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I don't care about indexes but some do:

h-index = 26

i10 index = 39

Paper in peer-reviewed journals (students first author)

In progress


57. Canarini, A., Mariotte, P., Carrillo, Y., Ochoa-Hueso, R., Bougoure, J., Vasileiadis, S., Anderson, I., Dijkstra, F.A., Richter, A., Toju, H., Donner, E., Power, S., Drigo, B. (-) Carbon and nitrogen dynamics between subordinate plants and soil microorganisms underpin ecosystem functioning during drought. In preparation.


56. Muraina, T., Vitra, A., Probo, M., Buttler, A., Mariotte, P. (-) Functional relationships between leaf economic traits and forage quality indices across mountain grasslands under drought. In preparation.

55. Vitra, A., Santonja, M., Deléglise, C., Meisser, M., Probo, M., Buttler, A., Mariotte, P. (-) Drought timing and cutting frequency impact community functional responses to drought in permanent grasslands. In preparation.

54. Feng, W., Mariotte, P., Gu, J., Song, X., Yang, J., Yang, F., Li, D., Zhao, Y., Zhang, G. (-) Impacts of geography, climate, soil properties and vegetation characteristics on soil C:N:P stoichiometry along the soil profile in the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. In review.


53. Frick, R., Dereuder, E., Coudry, C., Raymond, B., Dubois, S., Mariotte, P., Probo, M. (-) Qualité fourragère et productivité de dérobées pour conditions sèches. In preparation.

52. Lipoma, L., Kambach, S., Díaz, S., Sabatini, F.M., Damasceno, G., Kattge, J., Wirth, C., Abella, S. R., Beierkuhnlein, C., Belote, R.T., Bernhardt-Römermann, M., Craven, D., Dolezal, J., Eisenhauer, N., Isbell, F., Jentsch, A., Kreyling, J., Le Stradic, S., Lepš J., Manninen, O., Mariotte, P., Reich, P., Ruppert, J.C., Schmidt, W., Tilman, D., van Ruijven, J., Lanta, V., Wagg, C., Wardle, D.A., Wilsey, B., Bruelheide, H. (-) No general support of functional diversity enhancing resilience across terrestrial plant communities. Under major revisions.


51. Svensk, M., Mariotte, P., Terranova, M., Pittarello, M., Nota, G., Frund, D., Dubois, S., Manzocchi, E., Napoleone, F., Meese, S., Lombardi, G., Allan, E., Probo, M. (2024) Alnus viridis: an encroaching species with valuable nutritional value reducing livestock greenhouse gas emissions. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 364, 108884.

50. Hollunder, R.K., Garbin, M.L., Scarano, F.R., Carrijo, T.T., Cavatte, P.C., Stein-Soares, B., Bastos, C.S.M., Mariotte, P. (2024) Vapor pressure deficit drives mortality of woody plants during drought recovery the Atlantic Forest. Journal of Vegetation Science, 35, e13222.




49. Buttler, A., Teuscher, T., Deschamps, N., Gavazov, K., Bragazza, L., Mariotte, P., Schlaepfer, R., Jassey, Freund, L., Cuartero, J., Quezada J.C., Frey, B. (2023) Impacts of snow-farming on alpine soil and vegetation: A case study from the Swiss Alps. Science of the Total Environment, 903, 166225.

48. Svensk, M., Pittarello, M., Mariotte, P., Nota, G., Schneider, M.K., Frund, D., Dubois, S., Allan, E., Probo, M. (2023) Nitrogen translocation by Highland cattle grazing in Alnus viridis-encroached pastures. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems, 126, 127-141.




47. Walker, T.W.N., Gavazov, K., Guillaume, T., Lambert, T., Mariotte, P., Routh, D., Signarbieux, C., Block, S., Münkemüller, T., Nomoto, H., Crowther, T.W., Richter, A., Buttler, A., Alexander, J.M. (2022) Lowland plant arrival in alpine ecosystems facilitates a decrease in soil carbon content under experimental climate warming. eLife,


46. Bagheri, N., Ahmadzadeh, M., Mariotte, P., Jouzani, G.S. (2022) A survey on behavior and interactions of the plant growth-promoting bacteria Azospirillum oryzae NBT506 and Bacillus velezensis UTB96 in a co-culture system. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 38, 101.


45. Hollunder, R.K., Garbin, M.L., Scarano, F.R., Mariotte, P. (2022) Regional and local determinants of drought resilience in tropical forests. Ecology and Evolution, 12, e8943.


44. Svensk, M., Nota, G., Mariotte, P., Pittarrello, M., Barberis, D., Lonati, M., Allan, E., Perotti, E., Probo, M. (2022) Use of molasses-based blocks to modify grazing patterns and increase Highland cattle impacts on Alnus viridis-encroached pastures. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 10, 849809.


43. Napoleone, F., Probo, M., Mariotte, P., Ravetto Enri, S., Lonati, Michele, Argenti, G., Burrascano, S. (2022) Are agri-environmental payments driving the management of European semi-natural grasslands towards increased habitat and forage value? Biological Conservation, 269, 109531.



42. Luo, W., Griffin-Nolan, R.J., Ma, W., Liu, B., Zuo, X., Xu, C., Yu, Q., Luo, Y., Mariotte, P., Smith, M.D., Collins, S.L., Knapp, A.K., Wang, Z., Han, X. (2021) Plant traits and soil fertility mediate productivity losses under extreme drought in C3 grasslands. Ecology, 102, e03465.


41. Li, Z., Liang, M., Li, Z., Mariotte, P., Tong, X., Zhang J., Dong, L., Zheng, Y., Ma, W., Zhao, L., Wang, L., Wen, L., Tuvshintogtokh, I., Gornish, E., Liang, C., Li, F.Y. (2021) Plant functional groups mediate the effects of climate and soil factors on species richness and community biomass in grasslands on the Mongolian Plateau. Journal of Plant Ecology, 14, 679-691.


40. Svensk, M., Pittarrello, M., Nota, G., Schneider, M., Allan, E., Mariotte, P., Probo, M. (2021) Spatial distribution of Highland cattle in Alnus viridis encroached sub-alpine pastures. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 9:626599.


39. Hollunder, R.K., Mariotte, P., Carrijo, T.T., Holmgren, M., Luber, J., Stein Soares, B., Guidoni-Martins, K.G., Ferreira-Santos, K,. Scarano, F.R., Garbin, M.L. (2021) Topography and vegetation structure mediate drought impacts on the understory of the South American Atlantic Forest. Science of the Total Environment, 144234.


38. Freund, L., Mariotte, P., Santonja, M., Buttler, A., Jeangros, B. (2021) Species identity, rather than species mixtures, drives cover crop effects on nutrient partitioning in unfertilised agricultural soil. Plant and Soil, 460, 149-162.


37. Yang, X., Mariotte, P., Guo, J., Hautier, Y., Zhang, T. (2021) Suppression of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi decreases the temporal stability of community productivity under elevated temperature and nitrogen addition in a temperate meadow. Science of the Total Environment, 143137.


36. Perotti, E., Huguenin-Elie, O., Meisser, M., Dubois, S., Probo, M., Mariotte, P. (2021) Climatic, soil and vegetation drivers of forage yield and quality differ across the first three growth cycles of intensively managed permanent grasslands. European Journal of Agronomy, 122, 126194.




35. Mariotte, P., Frick, R., Vitra, A., Meisser, M., Probo, M. (2020) Quels sont les effets de la sécheresse sur la production fourragère en Suisse et quelles pratiques les agriculteurs peuvent-ils adopter pour faire face au manque d’eau ? Fourrages, 244, 19-26.


34. Mariotte, P., Cresswell, T., Johansen, M.P., Harisson, J.J., Keitel, C., Dijkstra, F.A. (2020) Plant uptake of nitrogen and phosphorus among grassland species affected by drought along a soil phosphorus gradient. Plant and Soil, 448, 121-132.


33. Feng, W., Mariotte, P., Xu, L., Buttler, A., Bragazza, L., Jiang, J., Santonja, M. (2020) Seasonal variability of groundwater level affects Carex cinerascens in lake wetlands. Ecology and Evolution, 10, 517-526.



32. Liang, M., Gornish, E.S., Mariotte, P., Chen, J., Liang, C. (2019) Foliar nutrient content mediates the grazing effects on species dominance. Rangeland Ecology and Management, 72, 899-906.


31. Schenkel, D., Deveau, A, Niimi, J., Mariotte, P., Vitra, A., Meisser, M., Buttler, A., Splivallo, R. (2019). Linking soil's volatilome to microbes and plant roots highlights the importance of microbes as emitters of belowground volatile signals. Environmental Microbiology, 21, 3313-3327.


30. Meisser, M., Vitra, A., Deléglise, C., Dubois, S., Probo, M., Mosimann, E., Buttler, A., Mariotte, P. (2019) Drought-induced nutrient limitations in grassland soils enhance direct effects of water stress on forage N and P contents. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 280, 85-94.


29. Vitra, A., Deléglise, C., Meisser, M., Risch, A., Signarbieux, C., Lamacque, L., Delzon, S., Buttler, A., Mariotte, P. (2019) Responses of plant leaf economic and hydraulic traits mediate the effects of early- and late-season drought on grassland productivity. AoB PLANTS, 11, plz023.


28. Buttler, A., Mariotte, P., Meisser, M., Guillaume, T., Signarbieux, C., Vitra, A., Preux, S., Mercier, G., Quezada, J.C., Bragazza, L., Gavazov, K. (2019) Drought-induced decline in grassland productivity buffered by soil fertility. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 132, 47-57.




27. Garbin, M., Misaki, F., Ferreira, P.F., Guidoni-Martins, K.G., Soares, R.B., Mariotte, P., Sansevero, J.B.B., Gouvea Rocha, P., Silva, A.G. (2018) Long-term regeneration of a tropical plant community after sand mining. Ecology and Evolution, 8, 5712-5723.


26. Meisser, M., Vitra, A., Stévenin, L., Mosimann, E., Mariotte, P., Buttler, A. (2018) Impacts of drought on the functioning of grasslands systems. Recherche Agronomique Suisse, 9, 82-91.


25. Mariotte, P., Mehrabi, Z., Bezemer, T.M., De Deyn, G., Kulmatiski, A., Drigo, B., Van der Heijden, M.G.A., Veen, C., Kardol, P. (2018) Plant-soil feedback: Bridging natural and agricultural sciences. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 33, 129-142. Highly Cited Paper.


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. (2018) Tipping point effect in plant-fungal interactions under severe drought causes abrupt rise in peatland ecosystem respiration. Global Change Biology, 24, 972-986.


23. Canarini, A., Mariotte, P., Ingram, L., Merchant, A., Dijkstra, F.A. (2018) Mineral-associated soil carbon is resistant to drought but sensitive to legumes and microbial biomass in an Australian grassland. Ecosystems, 21, 349-359.




22. Bakhshandeh, S., Corneo, P.E., Mariotte, P., Kertesz, M, Dijkstra F.A. (2017) Crop rotation effects on water use and yield in wheat are mediated by mycorrhizal infection. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 247, 130-136.


21. Mariotte, P., Canarini, A., Dijkstra, F.A. (2017) Stoichiometric N:P flexibility and mycorrhizal symbiosis favour plant resistance against drought. Journal of Ecology, 105, 958-967. Editor’s choice of the Issue. Highly Commended Paper for the Harper Prize 2017.


20. Spotswood, E.N., Mariotte, P., 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 against drought and links to C stabilization in an Australian grassland. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 103, 171-180.


17. Bechara, F., Dickens, S.J., Farrer, E.C., Larios, L., Mariotte, P., Suding, K.N. (2016) Restoring Neotropical forests: foundations and new approaches. Biodiversity and Conservation, 25, 2021-2034.


16. Mariotte, P., Le Bayon, R.C., Eisenhauer, N., Guenat, C., Buttler, A. (2016) Subordinate plant species mediate drought effects on earthworm community. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 96, 119-127.


15. Garbin, M.L., Martins, K., 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 ecosystem. Perspectives 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 potential 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, 1578-1586.


12. Buttler, A., Robroek, B., Laggoun-Defarge, F., Jassey, V.E.J., Pochelon, C., Bernard, G., Delarue, F., Gogo, S, Mariotte, P., Mitchell, E., 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 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 insurance to drought in semi-natural grassland ecosystems. Journal of Ecology, 101, 763-773. Highly Commended Paper for the Harper Prize 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 Paper Award 2016.


6. Kardol, P., De Deyn, G., Laliberté, E., Mariotte, P., Hawkes, C.V. (2013) Plant-soil feedback 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., Huber, R., Gillet, F. & Spiegelberger, T. (2012). Preservation of Wooded pastures in the Jura: climatic and agricultural Policy challenges. Revue Agronomique Suisse, 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-Lactamases, metallo-beta-lactamases, and extended-spectrum oxacillinases produced by ceftazidime-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains in France. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 54, 3512-3515. 

Books and book chapters

6. Probo, M., Dereuder, E., Frick., R., Frund, D., Raymond, B., Mariotte, P. (2023) Yield of drought-resistant summer keys under extreme climatic conditions. In: 22nd EGF Symposium 2023 on “The future role of ley-farming in cropping systems”, Grassland Science in Europe, 28.


5. Perotti, E., Huguenin-Elie, O., Dubois, S., Meisser, M., Probo, M., Mariotte, P. (2020) Impacts of forb abundance on plant nutrition indexes along the growing season in intensively managed permanent grasslands In: 28th EGF General Meeting on “Meeting the future demands for grassland production”, Grassland Science in Europe, 25, 424-426.


4. Huguenin-Elie O., Studer, B., Kölliker, R., Reheul, D., Probo, M., Barre, P., Feuerstein, U., Roldan-Ruiz, I., Mariotte, P., Hopkins, A. (2019) Improving sown grasslands through breeding and management. 2019 EGF-EUCARPIA Joint Symposium, Zurich, June 24-27. Grassland Science in Europe, 24.


3. Kardol, P., De Long, J., Mariotte, P. (2018) Soil biota as drivers of plant community assembly. In: Aboveground-belowground Community Ecology. (eds. Ohgushi, T., Wurst, S., Johnson, S.). Springer.


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.

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