Blueberry SWD Pesticides for OR and WA

Effective SWD insecticides registered for use in OR and WA blueberries, and considerations for their use. Updated July 2013.

Recognize fruit damage from spotted wing drosophila

Current Recommendations for Managing Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD), Drosophila suzukii, in Oregon Strawberries

Two-page article outlines general management strategies to control SWD in commercial strawberry crops.

California Cherry Management

Recommendations for managing SWD in California cherries

Integrated Pest Management of SWD

Prevention - This is only effective if the pest has not made it to the targeted area. Use sanitation practices to destroy fruit culls. Remove other potential SWD habitat. Promptly remove all non-marketable hanging fruit from your fields. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

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

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