Control Information for Spotted Wing Drosophila

Resources to help you determine the best course of action for Spotted Wing Drosophia control.

Resources

2014
An archive of the 2/11/14 eOrganic Webinar by Vaughn Walton, Oregon State University and Hannah Barrack, North Carolina State University.
2014
Insecticides registered for use in OR and WA Strawberries for management of SWD, and considerations for their use. Updated for the 2014 season.
2014
Insecticides registered for use in OR and WA Caneberries for management of SWD, and considerations for their use. Updated for the 2014 season.
2014
Insecticides registered for use in OR and WA Blueberries for management of SWD, and considerations for their use. Updated for the 2014 season.
2013
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.
2013
Effective SWD insecticides registered for use in OR and WA strawberries, and considerations for their use. Updated for the 2013 growing season.
2013
Effective SWD insecticides registered for use in OR and WA caneberries, and considerations for their use. Updated for the 2013 growing season.
2013
Effective SWD insecticides registered for use in OR and WA blueberries, and considerations for their use. Updated July 2013.
2012
A summary of SCRI-funded research results from year 2 of the project. It was developed from scientist presentations at the 11/2011 SWD Stakeholder Advisory Committee Meeting.
2012
A summary of SCRI-funded research results from year 1 of the project. It was developed from scientist presentations at the 11/2010 SWD Stakeholder Advisory Committee Meeting.
2011
Oregon non‐commercial backyard fruit growers (home gardeners) are encouraged to monitor and report spotted wing drosophila (SWD) flies caught in monitoring traps within their personal gardens. Backyard fruit infested with SWD larvae should also be reported. Participating backyard gardeners are to follow the State of Oregon’s backyard SWD monitoring protocols posted on the SWD website, http://www.spottedwing.org.
2011
Recommendations for managing SWD in California cherries
2009
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.
Pest Notes Publication 74158 released by UC ANR Statewide IPM Program with information on SWD identification, damage, and management options.
Page provides general framework for making IPM decisions and examples of cultural methods for pest control.
Page provides links to information regarding chemical control of SWD.