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Spotted Wing Drosophila Update: August 28, 2020

SPOTTED WING DROSOPHILA UPDATE:  AUGUST 28, 2020 David Handley, Vegetable and Small Fruit Specialist; James Dill, Pest Management Specialist, Christina Howard, Produce Safety Professional   Spotted wing drosophila (SWD) fruit fly numbers rose again at most of our monitoring sites this week. This is partly due to more availability of waste fruit in some plantings. […]

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SPOTTED WING DROSOPHILA UPDATE: August 21, 2020

SPOTTED WING DROSOPHILA UPDATE:  August 21, 2020 Click on photos to enlarge. David Handley, Vegetable and Small Fruit Specialist; James Dill, Pest Management Specialist, Christina Howard, Produce Safety Professional   Spotted wing drosophila (SWD) fruit fly numbers continued to increase at nearly all of our monitoring sites this week.  At this time of year, the […]

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SPOTTED WING DROSOPHILA UPDATE: August 14, 2020

SPOTTED WING DROSOPHILA UPDATE:  AUGUST 14, 2020 Click on photos to enlarge. David Handley, Vegetable and Small Fruit Specialist; James Dill, Pest Management Specialist, Christina Howard, Produce Safety Professional   Spotted wing drosophila (SWD) fruit fly numbers increased significantly at all but one of our monitoring sites this week, likely the result of the recent […]

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SPOTTED WING DROSOPHILA UPDATE: August 7, 2020

SPOTTED WING DROSOPHILA UPDATE:  August 7, 2020 David Handley, Vegetable and Small Fruit Specialist; James Dill, Pest Management Specialist, Christina Howard, Produce Safety Professional Click on photos to enlarge Spotted wing drosophila (SWD) fruit fly numbers increased at nearly all of our monitoring sites this week, and we should expect higher numbers next week because […]

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SPOTTED WING DROSOPHILA UPDATE: JULY 31, 2020

SPOTTED WING DROSOPHILA UPDATE:  JULY 31, 2020 David Handley, Vegetable and Small Fruit Specialist; James Dill, Pest Management Specialist, Christina Howard, Produce Safety Professional Click on photos to enlarge. Spotted wing drosophila (SWD) fruit fly numbers continue to increase at nearly all of the sites that we are monitoring. Trap counts this week are mostly […]

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