There are various methods to sample for slug activity, density, and crop loss. See Monitoring section for more details.
The young neonates and juveniles feed in spring and summer. The tiny newly hatched neonates prefer algae and fungus.
Slug damage to clover and other crops has been growing in impact over the past few years.
OSU has hired a new slug expert - Rory McDonnell. He will be starting work for OSU's Crop and Soil Science in July of 2016.
This little guy may look cute, but he is destroying the grass seed industry in the PNW.
Photo by Guillaume Brocker, France
College of Agricultural Sciences
Oregon State University
Corvallis, Oregon 97331
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