ProjectThe impacts of abiotic stresses on the nitrogen-cycle functions in the wheat rhizosphere
I will work on plant-microbe interaction (using state-of-the-art molecular tools). The first part of the project will link plant microbiome components to an increased resistance to abiotic stresses. During the second part of the project, the selected beneficial microbiome will be put in contact with plants subjected to an increasing abiotic stresses.
Publications1- Susceptibility to additional stressors in metal-tolerant soil microbial communities from two pollution gradients
Azarbad, Hamed, Nico M. van Straalen, Ryszard Laskowski, Karolina Nikiel, Wilfred F.M. Röling, Maria Niklińska
2016 Applied Soil Ecology
2- Functional and compositional responses in soil microbial communities along two metal pollution gradients: does the level of historical pollution affect resistance against secondary stress?
Azarbad, Hamed, Maria Niklińska, Karolina Nikiel, Nico M. van Straalen, Wilfred F. M. Röling
2015 Biology and Fertility of Soils
3- Functional diversity of soil microbial communities under Scots pine, Norway spruce, silver birch and mixed boreal forests
Chodak, Marcin, Beata Klimek, Hamed Azarbad, Małgorzata Jaźwa
4- Microbial community composition and functions are resilient to metal pollution along two forest soil gradients
Azarbad, H., M. Nikli ska, R. Laskowski, N. M. van Straalen, C. A. M. van Gestel, J. Zhou, Z. He, C. Wen, W. F. M. Roling
2014 FEMS Microbiology Ecology
5- Microbial community structure and functioning along metal pollution gradients
Azarbad, Hamed, Maria Niklińska, Cornelis A.M. van Gestel, Nico M. van Straalen, Wilfred F.M. Röling, Ryszard Laskowski
2013 Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry