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Belowground legacies of Pinus contorta invasion and removal result in multiple mechanisms of invasional meltdown

Ian A. Dickie, Mark G. St John, Gregor W. Yeates, Chris W. Morse, Karen I. Bonner, Kate Orwin and Duane A. Peltzer.


January 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biochemistry; Plant Pathology and Diseases; Biodiversity and Conservation Biology; Ecology and Conservation; Plant-Microbe Interactions; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 8398 words.

Plant invasions can change soil biota and nutrients in ways that drive subsequent plant communities, particularly when co-invading with belowground mutualists such as ectomycorrhizal fungi....

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Collaboration between grass seedlings and rhizobacteria to scavenge organic nitrogen in soils

James F. White, Qiang Chen, Mónica S. Torres, Robert Mattera, Ivelisse Irizarry, Mariusz Tadych and Marshall Bergen.


P ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Biochemistry; Ecology and Conservation; Plant Physiology; Plant-Microbe Interactions. 5309 words.

Plants require nitrogen (N) to make proteins, nucleic acids and other biological molecules. It is widely accepted that plants absorb inorganic forms of N to fill their needs. However,...

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