Only 20% of Japan’s land is suitable for cultivation and although it’s regarded as a primary sector, it accounts for only 1.3% of GDP. Just 13.2% of land is under cultivation.
Rice accounts for some 93% of all cereal production with paddy rice being the predominant form and about 39% of all arable land is dedicated to rice. Other important crops include vegetables, sweet potatoes, sugar beet and citrus.
Crops at Risk From Slug Damage
Native Snail Species
Bellamya chinensis (trap door snail, black snail)
Pomacea canaliculata (golden apple snail)
Axcela® in Japan
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