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Notes: Arthropod Population Composition as Influenced by Individual Hemlock Trees Interspersed in a Hardwood Stand

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Abstract:

Soil fauna collected during April 1975 from eastern hemlock litter and from mixed hardwood litter of Saltonstall Ridge, Conn., were compared. Eastern hemlock litter supported a greater number and diversity of arthropod populations and favored the survival of predacious or easily desiccated taxa. FOREST SCI. 23:469-473.

Keywords: Acarina; Collembola; Tsuga canadensis; mor; mull; predation; saprophagy

Document Type: Miscellaneous

Affiliations: Graduate Student at the University of California, Los Angeles, was an Undergraduate at Yale University, New Haven, Conn.,

Publication date: 1977-12-01

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