Acari and Collembola biodiversity in Canadian agricultural soils

@inproceedings{BehanPelletier2003AcariAC,
  title={Acari and Collembola biodiversity in Canadian agricultural soils},
  author={Valerie M. Behan-Pelletier},
  year={2003}
}
In Canadian agricultural soils, mites (Acari) are the most diverse and abundant arthropods. In comparison with other arachnids, mites are notable for their small size, diverse feeding habits, often complex life histories, and the range of habitats in which they live. Collembola are also abundant and diverse in soil and litter, they are in the same size range as the Acari, and for that reason the two groups are often combined in soil ecological studies as “microarthropods ”. This paper provides… CONTINUE READING

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