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Long-term effects of revegetation on soil water content of sand dunes in arid region of Northern China
Abstract Desert is a challenging environment for organisms largely controlled by extreme abiotic factors including soil water content. The objectives of this study were to: (1) determine the effectExpand
Coevolution of parasitic arthropods and mammals.
The author revealed that tick and Mammal Coevolution, with Emphasis on Haemaphysalis, has changed significantly since the publication of the first instalment of ACARI. Expand
Preserving biodiversity in Korea's Demilitarized Zone
  • K. Kim
  • Geography
  • 10 October 1997
Amidst international tensions and military posturing, the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating North and South Korea has, for 45 years, provided sanctuary to endangered and threatened animals andExpand
Biodiversity, conservation and inventory: why insects matter
  • K. Kim
  • Geography
  • Biodiversity & Conservation
  • 1 June 1993
Western culture views insects and arachnids as pests and vermin that need to be controlled. They usually are not considered as something to be preserved. Accordingly, arthropods and other smallExpand
Evolution of insect pests : patterns of variation
The role of Demic Adaptation in Colonization and Spread of Scale Insect Populations, and the impact of Intraspecific Variation on Integrated Pest Management, are studied. Expand
Ecosystem Properties of Urban Land Covers at the Aboveground–Belowground Interface
Understanding of ecological differences among urban land covers can guide the sustainable management of urbanized landscapes for conservation of ecosystem services. The objective of our study was toExpand
Developing a monitoring program for invertebrates: guidelines and a case study.
  • J. Rohr, C. Mahan, K. Kim
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Conservation biology : the journal of the Society…
  • 1 April 2007
A procedure for developing a monitoring program for species-rich invertebrates that entails characterizing the community; identifying surrogates for biodiversity; establishing efficient methods to monitor surrogates and any ecologically important or sensitive taxa is presented. Expand
The Sucking Lice (Anoplura: Echinophthiriidae) of the Northern Fur Seal; Descriptions and Morphological Adaptation
The sucking lice Antarctophthirus callorhini and Proechinophthirius fluctus of the northern fur seal and their Morphological adaptation of these species is discussed in relation to their microhabitats. Expand