Nilsson, E.; Bengtsson, G. (2004) Death odour changes movement pattern of a Collembola. Oikos. 104(3): 509-517, ISSN: 0030-1299.

            NAL call number: 410 OI4

Descriptors: behavior, sensory reception, Acarina, Chelicerata, Collembola, Hypoaspis aculeifer, mite, predator, Protaphorura armata, food, prey, video-tracking, laboratory techniques, death odor, dispersal behavior, environmental cues, movement patterns, spatial cues, behavioral biology, comparative study.



Bandyopadhyaya, I.; Choudhuri, D.K. (2002) Laboratory observations on the biology of Xenylla welchi (Collembola: Hexapoda). Pedobiologia. 46(3-4): 311-315. ISSN: 0031-4056.

            NAL call number: 56.8 P343

Descriptors: insect physiology, Collembola, Xenylla welchi, laboratory observations, larva, life history, development, egg laying, life span, developmental biology, embryology, comparative and experimental morphology, pathology.



Salmon, S.; Ponge, J.F. (2001) Earthworm excreta attract soil springtails: laboratory experiments on Heteromurus nitidus (Collembola: Entomobryidae). Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 33(14): 1959-1969. ISSN: 0038-0717.

            NAL call number: S592.7.A1S6

Descriptors: soil science, terrestrial ecology, Collembola, Oligochaeta, Annelida, Allolobophora chlorotica, Aporrectodea giardi, Heteromurus nitidus, Entomobryidae, springtail, excreta, mucus urine mixture, trophic interaction, environmental biology, soil science, comparative and experimental morphology, physiology.



Vatsauliya, P.K.; Alfred, J.R. (1993) Laboratory studies on the life history of four species of Collembola from N.E. India. Records of the Zoological Survey of India. 91(2): 203-220. ISSN: 0375-1511.

            NAL call number: 410.9 IN2R

Descriptors: Entomobrya kali, Salina yosii, Collembola, egg number, hatching success, life cycle and development, environmental influences, significance for reproductive strategies and population dynamics, abiotic influences and factors, laboratory life history studies, external pH, salinity, temperature, Seira indica, Seira lateralis, reproductive productivity, ecology, chemical factors, physical factors.


Walsh, M.I.; Bolger, T. (1993) Effects of diet on the interactions between Hypogastrura denticulate bagnall and Onychiurus furcifer borner in laboratory cultures. European Journal of Soil Biology. 29(3-4): 155-160. ISSN: 1164-5563.

            NAL call number: S590 R4

Descriptors: ecology, environmental biology, nutrition, physiology, Collembola, fungi, Hypogastrura denticulate, Onychiurus furcifer, competition, dietary shift, food preference, population dynamics, predation, behavioral biology, nutrition, nutritional status and methods, comparative and experimental morphology, physiology and pathology, laboratory study.



Leonard, M.A.; Anderson, J.M. (1991) Growth dynamics of Collembola (Folsomia candida) and a fungus (Mucor plumbeus) in relation to nitrogen availability in spatially simple and complex laboratory systems. Pedobiologia. 35(3): 163-173. ISSN: 0031-4056.

            NAL call number: 56.8 P343

Descriptors: Folsomia candida, Collembola, diet, fungal feeding ecology, food availability, spatial heterogeneity, relationships, trophic structure, population dynamics, fungal grazing, nutrient availability, spatial environment, heterogeneity, nutrient availability, abiotic factors, physical factors, various laboratory conditions.



Christian, E. (1988) Induction and detection of moulting synchronization in Folsomia candida laboratory populations (Collembola: Isotomidae). Revue d'Ecologie et de Biologie du Sol. 25(4): 469-478. ISSN: 1164-5563.

            NAL call number: S590 R4

Descriptors: moulting, biological rhythms, environmental impact, physiology, ecdysis, Collembola, Folsomia candida, Isotomidae, pests of plants, reproduction and development, environmental economics.



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