Research

The Effect of Agricultural Management on Collembola communities in Agroecosystems.

Abstract

We are examining the effect that agricultural management has on the community structure and species richness of soil-dwelling collembola.

Description

In this project we use a combination of field survey methods and experimental manipulations to elucidate the effect of farming practice on the abundance, community structure and species richness of soil dwelling Collembola. 

Funding Body

Harper Adams University studentship

Partners

This project examines the effects that farming practice has on the population dynamics and community structure of Collembola.