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Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD): A problem for Ontario grapes?

SWD has been a challenge for berry growers in Ontario for several years.  In 2017, when the population increased earlier than normal, it caused losses in cherry crops.  We don’t know a lot about its impact on grapes in Ontario, … Continue reading

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SWD Update August 31

This post contains a summary of trap counts for the week of August 27.  Please refer to previous blog posts for counts from earlier in the growing season. The regional monitoring program was conducted in berry and stone fruit crops … Continue reading

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SWD Update August 24

This post contains a summary of trap counts for the week of August 20.

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Berry Bulletin August 23, 2018

August 23, 2018

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SWD Update August 17

This post contains a summary of trap counts for the week of August 13. The traps are shifting from berry crops to later stone fruit and early grape varieties.

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SWD Update August 10

This post contains a summary of trap counts for the week of August 6. Please refer to previous blog posts for counts from earlier in the growing season. The regional monitoring program is being conducted in berry and stone fruit … Continue reading

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SWD Update August 3, 2018

This post contains a summary of trap counts for the week of August 3. Please refer to previous blog posts for counts from earlier in the growing season. The regional monitoring program is being conducted in berry and stone fruit … Continue reading

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