Pomacea canaliculata
Pomacea canaliculata
(channeled applesnail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Impact ID5971
Impact TypeCommerce
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationN/A
Impact DescriptionIn the Philippines, the Pomacea canaliculata infested area has expanded rapidly and increased pesticide expenditures. For example, costs for 1988 treatment are estimated at 2-4 million US$ based on the retail price of endosulfan at 10 US$/I, recommended rate 0-5 I/ha, and organo-tin compounds at 24 US$/I, recommended rate 0-4 I/ha. Additional use of preventive and corrective control methods also induces high labour costs.
Reference33012
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationPhilippines

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