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Publications

Frew, A., Weinberger, N., Powell J.R., Watts-Williams, S.J., Aguilar-Trigueros, C.A. (2024), Community assembly of root-colonising arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi: beyond carbon and into defence?,  The ISME Journalhttps://doi.org/10.1093/ismejo/wrae007 (in press)

Yu, H., Xiao, H., Deng, H., Frew, A., Hossain, Md.A., Tan, W., Xi, B. (2024), Upgrade from aerated static pile to agitated bed systems promotes lignocellulose degradation in large-scale composting through enhanced microbial functional diversity  Journal of Environmental Sciences,  Vol. 144, 55-66

Brinbaum, C., Dearnaley, J., Egidi, E., Frew, A., Hopkins, A., Powell, J.R., Aguilar-Trigueros, C.A., Liddicoat, C., Albornoz, F., Heuck, M.K. et al. (2024), Integrating soil microbial communities into fundamental ecology, conservation, and restoration: examples from Australia  New Phytologist,  Vol. 241, 974-981

Frew, A., Öpik, M., Oja, J., Vahter, T., Hiiesalu, I., Aguilar-Trigueros, C.A. (2023), Herbivory-driven shifts in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal community assembly: increased fungal competition and plant phosphorus benefits,  New Phytologisthttps://doi.org/10.1111/nph.19474 (in press)

Frew, A., Aguilar-Trigueros, C.A. (2023), Australia offers unique insight into the ecology of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi: an opportunity not to be lost  Austral Ecology,  Vol. 48, 1713-1720

Greenwood, L., Nimmo, D.G., Egidi, E., Price, J.N., McIntosh, R., Frew. A. (2023), Fire shapes fungal guild diversity and composition through direct and indirect pathways,  Molecular Ecology, Vol. 32, 4921-4939

Frew, A., Heuck, M.K., Aguilar-Trigueros, C. (2023), Host filtering, not competitive exclusion, may be the main driver of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal community assembly under high phosphorus,  Functional Ecology, Vol. 37, 1859-1869

Heuck, M.K., Birnbaum, C.,  Frew, A. (2023), Friends to the rescue: using arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi to future-proof Australian agriculture,  Microbiology Australia, Vol. 44, 5-8

Ng, A., Wilson, B.A.L.,  Frew, A. (2023), Belowground crop responses to root herbivory are associated with the community structure of native arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi,  Applied Soil Ecology, Vol. 185, 104797

Johnson, S.N., Powell, J.R., Frew, A., Cibils-Stewart, X.  (2022), Silicon accumulation suppresses arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal colonisation in the model grass Brachypodium distachyon Plant and Soil,  Vol. 477, 219-232

Frew, A., Antunes, P.M., Cameron, D.D., Hartley, S.E., Johnson, S.N., Rillig, M.C., Bennett, A.E. (2022), Plant herbivore protection by arbuscular mycorrhizas: A role for fungal diversity? New Phytologist, Vol. 233, 1022-1031

Frew, A., Price, J.N., Oja, J., Vasar, M., Öpik, M. (2021), Impacts of elevated atmospheric CO₂ on arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, and their role in moderating plant allometric partitioning, Mycorrhiza, Vol. 31, 423-430

 Johnson, S.N., Hartley, S.E., Ryalls, J.M.W., Frew, A., Hall, C.R. (2021), Targeted plant defense: silicon conserves hormonal defense signaling impacting chewing but not fluid-feeding herbivores, Ecology, Vol. 102, e03250

Frew, A., Powell J.R., Johnson, S.N. (2020), Aboveground resource allocation in response to root herbivory as affected by the arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis, Plant and Soil, Vol. 447, 463-473

Frew, A., Price, J.N. (2019) Mycorrhizal-mediated plant-herbivore interactions in a high CO₂ world, Functional Ecology, Vol. 33, 1376-1385

Frew, A., Weston, L.A., Gurr, G.M. (2019) Silicon reduces herbivore performance via different mechanisms, depending on host-plant species, Austral Ecology, Vol. 44, 1092-1097

Johnson, S.N., Lopaticki, G., Aslam, T.J., Barnett, K., Frew, A., Hartley, S.E., Hiltopld, I., Nielsen, U.N., Ryalls, J.M.W. (2018) Dryland management regimes alter forest habitats and understory arthropod communities, Annals of Applied Biology, Vol. 172, 282-294

Frew, A., Powell, J.R., Glauser, G., Bennett, A.E., Johnson, S.N. (2018) Mycorrhizal fungi enhance nutrient uptake but disarm defences in plant roots, promoting plant-parasitic nematode populations, Soil Biology and Biochemistry, Vol. 126, 123-132

Frew, A., Weston, L.A., Reynolds, O.L., Gurr, G.M. (2018) The role of silicon in plant biology: A paradigm shift in research approach, Annals of Botany, Vol. 121, 1265-1273

Johnson, S.N., Ryalls, J.M.W., Gherlenda, A.G., Frew, A., Hartley, S.E. (2018) Benefits from below: Silicon supplementation maintains legume productivity under predicted climate change scenarios, Frontiers in Plant Science, doi:10.3389/fpls.2018.00202

Frew, A., Powell, J.R., Allsopp, P.G., Sallam, N., Johnson, S.N. (2017) Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi promote silicon accumulation in plant roots, reducing the impacts of root herbivory, Plant and Soil, Vol. 419, 423-433

Frew, A., Powell, J.R., Hiltpold, I., Allsopp, P.G., Sallam, N., Johnson, S.N. (2017) Host plant colonisation by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi stimulates immune function whereas high root silicon concentrations diminish growth in a soil-dwelling herbivore, Soil Biology and Biochemistry, Vol. 112, 117-126

Johnson, S.N., Hartley, S.E., Ryalls, J.M.W., Frew, A., DeGabriel J.L., Duncan, M., Gherlenda, A.N. (2017) Silicon-induced root nodulation and synthesis of essential amino acids in a legume is associated with higher herbivore abundance, Functional Ecology, Vol.31, 1903-1909

Frew, A., Allsopp, P.G., Gherlenda, A.G., Johnson, S.N. (2017) Increased root herbivory under elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations is reversed by silicon-based plant defences, Journal of Applied Ecology, Vol.54, 1310-1319               

Johnson, S.N., Benefer, C.M., Frew, A., Griffiths, B.S., Hartley, S.E., Karley, A.J., Rasmann, S., Schumann, M., Sonnemann. I, Robert, C.A.M. (2016) New frontiers in belowground ecology for plant protection from root-feeding insects, Applied Soil Ecology, Vol.108, 96-107

Frew, A., Powell, J.R., Sallam, N., Allsopp, P.G., Johnson, S.N. (2016) Trade-offs between silicon and phenolic defenses may explain enhanced performance of root herbivores on phenolic-rich plants, Journal of Chemical Ecology, Vol. 42, 768-771

Frew, A., Barnett, K., Riegler, M., Nielsen, U.N., Johnson, S.N. (2016) Belowground ecology of scarabs feeding on grass roots: current knowledge and future directions for management in Australasia, Frontiers in Plant Science, Vol.7, 321

Johnson, S.N., Gherlenda, A.N., Frew, A., Ryalls, J.M.W. (2016) 'The importance of testing multiple environmental factors in legume-insect research: Replication, reviewers and rebuttal, Frontiers in Plant Science, Vol. 7, P89

Frew, A., Nielsen, U.N., Riegler, M., Johnson, S.N. (2013) Do eucalypt plantation management practices create understory reserviors of scarab beetle pests in the soil?, Forest Ecology and Management, Vol.306,  275-280 

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