Scout Small Fruit for Spotted Wing Drosophila

Joanne Whalen, Extension IPM Specialist; jwhalen@udel.edu

Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD)
The first flies are being caught in traps in Central MD as well as other areas in the region. As a reminder, this pest was confirmed in Delaware in 2011 so be sure to consider this pest when making treatment decisions in small fruit, grapes and stone fruit. For more information on monitoring, identification and control of this insect pest, please check the following links:
http://www.ncipmc.org/alerts/drosophila.cfm
http://horticulture.oregonstate.edu/group/spotted-wing-drosophila

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