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Beer Comments
BEER: As Bait for Slugs and Snails Fill a small container such as a thimble with beer and sink it in the earth to ground level; prime with beer around the edge; add a small amount of metaldehyde to the beer; snails can't get out again. A70-43; A70-221; A73-717; F70-34; OR72-198 0
BEER: As Nutrient Element 1 part to 40 parts water; initial response of plants most favorable; beer and 1/4 strength organic solution made plants prosper at first in normal medium; then white mold appeared caused by yeasts; controlled by ferbam, captan, Bordeaux mixture; then medium became interlaced with yeast colonies producing large quantities of C02; all plants repotted. AU70-186; ODA69-9 0
BEER: As Slug Bait Report of Dr. Floyd F. Smith to the Entomological Society of America on success of stale beer; superior to metaldehyde. C70-15; C70-86+ 0

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