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Detritus Shredding Aquatic Insect Contributions to Freshwater Mussel Nutrition.

@inproceedings{Greiner2011DetritusSA,
  title={Detritus Shredding Aquatic Insect Contributions to Freshwater Mussel Nutrition.},
  author={Renae D. Greiner},
  year={2011}
}
GREINER, RENAE DIANE. Detritus Shredding Aquatic Insect Contributions to Freshwater Mussel Nutrition. (Under the direction of Dr. Jay F. Levine.) Shredding insects play an important role in the breakdown of leaf litter that falls into streams. These consumers convert a significant portion of leaf litter into fine particulate organic matter (FPOM) and dissolved organic matter (DOM) through various feeding modes. The products of this particle size reduction process provide important nutrients and… 

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