Slugs on the rampage

November 2007
Farmers Weekly;11/23/2007, Vol. 147 Issue 21, p8
Trade Publication
The article presents discusses the concern of a British farmer regarding slugs. He states that conditions suggest that they should be suffering from winter proudness, but with the exception of barley, all their crops show signs of low vigour. To make matters worse, slugs are having a field day. Given the relatively dry period they have experienced since drilling, he would not have expected to have to apply slug pellets by the pallet load.


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