Data from: The core microbiome bonds the Alpine bog vegetation to a transkingdom metacommunity

Anastasia Bragina, Christian Berg & Gabriele Berg
Bog ecosystems fulfil important functions in Earth's carbon and water turnover. While plant communities and their keystone species Sphagnum have been well studied, less is known about the microbial communities associated with them. To study our hypothesis that bog plants share an essential core of their microbiome despite their different phylogenetic origins, we analysed four plant community plots with 24 bryophytes, vascular plants and lichen species in two Alpine bogs in Austria by 16S rDNA...

Registration Year

  • 2015

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  • Dataset


  • Graz University of Technology
  • University of Graz