Zhang, Y., Li, J. T., Xu, X., Chen, H. Y., Zhu, T., Xu, J. J., ... & Nie, M. (2023). Temperature fluctuation promotes the thermal adaptation of soil microbial respiration. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 

Sun, H., Li, J., Liu, H., Fang, C., Li, B., & Nie, M. (2023). Global change factors regulate the apparent thermal acclimation of soil respiration: A meta-analysis. Applied Soil Ecology, 


Chen, H., Jing, Q., Liu, X., Zhou, X., Fang, C., Li, B., ... & Nie, M. (2022). Microbial respiratory thermal adaptation is regulated by r‐/K‐strategy dominance. Ecology Letters 

Li, J. T., Zhang, Y., Chen, H., Sun, H., Tian, W., Li, J., ... & Nie, M. (2022). Low soil moisture suppresses the thermal compensatory response of microbial respiration. Global Change Biology, 

Nie, M., Liu, W., Pennings, S. C., & Li, B. (2022). Lessons from the invasion of Spartina alterniflora in coastal China. Ecology 

Xu, X., Wei, S., Chen, H., Li, B., & Nie, M. (2022). Effects of Spartina invasion on the soil organic carbon content in salt marsh and mangrove ecosystems in China. Journal of Applied Ecology 

Huang, J., Zhang, F., Qi, L., Zhang, X., Qiu, S., Xu, X., ... & Li, B. (2022). Stem density induces differential effects of litter on native and invasive plants. Ecological Research 

Li, N., Nie, M., Wu, M., & Wu, J. (2022). Spartina alterniflora Invasion Enhances Dissimilatory Nitrate Reduction to Ammonium (DNRA) Rates in the Yangtze River Estuary, China. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering 

Huang, M., Wang, S., Liu, X., Nie, M., Zhou, S., & Hautier, Y. (2022). Intra‐and interspecific variability of specific leaf area mitigate the reduction of community stability in response to warming and nitrogen addition. Oikos 

Cui, J., Ge, T., Nie, M., Kuzyakov, Y., Alharbi, S., Fang, C., & Deng, Z. (2022). Contrasting effects of maize litter and litter-derived biochar on the temperature sensitivity of paddy soil organic matter decomposition. Frontiers in microbiology, 

Zhou, C., Zhang, Y., Li, S., Jiang, Q., Chen, H., Zhu, T., Xu, X., Liu, H., Qiu, S., Wu, J., Nie, M., & Li, B. (2022). Exogenous nitrogen from riverine exports promotes soil methane production in saltmarshes in China. Science of The Total Environment,

Xu, X., Zhang, Y., Li, S., Chen, H., Liu, M., Li, B., & Nie, M. (2022). Native herbivores indirectly facilitate the growth of invasive Spartina in a eutrophic saltmarsh. Ecology

Wang, H., Li, J., Chen, H., Liu, H., & Nie, M. (2022). Enzymic moderations of bacterial and fungal communities on short- and long-term warming impacts on soil organic carbon. Science of The Total Environment.

Pei, J., Yan, D., Li, J., Qiong, L., Yang, Y., Fang, C., & Wu, J. (2022). Alpine meadow degradation enhances the temperature sensitivity of soil carbon decomposition on the Qinghai–Tibetan plateau. Applied Soil Ecology,

Li, N., Nie, M., Wu, M., & Wu, J. (2022). The Nitrogen Removal Ability of Salt Marsh Improved After Grazing Prohibition. Frontiers in Marine Science

Tian, W., Sun, H., Zhang, Y., Xu, J., Yao, J., Li, J., ... & Nie, M. (2022). Thermal adaptation occurs in the respiration and growth of widely distributed bacteria. Global Change Biology. 

Guo, X., Liu, H., Ngosong, C., Li, B., Wang, Q., Zhou, W., & Nie, M. (2022). Response of plant functional traits to nitrogen enrichment under climate change: A meta-analysis. Science of The Total Environment,

Xu, X., Zhou, C., He, Q., Qiu, S., Zhang, Y., Yang, J., ... & Nie, M. (2022). Phenotypic plasticity of light use favors a plant invader in nitrogen‐enriched ecosystems. Ecology,

Liu, H., Zhu, T., Xu, X., Yao, J., Zhou, C., Wu, J., ... & Nie, M. (2022). The relative importance of intraspecific variation in above-and belowground plant traits in shaping salt marsh soil bacterial diversity and composition. Plant and Soil


Xu, X., Zhang, Y., Li, S., Chen, H., Liu, M., Li, B., & Nie, M. (2021). Native herbivores indirectly facilitate the growth of invasive Spartina in a eutrophic saltmarsh. Ecology. 

Wang, H., Li, J., Chen, H., Liu, H., & Nie, M. (2022). Enzymic moderations of bacterial and fungal communities on short-and long-term warming impacts on soil organic carbon. Science of The Total Environment, 804. 

Zhu, T., Yao, J., Liu, H., Zhou, C.H., Liu, Y.Z., Wang, Z.W., Quan, Z., Li, B, Yang, J., Huang, W.C. & Nie, M. (2021). Cross‐phytogroup assessment of foliar epiphytic mycobiomes. Environmental Microbiology 

Chen, H.Y., Xu, X., Fang, C.M., Li, B. & Nie, M. (2021). Differences in the temperature dependence of wetland CO2 and CH4 emissions vary with water table depth. Nature Climate Change. 11. 

Li, J.Q., Pei, J.M., Liu, J.J., Wu, J.H., Li, B., Fang, C.M. & Nie, M. (2021). Spatiotemporal variability of fire effects on soil carbon and nitrogen: A global meta‐analysis. Global Change Biology. 27. 

Wang, D.Q., Zhou, C.H., Nie, M., Gu, J.D. & Quan, Z.X. (2021). Abundance and niche specificity of different types of complete ammonia oxidizers (comammox) in salt marshes covered by different plants. Science of The Total Environment. 768. 

Li, J.Q., Zhu, T., Singh, B., Pendall, E., Li, B., Fang, C.M. & Nie, M. (2021). Key microorganisms mediate soil carbon-climate feedbacks in forest ecosystems. Science Bulletin 

Liu, H., Xu, X., Zhou, C.H., Zhao J.Y., Li B. & Nie M. (2021). Geographic Linkages of Root Traits to Salt Marsh Productivity. Ecosystems,


Shen R.C., Lan Z.C., Jörg, R., Nie, M., Hu, Q.W. Yan, Z.F., Fang, C.M., Jin, B.S., & Chen, J.K. (2020). Flooding variations affect soil bacterial communities at the spatial and inter-annual scales. Science of The Total Environment. 759.

Li, N., Nie, M., Li, B., Wu, J.H. & Zhao, J.Y.. (2020). Contrasting effects of the aboveground litter of native Phragmites australis and invasive Spartina alterniflora on nitrification and denitrification. Science of The Total Environment. 764. 

Li, J.Q., Bååth, E., Pei, J.M., Fang, C.M. & Nie, M. (2020). Temperature adaptation of soil microbial respiration in alpine, boreal and tropical soils: An application of the square root (Ratkowsky) model. Global Change Biology 

Chen, H.Y., Zhu, T., Li, B., Fang, C.M. & Nie, M. (2020). The thermal response of soil microbial methanogenesis decreases in magnitude with changing temperature. Nature Communications. 11. 1234567890. 

Li, J.Q., Pei, J.M., Pendall, E., Reich, P.B., Nam J., Li, B., Fang, C.M. & Nie, M. (2020). Rising Temperature May Trigger Deep Soil Carbon Loss Across Forest Ecosystems. Advanced Science. 7.

Chen, H.Y., Fang, C.M. & Nie, M. (2020). Consideration of dissolved organic carbon flux reduces estimated wetland carbon losses in response to warming. Journal of Soils and Sediments. 21.

Li, J.Q., Nie, M. & Pendall, E. (2020). Soil physico-chemical properties are more important than microbial diversity and enzyme activity in controlling carbon and nitrogen stocks near Sydney, Australia. Geoderma, 366.

Li, J.Q., Nie, M., Pendall, E., Reich, P.B., Pei, J.M., Noh, N.J., ... Fang, C.M. (2020a). Biogeographic variation in temperature sensitivity of decomposition in forest soils. Global Change Biology.

Li, J.Q., Pei, J.M., Pendall, E., Fang, C.M. & Nie, M. (2020b). Spatial heterogeneity of temperature sensitivity of soil respiration: A global analysis of field observations. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 141.

Li, J.Q., Pendall, E., Dijkstra, F.A. & Nie, M. (2020). Root effects on the temperature sensitivity of soil respiration depend on climatic condition and ecosystem type. Soil & Tillage Research, 199.

Pei, J.M., Dijkstra, F.A., Li, J.Q., Fang, C.M., Su, J.H., Zhao, J.Y., ... Wu, J.H. (2020). Biochar-induced reductions in the rhizosphere priming effect are weaker under elevated CO2. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 142.

Qiu, S.Y., Liu, S.S., Wei, S.J., Cui, X.H., Nie, M., Huang, J.X., ... Li, B. (2020). Changes in multiple environmental factors additively enhance the dominance of an exotic plant with a novel trade-off pattern. Journal of Ecology.

Wan, N.F., Zheng, X.R., Fu, L.W., Kiaer, L.P., Zhang, Z.J., Chaplin-Kramer, R., ... Li, B. (2020). Global synthesis of effects of plant species diversity on trophic groups and interactions. Nature Plants, 6.

Xu, X., Liu, H., Liu, Y.Z., Zhou, C.H., Pan, L.H., Fang, C.M., ... Li, B. (2020). Human eutrophication drives biogeographic salt marsh productivity patterns in China. Ecological Applications, 30.

Zhang, L., Zhu, T.B., Liu, X., Nie, M., Xu, X.L. & Zhou, S.R. (2020). Limited inorganic N niche partitioning by nine alpine plant species after long-term nitrogen addition. Science of the Total Environment, 718.



Li, J.Q., Nie, M. & Pendall, E. (2019). An incubation study of temperature sensitivity of greenhouse gas fluxes in three land-cover types near Sydney, Australia. Science of the Total Environment, 688, 324-332.

Shang, L., Li, L.F., Song, Z.P., Wang, Y., Yang, J., Wang, C.C., ... Li, B. (2019). High Genetic Diversity With Weak Phylogeographic Structure of the Invasive Spartina alterniflora (Poaceae) in China. Frontiers in Plant Science, 10.

Zhang, X.D., Cui, L.J., Nie, M., Shao, J.J., Wei, S.J., Kang, X.M. & Li, B. (2019). Macrophytes and crabs affect nitrogen transformations in salt marshes of the Yangtze River Estuary. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science, 225.

Zhong, Q.C., Wang, K.Y., Nie, M., Zhang, G.L., Zhang, W.W., Zhu, Y., ... Gao, Y.N. (2019). Responses of wetland soil carbon and nutrient pools and microbial activities after 7 years of experimental warming in the Yangtze Estuary. Ecological Engineering, 136, 68-78.




Chen, H., Zou, J., Cui, J., Nie, M. & Fang, C. (2018). Wetland drying increases the temperature sensitivity of soil respiration. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 120, 24-27.

Li, J., Yan, D., Pendall, E., Pei, J., Noh, N.J., He, J.-S., ... Fang, C. (2018). Depth dependence of soil carbon temperature sensitivity across Tibetan permafrost regions. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 126, 82-90.

Nie, M., Zou, J., Xu, X., Liang, C., Fang, C. & Li, B. (2018). Comment on "Unexpected reversal of C-3 versus C-4 grass response to elevated CO2 during a 20-year field experiment". Science, 361.

Qiu, S., Xu, X., Liu, S., Liu, W., Liu, J., Nie, M., ... Li, B. (2018). Latitudinal pattern of flowering synchrony in an invasive wind-pollinated plant. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, 285.

Wan, N.-F., Cai, Y.-M., Shen, Y.-J., Ji, X.-Y., Wu, X.-W., Zheng, X.-R., ... Li, B. (2018). Increasing plant diversity with border crops reduces insecticide use and increases crop yield in urban agriculture. Elife, 7.

Wang, M., Pendall, E., Fang, C., Li, B. & Nie, M. (2018). A global perspective on agroecosystem nitrogen cycles after returning crop residue. Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment, 266, 49-54.

Zhaolei, L., Naishun, B., Xueping, C., Jun, C., Manqiu, X., Zhiping, S., ... Changming, F. (2018). Soil incubation studies with Cry1Ac protein indicate no adverse effect of Bt crops on soil microbial communities. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 152, 33-41.



Cui, J., Chen, X., Nie, M., Fang, S., Tang, B., Quan, Z., ... Fang, C. (2017a). Effects of Spartina alterniflora Invasion on the Abundance, Diversity, and Community Structure of Sulfate Reducing Bacteria along a Successional Gradient of Coastal Salt Marshes in China. Wetlands, 37, 221-232.

Cui, J., Ge, T., Kuzyakov, Y., Nie, M., Fang, C., Tang, B. & Zhou, C. (2017b). Interactions between biochar and litter priming: A three-source C-14 and delta C-13 partitioning study. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 104, 49-58.

Li, J., Pei, J., Cui, J., Chen, X., Li, B., Nie, M. & Fang, C. (2017). Carbon quality mediates the temperature sensitivity of soil organic carbon decomposition in managed ecosystems. Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment, 250, 44-50.

van Groenigen, K.J., Osenberg, C.W., Terrer, C., Carrillo, Y., Dijkstra, F.A., Heath, J., ... Hungate, B.A. (2017). Faster turnover of new soil carbon inputs under increased atmospheric CO2. Global Change Biology, 23, 4420-4429.

Yan, D., Li, J., Pei, J., Cui, J., Nie, M. & Fang, C. (2017). The temperature sensitivity of soil organic carbon decomposition is greater in subsoil than in topsoil during laboratory incubation. Scientific reports, 7.

Zhang, P., Nie, M., Li, B. & Wu, J. (2017). The transfer and allocation of newly fixed C by invasive Spartina alterniflora and native Phragmites australis to soil microbiota. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 113, 231-239.



Huang, J., Xu, X., Wang, M., Nie, M., Qiu, S., Wang, Q., ... Li, B. (2016). Responses of soil nitrogen fixation to Spartina alterniflora invasion and nitrogen addition in a Chinese salt marsh. Scientific reports, 6.

Nie, M. & Pendall, E. (2016). Do rhizosphere priming effects enhance plant nitrogen uptake under elevated CO2? Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment, 224, 50-55.



Ding, X., Peng, X.-J., Jin, B.-S., Xiao, M., Chen, J.-K., Li, B., ... Nie, M. (2015). Spatial distribution of bacterial communities driven by multiple environmental factors in a beach wetland of the largest freshwater lake in China. Frontiers in Microbiology, 6.

Nie, M., Bell, C., Wallenstein, M.D. & Pendall, E. (2015). Increased plant productivity and decreased microbial respiratory C loss by plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria under elevated CO2. Scientific reports, 5.



Nie, M., Pendall, E., Bell, C. & Wallenstein, M.D. (2014). Soil aggregate size distribution mediates microbial climate change feedbacks. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 68, 357-365.



Meng, H., Li, K., Nie, M., Wan, J.-R., Quan, Z.-X., Fang, C.-M., ... Li, B. (2013). Responses of bacterial and fungal communities to an elevation gradient in a subtropical montane forest of China. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 97, 2219-2230.

Nie, M., Lu, M., Bell, J., Raut, S. & Pendall, E. (2013a). Altered root traits due to elevated CO2: a meta-analysis. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 22, 1095-1105.

Nie, M., Pendall, E., Bell, C., Gasch, C.K., Raut, S., Tamang, S. & Wallenstein, M.D. (2013b). Positive climate feedbacks of soil microbial communities in a semi-arid grassland. Ecology Letters, 16, 234-241.



Cui, J., Meng, H., Nie, M., Chen, X., Li, Z., Bu, N., ... Fang, C. (2012). Bacterial succession during 500 years of soil development under agricultural use. Ecological Research, 27, 793-807.

Gao, L., Tang, S., Zhuge, L., Nie, M., Zhu, Z., Li, B. & Yang, J. (2012). Spatial Genetic Structure in Natural Populations of Phragmites australis in a Mosaic of Saline Habitats in the Yellow River Delta, China. PLoS ONE, 7.

Nie, M., Meng, H., Li, K., Wan, J.-R., Quan, Z.-X., Fang, C.-M., ... Li, B. (2012). Comparison of Bacterial and Fungal Communities Between Natural and Planted Pine Forests in Subtropical China. Current Microbiology, 64, 34-42.



Jia-rong, W., Ming, N., Qin, Z., Shao-chang, H. & Jia-kuan, C. (2011). Distribution Characteristics of Heavy Metals along an Elevation Gradient of Montane Forest. Spectroscopy and Spectral Analysis, 31, 3371-3374.

Li, H., Li, H., Bai, Y., Wang, J., Nie, M., Li, B. & Xiao, M. (2011). The use of Pseudomonas fluorescens P13 to control sclerotinia stem rot (Sclerotinia sclerotiorum) of oilseed rape. Journal of Microbiology, 49, 884-889.

Ming, N., Jia-rong, W., Xiao-feng, C., Li, W., Bo, L. & Jia-kuan, C. (2011). Comparison of Heavy Metal Elements between Natural and Plantation Forests in a Subtropical Montane Forest. Spectroscopy and Spectral Analysis, 31, 3098-3100.

Nie, M., Lu, M., Yang, Q., Zhang, X., Xiao, M., Jiang, L., ... Li, B. (2011a). Plants' use of different nitrogen forms in response to crude oil contamination. Environmental Pollution, 159, 157-163.

Nie, M., Wang, Y., Yu, J., Xiao, M., Jiang, L., Yang, J., ... Li, B. (2011b). Understanding Plant-Microbe Interactions for Phytoremediation of Petroleum-Polluted Soil. PLoS ONE, 6.

Zhang, X.-d., Xu, W.-t., Yang, B., Nie, M. & Li, B. (2011). Seed germination traits of two plant functional groups in the saline deltaic ecosystems. Journal of Plant Ecology-Uk, 4, 169-177.



Nie, M., Gao, L., Yan, J., Fu, X., Xiao, M., Yang, J. & Li, B. (2010a). Population variation of invasive Spartina alterniflora can differentiate bacterial diversity in its rhizosphere. Plant Ecology, 209, 219-226.

Nie, M., Xian, N., Fu, X., Chen, X. & Li, B. (2010b). The interactive effects of petroleum-hydrocarbon spillage and plant rhizosphere on concentrations and distribution of heavy metals in sediments in the Yellow River Delta, China. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 174, 156-161.

Nie, M., Yang, Q., Jiang, L., Fang, C., Chen, J. & Li, B. (2010c). Do plants modulate biomass allocation in response to petroleum pollution? Biology Letters, 6, 811-814.



Nie, M., Zhang, X., Wang, J., Jiang, L., Yang, J., Quan, Z., ... Li, B. (2009). Rhizosphere effects on soil bacterial abundance and diversity in the Yellow River Deltaic ecosystem as influenced by petroleum contamination and soil salinization. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 41, 2535-2542.

Nie, M., Wang, M. & Li, B. (2009). Effects of salt marsh invasion by Spartina alterniflora on sulfate-reducing bacteria in the Yangtze River estuary, China. Ecological Engineering, 35, 1804-1808.



Wan, J., Liu, Y., Lan, L., Gao, Y., Nie, M. & Zhou, J. (2008). Conformational study of protein in some species of Fusarium by FT-IR spectroscopy. Annals of Microbiology, 58, 169-171.

Wang, J., Zhang, X., Nie, M., Fu, C., Chen, J. & Li, B. (2008). Exotic Spartina alterniflora provides compatible habitats for native estuarine crab Sesarma dehaani in the Yangtze River estuary. Ecological Engineering, 34, 57-64.



Luo, J., Bao, K., Nie, M., Zhang, W., Xiao, M. & Li, B. (2007). Cladistic and phenetic analyses of relationships among Fusarium spp. in Dongtan wetland by morphology and isOzymes. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, 35, 410-420.

Nie, M., Luo, J., Bao, K., Zhang, W., Yang, S., Xiao, M. & Li, B. (2007a). Identification of fusarium by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy. Spectroscopy and Spectral Analysis, 27, 1519-1522.

Nie, M., Luo, J., Xiao, M., Chen, J., Bao, K., Zhang, W. & Li, B. (2007b). Structural differences between Fusarium strains investigated by FT-IR spectroscopy. Biochemistry-Moscow, 72, 61-67.

Nie, M., Zhang, W., Xiao, M., Luo, J., Bao, K., Chen, J. & Li, B. (2007c). FT-IR spectroscopy and artificial neural network identification of Fusarium species. Journal of Phytopathology, 155, 364-367.

Wang, J., Ma, M., Zhou, C. & Nie, M. (2007). Second derivative FTIR spectroscopic study of Bacillus cereus. Spectroscopy and Spectral Analysis, 27, 904-906.

Wang, Y., Xiao, M., Chen, J., Zhang, W., Luo, J., Bao, K., ... Li, B. (2007). Mutational analysis of the GDD sequence motif of classical swine fever virus RNA-dependent RNA polymerases. Virus Genes, 34, 63-65.

Xu, S., Cao, T. & Nie, M. (2007). FUR spectroscopy analysis of mosses with different kinds of peristomes and its systematic significance. Spectroscopy and Spectral Analysis, 27, 1710-1714.



Nie, M., Bao, K., Xiao, M., Chen, J., Luo, J., Zhang, W., ... Li, B. (2006). Differentiation of Fusarium spp. by Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy. Annals of Microbiology, 56, 399-401.