The porosphere as an ecological medium emphasized in Professor Ghilarov's work on soil animal adaptations

@article{Vannier2004ThePA,
  title={The porosphere as an ecological medium emphasized in Professor Ghilarov's work on soil animal adaptations},
  author={Guy Vannier},
  journal={Biology and Fertility of Soils},
  year={2004},
  volume={3},
  pages={39-44}
}
  • G. Vannier
  • Published 1 February 1987
  • Biology
  • Biology and Fertility of Soils
SummaryThe author recalls that the late Professor Mercury S. Ghilarov, from the Institute of Animal Morphology and Ecology in Moscow, was a great pioneer in soil zoology and a far-sighted scientist in the evolution of terrestrial faunas. Professor Ghilarov agreed that during their evolution insects passed through the soil as a transitional medium from aquatic to terrestrial habitats. His theory, which is based on morphological and physiological observations, fits the thermodynamics of soil… 
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