Arthropod Diversity and Conservation in the Tropics and Sub-tropics

  title={Arthropod Diversity and Conservation in the Tropics and Sub-tropics},
  author={Akshay Kumar Chakravarthy and Shakunthala Sridhara},
  booktitle={Springer Singapore},
Today, understanding the consequences of changes in biological diversity due to global warming has become critically important. Climate change has profound infl uence on arthropod diversity. Principal effects of climate change on arthropod diversity include decrease in decomposers and predators and parasites and increased herbivory which affects the structure and function of ecosystems. With changes in arthropod communities, farmers are experiencing decreases in soil fertility and crop… Expand
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