Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Information
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Quick Links to StopBMSB.org
- Video Series: Tracking the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
- BMSB in the News
- Stink Bug Basics
- Where Is BMSB?
- Managing BMSB
Stink Bugs in the News
BMSB in the News (StopBMSB.org)
- March 3, 2014
- Winter's freeze stopped ash borers and stink bugs cold, but they're primed for a comeback
Researchers monitor the effect of cold weather on destructive pests. Source: The Washington Post, March 3, 2014.
- February 27, 2014
- Extreme Cold Possible Threat to Stink Bugs
Extreme winter temperatures may knock them back a bit, but temperature alone is not the only factor determining stink bug survival. Source: Newsworks.org, February 27, 2014.
- February 26, 2014
- To Fight Stink Bugs, Take a Closer Look at Their Spit
Scientists have developed a way to extract saliva from stink bugs and identify the proteins in it, paving the way for new pest control methods. Source: Futurity.org, February 26, 2014.
- February 26, 2014
- Polar Vortex Probably Won't Keep the Stink Bugs at Bay, Rutgers Expert Says
The brutal winter cold and snow this year probably won’t decrease the stink bug population much in New Jersey. Source: Planet Princeton, February 26, 2014.
- February 10, 2014
- How to Spot a Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
One of the challenges of controlling the brown marmorated stink bug is that it looks a lot like other kinds of stink bugs. Source: Yakima Herald, February 9, 2014.
How to Identify, Monitor, and Manage Stink Bugs
- Stink Bug Management with Trap Crops on Organic Farms archived webinar (eOrganic at eXtension.org)
- Monitoring for the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Rutgers Univ.)
- How to Identify the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Rutgers Univ.)
- How to Control the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Rutgers Univ.)
- Pest Alert: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Northeastern IPM Center)
- Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Control: Keeping Stink Bugs Out of Your House (video) (Home and Garden Information Center/Univ. of Maryland Extension)
- Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Bulletin (PDF) and Fact Sheet (PDF) (Pest Threats/Univ. of Maryland Extension)
- Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in Maryland (PDF) (Univ. of Maryland Extension)
- BMSB Fact Sheet and E-book (Pennsylvania IPM Program)
- Eastern NY Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Project (Hudson Valley Regional Fruit Program)
- BMSB in New Hampshire (UNH Cooperative Extension)
- BMSB Tracking Tool (Stinkbug-Info.org)
- Penn State Stink Bug Monitoring Tool Expands Nationwide
Stink Bug Presentations
- IPM Working Group Meeting, June 2013
- IPM Working Group Meeting, November 2012
- IPM Working Group Meeting, June 2012
- IPM Working Group Meeting, November 2011
- IPM Working Group Meeting, June 2011
- ESA Eastern Branch Meeting, March 2011
IPM Working Group
- The Brown Marmorated Stink Bug IPM Working Group is supported by the Northeastern IPM Center (with NIFA funding)
- Working group members
- IPM Working Group Seeks Solutions as Stink Bug’s Notoriety Grows