European black slug (Arion ater)
Gray garden slug (Deroceras reticulatum)
Great gray garden slug (Limax maximus)
Marsh slug (Deroceras laeve)
The use of metaldehyde formulations and baits and iron phosphate baits are discussed. Economic injury levels and thresholds for controlling slugs infesting mint have not been determined.
- iron phosphate/spinosad (Bug-N-Sluggo) at 0.2 to 0.44 lb ai/a. PHI 7 days. REI 4 hr. Do not exceed 3 applications. Retreatment interval 4 days. OMRI-listed for organic use.
- metaldehyde products including liquids, sand coated granules and baits as labeled for mint until depleted.