TITLE

Earthworms: Interesting creatures

AUTHOR(S)
Byford, Jim
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;4/5/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the importance of earthworms for farmers. These creatures migrate vertically, following moisture and moderate temperature, and as they burrow through soil, they ingest organic matter and convert it to fertile soil. Earthworms also process larger items such as leaves, pine needles, small sticks, feathers and even pieces of paper and wool.
ACCESSION #
20498588

 

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