grey field slug© Richard Becker/FLPA / imagebroker/Rex/Shutterstock
The abnormally warm winter coupled with a soggy summer has resulted in a generation of “sleepless slugs” responsible for a rise in crop damage across the UK. Conditions last winter and the early part of this spring were not cold enough to send slugs into hibernation and now the conservation charity BugLife has predicted growers will see the slug population surge as a result. Slugs will stay active while temperatures remain above 5C and the charity says the pest could lay up to 200 eggs/cu […]
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