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- Peter Christie, et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Environmental pollution 2018 v.235 pp. 150-154
- Folsomia candida; Hypoaspis aculeifer; avoidance behavior; body size; earthworms; food chain; indigenous species; models; plastics; poly(vinyl chloride); predator-prey relationships; predatory mites; soil pore system; trophic levels; China
- ... Although the roles of earthworms and soil collembolans in the transport of microplastics have been studied previously, the effects of the soil biota at different trophic levels and interspecific relationships remain poorly understood. Here, we examine three soil microarthropod species to explore their effects on the transport of microplastics. The selected Folsomia candida and Hypoaspis aculeifer ...