Metarex Slug and Snail Bait

Metarex® slug and snail bait contains 4% metaldehyde and is manufactured to the highest standard using an exclusive, wet-process technology that provides it with weatherability, uniformity, palatability, and control. This reduced rate technology makes it possible for Metarex to deliver numerous unique benefits to growers, such as plant protection and protecting flower quality.

  • Slug
  • Snail

Grass Grown for Seed

Apply at a rate of 5–20 pounds per acre (A). The maximum application rate is 20 pounds of product per acre (0.8 lb. ai/A) per application. A maximum of four applications are permitted at a minimum retreatment interval of 21 days. Applications to turfgrass (other than grass grown for seed or in state and/or federal invasive mollusk eradication operations) are prohibited. Apply bait by broadcast alone or by broadcasting blended with fertilizer. Application may also be made at planting using in-furrow (seed drill) application equipment. Learn more.

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Citrus

Apply at a rate of 6.5–25 pounds per acre (A). The maximum application rate is 25 pounds of product per acre (1 lb. ai/A) per application. A maximum of six applications are permitted at a minimum retreatment interval of 14 days. Apply in a band under tree canopy, by hand or with application equipment designed for banded application of granular products. Learn more.

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Artichokes

For perennials, apply at a rate of 9–25 pounds per acre (A). The maximum application rate is 25 pounds of product per acre (1 lb. ai/A) per application. A maximum of six applications are permitted at a minimum retreatment interval of 18 days.

For annuals, apply at a rate of 9–25 lbs. per acre (A). The maximum application rate is 25 pounds of product per acre (1 lb. ai/A) per application. A maximum of two applications are permitted at a minimum retreatment interval of 18 days. 

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Leafy Greens

For lettuce, cole crops and other leafy greens (broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, cavalo broccolo, collards, kale, kohlrabi, mizuna, mustard greens, spinach, rape greens), apply at a rate of 5–25 pounds per acre (A). Use the higher rate when pest pressure is high. The maximum application rate is 25 pounds of product per acre (1 lb. ai/A) per application. A maximum of three applications are permitted at a minimum retreatment interval of 14 days. Learn more.

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Blue, Cane and Other Berries

For blueberries, caneberries (bingleberry, black raspberry, blackberry, boysenberry, dewberry, lowberry, marionberry, olallieberry, red raspberry, youngberry) and other berries (currant, elderberry, gooseberry, huckleberry, loganberry, lingonberry, juneberry, salal), apply at a rate of 6.5–20 pounds per acre (A). The maximum application rate is 20 pounds of product per acre (0.8 lb. ai/A) per application. A maximum of three applications are permitted at a minimum retreatment interval of 14 days. Learn more.

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Perennial Strawberries

For strawberries, apply at a rate of 6.5–25 pounds per acre (A). The maximum application rate is 25 pounds of product per acre (1 lb. ai/A) per application. A maximum of 3 applications are permitted at a minimum retreatment interval of 14 days. Learn more.

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Tomatoes

For tomatoes, apply at a rate of 5–25 pounds per acre (A). The maximum application rate is 25 pounds of product per acre (1 lb. ai/A) per application. A maximum of three applications are permitted at a minimum retreatment interval of 14 days. Learn more.

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Ornamentals

Apply at a rate of 8–25 pounds per acre (A) or 6–20 pellets per square foot. The maximum application rate is 25 pounds of product per acre (1 lb. ai/A) per application. A maximum of six applications are permitted at a minimum retreatment interval of 21 days. Learn more.

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Stewarding Resources for the Future

As part of our commitment to environmental stewardship, Liphatech is a proud member of the Ag Container Recycling Council. The ACRC collects and safely recycles the HDPE plastic jugs and pails from our ag, animal health and structural pest control products.