Institute of



Elke Graffam
Institute of Biodiversity

Bundesallee 65
38116 Braunschweig
Phone: +49 531 596 2502
Fax: +49 531 596 2599

Selected publications of 2018 and 2019

Márton Szoboszlay, Astrid Näther, Bei Liu, Angel Carrillo, Thelma Castellanos, Kornelia Smalla, Zhongjun Jia, Christoph C. Tebbe. Contrasting microbial community responses to salinization and straw amendment in a semiarid bare soil and its wheat rhizosphere. Scientific Reports. 2019; 9:9795.

Kueneman JG, Bletz MC, McKenzie VJ, Becker CG, Joseph MB, Abarca JG, Archer H, Arellano AL, Bataille A, Becker M, Belden LK, Crottini A, Geffers R, Haddad CFB, Harris RN, Holden WM, Hughey M, Jarek M, Kearns PJ, Kerby JL, Kielgast J, Kurabayashi A, Longo AV, Loudon A, Medina D, Nunez JJ, Perl RGB, Pinto-Tomas A, Rabemananjara FCE, Rebollar EA, Rodriguez A, Rollins-Smith L, Stevenson R, Tebbe CC, Asensio, GV, Waldman B, Walke JB, Whitfield SM, Zamudio KR, Chaves IZ, Woodhams DC, Vences, M (2019) Community richness of amphibian skin bacteria correlates with bioclimate at the global scale. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3, 381-389. DOI: 10.1038/s41559-019-0798-1

Poeplau C, Helfrich M, Dechow R, Szoboszlay M, Tebbe CC, Don A, Greiner B, Thum U, Orevaar H, Geerts R (2019) Increased microbial anabolism contributes to soil carbon sequestration by mineral fertilization in temperate grasslands. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 130, 167-176. DOI:10.1016/j.soilbio.2018.12.019

Obayomi O, Bernstein N, Edelstein M, Vonshak A, Ghazayarn L, Ben-Hur M, Tebbe CC, Gillor O (2019) Importance of soil texture to the fate of pathogens introduced by irrigation with treated wastewater. Science of the Total Environment 653, 886-896. DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.10.378

Plaas E, Meyer-Wolfarth F, Banse M, Bengtsson J, Bergmann H, Faber J, Potthoff M, Runge T, Schrader S, Taylor A (2019) Towards valuation of biodiversity in agricultural soils: a case for earthworms. Ecological Economics 159, 291-300. DOI:10.1016/j.ecolecon.2019.02.003

Dier M, Sickora J, Erbs M, Weigel H-J, Zörb C, Manderscheid R (2019). Positive effects of free air CO2 enrichment on N remobilization and post-anthesis N uptake in winter wheat. Field Crops Research 234, 107-118.

Hernandez L, Gomez D, Valle B, Tebbe CC, Trethowan R, Acosta R, Yabor L, Lorenzo JC (2018) Carotinoids in roots indicated the level of stress induced by mannitol and sodium azide treatement during early stages of maize germination. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum 40, 163. DOI:10.1007.s11738-018-2744-2

Gomez D, Hernandez LA, Yabor L, Beemster GTS, Tebbe CC, Papenbrock J, Lorenzo JC (2018) Eucledian distance can identify the mannitol level that produces the most remarkable effect on sugarcane micropropagation in temporary immersion bioreactors. Journal of Plant Research 131, 719-724. DOI:10.1007/s10265-018-1028-7

Jacobsen CS, Nielsen TK, Vester JK, Stougaard P, Nielsen JL, Voriskova J, Windung A, Baldrian P, Biu BB, Frostegard A, Pedersen D, Tveit AT, Svenning MM, Tebbe CC, Ovreas L, Jakobsen PB, Blazewisz SJ, Hubablek V, Bertilsson S, Hansen LH, Cary SC, Holben WE, Ekelund F, Baelum J (2018) Inter-laboratory testing of the effect of DNA blocking agent G2 on DNA extraction from low biomass clay samples. Scientific Reports 8, 5711. DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-24082-y

Cerevkova A, Miklisova D, Szoboszlay M, Tebbe CC, Cagan L (2018) The response of soil nematode communities to Bt maize cultivation at four field sites across Europe. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 119, 194-202. DOI:10.1016/j.soilbio.2018.01.023

Hemkemeyer M, Dohrmann AB, Christensen BT, Tebbe CC (2018) Bacterial preferences for specific soil particle size fractions revealed by community analyses. Frontiers in Microbiology 9, 149. DOI:10.3389/fmicb.2018.00149

Dier M, Sickora J, Erbs M, Weigel H-J, Zörb C, Manderscheid R (2018) Decreased wheat grain yield stimulation by free air CO2 enrichment under N deficiency is strongly related to decreased radiation use efficiency enhancement. European Journal of Agronomy 101, 38-48

Manderscheid R, Dier M, Erbs M, Weigel H-J (2018) Nitrogen supply – A determinant in water use efficiency of water wheat grown under free air CO2 enrichment. Agricultural Water Management 210, 70-77.

Grünhage, L., Bender, J., Weigel, H.J. & Matyssek, R. (2018). Kritische Dosis-Kenngrößen für Ozon zum Schutz der Vegetation. Gefahrstoffe - Reinhaltung der Luft 78, 173- 180.

Ludwig M, Wilmes P, Schrader S (2018) Measuring soil sustainability via soil resilience. Science of the Total Environment 626, 1484-1493.

Dier M, Meinen R, Erbs M, Kollhorst L, Baillie C-K, Kaufholdt D, Kücke M, Weigel H-J, Zörb C, Hänsch R, Manderscheid R (2018) Effects of Free Air Carbon Dioxide Enrichment (FACE) on nitrogen assimilation and growth of winter wheat under nitrate and ammonium fertilization. Global Change Biology 24: e40–e54. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13819.

Eyshi Rezaei E, Siebert S, Manderscheid R, Müller J, Mahrookashani A, Ehrenpfordt B, Haensch J, Weigel H-J, Ewert F (2018) Quantifying the response of wheat yields to heat stress: The role of the experimental setup. Field Crops Research 217, 93-103.