Factsheet: Grey field slug (Cereals)

Author: L. Langner
Country: UK
Posted on: April 17, 2024
Document type: Publications
Grey field slug (Deroceras reticulatum) are the most important slug pest in cereals where they causing over 95% of most slug damage. Slug damage are commonly seed hollowing before and during seed germination leading to patchy fields, and damage continues on seedlings and young cereal shoots up to GS21.