Belowground biodiversity and ecosystem functioning

@article{Bardgett2014BelowgroundBA,
  title={Belowground biodiversity and ecosystem functioning},
  author={Richard D. Bardgett and Wim van der Putten},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2014},
  volume={515},
  pages={505-511}
}
Evidence is mounting that the immense diversity of microorganisms and animals that live belowground contributes significantly to shaping aboveground biodiversity and the functioning of terrestrial ecosystems. Our understanding of how this belowground biodiversity is distributed, and how it regulates the structure and functioning of terrestrial ecosystems, is rapidly growing. Evidence also points to soil biodiversity as having a key role in determining the ecological and evolutionary responses… 

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