Franco Widmer
Franco Widmer
Group Leader Molecular Ecology, Agroscope
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Soil biodiversity and soil community composition determine ecosystem multifunctionality
C Wagg, SF Bender, F Widmer, MGA Van Der Heijden
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111 (14), 5266-5270, 2014
Distinct soil microbial diversity under long-term organic and conventional farming
M Hartmann, B Frey, J Mayer, P Mäder, F Widmer
The ISME journal 9 (5), 1177-1194, 2015
Preferential flow paths: biological ‘hot spots’ in soils
M Bundt, F Widmer, M Pesaro, J Zeyer, P Blaser
Soil Biology and Biochemistry 33 (6), 729-738, 2001
A strategy for optimizing quality and quantity of DNA extracted from soil
H Bürgmann, M Pesaro, F Widmer, J Zeyer
Journal of microbiological methods 45 (1), 7-20, 2001
Resistance and resilience of the forest soil microbiome to logging-associated compaction
M Hartmann, PA Niklaus, S Zimmermann, S Schmutz, J Kremer, ...
The ISME journal 8 (1), 226-244, 2014
Analysis of nifH Gene Pool Complexity in Soil and Litter at a Douglas Fir Forest Site in the Oregon Cascade Mountain Range
F Widmer, BT Shaffer, LA Porteous, RJ Seidler
Applied and Environmental Microbiology 65 (2), 374-380, 1999
A Highly Selective PCR Protocol for Detecting 16S rRNA Genes of the Genus Pseudomonas (Sensu Stricto) in Environmental Samples
F Widmer, RJ Seidler, PM Gillevet, LS Watrud, GD Di Giovanni
Applied and Environmental Microbiology 64 (7), 2545-2553, 1998
Bacterial community structures in honeybee intestines and their response to two insecticidal proteins
D Babendreier, D Joller, J Romeis, F Bigler, F Widmer
FEMS microbiology ecology 59 (3), 600-610, 2007
Microbial diversity in European alpine permafrost and active layers
B Frey, T Rime, M Phillips, B Stierli, I Hajdas, F Widmer, M Hartmann
FEMS microbiology ecology 92 (3), fiw018, 2016
How effective are ‘Effective microorganisms®(EM)’? Results from a field study in temperate climate
J Mayer, S Scheid, F Widmer, A Fließbach, HR Oberholzer
Applied soil ecology 46 (2), 230-239, 2010
Community structure analyses are more sensitive to differences in soil bacterial communities than anonymous diversity indices
M Hartmann, F Widmer
Applied and Environmental Microbiology 72 (12), 7804-7812, 2006
Effects of model root exudates on structure and activity of a soil diazotroph community
H Bürgmann, S Meier, M Bunge, F Widmer, J Zeyer
Environmental Microbiology 7 (11), 1711-1724, 2005
New molecular screening tools for analysis of free-living diazotrophs in soil
H Bürgmann, F Widmer, W Von Sigler, J Zeyer
Applied and environmental microbiology 70 (1), 240-247, 2004
mRNA Extraction and Reverse Transcription-PCR Protocol for Detection of nifH Gene Expression by Azotobacter vinelandii in Soil
H Bürgmann, F Widmer, WV Sigler, J Zeyer
Applied and environmental microbiology 69 (4), 1928-1935, 2003
Assessing soil biological characteristics: a comparison of bulk soil community DNA-, PLFA-, and Biolog™-analyses
F Widmer, A Fliessbach, E Laczko, J Schulze-Aurich, J Zeyer
Soil Biology and Biochemistry 33 (7-8), 1029-1036, 2001
Sensitive detection of transgenic plant marker gene persistence in soil microcosms
F Widmer, RJ Seidler, LS Watrud
Molecular Ecology 5 (5), 603-613, 1996
Vertical distribution of the soil microbiota along a successional gradient in a glacier forefield
T Rime, M Hartmann, I Brunner, F Widmer, J Zeyer, B Frey
Molecular Ecology 24 (5), 1091-1108, 2015
Impact of soil drying-rewetting stress on microbial communities and activities and on degradation of two crop protection products
M Pesaro, G Nicollier, J Zeyer, F Widmer
Applied and environmental microbiology 70 (5), 2577-2587, 2004
Comparison of parental and transgenic alfalfa rhizosphere bacterial communities using Biolog GN metabolic fingerprinting and enterobacterial repetitive intergenic consensus …
GD Di Giovanni, LS Watrud, RJ Seidler, F Widmer
Microbial Ecology 37, 129-139, 1999
Back to the future of soil metagenomics
J Nesme, W Achouak, SN Agathos, M Bailey, P Baldrian, D Brunel, ...
Frontiers in microbiology 7, 73, 2016
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