TITLE

Ants and termites: our dryland farm heroes

AUTHOR(S)
Sabto, Michele
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Ecos;Jun/Jul2011, Issue 161, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Blog Entry
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
64166680

 

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