Creepy crawlers play key role in structure of grasslands

2 octubre 2014

The critical importance of earthworms, beetles, and other tiny creatures to the structure of grasslands and the valuable ecosystem services they provide has been outlined by researchers. «These findings emphasize how interconnected the belowground and aboveground components of ecosystems are and that different ecosystem processes respond in different ways to the management of grasslands,» said a co-author of the study.