Biodiversity and land-use effects on root biomass and arbuscular mycorrhizal communities in roots

 

Scientific investigator:

Dr. Stefan Hempel

Prof. Dr. Matthias Rillig

(Freie Universität Berlin)

Goals

Study the:
1. Effects of land use and plant traits on phylogenetic clustering in AM fungal communities

2. Effects of land use on root biomass and root production in all grassland EPs

3. Spatial and temporal effects on AM fungal communities (cooperation with WG Kandeler)