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- Kant, R.; Diarra, S. S.
- Acta horticulturae 2016 no.1128 pp. 229-236
- ripening, etc ; Achatina fulica; Carica papaya; body weight; cabbage; crops; feces; feeding methods; fruits; laboratory experimentation; leaves; microbial contamination; pests; snails; tomatoes; tree trunk; trees; Samoa; Show all 18 Subjects
- ... The giant African snail (Achatina fulica) is a widely introduced invasive land snail species, and is considered an important agricultural pest in several regions of the world including in the south Pacific. In Samoa, A. fulica is a major pest that feeds on various crops of economic importance, including papaya. This study investigated the feeding strategies of A. fulica and the damage caused to pa ...