Cameron Wagg

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Agroécologie et systèmes de culture intégrés

Principales publications


  • 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)


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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 et plus tôt

  • 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.