Snails, slugs and slaters targeted in new book

THE crop damage caused by snails, slugs and slaters, has increased in Western Australia’s grain growing regions in the past decade.

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Small conical snail damage to emerging barley plants. Image: GRDC

In response to the ongoing issue, the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has released a new booklet called ‘Mitigating snails, slugs and slaters in southern Western Australia.