Workshop on spotted wing drosophila and brown marmorated stink bug

Spotted wing drosophila ( SWD) and brown marmorated stink bug ( BMSB) are invasive pests that have or will have an impact on horticultural crops in Ontario. OMAF and MRA specialists along with University of Guelph and Vineland Research and Innovation Centre have been investigating these pests for several years. We would like to share with horticulture consultants what we have found.

Please join us on April 25 from 10 am to 2 pm in Guelph to discuss and learn about these two important insect pests.

Meeting Highlights

  • Biology and life cycle of Spotted Wing Drosophila and Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
  • What we have learned in 2012
  • Identification of Spotted Wing Drosophila and Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
  • Hands-on techniques for identifying and monitoring Spotted Wing Drosophila with live samples
  • Management options

Registration is required
To register, please contact Margaret Appleby at or 613-475-5850.
*Please provide your name, email and phone number.

Workhop poster: SWD and BMSB Workshop April 25, 2013

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