Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Earthworm composition, diversity and biomass under three land use systems in south-eastern Australia

Carnovale, Daniela; Baker, Geoff; Bissett, Andrew; Thrall, P


In south-eastern Australia, strips of planted native trees and shrubs (shelterbelts) are frequently established to restore ecosystem services altered by agriculture. Despite their wide use, little is known about the effects of establishing shelterbelts on soil macro invertebrates, especially earthworms, which are of major importance in soil processes. We assessed earthworm composition, diversity and biomass in three land use systems: native shelterbelts dominated by Acacia and Eucalyptus...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Applied Soil Ecology
DOI: 10.1016/j.apsoil.2014.12.002


File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Carnovale_Earthworm_composition%2C_2015.pdf524.52 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator