FEMS Microbiology Ecology

(The median citation count of FEMS Microbiology Ecology is 10. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-07-01 to 2024-07-01.)
Temporal dynamics of bacterial communities during seed development and maturation45
Alkaline soil pH affects bulk soil, rhizosphere and root endosphere microbiomes of plants growing in a Sandhills ecosystem37
Exploring the abundance, metabolic potential and gene expression of subseafloor Chloroflexi in million-year-old oxic and anoxic abyssal clay35
Water management and phenology influence the root-associated rice field microbiota33
Supplemental selenium source on gut health: insights on fecal microbiome and fermentation products of growing puppies31
Responses of abundant and rare bacterioplankton to temporal change in a subtropical urban reservoir30
Temporal changes in water temperature and salinity drive the formation of a reversible plastic-specific microbial community30
Root exposure to apple replant disease soil triggers local defense response and rhizoplane microbiome dysbiosis29
Abundance, diversity and mobility potential of antibiotic resistance genes in pristine Tibetan Plateau soil as revealed by soil metagenomics29
Effects of simulated drought on biological soil quality, microbial diversity and yields under long-term conventional and organic agriculture28
Editorial: The Environmental Dimension of Antibiotic Resistance27
Diversity and genetic lineages of environmental staphylococci: a surface water overview27
Microbial selenium metabolism: a brief history, biogeochemistry and ecophysiology25
Redox stratification within cryoconite granules influences the nitrogen cycle on glaciers25
Breeding selection imposed a differential selective pressure on the wheat root-associated microbiome24
Exploring microbial determinants of apple replant disease (ARD): a microhabitat approach under split-root design21
Multi-species relationships in legume roots: From pairwise legume-symbiont interactions to the plant – microbiome – soil continuum21
Response of a methane-driven interaction network to stressor intensification20
Strong effects of lab-to-field environmental transitions on the bacterial intestinal microbiota ofMus musculusare modulated byTrichuris murisinfection20
Shotgun metagenomics reveals a heterogeneous prokaryotic community and a wide array of antibiotic resistance genes in mangrove sediment20
Acinetobacter baumannii in manure and anaerobic digestates of German biogas plants19
Biopolymers modulate microbial communities in municipal organic waste digestion18
Bacterial community dynamics across developmental stages of fungal fruiting bodies18
Bacteria responsible for antimonite oxidation in antimony-contaminated soil revealed by DNA-SIP coupled to metagenomics18
AHL-priming for enhanced resistance as a tool in sustainable agriculture18
Mucoidy, a general mechanism for maintaining lytic phage in populations of bacteria18
Insights into the structure and role of seed-borne bacteriome during maize germination18
Plant-associated fungal biofilms—knowns and unknowns17
The proficiency of the original host species determines community-level plasmid dynamics17
Culturable diversity of bacterial endophytes associated with medicinal plants of the Western Ghats, India17
Multi-stable bacterial communities exhibit extreme sensitivity to initial conditions16
Soil fungal community composition and functional similarity shift across distinct climatic conditions16
Relative contributions of egg-associated and substrate-associated microorganisms to black soldier fly larval performance and microbiota15
Sea foams are ephemeral hotspots for distinctive bacterial communities contrasting sea-surface microlayer and underlying surface water15
Surface ammonium loading rate shifts ammonia-oxidizing communities in surface water-fed rapid sand filters15
Marine sediments harbor diverse archaea and bacteria with the potential for anaerobic hydrocarbon degradation via fumarate addition15
Impacts of switching tillage to no-tillage and vice versa on soil structure, enzyme activities and prokaryotic community profiles in Argentinean semi-arid soils14
Macroecological diversification and convergence in a clade of keystone symbionts14
Bacteria but not fungi respond to soil acidification rapidly and consistently in both a spruce and beech forest14
Soil microbial communities influencing organic phosphorus mineralization in a coastal dune chronosequence in New Zealand14
Importance of environmental factors over habitat connectivity in shaping bacterial communities in microbial mats and bacterioplankton in an Antarctic freshwater system14
Safeguarding the fragile rice–wheat ecosystem of the Indo-Gangetic Plains through bio-priming and bioaugmentation interventions14
Stochastic processes dominate marine free-living Vibrio community assembly in a subtropical gulf14
Characterizing the culturable surface microbiomes of diverse marine animals13
Fungal community structure and seasonal trajectories respond similarly to fire across pyrophilic ecosystems13
PbS biomineralization using cysteine: Bacillus cereus and the sulfur rush13
Synergistic interactions prevail in multispecies biofilms formed by the human gut microbiota on mucin12
Microbiome variation during culture growth of the European house dust mite,Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus12
Restoring degraded microbiome function with self-assembled communities12
miCROPe 2019 – emerging research priorities towards microbe-assisted crop production11
Gut microbiome composition predicts summer core range size in two divergent ungulates11
The association between initial adhesion and cyanobacterial biofilm development10
Exploring microbial communities, assessment methodologies and applications of animal's carcass decomposition: a review10
Dysbiosis in marine aquaculture revealed through microbiome analysis: reverse ecology for environmental sustainability10
Factors influencing the biodiversity of three microbial groups within and among islands of the Baltic Sea10
A converging subset of soil bacterial taxa is permissive to the IncP-1 plasmid pKJK5 across a range of soil copper contamination10
Role of amoebae for survival and recovery of ‘non-culturable’ Helicobacter pylori cells in aquatic environments10
Gut microbiome of the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire, and its relationship with insect population density10
Newly introducedCardiniumendosymbiont reduces microbial diversity in the rice brown planthopperNilaparvata lugens10
Columbia spotted frogs (Rana luteiventris) have characteristic skin microbiota that may be shaped by cutaneous skin peptides and the environment10