Identification of SWD

Dichotomous Key (courtesy of ODA)

SWD ID Card (courtesy of UC Berkeley and UC Cooperative Extension)

Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) Monitoring, Identifying, and Fruit Sampling (courtesy of WSU Extension)

Spotted Wing Drosophila - What You Need to Know

We've compiled a list of the most frequently-used resources, reports, and bulletins used by growers and other affected by SWD.

For Cherry Growers

How to distinguish larvae of spotted wing drosophila from those of cherry fruit fly

Comparing late instar larvae of western cherry fruit fly and spotted wing drosophila

This photo document details visual differences in late-instar larvae of western cherry fruit fly and spotted wing drosophila. Produced by Dr. Peter Shearer and Preston Brown, OSU MCAREC

Caneberry SWD Pesticides for OR and WA

Effective SWD insecticides registered for use in OR and WA caneberries, and considerations for their use. Updated for the 2013 growing season.

Blueberry SWD Pesticides for OR and WA

Effective SWD insecticides registered for use in OR and WA blueberries, and considerations for their use. Updated July 2013.

Recognize fruit damage from spotted wing drosophila

Current Recommendations for Managing Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD), Drosophila suzukii, in Oregon Strawberries

Two-page article outlines general management strategies to control SWD in commercial strawberry crops.

California Cherry Management

Recommendations for managing SWD in California cherries

Integrated Pest Management of SWD

Prevention - This is only effective if the pest has not made it to the targeted area. Use sanitation practices to destroy fruit culls. Remove other potential SWD habitat. Promptly remove all non-marketable hanging fruit from your fields. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

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