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" ... several facts indicate that worms possess some power of smell, and that they discover by this means odoriferous and much-coveted kinds of food. It may be presumed that all animals which feed on various substances possess the sense of taste, and this... "
The formation of vegetable mould, through the action of worms, with ... - Page 32
by Charles Darwin - 1897 - 326 pages
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The Formation of Vegetable Mould, Through the Action of Worms: With ...

Charles Darwin - Earthworms - 1883 - 326 pages
...the buried objects were laid on pieces of tin-foil which were not in the least displaced. It is of course possible that the worms whilst moving about...neglected or much less gnawed. On two other occasions, however, they seemed to prefer the red. Halfdecayed leaves of the red variety and fresh leaves of the...
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Cassell's Readable readers

Cassell, ltd - 1885
...various substances possess the sense of taste, and this is certainly the case with worms. Cabbage leaves are much liked by worms, and it appears that they...neglected or much less gnawed. On two other occasions, however, they seemed to prefer the red. Half-decayed leaves of the red variety and fresh leaves of...
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The Formation of Vegetable Mould, Through the Action of Earth Worms, with ...

Charles Darwin - Earthworms - 1887 - 95 pages
...various substances possess the sense of taste, and this is certainly the case with worms. Cabbage leaves are much liked by worms; and it appears that they can distinguish between different varilles ; but this may perhaps be owing to differences in their texture. On eleven occasions pieces...
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INTELLIGENCE IN PLANTS AND ANIMALS

THOMAS G GENTRY - 1900
...Cabbage leaves are much liked by worms, and it would seem that they are able to distinguish between the different varieties, but this may perhaps be owing to differences in their texture. When leaves of the cabbage, horse-radish and onion were given together, they manifestly preferred the...
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Intelligence in Plants and Animals: Being a New Edition of the Author's ...

Thomas George Gentry - Animal intelligence - 1900 - 489 pages
...Cabbage leaves are much liked by worms, and it would seem that they are able to distinguish between the different varieties, but this may perhaps be owing to differences in their texture. When leaves of the cabbage, horse-radish and onion were given together, they manifestly preferred the...
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