SWD

Best practices for minimizing SWD infestation are reviewed

Michigan State University Extension fruit team members continue to monitor for spotted wing Drosophila (SWD) across the fruit producing regions of ... READ MORE »

Plan to change when dealing with spotted wing drosophila

In 2017, we are seeing an early start to spotted wing Drosophila(SWD) and there is a good crop of berries on host plants in the woods. To me, this mea... READ MORE »

Michigan blueberry growers warned of early SWD detection

  Spotted wing drosophila has made an early appearance in southwest Michigan blueberry fields. Carlos Garcia, Michigan State University Ext... READ MORE »

New formula doubles performance of SWD lure

A new study on chemical lures for trapping and monitoring spotted wing drosophila (SWD) has optimized a formula for significantly greater attraction. ... READ MORE »

SWD, IPM workshop set for Latino blueberry growers

Latino blueberry growers are invited to a spotted wing drosophila (SWD) and integrated pest management training and pesticide applicator certification... READ MORE »

Researchers work to boost Michigan raspberry production

Though Michigan is a national leader in fruit production, some crops, such as raspberries, account for a relatively small percentage of the larger ind... READ MORE »

SWD’s Impact on Virginia Grapes, Berries

http://youtu.be/8nLFBYesgm4 Doug Pfeiffer, an entomologist with Virginia Tech, discusses the susceptibility of grapes and berries to spotted wing d... READ MORE »

MSU survey aims to measure SWD impacts

Michigan State University researchers are part of a recently funded project, “Sustainable Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) Management for United State... READ MORE »

Exclusion Netting Shields Blueberries From SWD

https://youtu.be/sscb-M9Grws Dale-Ila Riggs of The Berry Patch in Stephentown, New York, describes the effectiveness of exclusion netting to combat... READ MORE »

Free webinar highlights chemical control of SWD

Members of the Sustainable Spotted Wing Drosophila Project will present an online webinar Jan. 25, from noon to 1 p.m., highlighting information about... READ MORE »


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