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  • 3D images of natural and experimental earthworm burrow systems.

    Author(s) : Kretzschmar, A.Ariès, F.

    Author Affiliation : INRA, Station de Zoologie, Laboratoire de Physique et Biologie des Sols, Domaine Saint-Paul, 84140, Montfavet, France.

    Journal article : Revue d'Écologie et de Biologie du Sol 1990 Vol.27 No.4 pp.407-414 ref.13

    Abstract : A computer image process was used to obtain a 3D representation of the earthworm burrow system in a pasture soil. Comparison of different burrow systems, based on pattern identification provided information of the behaviour of earthworm populations and on the way in which burrow systems were built.

    Record Number : 19921963124

    Language of text : English

    Indexing terms for this abstract:

    Organism descriptor(s) : earthwormsearthwormsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    Descriptor(s) : animal burrowsanimal burrowsSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , grassland soilsgrassland soilsSubject Category: Soil Types
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    , image processorsimage processorsSubject Category: Techniques, Methodologies and Equipment
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    , Soil morphologysoil morphologySubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    Identifier(s) : Oligochaeta, pasture soils

    Broader term(s) : Oligochaeta (Annelida)oligochaeta (annelida)Subject Category: Organism Names
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    , AnnelidaannelidaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , invertebratesinvertebratesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , animalsanimalsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , eukaryoteseukaryotesSubject Category: Organism Names
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