Overrun with Woodlice?
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Woodlice – Order Isopoda
These are grey/brown animals with a shielded surface similar to a slated roof, hence the common name of ‘slaters’. Adults are around 5 – 17 mm long, depending upon species.
The order Isopoda contains more than 10,000 species worldwide and all woodlice need a damp atmosphere in which to survive.
They are only found where the humidity is high.
Why Control Woodlice?
Woodlice are considered harmless to man and do not bite
However, they are considered a pest
There have been reports of woodlice causing damage to soft fruit
Method of Woodlice Control
Identify the source eg damp timber and remove if possible
To prevent further infestation work to lower moisture content in the air
Carry out a spray treatment with an approved residual insecticide in any areas where woodlice are encroaching