Earthworm effects on selected physical and chemical properties of soil aggregates

@article{Zhang2004EarthwormEO,
  title={Earthworm effects on selected physical and chemical properties of soil aggregates},
  author={H. Zhang and S. Schrader},
  journal={Biology and Fertility of Soils},
  year={2004},
  volume={15},
  pages={229-234}
}
  • H. Zhang, S. Schrader
  • Published 2004
  • Chemistry
  • Biology and Fertility of Soils
  • SummarySome physical and chemical properties of 1-to 2-mm aggregates obtained from casts and the burrow-wall material of the earthworm species Lumbricus terrestris, Aporrectodea longa, and Aporrectodea caliginosa were determined in order to show the effects of earthworms on the stabilization of soil aggregates. The results were compared with those of the natural soil from the Ap horizon of a Parabraunerde (Luvisol, FAO). Both the tensile strength and the water stability of aggregates from casts… CONTINUE READING

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