20 11, 2017

Amynthas Worms Addendum

By |2021-05-05T10:44:08-04:00November 20th, 2017|Categories: Cornell Cooperative Extension, Diseases and Insects|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Cornell Cooperative Extension just came out with a helpful bulletin about Amynthas worms. It includes images showing how to tell apart invasive European worms and the more damaging Amynthas worms, and advice on how to prevent their spread. Limited research on potential predators to hope control this pest shows that [...]

14 10, 2017

Urban Forest Ecology: Voracious, Parthenogenic, Intensely Squirmy Amynthas Worms

By |2021-05-05T10:41:58-04:00October 14th, 2017|Categories: Urban Forest Ecology|Tags: , |3 Comments

Amynthas worms have a characteristic white band and are extra squirmy. Council Member John T. wrote to me after last summer’s ReLeaf Conference. He was surprised that in the conversations he had with other ReLeaf folks, there was little to no awareness of the Amynthas [...]

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