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July 28, 2015
Stink Bugs Studied at Shepherd University

Professor Clarissa Mathews and students at Shepherd University are looking for environmentally benign ways to prevent brown marmorated stink bugs from damaging organically grown crops. Source: Herald Mail Media, July 19, 2015.

July 13, 2015
Stink Bugs’ Tree Host Preferences May Provide Management Clues

Scientists from Virginia, North Carolina, and Georgia have found that Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs prefer certain wild hosts, including tree of heaven, catalpa, yellowwood, paulownia, cherry, walnut, redbud, and grape. Source: Entomology Today, June 30, 2015.

July 13, 2015
Stink Bugs Have Strong Taste for Ripe Fruit

A new study shows that stink bugs have a strong preference for ripe fruit, and they track their favorite fruits throughout the growing season in an effort to maximize access to food. Source: Phys.org, June 29, 2015.

June 16, 2015
Those Bugs Stink

What are stink bugs, where did they come from, and how can I get rid of them? Source: The New York Times, June 15, 2015.

June 15, 2015
Waiting for the Stink Bugs

A lot of different species emit a stink when threatened, among them the leaf-footed bugs and, of course, stink bugs. Source: CentralMaine.com, June 10, 2015.

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