Tag Archives: microbes

New publication – Fungal diversity regulates plant-soil feedbacks in temperate grassland

Text and pic by John Davison and Marina Semchenko Ecologists have long suspected that one key to explaining plant diversity lies with their enemies, including pathogenic soil microbes. Plant–soil feedback describes a process whereby plants shape the microbial communities living … Continue reading

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Two more global citizen science networks calling for participants – FunLeaf and FunHome

Last week we had a post about DarkDivNet, a global network to explore the dark diversity of plant communities, instigated by Meelis Pärtel´s macroecology workgroup in the University of Tartu. Now the Natural History Museum in Tartu, led by Urmas … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – Ülo Mander and Jaan Pärn about the global laughing gas balances of organic soils

Seminar of Department of Geography and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speakers: Ülo Mander is the professor of Physical Geography and Landscape Ecology in the University of Tartu, Estonia. Jaan Pärn is is postdoctoral research fellow at Keele University and the … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – Mohammad Bahram about microbial biogeography

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange This is the last EcolChange seminar on this calendar year. Speaker: Mohammad Bahram, researcher at Department of Organismal Biology, Uppsala University, Sweden. Title of the talk: Microbial biogeography in the light … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminars – There´s more than one next week!

Next week, on Thursday, there will be two EcolChange seminars with altogether three presentations. At first there is the seminar in the Department of Geography, and then, overlappingly, in the Department of Botany. ——————————————————————————————————————————- Doctoral School of Earth Sciences and … Continue reading

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