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Don't let snails eat into your crop profits.. "Controlling summer weeds is important as it means that snails are more likely to eat baits, which should be applied before snails lay eggs, which occurs generally in late summer or early autumn," she said... "Snails causing damage to WA crops are predominantly small conical snails, although round snails are also a problem at Esperance, Hopetoun and in parts of the Geraldton port zone," she said...
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We desperately need to break the life cycle of the snails.. In desperation we began to employ numerous ways to control snails but without ever being able to break their life cycle... The last two years have been very bad for snails on our farm, but because we have concentrated on controlling snails before seeding, we have not had to rely on the Inclined Belt to deliver our canola...
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"Controlling summer weeds is important as it means that snails are more likely to eat baits, which should be applied before snails lay eggs, which occurs generally in late summer or early autumn," she said... Ms Micic said there were increasing reports from WA growers of snails causing damage to crops and requiring control... "Snails causing damage to WA crops are predominantly small conical snails, although round snails are also a problem at Esperance, Hopetoun and in parts of the Geraldton port zone," she said...
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In desperation we began to employ numerous ways to control snails but without ever being able to break their life cycle... We have used the machine on all grains including wheat, barley, lentils, beans and peas... The last two years have been very bad for snails on our farm, but because we have concentrated on controlling snails before seeding, we have not had to rely on the Inclined Belt to deliver our canola...
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Control snails this autumn to prevent crop damage.. Western Australian growers who had snails present in 2012 harvest samples or who have found the pests on soil beneath stubbles are urged to implement management practices including baiting this autumn... "Snails causing damage to WA crops are predominantly small conical snails which are suited to all soil types, and cropping areas where snails are most problematic include south coastal districts and some areas near Geraldton," she said...
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Western Australian growers who had snails present in 2012 harvest samples or who have found the pests on soil beneath stubbles are urged to implement management practices including baiting this autumn... AUDIO CAPTION: DAFWA researcher Svetlana Micic says snail numbers may be increasing on a farm if the pests were present in 2012 harvest samples or have been found on the soil beneath crop stubbles... PHOTO CAPTION: DAFWA researcher Svetlana Micic recommends that growers implement management practices including baiting if snails are present in their paddocks...
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