47. Hackman J., Woodley A., Carter D., Strahm B., Averill C., Vilgalys R., Garcia K., Cook R.L. (2024) Fungal biomass and ectomycorrhizal community assessment of phosphorus responsive Pinus taeda plantations. Frontiers in Fungal Biology. 5: 1401427. (pdf)


46. Rose B.D., Dellinger M.A., Larmour C., Polishook M.I., Higuita-Aguirre M.I., Dutta S., Cook R.L., Zimmermann S.D., Garcia K. (2024) The ectomycorrhizal fungus Paxillus ammoniavirescens influences the effects of salinity on loblolly pine in response to potassium availability. Environmental Microbiology. 26(3): e16597. (pdf)


45. Hackman J., Cook R., Strahm B., Carter D., Woodley A., Garcia K. Albaugh T., Rubilar R., Campoe O. (2024) Pinus taeda carryover phosphorus availability on the Lower Atlantic Coastal Plain. Forest Ecology and Management. 555: 121701. (pdf)


44. Hackman J., Cook R., Strahm B., Carter D., Woodley A., Garcia K. (2024) Using microdialysis to assess soil diffusive P and translocated sap flow P concentrations in Southern Pinus taeda plantations. Plant and Soil. (pdf)



43. Dutta S., Houdinet G., NandaKafle G., Kafle A., Hawkes C.V., Garcia K. (2023) Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated transformation of Nigrospora sp. isolated from switchgrass leaves and antagonistic toward plant pathogens. Journal of Microbiological Methods. 215: 106849. (pdf)


42. Das D., Kafle A., Ho-Plágaro T., Zimmermann S.D., Bücking H., Garcia K. (2023) Editorial: Importance of root symbiomes for plant nutrition: New insights, perspectives and future Challenges, Volume II. Frontiers in Plant Science. 14: 1296604. (pdf)


41. Amenc L., Becquer A., Trives-Segura C., Zimmermann S.D., Garcia K., Plassard C. (2023) Overexpression of the HcPT1.1 transporter in Hebeloma cylindrosporum alters the phosphorus accumulation of Pinus pinaster and the distribution of HcPT2 in ectomycorrhizae. Frontiers in Plant Science. 14: 1135483. (pdf)


40. Rose B.D., Frank H.E.R., Garcia K. (2023) Development of split-root assays for loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) seedlings to study ectomycorrhizal symbioses. MethodsX. 10: 102046. (pdf)


39. Garcia K., Cloghessy K., Cooney D.R., Shelley B., Chakraborty S., Kafle A., Sonawala U., Collier R., Jayaraman D., Pilot G., Ané J-M. (2023) The putative transporter MtUMAMIT14 participates in nodule formation in Medicago truncatula. Scientific Reports. 13: 804. (pdf)


38. Houdinet G., Guerrero-Galán C., Rose B.D., Garcia K., Zimmermann S.D. (2023) Secrets of the fungus-specific potassium channel TOK family. Trends in Microbiology. 31(5): 511-520. (pdf)



37. Kafle A., Garcia K. (2022). Cesium could be used to track potassium transport in mycorrhizal Medicago truncatula. Plant Signaling & Behavior. 17(1): 2134676. (pdf)


36. Shively T., Cook R.L., Maier C.A., Garcia K., Albaugh T.J., Campoe O., Leggett L. (2022) Readily available resources across sites and genotypes result in greater aboveground growth and reduced fine root production in Pinus taeda. Forest Ecology and Management. 521: 120431. (pdf).


35. Hackman J.J.*, Rose B.D.*, Frank H.E.R., Vilgalys R., Cook R.L., Garcia K. (2022) NPK fertilizer use in loblolly pine plantations: who are we really feeding? Forest Ecology and Management. 520: 120393. (pdf). *co-first authors.


34. Kafle A., Cooney D.R., Shah G., Garcia K. (2022) Mycorrhiza-mediated potassium transport in Medicago truncatula can be evaluated by using rubidium as a proxy. Plant Science. 322: 111364. (pdf).


33. Cope K.R.*, Kafle A.*, Yakha J.K., Pfeffer P.E., Strahan G.D., Garcia K., Subramanian S., Bücking H. (2022) Physiological and transcriptomic response of Medicago truncatula to colonization by high or low benefit arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. Mycorrhiza. 32(3-4): 281-303. (pdf). *co-first authors. 


32. Kafle A., Frank H.E.R., Rose B.D., Garcia K. (2022) Split down the middle: Studying arbuscular mycorrhizal and ectomycorrhizal symbioses using split-root assays. Journal of Experimental Botany. 73(5): 1288-1300. (pdf).



31. Usman M., Ho-Plágaro T., Frank H.E.R., Calvo-Polanco M., Gaillard I., Garcia K., Zimmermann S.D. (2021) Mycorrhizal symbiosis for better adaptation of trees to abiotic stress caused by climate change in temperate and boreal forests. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change. 4: 742392. (pdf).


30. Frank H.E.R., Garcia K. (2021) Benefits provided by four ectomycorrhizal fungi to Pinus taeda under different external potassium availabilities. Mycorrhiza. 31(6): 755-766. (pdf).



29. Garcia K., Guerrero-Galán C., Frank H.E.R., Haider M.Z., Delteil A., Conéjéro G., Lambilliotte R., Fizames C., Sentenac H., Zimmermann S.D. (2020) Fungal Shaker-like channels beyond cellular K+ homeostasis: a role in ectomycorrhizal symbiosis between Hebeloma cylindrosporum and Pinus pinaster. PLOS ONE. 15(11): e0242739. (pdf).


28. Rush T.A., Puech-Pagès V., Bascaules A., Jargeat P., Maillet F., Haouy A., Maës A.Q., Carrera Carriel C., Khokhani D., Keller-Pearson M., Tannous J., Cope K.R., Garcia K., Maeda J., Johnson C., Kleven B., Choudhury Q.J., Labbé J., Swift C., O’Malley M.A., Bok J.W., Cottaz S., Fort S., Poinsot V., Sussman M.R., Lefort C., Nett J., Keller N.P., Bécard G., Ané J.M. (2020) Lipo-chitooligosaccharides as regulatory signals of fungal growth and development. Nature Communications. 11: 3897. (pdf).


27. Garcia K., Bücking H., Zimmermann S.D. (2020) Editorial: Importance of root symbiomes for plant nutrition: New insights, perspectives, and future challenges. Frontiers in Plant Science. 11: 594. (pdf).


26. Schenck C.A., Westphal J., Jayaraman D., Garcia K., Wen J., Mysore K.S., Ané J.M., Sumner L.W., Maeda H.A. (2020) Role of cytosolic, tyrosine-insensitive prephenate dehydrogenase in Medicago truncatula. Plant Direct. 4: 1-15. (pdf).


25. Ruytinx J., Kafle A., Usmam M., Coninx L., Zimmermann S.D., Garcia K. (2020) Micronutrient transport in mycorrhizal symbiosis; zinc steals the show. Fungal Biology Reviews. 34(1): 1-9. (pdf).



24. Cope K.R., Bascaules A., Irving T.B., Venkateshwaran M., Maeda J., Garcia K., Rush T., Ma C., Labbé J., Jawdy S., Steigerwald E., Setzke J., Fung E., Schnell K., Wang Y., Schlief N., Bücking H., Strauss S.H., Jargeat P., Bécard G., Puech-Pagès V., Ané J.M. (2019) The ectomycorrhizal fungus Laccaria bicolor produces lipochitooligosaccharides and uses the common symbiosis pathway to colonize Populus. The Plant Cell. (pdf).


23. Plassard C., Becquer A., Garcia K. (2019) Phosphorus transport in mycorrhiza: how far are we? Trends in Plant Science. 24(9): 794-801. (pdf).


22. Kafle A., Cope K.R., Raths R., Krishna Yakha J., Subramanian S., Bücking H., Garcia K. (2019) Harnessing soil microbes to improve plant phosphate efficiency in cropping systems. Agronomy. 9(3): 127 (pdf).


21. Becquer A., Guerrero-Galán C., Eibensteiner J.L., Houdinet G., Bücking H., Zimmermann S.D., Garcia K. (2019) The ectomycorrhizal contribution to tree nutrition. In "Molecular physiology and biotechnology of trees". Francisco Cánovas (ed). Advances in Botanical Research, Volume 89. (pdf).


20. Kafle A., Garcia K., Wang X., Pfeffer P.E., Strahan G.D., Bücking H. (2019) Nutrient demand and fungal access to resources control the carbon allocation to the symbiotic partners in tripartite interactions of Medicago truncatula. Plant, Cell & Environment. 42(1): 270-284. (pdf).



19. Guerrero-Galán C., Houdinet G., Calvo-Polanco M., Bonaldi K.E., Garcia K., Zimmermann S.D. (2018) The role of plant transporters in mycorrhizal symbioses. In "Membrane transport in plants". Christophe Maurel (ed). Advances in Botanical Research, Volume 87: 303-342. (pdf).


18. Becquer A., Garcia K.#, Plassard C. (2018) HcPT1.2 participates in Pi acquisition in Hebeloma cylindrosporum external hyphae of ectomycorrhizas under high and low phosphate conditions. Plant Signaling & Behavior. 13(10): e1525997. #corresponding author. (pdf).


17. Kafle A., Garcia K., Peta V., Yakha J., Soupir A., Bücking H. (2018) Beneficial plant microbe interactions and their effect on nutrient uptake, yield and stress resistance of soybeans. In “Soybean - The Basis of Yield, Biomass and Productivity“. Minobu Kasai (ed). IntechOpen. doi: 10.5772/intechopen.81396. (pdf).


16. Becquer A.*, Garcia K.*, Amenc L., Rivard C., Doré J., Trives-Segura C., Szponarski W., Russet S., Baeza Y., Lassalle B., Gay G., Zimmermann S.D., Plassard C. (2018) The Hebeloma cylindrosporum HcPT2 Pi transporter plays a key role in the ectomycorrhizal symbiosis. New Phytologist. 220(4): 1185-1199. (pdf). *co-first authors.


15. Guerrero-Galán C., Garcia K., Houdinet G., Zimmermann S.D. (2018) HcTOK1 participates in the maintenance of K+ homeostasis in the ectomycorrhizal fungus Hebeloma cylindrosporum, which is essential for the symbiotic K+ nutrition of Pinus pinaster. Plant Signaling & Behavior. 13(6): e1480845. (pdf).


14. Guerrero-Galán C., Delteil A., Garcia K., Houdinet G., Sentenac H., Zimmermann S.D. (2018) Plant potassium nutrition in ectomycorrhizal symbiosis: properties and roles of the three fungal TOK potassium channels in Hebeloma cylindrosporum. Environmental Microbiology. 20: 1873-1887. (pdf).



13. Garcia K., Ané, J.M. (2017) Polymorphic responses of Medicago truncatula accessions to potassium deprivation. Plant Signaling & Behavior. 12(4): e1307494. (pdf).


12. Garcia K., Chasman D., Roy S., Ané J.M. (2017) Physiological responses and gene co-expression network of mycorrhizal roots under K+ deprivation. Plant Physiology. 173: 1811-1823. (pdf).



11. Courty P.E.,  Doidy J.,  Garcia K.,  Wipf D., Zimmermann S.D. The transportome of mycorrhizal systems. In “Molecular Mycorrhizal Symbiosis“. Francis Martin (ed). Wiley-Blackwell (Publisher). ISBN: 978-1-118-95141-5. (pdf).


10. Marx H., Minogue C.E., Jayaraman D., Richards A.L., Kwiecien N.W., Sihapirani A.F., Rajasekar S., Maeda J., Garcia K., DelValle-Echevarria A.R., Volkening J., Westphall M.S., Roy S., Sussman M.R., Ané J.M., Coon J.J. (2016) A proteomic atlas of the legume, Medicago truncatula, and its nitrogen fixing endosymbiont, Sinorhizobium meliloti. Nature Biotechnology. 34: 1198-1205. (pdf).


9. Garcia K., Ané J.M. (2016) Commentary: “Comparative analysis of secretomes from ectomycorrhizal fungi with an emphasis on Small-Secreted Proteins”. Frontiers in Microbiology. 7:1734. (pdf).


8. Garcia K., Doidy J., Zimmermann S.D., Wipf D., Courty P.E. (2016) Take a trip through the plant and fungal transportome of mycorrhiza. Trends in Plant Science. 21: 937-950. (pdf).


7. Mus F., Crook M., Garcia K., Garcia-Costas A., Geddes B., Kouri E.D., Paramasivan P., Ryu M.H., Oldroyd G., Poole P., Udvardi M., Voigt C., Ané J.M., Peters J. (2016) Symbiotic nitrogen fixation and challenges to extending it to non-legumes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 82: 3698-3710. (pdf).



6. Garcia K., Delaux P.M., Cope K.R, Ané J.M. (2015) Molecular signals required for the establishment and maintenance of ectomycorrhizal symbioses. New Phytologist. 208(1): 79-87. (pdf).



5. Garcia K., Zimmermann S. (2014) The role of mycorrhizal associations to plant potassium nutrition. Frontiers in Plant Science. 5: 337 (pdf).


4. Garcia K., Delteil A., Conejero G., Becquer A., Plassard C., Sentenac H., Zimmermann S. (2014) Potassium nutrition of ectomycorrhizal Pinus pinaster: overexpression of the Hebeloma cylindrosporum HcTrk1 transporter affects the translocation of both K(+) and phosphorus in the host plant. New Phytologist. 201(3): 951-960. (pdf).

#Commented by Benito B., González-Guerrero M. (2014). New Phytologist, 201: 707-709 (pdf).



3. Garcia K., Haider M.Z., Delteil A., Corratgé-Faillie C., Conéjero G., Tatry M.V., Becquer A., Amenc L., Sentenac H., Plassard C., Zimmermann S. (2013) Promoter-dependent expression of the fungal transporter HcPT1.1 under Pi shortage and its spatial localization in ectomycorrhiza. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 58-59C: 53-61 (pdf).


2. Martinez-Garcia L., Garcia K., Hammer E., Vayssières A. (2013) Mycorrhiza for all: an under-earth revolution. New Phytologist. 198(3): 652-655 (pdf).


1. Casieri L., Ait Lahmidi N., Doidy J., Fourrey C., Migeon A., Bonneau L., Courty P.E., Garcia K., Charbonnier M., Delteil A., Brun A., Zimmermann S., Plassard C., Wipf D. (2013) Biotrophic transportome in mutualistic plant-fungal interactions. Mycorrhiza. 23(8): 597-625 (pdf).


Garcia K. (2013) Trophic exchanges between Hebeloma cylindrosporum and Pinus pinaster: analysis of fungal potassium and inorganic phosphate transport systems involved in ectomycorrhizal symbiosis. Ph.D. manuscript (in French).