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Casting Worms (Lumbricus spp)

Category: Turf Pests

Of the 25 species of UK earthworms, only 3 are responsible for worm casts. Worm casts form ideal sites for weed establishment, encourage turf disease, disrupt playing surfaces and attract moles. Casts are present in spring and autumn. Most soils with pH 6.5-7.5.

[ last update: Wednesday, August 20, 2008 ]