Sampling in a Field
There are various methods to sample for slug activity, density, and crop loss. See Monitoring section for more details.
Neonate - A Young Slug
The young neonates and juveniles feed in spring and summer. The tiny newly hatched neonates prefer algae and fungus.
Impact of Slugs in the Willamette Valley
Slug damage to clover and other crops has been growing in impact over the past few years.
Rory McDonnell - OSU's New Slug Expert
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.
Gray Field Slug
This little guy may look cute, but he is destroying the grass seed industry in the PNW.
Red Slug, Arion rufus
Photo by Guillaume Brocker, France
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