Performance, proximate and mineral analyses of African giant land snail ( Archachatina marginata ) fed different nitrogen sources

@article{Ademolu2004PerformancePA,
  title={Performance, proximate and mineral analyses of African giant land snail ( Archachatina marginata ) fed different nitrogen sources},
  author={Kehinde Olutoyin Ademolu},
  journal={African Journal of Biotechnology},
  year={2004},
  volume={3},
  pages={412-417}
}
  • K. Ademolu
  • Published 31 August 2004
  • Biology
  • African Journal of Biotechnology
The effect of different nitrogen sources in the diets offered to caged African giant land snail, Archachatina marginata , was investigated in a six months experiment. Four experimental diets I, II, III and IV containing soybean, fishmeal, poultry dropping and urea as the only nitrogen source, respectively were formulated. Diet V (Pawpaw leaves) served as the control. Growth parameters (weight gain, feed intake, shell length gain and shell circumference gain), hemolymph and flesh minerals and… 

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