Project Number: 5320-43000-016-04-R
Project Type: Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement
Start Date: Jan 1, 2010
End Date: Dec 31, 2011
To identify safe, effective treatments for controlling the eggs of slugs and snails using drenches of aqueous solutions of essential oils applied to potted plants.
Bioassays will be conducted in Hawaii and in California testing different formulations of various essential oils against the eggs of pest species of slugs and snails. Research will be carried out in petri diss trials and using drenches of the growing medium of potted plants. Formerly 5320-43000-015-10R (06/11).