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Environmental impact of the golden snail (Pomacea sp.) on rice farming systems in the Philippines


  • Acosta, B.
  • Pullin, R.S.V. (eds.)


A summary report of the workshop held at the Freshwater Aquaculture Center, Central Luzon State University, Nueva Ecija, Philippines, on 9-10 November 1989. It discusses the effects wrought by the golden snail since its introduction to the Philippines, particularly on rice farming systems. Ways to control the snail are presented.

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  • Acosta, B. & Pullin, R.S.V. (eds.), 1991. "Environmental impact of the golden snail (Pomacea sp.) on rice farming systems in the Philippines," Working Papers, The WorldFish Center, number 5796, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:wfi:wfbook:5796

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    Environmental impact; Rice culture; Noxious molluscs; Mollusc control; Philippines; Pomacea;

    JEL classification:

    • Q00 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - General - - - General


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