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- Demetrio, Wilian Carlo; Dionísio, Jair Alves; Maceda, Arlei
- Pedobiologia 2019 v.76 pp. 150568
- Nematoda; earthworms; ecosystem engineers; meta-analysis; microorganisms; soil; soil nematodes
- ... Earthworms are ecosystem engineers and are able to induce considerable changes in soil. These modifications go beyond physical and chemical aspects, as earthworms also act as regulators of communities of microorganisms and invertebrates. Although several studies have sought to clarify the effects of earthworms on soil nematode communities, the observed effects are highly variable, and there is no ...