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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 2754 or 071 485 2550 alternatively email us at during office hours.

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orchard agrikem snail pellet spacer

slugger snail baitSlugger snail bait pellets (L9524) with 10g/kg Metaldehyde and 5g/kg Methiocarb as active ingredients is formulated to increase effectiveness in controlling white snails, Theba Pisana. Using a long lasting weather-resistant snail bait such as Slugger is the foundation of an economical effective snail management programme.

The timing of any baiting with Sluggem, Slugger or Sluggit is critical; using snail bait pellets is less effective during very hot, very dry, or cold times of the year due to snails and slugs being less active during these periods. Irrigate before treating with Orchard Agrikem snail bait pellets, in order to promote snail activity, and apply the snail bait pellets in the late afternoon or evening.

Snail monitoring should be part of all growers routine checks. Counting snails 7 days after application will provide a good indication of the baiting’s effectiveness. Currently only available in 25kg units.

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We’d love to help. Send us an email using our contact form and an Orchard Agrikem representative will get back to you as soon as possible.

If your enquiry is urgent we recommend calling us on +27 (0)23 347 2754

The Slugpro programme has helped us enormously in knowing exactly when to apply snail bait pellets. In the past, we just assumed that snails bred in spring. Now that we know exactly when