SWD Flights Continue to be Active in all Late-season Berry Crops

August 16, 2019

Authors: Bill Hutchison, Eric Burkness, Chulwoo Kim, Brianna Pomonis, Anh Tran, Dominique Ebbenga & Suzanne Wold-Burkness
MN Extension IPM Program, Dept. of Entomology, University of Minnesota, St. Paul campus

Spotted-wing Drosophila (SWD) trap catches continue to remain very high in all on-farm and research locations monitored. Growers should remain diligent in alternating insecticides as much as possible (e.g., Delegate or Entrust [organic-certified], Mustang Maxx, and Malathion), and follow the pre-harvest and re-entry intervals, noted on the label for each insecticide. Read the entire article here

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