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Use of the ratio live weight/shell length to evaluate the growth of giant African snails

Use of the ratio live weight/shell length to evaluate the growth of giant African snails

Snail Farming Research 3: 44-47

The ratio of live weight to shell length was tested as a new concept to evaluate growth of giant African snails of the genus Archachatina. Use of this parameter was shown to permit early detection of problems affecting growth and would enable the farmer to take any necessary remedial action in good time. It can also be used in experimental work.

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