Soil mesofauna in fire-induced oak forest

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S. S. Rubtsov
O. P. Negrobov

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The soil invertebrates inhabiting the territory of the pyrogenic succession in the oak forests, were investigated in comparison with the control plots where there was no fire within two years. The soil invertebrates’ abundance was determined from the data of field seasons (May-August of 2015 and 2016). The analysis of mesofauna was performed towards the trophic groups.

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DOI:https://doi.org/10.14258/abs.v3i3.3625

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Rubtsov, S. S., & Negrobov, O. P. (2017). Soil mesofauna in fire-induced oak forest. Acta Biologica Sibirica, 3(3), 6-11. https://doi.org/10.14258/abs.v3i3.3625
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