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

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.

Extension Publications

Oregon

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)

Chemical Control Resources for Spotted Wing Drosophila

Pacific Northwest Insect Management Handbook -- This handbook is updated annually and provides control recommendations for a wide range of agricultural pests.  Navigate through the online version by selecting the chapter of interest from the drop-down list at top left.  Spotted wing drosophila is featured in the 2011 Emerging Pest chapter.  Control recommendations are made in the Small Fruit and Tree Fruit chapters.

EPPO spotted wing drosophila fact sheet

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

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.