Fear factor seems relevant in decomposing bug's effect on soil | Veille Scientifique Agroalimentaire - Agronomie | Scoop.it
The next time you kill an insect, you might want to do it quickly — for the sake of the environment.


When a grasshopper dies, the chemical composition of its decomposing body has a large influence on the microscopic processes going on in the area's soil. And the chemicals in the corpse are influenced by the dread of living near a killer spider.

Via Sakis Koukouvis