Agralan Slug Control Nematodes

Agralan Slug Control Nematodes

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Control Slugs in your Garden with Agralan Slug Nematodes

  • Contains the parasitic nematode Phasmarhabditis hermaphrodita
  • Effective in a temperature range between 5 °C and 30 °C
  • Fast control
  • Long-term protection against soil-dwelling slugs
  • No side effects on beneficials
  • Safe for people and environment

Effective Against

  • Grey field slug (Deroceras reticulatum)
  • Brown field slug (Deroceras panormitanum)
  • Arion spp. (less than 1 gram)
  • Carinaria (Milax spp)
  • Greenhouse slug (Lehmannia valentiana)
  • Small snails (living in the substrate)

How does it control pests?

Infectious juvenile nematodes search for soil-dwelling slugs. They penetrate their prey through the respiratory opening under the mantle.  An infected slug stops eating after two days and shows a typical swelling of the mantle. 

These nematodes are hermaphroditic and self-fertilising, which causes them to produce hundreds of off spring.

When the snail starts to decompose, a new generation of nematodes disperses in search of their next prey.