Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD)
A small fly pest of fruits and berries has made its way into Washington State fruit orchards on both sides of the state now. These links provide information on monitoring, identification, and management recommendations for homeowners.
- WSU Extension Master Gardener SWD Fact Sheet
- WSU Hortsense: Spotted Wing Drosophila
- WSU Extension Pest Alert Webinar Series for MGs: SWD Update 2012
There are many other sites with information for commercial fruit growers. Do not use pest control information from these sites.
To report SWD findings, go to http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/MGSWDTracker.