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Limited evidence for spatial resource partitioning across temperate grassland biodiversity experiments

Barry, K. E., van Ruijven, J., Mommer, L., Bai, Y., Beierkuhnlein, C., Buchmann, N., de Kroon, H., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N., Guimarães-Steinicke, C., Hildebrandt, A., Isbell, F., Milcu, A., Neßhöver, C., Reich, P. B., Roscher, C., Sauheitl, L., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Schmid, B., Tilman, D. & 2 others, von Felten, S. & Weigelt, A., Jan 2020, In : Ecology. 101, 1, e02905.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
niche partitioning
grasslands
grassland
biodiversity
biomass production

The role of fine‐root mass, specific root length and lifespan in tree performance: a whole‐tree exploration

Weemstra, M., Kiorapostolou, N., van Ruijven, J., Mommer, L., de Vries, J. & Sterck, F., 5 Jan 2020, In : Functional Ecology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

uptake mechanisms
economics
mechanistic models
tree growth
turnover
2019

Effects of extreme rainfall events are independent of plant species richness in an experimental grassland community

Padilla, F. M., Mommer, L., de Caluwe, H., Smit-Tiekstra, A. E., Visser, E. J. W. & de Kroon, H., Sep 2019, In : Oecologia. 191, 1, p. 177-190 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
species richness
grasslands
grassland
rain
species diversity
1 Citation (Scopus)

Linking ecology and plant pathology to unravel the importance of soil-borne fungal pathogens in species-rich grasslands

Ampt, E. A., van Ruijven, J., Raaijmakers, J. M., Termorshuizen, A. J. & Mommer, L., May 2019, In : European Journal of Plant Pathology. 154, 1, p. 141-156

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
plant pathology
grasslands
ecology
pathogens
soil

Maize varieties can strengthen positive plant-soil feedback through beneficial arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal mutualists

Wang, X. X., Hoffland, E., Mommer, L., Feng, G. & Kuyper, T. W., May 2019, In : Mycorrhiza. 29, 3, p. 251-261

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Zea mays
Soil
maize
corn
soil
7 Citations (Scopus)

Persistence of dissolved organic matter explained by molecular changes during its passage through soil

Roth, V. N., Lange, M., Simon, C., Hertkorn, N., Bucher, S., Goodall, T., Griffiths, R. I., Mellado-Vázquez, P. G., Mommer, L., Oram, N. J., Weigelt, A., Dittmar, T. & Gleixner, G., 5 Aug 2019, In : Nature Geoscience. 12, p. 755-761

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

dissolved organic matter
persistence
soil
Fluvisol
nutrient cycling
13 Citations (Scopus)

Plant species richness and functional groups have different effects on soil water content in a decade-long grassland experiment

Fischer, C., Leimer, S., Roscher, C., Ravenek, J., de Kroon, H., Kreutziger, Y., Baade, J., Beßler, H., Eisenhauer, N., Weigelt, A., Mommer, L., Lange, M., Gleixner, G., Wilcke, W., Schröder, B. & Hildebrandt, A., Jan 2019, In : Journal of Ecology. 107, 1, p. 127-141

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
functional group
soil water content
species richness
grasslands
grassland
19 Citations (Scopus)

The Future of Complementarity: Disentangling Causes from Consequences

Barry, K. E., Mommer, L., van Ruijven, J., Wirth, C., Wright, A. J., Bai, Y., Connolly, J., De Deyn, G. B., de Kroon, H., Isbell, F., Milcu, A., Roscher, C., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Schmid, B. & Weigelt, A., Feb 2019, In : Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 34, 2, p. 167-180

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

complementarity
ecosystems
niche partitioning
ecosystem
biodiversity
1 Citation (Scopus)

Using root traits to understand temporal changes in biodiversity effects in grassland mixtures

Bakker, L. M., Mommer, L. & van Ruijven, J., Feb 2019, In : Oikos. 128, 2, p. 208-220

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
grasslands
grassland
biodiversity
complementarity
biomass
Open Access
2018
17 Citations (Scopus)

Below-ground complementarity effects in a grassland biodiversity experiment are related to deep-rooting species

Oram, N. J., Ravenek, J. M., Barry, K. E., Weigelt, A., Chen, H., Gessler, A., Gockele, A., de Kroon, H., van der Paauw, J. W., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Smit-Tiekstra, A., van Ruijven, J. & Mommer, L., Jan 2018, In : Journal of Ecology. 106, 1, p. 265-277

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

complementarity
rooting
grasslands
grassland
biodiversity
17 Citations (Scopus)

Below-ground resource partitioning alone cannot explain the biodiversity-ecosystem function relationship: A field test using multiple tracers

Jesch, A., Barry, K. E., Ravenek, J. M., Bachmann, D., Strecker, T., Weigelt, A., Buchmann, N., de Kroon, H., Gessler, A., Mommer, L., Roscher, C. & Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Sep 2018, In : Journal of Ecology. 106, 5, p. 2002-2018

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

niche partitioning
ecosystem function
tracer techniques
tracer
biodiversity

Boomwortels: de verschillende ondergrondse strategieën van bomen

Weemstra, M., Mommer, L., Goudzwaard, L., Mohren, F. & Sterck, F., May 2018, In : Vakblad Natuur Bos Landschap. 5, p. 3-5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access
6 Citations (Scopus)

Can root trait diversity explain complementarity effects in a grassland biodiversity experiment?

Bakker, L. M., Mommer, L. & Van Ruijven, J., 19 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Plant Ecology. 11, 1, p. 73-84

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
complementarity
grasslands
grassland
biodiversity
experiment
3 Citations (Scopus)

Depth-based differentiation in nitrogen uptake between graminoids and shrubs in an Arctic tundra plant community

Wang, P., Limpens, J., Nauta, A., van Huissteden, C., van Rijssel, S. Q., Mommer, L., de Kroon, H., Maximov, T. C. & Heijmans, M. M. P. D., Jan 2018, In : Journal of Vegetation Science. 29, 1, p. 34-41

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
tundra
plant community
plant communities
shrub
shrubs
28 Citations (Scopus)

Lost in diversity: the interactions between soil-borne fungi, biodiversity and plant productivity

Mommer, L., Cotton, A., Raaijmakers, J. M., Termorshuizen, A. J., van Ruijven, J., Hendriks, M., van Rijssel, S., van de Mortel, J. E., van der Paauw, J. W. M., Schijlen, E. G. W. M., Smit-Tiekstra, A., Berendse, F., de Kroon, H. & Dumbrell, A. J., Apr 2018, In : New Phytologist. 218, 2, p. 542-553

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Biodiversity
Fungi
Soil
biodiversity
fungi
2017
15 Citations (Scopus)

Above- and below-ground responses of four tundra plant functional types to deep soil heating and surface soil fertilization

Wang, P., Limpens, J., Mommer, L., van Ruijven, J., Nauta, A. L., Berendse, F., Schaepman-Strub, G., Blok, D., Maximov, T. C. & Heijmans, M. M. P. D., 2017, In : Journal of Ecology. 105, 4, p. 947-957

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Open Access
soil heating
tundra
thawing
nutrient availability
grass
74 Citations (Scopus)

Biodiversity effects on ecosystem functioning in a 15-year grassland experiment: Patterns, mechanisms, and open questions

Weisser, W., Roscher, C., Meyer, S. T., Ebeling, A., Luo, G., Allan, E., Beßler, H., Barnard, R. L., Buchmann, N., Buscot, F., Engels, C., Fischer, C., Fischer, M., Gessler, A., Gleixner, G., Halle, S., Hildebrandt, A., Hillebrand, H., de Kroon, H., Lange, M. & 20 others, Leimer, S., Le Roux, X., Milcu, A., Mommer, L., Niklaus, P. A., Oelmann, Y., Proulx, R., Roy, J., Scherber, C., Scherer-lorenzen, M., Scheu, S., Tscharntke, T., Wachendorf, M., Wagg, C., Weigelt, A., Wilcke, W., Wirth, C., Schulze, E. D., Schmid, B. & Eisenhauer, N., 2017, In : Basic and Applied Ecology. 23, p. 1-73

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
grasslands
grassland
biodiversity
species richness
ecosystems
16 Citations (Scopus)

Fine-root trait plasticity of beech (Fagus sylvatica) and spruce (Picea abies) forests on two contrasting soils

Weemstra, M., Sterck, F. J., Visser, E. J. W., Kuijper, T., Goudzwaard, L. & Mommer, L., 2017, In : Plant and Soil. 415, 1-2, p. 175-188

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Open Access
fine root
Fagus sylvatica
Fagus
Picea abies
plasticity
13 Citations (Scopus)

Functional trait dissimilarity drives both species complementarity and competitive disparity

Wagg, C., Ebeling, A., Roscher, C., Ravenek, J., Bachmann, D., Eisenhauer, N., Mommer, L., Buchmann, N., Hillebrand, H., Schmid, B. & Weisser, W. W., 1 Dec 2017, In : Functional Ecology. 31, 12, p. 2320-2329

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
complementarity
spatial variation
leaf area
flowering
plant communities
6 Citations (Scopus)

Initial biochar effects on plant productivity derive from N fertilization

Jeffery, S. L., Memelink, I., Hodgson, E., Jones, S., van de Voorde, T. F. J., Bezemer, T. M., Mommer, L. & van Groenigen, J. W., 2017, In : Plant and Soil. 415, 1-2, p. 435-448

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

biochar
productivity
experiment
immobilization
effect
2 Citations (Scopus)

Microbial catabolic diversity in and beyond the rhizosphere of plant species and plant genotypes

Brolsma, K. M., Vonk, J. A., Mommer, L., van Ruijven, J., Hoffland, E. & de Goede, R. G. M., 2017, In : Pedobiologia. 61, p. 43-49

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

rhizosphere
genotype
soil
Brassica juncea
microbial activity
18 Citations (Scopus)

Plant phenotypic and transcriptional changes induced by volatiles from the fungal root pathogen Rhizoctonia solani

Cordovez da Cunha, V., Mommer, L., Moisan, K., Lucas Gomes Marques Barbosa, D., Pierik, R., Mumm, R., Carrion, V. J. & Raaijmakers, J. M., 2017, In : Frontiers in Plant Science. 8, 1262.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
volatile organic compounds
Thanatephorus cucumeris
pathogens
Arabidopsis thaliana
plant pathogens
24 Citations (Scopus)

Plants are less negatively affected by flooding when growing in species-rich plant communities

Wright, A. J., de Kroon, H., Visser, E. J. W., Buchmann, T., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N., Fischer, C., Hildebrandt, A., Ravenek, J., Roscher, C., Weigelt, A., Weisser, W., Voesenek, L. A. C. J. & Mommer, L., 2017, In : New Phytologist. 213, 2, p. 645-656

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
plant communities
Soil
Porosity
porosity
soil
21 Citations (Scopus)

Plant species richness negatively affects root decomposition in grasslands

Chen, H., Mommer, L., Van Ruijven, J., De Kroon, H., Fischer, C., Gessler, A., Hildebrandt, A., Scherer-lorenzen, M., Wirth, C., Weigelt, A. & Wurzburger, N. (ed.), 2017, In : Journal of Ecology. 105, 1, p. 209-218

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
species richness
grasslands
grassland
decomposition
species diversity
58 Citations (Scopus)

Root biomass and exudates link plant diversity with soil bacterial and fungal biomass

Eisenhauer, N., Lanoue, A., Strecker, T., Scheu, S., Steinauer, K., Thakur, M. P. & Mommer, L., 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 44641.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
plant exudates
biomass
soil
root exudates
soil fungi
6 Citations (Scopus)

Root chemistry and soil fauna, but not soil abiotic conditions explain the effects of plant diversity on root decomposition

Chen, H., Oram, N. J., Barry, K. E., Mommer, L., van Ruijven, J., de Kroon, H., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N., Fischer, C., Gleixner, G., Gessler, A., González Macé, O., Hacker, N., Hildebrandt, A., Lange, M., Scherer-lorenzen, M., Scheu, S., Oelmann, Y., Wagg, C., Wilcke, W. & 2 others, Wirth, C. & Weigelt, A., Nov 2017, In : Oecologia. 185, 3, p. 499-511

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

soil fauna
chemistry
decomposition
degradation
soil
4 Citations (Scopus)

Short-term root and leaf decomposition of two dominant plant species in a Siberian tundra

Wang, P., van Ruijven, J., Heijmans, M. M. P. D., Berendse, F., Maksimov, A., Maximov, T. C. & Mommer, L., Nov 2017, In : Pedobiologia. 65, p. 68-76

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
tundra
decomposition
Eriophorum vaginatum
litter
degradation
2016
15 Citations (Scopus)

Advances in the rhizosphere: stretching the interface of life

Mommer, L., Hinsinger, P., Prigent-combaret, C. & Visser, E. J. W., 2016, In : Plant and Soil. 407, 1, p. 1-8

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
13 Citations (Scopus)

Belowground plant biomass allocation in tundra ecosystems and its relationship with temperature

Peng, W., Heijmans, M. M. P. D., Mommer, L., van Ruijven, J., Maximov, T. C. & Berendse, F., 2016, In : Environmental Research Letters. 11, 5, 8 p., 055003.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
biomass allocation
tundra
Biomass
Ecosystems
Ecosystem
28 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of biodiversity strengthen over time as ecosystem functioning declines at low and increases at high biodiversity

Meyer, S., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N., Mommer, L., Ravenek, J. M. & Weigelt, A., 2016, In : Ecosphere. 7, 12, 14 p., 1619.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
biodiversity
ecosystems
ecosystem
ecosystem function
ecosystem service
22 Citations (Scopus)

From pots to plots: Hierarchical trait-based prediction of plant performance in a mesic grassland

Schroeder, T. C., Wirth, C., Nadrowski, K., Meyer, S., Mommer, L. & Weigelt, A., 2016, In : Journal of Ecology. 104, 1, p. 206-218

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

grasslands
grassland
prediction
biomass
trophic interaction
22 Citations (Scopus)

Linking root traits and competitive success in grassland species

Ravenek, J. M., Mommer, L., Visser, E. J. W., van Ruijven, J., van der Paauw, J. W., Smit-Tiekstra, A., de Caluwe, H. & de Kroon, H., 2016, In : Plant and Soil. 407, 1, p. 39-53

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
grasslands
grassland
forbs
nutrients
grasses
49 Citations (Scopus)

Root–Root Interactions:Towards A Rhizosphere Framework

Mommer, L., Kirkegaard, J. & van Ruijven, J., 2016, In : Trends in Plant Science. 21, 3, p. 209-217

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

rhizosphere
agronomists
root exudates
nutrients
ecologists
20 Citations (Scopus)

Seasonal changes and vertical distribution of root standing biomass of graminoids and shrubs at a Siberian tundra site

Wang, P., Mommer, L., van Ruijven, J., Berendse, F., Maximov, T. & Heijmans, M. M. P. D., 2016, In : Plant and Soil. 407, 1, p. 55-65

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
tundra
vertical distribution
shrub
shrubs
biomass
109 Citations (Scopus)

Towards a multidimensional root trait framework: a tree root review

Weemstra, M., Mommer, L., Visser, E. J. W., van Ruijven, J., Kuyper, T. W., Mohren, G. M. J. & Sterck, F. J., 2016, In : New Phytologist. 211, 4, p. 1159-1169

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Economics
economics
uptake mechanisms
Soil
Ecology
2015
103 Citations (Scopus)

Biochar application does not improve the soil hydrological function of a sandy soil

Jeffery, S., Meinders, M. B. J., Stoof, C. R., Bezemer, T. M., van de Voorde, T. F. J., Mommer, L. & van Groenigen, J. W., 2015, In : Geoderma. 251-252, p. 47-54

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

biochar
sandy soil
sandy soils
water retention
hydrophobicity
16 Citations (Scopus)

Diversity effects on root length production and loss in an experimental grassland community

Mommer, L., Padilla, F. M., van Ruijven, J., de Caluwe, H., Smit-Tiekstra, A. E., Berendse, F. & de Kroon, H., 2015, In : Functional Ecology. 29, 12, p. 1560-1568

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

grasslands
grassland
degradation
plant communities
biomass
43 Citations (Scopus)

Flooding disturbances increase resource availability and productivity but reduce stability in diverse plant communities

Wright, A., Ebeling, A., de Kroon, H., Roscher, C., Weigelt, A., Buchman, N., Buchman, T., Fischer, C., Hacker, N., Hildebrandt, A. & Mommer, L., 2015, In : Nature Communications. 6, 6092.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Biodiversity
productivity
Ecosystems
biological diversity
Ecosystem

Liesje Mommer schijnt licht op de wortelwereld

Kleis, R. & Mommer, L., 2015, In : Resource: weekblad voor Wageningen UR. 10, 4, p. 9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access
16 Citations (Scopus)

Plant diversity shapes microbe-rhizosphere effects on P mobilisation from organic matter in soil

Hacker, N., Ebeling, A., Gessler, A., Gleixner, G., Gonzalez Mace, O., de Kroon, H., Lange, M., Mommer, L., Eisenhauer, N., Ravenek, J., Scheu, S., Weigelt, A., Wagg, C., Wilcke, W. & Oelmann, S., 2015, In : Ecology Letters. 18, 12, p. 1356-1365

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

mobilization
rhizosphere
soil organic matter
species richness
phosphatase
37 Citations (Scopus)

Plant species diversity affects infiltration capacity in an experimental grassland through changes in soil properties

Fischer, C., Tischer, J., Roscher, C., Eisenhauer, N., Ravenek, J., Gleixner, G., Attinger, S., Jensen, B., de Kroon, H., Mommer, L., Scheu, S. & Hildebrandt, A., 2015, In : Plant and Soil. 397, 1, p. 1-16

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

infiltration (hydrology)
species diversity
soil properties
soil property
infiltration
16 Citations (Scopus)
litter
Soil
species richness
decomposition
species diversity
19 Citations (Scopus)

Root responses of grassland species to spatial heterogeneity of plant–soil feedback

Hendriks, M., Visser, E. J. W., Visschers, I. S. G., Aarts, B. H. J., de Caluwe, H., Smit-Tiekstra, A. E., van der Putten, W. H., de Kroon, H. & Mommer, L., 2015, In : Functional Ecology. 29, 2, p. 177-186

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

grasslands
grassland
soil
nutrient uptake
biomass
27 Citations (Scopus)

Spatial heterogeneity of plant–soil feedback affects root interactions and interspecific competition

Hendriks, M., Ravenek, J., Smit-Tiekstra, A. E., van der Paauw, J. W. M., de Caluwe, H., van der Putten, W. H., de Kroon, H. & Mommer, L., 2015, In : New Phytologist. 207, 3, p. 830-840

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

interspecific competition
Soil
Biota
grasslands
soil
138 Citations (Scopus)

The way forward in biochar research: targeting trade-offs between the potential wins

Jeffery, S. L., Bezemer, T. M., Cornelissen, G., Kuyper, T. W., Lehmann, J., Mommer, L., Sohi, S. P., van de Voorde, T. F. J., Wardle, D. A. & van Groeningen, J. W., 2015, In : Global change biology Bioenergy. 7, 1, p. 1-13

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

biochar
targeting
Soils
biofuel
Biofuels
2014
71 Citations (Scopus)

Biochar application rate affects biological nitrogen fixation in red clover conditional on potassium availability

Mia, S., van Groenigen, J. W., van de Voorde, T. F. J., Oram, N. J., Bezemer, T. M., Mommer, L. & Jeffery, S. L., 2014, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 191, p. 83-91

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

biochar
Trifolium pratense
nitrogen fixation
application rate
potassium
6 Citations (Scopus)

Biochars produced from individual grassland species differ in their effect on plant growth

van de Voorde, T. F. J., van Noppen, F., Nachenius, R. W., Prins, W., Mommer, L., Bezemer, T. M. & van Groenigen, J. W., 2014, In : Basic and Applied Ecology. 15, 1, p. 18-25

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

grasslands
grassland
plant growth
feedstocks
biochar
28 Citations (Scopus)

Competing neighbors: light perception and root function

Gundel, P. E., Pierik, R., Mommer, L. & Ballare, L., 2014, In : Oecologia. 176, 1, p. 1-10

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

photoreceptors
light quality
beneficial microorganisms
plant competition
root exudates
314 Citations (Scopus)

Going underground: root traits as drivers of ecosystem processes

Bardgett, R. D., Mommer, L. & de Vries, F. T., 2014, In : Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 29, 12, p. 692-699

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

ecosystems
ecosystem
nutrient cycling
global change
ecologists