Contents tagged with SWD

8 December 2020

How a Kent fruit farm has taken steps to control SWD

25 April 2022

A study visit to the Pacific North West and Canada has provided an account of the information gathered on the spotted wing drosophila and the brown marmorated stink bug.

26 April 2022

This is a review of parasitoids of spotted wing drosophila (SWD, Drosophila suzukii) in the UK

26 April 2022

‘Good Vibrations’ – Developing and testing the efficacy of biotremology as a control strategy to disrupt mating/reproductive success in Lygus rugulipennis and Drosophila suzukii in strawberry

25 May 2022

This poster provides an easy reference guide to indicate the life-cycle stage of the most common pests of cane fruit crops throughout the year. The calendar also indicates when to expect low or high population pressures. 

25 May 2022

The AHDB Horticulture Crop Walkers’ Guide for Bush Fruit has been designed specifically as an aid to crop monitoring. It illustrates and describes the important pests, diseases, nutritional and physiological disorders which may be encountered during the crop production process. 

28 April 2022

The Soft Fruit Review magazine provides the latest progress and research by AHDB in the work towards helping the fruit sector tackle key crop protection issues.

23 September 2021

This factsheet offers best practice guidance on how to manage and control spotted wing drosophila (SWD) in soft and stone fruit crops.

1 June 2022

Fruit affected by spotted wing drosophila (SWD) is unmarketable and must be disposed of as waste during and after the harvest operation. Inadequate disposal perpetuates populations of SWD in soft and stone fruit crops. This factsheet shows the best practices to follow when disposing of this waste.