FEMS Microbiology Ecology

(The TQCC of FEMS Microbiology Ecology is 16. 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
Salinity reduces bacterial diversity, but increases network complexity in Tibetan Plateau lakes51
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
Soil characteristics and land-use drive bacterial community assembly patterns46
Microbial abundance, composition, and function in nectar are shaped by flower visitor identity39
Four decades of soil water stress history together with host genotype constrain the response of the wheat microbiome to soil moisture35
Different community assembly mechanisms underlie similar biogeography of bacteria and microeukaryotes in Tibetan lakes35
Temporal dynamics of bacterial communities during seed development and maturation34
Root microbiomes as indicators of seagrass health32
Maize (Zea mays L. Sp.) varieties significantly influence bacterial and fungal community in bulk soil, rhizosphere soil and phyllosphere32
Exploring the abundance, metabolic potential and gene expression of subseafloor Chloroflexi in million-year-old oxic and anoxic abyssal clay29
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 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
Insights into the community structure and lifestyle of the fungal root endophytes of tomato by combining amplicon sequencing and isolation approaches with phytohormone profiling27
Responses of abundant and rare bacterioplankton to temporal change in a subtropical urban reservoir25
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
Seasonal variation of epiphytic bacteria in the phyllosphere of Gingko biloba, Pinus bungeana and Sabina chinensis24
Alkaline soil pH affects bulk soil, rhizosphere and root endosphere microbiomes of plants growing in a Sandhills ecosystem24
Total RNA sequencing reveals multilevel microbial community changes and functional responses to wood ash application in agricultural and forest soil24
The bacterioplankton community composition and a host genotype dependent occurrence of taxa shape the Daphnia magna gut bacterial community24
Investigating temporal microbial dynamics in the rumen of beef calves raised on two farms during early life23
Effects of simulated drought on biological soil quality, microbial diversity and yields under long-term conventional and organic agriculture22
Editorial: The Environmental Dimension of Antibiotic Resistance22
Methanogenic response to long-term permafrost thaw is determined by paleoenvironment21
Functional convergence in the decomposition of fungal necromass in soil and wood21
Temporal changes in water temperature and salinity drive the formation of a reversible plastic-specific microbial community21
Microbial selenium metabolism: a brief history, biogeochemistry and ecophysiology20
Breeding selection imposed a differential selective pressure on the wheat root-associated microbiome20
Diversity and genetic lineages of environmental staphylococci: a surface water overview20
Abiotic factors influence patterns of bacterial diversity and community composition in the Dry Valleys of Antarctica20
Abundance, diversity and mobility potential of antibiotic resistance genes in pristine Tibetan Plateau soil as revealed by soil metagenomics20
Root exposure to apple replant disease soil triggers local defense response and rhizoplane microbiome dysbiosis20
Global warming shifts the composition of the abundant bacterial phyllosphere microbiota as indicated by a cultivation-dependent and -independent study of the grassland phyllosphere of a long-term warm20
Vegetation type determines spore deposition within a forest–agricultural mosaic landscape19
Elucidation of the rhizosphere microbiome linked to Spartina alterniflora phenotype in a salt marsh on Skidaway Island, Georgia, USA19
Distribution of phenotypic and genotypic antimicrobial resistance and virulence genes in Vibrio parahaemolyticus isolated from cultivated oysters and estuarine water19
The distribution and relative ecological roles of autotrophic and heterotrophic diazotrophs in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica19
Host tree organ is the primary driver of endophytic fungal community structure in a hemiboreal forest19
The marine intertidal zone shapes oyster and clam digestive bacterial microbiota19
Diversity of cyanobacteria at the Alaska North Slope with description of two new genera: Gibliniella and Shackletoniella18
Response of a methane-driven interaction network to stressor intensification18
MicroNiche: an R package for assessing microbial niche breadth and overlap from amplicon sequencing data18
Online searching platform for the antibiotic resistome in bacterial tree of life and global habitats18
Community dynamics of duckweed-associated bacteria upon inoculation of plant growth-promoting bacteria18
No evidence for phylosymbiosis in western chipmunk species18
Integration of culture-dependent and independent methods provides a more coherent picture of the pig gut microbiome17
Effect of stevia on the gut microbiota and glucose tolerance in a murine model of diet-induced obesity17
Cross-kingdom analysis of nymphal-stage Ixodes scapularis microbial communities in relation to Borrelia burgdorferi infection and load17
Exploring microbial determinants of apple replant disease (ARD): a microhabitat approach under split-root design17
Shotgun metagenomics reveals a heterogeneous prokaryotic community and a wide array of antibiotic resistance genes in mangrove sediment17
Redox stratification within cryoconite granules influences the nitrogen cycle on glaciers17
Body site-specific microbiota reflect sex and age-class among wild spotted hyenas17
Diversity of methicillin-resistant staphylococci among wild Lepus granatensis: first detection of mecA-MRSA in hares17
Weekly variations of viruses and heterotrophic nanoflagellates and their potential impact on bacterioplankton in shallow waters of the central Red Sea17
Bacterial community dynamics across developmental stages of fungal fruiting bodies17
Local factors drive bacterial and microeukaryotic community composition in lake surface sediment collected across an altitudinal gradient16
The proficiency of the original host species determines community-level plasmid dynamics16
Age, gut location and diet impact the gut microbiome of a tropical herbivorous surgeonfish16
Novel rhizobia exhibit superior nodulation and biological nitrogen fixation even under high nitrate concentrations16