CO2 efflux from subterranean nests of ant communities in a seasonal tropical forest, Thailand
- Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Ecology and Evolution,
(issn: 2045-7758, eissn: 2045-7758)
carbon dioxide | environmental factor | ant nest | tropical forest | Original Research | ground-dwelling ant
mesheuropmc: biochemical phenomena, metabolism, and nutrition | fungi
Many ant species construct subterranean nests. The presence of their nests may explain soil respiration "hot spots", an important factor in the high CO2 efflux from tropical forests. However, no studies have directly measured CO2 efflux from ant nests. We established 61...