Earthworms are an essential part of farming ecosystems. Earthworms are the animal group with the largest biomass of any that shares the earth’s surface soils. In 1881 Charles Darwin wrote” Of all animals, few have contributed so much to the development of the world ,as we know it, as earthworms.”
Historically, only worm-populated soils were sufficiently fertile to produce the food that sustained life. Worms are diminutive little creatures which do their work silently and out of sight. Worms improve soil productivity and can be used in restructuring degraded lands. Worm Farming , while in its infancy as an industry can make a low cost, large and profitable business.
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