Factors that affect African Land Snails Survival

Factors that affect African Land Snails Survival

Human activities constitute the largest threat, followed by climatic conditions that affect the snails’ biodiversity and population of snails in snail farming in a given region. They include: – Deforestation i.e. the falling of trees for various purposes such as urbanization, road construction, building of industries, houses and schools. – Use of pesticides, fertilizers, nematocides by crop farmers in weeds and nematode control in the farming. The use of agro-chemicals such as pesticides in crop production also contributed in the change in the soil pH and the snail’s ecosystem and…

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