By Ayten Karaca

Earthworms, which belong to the order Oligochaeta, contain approximately 3,000 species grouped into 5 households. Earthworms were referred to as ‘ecosystem engineers’; very like human engineers, they alter the constitution in their environments. Earthworms are very flexible and are present in approximately all terrestrial ecosystems. They play a massive function in woodland and agricultural ecosystems.
This Soil Biology quantity describes some of the aspects of earthworms, comparable to their function in soil development, soil constitution, and the biocontrol of soil-borne plant fungal illnesses. reports speak about earthworms’ innate immune process, molecular markers to handle numerous problems with earthworm ecology, earthworm inhabitants dynamics, and the impacts of natural farming structures and tillage. additional subject matters contain the features of vermicompost, relationships among soil earthworms and enzymes, the function of spermathecae, copulatory habit, and adjustment of the donated sperm volume.

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