Posts Tagged ‘Drosophila Suzukii’

Boston’s WBZ Interviews Dill on New Fruit Fly Threat

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

University of Maine Cooperative Extension pest management specialist Jim Dill was interviewed by Boston’s Channel 4 (WBZ) television station for a news report on the threat to blueberries and other soft-skinned fruit by a pest new to Maine and New England, the Drosophila Suzukii fly, which is far more damaging to crops than traditionally common fruit flies. Dill also appeared in a Channel 7  report on the fruit fly.