Field and silage corn-Slug

Gray garden slug (Deroceras reticulatum) is one of the most common species.

Pest description and crop damage Land mollusks that feed on various plants, damaging roots, crowns, leaves, and fruit.

Management-chemical control

  • metaldehyde baits at 1.2 to 2.4 lb ai/a. PHI 30 days.
  • iron phosphate (Sluggo) at 0.5 to 1.0 lb ai/1,000 sq ft.