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Spotted Wing Drosophila Update: October 15, 2021

Spotted Wing Drosophila UPDATE:  10/15/2021 Last Issue for 2021 Season Click on photos to enlarge. David Handley, Vegetable and Small Fruit Specialist; James Dill, Pest Management Specialist, Phil Fanning, Assistant Professor of Agricultural Entomology, Christina Howard, Produce Safety Professional   This will be the last issue of the Spotted Wing Drosophila Alert for the 2021 […]

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Spotted Wing Drosophila Update: 10/8/2021

Spotted Wing Drosophila Update:  10/8/2021 David Handley, Vegetable and Small Fruit Specialist; James Dill, Pest Management Specialist, Phil Fanning, Assistant Professor of Agricultural Entomology, Christina Howard, Produce Safety Professional     Spotted wing drosophila catches in vinegar/yeast traps were generally lower this week, although all locations still have fly counts well over the control threshold. […]

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Spotted Wing Drosophila Update: 10/1/2021

Spotted Wing Drosophila Update: 10/1/2021 David Handley, Vegetable and Small Fruit Specialist; James Dill, Pest Management Specialist, Phil Fanning, Assistant Professor of Agricultural Entomology, Christina Howard, Produce Safety Professional     Spotted wing drosophila catches in vinegar/yeast traps remain very high, with most still having fly counts in the thousands this week. Although colder fall […]

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Spotted Wing Drosophila Alert: 9/24/2021

Spotted Wing Drosophila Alert:  9/24/2021 David Handley, Vegetable and Small Fruit Specialist; James Dill, Pest Management Specialist, Phil Fanning, Assistant Professor of Agricultural Entomology, Christina Howard, Produce Safety Professional   Spotted wing drosophila catches in vinegar/yeast traps have increased in most locations, with most containing fly counts in the thousands, despite regular insecticide applications. Some […]

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Spotted Wing Drosophila Alert: 9/17/2021

Spotted Wing Drosophila Alert:  9/17/2021 Click on photos to enlarge. David Handley, Vegetable and Small Fruit Specialist; James Dill, Pest Management Specialist, Phil Fanning, Assistant Professor of Agricultural Entomology, Christina Howard, Produce Safety Professional       Spotted wing drosophila catches in vinegar/yeast traps are very high again this week, with some traps catching over […]

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Spotted Wing Drosophila Update 9/10/2021

Spotted Wing Drosophila Update:  9/10/2021 Click on photos to enlarge. David Handley, Vegetable and Small Fruit Specialist; James Dill, Pest Management Specialist, Phil Fanning, Assistant Professor of Agricultural Entomology, Christina Howard, Produce Safety Professional       Spotted wing drosophila catches in vinegar/yeast traps continue to be very high this week. Infestations are almost certainly […]

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Spotted Wing Drosophila Update: September 3, 2021

SPOTTED WING DROSOPHILA UPDATE:  9/3/2021 Click on photos to enlarge. David Handley, Vegetable and Small Fruit Specialist; James Dill, Pest Management Specialist, Phil Fanning, Assistant Professor of Agricultural Entomology, Christina Howard, Produce Safety Professional       Spotted wing drosophila catches in vinegar/yeast traps have reached the highest levels of the season  this week. We […]

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