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Table 3 Reproductive organ weights of laying snails fed with roughages and concentrate with different leaf proteins

From: Reproductive performance of laying snails (Archachatina marginata) fed on roughages and different concentrate mixes

  UPWP GNCD GLLM MOLM LLLM ± SEM p value
Shell weight (g) 43.50b 49.98a 41.76b 46.48a 43.89b 1.80 0.04
Carcass weight (g) 95.50c 138.29a 126.40ab 118.75b 139.54a 4.73 0.03
Edible weight (g) 39.11c 86.83a 79.84ab 94.23b 82.61ab 3.16 0.03
GIT weight (g) 28.56 30.12 31.42 28.69 31.90 0.59 0.24
Penis (g) 1.06b 1.98a 2.06a 1.54ab 1.57ab 0.09 0.04
Oviduct (g) 4.36b 2.63b 4.24b 4.42b 10.21a 0.92 0.04
Vagina (g) 0.16b 0.37a 0.35a 0.25b 0.41a 0.04 0.03
  1. abc: means along the same row with different superscripts are significantly (p < 0.05) different