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Articles under 'Giant African Snails'

Giant African Snail – A Notifiable Pest in Trinidad & Tobago

What is the Giant African Snail (GAS)? The giant African snail (Lissachatina fulica formerly Achatina fulica) is native to East Africa and was introduced into the  Caribbean in the 1980’s.... Continue »

NO to Giant African Snail (children) flyer 1 Jan 2018

Dont touch with bare hands. Tell mummy Tell daddy Tell a teacher Continue »

Giant African Snail (GAS)

The Giant African Snail (Lissachatina fulica) is native to East Africa and was introduced into the Caribbean in the 1980’s. It was first discovered in Diego Martin, Trinidad in October... Continue »

Managing Giant African Snail (GAS) in the Field and Around the Home

Giant African snail (Lissachatina fulica) formerly Achatina fulica can cause major destruction to crops, loss of income and may even cause human health problems. This pest can lay up to... Continue »

Improved Handling of Pesticides

Chemical products known as pesticides are used by farmers to control insect pests, mites, diseases and weeds. Their use, though beneficial, can also give rise to unpleasant consequences. Continue »