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1. 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

2. 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

3. 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

4. Saponification with calcium has different impacts on anaerobic digestion of saturated/unsaturated long chain fatty acids.

Little is known about the influence of the saturation degree of long chain fatty acids (LCFAs) on the bio-methane potential of calcium-LCFAs salts. In this study, palmitic acid and oleic acid were chosen as the model compounds to investigate the impact of saponification between calcium and...

Author(s) : Wu Kun; Xu WeiJia; Wang Chun; Lu JiAn; He Xia

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.47

5. Recent advances in membrane biofilm reactor for micropollutants removal: fundamentals, performance and microbial communities.

The occurrence of micropollutants (MPs) in water and wastewater imposes potential risks on ecological security and human health. Membrane biofilm reactor (MBfR), as an emerging technology, has attracted much attention for MPs removal from water and wastewater. The review aims to consolidate the...

Author(s) : Li ZhouYan; Ren LeHui; Qiao YiWen; Li XueSong; Zheng JunJian; Ma JinXing; Wang ZhiWei

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.82

6. Enhanced biodegradation of chlortetracycline via a microalgae-bacteria consortium.

Microbial removal of Chlortetracycline (CTC) at low CTC concentrations (in the order of 10-20 mg/L) has been reported. In this study, a novel microalgae-bacteria consortium was developed for effective CTC biodegradation at higher concentrations (up to 80 mg/L). The microalgae-bacteria consortium is ...

Author(s) : Wang Yue; He YuanYuan; Li XiaoQiang; Nagarajan, D.; Chang JoShu

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.46

7. Fate of a biobased polymer via high-solid anaerobic co-digestion with food waste and following aerobic treatment: insights on changes of polymer physicochemical properties and the role of microbial and fungal communities.

Degradation of bioplastics in food-waste-treating anaerobic digestion (AD) plants is becoming an increasingly concerning issue as they are inevitably mixed with food waste during the waste collection process. The aim of this study was to assess the degradation of PBAT/PLA based biopolymer bags...

Author(s) : Peng Wei; Wang ZhiJie; Shu YinHui; Lü Fan; Zhang Hua; Shao LiMing; He PinJing

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.45

8. Sulfur transformation and bacterial community dynamics in both desulfurization-denitrification biofilm and suspended activated sludge.

Types of microbial aggregates have essential effects on bacterial communities' characteristics, thus affecting the pollutants removal. An up-flow biofilm reactor was used to study the different performances of S2-/NO2- removal and functional genes in suspended sludge and biofilms. The metabolic...

Author(s) : Li Wei; Zhen YuMing; Li Nan; Wang HengQi; Lin MingHui; Sui XiuTing; Zhao WanYing; Guo Ping; Lin JianGuo

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.50

9. 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

10. 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

11. Corncob ash boosts fermentative hydrogen production from waste activated sludge.

With the increasing demand for sustainable development, the recycling and utilization of wastes has received widespread attention. This study proposed a green method of using one waste, corncob ash, to boost microbial the production of hydrogen from another waste, waste activated sludge, during...

Author(s) : Wang Yun; Wei Wei; Dai XiaoHu; Ni, B. J.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.807 No.Part 3 ref.44

12. Seasonal and short-term variations of bacteria and pathogenic bacteria on road deposited sediments.

The bacteria (including pathogenic bacteria) attached to road deposited sediments (RDS) may interrelate with the microbe in the atmosphere, soil and water through resuspension and wash-off, and is of great significance to human and ecological health. However, the characteristics of bacterial...

Author(s) : Wang JingShu; Huang Jinhui [Huang, J. J.]; Lynch, I.

Publisher : Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA

Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.204 No.Part A ref.68

13. 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

14. Seasonal disconnects between saprobic and mycorrhizal sporocarp communities in the Southern Appalachian Mountains.

The southern Appalachian Mountains in the United States are heavily forested with diverse forest types and vegetation structures and is generally considered a biodiversity hotspot. Fungal sporocarp investigations in this region are not new, but multi-year interseasonal investigations into sporocarp ...

Author(s) : Brown, S. P.; Shahrtash, M.; Tucker, A. E.; Knoepp, J.; Stokes, C. E.; Baird, R.

Publisher : Elsevier, Oxford, UK

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

15. 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

16. Phyllosphere microbiome: diversity and functions.

Phyllosphere or aerial surface of plants represents the globally largest and peculiar microbial habitat that inhabits diverse and rich communities of bacteria, fungi, viruses, cyanobacteria, actinobacteria, nematodes, and protozoans. These hyperdiverse microbial communities are related to the...

Author(s) : Bashir, I.; War, A. F.; Iflah Rafiq; Reshi, Z. A.; Irfan Rashid; Shouche, Y. S.

Publisher : Elsevier GmbH, Munich, Germany

Journal article : Microbiological Research 2022 Vol.254

17. Leaf surface microtopography shaping the bacterial community in the phyllosphere: evidence from 11 tree species.

Phyllosphere bacteria are an important component of environmental microbial communities and are closely related to plant health and ecosystem stability. However, the relationships between the inhabitation and assembly of phyllosphere bacteria and leaf microtopography are still obscure. In this...

Author(s) : Yan Kun; Han WenHao; Zhu QiLiang; Li ChuanRong; Dong Zhi; Wang YanPing

Publisher : Elsevier GmbH, Munich, Germany

Journal article : Microbiological Research 2022 Vol.254

18. 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

19. When FLOW-FISH met FACS: combining multiparametric, dynamic approaches for microbial single-cell research in the total environment.

In environmental microbiology, the ability to assess, in a high-throughput way, single-cells within microbial communities is key to understand their heterogeneity. Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) uses fluorescently labeled oligonucleotide probes to detect, identify, and quantify single...

Author(s) : Pereira, A. C.; Tenreiro, A.; Cunha, M. V.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.806 No.Part 2

20. 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

21. Effects of organic loading rate on methane production from switchgrass in batch and semi-continuous stirred tank reactor system.

Long-term anaerobic digestion of switchgrass (SG) was investigated in batch and semi-continuous reactors operating at different Substrate to Inoculum (S:I) ratios and organic loading rates (OLRs) by monitoring process stability, microbial community structure, and investigating kinetic modeling. The ...

Author(s) : Ünyay, H.; Yilmaz, F.; Basar, I. A.; Perendeci, N. A.; Çoban, I.; Sahinkaya, E.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Biomass and Bioenergy 2022 Vol.156 ref.66

22. Microbial ecosystems as targets for improving pig gut health.

Author(s) : Bailey, M.; Peachey, L.; Lambton, S.; Stokes, C.

Publisher : Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited, Cambridge, UK

Book chapter : Understanding gut microbiomes as targets for improving pig gut health 2022 pp.3-36 ref.many

24. Inhibition of biofilm formation of Geobacillus stearothermophilus in calcium-reduced milk protein formulation is associated with calcium, sodium and bacteria growth history.

The effect of total calcium, sodium concentration and bacteria growth history was investigated on biofilm formation of Geobacillus stearothermophilus in milk formulations. Biofilm cell numbers of three G. stearothermophilus strains were compared in two milk formulations (MF1 and MF2) over 18 h. MF1 ...

Author(s) : Wang TianYang; Flint, S.; Palmer, J.

Publisher : Elsevier, Oxford, UK

Journal article : International Dairy Journal 2022 Vol.125 ref.15

25. Revealing the mechanisms of alkali-based magnetic nanosheets enhanced hydrogen production from dark fermentation: comparison between mesophilic and thermophilic conditions.

In the present study, a dark fermentation system inoculated with mixed culture bacteria (MCB) was developed using prepared alkali-based magnetic nanosheets (AMNSs) to facilitate biohydrogen (BioH2) production. The highest BioH2 yields of 232.8 ± 8.5 and 150.3 ± 4.8 mL/g glucose were observed at 100 ...

Author(s) : Cao XianYuan; Zhao Lei; Dong WeiFang; Mo Haoe; Ba TeEr; Li TianPeng; Guan Dan; Zhao WenQian; Wang Na; Ma ZhongMin; Zang LiHua

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.43