Soil macrofaunal communities in permanent pastures derived from tropical forest or savanna

@inproceedings{Decans2004SoilMC,
  title={Soil macrofaunal communities in permanent pastures derived from tropical forest or savanna},
  author={Thibaud Deca{\"e}ns and Juan Jacobo Jim{\'e}nez and Eleusa Barros and Alain Chauvel and Eric Blanchart and Carlos Francisco Apodaca Fragoso and Patrick Lavelle},
  year={2004}
}
Abstract Soil macrofauna are sensitive to land use changes and this may have implications to soil functioning. The impact of the conversion of native ecosystems into extensive or intensive pastures on soil macrofauna were assessed with a standardised methodology in two neotropical phytogeographical regions, i.e. a tropical savanna area (Eastern Plains of Colombia) and a tropical rain forest area (Brazilian Amazon). In the savanna area, extensive cattle ranching only led to a slight enhancement… CONTINUE READING

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