Scientific Papers


Shanmugam , S., Jenkins, S.N., Mickan, B.S., Jafaar, N., Mathes F., Solaiman, Z.M. and L.K. Abbott. 2021. Co-application of a biosolids product and biochar to two coarse-textured pasture soils influenced microbial N cycling genes and potential for N leaching. Sci Rep 11, 955.

Mickan, B., Abbott, L.K., Solaiman, Z.M., Mathes, F., Siddique, K.H.M. and S.N. Jenkins. 2018. Soil disturbance and water stress interact to influence arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, rhizosphere bacteria and potential for N and C cycling in an agricultural soil. Biology and Fertility of Soils.

Pham, V.T.H., Murugaraj, P., Mathes, F., Tan, B.K., Truong, V.H., Murphy, D.V. and D.E. Mainwaring. 2017. Copolymers enhance selective bacterial community colonization for potential root zone applications. Scientific Reports 7, 15902.

Lowe, M.A., McGrath, G., Mathes, F. and M. Leopold. 2017. Evaluation of surfactant effectiveness on water repellent soils using electrical resistivity tomography. Agricultural Water Management 181: 56-65.

Gleeson, D.B., Mathes, F., Farrell, M. and M. Leopold. 2016. Environmental drivers of soil microbial community structure and function at the Avon River Critical Zone Observatory. Science of The Total Environment 571: 1407-1448.

Mathes F., Murugaral, P., Bougoure, J., Pham, V.T.H., Truong, V.K., Seufert, Wissemeier, A.H., Mainwaring, D.E., and Murphy, D.V. 2020. Engineering rhizobacterial community resilience with mannose nanofibril hydrogels towards maintaining grain production under drying climate stress. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 142: 107715.

Lowe, M.-A., Mathes, F., Loke, M.H., McGrath, G., Murphy, D.V., Leopold, M. 2019. Bacillus subtilis and surfactant amendments for the breakdown of soil water repellency in a sandy soil. Geoderma 344: 108-118.

O’Brien F.J.M., Almaraz M., Foster M.A., Hill A.F., Huber D.P., King E.K., Langford H., Lowe M.-A., Mickan B.S., Miller V.S., Moore O.W., Mathes F., Gleeson D. and M. Leopold. 2019. Soil Salinity and pH Drive Soil Bacterial Community Composition and Diversity Along a Lateritic Slope in the Avon River Critical Zone Observatory, Western Australia. Frontiers in Microbiology 10: 1486.