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Egg reserves of most gastropods are accumulated surrounding the fertilised oocyte as a perivitelline fluid (PVF). Its proteins, named perivitellins, play a central role in reproduction and development, though there is little information on their structural-functional features. Studies of mollusc...

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Heras, H.; Dreon, M. S.; Ituarte, S.; Pasquevich, M. Y.; Cadierno, M. P.
Publisher
Philippine Rice Research Institute, Muñoz, Philippines
Citation
Biology and management of invasive apple snails, 2017, pp 99-117
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This contribution summarizes knowledge of organisms associated with apple snails, mainly Pomacea spp., either in a facultative or obligate manner, paying special attention to diseases transmitted via these snails to humans. A wide spectrum of epibionts on the shell and operculum of snails are...

Author(s)
Damborenea, C.; Brusa, F.; Negrete, L.
Publisher
Philippine Rice Research Institute, Muñoz, Philippines
Citation
Biology and management of invasive apple snails, 2017, pp 73-97
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Freshwater bryozoans in much of southern Asia are under assault from invasive apple snails (Pomacea canaliculata and perhaps P. maculata). In lakes and ponds where the snails are present the normal bryozoan populations are sharply reduced or absent. Laboratory feeding trials on inert substrata show ...

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Wood, T. S.; Anurakpongsatorn, P.; Mahujchariyawong, J.
Publisher
Philippine Rice Research Institute, Muñoz, Philippines
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Biology and management of invasive apple snails, 2017, pp 63-72
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Ever since it was found that apple snails have an appetite for rice seedlings, there have been numerous studies on how to control several Pomacea species in rice fields. Unfortunately, less effort has been devoted to investigating the invasive snails' impact on natural wetlands and other aquatic...

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Carlsson, N. O. L.
Publisher
Philippine Rice Research Institute, Muñoz, Philippines
Citation
Biology and management of invasive apple snails, 2017, pp 45-61
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The apple snail, Pomacea canaliculata, an alien invasive species that causes considerable damage to rice culture, is now being used as an alternative protein source in small-scale aquaculture in the Philippines. Interviews with selected fish farmers rearing Japanese koi and Macrobrachium...

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Casal, C. M. V.; Espedido, J. C.; Palma, A.
Publisher
Philippine Rice Research Institute, Muñoz, Philippines
Citation
Biology and management of invasive apple snails, 2017, pp 387-398
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Apple snails potentially constitute a valuable source of food in Southeast Asia for poultry, ducks, pigs, fish, prawns and frogs for human consumption. Ducks will eat live snails, including their shells. However, for other livestock species, snail meal without the shells, created via silage, must...

Author(s)
Heuzé, V.; Tran, G.
Publisher
Philippine Rice Research Institute, Muñoz, Philippines
Citation
Biology and management of invasive apple snails, 2017, pp 369-385
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Use of apple snail (Pomacea sp.) shell as a catalyst for biodiesel production was studied using full factorial experimental design optimisation to determine the optimum conditions for production. The calcium oxide (CaO) catalyst was produced by calcination of apple snail (Pomacea sp.) shell at...

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Ki OngLu; Ismadji, S.; Ayucitra, A.; Soetaredjo, F. E.; Margaretha, Y. Y.; Prasetya, H. S.
Publisher
Philippine Rice Research Institute, Muñoz, Philippines
Citation
Biology and management of invasive apple snails, 2017, pp 351-367
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Experiments were undertaken to assess the efficacy of methanol and water extractions of fresh neem (Azadirachta indica) seed against apple snails. Each assay included five neem treatments (10-50% dilutions of concentrated extract), a control treatment and a chemical treatment using Niclosamide....

Author(s)
Siti Noor, H. M. L.; Mohd Fahmi Keni
Publisher
Philippine Rice Research Institute, Muñoz, Philippines
Citation
Biology and management of invasive apple snails, 2017, pp 343-350
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The Invasive Species Compendium (ISC) is an open access encyclopaedic knowledge base that draws together scientific information on invasive species with coverage extending to all taxa affecting managed and natural ecosystems and a focus on those with the greatest economic and environmental impact....

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Mountain, D.; Wakefield, N. H.; Charles, L. M. F.; McGillivray, L. A.
Publisher
Philippine Rice Research Institute, Muñoz, Philippines
Citation
Biology and management of invasive apple snails, 2017, pp 337-341
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Recent development of molecular approaches has prompted new taxonomic analyses and identification of species in the genus Pomacea. Following the sequencing of the mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase subunit I (COI) gene of many Pomacea species, this marker was used by several research groups to...

Author(s)
Matsukura, K.; Wada, T.
Publisher
Philippine Rice Research Institute, Muñoz, Philippines
Citation
Biology and management of invasive apple snails, 2017, pp 33-43

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