Laboratory and field trials of a slow-release copper molluscicide in St. Lucia.

Abstract

Tests of a slow-release molluscicide containing 50% copper sulfate were under-taken in laboratory and field situations in St. Lucia. In laboratory trials, a granule form of the molluscicide produced 100% mortality of Biomphalaria glabrata down to 4 mg/liter active ingredient (a.i), while the pellet form produced 100% mortality down to 8 mg/liter a.i. In… (More)

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