publication . Article . 2018

Preceding crop and seasonal effects influence fungal, bacterial and nematode diversity in wheat and oilseed rape rhizosphere and soil

Sally Hilton; Amanda J. Bennett; Dave Chandler; Peter Mills; Gary D. Bending;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 May 2018
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Crop rotation can have major influences on yield, which may be the result of changes in the composition of the rhizosphere microbiome. In particular there is evidence that yields of both oilseed rape and wheat can be influenced by the frequency in which they are grown in rotation with each other. In the current study we investigated the effect of preceding crops (either wheat or oilseed rape) on wheat and oilseed rape yield, with associated changes in the rhizosphere and bulk soil communities of fungi, bacteria and nematodes using terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism (TRFLP) of rRNA genes. Yield of wheat and oilseed rape were reduced by 11 and 10% r...
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Medical Subject Headings: food and beveragesfungi
free text keywords: SB, Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous), Ecology, Soil Science, Rhizosphere, Septoria, biology.organism_classification, biology, Bulk soil, Agronomy, Terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Crop rotation, Mycosphaerella graminicola, Crop
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