Fruit Crop Insect Management

Joanne Whalen, Extension IPM Specialist; Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Although populations were lower the previous two springs due to colder overwintering conditions, it appears that populations could be higher this season. Although trap catches in Delaware are not as… Continue Reading

Be Sure to Monitor for Spotted Wing Drosophila in Strawberry and Brambles This Year

Jerry Brust, IPM Vegetable Specialist, University of Maryland; By now everyone should know that the newest invasive pest, the spotted wing drosophila (SWD), is here in the mid-Atlantic. It was found heavily infesting blackberries and raspberries in central Maryland… Continue Reading