The female has an ovipositor with saw-like teeth on it, enabling her to lay eggs in ripe and ripening soft-skinned fruits. This pest has the potential to cause economic damage pre-, during, and post-harvest. Crops that are currently at risk from SWD are bramble fruits, everbearing strawberries, grapes, and late blueberries. Please visit the links below for further information on this pest.
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NH Department of Agriculture, Markets and Food
Mailing: PO Box 2042, Concord NH 03302 -2042
Physical: 25 Capitol Street, Second Floor, Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-3551 | fax: (603) 271-1109