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eFly Activities

The mission of the eFly Spotted Wing Drosophila Working Group connects scientists, extension specialists and agents, fruit growers and marketers, and educators working to develop management strategies for spotted wing drosophila (Drosophila suzukii, SWD), a rapidly spreading and increasingly significant pest of soft skinned fruits. The activities that eFly and its members have undertaken to foster its mission include:

Stakeholder needs assessment

Measuring the impact of SWD in the eastern US

2012 Impacts
2013 Impacts

Ranking research, extension, and education priorities

2012 Priorities

“Funding for this project was provided by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under Agreement No. 2012-51120-20088 via the Southern IPM Center Enhancement Program (Project 4836700)”.

Written By

Photo of Dr. Hannah BurrackDr. Hannah BurrackAssoc. Professor and Extension Specialist (Berry, Tobacco and Specialty Crops) (919) 513-4344 hannah_burrack@ncsu.eduEntomology and Plant Pathology - NC State University
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