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small fruit pest

Spotted Wing Drosophila Found in Central Maryland

August 26, 2011 A sample of fruit flies was given to me by Bob Rouse, a horticultural consultant, from fruit farms he consults for in Central Maryland; these flies were identified by me and then verified by the USDA as Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) the first find in our state. This is not good, but...
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