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Author Baskin, Yvonne.

Title Under ground : how creatures of mud and dirt shape our world / Yvonne Baskin.

Publication Info. Washington, DC : Island Press/Shearwater Books, [2005]


Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  591.75 B29    Check Shelf
Description 237 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Note "A project of SCOPE, the Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment." -- T.p.
"A Shearwater Book" -- T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-226) and index.
Contents Introduction: Opening the Black Box -- Where Nematodes are Lions -- Of Ferns, Bears, and Slime Molds -- The Power of Ecosystem Engineers -- Plowing the Seabed -- Microbes, Muck and Dead Zones -- Fungi and the Fate of Forests -- Grazers, Grass, and Microbes -- Restoring Power to the Soil.
Subject Soil animals.
Burrowing animals.
Added Author International Council of Scientific Unions. Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment.
ISBN 1597260037 cloth alkaline paper
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