African Journal of
Environmental Science and Technology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Environ. Sci. Technol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0786
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJEST
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 1126

Full Length Research Paper

Giant African land snails (Achatina achatina and Archachatina marginata) as bioindicator of heavy metal pollution

Andrew Ayodeji Ajayi
  • Andrew Ayodeji Ajayi
  • Department of Zoology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
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Bisola Odunayo Oyewole
  • Bisola Odunayo Oyewole
  • Department of Zoology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 27 May 2022
  •  Accepted: 28 July 2022
  •  Published: 30 April 2023

How to cite this article

APA /
Ajayi, A. A., & Oyewole, B. O. (2023). Giant African land snails (Achatina achatina and Archachatina marginata) as bioindicator of heavy metal pollution. African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology , 17(4), 80-88.
Chicago /
Andrew Ayodeji Ajayi and Bisola Odunayo Oyewole. "Giant African land snails (Achatina achatina and Archachatina marginata) as bioindicator of heavy metal pollution." African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology 17, no. 4 (2023): 80-88.
MLA /
Andrew Ayodeji Ajayi and Bisola Odunayo Oyewole. "Giant African land snails (Achatina achatina and Archachatina marginata) as bioindicator of heavy metal pollution." African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology 17.4 (2023): 80-88.