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Soil fauna in arid ecosystems: their role and functions in organic matter cycling

Arid ecosystems

Auteurs :
STEINBERGER, Y.
BLUME, H.-P.
BERKOWICZ, S.M.

Description :
This short paper is based in part on the information available on the actual functioning and composition of the soil community. The soil biota activity, which utilizes the organic matter for biosynthesis and maintenance at different levels of organization, has a considerable effect on arid regions. This activity is stongly affected by abiotic factors which are highly unstable especially in a desert ecosystem.


Type de document :
Article de monographie

Source :
Catena Verlag: Advances in geoecology, 1995, n°. 28, p. 29-36, Collation : Illustration, Références bibliographiques : 55 ref.

Date :
1995

Editeur :
Pays édition : Allemagne

Langue :
Anglais
Droits :
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