problem with slug in potatoes

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geraldine waldron asked 11 years ago

Every year we try growing potatoes and before we get to dig them out they are attacked by this slug and are full of holes

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 3 years ago
There is a good chance that you are using manure or compost on the potatoes and this encourages slugs. Use just bag fertiliser instead for a few years.

Also some varieties are more susceptible to slugs, Use early varieties that can be lifted and used earlier and ‘Golden Wonder’ and  ‘Sante’ have some resistance.

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