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YANG Xiaodong
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XTBG, Menglun, Mengla, 666303, Yunnan, China


  Soil Ecology



  1. Zheng Z, Zhang SB, Baskin C, Baskin J, Schaefer D, Yang XD, Yang LY: Hollows in living trees develop slowly but considerably influence the estimate of forest biomass. Functional Ecology 2016, 30(5):830-838. 

  2. Meng LZ, Yang XD, Martin K, Gan JM, Liu YH, Gong WC: Movement patterns of selected insect groups between natural forest, open land and rubber plantation in a tropical landscape (southern Yunnan, SW China). J Insect Conserv 2016, 20(3):363-371. 

  3. Liu SJ, Behm JE, Chen J, Fu SL, He XX, Hu J, Schaefer D, Gan JM, Yang XD: Functional redundancy dampens the trophic cascade effect of a web-building spider in a tropical forest floor. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 2016, 98:22-29. 

  4. Zheng G, Li SQ, Yang XD: Spider diversity in canopies of Xishuangbanna rainforest (China) indicates an alarming juggernaut effect of rubber plantations. Forest Ecology and Management 2015, 338:200-207. 

  5. Liu SJ, Li ZP, Sui Y, Schaefer DA, Alele PO, Chen J, Yang XD: Spider foraging strategies dominate pest suppression in organic tea plantations. Biocontrol 2015, 60(6):839-847. 

  6. Liu SJ, Chen J, Gan WJ, Schaefer D, Gan JM, Yang XD: Spider foraging strategy affects trophic cascades under natural and drought conditions. Scientific Reports 2015, 5:9. 

  7. Gan WJ, Liu SJ, Yang XD, Li DQ, Lei CL: Prey interception drives web invasion and spider size determines successful web takeover in nocturnal orb-web spiders. Biol Open 2015, 4(10):1326-1329. 

  8. Xiao HF, Tian YH, Zhou HP, Ai XS, Yang XD, Schaefer DA: Intensive rubber cultivation degrades soil nematode communities in Xishuangbanna, southwest China. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 2014, 76:161-169. 

  9. Xiao HF, Feng YL, Schaefer DA, Yang XD: Soil fungi rather than bacteria were modified by invasive plants, and that benefited invasive plant growth. Plant and Soil 2014, 378(1-2):253-264. 

  10. Liu SJ, Chen J, He XX, Hu J, Yang XD: Trophic cascade of a web-building spider decreases litter decomposition in a tropical forest floor. European Journal of Soil Biology 2014, 65:79-86. 

  11. Xiao HF, Schaefer DA, Lei YB, Zhen YL, Li YP, Yang XD, Feng YL: Influence of invasive plants on nematode communities under simulated CO2 enrichment. European Journal of Soil Biology 2013, 58:91-97. 

  12. Meng LZ, Martin K, Weigel A, Yang XD: Tree Diversity Mediates the Distribution of Longhorn Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) in a Changing Tropical Landscape (Southern Yunnan, SW China). PLoS One 2013, 8(9):9. 

  13. Behm JE, Yang XD, Chen J: Slipping through the Cracks: Rubber Plantation Is Unsuitable Breeding Habitat for Frogs in Xishuangbanna, China. PLoS One 2013, 8(9):13. 

  14. Yang XD, Yang Z, Warren MW, Chen J: Mechanical fragmentation enhances the contribution of Collembola to leaf litter decomposition. European Journal of Soil Biology 2012, 53:23-31. 

  15. Yang XD, Chen J: Plant litter quality influences the contribution of soil fauna to litter decomposition in humid tropical forests, southwestern China. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 2009, 41(5):910-918. 

  16. Li YJ, Yang XD, Zou XM, Wu JH: Response of soil nematode communities to tree girdling in a subtropical evergreen broad-leaved forest of southwest China. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 2009, 41(5):877-882. 

  17. Chan OC, Casper P, Sha LQ, Feng ZL, Fu Y, Yang XD, Ulrich A, Zou XM: Vegetation cover of forest, shrub and pasture strongly influences soil bacterial community structure as revealed by 16S rRNA gene T-RFLP analysis. Fems Microbiology Ecology 2008, 64(3):449-458. 

  18. Zhang YP, Sha LQ, Yu GR, Song QH, Tang JW, Yang XD, Wang YS, Zheng Z, Zhao SJ, Yang Z et al: Annual variation of carbon flux and impact factors in the tropical seasonal rain forest of Xishuangbanna, SW China. Science in China Series D-Earth Sciences 2006, 49:150-162. 

  19. Chan OC, Yang XD, Fu Y, Feng ZL, Sha LQ, Casper P, Zou XM: 16S rRNA gene analyses of bacterial community structures in the soils of evergreen broad-leaved forests in south-west China. Fems Microbiology Ecology 2006, 58(2):247-259. 

  20. Zou XM, Ruan HH, Fu Y, Yang XD, Sha LQ: Estimating soil labile organic carbon and potential turnover rates using a sequential fumigation-incubation procedure. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 2005, 37(10):1923-1928. 

  21. Muthukumar T, Sha LQ, Yang XD, Cao M, Tang JW, Zheng Z: Distribution of roots and arbuscular mycorrhizal associations in tropical forest types of Xishuangbanna, southwest China. Applied Soil Ecology 2003, 22(3):241-253. 

  22. Muthukumar T, Sha LQ, Yang XD, Cao M, Tang JW, Zheng Z: Mycorrhiza of plants in different vegetation types in tropical ecosystems of Xishuangbanna, southwest China. Mycorrhiza 2003, 13(6):289-297. 



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