Non-native earthworms promote plant invasion by ingesting seeds and modifying soil properties

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Clause, J.; Forey, E.; Lortie, C. J.; Lambert, A. M.; Barot, Sébastien;
  • Subject: Feedback | Earthworm casts | Seed bank | Californian grassland | invasive species | Interactions
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Earthworms can have strong direct effects on plant communities through consumption and digestion of seeds, however it is unclear how earthworms may influence the relative abundance and composition of plant communities invaded by non-native species. In this study, earthw... View more
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