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Gwen Grelet

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Land Use & Ecosystems
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Wakelin S, Maclean P, Cave V, Zhou JZ, Grelet GA, Whitehead D 2019. Characterising the soil ecosystem phenotype associated with relatively low nitrate-N concentrations. Applied Soil Ecology 142: 189-198. WOS:000470824300021

Hermans SM, Taylor M, Grelet G, Curran-Cournane F, Buckley HL, Handley KM, Lear G 2019. Impact of land use conversions on soil bacterial communities. Proceedings: 4th Thünen Symposium on Soil Metagenomics "Understanding and Managing Soil Microbiomes", Braunschweig, Germany, 11-13 December 2019.

Nuñez J, Moinet GYK, Hunt JE, Turnbull MH, Grelet G, Clough TJ, Whitehead D 2019. Soil carbon decomposition is regulated by microbial accessibility. Proceedings: 7th International Symposium on Soil Organic Matter "Soil organic matter in a stressed world", Adelaide, Australia, 6-11 October 2019.

Martino E, Morin E, Grelet GA, Kuo A, Kohler A, Daghino S, Barry KW, Cichocki N, Clum A, Dockter RB, Hainaut M, Kuo RC, LaButti K, Lindahl BD, Lindquist EA, Lipzen A, Khouja HR, Magnuson J, Murat C, Ohm RA, Singer SW, Spatafora JW, Wang M, Veneault-Fourrey C, Henrissat B, Grigoriev IV, Martin FM, Perotto S 2018. Comparative genomics and transcriptomics depict ericoid mycorrhizal fungi as versatile saprotrophs and plant mutualists. New Phytologist 217(3): 1213-1229. WOS:000424541600026

Weber E, Dhami M, Dopheids A, Podolyan A, Grelet G 2018. Stones - the forgotten fraction of the soil microbiome. Proceedings: New Zealand Microbiological Society Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand, 26-30 November 2018.

Nunez J, Moinet G, Hunt J, Turnbull M, Grelet G, Clough T, Whitehead D 2018. Does reduced soil carbon accessibility to microbial decomposition decrease nitrogen losses? Proceedings: NZ Society of Soil Science Conference: “Diverse Soils – Productive Landscapes”, Napier, New Zealand, 3-6 December 2018.

Dickie IA, Bufford JL, Cobb RC, Desprez-Loustau ML, Grelet G, Hulme PE, Klironomos J, Makiola A, Nunez MA, Pringle A, Thrall PH, Tourtellot SG, Waller L, Williams NM 2017. The emerging science of linked plant-fungal invasions. New Phytologist 215(4): 1314-1332. WOS:000406876700007

Grelet G-A, Ba R, Goeke DF, Houliston GJ, Taylor AFS, Durall DM 2017. A plant growth-promoting symbiosis between Mycena galopus and Vaccinium corymbosum seedlings. Mycorrhiza 27(8): 831–839.

Laubach J, Hunt J, Grelet G, Buxton R, Rogers G, Whitehead D 2017. The carbon balance of dryland and irrigated lucerne growing on stony soils. Soil Horizons.,-october-2017

Dickie IA, Bufford JL, Cobb RC, Desprez-Loustau M-L, Grelet G, Hulme PE, Klironomos J, Makiola A, Nuñez MA, Pringle A, Thrall PH, Tourtellot SG, Waller L, Williams NM 2017. The emerging science of linked plant–fungal invasions. New Phytologist 215(4): 1314–1332.

Phillips R, McMillan A, Grelet G, Weir B, Senanayake S, Palmada T, Song B, Tobias C 2016. New ways of removing excess nitrogen from agricultural ecosystems. Soil Horizons.

Bellgard S, Padamsee M, Grelet G 2016. Forest health and resilience modulated by soil microbes. Soil Horizons.

Grelet G, Martino E, Dickie IA, Tajuddin R, Artz R 2016. Ecology of Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi. In: Martin F ed. Molecular mycorrhizal symbiosis. Hoboken, NJ, USA, John Wiley & Sons. Pp. 405–419

Whitehead D, Carrick S, Cameron K, Edwards G, Mudge P, Grelet G, Di H, Wakelin S, Malcolm B, Sharp J, Laubach J, Hunt J, Clough T, Li Y, Matunga H 2016. [Abstract] Mitigating carbon and nitrogen losses from stony soils. Proceedings: Joint Conference of the New Zealand Society of Soil Science and Soil Science Australia: Soil, a Balancing Act Downunder, Queenstown, New Zealand, 12-16 December 2016.

Phillips RL, Song B, McMillan AMS, Grelet G, Weir BS, Palmada T, Tobias C 2016. Chemical formation of hybrid di-nitrogen calls fungal codenitrification into question. Scientific Reports 6: 39077.

Phillips R, Grelet G, McMillan A, Song B, Weir B, Palmada T, Tobias C 2016. Fungal denitrification: Bipolaris sorokiniana exclusively denitrifies inorganic nitrogen in the presence and absence of oxygen. FEMS Microbiology Letters 363(4): fnw007.

Tedersoo L, Bahram M, Põlme S, Kõljalg U, Yorou NS, Wijesundera R, Ruiz LV, Vasco-Palacios AM, Thu PQ, Suija A, Smith ME, Sharp C, Saluveer E, Saitta A, Rosas M, Riit T, Ratkowsky D, Pritsch K, Põldmaa K, Piepenbring M, Phosri C, Peterson M, Parts K, Pärtel K, Otsing E, Nouhra E, Njounkou AL, Nilsson RH, Morgado LN, Kohout P, Hosaka K, Hiiesalu I, Henkel TW, Harend H, Guo L-D, Greslebin A, Grelet G, Geml J, Gates G, Dunstan W, Dunk C, Drenkhan R, Dearnaley J, De Kesel A, Dang T, Chen X, Buegger F, Brearley FQ, Bonito G, Anslan S, Abell S, Abarenkov K 2014. Global diversity and geography of soil fungi. Science 346(6213): 1256688-1 -1256688-10.

Dickie IA, Martínez-García LB, Koele N, Grelet G-A, Tylianakis JM, Peltzer DA, Richardson SJ 2013. Mycorrhizas and mycorrhizal fungal communities throughout ecosystem development. Plant and soil 367(1-2): 11-39.

Tedersoo L, Abarenkov K, Nilsson RH, Schüssler A, Grelet G-A, Kohout P, Oja J, Bonito GM, Veldre V, Jairus T, Ryberg M, Larsson K-H, Kõljalg U 2011. Tidying up International Nucleotide Sequence Databases: ecological, geographical and sequence quality annotation of ITS sequences of mycorrhizal fungi. PLOS One 6(9): e24940.

Bengtsson J, Eriksson KM, Hartmann M, Wang Z, Shenoy BD, Grelet G-A, Abarenkov K, Petri A, Rosenblad MA, Nilsson RH 2011. Metaxa: a software tool for automated detection and discrimination among ribosomal small subunit (12S/16S/18S) sequences of archaea, bacteria, eukaryotes, mitochondria, and chloroplasts in metagenomes and environmental sequencing datasets. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 100(3): 471–475. WOS:000294905900016

Millard P, Grelet G-A 2010. Nitrogen storage and remobilization by trees : ecophysiological relevance in a changing world. Tree physiology 30(9): 1083-1095.

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