Earthworms have the potential to replace use of synthetic fertilisers

'The [research] findings suggest a shortcut in the soil nitrogen cycle not previously recognized in which earthworms, when they are active, rapidly enrich soil and plants through nitrogen excreted in their mucus.'
(Science X Network - phys.org) >

https://phys.org/news/2022-03-earthworms-potential-synthetic-fertilisers.html

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  • David Berghouse
    published this page in Climate News 2022-03-08 15:50:46 +1100