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Title: Invasive Soil Organisms and Their Effects on Belowground Processes

Source: In: US Forest Service Research and Development, Gen. Tech. Report, WO-79/83, May 2010

Author(s)Lilleskov, Erik; Callaham, Mac A.; Pouyat, Richard; Smith, Jane E.; Castellano, Micheal; Gonzalez, Grizelle; Lodge, D. Jean; Arango, Rachel; Green Frederick

Publication Year: 2010  View PDF »

Category: General Technical Reports

Abstract: Invasive species have a wide range of effects on soils and their inhabitants. By altering soils, through their direct effects on native soil organisms (including plants), and by their interaction with the aboveground environment, invasive soil organisms can have dramatic effects on the environment, the economy and human health. The most widely recognized effects include damage to human health and economies, such as that caused by invasive fire ants and termites. Many other soil invasive species, however, have pervasive but poorly understood effects on terrestrial ecosystems.

Keywords: invasive soil organisms, belowground processes

File size: 1 kb(s)

Date posted: 05/16/2011
Current FPL Scientists associated with this product (listed alphabetically)
Green, Frederick
Research Microbiologist
Lodge, D. Jean
Botanist
 

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