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  Caffeine against slugs is in June 27 issue
From: magrysbo at shu.edu on 2002.07.06 at 21:02:57(9082)
Sorry, I had coupla issues lying on my desk. "Caffeine as a Repellent for
Slugs and Snails" is on page 915 of the June 27 issue. Turns out even a
low percentage in a spray is effective because its extremely water soluble
and quickly taken up through the mucus and into the bodies of the beasties.
From: "Phil Bunch" pbunch at cts.com> on 2002.07.08 at 14:19:12(9088)
What was the percentage mentioned as being effective? In the online
abstract it appeared to be 12% but could it have been 1.2%. In my
opinion 12% would be pretty high given the current cost of caffeine.

Phil Bunch

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