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18 counties record alien fruit fly, bane of berries, grapes, cherries

By John Magsam

This article was published August 17, 2014 at 2:03 a.m.

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Barbara Lewis, a research associate in entomology at the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, examines fruit flies.

A map showing the locations where the spotted wing drosophila has been reported in Arkansas.

A tiny fruit fly known as the spotted wing drosophila has farmers who grow raspberries, blackberries and nearly any other type of thin-skinned fruit in Arkansas on the alert.

A map showing the locations where the spotted wing drosophila has been reported in Arkansas.

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