Steven D Allison

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Microbial abundance and composition influence litter decomposition response to environmental change
    Steven D Allison
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, California 92697, USA
    Ecology 94:714-25. 2013
  2. doi request reprint A trait-based approach for modelling microbial litter decomposition
    S D Allison
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Department of Earth System Science, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Ecol Lett 15:1058-70. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Brown ground: a soil carbon analogue for the green world hypothesis?
    Steven D Allison
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, California 92697, USA
    Am Nat 167:619-27. 2006
  4. pmc Drivers of bacterial beta-diversity depend on spatial scale
    Jennifer B H Martiny
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:7850-4. 2011
  5. pmc Microdiversity of extracellular enzyme genes among sequenced prokaryotic genomes
    Amy E Zimmerman
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    ISME J 7:1187-99. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Functional diversity in resource use by fungi
    Krista L McGuire
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, California 92697, USA
    Ecology 91:2324-32. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Substrate concentration and enzyme allocation can affect rates of microbial decomposition
    Donovan P German
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, California 92697, USA
    Ecology 92:1471-80. 2011
  8. pmc Colloquium paper: resistance, resilience, and redundancy in microbial communities
    Steven D Allison
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:11512-9. 2008
  9. pmc Fine-scale temporal variation in marine extracellular enzymes of coastal southern california
    Steven D Allison
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California Irvine Irvine, CA, USA
    Front Microbiol 3:301. 2012
  10. 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

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Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Microbial abundance and composition influence litter decomposition response to environmental change
    Steven D Allison
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, California 92697, USA
    Ecology 94:714-25. 2013
    ..Therefore models of ecosystem response to global change may need to represent microbial biomass and community composition to make accurate predictions...
  2. doi request reprint A trait-based approach for modelling microbial litter decomposition
    S D Allison
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Department of Earth System Science, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Ecol Lett 15:1058-70. 2012
    ..The model developed herein illustrates that traits influencing microbial enzyme production are some of the key controls on litter decomposition rates...
  3. ncbi request reprint Brown ground: a soil carbon analogue for the green world hypothesis?
    Steven D Allison
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, California 92697, USA
    Am Nat 167:619-27. 2006
    ..Ultimately, the oldest soil carbon persists via transformation into complex molecules that are impervious to enzymatic attack and effectively decoupled from processing by the soil food web...
  4. pmc Drivers of bacterial beta-diversity depend on spatial scale
    Jennifer B H Martiny
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:7850-4. 2011
    ..These results highlight the importance of considering multiple spatial scales for understanding microbial biogeography...
  5. pmc Microdiversity of extracellular enzyme genes among sequenced prokaryotic genomes
    Amy E Zimmerman
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    ISME J 7:1187-99. 2013
    ..This variation is consistent with other traits that require a small number of genes and provides insight into the relationship between taxonomy and traits that may be useful for predicting ecological function...
  6. ncbi request reprint Functional diversity in resource use by fungi
    Krista L McGuire
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, California 92697, USA
    Ecology 91:2324-32. 2010
    ..Together, these results imply that fungi are functionally diverse and that reductions in fungal diversity may have consequences for ecosystem functioning...
  7. ncbi request reprint Substrate concentration and enzyme allocation can affect rates of microbial decomposition
    Donovan P German
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, California 92697, USA
    Ecology 92:1471-80. 2011
    ..These results may help explain the stability of at least some SOM constituents, especially those that naturally exist in relatively low concentrations in the soil environment...
  8. pmc Colloquium paper: resistance, resilience, and redundancy in microbial communities
    Steven D Allison
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:11512-9. 2008
    ..These relationships will determine how readily microbial community composition can be used to predict the responses of ecosystem processes to global change...
  9. pmc Fine-scale temporal variation in marine extracellular enzymes of coastal southern california
    Steven D Allison
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California Irvine Irvine, CA, USA
    Front Microbiol 3:301. 2012
    ..Furthermore, the enzymes that degrade carbohydrates and proteins likely depend on microbial communities attached to particles, whereas phosphorus release may occur throughout the water column...
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Rapid nutrient cycling in leaf litter from invasive plants in Hawai'i
    Steven D Allison
    Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5020, USA
    Oecologia 141:612-9. 2004
    ..Such changes are likely to cause a positive feedback to invasion in Hawai'i because many invasive plants thrive on nutrient-rich soils...