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Which of the following species of earthworms is not suitable for Vermicomposting?

(a) Epifilis

(b) Endogens

(c) Aneciques

(d) Plasmodium

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This intriguing question comes from Aerobic Treatment of Solid Wastes in section Biotechnology for Solid Waste Management of Environmental Biotechnology

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Right option is (d) Plasmodium

The best I can explain: Plasmodium species is a malaria parasite and is not a species of earthworms, whereas, Epifilis, Endogens, Aneciques are the most common species of earthworms used as Vermicomposting earthworms, some with dark pigments and some with uniform coloration having high growth rate, the digestion rate and absorption rate of the consumed food by earthworms is high and they can very well adapt to the changing environmental conditions.

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