Spotted wing drosophila in cherries

Here is the pdf link for my recent article about Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) in cherries. I have briefly summarized the current pest status, and available monitoring and management options for this pest in cherry. SWD belongs to Drosophilid group (commonly known as vinegar flies), and has a unique cabability to cause damage on healthy and ripening fruits. Most susceptible hosts are many small and soft fruits including cherries.


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Online course on air blast sprayer calibration

We’re excited to announce that a brand-new online course on air blast spray calibration is now available. This course was developed by Lynn Wunderlich, University of California Cooperative Extension (

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