Tag Archives: SWD management practices

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 July 27, 2018

This post contains a summary of trap counts for the week of July 23.  Note that unless otherwise noted, the numbers reported are number of SWD per trap rather than total number over 4 traps.  Please refer to previous blog … Continue reading

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Registrations for Spotted Wing Drosophila 2018

Seven insecticides are registered for spotted wing Drosophila (SWD) management this season, including two emergency use registrations: Mako and Malathion 85 E. Thanks to Jim Chaput, Minor Use Coordinator, for working on these emergency use registration submissions.

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Prepare your pest management schedules now for 2018 berry season

There are multiple strategies for growers to manage spotted wing drosophila this season. It is important to integrate as many of these practices into a management plan as possible to effectively manage this pest.

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