Drivers of earthworm incidence and abundance across European forests

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De Wandeler, Hans; Sousa-Silva, Rita; Ampoorter, Evy; Bruelheide, Helge; Carnol, Monique; Dawud, Seid M.; Dānila, Gabriel; Finer, Lena; Hättenschwiler, Stephan; Hermy, Martin; Jaroszewicz, Bogdan; Joly, François-Xavier; Müller, Sandra; Pollastrini, Martina; Ratcliffe, Sophia; Raulund-Rasmussen, Karsten; Selvi, Frederico; Valladares, Fernando; Van Meerbeek, Koenraad; Verheyen, Kris; Vesterdal, Lars; Muys, Bart;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Soil Biology and Biochemistry 99: 167-178 (2016) (issn: 0038-0717)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2016.05.003, handle: 10261/154977
  • Subject: Soil fauna | Litter nutrients | : Environmental sciences & ecology [Life sciences] | : Phytobiology (plant sciences, forestry, mycology...) [Life sciences] | Boosted regression trees (BRT) | : Sciences de l'environnement & écologie [Sciences du vivant] | Climate | Distribution | : Biologie végétale (sciences végétales, sylviculture, mycologie...) [Sciences du vivant] | Soil characteristics

Earthworms have a significant influence on the structure, composition and functioning of forest ecosystems, but in spite of their role as ecosystem engineers, little is known on the factors controlling their distribution across European forests. Optimised sampling techn... View more
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