Spotted wing Drosophila management guidelines in Michigan blueberries
Updated document provides guidance on spotted wing Drosophila management in blueberries for 2015.
With the ripening of early blueberry varieties approaching in southwest Michigan, there is a need to review methods for minimizing the effect of spotted wing Drosophila (SWD) in this crop. Michigan State University’s guide to managing SWD has been updated for 2015 to include more information on monitoring techniques and control approaches. These are described in detail in the document, “SWD Management Recommendations for Michigan Blueberry.”
Dr. Isaacs’ work is funded in part by MSU’s AgBioResearch.