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2 edition of Investigations of the ecology of earthworms (Lumbricidae) in arable soil = found in the catalog.

Investigations of the ecology of earthworms (Lumbricidae) in arable soil =

Niels Caspar Andersen

Investigations of the ecology of earthworms (Lumbricidae) in arable soil =

Undersøgelser af regnormenes (Lumbricidae) økologi i dansk landbrugsjord

by Niels Caspar Andersen

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Published by Statens planteavlsforsøg in Copenhagen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Earthworms -- Ecology.,
  • Soil ecology.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesUndersøgelser af regnormenes (Lumbricidae) økologi i dansk landbrugsjord.
    StatementNiels Caspar Andersen.
    SeriesTidsskrift for planteavls specialserie, Beretning -- nr. S1871., Beretning (Statens Planteavlsforsøg (Denmark)) -- nr. S1871.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination195 p. :
    Number of Pages195
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16805985M

    in the Oligochaeta, of which about half are terrestrial earthworms. The most. common earthworms in Europe, North America, western Asia, and many other parts of the world belong to the family Lumbricidae, whereas in West Africa, many of the common earthworms belong to . The importance and beneficial effects of earthworms on soil structure and quality is well-established. In addition, earthworms have proved to be important model organisms for investigation of pollutant effects on soil ecosystems. In ecotoxicological investigations Cited by: 1.

    Biology and Ecology of Earthworms by C. A. Edwards, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Shields Publications is the largest and most established of the earthworm book publishers. Founded in , we publish and sell 22 titles on earthworms. We own the copyrights or have exclusive publisher agreements on all of the books. We sell directly to individuals, bookstores, and wholesalers.

    region in the world, the basin. The book is co-authored by professors from the UK, USA, and New our Lives and our Planet (Social Ecology Series) Ecology: Global Insights & Investigations (Botany, Zoology, Ecology and Evolution) Wetland Ecology (Cambridge Studies in Ecology) Biology and Ecology of Earthworms (Biology & Ecology of Earthworms. 1. Introduction. Earthworms are the docile creatures of soil ecology. Earthworms are also called the ‘ecosystem engineers’ (Lavelle et al., ; Hale et al., ) as they have great potentiality to change soils and plant orms are macro fauna commonly found in the tilled soils, grasslands and other agro ecosystem.


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