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New thinking needed in order to prevent crops being attacked by slugs

Slugs are on the increase and they are getting more determined. The first real sign of the scale of the problem was seen during the warm wet weather of 2012, which triggered an invasion of slugs not previously seen in the UK.
The John Innes Centre (JIC) warns new thinking is needed if we are to protect valuable food crops from future attacks and this is the subject of the January Pollinator.
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An interesting article from Farming News this week

New thinking needed in order to prevent crops being attacked by slugs

Slugs are on the increase and they are getting more determined. The first real sign of the scale of the problem was seen during the warm wet weather of 2012, which triggered an invasion of slugs not previously seen in the UK.

The John Innes Centre (JIC) warns new thinking is needed if we are to protect valuable food crops from future attacks and this is the subject of the January Pollinator.
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‘Dunking’ Christmas trees against rabbit and deer damage

Any new plant is at risk from damage from rabbits and deer. For a commercial grower planting 1000’s of trees the damage can be devastating.

GRAZERS G1 has been used on forestry planting and tree nurseries successfully since its first discovery in 1999.
Given my background in commercial tree production I wanted to see GRAZERS work on the huge range of plant material being grown in the UK.

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