How to clean up fallen fruit to prevent the Spotted Wing Drosophila fly

Amy Dreves, an entomologist with the Oregon State University Extension Service, demonstrates how to clean up fallen fruit so spotted wing drosophila flies don't have a place to lay eggs and so any possible larvae already in the fruit will die. Filmed and edited by Tiffany Woods.

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