Soil Biology: Soil Animals and Soil Acidity

  • Sigmund Hågvar
Part of the Ecological Studies book series (ECOLSTUD, volume 104)


The role of soil animals is in general poorly known. Several studies have shown that soil fauna may accelerate the decomposition rate and contribute to the release of plant nutrients, but there is a need for more exact quantitative knowledge in this field (e.g., Anderson et al. 1983; Seastedt 1984; Hågvar 1988; Abrahamsen 1990; Setälä and Huhta 1990, 1991; Setälä et al. 1990; Huhta et al. 1991).


Soil Acidity Soil Biology Soil Fauna Soil Animal Moss Cover 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sigmund Hågvar
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  1. 1.Department of Biology and Nature ConservationAgricultural University of NorwayÅsNorway

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