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dc.contributor.author Treonis, Amy M.
dc.contributor.author Gange, A. C.
dc.contributor.author Cook, Roger
dc.contributor.author Dawson, Lorna A.
dc.contributor.author Grayston, Susan J.
dc.contributor.author Murray, P. J.
dc.contributor.editor Gomide, J. A.
dc.contributor.editor Mattos, W. R. S.
dc.contributor.editor Carneiro da Silva, S.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-12-21T14:39:14Z
dc.date.available 2009-12-21T14:39:14Z
dc.date.issued 2001
dc.identifier.citation Treonis , A M , Gange , A C , Cook , R , Dawson , L A , Grayston , S J , Murray , P J , Gomide , J A (ed.) , Mattos , W R S (ed.) & Carneiro da Silva , S (ed.) 2001 , ' Soil biodiversity, root herbivory and carbon and nitrogen cycling in grassland soils ' pp. 10-21 . en
dc.identifier.other PURE: 130615
dc.identifier.other dspace: 2160/3879
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2160/3879
dc.description Cook, R., Dawson, L. A., Gange, A. C., Grayston, S. J., Murray, P. J., Treonis, A. M. (2001). Soil biodiversity, root herbivory and carbon and nitrogen cycling in grassland soils. Grassland Ecosystems: an Outlook into the 21st Century. Proceedings International Grassland Congress XIX, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 10-21 February 2001, Gomide, J. A.Mattos, W. R. S.Carneiro da Silva, S. ISBN:8571330107, p 902 en
dc.description.abstract This paper describes research on the relationships between grassland management practices and the diversity of biological communities in soil. Observations are being made in field trials with applications of nitrogen and lime and of insecticide to an original diverse sward and to a single species grass re-seed. The treatments are designed to produce different degrees of diversity in communities of soil animals and microbes. Assessments are being made over three years of the effects on the populations, activity and diversity of root-feeding animals, arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, soil bacteria, fungi and micro fauna, including nonplant feeding nematodes. Associated laboratory experiments assess the effects of root herbivores with different feeding sites and mechanisms on the quality and quantity of rhizosphere deposition and it relationship to microbial communities. In this way, we shall develop an understanding of the relationships between root-herbivory and soil biodiversity and between of biodiversity and soil energy and nutrient transformations. en
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dc.language.iso eng
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dc.title Soil biodiversity, root herbivory and carbon and nitrogen cycling in grassland soils en
dc.type Text en
dc.type.publicationtype Conference contribution en
dc.contributor.institution Aberystwyth University en
dc.contributor.institution Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences en
dc.description.status Non peer reviewed en


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