A slug© David Pressland/FLPA/REX/Shutterstock
Growers are being told to expect an onslaught of slugs this autumn with population numbers likely to hit levels unseen since the disastrous 2012 season. While many areas have enjoyed a warm, dry August that has kept molluscs at bay, mild conditions from last November to this April were perfect for slug breeding with rain falling every other day on average. It means growers should be prepared to take action against the pest in establishing crops even if land is looking dry, […]
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