Australian Earthworms as a Natural Agroecological Resource

Abstract

Australia has an unrealized natural resource in its unprecedented diversity of earthworms. Surveys on the ground and of the literature give a total for Australia (and Tasmania) of 715 species and sub-species in 73 genera and ten families, comprising 650 endemic natives, wholly adapted to Australian climates and soils, and 65 (ca. 9%) exotic interlopers that… (More)

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@inproceedings{BlakemoreAustralianEA, title={Australian Earthworms as a Natural Agroecological Resource}, author={Robert J. Blakemore and M Paoletti} }