Radish seed-Slug

Several species

Pest description and crop damage Mollusks that feed on foliage and leave slime trails.

Management-chemical control

  • metaldehyde baits (Deadline M-Ps, Lock Out, Metarex, Slugger 4.0, Slugger Ultra, Trails End LG, TKO the Knockout,Wilco Blue 4.0)-See labels for application rates and methods. Best results are obtained if applied in the evening and after irrigation or rain. Do not irrigate for 48 hr after application. This product is toxic to mollusks. Do not apply directly to water, do not contaminate surface water. Section 18 label allows application of Trails End LG in Oregon and Washington. 24c SLNs: various metaldehyde baits (Oregon only) registered as OR-140004A, C, D, and E (expire 12/31/23); Metarex (Oregon only) OR-140005 (expires 12/31/24); Deadline M-Ps (Oregon only) OR-140008 (expires 12/31/22).

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