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Spotted Wing Drosophila Alert: July 27, 2018

David Handley, Vegetable and Small Fruit Specialist; James Dill, Pest Management Specialist; Frank Drummond, Professor of Insect Ecology/Entomology We continue to capture spotted wing drosophila fruit flies in vinegar/yeast traps in raspberry and highbush blueberry plantings this week, but mostly in low numbers. (See table below.) While these counts may indicate that populations are still […]

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Spotted Wing Drosophila Alert: July 20, 2018

David Handley, Vegetable and Small Fruit Specialist; James Dill, Pest Management Specialist; Frank Drummond, Professor of Insect Ecology/Entomology We have found spotted wing drosophila (SWD) fruit flies in raspberry and highbush blueberry plantings in Maine over the past week, in most of the locations where we have set up traps. (See table below.) This compliments […]

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