anthills and profuse growth of shrub Spirea media (Rosaceae)

: animaux at ix.netcom.com
Fri Feb 14 09:26:54 EST 1997


In <KMEYER-0802971632380001 at 134.93.163.14>
KMEYER at mzdmza.zdv.uni-mainz.de (Karsten Meyer) writes: 

>robert.liebermann at wmich.edu (robert liebermann) wrote:
>> [snip] 
>> I frequently found that growth of vegetation was quite lush
>> near the anthills, especially of the shrub Spirea media (Rosceae).
>> [snip]
>
>-- 
>Karsten Meyer

Ants aerate the soil bringing oxygen and other air components down to
the root zone.  I believe it is really quite this simple, rather than
complex.

Victoria



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