Well Gluten is made from plant protein that that is definately made of carbon so, we have an organic solution to slugs!! Good on you Squash Nut! Thanks for the clerification.
Actually, I just got to thinking. (Which is a scary undertaking in it's own right
Iron phosphate is definately a salt. I am wondering if the corn gluten counterbalances the salt content of the fertilizer. I'll have to ask around my organic gardening club about that. Any information from others would be useful as well
Appreciate your input Squashnut.