Dr. Pierre Mariotte
Plant-Soil Interactions & Global Change Ecology

Dr. Pierre Mariotte

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Publications


Papers in peer-reviewed journals 



26. Garbin, M., Misaki, F., Ferreira, P.F., Guidoni-Martins, K.G., Soares, R.B., Mariotte, P., Sansevero, J.B.B., Silva, A.G. (2017) Long-term regeneration of a tropical plant community after sand mining reveals increased abundance of subordinate species but disappearance of dominate nurse plants. Ecology & Evolution, In review.


25. Mariotte, P., Mehrabi, Z., Bezemer, T.M., De Deyn, G.B., Kulmatiski, A., Drigo, B., Veen, G.F., Van der Heijden, M.G.A., Kardol, P. (2017) Plant-soil feedback: Bridging natural and agricultural sciences. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, In Press.


24. Jassey, V.E.H., Reczuga, M., Zielinska, M., Slowinska, S., Robroek, B., Mariotte, P., Seppey, C.V.W., Lara, E., Barabach, J., Slowinski, M., Bragazza, L., Chojnicki, B.H., Lamentowicz, M., Mitchell, E.A.D., Buttler, A. (2017) Tipping point effect in plant-fungal interactions under severe drought causes abrupt rise in peatland ecosystem respiration. Global Change Biology, DOI:10.1111/gcb.13928.


23. Bakhshandeh, S., Corneo, P.E., Mariotte, P., Kertesz, M.A., Dijkstra, F.A. (2017) Effect of crop rotation on mycorrhizal colonization and wheat yield under different fertilizer treatments. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 247, 130-136


22. Canarini, A., Mariotte, P., Ingram, L., Merchant, A., Dijkstra, F.A. (2017) Mineral associated soil carbon is resistant to drought but sensitive to legumes and microbial biomass in an Australian grassland. Ecosystems, DOI:10.1007/s10021-017-0152x.


21. Mariotte, P., Canarini, A., Dijkstra, F.A. (2017) Stoichiometric N:P flexibility and mycorrhizal symbiosis favor plant resistance against drought. Journal of Ecology, 105, 958-967. Editor's choice of the issue.


20. Spotswood, E.N., Mariotte, P., Farrer, E.C., Nichols, L., Suding, K.N. (2017) Separating sources of density-dependent and density-independent establishment limitation in invading species. Journal of Ecology, 105, 436-444.


19. Mariotte, P., Spotswood, E.N., Farrer, E.C., Suding, K.N. (2017) Positive litter feedbacks of an introduced species reduce native diversity and promote invasion in Californian grasslands. Applied Vegetation Science, 20, 28-39.


18. Canarini, A., Carrillo, Y., Mariotte, P., Ingram, L., Dijkstra, F.A. (2016) Soil microbial community resistance to drought and links to C stabilization in an Australian grassland. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 103, 171-180.


17. Bechara, F.C., Dickens, S.R., Farrer, E.C., Larios, L., Spotswood, EN., Mariotte, P., Suding, K.N. (2016) Neotropical rainforest restoration: comparing passive, plantation and nucleation approaches. Biodiversity and Conservation, 25, 2021-2034.


16. Mariotte, P., Le Bayon, R.-C., Eisenhauer, N., Guenat, C., Buttler, A. (2016) Subordinate plant species moderate drought effects on earthworms communities in grasslands. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 96, 119-127.


15. Garbin, M.L., Guidoni-Martins, K.G., Hollunder, R.K., Mariotte, P., Scarano, F.R., Carrijo, T.T. (2016) Spatial segregation of subordinate species is not controlled by the dominant species in a tropical coastal ecosystemPerspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, 18, 23-32. 


14. Chuong, J.*, Huxley, J.*, Spotswood, E.N., Nichols, L., Mariotte, P., Suding, K.N. (2016) Cattle as dispersal vectors of invasive and introduced plants in a California annual grassland. Rangeland Ecology and Management, 69, 52-58. *equally contributed.


13. Mariotte, P., Robroek, B., Jassey, V.E.J. & Buttler, A. (2015) Subordinate plants mitigate drought effects on soil ecosystem processes by stimulating fungi. Functional Ecology, 29, 1575-1586.


12. Buttler, A., Robroek, B., Laggoun-Defarge, F., Jassey, V.E.J., Pochelon, C., Bernard, G., Delarue, F., Gogo, S., Mariotte, P., Mitchell, E.A.D. & Bragazza, L. (2015) Experimental warming interacts with soil moisture to discriminate plant responses in an ombrotrophic peatland. Journal of Vegetation Science, 26, 964-974.


11. Mariotte, P. (2014) Do subordinate plant species punch above their weight? Evidence from above and belowground. New Phytologist, 203, 16-21.


10. Thébault, A.*, Mariotte, P.*, Lortie, C.J., & MacDougall, A.S. (2014) Land management trumps the effects of climate change and elevated CO2 on grassland functioning. Journal of Ecology, 102, 896-904. *equally contributed.


9. Mariotte, P., Vandenberghe, C., Kardol., P., Hagedorn, F. & Buttler, A. (2013) Subordinate species enhance community resistance against drought in semi-natural grasslands. Journal of Ecology, 101, 763-773. Highly commended paper for the BES Young Investigator Award 2013.


8. Mariotte, P., Buttler, A., Kohler, F., Gilgen A.K. & Spiegelberger, T. (2013) How do subordinate and dominant species in semi-natural grasslands relate to productivity and land-use change? Basic and Applied Ecology, 14, 217-224.


7. Mariotte, P., Vandenberghe, C., Meugnier, C., Rossi, P., Bardgett, R.D. & Buttler, A. (2013) Subordinate plant species impact on soil microbial communities and ecosystem functioning in grassland: Findings from a removal experiment. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, 15, 77-85. Highly Cited Research 2016.


6. Kardol, P., De Deyn, G.D., Laliberté, E., Mariotte, P. & Hawkes, C.V. (2013) Biotic plant-soil feedbacks across temporal scales. Journal of Ecology, 101, 309-315.


5. Mariotte, P., Meugnier, C., Johnson, D., Thébault, A., Spiegelberger, T. & Buttler A. (2013) Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi reduce the differences in competitiveness between dominant and subordinate plant species. Mycorrhiza, 23, 267-277.


4. Mariotte, P., Buttler, A., Johnson, D., Thébault, A. & Vandenberghe, C. (2012) Exclusion of root competition increases competitive abilities of subordinate plant species through root-shoot interactions. Journal of Vegetation Science, 23, 1148-1158.


3. Buttler, A., Gavazov, K., Peringer, A., Siehoff, S., Mariotte, P., Wettstein, J-B., Chételat, J., Gillet, F. & Spiegelberger, T. (2012) Conservation of Wooded pastures in the Jura: climatic and agricultural Policy challenges. Agrarforschung Schweiz, 3, 346-353.


2. Spiegelberger, T., Gillet, F., Amiaud, B., Thébault, A., Mariotte, P. & Buttler A. (2012) How do plant community ecologists consider the complementarity of observational, experimental and theoretical approaches? Plant Ecology and Evolution, 145, 4-12.


1. Hocquet, D., Plésiat, P., Dehecq, B., Mariotte, P., Talon, D. & Bertrand, X. (2010) Nationwide investigation of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase, metallo-beta-lactamase, and extended-spectrum oxacillinases produced by ceftazidime-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains in France. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 54, 3512-3515.



Books



3. Kardol, P., De Long, J., Mariotte, P. (2017) Soil biota as drivers of plant community assembly. In: Aboveground-belowground Community Ecology. (eds. Ohgushi, T., Wurst, S., Johnson, S.). Springer. In review.


2. Mariotte, P. & Kardol, P. (2014) Grassland Biodiversity and Conservation in a Changing World. 10 chapters. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., Hauppauge, New York, USA.


1. Mariotte, P. (2012) Effects of Subordinate Plant Species in Plant and Soil Community Structure and Ecosystem Functioning. PhD Thesis. 173 pages.



Papers in non peer-reviewed journals



2. Mariotte, P. & Buttler, A. (2011) Each plant is important. Annual Report of Swiss Federal Research Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research. p.27


1. Mariotte, P. & Buttler, A. (2011) Chaque espèce compte (German title: Auch schwache Pflanzen sind stark), Swiss SNF Research Magazine Horizons, N°91, December 2011, p.21.



Oral communications at conferences



18. Bakhshandeh, S., Kertesz, M.A., Corneo, P.E., Mariotte, P., Dijkstra, F.A. (2016) Effect of crop rotation on mycorrhizae formation, water use efficiency and wheat yield under different fertilizer treatments. New Zealand Society of Soil Science & Soil Science Australia Conference, 12-16 December, Queenstown, New Zealand.


17. Drigo, B., Delgado-Baquerizo, M., Maestre, F.T., Mariotte, P., Carillo, Y., Bougoure, J., Anderson, I.C., Canarini, A., Dijkstra, F.A., Power, S., Ochoa Hueso, R. (2016) Trading nutrients between drought-tolerant mycorrhizae and hyphae-associated microbes. EcoSummit 2016, Ecological Sustainability: Engineering Change, 29th August-1st September, Montpellier, France.


16. Mariotte, P., Canarini, A., Dijkstra, F.A. (2016) Benefits of mycorrhizas in drought resistance depend on plant functional group identity. EcoSummit 2016, Ecological Sustainability: Engineering Change, 29th August-1st September, Montpellier, France.


15. Spotswood, E.N., Farrer, E.C., Suding, K.N., Mariotte, P. (2015) Disturbance effects on population growth in two invasive grasses in a California grassland. Ecological Society of America (ESA), 100th annual meeting, 9-14th August, Baltimore, Maryland, USA>


14. Mariotte, P., Canarini, C., Dijkstra, F. (2015) Role of mycorrhizas in plant N:P stoichiometry under drought in Australian grasslands. Rhizosphere 4, Stretching the Interface of Life, 21-25th June, Maastricht, The Netherlands.


13. Mariotte, P., Spotswood, E., Suding, K.N. (2014) Plant-soil feedbacks mechanisms in Medusahead invasion in californian grasslands. Ecological Society of America (ESA), 99th Annual Meeting, 10-15th August, Sacramento, California, USA.


12. Spotswood, E.N., Mariotte, P., Suding, K.N. (2014) Ecological filters constrain recruitment in four annual plants in a California grassland. Ecological Society of America (ESA), 99th Annual Meeting, 10-15th August, Sacramento, California, USA.


11. Mariotte, P., Jassey, V.E.J., Robroek, B., Le Bayon, R.-C., Heiniger, C. & Buttler, A. (2013) Subordinate plant species maintain plant and soil communities and improve ecosystem functioning during drought in semi-natural grasslands. INTECOL 2013, 11th Congress, Ecology: Into the next 100 years, 18-23rd August, London, UK.


10. Mariotte, P., Vandenberghe, C., Hagedorn, F. & Buttler, A. (2012) Subordinate plant species enhance community insurance to drought in semi-natural grasslands. Ecological Society of America (ESA), 97th Annual Meeting, 5-10th August, Portland, Oregon, USA.


9. Kardol, P., De Deyn, G., Laliberté, E., Mariotte, P. & Hawkes, C.V. (2012) Plant-soil feedbacks in a temporally and spatially variable environment. Ecological Society of America (ESA), 97th Annual Meeting, 5-10th August, Portland, Oregon, USA.


8. Mariotte, P., Vandenberghe, C., Meugnier, C., Rossi, P., Bardgett, R.D. & Buttler, A. (2012) Rôle des espèces subordonnées dans le fonctionnement de l'écosystème de prairie semi-naturelle du Jura Suisse. ECOVEG 8, 8th Conference of Plant Community Ecology, 28-30th March, Nancy, France.


7. Mariotte, P., Vandenberghe, C. & Buttler, A. (2011) Subordinate plant species promote resistance of plant community during summer drought. 54th Symposium of the International Association for Vegetation Science (IAVS), 20-25th June, Lyon, France.


6. Mariotte, P., Vandenberghe, C., Mitchell, E. & Buttler, A. (2010) Espèces subordonnées et champignons mycorrhiziens: symbiose préférentielle? ECOLOGIE 2010, 2-4th September, Montpellier, France.


5. Mariotte, P., Vandenberghe, C. & Buttler, A. (2010) Ranking of plant species: from dominant to subordinate, what's the effect of root competition? 7th European Conference on Ecological Restoration, 23-27th August, Avignon, France.


4. Mariotte, P., Meugnier, C., Vandenberghe, C., Mitchell, E. & Buttler, A. (2010) Subordinate species and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi: Preferential symbiosis interactions? 7th European Conference on Ecological Restoration, 23-27th August, Avignon, France.


3. Mariotte, P., Vandenberghe, C. & Buttler, A. (2010) Hiérarchie d'espèces végétales: de dominante à subordonnée, quel rôle de la compétition racinaire? ECOVEG 6, 6th Conference of Plant Community Ecology, 31th March-2nd April, Rouen, France.


2. Vanbriel, M., Vangeel, R., Mariotte, P., Vandenberghe, C. & Buttler, A. (2010) De rol van niet dominante planten in begraasde soortenrijke graslanden in het Zwitserse Juragebergte. Starters in het natuuronderzoek, 18th March 2010, Brussels, Belgium.


1. Mariotte, P., Vandenberghe, C. & Buttler, A. (2009) Rôle des plantes subordonnées dans la structure des communautés végétales et sur le fonctionnement de l'écosystème pâturage. ECOVEG 5, 5th Conference of Plant Community Ecology, 8-10th April, Gembloux, Belgium.



Invited Talks



6. Mariotte, P. (2016) The subordinate insurance hypothesis: a functional approach to study plant effects on ecosystem functioning and stability. 67th National Congress of Botany, 25-30th September, Vitoria, Espirito Santo, Brazil (Plenary talk).


5. Mariotte, P. (2016) Positive plant-soil interactions effects on the functioning of grassland ecosystems. 67th National Congress of Botany, 25-30th September, Vitoria, Espirito Santo, Brazil (symposium session).


4. Mariotte, P. (2015) Changements climatiques : l'écologie au service de l'agriculture. Science Week at The International French School of Sydney, 12th October, Maroubra, Australia.


3. Mariotte, P. (2015) Mediating drought effects in grasslands: importance of plant-soil interactions. Western Sydney University - Hawkesbury Institute, 16th September, Richmond, Australia.


2. Mariotte, P. (2015) Do subordinate plant species punch above their weight? Importance of plant-soil feedbacks. The University of Sydney - Department of Environmental Sciences, 17th April, Sydney, Australia.


1. Mariotte, P. (2014) Subordonnées mais fonctionnelles : rôle des interactions sol-plantes. University of Rouen - Laboratory ECODIV, 26th March, Rouen, France.



Posters presentation at conferences



4. Dudney, J.C., Hallett, L.M., Larios, L., Spotswood, E.N., Farrer, E., Mariotte, P., Suding, K.N. (2014) Precipitation effects on plant composition in California rangelands. Ecological Society of America (ESA), 99th Annual Meeting, 10-15th August, Sacramento, California, USA.


3. Mariotte, P., Vandenberghe, C. & Buttler, A. (2011) Rôle des espèces végétales subordonnées dans la résistance des communautés face au stress hydrique. ECOVEG 7, 7th Conference of Plant Community Ecology, 30th March-1st April, Lausanne, Switzerland. Award for the best poster.


2. Meugnier, C., Mariotte, P., Mitchell, E & Buttler, A. (2010) Subordinate species and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi: Preferential symbiosis interactions? Networks of Power and Influence. A one day Symposium on Symbiotic Associations between Plants and Mycorrhizal Fungi. 22th September, Agroscope ART, Switzerland.


1. Mariotte, P., Vandenberghe, C. & Buttler, A. (2009) What makes a plant dominant or subordinates in community? Common garden test of pairwise interactions and above and belowground competition. Green Days of Environmental Engineering Institute (IEE), 3-4th September, Arolla, Switzerland.