Accession Number : AD0673418

Title :   PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONFERENCE ON THE MILITARY IMPORTANCE OF THE MEDITERRANEAN SNAIL COMPLEX.

Descriptive Note : Interim rept.

Corporate Author : NAVAL MEDICAL FIELD RESEARCH LAB CAMP LEJEUNE N C

Report Date : JUL 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 109

Abstract : A conference, The Military Importance of the Mediterranean Snail Complex, was attended by military, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and invited malacologists from various universities. The conference included a review of the action taken by the military units to prevent the introduction of quarantinable snails and the need for a more dependable technique as well as a less expensive method. The lack of adequate biological data became obvious. Details of mechanical, biological and chemical controls were presented. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*GASTROPODA, PEST CONTROL), SYMPOSIA, MOLLUSCACIDES, MEDITERRANEAN SEA ISLANDS, MILITARY OPERATIONS, MARINE CORPS, AIR FORCE EQUIPMENT, MILITARY TRAINING, DISEASE VECTORS, PARASITES

Subject Categories : Biology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE