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Wyoming County first find

One female SWD was caught in traps on July 7, 2016 in Wyoming County set in a raspberry planting. The black and red raspberries at this location are starting to ripen. Traps are being monitored here by Don Gasiewicz, Extension Educator, Wyoming County Cornell Cooperative Extension.

Female SWD on a raspberry.
Female SWD on a raspberry.

Remember that one female SWD can lay about 300 eggs in her lifetime. It is likely that most, if not all, females have mated by now and are ready for laying eggs.

Time to plan to protect your crop!

Want to know what counties we've found SWD in? Check the distribution map on Cornell Fruit Resources, on NYS IPM, or on EDDMapS SWD VMN.

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