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The advancing invasion of several Pomacea species and the damage that these snails can cause to the food production (mainly rice), makes it more and more important to focus on good pest management. Delivering adequate information about apple snails, and improving knowledge about pest management is essential to control this growing threat.

Request for pest management information

If anyone has good suggestions about golden apple snails pest management, please Especially suggestions/non published material in the field of natural (botanical) derived pesticides and vector (parasite) based methods are very welcome.


Detailed alert information about the golden snail pest


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Related: 'Apple snails as bio-agent' section, 'Pomacea canaliculata' section, 'Fire ant (Solenopsis geminata) predation' on eggs section.
Related: 'Apple snails as food ' section, 'Recognizing apple snails' section, 'Bibliography on the golden apple snail' section.