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This mite, less than 10 millimetres long, is an example of the mesofauna found in soil.

Say hello to the creatures that live in your soil

There are just four basic types of soil organisms, but the 
diversity and sheer numbers of them are breathtakingly large

When you’re standing on your land, you’re atop an ecosystem with a diversity rivalling that of a coral reef. “Soil organisms are abundant and varied — you can find anywhere from 100 to 100,000 individuals in a single square metre of soil,” soil ecologist Jeff Battigelli told attendees at the recent Western Canada Soil Health […] Read more