Melanie K. Taylor
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Forest ecosystem response to changes in tree species composition; Disturbance effects on fauna and nutrient-cycling of forest soils; restoration of degraded soils; Controls on root litter decomposition and the fate of decomposed products
- University of Georgia, M.S. Ecology 2015
- Concord University, B.S. Biology 2012
- Ecologist, USDA-FS-SRS
- Blackmon IV, James H.; Taylor, Melanie K.; Carrera-Martinez, Roberto ; Snyder, Bruce A.; Callaham Jr., Mac A. 2019. Temperature affects hatching success of cocoons in the invasive Asian earthwork Amynthas agrestis from the southern Appalachians.
- Ulyshen, Michael D.; Shefferson, Richard; Horn, Scott; Taylor, Melanie K.; Bush, Bryana; Brownie, Cavell; Seibold, Sebastian; Strickland, Michael S. 2017. Below- and above-ground effects of deadwood and termites in plantation forests.
- Coyle, David R.; Nagendra, Uma J.; Taylor, Melanie K.; Campbell, J. Holly; Cunard, Chelsea E.; Joslin, Aaron H.; Mundepi, Abha; Phillips, Carly A.; Callaham, Mac A. 2017. Soil fauna responses to natural disturbances, invasive species, and global climate change: Current state of the science and a call to action.
- Gao, Meixiang; Taylor, Melanie K.; Callaham, Mac A. 2017. Trophic dynamics in a simple experimental ecosystem: Interactions among centipedes, Collembola and introduced earthworms.
- Taylor, Melanie K.; Lankau, Richard A.; Wurzburger, Nina; de Vries, Franciska. 2016. Mycorrhizal associations of trees have different indirect effects on organic matter decomposition.
|Symbiotic Fungal Associations of Trees Have Differing Effects on Soil Carbon Content|
The relationships between trees and soil fungi can affect the speed of decomposition in soils around those trees, report Forest Service scientis ...