- An artist's new take on the old schools of art. Bond, Constance // Smithsonian;Jul93, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p98
Discusses the work of George Deem and his `School of...' series. Vermeer and the inspiration for this series; Elements combine in `School of Winslow Homer'; Exhibition organized in Indiana by the Evansville Museum of Arts and Science; More.
- The earthworms. Rupp, Rebecca // Country Journal;Jul/Aug92, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p56
Gives details on earthworms. Feeding; Benefits to soil; Habits and behavior.
- Vermiculture in Cuba. Werner, Matthew; Cuevas, Jorge Ramon // BioCycle;Jun96, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p57
Reports on the practice of vermiculture in Cuba, a process which utilizes earthworms castings for use as agricultural fertilizer. Characteristics of vermicastings produced in Cuba; Chemical composition of earthworm castings from worms fed with different feedstocks. INSET: Two box home...
- Vermiculture bioconversion in India. White, Stephen // BioCycle;Jun96, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p65
Reports on vermiculture bioconversion in India, the use of earthworms in bioconversion projects. Use of vermiculture in the processing of solid waste and sewage; Use of a vermifilter; Use of vermiculture in poultry and onion processing residuals; Market for vermicastings produced in...
- Worm's turn. // UNESCO Courier;Sep93, Vol. 46 Issue 9, p28
Questions if the earthworm Eiseinia andrei is modern man's best friend. Its production of first-rate fertilizer; Work of French scientists in using the earthworm to regenerate poor soil in Africa and Peru.
- Descriptions of two new earthworm species, Iridodrilus abujaensis and Iridodrilus furcothecata... Owa, S.O. // South African Journal of Zoology;Oct94, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p235
Describes two eudriline earthworm species, Iridodrilus abujaensis and Iridodrilus furcothecata from collections made around the Federal Capital Territory and Wukari, Nigeria. Distinguishing characteristics; Methods of collection of earthworms.
- Earthworms: Nature's little farmers. St. Pierre, Pat // U+S+ Kids;Jun96, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p16
Provides information about earthworms. Bristles on earthworm's body to help in digging into the soil; Worm-created tunnels bringing air and water to growing plants; Body wastes or castings containing minerals.
- Using earthworms to detect toxins. // American Nurseryman;12/15/96, Vol. 184 Issue 12, p10
Provides information on the use of earthworms to measure the level of potentially harmful toxins in polluted soil. Where scientists dig up for earthworms; Comments of Colleen Reilly, the Army environmental coordinator at the Fort Sheridan site; Tests that are planned by scientists on contaminants.
- Science corner. // Highlights for Children;Apr96, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p25
Answers the question why earthworms appear on sidewalks after a heavy rain.
- Earthworms for humanity. Menicocci, Walter // World & I;Jun97, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p182
Looks at the value of earthworms in enhancing the fertility of productive agricultural lands. Ability to reclaim many of the earth's devastated agricultural lands by replenishing nutrients necessary to grow crops; Properties of earthworm humus; Ways of maximizing the productivity of earthworms....