Description

We studied how simulated short-term legacies of a drought and/or an extreme rewetting events shape the community composition of soil fungi and prokaryotes. Soil was exposed to an extreme drought, then rewetted to optimal moisture (50% WHC, water holding capacity) or to saturation level (100% WHC). Soil was sampled three weeks after drought and rewetting had been set back to original moisture conditions and stored at -80°C. DNA was extracted and we measured the composition, community structure and diversity of microbes by sequencing the ITS and 16S rRNA gene amplicons.
Date made available2017
PublisherEuropean Nucleotide Archive (ENA)

ID: 6833579