Year: 2019

Our multi-site study on grassland nematodes and drought published in PNAS

Extreme drought alters trophic structure belowground, releasing plant parasites from predation. But the magnitude of these effects changes spatially. Those are the main conclusions of our study published today in PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Science). A press release about the study can be viewed here. These findings may have serious implications for the …

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Our work is on the cover of Conservation Biology

Our work on soil biodiversity responses to Amazonian deforestation, in collaboration with Bruno Sobral & Artur Silva from UFPA (Brazil), is on the cover of Conservation Biology this month (June 2019)! Thanks to dozens of published studies on this topic we were able to generate the first data synthesis on the consequences of deforestation in the so-called …

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