Recognize fruit damage from spotted wing drosophila

Marion County Master Gardeners Experiment with Grafted Tomatoes

The Marion County Master Gardeners planted grafted and non-grafted tomatoes in their demonstration garden, and compared growth and yield.

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.

EPPO spotted wing drosophila fact sheet

Five-page document describing biology, European distribution, symptoms of infestation, monitoring, and control of SWD

Biology of Spotted Wing Drosophila

A collection of quality publications for describing the biology of spotted wing drosophila.

Life Cycle collection of photographs depicting life cycle of spotted wing drosophila, courtesy of Washington State University Extension in Whatcom County

Identification dichotomous key produced by Oregon Department of Agriculture, includes detailed photographs of morphological characteristics (June 2010)

Personnel

A list of scientists conducting research funded in part by the USDA-NIFA SCRI grant.

What Backyard Fruit Growers Need to Know About SWD: Drosophila suzukii, a fly pest

spotted wing drosophila information backyard fruit growers
Article provides information about spotted wing drosophila biology, crop damage, monitoring protocols, and backyard management for gardeners and hobbyists.

Educational Cards

Spotted Wing Drosophila educational card
Set of 10 printable frames with information about Spotted Wing Drosophila

A new pest attacking healthy ripening fruit in Oregon

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OSU Extension Service document EM8991.pdf Authors: Amy Dreves; Vaughn Walton; Glenn Fisher 2009 OSU Extension Service document describes the basic life cycle of D. suzukii and gives preliminary management strategies, potential horticultural impact, and contact information for research entomologists.

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