Spotted-wing Drosophila (SWD) Monitoring

This short video explains the design of apple cider vinegar SWD monitoring trap and how to install the trap in the field.

Spotted-wing Drosophila (SWD) Monitoring

Spotted Wing Drosophila Dispersal study video

Video outlines research project to track spotted wing drosophila movement across agricultural landscapes.  SWD dispersal between wild Himalayan blackberry borders and field crops is being studied with a liquid egg white isect mark.

Spotted Wing Drosophila Dispersal

SWD caneberry pesticides for OR and WA 2014

Insecticides registered for use in OR and WA Caneberries for management of SWD, and considerations for their use. Updated for the 2014 season.

Biology and Management of Spotted Wing Drosophila on Small and Stone Fruits Year 3

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.

Small Fruits IPM Newsletter June 2013

Two-page document discusses integrated management of SWD and brown marmorated stinkbug pests in the Pacific Northwest

Extension Publications


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.

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

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.