Cameron Wagg

Research Scientist

Agroecology and integrative cropping systems

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Key publications

Publicaion record can be found at: https://scholar.google.ca/citations?user=WZLvTO4AAAAJ

2019

  • Schmid, M.C., Hahl, T., van Moorsel, S.J., Wagg, C., De Deyn, G.B., Schmid, B. (2019) Rhizosphere bacterial community composition depends on plant diversity legacy in soil and plant species identity. Molecular Ecology (in press)

2018

  • Yang, G., Wagg, C., Veresoglou, S.D., Hempel, S., Rillig, M.C. (2018) How do soil biota drive ecosystem stability. Trends in Plant Science 23:1057-1067.
  • Gomola, C., Wagg, C., Wallenstein, M.D., McKay, J.K. & O’Brien, M.J. (2018) Plant-stimulated enzyme activity in the rhizosphere mediates within-species differences in invasive strategies. Ecology and Evolution DOI:10.1002/ece3.4623
  • Ferlian, O., Biere, A., Bonfante, P., Buscot, F., Eisenhauer, N., Fernandez, I.,  Hause, B., Herrmann, S., Krajinski-Barth, F., Meier, I.C., Pozo, M.J., Rasmann, S., Rillig, M.C., Tarkka, M.T., van Dam, N.M., Wagg, C., Martinez-Medina, A. (2018) Growing research networks on mycorrhizae for mutual benefits. Trends in Plant Science 23:975-984.
  • Ferlian, O., Cesarz, S., Craven, D., Hines, J., Barry, K.E., Bruelheide, H., Buscot, F., Haider, S., Heklau, H.,Herrmann, S., Kühn, P., Pruschitzki, U., Schädler, M., Wagg, C., Weigelt, A., Wubet, T., & Eisenhauer , N. (2018) Mycorrhiza in tree diversity-ecosystem function relationships: conceptual framework and experimental implementation. Ecosphere 9: e02226
  • Milkereit, J., Frossard, E., Stoll, P., Wagg, C. & Nicklaus, P.A. (2018) Experimental disconnection from common mycorrhizal networks has little effect on competitive interactions among common temperate grassland species. Journal of Ecology 106:23332-2343.
  • Wagg, C., Dudenhöffer, J.H., Widmer, F. & van der Heijden, M.G.A. (2018) Linking temporal diversity, stability and asynchrony of soil microbial communities. Functional Ecology 32:1280-1292.
  • van Moorsel, S.J., Hahl, T., Wagg, C., De Deyn, G.B., Flynn, D.F.B., Yadav, V., Zuppringer-Dengley, D. & Schmid, B. (2018) Community evolution increases plant productivity at low diversity. Ecology Letters 21: 128-137.
  • Guiz, J., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N., Hacker, N., Hertzog, L., Oelmann, Y., Roscher, C., Wagg, C. & Hillebrand, H. (2018) Interspecific competition alters leaf stoichiometry in 20 grassland species. Oikos 127:903-914.
  • Dudenhöffer, J.H., Ebeling, E. Klien, A.M. & Wagg, C. (2018) Beyond biomass: soil feedbacks are transient over plant life-stages and alter fitness Journal of Ecology 106: 230-241.

2017

  • Wagg, C., O’Brien, M.J., Vogel, A., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Eisenhauer, N., Schmid, B. & Weigelt, A. (2017) Plant diversity maintains long-term ecosystem productivity under frequent drought by increasing short-term variation. Ecology 98: 2952-2961.
  • Wagg, C., Ebeling, A., Roscher, C., Ravenek, J., Bachmann, D., Eisenhauer, N., Mommer, L., Buchmann, N., Hillebrand, H., Schmid, B. & Weisser, W.W. (2017) Functional trait dissimilarity drives both species complementarity and competitive disparity. Functional Ecology 31: 2320-2329.
  • Chen, H., Oram, N., Barry, K., Mommer, K., van Ruijven, J., de Kroon, H., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N., Fischer, C., Gleixner, G., Gessler, A., Gonzales, O., Hacker, N., Hildebrandt, A., Lange, M., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Scheu, S., Oelmann, Y., Wagg, C., Wilcke, W., Wirth, C. Weigelt, A. (2017) Root chemistry and soil fauna but not soil abiotic conditions explain the effects of plant diversity on root decomposition. Oecologia 185: 499-511.
  • Weisser, W., Roscher, C., Meyer, S.T., Ebeling, A., Luo, G., Beßler, H., Barnard, R., Buchmann, N., Buscot, F., Engels, C., Fischer, C., Fischer, M., Gessler, A., Gleixner, G., Halle, S., Hildebrandt, A., Hillebrand, H., De Kroon, H., Lange, M., Leimer, S., Le Roux, X., Milcu, A., Mommer, L., Niklaus, P., Oelmann, Y., Proulx, R., Scherber, C., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Scheu, S., Tscharntke, T., Wachendorf, M., Wagg, C., Weigelt, A., Wilcke, W.W., Schulze, E.D., Schmid, B. & Eisenhauer, N. (2017) Biodiversity effects on ecosystem functioning in a 14-year grassland experiment: patterns, mechanisms, and open questions. Basic and Applied Ecology 23: 1-73.
  • Meyer, S.T., Scheithe, L., Hertzog, L., Ebeling, A., Wagg, C., Roscher, C., Weisser, W.W. (2017) Consistent increase of herbivory along two experimental plant diversity gradients over multiple years. Ecosphere 8:e01876. 10.1002/ecs2.1876
  • Engel, J., Hertzog, L., Tiede, J., Wagg, C., Ebeling, E., Briesen, H. & Weisser, W. (2017) Pitfall trap sampling bias depends on body mass, temperature and trap number: insights from an individual based model. Ecosphere 8: e01790.
  • Bender, S.F., Wagg, C. & van der Heijden, M.G.A., (2017) Strategies for environmentally sound soil ecological engineering: A reply to Machado et al. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 32: 10-12.

2016

  • Thakur, M.P., Reich, P.B., Wagg, C., Fisichelli, N.A., Ciobanu, M., Hobbie, S.E., Rich, R.L., Stefanski, A. & Eisenhauer, N. (2016) Effects of soil warming history on the performances of congeneric temperate and boreal herbaceous plant species and their associations with soil biota. Journal of Plant Ecology, rtw066.
  • Hertzog, L.R., Ebeling, A., Meyer, S.T., Eisenhauer, N., Fischer, C., Hildebrandt, A., Wagg, C. & Weisser, W.W. (2016) High survival of Lasius niger during summer flooding in a European grassland. PLoS ONE 11: e0152777.
  • Fischer, F.M., Wright, A.J., Eisenhauer, N., Ebeling, A., Roscher, C., de Kroon, H., Wagg, C., Weigelt, A., Weisser, W.W., Pillar, V.D. (2016) Plant species richness and functional traits affect community stability after a flood event. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 317: 20150276.
  • Bender, S.F., Wagg, C. & van der Heijden, M.G.A., (2016) An underground revolution: soil biodiversity for promoting ecosystem multifunctionality. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 31: 440-452.
  • Pellkofer, S., van der Heijden, M.G.A., Schmid, B. & Wagg, C. (2016) Soil communities promote species stability and asynchrony in experimental grassland communities. PLoS ONE 11: e0148015.

2015

  • Hines, J., van der Putten, J.H., de Deyn, G.B., Wagg, C. Voigt, W. Mulder, C., Weisser, W., Engel, J., Melian, C., Scheu, S. Birkhofer, K., Ebeling, A., Scherber, C. & Eisenhauer, N. (2015) Towards an integration of biodiversity-ecosystem functioning and food-web theory to evaluate relationships between multiple ecosystem services. Advances in Ecological Research 53: 161-199.
  • Hacker, N., Ebeling, A., Gessler, A., Gleixner, G., de Kroon, H., Lange, M., Mommer, L., Eisenhauer, N., Ravenek, J., Scheu, S., Weigelt, A., Wagg, C., Wilcke, W. & Oelmann, Y. (2015) Plant diversity shapes microbe-rhizosphere effects on P mobilization from organic matter in soil. Ecology Letters 18: 1356-1365.
  • Wagg, C., Veiga, R. & van der Heijden, M.G.A. (2015) Book Chapter: “Antagonism and facilitation in mycorrhizal networks”. In: Mycorrhizal Networks. (ed. T.R. Horton). pp 203-226. Springer, Netherlands.
  • Wagg, C., Barendregt, C., Schmid, B., Jansa, J. & van der Heijden, M.G.A. (2015) Complementarity in both plant and mycorrhizal fungal communities are not necessarily increased by diversity in the other. Journal of Ecology 103: 1233-1244.

2014 and earlier

  • Wagg, C., Boller, B., Schneider, S., Widmer, F. & van der Heijden, M.G.A. (2014) Intraspecific and intergenerational differences in plant-soil feedbacks. Oikos 124: 994-1004.
  • Wagg, C., Bender, F., Widmer, F. & van der Heijden, M.G.A. (2014) Soil biodiversity and community composition determine ecosystem multifunctionality. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA 111: 5266-5270.
  • Janoušková, M., Krak, K., Wagg, C., Štorchová, H., Caklová, P. & Vosátka, M. (2013) Effects of inoculum additions in the presence of a pre-established arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal community. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 79: 6507-6515.
  • van der Heijden, M.G.A. & Wagg, C. (2013) Soil microbial diversity and agro-ecosystem functioning. Plant and Soil 363: 1-5.
  • Thiels-Bruhn, S., Bloem, J.,de Vries F.T., Kalbitz, K., van der Heijden, M.G.A. & Wagg, C. (2012) Linking soil biodiversity and agricultural soil management. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 4: 523-528.
  • Wagg, C., Jansa, J., Schmid, B. & van der Heijden, M.G.A. (2011) Belowground biodiversity effects of plant symbionts support aboveground productivity. Ecology Letters 14: 1001-1009.
  • Wagg, C., Jansa, J., Stadler, M., Schmid, B. & van der Heijden, M.G.A. (2011) Mycorrhizal identity and diversity relax plant-plant competition. Ecology 92: 1303-1313.
  • Wagg, C., Antunes, P.M. & Peterson, R.L. (2011) Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal phylogeny related interactions with a non-host. Symbiosis 53: 41-46.
  • Wagg, C., Husband, B.C., Massicotte, H.B. and Peterson, R.L. (2011) Soil microbial communities from an elevational cline differ in their effect on conifer seedling growth. Plant and Soil 340: 491-504.
  • Wagg, C., Pautler, M., Massicotte, H.B. & Peterson, R.L. (2008) The co-occurrence of ectomycorrhizal, arbuscular mycorrhizal and dark septate fungi in seedlings of four members of the Pinaceae. Mycorrhiza 18: 103-110
  • Peterson, R.L., Wagg, C. & Pautler, M. (2008) Associations between microfungal endophytes and roots: Do structural features indicate function? Botany 86: 445-456.
  • Murray, J., Geil, R., Wagg, C., Karas, B., Szczyglowski, K. & Peterson, R.L. (2006) Genetic supressors of Lotus japonicus har1-1 hypernodulation show altered interactions with Glomus intraradices. Functional Plant Biology 33: 749-755.
  • Murray, J., Karas, B., Ross, L., Brachmann, A., Wagg, C., Geil, R., Perry, J., Nowakowski, K., MacGillivary, M., Held, M., Stougaard, J., Peterson, L., Parniske, M. & Szczyglowski, K. (2006) Genetic suppressors of the Lotus japonicus har1-1 hypernodulation phenotype. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 19: 1082-1091.