For questions about the Sustainable SWD Management SCRI Project, contact Dr. Ash Sial. Our project team can be contacted for information on specific project activities.
SWD Management Assistance
If you are a grower or agricultural professional seeking assistance with SWD management, extension specialists in your state are the best resource.
Fruit entomologists with experience with SWD include:
AR – Donn Johnson. University of Arkansas
CA – Kent Daane. University of California, Berkeley. Frank Zalom. University of California, Davis.
FL – Oscar Liburd (blueberries and blackberries), Justin Renkma (strawberries). University of Florida
GA – Ash Sial. University of Georgia
MI – Rufus Isaacs (blueberries, raspberries), Larry Gut (cherries). Michigan State University
MN – William Huchinston, Mary Rogers (organic crops). University of Minnesota
NJ – Cesar Rodriguez-Saona (blueberries), Anne Nielsen (caneberries and cherries). Rutgers University
NY – Greg Loeb. Cornell University
NC – Hannah Burrack. NC State University
OH – Celeste Welty. Ohio State University
OR – Vaughn Walton (blueberries and caneberries), Nik Wiman (cherries). Oregon State University
PA – Kathy Demchak. Penn State University
VA – Doug Pfeiffer. Virginia Tech University
WI – Christelle Guédot. University of Wisconsin