Contents tagged with spotted wing drosophila

12 October 2021

Dead-end hosts of spotted wing drosophila (SWD) offer a potential way of diverting adults away from fruit crops and slowing population development of the pest.

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

15 April 2021

Learn how to test for SWD and how to assemble and place traps to catch this invasive pest

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.