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Defender Snail & Slug Pellets (500g)

Active Constituent:
50g/kg METALDEHYDE for control of snails and slugs in agricultural and horticultural crops, vineyards, direct drilled pastures and other agricultural, industrial & commercial situations where snails and slugs congregate

General Instructions:
Defender Snail & Slug Pellets kills snails and slugs be irreversibly destroying the mucus producing cells that are essential for movement. Where the attack is heavy, it may be necessary to repeat the application. Best results are achieved by application during mild damp weather when slugs and snails are most active but when rain is not imminent. Snails need to be active to come into contact with the Defender Snail & Slug Pellets.

Scatter Defender Snail & Slug Pellets evenly using an appropriate applicator by ground or air, or direct drill with seed for slug control. DO NOT place in heaps. Clean up any spilled Defender Snail & Slug Pellets, including after filling applicator.

TIMING: Apply Defender Snail & Slug Pellets when crops are most vulnerable and when the pest is evident and active. For broad acre crops, start when rain / moisture triggers snail activity in autumn and before significant egg laying.

For other crops, time the application to protect the sensitive growth stage. For seedlings best results may be achieved by applying 5-10 days prior to planting.