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  1. Ten simple rules for how you can help make your lab a better place as a graduate student or postdoc
  2. Microplastic effects on carbon cycling processes in soils
  3. Ten simple rules for hosting artists in a scientific lab
  4. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal hyphae reduce soil erosion by surface water flow in a greenhouse experiment
  5. Soil substrates affect responses of root feeding larvae to their hosts at multiple levels: Orientation, locomotion and feeding
  6. Opposing effects of nitrogen versus phosphorus additions on mycorrhizal fungal abundance along an elevational gradient in tropical montane forests
  7. Extinction risk of soil biota
  8. Biochar increases arbuscular mycorrhizal plant growth enhancement and ameliorates salinity stress
  9. Understanding mechanisms of soil biota involvement in soil aggregation: A way forward with saprobic fungi?
  10. Priming and memory of stress responses in organisms lacking a nervous system
  11. Interchange of entire communities: microbial community coalescence
  12. Toward a global platform for linking soil biodiversity data
  13. Evidence-Based Data Analysis: Protecting the World From Bad Code? Comment by Veresoglou and Rillig
  14. Mycorrhizal fungi associated with high soil N:P ratios are more likely to be lost upon conversion from grasslands to arable agriculture
  15. Land use intensification alters ecosystem multifunctionality via loss of biodiversity and changes to functional composition
  16. The evolution of mutualism from reciprocal parasitism: more ecological clothes for the Prisoner’s Dilemma
  17. Environmental filtering vs. resource-based niche partitioning in diverse soil animal assemblages
  18. Tree diversity modifies distance-dependent effects on seedling emergence but not plant–soil feedbacks of temperate trees
  19. Branching out: Towards a trait-based understanding of fungal ecology
  20. Negative biotic soil-effects enhance biodiversity by restricting potentially dominant plant species in grasslands
  21. Self‐ DNA : a blessing in disguise?
  22. Above- and belowground linkages of a nitrogen and phosphorus co-limited tropical mountain pasture system – responses to nutrient enrichment
  23. Biodiversity research: data without theory—theory without data
  24. Functional role of microarthropods in soil aggregation
  25. Novel Set-Up for Low-Disturbance Sampling of Volatile and Non-volatile Compounds from Plant Roots
  26. Arbuscular mycorrhizal contribution to copper, manganese and iron nutrient concentrations in crops – A meta-analysis
  27. Plant community assembly at small scales: Spatial vs. environmental factors in a European grassland
  28. Land-use intensity and host plant identity interactively shape communities of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in roots of grassland plants
  29. Disturbance, neutral theory, and patterns of beta diversity in soil communities
  30. Multiscale patterns of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal abundance and diversity in semiarid shrublands
  31. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal hyphae enhance transport of the allelochemical juglone in the field
  32. Ectomycorrhizal fungi in association with Pinus sylvestris seedlings promote soil aggregation and soil water repellency
  33. Reconstructing the development of sampled sites on fluvial island surfaces of the Tagliamento River, Italy, from historical sources
  34. The Leinster and Cobbold indices improve inferences about microbial diversity
  35. A mycorrhizal fungus grows on biochar and captures phosphorus from its surfaces
  36. Plant root and mycorrhizal fungal traits for understanding soil aggregation
  37. Choosing and using diversity indices: insights for ecological applications from the German Biodiversity Exploratories
  38. Challenging cherished ideas in mycorrhizal ecology: the Baylis postulate
  39. Land use influences arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities in the farming-pastoral ecotone of northern China
  40. Just a matter of time: Fungi and roots significantly and rapidly aggregate soil over four decades along the Tagliamento River, NE Italy
  41. Ecological understanding of root-infecting fungi using trait-based approaches
  42. Nitrogen and phosphorus additions impact arbuscular mycorrhizal abundance and molecular diversity in a tropical montane forest
  43. Sebacinales, but not total root associated fungal communities, are affected by land‐use intensity
  44. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities are phylogenetically clustered at small scales
  45. Distinguishing variability from uncertainty
  46. Arbuscular mycorrhizal influence on zinc nutrition in crop plants – A meta-analysis
  47. Initial and subsequent effects of hydrochar amendment on germination and nitrogen uptake of spring barley
  48. Soil hypha-mediated movement of allelochemicals: arbuscular mycorrhizae extend the bioactive zone of juglone
  49. Do closely related plants host similar arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities? A meta-analysis
  50. Exploring continental‐scale stand health – N  :  P ratio relationships for E uropean forests
  51. Determinants of root-associated fungal communities within Asteraceae in a semi-arid grassland
  52. Effects of hydrochar application on the dynamics of soluble nitrogen in soils and on plant availability
  53. Hydrochar amendment promotes microbial immobilization of mineral nitrogen
  54. Multiple factors influence the role of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in soil aggregation—a meta-analysis
  55. Interactive effects of root endophytes and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on an experimental plant community
  56. Extraradical arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal hyphae in an organic tropical montane forest soil
  57. Land use and host neighbor identity effects on arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal community composition in focal plant rhizosphere
  58. Earthworms can modify effects of hydrochar on growth of Plantago lanceolata and performance of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi
  59. Mycorrhizas in the Central European flora: relationships with plant life history traits and ecology
  60. Accounting for the adaptation deficit of non-mycorrhizal plants in experiments
  61. Are there temporal trends in root architecture and soil aggregation for Hordeum vulgare breeding lines?
  62. Creating novel urban grasslands by reintroducing native species in wasteland vegetation
  63. How can we bring together empiricists and modellers in functional biodiversity research?
  64. Changes of AM Fungal Abundance along Environmental Gradients in the Arid and Semi-Arid Grasslands of Northern China
  65. The influence of environmental degradation processes on the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal community associated with yew (Taxus baccata L.), an endangered tree species from Mediterranean ecosystems of Southeast Spain
  66. Palatability of carbonized materials to Collembola
  67. A new tool of the trade: plant-trait based approaches in microbial ecology
  68. Diversity in Soil Fungi, Protists, and Microarthropods
  69. Modelling the environmental and soil factors that shape the niches of two common arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal families
  70. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi - short-term liability but long-term benefits for soil carbon storage?
  71. Metacommunities and symbiosis: hosts of challenges
  72. Fungal superhighways: do common mycorrhizal networks enhance below ground communication?
  73. Tropical Andean Forests Are Highly Susceptible to Nutrient Inputs—Rapid Effects of Experimental N and P Addition to an Ecuadorian Montane Forest
  74. Mycorrhizal fungal establishment in agricultural soils: factors determining inoculation success
  75. Divergent consequences of hydrochar in the plant–soil system: Arbuscular mycorrhiza, nodulation, plant growth and soil aggregation effects
  76. Soil biota effects on soil structure: Interactions between arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal mycelium and collembola
  77. Microplastic in Terrestrial Ecosystems and the Soil?
  78. Linking Soil Biodiversity and Human Health: Do Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi Contribute to Food Nutrition?
  79. On the application of network theory to arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi-plant interactions: the importance of basic assumptions
  80. Compositional Divergence and Convergence in Local Communities and Spatially Structured Landscapes
  81. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and collembola non-additively increase soil aggregation
  82. Arbuscular mycorrhiza and soil nitrogen cycling
  83. Mycorrhizal responsiveness trends in annual crop plants and their wild relatives—a meta-analysis on studies from 1981 to 2010
  84. Long-term effects of soil nutrient deficiency on arbuscular mycorrhizal communities
  85. Temperature- and moisture-dependent soil water repellency induced by the basidiomycete Agaricus bisporus
  86. Relative strengths of relationships between plant, microbial, and environmental parameters in heavy-metal contaminated floodplain soil
  87. The Influence of Different Stresses on Glomalin Levels in an Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungus—Salinity Increases Glomalin Content
  88. Indigenous Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungal Assemblages Protect Grassland Host Plants from Pathogens
  89. The Fungal Fast Lane: Common Mycorrhizal Networks Extend Bioactive Zones of Allelochemicals in Soils
  90. Suppression of fungal and nematode plant pathogens through arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi
  91. Biochar effects on soil biota – A review
  92. Dissemination biases in ecology: effect sizes matter more than quality
  93. Independent effects of arbuscular mycorrhiza and earthworms on plant diversity and newcomer plant establishment
  94. Mycorrhizal, Endophytic and Ecomorphological Status of Tree Roots in the Canopy of a Montane Rain Forest
  95. Do arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi affect the allometric partition of host plant biomass to shoots and roots? A meta-analysis of studies from 1990 to 2010
  96. Towards a systemic metabolic signature of the arbuscular mycorrhizal interaction
  97. Direct, positive feedbacks produce instability in models of interrelationships among soil structure, plants and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi
  98. Ecosystem service and biodiversity trade-offs in two woody successions
  99. Soil microbes drive the classic plant diversity–productivity pattern
  100. Are power laws that estimate fractal dimension a good descriptor of soil structure and its link to soil biological properties?
  101. Potential of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Technology in Date Palm Production
  102. Evolutionary criteria outperform operational approaches in producing ecologically relevant fungal species inventories
  103. Contributions of biotic and abiotic factors to soil aggregation across a land use gradient
  104. Forces that structure plant communities: quantifying the importance of the mycorrhizal symbiosis
  105. Influences of non-herbaceous biochar on arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal abundances in roots and soils: Results from growth-chamber and field experiments
  106. Evidence for functional divergence in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi from contrasting climatic origins
  107. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on developing islands within a dynamic river floodplain: an investigation across successional gradients and soil depth
  108. Rooting theories of plant community ecology in microbial interactions
  109. Mycelium of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi increases soil water repellency and is sufficient to maintain water-stable soil aggregates
  110. Material derived from hydrothermal carbonization: Effects on plant growth and arbuscular mycorrhiza
  111. Deciphering the relative contributions of multiple functions within plant–microbe symbioses
  112. Plant pathogen protection by arbuscular mycorrhizas: A role for fungal diversity?
  113. Testing for allelopathic effects in plant competition: does activated carbon disrupt plant symbioses?
  114. Does herbivory really suppress mycorrhiza? A meta-analysis
  115. Deciphering the Relative Contributions of Multiple Functions within Plant-Microbe Symbioses
  116. Mycorrhizal Symbioses and Plant Invasions
  117. Improving soil protein extraction for metaproteome analysis and glomalin-related soil protein detection
  118. Hyporheic Microbial Community Development Is a Sensitive Indicator of Metal Contamination
  119. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi enhance spotted knapweed growth across a riparian chronosequence
  120. Heterogeneity in mycorrhizal inoculum potential of flood-deposited sediments
  121. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi pre-inoculant identity determines community composition in roots
  122. Soil aggregation and carbon sequestration are tightly correlated with the abundance of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi: results from long-term field experiments
  123. Untangling the biological contributions to soil stability in semiarid shrublands
  124. Glomalin-related soil protein in a Mediterranean ecosystem affected by a copper smelter and its contribution to Cu and Zn sequestration
  125. Influence of commercial inoculation with Glomus intraradices on the structure and functioning of an AM fungal community from an agricultural site
  126. Disentangling the impact of AM fungi versus roots on soil structure and water transport
  127. Intraradical protein and glomalin as a tool for quantifying arbuscular mycorrhizal root colonization
  128. Suitability of mycorrhiza-defective mutant/wildtype plant pairs (Solanum lycopersicum L. cv Micro-Tom) to address questions in mycorrhizal soil ecology
  129. Spatial characterization of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal molecular diversity at the submetre scale in a temperate grassland
  130. Dynamics of mycorrhizae during development of riparian forests along an unregulated river
  131. Parasitism of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi: reviewing the evidence
  132. Evaluation of loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) to rapidly detect arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi
  133. Succession of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi: Patterns, Causes, and Considerations for Organic Agriculture
  134. Seventeen years of carbon dioxide enrichment of sour orange trees: final results
  135. Mycorrhizal responses to biochar in soil – concepts and mechanisms
  136. Evaluation of LSU rRNA-gene PCR primers for analysis of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities via terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis
  137. The arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal protein glomalin: Limitations, progress, and a new hypothesis for its function
  138. Role of proteins in soil carbon and nitrogen storage: controls on persistence
  139. Losses of glomalin-related soil protein under prolonged arable cropping: A chronosequence study in sandy soils of the South African Highveld
  140. Small-scale spatial heterogeneity of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal abundance and community composition in a wetland plant community
  141. The arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal protein glomalin is a putative homolog of heat shock protein 60
  142. Phylogeny of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi predicts community composition of symbiosis-associated bacteria
  143. The invasive plant species Centaurea maculosa alters arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities in the field
  144. Glomalin-related soil protein: Assessment of current detection and quantification tools
  145. Mycorrhizas and soil structure
  146. Endogeic earthworms differentially influence bacterial communities associated with different soil aggregate size fractions
  147. Choice of methods for soil microbial community analysis: PLFA maximizes power compared to CLPP and PCR-based approaches
  148. A novel in vitro cultivation system to produce and isolate soluble factors released from hyphae of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi
  149. Suitability of genomic DNA synthesized by strand displacement amplification (SDA) for AFLP analysis: genotyping single spores of arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi
  150. Relationship between communities and processes; new insights from a field study of a contaminated ecosystem
  151. A connection between fungal hydrophobins and soil water repellency?
  152. Microbiota accompanying different arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal isolates influence soil aggregation
  153. Mine waste contamination limits soil respiration rates: a case study using quantile regression
  154. Neighboring plant influences on arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal community composition as assessed by T-RFLP analysis
  155. Abrupt rise in atmospheric CO2 overestimates community response in a model plant–soil system
  156. Characterization of glomalin as a hyphal wall component of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi
  157. Application of Phi29 DNA polymerase mediated whole genome amplification on single spores of arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi
  159. Arbuscular mycorrhizae, glomalin, and soil aggregation
  160. Arbuscular mycorrhizae and terrestrial ecosystem processes
  161. Protein accumulation and distribution in floodplain soils and river foam
  162. Seasonality of arbuscular mycorrhizal hyphae and glomalin in a western Montana grassland
  163. Microsite differences in fungal hyphal length, glomalin, and soil aggregate stability in semiarid Mediterranean steppes
  164. Glomalin content of forest soils in relation to fire frequency and landscape position
  165. Differential decomposition of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal hyphae and glomalin
  166. Glomalin production by an arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus: a mechanism of habitat modification?
  167. Artificial climate warming positively affects arbuscular mycorrhizae but decreases soil aggregate water stability in an annual grassland
  168. Global Change and Mycorrhizal Fungi
  169. Elevated carbon dioxide and irrigation effects on water stable aggregates in a Sorghum field: a possible role for arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi
  170. Designing belowground field experiments with the help of semi-variance and power analyses
  171. Soil biota responses to long-term atmospheric CO 2 enrichment in two California annual grasslands
  172. Fungal root colonization responses in natural grasslands after long‐term exposure to elevated atmospheric CO2
  173. Arbuscular mycorrhizae of Gutierrezia sarothrae and elevated carbon dioxide: evidence for shifts in C allocation to and within the mycobiont
  174. Interspecific differences in the response of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi to Artemisia tridentata grown under elevated atmospheric CO2
  175. Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Percent Root Infection and Infection Intensity of Bromus hordeaceus Grown in Elevated Atmospheric CO2
  176. Plant species-specific changes in root-inhabiting fungi in a California annual grassland: responses to elevated CO 2 and nutrients
  177. Soil fungal‐arthropod responses to Populus tremuloides grown under enriched atmospheric CO 2 under field conditions
  178. Increased levels of airborne fungal spores in response to Populus tremuloides grown under elevated atmospheric CO 2
  179. Microbial carbon-substrate utilization in the rhizosphere of Gutierrezia sarothrae grown in elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide