Snail and Earwig Workshop

Snail and Earwig workshop – September 18

8.45am Coffee/Tea

9am Welcome – Chris Brodie/Kerry DeGaris


Key note Speaker – Michael Nash – What Bugs you

  • Species of snails
  • Lifecycle of snails
  • Integrated approach to snail control
  • Baiting variation – why difference in snail type will alter application of baits
  • Timing of baiting

9.40-9.50am Questions about snails


  • Species of earwigs
  • Lifecycle of earwigs
  • Integrated approach to earwig control

10.20-10.30am Questions about earwigs

10.30-11am Morning Tea

11.00-11.30 Tim Watt – Commercial biological control of snails

11.30-12 noon Grower experiences with control of snails and earwigs.

12 noon Close

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