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Invasion of the slugs — halted by worms…

The gardener’s best friend, the earthworm, is great at protecting leaves from being chomped by slugs, suggests research in BioMed Central’s open access journal BMC Ecology. Although they lurk in the soil, they seem to protect the plants above ground. Increasing plant diversity also decreases the amount of damage slugs do to individual plants.

Fuente : http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-05/bc-…

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