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


  Soil Ecology




1.         Zheng G, Li SQ, Wu PF, Liu SJ, Kitching RL, Yang XD: Diversity and assemblage structure of bark-dwelling spiders in tropical rainforest and plantations under different management intensities in Xishuangbanna, China. Insect Conservation and Diversity 2017, 10(3):224-235.

2.         Xiao HF, Schaefer DA, Yang XD: pH drives ammonia oxidizing bacteria rather than archaea thereby stimulate nitrification under Ageratina adenophora colonization. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 2017, 114:12-19.

3.         Liu SJ, Yang XD, Ives AR, Feng ZL, Sha LQ: Effects of Seasonal and Perennial Grazing on Soil Fauna Community and Microbial Biomass Carbon in the Subalpine Meadows of Yunnan, Southwest China. Pedosphere 2017, 27(2):371-379.

4.         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.

5.         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). Journal of Insect Conservation 2016, 20(3):363-371.

6.         Liu SJ, Chen J, Gan WJ, Fu SL, Schaefer D, Gan JM, Yang XD: Cascading effects of spiders on a forest-floor food web in the face of environmental change. Basic and Applied Ecology 2016, 17(6):527-534.

7.         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.

8.         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.

9.         Tan ZH, Deng XB, Hughes A, Tang Y, Cao M, Zhang WF, Yang XF, Sha LQ, Song L, Zhao JF: Partial net primary production of a mixed dipterocarp forest: Spatial patterns and temporal dynamics. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences 2015, 120(3):570-583.

10.       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.

11.       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.

12.       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. Biology Open 2015, 4(10):1326-1329.

13.       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.

14.       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.

15.       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.

16.       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.

17.       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).

18.       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).

19.       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.

20.       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.

21.       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.

22.       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.

23.       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.

24.       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.

25.       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.

26.       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.

27.       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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