Summary of SCRI-funded research results from year 3 of the project. It was developed from updated reports and presentations at the 11/2012 SWD Stakeholder Advisory Committee Meeting.
Objective 1 - Evaluate Parameters
Recognize fruit damage from spotted wing drosophila, Drosophila suzukii. 2010. Walton, V., J. Lee, D. Bruck, P. Shearer, E. Parent, T. Whitney, A. J. Dreves. 2010. OSU Extension Publication EM 9021.
Year 4: Biology and Management of Spotted Wing Drosophila on Small and Stone Fruits 2014.
A summary of SCRI-funded research results from year 4 of the project. It was developed from scientist presentations at the annual SWD Stakeholder Advisory Committee Meeting.
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)
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
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)