Terrence Bell

Assistant Professor of Phytobiomes

Terrence Bell

Research Summary

Soil and root-associated microbiomes, microbiome assembly, microbiome manipulation, disturbance.

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Publication Tags

Soil Hydrocarbons Fungi Petroleum Rhizosphere Bacteria Salix Degradation Biodegradation Soils Dna Hydrocarbon Polluted Soils Phylogeny Economics Planting Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Nitrogen Bioremediation Growth Contaminated Soil Community Structure Bacterium Temperature Nutrient

Most Recent Papers

Bark decomposition in white oak soil outperforms eastern hemlock soil, while bark type leads to consistent changes in soil microbial composition

Rondy J. Malik, Ryan V. Trexler, David M. Eissenstat, Terrence H. Bell, 2020, Biogeochemistry on p. 329-343

Comparing approaches for capturing bacterial assemblages associated with symptomatic (Bacterial Blotch) and asymptomatic mushroom (Agaricus bisporus) caps

Samuel J. Martins, Ryan V. Trexler, Fabricio R. Vieira, John A. Pecchia, Prem P. Kandel, Kevin L. Hockett, Terrence H. Bell, Carolee T. Bull, 2020, Phytobiomes Journal on p. 90-99

Metatranscriptomic sequencing of a cyanobacterial soil-surface consortium with and without a diverse underlying soil microbiome

Terrence H. Bell, Ryan V. Trexler, Xin Peng, Marcel Huntemann, Alicia Clum, Brian Foster, Bryce Foster, Simon Roux, Krishnaveni Palaniappan, Neha Varghese, Supratim Mukherjee, T. B.K. Reddy, Chris Daum, Alex Copeland, Natalia N. Ivanova, Nikos C. Kyrpides, Christa Pennacchio, Emiley A. Eloe-Fadrosh, Mary Ann Bruns, 2020, Microbiology Resource Announcements

Prospects of alleviating early planting-associated cold susceptibility of soybean using microbes: insights from microbiome analysis

Ananda Bandara, Dilooshi Weerasooriya, Terrence Bell, Paul Esker, 2020, Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science on p. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jac.12476

Comparing approaches for capturing bacterial assemblages associated with symptomatic (bacterial blotch) and asymptomatic mushroom (Agaricus bisporus) caps

Samuel Martins, Ryan Trexler, Fabricio Vieira, John Pecchia, Prem Kandel, Kevin Hockett, Terrence Bell, Carolee Bull, 2020, Phytobiomes Journal on p. 90-99

Many roads to bacterial generalism

Terrence Bell, Thomas Bell, 2020, FEMS Microbiology Ecology on p. https://doi.org/10.1093/femsec/fiaa240

Abiotic conditions outweigh microbial origin during bacterial assembly in soils

Laura Kaminsky, Paul Esker, Terrence Bell, 2020, Environmental Microbiology on p. https://doi.org/10.1111/1462-2920.15322

Relationship between soybean yield from high and low yielding field positions and selected soil characteristics across farms

Ananda Bandara, Dilooshi Weerasooriya, Adriana Murillo-Williams, Charlie White, Alyssa Collins, Terrence Bell, Paul Esker, 2020, Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment on p. e20126

100 Years Since Tolaas: Bacterial Blotch of Mushrooms in the 21st Century

Ebrahim Osdaghi, Samuel Martins, Laura Ramos-Sepulveda, Fabricio Vieira, John Pecchia, David Beyer, Terrence Bell, Yinong Yang, Kevin Hockett, Carolee Bull, 2019, PLANT DISEASE on p. 2714-2732

Factoring Ecological, Societal, and Economic Considerations into Inoculant Development

Terrence H Bell, Laura M Kaminsky, Beth K Gugino, John E Carlson, Rondy J Malik, Kevin L Hockett, Ryan V Trexler, 2019, Trends in Biotechnology on p. 572-573

Most-Cited Papers

Predictable bacterial composition and hydrocarbon degradation in Arctic soils following diesel and nutrient disturbance

Terrence H. Bell, Etienne Yergeau, Christine Maynard, David Juck, Lyle G. Whyte, Charles W. Greer, 2013, ISME Journal on p. 1200-1210

Linkage between bacterial and fungal rhizosphere communities in hydrocarbon-contaminated soils is related to plant phylogeny

Terrence Bell, Saad El-Din Hassan, Aurélien Lauron-Moreau, Fahad Al-Otaibi, Mohamed Hijri, Etienne Yergeau, Marc St-Arnaud, 2014, ISME Journal on p. 331-343

Culture-dependent and -independent methods capture different microbial community fractions in hydrocarbon-contaminated soils

Franck O.P. Stefani, Terrence H. Bell, Charlotte Marchand, Ivan E. De La Providencia, Abdel El Yassimi, Marc St-Arnaud, Mohamed Hijri, 2015, PloS one

Identification of nitrogen-incorporating bacteria in petroleum-contaminated arctic soils by using [<sup>15</sup>N]DNA-based stable isotope probing and pyrosequencing

Terrence H. Bell, Etienne Yergeau, Christine Martineau, David Juck, Lyle G. Whyte, Charles W. Greer, 2011, Applied and environmental microbiology on p. 4163-4171

Petroleum biodegradation capacity of bacteria and fungi isolated from petroleum-contaminated soil

Charlotte Marchand, Marc St-Arnaud, William Hogland, Terrence H. Bell, Mohamed Hijri, 2017, International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation on p. 48-57

Transplanting soil microbiomes leads to lasting effects on willow growth, but not on the rhizosphere microbiome

Etienne Yergeau, Terrence H. Bell, Julie Champagne, Christine Maynard, Stacie Tardif, Julien Tremblay, Charles W. Greer, 2015, Frontiers in Microbiology on p. 1436

Fine scale variability in soil extracellular enzyme activity is insensitive to rain events and temperature in a mesic system

Terrence Bell, Hugh A.L. Henry, 2011, Pedobiologia on p. 141-146

Early rhizosphere microbiome composition is related to the growth and Zn uptake of willows introduced to a former landfill

Terrence H. Bell, Benoît Cloutier-Hurteau, Fahad Al-Otaibi, Marie Claude Turmel, Etienne Yergeau, François Courchesne, Marc St-Arnaud, 2015, Environmental microbiology on p. 3025-3038

Alteration of microbial community structure affects diesel biodegradation in an Arctic soil

Terrence H. Bell, Etienne Yergeau, Dave F. Juck, Lyle G. Whyte, Charles W. Greer, 2013, FEMS microbiology ecology on p. 51-61

Contrasting the community structure of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi from hydrocarbon-contaminated and uncontaminated soils following willow (Salix spp. L.) planting

Saad El Din Hassan, Terrence H. Bell, Franck O.P. Stefani, David Denis, Mohamed Hijri, Marc St-Arnaud, 2014, PloS one