Journal article

Identity of biocrust species and microbial communities drive the response of soil multifunctionality to simulated global change

Yu-Rong Liu, Manuel Delgado-Baquerizo, Pankaj Trivedi, Ji-Zheng He, Jun-Tao Wang, Brajesh K Singh

Soil Biology and Biochemistry | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2017

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Australian Research Council

Awarded by Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions of the Horizon Framework Programme H2020-MSCA-IF under REA grant

Funding Acknowledgements

We gratefully acknowledge Raul Ochoa-Hueso for his assistance during field sampling and David Eldridge for help identifying biocrust species. We thank Catriona A. Macdonald and Yui Osanai for their help in chemical analysis and measurement of greenhouse gas, and the NGS team from Western Sydney University for their support with the Illumian platform for MiSeq sequencing. We also thank Jasmine Grinyer for revising the English of this manuscript. This work was financially supported by UWS-CAS bilateral agreement and the Australian Research Council project DP13010484. M.D-B. also acknowledge support from the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions of the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme H2020-MSCA-IF-2016 under REA grant agreement no 702057. The authors declare no competing financial interests.