Effects of Density and Food Deprivation on Growth, Reproduction, and Survival of Lissachatina fulica

@article{Dickens2018EffectsOD,
  title={Effects of Density and Food Deprivation on Growth, Reproduction, and Survival of Lissachatina fulica},
  author={Katrina Leah Dickens and John L. Capinera and Trevor Randall Smith},
  journal={American Malacological Bulletin},
  year={2018},
  volume={36},
  pages={57 - 61}
}
Abstract: Population density commonly affects snail biology and is an important ecological factor to consider in any pest control program because population growth rates can be affected. Lissachatina fulica (Bowdich, 1822) is a pest of plants throughout the worldwide tropics; however, its biology is not completely known. We studied the effects of three rearing densities: low (5 snails per 25 × 38 × 17 cm (L × W × H) cage), medium (15 snails), or high (35 snails), on L. fulica growth… 

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