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)

Personnel

A list of scientists conducting research funded in part by the USDA-NIFA SCRI grant.

What Backyard Fruit Growers Need to Know About SWD: Drosophila suzukii, a fly pest

spotted wing drosophila information backyard fruit growers
Article provides information about spotted wing drosophila biology, crop damage, monitoring protocols, and backyard management for gardeners and hobbyists.

Educational Cards

Spotted Wing Drosophila educational card
Set of 10 printable frames with information about Spotted Wing Drosophila

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.

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