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Assimilation by the earthworm Eisenia fetida. The culture and use of Perionyx excavatus as a protein resource in the Philippines. Utilization of Eudrilus eugeniae for disposal of cassava peel. Cultivation of Eisenia fetida using dairy waste sludge cake. The earthworm bait market in North America. A simulation model of earthworm growth and population dynamics: application to organic waste conversion. Earthworm microbiology. The effects of fungi on food selection by Lumbricus terrestris L.
Introduction of amoebae and Rhizobium japonicum into the gut of Eisenia fetida Sav. Enterobacter aerogenes infection of Hoplochaetella suctoria. Predation on earthworms by terrestrial vertebrates. Predation on earthworms by the Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus L. Agastrodrilus Omodeo and Vaillaud, a genus of carnivorous earthworms from the Ivory Coast.
The establishment of earthworm communities. Their effects can be summarised as follows: Increase soil pH Increase decomposition rates Probably Increase humus formation rate Improve soil texture Enrich the soil Earthworms excrete surplus nitrogen in the form of ammonia, which is excreted into the intestine and then removed with the faeces during defecation. When the pH of soil becomes neutral pH 7 or alkali greater than 7 the growth of bacteria is favoured and these bacteria increase the rate of organic decomposition, producing a mull-type humus. In acidic soils, fungi are more dominant as decomposers, producing a mor-type humus.
Earthworms also increase mixing between soil layers. Worm casts are richer in minerals that are in forms more readily available to plants, such as salts of calcium, sodium, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus and molybdenum. In English pasture, lumbricid earthworms have been shown to produce 7 to 16 kg of casts per acre per year.
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Information on the impacts of climate, human activities, soil properties, predation, disease and parasitism, and competition upon earthworm ecology is included.
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