Zhang NL*, Van der Putten WH, Veen GFC (2016). Effects of root decomposition on plant–soil feedback of early– and mid–successional plant species. New Phytol 212: 220-231.
Zhang NL, Wan SQ, Guo JX, Han GD, Gutknecht J, Schmid B, Liang Y, Liu WX, Bi J, Wang Z, Ma KP (2015). Precipitation modifies the effects of warming and nitrogen addition on soil microbial communities in northern Chinese grasslands. Soil Biol Biochem 89: 12-23.
Song P, Ren HB, Jia Q, Guo JX*(co-corresponding author), Zhang NL*, Ma KP. 2015. Effects of historical logging on soil microbial communities in a subtropical forest in southern China. Plant Soil 397: 115-126.
Zhang X, Wang W, Chen W, Zhang NL, Zeng H (2014). Comparison of Seasonal Soil Microbial Process in Snow-Covered Temperate Ecosystems of Northern China. PLOS ONE 9: e92985.
Zhang NL, Liu WX, Yang HJ, Yu XJ, Gutknecht JLM, Zhang Z, Wan SQ, Ma KP (2013). Soil microbial responses to warming and increased precipitation and their implications for ecosystem C cycling. Oecologia 173: 1125-1142.
Zhang NL, Xu WH, Yu XJ, Lin D, Wan SQ, Ma KP (2013). Impact of topography, annual burning and N addition on soil microbial communities in a semi-arid grassland. Soil Sci Soc Am J 77: 1214-1224.
Zhang NL, Xia JY, Yu XJ, Ma KP, Wan SQ (2011). Soil microbial community changes and their linkages with ecosystem carbon exchange under asymmetrically diurnal warming. Soil Biol Biochem 43: 2053-2059.
Bi J, Zhang NL (co-first author), Liang Y, Yang HJ, Ma KP (2011). Interactive effects of water and nitrogen addition on soil microbial communities in a semiarid steppe. J Plant Ecol-UK 5: 320-329.
Yang HJ, Wu MY, Liu WX, Zhang Z, Zhang NL, Wan SQ (2011). Community structure and composition in response to climate change in a temperate steppe. Global Change Biol 17: 452-465.
Zhang NL, Wan SQ，Li LH, Bi J, Zhao MM, Ma KP (2008). Impacts of urea N addition on soil microbial community in a semi-arid temperate steppe in northern China. Plant Soil 311: 19-28.