Importance of soil bacterivores

From the report «Ecological importance of soil bacterivores for ecosystem functions», of Jean Trap, Michael Bonkowski, Claude Plassard, Cécile Villenave, and Eric Blanchart, pulished at Plant and Soil. Soils are some of the most biologically diverse environments, encompassing about 25 % of global biodiversity in terms of species. One gram of soil can host 6000…