Spotted Wing Drosophila Workshop Highlights
~ April 10, 2014, Claremont, NH ~
Hannah Burrack from North Carolina State University, Department of Entomology,
Raleigh, NC presented several informative sessions on the sampling and
management of SWD. Links to her presentations, demonstration videos and
handouts are as follows:
POWERPOINT PDF - SWD Monitoring Methods & Applications
POWERPOINT PDF - SWD in Southeastern Berry Crops
POWERPOINT PDF - Developing a Management Strategy for SWD in Blueberries
POWERPOINT PDF - SWD in North Carolina 2013 Update
POWERPOINT PDF - Harvest & Post Harvest Impacts on Infestation
VIDEO - SWD Sampling - Salt Method
VIDEO - SWD Sampling - Sugar Method
HANDOUT - SWD Larval Sampling
Alan Eaton from the University of New Hampshire, Cooperative Extension, Durham, NH presented a session on the id of SWD. Click HERE for his presentation pdf and check out his handout - Monitoring SWD with Traps
Vern Grubinger from the University of Vermont, Extension - Vegetable & Berry Growers, Burlington, VT presented results from his netting to exclude SWD research. Click HERE for his presentation.
George Hamilton from the University of New Hampshire, Cooperative Extension, Goffstown, NH presented a session on Cultural Practices & Spray Application Factors that Reduce SWD Damage. Click HERE for his presentation.
For More Information:
Click HERE for the Regional Pest Alert for SWD
Northeast IPM Center SWD Website
Extra Special Thanks to the City of Claremont, NH - Claremont Savings Bank Community Center for the use of their fantastic facilities to host this event.
If you have additional questions about the workshop, please contact Cheryl E. Frank Sullivan at UVM.
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