New PDF release: Earthworm Ecology

By Clive A. Edwards

because the ebook of the highly-successful first variation of Earthworm Ecology, there have been foreign symposia and an elevated variety of guides at the topic, tough a revision of the publication that addresses the main speedily constructing components of earthworm research.

Earthworm Ecology, moment variation updates the main accomplished paintings on hand on earthworm ecology with vast revisions of the unique chapters. This well-illustrated, expansive learn examines the real, and sometimes ignored, influence earthworms have at the setting. It discusses the effect of weather, soil homes, predation, ailment and parasitism, and pageant upon earthworm ecology.

New chapters research the heritage of earthworm examine, the significance of earthworms as representatives of soil fauna and the way they impact plant development, the results of the invasion of unique earthworms into North the US and different areas, and vermiculture and vermicomposting in Europe and Asia. This new fabric makes this quantity a necessary reference paintings for soil scientists, agronomists, and others with a very good curiosity in earthworms.

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