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1. Microbial trehalose boosts the ecological fitness of biocontrol agents, the viability of probiotics during long-term storage and plants tolerance to environmental-driven abiotic stress.

Despite the impressive gain in agricultural production and greater availability of food, a large portion of the world population is affected by food shortages and nutritional imbalance. This is due to abiotic stresses encountered by plants as a result of environmental-driven perturbations, loss of...

Author(s) : Onwe, R. O.; Onwosi, C. O.; Ezugworie, F. N.; Ekwealor, C. C.; Okonkwo, C. C.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.806 No.Part 1 ref.163

2. Soil protists: an untapped microbial resource of agriculture and environmental importance.

Protists are essential components of soil biodiversity and ecosystem functioning. They play a vital role in the microbial food web as consumers of bacteria, fungi, and other small eukaryotes and are also involved in maintaining soil fertility and plant productivity. Protists also contribute to...

Author(s) : Chandarana, K. A.; Amaresan, N.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Beijing, China

Journal article : Pedosphere 2022 Vol.32 No.1 pp.184-197 ref.137

3. Difficult-to-culture bacteria in the rhizosphere: the underexplored signature microbial groups.

Microorganisms represent a substantial portion of the earth's biodiversity and biomass, and the plant rhizosphere is an innate reservoir teeming with heterogeneous microbes predominated by bacterial communities. Rhizospheric microbial diversity (genetic, phenotypic, and metabolic) has been...

Author(s) : Sadaf Kalam; Anirban Basu; Podile, A. R.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Beijing, China

Journal article : Pedosphere 2022 Vol.32 No.1 pp.75-89 ref.168

4. Rhizosphere microbiomes can regulate plant drought tolerance.

Beneficial root-associated rhizospheric microbes play a key role in maintaining host plant growth and can potentially allow drought-resilient crop production. The complex interaction of root-associated microbes mainly depends on soil type, plant genotype, and soil moisture. However, drought is the...

Author(s) : Aslam, M. M.; Okal, E. J.; Idris, A. L.; Qian Zhang; Xu WeiFeng; Karanja, J. K.; Wani, S. H.; Yuan Wei

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Beijing, China

Journal article : Pedosphere 2022 Vol.32 No.1 pp.61-74

5. Microplastics in soil: impacts and microbial diversity and degradation.

Microplastics (MPs) are plastic particles less than 5 mm in size that have become a major environmental pollutant due to their ubiquitous and persistent nature. Microplastic contamination of the aquatic environment has received the most attention so far, whereas the current understanding of MP...

Author(s) : Paramdeep Kaur; Kashmir Singh; Baljinder Singh

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Beijing, China

Journal article : Pedosphere 2022 Vol.32 No.1 pp.49-60

6. Compositions of sequestrated soil carbon in constructed wetlands of Taiwan.

Constructed wetlands are an ecological engineering technology that has been widely applied to treat anthropogenic wastewater. Until now, few studies have focused on soil carbon (C) in the constructed treatment wetlands in tropical regions. Therefore, this study provides insight into the changes in...

Author(s) : Shiau YoJin; Chen YunAn; You ChongRen; Lai YiChieh; Lee MengShan

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.805 ref.60

7. Autotrophic respiration modulates the carbon isotope composition of soil respiration in a mixed forest.

Carbon isotopic composition of soil respired CO2 (soil δ13CR) has been regarded as a good indicator of the linkages between aboveground processes and soil respiration. However, whether δ13CR of autotrophic or heterotrophic component of soil respiration dominates the temporal variability of total...

Author(s) : Diao HaoYu; Wang AnZhi; Yuan FengHui; Guan DeXin; Wu JiaBing

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.807 No.Part 2 ref.50

8. Bioremediation of an oxyfluorfen-polluted soil using biostimulants obtained by fermentation processes: effect on biological properties.

We report a study of the bioremediation of two biostimulants obtained from sewage sludge by fermentation processes in a oxyfluorfen-polluted soil over a 72-day period under laboratory conditions. The effects thereof on enzymatic activities, bacterial community and the evolution of oxyfluorfen in...

Author(s) : Tejada, M.; Macias-Benitez, S.; Caballero, P.; Gómez, I.; Paneque, P.; Parrado, J.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Applied Soil Ecology 2022 Vol.170 ref.68

9. Simulated root exudates stimulate the abundance of Saccharimonadales to improve the alkaline phosphatase activity in maize rhizosphere.

Plants promote the mineralization of soil organic phosphorus by secreting phosphatase into the rhizosphere, in addition they promote the growth of bacteria which also release phosphatase to the rhizosphere. Sugars are the main component of root exudates and a key driver of soil microbial activity....

Author(s) : Wang GuiWei; Jin ZeXing; Wang XinXin; George, T. S.; Feng Gu; Zhang Lin

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Applied Soil Ecology 2022 Vol.170

10. Buccal tube dimensions and prey preferences in predatory tardigrades.

Tardigrades are ubiquitous microfauna that act as consumers and predators in soil food webs. Several studies have suggested that tardigrades have great potential to control nematode populations. However, the regulatory function of tardigrades depends on many factors, including their feeding...

Author(s) : Tumová, M.; Stec, D.; Michalczyk, L.; Devetter, M.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Applied Soil Ecology 2022 Vol.170 ref.42

11. Richness and antagonistic effects co-affect plant growth promotion by synthetic microbial consortia.

Plant-related microbial communities are essential to plant growth and development, and empirical evidence suggests that inoculation with a synthetic microbial consortium can enhance plant performance; however, to manipulate the functions of these communities, we require a better understanding of...

Author(s) : Wang Yan; Liu HongJun; Shen ZongZhuan; Miao Yu; Wang Jie; Jiang XueTing; Shen QiRong; Li Rong

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Applied Soil Ecology 2022 Vol.170 ref.37

12. Organism and molecular-level responses of superoxide dismutase interaction with 2-pentanone.

2-Pentanone is an excellent organic solvent and extractant, which is widely used in industrial production. 2-Pentanone is harmful to soil organisms when it enters the soil. However, current studies have not clarified the response of the antioxidant enzyme superoxide dismutase (SOD) to 2-Pentanone...

Author(s) : Sun KaiLun; Li MeiFei; Song Yan; Tang JingChun; Liu RuTao

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Chemosphere 2022 Vol.286 No.Part 2 ref.69

13. Effects of ant colonies on molecular characteristics of dissolved organic matter in peatland soils, Northeast China.

Increasing water discharge has resulted in rising dissolved organic matter (DOM) in draining peatlands. However, how contents and spectral characteristics of DOM changed by increasing terrestrial ants in peatland with water level decreasing, were not well revealed. In the present work, chemical and ...

Author(s) : Zhang XueHui; Xin Yuan; Zhang ZhongSheng; Zhang ZiMo; Wu HaiTao

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Applied Soil Ecology 2022 Vol.171 ref.79

14. Biochar suppresses bacterial wilt disease of flue-cured tobacco by improving soil health and functional diversity of rhizosphere microorganisms.

Bacterial wilt caused by Ralstonia solanacearum is a devastating disease of flue-cured tobacco production. Amendments of biochar in soil suppress the incidence of bacterial wilt disease by improving soil health and functional diversity of rhizospheremicrobes. In this study, we observed the effect...

Author(s) : Li ChengJiang; Ahmed, W.; Li DaFei; Yu LiangJun; Xu Long; Xu TianYang; Zhao ZhengXiong

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Applied Soil Ecology 2022 Vol.171 ref.37

15. The toxicity of hexavalent chromium to soil microbial processes concerning soil properties and aging time.

Chromium (Cr) pollution has attracted much attention due to its biological toxicity. However, little is known regarding Cr toxicity to soil microorganisms. The present study assesses the toxicity of Cr(VI) on two microbial processes, potential nitrification rate (PNR) and substrate-induced...

Author(s) : Zhang XueMeng; Zhang Xin; Li LinFeng; Fu GengXue; Liu XiaoYing; Xing ShuPing; Feng HaiYan; Chen BaoDong

Publisher : Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA

Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.204 No.Part A ref.117

16. Elevated CO2 levels alleviated toxicity of ZnO nanoparticles to rice and soil bacteria.

Rising CO2 levels will change the behavior and toxicity of soil contaminants. However, it remains unclear whether elevated CO2 levels will change the nanoparticle dissolution or their biological effects in soil. In this study, we used a free-air CO2 enrichment system to examine the effects of...

Author(s) : Du WenChao; Xu MeiLing; Yin Ying; Sun YuanYuan; Wu JiChun; Zhu JianGuo; Guo HongYan

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.804 ref.40

17. Critical review of environmental impacts of microfibers in different environmental matrices.

Microfibers, as globally emerging environmental pollutants, have received increasing attention over recent years. In ecosystems, natural textile microfibers are the predominant fibers. The inadvertent ingestion of microplastics by organisms in an ecosystem provides a channel for microfibers to...

Author(s) : Kwak JinIl; Liu HuanLiang; Wang DaYong; Lee YoungHwan; Lee JaeSeong; An YounJoo

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. C, Toxicology & Pharmacology 2022 Vol.251 ref.109

18. Xanthotoxin induced photoactivated toxicity, oxidative stress and cellular apoptosis in Caenorhabditis elegans under ultraviolet A.

Xanthotoxin (XAT) is widely present in many kinds of plants. Caenorhabditis elegans, a typical model organism, was used to study the effects of XAT on C. elegans developmental toxicity, neurotoxicity, reproductive toxicity induced under ultraviolet A (UVA), oxidative stress and apoptosis in C....

Author(s) : Fu Kan; Zhang JianChun; Wang LanYing; Zhao Xu; Luo YanPing

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. C, Toxicology & Pharmacology 2022 Vol.251

19. Host phylogeny is the primary determinant of ectomycorrhizal fungal community composition in the permafrost ecosystem of eastern Siberia at a regional scale.

Ectomycorrhizal (EM) fungal communities have been studied worldwide; however, those in the very cold and dry continental climate zone of northern Eurasia remain understudied. We investigated EM fungal community structure on plant roots and its determinants in eastern Siberia. We identified 291 EM...

Author(s) : Miyamoto, Y.; Maximov, T. C.; Bryanin, S. V.; Kononov, A.; Sugimoto, A.

Publisher : Elsevier, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Fungal Ecology 2022 Vol.55 ref.many

20. Exploring tea (Camellia sinensis) microbiome: insights into the functional characteristics and their impact on tea growth promotion.

Tea (Camellia sinensis) is perhaps the most popular and economic beverage in the globe due to its distinctive fragrance and flavour generated by the leaves of commercially farmed tea plants. The tea microbiome has now become a prominent topic of attention for microbiologists in recent years as it...

Author(s) : Sagar Bag; Anupam Mondal; Avishek Banik

Publisher : Elsevier GmbH, Munich, Germany

Journal article : Microbiological Research 2022 Vol.254 ref.108

21. Effects of microplastics on humification and fungal community during cow manure composting.

The effect of microplastics (MPs) on the biological treatment of organic waste has been extensively studied, but little is known about the influence of different MPs on composting humification and the fungal community. In this study, PE, PVC, and PHA MPs were individually mixed with cow dung and...

Author(s) : Zhou YanTing; Sun Yue; Liu JiLi; Ren XiuNa; Zhang ZengQiang; Wang Quan

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.803 ref.65

22. Biodegradation mechanism of chloramphenicol by Aeromonas media SZW3 and genome analysis.

The overuse of chloramphenicol (CAP) due to its low price is detrimental to ecological safety and human health. An earthworm gut content dwelling bacterium, Aeromonas media SZW3, was isolated with capability of CAP biodegradation, and the CAP degradation efficiency reached 55.86% at day 1 and...

Author(s) : Tan ZeWen; Yang XiuYue; Chen Lian; Liu YiLing; Xu HuiJuan; Li YongTao; Gong BeiNi

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.344 No.Part B ref.45

23. Impact of hydrogen sulfide on biochar in stimulating the methane oxidation capacity and microbial communities of landfill cover soil.

Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) can influence methanotrophic activities and be adsorbed by biochar (BC); however, the impact of H2S on BC in stimulating the methane (CH4) oxidation capacity of landfill cover soil (LCS) has not been clarified. Thus, batch incubation experiments were conducted to observe the...

Author(s) : Huang DanDan; Xu WenJun; Wang Qian; Xu QiYong

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Chemosphere 2022 Vol.286 No.Part 1 ref.40

24. Acetaminophen degradation using bacterial strains isolated from winogradsky column and phytotoxicity analysis of dump site soil.

The increase in pollution increased the threat level of living organisms in the environment. Municipal Solid Waste is one of the most important wastes which contribute to polluted sites affecting livelihood. They pollute the water stream, marine environment ecology, soil fertility, and agriculture...

Author(s) : Rajalakshmi Sridharan; Peter, J. D.; Senthil Kumar, P.; Krishnaswamy, V. G.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Chemosphere 2022 Vol.286 No.Part 1 ref.21

25. Earthworms ingest microplastic fibres and nanoplastics with effects on egestion rate and long-term retention.

Microplastic fibres (MPFs) and nanoplastics (NPs) have the potential to be hazardous to soil organisms. Understanding uptake into organisms is key in assessing these effects, but this is often limited by the analytical challenges to quantify smaller-sized plastics in complex matrices. This study...

Author(s) : Lahive, E.; Cross, R.; Saarloos, A. I.; Horton, A. A.; Svendsen, C.; Hufenus, R.; Mitrano, D. M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.807 No.Part 3 ref.53