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.

Annual Research Reviews

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.

Objective 1: Evaluate genetic, biological and ecological parameters of SWD.

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

Comparing late instar larvae of western cherry fruit fly and spotted wing drosophila

This photo document details visual differences in late-instar larvae of western cherry fruit fly and spotted wing drosophila.

Produced by Dr. Peter Shearer and Preston Brown, OSU MCAREC

Biology of Spotted Wing Drosophila

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)

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.