., Bonell, M., Unterfrauner, H., Peticzka, R., & Ableidinger, C. (2013).
Beiträge zur 12. Wissenschaftstagung Ökologischer Landbau, 228 – 232, Verlag Dr. Köster, Berlin ISBN: 978-3-89574-815-8.

A different approach to assess nutrient reserves in soil.  Presentation of a holistic concept.

Unterfrauner, H. (2010).
LOP Landwirtschaft ohne Pflug, 9/10 2010.

Effects of biogas slurry on soil parameters.

Unterfrauner, H., W. Somitsch, R. Peticzka, S. Brauneis, M. Schlaipfer (2010).
2. Umweltökologisches Symposium 2010, S. 59 – 64 ISBN: 978-3-902559-41-8 Raumberg – Gumpenstein.

Projects

Investigation of the change in soil properties by switching from grain production to organic vegetable production in the tunnel/green house on the basis of selected farms in Lower Austria, Burgenland, Styria, Upper Austria, Salzburg and Tyrol.

Authors: DI Hans Unterfrauner, Ing. Elfriede Stopper, DI Sabine Preis
Client: Initiative project of TB Unterfrauner GmbH in cooperation with Bio Austria Gemüse (Ing. Elfriede Stopper) and selected organic vegetable farms
Project duration: 2015 to 2016

Monitoring the effectiveness of tree environment improvement measures by investigating salinity levels in soil samples and leaves.

Authors: DI Hans Unterfrauner, DI Sabine Preis
Client: Magistrat der Stadt Wien, MA 42 Wiener Stadtgärten, Dezernat 4 Referat Pflanzenschutz
Project duration: 2014 to 2017

Investigation and evaluation of plant slurry and plant extracts to evaluate the use in organic vegetable cultivation.

Authors: DI Hans Unterfrauner, Ing. Elfriede Stopper, DI Sabine Preis
Client: Initiativprojekt der TB Unterfrauner GmbH in Kooperation mit Bio Austria Gemüse (Ing. Elfriede Stopper)
Project duration: 2014 to 2016

Investigation of different crops (grain and straw content separated) from different production areas in Europe (Germany, Austria, Hungary, Romania, France) to determine extraction figures.

Authors: DI Hans Unterfrauner, Dr. Albert Novotny, DI Sabine Preis
Client: Karner Düngermittelproduktion
Project duration: 2012 to 2018

Investigation and evaluation of soil samples from tree plantings along Vienna’s Ringstrasse. Chemical-physical analysis of soil samples, evaluation and development of remediation concepts.

Authors: DI Hans Unterfrauner, DI Sabine Preis
Client: Magistrat der Stadt Wien, MA 42 Wiener Stadtgärten, Dezernat 4 Referat Pflanzenschutz
Project duration: 2012 to 2013