Publications

2018

  1. Knapp S., van der Heijden, M.G.A., (2018) A global meta-analysis of yield stability in organic and conservation agriculture. Nature Communications 9 (1), 3632.
  2. Banerjee, S., Schlaeppi, K., van der Heijden, M.G.A., (2018) Keystone taxa in microbiology: roles, drivers and importance for microbiome functioning. Nature Reviews Microbiology 16: 567-576.
  3. Papp, R., Marinari, S., Moscatelli, M. C., van der Heijden, M. G. A., Wittwer, R., Campiglia, E., Radicetti, E., Mancinelli R., Fradgley, N., Pearce B., Bergkvist G., Finckh, M.R., (2018). Short-term changes in soil biochemical properties as affected by subsidiary crop cultivation in four European pedo-climatic zones. Soil and Tillage Research 180, 126-136.
  4. Radicetti, E., Baresel, J. P., El-Haddoury, E. J., Finckh, M. R., Mancinelli, R., Schmidt, J. Thami Alami, I, Udupa, S.M., van der Heijden, M.G.A., Wittwer, R., & Campiglia, E. (2018). Wheat performance with subclover living mulch in different agro-environmental conditions depends on crop management. European Journal of Agronomy: 94, 36-45.
  5. Cosme, M., Fernandez, I., van der Heijden, M.G.A., Pieterse, C.M.J., (2018) Non-mycorrhizal plants: the exceptions that prove the rule. Trends in Plant Science (published online).
  6. Hu, L., Robert, C., Cadot, S., Zhang, X., Ye, M.,  Li, B., Manzo, D., Chervet, N., Steinger, T., van der Heijden, M.G.A., Schlaeppi, K., Erb, M., (2018) Root exudate metabolites drive plant-soil feedbacks on growth and defense by shaping the rhizosphere microbiota. Nature Communications 9: 2738
  7. Hartman, K., van der Heijden, M.G.A., Wittwer; R.A., Banerjee, S., Walser J, Schlaeppi, K. (2018) Cropping practices manipulate abundance patterns of root and soil microbiome members paving the way to smart farming. Microbiome 6: 14.
  8. Loaiza Puertaa, V., Pujol Pereira, E.I., Wittwer, R., van der Heijden, M.G.A., Six, J. (2018) Improvement of soil structure through organic crop management, conservation tillage and grass-clover ley. Soil & Tillage Research 180: 1-9.
  9. Zhou, Y., Li, X., Gao, Y., Liu, H., Gao, Y. B., van der Heijden, M. G.A., & Ren, A. Z. (2018) Plant endophytes and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi alter plant competition. Functional Ecology 32: 1168-117
  10. Mariotte P., Mehrabi, Z., Bezemer, T.M., De Deyn, G.B., Kulmatiski, A., Drigo, B., Veen C.F., van der Heijden, M.G.A., Kardol,  P., (2018) Plant-Soil Feedback: Bridging Natural and Agricultural Sciences. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 33: 129-142
  11. Wagg, C., Dudenhöffer, J.H., Widmer, F. & van der Heijden, M.G.A. (2018) Linking temporal diversity, stability and asynchrony of soil microbial communities. Functional Ecology 32: 1280-1292.
  12. Ramirez, K.S., Knight, C.G., de Hollander, M., Brearley, F.Q., Constantinides, B., Cotton, A., Creer, S., Crowther, T.W., Davison, J., Delgado-Baquerizo, M., Dorrepaal, E., Elliott, D.R., Fox, G., Griffiths, R.I., Hale, C., Hartman, K., Houlden, A., Jones, D.L., Krab, E.J., Maestre, F.T., McGuire, K.L., Monteux, S., Orr, C.H., van der Putten, W.H., Roberts, I.S., Robinson, D.A., Rocca, J.D., Rowntree, J., Schlaeppi, K., Shepherd, M., Singh, B.K., Straathof, A.L., Bhatnagar, J.M., Thion, C. van der Heijden, M.G.A., de Vries, F., (2018) Detecting macroecological patterns in bacterial communities across independent studies of global soils. Nature Microbiology 3 (2), 189 (doi:10.1038/s41564-017-0062-x)

2017

  1. van der Heijden, M.G.A, Dombrowski, N., & Schlaeppi, K. (2017). Continuum of root–fungal symbioses for plant nutrition. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114:11574-11576 | DOI 10.1073/pnas.
  2. Imperiali, N., Chiriboga, X., Schlaeppi, K., Fesselet, M., Villacrés, D., Jaffuel, G., Bender, S.F., Dennert, F., Blanco-Pérez. R., van der Heijden, M.G.A., Maurhofer, M., Mascher, F., Turlings, T.j., Keel, C.J., Campos-Herrera, R., (2017). Combined Field Inoculations of Pseudomonas Bacteria, Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi, and Entomopathogenic Nematodes and their Effects on Wheat Performance. Frontiers in Plant Science, 8, 1809 | DOI 10.3389/fpls. 
  3. Walder, F. Schlaeppi, K., Wittwer, R., Held, A.Y., Vogelgsang, S., van der Heijden, M.G.A.,  (2017) Community profiling of Fusarium in combination with other plant-associated fungi in different crop species using SMRT sequencing. Frontiers in Plant Science 8: 2019 (doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.02019)
  4. Symanczik, S., Gisler, M., Thonar, C., Schlaeppi, K., Van der Heijden, M., Kahmen, A., Boller, T., & Mäder, P. (2017). Application of Mycorrhiza and Soil from a Permaculture System Improved Phosphorus Acquisition in Naranjilla. Frontiers in plant science, 8, 1263 | DOI 10.3389/fpls.2017.01263.
  5. Bender, S.F., Wagg, C., van der Heijden, M.G.A. (2017) Strategies for environmentally sound soil ecological engineering. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 32(1), 11-12 | DOI https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2016.10.008.
  6. Prechsl, U.E., Wittwer, R., van der Heijden, M.G.A., Lüscher, G., Jeanneret, P., Nemecek, T., (2017) Assessing the environmental impacts of cropping systems and cover crops: Life cycle assessment of FAST, a long-term arable farming field experiment. Agricultural Systems 157: 39-5 | DOI 10.1016/j.agsy.2017.06.011.
  7. Stanley, C.E., & van der Heijden, M.G.A. (2017) Microbiome-on-a-Chip: New frontiers in plant-microbiota research. Trends in Microbiology 25: 610-613 | DOI https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tim.2017.05.001.
  8. Martinez-Garcia, L.B., De Deyn, G.D., Pugnaire, F.I., Kothamasi, D., van der Heijden, M.G.A., (2017) Symbiotic soil fungi enhance ecosystem resilience to climate change. Global Change Biology 23, 5228–5236 | DOI 10.1111/gcb.13785.
  9. Moll, J., Klingenfuss F., Widmer, F., Gogos, A., Bucheli, T.D., Hartmann, M., van der Heijden, M.G.A. (2017) Effects of titanium dioxide nanoparticles on soil microbial communities and wheat biomass. Soil Biology & Biochemistry Vol. 111, Aug 2017, P. 85-93 | DOI 10.1016/j.soilbio 2017.03.019.
  10. Jousset, A., Bienhold, C., Chatzinotas, A., Gallien, L., Gobet, A., Kurm, V., Küsel, K., Rillig, M.C., Rivett, D.W., Salles, J.F., van der Heijden, M.G.A., Youssef, N.J., Zhang, X.W., Wei, Z., Hol, W.H.G. (2017) Where less may be more: how the rare biosphere pulls ecosystems strings. ISME Journal 11(4): 853–862 | DOI 10.1038/ismej.2016.174.
  11. Wittwer, R.A., Dorn, B., Jossi, W., van der Heijden, M.G.A., (2017) Cover crops support ecological intensification of arable cropping systems. Scientific Reports 7:41911 | DOI 10.1038/srep419
  12. Hartman, K., van der Heijden, M.G.A. Roussely-Provent, V., Walser J, Schlaeppi, K., (2017) Deciphering composition and function of the root microbiome of a legume plant. Microbiome 5:2; DOI 10.1186/s40168-016-0220-z

2016

  1. Schlaeppi, K., Bender, S., Mascher, F., Russo, G., Patrignani, A., Camenzind, T., Hempel, S., Rillig, M., van der Heijden, M.G.A. (2016) High-resolution community profiling of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. New Phytologist 212(3), 780-79
  2. van der Heijden, M.G.A. (2016) Underground Networking: fungal networks transfer carbon between forest trees. Science 353: 290-291.
  3. Gogos, A., Moll, J., Klingenfuss, F., van der Heijden, M.G.A., Irinc, F., Green, M.J., Zenobi, R., Bucheli, T.D., (2016) Vertical transport and plant uptake of nanoparticles in a soil mesocosm experiment.  Journal of Nanobiotechnology 14:40 (DOI 10.1186/s12951-016-0191-z).
  4. Moll, J., Okupnik, A., Gogos, A., Knauer, K.m Bucheli, T.D., van der Heijden, M.G.A., Widmer, F. (2016) Effects of titanium dioxide nanoparticles on red Clover and its rhizobial symbiont. PLOS One 14:36 (DOI 10.1186/s12951-016-0188-7).
  5. van der Heijden, M.G.A., Walder, F., (2016) Reply to ‘Misconceptions on the application of biological market theory. Nature Plants 16062 (doi:10.1038/NPLANTS.2016.62).
  6. Moll, J., Gogos, A., Bucheli, T.D., Widmer, F., van der Heijden, M.G.A. (2016) Effect of nanoparticles on red clover and its symbiotic microorganisms. Journal of Nanobiotechnology 14:36 (DOI 10.1186/s12951-016-0188-7).
  7. Argüello, A., O’Brien, M.J., van der Heijden, M.G.A., Wiemken, A., Schmid, B., & Niklaus, P.A. (2016) Options of partners improve carbon for phosphorus trade in the arbuscular mycorrhizal mutualism. Ecology Letters 19: 648-656.
  8. Bender, S.F., Wagg, C., van der Heijden, M.G.A. (2016) An underground revolution: Biodiversity and soil ecological engineering for agricultural sustainability. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 31: 440-444.
  9. Cooper, J., Baranski, M., Stewart, G., Nobel-de Lange, M., Bàrberi, P., Fließbach, A., Peigné, J., Berner, A., Brock, C., Casagrande, M., Crowley, O., David, C., De Vliegher, A., Döring, T.F., Duponti, A., Entz, M., Grosse, M., Haase, T., Halde, C., Hammerl, V., Huiting, H., Leithold, G., Messmer, M., Schloter, M., Sukkel, W., van der Heijden, M.G.A., Willekens, K., Wittwer, R., Mäder, P., (2016) Shallow non-inversion tillage in organic farming maintains crop yields and increases soil C stocks: a meta-analysis. Agronomy for sustainable development 36: 1-20.
  10. van der Heijden, M.G.A., Hartman, M. (2016) Networking in the plant microbiome. PLOS Biology 14(2): e1002378 (12-Feb.2016).
  11. Pellkofer, S., van der Heijden, M.G.A., Schmid, B., Wagg, C. (2016) Soil communities promote species asynchrony and stability in experimental grassland communities. PLoS ONE 11(2): e0148015. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0148015.
  12. van der Heijden, M.G.A., de Bruin, S., Luckerhoff, L., van Logtestijn, R.S.P., Schlaeppi, K. (2016) A widespread plant-fungal-bacterial symbiosis promotes plant biodiversity, plant nutrition and seedling recruitment. ISME journal 10: 389-399
  13. Köhl, L., Lukasiewicz, C.E.; van der Heijden, M.G.A. (2016) Establishment and effectiveness of mycorrhizal inoculation in agricultural soils. Plant, Cell & Environment 39: 136-146.
  14. Köhl, L., van der Heijden, M.G.A. (2016) Arbuscular mycorhizal fungal species differ in their effect on nutrient leaching. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 94: 191-199.

2015

  1. Walder, F., van der Heijden, M.G.A. (2015) Regulation of resource exchange in the arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis. Nature Plants. doi:10.1038/nplants.2015.159.
  2. Dorn, B., Jossi, W., van der Heijden, M.G.A., (2015) Weed suppression by cover crops: comparative on-farm experiments under integrated and organic conservation tillage. Weed Research 55: 586-597.
  3. Soudzilovskaia N.A., van der Heijden, M.G.A., Cornelissen, J.H.C. Makarov, M.I., Onipchenko V.G., Maslov, M.N., Akhmetzhanova, A.A., van Bodegom, P.M. (2015) Quantitative assessment of the differential impacts of arbuscular and ectomycorrhiza on soil carbon cycling. New Phytologist 208: 280-29
  4. Wagg, C., Barendregt, C., Jansa, J., van der Heijden, M.G.A., (2015) Complementarity in both plant and mycorrhizal fungal communities are not necessarily increased by diversity in the other. Journal of Ecology 103: 1233-124
  5. Wagg, C., Boller, B., Schneider, S., Widmer, F., & van der Heijden, M.G.A., (2015) Intraspecific and intergenerational differences in plant-soil feedbacks. Oikos 124: 994-1004.
  6. Cavagnaro, T.R., Bender, F., Asghari, H.R., & van der Heijden, M.G.A., (2015) The role of arbuscular mycorrhizas in reducing soil nutrient losses. Trends in Plant Science 20: 283-290.
  7. Declerck, S., Willems, A., van der Heijden, M.G.A., Varese, G.V., Turkovskaya, O., Evtushenko, L., Ivshina, I., Desmeth, P. (2015) PERN: an EU-Russia initiative for rhizosphere micro-biotech resources. Trends in Biotechnology 33: 377-380.
  8. Säle, V., Aguilera, P., Laczko, E., Mäder, P., Berner, A., Zihlmann, U., van der Heijden, M.G.A., Oehl, F., (2015) Impact of conservation tillage and organic farming on the diversity of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 84: 38-52.
  9. Dickie. I., Alexander, I., Lennon, S., Opik, M., Selosse, M.A., van der Heijden, M.G.A., and Martin, F. (2015) Evolving insights to understanding mycorrhizas. New Phytologist 205: 1369–1374.
  10. van der Heijden, M.G.A., Martin, F., Selosse, M.A. & Sanders, I.R. (2015) Mycorrhizal Ecology and Evolution: The past, the present and the future. Tansley Review, New Phytologist 205: 1406–1423.
  11. van der Heijden, M.G.A., & Schläppi, K. (2015) The root surface as a frontier for plant microbiome research. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 112: 2299-230.
  12.  Bender, S.F, van der Heijden, M.G.A. (2015) Soil biota enhance agricultural sustainability by improving crop yield, nutrient uptake and reducing nitrogen leaching losses. Journal of Applied Ecology 52: 228–239.
  13. Bender, S.F, Conen, F., van der Heijden, M.G.A. (2015) Mycorrhizal effects on nutrient cycling, nutrient leaching and N2O production in experimental grassland. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 80: 283 - 292.

2014

  1. Köhl, L., Oehl, F., van der Heijden, M.G.A. (2014) Agricultural practices indirectly influence plant productivity and ecosystem services through effects on soil biota. Ecological Applications 24: 1842–1853.
  2. Verbruggen, E., Rillig, M., Wehner, J., Hegglin, D., Wittwer, R., van der Heijden, M.G.A. (2014) Sebacinales, but not total root associated fungal communities, are affected by land use intensity. New Phytologist 203: 1036-1040.
  3. Bender S.F., Plantenga F., Neftel A., Jocher, M., Oberholzer H.R., Köhl, L., Giles, M., Daniell, T.J. & van der Heijden, M.G.A. (2014) Symbiotic relationships between soil fungi and plants reduce N2O emissions from soil. The ISME Journal 8: 1336–1345.
  4. Wagg C., Bender S.F., Widmer F., van der Heijden, M.G.A. (2014) Soil biodiversity and soil community composition determine ecosystem multifunctionality. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 111 (14): 5266–5270.
  5. Grabmaier, A., Heigl, F., Eisenhauer, N., van der Heijden, M.G.A., Zaller, J.G., (2014) Stable isotope labelling of earthworms can help deciphering belowground-aboveground interactions involving earthworms, mycorrhizal fungi, plants and aphids. Pedobiologia 57: 197-203.

Selected papers (between 1998 - 2013)

  1. Pérez-Harguindeguy, N., Díaz, S., Garnier, E., Lavorel, S., Poorter, H. , Jaureguiberry, P.A., Bret-Harte, M.S., Cornwell, W. K., Craine, J.M., Gurvich, D.E., Urcelay, C., Veneklaas, E.J., Reich, P.B., Poorter, J.L., Wright, J.K., Ray, P., Enrico, L., Pausas, J.G., de Vos, A., Buchmann, N., Funes, G., Quetier, F., Hodgson, J.G., Thompson, K., Morgan, H.D., ter Steege, H., van der Heijden M.G.A., Sack, L., Blonder, B., Poschlod, P., Vaieretti, V., Conti, G., Staver, A.C., Aquino, S., Cornelissen, J.H.C. (2013) New handbook for standardised measurement of plant functional traits worldwide. Australian Journal of Botany 61: 167-234.
  2. Wagg, C., Jansa, J., Stadler, M., Schmid, B., van der Heijden, M.G.A. (2011) Below ground fungal diversity drives above ground productivity. Ecology Letters 14: 1001-1009.
  3. Compant, S., van der Heijden, M.G.A., Sessitsch, A. (2010) Climate change effects on beneficial plant-microorganism interactions. FEMS microbiology ecology 73: 197-214.
  4. Rinaudo, V., Bàrberi, P., Giovannetti, M., van der Heijden, M.G.A. (2010) Mycorrhizal fungi suppress aggressive agricultural weeds. Plant & Soil 333: 7-20.
  5. van der Heijden, M.G.A. (2010) Mycorrhizal fungi reduce nutrient loss from model grassland ecosystems. Ecology 91: 1163-1171.
  6. Verbruggen, E., Röling, W.F.M., Gamper, H., Kowalchuk, G.A., Verhoef, H.A., van der Heijden, M.G.A. (2010) Positive effects of organic farming on belowground mutualists – large scale comparison of mycorrhizal communities in agricultural soils. New Phytologist 186: 968-979.
  7. van der Heijden, M.G.A., Horton, T.R. (2009) Socialism in soil: The importance of mycorrhizal fungal networks for facilitation in natural ecosystems. Journal of Ecology 97: 1139-1150.
  8. van der Heijden M.G.A., Bardgett R.D. & van Straalen N.M (2008) The unseen majority: soil microbes as drivers of plant diversity and productivity in terrestrial ecosystems. Ecology Letters 11, 296-310.
  9. van der Heijden, M.G.A., Scheublin, T.R. (2007) Functional traits in mycorrhizal ecology: their use for predicting the impact of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities on plant growth and ecosystem functioning. New Phytologist 174: 244-250.
  10. Kiers, T.R., van der Heijden, M.G.A. (2006) Mutualistic stability in the arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis: exploring hypothesis of evolutionary cooperation. Ecology 87: 1627-1636.
  11. van der Heijden, M.G.A., Bakker, R., Verwaal, J., Scheublin, T.R., Rutten, M., van Logtestijn, R., Staehelin, C. (2006) Symbiotic bacteria as a determinant of plant community structure and plant productivity in dune grassland. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 56: 178-187.
  12. Cornelissen J.H.C., Lavorel S., Garnier E., Díaz S., Buchmann N., Gurvich D.E., Reich P.B., ter Steege H., Morgan H.D., van der Heijden M.G.A., Pausas J.G., & Poorter H., (2003) Handbook of protocols for standardised and easy measurement of plant functional traits worldwide. Australian Journal of Botany 51: 335-380.
  13. van der Heijden M.G.A., Klironomos J.N., Ursic M., Moutoglis P., Streitwolf-Engel R., Boller T., Wiemken A. & Sanders I.R. (1998) Mycorrhizal fungal diversity determines plant biodiversity, ecosystem variability and productivity. Nature 396: 72-75.