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