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Don't skimp on baits

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The University of Melbourne's Dr Michael Nash says slug trials in the past year have shown baiting is still the best option for chemical control and grain growers should not skimp on bait rates... Dr Nash says growers must closely monitor crops after rain when conditions are moist and favourable for slugs, particularly in areas affected by the pests in the past... Speaking at the recent GRDC Adviser Updates series in the southern region, Dr Nash says baiting success depends on the chances a slug will encounter individual baits, which is influenced by slug activity, attractiveness of the bait and the number of baits...
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