Tag: "earthworm" at biology news
... "Functional differences between exotic and native earthworm
species in a California grassland," will be part o...11:30 AM, SITCC, Meeting Room 204. Although exotic earthworm
species frequently displace native earthworms from managed California grasslands, understanding of t...
Alien earthworms changing ecology of Northeast forests
...ey say the threat to forests is real. Most of the earthworm
species found in the Northeast are not native to the area. Grres and Amador are evaluating the environmental impact of the common nightcrawler, one of the region's 16 to 20 species of earthworms. While the spread of the worms in Rhode Island has no...
Non-native earthworms may be wiping out rare plants
...inked to two factors: the presence of a non-native earthworm
and a thinner forest floor. The forest floor at "e...s, respectively). To confirm that this non-native earthworm
can make the forest floor thinner, Gundale added large quantities of the worm to soil cores in the l...
Survival Of The Yellowstone Grizzlies, Ferns As Forest Filters And The Role Of Worms In Climate Change: The April Edition Of Ecology Is Now Available
...ated a uniquerelationship between plant growth and earthworm
castings under different levelsof CO2. The rich earthworm
castings, which are more abundant in nutrients thansurrounding soils, are valuable resources for pla...