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FEMS Microbiology Ecology publishes high quality papers that make a significant contribution to the field. It covers microorganisms in soil, aquatic and atmospheric habitats – including extreme environments – and includes natural, artificial and managed systems.


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Call for papers

FEMS Microbiology Ecology invites submissions for a special thematic issue on the environmental dimension of antibiotic resistance. To find out more, read our instructions here.

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Read the latest Virtual Issue on the Environmental Dimension of Antibiotic Resistance from FEMS Microbiology Ecology.

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Spatial scales of interactions among bacteria and between bacteria and the leaf surface
For the first time, we quantified the spatial scales of interactions among leaf-colonizing bacteria and between these bacteria and plant leaf surface structures.
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Virtual Issues

Gut Microbiome

The history of human biology has been to look to the host and how it interacts with its environment to explain form and function. We are constantly exploring the interactions of the host’s genome with a variety of environmental factors to explain development and disease trends. 

Polar and Alpine Microbiology
Microbial Systems Ecology
Environmental Microbes

To mark the 14th International Conference on Pseudomonas, FEMS has published a Virtual Thematic Issue across four FEMS journals.

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FEMS Congress 2015

Don’t miss the 6th FEMS Congress on 7th – 11th June 2015.