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Living with SWD

Now that spotted wing drosophila is here to stay, berry growers in NY need radically different plans to grow a healthy crop. Marvin Pritts, Professor and Chair, Department of Horticulture, Cornell University, shares strategies for berry growers in his recent article, published in the NY Berry News, Horticultural Strategies for Living with SWD. Details on pruning, trellising, and sanitation to encourage open canopies and early fruiting are a "must-read" for growers developing plans for next year's battle with SWD.

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