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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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