EPPO Global Database

Pomacea canaliculata(POMACA)

Distribution details in Philippines

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, no details
Comments
NAPPO Alert of 2001-07-13: serious pest of rice in the 1980s after escape from snail farms (for human consumption)
References
* Cagauana AG, Joshib RC (2003) Golden apple snail Pomacea spp. in the Philippines. Proceedings of the special Working Group on the golden apple snail (Pomacea spp.). (7th ICMAM, Los Baños, PH, 2003-01-25). http://applesnail.net/pestalert/conferences/icam07/

* From NAPPO
------- Present, no details

* Stuart AM Palenzuela AN, Bernal CC, Ramal AF, Horgan FG (2014) Effects of fertiliser applications on survival and recruitment of the apple snail, Pomacea canaliculata (Lamarck). Crop Protection 64, 78-87.