FEMS Microbiology Ecology

(The H4-Index of FEMS Microbiology Ecology is 25. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-11-01 to 2023-11-01.)
Biofilms: hot spots of horizontal gene transfer (HGT) in aquatic environments, with a focus on a new HGT mechanism176
Influence of plant genotype and soil on the wheat rhizosphere microbiome: evidences for a core microbiome across eight African and European soils111
Multitrophic interactions in the rhizosphere microbiome of wheat: from bacteria and fungi to protists58
Antibiotic-induced gut metabolome and microbiome alterations increase the susceptibility to Candida albicans colonization in the gastrointestinal tract51
Distinct mechanisms shape soil bacterial and fungal co-occurrence networks in a mountain ecosystem51
Salinity reduces bacterial diversity, but increases network complexity in Tibetan Plateau lakes51
Soil characteristics and land-use drive bacterial community assembly patterns46
Microbial abundance, composition, and function in nectar are shaped by flower visitor identity39
Different community assembly mechanisms underlie similar biogeography of bacteria and microeukaryotes in Tibetan lakes35
Four decades of soil water stress history together with host genotype constrain the response of the wheat microbiome to soil moisture35
Temporal dynamics of bacterial communities during seed development and maturation34
Maize (Zea mays L. Sp.) varieties significantly influence bacterial and fungal community in bulk soil, rhizosphere soil and phyllosphere32
Root microbiomes as indicators of seagrass health32
Exploring the abundance, metabolic potential and gene expression of subseafloor Chloroflexi in million-year-old oxic and anoxic abyssal clay29
Insights into dryland biocrust microbiome: geography, soil depth and crust type affect biocrust microbial communities and networks in Mojave Desert, USA28
Supplemental selenium source on gut health: insights on fecal microbiome and fermentation products of growing puppies28
Microbial indicators are better predictors of wheat yield and quality than N fertilization28
Investigating bifidobacteria and human milk oligosaccharide composition of lactating mothers28
Seasonal effects of river flow on microbial community coalescence and diversity in a riverine network28
Temporal changes in microbial communities attached to forages with different lignocellulosic compositions in cattle rumen28
Insights into the community structure and lifestyle of the fungal root endophytes of tomato by combining amplicon sequencing and isolation approaches with phytohormone profiling27
Metagenome-assembled genome distribution and key functionality highlight importance of aerobic metabolism in Svalbard permafrost25
Water management and phenology influence the root-associated rice field microbiota25
The response of soil and phyllosphere microbial communities to repeated application of the fungicide iprodione: accelerated biodegradation or toxicity?25
Responses of abundant and rare bacterioplankton to temporal change in a subtropical urban reservoir25