G A Kowalchuk

Summary

Affiliation: Netherlands Institute of Ecology
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Analysis of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria of the beta subdivision of the class Proteobacteria in coastal sand dunes by denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis and sequencing of PCR-amplified 16S ribosomal DNA fragments
    G A Kowalchuk
    Department of Plant Microorganism Interactions, Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Heteren, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 63:1489-97. 1997
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of above-ground plant species composition and diversity on the diversity of soil-borne microorganisms
    George A Kowalchuk
    Department of Plant Microorganism Interactions, Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Centre for Terrestrial Ecology, Heteren
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 81:509-20. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Community analysis of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi associated with Ammophila arenaria in Dutch coastal sand dunes
    George A Kowalchuk
    Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Center for Terrestrial Ecology, Heteren, The Netherlands
    Mol Ecol 11:571-81. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Ammonia-oxidizing bacteria: a model for molecular microbial ecology
    G A Kowalchuk
    Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Centre for Terrestrial Ecology, Boterhoeksestraat 48, P O Box 40, Heteren, 6666 ZG, The Netherlands
    Annu Rev Microbiol 55:485-529. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Changes in the community structure of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria during secondary succession of calcareous grasslands
    G A Kowalchuk
    Netherlands Institute for Ecology, Centre for Terrestrial Ecology, Heteren
    Environ Microbiol 2:99-110. 2000
  6. pmc Molecular analysis of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria of the beta subdivision of the class Proteobacteria in compost and composted materials
    G A Kowalchuk
    Department of Plant Microorganism Interactions, Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Center for Terrestrial Ecology, 6666 ZG, Heteren, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 65:396-403. 1999
  7. pmc Detection and characterization of fungal infections of Ammophila arenaria (marram grass) roots by denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis of specifically amplified 18s rDNA
    G A Kowalchuk
    Department of Plant Microorganism Interactions, Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Heteren, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 63:3858-65. 1997
  8. ncbi request reprint Soil feedback of exotic savanna grass relates to pathogen absence and mycorrhizal selectivity
    W H van der Putten
    Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Centre for Terrestrial Ecology NIOO KNAW, P O Box 40, 6666 ZG Heteren, The Netherlands
    Ecology 88:978-88. 2007
  9. pmc Growth of chitinolytic dune soil beta-subclass Proteobacteria in response to invading fungal hyphae
    W de Boer
    Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Centre for Terrestrial Ecology, Department of Plant Microorganism Interactions, 6666 ZG Heteren, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 67:3358-62. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint 'Root-food' and the rhizosphere microbial community composition
    W de Boer
    NIOO Centre for Terrestrial Ecology, Department of Terrestrial Microbial Ecology, PO Box 40, 6666ZG Heteren, The Netherlands
    New Phytol 170:3-6. 2006

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Publications26

  1. pmc Analysis of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria of the beta subdivision of the class Proteobacteria in coastal sand dunes by denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis and sequencing of PCR-amplified 16S ribosomal DNA fragments
    G A Kowalchuk
    Department of Plant Microorganism Interactions, Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Heteren, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 63:1489-97. 1997
    ..Such differences in community structure may affect physiological differences within beta-subdivision ammonia oxidizers, with consequent effects on nitrification rates in response to key environmental factors...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of above-ground plant species composition and diversity on the diversity of soil-borne microorganisms
    George A Kowalchuk
    Department of Plant Microorganism Interactions, Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Centre for Terrestrial Ecology, Heteren
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 81:509-20. 2002
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Community analysis of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi associated with Ammophila arenaria in Dutch coastal sand dunes
    George A Kowalchuk
    Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Center for Terrestrial Ecology, Heteren, The Netherlands
    Mol Ecol 11:571-81. 2002
    ..direct 18S rDNA analysis of root material, corroborating previous suggestions that spore inspection alone may poorly represent actual AMF population structure...
  4. ncbi request reprint Ammonia-oxidizing bacteria: a model for molecular microbial ecology
    G A Kowalchuk
    Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Centre for Terrestrial Ecology, Boterhoeksestraat 48, P O Box 40, Heteren, 6666 ZG, The Netherlands
    Annu Rev Microbiol 55:485-529. 2001
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Changes in the community structure of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria during secondary succession of calcareous grasslands
    G A Kowalchuk
    Netherlands Institute for Ecology, Centre for Terrestrial Ecology, Heteren
    Environ Microbiol 2:99-110. 2000
    ..Ammonia turnover rate, not specific changes in plant diversity and species composition, is implicated as the major determinant of ammonia oxidizer community structure in successional chalk grassland soils...
  6. pmc Molecular analysis of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria of the beta subdivision of the class Proteobacteria in compost and composted materials
    G A Kowalchuk
    Department of Plant Microorganism Interactions, Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Center for Terrestrial Ecology, 6666 ZG, Heteren, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 65:396-403. 1999
    ....
  7. pmc Detection and characterization of fungal infections of Ammophila arenaria (marram grass) roots by denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis of specifically amplified 18s rDNA
    G A Kowalchuk
    Department of Plant Microorganism Interactions, Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Heteren, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 63:3858-65. 1997
    ..The molecular data presented here reveal fungal diversity not detected in previous culture-based surveys...
  8. ncbi request reprint Soil feedback of exotic savanna grass relates to pathogen absence and mycorrhizal selectivity
    W H van der Putten
    Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Centre for Terrestrial Ecology NIOO KNAW, P O Box 40, 6666 ZG Heteren, The Netherlands
    Ecology 88:978-88. 2007
    ....
  9. pmc Growth of chitinolytic dune soil beta-subclass Proteobacteria in response to invading fungal hyphae
    W de Boer
    Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Centre for Terrestrial Ecology, Department of Plant Microorganism Interactions, 6666 ZG Heteren, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 67:3358-62. 2001
    ..Chitinolytic Stenotrophomonas-like and Cytophaga-like bacteria, isolated from the same dune soils, were only slightly stimulated by exposure to fungal hyphae...
  10. ncbi request reprint 'Root-food' and the rhizosphere microbial community composition
    W de Boer
    NIOO Centre for Terrestrial Ecology, Department of Terrestrial Microbial Ecology, PO Box 40, 6666ZG Heteren, The Netherlands
    New Phytol 170:3-6. 2006
  11. ncbi request reprint Patterns of bacterial diversity across a range of Antarctic terrestrial habitats
    Etienne Yergeau
    Netherlands Institute of Ecology NIOO KNAW, Centre for Terrestrial Ecology, Boterhoeksestraat 48, 6666GA, Heteren, The Netherlands
    Environ Microbiol 9:2670-82. 2007
    ..These results provide insight into the factors shaping the composition of bacterial communities in Antarctic terrestrial habitats and support the notion that bacterial diversity declines with increased climatic severity...
  12. ncbi request reprint The ISME journal: multidisciplinary journal of microbial ecology
    George A Kowalchuk
    Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Centre for Terrestrial Ecology Netherlands, Heteren, The Netherlands
    ISME J 1:1-3. 2007
  13. ncbi request reprint Functional microarray analysis of nitrogen and carbon cycling genes across an Antarctic latitudinal transect
    Etienne Yergeau
    Center for Terrestrial Ecology, Netherlands Institute for Ecology NIOO KNAW, Heteren, The Netherlands
    ISME J 1:163-79. 2007
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  14. doi request reprint Differences in vegetation composition and plant species identity lead to only minor changes in soil-borne microbial communities in a former arable field
    Anna Kielak
    Department of Terrestrial Microbial Ecology, Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Heteren, The Netherlands
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 63:372-82. 2008
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Responses of Antarctic soil microbial communities and associated functions to temperature and freeze-thaw cycle frequency
    Etienne Yergeau
    Netherlands Institute of Ecology NIOO KNAW, Centre for Terrestrial Ecology, Boterhoeksestraat 48, 6666 GA, Heteren, The Netherlands
    Environ Microbiol 10:2223-35. 2008
    ..Although these effects are difficult to detect with assays of total bacterial community structure, they do become manifest in the analysis of key functional gene densities...
  16. ncbi request reprint Environmental microbial ecology in an "omics" era: summary report of MicroEnGen-II (Shanghai, June 12-15, 2006)
    Karen Nelson
    Howard University, Washington, DC, USA
    Microb Ecol 53:369-70. 2007
  17. pmc Finding the needles in the metagenome haystack
    George A Kowalchuk
    Centre for Terrestrial Ecology, Netherlands Institute of Ecology NIOO KNAW, P O Box 40, 6666 ZG, Heteren, The Netherlands
    Microb Ecol 53:475-85. 2007
    ....
  18. pmc Microbial community composition affects soil fungistasis
    Wietse de Boer
    Department of Plant Microorganism Interactions, Centre for Terrestrial Ecology, Netherlands Institute of Ecology, 6666 ZG Heteren, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:835-44. 2003
    ..Both microbial community analysis and in vitro antagonism tests indicated that the presence of pseudomonads might be essential for the development of fungistasis. Overall, the results lend support to the antibiosis hypothesis...
  19. pmc PCR-denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis profiling of inter- and intraspecies 18S rRNA gene sequence heterogeneity is an accurate and sensitive method to assess species diversity of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi of the genus Gigaspora
    Francisco A de Souza
    Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuaria, Embrapa Agrobiologia, Seropedica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:1413-24. 2004
    ..Two Brazilian agricultural soils were also analyzed with a Gigasporaceae-specific nested PCR approach, revealing a dominance of G. margarita within this family...
  20. ncbi request reprint Collimonas fungivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a chitinolytic soil bacterium with the ability to grow on living fungal hyphae
    Wietse de Boer
    Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Centre for Terrestrial Ecology, Department of Plant Microorganism Interactions, NL 6666 ZG Heteren, The Netherlands
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:857-64. 2004
    ..The type strain of Collimonas fungivorans gen. nov., sp. nov. is Ter6(T) (=NCCB 100033(T)=LMG 21973(T))...
  21. ncbi request reprint Morphological, ontogenetic and molecular characterization of Scutellospora reticulata (Glomeromycota)
    Francisco Adriano de Souza
    Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuaria, Embrapa Agrobiologia CNPAB, Caixa Postal 74505, CEP 23851 970, Rodovia BR 465 RJ, Km 7, Seropedica, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil
    Mycol Res 109:697-706. 2005
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  22. ncbi request reprint Interplay between Senecio jacobaea and plant, soil, and aboveground insect community composition
    T Martijn Bezemer
    Netherlands Institute of Ecology NIOO KNA W, Centre for Terrestrial Ecology, P O Box 40, 6666 ZG Heteren, The Netherlands
    Ecology 87:2002-13. 2006
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Size and structure of bacterial, fungal and nematode communities along an Antarctic environmental gradient
    Etienne Yergeau
    Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Centre for Terrestrial Ecology NIOO KNAW, Heteren, The Netherlands
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 59:436-51. 2007
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Microbes orchestrate life on Earth
    George A Kowalchuk
    Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Centre for Terrestrial Ecology, Heteren, The Netherlands
    ISME J 2:795-6. 2008
  25. pmc Quantitative multiplex detection of plant pathogens using a novel ligation probe-based system coupled with universal, high-throughput real-time PCR on OpenArrays
    Ronald van Doorn
    Plant Research International B, V, Droevendaalsesteeg 1, 6708 PB, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Genomics 8:276. 2007
    ..The assay combines the multiplex capabilities and specificity of ligation reactions with high-throughput real-time PCR in the OpenArray, resulting in a flexible, quantitative multiplex diagnostic system...
  26. ncbi request reprint Microbial environmental genomics
    Karen E Nelson
    Howard University, Washington, DC, USA
    Microb Ecol 53:367-8. 2007