David A Wardle

Summary

Affiliation: Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The influence of biotic interactions on soil biodiversity
    David A Wardle
    Department of Forest Vegetation Ecology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE 901 83 Umea, Sweden
    Ecol Lett 9:870-86. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Above- and below-ground impacts of introduced predators in seabird-dominated island ecosystems
    Tadashi Fukami
    Ecol Lett 9:1299-307. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Aboveground and belowground effects of single-tree removals in New Zealand rain forest
    David A Wardle
    Department of Forest Ecology and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE901 83 Umeå, Sweden
    Ecology 89:1232-45. 2008
  4. pmc Soil-mediated indirect impacts of an invasive predator on plant growth
    David A Wardle
    Faculty of Forestry, Department of Forest Ecology and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 90183 Umea, Sweden
    Biol Lett 8:574-7. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Drivers of inter-year variability of plant production and decomposers across contrasting island ecosystems
    David A Wardle
    Department of Forest Ecology and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE 901 83 Umea, Sweden
    Ecology 93:521-31. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of wildfire on ecosystem properties across an island area gradient
    David A Wardle
    Department of Forest Vegetation Ecology, Faculty of Forestry, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE901 83 Umeå, Sweden
    Science 300:972-5. 2003
  7. doi request reprint Terrestrial ecosystem responses to species gains and losses
    David A Wardle
    Department of Forest Vegetation Ecology, Faculty of Forestry, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE901 83 Umeå, Sweden
    Science 332:1273-7. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Long-term aboveground and belowground consequences of red wood ant exclusion in boreal forest
    David A Wardle
    Department of Forest Ecology and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE901 83, Umea, Sweden
    Ecology 92:645-56. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Indirect effects of invasive predators on litter decomposition and nutrient resorption on seabird-dominated islands
    David A Wardle
    Department of Forest Ecology and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE901 83 Umeå, Sweden
    Ecology 90:452-64. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Fire-derived charcoal causes loss of forest humus
    David A Wardle
    Department of Forest Ecology and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE901 83 Umeå, Sweden
    Science 320:629. 2008

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint The influence of biotic interactions on soil biodiversity
    David A Wardle
    Department of Forest Vegetation Ecology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE 901 83 Umea, Sweden
    Ecol Lett 9:870-86. 2006
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Above- and below-ground impacts of introduced predators in seabird-dominated island ecosystems
    Tadashi Fukami
    Ecol Lett 9:1299-307. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Aboveground and belowground effects of single-tree removals in New Zealand rain forest
    David A Wardle
    Department of Forest Ecology and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE901 83 Umeå, Sweden
    Ecology 89:1232-45. 2008
    ....
  4. pmc Soil-mediated indirect impacts of an invasive predator on plant growth
    David A Wardle
    Faculty of Forestry, Department of Forest Ecology and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 90183 Umea, Sweden
    Biol Lett 8:574-7. 2012
    ..Our results provide experimental evidence for the powerful indirect effects that predator-instigated cascades can exert on plant and ecosystem productivity, with implications for the restoration of island ecosystems by predator removal...
  5. ncbi request reprint Drivers of inter-year variability of plant production and decomposers across contrasting island ecosystems
    David A Wardle
    Department of Forest Ecology and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE 901 83 Umea, Sweden
    Ecology 93:521-31. 2012
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of wildfire on ecosystem properties across an island area gradient
    David A Wardle
    Department of Forest Vegetation Ecology, Faculty of Forestry, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE901 83 Umeå, Sweden
    Science 300:972-5. 2003
    ..This contributes to greater carbon storage with increasing time since fire; for every century without a major fire, an additional 0.5 kilograms per square meter of carbon becomes stored in the humus...
  7. doi request reprint Terrestrial ecosystem responses to species gains and losses
    David A Wardle
    Department of Forest Vegetation Ecology, Faculty of Forestry, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE901 83 Umeå, Sweden
    Science 332:1273-7. 2011
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Long-term aboveground and belowground consequences of red wood ant exclusion in boreal forest
    David A Wardle
    Department of Forest Ecology and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE901 83, Umea, Sweden
    Ecology 92:645-56. 2011
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Indirect effects of invasive predators on litter decomposition and nutrient resorption on seabird-dominated islands
    David A Wardle
    Department of Forest Ecology and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE901 83 Umeå, Sweden
    Ecology 90:452-64. 2009
    ..These types of effects are probably widespread, especially given the role of seabirds in improving soil fertility in many coastal ecosystems worldwide and the wide global distribution of predators of seabirds...
  10. doi request reprint Fire-derived charcoal causes loss of forest humus
    David A Wardle
    Department of Forest Ecology and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE901 83 Umeå, Sweden
    Science 320:629. 2008
    ..This result shows that charcoal-induced losses of belowground carbon in forests can partially offset the benefits of charcoal as a long-term carbon sink...
  11. pmc Promotion of ecosystem carbon sequestration by invasive predators
    David A Wardle
    Landcare Research, PO Box 40, Lincoln 7640, New Zealand
    Biol Lett 3:479-82. 2007
    ..Given the current worldwide distribution of rats and other invasive predatory mammals, and the consequent disappearance of seabird colonies, these predators may be important determinants of ecosystem C sequestration...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of species and functional group loss on island ecosystem properties
    David A Wardle
    Department of Forest Vegetation Ecology, Faculty of Forestry, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, S901 83 Umea, Sweden
    Nature 435:806-10. 2005
    ..Our study provides evidence that the consequences of biotic loss for ecosystem functioning vary greatly among ecosystems and depend on the specific abiotic and biotic attributes of the system...
  13. ncbi request reprint Ecosystem properties and forest decline in contrasting long-term chronosequences
    David A Wardle
    Department of Forest Vegetation Ecology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE901 83 Umeå, Sweden
    Science 305:509-13. 2004
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  14. ncbi request reprint Island biology and ecosystem functioning in epiphytic soil communities
    David A Wardle
    Department of Forest Vegetation Ecology, Faculty of Forestry, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, S901 83 Umea, Sweden
    Science 301:1717-20. 2003
    ..This system serves as a model for better understanding how attributes of both real and habitat islands may affect key ecosystem functions through determining the community structure of organisms that drive these functions...
  15. ncbi request reprint Ecological linkages between aboveground and belowground biota
    David A Wardle
    Landcare Research, Post Office Box 69, Lincoln, New Zealand
    Science 304:1629-33. 2004
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  16. pmc The effect of altered macroclimate on N-fixation by boreal feather mosses
    Michael J Gundale
    Department of Forest Ecology and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 901 83 Umea, Sweden
    Biol Lett 8:805-8. 2012
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  17. pmc Structural equation modelling reveals plant-community drivers of carbon storage in boreal forest ecosystems
    Micael Jonsson
    Department of Forest Ecology and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 90183 Umea, Sweden
    Biol Lett 6:116-9. 2010
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  18. doi request reprint Effect of ecosystem retrogression on stable nitrogen and carbon isotopes of plants, soils and consumer organisms in boreal forest islands
    Fujio Hyodo
    Department of Forest Ecology and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, S901 83 Umea, Sweden
    Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 23:1892-8. 2009
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  19. ncbi request reprint Aboveground and belowground responses to quality and heterogeneity of organic inputs to the boreal forest
    Helena Dehlin
    Department of Forest Vegetation Ecology, Faculty of Forest Science, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 901 83, Umea, Sweden
    Oecologia 150:108-18. 2006
    ..In particular, our results demonstrate a role for complex and non-additive interactions among previously overlooked resource types returned to the soil in influencing ecosystem functions such as nutrient cycling and plant productivity...
  20. pmc Lichen specific thallus mass and secondary compounds change across a retrogressive fire-driven chronosequence
    Johan Asplund
    Department of Forest Ecology and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Umea, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 7:e49081. 2012
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  21. ncbi request reprint Nitrogen niches revealed through species and functional group removal in a boreal shrub community
    Michael J Gundale
    Department of Forest Ecology and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Skogsmarksgränd, 901 83 Umea, Sweden
    Ecology 93:1695-706. 2012
    ..These findings have implications for understanding species coexistence and the reciprocal relationships between productivity and species diversity in this ecosystem...
  22. pmc Within- and across-species responses of plant traits and litter decomposition to elevation across contrasting vegetation types in subarctic tundra
    Maja K Sundqvist
    Department of Forest Ecology and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Umea, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 6:e27056. 2011
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  23. ncbi request reprint Vascular plant removal effects on biological N fixation vary across a boreal forest island gradient
    Michael J Gundale
    Department of Forest Ecology and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE901 83 Umeå, Sweden
    Ecology 91:1704-14. 2010
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  24. pmc Long-term ecological dynamics: reciprocal insights from natural and anthropogenic gradients
    Tadashi Fukami
    Landcare Research PO Box 69, Lincoln, New Zealand
    Proc Biol Sci 272:2105-15. 2005
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  25. doi request reprint How understanding aboveground-belowground linkages can assist restoration ecology
    Paul Kardol
    Department of Forest Ecology and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 901 83 Umea, Sweden
    Trends Ecol Evol 25:670-9. 2010
    ..We conclude that this integration can greatly assist restoration ecology, through aiding identification of effective invention practices and prediction of ecosystem recovery...
  26. doi request reprint Response of photosynthetic carbon gain to ecosystem retrogression of vascular plants and mosses in the boreal forest
    Sheel Bansal
    Department of Forest Ecology and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 901 83, Umea, Sweden
    Oecologia 169:661-72. 2012
    ..Against our predictions, traits of mosses associated with C and N were generally highly responsive to retrogression, which has implications for how mosses influence ecosystem processes in boreal forests...
  27. doi request reprint Boreal feather mosses secrete chemical signals to gain nitrogen
    Guillaume Bay
    Department of Forest Ecology and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE 901 83, Umea, Sweden
    New Phytol 200:54-60. 2013
    ..We conclude that this signalling is regulated by N demands of mosses, and serves as a control of N input into boreal forests. ..
  28. pmc Plasticity in above- and belowground resource acquisition traits in response to single and multiple environmental factors in three tree species
    Grégoire T Freschet
    Department of Forest Ecology and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Umeå, 901 83, Sweden
    Ecol Evol 3:1065-78. 2013
    ..g. competitive/stress-tolerant/ruderal and response-effect trait frameworks) to be adapted to account for distinct plant-environment interactions among distinct individuals of the same species and parts of the same individual...
  29. doi request reprint Plant species traits are the predominant control on litter decomposition rates within biomes worldwide
    William K Cornwell
    Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, Department of Systems Ecology, Institute of Ecological Science, Vrije Universiteit, De Boelelaan 1085, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ecol Lett 11:1065-71. 2008
    ..This connection between plant strategies and decomposability is crucial for both understanding vegetation-soil feedbacks, and for improving forecasts of the global carbon cycle...
  30. ncbi request reprint Ecological consequences of carbon substrate identity and diversity in a laboratory study
    Kate H Orwin
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, P O Box 4800, New Zealand
    Ecology 87:580-93. 2006
    ..The identity and diversity of substrates that plants add to soil may therefore have important consequences for both above- and belowground ecosystem functions...
  31. ncbi request reprint Microbial ecology of biological invasions
    Wim H van der Putten
    Department of Multitrophic Interactions, Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Heteren, The Netherlands
    ISME J 1:28-37. 2007
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