“We might say that the earth has the spirit of growth; that its flesh is the soil.”
- Leonardo da Vinci

The Soil Ecology Reader
March & April, 2019

Averill, C. et al. (2019). Spatial vs. temporal controls over soil fungal community similarity at continental and global scales. The ISME Journal.

Bluhm, S. L. et al. (2019). Protura are unique: first evidence of specialized feeding on ectomycorrhizal fungi in soil invertebrates. BMC ecology.

Cates, A. M. et al. (2019). Separate drivers for microbial carbon mineralization and physical protection of carbon. Soil Biology and Biochemistry.

Day, N. J. et al.  (2019). Wildfire severity reduces richness and alters composition of soil fungal communities in boreal forests of western Canada. Global Change Biology.

Delgado-Baquerizo, M. et al.  (2019). Changes in belowground biodiversity during ecosystem development. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Duhamel, M., et al. (2019) Plant selection initiates alternative successional trajectories in the soil microbial community after disturbance. Ecological Monographs.

Krzywoszynska, A. (2019). Caring for soil life in the Anthropocene: The role of attentiveness in more‐than‐human ethics. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers.

Robertson, A. D. et al. (2019). Unifying soil organic matter formation and persistence frameworks: the MEMS model. Biogeosciences.

Schomburg, A. et al. (2019). Pioneer plant Phalaris arundinacea and earthworms promote initial soil structure formation despite strong alluvial dynamics in a semi-controlled field experiment. CATENA.

Starr, E. P. et al. (2019). Metatranscriptomic reconstruction reveals RNA viruses with the potential to shape carbon cycling in soil. bioRxiv.

Woolf, D., & Lehmann, J. (2019). Microbial models with minimal mineral protection can explain long-term soil organic carbon persistence. Scientific Reports.

Wubs, E. R. J. et al. (2019). Single introductions of soil biota and plants generate long-term legacies in soil and plant community assembly. Ecology Letters.