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Title Author Year Data DOI Data available
Anthropogenic nitrogen deposition predicts local grassland primary production worldwide Stevens et al. 2015 Figshare
  • N deposition
  • Site biomass
  • Soil C, N, P, pH
The influence of balanced and imbalanced resource supply on biodiversity-functioning relationship across ecosystems Lewandowska et al. 2016 Dryad
  • SEM model results
Climate modifies response of non-native and native species richness to nutrient enrichment Flores-Moreno et al. 2016 Dryad
  • Abundance by provenance
  • Richness by provenance
Nutrient addition shifts plant community composition towards earlier flowering species in some prairie ecoregions in the U.S. Central Plains Biederman et al. 2016 Figshare
  • Relative plant cover
Biodiversity change is uncoupled from species richness trends: Consequences for conservation and monitoring Hillebrand et al. 2017 Dryad
  • Relative plant cover
Herbivores safeguard plant diversity by reducing variability in dominance Mortensen et al. 2018 Dryad
  • Plot diversity
  • Total biomass
  • PAR
Spatial heterogeneity in species composition constrains plant community responses to herbivory and fertilisation Hodapp et al. 2018 Dryad
  • Plant cover
  • Soil chemistry
  • Site climate
Herbivory and eutrophication mediate grassland plant nutrient responses across a global climatic gradient Anderson et al. 2018 Dryad
  • Leaf chemistry
  • Plant biomass
  • Soil N
  • N dep
SRUD: A simple non-destructive method for accurate quantification of plant diversity dynamics Zhang et al. 2019 Dryad
  • Plant height
  • Plant cover
  • Plant biomass
Effects of nutrient supply, herbivory, and host community on fungal endophyte diversity Seabloom et al. 2019 EDI
  • Fungal endophyte OTUs
  • Plant biomass
  • Plant cover

More salt, please: global patterns, responses and impacts of foliar sodium in grasslands

Borer et al.  2019 Dryad
  • Foliar sodium 
  • Plant cover
  • Soil Na, P, N, pH
Leaf nutrients, not specific leaf area, are consistent indicators of elevated nutrient inputs Firn et al.  2019 Dryad
  • N, P, K 
  • Specific leaf area 
Sensitivity of global soil carbon stocks to combined nutrient enrichment Crowther et al.  2019 Dryad
  • N, P, K, pH
  • Soil carbon stocks
Soil net nitrogen mineralisation across global grasslands Risch et al.  2019 ESM
  • Soil properties 
  • Soil nitrogen mineralisation
  • Environmental variables 
Nitrogen and phosphorus additions alter the abundance of phosphorus- solubilizing bacteria and phosphatase activity in grassland soils Widdig et al.  2019 GenBank
  • Phosphatase activity
  • N, P, C, pH 
  • OTU
  • Phosphorous-solubilizing bacteria (PSB)
Site-specific responses of foliar fungal microbiomes to nutrient addition and herbivory at different spatial scales Lumibao et al.  2019 NCBI SRA (BioProject ID: PRJNA564812)
  • Phylogenetic relatedness (OTUs)
  • Spatial scales
  • N, P, K, C
  • Fungal richness 
SRUD: A simple non-destructive method for accurate quantification of plant diversity dynamics Zhang et al.  2019 Dryad
  • Species' cover, height
  • Species richness
  • Biomass
  • N, P, K 
The ‘plantspec’ R package: A tool for spectral analysis of plant stoichiometry Griffith et al.  2019 Zenodo
  • Plant stoichiometry 
  • C, N, P, K
  • Predictive modeling 
Nutrients cause grassland biomass to outpace herbivory Borer et al. 2020 EDI
  • Biomass
  • Herbivory
  • Soil N
Nutrient availability controls the impact of mammalian herbivores on soil carbon and nitrogen pools in grasslands Sitters et al.  2020 Dryad
  • N, P, K
  • Biomass
  • Response ratios
  • Herbivory
Dominant native and non-native graminoids differ in key leaf traits irrespective of nutrient availability Broadbent et al.  2020 Dryad
  • Soil and leaf composition
  • N, P, K
  • Species cover
  • Site richness
Microbial processing of plant remains is co-limited by multiple nutrients in global grasslands OchoaHueso et al.  2020 Figshare
  • decomposition rates
  • N, P, K
  • MAT, MAP
  • micro/macronutrients
Climate and local environment structure asynchrony and the stability of primary production in grasslands Gilbert et al.  2020 Dryad
  • MAP, MAT
  • species richness
  • pH 
  • soil chemical properties
General destabilizing effects of eutrophication on grassland productivity at multiple spatial scales Hautier et al.  2020 GitHub
  • alpha/gamma stability
  • beta diversity 
  • species richness/stability/asynchrony 
  • Shannon index
  • MAP, MAT
Global impacts of fertilization and herbivore removal on soil net nitrogen mineralization are modulated by local climate and soil properties Risch et al.  2020 Envidat
  • soil net Nmin
  • herbivore removal
  • MAP, temp
  • fertilization factors 
Increasing effects of chronic nutrient enrichment on plant diversity loss and ecosystem productivity over time Seabloom et al.  2020 Pasta
  • biomass
  • richness, diversity 
  • nutrient enrichment (N, P)
  • nutrient addition age
Plant diversity and litter accumulation mediate the loss of foliar endophyte fungal richness following nutrient addition Henning et al.  2020 EDI
  • Fungal diversity/OTU 
  • soil micronutrients
  • N, P, K, pH
  • biomass
  • Shannon index
Micronutrients enhance macronutrient effects in a meta-analysis of grassland arthropod abundance Prather et al.  2020 Dryad
  • biomass
  • micro/macronutrient fertilization
  • arthropod response to: amount, duration, frequency, type of fert
  • N, P, K 
Protection offered by leaf fungal endophytes to an invasive species against native herbivores depends on soil nutrients Graff et al.  2020 Dryad
  • C, N, P
  • chewing damage %
  • soil/leaf composition, cover, biomass, foliar
  • caterpillar development 
Synchrony matters more than species richness in plant community stability at a global scale Valencia et al.  2020 Figshare
  • habitat type
  • temperature/precipitation qualities 
  • species evenness/richness
  • Loreau/Gross/Variation indexes 
Mowing does not redress the negative effect of nutrient addition on alpha and beta diversity in a temperate grassland Molina et al.  2021 Dryad
  • nutrient addition (N, P, K)
  • resource tradeoffs 
  • biomass. light availability 
  • alpha/beta, spatial diversities 
Nitrogen and phosphorus fertilization consistently favor pathogenic over mutualistic fungi in grassland soils Lekberg et al.  2021



  • OTUs
  • pH, MAT, MAP
  • cover
  • biomass
  • micronutrients, N, P, K 
Negative effects of nitrogen override positive effects of phosphorus on grassland legumes worldwide Tognetti et al.  2021 EDI
  • cover, biomass
  • richness
  • micronutrients, N, P, K
  • pH

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