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Intensive agriculture reduces soil biodiversity across Europe.
- Maria A. Tsiafouli, E. Thébault, +23 authors K. Hedlund
- Geography, Medicine
- Global change biology
- 1 February 2015
Soil biodiversity plays a key role in regulating the processes that underpin the delivery of ecosystem goods and services in terrestrial ecosystems. Agricultural intensification is known to change… Expand
Interactions between soil development, vegetation and soil fauna during spontaneous succession in post mining sites
Abstract More than 50 parameters of vegetation, soil and soil fauna were studied in 27 non-reclaimed post mining sites of various age (1–41 years old) located near the town of Sokolov (Czech… Expand
Variation in species richness of plants and diverse groups of invertebrates in three calcareous grasslands of the Swiss Jura mountains
Species richness and abundance of vascular plants and several groups of invertebrates (spiders, oribatid mites, diplopods, grasshoppers and bush crickets, ground beetles, butterflies and terrestrial… Expand
Is the effect of trees on soil properties mediated by soil fauna? A case study from post-mining sites
The effects of tree species differing in foliage and litter chemistry on the chemical, micro-morphological, and biological properties of soil were studied on post-mining sites afforested with one of… Expand
Oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) of the maritime Antarctic and Antarctic Peninsula
Eleven species of oribatid mites are reported from 26 maritime Antarctic islands. The oribatid faunas of Fredriksen, Atriceps (South Orkney Is.), Cockburn, Seymour, Vega, Brabant, Adelaide, Lagoon,… Expand
New and little known species of ptyctimous mites (Acari, Oribatida) from Cameroon.
Altogether 24 species of ptyctimous mites were found in sifting litter samples from the Cameroon. Twelve new species of the ptyctimous mites, Indotritia montkoupensis sp. nov., Acrotritia furca sp.… Expand
Two new species of the genus Pergalumna (Acari, Oribatida, Galumnidae) from Northern Vietnam
Abstract Two new species of oribatid mites of the genus Pergalumna (Oribatida, Galumnidae) are described from the Tam Dao National Park of Northern Vietnam. Pergalumna kunsti sp. nov. differs from P.… Expand
Three new species of the family Phthiracaridae (Acari, Oribatida) from Bolivia.
Three new species of the family Phthiracaridae, Austrophthiracarus longisetosus sp. nov., Phthiracarus allocotos sp. nov., Protophthiracarus amboroensis sp. nov. from Bolivia are described and… Expand
Molecular characterization of a new monopartite dsRNA mycovirus from mycorrhizal Thelephora terrestris (Ehrh.) and its detection in soil oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida).
- K. Petrzik, T. Sarkisová, J. Starý, I. Koloniuk, Lenka Hrabáková, Olga Kubešová
- Biology, Medicine
- 1 February 2016
A novel dsRNA virus was identified in the mycorrhizal fungus Thelephora terrestris (Ehrh.) and sequenced. This virus, named Thelephora terrestris virus 1 (TtV1), contains two reading frames in… Expand
Soil biota and upper soil layer development in two contrasting post-mining chronosequences
Abstract Density and community composition of a wide spectrum of soil organisms (fungi, algae, testate amoebae, nematodes, enchytraeids, lumbricids, oribatid mites, diplopods, terrestrial isopods,… Expand