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Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Watching the west: SWD in grapes

Washington State University has assembled several SWD fact sheets on spotted wing drosophila (SWD) in grapes.  They have also shared an update on no-choice laboratory assays on SWD in grapes.  The results from this first round are promising (see here), indicating that grapes may very in the suitability to SWD by age and variety.  These results are highly preliminary, but interesting.

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