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Garden Pests and Diseases: slug in my sweet potatoes

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susaryan
Kirkwood, PA

October 1, 2012
9:42 AM

Post #9292176

I dug my sweet potatoes today. About 1/3 have been eaten, or are being eaten by a slug (I think). First time this has ever happened in many years of growing sweets. Anyone have any information about this problem?

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susaryan
Kirkwood, PA

October 14, 2012
12:15 PM

Post #9304852

It's Limax maximus, giant slug. Put down a pet/bird friendly slug bait, or the proverbial beer in a dish. Plow that part of your garden deeply yet this fall to break up egg clusters

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