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Ask the Expert offers you the opportunity to ask questions about the evaluation and treatment of snail infestations or for that matter any snail related queries.

You can either email your question to us using the form provided, we will make every effort to respond to you within 24 hours or if you prefer a more personal touch contact us on 023 347 2646 or 071 485 2550 alternatively email us at during office hours.

Office Hours
Monday to Thursday - 07h30 till 17h00
Friday - 07h30 till 16h00
Saturday - Closed

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Orchard Agrikem’s SlugPro programme entails much more than simply managing and monitoring snails.

Our goal is to look at and evaluate other products that could be of value to farmers and that can tie in with SlugPro.

Our focus stays on farming and farming solutions to manage our old foe, the snail, but also to help create healthy vineyards, orchards and crops. Tubex Vinewrap and Fruitwrap not only offer protection against the elements such as the sun and the wind, they also protect against rodents, mechanical damage and, to a certain extent, against traditional stem protectors themselves.

Good growing conditions give crops the chance to be healthier, and we all know, from experience, that strong, healthy crops are less susceptible to pests and diseases. Tubex has been manufactured to grow with the grape-vine or tree trunk and to protect it against pests and diseases.
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The product is easy to handle:

  • You save on labour costs and encourage healthy growth.
  • Fruitwrap offers fewer places to hide.
  • Traditional protectors can be a haven for snails.

Contact us on 071 485 2550 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. together, we can solve your snail problem.

During 2015 the Nadorcotts were badly affected by snails – the first time ever that we had this type of snail damage on Kruisrivier.

The other cultivars did not seem to attract as many snail