Ecological Archives E091-035-A6

Maria B. Postma-Blaauw, Ron G. M. de Goede, Jaap Bloem, Jack H. Faber, and Lijbert Brussaard. 2010. Soil biota community structure and abundance under agricultural intensification and extensification. Ecology 91:460–473.

Appendix F. Agricultural management effects on earthworm trophic groups.

Agricultural management effects on earthworm trophic groups in three consecutive years after conversion (2001, 2002, 2003). Means (n = 3) and P levels of significance (P < 0.10) as a result of ANOVA are presented. Abbreviations as in Appendix A and Appendix B.

2001

2002

2003

LongA

NewA

LongA

NewA

LongA

NewA

Mon

Rot

Mon

Rot

Mon

Rot

Mon

Rot

Mon

Rot

Mon

Rot

Earthworms (n m-2)

CF

RF

CF

RF

CF

RF

CF

RF

CF

RF

CF

RF

CF

RF

CF

RF

RF

RF

RF

RF

A. caliginosa (endogeic)

12.5

0.0

12.5

12.5

0.0

12.5

0.0

4.2

8.3

8.3

4.2

45.8

0.0

4.2

4.2

0.0

4.2

16.7

0.0

0.0

L. rubellus (epigeic)

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

4.2

0.0

0.0

12.5

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

Octolasion sp. (endogeic)

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

4.2

0.0

4.2

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

 

2001

2002

2003

P levels

Hist

Crop

Fert

Crop × Fert

Hist

Crop

Fert

Crop × Fert

Hist

Crop

A. caliginosa (endogeic)

0.005

0.078

0.001

L. rubellus (epigeic)

ND

Octolasion sp. (endogeic)

ND

ND

ND

ND

ND

ND

ND

ND

ND

ND


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