Bei, Q., Reitz, T., Schädler, M., Hodgskiss, L.H., Peng, J., Schnabel, B., Buscot, F., Eisenhauer, N., Schleper, C., Heintz-Buschart, A. (2024): Metabolic potential of Nitrososphaera-associated clades. ISME J, in press.

Kobe, M., Elias, M., Merbach, I., Schädler, M., Bumberger, J., Pause, M., Mollenhauer, H. (2024): Automated workflow for high-resolution 4D vegetation monitoring using stereo vision. Remote Sensing 16(3), 541. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs16030541

Korell, L., Andrzejak, M., Berger, S., Durka, W., Haider, S., Hensen, I., Herion, Y., Hoefner, J., Kindernmann, L., Knight, T., Klotz, S., Linstädter, A., Madaj, A.M., Merbach, I., Michalski, S., Plos, C., Roscher, C., Schädler, M., Welk, E., Auge, H. (2024): Land use modulates resistance of grasslands against future climate and inter-annual climate variability in a large field experiment. Global Change Biology, accepted.

Liu, Q., Eisenhauer, N., Scheu, S., Angst, G., Bücker, M., Huang, Y., Meador, T.B., Schädler, M. (2024): Climate-dependent plant responses to earthworms in two land-use types. Oecologia 204(1): 133-146. doi: 10.1007/s00442-023-05493-9

Ornik, M., Salinas, R., Antonacci, G., Schädler, M., Azarbad, H. (2024): The stress history of soil bacteria under organic farming enhances the growth of wheat seedling. Frontiers in Microbiology 15:1355158. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2024.1355158

Plos, C., Hensen, I., Korell, L., Auge, H., Römermann, C. (2024): Plant species phenology differs between climate and land-use scenarios and relates to plant functional traits. Ecology and Evolution 14: e11441. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.11441

Scherzinger, F., Schädler, M., Reitz, T., Yin, R., Auge, H., Merbach, I., Roscher, C., Harpole, S., Marder, F., Blagodatskaya, E., Siebert, J., Ciobanu, M., Quaas, M., Eisenhauer, N. (2024): Sustainable land management enhances ecological and economic multifunctionality under ambient and future climate. Nature Communications, accepted.

Virtanen, R., Harpole, W. S., Dunker, S., & Eskelinen, A. (2024). Multiple global change factors cause declines of a temperate bryophyte. Plant Ecology & Diversity: 1–12. https://doi.org/10.1080/17550874.2024.2330659


Bei, Q., Reitz, T., Schnabel, B., Eisenhauer, N., Schädler, M., Buscot, F., Heinz-Buschart, A. (2023): Extreme summers impact cropland and grassland soil microbiomes. ISME Journal, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41396-023-01470-5

Filipiak, M., Gabriel, D., Kuka, K. (2023): Simulation-based assessment of the soil organic carbon sequestration in grasslands in relation to management and climate change scenarios. Helyon: e17287.

Gruss, I., Yin, R., Siebert, J., Eisenhauer, N., Schädler, M. (2022): The responses of Collembola biomass to climate and land-use changes varies with life form. Soil and Tillage Research 225: 105541.

Guliyev, V., Tanunchai, B., Udovenko, M., Menyailo, O., Glaser, B., Purahong, W., Buscot, F., Blagodatskaya, E. (2023): Degradation of bio-based and biodegradable plastic and its contribution to soil organic stock. Polymers 15: 660.

Jessen, M.T., Auge, H., Harpole, W.S., Eskelinen, A. (2023): Litter accumulation, not light limitation, drives early plant recruitment. Journal of Ecology 111: 1174-1187.

Jochum, M., Zizka, V.M.A., Scheu, S., Eisenhauer, N., Pollierer, M.M. (2023): Global change in above-belowground multitrophic grassland communities. Research Ideas and Outcomes 9: e113960.

Madaj, A.M., Durka, W., Michalski, S.G. (2023): Two common, often coexisting grassland species differ in their evolutionary potential in response to experimental drought. Ecology and Evolution 13: e10430.

Sünnemann, M., Beugnon,, R., Breitkreuz, C., Buscot, F., Cesarz, S.,Jones, A., Lehmann, A., Lochner,A., Orgiazzi, A., Reitz, T., Rillig, M., Schädler, M., Smith, L., Zeuner, A., Guerra, C.A., Eisenhauer, N. (2023): Climate change and cropland management compromise soil integrity and multifunctionality. Communications Earth & Environment, in press.

Wahdan, S., Ji, L., Schädler, M., Wu, Y.T., Sansupa, C., Tanunchai, B., Buscot, F., Purahong, W. (2022): Future climate accelerate wheat straw decomposition alongside altered microbial community composition, assembly patterns, and interaction network. ISME Journal 17: 238-251.


Andrzejak, M., Korell, L., Auge, H., Knight, T. (2022): Effects of climate change and pollen supplementation on the reproductive success of two grassland plant species. Ecology & Evolution 12: e8501.

Eskelinen, A., Harpole, S.W., Jessen, M.T., Virtanen, R., Hautier, Y. (2022): Light competition drives herbivore and nutrient effects on plant diversity. Nature 6: 301-305.

Gebauer, L., Breitkreuz, C., Heintz-Buschart, A., Reitz, T., Buscot, F., Rakka, M., Bouffauf, M.L. (2022): Water deficit history selects plant beneficial soil bacteria differently under conventional and organic farming. Frontiers in Microbiology 13: 824437.

Guliyev, V., Tanunchai, B., Noll, M., Buscot, F., Purahong, W., Blagodatskaya, E. (2022): Links among microbial communities, soil properties and functions: Are fungi the sole players in decomposition of bio-based and biodegradable plastic? Polymers 14: 2801.

Jessen, M.T., Auge,H., Harpole, W.S., Hautier, Y., Eskelinen, A. (2022): Grazing and light modify Silene latifolia responses to nutrient and future climate. PlosOne 17:  e027678,

Juncheed, K., Tanunchai, B., Wahdan, S.F.M., Thongsuk, K., Schädler, M., Noll, M., Purahong, W. (2022): Dark side of a Bio-Based and Biodegradable Plastic? Assessment of Pathogenic Microbes associated with Poly(Butylene Succinate-co-Adipate) under Ambient and Future Climates using Next Generation Sequencing. Frontiers in Plant Science 13: 966363.

Kamahli, B., Stella, T., Berg-Mohnicke, M., Pickert, J., Groh, J., Nendel, C. (2022): Improving the simulation of permanent grasslands across Germany by using multi-objective uncertainty-based calibration of plant-water dynamics. European Journal of Agronomy 134: 126464.

Khosrozadeh, S., Dorodnikov, M., Reitz, T., Blagodatskaya: An improved amplex red-based fluorometric assay of phenol oxidases and peroxidases activity: a case study on haplic soil. European Journal of Soil Science 73: e13225.

Klusmann, C., Cesarz, S., Ciobanu, M., Ferlian, O., Jochum, M., Schädler, M., Scheu, S., Sünnemann, M., Wall, D.H., Eisenhauer, N. (2022): Climate-change effects on the sex ratio of free-living soil nematodes – perspective and prospect.  Soil Organisms 84: 15-28.

Li, J., Tanunchai, B., Wahdan, S.F.M., Schädler, M., Purahong, W. (2022): Future climate change enhances the complexity of plastisphere microbial co-occurrence networks, but does not significantly affect the community assembly. Science of the Total Environment 844: 157016.

Sohlström, E., Brose, U., van Klink, R., Rall, B.C., Rosenbaum, B. Schädler, M., Barnes, A.D. : Future climate and land-use intensification modify arthropod community structure. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Enviroment 27: 107830.

Schlüter, S., Roussety, T., Rohe, L., Guliyev, V., Blagodatskaya, E., Reitz, T. (2022): Land use impact on carbon mineralization in well aerated soils is mainly explained by variations of particulate organic matter rather than of soil structure. Soil 8: 253-267.

Tanunchai, B., Kalkhof, S., Guliyev, V., Wahdan, S.F.M., Krstic, D., Schädler, M., Geissler, A., Glaser, B., Buscot, F., Blagodatskaya, E., noll, M., Purahong, W. (2022): Nitrogen fixing bacteria facilitate microbial biodegradation of a bio-based and biodegradable plastic in soils under ambient and future climatic conditions. Environmental Science - Processes & Impacts 24: 233-241.

Yin, R., Kardol, P., Eisenhauer, N., Schädler, M. (2022): Land-use intensification reduces soil macrofauna biomass at the community but not individual level. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 337: 108079.


Breitkreuz, C., Herzig, L., Buscot, F., Reitz, T., Tarkka, M. (2021): Interactions between soil properties, agricultural management and cultivar type drive structural and functional adaptations of the wheat rhizosphere microbiome to drought. Environmental Microbiology 23: 586-5882.

Breitkreuz, C., Heinz-Buschart, A., Buscot, F., Wahdan, S.F.M. Tarkka, M., Reitz, T. (2021): Can we estimate fundtionality of soil microbial communities from structure-derived predictions? A reality test in agricultural soils. Microbiology Spectrum 9: e00278-21.

Hetzer, J., Huth, A., Taubert, F. (2021): The importance of plant trait variability in grasslands: a modelling study. Ecological Modelling 453: 109606.

Kostin, J.E., Cesarz, S., Lochner, A., Schädler, M., Macdonald, C.A., Eisenhauer, N. (2021): Land-use drives the temporal stability and magnitude of soil microbial functions and modulates climate effects. Ecological Applications 31: e02325.

Lemmer, J., Andrzejak, M., Compagnoni, A., Knight, T.M., Korell, L. (2021): Climate change and grassland management interactively influence the population dynamics of Bromus erectus (Poaceae). Basic and Applied Ecology 56: 226-238.

Purahong, W., Wahdan, S.F.M., Heinz, D.; Jariyavidyanont, K., Sungkapreecha, C., Tanunchai, B., Sansupa, C., Sadubsarn, D. Alaneed, R., Heintz-Buschart, A., Schädler, M., Geissler, A., Kressler, J., & Buscot, F. (2021): Back to the future: decomposability of a bio-based and biodegradable plastic in field soil environments and its microbiome under ambient and future climates. Environmental Science & Technology 55: 12337-12351.

Sansupa, C., Wahdan, S.F.M., Hossen, S., Disayathanoowat, T., Wubet, T., Purahong, W. (2021): Can we use functional annotation of prokaryotic taxa (FAPROTAX) to assign the ecological functions of soil bacteria? Applied Sciences 11: 688.

Singh, J., Eisenhauer, N., Schädler, M., Cesarz, S. (2021): Earthworm gut passage reinforces land-use effects on soil microbial communities across climate treatments. Applied Soil Ecology 164: 103919.

Sünnemann, M., Alt, C., Kostin, J., Lochner, A., Reitz, T., Siebert, J., Schädler, M., Eisenhauer, N. (2021): Low-intensity land-use enhances soil microbial activity, biomass, and fungal-to-bacterial ratio in current and future climates. Journal of Applied Ecology, in press.

Sünnemann, M., Siebert, J., Reitz, T., Schädler, M., Eisenhauer, N. (2021): Combined effects of land-use type and climate change on soil microbial activity and invertebrate decomposer activity. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 318: 107490.

Tanunchai, B., Juncheed, K., Wahdan, S.F.M., Gulijev, V., Udovenko, M., Lehnter, A.S., Alves, E.G., Glaser, B., Noll, M., Buscot, F., Blagodatskaya, E., Purahong, W. (2021): Analysis of microbial populations in plastic-soil systems after exposure to high poly(butylene succinate-co-adipate) load using high resolution moleclar technique. Environmental Sciences Europe 33: 105.

Wahdan S.F.M., Buscot, F., Purahong, W. (2021): Future climate alters pathogens-microbiome co-occurrence networks in wheat straw residues during decomposition. Proceedings 66, 22, https://doi.org/10.3390/proceedings2020066022.

Wahdan, S.F.M, Heintz-Buschart, A., Sansupa, C., Tanunchai, B., Wu, Y.T., Schädler, M., Noll, M., Purahong, W., Buscot, F. (2021): Targeting the active rhizosphere microbiome of Trifolium pratense in grassland evidences a stronger-than-expected belowground biodiversity-ecosystem functioning link. Frontiers in Microbiology 12: 629169.

Wahdan, S.F.M., Hossen, S., Tanunchai, B., Sansupa, C., Schädler, M., Noll, M., Dawoud, T.M., Wu, Y.T., Buscot, F., Purahong, T. (2021): Life in the wheat litter: Effects of future climate on microbiome and function during the early pase of decomposition. Microbial Ecology, in press.

Wahdan, S.F.M., Reitz, T., Heintz-Buschart, A., Schädler, M., Roscher, C., Breitkreuz, C., Schnabel, B., Purahong, W. Buscot, F. (2021): Organic agricultural practices enhances arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis in correspondence to soil warming and altered precipitation patterns. Environmental Microbiology 23: 6163-6176.

Wahdan, S.F.M., Tanunchai, B., Wu, Y.T., Sansupa, C., Schädler, M., Dawoud, T.M., Buscot, F., Purahong, W. (2021): Deciphering Trifolium repens L. holobiont reveals a microbiome resilient to future climate changes. Microbiology Open 10: e1217.


Breitkreuz, C., Buscot, F., Tarkka, M., Reitz, T. (2020): Shifts between and among populations of wheat rhizosphere Pseudomonas, Streptomyces and Phyllobacterium suggest consistent phosphate mobilization at different wheat growth stages under biotic stress. Frontiers in Microbiology 10: 3109.

Madaj, A.M., Michalski, S.G., Durka, W. (2020): Establishment rate of regional provenances mirrors relative share and germination rate in a climate change experiment. Ecosphere, e03093.

Siebert, J., Ciobanu, M., Schädler, M., Eisenhauer, N. (2020): Climate change and land use induce functional shifts in soil nematode communities. Oecologia 192: 281-294.

Singh, J., Cameron, E., Reitz, T., Schädler, M., Eisenhauer, N. (2020): Grassland management effects on earthworm communities under ambient and future climatic conditions. European Journal of Soil Science 72: 343-355.

Yin, R., Kardol, P., Thakur, M.P., Gruss, I., Wu G.L., Eisenhauer, N., Schädler, M. (2020): Soil functional biodiversity and biological quality under threat: intensive land use outweighs climate change. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 147: 107847.

Yin, R., Siebert, J., Eisenhauer, N., Schädler (2020): Climate change and intensive land use reduce soil animal biomass via dissimilar pathways. eLife 9: e54749.

Wahdan, S.F.M., Hossen, S., Tanunchai, B., Schädler, M., Buscot, F., Purahong, W. (2020): Future climate significantly alters fungal plant pathogen dynamics during the early phrase of wheat litter decomposition. Microorganisms 8: 908.


Schädler, M., Buscot, F., Klotz, S., Reitz, T., Durka, W., Bumberger, J., Merbach, I., Michalski, S.G., Kirsch, K., Remmler, P., Schulz, E., & Auge, H. (2019): Investigating the consequences of climate change under different land-use regimes - a novel experimental infrastructure. Ecosphere 10:e02635.

Siebert, J., Thakur, M.P., Reitz, T., Schädler, M., Schulz, E., Yin, R. Weigelt, A. & Eisenhauer, N. (2019): Extensive grassland-use sustains high levels of soil biological activity, but does not alleviate detrimental climate change effects. Advances in Ecoogical Research 60: 25-58.

Singh, J.,Schädler, M., Demetrio, W., Brown, G.G., Eisenhauer, N. (2019): Climate change effects on earthworms - a review. Soil Organisms 81 (3): 114-138.

Yin, R., Eisenhauer, N., Gruss, I., Schmidt, A., Purahong, W., Siebert, J., Schädler, M. (2019): Climate change does not alter land-use effects on soil fauna communities. Applied Soil Ecology 140: 1-10.

Yin, R., Gruss, I., Eisenhauer, N., Kardol, P., Thakur, M.P., Schmidt, A., Xu, Z., Siebert, J., Zhang, C., Wu, G.L., Schädler, M. (2019): Land use modulates the effects of climate change on density but not community composition of Collembola. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 138: 107598.

Yin, R., Eisenhauer, N., Auge, H., Purahong, W., Schmidt, A. & Schädler, M. (2019): Additive effects of experimental climate change and land use on faunal contribution to litter decomposition. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 131: 141-148.

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