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SWD found in Michigan


November 2, 2010
By Fruit Grower News

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November 1, 2010 – The
Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD), a pest of Asian origin that is already
established in many of the main fruit-producing regions of the United States,
has been found in Michigan, according to Michigan State University.

November 1, 2010 – The
Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD), a pest of Asian origin that is already
established in many of the main fruit-producing regions of the United States,
has been found in Michigan, according to Michigan State University.

A monitoring program for
SWD found no flies this past summer but in late September, the first flies,
both male and female, were found in traps deployed in southwest Michigan.

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