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Behr J.H., Kuhl-Nagel T., Sommermann L., Moradtalab N., Chowdhury S.P., Schloter M., Windisch S., Schellenberg I., Maccario L., Sörensen S.J., Rothballer M., Geistlinger J., Smalla K., Ludewig U., Neumann G., Grosch R., Babin D. 2024. Long-term conservation tillage with reduced nitrogen fertilization intensity can improve winter wheat health via positive plant-microorganism feedback in the rhizosphere. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 97, 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1093/femsec/finae003

Behr J.H., Kampouris I.D., Babin D., Sommermann L., Francioli D., Kuhl-Nagel T., Chowdhury S.P., Geistlinger J., Smalla K., Neumann G., Grosch R. 2023. Beneficial microbial consortium improves winter rye performance by modulating bacterial communities in the rhizosphere and enhancing plant nutrient aquisition. Frontier in Plant Science 14, 1232288.https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2023.1232288

Behr J.H. 2023. Growth parameters, nutrient status and colonization density of beneficial microbes in winter rye grown organically and conventionally – Plant traits. https://doi.org/10.20387/bonares-qz4c-56bd

Behr J.H. 2023. Growth parameters, nutrient status and colonization density of beneficial microbes in winter rye grown organically and conventionally. https://doi.org/10.20387/bonares-b5m1-6fwr

Grosch R., Sommermann L., Behr J.H., Moradtalab N., Chowdhury S.P., Geistlinger J., Neumann G., Smalla K., Babin D. 2022. Einfluss von langfristigem Anbaumanagement auf die mikrobielle Gemeinschaft im Boden und in der Rhizosphäre der Pflanze. Tagungsband 76. ALVA-Tagung, 106-109.

Sommermann L., Babin D., Behr J. H., Chowdhury S. P., Sandmann M., Windisch S., Neumann G., Nesme J., Sørensen S. J., Schellenberg I., Rothballer M., Geistlinger J., Smalla K., Grosch R. 2022. Long-Term Fertilization Strategy Impacts Rhizoctonia solani–Microbe Interactions in Soil and Rhizosphere and Defense Responses in Lettuce. Microorganisms 10(9),1717. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms10091717.

Fernandez-Gnecco G., Covacevich F., Consolo V. F., Behr J. H., Sommermann L., Moradtalab N., Maccario L., Sörensen S. J., Deubel A., Schellenberg I., Geistlinger J., Neumann G., Grosch R., Smalla K., Babin D. 2022. Effect of long-term agricultural management on the soil microbiota influenced by the time of soil sampling. Frontier in Soil Science 2, 837508. doi: 10.3389/fsoil.2022.837508.

Windisch, S.;Walter, A.; Moradtalab, N.;Walker, F.; Höglinger, B.; El-Hasan, A.; Ludewig, U.;Neumann, G.; Grosch, R. 2021. Role of benzoic acid and lettucenin A in the defense response of lettuce against soil-borne pathogens. Plants 10: 2336. https://doi.org/10.3390/plants10112336

Neumann G. Behr, JH., Sommermann L., Babin D, Moradtalab N., Windisch S., Geistlinger J., Grosch R.  2021. Perspektiven reduzierter Bodenbearbeitung für die Pflanzengesundheit –  Erfahrungen aus Langzeitfeldversuchen. LOP 11/2021: 26-30.

Babin D, Sommermann L, Chowdhury SP, Behr JH, Sandmann M, Neumann G, Nesme J, Sørensen SJ, Schellenberg I, Rothballer M, Geistlinger J, Smalla K, Grosch R. 2021. Distinct rhizomicrobiota assemblages and plant performance in lettuce grown in soils with different agricultural management histories. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 97(4), fiab027, https://doi.org/10.1093/femsec/fiab027.

Windisch S, Sommermann L, Babin D, Chowdhury P S, Grosch R, Moradtalab N, Walker F, Höglinger B, El-Hasan A, Armbruster W, Nesme J, Sörensen SJ, Schellenberger I, Geistlinger J, Smalla K, Rothballer M, Ludewig U, Neumann G. 2021. Impact of long-term organic and mineral fertilization on rhizosphere metabolites, root-microbial interactions and plant health of lettuce. Frontiers in Microbiology 11, 597745, https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2020.597745.

Moradtalab N, Ahmed A, Geistlinger J, Walker F, Höglinger B, Ludewig U, Neumann G, 2020. Synergisms of microbial consortia, N Forms, and micronutrients alleviate oxidative damage and stimulate hormonal cold stress adaptations in maize. Front. Plant Sci. 11:396., https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2020.00396.

Techen A-K, Helming K, Brüggemann N, Veldkamp E, Reinhold-Hurek B, Lorenz M, Bartke S, Heinrich U, Amelung W, Augustin K, Boy J, Corre M, Duttman R, Gebbers R, Gentsch N., Grosch R., Guggenberger G, Kern J, Kiese R, Kuhwald M, Leinweber P, Schloter M, Wiesmeier M, Winkelmann T, Vogel H-J. 2020. Soil research challenges in response to emerging agricultural soil management. Advances in Agronomy 161, 179-240, https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.agron.2020.01.002.

Babin D, Sörensen S, Deubel A, Grosch R, Smalla K. 2019. Impact of long-term agricultural management practices on soil prokaryotic communities. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 129, 17-28, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soilbio.2018.11.002.

Chowdhury SP, Babin D, Sandmann M, Jacquiod S, Sommermann L, Sørensen SJ, Fliesbach A, Mäder P, Geistlinger J, Smalla K, Rothballer M, Grosch R. 2019. Effect of long-term organic and mineral fertilization strategies on rhizosphere microbiota assemblage and performance of lettuce. Environmental Microbiology 10, 21(7), 2426-2439, https://doi.org/10.1111/1462-2920.14631.

Nelkner J, Tejerizo GT, Hassa J, Lin TW, Witte J, Verwaaijen B, Winkler A, Bunk B, Spröer C, Overmann J, Grosch R, Pühler A, Schlüter A. 2019. Genetic potential of the biocontrol agent Pseudomonas brassicacearum (formerly P. trivialis) 3Re2-7 unraveled by genome mining, comparative genomics and transcriptomics. Genes 10, 601, https://doi.org/10.3390/genes10080601.

Nelkner J, Henke C, Lin TW, Pätzold W, Hassa J, Jaenicke S, Grosch R, Pühler A, Sczyrba A, Schlüter A. 2019. Effect of long-term farming practices on agricultural soil micro-biome members represented by metagenomically assembled genomes (MAGs) and their predicted plant-beneficial genes. Genes 10, 424, https://doi.org/10.3390/genes10060424.

Sandmann M, Grosch R, Graefe J. 2018. Early detection of Rhizoctonia solani infections of lettuce seedlings (Lactuca sativa var. capitata) using various features from fluorescence, thermography and NDVI imaging. Plant Disease 102, 1101-1107, https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-10-17-1536-RE.

Schlüter S, Grossmann C, Diel J, Wu G-M, Tischer S, Deubel A, Rücknagel J. 2018. Long-term effects of conventional and conservation tillage on soil structure and hydraulic properties. Geoderma 332, 10-19, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2018.07.001.

Sommermann L, Geistlinger J, Wibberg D, Deubel A, Zwanzig J, Babin D, Schlüter A, Schellenberg I. 2018. Fungal community profiles in agricultural soils of a long-term field trial under different tillage, fertilization and crop rotation conditions analyzed by high-throughput ITS-amplicon sequencing. PLOS One 13(4):e0195345, https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0195345.

Windisch S, Bott S, Ohler MA, Mock H-P, Lippmann R, Grosch R, Smalla K, Neumann G. 2017. Rhizoctonia solani and bacterial inoculants stimulate root exudation of antifungal compounds in lettuce in a soil-type specific manner. Agronomy 7, 44, https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy7020044.


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Dela Cruz T., Behr J.H., Geistlinger J., Grosch R., Witzel K. 2023. Monitoring of an applied beneficial Trichoderma strain in root-associated soil of field grown maize by MALDI-Tof MS. Microorganisms 11, 1655. https://doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms11071655

Hafiz F.B., Geistlinger J., Al Mamun A., Schellenberg I., Neumann G., Rozhon W. 2023. Tissue-specific hormone signalling and defence gene induction in an in vitro assembly of the rapeseed Verticillium pathosystem. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 24(13), 10489. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms241310489

Deubel A., Geistlinger J., Behr J.H. 2022. Long-term field trial on tillage in crop rotation – Westerfeld. https://doi.org/10.20387/bonares-9ne9-a828

Vogel H.-J., Amelung W., Baum C., Bonkowski M., Blagodatsky S., Grosch R., Herbst M., Kiese R., Koch S., Kuhwald M., König S., Leinweber P., Lennartz B., Müller C.W., Pagel H., Rillig M.C., Rüschhoff J., Russel D., Schnepf A., Schulz S., Siebers N., Vetterlein D., Wachendorf C., Weller U., Wollschläger U. 2024. How to adequately represent biological processes in modeling multifunctionality of arable soils. Biology and Fertility of Soils 60, 263-306. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00374-024-01802-3

Hafiz FB, Moradtalab N, Goertz S, Rietz S, Dietel K, Humbeck K, Geistlinger J, Neumann G, Schellenberg I (2022). Synergistic Effects of Root-Endophytic Trichoderma Fungus and Bacillus on Early Root Colonization, Root Growth and Defence Gene Activation in Rapeseed. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 35, DOI: 10.1094/MPMI-11-21-0274-R

Doreen Babin, Carolina Leoni, Andrew L Neal, Angela Sessitsch, Kornelia Smalla (2021) Editorial to the Thematic Topic “Towards a more sustainable agriculture through managing soil microbiomes” FEMS Microbiol. Ecol., https://doi.org/10.1093/femsec/fiab094

Bziuk N, Maccario L, Douchkov D, Lueck S, Babin D, Sørensen S, Schikora A, Smalla K (2021) Tillage shapes the soil and rhizosphere microbiome of barley – but not its susceptibility towards Blumeria graminis f. sp. hordei. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol., https://doi.org/10.1093/femsec/fiab018.

Cerecetto V, Smalla K, Nesme J, Garaycochea S, Fresia P, Sørensen S, Babin D, Leoni C (2021) Reduced tillage, cover crops and organic amendments affect soil microbiota and improve soil health in Uruguayan vegetable farming systems. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol., https://doi.org/10.1093/femsec/fiab023.

Fernandez-Gnecco G, Smalla K, Maccario L, Sørensen SJ, Barbieri P, Consolo VF, Covacevich F, Babin D (2021) Microbial community analysis of soils under different soybean cropping regimes in the Argentinean south-eastern Humid Pampas. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol., https://doi.org/10.1093/femsec/fiab007.

Gabbarini LA, Figuerola E, Frene JP, Robledo NB, Ibarbalz FM, Babin D, Smalla K, Erijman L, Wall LG (2021) Impacts of switching tillage to no-tillage and vice versa on soil structure, enzyme activities, and prokaryotic community profiles in Argentinean semi-arid soils, FEMS Microbiol. Ecol., https://doi.org/10.1093/femsec/fiab025.

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Verwaaijen B., Wibberg D., Winkler A., Zrenner R., Bednarz H., Niehaus K., Grosch R., Pühler A., Schlüter A. 2019. A comprehensive analysis of the Lactuca sativa, L. transcriptome during different stages of the compatible interaction with Rhizoctonia solani. Scientific reports 9, 7221, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-43706-5.