Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD)- 2021 harvesting season

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

We are seeing Spotted Wing Drosophila in some fields and growers from several locations have told me they have SWD in their traps.

It is good to put traps out to monitor the pest, especially if you have late fields. This information factsheet introduces the pest and monitoring method:

Once a fly is captured, treatment should begin for all susceptible crops in that area. Please refer to our pest management guide for product recommendations: