Cherry-Spotted wing drosophila

Drosophila suzukii

For pest description, crop damage, biology, life history, sampling and cultural management

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Management-chemical control: HOME USE

  • acetamiprid-In field tests, this product has provided inconsistent control of SWD.
  • azadirachtin (neem oil)-This product has been shown to provide about 25% control of SWD. Some formulations are OMRI-listed for organic use.
  • kaolin clay (Surround at Home)-Repels some insect pests when applied as a spray to leaves, stems, and fruit. OMRI-listed for organic use.
  • permethrin-In field tests, this product has provided inconsistent control of SWD.
  • pyrethrins-These products provide about 80% control of SWD but have no residual activity. Some formulations are OMRI-listed for organic use.
  • spinosad-This product generally provides 100% control and 5-7 days residual activity. Some formulations are OMRI-listed for organic use.
  • zeta-cypermethrin

Management-chemical control: COMMERCIAL USE

Growing-season sprays

  • beta cyfluthrin (Baythroid) at 2.4 to 2.8 oz/a. REI 12 hr. PHI 7 days. Do not exceed 5.6 oz/a per crop season.
  • carbaryl (Carbaryl 4L) at (3 qt/a). REI 12 hr. PHI 3 days. At this rate, do not exceed three in-season applications per year. Extremely toxic to aquatic invertebrates; avoid spray drift and runoff to surface waters.
  • esfenvalerate (Asana XL) at 4.8 to 14.5 oz/a. REI 12 hr. PHI 14 days.
  • malathion (Malathion 57EC) at 1 pint/a. REI 12 hr. PHI 3 days.
  • malathion ULV at 16 oz. REI 12 hr. PHI 1 day. Not a stand-alone product for SWD control. Do not use sequential sprays for SWD control.
  • spinetoram (Delegate 25WG) at 4.5 to 7 oz/a. REI 4 hr. PHI 7 days. No more than four applications per season.
  • spinosad-
    • Entrust SC at 1.25 to 2.5 oz/a. REI 4 hr. PHI 7 days. OMRI-listed for organic use.
    • Success at 4 to 8 fl oz/a. REI 4 hr. PHI 7 days. Do not exceed 29 fl oz/a per year.