Resources to help you determine the best course of action for Spotted Wing Drosophia control.

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Chemical Control Resources for Spotted Wing Drosophila

Integrated Pest Management of SWD

Resources

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.

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)

April 15, 2013

Effective SWD insecticides registered for use in OR and WA caneberries, and considerations for their use. Updated for the 2013 growing season.

October 1, 2009

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.

May 26, 2011

Set of 10 printable frames with information about 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.

May 26, 2011

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

April 15, 2013

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

February 24, 2014

Insecticides registered for use in OR and WA Blueberries for management of SWD, and considerations for their use. Updated for the 2014 season.

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.

February 24, 2014

Insecticides registered for use in OR and WA Caneberries for management of SWD, and considerations for their use. Updated for the 2014 season.

February 24, 2014

Insecticides registered for use in OR and WA Strawberries for management of SWD, and considerations for their use. Updated for the 2014 season.

January 3, 2011

Recommendations for managing SWD in California cherries

April 3, 2014

An archive of the 2/11/14 eOrganic Webinar by Vaughn Walton, Oregon State University and Hannah Barrack, North Carolina State University.

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