Snail on bitter gourd - ID request
attached are few pictures of a snail attacking a Bitter Gourd crop in
Fiji. Please if anyone could help ID this particular pest.
were taken in January 2018.
According to the farmer, this particular
snail attacks the leaves, vines and especially the fruits. Farmer used
to spray pesticides and fungicides but recently learned about snail bait
which is more effective as should be. A number of bitter gourd farmers
around the vicinity suffered the same issue.
Plant Health - Pacific Community (SPC)
Sigatoka Research StationFiji
Ph: (+679) 805 9489/ 731 7786
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