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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Snail monitoring cameras have identified snails moving and feeding earlier than usual in the year, giving growers an opportunity to maintain control of snail numbers... SARDI Entomology grains researcher Michael Nash says that while a dry spring generally results in a decrease in snail numbers, growers should not become complacent... Growers who are grazing sheep need to keep withholding periods (WHP) in mind as the WHP of eight weeks on most baits means that sheep will need to be taken off stubbles early, but Dr Nash says that where snails are a frequent problem, early intervention is the best strategy...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Snail monitoring cameras have identified snails moving and feeding earlier than usual in the year, giving growers an opportunity to maintain control of snail numbers... SARDI Entomology grains researcher Michael Nash says that while a dry spring generally results in a decrease in snail numbers, growers should not become complacent... Growers who are grazing sheep need to keep withholding periods (WHP) in mind as the WHP of eight weeks on most baits means that sheep will need to be taken off stubbles early, but Dr Nash says that where snails are a frequent problem, early intervention is the best strategy...
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
ALL-yeAr-rOund ATTACK On SnAiLS required.. While snails cause problems at crop emergence and harvest, integrated management needs to occur across the seasons... For some growers, the first time they discover that snails are a problem in their crops is when a buyer rejects their grain...
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
ALL-yeAr-rOund ATTACK On SnAiLS required.. While snails cause problems at crop emergence and harvest, integrated management needs to occur across the seasons... For some growers, the first time they discover that snails are a problem in their crops is when a buyer rejects their grain...
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
ALL-yeAr-rOund ATTACK On SnAiLS required.. While snails cause problems at crop emergence and harvest, integrated management needs to occur across the seasons... For some growers, the first time they discover that snails are a problem in their crops is when a buyer rejects their grain...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
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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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
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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Catalogue: GRDC Media
"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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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
An integrated management strategy for white and conical snails in cereal, pulse and oilseed crops has been developed through this project and others supported by GRDC... Various grain cleaning alternatives were also assessed in other projects and their performance assessed and published in the manual... The releases of the fly conducted in the final few months of the project against the small pointed snail in the South East should also be assessed over the next two to three years to determine if it has established...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Snails break into SA growers' holiday plans - By Emma Leonard.. Snails are the latest challenge for growers on SA's upper Eyre Peninsula, where the 2011 harvest was significantly affected by the pest... The common white and conical snails are a new threat to crops in this region, with the level of concern reflected in the fact more than 150 growers gave up part of their January holidays to attend information meetings...
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