Journal article

N-fixing trees in restoration plantings: Effects on nitrogen supply and soil microbial communities

M Hoogmoed, SC Cunningham, P Baker, J Beringer, TR Cavagnaro

Soil Biology and Biochemistry | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2014

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Australian Research Council Linkage Program

Awarded by Australian Research Council Future Fellowships

Funding Acknowledgements

This research was funded by the Australian Research Council Linkage Program (LP0990038), Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA), North Central CMA, Victorian Department of Sustainability and Environment, EPA Victoria and Kilter Pty. Ltd. T.R.C. acknowledges the Australian Research Council for financial support. T.R.C. (FT120100463) and P.J.B. were supported by Australian Research Council Future Fellowships. M.H. thanks the Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment for additional funding for fieldwork and laboratory analysis. Many thanks to Jessica Mackay for assistance in the lab, Scott McDonald for his assistance and good cheer in the field, and the landholders for access to their properties. Tree illustrations in Fig. 2 are credited to Kim Kraeer, Lucy Van Essen-Fishman and Lana Heydon, Integration and Application Network, University of Maryland Centre for Environmental Science ( We thank the two anonymous reviewers for their thorough review which helped improve this paper.