A natural control for an invasive fly that has plagued soft-fruit crops like Maine‚Äôs wild blueberries is being tested by scientists at the University of Maine. Spotted wing drosophila (SWD) infest healthy, ripening fruit with their eggs and larvae, impacting their marketability. Without control measures, the flies can destroy nearly 80% of late-season berry crops. read more UMaine testing natural control for berry-eating pest