General SWD Information
Overview and Identification: Summarizes the concern about spotted wing drosophila and contains photographs that illustrate the differences between SWD adults and other local fruit fly species.
Natural History: Discusses the life cycle of SWD and explains how environmental conditions and nearby crops can affect presence and numbers of SWD.
Monitoring: Describes how to monitor for SWD adults in fields and SWD larvae in fruit, and provides details on how to store and ship samples should identification from others be needed.
Management: Discusses cultural practices for minimizing populations and chemical options that will provide effective control for growers of susceptible crops.
Available Management Resources
Western United States
- University of California – General SWD IPM
- Colorado State University – General SWD IPM
- Oregon State University – Specific SWD IPM in Oregon Blueberry
Midwestern United States
- Michigan State University – Specific SWD IPM in Michigan cherry and blueberry
- University of Wisconsin – General SWD IPM
- University of Minnesota – Specific SWD IPM for the Midwestern U.S.
Eastern United States
- Cornell University – Specific SWD IPM in New York blueberry and grape. This site also contains an active SWD distribution map for New York
- Spotted Wing Drosophila IPM in Blueberries – Publication from the Northeastern IPM Center SWD Working Group
- Spotted Wing Drosophila IPM in Raspberries and Blackberries – Publication from the Northeastern IPM Center SWD Working Group
- Spotted Wing Drosophila Invasive Species and Exotic Pests – Fact sheet from the New York State IPM Program
- Spotted Wing Drosophila: An invasive and destructive pest on raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, cherries, and more – Trifold brochure from the New York State IPM Program
- University of Maine – Monitoring blog of SWD in Maine caneberry