Factsheets and Webinars

Crop Recommendations for Managing SWD

Please note that insecticide registrations and restrictions will vary by crop.


This factsheet is focused on recommendations for blueberries, but much of the information will be relevant to other crops.


Organic blueberries

Organic small fruit

Raspberries and blackberries


SWD Videos and Webinars

This 10-minute video describes what MSU Enviroweather is and how to use it when managing spotted wing Drosophila.

This 1-hour webinar focuses on insecticide usage to control the invasive spotted wing drosophila, Drosophila suzukii. Topics addressed include insecticide efficacy, post-harvest residues, resistance management and strategies to improve control.

Organic Management of Spotted Wing Drosophila, presented by Organic SWD Management Project, Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative (OREI) and USDANIFA

2016 Spotted Wing Drosophila Summit

The MSU IPM Program maintains this site as an access point to pest management information at MSU. The IPM Program is administered within the Department of Entomology, fueled by research from the AgBioResearch, delivered to citizens through MSU Extension, and proud to be a part of Project GREEEN.