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- Faust, Karoline, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Environmental microbiology 2017 v.19 no.1 pp. 317-327
- bacterial communities; competitive exclusion; ecosystems; phylogeny; soil bacteria
- ... Fire alters ecosystems by changing the composition and community structure of soil microbes. The phylogenetic structure of a community provides clues about its main assembling mechanisms. While environmental filtering tends to reduce the community phylogenetic diversity by selecting for functionally (and hence phylogenetically) similar species, processes like competitive exclusion by limiting simi ...