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Intrigued with their everyday behavior, Darwin wondered just how smart earthworms were.
Remarkably, those sounds cause gaggles of earthworms to wriggle to the surface.
The earthworms also leave behind wastes, which plants use for food.
You don't have to dig it into the existing soil since the earthworms already living in your yard will do this for you.
If I could approach him in exactly the right manner, I was sure that our meeting would mark the beginning of a truly beautiful friendship and that I would have no trouble at all convincing him of the folly of replacing his splendid Earthworms with any such mechanical atrocities as are perpetrated by the Superba Tractor Company.
The soft, rich soils of the Blackstone Valley where we hunted together are seething with earthworms, which the woodcock love.
Earthworms are one of the best indicators and teachers if the soil has sufficient organic matter for them to live.
Culture of earthworms for bait or fish food, Institute of food and agricultural sciences publication, pp: 1-4.
Earthworms contribute to many ecosystem services, including water regulation, nutrient cycling, carbon (C) sequestration and primary production (Blouin et al.
The more earthworms in the soil, the less fertiliser is needed and the easier and cheaper it will be to grow food with higher yields - so if the population began to fall, this could have serious consequences for our food production.
THERE are around 6,000 species of earthworms worldwide.
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Attenborough, 87, continued saying that there was not much to earthworms, so he figured it would be a crayfish or a frog.
Molecular work on selected laboratory and field populations have focused on the toxicological effects of particular toxicants on DNA integrity and allozyme polymorphism in these earthworms (Reinecke & Reinecke 2004; Voua Otomo et al.