Tag Archives: plant-soil feedbacks

EcolChange seminar – Siim-Kaarel Sepp about soil biota and land use

Seminars of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Siim-Kaarel Sepp is a PhD student at the Plant Ecology workgroup of our Department of Botany. His research focuses on mycorrhizal fungi, in particular the impact of land use … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – Marina Semchenko about plant-soil feedbacks

Seminars of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Marina Semchenko is a senior researcher at our Department of Botany, in the Plant Ecology work group. Her main research focus is on biotic interactions between plants, including the … Continue reading

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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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