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Diversity and ecology of soil annelids in urban greens of a medium-sized city - Project outline and preliminary results



Year of publication 2006
Type Article in Proceedings
Conference The 8th International Symposium on Earthworm Ecology, 4th-9th September 2006, Kraków - Poland, Abstracts
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Faculty of Science

Field Ecology
Keywords urban greens; parks; Lumbricidae; Enchytraeidae; Tubificidae; Aeolosomatidae; soil compaction; trampling
Description Soil annelid assemblages (Lumbricidae, Enchytraeidae) are being investigated in parks of different sizes in Brno, Czech Republic, looking at various factors potentially affecting quantitative and qualitative parameters of the assemblages. An outline of the project is given and first results regarding the effect of soil compaction and missing vegetation on unofficial food paths are presented.
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