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Grain contamination by round and conical snails poses a serious threat to grain exports... Snails also cause damage to emerging crops and can clog machinery at harvest resulting in delays and frustration... Log in or register to leave a comment...
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All baiting must be completed by late August or at least two months before harvest, according to the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) Entomology Unit... SARDI entomologist Kym Perry says very high snail populations this season increase the risk of snails becoming a grain contaminant at harvest, potentially clogging machinery or leading to downgrades. ".. The next few weeks are the last opportunity to bait to reduce snail populations prior to harvest now is the time to monitor and assess the need to bait," said Mr Perry, whose work is supported by growers and the Australian Government through the Grains Research and Development Corporation's (GRDC) investment in the National Invertebrate Pest Initiative (NIPI)...
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All baiting must be completed by late August or at least two months before harvest, according to the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) Entomology Unit... SARDI entomologist Kym Perry says very high snail populations this season increase the risk of snails becoming a grain contaminant at harvest, potentially clogging machinery or leading to downgrades. ".. The next few weeks are the last opportunity to bait to reduce snail populations prior to harvest now is the time to monitor and assess the need to bait," said Mr Perry, whose work is supported by growers and the Australian Government through the Grains Research and Development Corporation's (GRDC) investment in the National Invertebrate Pest Initiative (NIPI)...
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Small pointed snails prefer conditions where rainfall is > 500mm, with all four pest snail species preferring seasons with wet autumns and springs... The season (2012) provides an example of snails and slugs not being limited by dry summer and autumn conditions... The main pest species of slugs are black keeled and grey field slug the brown field slug has also been recorded in high numbers this season (>30 m2)...
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Small pointed snails prefer conditions where rainfall is > 500mm, with all four pest snail species preferring seasons with wet autumns and springs... The main pest species of slugs are the black keeled and grey field slug the brown field slug also became a serious pest and is suited to warmer conditions... The trial supports previous research recommending the application of baits must be immediately after sowing to protect emerging seedlings...
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Grain contamination by round and conical snails poses a serious threat to grain exports... Strict grain quality standards for snail contamination are imposed at the silo... Controlling snail populations is vital if grain contamination and crop damage are to be prevented...
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" Wet conditions put slug and snail baiting to the test 10 September 2013 Melbourne University researcher Dr Michael Nash, formerly a grower in south west Victoria, says with many farmers moving to no-till systems, popular chemical controls aren't necessarily impacting slug and snail populations when applied reactively... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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