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The grey worm is a palecoloured earthworm that has a number of different shades along its body.
Evaluation of earthworm powder (Eudrilus eugeniae) and its application in cotton crepe bandage, International J.
Indeed, the most effective use of earthworms to improve soil quality requires a detailed understanding of the interaction between soils properties and earthworm activity (Lavelle and Spain 2001).
Concerns about the health and wellbeing of the UK's earthworm population, which is made up of over 30 different species, has led scientists to join with organic farmers to carry out the biggest ever survey of our earthworm population.
THERE are around 6,000 species of earthworms worldwide.
Attenborough, 87, continued saying that there was not much to earthworms, so he figured it would be a crayfish or a frog.
Eisenia fetida (Savigny, 1826) and Eisenia andrei Bouche, 1972 have become cosmopolitan earthworm species because of their worldwide use in ecotoxicological testing and vermicomposting.
Some earthworm burrows can go as deep as six feet below the surface.
The more head segments an earthworm loses, the less likely it is able to regrow its head.
YOURS TRULY, MAY LOVE, BELLEEK, CO FERMANAGH HI MAY, Little piles of clay on lawns are often the result of earthworm activity.
Accumulation of methylmercury in the earthworm, Eisenia foetida, and its effect on regeneration.
I conducted field research at six study sites in 2009 and 2010 in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest in northern Wisconsin (46[degrees] N, 91[degrees] W) that were a subset of 10 sites used for an analysis of Ovenbird nesting success relative to earthworm invasions (Loss and Blair 2011).
EXTREME earthworm hunters from Wales have travelled 1,500 miles across the world to study wiggly beasts that survive at temperatures of 50C.
March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Take1 productions completes its first Earfilm, The Earthworm Miracle.
In the Saar garden though, these processes are achieved through the activities of the earthworm or rather the red earthworm.