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September 3, 2014
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Biology and Management Options Discussed in Open-access Journal Article

A new, open-access article in the Journal of Integrated Pest Management describes available management options for BMSB, as well as information about its origin and spread, its life stages and biology, and the types of damage it does to various host plants. Source: Entomology Today, September 3, 2014.

September 2, 2014
All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Kudzu Bug and Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

Learn about two new invasive insects in this webinar presented by Dr. Michael Toews (Univ. of Georgia) and Dr. Tracy Leskey (USDA ARS). September 5 at 2:00 pm EDT.

August 26, 2014
Photo Slices Provide Detailed Images of Tiny Wasps for Biocontrol Efforts

Using specialized digital photography methods, USDA scientists are providing valuable taxonomic support to researchers examining Asian Trissolcus species for potential use against BMSB. Source: Entomology Today, Aug 26, 2014.

August 21, 2014
Stink Bugs Wreak Havoc on Willamette Valley Crops

The brown marmorated stink bug is affecting peppers, peach, and pear crops near Portland, Oregon. Source: KGW.com, Aug 21, 2014.

July 25, 2014
Kicking up a stink over another unwanted pest

The brown marmorated stink bug is keeping biosecurity managers awake at night in New Zealand. Source: Manawatu Standard, July 25, 2014.

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