Ants and termites: our dryland farm heroes

Sabto, Michele
June 2011
Ecos;Jun/Jul2011, Issue 161, p18
Blog Entry
The article focuses on the research which investigates the role of ants and termites in dryland cropping environment. The three-year study examines the impact of ants and termites on wheat yields of a dryland farm in Western Australia. It revealed that the presence of ants and termites on farmland under low tillage was related to the 36% higher wheat crop yield.


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