Pitfall Trap Analysis of Soil Macroathropods associated with WICST - 1994

Our hypothesis in this study of arthropod diversity continues to be that  the level and frequency of soil disturbance (both physical and chemical) in the various cropping systems influence the numbers and kinds of arthropods inhabiting the plots.  Differences in arthropod populations could contribute to as well as result from changes in soil characteristics. In [...] More »

Pitfall Trap Analysis of Soil Macroarthropods Associated with the Wisconsin Integrated Cropping Systems Trial, 1993

The Wisconsin Integrated Cropping Systems Trial has become a forum for examining the ecological ramifications, both short and long term, of different approaches to farming and philosophies of land stewardship. Like several other research groups, we have focused on the soil biota as one measure of environmental impacts of agriculture. Our operational hypothesis for our [...] More »

A Survey of Soil Macroarthropods associated with Corn in Alternative Cropping Systems - 1992

WICST provides a unique laboratory for examining the ecological ramifications, both short and long term, of different approaches to farming and philosophies of land stewardship. Much of the ecological ‘action’ will take place in and on the soil, and will be related to the health of the soil as measured in chemical, physical, and [...] More »

A Survey of Soil Macroarthropods associated with Corn in Alternative Cropping Systems

WICST provides a unique laboratory for examining the ecological ramifications, both short and long term, of different approaches to farming and philosophies of land stewardship.  Much of the ecological ‘action’ will take place in and on the soil, and will be related to the health of the soil as measured in chemical, physical, and biological [...] More »