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Spotted Wing Drosophila Update: 10/23/2015

“Spotted wing drosophila populations have not shown any dramatic shifts in the past two weeks.”

Please visit the Highmoor Farm website for the Spotted Wing Drosophila Update for October 23, 2015, where you can subscribe to blog updates.

Image Description: Male Spotted Wing Drosophila

Spotted Wing Drosophila Update: 10/13/2015

“Spotted wing drosophila populations are building up in some southern and coastal locations.”

Please visit the Highmoor Farm website for the Spotted Wing Drosophila Update for October 13, 2015, where you can subscribe to blog updates.

 

Image Description: Male Spotted Wing Drosophila

Spotted Wing Drosophila Update: 10/5/2015

“Spotted wing drosophila populations continue to hold at high enough levels to be of concern in any fields still harvesting fruit.”

Please visit the Highmoor Farm website for the Spotted Wing Drosophila Update for October 5, 2015, where you can subscribe to blog updates.

Image Description: Male Spotted Wing Drosophila

Spotted Wing Drosophila Update: 9/22/2015

“There has not been a significant increase in spotted wing drosophila populations at most trapping sites this week, and in some locations captures were lower than last week.” “As the temperatures cool down and more rain moves into the state, it is likely that populations will increase.”

Please visit the Highmoor Farm website for the Spotted Wing Drosophila Update for September 22, 2015, where you can subscribe to blog updates.

Image Description: Male Spotted Wing Drosophila

Spotted Wing Drosophila Update: 9/11/2015

“Spotted wing drosophila trap captures have been increasing in most locations over the past two weeks.”

Please visit the Highmoor Farm website for the Spotted Wing Drosophila Update for September 11, 2015, where you can subscribe to blog updates.

Image Description: Male Spotted Wing Drosophila

Spotted Wing Drosophila Update: 8/24/15

“Spotted wing drosophila captures have been rising significantly in some locations in Maine this week.”

Please visit the Highmoor Farm website for the Spotted Wing Drosophila Update for August 24, 2015, where you can subscribe to blog updates.

Image Description: Male Spotted Wing Drosophila

Spotted Wing Drosophila Update: 8/10/2015

“Spotted wing drosophila captures are becoming more widespread this week, although numbers are still quite low at most sites.”

Please visit the Highmoor Farm website for the Spotted Wing Drosophila Update for August 10, 2015, where you can subscribe to blog updates.

Image Description: Male Spotted Wing Drosophila

Spotted Wing Drosophila Update: 7/20/2015

“Spotted wing drosophila (Drosophila suzukii) is a new pest that is a concern for growers of raspberries, blueberries and day-neutral strawberries.”

Please visit the Highmoor Farm website for the Spotted Wing Drosophila Update for July 20, 2015, where you can subscribe to blog updates.

Image Description: Male Spotted Wing Drosophila

Spotted Wing Drosophila Update: 10/17/2014

 

“We have been anticipating a rapid increase in spotted wing drosophila trap captures since late August, based on our experience over the past two seasons, and it appears that we are now seeing it in at least some locations.”

Please visit the Highmoor Farm website for the Spotted Wing Drosophila Update for October 17, 2014, where you can subscribe to blog updates.

Image Description: Male Spotted Wing Drosophila

Spotted Wing Drosophila Update: 10/10/2014

“Spotted wing drosophila trap captures have increased considerably in most locations this week, although some inland sites are not yet seeing a stable upward trend.”

Please visit the Highmoor Farm website for the Spotted Wing Drosophila Update for October 10, 2014, where you can subscribe to blog updates.

Image Description: Male Spotted Wing Drosophila


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University of Maine Cooperative Extension


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UMaine Cooperative Extension: Insect Pests, Ticks and Plant Diseases
17 Godfrey Drive
Orono, Maine 04473
Phone: 207.581.3880 or 800.287.0279 (in Maine)E-mail: extension.diagnosticlab@maine.edu
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
207.581.1110
A Member of the University of Maine System