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Vasilis Kokkoris, Ylva Lekberg, Pedro M. Antunes, Catherine Fahey, James A. Fordyce, Stephanie N. Kivlin, Miranda M. Hart  (2020).  Codependency between plant and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities: what is the evidence?  New Phytologist  228: 828-838. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.16676.
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Bunn, R. A., Simpson, D. T., Bullington, L. S., Lekberg, Y., & Janos, D. P.   (2019).  Revisiting the ‘direct mineral cycling’ hypothesis: arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi colonize leaf litter, but why?  The ISME Journal  13, 1891-1898. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41396-019-0403-2.
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Bueno, C. G., Aldrich-Wolfe, L., Chaudhary, V. B., Gerz, M., Helgason, T., Hoeksema, J. D., Lekberg, Y., ... & Öpik, M.   (2019).  Misdiagnosis and uncritical use of plant mycorrhizal data are not the only elephants in the room: A response to Brundrett & Tedersoo ‘Misdiagnosis of mycorrhizas and inappropriate recycling of data can lead to false conclusions'.  The New Phytologist  https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.15976.
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Rosche, C., Hensen, I., Schaar, A., Zehra, U., Jasieniuk, M., Callaway, R. M., Lekberg, Y., ... & Pal, R. W  (2019).  Climate outweighs native vs. non‐native range‐effects for genetics and common garden performance of a cosmopolitan weed. .  Ecological Monographs  e01386. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecm.1386.
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Bullington, L. S., Lekberg, Y., Sniezko, R., & Larkin, B.   (2018).  The influence of genetics, defensive chemistry and the fungal microbiome on disease outcome in whitebark pine trees.  Molecular plant pathology  19(8), 1847-1858. https://doi.org/10.1111/mpp.12663.
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Lekberg, Y., Bever, J. D., Bunn, R. A., Callaway, R. M., Hart, M. M., Kivlin, S. N., ... & Remke, M.  (2018).  Relative importance of competition and plant–soil feedback, their synergy, context dependency and implications for coexistence.  Ecology Letters  21(8), 1268-1281. https://doi.org/10.1111/ele.13093.
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Waller, L. P., Hahn, P. G., Maron, J. L., & Lekberg, Y.   (2018).  Trait differences in responses to arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi are stronger and more consistent than fixed differences among populations of Asclepias speciosa.  American Journal of Botany  105(2), 207-214. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajb2.1038.
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Pearson, D. E., Ortega, Y. K., Villarreal, D., Lekberg, Y., Cock, M. C., Eren, Ö., & Hierro, J. L  (2018).  The fluctuating resource hypothesis explains invisibility, but not exotic advantage following disturbance. .  Ecology  99(6), 1296-1305. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecy.2235.
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Hahn, P. G., Bullington, L., Larkin, B., LaFlamme, K., Maron, J., & Lekberg, Y.   (2018).  Effects of Short-and Long-Term Variation in Resource Conditions on Soil Fungal Communities and Plant Responses to Soil Biota.  Frontiers in Plant Science  9, 1605. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2018.01937.
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Lekberg, Y., & Helgason, T.   (2018).  In situ mycorrhizal function–knowledge gaps and future directions.  New Phytologist  https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.15064.
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Hahn, P. G., Bullington, L., Larkin, B., LaFlamme, K., Maron, J. L., & Lekberg, Y.   (2018).  Effects of short-and long-term variation in resource conditions on soil fungal communities and plant responses to soil biota.  Frontiers in Plant Science  9, 1605. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2018.01605.
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McLeod, M. L., Rummel, A., & Lekberg, Y.  (2018).  A rapid, quantitative, and affordable fluorometric method to determine the viability of roots with potential application in fungal hyphae.  Rhizosphere  6, 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rhisph.2018.01.008.
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Egan, C. P., Rummel, A., Kokkoris, V., Klironomos, J., Lekberg, Y., Hart, M.   (2018).  Using mock communities of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi to evaluate fidelity associated with Illumina sequencing.  Fungal Ecology  33, 52-64. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.funeco.2018.01.004.
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McTee, M. R., Lekberg, Y., Mummey, D., Rummel, A., & Ramsey, P. W.  (2017).  Do invasive plants structure microbial communities to accelerate decomposition in intermountain grasslands?  Ecology and Evolution   7(24), 11227-11235. doi: 10.1002/ece3.3608.
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Lekberg, Y., Wagner, V., Rummel, A., McLeod, M., & Ramsey, P. W.   (2017).  Strong indirect herbicide effects on mycorrhizal associations through plant community shfts and secondary invasions.  Ecological Applications  27(8), 2359-2368. https://doi.org/10.1002/eap.1613.
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New Phytologist  (2017).  Historical biome distribution and recent human disturbance shape the diversity of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi.  Partel, M., Opik, M., Moora, M., Tedersoo, L., Szava-Kovats, R., Rosendahl, S., Rillig, M. C., Lekberg, Y., Kreft, H., Helgason, T., Eriksson, O., Davison, J., deBello, F., Caruso, T., & Zobel, M.  216(1), 227-238. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.14695.
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McTee, M. R., Lekberg, Y., Bullington, L., Rummel, A., Mummey, D. L., Ramsey, P. W., & Hinman, N. W.  (2017).  Restoring ecological properties of acidic soils contaminated with elemental sulfur.  Science of The Total Environment  587-588, 449-456. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.02.110.
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Nasto, M. K., Osborne, B. B., Lekberg, Y., Asner, G. P., Balzotti, C. S., Porder, S., Taylor, P. G., Townsend, A. R., & Cleveland, C. C.   (2017).  Nutrient acquisition, soil phosphorus partitioning and competition among trees in a lowland tropical rain forest.  New Phytologist  214(4), 1506-1517. doi: 10.1111/nph.14494.
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Gibbons, S. M., Lekberg, Y., Mummey, D. L., Sangwan, N., Ramsey, P. W., & Gilbert, J. A.  (2017).  Invasive plants rapidly reshape soil properties in a grassland ecosystem.  mSystems  2:e00178-16 doi: 10.1128/mSystems.00178-16.
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Bennett, J. A., Maherali, H., Reinhart, K. O., Lekberg, Y., Hart, M. M., & Klironomos, J.  (2017).  Plant-soil feedbacks and mycorrhizal type influence temperate forest population dynamics.  Science  355(6321), 181-184. doi: 10.1126/science.aai8212.
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Lekberg, Y., & Waller, L. P.  (2016).  What drives differences in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities among plant species?  Fungal Ecology  24, part B, 135-138. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.funeco.2016.05.012.
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Castle, S. C., Lekberg, Y., Affleck, D., & Cleveland, C. C.   (2016).  Soil abiotic and biotic controls on plant performance during primary succession in a glacial landscape.  Journal of Ecology  1555-1565. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.12615.
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McLeod, M. L., Cleveland, C. C., Lekberg, Y., Maron, J. L., Philippot, L., Bru, D., & Callaway, R. M.  (2016).  Exotic invasive plants increase productivity, abundance of ammonia-oxiziding bacteria and nitrogen availability in intermountain grasslands.  Journal of Ecology  104(4), 994-1002. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.12584.
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Marshall, A., Waller, L., & Lekberg, Y.  (2016).  Cascading effects of fire retardant on plant-microbe interactions, community composition, and invasion.   Ecological Applications  26(4), 996-1002. https://doi.org/10.1890/16-0001.1.
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Toomer, K. H., Chen, X., Naito, M., Mondo, S. J., den Bakker, H. C., VanKuren, N. W., Lekberg, Y., Morton, J. B., & Pawlowska, T. E  (2015).  Molecular evolution patterns reveal life history features of mycoplasma-related endobacteria associated with arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi.  Molecular Ecology  24(13), 3485- 3500. doi: 10.1111/mec.13250.
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Koide, R. T., Xu, B., Sharda, J., Lekberg, Y. & Ostiguy, N.  (2004).  Evidence of species interactions within an ectomycorrhizal fungal community.  New Phytologist  165, 305–316.
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Lekberg, Y. & Koide, R. T.  (2005).  Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, rhizobia, available soil P and nodulation of groundnut (Arachis hypogaea) in Zimbabwe.  Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment  110, 143–148.
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Lekberg, Y. & Koide, R. T.  (2005).  Is plant performance limited by abundance of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi? A meta-analysis of studies published between 1988 and 2003.  New Phytologist  168, 189–204.
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Lekberg, Y., Koide, R. T., Rohr, J. R., Aldrich-Wolfe, L. & Morton, J. B.  (2007).  Role of niche restrictions and dispersal in the composition of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities.  Journal of Ecology  95, 95–105.
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Piotrowski, J. S., Lekberg, Y., Harner, M. J., Ramsey, P. W. & Rillig, M. C.  (2008).  Dynamics of mycorrhizae during development of riparian forests along an unregulated river.  Ecography  31, 245–253.
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Lekberg, Y., Koide, R. T. & Twomlow, S. J.  (2008).  Effect of agricultural management practices on arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal abundance in low-input cropping systems of southern Africa: a case study from Zimbabwe.  Biology and Fertility of Soils  44, 917–923.
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Lekberg, Y., & Koide, R.T.  (2008).  Effect of soil moisture and temperature during fallow on survival of contrasting isolates of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi.  Botany  86, 1117-1124.
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Appoloni, S., Lekberg, Y., Tercek, M. T., Zabinski, C. A. & Redecker, D.  (2008).  Molecular Community Analysis of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi in Roots of Geothermal Soils in Yellowstone National Park (USA).  Microbial Ecology  56, 649–659.
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Harner, M. J., Piotrowski, J. S., Lekberg, Y., Stanford, J. A. & Rillig, M. C.  (2009).  Heterogeneity in mycorrhizal inoculum potential of flood-deposited sediments.  Aquatic Sciences  71, 331–337.
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Bunn, R., Lekberg, Y. & Zabinski, C.  (2009).  Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi ameliorate temperature stress in thermophilic plants.  Ecology  90, 1378–1388.
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Lekberg, Y., Hammer, E. C. & Olsson, P. A.   (2010).  Plants as resource islands and storage units - adopting the mycocentric view of arbuscular mycorrhizal networks: Carbon and phosphorus movements within mycorrhizal networks.  FEMS Microbiology Ecology  74, 336–345.
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Schnoor, T. K., Lekberg, Y., Rosendahl, S. & Olsson, P. A.  (2011).  Mechanical soil disturbance as a determinant of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities in semi-natural grassland.  Mycorrhiza  21, 211–220.
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Lekberg, Y., Meadow, J., Rohr, J. R., Redecker, D. & Zabinski, C. A.  (2011).  Importance of dispersal and thermal environment for mycorrhizal communities: lessons from Yellowstone National Park.  Ecology  92, 1292–1302.
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Lekberg, Y., Meadow, J., Rohr, J. R., Redecker, D. & Zabinski, C. A.  (2011).  Importance of dispersal and thermal environment for mycorrhizal communities: lessons from Yellowstone National Park.  Ecology  92, 1292–1302.
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Lekberg, Y., Schnoor, T., Kjoller, R., Gibbons, S.M., Hansen, L.H., Al-Soud, W.A., Sorensen, S.J. & Rosendahl, S.  (2012).  454-sequencing reveals stochastic local reassembly and high disturbance tolerance within arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities: Reassembly of AM fungal communities following disturbance.  Journal of Ecology  100, 151–160.
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Lekberg, Y., Roskilly, B., Hendrick, M.F., Zabinski, C.A., Barr, C.M. & Fishman, Lila.  (2012).  Phenotypic and genetic differentiation among yellow monkeyflower populations from thermal and non-thermal soils in Yellowstone National Park.  Oecologia  170, 111–122.
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Lekberg, Y., Rosendahl, S., Michelsen, A. & Olsson, P.A.  (2012).  Seasonal carbon allocation to arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi assessed by microscopic examination, stable isotope probing and fatty acid analysis.  Plant and Soil  368, 547-555.
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Lekberg, Y., Gibbons, S. M., Rosendahl, S. & Ramsey, P. W.  (2013).  Severe plant invasions can increase mycorrhizal fungal abundance and diversity.  The ISME journal  7, 1424–1433.
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Veresoglou, S. D., Powell, J. R., Davison, J., Lekberg, Y. & Rillig, M. C.  (2014).  The Leinster and Cobbold indices improve inferences about microbial diversity.  Fungal Ecology  11, 1–7.
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Nasto, M. K., Alvarez-Clare, S., Lekberg, Y., Syllivan, B.W., Townsend, A.R. & Cleveland, C.C.  (2014).  Interactions among nitrogen fixation and soil phosphorus acquisition strategies in lowland tropical rain forests.  Ecology Letters  17, 1282–1289.
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Lekberg, Y., Rosendahl, S. & Olsson, P. A.  (2014).  The fungal perspective of arbuscular mycorrhizal colonization in ‘nonmycorrhizal’plants.  New Phytologist  205, 1399-1403.
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Lekberg, Y. & Koide, R. T.  (2014).  Integrating physiological, community, and evolutionary perspectives on the arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis.  Botany  92, 241–251.
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Lekberg, Y., Gibbons, S. M. & Rosendahl, S.  (2014).  Will different OTU delineation methods change interpretation of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal community patterns?  New Phytologist   202, 1101–1104.
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Bunn, R. A., Lekberg, Y., Gallagher, C., Rosendahl, S. & Ramsey, P. W. (2014)  (2014).  Grassland invaders and their mycorrhizal symbionts: a study across climate and invasion gradients.  Ecology and Evolution   4, 794–805.
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Hart, M.M., Aleklett, K., Chagnon, P., Egan C., Ghignone, S., Helgason, T., Lekberg, Y., Opik, M., Pickles, B.J. & Waller, L.   (2015).  Navigating the labyrinth: a guide to sequence-based, community ecology of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi.  New Phytologist  doi:10.1111/nph.13340.
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Bunn RA, Ramsey PW, Lekberg Y.   (2015).  Do native and invasive plants differ in their interactions with arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi? A meta-analysis.  Journal of Ecology  doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.12456.
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