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.
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.
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.