Mrs Helen Quirk

Laboratory Manager

Warming effects on greenhouse gas fluxes in peatlands are modulated by vegetation composition
Ward, S., Ostle, N., Oakley, S., Quirk, H., Henrys, P., Bardgett, R. 10/2013 In: Ecology Letters. 16, 10, p. 1285-1293. 9 p.
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Extensive management promotes plant and microbial nitrogen retention in temperate grassland
De Vries, F., Bloem, J., Quirk, H., Stevens, C., Bol, R., Bardgett, R. 5/12/2012 In: PLoS ONE. 7, 12, 12 p.
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Abiotic drivers and plant traits explain landscape-scale patterns in soil microbial communities
De Vries, F., Manning, P., Tallowin, J., Mortimer, S., Pilgrim, E., Harrison, K., Hobbs, P., Quirk, H., Shipley, B., Cornelissen, H., Kattge, J., Bardgett, R. 11/2012 In: Ecology Letters. 15, 11, p. 1230-1239. 10 p.
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Increased plant carbon translocation linked to overyielding in grassland species mixtures
De Deyn, G., Quirk, H., Oakley, S., Ostle, N., Bardgett, R. 2012 In: PLoS ONE. 7, 9
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Fire accelerates assimilation and transfer of photosynthetic carbon from plants to soil microbes in a northern peatland
Ward, S., Ostle, N., Oakley, S., Quirk, H., Stott, A., Henrys, P., Scott, W.A., Bardgett, R. 2012 In: Ecosystems.
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Additional carbon sequestration benefits of grassland diversity restoration
De Deyn, G., Shiel, R.S., Ostle, N., McNamara, N., Oakley, S., Young, I., Freeman, C., Fenner, N., Quirk, H., Bardgett, R. 06/2011 In: Journal of Applied Ecology. 48, 3, p. 600-608. 9 p.
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Plant species richness, identity and productivity differentially influence key groups of microbes in grassland soils of contrasting fertility
De Deyn, G., Quirk, H., Bardgett, R. 23/02/2011 In: Biology Letters. 7, 1, p. 75-78. 4 p.
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Rapid transfer of photosynthetic carbon through the plant-soil system in differently managed species-rich grasslands
De Deyn, G., Quirk, H., Oakley, S., Ostle, N., Bardgett, R. 2011 In: Biogeosciences. 8, 5, p. 1131-1139. 9 p.
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Vegetation composition promotes carbon and nitrogen storage in model grassland communities of contrasting soil fertility
De Deyn, G., Quirk, H., Yi, Z., Oakley, S., Ostle, N., Bardgett, R. 09/2009 In: Journal of Ecology. 97, 5, p. 864-875. 12 p.
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Long-term change in vegetation and soil microbial communities during the phased restoration of traditional meadow grassland.
Smith, R.S., Shiel, R.S., Bardgett, R.D., Millward, D., Corkhill, P., Evans, P., Quirk, H., Hobbs, P.J., Kometa, S.T. 04/2008 In: Journal of Applied Ecology. 45, 2, p. 670-679. 10 p.
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Temporal variability in plant and soil nitrogen pools in a high-Arctic ecosystem.
Bardgett, R.D., van der Wal, R., Jónsdóttir, I.S., Quirk, H., Dutton, S. 08/2007 In: Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 39, 8, p. 2129-2137. 9 p.
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Parasitic plants indirectly regulate below-ground properties in grassland ecosystems
Bardgett, R., Smith, R.S., Shiel, R.S., Peacock, S., Simkin, J.M., Quirk, H., Hobbs, P.J. 23/02/2006 In: Nature. 439, 7079, 4 p.
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