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Scientists have provided new insights on the relationship between plant diversity in forests and the diversity of organisms involved in their decay, such as bacteria and fungi.Associated journal articles: Léa Beaumelle, Frederik De Laender, Nico Eisenhauer (2020). Biodiversity mediates the effects of stressors but not nutrients on litter decomposition. eLife 9 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.55659
Liang Kou, Lei Jiang, Stephan Hättenschwiler, Miaomiao Zhang, Shuli Niu, Xiaoli Fu, Xiaoqin Dai, Han Yan, Shenggong Li, Huimin Wang (2020). Diversity-decomposition relationships in forests worldwide. eLife 9 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.55813