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dc.contributor.authorGraça, Jessica
dc.contributor.authorDaly, Karen
dc.contributor.authorBondi, Giulia
dc.contributor.authorIkoyi, Israel
dc.contributor.authorCrispie, Fiona
dc.contributor.authorCabrera-Rubio, Raul
dc.contributor.authorCotter, Paul
dc.contributor.authorSchmalenberger, Achim
dc.date.accessioned2024-01-24T12:55:56Z
dc.date.available2024-01-24T12:55:56Z
dc.date.issued2021-06-30
dc.identifier.citationJessica Graça, Karen Daly, Giulia Bondi, Israel Ikoyi, Fiona Crispie, Raul Cabrera-Rubio, Paul D. Cotter, Achim Schmalenberger, Drainage class and soil phosphorus availability shape microbial communities in Irish grasslands, European Journal of Soil Biology, Volume 104, 2021, 103297, ISSN 1164-5563, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejsobi.2021.103297.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11019/3526
dc.descriptionpeer-revieweden_US
dc.description.abstractSoil drainage and phosphorus (P) availability are considered indicators of management intensity in pasture-based agriculture supporting livestock. However, microbial adaptations to P-availability according to soil drainage class are rarely investigated. We hypothesized that well-drained grasslands with high P-availability will sustain a distinctive soil microbiota when compared to poorly-drained grasslands with low-P availability. The relationship between soil drainage, plant available P and grassland microbial communities was evaluated among well-drained sites with high- or low-P and poorly-drained sites with high- or low-P, using fingerprinting, next-generation sequencing and quantitative PCR. Bacterial community structures were primarily affected by drainage as well as significantly separated between a combination of drainage and P availability i.e. low-P and poorly drained versus high-P and well drained. Abundance of the bacterial phylum Actinobacteria was significantly higher in well-drained high-P soils while Firmicutes were more abundant in well-drained low-P soils. Soil fungal communities responded to both drainage status and plant available P. Fungal phyla such as Basidiomycota responded strongly towards availability of P, while Glomeromycota were most abundant in poorly drained low-P soils. The diversity of the alkaline phosphatase gene phoD responded more clearly to drainage than availability of P. Of the other environmental factors, soil pH significantly affected the bacterial and fungal communities structure analyzed. This study suggests that while bacteria and fungi are affected by a combination of soil drainage and P availability in Irish grassland soils, drainage has a more profound influence on bacterial communities than P availability.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherElsevieren_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesEuropean Journal of Soil Biology;Vol 104
dc.rights© 2021 The Author(s). Published by Elsevier Masson SAS.
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International*
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/*
dc.subjectBacteriaen_US
dc.subjectFungien_US
dc.subjectDGGEen_US
dc.subjectNext-generation sequencingen_US
dc.subjectphoDen_US
dc.titleDrainage class and soil phosphorus availability shape microbial communities in Irish grasslandsen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejsobi.2021.103297
dc.contributor.sponsorIrish Department of Agricultureen_US
dc.contributor.sponsorGrantNumber13S468en_US
dc.source.volume104
dc.source.beginpage103297
refterms.dateFOA2024-01-24T12:55:58Z
dc.source.journaltitleEuropean Journal of Soil Biology


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