Thursday, June 14, 2012

Spotted Wing Drosophila

As was the case last year, Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) is present throughout NC this year. We have been finding them in our research plots in blackberry and raspberry plantings. This year we also see them in black raspberry trials. This pest is a big deal, I urge you to check out Dr. Hannah Burracks blog to find out the latest information, including factsheets and spray schedules.

1 comment:

  1. It is useless to think of solving the problem (SWD) with insecticides, better results are obtained with the capture of mass and even better with systems that disturb the flight of adults in crops.