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Flies Spoiling Your Cherry Season?

Ripened cherry with sunken oviposition sites of spotted wing drosophila. [L. Strand]

As cherries begin to ripen on backyard fruit trees, you'll want to monitor the fruit for pests,...

Posted on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 1:19 PM
Tags: cherry (6), fly (3), fruit (8), maggot (1), pest (95), spotted wing drosophila (2), sunken (1), UC IPM (250)

Protecting pollinators around the home and garden

Adult honey bee.

In observance of National Pollinator Week, we thought we'd share how you can manage pests around...

Posted on Friday, June 24, 2016 at 10:52 AM
Tags: bees (7), control (53), fly (3), honey bee (8), IPM (62), management (40), national (1), natural enemies (10), pest (95), pollinator (6), protect (4), protection (1), UC IPM (250), week (1), Windbiel (3)

Flies are Pollinators!

Adult syrphid fly [J.K.Clark]

Will all the pollinators please stand up! Or do a fly-by like the Blue Angels or a crawl-by like...

Posted on Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 1:39 PM
  • Author: Kathy Keatley Garvey
Tags: bees (0), flies (0), Kathy Garvey (0), pollinators (0), syrphid fly (0), UCIPM (0)

National Pollinator Week: How IPM helps pollinators

A syrphid fly adult feeding on pollen.

June 15-21 is National Pollinator Week, a time to highlight the crucial role that pollinators play...

Posted on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 9:45 PM

Spring Treatments for Backyard Fruit Tree Insects: Spotted Wing Drosophila

Figure 1. The adult male (shown here) of the spotted wing drosophila has a black spot on its forewings but the female doesn't.

[From March 2013 issue of the Retail Nursery and Garden Center IPM News.] Spotted winged...

Posted on Monday, April 7, 2014 at 11:41 AM
Tags: cherry (6), Drosophila (1), fly (3), SWD (1)
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