Institute of



Silke Boldt / Anke Steinmann
Institute of Biodiversity

Bundesallee 65
38116 Braunschweig
Phone: +49 531 596 2502
Phone: +49 531 596 2503
Fax: +49 531 596 2599

Selected publications of 2020 and 2021

Bergmann, E. & Bender, J. (2021). Effects of ground-level ozone on vegetation modified by nitrogen and components of climate change: a literature study. Umweltbundesamt Texte 29/2021, 155 p.

Hayes F., Harmens H., Mills G., Bender J., Grünhage L. (2021). Ozone critical levels for (semi-)natural vegetation dominated by perennial grassland species. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 28, 15090-15098,

Szoboszlay M, Tebbe CC (2021) Hidden heterogeneity and co-occurrence networks of soil prokaryotic communities revealed at the scale of individual soil aggregates. Microbiology Open – accepted for publication (pre-published in Bioarchives: doi:

Geisen S, Hartmann M, Tebbe CC (2021) The European Journal of Soil Biology: A catalyst for soil biodiversity research. European Journal of Soil Biology 102, 103262

Obayomi O, Seyoum MM, Ghazaryan L, Tebbe CC, Murase J, Bernstein N, Gillor O (2020) Soil texture and properties rather than irrigation water type shape the diversity and composition of soil microbial communities. Applied Soil Ecology

Hernández M, Vera-Gargallo B, Calabi-Floody M, King GM, Conrad R, Tebbe CC (2020) Reconstruction genomes of carbon monoxide oxidisers in volcanic deposits including members of the class Ktedonobacteria. Microorganisms 8, 1880; doi:10.3390/microorganisms8121880

Zhang G, Bai J, Tebbe CC, Huang L, Jia J, Wang W, Wang X, Yu L, Zhao Q (2020). Spartiana alterniflora invasions reduce soil fungal diversity and simplify co-occurrence networks in a salt marsh ecosystem. Science of the Total Environment.

More S, Bampidis V, Benford D, Bragard C, Halldorsson T, Hernández-Jerez A, Bennekou Susanne H, Koutsoumanis K, Machera K, Naegeli H, Saxmose Nielsen S, Schlatter J, Schrenk D, Silano V, Turck D, Younes M, Glandorf B, Herman L, Tebbe C, Vlak J, Aguilera J, Schoonjans R, Cocconcelli PS (2020) Evaluating of existing guidelines for their adequacy fort he microbial characterization and environmental risk assessment of microorganisms obtained through synthetic biology. EFSA Journal 18(19), 6263. Doi: 10.2903/j.efsa.2020.6263

Krause SM, Näther A, Ortiz Cortez V, Mullins E, Kessel GJ, Lotz LA, Tebbe CC (2020) No tangible effects of field-grown cisgenic potatoes on soil microbial communities. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology 8: 603145. Doi:10.3389/fbioe.2020.603145

Zhang G, Bai J, Tebbe CC, Zhao Q, Jia J, Wang W, Wang X, Yu L (2020) Salinity controls soil microbial community structure and function in coastal estuarine wetlands Environmental Microbiology doi:10.1111/1462-2920.15281

Gao W, Xu J, Zhao J, Zhang J, Ni Y, Zhao B, Tebbe CC, Zhang J, Jia Z (2020) Prokaryotic community assembly after 40 years of soda solonetz restoration by natural grassland and reclaimed farmland. European Journal of Soil Biology 100, 103213.

Lerner H, Öztürk B, Dohrmann AB, Thomas J, Marchal K, De Mot R, Dehaen W, Tebbe CC, Springael D (2020) Culture-independent analysis of linuron-mineralizing microbiota and functions in on-farm biopurification systems via DNA-stable isotope probing: comparison with enrichment culture. Environmental Science & Technology, 54, 9387-9397.

Krause SMB, Dohrmann AB, Gillor O, Christensen BT, Merbach I, Tebbe CC (2020) Soil properties and habitats determine the response of bacterial communities to agricultural wastewater irrigation. Pedosphere 30: 146-158. Doi:10.1016/S1002-0160(19)60821-0

Beyer N, Gabriel D, Kirsch F, Schulz-Kesting K, Dauber J, Westphal C (2020) Functional groups of wild bees respond differently to faba bean (Vicia faba L.) cultivation at landscape scale. J Appl Ecol:in Press, DOI:10.1111/1365-2664.13745

Pérez-Sánchez AJ, Schibalski A, Schröder B, Klimek S, Dauber J (2020) Disentangling the effects of host resources, local, and landscape variables on the occurrence pattern of the dusky large blue butterfly (Phengaris nausithous) in upland grasslands. J Insect Conserv 24:327–341,

Lomba A, Moreira F, Klimek S, Jongman RHG, Sullivan C, Moran J, Poux X, Honrado JP, Pinto-Correia T, Plieninger T, McCracken DI (2020) Back to the future: rethinking socioecological systems underlying high nature value farmlands. Front Ecol Environ 18(1):36-42.