Tag Archives: SWD management practices
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
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
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.
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.