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Category: hardwood pests

Invasive Snails!

Vacuum-steam treatment for invasive snails proves promising BLACKSBURG, Va., Jan. 7, 2015 – The U.S. East Coast and some port areas such as Houston, Texas, are being invaded by snails that hitchhike in containers shipped from the Mediterranean. The snails have been found on black walnut, black cherry, hickory, yellow-poplar, and red oaks. A 45-minute treatment in a portable chamber where vacuum and then steam is applied to pallets full of infested goods offers a promising solution. ... Read More
Posted by Kristina Bran at Thursday, January 8, 2015 | 0 comments
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