After he plants his rice the Golden Apple Snail eats the rice seedlings causing major damage to his crop. This snail is affecting his life because he has to constantly control it at early stages before planting his rice. If he does not monitor the population of the golden apple snail everyday they will spread very quickly and he won't get a good yield at the end of the season.
He uses pesticide to control the golden apple snail but if he puts too much pesticide, it affects his rice yields.
- Increased production cost
- More time spent on the fields
- Declining yields