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- Feldhaar, Heike, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Agriculture, ecosystems & environment 2019 v.270-271 pp. 84-92
- Araneae; Carabidae; Formicidae; biodiversity; birds; ecological function; ecosystem services; grasslands; grazing intensity; land use; mowing; pitfall traps; predation; predatory arthropods; rodents; soil; soil arthropods; Germany
- ... Land use is a major driver of biodiversity loss in many taxa including the mega-diverse arthropods, but consequences for arthropod-mediated processes are still little understood. Using a rapid ecosystem function assessment (REFA), we approximated predation by quantifying predation attempts on artificial sentinel prey. Dummies were placed on the soil surface of 83 managed temperate grasslands acros ...