^Modified from Clarholm (1985), Hendrix et al. (1987), and Beare et al. (1992). Reprinted with permission from Coleman et al. (1993). Copyright Lewis Publishers, an imprint of CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida. bMPN technique.

cDirect counts plus size class estimations.

dDirect estimation of total hyphal length and diameter.

eExtractions and sorting.

the nitrogen mineralization was increased by protozoa by 30%, on a growing season average. Interestingly, the protozoa did not enhance carbon mineralization, because their impacts, as were those of the nematodes, were by direct grazing upon and lysing the bacterial cells (Bloem et al., 1997).

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