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Soil biodiversity: functions, threats and tools for policy makers

European atlas of soil biodiversity 

Final Report of Soil Service 2012

Summary of the Final Report

Periodic Reports

Summary of Periodic Report 2011

Summary of Periodic Report 2010

Summary of Periodic Report 2009


Birkhofer, K., Bezemer T.M., Hedlund, K., Setälä, H.M. (2011). Community composition of soil organisms under different wheat farming systems. In: (Ed Edwards C) Microbial ecology in sustainable agriculture, Advances in Agroecology series. In Press

Birkhofer, K., Diekoetter, T., Boch, S., Fischer, M., Mueller, J., Socher, S., Wolters, V. (2011). Soil fauna feeding activity in temperate grassland soils increases with legume and grass species richness. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 43: p. 2200-2207

de Vries, F.T., Liiri, M.E., Bjørnlund, L., Bowker, M.A., Christensen, S., Setälä, H.M., Bardgett, R.D. (2012). Land use alters the resistance and resilience of soil food webs to drought. Nature/ Climate Change. 2: p. 276-280

de Vries, F.T., Bardgett, R.D. (2012). Plant- microbial linkages and ecosystem nitrogen retention: lessons for sustainable agriculture. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. In press

de Vries, F.T. et al. (2012). Legacy effects of drought on plant growth and the soil food web. Oecologia. In press

Hedlund, K., Harris, J. (2012). Delivery of Soil Ecosystem Services: From Gaia to Genes. In: (Eds: Wall, D.H., Bardgett, R.D., Behan-Pelletier, V., Herrick, J.E., Jones, H., Ritz, K., Six, J., Strong, D.R., and van der Putten, W.H.) Soil Ecology and Ecosystem Services. Oxford University Press, UK.

Liiri, M. Häsä, M., Haimi, J., Setälä, H.M. (2012). History of land-use intensity can modify the relationship between functional complexity of the soil fauna and soil ecosystem services – A microcosm study. Applied Soil Ecology. 55: p. 53-61

Wamser, S., Dauber, J., Birkhofer, K., Wolters, V. (2011). Delayed colonisation of arable fields by spring breeding ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in landscapes with a high availability of hibernation sites. Agriculture Ecosystems and Environment. 144(1): p. 235-240


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