Tag Archives: swd

Spotted wing drosophila is an old pest, but new threat to peaches

When it comes to crops spotted wing drosophila (SWD) favor, small, soft fruits usually come to mind. But conversations on the AppleCrop listserv, have extended to SWD targeting intact peaches which is something entirely new for some regions of the … Continue reading

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Berry Bulletin August 25

This week: -SWD and blackberries & raspberries -Strawberry management -weed management -OBGA twilight meeting

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Berry Bulletin August 11, 2017

In this bulletin: crop updates Anthracnose SWD management pollinator habitats

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Berry Bulletin August 3

In this bulletin: crop updates anthracnose management SWD update SWD management in berry crops twitter!

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Cherry Growers Must Use Disease Management Strategies When it Comes to SWD

Click on the link below to read this article from the Growing Produce website: Researcher: Cherry Growers Must Use Disease Management Strategies When it Comes to SWD

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Berry Bulletin and SWD update July 28

In this update: -crop development -insecticide rainfastness -renovation -SWD management

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Spotted wing drosophila management: A challenge for stone fruit this year

Wendy McFadden Smith, Horticulture IPM Specialist, OMAFRA, Hannah Fraser, Entomologist – Horticulture, OMAFRA, Jean-Philippe Parent,  AAFC  Spotted wing Drosophila (SWD) populations usually start to soar in late-July, after the majority of the tart cherry crop is harvested. However, numbers rose … Continue reading

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