Invasive Species Compendium

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Apple snail in Japan - the present status and management.

Abstract

The status, biology and control of Pomacea canaliculata in Japan are reviewed. This species, which was introduced into Japan in 1980, has become a pest of rice. Control measures include removal, either manually or by ploughing, and the use of molluscicides.