Volume 24 2011

Biology of Earthworms

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ISBN: 978-3-642-14635-0 (Print) 978-3-642-14636-7 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

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    Pages 1-17

    Antimicrobial Vermipeptides: From Methods to Characteristics

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    Pages 19-38

    Optimizing Earthworm Sampling in Ecosystems

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    Pages 39-50

    Earthworms and Soil Structure

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    Pages 51-67

    Comparative Anatomy of the Calciferous Gland of Lumbricid Earthworms

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    Pages 69-86

    Reproduction of Earthworms: Sexual Selection and Parthenogenesis

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    Pages 87-105

    The Earthworm Inoculation Unit Technique: Development and Use in Soil Improvement Over Two Decades

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    Pages 107-121

    Controlled Cultivation of Endogeic and Anecic Earthworms

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    Pages 123-140

    The Meek Shall Inherit the Burrow: Feedback in Earthworm Soil Modification

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    Pages 141-158

    Earthworm Interactions with Soil Enzymes

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    Pages 159-172

    The Impact of Cultivation Techniques on Earthworm Populations

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    Pages 173-189

    Assessing the Role of Earthworms in Biocontrol of Soil-Borne Plant Fungal Diseases

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    Pages 191-213

    The Use of Vermicompost Products to Control Plant Diseases and Pests

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    Pages 215-228

    Vermicompost as a Biological Soil Amendment

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    Pages 229-245

    Earthworm Innate Immune System

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    Pages 247-260

    Earthworms: A Potent Herbal Target for TCM (CAM) Research

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    Pages 261-278

    Earthworms as Bioindicators of Soil Quality

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    Pages 279-297

    Application of Molecular Genetics to Earthworm Ecology: Current Research and Promising Future Directions

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    Pages 299-310

    Population Dynamics of Earthworms in Organic Farming Systems

  20. Back Matter

    Pages 311-316