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Quantifying arthropod contributions to wood decayAuthor(s): Michael Ulyshen; Terry Wagner
Source: Methods in Ecology and Evolution 4:345-352
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Southern Research Station
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DescriptionTermites carry large amounts of soil into dead wood, and this behaviour complicates efforts to measure their contributions to wood decay. A novel method for isolating termite soil by burning the wood is described, and some preliminary results are presented.
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CitationUlyshen, Michael D.; Wagner, Terry L. 2013. Quantifying arthropod contributions to wood decay. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 4:345-352.
KeywordsColeoptera, ecosystem services, insects, invertebrates, Isoptera, saproxylic
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