Insect Pests of Raspberry Fruit

Sap beetles, spotted wing drosophila and various species of wasps damage raspberry fruits as they are ripening, reducing yield and interfering with the enjoyment of home-grown fruit.  Learn more about these common pests and how to manage them in the Iowa State University Extension & Outreach Yard and Garden news release from August 23, 2108.

Four-spotted sap beetles are shiny black with 4 yellow spots on the wing covers.
Four-spotted sap beetles are shiny black with 4 yellow spots on the wing covers.

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Richard Jauron Extension Program Specialist II

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