Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Information

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October 6, 2014
Master Gardener: Marmorated stink bug threatens 100 plant species

The brown marmorated stink bug uses more than 100 different plant species for food, including many fruits, vegetables, field crops and landscape ornamentals. Source: The Daily News Online, October 6, 2014.

September 21, 2014
Feds Start Second Annual Census of Invasive Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs

Tracking where the stink bug shows up at this time of year may help people prevent them in the future. Source: The Columbus Dispatch, September 21, 2014.

September 16, 2014
Help the USDA Count Stink Bugs in West Virginia

The USDA Appalachian Fruit Research Station is looking for more “citizen scientists” to participate in its 2014 Great Stink Bug Count. Source: West Virginia Public Broadcasting, September 16, 2014.

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.

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