Doctor Juntao Wang

Doctor Juntao Wang

Research Support Program Fellow - Bushfire Research: Soil Biodiversity,
Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Plant & Soil Microbiomes,
Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment



  • DREC Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • MNS Chinese Academy of Sciences

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment
  • Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment


Phone: (02) 4570 1042
Location: R2.1.17

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Journal Articles

  • Eldridge, D., Travers, S., Val, J., Ding, J., Wang, J., Singh, B. and Delgado Baquerizo, M. (2021), 'Experimental evidence of strong relationships between soil microbial communities and plant germination', Journal of Ecology, vol 109, no 6 , pp 2488 - 2498.
  • Fernandez-Alonso, M., Rodriguez, A., Garcia-Velazquez, L., Santos, E., Almeida, L., Lafuente, A., Wang, J., Singh, B., Fangueiro, D. and Duran, J. (2021), 'Integrative effects of increasing aridity and biotic cover on soil attributes and functioning in coastal dune ecosystems', Geoderma, vol 390 .
  • Eldridge, D., Travers, S., Val, J., Wang, J., Liu, H., Singh, B. and Delgado Baquerizo, M. (2020), 'Grazing regulates the spatial heterogeneity of soil microbial communities within ecological networks', Ecosystems, vol 23 , pp 932 - 942.
  • Delgado Baquerizo, M., Reich, P., Trivedi, C., Eldridge, D., Abades, S., Alfaro, F., Bastida, F., Berhe, A., Cutler, N., Gallardo, A., Garcia-Velazquez, L., Hart, S., Hayes, P., He, J., Hseu, Z., Hu, H., Kirchmair, M., Neuhauser, S., Perez, C., Reed, S., Santos, F., Sullivan, B., Trivedi, P., Wang, J., Weber-Grullon, L., Williams, M. and Singh, B. (2020), 'Multiple elements of soil biodiversity drive ecosystem functions across biomes', Nature Ecology and Evolution, vol 4, no 2 , pp 210 - 220.
  • Delgado Baquerizo, M., Guerra, C., Cano-Diaz, C., Egidi, E., Wang, J., Eisenhauer, N., Singh, B. and Maestre, F. (2020), 'The proportion of soil-borne pathogens increases with warming at the global scale', Nature Climate Change, vol 10 , pp 550 - 554.
  • Zhang, Y., Hu, H., Chen, Q., Yan, H., Wang, J., Chen, D. and He, J. (2020), 'Manure application did not enrich antibiotic resistance genes in root endophytic bacterial microbiota of cherry radish plants', Applied and Environmental Microbiology, vol 86, no 2 .
  • Qiu, Z., Wang, J., Delgado-Baquerizo, M., Trivedi, P., Egidi, E., Chen, Y., Zhang, H. and Singh, B. (2020), 'Plant microbiomes : do different preservation approaches and primer sets alter our capacity to assess microbial diversity and community composition?', Frontiers in Plant Science, vol 11 .
  • Garcia-Velazquez, L., Rodriguez, A., Gallardo, A., Maestre, F., Santos, E., Lafuente, A., Fernandez-Alonso, M., Singh, B., Wang, J. and Duran, J. (2020), 'Climate and soil micro-organisms drive soil phosphorus fractions in coastal dune systems', Functional Ecology, vol 34, no 8 , pp 1690 - 1701.
  • Delgado Baquerizo, M., Doulcier, G., Eldridge, D., Stouffer, D., Maestre, F., Wang, J., Powell, J., Jeffries, T. and Singh, B. (2020), 'Increases in aridity lead to drastic shifts in the assembly of dryland complex microbial networks', Land Degradation and Development, vol 31, no 3 , pp 346 - 355.
  • Pereira, A., Durrer, A., Gumiere, T., Goncalves, J., Robin, A., Bouillet, J., Wang, J., Verma, J., Singh, B. and Cardoso, E. (2019), 'Mixed Eucalyptus plantations induce changes in microbial communities and increase biological functions in the soil and litter layers', Forest Ecology and Management, vol 433 , pp 332 - 342.
  • Egidi, E., Delgado Baquerizo, M., Plett, J., Wang, J., Eldridge, D., Bardgett, R., Maestre, F. and Singh, B. (2019), 'A few Ascomycota taxa dominate soil fungal communities worldwide', Nature Communications, vol 10, no 1 .
  • Li, J., Delgado Baquerizo, M., Wang, J., Hu, H., Cai, Z., Zhu, Y. and Singh, B. (2019), 'Fungal richness contributes to multifunctionality in boreal forest soil', Soil Biology and Biochemistry, vol 136 .
  • Wang, J., Egidi, E., Li, J. and Singh, B. (2019), 'Linking microbial diversity with ecosystem functioning through a trait framework', Journal of Biosciences, vol 44 .

Current Projects

Title: Biological based products for improved cotton production
  • Cotton Research & Development Corporation (non ACRG)
Western Researchers: Brajesh Singh, Catriona Macdonald and Juntao Wang
Years: 2018-07-01 - 2022-03-01
ID: P00024560

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