Research shows invasive ‘jumping worms’ threaten local plant life

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“Jumping worms” have been expanding their territories in different places in Illinois, threatening to absorb nutrients that plants need in order to grow.

According to Richard Hentschel, Horticulture Educator at the University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign, the “jumping worms” were first identified in Illinois in 2015.

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