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spotted wing drosophila

Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) has been harassing Lower Mainland berry growers for five years. more

Feb 16, 2016 1:53 PM Articles

The BC Cherry Association is accepting research project proposals until January 15th, 2016. Limited, secure funding is available to established and new projects. more

Jan 6, 2016 11:13 AM News

SWD Trap

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A slight sigh of relief was heard this year when berry growers had a small reprieve from the problematic Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD). more

Feb 5, 2015 12:00 AM Articles

Vinegar Fly hard at work, destroying fruit crops

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Surge in losses from Spotted Wing Drosophila in BC leads to granting of emergency use permit for Delegate WG insecticide. more

Nov 22, 2013 12:00 AM Articles

Vinegar Fly hard at work, destroying fruit crops

Washington State University

BC Ministry of Agriculture says 2013 was "worst year ever" for damage from Spotted Wing Drosophila. The Horticulture Growers' Short Course will focus heavily on management techniques to control the new threat. more

Nov 1, 2013 12:00 AM News