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Young trio search for Spanish slugs on BBC’s Countryfile

Young trio search for Spanish slugs on BBC’s Countryfile | Spanish Slugs | Scoop.it
Three Norfolk youngsters have appeared on prime time television as part of a national hunt for an invasive visitor from Spain.
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Public asked to track slug invasion

Public asked to track slug invasion | Spanish Slugs | Scoop.it
Scientists ask for the public's help to track the spread of an invasive species of slug throughout Britain.
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Help us stop killer slugs: Scientists' bid to eradicate Spanish slug

Help us stop killer slugs: Scientists' bid to eradicate Spanish slug | Spanish Slugs | Scoop.it
Dr Ian Bedford first discovered the slug in his Norfolk garden last year and is now asking the public to help track its progress across the UK as it threatens crops.
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Catch the killer slugs! Spanish molluscs on rampage in Britain

Catch the killer slugs! Spanish molluscs on rampage in Britain | Spanish Slugs | Scoop.it
Experts are encouraging garden owners to track ‘predatory’ slugs which have been ravaging the vegetable patches of the green-fingered this year.
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Return of the 'killer slug' - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Return of the 'killer slug' - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press | Spanish Slugs | Scoop.it
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press Return of the 'killer slug' Norfolk Eastern Daily Press The UK's first sighting of the voracious and cannabilistic Spanish slug was confirmed last year by Dr Ian Bedford, head of entomology at the John Innes Centre...
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Slug invasion worries for farmers

Slug invasion worries for farmers | Spanish Slugs | Scoop.it
Farmers and vegetable growers have said ideal breeding conditions in the spring have led to an invasion of slugs.
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Are slugs under threat from a foreign 'super breed'?

Are slugs under threat from a foreign 'super breed'? | Spanish Slugs | Scoop.it
A "super breed" of slugs has arrived from Spain, but are they a threat to the UK's native slugs?
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Dr Ian Bedford, Dr James Cresswell, Professor Lin Field and Professor Dave Goulson · Sense about Science

Dr Ian Bedford, Dr James Cresswell, </br>Professor Lin Field and Professor Dave Goulson · Sense about Science | Spanish Slugs | Scoop.it
Sense about Science ? Equipping people to make sense of science and evidence
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Invasive ‘killer slug’ found outside Norwich

Invasive ‘killer slug’ found outside Norwich | Spanish Slugs | Scoop.it
A voracious “killer slug” found in a back garden outside Norwich could be the first UK invader from a species which has attacked crops and devoured dead mammals in mainland Europe.
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Plague of giant Spanish super-slugs invade Britain

Plague of giant Spanish super-slugs invade Britain | Spanish Slugs | Scoop.it
A plague of “super-slugs” has arrived in the UK from Spain, travelling on imported salads and flowers.
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Are slugs under threat from a foreign 'super breed'?

Are slugs under threat from a foreign 'super breed'? | Spanish Slugs | Scoop.it
A "super breed" of slugs has arrived from Spain, but are they a threat to the UK's native slugs?
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Invasion of the giant Spanish slug: Voracious alien creatures munching on our gardens after weather creates perfect conditions

Invasion of the giant Spanish slug: Voracious alien creatures munching on our gardens after weather creates perfect conditions | Spanish Slugs | Scoop.it
Recent heavy rain and hot spells are not just a nightmare for day-trippers - they have triggered an invasion of 'stealth slugs' to destroy our crops.
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Can science stop invasion of the giant killer slugs?

Can science stop invasion of the giant killer slugs? | Spanish Slugs | Scoop.it
Experts seek help from the public to monitor the spread of a voracious Spanish slug that poses a major threat to Britain's plants
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Public asked to track slug invasion

Public asked to track slug invasion | Spanish Slugs | Scoop.it
Scientists ask for the public's help to track the spread of an invasive species of slug throughout Britain.
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Beware the super slug! Experts fear new invasion of Spanish slugs is

Beware the super slug! Experts fear new invasion of Spanish slugs is | Spanish Slugs | Scoop.it
Scientists fear killer Spanish slug could breed with Britain's native varieties to form a deadly hybrid
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Norwich scientists leading fightback against invasion of Spanish slugs

Norwich scientists leading fightback against invasion of Spanish slugs | Spanish Slugs | Scoop.it
Britain is under attack – and your country needs you.
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Old Buckenham and garden bugs - OLD BUCKENHAM BLOG (blog)

Old Buckenham and garden bugs OLD BUCKENHAM BLOG (blog) One comfort is that the harlequin ladybird which was predicted to decimate the native population has not had such a great impact as feared but the worrying news is of the Spanish slug - a real...
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Why slugs are taking hold of UK gardens

Why slugs are taking hold of UK gardens | Spanish Slugs | Scoop.it
The Spanish slug has been enjoying the wet weather and has been able to gain a stronghold in gardens around the country.
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'Killer slugs' found in garden

'Killer slugs' found in garden | Spanish Slugs | Scoop.it
A giant species of slug, which attacks crops and eats dead mammals, is identified for the first time in the UK in a Norwich garden.
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Spanish slug identified in UK for first time | Login | Horticulture Week

Spanish slug identified in UK for first time | Login | Horticulture Week | Spanish Slugs | Scoop.it
Log in to Horticulture Week to read Spanish slug identified in UK for first time and other horticulture industry news and jobs
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3 January 2013 - The cannibalistic foreign slug which could threaten UK crops and biodiversity - Feature - BBSRC

3 January 2013 - The cannibalistic foreign slug which could threaten UK crops and biodiversity - Feature - BBSRC | Spanish Slugs | Scoop.it
When Ian Bedford noticed an unusually high number of slugs in his garden this spring he didn’t realise he had stumbled on a foreign invasion…
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Giant Spanish slugs invade Britain

Giant Spanish slugs invade Britain | Spanish Slugs | Scoop.it
The Spanish slug, that can grow up to 15cm long, is thought to have arrived in salads during the summer – and has already spread as far west as Wales
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Monster Spanish slugs that feast on dead RABBITS and grow to 15cm are invading Britain and threaten to decimate crops

Monster Spanish slugs that feast on dead RABBITS and grow to 15cm are invading Britain and threaten to decimate crops | Spanish Slugs | Scoop.it
The slimy creatures are breeding with native slugs to create highly fertile hybrids threatening to wreak havoc on crops.
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