With the improved AXCELA® Pellet Checker, you can use your iPhone or iPad to help you calibrate slug pellet spreading in the field.

The AXCELA® Pellet Checker is a two-in-one pellet calibration and metaldehyde stewardship tool. Get the most from your use of Meta® metaldehyde-based pellets, such as AXCELA®, by confirming accurate application and ensuring you’re meeting your stewardship obligations for this essential active substance. AXCELA® Pellet Checker also provides you with a handy, always available guide to slug control, crop damage symptoms, and the principles of Integrated Pest Management, as well as relevant label and safety information for your region (if supported).

• A first - the only app that allows you to check the accuracy of your spreader in the field, using your phone’s camera
• Comprehensive information about the most important slug species
• In-depth advice on how to get the best control for your farm
• Full information on good stewardship and the use of Integrated Pest Management
• Field location logging to assist with stewardship and assurance obligations
• Optional opportunity to contribute to industry-wide stewardship initiatives

AXCELA Pellet Checker has been tested and calibrated by Lonza for use with AXCELA slug pellets. It should be used only as a guide to accuracy; certain soils and conditions may affect its capabilities. You should always satisfy yourself, through good practice, that it reflects the results you are seeking to achieve. Please go to for more information. Full information about the AXCELA pellet can be found at

What’s New

Version 2.0.2

Improved user interface, more information about slug control and calibration tables for a wide range of spreaders.

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