You are here

slug damage

Catalogue: GRDC Media
In-paddock imaging technology is being employed in research which aims to help growers better predict when slugs will be active on their properties, so they can better time baiting applications... The research is being conducted as part of a project investigating slug and snail monitoring and control methods, initiated by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Regional Cropping Solutions Networks (RCSN) initiative... Due to the sporadic nature of slug attacks, Ms Micic said the RCSN study had set up a field trial at Frankland with imaging technology to take photos every few minutes, along with a weather station, to correlate environmental cues with slug movement...
Related categories:
Catalogue: GRDC Media
In-paddock imaging technology is being employed in research which aims to help growers better predict when slugs will be active on their properties, so they can better time baiting applications... The research is being conducted as part of a project investigating slug and snail monitoring and control methods, initiated by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Regional Cropping Solutions Networks (RCSN) initiative... Due to the sporadic nature of slug attacks, Ms Micic said the RCSN study had set up a field trial at Frankland with imaging technology to take photos every few minutes, along with a weather station, to correlate environmental cues with slug movement...
Related categories:
Catalogue: GRDC Publications
Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus can be a threat in all environments, and it is recommended that seed be treated with imidicloprid, or crops closely monitored for aphid infestation and sprayed ... In the circumstances using fertilisers that have a higher sulphur content, like MES 10 or Airseeder Superfect, can be beneficial... A fast track project was initiated to demonstrate and evaluate a range of management strategies that Twelve farms were surveyed across the western districts of southern Victoria that were considered suitable as potential trial sites based on grower and adviser recommendations...
Related categories:
Catalogue: GRDC Publications
Supported by GRDC Grains Research Update for Growers sponsored by.. Having the N isolated from losses due to ammonification, denitrification and leaching means that if the crop really needs the N, it can access it 2014 Lake B o l a c GRDC Grai n s R e s e a rc h U p d a t e f o r G ro w e r s 38 with minimal loss... A fast track project was initiated to demonstrate and evaluate a range of management strategies that Twelve farms were surveyed across the western districts of southern Victoria that were considered suitable as potential trial sites based on grower and adviser recommendations...
Related categories:
Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Control measures must be carried out before slug damage is observed... Identify slug species present in a paddock for the most effective control... Effect of each treatment on the plants displaying any slug damage (Inverleigh trial)...
Related categories:
Catalogue: Ground Cover
Some rural supply stores are reported to have sold more slug bait than glyphosate, highlighting just how much of an issue slugs have become... IPM Technologies' Dr Paul Horne says the two slug species in south-east Australia that are the perpetrators of much HRZ crop damage are the black-keeled slug ( Milax gagates ) - usually found in drier areas - and the grey field slug ( Deroceras reticulatum ), found in wetter areas... "Slugs seem to be getting worse nearly every year, but we're getting better at managing them too," Troy says. "..
Related categories:
Catalogue: Ground Cover
Some rural supply stores are reported to have sold more slug bait than glyphosate, highlighting just how much of an issue slugs have become... IPM Technologies' Dr Paul Horne says the two slug species in south-east Australia that are the perpetrators of much HRZ crop damage are the black-keeled slug ( Milax gagates ) - usually found in drier areas - and the grey field slug ( Deroceras reticulatum ), found in wetter areas... "Slugs seem to be getting worse nearly every year, but we're getting better at managing them too," Troy says. "..
Related categories:
Catalogue: Ground Cover
Slugs best beaten by baiting at sowing.. The planter was mounted with a bait applicator to apply slug bait in a 10-centimetre band directly above the row at seeding... To monitor slug numbers in spring and then at pre-sowing, Dr Nash says it is easier for growers to put down some cheap bait, leave it overnight and come back the following day to see how many slugs were killed, rather than using surface refuges such as tiles...
Related categories:
Catalogue: Ground Cover
Slugs best beaten by baiting at sowing.. The planter was mounted with a bait applicator to apply slug bait in a 10-centimetre band directly above the row at seeding... To monitor slug numbers in spring and then at pre-sowing, Dr Nash says it is easier for growers to put down some cheap bait, leave it overnight and come back the following day to see how many slugs were killed, rather than using surface refuges such as tiles...
Related categories:
Catalogue: GRDC Media
With sowing either underway or fast-approaching following widespread rain in early April, growers in the high rainfall zone (HRZ) of south-eastern Australia are being reminded to put in place slug control practices for the 2015 season... Monitoring of slugs by South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) researchers and time-lapse cameras suggest some slugs are starting to emerge from summer refuges, especially the surface active species... A key control option for growers to consider is rolling post-sowing, pre-emergence to help seedling establishment, limit soil clods that provide slug habitat and make it more difficult for slugs to find germinating seed...
Related categories:

Pages

Associated key phrases