Dr. Martin Werth

Research Fellow



PhD exam (Dr. rer. nat.) at the University of Hohenheim (06/ 11/2007), Examiners: Prof. Dr. Yakov Kuzyakov, Prof. Dr. Manfred Küppers, Prof. Dr. Ulrich Haas

2004 - 2007

PhD student in biology at the University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany, Topic of the dissertation: "Contributions of roots, rhizodeposits, and soil organic matter to CO2 efflux from maize rhizosphere as revealed by 13C and 14C tracer methods"
supervisor: Prof. Dr. Yakov Kuzyakov

2002 - 2003

Thesis on the topic ‘Modelling of soil organic matter and nutrients of grassland sites in South-western Germany’, supervisor: Prof. Dr. Gabriele Broll

28/04/2003: Graduation as ‘Landscape-ecologist’ (Diplom, i.e. Master equivalent)

1996 - 2003

Studies of landscape ecology at the University of Münster, Germany

main subjects: soil science, geoinformatics

subsidiary subjects: plant sciences, chemistry

Vocational Experience

since 2007Research fellow at the Institute of Systematic Botany and Ecology, University of Ulm


Research fellow at the Department of Agro-ecosystem Research, Prof. Dr. Yakov Kuzyakov, University of Bayreuth, Germany, place of work: Stuttgart-Hohenheim, Germany

2004 - 2006Research fellow in the group of PD Dr. Yakov Kuzyakov, Institute of Soil Science and Land Evaluation, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany


since 2003Deutsche Bodenkundliche Gesellschaft (DBG)

Reviewer activity